Our highly important Auction 68 was scheduled for April 2020. As much as anybody else we are concerned by the international crisis that has arisen in recent weeks. In the interest of our customers we do not wish to hold a public auction in a situation of travel restrictions and of social and economic uncertainty. We will therefore set a date for this auction when things become a little more manageable. Please check www.andreas-thies.de for an extensive Picture Preview. We will of course be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Maybe in times like these with bad news every day it is worthwile to deal with the more beautiful things in life and for us collecting is most definitely one of them. We have therefore launch our joint US and Germany  - Online Auction on:


This auction features almost 1700 interesting and rare items with very reasonable starting prices.

                                      (Hero of the "DDR" awarded to Erich Honecker)

The very High End Auction 68 catalog ( at the moment we are planning on late May / early June) contains a wonderful  and unprecedented selection of truely magnificent Orders and Medals from many countries and periods.

A large number of these museum quality pieces of the highest rarity  have never been offered at auction before.

We are selling two of the most important collections that have ever been assembled in a series of auctions starting in early 2020.

Selected Helmets and Uniforms from Imperial Germany, fine and rare Orders and Medals as well as Military Antiques from 1933 - 1945 and the grouping of Orders and Medals of the last Head of State of the Communist East German "DDR" Erich Honecker and his brother in law Manfred Feist are among the important Highlights of this sale.

Among the many important 3rd Reich Period items is the Marshals Baton of Luftwaffe Field Marshal Erhard Milch which after careful restauration by a highly skilled team of museum restorers has been brought back to it's original state of conservation.

Highlights from past Auctions:

Sensational result for one of the finest and rarest military collectibles from WWII ( € 1.100.000,-- for Adelbert Schulz's Diamonds Document set of four)  in our 64. AUCTION  May 7 - 8, 2018 - The  Prices Realised List is online at: www.andreas-thies.de

This is the highest result for any WWII collectible ever achieved at auction.

Our  December 14, 2018 sale also achieved remarkable results (the complete prices realized see on left hand side topic "Ergebnislisten".

Among the Highlights of this sale : the medals of legendary tank commander Michael Wittmann (originally sold by his widow and authenticated by her written testimony). His KC sold for 90.000, the oakleaves 100.000,-- the swords right after the auction in a package deal. , documents and medals from E-Boat - Commander Korvettenkapitän Klaus Feldt including his E-Boat Badge in Diamonds sold for 43.000,--, the unique and authentic Gold Legion Condor Tank Battle Badge awarded to Wilhelm Ritter v. Thoma 80.000,--, v. Thoma's KC formal award document 38.000,-- the complete Gold Close Combat Clasp Winner's Grouping to Karl Siegrist 38.000,--, the document grouping of tank - commander and oakleaves winner Freiherr v. Wolff 18.000,-- , the important J.G.27 KC  grouping to Otto Schulz - 42.000,--,  the grouping of medals and memorabilia of  Ferdinand of  Bourbon - Naples (grandson of King Ferdinand II.) ca. 45.000, the extremly rare Saxon Merit Order GC Star with Swords on Ring 11.000,--, the 1st Class Imperial Russian Order of Saint Stanislas Set by I. Pannasch 46.000,--

Appart from these Highlighs many quality items in the 3 and 4 - digit price range also were sold for very good results.

We are also currently planning an important gun sale with a magnificent collection of German Military Firearms from 1850 - 1945.

This sale will probably be held in June 2020.

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