"With the (ending) of the NVA . . . went the last true German Army."
- Former Inspector General of the West German Army, as quote in German Military Cuffbands, 1784-Present
WELCOME NEWS FOR EAST GERMAN COLLECTORS
The book we have all been waiting for has arrived. Now available is an English translation of the definitive classic: Klaus-Ulrich Keubke and Manfred Kunz, Uniforms of the East German Military, 1949-1990. Schiffer Publishing, 2013. The large book (237 pages) is fully illustrated in color with a user-friendly organization that novices as well as experienced collectors will all appreciate. We have been using the book a lot at Gowen Militaria and have found it invaluable. Other new publications, such as Beyond the Wall/Jenseits der Mauer, are similarly impressive. If you need help ordering these and other new publications, let us know.
We are also pleased to advise collectors that many East German collectibles not available elsewhere continue to be available at Gowen Militaria, thanks to our excellent re-supply network in Germany. Our inventory of uniforms, hats, insignia, books, videos, etc., has always been unrivaled, supplemented by a variety of equipment items that customers continue to tell us cannot be found elsewhere.
Looking for unusual East German collectibles? Our assortment is unmatched on this side of the Atlantic.
DOES OUR SUPER SALE CONTINUE? Indeed it does, with price reductions so low that come buyers find them hard to believe. You will find the sales listed in the New Specials section and elsewhere in the Catalog. Keep watching, as we continue to add new sale items.
CONDOLENCES APPRECIATED. Allow us to express our sincere apprreciation to our many customer -friends who wrote to share our grief over the passing of our beloved mascot, Koenig Seppi. For nearly 16 years he symbolized Gowen Militaria as no one else could. From your messages of sympathy we can tell you miss his photogenic presence also. Soon we will be introducing our new mascot, Spunky, who will follow Seppi in giving Gowen Militaria a unique presence on the internet.
And don’t be bashful about giving us a call or an email. Giving a helping hand to our collector-friends is what we do best at Gowen Militaria.
NOTE FROM THE OWNERS: WE CARE! We pride ourselves at Gowen Militaria in being a company run by active collectors for the benefit of other collectors. We can only improve with your feedback, which is always greatly appreciated - especially if you have any problems during your visit.