23.10.15 Iasi

  In the last days of October, we had the occasion to visit some friends of ours located in Iasi, so we had three days of prospecting on the battlefields of their area. All the region is crossed by trenches, both in the open on the hills, and in the woods. The area hosted the first phase of what is known as ‘’The battle for Romania’’, a context where the Soviet troops after having forced the retreat of the Wehrmacht, targeted to break the defensive line of Iasi-Chisinau, destroying the remains of the South Army Group (formed by both German … Continue reading 23.10.15 Iasi

Romanian and German WW2 belt buckles

Sometimes digging isn’t only about recovering items from the underground, but also somehow a ‘’state of awareness’’ which makes you always search around you, mentally digging for ‘’that something’’ that will trigger the joy or the collector instinct. This time we want to highlight two interesting belt buckles, both found in Romania, one dug out, the other found in a flea market for around 20-30eur. The first one is a German belt buckle in iron, assigned to the SS troops, the manufacturer is JFS Josel Felix Sohne. This one was found in a Romanian flea market. The second is a … Continue reading Romanian and German WW2 belt buckles