Summer Auction 2019 Sale 76
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 7/30/2019
(1891-1944) Wehrmacht general and recipient of the Knight's Cross, killed in action near Belgrade. Rare signature "W. Schneckenburger" in black ink on a 4" x 2 3/4" slip of paper, adding his rank "General der Infanterie". Another hand has added the date "1.8.1942" in pencil, with a third hand adding the date of his death, "18.2.44." Shows faint folds, else very good. Also present is a shoulder board attributed to Schneckenburger, 3 1/2" x 1 1/4", constructed of gold and silver bullion cord with two gold-colored rank pips on a red wool "waffenfarb" backing, indicating the rank of "General der Infanterie". Shows minor wear, else very good. Sold with a period photo postcard presenting a chest-up profile view of the general in uniform. Three pieces.
Current Bidding (Reserve Not Met)
Minimum Bid: $360.00
Final prices include buyers premium:
Estimate: $700 - $800
Auction closed on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
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