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ASSORTEDMEDALS #40112C Hexagonal Rune Medal

I do know what this medal is but it is quite interesting! It is six sided with a patinated silver finish and covered in runes. There is a swastika as well as some SS runes, a wolfsangel, some species of triskele and two more I can't identify.

The reverse of the medal has a small safety pin attached and is marked "RZM M5/82". Since it is RZM marked this most be some kind of political piece.

A good looking medal here.

Excellent. $50.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #39960 Bavarian 3rd Class Military Merit Cross

This Bavarian 3rd Class Military Merit Cross has finely pebbled legs. In the center is the Leopold cypher topped with a crown. Around the central crown is the word "Merenti". Above the cross is a set of crossed swords. Connected to the cross by means of a hinge is a Bavarian Crown. This medal is in what looks to be bronze.

The reverse of the cross has a lion in the center, as well as a date of "1866".

The original ribbon is attached to this cross; it is the blue, black, and white pattern that denotes that this medal was awarded to a noncombatant.

A high quality, good looking medal here.

Excellent Plus. $95.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #39982C NSKK Member's Lapel Pin

This NSKK Member's Pin is designed to be worn on a lapel. It has a fine, silvered finish and is nicely darkened throughout. It depicts an NSKK eagle clutching a raised, mobile swastika. Stretched out above the bird is a banner emblazoned with the initials, "NSKK".

The reverse of the pin is marked "RZM M1/7". It has a small safety pin attached.

A smart looking little NSKK piece here.

Excellent Plus. $75.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #39985C Veterans's Lapel Pin

This Veteran's Lapel Pin has a brass finish. The pin is in the form an oval wreath and a sword piercing an Iron Cross in the center.

The reverse of the lapel pin is marked "Gesch Gesch" and "Dreschler München". There is the usual safety pin attached.

A fine example of a Veteran's Pin here.

Excellent Plus. $65.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #39882C Romanian Anti-Partisan Badge with Ribbon

This Romanian Anti-Partisan Badge is a brass strike that is about the size of a US 50 cent piece. The obverse has a hand clutching a raised sword, while the reverse has a raised male figure.

The ribbon is red, with yellow, red, and blue center stripes and edges done in white.

A fine example here, showing only minor wear.

Excellent Plus. $75.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #39757 Shooting Prize Award Medallion

This Shooting Prize Award Medallion is fashioned in the form of a silvered sunburst. In the center is a plain surfaced, round area which is engraved, “II. Preis Horn B. Kl. / Uebath”.

Attached to the top of the medallion is a small mounting ring. We frequently see these medallion attached to shooting chains; this medallion most like was one installed a chain itself.

A nice item to display with a Shooting Cutlass.

Excellent. $40.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #39104C Cased Eastern Peoples 1st Case Medal with Swords

The case of this 1st Class Eastern Peoples Medal is constructed of black leatherette. There are a few scuffs around the edges, but nothing too bad. Embossed on the lid of the case is a silvered image of the award. The push-button closure is of steel.

The inner lid of the case is lined in white satin, and the lower portion is done in black velvet with a slot to accept the award.

The medal is in the form of a sunburst with a pair of crossed swords. Superimposed over the swords is a round medallion that has laurel leaves around the perimeter. Inside is a floral device. About 80% of the original finish remains on this medal.

The reverse of the award has a barrel hinge and a “Coke Bottle” pin. The pin is marked “100”, indicating the firm of Rudolph Wachler & Lange. The catch has been lost to time but the remnant of the base that held it is still in place.

An uncommon medal here, and priced reasonably.

Excellent. $225.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #38935C SS Presentation Quedlinburg Award

This SS Award is not a conventional medal meant to be worn, but rather is in the form of a boxed presentation medal that intended to be displayed by the recipient. These presentation medals were ordered specially by Himmler and as such are very rare.

The Quedlinburg Award was originally designed to commemorate the death of the great German king Heinrich der Vogler, who lived from 919 through 936. Himmler (ridiculously) fancied himself a descendant of this man, and was quick to incorporate him into the ham-handed pastiche of Teutonic mythology that he liberally slathered over the SS.

There was apparently an SS rally of some kind in Quedlinburg on July 2nd 1936 which is commemorated by this award.

This example is in very choice condition, having a raised profile of Heinrich with a church in the background. To the right of the profile is a set of SS runes. Around three of the edges of the medal are the words, “Quedlinberg Heinrich Konig der Deutschen 919-936”. The award is stamped “835” on the reverse.

This award is accompanied with a certification issued on February 23rd, 2008 by SS Honor Ring specialist/guru Don Boyle. This certificate was drawn up for the late Matt Caldrone, who sadly passed away last year.

This rare piece represents an outstanding opportunity for the serious SS collector.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $7,800.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #38789C Romanian Medal with Ribbon

This Romanian Medal is dated “1941”. It depicts a hand holding aloft an upward pointing sword.

The reverse of the medal has a raised out, finely detailed classical figure.

This medal appears to be made of bronze. There is a grosgrain ribbon attached, with brown and yellow striped segments. The edges are striped in yellow.

An attractive Romanian award here.

Near Mint. $50.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #38821C Der Stahlhelm Pin

This small pin has a silvered finish and is in the shape of an Imperial helmet.

Engraved into the helmet is an Iron Cross and the words “Der Stahlhelm”. Beneath the text is a fine rivet that makes the helmet look realistic.

The reverse is marked “ST&L” and “Ges Gesch”. There is an attached safety pin.

A nice looking little pin here.

Excellent. $50.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #38577C DSB Membership Pin

This DSB Membership Pin is all enamel and is about the size of a US 25 cent piece. It bears a stylized silver eagle with a green diamond shaped swastika at the bottom. The letters “DSB” are laid across the breast of the bird, outlined in black enamel.

The reverse is marked “Ges Gesch”. There is an attached stickpin.

A very smart looking pin here.

Excellent Plus. $50.00


This rarely seen pin comes from the Dutch SS. It is a silver base piece with a beaded border. It is oval with a center area of black enamel. There is a silver mobile swastika with superimposed black SS runes in the very center. On either side of this swastika are the initials of this organization, “B” and “L”.

The reverse of the pin has the donor number, “B 1560”.

This is a very rarely seen pin and a desirable SS collectible.

Near Mint. $950.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #38180C Norwegian SS-SM Pin

This silver pin in oval in shape and has a black enamel surface. In the center, in silver, is a large set of SS runes. On either side of these runes are the initials “S” and “M”.

The reverse of the pin has been numbered “839”. There are also silver hallmarks visible; “925S” and “R.P. Kiamloso”.

This is an extremely rare item that should be highly desirable to ardent SS collectors.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $2,995.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #38074C Finnish/German Nordfront Crosd

This good looking Nordfront Cross is in the shape of a Maltese Cross, with fine enamel surfaces throughout the legs. In the center there is a wreath of golden leaves surrounding a Finnish Lion crest and a pair of crossed flags. The Finnish flag is on the left and the NSDAP flag is on the right. Between the flags are the dates “1941-43”. The medal appears to be heavily patinated silver-plated tombac.

Written around the base of the medal is “Pohjolsrintama - Die Nordfront”. Between the legs of the Maltese Cross project the crooked legs of a swastika. Each of these bears a word: “Petsamo”, “Salla”, “Uhtua” and “Kiestinki”.

The reverse of the medal is equipped with a screwback mount.

Not a common medal here, and highly collectible.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $495.00M

ASSORTEDMEDALS #37658 Italian/German Africa Badge with Ribbon

This Africa Badge is a fine bronze strike. It is round, and on one side shows two warriors pulling a large crocodile out of some water.

The reverse has an image of building with a large mobile swastika on one side and a Italian Fasces on the other.

Attached is the original ribbon. It is red in the center with white stripes on each side. A green stripe is on the left and a black stripe is one the right. The original safety pin is attached to this ribbon.

A fine example here.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $165.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #37655 Two Austrian Glider Prize Medallions

The first medallion is a honor prize for a Glider, dated 1935. It is a large gilded circular medallion, about the size of a silver dollar, and has a hollow center. It is marked “Ehrenprise d. Landestirol 1. Alpiner Gaisberg Segelflug Wettbetwerb 1935”. Inside is an open enamel Austrian eagle topped with a crown. The reverse of the badge has a straight pin with a barrel hinge and catch. It is marked “800”, so it is a silver based item.

The second medallion is slightly bigger than a silver dollar and is quite heavy, being of solid bronze. It depicts a glider flying over a mountain range with some birds off to the right. It is marked “Erster Alpiner Gaisberg Segelflug 1935”. A fine medallion here, probably meant to display on a table.

A nice set of Glider Pilot awards here.

Excellent Plus. $125.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #37657 Austrian Glider Pilot Badge and Lapel Pin

This Austrian Glider Pilot Badge has a wreath of oak leaves and, at the top and bottom, Austrian symbols. There is an “LV” at the top and a shield at the bottom, both in enamel.

In the center of the open badge are three white birds in flight. The reverse of the badge is marked “32”. There is a hinged straight pin with a catch at the bottom.

Accompanying the badge is a lapel pin for an Austrian Gilder Pilot. It features an open-winged eagle with two head and the “LV” initials along with the enamel Austrian shield in the center.

A nice set here.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $250.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #37404 Imperial 1916 Prussian Cross of Merit for War Aid with Ribbon

This Prussian Cross of Merit is in the shape of a Maltese Cross and appears to be fashioned out of zinc. It has the initials “FR” on the obverse and is marked “FUR / KRIEGS – HILFSDIENST”. The cross is still in excellent condition, despite the very dark, dull finish.

The original ribbon is attached to the cross, being a series of black and white stripes with red on both edges.

Excellent. $85.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #36910 Gilded Augusta Victoria Cypher Pin

This gilded pin is quite a beautiful item, and most have been a popular accessory among the ladies of the Imperial era.

The pin depicts a crown at the top, highly detailed, with a cross on the upper surface. The crown sits above the “AV” cypher of Augusta Victoria, who of course was the last German Empress and Queen Consort of Prussia, the wife of Kaiser Wilhelm II.

This is a fine pin to add a touch of sartotial (and Imperial) elegance to your suit.

Near Mint. $50.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #36978C Large Pour le Merit Medallion

This large Pour le Merit Medallion is constructed with a base of steel. The medallion is quite large, measuring about four inches wide.

It features a Maltese cross bordered legs and pebbled centers. Between the legs of the cross are Prussian eagles with crowns on their heads. In the center is the cypher “FR”, which would be for “Frederick Rex”, the king who initiated the Blue Max award.

There is a loop at the top of the medal for attachment. I do not know what this medallion would have been used for; perhaps it has attached to some form of trophy but I can't be certain. At any rate it is very good looking period item, perfect for someone wanting a Blue Max but not able to afford the genuine article.

Excellent. $295.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #36344C Italian Albanian Campaign Medal with Ribbon

This bronze, round Italian Albanian Campaign Medal is about the size of a fifty-cent piece. It features soldiers raised out on the front with an airplane behind them. The reverse of the medal has an eagle at the top and a double headed eagle at the bottom. In the center are the countries, “Italia” and “Albania”.

The ribbon attached to this piece is a series of black and red stripes. An interesting medal here, from a largely forgotten campaign.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $165.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #36345C Italian Valor Medal with Ribbon

This Italian medal is in the shape of a cross and is in a black patina color. The obverse features a raised star in the center with lines running outward into all of the legs.

On the reverse are the raised words, “Valore di Guerra”. Above are the letters “RI” and below are oak leaves. Attached to the loop is a blue lined satin ribbon. This award was apparently given to all Italian soldiers.

Near Mint. $50.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #36312C Silesian Shooting Award with Ribbon

This impressive award consists of a half open-winged eagle which is all done in black enamel with gold feathering. The bird looks to the viewer’s right. Positioned on the breast of the eagle is a raised out crescent with a cross at the upper center of the image. Raised out over the talons of the bird is a band, “FÜR SCHLESIEN”.

Attached to the bird is a ring which has a satin lined ribbon. The ribbon has a white center with yellow stripes on each edge. The reverse of the medal is not marked but has a nice vaulted look to it. This is a good looking award.

Excellent. $150.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #36319C 2nd Class Fire Brigade Award with Ribbon

This Fire Brigade Award is in the shape of a cross having white enamel throughout the legs. Within the white enamel are red flames on each leg. In the center there is a separate round medallion having a black border with white enamel and black mobile swastika. Within the legs of the cross is a circular silver band which has the raised inscription, “FÜR VERDIENSTE IM FEUER LÖSCHWESER”.

The reverse of the medal is plain. The enamel work is perfect throughout. Attached to the loop above is a satin lined ribbon which is white in the center having two colors of red stripes making up the edges of both sides. A nice looking device here that would go great with a Fireman’s Bayonet.

Excellent. $325.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #36310C 2nd Class Fire Brigade Award with Ribbon

This fire brigade award is in the shape of a cross having white enamel throughout the legs. Within the white enamel are red flames on each leg. In the center there is a separate round medallion having a black border with white enamel and black mobile swastika. Within the legs of the cross is a circular silver band which has the raised inscription, “FÜR VERDIENSTE IM FEUER LÖSCHWESER”.

The reverse of the medal is plain. The enamel work is perfect throughout. Attached to the loop above is a satin lined ribbon which is white in the center having two colors of red stripes making up the edges of both sides. A nice looking device here that would go great with a Fireman’s Bayonet.

Excellent. $325.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #36238 Württemberg Veteran’s Medal with Ribbon

This most attractive, high quality Veteran’s Medal features a gold shield in the center having the heraldic devices of Württemberg on both sides of the shield. Above is a Prussian crown complete with cross on the top. Coming around the edges of the shield is a contrasting silver set of flags on each side having the hilts of swords raised out. Below is a plaque which has the name of the organization, “Württemb-Kriegerbund”.

There is a double ribbon which hangs below having small brass mounts on the bottom. The ribbon is red, white and black and is stamped, “Bartboloma” on one ribbon and on the other is stamped, “Kra Vet. Ver.”. on the reverse of the medal it has the maker’s name of “W. Mayer & F. Wilhelm / Stuttgart”. There is a safety pin style catch on the reverse. This is a very attractive and well made medal that would display really well with some other Imperial goodies.

Excellent Plus. $85.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #36247 Brunschweig Pennisula One Hundred Year Anniversary Badge with Ribbon

This Brunschweig Pennisula One Hundred Year Anniversary Badge is about the size of a fifty-cent piece. On the obverse it depicts Friedrich Wilhelm the Duke of Brunschweig and on the opposite side it has a great looking skull and crossbones positioned over the banner having the word “Pennisula” and the dates “1809” through “1909”. The badge has a very nice brass surface to it and is still crisp throughout.

The accompanying ribbon was probably attached to the loop at one time via thread but it has now come off. The ribbon is in the shape of a bow and it is made of cotton material having yellow and black stripes. A very fine Imperial medal here in choice condition.

Excellent. $150.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #36233 British World War I Commemorative Medal with Ribbon

This medal is about the size of a fifty-cent piece. It was issued by Great Britain to commemorate World War I. The obverse shows an angel which is raised out of the medallion. On the reverse there is an oak leaf border that has the four line slogan, “The Great War for Civilization 1914-1919”.

Attached to the medal is a long original ribbon. The ribbon has colors of red in the center with lines of yellow, green, blue and purple that run out at both edges. This medal still retains nearly 100% of its original gold finish. A very nice example here.

Near Mint. $50.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #36235 French Third Napoleonic Commemorative Medal

This beautiful medal is about the size of a fifty-cent piece. It has the head of the French idyllic woman raised out on the obverse and around the border is the slogan, “Patria Non Immemor”. On the reverse there is the French rooster symbol looking at a rising sun.

This medal appears to have a lot of silver in it and it is highly patinated. It is in very choice condition having a great look to it. The medal was designed by, “D Roty” whose name appears below the French woman’s head figure.

Near Mint. $95.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #36236 British George V World War I Participant’s Commemorative Medal with Ribbon

This round medallion is about the size of a fifty-cent piece and it portrays the British king George V looking to the viewer’s left. Around the border of the medallion is raised out, “Georgivs V Britt. Omn. Rex Et Ind Imp”.

On the reverse is depicted a nude warrior on horseback. Around the border are the dates “1914” and “1918”. Around the edges of the medal is the number, rank and name of the man this commemorative medal was awarded to, “134650 GNR G.C. Smith”. There is also a ribbon attached which is orange in the center with stripes of white, black and blue.

Excellent Plus. $95.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #36013C Prussian Hohenzollern House Chivalry Order

This Chivalry Order is from the Imperial time and it features a very fine Hohenzollern Prussian eagle with upturned wings. The bird has a scepter in one claw and an orb in the other. In the center is the enameled family crest of the Hohenzollerns having two sections of white and two sections of black within the seal. The reverse of the badge duplicates the fine eagle sans the family crest.

Attached to the loop above in a great looking tie is a white ribbon with three black stripes. The reverse of the ribbon has an old safety pin sewn to the ribbon which was obviously used to wear it by its original owner. This is a most beautiful order and is not commonly seen.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $495.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #34403 1936 Winter Olympics Badge

This Olympics Badge is really a great looking ornament. These badges were used during the winter Olympics that were held in Garmisch in 1936. The top of the badge features a nice looking edelweiss flower positioned over a banner. The banner is curved upward in an arch and has enameled writing designating the exact spot of the Olympics, “GARMISCH PARTENKIRCHEN”. Beneath the arch is the five intertwining Olympic circles all done in blue, yellow, black, green and red.

The badge shows quite a bit of patina and some age but it is still in nice condition. The reverse of the badge has a safety pin like catch. There is some writing on the medal block that secures the catch but it is difficult to see because of the patination. A great piece to display with some other Olympic memorabilia.

Excellent. $150.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #34410 Case Only for French Award of 1918

This case has a very fine leatherette covering of dark green color. It measures approximately 3½ inches by 2½ inches. The lid is embossed in gold, “MINISTERE / DE LA / GUERRE / M. ME M. B. MILLS / 1918”. There is a steel push-in metal catch on the front edge. The inside lid of the box is padded in a red satin and the lower portion of the inside of the box is red velvet and is cut out for a medal with a ribbon. This is a very nice conditioned box here and if you have the medal to go with it I’m sure it will be a desirable mate.

Near Mint. $50.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #34411 Case Only for French Second Class Award

This case measures 4 inches by 2½ inches and is in very fine condition being a blue leatherette. The upper lid is embossed in gold with “2me Classe”. There is a steel push button to open the case. The inner liner is finished in padded silk. The lower portion has a dark blue velvet bottom with no cut out for the medal so it must have sat flush in the case. A very nice box here if you have the award.

Near Mint. $40.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #34496 Case Only for Distinguished Flying Cross

This case measures about 6½ inches by 3½ inches. This box is covered in a blue grained leatherette and the surface of it is quite dirty which is probably just dust that has accumulated. It should be fairly easy to clean up. The box has a double border of wiggly lines that go around the surface and in the center is the name of the award in gold embossing, “Distinguished / Flying Cross”. The inside is a padded silk material which has a recess in the center. The lower portion is a lined tan velvet which has a separation line about an inch from the top. There is also a tab below the separation line and a cut out above the separation line. If you have a Distinguished Flying Cross I can’t imagine that this box would not go nicely with it.

Excellent. $35.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #23963 Cased China Incident Medal

This case has a bevelled top and has a brown leatherette color with Japanese writing embossed on the surface. The inside is a blue gray color, having a recessed area for the medal. The medal consists of a mythical bird positioned between crossed flags, beneath a chrysanthemum crest above. The reverse of the medal portrays mountains, clouds, and waves. The swivel ribbon is colored purple, blue, tan, pink, and red in the center; and there is a bar with Japanese writing below, which keeps the metal secure against the swivel ring. These medals were awarded to Japanese soldiers who participated in the invasion of China, where many hundreds of thousands of Chinese civilians were killed.

Near Mint. $250.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #31863C German/Italian African Medal with Ribbon

This German / Italian African medal appears to be a zinc base. It has excellent detail throughout. It is about the size of a quarter. On the obverse it features a temple like structure and on one side is the Fascist symbol and on the other side a swastika. On the opposite side of the medal there are two armor clad warriors pulling on the snout of a large crocodile. The ribbon is attached and it is a striped variety being red, white and green on the right and on the left white and black. The ribbon has a safety pin sewn to the reverse. I doubt that this pin is original to the piece.

Excellent Plus. $135.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #28937C Cased Austrian Military Merit Award

The case of this Austrian Military Merit Award is quite important looking, being square on three sides and rounded on one end. It is in a red leatherette covering with black bottom. There is also double-line decoration which goes around the top border. Embossed in gold into the center of the upper lid is a double headed eagle with a crown above the bird. This is the symbol of the Austrian monarchy.

The inside lid is of white satin and is padded. Embossed into the satin material in gilt is the maker name “zimbler wien VII”. Beneath this is the title “K.u.K.hof-lieferant”. This literally means “supplier to the Emperor”. Beneath this is the street address “Burggasse 33”. Apparently, Zimbler of Vienna was well though of. The inside bottom of the case is cut out to accept the award and is in a black velvet material. The award is a beautiful medallion style medal, being about the size of a fifty-cent piece. In the center, there is a raised out bust of the king with beard. Above the medallion is a replica of the Austrian crown and then there is a ring which accepts the triangular shaped red and white striped ribbon. Applied to the ribbon is a set of crossed swords. A most impressive medal here.

Near Mint. $450.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #28376C Set of 11 Discharge Buttons

This collection of regular and reservist Discharge Buttons is composed of specimens from the Civil War to the Spanish American War, WW1 and WW2, with the balance being from more recent times. There are several of unknown origin, but they appear to be American in origin. There are a total of 11 buttons in this grouping, all in excellent condition.

Excellent. $250.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #31639 Model 1916 French Observer’s Badge

This Model 1916 French Observer’s Badge is a round circular shape, having a border of oak leaves on the left side and laurel leaves on the right side. On the open center, stretched across on a 45-degree angle, is a star with one wing attached to it. The wing is well feathered and the star has good ridges to each of the point arms. The reverse of the badge is unmarked and it has two closed loops, one at each end of the diameter. There is no pin in-between, and I’m not sure whether one would have been there. Perhaps these were sewn to the tunic?

Excellent. $80.00

ASSORTEDMEDALS #29333C Imperial Good Conduct Medal

This Imperial Good Conduct Medal consists of a blue satin ribbon background which is lined and also has borders of black. Positioned in the center of the ribbon is a bronze bar which has the letters raised out “F.W.III.”. These letters stand for Friedrich Wilhelm, who was the son of Kaiser Wilhelm I and the father of Kaiser Wilhelm II. Apparently, this good conduct medal may have been instituted to honor Frederick, as he only lived for 90 days after being made Kaiser. A nice looking medal here.

Good. $50.00