An excellent example of the Iron Cross 2nd class of 1914 with its Austrian style ribbon wrap.
An example of the F.Koeller & Company bayonet fighting knife. All steel hilt with faint traces of its field grey green finish remaining. Corrosion to the inner side of the grip. The bayonet retaining lug present and working correctly. The blade is full length, toned overall. Fitted into its original scabbard with leather belt loop missing. Some corrosion to the lower part of the scabbard.
An extremely rare all leather pickelhaube in large size, possibly size 58 or 59 for a General Staff Officer of the Saxon Army. The skull is generally good, some crazing overall, both peaks securely attached to the main body, correct construction square cut front peak. All white metal fittings, which include the back strap, fluted spike, circular spike base with gilt stars, large white metal sunburst Saxon plate with enamel centre, white domed chin scales and correct national and Saxon cockades, white metal trim to the front peak. The interior leather sweatband has seen considerable wear use and complete with its original light green inner lining. A rare helmet.
A very nice mid tan mismatched pair of Gewehr 98 pouches, the standard ammunition pouches carried by the German soldier in WWI. All construction details are identical to both pouches, good white stitching, all pebbled leather, on the reverse side the rivet pattern is exactly the same and both have galvanised D rings, one is ‘Stuttgart 1917’ maker marked, the other is ‘1915’ maker marked and dated.
A rare pickelhaube being the all leather skull helmet of Saxon Reserve Regiment 100. All of the fittings for this regiment are all in white metal, the skull has slight congealing overall, the front and back peak are securely attached to the main body. All white metal fittings with the exception of the Saxon overlay plate onto the white metal star. The gilded metal Saxon plate with its Reserve officers star laid onto the white metal 8 pointed Saxon star. Tall spike, flat white metal chin scales, complete with its original officers liner. All the light tan leather is excellent with its inner silk lining, unusually the circular spike base to the inside with a disc marked ‘DRGM Germania’. A rare original officers field cover with number ‘100’ red letters to the exterior and a red manoeuvre band to the interior, also stamped to the inner peak of the cover itself ‘DRP’ (Deutsches Reich Patent). Some minor staining and spotting to the cover but without any tears or moth damage. A rare combination.
A good convex example, late war production in nickel. Very slight chipping to the black finish to the centre. Complete with its wide tapering pin, hook and hinge.
A scarce award being the Freikorps 3rd Marine Brigade Von Loewenfeld Honour Cross 2nd class. Maker’s name and number ‘317 P.Kust, Berlin’. Complete with correct ribbon.
A very nice example of the Marine Korps Flanders WWI Cross with swords. Bronze with anchor centre. Very well detailed. Complete with correct ribbon.
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