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Adolf Hitler

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Der Fuhrer

 

 

Hitler

Hitler
Reich Chancellery in Berlin

Hitler
Grand entrance hall to the Chancellery

Hitler
Inside the Chancellery

Hitler
Führer’s desk in the Chancellery

Golden Anniversary Congratulatory Certificate from Adolf Hitler (Item AH 29-1; NSD 21-10)

DESCRIPTION: This is a rarely seen Third Reich document. It’s an ornate certificate presented to those celebrating their fiftieth wedding anniversary and bears a message of congratulations above Adolf Hitler's printed facsimile signature. The certificate measures 10 x 14 1/4 inches and shows a married couple, horns of plenty, and bears a blind-embossed national eagle and swastika. It’s accompanied by the original letter of transmittal from Der Staatsminister und Chef der Präsidialkanzlei der Führers und Reichskanzlers presenting the document and sending a gift in the form of a check for fifty Reichsmarks (not present). The German Führer was always a man of the people and his “Volk” meant everything to him and he made sure that his administrative staff in the chancellery, including the Staatsminister, remembered good party members on special occasions such as this. Of course, these certificates are very rare and are great collectables today. Remember, this is an official document issued under the auspices of the Reich Chancellery.

PRICE: $285.00

 

 

Hitler

Hitler

Hitler

Hitler
The Führer signs similar documents.

Hitler

Hitler
The Führer signs the Munich Agreement.

Hitler
Hitler’s early signing: items important and trivial.

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Adolf Hitler’s signing various items political and for an admiring public.

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Hitler with Marshall von Blomberg (middle)

Hitler
Generalfeldmarschall Werner von Blomberg

Document Signed by Adolf Hitler (Item AH 29-2; KRIEG 10-20)

DESCRIPTION: This is a very rare document that is related to the Kriegsmarine (Navy) as well as being a 100-percent original piece signed by the Führer; a treasure and a legal folio. It’s from Berlin and dated May 14, 1936, and is the promotion of Korvettenkapitän (lieutenant commander: U.S. and British equivalent) Heinz Edmund Shultze (who was in the Reich’s War Ministry) to serve as Fregattenkapitän (commander) and is highly honored as he accepts this new rank. In essence, the document says that the Führer issues this document and says that [Hitler] fully expects the promoted one to be true to his oath at all times for the Reich and he will fulfill his duties and earn the trust that [Hitler] has placed in him, which is now recognized by this appointment and [Hitler] will secure for him [his] special protection. Under this Hitler places his handwritten signature that is slightly blurred, but as I have stated before, Hitler signed so many hundreds of items placed upon his desk that you can be sure that now and then this had to happen. Charles Hamilton, the world’s greatest and foremost signature expert often said that he liked a blurry signature because it had the charm of demonstrating the human side of the great personalities. At the bottom of the document is the authorizing signature of Werner von Blomberg, who was a Generalfeldmarschall and at that time the German Minister of War and Commander in Chief of the German Armed Forces (deutsche Wehrmacht). The document is in wonderful shape. The embossed, huge eagle and swastika seal are clear when closely examined, although the photograph does not do it much justice. The size of the document is 12 x 8 ½ inches. This is one great and historically important document.

PRICE: $2,880.00

 

Hitler

Hitler
An original corner building sign

Hitler
An original Adolf Hitler Platz sign

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Another original flat one, but with “Strasse spelled out

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One of the original enameled style signs with the embowed or vaulted curvature

Adolf Hitler Street Sign (Item AH 29-4)

DESCRIPTION: During the Third Reich period every big city and even the smallest hamlet and village (Dorf) had an “Adolf Hitler Strasse” (street). The larger-populated cities like Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich had beautiful enameled “Hitler” signs, while the little villages and townships usually had tin signs like the one we offer here. Actually, this type was much rarer than the blue, enamel type. The latter is certainly more beautiful, but more of them were looted by GIs than the tin types. The one we have shows a lot of use and the way the looter pulled it down, didn’t do it any good either as for the holes that the screws went in. It has some color damage, too, but overall, considering what it probably went through, it’s in pretty good shape and very rare and genuine. We have never had another one of these in fifty-five years although in that time we have owned five of the big city ones. Anyway, not every city in the U.S. has an “Eisenhower Street” right?

PRICE: $1,550.00; a bargain at this price

 

Plaque
Front

Plaque
Back

Plaque

Plaque

Plaque

Plaque

Iron Plaque with Three National Socialist Leaders (Item AH 29-5; PERS 5-26; GOR 11-11; GOEBBELS 4-4)

DESCRIPTION: Here is a plaque crafted in iron rather than the usual bronze. Why? Because it fits the mythos of the “Iron Time.” This can be said to be an important signature of this cultural group that represented the last attempt to revisit the “Imperium” of the West—the greatness of Imperial Rome and the civilized concepts of ancient Greece. Here now was the Aryan revitalization of the Old World brought forward with the “Neuen Reich” for European civilization that probably was the “Widerstand” against the Bolshevik plague whose tentacles now unfortunately embrace our world of political correctness. Here we see the profiles of three men who were instrumental in working toward that goal; three men that history in a future state most likely be highly respected. There, I said it and I stand for it!!! The iron plaque measures 6 x 3 ½ inches. The figures are in a relief-motif depiction (standing right out there as did those three men Hitler, Göring, Goebbels, and the saying under their likenesses is “Leben Heisst Kaempfen.” This can be translated as “Life is a struggle” or “Life is a fight.” Either way, it is a true saying that is befitting of each of these men who working so desperately and diligently for their German nation and for the west only to be betrayed; smashed down by those that should have been their allies. This is not only a rare plaque, but the words are not lost and certainly rather prophetic for our future. I believe Donald Trump has said as Hitler proclaimed that he wants to make his country great again! Let’s hope there will be one more chance! Have I strayed too far from political correctness with my observations? Well, Winston Churchill said, "History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.” The plaque is in fine condition except for the fact that the hanging devise on the back is missing. It has the initials “W.F.” by Goebbel’s shoulder. These are the initials of the artist. This is a great portrayal of past greatness and heroism.

PRICE: $475.00

 

Commemorative Medallion
Front

Commemorative Medallion
Back

Commemorative Medallion

Commemorative Medallion

Commemorative Medallion to Celebrate the Austrian Anschluss (Item AH 29-6)

DESCRIPTION: This is a very handsome medallion struck to commemorate the annexation of “Ostmark” (Austria) with the greater German Reich. On March 12, 1938, Hitler announced the Anschluss of his Austrian homeland with Germany. Church bells rang throughout both Germanic nations and the people were overjoyed at the prospect of this rightful and honorable union. The watchword of this wonderful historic occasion was coined in the phrase “. . . die Heimkehr ins Reich”(“Homecoming to the Reich”) and that was exactly what it was. Ever since the days of the Holy Roman Empire, Germany and Austria were a holy alliance of brothers. They are basically the same people that speak a common language and their goals have always been the same: “Ein Volk’ and now they were to be “Ein Reich” under “Ein Führer.” German they were, and German they would stand.

The Medallion

The piece measures two inches in diameter and its obverse has a great depiction of the bust portrait of Adolf Hitler and has his name along the edge. On the reverse is deeply stamped “Zur Erinnerung an die Heimkehr ins Reich,” “In memory of the return to the empire [Reich].” The medallion is cased. The medal in in 100-percent excellent condition, but the case shows the scuffing of age (78 years). This is a truly nice memorial piece of a grand time in world history.

PRICE: $285.00

 

 

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler
The artist’s signature

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler
U.S. silver dollar placed for size perspective
(for clarity, this coin is 26.5 mm (1.043 inches) in diameter)

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler
Back

Plaque of Hitler
Karlsruhe stamping

Plaque of Hitler
Another image of the Karlsruhe majolica logo

Plaque of Hitler
Richard Scheibe

Plaque of Hitler
Artist’s sculpture of himself

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler

Majolica Art Plaque depicting Adolf Hitler by Richard Scheibe (Item AH 29-8)

DESCRIPTION: Here is an utterly magnificent plaque that depicts a side profile of the German Führer. This is a large art piece measuring 12 inches wide x 16 inches high and 3 inches deep. The piece is heavy, weighing in at 8.6 pounds. The likeness is spectacular and it was sculpted by famed artist Richard Scheibe in the art form known as majolica. Scheibe was a specialist in sculpture of the human form. Practically every Scheibe piece is signed with his initialed “Sch.” He was born in Chemnitz in 1879, and died in Berlin in 1964. Between 1925 and 1943, he taught at the Städelsches Kunstinstitut in Frankfurt am Main. Later, in 1934, he was recognized by his placement on the Gottbegnadeten list and he received much recognition during the Third Reich, including receiving the Goethe-Medaille für Kunst und Wissenschaft (Goethe Medal for Art and Science). Today, he is recognized as one of the foremost sculptors of Germany. His artistic genius was featured in the Haus der Deutschen Kunst (House of German Art), but unfortunately after the war, Scheibe was thoroughly denazified and he even sculpted a memorial statue to honor the traitors of July 20, 1944. Actually, the only statue that should have been sculpted would better have been to Major Otto Ernst Remer, who stood up for his country, his leaders, and against those that allied themselves with Germany’s enemies. So, we will honor Herr Scheibe’s art all the same, but his later contribution brings a bit of shame to his memory. Nonetheless, his majolica likeness of the Führer is a masterpiece of this particular porcelain art form. The logo of the firm that produced it for Herr Scheibe appears on the back of the plaque. This was the Karlsruhe Majolica manufacturing studio that was founded in 1901. Since then, this manufacturing plant has responded to all trends and events in cultural art and history. The items have reflected the artistic and historical change of the last century. During the era of the Third Reich, modern artistic motifs were replaced by traditional ones and the manufactory produced very special and limited busts and plaques of Hitler, the glorious eagle of the Reich, and the swastika in several motifs and as a result of this, the company experienced a great economic growth during the time of the workers’ Reich. We have never before seen such a great Hitler plaque and knowing that it is by a major Third Reich period artist and by a company that is so highly respected it is practically priceless, but will probably eventually have a price. So, therefore it is not for sale at present because we are still doing research on it, but we thought collectors of Hitler plaques might enjoy seeing it. We would have to say that it is certainly one of the top 25 Third Reich art treasures that Germania has ever uncovered and presented.

 

Plaque of Hitler
Poor lighting. Plaques are actually white as snow.

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler

Plaque of Hitler

Hitler & Hindenburg in the Form of Two Rosenthal Plaques (Item AH 29-9; PERS 5-29)

DESCRIPTION: Here are two magnificent plaques by the famed porcelain firm of Rosenthal, one of the greatest of the German firms specializing in the very finest of dinnerware, but also it excelled in the manufacture of figural pieces—man and beast. Philip Rosenthal began business in 1884 and initially he purchased white porcelain ware from the company Hutschenreuther during the latter part of 1934. The Rosenthal family came under significant pressure from the growth of German Nationalism (the NSDAP), which ultimately led to the family Rosenthal's having no participation in the management of the company and it was for all practical purposes taken over by the N.S. Party which also controlled the Allach porcelain firm through the SS. After the war, Philip Jr. returned to Germany in an attempt to reclaim family assets and control of the company. Philip Sr. had died in 1937, and at that time, the family emigrated abroad. A settlement with Phillip Jr. was achieved in September of 1950. At no point in their history did the Rosenthal products ever lose their perfection and elegance. Even today Rosenthal products are considered the absolute finest in the field—beauty and perfection of the very best! The Rosenthal mark always signified experience of over 132 years of company history. During the time of the Third Reich, the Rosenthal’s outdid themselves by artistically producing items depicting historical figures such as Marshal and Reich President von Hindenburg and Chancellor Adolf Hitler. You can see another fine Hitler plaque by Rosenthal on this page at item number 21. The two plaques we now offer are small, but fantastic. They both measure 4 ¾ x 3 inches and they are just slightly under a quarter-inch thick. One is a depiction of Paul von Hindenburg, Germany’s heroic marshal in WWI. It’s a magnificent portrayal and reflects the man’s inner strength and his determination to serve his beloved nation. His title—“Reichspräsident von Hindenburg”—and a simple acorn are shown under the bust portrait. On the back can be seen the Rosenthal full logo and shows this was produced at its offices in the city of Selb. The other portrait plaque is of Adolf Hitler, Führer of National Socialist Germany. The perfect likeness is nothing short of astounding and like the Hindenburg portrait, it stands out from the background in beautiful relief. Under the bust figure of Hitler are the words „Die Voraussetzung zur Tat ist der Wille und der Mut zur Wahrhattigkeit.“ Roughly translated this means: “The prerequisite to act is the will and the courage to speak the truth.” If only a few of our politicians of today would act in that way (wishful thinking!). Under these words is a small swastika. The plaques are prodigiously important historically and even more desirable because they are from the world-famous Rosenthal porcelain works in Selb, in the district of Wunsiedel, in Upper Franconia. Most of the N.S.-related porcelain objects were produced there and the town itself was one of the districts fiercely loyal to the N.S. Party concepts. In the town of Wunsiedel was the cemetery where Rudolph Hess was buried and in recent years the beautiful tombstone was removed at the order of the leftist mayor of the town and then later the same ignoramus had the body exhumed, cremated, and the ashes scattered at sea. The hate generated by these Neo-Bolshevik freaks knows no bounds. *Author’s opinion.

PRICE: $950.00; the set of two wonderful pieces

 

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze
Hitler during the Kampfzeit era

Bronze Statue of Adolf Hitler (Item AH 29-10; BRONZEMET 4-4)

DESCRIPTION: Here is an interesting bronze likeness of the Führer Adolf Hitler depicted in the way he looked and dressed in the period during the 1920s to 1933 known as the “Kampfzeit.” After his becoming the German Chancellor, he wore a far different uniform. The detail of this bronze is quite good depicting him in the brown shirt with swastika armband while sporting his leather cross strap, and his riding trousers and boots. He stands with his traditional pose with hands folded at the belt-buckle positon. You can even just about see the tiny Nazi eagle pin on his necktie. With the bronze base, he stands about 11 inches high. The base is about an inch high. This piece is in true bronze. We cannot guarantee its authenticity as to period as we have no information about its origin. We bought it at a militaria show and the man we bought it from had no information about it, but the detail was so good looking we decided to purchase it. In any case, it is well done, maybe in the 1930s? But, if more recent, it would still be a welcome addition to a Third Reich collection.

PRICE: $700.00; a bargain!

 

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze
Pagels' bust of Field Marshal Paul von Hindenberg

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze

Hitler Bronze
The bust before we had it mounted shown with a copy of the book (Art in Germany) where several Pagels sculptures are shown

Hitler Bronze
Benito Mussolini

Hitler Bronze
Hermann Joachim Pagels (Sept 1876—July 1959

Bronze Statue of Adolf Hitler by Herman Pagels (Item AH 29-11)

DESCRIPTION: This is one of the finest Hitler busts that we have ever seen. It is life sized and sculpted by the famous German Third Reich artist Herman Pagels, who was born on 11 September 1876, in Lübeck. He was a pupil of the famous sculptors Brausewetter and Breuer. Pagels’ works were often displayed in Berlin. We show here some other fine sculptures by this prolific and talented artist. The foundry marks can be found at the base of the back of the neck (“Lauchhammer Bildguss 21”) with a logo mark. Of course it is signed by Pagels. The plinth, of course, was in marble or granite and was a casualty of war. Seldom do you ever find one of these busts with the marble intact. They were easily broken and often looters would purposely remove them for shipping practicality. We do know of another identical Pagels bust of the Führer in Germany that has the original black granite plinth. These mountings often weighed more than the sculpture itself but the bronze sculpture is so elegant that we felt it needed the honorable distinction of being so mounted. Thus, after a meeting of the minds between my advisors and me, we made the decision to have it once more placed on a very fine and quite expensive granite double base plinth in black color just like the one in Munich. The sculpture is roughly 12 inches high and from the back of the head to the tip of the nose is measured at about 9 inches (in other words, life-sized). The granite base measures on its bottom level 7 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches across and 2 inches deep . The upper taller granite piece measures 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 and 1 1/2 inches deep. The sculpture is quite heavy; easily 42 pounds. There are a few minor scratches here and there, but they don't detract and can be covered easily with an old antique-dealer’s trick of applying a dab of brown shoe polish. (Primitive?) Well, it works! and even top art galleries do this on a regular basis. All in all, Pagels probably did sculpt one of the greatest busts of Adolf Hitler that we think rivals and possibly exceeds the busts of Thorak, Brecker, Ley, Wolf, etc. This is really an incredible find, greatly accomplished, and prodigiously important.

PRICE: $5,950.00

 

Hitler Bust

Hitler Bust

Hitler Bust
The backside

Hitler Bust

Hitler Bust
The plaque

Hitler Bust

Bust of Adolf Hitler (Item AH 29-12)

DESCRIPTION: Here is an original bust of Adolf Hitler. “Yes, Willi,” they did make and sell busts of the Führer in plaster of Paris. In fact, 75 percent of Hitler busts that were sold to his adoring public were in this form. The average family that wanted to have “the Liberator” on their mantle couldn’t afford the bust in bronze because they were very expensive, even back then. This bust that we feature is very detailed and lifelike and every bit as nice as the bronze editions. It is mounted on a piece of wood as the plinth. The bust’s measurement is about 9 or 10 inches high while the wooden plinth measures 5 ½ inches high and 4 ½ inches wide all around. The finish is a bronze-gilt color. On the front of the plinth is a plaque measuring 2 x 3 inches that has a rather beautiful N.S. eagle perched on a swastika with the letters “E.C.R.” and underneath this it says “Weihnachts-Woche 1933/1934 II. II.” This translates to “Christmas Week 1933/1934.” Therefore, I believe that this bust was presented within some smaller N.S. group in commemoration of two Christmas celebrations within the loyal group. This is really a great Third Reich relic and important to German history and a people’s devotion to its leader.

PRICE: SOLD

 

Hitler Bust

Hitler Bust

Hitler Bust

Hitler Bust

Hitler Bust

Hitler Bust

Hitler Bust

Bust of Adolf Hitler (Item AH 29-13; PARTEI 4-15)

DESCRIPTION: Here is an original-period bust of the Führer. It was manufactured in white-metal material and has a beautiful glow to it (brilliant!). Many National Socialist items such as miniature Nuremberg stadium eagles and statues of SA troopers were done in this metal. Bronze statuary pieces were too expensive for much of the populace, but being patriotic, they simply had to have such items as these to demonstrate their faith and affection for the N.S. movement and its messianic leader. These items were sold in specialty shops throughout the Reich and thousands were sold in the shops in Nuremberg during the annual Reich Party Rallies (National; Socialist (Reichsparteitag). The bust measures about 8 inches high and is mounted on a very fine marble base that is 1½ inches square. The likeness of the Führer is spot on; possibly the best depiction of him we have ever seen. He wears the N.S. uniform shirt and the necktie and has the party eagle stickpin. To find a bust of Hitler that shows the uniform is rare as usually the busts depict only his head. This is definitely a great representation of the German leader’s likeness in realistic artistic sculpture.

PRICE: $785.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

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