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Title Parcel of Kriegsmarine gilt buttons
Nationality German
Period c 1925-45
Price £90.00

Here are seven large KM gilt reefer/greatcoat buttons (24mm diameter), together with six tunic buttons (20mm diameter). The design dates back to 1925, when they were introduced in the period of the Weimar republic. The old imperial buttons had a crown on top of the anchor. The maker of some is Assmann, a famous German insignia maker.

They are all in good shape, exept for the large zinc-based button, where the base metal has absorbed the gilding, a common problem with all zinc insignia of this era.

The large ones are priced at 10 each, while the small ones are 5 each. If you buy the lot it is 90. Some, particularly the large Assmann ones, may be of Weimar origin.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Buttons : German : 20th Century]

testimonials

Picked up the dirk this morning and actually waited until I got back home before unwrapping the package. It really exceeded my expectations...whilst the photos were good, to see and feel it in three dimensions was very exciting. A beatutful piece Chris, and worth the wait.

C C, Australia, 20.08.2010

The buckle arrived today in good order, many thanks for the speedy delivery. A nice buckle, as described, and a welcome addition to my collection. Will revisit your website regularly for other items of interest.

L M, Channel Islands, 30.01.2009

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