Note: The documents to the below grouping have been located. However, the medals are still missing and the reward is still in effect.




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Item of the Week : 9/11/15

28887 004

(Police Officer’s Sword #29368)

Welcome! Johnson Reference Books & Militaria boasts the largest online catalogue of German dress daggers, German swords, German bayonets, and other German militaria offered world-wide. We have over 2,100 items of original German Imperial and Third Reich edged weapons, parts and accouterments, as well as out-of-print and current militaria reference books.

Our 46+ years of service has given us an unprecedented advantage in the German militaria market.



Auction Announcement:


Our catalog for the upcoming auction on June 18 – 20 is now available online on the Thies & Johnson Military Auctions website.

The beautiful hardcover catalog, with 400 pages in full color,  will be shipped on 27 May 2015. Please order your catalog for $40 including shipment by contacting Andreas Thies at 0 70 22 – 3 66 66 (Germany) or 011-49-70-22-3-66-66 (to dial Germany from the USA). You may also order a catalog via email at afthies@t-online.de.

This sale will contain an extensive selection of extremely fine quality, high end items such as a stone mint 20th July Black Wound Badge in its original case of issue, a cased Oakleaves and Swords (L/50), a cased 2nd type Gold Close Combat Clasp, a very nice and impressive selection of badges, insignia, uniforms, daggers, and much more;
Imperial German Orders and Medals will be represented in the William E. Hamelman Collection. The Cartsten Froelich Collection features some very interesting variations of the Iron Cross 1813 – 1945.
After the very successful sale of the WW I Tank Battle Badge Grouping (to Feldwebel Karl Eggert) back in November 2014, we are proud to announce the sale of an even more extensive grouping to “Kampfwagen – Kommandant” (Tank Commander) Leutnant Volckheim, Schwere Kampfwagen – Abteilung 1.
Imperial German Headgear, Regimental Flags and Uniforms from a prestigious US Collection will also be among the highlights of this over 1300 lot sale.

You can also browse the catalog (with reduced access to certain contents) by visiting our website and registering, or logging in if you have registered with Thies & Johnson Military Auctions previously.

We hope you will enjoy looking at this interesting sale and would be very happy to welcome you personally at our  auction sale in Fredericksburg, Virginia  (only 45 minutes away from Washington DC).
Should you have any questions regarding this sale or future consignments, please call our office at  540-424-1338.
To reach Andreas Thies directly call  540-424-5788 or +49 – 171 – 266 27 81.


Although this new company is completely independent from Auktionshaus Andreas Thies Germany (which will continue its widely recognized prestigious High End Sales of Orders, Medals and Militaria in Germany), this new US-based auction house will cooperate closely with both Auktionshaus Andreas Thies and Johnson Reference Books & Militaria. This transatlantic alliance will provide a whole new range of services and possibilities to both buyers and consignors.

The combined expertise and integrity of Andreas Thies, with his 30 years of experience in the auction business and his unprecedented knowledge of Orders and Medals; LTC (ret.)Tom Johnson, who has been one of the world’s leading authorities on WWII German daggers for the past 50 years and the author of some of the definitive reference books on the subject; and COL (ret.) Michael Everett, as a renowned expert in WWII German Medals and Militaria, will guarantee to collectors what we have chosen to be the motto of our business.



Get in touch!

Thies & Johnson Military Auctions
403 Chatham Square Office Park
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22405USA
Tel. (+1) 540 – 424 – 1338
e-mail: thiesjohnsonauctions@gmail.com
website: www.militariaauctions.net



Auktionshaus Andreas Thies
D-73230 Kirchheim unter Teck
Tel. (+49) – 171 – 266 27 81
e-mail: afthies@t-online.de
website: www.andreas-thies.de

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