Unused set of board games "Unterhaltungsspiele für Soldaten"
Card folder printed with an illustration of three German soldiers drinking, smoking and playing board games at a small table. The folder states "Unterhaltungsspiele für Soldaten" (Entertainment games for soldiers ) and "Nur für den Gebrauch innerhalb der Wehrmacht" (Only for use within the armed forces). The folder contains six folded sheets of thin card, some double-sided, with game boards pri... read more
M3/M3A1 Submachine Gun Magazine Loader
This is a fast loader for the M3 and the, in 1944 improved, M3A1 machine gun magazines.
The M3 was also called Grease gun.
Due to the stiff spring tension of the 30 rounds magazine a loader was required.
With the arrival of the updated M3A1, the magazine loader was also introduced. read more
Rare Set of Polish Batches concerning the Battle of Monte Casino.
The set consists of:
- 2nd "Warsaw" Armoured Division, 2nd Polish Corps printed batch
- 2nd Polish Corps batch
- Silver Polish Cap batch
-1st Krechowiecki Lancers Regiment Beret Pennant. (made by PICCHIANI & BARLACCHI, Firenze - Italy)
Picchiani & Barlacchi still designs and manufactures medals today. It has been a metal working company since 1902.
Booklet of A.J.W. Wijting (Dutch resistance, Engelandvaarder and 62 and 322 Sqn. Pilot) The Rocket Racket - An A.B.C. of Rocket Projectile Firing
A.J.W. Wijting (1925-1986):
In the second world war he joined the resistance. However, he was eager to do more and traveled to England in 1942. there he applied to be trained as a pilot with the R.A.F. In 1944 he obtained his flight license in Canada. He joined 62 Sqn. equipped with spitfires and P-51 Mustangs. Later he joined the 322 (Dutch) sqn.
From 1973 to 1980 he was the high... read more
By Air to Battle. The Official Account of the British Airborne Divisions
A vivid account of the British First and Sixth Airborne Divisions, it's formation and experiences in action.
It has a particularly detailed account of Operation Husky (Sicily), D-Day, the Battle of Arnhem, Varsity (Diersfordter Wald, Germany) and more, about the planning and the action. Overall, an excellent insight into these Divisions.
First Edition 1945.
His Ma... read more
Wenn Alle Brüder Schweigen / When All Our Brothers Are Silent - Grosser Bildband über die Waffen-SS. 596 Pages!
Published by the Association of Soldiers of the Former Waffen-SS.
Hardcover with dust jacket. Dust Jacket in used condition with some tape.
First published in 1973, this book is the most comprehensive collection of photographs ever assembled in one volume showing the Waffen-SS in combat, and is the classic photo history of the Waffen-SS, the fourth... read more
Paul Metz Mussertman aan het Oostfront - Zeldzaam boekje
Dutch waffen-SS diary published in 2005.
Deze eerste druk uit 2005 is nog in een goede staat en is voorzien van het originele stofomslag.
Dit is het dagboek van Paul Metz die in 1941 en 1942 met het Vrijwilligers Legioen Nederland aan het Oostfront vocht waar hij was ingedeeld bij de 3e Companie. Hij sneuvelde op 10 augustus 1942 aan zijn verwondingen.
Het oorlogsda... read more
Restrike of Medal - Audacia Felix. Commemorating the invention of the air balloon in 1783, struck by order of King Louis XVI.
Medal, Audacia Felix. Commemorating the invention of the air balloon in 1783, struck by order of King Louis XVI.
Bronze; 51mm diameter.
Obverse: representations of the Montgolfier fire balloon and also an air balloon. Text: AERA PERMEARUNT XXI NOV L.F. D'ARLANDES ET F. PILATRE I DEC J.A.C. Charles et M.N. ROBERT ANNO MDCCLXXXIII.
Rev... read more
UNIQUE - Dutch M95 'Bloktas' set and waist belt (all with Identical numbers)
This unique number identical set is in a very good condition. The leather is still flexible.
Both ammo pouches are marked with a CM (Centraal Magazijn) 1916 stamp. The waist belt is not marked with a CM stamp but is marked with the same number as the pouches.
One of the ammo pouches (left side pouch) has a special compartment for the rifle key on the outside, this key is not pres... read more