Spring Auction 2019 Sale 75
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 4/30/2019
(1876 - 1960) Commander and Chief of the German Navy (1933 - 1943) who was largely responsible for its expansion. Retired over growing differences with Hitler. Good association T.L.S. on the letterhead of his ceremonial office as Admiral Inspector of the Navy, 1p. 4to., Potsdam, Aug. 18, 1944 to Rear Adm. SIEGFRIED SORGE, 2nd Admiral of the Baltic. Following his de facto demotion and relegation to the sidelines, Raeder here simply requests assistance for actress Hermine Korner who seeks to reorganize a theater in Potsdam, and he further offers news on the medical condition of his orderly. Signed in pencil at bottom. Folds, else very good. Following Hitler's outrage over the Battle of the Barents Sea, Karl Dönitz was promoted to Grand Admiral, and Raeder was named Admiral Inspector, a ceremonial office.
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Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $175.00
Estimate: $100 - $150
Auction closed on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
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