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MISCSILVER #49897 Luftwaffe Tea Pot

This Luftwaffe Tea Pot is made of silvered nickel and measures about 6 inches tall. The lid is hinged.

The front of the pot is engraved with the so-called "droop tail" Luftwaffe eagle and the bottom is marked with the maker, "Wellner", and the capacity "35cl".

There is also what I assume is a model number, "16", although this is just a guess.

A nice Luftwaffe Tea Pot here.

Mint Minus. $750.00

MISCSILVER #50549 Three Piece Set of Flatware with Iron Cross Design

This flatware, consisting of a matching dinner knife, fork and spoon is silver-plated and has a fine even patination, not looking to have been cleaned in many years. Each piece has the raised dates of "1914-15" over a nicely detailed raised WWI Iron Cross. The Iron cross even has pebbling in the area where the black surface would be, as well the "W" in the center and "1914" at the bottom. The knife measures about 10 inches while the fork and spoon are about 8 1/4 inches in length.

The pieces are hallmark with the letter "B" and a locomotive which I think represents the Berndorf firm. They are also stamped "90" which indicates they are silver-plated.

Kind of a cool set here the likes of which I have not seen in the past.

Excellent. $250.00

MISCSILVER #50092 Luftwaffe Mess Hall Knife

This all aluminum knife measures 9 3/4 inches in length. The blade is marked, "Rostfrei", and has a bird logo.

The handle is plain, and at the bottom obverse has the image of a droop tail Luftwaffe Eagle. The reverse of the handle is stamped within a rectangle, "FL.U.V." and also "TGK & F" over "39", which most likely is the date of production.

The knife shows some usage, but is still in serviceable order.

Excellent. $85.00

MISCSILVER #50867C Army Mess Hall Knife

This Army mess hall knife measures 9 1/4 inches long. It has an aluminum handle with a stainless steel blade. the blade is marked, "HMZ Rostfrei".

The blade also has half of it being with a serrated edge.

The handle is plain and is marked at the lower obverse with a small open-wing eagle with swastika.

Additionally it is marked, "HMZ 36".

Excellent Plus. $125.00

MISCSILVER #50091 Army Mess Hall Dinner Spoon

This dinner spoon is a polished stainless steel type that is completely plain on the obverse.

It measures 8 1/2 inches.

The reverse is tamped with an Army opened wing eagle with swastika.

It is also marked, "Rostfrei" & "FBCM 42".

Excellent. $75.00

MISCSILVER #49176C Political Fork With Wood Handle

This fork measures 8 ½ inches. It has a standard stainless type fork end with very nice tines.

Etched at the face of the fork is a shield having a round field and swastika in the center. Stamped over this is the word Rostfrei indicating it is stainless. Curiously the handle of this fork is made of a nicely shaped wood. I assume that this would have been used by some NSDAP organization.

Excellent Plus $135.00

MISCSILVER #49112 Schönheit der Arbeit Knife

This dinner knife comes from the Beauty of Labour (Schönheit der Arbeit) organization, which was a propaganda arm of the Nazi government from 1934 to its eventual disbandment in 1945. One of its principal functions was workplace design and the beautification of the German work environment, and it campaigned for improved cleanliness, better hygiene, proper work attire, changing rooms, lockers, better air, and less noise in factories and other places of employment

The knife is 9 ½ inches long with a very fine stainless blade and the handle looks to be aluminum. The blade is stamped with the Schönheit der Arbeit gearwheel insignia.

A very interesting and seldom seen item here.

Mint Minus. $250.00

MISCSILVER #48965C Three Piece Rudolf Hess Flatware Set

This flatware consists of three pieces attributed to Rudolf Hess.

It includes an ornate butter knife that measures 8 and a quarter inches, an 8 and half inch dinner fork, and a tea spoon that measures 5 and half inches. Each has a floral pattern on the handle. The fork and knife have the initials, "RH".

They are hallmarked "800", along with other markings which I cannot identify.

Accompanying this set is a notarized letter of provenance from one Phyllis Orisi, the niece of Sgt. Richard Cowling, US Army, who liberated 120 pieces of Hess's silverware.

A very rare set of flatware here.

Mint. $2,495.00

MISCSILVER #48204 Army Mess Hall Dinner Fork

This dinner fork is quite large being 8 and half inches in length. It is of aluminum construction.

The obverse of the fork is plain. On the reverse there is an open winged army style eagle clutching a wreath with swastika.

It is further stamped ESM42.

Excellent. $85.00

MISCSILVER #47710AC Miessen Small Sugar Bowl with Lid

This Meissen bowl has the famous Red Dragon pattern and has the Meissen crossed swords trademark from the 1934 through 1935 logo.

This piece comes from the Kehlsteinhaus. The bowl is 3 and seven eighths inches round and has a gold rim with the red dragon pattern running around it. The lid also has the red dragon on the top. There are also worker markings on the bottom of the sugar bowl.

A very rarely seen piece.

Mint. $895.00

MISCSILVER #47719AC Miessen Six Inch Round Plate

This beautiful round plate has the Red Dragon pattern and comes from the Kehlsteinhaus.

It is in perfect condition having a gold rim that runs around the edge. It is marked with the crossed swords that Meissen used from the 1934 to 1945 era. There are also worker numbers on the bottom of the plate.

A beautiful addition to any porcelain collection.

Mint. $695.00

MISCSILVER #47918AC Miessen Six Inch Round Plate

This beautiful round plate has the Red Dragon pattern and comes from the Kehlsteinhaus.

It is in perfect condition having a gold rim that runs around the edge. It is marked with the crossed swords that Meissen used from the 1934 to 1945 era. There are also worker numbers on the bottom of the plate.

A beautiful addition to any porcelain collection.

Mint. $695.00

MISCSILVER #47717AC Miessen Six Inch Round Plate

This beautiful round plate has the Red Dragon pattern and comes from the Kehlsteinhaus.

It is in perfect condition having a gold rim that runs around the edge. It is marked with the crossed swords that Meissen used from the 1934 to 1945 era. There are also worker numbers on the bottom of the plate.

A beautiful addition to any porcelain collection.

Mint. $695.00

MISCSILVER #47716AC Miessen Six Inch Round Plate

This beautiful round plate has the Red Dragon pattern and comes from the Kehlsteinhaus.

It is in perfect condition having a gold rim that runs around the edge. It is marked with the crossed swords that Meissen used from the 1934 to 1945 era. There are also worker numbers on the bottom of the plate.

A beautiful addition to any porcelain collection.

Mint. $695.00

MISCSILVER #47715AC Miessen Six Inch Round Plate

This beautiful round plate has the Red Dragon pattern and comes from the Kehlsteinhaus.

It is in perfect condition having a gold rim that runs around the edge. It is marked with the crossed swords that Meissen used from the 1934 to 1945 era. There are also worker numbers on the bottom of the plate.

A beautiful addition to any porcelain collection.

Mint. $695.00

MISCSILVER #47714AC Miessen Six Inch Round Plate

This beautiful round plate has the Red Dragon pattern and comes from the Kehlsteinhaus.

It is in perfect condition having a gold rim that runs around the edge. It is marked with the crossed swords that Meissen used from the 1934 to 1945 era. There are also worker numbers on the bottom of the plate.

A beautiful addition to any porcelain collection.

Mint. $695.00

MISCSILVER #47713AC Miessen Six Inch Round Plate

This beautiful round plate has the Red Dragon pattern and comes from the Kehlsteinhaus.

It is in perfect condition having a gold rim that runs around the edge. It is marked with the crossed swords that Meissen used from the 1934 to 1945 era. There are also worker numbers on the bottom of the plate.

A beautiful addition to any porcelain collection.

Mint. $695.00

MISCSILVER #47711AC Miessen Six Inch Round Plate

This beautiful round plate has the Red Dragon pattern and comes from the Kehlsteinhaus.

It is in perfect condition having a gold rim that runs around the edge. It is marked with the crossed swords that Meissen used from the 1934 to 1945 era. There are also worker numbers on the bottom of the plate.

A beautiful addition to any porcelain collection.

Mint. $695.00

MISCSILVER #47998C Dinner Fork Coming From"U-123", Commanded By Oak Leaves Winner, Reinhard Hardegan

This dinner fork is a steel base and is marked "Rostfrei" being stainless. The fork is 8 1/2 inches in length and in good condition. The reverse is marked with a maker logo and "Rostfrei". Additionally, the reverse is deeply stamped "F.W.W. 41" and below this is stamped the Naval-style open-winged eagle clutching a wreathed swastika. The obverse handle has been individually die-stamped, (and rather crudely), "U - 123". Once the tableware was received on the U-boat, most probably the boat's number was stamped on the flatware by a crew member.

The U-123 was a very successful boat having conducted 12 war patrols, sinking 222,122 gross register tons. Her captain was the well-known Knight's Cross and Oak Leaves winner, Reinhard Hardegan. The records of this U-boat's patrols accompanies the dinner fork. In is interesting that in January 1942, the U-123 took part in "Operation Drumbeat", also called the "Second Happy Time" by U-boat crews. While moving down the coast of America, she sank, "Norness", "Coimbra", "Norvana", "City of Atlanta" and the Latvian ship "Ciltvaira". U-123 then approached New York's Lower Bay on the evening of 14 January and viewed an illuminated New York City! Being this close, we are lucky that Hardegan did not stop-in to catch a Broadway show! It is amazing to me how close these German U-boats came to America during the war and there we were in New York City still having all of the lights on!

Anyhow, this is a fine relic coming from the infamous U-123. When I first saw the fork, I immediately assumed that since most of the U-boats were sunk, so how could a utensil like this survive? Well, looking in the records, the U-123 did indeed survive the war. The boat was taken out of service at Lorient on 17 June 1944 and was scuttled there on 19 August. After Germany's surrender, the French raised the sub becoming the French submarine "Blaison". (Q120). She was decommissioned on 18 August 1959.

Well, if artifacts could talk, this fork would indeed have some exciting events to tell.

Excellent. $995.00

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. $129.00

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. $129.00

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. $129.00

MISCSILVER #45205 NSDAP Hotel Owned Cream Pitcher

This cream pitcher is identical to the types that are found coming from the Deutsche Hof except that it is generically marked as it was used in other hotels owned by the NSDAP. For instance the Berchtesgadener Hotel was also part of the NSDAP ownership.

This cream pitcher is 4 and a half inches high. It has a conventional spout and a ear shaped handle. There is no lid involved with this utensil. It is marked on the left edge “Hotel Betriebsges m. b. H”. This was the code for party owned hotel property.

On the bottom of the pitcher it has the same markings as other hotel owned pieces featuring a round wreath with an open swastika in the center. The contents are also marked “0.20”. I don’t see any additional numbers.

A good item here if you’re collecting NSDAP hotel service. The pitcher has never been cleaned and features an all black patination.

Excellent Plus. $225.00

MISCSILVER #43005C NSDAP Hotel Cream Pitcher

This Cream Pitcher measures 4 ½ inches tall, with a conventional spout and handle. It is deeply patinated and does not look to have been cleaned since the war. It shows some surface wear and the bottom rim is slightly rippled, but nothing serious.

The rim is stamped the with maker marker "Gebr Hepp / 90", the latter indicating silver plating. The edge is marked "Hotel Betriebsges m. b. H", or "Hotel Operating Company", indicating this piece is from a Party owned hotel. There is also the wreathed swastika that indicates Party ownership, as well as the capacity of "02L".

A very nice looking example here, used in a Party establishment.

Excellent. $295.00

MISCSILVER #40965C Martin Bormann Vinegar & Oil Cruet Holder

This Cruet Holder consists of two round, silvered vessels attached to a base of the same shape. There are rings that act to retain small bottles (or cruets) of oil and vinegar.

A Bormann Political eagle is stamped on to the upper surface of the base. This bird has open wings and looks to the viewer's left, clutching a mobile swastika.

The bottom to the holder is marked "Wellner" and "6", which I suspect is a model number.

A very rare, one of a kind item here, coming from the Bormann residence in Berchtesgaden. The consignors father worked at the Pentagon and was given this piece, along with others, by a veteran.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $1,295.00

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



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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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