The SS Totenkopf Ring : Himmler's SS Honor Ring in Detail, Hardback

The SS Totenkopf Ring : Himmler's SS Honor Ring in Detail Hardback


Using modern tools not available to previous authors on this subject, Craig Gottlieb paints a comprehensive picture of the Totenkopf Ring and the man who was behind it Reichsfuhrer-SS Heinrich Himmler.

Gottlieb draws on a body of over 200 examples to document currently believed notions about the ring.

He offers never before seen photos and documents, and even develops many new well-reasoned theories about the Totenkopf (Death Head) ring.

The book also covers the pre-history of the Totenkopf ring, placing its appearance onto the SS Scene in historical context.

Also covered are design background, construction techniques, and an in-depth analysis of the physical characteristics of rings.

Gottlieb also includes sections on award documents and frames, ring shipping boxes, and provides many never-before-seen photographs of rings in wear.

Finally, he brings rings to life with an extensive personality profile chapter in which he illustrates several famous rings.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 169 pages, over 200 color/bw images
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Militaria, arms & armour
  • ISBN: 9780764330940



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