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GERMAN ORDERS AND DECORATIONS

GERMAN ORDERS AND DECORATIONS


GERMAN ORDERS AND DECORATIONS - CATALOGUES GENERAL


Nimmergut, Joerg and Anke:
Deutsche Orden und Ehrenzeichen 1800-1945 (22. Ausgabe).
[German Orders & Decorations 1800-1945 (22nd edition).]
Regenstauf, 22nd completely revised and updated edition 2019.
In German language, size 19 x 12.5 cm, 1,072 pages, with more than 3,000 colour illustrations, with valuations in Euro, card cover.

Important notice: Due to a technical mistake the pages 1068 to 1071 with the numbers 4065 to 4076 are missing. These four pages can be deliivered as a pdf-file upon request. - 22nd, by Joerg and Anke Nimmergut completely revised and updated edition of this standard catalogue (OEK) for all official orders, decorations and worn medals of the German states from 1800 until 1945 and of the German Reich from 1870 until 1945.
L0567/22
Standard catalogue! 39,90 €



GERMAN ORDERS AND DECORATIONS

GERMANY, BADEN


GERMANY, BADEN


Volle, Henning (in cooperation with Dr. Lars Adler, Michael Autengruber, Wolfgang Thamm, Hans-Jürgen Ungar and Sascha Wöschler):
Die Orden und tragbaren Ehrenzeichen des Großherzogtums und der Republik Baden.
[The Orders and the Wearable Decorations of the Grand Duchy and Republic of Baden.]
Freiburg im Breisgau 2019.
In German language, size 30 x 21 cm, 690 pages, illustrated throughout with more than 1,000 colour and black and white illustrations, hard cover. Offered together with a not wearable numbered gilt medal with the averse of the medal of the Militär-Carl-Friedrich-Verdienstorden, diam. 60 mm, proof, in plastic capsule.

The author detailedly describes in this definitive standard reference book not only the evolution of the insigna of the orders, wearable decorations and medals, but also numerous historical subjects like for example the history of Baden through the evolution of the coats of arms and the evolution of official seals from about 1800 and 1934, the historical evolution of the grand ducal titles and styles and of the bestowal documents. This work is an absolute “must” not only for collectors of awards and medals of Baden but also for historians and for everyone interested in the history of Baden.
L0558
For the moment not available! Definitive standard reference work! 179,00 €


GERMANY, HANNOVER


GERMANY, HANNOVER

  Wissenschaftliche Beitraege aus dem Tectum Verlag - Reihe Geschichtswissenschaft - Volume 36.

Kögler , Johannes-Paul:
Ehre als tragbares Zeichen - Zur politischen, sozialen und kulturgeschichtlichen Bedeutung von Orden und Ehrenzeichen am Beispiel des Königreichs Hannover 1814-1866.
[Honour as a Wearable Sign - The Political, Social and Culture-Historical Significance of Orders and Decorations by the Example of the Kingdom of Hanover 1814-1866.]
Baden-Baden 2018.
In German language, 24.5 x 17.5 cm, 256 pages, with 20 colour and eight black and white illustrations, hard cover, 583 g.

L1627
A highly interesting scientific reference documentation! 48,00 €


GERMANY, PRUSSIA


GERMANY, PRUSSIA


Schönberger, Paul and Schimmel, Stefan:
Kaisertage - Die unveröffentlichten Aufzeichnungen (1914 bis 1918) der Kammerdiener und Adjutanten Wilhelms II.
[Emperor's Days - The unpublished recordings (from 1914 until 1918) of the valets and adjutants of Wilhelm II.]
Constance 2018.
In German language, size 21.2 x 28 cm, 160 pages, about 160 colour and black and white illustrations, hard cover.

Of highest phaleristic interest are numerous detailed notes, on what occasions which uniforms and which order’s insignia had to be prepared for the Emperor. So this book demonstrates in detail and precisely, how Wilhelm II used them in his daily life. But the book with its precise informations may also help to identify dates of photographs of the Emperor and possibly to assign them to certain events.
L1626
Highly interestisting phaleristic reference book! 24,90 €



GERMANY, PRUSSIA - ORDER POUR LE MÉRITE


Moeller, Hanns:
Geschichte der Ritter des Ordens "pour le mérite" im Weltkrieg.
[History of the Knights of the Order "pour le mérite" in the World War.]
Berlin original edition 1935.
In German language, 717 and 557 pages in two volumes, hard cover.

Rare standard reference book on the knights of this Prussian order for valour during the First World War 1914-1918, stating also short biographies of the knights and the extensive notes on the reasons leading to the bestowals.
A0333
Second hand book! 275,00 €


GERMANY, WESTPHALIA


GERMANY, WESTPHALIA


Declercq, Jacques:
Histoire des distinctions honorifiques du royaume de Westphalie.
[History of the Awards of the Kingdom of Westphalia.]
Paris 2018.
In French language, 172 pages, illustrated in colour, card cover.

L1623
38,00 €



GERMAN ORDERS AND DECORATIONS

GERMANY, GERMAN REICH 1933-1945


GERMANY, GERMAN REICH 1933-1938 RESP. GRAND GERMAN REICH (1938-1945), SO CALLED "THIRD REICH" - ARMED FORCES GENERAL


González Pinilla, Ángel und Barrera Govantes, Antonio:
Spanish Blue Division Commemorative Medals.
Madrid 2018.
In English language, size 25 x 18 cm, abundantly illustrated throughout in colour, hard cover, dust jacket.

This book first of all describes the history of the Spanish Blue Division [División Azul], the Spanish troops that the Spanish head of State Francisco Franco y Bahamonde (1892-1975, reigned since 1936) sent to Germany for participation in Hitler’s Russian campaign (as a “compensation” for the German assistance in the Spanish Civil War 1936 - 1939). Then the two connected decorations, the “Medal in the Struggle against Bolshevism” [Erinnerungsmedaille für die spanischen Freiwilligen im Kampf gegen den Bolschewismus] and the “Medal for the Russian Campaign” Medalla Commemorativa de la Campaña de Rusia] are presented and described in detail in all variations.
L1630
Detailed reference work! 68,00 €



EUROPEAN ORDERS, DECORATIONS AND MEDALS

DENMARK


DENMARK


Stevensborg, Lars:
Fortjenstmedaljen 1792-1839.
[The Medal for Merit 1792-1839.]
Copenhagen 1989.
In Danish language, size 24 x 16.5 cm, 158 pages, illustrated in black and white, card cover.

L1632
24,80 €


FINNLAND


FINNLAND


Bergroth, Tom C., Brummer, Wilhelm, und Matikkala, Antti:
Kahden Presidenttikauden Kunnia - Två Presidentperioders Heder - The Honour of Two Presidential Terms.
Helsinki 2018.
In Finnish, Swedish and English language, size 24.5 x 17 cm, 40 pages, illustrated throughout in colour, card cover.

This booklet shows and describes all orders and decorations which the ninth President of Finland, Mauno Koivisto (1923-2017, president from 1982 until 1994) has received during his life and his two presidencies.
L1621
Highly interesting booklet! 24,00 €



Matikkala, Antti:
Suomen Ritarikunnat 100 Vuotta / Näyttely Kansallisarkistossa - Finlands Ordnar 100 År / Utställning i Riksarkivet - Finnish Orders of Merit: 100 Years / Exhibition at the National Archives - 4.12.2018-20.12.2019.
Helsinki 2018.
In Finnish, Swedish and English language. size 24.5. x 24.5 cm, 180 pages, illustrated throughout in colour, card cover.

Well illustrated catalogue for the great exhibition of the Finish National Archives [Kansallisarkisto] in occasion of the 100 years jubilee of the institution of the Order of the Finish White Rose [Suomen Valkoisen Ruusun ritarikunta]. prepared by Dr. Antti Matikkala who unfortunately died too early in 2018. It contains huge information on the evolutionary history of Order of the Liberty Cross [Vapaudenristin ritarikunta], the Order of the Finish White Rose and of the Order of the Finish Lion [Suomen Leijonan ritarikunta], their way of conferring, about their founder, the Marshal of Finland Carl Gustaf Baron von Mannerheim (1867-1951), the manufacturing of the order’s insignia, about the orders during the Second World War as well as on the numerous awards which Mauno Koivisto, President of the Republic of Finland (1923-2017, President from 1982 until 1994) had received.
A1635
Important exposition catalogue! 48,00 €


GREAT BRITAIN


GREAT BRITAIN - GENERAL


Mussell, John W. (Ed.):
Medal Yearbook 2019.
Honiton, 25th edition 2018.
In English language, size 24 x 17 cm, 544 pages, illustrated throughout in colour, with current valuations in Pound Sterling, card cover.

25th edition of this standard catalogues on all orders, decorations, medals and miniatures of the United Kingdom and of Ireland, with detailed valuations in Pounds Sterling. Every award is illustrated in colour, mostly with ribbons and annotated in detail (among others: year of creation, material, size, historical background). The book also contains current lists of the XXX rankings of the orders, a list of the post-nominal letters and of abbreviations, a bibliographical list concerning British phaleristics, complete lists of the actual regiments of the British army, collector's associations, auctioneers, dealers of British medals and military books, British militaria and medal fairs, and of military and regimental museums, as well as a huge amount of important information.
L0641/25
British standard catalogue! 29,90 €


ITALY


ITALY, GRANDDUCHY OF TUSCANY (UNTIL 1859)


Gatscher-Riedl, Gregor, and Strigl, Mario:
Die Roten Ritter - Zwischen Medici, Habsburgern und Osmanen - Die Orden und Auszeichnungen des Großherzogtums Toskana.
[The Red Knights - Between Medici, Habsburg and Ottomans - The Orders and Awards of the Grans Duchy of Tuscany.]
Vienna 2014.
In German language, size 24 x 17 cm, 276 pages, 64 illustrations, mostly in colour, hard cover.

A book on the history on the history and the insignia of the Military Order of Saint Stephen and the orders of merit, decorations an medals of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.
L1543
Very interesting reference book! 32,00 €


SLOVAKIAN REPUBLIC


SLOVAKIAN REPUBLIC

  An deutsche Staatsbuerger und Angehoerige der Wehrmacht verliehene Orden und Ehrenzeichen auslaendischer Staaten vor und waehrend des II. Weltkrieges - Volume I

Seehagen, Ulf:
An deutsche Staatsbürger und Angehörige der Wehrmacht verliehene Orden und Ehrenzeichen ausländischer Staaten vor und während des II. Weltkrieges - Band I: Slowakische Republik 1939-1945.
[Orders and Decorations of Foreign States Awarded to German Citizens and Members of the German Armed Forces before and during World War II - Volume I: Slovakian Republic 1919-1945.]
Zweibruecken 2018.
In German language, size A 4, 116 pages, illustrated throughout in colour with 301 illustrations, hard cover.

L1625
Interesting reference book! 29,50 €



ORDERS, DECORATONS AND MEDALS FROM OVERSEAS

NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA


NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA


Klenau, Arnhard Graf:
Orders of the World - Standard Catalogue - The Americas.
Offenbach am Main, 2018.
In English language, Format 24.5 x 17.5, 335 pages with 1,729 catalogue numbers, illustrated throughout with 811 colour illustrations (mostly in original size), hard cover.

This first volume of the projected catalogue of the order sof the entire world contains all orders of 37 states and territories of North, Central and South America, from the beginnings until present time.
L1616-1
Just published unique standard cattalogue! 80,00 €


TURKEY


TURKEY


Ibar, Avsar:
Osmanl? Imparatorlugu Mecidi ve Osmani Nisanlari. - Ottoman Empire's Order of the Medjidie and Order of the Osmanie.
Istanbul 2018.
In Turkish and English language, size 24.5 x 17 cm, 198 pages, abundantly illustrated throughout in colour, hard cover, with dust cover, numbered (total edition only 300 copies) and signed by the author.

Colourful and very detailed elaborated work on the two most known Ottoman orders, with numerous colour-illustrations of the different types and variants from the beginning (1852 resp. 1862) until the end of the Ottoman Empire in 1922, systemized according to the insignia of every class. Special consideration the author pays to the jewelled pieces, but also the various cases are shown, as well as the manufacturer’s marks of the Ottoman and European producers. High attention is also paid to the forgeries of insignia of both orders, to the adulterations of original pieces with added forgeries of crossed sabres and to the forgeries of cases! Conclusion: A very constructive and comprehensive work, not only for collectors of Ottoman order’s insignia, but also for everyone who is interested in the history of the Ottoman Empire!
L1611
Just published colourful and detailed standard reference work! 80,00 €


 
 
 
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