Consigned by the grandson and never available on the market before!
Waldemar von Fischer (1189 - 1974) served as a WW1 u-boat commander during WWI and as chief of staff of the WWII shipyards St. Nazaire and La Rochelle during WWII. He became Danish Naval Commander Islands from August 1944 until the end of the war.
Von Fischer has sunk four steamers during WWI: Est, Ottokar, Maja, Laila. 5461 BRT in total. Please see other items at auction.
Handpainted white porcelain wall plate showing "Marine-Schule Flensburg". The plate was presented to Fischer in 1969 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of his "Crew 09". Maker marked and "Handgemalt" (hand-painted) to the reverse. Nice condition. Diameter: 19cm.
Very nice imperial Germany patriotic walll plate with printed oak leaf and a printed 1914 Iron Cross to the center. Made by KPM. Maker marked. Diameter: 25,5cm.