Award Documents

You could say, that a fantastic award collection is only as good as the award documents that go with it. That is to say, the two go hand in hand, and often times with rarer awards, the associated documents are even harder to find. Nazi Germany's propensity for flare in it's awards was also obvious in the documents that came with, before, or after the award was actual presented. Even many common awards, especially before war began, were presented on oversized and embossed heavy paper stock. Bold National Socialist phrases and impressive signatures of leaders make them even more impressive. The collector has the added bonus of trying to collect signatures of notable generals or leaders in the manner, You can also collect by whom the the awards were issued to, as many documents will have not only their name, but also their division, battalion or regiment.