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Auction Description for Alderfer: Militaria Auction

Militaria Auction

(320 Lots)

by Alderfer Auction & Appraisal

Platinum House

320 lots with images

February 21, 2013

Live Auction

501 Fairgrounds Road

Hatfield, PA, 19440 USA

Phone: 00 1 215 393 3023

Fax: 00 1 215 368 9055

Email: auction@alderferauction.com

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Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing

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Description: Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing Silver United States Pilot Wing, 3.7", No back mark, pinback, 1-piece construction with black cloth backer. Back of wing exhibits heavy soldering. Design on wing hand engraved.

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Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing

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Description: Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing Silver United States Pilot Wing, 3.5", back marked "Shreve & Co Sterling", pinback, 1-piece construction.

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Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing

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Description: Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing Silver United States "Dallas" Pilot Wing, 3.6", No back mark, pinback, 3-piece construction attached directly to backer.

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Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing

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Description: Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing Silver United States "Dallas" Pilot Wing, 3.25", No back mark, pinback, 3-piece construction attached directly to backer. Cloth backer exhibits heavy wear with some loss.

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Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing

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Description: Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing Silver United States "Dallas" Pilot Wing, 3", No back mark, pinback, 3-piece construction attached directly to backer with 3 screw rivets.

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Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing

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Description: Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing Silver United States Pilot Wing, 3.5", back marked "Sterling", pinback, 1-piece construction.

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Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing

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Description: Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing Silver United States Pilot Wing, 3.5", back marked "Shreve & Co Sterling", pinback, 1-piece construction with black cloth backer.

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Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing

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Description: Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing Silver United States Pilot Wing, 3.1", No back mark, double screw back, 1-piece construction with black cloth backer. Design on wing hand engraved.

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Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing

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Description: Early 20th Century US Pilot Wing Miniature Silver United States Pilot Wing, 2.3". No back mark, pinback, 1-piece construction (soldered 3-piece). Design on wing hand engraved.

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WWII Period Naval Navigator Wing

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Description: WWII Period Naval Navigator Wing Silver/gilt United States Naval Navigator's Wing, 2.75". Back marked "1/20 10KGF Sterling", clutchback (clutch is missing), 1-piece construction.

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WWII USAAF Pilot Wing

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Description: WWII USAAF Pilot Wing Sterling World War II Pilot Wing, 3" in silver. Back marked "Luxenburg". Pinback.

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WWII USAAF Pilot Wing

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Description: WWII USAAF Pilot Wing Sterling World War II Pilot Wing, 3" in silver. Back marked "Sterling by Blackinton". Pinback.

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WWII USAAF Pilot Wing

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Description: WWII USAAF Pilot Wing Sterling World War II Pilot Wing, 3" in silver. Back marked "Sterling by Blackinton". Pinback.

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WWII USAAF Pilot Wing - Australian Made

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Description: WWII USAAF Pilot Wing - Australian Made Sterling World War II Pilot Wing, 3" in silver. Back marked "Wallace Bishop Silver Brisbane". Pinback.

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WWII USAAF Pilot Wing - Australian Made

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Description: WWII USAAF Pilot Wing - Australian Made Sterling World War II Pilot Wing, 3" in silver. Back marked "Angus & Coote STG SIL". Pinback.

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WWII Observer Wing

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Description: WWII Observer Wing Sterling World War II Observer Wing, 3" in silver. Back marked "Luxenburg New York Sterling". Pinback.

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WWII Observer Wing

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Description: WWII Observer Wing Sterling World War II Observer Wing, 3" in silver. Back marked "Sterling by Osner". Pinback.

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WWII Observer Wing

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Description: WWII Observer Wing Sterling World War II Observer Wing, 3" in silver. Back marked "Sterling". Pinback.

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WWII Bombardier Wing

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Description: WWII Bombardier Wing Sterling World War II Bombardier Wing, 3" in silver. Back marked "Amico Sterling". Pinback.

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WWII Aerial Gunner Wing

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Description: WWII Aerial Gunner Wing Sterling World War II Aerial Gunner Wing, 3" in silver. Back marked "Sterling". Pinback.

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WWII Flight Engineer Wing

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Description: WWII Flight Engineer Wing Sterling World War II Flight Engineer Wing, 3" in silver. No back mark. Pinback.

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WWII Air Crew Wing

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Description: WWII Air Crew Wing Sterling World War II Air Crew Wing, 3" in silver. Back marked "Sterling by Blackinton". Pinback.

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WWII Air Crew Wing - Identified

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Description: WWII Air Crew Wing - Identified Sterling World War II Air Crew Wing, 3" in silver. Back marked "Sterling". Pinback. Reverse of wing exhibits hand scratched identification "S/Sgt. Edwin Drude".

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WWII Wing Grouping - Shirt Size

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Description: WWII Wing Grouping - Shirt Size Sterling World War II Wings, 2" in silver for pilot (2), observer, and navigator. All wings back marked "Luxenburg New York Sterling". All wings pinback.

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British Highland Light Infantry Crossbelt Plate

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Description: British Highland Light Infantry Crossbelt Plate 19th Century British Crossbelt Plate for the Highland Light Infantry. Plate measures 4" x 3" and is of 7 piece construction. Metal exhibits some toning.

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British Highland Light Infantry Crossbelt Plate

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Description: British Highland Light Infantry Crossbelt Plate 19th Century British Crossbelt Plate for the Highland Light Infantry. Plate measures 3.75" x 3" and is of 7 piece construction. Metal exhibits some toning, banner above elephant missing text.

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British 71st Infantry Crossbelt Plate

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Description: British 71st Infantry Crossbelt Plate 19th Century British Crossbelt Plate for the 71st Infantry. Plate measures 3.75" x 3" and is of 4 piece construction. Silver exhibits some toning, plate exhibits original leather backer.

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British 19th Century Officer's 2-Piece Belt Plate

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Description: British 19th Century Officer's 2-Piece Belt Plate 19th Century High Grade British Officer's 2-Piece (tongue in wreath) Belt Plate. Plate measures 2" x 3.25" and exhibits crown surmounted by lion in silver on brass field.

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British Military Crossbelt Plate

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Description: British Military Crossbelt Plate 19th Century British Crossbelt Plate for military exhibiting large oak wreath with crown surmounted by crowned lion. Plate measures 3.75" x 3.1" and is of 2 piece construction.

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Officer's Belt Plate Sherwood Foresters

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Description: Officer's Belt Plate Sherwood Foresters 19th Century British Officer's Belt Plate for the Derbyshire Regiment of the Sherwood Foresters. Plate measures 2.25" x 3.25" and exhibits overlaid silver Maltese Cross with back enameling of deer. Plate exhibits maker's stamp on reverse "Robson & Sons, London".

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19th Century Helmet Plate - British Royal Military College

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Description: 19th Century Helmet Plate - British Royal Military College 19th Century Helmet Plate for The Royal Military College. Plate measures 5" x 4" and exhibits Victorian cypher with back enameling of red and blue.

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19th Century Shako Plate - British Rifle Brigade

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Description: 19th Century Shako Plate - British Rifle Brigade 19th Century Silver (unmarked) Shako Plate for The British Rifle Brigade. Plate measures 3.5" x 3" of 2-Piece construction.

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Pair of 19th Century Glengarry Badges

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Description: Pair of 19th Century Glengarry Badges Pair of Glengarry Badges for the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Badges measure 3" x 2.25". One badge maker marked on reverse "J. R. Gaunt, London".

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7th New York Shako Plate

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Description: 7th New York Shako Plate Late 19th / Early 20th Century Shako Plate for the 7th New York National Guard. Plate measures 4.25" x 4" and presents red felt backer for numeral.

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French WWII Aviation Badges

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Description: French WWII Aviation Badges Grouping of four World War II French aviation badges including: 1.) Naval Pilot #656. 2.) Air force Pilot #4879. 3.) Air force Pilot #2741. 4.) Air force Cadet Pilot #2566. Badges measure 2.25" in diameter or slightly smaller.

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Soviet Union Order of Suvorov - First Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of Suvorov - First Class First Class, Type 2 Order of Suvorov. Order measures 54mm and presents enameled central medallion. Reverse of order exhibits mint mark at top with stamped recipient number "214" at lower right. Reverse also exhibits four rivets.

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Soviet Union Order of Suvorov - Third Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of Suvorov - Third Class Third Class, Type 3 Order of Suvorov. Order measures 48mm. Reverse of order exhibits mint mark at top with engraved recipient number "2754" at lower right.

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Soviet Union Order of Ushakov - First Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of Ushakov - First Class First Class Order of Ushakov. Order measures 54mm. Reverse of order exhibits mint mark at top with stamped recipient number "17" at lower left. Reverse also exhibits 6 rivets. Possible wearing/display copy.

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Soviet Union Order of Nakhimov - First Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of Nakhimov - First Class First Class Order of Nakhimov. Order measures 56mm. Reverse of order exhibits mint mark at top with engraved recipient number "15" at bottom center. Reverse also exhibits nut attachment at center and single rivet. Possible wearing/display copy.

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Soviet Union Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky - First Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky - First Class First Class Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky, Variation 2. Order measures 54mm. Reverse of order exhibits mint mark at bottom center with engraved recipient number "163" at bottom center. Reverse also exhibits nut attachment at center and two rivets.

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Soviet Union Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky - Second Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky - Second Class Second Class Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky, Variation 4. Order measures 54mm. Reverse of order exhibits mint mark at bottom center with engraved recipient number "1724" at bottom center. Reverse also exhibits two rivets.

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Soviet Union Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky - Third Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky - Third Class Third Class Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky, Type 2. Order measures 44mm. Reverse of order exhibits mint mark at bottom center with engraved recipient number "2184" at bottom center.

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Soviet Union Order of The Patriotic War - First Class

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Description: Soviet Union Order of The Patriotic War - First Class First Class Order of The Patriotic War, Type 2 Variation 1. Order measures 44mm. Reverse of order exhibits mint mark at top center with engraved recipient number "90971" at bottom center. Reverse also exhibits nut attachment at center.

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Soviet Union Medal of Ushakov - Identified

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Description: Soviet Union Medal of Ushakov - Identified Medal of Ushakov with accompanying research identifying this medal to Senior Red Sailor Prokory Alexandrovitch Charikov. Medal measures 36mm and exhibits stamped recipient number "423" on right reverse. Charikov was awarded this medal while serving on the destroyer Sokrushitelny, when the destroyer was attacked and sunk by enemy action. Charikov remained at his duty station in the engine room until ordered to leave the ship by his officer. Medal was originally sold at Spink Auctions, sale number 1306 lot number 798.

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Soviet Union Order of The Patriotic War - First Class (Identified)

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Description: Soviet Union Order of The Patriotic War - First Class (Identified) First Class Order of The Patriotic War, Type 1 with accompanying research identifying this order to Lt. Colonel Grigory Lyushchik. Order measures 44mm. Reverse of order exhibits engraved recipient number "4941" at bottom left. Lyushchik was deputy commander of the political unit of the 140th Bomber Air Regiment, 276th Bomber Division. He was awarded this order as an aviator in the battle and defense of Stalingrad during 1942-43. Order was originally sold at Spink Auctions, sale number 1306 lot number 758.

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Soviet Union Order of The Patriotic War - Second Class (Identified)

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Description: Soviet Union Order of The Patriotic War - Second Class (Identified) Second Class Order of The Patriotic War, Type 1 with accompanying research identifying this order to Captain/Acting Major Peter Alexandervitch Tereshchenko. Order measures 44mm. Reverse of order exhibits engraved recipient number "12947" at bottom left. Tereshchenko was commander of the 2nd section 1095th Artillery Regiment, First Guards Rifle Corps. Tereshchenko was awarded his medal for actions in battle around Novocherkassk, Menikin, and Aleksandrovka all in the Crimea. Order was originally sold at Spink Auctions, sale number 1306 lot number 766.

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Soviet Union Order of Glory - Third Class (Identified)

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Description: Soviet Union Order of Glory - Third Class (Identified) Third Class Order of Glory, Type 2 with accompanying research identifying this order to Red Army Man Ivan Ilitch Krivosheyev. Order measures 48mm. Reverse of order exhibits engraved recipient number "79354" at top center. Krivosheyev was a member of the close guarding platoon of the Staff Unit, Military Commandant, 138th Rifle Division. Krivosheyev was awarded this order for actions in Crimea. Order was originally sold at Spink Auctions, sale number 1306 lot number 777.

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Soviet Union Order of Glory - Third Class (Identified)

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Description: Soviet Union Order of Glory - Third Class (Identified) Third Class Order of Glory, Type 2 with accompanying research identifying this order to Private Alexei Abramovitch Lennikov. Order measures 48mm. Reverse of order exhibits engraved recipient number "329356" at top center. Lennikov was a member of the 3rd Machine Gun Company of the 53rd Regiment, 18th Division, 11th Army. Lennikov was awarded this order for actions on April 7th, 1945 in East Prussia when his co-gunner was wounded and out of action, Lennikov under heavy mortar and machine gun fire moved his machine gun to an open area and helped secure the Russian forces crossing of the river Besk. During the battle he personally killed 25 German soldiers and knocked out 3 enemy machine guns. Order was originally sold at Spink Auctions, sale number 1306 lot number 781.

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Soviet Union Order of Glory - Third Class Grouping (Identified)

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Description: Soviet Union Order of Glory - Third Class Grouping (Identified) Grouping of orders/medals including Third Class Order of Glory, Type 2 (2) and medal for Battle Merit with accompanying research identifying this group to NKVD Sargent Georgi Paskel. Order of Glory (2) measures 48mm. Reverse of orders exhibit engraved recipient number "56303" at top center, second order in bar exhibits stamped recipient number "56303". Reverse of medal exhibits stamped recipient number "504534". Paskel was a member of a sniper team with the 9th Line Staff, 18th Red Flag Border Guard Regiment, 2nd Baltic Front. Order of Glory was awarded for Paskel's 24 sniper kills from 10 December to 31 December, 1943. Grouping was originally sold at Spink Auctions, sale number 1306 lot number 776.

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Pair of Soviet Union Medals of Valor - Identified

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Description: Pair of Soviet Union Medals of Valor - Identified Pair of Medals of Valor: 1.) Medal of Valor number "37950" with research showing medal awarded to Senior Sargent Andrei Fadin, a graduate of the Young Communist Army Staff College, for action on 20 November to 27 November, 1941 against enemy forces. 2.) Medal of Valor number "147008" with research showing medal awarded to Gunner Vasily Voropyansky, a T34 tank gunner under the command of Brigade Number 3N for action on February 12th, 1943 against the enemy. Grouping was originally sold at Spink Auctions, sale number 1306 lot number 795.

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