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MISCSILVER #40932 NSDAP Serving Tray

This oval Serving Tray is quite large, measuring 19 inches across at the widest point, and 12 inches from top to bottom. It is in fine condition, the surface showing no evidence of any chicken livers being chopped or roasts roughly hacked. It is nearly mint, and looks to be silver plated nickel.

The upper portion of the tray has a very fine Political eagle rolled into the surfaces. This open-winged bird has astounding detail and clutches a wreathed mobile swastika.

The reverse of the tray is marked "AWS", "S", and "Silwello", the last being in a rectangle.

A very fine period Serving Tray here, most likely used to serve some species of Party big shot.

Near Mint. $795.00

MISCSILVER #40571 Champagne Bucket Presented to SA Leader

This Champagne Bucket is quite an exciting find being large and impressive enough to almost be the center of any SA collection or a highlight to an appreciative 3rd Reich collector's bar. The bucket appears to be silver plated plated nickel and is produced by the famous tableware and silver maker "WMF". These folks also produced some of the infamous Hitler cigarette and cigar boxes.

The bucket measures a full 10 inches high and from handle to handle expands to 13 inches overall. The opening at the top to accept the ice and champagne bottle is 7 inches wide. The bucket is cylindrical in shape and becomes rounded at the bottom and being fit with three round ball-like legs. Each side is fitted with substantial ear-like handles being 6 inches overall. At the obverse upper face of the bucket is an applied silver SA runic symbol. It is done the same as the runes button on a dagger being a round pierced circle with the runic SA in the center overlapping the circle on each of the letter termination points. The SA symbol is quite large, being about 3 inches round. I can't tell you how cool these runes looks projecting of out the bucket!

Below the runes is a professionally engraved Gothic letter dedication in six lines. "Sturm 23/7 / in treue Verehrung/ seinem Standartenführer/ H. Kolbe/ 2.4.24/ 2.4.34". This translates, "To Standartenführer H. Kolbe from Sturm 23/7 in loyal reverence (for ten years) April 2, 1924 thru April 2, 1934". The bottom of the bucket is stamped, "WMF" "I/0".

Looking at the dates here Kolbe was one of the original SA men going back to only a few months after the November 9, 1923 Putsch. It can be safely assumed Kolbe's SA comrades gave him this champagne bucket to celebrate his 10 years service. I would think there is enough information here for an ardent collector to research this man and possibly compile a dossier.

I believe this piece would make a very worthwhile addition to an advanced SA collector's assemblage of artifacts. A 100% original item here!

Excellent Plus. $2,995.00

MISCSILVER #40573 Silver NSFK Whiskey Flask

This classy looking flask is finished with a hammered surface look on the obverse and reverse. The finish is smooth on the upper and lower areas. The flask is tapered so that it snugly rests against the breast while fitted into the inside pocket of a coat.

The obverse has a plain area for the addition of a monogram and in this case, the original owner's surname started with the letter "M". The letter is applied and is formed in the old Gothic manner. Below the monogram is an applied silvered insignia of the NSFK, being the mythological Icarus character with his arms open over a set of wings and a swastika covering his feet. In a banner above Icarus are the initials of the organization, "NSFK". The flask is equipped with matching hinged opening cap, which still works. There are only two minor dings on the unit, otherwise it is still in perfect condition. Stamped with 'GERMANY' distribution mark on the bottom.

A nice item here, which must have served as a welcome companion while soaring high above the Alps hoping for a smooth landing. It would be useful filled up and in your pocket at shows, or perhaps just displayed with a Glider Pilot dagger.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $395.00

MISCSILVER #40576 SILVER CIGARETTE CASE W/ WAR MERIT CROSS

This high-quality silver cigarette case has a small-pebbled elegant finish on the obverse and reverse with smooth surface edges. It measures 3 3/4 inches by 3 inches. The left upper obverse has an applied replica of the War Merit Cross with Swords - obviously the owner of the case felt that this was a high award and was quite proud of it!

The inside surfaces of the case are smooth silver. The left side has had the monogram of the original owner professionally engraved, "J.F.". A beautiful job here. It is nice to see that the original elastic bands that retained the cigarettes are not only still in place, but they show no usage. Most likely this case was a gift from an admiring girl friend or parent who may not have realized that almost everyone that was in the Wehrmacht got one of these medals! The opening metal bracket is hallmarked, "925", along with a logo of the maker.

A fine quality case here that would not have been cheap during the period.

Mint Minus. $595.00

MISCSILVER 40467C Cased Set of Six SS Dessert Spoons

The case of this set is quite elegant, covered in faux alligator which remains in good condition. It shows virtually no wear. It is fitted with a silvered catch. The interior of the box is lined in blue padded satin. The lower portion is formed to accommodate the six spoons.

The spoons are each six inches long. They have a plain design, with a bowl that is almost completely round. They are marked "SS-Lazarett / Berlin". This was apparently an SS hospital in Berlin that I've come across many times researched other items. The reverse of the spoons are stamped "S6S 90", indicating they are silver plated. Each of the spoons is in excellent condition.

A great, original set here, making a beautiful presentation when displayed with the lid open.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $1,195.00

MISCSILVER #40476C Four Pieces of Flatware from Deutsche Hochschule

The Deutsche Hochschule was the greater education ministry which was under the auspices of Bernard Rust. SS Gruppenführer Heissmeyer was also involved with this ministry and overlooked the NPEA.

This set of flatware is all marked with a open winged eagle and swastika with the eagle's head looking to the left. Beneath the eagle is stamped with abbreviation for the organization "Dh". Each piece of flatware is marked on the reverse with the maker "Br. Henneberg BM (scales) 90". This indicates the flatware is silver plated.

The flatware itself is relatively plain having beveled edges and three stage lines at the bottom of the handle. The pieces are identical to the examples show in the James Yannes book "The Encyclopedia of Third Reich Tableware" page 90.

The set consists of a small demitasse spoon being 4 1/4 inches a 7 inch salad fork a 7 inch dinner spoon and a large 8 inch dinner spoon. All pieces are in nice condition and are quite rare. I believe that this is the first time that I've the opportunity to offer pieces from the Deutsche Hochschule.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $495.00

MISCSILVER #40475C Four Piece Set from SS Reichsführerschule Berg Wewelsberg

This set of flatware is ultra rare coming from the SS Wewelsberg castle. Himmler has set up a school at Wewelsberg to enhance the education of promising SS leaders. Flatware coming from this particular group is extremely rare. These pieces are all marked in the same manner at the lower handle portion. The are marked "SS-Reichsführerschule Berg Wewelberg" and the marking is all in letters making a circle around a set of SS runes.

The set consists of a 5 inch small spoon, an 8 inch dinner fork, a large 10 inch knife, and a large 8 inch spoon. The pieces are all marked with the maker "OKA 100". The knife blade is marked "OKA Solingen Rostfrei".

The flatware is all plain in nature having beveled edges with a series of stepped accent lines at the bottom of the handles. The "100" would indicate that this flatware is silver plated. The stamping is identical to the example show in the James Yannes book "The Encyclopedia of Third Reich Tableware" page 454.

Near Mint. $1,995.00

MISCSILVER #40170C Wewelsberg SS Dinner Fork

This Dinner Fork is extremely rare and is in untouched, uncleaned condition. It comes from Wewelsberg Castle, which of course was the seat of Himmler's half-baked Nazi Camelot fantasies. Only can only imagine what unsavory personages might have eaten their schnitzel with this fork!

The fork is 8 inches long and all of the tines are in perfect condition. The design is very plain, the handle being stamped with a set of SS runes in a circle. The name of the castle, "Wewelsberg", can be seen on part of this circular border.

The reverse of the fork is marked with a circular stamping that reads "Alpacca" and the initials "S.F.A.". These letters surround what looks to be the head of a dog.

A great addition to any SS collection here, and extremely rare.

Excellent Plus. $1,695.00

MISCSILVER #40169C Wewelsberg SS Dinner Fork

This Dinner Fork is extremely rare and is in untouched, uncleaned condition. It comes from Wewelsberg Castle, which of course was the seat of Himmler's half-baked Nazi Camelot fantasies. Only can only imagine what nefarious characters might have skewered their bratwurst with this fork!

The fork is 8 inches long and all of the tines are in perfect condition. The design is very plain, the handle being stamped with a set of SS runes in a circle. The name of the castle, "Wewelsberg", can be seen on part of this circular border.

The reverse of the fork is marked with a circular stamping that reads "Alpacca" and the initials "S.F.A.". These letters surround what looks to be the head of a dog.

A great addition to any SS collection here, and extremely rare.

Excellent Plus. $1,695.00

This tiny spoon measures only just over 3 inches long. It would have been used in conjunction with an equally tiny coffee cup. It does not look to have been cleaned since the war.

The handle is quite elaborate, with a set of SS runes set in a large circle. The spoon is unmarked on the reverse.

A fine little SS marked spoon here.

Excellent. $250.00

MISCSILVER #40400C Period Lobster Pick

This Lobster Pick measures nearly 8 inches long. It is a very elaborate design, featuring a hollowed lobster in the center of the pick. The handle is beautifully design, with a nice scalloped edge. The pick has a monogram at the bottom, the intertwined letters "RL".

The reverse is hallmarked with a crescent, a crown, "800", and "MTB". It is obviously a very high quality and expensive item. Given that the average German could barely afford his sauerbraten it most have belonged to one of the idle rich.

A high quality and rarely seen piece of period silver here.

Excellent Plus. $225.00

MISCSILVER #40054 Army Officer's Mess Meat Dish

This Army Meat Dish is in perfect condition. It is an oval piece, measuring 18 inches across and 10 inches wide. It is constructed of white porcelain with triple red stripes running around the edge.

The reverse of the dish is marked with an open-winged Army eagle clutching a swastika. Beneath this is the trademark of of the very famous porcelain maker KPM; a crown sits atop the firm's initials, which are in turn above the date of "1940".

A very fine dish here, in exceptional condition. You could easily use this piece for Thanksgiving dinner and no one would be the wiser!

Mint. $250.00

MISCSILVER #39916C Eva Braun Silver & Crystal Inkwell

This small Crystal Inkwell is extremely elegant and remains in perfect condition.

The inkwell is in the shape of a cube, measuring about 1 ½ inches by 1 ½ inches, and 2 inches high. The crystal itself appears to be of the finest quality. The well is fitted with a small hinged cap to protect the ink. This cap is decorated with a fine swirling pattern and, in the center, is the butterfly-like monogram “EB”. I don’t see any hallmarks on the cap but I am sure it is in fact silver.

According to the consignor this inkwell came from a veteran who has other Eva Braun things, as well as a cigar clipper coming from Görings Carin II yacht. It is an absolutely authentic item.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $2,595.00

MISCSILVER #39890C Robert Ley Knife & Fork

This knife and fork set is extremely impressive, being made by the prestigious Wellner firm.

The handles on both pieces have been decorated with crisp DAF cogwheels with central swastikas. Below the DAF symbols are the initials “KDF”; these stand for Kraft durch Freude, a large state-operated leisure organization in Nazi Germany. On the reverse of each utensil Ley’s name is written in script, “Robert Ley".

These utensils have smooth surfaces with a beaded edge border. The fork is 7 inches long and has good set of sharp tines. The knife has a beautiful stainless steel blade with all of the original crossgrain. It is marked with the wonderful Wellner Gnomes trademark, each toting their respective utensils, as well as the German for stainless steel, "Nicht Rostend".

A very rare set here, the first of which I can remember handling.

Excellent Plus. $250.00

MISCSILVER #39747 Deutsches Reichsbahn Fork from Hitler’s Dining Car

This DR Fork has a beautiful patina and measures about 8 ½ inches long. The tines are perfectly straight and the fork shows little usage overall.

The design is very plain, with a raised border on the handle. The lower handle is decorated wth an open-winged eagle that looks to the viewer’s right and clutches a wreathed mobile swastika. The detailing on this bird is exceptional. Flanking the wreath on the left and right respectively are the initials of the German railway system, “D” and “R”.

The reverse is marked “B” for “Bruckmann” and a mark shaped like a locomotive. Next to this is the stamping “244” which was the number assigned to Hitler’s dining car, and “90” indicating silver plate. This piece was probably used by support staff as Hitler’s railway flatware was 800 silver.

A nice DR item here, and very rare.

Excellent Plus. $795.00

MISCSILVER #39582C Silver SS Totenkopf Trophy Cup

This small silver Trophy Cup has a lot of very interesting, professionally done engraving. Around the rim is the SS motto, “Meine Ehre heißt Treue” flanked by fine oak leaves. Beneath this is the word “SIEGER”, or “Winner”.

There is a dedication which reads, “Im Fussballwettkamph / der San-dienste / SS Sturm Stingel als Stürmer / Mont de Marson d. 3.5.1941”. This is a soccer trophy won by a SS Medical division, played in Mont de Marson, with "SS Sturm “Stingle” as a Striker". I'm sure my translation is missing the nuance; if you are a German speaker please let me know!

Engraved on the opposite side is a skull and oak leaves, with the words “Totenkopf Division”.

A good looking little cup here. It is a little over 3 inches high and 2 inches across the top. It is hallmarked on the bottom.

A great little SS piece here. It’s nice to see that the SS took a break from their usual exploits to relax with a soccer match.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $2,095.00

MISCSILVER #39591C Aluminum Army Mess Hall Knife

This Army Mess Hall Knife is constructed from aluminum with a stainless steel blade. The blade has had some sharpening in the past and is not in very good condition.

The rounded handle is quite plain. Stamped at the bottom of the handle is the abbreviated name of the company that made flatware for the Wehrmacht, “FSCM” and “38”. At the bottom is an open-winged Wehrmacht eagle and swastika.

Good. $135.00

MISCSILVER #38080C Reich Autobahn Rasthaus Chiemsee Gravy Boat

I never thought I'd use the word "interesting" to describe a Gravy Boat, but this piece proved me wrong. The boat measures about 9 inches across and 3 inches high and comes from the luxurious Chiemsee Rest House.

Chiemsee is a large resort lake in southern Bavaria, handpicked by Hitler to be the site of the first rest stop of the Autobahn system. Never being one to let reality deter him from his whims Hitler demanded that this leg of the Autobahn be diverted to run along the shores of the lake, despite the serious engineering problems involved; the engineers had wanted to run the road on firmer ground, closer to the mountains. After a negotiation that doubtlessly included pistols and piano wire the road was rerouted.

It is a standard gravy boat, with the usual ear-shaped handle and spout. Engraved on the left side of the boat is the insignia of Chiemsee Rest House, being an oval containing a twin-tailed mermaid wearing a pointed crown.

The boat was made by Grebruder Hepp, bearing their stamp in the bottom edge.

This is quite a rare piece of tableware, and a great, original artifact! In it's day the Chemsee Rasthaus was quite a spectacle; who knows what famous and/or infamous characters this boat supplied with delicious Bratensoße!

Excellent Plus, Plus. $595.00

MISCSILVER #36750C Highest Quality British-made Swastika Demitasse Set

This cases set of demitasse spoons with sugar tongs is enclosed in a high quality case. The case measures about 8½” by 5½”. It has a leather surface with pebbling, and a gold line running around the border. The edges of this case are all curved.

The inner lid of the case is in a white silk, with horsehair padding behind it. Embossed into the silk is the name of the company that made this set, “Reid & Sons, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne”. There is also a slogan beneath a fancy crest which states, “By Appointment to the Late Queen Victoria”.

The bottom of the case is covered in velvet, and recessed to accommodate the six beautiful demitasse spoons and the sugar tongs. Each spoon is about 4½” in length. They are of absolute highest quality silver, with five different hallmarks on the reverse. At the end of each handle is an immobile swastika. This type of swastika was intended as a “good luck” symbol, and has nothing at all to do with the Third Reich. The tongs are also quite elegant, having a swastika pierced into each handle. They are also silver hallmarked. If you are a fan of swastikas this set will definitely appeal to you.

This set has an original, handwritten card with it, which I believe comes from England. It is titled “Prospect House Barahon” and reads “With your Good Wishes for Future Health, Happiness, and Prosperity. From Auntie Fan and Uncle Rob, June 24th 1928. Apparently this demitasse set was given as a gift, probably for a wedding.

I cannot stress enough the quality and good looks of this most beautiful set.

Near Mint. $400.00

MISCSILVER #39345 Waffen-SS Spoon

This small Waffen-SS Spoon measures 5 ½ inches long. It is a stainless steel example.

The spoon is relatively plain throughout. There are a few small scars on the bowl but they are nothing bad.

The reverse of the spoon is stamped “Waffen-SS” and is maker marked “NEOVEDA / ROSTFREI”.

A nice piece of Waffen-SS flatware here.

Excellent. $245.00



Dietrich Eckhardt Tableware

This grouping of tableware ware once the property of Dietrich Eckhardt. Eckhardt was a key influence on Hitler during the early years of the NSDAP and a participant in the 1923 Putsch. He was born 23 March, 1886 and died 26 December, 1923 in Berchtesgaden. In addition to being a journalist, playwright, poet, and politician, he began the original Nazi party, the “Deutsche Arbeitpartie”.

He was involved with the Thule Society, a secret group of occultists who believed in the coming of a so-called “German Messiah” who would restore the Vaterland to power on the world stage after the humiliating defeat suffered in the great war. When Hitler gave a speech before the DAP members in 1919, Eckhardt was enthralled; he had apparently found the “Messiah” he and his cult had been waiting for. He became Hitler's mentor and was instrumental in shaping both Hitler and the ideologies of the nascent Nazi Party.

Shortly after participating in the Putsch he died of a heart attack. He was buried in the Old Cemetery. During the Nazi movement he was enshrined as a “hero”; Hitler even went so far as to dedicate the second volume of Mein Kampf to him, to say nothing of many state monuments, memorials, and the Olympic Stadium itself!

The following items should be of keen interest to the historically-inclined collector. The flatware pieces are all marked “E. L.” This marking stands for Eckhardt Landhaus, the name of the building were he died. This building was not far from the Platterhof on the Obersalzberg. It was renamed to the “Hinterbrand Lodge” when it was occupied by the U.S. Army for R&R, and the occupying American's did a very efficient job of looting the place. The consignor of this lot was able to secure the items listed below from a warehouse in the rear of the building.

All of these items are guaranteed to be original. I've broken the items into three separate lots so more than one of us can enjoy owning these historically important artifacts.


MISCSILVER #39157C Lot of Dietrich Eckhardt Tableware

This grouping consists of eight Eckhardt flatware piece, all of which have the monogram “EL”. This stands for the building Eckhardt lived in, the “Eckhardt Landhaus”. The flatware is also hallmarked “BSF 100” and “Platuna”.

The lot includes one large table spoon, a large dinner knife, a large dinner fork, a small fork, a salad fork, a smaller knife, a master butter and a demitasse spoon.

Also included in a fine white linen napkin, also embroidered with the “EL” monogram.

Excellent Plus. $995.00

MISCSILVER #39158C Lot of Dietrich Eckhardt Tableware

This grouping consists of eight Eckhardt flatware piece, all of which have the monogram “EL”. This stands for the building Eckhardt lived in, the “Eckhardt Landhaus”. The flatware is also hallmarked “BSF 100” and “Platuna”.

The lot includes one large table spoon, a large dinner knife, a large dinner fork, a small fork, a salad fork, a smaller knife, a master butter and a demitasse spoon.

Also included in a fine white linen napkin, also embroidered with the “EL” monogram.

Excellent Plus. $995.00

MISCSILVER #39159C Lot of Dietrich Eckhardt Tableware

This grouping consists of eight Eckhardt flatware piece, all of which have the monogram “EL”. This stands for the building Eckhardt lived in, the “Eckhardt Landhaus”. The flatware is also hallmarked “BSF 100” and “Platuna”.

The lot includes one large table spoon, a large dinner knife, a large dinner fork, a small fork, a salad fork, a smaller knife, a master butter and a demitasse spoon.

Also included in a fine white linen napkin, also embroidered with the “EL” monogram.

Excellent Plus. $995.00



MISCSILVER #39078C SS Hospital Fork

This SS Hospital Fork measures about 8 ¼ inches in length and looks to be made of stainless steel.

It is a plain fork, with just a small ridge on the edges of the handle. The obverse of the fork is deeply stamped “SS-Lazarett / München Dachau”.

The reverse of the fork is hallmarked with “WELLO” and an image of a elephant.

This is the first of this type of fork I've handled; a very rare utensil here.

Excellent. $695.00

MISCSILVER #38868 Silver Luftwaffe Bowl

This beautiful silver Luftwaffe Bowl has a 4¾ inch mouth and is about 2½ inches high. The sides of the bowl are fluted all the way around; it is a very elegant design.

On the edge of the bowl is a engraved Luftwaffe eagle. The detail to this engraving are exceptional.

The bottom of the bowl is hallmarked “Krupp Berndorf”. Between the two words is the image of a bear, the logo of the Krupp firm.

A great looking Luftwaffe Bowl here; it would look perfect resting on a Luftwaffe Serving Tray!

Mint. $250.00

MISCSILVER #38340C Joachim von Ribbentrop Diplomatic Silver Serving Tray & Combination Pot/Serving Dish

These two table serving pieces are ultra rare, coming from the formal dinner service of Diplomatic Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop. Of all of the 3rd Reich serving vessels and flatware I have seen over the years, Ribbentrop's dining utensils are the only ones that are .925 marked, being the equivalent of Sterling. Most German government dinner services were of .800 or .825, (basically coin silver) as was the case with even Hitler's personal service. In fact the AH serving trays are normally only silver plated. For the Germans, these dinner pieces were more practical to be produced in the harder coin silver medal. The Diplomatic Service, however, was different. Much of Diplomacy is influenced by the importance, prestige and perceived wealth of the negotiating party. With this in mind, Ribbentrop, enjoyed his formal meals from .925 flatware, cutlery and table serving pieces.

The tray is round and is slightly less than 13 inches in diameter. The tray is in perfect condition with no flaws, showing only nominal usage. Due to its nearly solid silver construction, the tray weighs about 3 pounds - very heavy. The tray has a raised perimeter scalloped edge which is also decoratively curved and lined. The next area then becomes smooth for about two inches and then dips to a rounded lower base. Pressed into the center smooth area at the upper is an extremely fine Diplomatic eagle. The half-opened wing bird is similar to the Party style used by Hitler, however, the bird's head has a distinct point at the back and the hand-detailing to the feathering, talons, wreath and immobile swastika is extraordinary. The eagle is similar to the style used on the Ribbentrop silver flatware shown on Page 110 of the Yannes Silverware Encyclopedia book. On the reverse, the tray is hallmarked with a crescent, an imperial crown, and "925". Postioned after these hallmarks is the logo of the producer, Gebruder Sauerland of Berlin, consisting of a "dot" within a circle. This logo also appears on the Ribbentrop flatware, an indication that Gebruder Sauerland apparently had the contract for the Diplomatic silver service.

Accompanying the impressive tray is a solid silver pot with removable handle. Like the tray, the large silver content makes the pot very heavy, weighing almost 5 pounds. The silver pot is not eagle inscribed, but does contain the identical silver hallmarks and Gebruder Sauerland maker logo. One would ask, "Why would a pot be solid silver?" Well, the answer is that the handle was removed at the table, so that the pot turned into an elegant serving dish. This way hot food could be brought directly from the kitchen, but did not need to be transferred to another dish - very ingenious indeed and the first such serving piece like this that I have seen. The handle is equipped with a silver unlatching device that allows the end stem device of the handle to slip out of the silver retaining bracket. The pot has a matching silver lid. The lifting knob on the lid appears to be a shaped ebony wood and matches the angle-shaped wood portion of the removable handle.

So, if you have ever imagined the type of finery used during important formal dinners between heads of State, this is your opportunity to experience it yourself. Since the Führer would have often been a party to these type of dinners, I don't doubt that he had a morsel or two served from one or both of these top-of-the-line serving vessels. One-of-kind things here and both in choice condition. These artifacts were purchased directly from a veteran family by a Colorado-based stamp and coin dealer. 100% guaranteed original.

Near Mint. $3,995.00

MISCSILVER #38111 Wehrmacht Dinner Fork

This Wehrmacht Dinner Fork is constructed entirely of aluminum and remains in mint condition. Eight inches in length, it is extremely lightweight.

The fork is plain but for a ridge that runs down the center of the handle. The reverse is neatly stamped with a Wehrmacht eagle and swastika. The detailing throughout this bird remains outstanding. Above the bird is the maker mark, “S&H / L”.

A fine piece of Wehrmacht cutlery here.

Mint. $45.00

MISCSILVER #38100 Wehrmacht Tea Spoon

This Wehrmacht Tea Spoon measures 5 ½ inches long. It is constructed out of fine aluminum and as such is very lightweight. It is a plain design, with only a raised center ridge on the handle.

The reverse is neatly stamped with a Wehrmacht eagle and swastika. The detailing throughout this bird remains outstanding. Above the bird is the stamped maker mark, “S&H / L”.

Mint. $45.00

MISCSILVER #37460C Three Piece Set of SS-marked Flatware

This This set of SS-marked Flatware consists of a fork, a knife, and a large spoon. All of the pieces are the large size that was used for the main course with European dinnerware.

The fork measures 8¼ inches. It is plain throughout, with fine, sharp and straight tines. The lower obverse handle is deeply marked with a set of SS runes. The reverse of the fork is marked “Gbr Hepp 90”. This would indicate this fork is silver plated.

The matching knife is about 10 inches long. The blade is probably of stainless steel although there are no markings on it. It is in good condition, with just a few minor stains. The handle is plain, matching the other pieces, and has a deep set of SS runes at the bottom. There are a couple of small dings on this handle but nothing bad. It is marked at the transition from the handle to the blade “Gebruder Hepp” and “90”.

The large table spoon measures a shade over 8½ inches long. It too has the SS runes stamped into the handle. It is in perfect condition and is marked “Gebruder Hepp 90”.

This is a great matched set of SS flatware that appears to have been together since the war. It would make a great addition to any collection.

Excellent. $750.00

MISCSILVER #37154 Army Infantry Regiment “54” Officer's Fish Fork

Measuring 7½ inches long this Fish Fork is extremely elegant, having a very high quality silver-plated finish and showing little in the way of usage.

The fork has a nice design; right before the prongs there is an indentation on either side. There is also a border that does not appear until toward the end of the handle. It is very elegant.

The fork is stamped with the monogram “IR54”. On the reverse is the maker name “Gebr. Hepp 90”. The “90” indicates that the fork is silver plated.

Near Mint. $150.00

MISCSILVER #37155 Army Infantry Regiment “54” Fish Knife

This Fish Knife is a very elegant utensil, having an outstanding silver-plated finish. The handle has a border design that only begins towards the end portion.

The handle is stamped with the monogram “IR” over the number “54”. This utensil would have been used in an Officers dining room.

The reverse of the fish knife is marked “Gebr. Hepp 90” with the “90” indicating silver plate.

A very elegant knife here.

Near Mint. $150.00

MISCSILVER #37064 Political Leader Marked Cake Fork

This Cake Fork is the style that has only three prongs. The left prong is rounded to facilitate the cutting of a delicious Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte or the like.

The fork is fairly small, being only 6¼ inches in length. The design is very simple with no decoration. Stamped a the bottom of the handle there is a half-opened wing Political eagle, looking to the right and clutching a swastika. There is also some minor “tap-tap” damage at the end of the handle.

This example is marked on the reverse with the maker “Gebr. Hepp 90”. The “90” indicates silver plating.

Excellent Plus. $195.00

MISCSILVER #37066 Political Marked Tea Spoon

This Teaspoon is fairly small, being only 5½ inches in length. It is totally plain on the obverse.

On the reverse, at the lower handle, is stamped an open-winged Political eagle with swastika. Above this is the maker mark “FBCM 42”, along with the word “Rostfrei” which indicates the spoon is of stainless steel construction.

Excellent. $65.00

MISCSILVER #36618C Large Railway Mess Dinner Fork

This Railway Dinner Fork measures 8 inches in length, and is constructed of stainless steel. The tines of this fork are in excellent condition, and the handle is decorated with a beveled edge and a rounded lower portion.

Stamped into the surface of the lower handle is a single circle which contains an open-winged eagle clutching a mobile swastika. The bird looks to the viewer's left and his wings are nicely lined. On either side of the bird are the initials of the German railway system, “DR”.

The reverse of the fork is stamped, “Rostfrei” as well as with the maker's name and location, “Herthel / Hamburg”.

An interesting fork here, the first of the type I've ever encountered.

Excellent. $135.00

MISCSILVER #36614C Reichs Police Dinner Spoon

This large Police Dinner Spoon measures 8½ inches in length. It has a good bowl, and the smooth handle has a tapered edge running the length which terminates in a slight point. The spoon is unmarked on the obverse facing.

On the reverse it is stamped “POL. REICH”. I assume this stands for “Reich Police”. The spoon is also marked with a logo that appears to be a set of triplets, the name of the producer, “RONEUSIL” and “Rostfrei”. There is another stamp in the shape of the shield with a figure resembling a house.

Excellent. $295.00

MISCSILVER #36613C Reichs Police Dinner Knife

This Dinner Knife is constructed of stainless steel, and it measure 10 inches in length. The knife blade is in good condition, still having visible grain in the surface. It is marked on the reverse, “CLARFELD” and “Rostfrei”.

The handle is smoother, having beveled edges on both sides. There is a small split on the handle where the stainless blade was inserted.

The reverse of the knife is marked “POL. REICH” which I assume stands for “Reich Police”. At the upper portion of the handle is also marked with a logo that appears to be a set of triplets, the name of the producer, “RONEUSIL” and “Rostfrei”. There is another stamp in the shape of the shield with a figure resembling a house.

Excellent. $295.00

MISCSILVER #36615C Reichs Police Dinner Fork

This Police Dinner Fork measures 8¼ in length. All of the tines are straight and in sound condition. The handle is plain with beveled edges.

The reverse of the fork is marked “POL. REICH” which I assume stands for “Reich Police”. Additionally it is also marked with a logo that appears to be a set of triplets, the name of the producer, “RONEUSIL” and “Rostfrei”. There is another stamp in the shape of the shield with a figure resembling a house.

Excellent. $295.00

MISCSILVER #36505C Small Silvered Cream Pitcher

This Cream Pitcher is only about 1¾” tall, and it is quite heavy, probably constructed of nickel with silver plating.

The pitcher is shaped in the usual fashion, with a handle resembling an ear with a spout opposite. The rim of the pitcher is flare outward, as is the base. The side of the pitcher is marked, “Flughafn München Reim” within a circle. This translates to the airport in Munich.

The fact that this little pitcher is quite elaborate indicates to me that it was used for special purposes and not something that was just put on an airport table. The bottom is marked with the capacity, “3cl”, or 3 centiliters which is just over one ounce. Also visible is a maker mark, “Arthur Krupp, Berndorf”.

A nice piece of airport-related silver here.

Excellent Plus. $350.00

MISCSILVER #36514C Luftwaffe Officer's Mess Dinner Spoon

This Luftwaffe Dinner Spoon measures 7” long, and it appears to have a silver-plated finish. It is interesting to note that this spoon has two hallmarks in the bowl; "Cristofele", which is capped with what appears to be a scale, and a knight chess piece, flanked by "OC".

It is a plain design, with a a double line running around the rim of the handle. The lower portion of the handle is stamped with a “droop-tail” Luftwaffe eagle, who clutches a swastika and flies to the viewer's right. This piece is most likely from a Luftwaffe Officer's mess.

Excellent. $95.00

MISCSILVER #36516C Luftwaffe Officer's Mess Dinner Spoon

This Luftwaffe Dinner Spoon measures 7” long, and it appears to have a silver-plated finish. It is interesting to note that this spoon has two hallmarks in the bowl; "Cristofele", which is capped with what appears to be a scale, and a knight chess piece, flanked by "OC".

It is a plain design, with a a double line running around the rim of the handle. The lower portion of the handle is stamped with a “droop-tail” Luftwaffe eagle, who clutches a swastika and flies to the viewer's right. This piece is most likely from a Luftwaffe Officer's mess.

Excellent. $95.00

MISCSILVER #36491 Large Dinner Fork from Deutsche Haus Warschau

This large Dinner Fork measures eight inches in length. It is in excellent condition throughout, having a relatively plain surface with a lined border than runs almost down to the end. At the end there is floral decoration around the border. The tines of the fork are in perfect condition.

The reverse of the fork is marked with a open-winged Party eagle clutching a mobile swastika and who looks to the viewer's left. The piece is marked on the reverse, “NIKORA”. I don't see any silver markings, but I believe that this piece is silver plated.

Deutsche Haus Warschen was the presidential palace in Warsaw, and it still exists today. The SS was pretty much running Poland during the war, and the head officer that occupied the palace, SS Brigadeführer Franz Kutschera,was executed after the war for his crimes against the Polish people. There is a great deal of information available about this infamous character available on the internet.

An interesting fork here that would compliment a flatware collection.

Excellent. $150.00

MISCSILVER #36267 SS Dachau Fish Knife

This SS Dachau Fish Knife measures 8½ inches in length. It has a relatively plain handle having a small pressed border on each side. In the center there is engraved a set of SS runic symbols. The reverse of the knife is marked “5” and “WMF 10030”. This fish knife is a silver plated item and is still in excellent condition coming directly from the Dachau camp. This flatware was obtained from the grandson of the veteran that brought it home.

The veteran was a Technician Fifth Grade (TEC 5), working with mobile hospitals. On May 2, 1945 he was one of the first groups in the Dachau concentration camp where he helped to set up a general hospital to treat those who were in good enough shape to be saved and to be sent back to their original country. The knife comes with a copy of the letter from the grandson stating these facts.

Excellent. $495.00

MISCSILVER #36268 SS Dachau Fish Knife

This SS Dachau Fish Knife measures 8½ inches in length. It has a relatively plain handle having a small pressed border on each side. In the center there is engraved a set of SS runic symbols. The reverse of the knife is marked “5” and “WMF 10030”. This fish knife is a silver plated item and is still in excellent condition coming directly from the Dachau camp. This flatware was obtained from the grandson of the veteran that brought it home.

The veteran was a Technician Fifth Grade (TEC 5), working with mobile hospitals. On May 2, 1945 he was one of the first groups in the Dachau concentration camp where he helped to set up a general hospital to treat those who were in good enough shape to be saved and to be sent back to their original country. The knife comes with a copy of the letter from the grandson stating these facts.

Excellent. $495.00

MISCSILVER #36269 SS Dachau Fish Knife

This SS Dachau Fish Knife measures 8½ inches in length. It has a relatively plain handle having a small pressed border on each side. In the center there is engraved a set of SS runic symbols. The reverse of the knife is marked “5” and “WMF 10030”. This fish knife is a silver plated item and is still in excellent condition coming directly from the Dachau camp. This flatware was obtained from the grandson of the veteran that brought it home.

The veteran was a Technician Fifth Grade (TEC 5), working with mobile hospitals. On May 2, 1945 he was one of the first groups in the Dachau concentration camp where he helped to set up a general hospital to treat those who were in good enough shape to be saved and to be sent back to their original country. The knife comes with a copy of the letter from the grandson stating these facts.

Excellent. $495.00

MISCSILVER #36270 SS Dachau Fish Knife

This SS Dachau Fish Knife measures 8½ inches in length. It has a relatively plain handle having a small pressed border on each side. In the center there is engraved a set of SS runic symbols. The reverse of the knife is marked “5” and “WMF 10030”. This fish knife is a silver plated item and is still in excellent condition coming directly from the Dachau camp. This flatware was obtained from the grandson of the veteran that brought it home.

The veteran was a Technician Fifth Grade (TEC 5), working with mobile hospitals. On May 2, 1945 he was one of the first groups in the Dachau concentration camp where he helped to set up a general hospital to treat those who were in good enough shape to be saved and to be sent back to their original country. The knife comes with a copy of the letter from the grandson stating these facts.

Excellent. $495.00

MISCSILVER #36264 SS Dachau Salad Fork

This silver-plated salad fork measures 7¼ inches in length. All of the prongs are in excellent condition throughout and the fork does not appear to have been cleaned since the war being a silver-plated type. The handle of the fork is plain except for a pressed border on each side. At the center lower area are two SS runic symbols. On the reverse the fork is marked with a “S” and the maker “WMF 100 30”.

This fork was obtained from the grandson of the medic that brought the flatware back. This medic was instrumental in setting up a general hospital in Dachau during the initial liberation. The fork comes with a copy of the letter from the grandson stating the facts of the liberation of this flatware. This is the first documented Dachau flatware that I have had the occasion to carry.

Excellent. $495.00

MISCSILVER #36265 SS Dachau Salad Fork

This silver-plated salad fork measures 7¼ inches in length. All of the prongs are in excellent condition throughout and the fork does not appear to have been cleaned since the war being a silver-plated type. The handle of the fork is plain except for a pressed border on each side. At the center lower area are two SS runic symbols. On the reverse the fork is marked with a “S” and the maker “WMF 100 30”.

This fork was obtained from the grandson of the medic that brought the flatware back. This medic was instrumental in setting up a general hospital in Dachau during the initial liberation. The fork comes with a copy of the letter from the grandson stating the facts of the liberation of this flatware. This is the first documented Dachau flatware that I have had the occasion to carry.

Excellent. $495.00

MISCSILVER #36266 SS Dachau Salad Fork

This silver-plated salad fork measures 7¼ inches in length. All of the prongs are in excellent condition throughout and the fork does not appear to have been cleaned since the war being a silver-plated type. The handle of the fork is plain except for a pressed border on each side. At the center lower area are two SS runic symbols. On the reverse the fork is marked with a “S” and the maker “WMF 100 30”.

This fork was obtained from the grandson of the medic that brought the flatware back. This medic was instrumental in setting up a general hospital in Dachau during the initial liberation. The fork comes with a copy of the letter from the grandson stating the facts of the liberation of this flatware. This is the first documented Dachau flatware that I have had the occasion to carry.

Excellent. $495.00

MISCSILVER #36159 NSDAP Tablespoon

This NSDAP Tablespoon is a silver-plated type and it has a length of 7¼ inches. The scoop end of the spoon is interesting as on the left side it is cut on more of an angle than normal to make the ease of eating easier; only the Germans would think of something like this! The spoon is in excellent condition throughout and is completely plain except for the stamping on the lower portion of the handle. This stamping consists of a political eagle having his head looking to the viewer’s right and half open wings. The bird clutches a wreath in his talons containing a mobile swastika inside. The detail to the bird is outstanding to his eye, beak, wing feathering and talon definition.

The reverse of the spoon is marked, “Gebr. Hepp 90”. The Gebruder Hepp firm is quite well known for Third Reich flatware being the exclusive makers of the Deutsche Hof flatware among others. The “90” indicates that this spoon is silver plated. This flatware was recently purchased from a contact I have in Poland. I have a feeling that the flatware could have been used in one of the Third Reich government posts established in Poland, possibly under Hans Frank, but as of this date I have no way to prove it. Either way a most interesting NSDAP used piece of dinnerware.

Excellent. $225.00

MISCSILVER #36160 NSDAP Tablespoon

This NSDAP Tablespoon is a silver-plated type and it has a length of 7¼ inches. The scoop end of the spoon is interesting as on the left side it is cut on more of an angle than normal to make the ease of eating easier; only the Germans would think of something like this! The spoon is in excellent condition throughout and is completely plain except for the stamping on the lower portion of the handle. This stamping consists of a political eagle having his head looking to the viewer’s right and half open wings. The bird clutches a wreath in his talons containing a mobile swastika inside. The detail to the bird is outstanding to his eye, beak, wing feathering and talon definition.

The reverse of the spoon is marked, “Gebr. Hepp 90”. The Gebruder Hepp firm is quite well known for Third Reich flatware being the exclusive makers of the Deutsche Hof flatware among others. The “90” indicates that this spoon is silver plated. This flatware was recently purchased from a contact I have in Poland. I have a feeling that the flatware could have been used in one of the Third Reich government posts established in Poland, possibly under Hans Frank, but as of this date I have no way to prove it. Either way a most interesting NSDAP used piece of dinnerware.

Excellent. $225.00

MISCSILVER #36161 NSDAP Tablespoon

This NSDAP Tablespoon is a silver-plated type and it has a length of 7¼ inches. The scoop end of the spoon is interesting as on the left side it is cut on more of an angle than normal to make the ease of eating easier; only the Germans would think of something like this! The spoon is in excellent condition throughout and is completely plain except for the stamping on the lower portion of the handle. This stamping consists of a political eagle having his head looking to the viewer’s right and half open wings. The bird clutches a wreath in his talons containing a mobile swastika inside. The detail to the bird is outstanding to his eye, beak, wing feathering and talon definition.

The reverse of the spoon is marked, “Gebr. Hepp 90”. The Gebruder Hepp firm is quite well known for Third Reich flatware being the exclusive makers of the Deutsche Hof flatware among others. The “90” indicates that this spoon is silver plated. This flatware was recently purchased from a contact I have in Poland. I have a feeling that the flatware could have been used in one of the Third Reich government posts established in Poland, possibly under Hans Frank, but as of this date I have no way to prove it. Either way a most interesting NSDAP used piece of dinnerware.

Excellent. $225.00

MISCSILVER #35763 NSKK Large Wedding Tray

This oval silver tray measures about 18 inches horizontally and about 12½ inches at the diagonal. The tray has a rolled border going around the edges and it is also sectioned at the border areas. The silvering to the tray is beginning to wear and the brass base metal can be seen showing through in some of the areas. The tray is tremendously interesting though because on its surfaces has been engraved a map of northern Germany. The borders of the country are extremely intricately done and also the river Oder is shown in the territory of the map. There is a directional arrow at the left side which is pointing to the north with a “N” engraved into the tray above the arrow.

In selected areas of this portion of northern Germany are the cities of “Grünberg, Neusalz, and Freystadt”. Postioned around the cities are engraved pennant flags on stands which have the groups of the NSKK who were involved in these particular areas. The main NSKK group has a larger pennant and engraved in this pennant is “IV / M120”. Smaller pennants have other NSKK groups engraved in the pennant indicating they are all units which reported to “M120”. The units all have the “M120” in the pennant but they also have the numbers, “31, 32, 34, & 33”. To the left of the map is the presentation to the leader of “IV / M120” The presentation is a five-line engraving, “Dem Führer der Motorstaffel IV/ M 120 / Sturmführer Alfons Sucker / zur Hochzeit gewidmet von der / Motorstandarte 120 / 28. Mai 1935”. This presentation would translate, “To the Leader of Motor Staff IV / M 120 Sturmführer Alfons Sucker a gift on his wedding from Motorstandarte 120 on May 28, 1935”. This is really a great tray here giving some idea of the organization as well as the locations of different NSKK groups. The tray would make a wonderful decoration with other NSKK items or could just be enjoyed on your collecting room wall somewhere. A very rarely seen NSKK item here.

Excellent. $1,295.00

MISCSILVER #35557 Early Luftwaffe Large Mess Hall Spoon

This spoon is about 8 1/2 inches in length, and is a stainless steel example. The spoon is relatively plain throughout, having beveled edges on the handles. The handle is stamped with the early droop-tail eagle, which is flying to the viewer's right, and clutching a mobile swastika in his talons. Next to the swastika, are the initials respectively, "L.G." "K. II". Obviously, this is a Luftwaffe group which collectors of Luftwaffe items should be able to easily identify. The reverse of the spoon is marked with the words, "OXYDEX ROSFRIE" and "ORIGINAL OLYMPIA". A nice item to add to a Luftwaffe collection.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $85.00

MISCSILVER #35558 Early Luftwaffe Large Mess Hall Spoon

This spoon is about 8 1/2 inches in length, and is a stainless steel example. The spoon is relatively plain throughout, having beveled edges on the handles. The handle is stamped with the early droop-tail eagle, which is flying to the viewer's right and clutching a mobile swastika in his talons. Next to the swastika are the initials respectively, "L.G." "K. II". Obviously this is a Luftwaffe group which collectors of Luftwaffe items should be able to easily identify. The reverse of the spoon is marked with the words, "OXYDEX ROSFRIE" and "ORIGINAL OLYMPIA". A nice item to add to a Luftwaffe collection.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $85.00

MISCSILVER #35559 Early Luftwaffe Large Mess Hall Spoon

This spoon is about 8 1/2 inches in length, and is a stainless steel example. The spoon is relatively plain throughout, having beveled edges on the handles. The handle is stamped with the early droop-tail eagle, which is flying to the viewer's right and clutching a mobile swastika in his talons. Next to the swastika are the initials respectively, "L.G." "K. II". Obviously this is a Luftwaffe group which collectors of Luftwaffe items should be able to easily identify. The reverse of the spoon is marked with the words, "OXYDEX ROSFRIE" and "ORIGINAL OLYMPIA". A nice item to add to a Luftwaffe collection.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $85.00

MISCSILVER #35561 Early Luftwaffe Large Mess Hall Spoon

This spoon is about 8 1/2 inches in length, and is a stainless steel example. The spoon is relatively plain throughout, having beveled edges on the handles. The handle is stamped with the early droop-tail eagle, which is flying to the viewer's right and clutching a mobile swastika in his talons. Next to the swastika are the initials respectively, "L.G." "K. II". Obviously this is a Luftwaffe group which collectors of Luftwaffe items should be able to easily identify. The reverse of the spoon is marked with the words, "OXYDEX ROSFRIE" and "ORIGINAL OLYMPIA". A nice item to add to a Luftwaffe collection.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $85.00

MISCSILVER #35476 Cake Fork from Nationalsozialistischer Rechtswahrerbund, or NSRB

This interesting Cake Fork comes from the NSRB, which was an organization of German legal professionals from 1936 to 1945; I would think that notorious personages such as Hans Frank, Roland Freisler and Hans Lammers certainly must have been members. The fork is 6 1/4 inches in length, having the far left prong being slightly wider and having a "bowie" shape at the tip. The handle has a lined accent border and dips inward where it is rounded at the end. At the bottom of the obverse handle is stamped the interesting logo of the NSRB. It consists of an open-wing eagle perched on an downward-pointing sword. Superimposed on the breast of the eagle is a set of scales, and the eagle has a mobile swastika on its breast.

The reverse of the cake fork is marked, "Wellner Patent" "90" and "18". The "90" marking would indicate that this is a silver-plated fork. The fork is in very fine condition showing little wear. An incredibly rare piece of NSDAP flatware here.

Near Mint. $595.00

MISCSILVER #33957 Dinner Knife from “Deutsches Haus Wien”

This 10 inch dinner knife comes from the Deutsches Haus in Vienna. It is a very plain example showing lots of usage but definitely from the period. The handle is rounded along the edges with no decoration. At the bottom of the handle stamped horizontally in two lines is, “Deutsches Haus / Wien”. The blade is a stainless steel type and still has most of its crossgraining. It has a serrated edge for cutting. There is a faint maker etching which still appears on the obverse blade side being the maker, “Berndorf / Rostfrei”. To the left of these words is the symbol of this firm being a bear. An interesting piece here that no doubt got put into a coat pocket somewhere along the line during the Third Reich.

Excellent. $100.00