ORIGINAL THIRD REICH WHW CHARITY CAMPAIGN MEMENTOES OR WINTERHILFSWERK ABZEICHEN

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In Nazi Germany the Winterhilfswerk (Winter Charity Campaign or WHW) collection campaigns took place each winter and raised a great deal of money for charitable purposes. It was common practice for those who collected the contributions to give donors a small memento to show appreciation for their contribution, and by wearing the memento it was obvious the donor had contributed money.
Winterhilfswerk
Nazi charity mementoes
There were many campaigns connected with the WHW each year at the national level and at the Gau or “state” level. They were conducted for only a couple of days each month from October through March and the money collected was set aside to help those who were hungry or cold.

The Abzeichen or mementos given to contributors to these and other charity campaigns in Third Reich Germany varied widely from flowers to metal badges, but most were simple enough to be manufactured at home by unemployed hand crafters or by very small enterprises.
Some WHW mementos are superb pieces of art and others are very simple. Some include semiprecious stones and some are beautifully embroidered. All have been collected since the day they were made and are very much sought after today.

Each lot is priced separately so be sure to order by lot number only. If you order two lots you may deduct $4.00 from the order total, if you order three lots you may deduct $8.50 from your order total.
ADDITIONAL ORIGINAL WHW MEMENTOS FOR SALE:
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Nazi police
WHW Lot 3 (above) - consists of four original hand painted WHW plastic figures from February 1940 and one plain gray plastic police man that measures 1-7/8 inches tall.  The Police Officer on a white horse has two metal loops attached around the legs of the horse. The rarest piece is the Sicherheitspolizist in SS-Uniform on the right.  Condition exactly as shown.
$55.00 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA, bagged as a group in a padded envelope.
 
Additional postage for foreign destinations. Please inquire.
WHW Lot 1 (above) - consists of five original heavily illustrated WHW song books. Two of the five still have their original Third Reich strings attached. The 2-1/8 x 2-3/4 inch, approximately 12 page books are from the rare WHW series Das Deutsche Lied (The German Song) and this lot contains Volkslieder (Folk Songs), Lieder de Bewegung (Songs of the [Nazi] Movement), Liebeslieder (Love Songs), Soldatenlieder (Soldier Songs) and Kinderlieder (Children's Songs). All five original Third Reich WHW booklets are in very good condition, exactly as shown.
$49.50  delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA. 
Additional postage for foreign destinations. Please inquire.
WHW Lot 1735 (above) - contains 8 original Third Reich WHW charity collectibles. The oak leaf in the top row is pressed, embossed cardborad and measures 2 inches tall, and the dimension of the delicate round 2-layer lace piece from February 1934 is just under 2 inches.  The synthetic resin pieces on the bottom row are from the folklore song series.  The cardboard ticket is from a 1934/35 WHW collection.  With original pins, condition exactly as shown.
$45.00 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA, bagged as a group in a padded envelope. Add $5.45 if you prefer this lot sent by Priority Mail.  Additional postage for foreign destinations. Please inquire.
WHW folklore costumes
WHW Lot 8b (above) - these eight original WHW pieces are from the 1938 series Trachten der Ostmark. These colorful Webabzeichen have a heavy chipboard back to which a frame is attached which contains a Bevo-type woven image of  men and women wearing folklore outfits from the Gaue of Niederdonau (2), Kärnten (2), Salzburg, Tirol (2), and Oberdonau.  They measure about 2 inches in height and all eight still have the original pinback.  Condition exactly as shown.   
$35.00 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA, bagged as a group in a padded envelope. Add $5.75 if you prefer this lot boxed and sent by Priority Mail.  Additional postage for foreign destinations. Please inquire.
Nazi paratrooper
WHW Lot 5 (above) - consists of five original gray plastic WHW military collectibles from 1941 (Darstellungen der Wehrmacht).  The Nazi 88 Flak Gun in the bottom row on the right is 2-1/8 inches tall.  Condition exactly as shown. 
$38.50 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA, bagged as a group in a padded envelope.
 
Additional postage for foreign destinations. Please inquire.
WHW Alte deutsche Volksmärchen
Das Deutsche Lied
WHW Lot 6c (above) - contains 8 WHW collectibles from June 1941 VDA charity collection called Wappen deutscher Grenzstädte.  These plastic pieces all have the city Wappen or coat of arms of cities near German borders on them, and this lot includes the rare Danzig and Prague pieces. Each measures 1-1/2 inches tall. Condition exactly as shown.
$38.50 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA, bagged as a group in a padded envelope.Add $5.45
if you prefer this lot sent by Priority Mail. 
Additional postage for foreign destinations. Please inquire.
Mixed WHW lot 56
WHW Lot 58 - left, is a mixed lot of ten original Third Reich WHW collectible Abzeichen.  The porcelain butterflies from March 1940 still have their original pins and as do the two green and brown 1-1/4 inch round brooches from 1941, on the bottom row. 

Condition as shown:  a slight chip on the wings of a butterfly and some painting missing on the motorcyclist.
$38.50 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA, bagged as a group in a padded envelope. Add $5.45 if you prefer this lot boxed and sent by Priority Mail.  Additional postage for foreign destinations. Please inquire.
WHW Wappen deutscher Grenzstädte
Amber flowers 1936 WHW
WHW Lot.1746 (above) - consists of SIX original WHW flower pins.  Two are Bernsteinabzeichen or amber badges with a metal petal on the front, dating from a 6 / 7 February 1937 charity collection and the plastic flower with the ladybug on it is from a 6 /7  March 1937 WHW collection.  The other three flower pins are also plastic. All six pieces have their original backs and are in very good condition, exactly as shown.
$40.00  delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA. 
Additional postage for foreign destinations. Please inquire.
WHW Blechabzeichen
WHW Lot 1754 (above ) - consists of five WHW Blechabzeichen or badges made of thin metal.  The VDA badge with the corn fower in the middle is 1-3/8 inches tall and the Volkstage badge to the right of it is maker marked.  Condition exactly as shown. 
$32.50 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA, bagged as a group in a padded envelope.  
Add $5.45 if you prefer this lot sent by Priority Mail.  Additional postage for foreign destinations.
WHW Lot 1761 (above) - contains 3 original Third Reich Mother and Child NSV blue and white silk ribbons, two brown Für Mutter und Kind ribbon pins from 1934 WHW collections, one Red Cross WHW ribbon (manufactured by an actual flag factory!) and a patriotic red, white and black ribbon pin. The rare glass Reichsmutterdienst stickpin is 2 inches tall. Condition exactly as shown.  All with original pins except the middle NSV ribbon.
$55.00  delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA. 
Additional postage for foreign destinations. Please inquire.
NSV Mutter und Kind
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germanic
WHW Lot 1728 (above ) - consists of several pieces Germanic shields and daggers from the Germanische Schilde WHW collection of October 1941.  Upper row right is the metal January 1936 Frederick the Great pin and below that a 3/4 inch round Deutscher Turnerbund pin.  Condition exactly as shown with original pins except the piece all the way on the left in the upper row. 
$45.00 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA, bagged as a group in a padded envelope.Add $5.45
if you prefer this lot sent by Priority Mail. 
Additional postage for foreign destinations. Please inquire.
WHW ships
WHW Lot 1734 (left ) - consists of two Viking ship pins from the November 1935 Wikingerschiff series.  The middle piece has the maker mark Carl Wild Hamburg on the back (a company that also produced Nazi Wound Badges!) and is 1-3/8 inches tall. Note the eagle and swastika on the sail.   Condition exactly as shown, all three with original pinback. 
$20.00 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA, bagged as a group in a padded envelope.  
Add $5.45 if you prefer this lot sent by Priority Mail.  Additional postage for foreign destinations.
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