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Danzig Devices Polish Devices
Polish Medals and Badges
   

Danzig Freistadt Devices


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
    POLRED-1 Polish Post World War Two Order of the Red Banner 5th Class with 1979 Date Award Document
This enameled order is made of heavy silver and features a central figure holding the red banner.

It measures 1 1/2 inches in diameter and is in near excellent condition. The 4 page award document measures 3 inches by 4 1/2 inches and is named to Jozefa MIECZYSLAW.

The condition of the document is near excellent.

Here are other views.  1   2  3  4  5
$399.99 Available
GMM-05459 German World War Two DANZIG DDAC NSKK 10.6.1934 Heavy Bronze Plaque This is a 2-/21 x 3-1/4  inch German DANZIG   Automobile Club plaque.

The condition is near excellent.

Here is another view.
$659.99 Available
GMM-0545
Danzig Cross 2nd Class NSDAP Medal
This is a World War II German Danzig Cross 2nd Class with Ribbon

This is a very hard to find medal. It is in exceptionally nice condition. It has a separately applied crown and crosses device on the white enamel and gilt cross.

This is a close-up image of the side showing the depth of this very rare medal.  Only 253 of these were awarded.

The condition is near excellent, with some wear to the gilt apparent on the back. There is some soiling to the ribbon.

(This is the same medal shown on the German Medals and Orders page. We only have ONE.  It is shown here for convenience.)

$999.99 Available
GMM-0610
WWII German Police 18-Year Long Service Silver Medal
WWII German Danzig Long Service Silver Medal

This medal a very deep cornflower blue watered silk ribbon. The ribbon is in superlative condition, as shown.

Here is a view of the back of the medal.

Condition is excellent to near mint throughout.

This is the same medal that is on the German Long Service Medals page.  We only have one of these available.

$399.99 Available
DANZ-01
WWII 1932 Danzig War Games 1st Prize Plaque
This is a gilt Danzig S.A. First Prize award dated 4 September 1932 held in the Free State of Danzig.

It measures 3-1/2 by 4-1/2 inches.

This is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent condition, with some minor wear to the gilt present.

$299.99 Available
DANZ-03
WWII Danzig City Coat of Arms
Plaque
This is a die struck silver coat of arms of the Free State of Danzig.

It measures 3-1/2 by 2-1/2 inches.

This is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent condition, with some minor wear to the gilt present.

$199.99 Available
DANZ-04
WWII 1936 Danzig KONSTANZ Shield
Plaque
This is a die struck brass shield from the coat of arms of the Free State of Danzig. It is marked KONSTANZ 17.5.36

This would have been issued on the occasion of the installation of Felicjan Slawoj-Skladkowski as Prime Minister. He served from 15 May 1936 - 30 Sep 1939.

It measures 1-3/4 by 2-1/8 inches.

This is a view of the back.

The condition is near excellent condition, with some minor wear to the face present.

$499.99 Available

Polish Devices and Badges


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
   POLAND-1 Poland
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World War Two Regimental Enamel Badge with Screwback Attaching Disc
This is as shown. This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is near MINT condition as shown
$89.99 Available
   POLAND-10 Poland
 post
 World War Two Regimental Enamel Badge with Screwback Attaching Disc
This is as shown. This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is near MINT condition as shown
$89.99 Available
      POLAND-11 Poland
 post
 World War Two Regimental Enamel Badge with Screwback Attaching Disc
This is as shown. This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is near MINT condition as shown
$89.99 Available
     POLAND-12 Poland
post
World War Two Regimental Enamel Badge with Screwback Attaching Disc
 This is as shown. This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is near MINT condition as shown.
$89.99 Available
      POLAND-13 Poland
post
World War Two Regimental Enamel Badge with Screwback Attaching Disc
This is as shown. This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is near MINT condition as shown.
$89.99 Available
   POLAND-14 Poland
post
World War Two Regimental Enamel Badge with Screwback Attaching Disc.
This is as shown. This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is near MINT condition as shown.
$89.99 Available
   POLAND-15 Poland
post
World War Two Regimental Enamel Badge with Screwback Attaching Disc
This is as shown. This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is near MINT condition as shown.
$89.99 Available
   POLAND-16 Poland
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 World War Two Regimental Enamel Badge with Screwback Attaching Disc
This is as shown. This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is near MINT condition as shown.
  SOLD
   POLAND-17 Poland
 post
 World War Two Regimental Enamel Badge with Screwback Attaching Disc
This is as shown. This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is near MINT condition as shown.
$89.99 Available
   POLAND-18 Poland
post
World War Two Regimental Enamel Badge with Screwback Attaching Disc
 This is as shown. This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is near MINT condition as shown.
$89.99 Available
   POLAND-19 Poland
 post
World War Two Regimental Enamel Badge with Screwback Attaching Disc.
This is as shown. This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is near MINT condition as shown.
$89.99 Available
   POLAND-20 Poland
post
World War Two Regimental Enamel Badge with Screwback Attaching Disc
This is as shown. This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is near MINT condition as shown .
$89.99 Available

POL-091
post World War Two Poland 59 PP WLKP Regimental Badge
This is as shown.

 This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is near MINT condition as shown. 

Here are views of the back  1  2.
$79.99 Available

POL-092
post World War Two Poland 61 PP Regimental Badge
This is as shown.

This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is in near MINT.

Here are other views  1  2.
$79.99 Available
POL-093
post World War Two Poland NIE DANY Regimental Badge
This is as shown.

This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is near MINT.

Here are other views   1   2.
$79.99 Available
POL-094
post World War Two Poland 51 PP 
Regimental Badge
This is as shown/

This is a silver & enamel shield shaped badge.

The condition is near MINT.

Here are other views   1   2.
$79.99 Available
POL-095
 post World War Two Poland 1918 Lwow Bereezyma Slask  Regimental Badge
This is as shown.

This is a silver & enamel cross shaped badge.

The badge is in MINT condition.

Here are other views   1   2.
  SOLD
POL-096
post World War Two Poland Adyw.Panc 
Regimental Badge
This is as shown.

This is a back and yellow enamel winged wheel shaped badge.

The condition  in near MINT condition.

Here is a view of the back.
  SOLD
POL-100
1792 Polish Military Virtue Valor Medal
This is a 1792 Silver (NCO) POLAND Polish Order of the Virtuti Militari, Poland’s highest decoration for gallantry in the field.

This is a very rare first pattern of this medal.  It measures 42mm by 35mm.

The condition is good to near very good, with some wear present and a reattachment of the suspension ring long ago.

POR Available
POL-101
1918-1921 WWII Polish Military Virtue War Valor Medal
This is th Commemorative Medal for the War of 1918-1921 (Medal Pamiatkowy za Wojne 1918-1921)
 

This bronze medal has the Polish eagle with the Order of Virtuti Militari imposed on its chest. It is dated 1918 1921. The back has the words POLSKA SWEMV OBROŃCY ("Poland for her defenders") with an oak leaf and acorns wreath.

It measures 35mm (1-3/8 inches) in diameter.

The condition is very good to near excellent overall, with some wear and minor soil to the original ribbon present.

  SOLD
POL-111
 Displaced Persons POLAND Patch
This is a WW2 2.5 inch square silk screened purple border with a purple P centered over a yellow field. 

It was used to identify that countries displaced persons in the Allied POW DP war camps.

Here is a view of the reverse.
$64.99 Available
POL-112 
World War Two  1939 Dated Cased POLISH Medal .with a Blue and Wine Colored Ribbon
This is a WWII 1939 dated cased POLISH medal. 

It has the original blue and wine colored ribbon attached.

It reads Za Udziae Wojnie Obronnej Ojczvyzna on the reverse.
$89.99 Available
POL-1121
World War Two  POLISH Pilot Badge Stick Pin
This is a 5/8 inch  stick pin as shown.

It is in near excellent condition.

Here is another view
$49.99 Available

POLAND Polish Helmets,Devices and Badges


This is a selection of insignia and devices made during the Cold War years following WWII. Most are commemorative distinctive unit insignia of famed WWI infantry, cavalry, artillery, and supporting units.

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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
   POLHEL-1 POLAND  
Steel Helmet for Armored Troops, 2nd type
(with "Lift the Dot" type liner)

Yellow Eagle of 1st Armored Division, 1945 dated "quick release" type chinstrap made by Fisher & Ludlow, Birmingham England. 

This helmet was used by Polish 1st Armored Division occupation forces in Germany from 1945-47. 

This helmet came from a well known helmet collector and is unconditionally guaranteed with an any time full buy back consideration 

Here are other views.  1   2   3   4   5   6
 $499.99   Available
  POLHEL-10 POLAND 
 MK II Tommy Helmet, Polish
 2nd Corps, Italy

Green Textured camo over paint with white Polish eagle. It is a great example of this type of helmet.

This  helmet came from a well known helmet collector and is unconditionally guaranteed with an any time full buy back consideration.

Here are other views.  1   2   3   4  
 $799.99   Available
  POLHEL-11 POLAND  
 French M29 Adrian in Green Paint with Tan Triangle Outlined in White, with White Painted Polish Army Eagle to Center

Blue band around base of crown.  The eagle is of the design used by Polish Forces in France. 

This helmet is from a Polish aviation unit in France 1939-40, because of the blue band, and because a similar example (but with a Polish Air Force type eagle) can be found in the Macjek 1st Armored Division Museum in Holland. 

This helmet came from a well known helmet collector and is unconditionally guaranteed with an any time full buy back consideration.

Here are other views.  1   2   3   4   5   6   7
 $399.99   Available
   POLHEL-12 POLAND  
 MK II Tommy Helmet with Painted  Insignia of Polish Naval Forces (White eagle with Masked-off Anchor).  Paint is Standard British Khaki Brown

Helmet has a very weathered finish (eagle looks almost sand-blasted) which suggests that it was hung outside in the elements near a ship's AA gun or machine guns.  

This helmet came from a well known helmet collector and is unconditionally guaranteed with an any time full buy back consideration. Rare helmet.  


Here are other views. 1   2   3   4   5   6
$749.99   Available
  POLHEL-13 POLAND  .MK II Tommy Helmet with Yellow Stenciled Eagle of the Most Common Polish WW2 Exile Pattern
 (Some Call it the "Standard Pattern").

Green paint, WW2 dark brown British made helmet net. It is priced mainly because of the condition. 

A similar helmet in VG++ Condition sold on eBay a few years ago for $1000.

This helmet came from a well known helmet collector and is unconditionally guaranteed with an any time full buy back consideration.


  Here are other views.  1   2   3 
$749.99   Available
POLHEL-14  POLAND  
 MK II Tommy Helmet with Polish Air Force Style Eagle (Eagle Framed by Two Hussar Wings).  

It is from troops assigned to the 663 Polish Air Observation Post Squadron, or the 318th fighter Squadron,which were the only 2 Polish Air Force units stationed in Italy with Polish 2nd Corps. It is based on the color of the camo over paint of the helmet, which is similar to several other 2nd Corps Polish Italy Front helmets I have had in my collection. 

This helmet came from a well known helmet collector and is unconditionally guaranteed with an any time full buy back consideration.

Here are other views.  1   2   3   4   5   6  7   8
$749.99   Available
  POLHEL-15  POLAND 
  MK IV "Turtle Shell" Steel Helmet 
 
This is the first (wartime) version of this helmet; from 1st Polish Corps.  This helmet is associated with the 1st Armored Division while stationed in Heppen (near Dortmund) during the Occupation of Germany, as the eagle is very similar to a design manufactured for that unit while there (reference Wojciechowski & Sawicki's book on Polish insignia (2009),  p.666).

This helmet came from a well known helmet collector and is unconditionally guaranteed with an any time full buy back consideration.

Here are other views.  1   2   3   4 

$349.99   Available
  POLHEL-16 POLAND   Bulgarian Helmet Converted to Use by Polish Home Army Resistance Forces
White Polish Army-style eagle to front, Bulgarian national insignia removed from right side.

This helmet came from a well known helmet collector and is unconditionally guaranteed with an any time full buy back consideration.

Here are other views.  1   2   3   4   5   6

$349.99   Available
POLI-1
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World War Two POLAND Aviator Wing Badge

This is a 3/4 x 2 inch screw back badge holding the letter M.
 $29.99 Available
POL-0021
Great Britain FOUR Medal Ribbon bar To A Polish Paratrooper At Monte Casino
This is as shown.

The Polish Monte Casino Cross is numbered 20 185.

The 1939 1945 star and the Italy Star are not named as is the 1939 1945 medal.  

All are in near MINT condition.   

Here are other views  1  2.
$199.99 Available
POL-002
Polish Busby Hat Brass Eagle Badge
This is a post-World War I Polish Eagle Cockade for the Busby Hat

This is a crownless variation of the POLAND eagle emblem.  It measures 1-1/2 inches in diameter.  The eagle does not have communist nor imperial devices.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish from age. This is a view of the back.

$74.99 Available
POL-013
Red Enameled Cross with the dates 1918-1919-1920 with Cross Gilt Swords Polish Military Badge
This is a Red Enameled Cross with the dates 1918-1919-1920 with Cross Gilt Swords Polish Military Badge.

It measures 1-1/2 inches in diameter.

The condition is near excellent.   This is a view of the back.

$124.99 Available
POL-003
Polish 20th Infantry Regiment Badge
This is a post-World War II Polish 10th Infantry Regiment Unit insignia.

This is a blue and yellow baked enamel on white alloy with a screw post fastener and large brass nut.  It measures 40mm (1-1/2 inches) in diameter. The nut has ground down maker marks.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish from age. This is a view of the back.

$124.99 Available
POL-004
Polish 1st Medium Artillery Regiment Badge
This is a post-World War II Polish 1st Medium Artillery Regiment Unit insignia.

This is a red and green baked enamel on white alloy with a screw post fastener and large brass nut.  It measures 35mm (1-3/8 inches) in diameter.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish from age. This is a view of the back.

$124.99 Available
POL-005
Polish 1st Mounted Rifle Regiment Badge
This is a post-World War II Polish 1st Mounted Rifle Regiment Unit insignia.

This is a red and green baked enamel on white alloy with a screw post fastener and large brass nut.  It measures 29mm by 61mm (1-1/8 by 2-3/8 inches).

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish from age. This is a view of the back.

$124.99 Available
POL-095
World War Two Polish 1806 1812 1815 1831 1924 Infantry RGT Badge
This 1-3/4 inc diameter badge.

The condition is near excellent. 

Here is a view of the reverse.
$89.99 Available
POL-006
Polish 20th Field Artillery Regiment Badge
This is a post-World War II Polish 20th Field Artillery Regiment Unit insignia.

This is a white, black and green baked enamel on copper alloy with a screw post fastener and large brass nut.  It measures 40mm (1-5/8 inches) square.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish from age. This is a view of the back.

$124.99 Available
POL-007
Polish 2nd Cavalry Regiment Badge
This is a post-World War II Polish 2nd Cavalry Regiment Unit insignia.

This is a white, black and red baked enamel on brass alloy with a screw post fastener and large brass nut.  It measures 40mm (1-5/8 inches) square.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish from age. There is a chip in the enamel of the busby hat at the center. This is a view of the back.

$124.99 Available
POL-008
Polish 3rd Highland Badge
This is a post-World War II Polish 3rd Highland Unit insignia.

This is a blue baked enamel on white alloy with a screw post fastener and large brass nut.  It measures 37mm (1-1/2 inches) square.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish from age. This is a view of the back.

$124.99 Available
POL-009
Polish 3rd Highland Badge
This is a post-World War II Polish 4th Field Artillery Regiment Unit insignia.

This is a red, green and black baked enamel on white alloy with a screw post fastener and large brass nut.  It measures 32mm by 40mm (1-1/4 inches by 1-5/8) square.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish from age. This is a view of the back.

  SOLD
POL-010
Polish 3rd Highland Badge
This is a post-World War II Polish 4th Mounted Rifle Regiment Unit insignia.

This is a red, green and white baked enamel on white alloy with a screw post fastener and large brass nut.  It measures 41mm (1-3/4 inches) square.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish from age. This is a view of the back.

$124.99 Available
POL-011
Polish 5th Armored Badge
This is a post-World War II Polish 5th Armored Regiment Unit insignia.

This is a red and black baked enamel on white alloy with a screw post fastener and large brass nut. The nut has Warsaw maker marks. It measures 40mm (1-5/8 inches) in diameter.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish from age. This is a view of the back.

$124.99 Available
POL-012
Polish 1st Human Resources Company Badge
This is a post-World War II Polish First Human Resources Company Unit insignia.

This is a red baked enamel on white alloy with a screw post fastener and large brass nut. It measures 40mm (1-5/8 inches) in diameter.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish from age. This is a view of the back.

$124.99 Available
POL-013
Polish 1st Human Resources Company Badge
This is a post-World War II Polish Military Cabinet to the President Unit insignia.

This is a red and white baked enamel on white alloy with a screw post fastener and large brass nut. It measures 40mm (1-5/8 inches) in diameter.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish from age. This is a view of the back.

$124.99 Available
POL-014
Polish Signal Officer School Badge
This is a post-World War II Polish Signal Officer School Unit insignia.

This is a purple and black baked enamel on white alloy with a screw post fastener and large brass nut. It measures 42mm (1-3/4 inches) in diameter.

The condition is near excellent, with tarnish from age. This is a view of the back.

$124.99 Available