Become our sponsor and display your banner here
  • Recent forum activity


    Kanji translation Request


    Was hoping some of you could help me out. Another collector I know has a Japanese Officers Katana. This is attached to it. Supposedly

    03-25-2019, 03:23 AM

    Heer Plaque

    Does anyone know what the name is for this plaque or it's maker?

    03-25-2019, 02:12 AM

    SS summer visor cap genuine ?

    Hello. Today I'm showing you this SS summer visor cap in the hope you can tell me it's a genuine piece or not. I have the opportunity to buy it for small

    03-25-2019, 02:05 AM

    New Member Looking For Information

    Hi, im a new member seeking information about my great grandads beret. Any help appreciated

    03-25-2019, 02:38 AM

    Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse w/Spange Stickpin

    One of two remaining stickpins to sort...feel pretty good on this one, the detail is good, but have been fooled by one or two pins in this group already.

    03-25-2019, 01:01 AM

    Kragenspiegel Luftwaffe Mannschaft rot neu (h768)

    03-25-2019, 12:30 AM
  • 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
  • Facebook