Recently my Italian grandfather died and I helped clean out his cellar. This is what I found…

Recently my Italian grandfather died and I helped clean out his cellar. This is what I found...

This is the bounty. About 45 boxes of 8mm film, two 32mm (?) cans of Kodak film and one red case that I added later.

Recently my Italian grandfather died and I helped clean out his cellar. This is what I found...

This was hidden rather well, yet my grandfather kept it all these years.

Recently my Italian grandfather died and I helped clean out his cellar. This is what I found...

It’s a „Verdienstkreuz“ given by the Nazi regime, not to my grandfather (he was too young at the time), but probably to his uncle, an admiral in the Italian army.

Recently my Italian grandfather died and I helped clean out his cellar. This is what I found...

Any idea how much this is worth? I’d rather not keep it.

Recently my Italian grandfather died and I helped clean out his cellar. This is what I found...

This is what’s inside the two metal cans. The film rolls are in a pretty bad shape, they’re dirty and rusty, but the images are still visible.

Recently my Italian grandfather died and I helped clean out his cellar. This is what I found...

Recently my Italian grandfather died and I helped clean out his cellar. This is what I found...

It seems to have something to do with the greek military. Any other ideas?

Recently my Italian grandfather died and I helped clean out his cellar. This is what I found...

I found 45 of these.

Recently my Italian grandfather died and I helped clean out his cellar. This is what I found...

There’s some rust and dust, but they’re remarkably well preserved. The films are fully developed. The images on film are clearly visible, but I couldn’t get them on camera.

Recently my Italian grandfather died and I helped clean out his cellar. This is what I found...

All of them are from 1935 and 1936.

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