Robin Lumsden




Totenkopf Los!

Robin Lumsden, MA is a retired Chief Inspector of Fife Constabulary and a graduate of the University of St. Andrews. Now a part-time researcher and author, he has studied and written about the history and militaria of the Third Reich for over 40 years and his many books, particularly those on the SS, have become recognised as essential references. They have been published worldwide to critical acclaim and have been translated into German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, Estonian, Czech and Polish.

Robin was granted personal Arms in 2011.

What the reviewers have said.........

“Robin Lumsden is one of the country’s leading experts on Third Reich Militaria.”
The Military & Aviation Book Society.

Detecting the Fakes is a godsend for collectors.” Military Modelling Magazine.

“Robin Lumsden has tackled a difficult subject with nerve as well as verve in his excellent book, The Black Corps.” Military Illustrated Magazine.

Edged Weapons of Hitler’s Germany is the best guide available.” The History Guild.

Medals & Decorations of Hitler’s Germany is an excellent reference which may very well become one of the ‘standards’ for the hobby.” The MAX Gazette.

As a collector, Robin is keen to buy German military totenkopf-related items like this busby of the 2nd Leibhusaren Regiment, c.1890.