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    Long Island Antique Historical Gun and Militaria Show

    This Sept 29 and 30th. A very small local show but I have found many hidden gems over the years.

    Link to the website


    09-25-2018, 12:35 AM

    Kragenspiegel WW2 Rangabzeichen

    09-25-2018, 12:30 AM

    Military Collectors Show at Minnesota State Fair grounds

    Once again we have the fall Military Collectors Show and the concurrent Minnesota Weapons Collectors Show at the Education bldg. Both are Sept 29-30,

    09-25-2018, 12:16 AM

    Gendarmerie,Shako hat for rewiev.

    Hello found this one, out on auction, and i dont know much about this shakos, would apriciate some
    opinions , what do you think? original or repro?

    09-25-2018, 12:01 AM

    New luck

    wh formation,
    from the ground, unfortunately a few things could not stand and it went away.

    09-24-2018, 11:28 PM

    Opinions on this medal bar?

    Dear fellow collectors,

    What are your opinions on this medal bar?
    Let me know!


    09-24-2018, 11:05 PM
  • Designer of the SA symbol known

    This is what the "Uniformen-Markt" from May 1, 1936 says on page 86:
    (published also in the magazine "Der SA-Mann", number 15 from 1936):
    the SA symbol originated from a 1929-contest, which was lauched by the
    SA High-Command. The design was handed over by Hans Zöberlein (the
    well-known poet) and the leader from Sturmbann II from Standarte "List"
    from Munich, Obersturmbannführer Max Zankl.

    The symbol was the old Teutonic sign for lightning together with the so-called
    "Mannrune" (the symbol of a stern and unbending man with a flaming sword).
    Both symbols were combined with a ring. Later the hook to connect both was

    Attachment 597110

    Maybe it was Heck who added the hook, but this is not mentioned!
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Is the designer of the SA symbol known? started by 4thskorpion View original post
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