The naval installation security-guard ID is interesting, the other items such as the Arbeitsbuch, the discharge paper and the doctor's note are common...I would offer $60.00 and see what happens...just my opinion! Glenn
A fair assessment Glenn !!
The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )
1st July 1916
Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader
House Carles at the Battle of Hastings
"Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."
The seller was really talking up how rare the metal case was... I think I'll pass.
p.s. Don't be too surprised if they are offered to you again, for less.
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It might be rare but it doesn't necessarily mean desireable and valuable.
Some items are fairly common but command a high price due to desireability. Other, rarer items don't equate to value because no-one wants them, or their niche on the market is limited such as the above.
Looking for LDO marked EK2s and items relating to U-406.....
Hello! like the friends, it is not waffen SS, but sometimes peoples are dreaming....