Summer Auction 2019 Sale 76
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 7/30/2019
A very personal Eva Braun relic, her pink elastic girdle, approx. 10" x 15", with a satin front and four metal clips affixed by elastic straps at the bottom hem. The inner seam bears a label with the brand name "Triumph", while a second label is embroidered with Braun's "butterfly" monogram in pink thread. In very good condition overall. Our consignor, a 40+ year dealer/collector, purchased this item and other personal possessions belonging to Braun approximately thirty years ago from an ex-O.S.S. agent Eugene Frankenfeld. Included with the girdle is a copy of Frankenfield's original letter of provenance, dated April 14, 1976, indicating that he became Commanding Intelligence Officer for District Greater Salzburg in May of 1945, and confiscated luggage deposited by Braun and her family from a hotel in a small town outside of Salzburg. He lists the items he recovered, specifically mentioning "...1 box lot of Eva Braun dresses, undergarments, coat, scarves, hats...", among many other personal relics.
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Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $5,000.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Auction closed on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
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