39th Contemporary History Auction

Bidding on 1590 lots has ended on 27th September 2020. 83% of all lots sold

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Fischer, Waldemar v. - Kriegsmarine officer's dagger - Eickhorn

Fischer, Waldemar v. - Kriegsmarine officer's dagger - Eickhorn

Fischer, Waldemar v. - Kriegsmarine officer's dagger - Eickhorn

LOT 49-0010
SOLD
Auction ended        26th September 2020  |  02:06 pm CEST
RESULT
STARTING PRICE: EUR 500,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 22,50 %
DESCRIPTion, DETaILS & Photos
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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
LOT 49-0010
EAN 2000000502519
LOT 49-0010
PERIOD 4
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000502519
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 49-0010
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000502519
Fischer, Waldemar v. - Kriegsmarine officer's dagger - Eickhorn

Description

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.

His WWI U-Boot commands were: 
UB 33 - 1.2.1917 - 21.3.1917 
UC 60 - 25.6.1917 - 30.11.1917 
UB 38 - 6.12.1917 - 24.12.1917 
UB 126 - 20.4.1918 - 11.11.1918

Von Fischer has sunk four steamers during WWI: Est, Ottokar, Maja, Laila. 5461 BRT in total. Please see other items at auction.

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Third Reich period time Kriegsmarine officer's dagger with a "Kaiserliche Marine" WWI period time top pommel for a naval dagger attached. It was worn by von Fischer example like that. Please note that there is a cap between pommel and handle which is covered by the cord of the portepee.

Very fine dagger made by Eickhorn with a very clean etched and maker marked blade. Lovel white handle with a period time attached portepee showing great patina. One dent to the brass scabbard. No other damage.

Including a single hanger. Gilt brass fittings. Good condition.


Condition
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