SUDWESTAFRIKAANISCHE LANDESTARSSTELLING

A bronze plaque - obverse: ostrich, kudu and meercat with indigenous bush with Imperial Crown of Kaiser Wilhelm II - reverse: with details :"Sudwestafrikaansche Landestarsstelling Unter dem Protektorate Sr. Kais. Hoheit des Kronprinzen Windhuk 29 Mai - Juni 1914". 'Little Willie', the Crown Prince of Germany, (son of Kaiser Wilhelm II) never came to South West Africa for [...]

SUDWESTAFRIKAANISCHE LANDESTARSSTELLING 2017-02-09T16:52:23+00:00

BRONZE STATUE OF KAISER WILHELM II

The impressive bronze full length statue of Wilhelm II shows him in full ceremonial uniform with sword, breastplate, cloak, orders and medals with eagle-mounted pickelhaub helmet. The Kaiser ruled from 1888 - 1918 and the period of the statue would seem to be circa 1914. Peter Breuer was a renowned German Sculptor born on 19 [...]

BRONZE STATUE OF KAISER WILHELM II 2017-02-09T16:50:28+00:00

SENIOR FORESTER’S HIRSCHFÄNGER OR DIRK AND SCABBARD

A good example of a Senior Forester's Dirk with custom made etched blade showing hunting scenes; hand grip with gilding acorns and other forest related decoration, carefully engraved. National Forestry Service officials in Germany could choose how they wished their dirk to be decorated on consultation with the manufacturer. 38000 PROVENANCE0

SENIOR FORESTER’S HIRSCHFÄNGER OR DIRK AND SCABBARD 2017-02-09T16:50:27+00:00

IMPERIAL GERMAN EAGLE 1917

Painted metal shield on wood on shield depicting the Imperial German Eagle taken as a souvenir by a British or South African soldier after the capture of Jerusalem by General Allenby, with a silver plaque reading 'Captured at Jerusalem Dec 9 1917'. appropriately framed 0 PROVENANCE0

IMPERIAL GERMAN EAGLE 1917 2017-02-09T16:50:26+00:00