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Fall Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 2

Sat, Oct 7, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 604

Collection of WWII & WWI Items: Helmet, Dagger, Bayonets & Buckles

Estimate: $500 - $550

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

1st item: German early WWII steel Luftschutz helmet, fitted with an earlier M24 leather liner. Interior stamped DN545 and "060" indicating size 60. 6 1/2" H x 10 1/2" L x 8 1/2" W. 2nd item: German WWII SA Dagger by Karl Tiegel, retaining the original scabbard and hanger. One side of the blade is engraved "Alles für Deutschland" and the other side with maker's mark "Tiegelwerk Riemberg Bez. Breslau". The wooden grip with inlaid SA mark and applied silver metal Nazi eagle. 14 5/8" total L. 3rd item: WWII Army/Air Force Flight Wings, marked Gemsco Sterling verso, 3 1/8" W. 4th & 5th items: Two (2) aluminum Third Reich belt buckles including one Hitler Youth buckle and one DAF (Deutsche Arbeitsfront) buckle. 1 3/4" H x 2 1/4" W. 6th & 7th items: Two (2) WWI era or earlier bayonets. One retaining the original metal scabbard and three intersecting circles on the ricasso, possibly for a German Mauser rifle. One bayonet with markings, GF and F.A.H. in a serrated lozenge on the ricasso. 20 1/2" L & 23 1/2" L.


1st item: Losses to paint, scattered denting, and other use wear. The chin strap is missing. 2nd item: Knife in overall good condition with some light pitting and wear to the blade. Scabbard with wear and losses, hanger with wear and losses. 3rd - 5th items: Light wear and scattered scratches. 6th and 7th items: Bayonet without scabbard with rust and pitting to the blade.

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