34th Contemporary History Auction

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Korvettenkapitän Otto Schuhart - personal MEISSEN plate

Korvettenkapitän Otto Schuhart - personal MEISSEN plate

LOT 43-0018
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Auction ended        30th November 2019  |  02:11 pm CET
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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL
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LOT 43-0018
EAN 2000000432304
LOT 43-0018
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000432304
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 43-0018
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000432304
Korvettenkapitän Otto Schuhart - personal MEISSEN plate

Description

Korvettenkapitän Otto Schuhart (1909 - 1990) was the first German U-boat commander sinking an aircraft carrier. HMS Courageous was sunk by U-29 on 17.9.1939. Schuhart was awarded the Knight's Cross on 16.5.1940.

In total Schuhart claimed thirteen ships sunk on seven war patrols, for a total of 67.277 GRT.

Personal and unique porcelain plate named to "Herrn Korvettenkapitän Schuhart". Given by the TRADITIONSVERBAND U-BOOTE in or slightly after 1942.

The plate is of a fantastic quality and comes in excellent condition 1. It shows a U-Boot to the centre and laurel surrounding the scene. A Pour le Mérite to the top, WW1 and WW2 U-Boot War Badges to the left and right side and a Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves to the bottom. The reverse is marked and comes with the typical MEISSEN maker mark.

No chips or damage. Diameter: 25,3cm. Condition 1.

 


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