IMPERIAL GERMANY WWI & EARLIER

#EC65 Royal Prussian Army Infantry Model 1889 Officer Sword & Scabbard
Original Imperial German Royal Prussian Army Infantry Model 1889 Officer sword and scabbard. Double-fullered straight nickelled blade is approximately 81cm in length, marked to the Alexander Coppel firm in Solingen and in excellent clean condition. The grip is complete with the correct wire wrap, Royal Prussian cypher, and leather finger strap. Brass eagle semi-basket has a folding guard indicating a private purchase. Black scabbard has single belt hanger indicating post-1905 use. Nice sword! $750
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#EC52 Prussian Telegraph Troops EM/NCO Belt Buckle
Original WWI Imperial German / Prussian steel signal telegraph troops EM/NCO belt buckle. This specially designed belt buckle was designed to help better distribute weight and has steel loops for attaching a wire spool. Nice lightly used condition example. Scarce. $425

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#EC64 Prussian EM/ NCO Pickelhaube Eagle Plate
Original Imperial German / Royal Prussian Army Line Infantry Regiment EM/NCO Pickelhaube eagle alloy plate with both original rear attachment loops present and intact. Perfect for a restoration project or to be displayed on its own. $200

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#EC60 Deutsches Kolonialreich Schutztruppe Studio
Original Imperial German period Deutsches Kolonialreich Schutztruppe (German Colonial Empire Protection Force) studio photograph. Photograph is period mounted on a hard cardboard plate which is marked to the studio that developed the photograph. Provides excellent details on the rare Schutztruppe uniform and equipment. “Auf Wiedersehn!” = “Goodbye!”. $50

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#EC61 Deutsches Kolonialreich Schutztruppe Studio
Original Imperial German period Deutsches Kolonialreich Schutztruppe (German Colonial Empire Protection Force) studio photograph. Photograph is period mounted on a hard cardboard plate which is marked to the studio that developed the photograph. Provides excellent details on the rare Schutztruppe uniform and equipment. $30

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#EC55 Deutsches Kolonialreich (German Colonial Empire) Medal Bar
Original Deutsches Kolonialreich (German Colonial Empire) medal bar. Left to right; Southwest Africa Expedition 1904-06 Non-Combatant medal, Kaiser Wilhelm & Kaiserin Augusta Golden Wedding 11 June 1879 Medal, German Empire 200th Anniversary (Friedrich I, 1701-Wilhelm II, 1901) 1901 Medal. Good condition medal bar in lightly worn condition. $200

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#G1046 Package of Spare Lenses for Gas Mask
Original WWI German military package of spare lenses for the issued gas mask. These spare lenses were stored inside a dedicated compartment of the lid in standard gas mask carriers. This package of mint condition unissued lenses would be perfect to complete a gas mask set. $40

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#EC45 P08 Luger Holster
Original WWI German P08 Luger holster. Nicely maker marked "J. GRAUM G.m.b.H. NURNBERG 1916" which is more visible in hand. Great example with still very supple leather and no damage or repairs. $325
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#EC30 Late War “Ersatz” Combat Bayonet
Original WWI German late war “Ersatz” substitute combat bayonet. These bayonets were constructed of machined steel parts to conserve valuable materials during the later stages of the war. Much of the original “feldgrau” painted finish remains, the bayonet is uncleaned with greasy blade and showing genuine patina. This is a great untouched field used combat bayonet. $125
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#G1012 P08 Luger Holster, Berlin 1915, with Original Takedown Tool
Original WWI German P08 Luger leather holster with original takedown tool. Maker marked to a Berlin manufacturer and dated 1915. The original takedown tool has always been with the holster. Leather pull tab is still intact inside the holster. Overall, this is a really nice original field used set. $275 
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#BG13 S14 “Sawback” Combat Bayonet
Original WWI German Seitengewehr 14 “Sawback” combat bayonet with scabbard and original leather frog. The bayonet is in untouched condition as found and never cleaned, overall good condition with patina and showing some genuine field use. The leather frog is original to the bayonet, showing matching wear and likely has never been removed from the scabbard. Blade is marked “ERFURT” and on the other side “GEBR.HELLE MARIENTHAL”. Overall, this is an excellent untouched example that is complete with original frog. $425 
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#G1036 M1914 Tent Square
Original WWI German M1914 tent square, the WWI predecessor to the Zeltbahn. This example has 1915 depot markings and is named with field post. The tent square is in field used condition with soiling, some fading, and a few small snag like tears, miraculously it appears all the buttons and grommets are still intact. Overall this a good example of a scarce piece of equipment with cool depot stamp and name. $325
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#G1035 German Helmet Pad Set
Original WWI German standard horse hair helmet pad set. These little pillow pads are inserted into the flaps behind the helmet liner to give extra padding to absorb shock, protection, and comfort. This is a genuine complete set of three removed from an otherwise destroyed helmet. Original sets are tough to find on the loose, and often missing in helmets. $150
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#G1034 German Ersatz Helmet Pad Set
Original WWI German ersatz (late war economy) horse hair helmet pad set. These hair squares are inserted into the flaps behind the helmet liner to give extra padding to absorb shock, protection, and comfort. This is a genuine complete set of three removed from an otherwise destroyed helmet. Original sets are tough to find on the loose, and often missing in helmets. $100
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#G1022 Tent Pole and Pin Carrying Bag Complete with Contents
Original WWI German tent pole and pin carrying bag complete with tent square poles, pins for staking into the ground, and ropes. Maker marked and dated 1916 with unit marking inside the flap. Complete with original buttons and straps still in working order. This is a great complete set perfect to complete a field gear display. $165

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Camouflaged M16 Combat Helmet
Original WWI Imperial German M16 combat helmet with complete leather liner, cushions, and chinstrap. Maker marked on the interior steel skirt “Si66“ (Eisenhuette Silesia, Paruschowitz Oberschlesien in size 66). There is also a name written on the steel skirt. The camouflaged pattern is painted as per period regulations with multiple colour fields and black dividing lines. The paint used for the camouflaged colour has a heavy pigment and texture, as observed on most other original period painted helmets. Top shelf example! *Sold*
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#G1001 M1917 German Helmet Unit Marked 2. Machine Gun Kompanie
Original WWI German M1917 helmet unit marked 2. Machine Gun Kompanie. The helmet is manufactured by Gebruder Gnüchtel, with faint smelting lot number. Field grey paint with a slightly glossy finish correct for this maker, never cleaned or polished. The helmet is complete with original M1917 liner and chinstrap. The chinstrap has an interesting period repair to one end. Faintly marked inside the flange ‘2. M.G.K.’ for 2. Machine Gun Kompanie. The helmet is also faintly named inside the flange, although I haven’t been able to make it out. A great piece of history for your WWI helmet collection, with very desirable provenance to a machine gun unit. This helmet was posted on GHW2 forum by a previous owner, a link to that thread is included below. *Sold*
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M1917 German Helmet with Factory Paint, Si 66
Original WWI German M1917 helmet with factory paint, maker Si (Eisenhüttenwek Schlesien, Paruschowitz/ Oberschlesien) size 66.  Complete with the original chinstrap which is very uncommon to find on WWI German helmets. The chinstrap is in excellent condition, the liner is fragile but also nice with some original liner string. There is a 'GL' dome stamp still visible. The helmet is named twice 'LENZEN II' once in what appears to be pencil or coloured pencil, and once in white paint. *Sold*
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#G1011 Complete Early Gummimasken Gas Mask Set
Original WWI German Gummimasken gas mask set complete with all components and straps. The mask itself is a 2nd model Rahmenmaske with the cloth covered coiled spring straps. The early style can is complete and even has the cleaning cloth inside the lid. These early Gummimasken sets are very rare compared to late war models and seldom available as complete sets. *Sold*
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#BG8 M1915 187th Infantry Regiment and 20th Foot Artillery Regiment Straps
Original WWI German EM shoulder straps for the 187th Infantry Regiment and 20th Foot Artillery Regiment.  These units both fought on the Western front and are legitimate Canadian soldier souvenirs. These shoulder straps came from the estate of Hubert M. Lake who was from Newfoundland and joined the CEF as a driver with No. 15 Canadian Field Ambulance during WWI. You will be e-mailed a copy of the Dvr Lake's entire 44 page service file obtained from Library and Archives Canada, which you can maintain digitally or have printed and displayed with the straps. *Sold*
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#G1008 Imperial German Iron Cross 1st Class
Original WWI German Iron Cross 1st Class maker marked on the reverse 'KO' attributed to the firm Königliches Münzamt Orden of Berlin. *Sold*
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#G1016 Trench Flashlight 
Original WWI German early trench flashlight. Good service used condition, the glass is intact but has a crack. The set has had a named and other information period painted on the reverse and within the battery compartment door. These old flashlights are pretty basic in construction, we have not tested it and have no idea if it would still work. *Sold*
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#G1030 Tornister Pack
Original WWI German Model 1895 WWI tornister pack worn by all enlisted soldiers. Constructed of leather and canvas. All complete with good fittings in service used condition. Nicely maker marked and dated 1915 on the leather and unit marked on the interior. *Sold*
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#G1003 M1895 Prussian EM/NCO Belt & Buckle Set
Original WWI Prussian M1895 EM/NCO belt and buckle set. Early brown leather belt that was never blackened, it is uncommon to find surviving belts still in brown leather.  M1895 two-piece brass/nickel Prussian belt buckle. The set appears to have been together forever and is exactly as received. Nicely preserved set that would display well on its own or as part of an equipment/mannequin display. *Sold*
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1914-1918 Heeresgruppe Kromr. Rupprecht von Bayern 1L Beer Stein
Original WWI 1914-1918 Heeresgruppe Krompr. Rupprecht von Bayern 1L Imperial German soldiers ceramic beer stein. The 1L marking is dead centre indicating the stein itself is likely pre-1918 production. At some point someone dropped the stein and then managed to very skillfully repair it with very old looking glue. *Sold*

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#G1015 Mess Tin
Original WWI German early mess tin with utensils mounted and stored inside the lid. Honest service example. *Sold*
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#G1028 Cavalry Ammunition Pouches
Original WWI German Cavalry ammunition pouches. Matching condition and patina, these pouches came together and display well with each other as a pair despite being from two different makers which is typical for WWI pouches. Internal dividers are all intact and all straps are complete and in working order. *Sold*
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#G1038 Bullet Struck “Ersatz” Combat Bayonet
Original WWI German all steel “Ersatz” substitute bayonet battle damaged with bullet strike to the scabbard. These bayonets were constructed of machined steel parts to conserve valuable materials during the later stages of the war. Much of the original “feldgrau” painted finish remains, uncleaned with lots of patina. The bullet strike to the scabbard doesn’t effect how the blade sits inside the scabbard, it can fortunately be removed and put back in easily. This is a great untouched “been there” bayonet with bullet damage. *Sold*
#EC22 P08 Luger Holster, Berlin 1916
Original WWI German P08 Luger leather holster. Maker marked to a Berlin manufacturer and dated 1916. Leather pull tab is still intact inside the holster. Overall excellent condition given the age, great example. *Sold*
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#G1044 Complete M1917 Gas Mask
Original WWI German M1917 “Ledermaske” gas mask set in excellent and complete condition. No notable flaws, even the string on the front of the gas mask is still present as well as the cardboard instruction disk at the bottom of the canister and the spare lens in the compartment on the lid. The complete set of ersatz material straps is also in remarkably good condition, these are often missing or damaged. *Sold*
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#G1047 Complete M1917 Gas Mask
Original WWI German M1917 “Ledermaske” gas mask set in excellent lightly used and complete condition. No notable flaws, even the string on the front of the gas mask is still present as well as the cardboard instruction disk at the bottom of the canister, and the spare lens in the compartment on the lid. The complete set of ersatz material straps is also present in good condition given the age and material it is constructed of, these are often missing or damaged. *Sold*
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#G1045 Fernglas 08 Binoculars with Leather Case
Original WW1 period "Fernglas 08" pattern binoculars with leather carrying case for a German officer. The binoculars were made by C.P. Goerz of Berlin (Maker marked on dial) and they are also unit marked XII.14. Excellent condition for being 100+ years old, the original matching carrying case is also maker marked C.P. Goerz. Excellent set. *Sold*