Whyte's History, Literature & Collectables 14th September 2013 - page 51

SINCE 1783
1939-45: German Kriegsmarine Officer’s Dress Dagger
German naval officer’s first pattern dagger with copper wire bound
ivorine grip and eagle pommel. Decorated etched blade with stamped
maker’s mark of WKC (Weyersberg, Kirschbaum & Cie) and knight’s
helmet. Complete with hangers, and bullion portepee knot
800 (£520-£700 approx)
1934-37: German 3rd Reich First Pattern Luftwaffe Dagger
Early Luftwaffe officer’s dagger with metal alloy hilt and wire bound blue
leather grip in metal mounted leather scabbard. Blade stamped with
maker’s mark of F & A Helbig and engraved “F.H.K.Qu. 15”. Complete with
hanging chain and bullion portepee knot
700 (£440-£610 approx)
No Lot.
1939-45: German Walther P38 9mm Pistol
A deactivated Walther P38 9mm Third Reich semi automatic pistol,
number4848t. Complete with magazine and period leather holster.
700 (£440-£610 approx)
1939-45 German Walther leather holster, also a brass powder flask
and two bosuns whistles.
The holster including magazine compartment, the flask decorated with a
stag beside a tree, the whistles in white metal with filigree decoration,
one with Queen’s crown over anchor. (4)
120 (£70-£100 approx)
1939-45: Collection of Nazi Germany awards including Russian Front
Service Medal
Comprising of Russian Front Service Medal, Invasion of Czechoslovakia
Medal, Nazi Wound Badge in Black, DRL sports award badge in bronze
and 2 ribbon bars. (6 items)
250 (£130-£220 approx)
1939-45: Collection of Nazi Germany pin badges or tinnies
A large collection of day badges for war and Nazi Party support with
many fine examples. (60 items approx.)
100 (£70-£90 approx)
1939-45: Third Reich Iron Cross 2nd Class
WW2 Iron Cross 2nd class with replacement ribbon.
150 (£90-£130 approx)
1939-45: Tie stud with marble taken from the fireplace at Hitler’s
A tie stud decorated with a small piece of polished marble taken from the
fireplace in the front hall at Berchesgaden. With letters of provenance
and a copied photograph of Hitler beside the fireplace.
150 (£90-£130 approx)
1939-45: Nazi Third Reich Swastika flag taken from a regional
Gestapo headquarters
An original Nazi flag reputed to have been taken from the Gestapo HQ in
Belgium by an Irish soldier who kept it as a souvenir. 50 x 30in. (127 x
250 (£130-£220 approx)
1939-45: Nazi Afrika Korps tropical helmet
Deutsches Afrika Korp 2nd pattern tropical or pith helmet. Marked
internally ‘JHS’ and dated 1941.
150 (£100-£130 approx)
1936-45: Third Reich Fire Protection Police helmet
M34 Fire Protection Police or Feuerschutzpolizei helmet. Silver police
insignia decal to the left and a NSDAP shield decal to the right. Original
liner intact.
200 (£130-£170 approx)
1939-45: Third Reich sports vest patches
Two Nazi Third Reich patches as worn on sports vests of the period.
150 (£90-£130 approx)
1951. Portrait of Seán Cronin, by Kavanagh
Seán Cronin was Lord Mayor of Cork in 1944. His father Richard Cronin
had been Lord Mayor in 1907. 23.50 x 17.50in. (59.69 x 44.45cm)
150 (£90-£130 approx)
1963 (June 26-29) John Fitzgerald Kennedy official Irish visit booklet
An extremely desirable official Irish government booklet titled in Irish and
English “Visit to Ireland of The President of the United States of America
John Fitzgerald Kennedy”. Published by the Department of Foreign Affairs
and printed by Hely Thom Ltd. Dublin with 7pp detailing the packed
schedule of Kennedy’s visit to Ireland and with a loose page insert giving
revised arrangements for the President’s departure. Signed in black ink on
the cover by John F. Kennedy. This example belonged to the senior official
in the Department of Foreign Affairs who was responsible for orgainising
the schedule for President Kennedy’s visit, donated to her nephew, the
present owner. President Kennedy signed it in recognition of her work on
the visit. A very rare and desirable piece of ephemera from this famous
visit, 5 months before JFK’s assasination. 6.50 x 5in. (16.51 x 12.70cm)
1,000 (£700-£870 approx)
1963: John F. Kennedy ephemera collection including letter signed by
Rose Kennedy
A large collection of mixed items comprising mainly of newspaper and
magazine clippings relating to the life and death of JFK. Including a letter
signed by Rose Kennedy
150 (£90-£130 approx)
1963: John F. Kennedy collection including Irish Times press
photographs and 'The Torch is Passed'
Four original Irish Time press photographs (2 mounted) showing John F.
Kennedy with Eamon de Valera, at Arbour Hill Cemetery and a further
two portrait images. Also with a copy of 'The Torch is Passed', the
Associated Press storyof the death of JFK. (5 items)
250 (£130-£220 approx)
1965 (July 3-5) ‘Le Bal des Petits Blancs’ programme signed by
Princess Grace
The official programme for “Le 31e Bal des Petits Blancs en Irlande les 3,
4 et 5 Juillet 1965 - Sous la Présidence de Son Altesse Sérénissime la
Princesse Grace de Monaco” 126pp with original pictorial wrappers
illustrated throughout. Signed underneath her portrait by Princess Grace
of Monaco. The main event of this charity ball weekend was held at
Powerscourt House County Wicklow, the home of the Slazenger family, a
romantic picnic was also aranged at nearby Luggala courtesy of Oonagh,
Lady Oranmore and Browne. Also with a photograph of the picnic and
ticket (3 items) 10 x 8in. (25.40 x 20.32cm)
150 (£90-£130 approx)
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