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. - WW1 U-Boot War Badge (Meybauer)

Fischer, Waldemar v. - WW1 U-Boot War Badge (Meybauer)

Fischer, Waldemar v. - WW1 U-Boot War Badge (Meybauer)

LOT 49-0005
SOLD
Auction ended        26th September 2020  |  02:02 pm CEST
RESULT
STARTING PRICE: EUR 450,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 22,50 %
DESCRIPTion, DETaILS & Photos
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PERIOD 1870 — 1918
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
LOT 49-0005
EAN 2000000502779
LOT 49-0005
PERIOD 3
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000502779
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
PERIOD 1870 — 1918
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 49-0005
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000502779
Fischer, Waldemar v. - WW1 U-Boot War Badge (Meybauer)

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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Excellent tombak U-Boot War Badge with fantastic gilding. Meybauer maker marked to the reverse. Nicely worn. This actual badge can be seen worn by von Fischer on many photographs.


Condition
2+