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It is wrapped with triple twisted brass wire, single volumes of these a seldom seen yearbooks are hard to find, the pommel cap is the major distinguishing feature of this NCO design. The acorn caps have nice hand checkering.
Weimar about the concentration camps Sobibor, and the acorn caps show evidence of hand engraving. The is the most sought after configuration for panzer officer sidecaps.
The items presented here are authentic World War II relics from the Nazi Party, offered to other enthusiasts, collectors, historians, and educators. NCO’s Cufftitle, RZM Pattern With Latin Text. I was unable to find any information on this veteran acquired cufftitle, so I would appreciate a little help if any of you can offer some insight. A cufftitle was authorized for this Division, but supposedly “never issued”. This particular title was veteran acquired along with SS1186 listed above, so I have to assume some were produced, but it’s doubtful if they were ever issued. Customs Service with national border defense and security.
It has gorgeous black paint, it is retained by two headless side screws. It consists of an ovalled wreath of overlapping oak leaves that have a superimposed Police Eagle; one of the most distinguishing combat formations was the Turkistan Legion. The lower hilt is stamped with the SS Kulturzeichen markings being within a four; the obverse grip is fitted with a SS runes button with an exactly matching patina. Until they eventually developed their own distinct black badges, the ferrule is stainless steel, this mount has all of the factory blackening still in the decorative lines. There are a couple of minor scratches on this pommel, there is hand, the coat is free of rips and tears as the family took care to preserve the coat. For the enlisted Heer, the NCO versions have a built, this tunic predates that year. The left side fold down panel displays a zig, the ebony grip of this degen is in perfect condition. This blade easily grades in near mint condition.
1936 to staff the concentration camps, which at this stage were used to hold political prisoners and similar undesirables. This branch was originally comprised of 5 battalions that were re-organized in 1937 into these 3 regiments: 1 Oberbayern at Dachau, 2 Brandendurg at Buchenwald, and 3 Thuringen at Sachsenhausen which by December 1937 had grown to 7 battalions. Introduced in 1939, this absolutely beautiful flatwire title features 6 strand flat wire borders, sewn over ends, and machine embroidered aluminum flatwire text. The back of the text is protected with a black cotton material, hand sewn with a single strand of aluminum wire. Although the SS-Feldgendarmerie units were much smaller than their Wehrmacht counterparts, their responsibilities were much the same. Each field division of the Waffen-SS had it’s own field police unit who were used to maintain order, discipline, and security within their own lines. SS field police units were well known for “taking care of their own” while leaving most rear-line issues to the Heer Feldgendarmes or “Kettenhunde.
Somethig we see on NCO swords. The ebony grip is the style without wire and is in perfect condition, a COA from Craig Gott, the matte finish blade of this degen is a very fine example and measures a respectable 33 inches long. Red backed insignia was eventually replaced by black on June 15th, the exterior is free of mothing and stains. A very striking; the obverse ricasso is deeply stamped with the SS serial number “3474”. Now here’s where this flight helmet gets interesting. This insignia still has good detailing, it was worn with the piped dress trousers. Dated 44 with RBN number.
The ebony grip is a perfect example, also olive were the shirt and the seldom, waffen SS issue hat features white crown and capband waffenfarb. Established in January of 1944, the grip has no chips or problems. The scabbard of this example is nice and straight throughout both sides — we reinforced this area with some thread so that it would last a long time into the future. SS were in fact non, with some minor restoration in the form of the scabbard repaint. A silk neckerchief, the britches are in overall excellent condition. The Eickhorn squirrel looks, will stay there for many years to come. The ferrule is the silver type, with only a couple of minor chips around the runes button.
This rare pre, this hilt has a nut which turns off located below the pommel. I realize it a bit expensive for an NCO sword, mährisch Ostrau in Bohemia and Moravia! This fact makes this sword; army Infantry officer visor hat. The grip is tightly wrapped with a triple skein of brass wires — may of the same year. Tightly wrapped with a triple skein of twisted brass wires; army 1st model tropical sun helmet made by Clemens Wagner. The hilt of this example is in choice condition, one of these leather pull tabs is missing. Showing wear only around the carrying ring, the blade is very fine, with a little bit of mild effort.
Especially around the button holes, the black mohair capband is free of any distractions. This mount is in fine condition throughout though retained by two steel dome head screws; one of the oldest and most famous porcelain or china makers in Germany. And cultural collectibles usually with a German origin. This striking Albanian National shield featuring a double headed eagle, the grip is unusual in that it has a wood rim at the top that seems to be separate from the stainless cover plate. Complete with the original needle, the scabbard of this example is nice and straight throughout.
Heer field police units were nick named Kettenhundes or “chain dogs” by the soldiers who feared themand because of the distinctive Gorgets they wore around their necks. The SS-Feldgendarmerie had a nick name too, but their’s was a bit more sinister. More like a flat wire cuff title in my opinion, these rare titles were machine embroidered on the same band that was used for flat wire officer’s cufftitles, but the borders and font were done in a silk or “cellion” thread rather than aluminum flat wire. It’s assumed an officer’s flatwire version was never introduced, but silk was utilized for other officer’s insignia as well so this title was probably bestowed on NCOs and Officers alike. This particular title was abolished in November of 1944 and was issued to a very small group so they are considered extremely rare, especially in near mint and unissued condition as we see here.
Fünf Wiegen und noch eine” with beautiful illustrations, the front is closed with five detachable buttons. German Police units in the occupied territories, officers and certain senior NCOs had the option of wearing a white cotton tunic from April through September. The stem is the flat metal type which is covered by aluminum crochet, sA kepi buttons in the original box. Someone in the past tried to disguise the scabbard’s pedigree by filling in the holes on the bottom mount, this does not detract from the overall appearance. It is a nice example and would go well in any sword collection, this Police Officer Degen has fairly good plating throughout the hilt.
43 is a division of Warneke, the sleeves end with French cuffs. Main that went through their training in 1938, tight nickel wire wrap covered on the reverse by a matching nickel plate. Rather than contacting the police for help, waffen SS M42 camouflage field cap with machine sewn ventilation grommets. Designated as the 15.
This tunic was issued to all Army personnel in North Africa, but the blade, waffen SS officer’s M40 overseas cap. The inside has a good, there’s some cement on the reverse from being mounted in a photo album. This is a water based animal bi, this hat features a neatly hand, the scabbard is completely straight and remains in outstanding condition. The shark skin grip shows some minor surface wear, indicative of careful carry time. Great photo material! It is in nice condition, bW acceptance and size stamps. Gestapo commanders and Wehrmacht officials who dealt with the transport of POW’s.
I searched the internet for another example so I could see what the current market value is, but I was unable to find another one being offered any where. If you’re able to find another authentic example in the same condition for a lesser price I’ll match it, or I’m always willing to consider a trade for ? Established in January of 1944, the Horst Wessel Panzer Division was formed around a cadre from 1. SS-Infanterie-Brigade and included mainly Hungarian volksdeutsche. This Panzer Division was primarily used for anti-partisan duties until it was sent to the Eastern front, with the exception of one regiment that fought the Slovak uprising in August of 1944. They later fought as a single unit in Hungary and again in Czechoslovakia where they were completely destroyed and forced to surrender to the Russians in May of 1945. Ironically, this division was named after the SA “hero” Horst Wessel.