32nd Contemporary History Auction

Bidding on 154 lots has ended on 20th October 2019. 75% of all lots sold

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Major Mietusch - 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class

Major Mietusch - 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class

LOT 41-0007
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Auction ended        20th October 2019  |  02:04 pm CEST
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STARTING PRICE: EUR 100,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 17,5 %
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LOT 41-0007
EAN 2000000435374
LOT 41-0007
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COUNTRY Deutschland
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LOT 41-0007
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Major Mietusch - 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class

Description

Iron Cross 1st Class to Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves fighter pilot ace Major Klaus Mietusch. Mietusch served as commander of III./Jagdgeschwader 26 when he was shot down on 17.9.1944 by a US fighter near Aldekerk. Mietusch claimed 72 aerial victories (15 in the East, 57 in the West including the Invasion Front).

We had Mietusch's personal visor cap as well as a selection of photographs available in our 26th Contemporary History Auction. We are proud to offer the rest of his personal belongings to our customers with this catalogue. Click here to review Mietuch's visor cap grouping.

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1939 Iron Cross 1st Class. Unmarked but attributed to maker no. 26. Lovely patina. Nicely worn. Iron core. Condition 2.


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