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Martin W

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  1. I think 650 euro is a decent price. Just looked at a couple of examples for sale on a friends' Canadian website. Both are in similar condition to the one above and are selling for 595-655 USD. he had another nice boxed example that was going for 1190.00 USD. Cheers,Martin.
  2. I still have a great interest in the hobby Morten. At my ripe old age i just do not buy so much anymore. I still have a fine collection and i am perfectly happy with that. Thank you all and best wishes. Martin.
  3. Although i do not collect much any more Morten,other than Hilfskreuzer related photo's , i still check in and enjoy the images that are being posted here. Keep it up gents. Cheers,Martin.
  4. A copper wall plaque for the Hilfskreuzer Thor. Regards,Martin.
  5. Verwaltungsmaat. I picked up this photo for the HK award but the Administative specialy badge is definately a bonus. Cheers,Martin.
  6. Hello Wessel, my uncle's surname was Westley. Thanks for the comments guys. Cheers,Martin.
  7. First photo I have picked up in a while. In this case mainly for the HK award in wear. KM and Heer uniforms. Cheers,Martin.
  8. Great photo !! Seeing this type of sweater in wear on a KM photo is uncommon. Cheers,Martin.
  9. My uncle Gordon passed away a few years ago.Everyone called him Don. He served in the 21st Independent Parachute Company in WWII,pathfinders I believe ? At my request,I recently received these photo's from my cousin of his medals. We have the 1939-45 Star,France and Germany Star,Defence Medal,General Service Medal with Palestine Bar and two Terretorial Medals,one with two 6 year bars. Nice to finally get the photo's of this grouping. Cheers,Martin. Here's a photo I have of him taken in Caen,July 1944.
  10. Some great looking awards here.This is one of my Juncker Hilfskreuzer awards. This one belonged to Kaptlt. Erich Kuhn who was 1st Officer on the HK Atlantis. Cheers,Martin
  11. Nice one Morten.I also have a photo of a tally in wear from that ship. Cheers,Martin.
  12. A rare one indeed and it is nice to see one of these in wear. That is a great photo. Cheers,Martin.
  13. Thank you Morten. Every now and then a little Hilfskreuzer gem gets my attention. It's not that I have stopped collecting entirely,but lets say I am getting a liitle more selective in my old age and I do not make many purchases now. Cheers,Martin.
  14. Kriegsberichter,Heinz Tischer. He served on the second cruise of the HK THOR. He was awarded the EKII,EKI,HK and Blockadebrecher awards.After the THOR was destroyed in Yokohama Harbour he made it back to Germany on the Blockade Runner PIETRO ORSEOLO.
  15. A new addition of the Hilfskreuzer award in wear.A nice colorized family photo. Cheers,Martin.
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