1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland LOT 49-0012
MATERIAL DIMENSIONS EAN 2000000502526
Fischer, Waldemar v. - Kriegsmarine officer's visor cap
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.
Very nice Kriegsmarine officer's visor cap named to Kapitän zur See "Waldemar v. Fischer". It comes with an original paper name tag. Rare dark blue officer's type worn by a Kapitän zur See, a Fregattenkapitän and a Korvettenkapitän. Nice blue cloth finished visor with high-quality gold bullion oak leaf indicating the rank. Hand-embroidered wreath badge period time attached by hand. Cap eagle missing.
Fine black silk lining. Intact EREL maker marked celluloid lining. EREL maker marked sweat-band in nicely worn condition. EREL was the top quality maker for visor caps at the time.
Buttons and chin strap in place. Nice shape. No moth damage. Size 56.
Including a WWII period time photograph of von Fischer as a Kapitän zur See in Kriegsmarine uniform.