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. - WWI miniature chain with silver U-Boot badge

Fischer, Waldemar v. - WWI miniature chain with silver U-Boot badge

Fischer, Waldemar v. - WWI miniature chain with silver U-Boot badge

LOT 49-0006
SOLD
Auction ended        26th September 2020  |  02:03 pm CEST
RESULT
STARTING PRICE: EUR 250,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 22,50 %
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PERIOD 1870 — 1918
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL
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LOT 49-0006
EAN 2000000502687
LOT 49-0006
PERIOD 3
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000502687
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
PERIOD 1870 — 1918
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 49-0006
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000502687
Fischer, Waldemar v. - WWI miniature chain with silver U-Boot badge

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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A very nice lapel miniature chain purchased by Godet, Berlin. Maker marked to the gilt button. All miniatures are 16mm ones. The U-Boot Badge is marked with half-moon and crown and is "900" silver stamped. 

1914 Iron Cross, Lippe War Merit Cross, "Rettung aus Gefahr" Lifesaving Medal, U-Boot War Badge.


Condition
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