German Propaganda Archive


Background: The Third Reich visual scene was filled with flags, banners, and propaganda items. Someone had to sell such items. This page provides some pages from a summer 1939 catalog. Besides the obviously Nazi items, the catalog includes party items, magnesium torches (for torch-light parades), and much more, in a total of 32 pages.

Nazi Decorative Items (1939)

Nazi decorative items

The catalog cover. The majority of items in the catalog are nonpolitical.

 Nazi decorative items

This page offers a variety of swastika items. Clicking on the page will provide a larger image that will allow the prices, etc., to be read. The picture to the left is a window decoration, familiar if you’ve seen pictures of festive occasions of the Third Reich. Its size is 80 cm. by 95 cm., and sells for 5.25 marks, not a trivial sum at the time.

 Nazi decorative items

This page offers a variety of party-related display items. The page notes that the items are suitable for framing. There are more items offered than are pictured.

Nazi decorative item

These are examples of badgers for various events, including the 1936 and 1937 Nuremberg Rallies, May Day 1935, and a gathering of barbers in Thuringia.

 Nazi decorative items

This page offers a stage backdrop that translates “Work ennobles.” These, it says, can be provided in various sizes and colors.


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