Summer Auction 2019 Sale 76
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Good lot of three award document related to the service of "Obergfreiter" ("corporal") Richard Schmitt of the 7th Artillery Regiment, includes: Rare Partly-printed D.S., 1p. 8vo., "In the Field", Oct. 27, 1944, granting Schmitt the Iron Cross, Second Class. The certificate is signed at the conclusion in black ink by Wehrmacht "Generalleutnant" FRITZ-GEORG VON RAPPARD (1892-1946), a recipient of the Knight's Cross and German Cross in Gold who was convicted for war crimes in Russia and shot at war's end. Shows a horizontal fold and one or two minute spots of soiling, else very good. WITH: partly-printed D.S., 1p. 8vo., "In the Field", Nov. 1, 1944, granting Schmitt the Wound Badge in Black . The certificate is signed at the conclusion by Knight's Cross recipient HARTMUT VON HOSSLIN (1919-2005) in blue ink. Shows a horizontal fold with a single spot of soiling, else very good. WITH: Partly-printed D.S., 1p. 8vo., [n.p.], Aug. 17, 1942, granting Schmitt the Eastern Front Medal. A "hauptmann" ("captain") signs at the conclusion in blue ink. Shows a horizontal fold, else very good. Three pieces.
AWARD DOCUMENT GROUPING OF RICHARD SCHMITT
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Auction closed on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
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