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. - silver Kaiserlicher Yacht-Club plaque + badges

Fischer, Waldemar v. - silver Kaiserlicher Yacht-Club plaque + badges

Fischer, Waldemar v. - silver Kaiserlicher Yacht-Club plaque + badges

LOT 49-0007
SOLD
Auction ended        26th September 2020  |  02:04 pm CEST
RESULT
STARTING PRICE: EUR 100,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 22,50 %
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PERIOD 1870 — 1918
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
LOT 49-0007
EAN 2000000502694
LOT 49-0007
PERIOD 3
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000502694
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
PERIOD 1870 — 1918
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 49-0007
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000502694
Fischer, Waldemar v. - silver Kaiserlicher Yacht-Club plaque + badges

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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25th "Kaiserlicher Yacht-Club" anniversary plaque from real silver. "WILHELM II KAISER UND KOENIG KOMMODORE DES KYC" plaque presented for the 25th anniversary. Reverse: "ZUM XXV JAEHRIGEN BESTEHEN DES KYC KIEL JUNI 1887 - 1912".
Real silver. "925" marked. Size: 7cm x 5cm. Weight: 121,5 gr.

Two buttons. One hand-embroidered KYC cloth badge with enameled Prussian eagle.


Condition
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