WW2 Africa Star Medal Group to Smith 88th HAA Regiment. Taken POW Tobruk.
An interesting WW2 Group comprising of the 1939/45 star, Africa star, Defence and 1939/45 War medal. Soldiers Release Book, School certificates etc to 905615 Gunner Frederick William Smith Royal Artillery (TA). Also entitled to the 8th Army Bar (missing)
Fred Smith was born on 5th May 1921 and lived and educated in Hampstead London. He was serving with the 53rd (London) Medium Regiment R... read more
Early Royal Highland Fusiliers Glengarry Badge.
The gilt brass and white metal badge used from aro0und 1960 when the Highland Light Infantry was amalgamated with the Royal Scots Fusiliers to form the new regiment, soon after the anodised badge was issued. This one is in very good used condition.
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Scarce 4th- 5th- 6th & 7th Black Watch Glengarry Badge.
The scarce WW1 white metal cap badge worn by the Territorial Battalions of the Black Watch, the 4th City of Dundee Battalion, 5th Angus and Dundee Battalion, 6th Perthshire Battalion and the 7th Fife Battalion. The badge is designed on the main Royal Highlanders, Black Watch Glengarry badge but this one has no Sphinx emblem at the bottom as these battalions did not earn the battle honour of Egy... read more
WW2 German Fire Police Officers Visor Cap.
Blue wool visor cap worn by an officer of the Feuerschutzpolizei or Fire Police; it has its original badge and cockade, red piping, black velvet band and bullion cord chin strap. Inside it is silk lined with centre celluloid lozenge and leather vented sweat band.
It is in excellent original condition showing some wear to the inside with light staining and wear to underside of peek. It h... read more
WW2 German Enlisted Service Belt & Buckle.
A very good enlisted man’s steel belt buckle with original leather belt. This type was used from 1940 onwards, this one is dated 1941 with good makers marks of Dr F & Co (Dr Franke & Co Lüdenscheid)
Both parts are in excellent original used condition and measures 34 inches long. read more
WW2 Era German Mothers Cross in Gold Class
The requirements to receive a cross was both, parents and children are of German blood, the mother is worthy and the children are born alive. The Gold cross was awarded for 8 or more children. This one is in very good condition, one small area of staining to the front. All enamels are good and it comes on a piece of original ribbon. read more
WW2 Winter Campaign Medal 1941/42
The Winter campaign medal or Medaille Winterschlacht im Osten 1941/42, also known as the Eastern Front Medal. It was awarded to both German and Axis personnel who served on the German Eastern Front during the winter campaign period of 15 November 1941 to 15 April 1942. It was instituted on 26 May 1942 and was known by those who were awarded it as the Frozen Meat Medal or the Order of the Frozen... read more
WW2 German Merit Cross with Swords.
A good WW2 issue German war merit Cross with swords for combatants.
The ribbon of the War Merit Cross second Class could be worn like the ribbon of the Iron Cross second Class. Awarded to; soldiers for exceptional service "not in direct connection with combat". Recipients had to win this grade of the award before being awarded the first class medal.
The ribbon of the War Merit Cr... read more
German 1st October 1938 Sudetenland Medal
The 1st October medal awarded to those who took part in the annexation of the Sudetenland or Bohemia and Moravia 1938; later it was awarded to military personnel participating in the occupation of the remnants of Czechoslovakia on March 15, 1939.
It comes in very good original condition and it comes on a piece of original silk ribbon. read more