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Generalmajor Walter Leuze German Cross in silver grouping

Generalmajor Walter Leuze German Cross in silver grouping

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Online bidding open from        19th September – 27th September 2020
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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
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EAN 2000000467962
LOT
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000467962
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000467962
Generalmajor Walter Leuze German Cross in silver grouping

Description

Excellent grouping to Generalmajor Walter Leuze (1891-1964), Fortress-Commandant of Le Havre as well as commander of several Heer units from 1935 until 1945.

An unworn German Cross in silver. Made by C.F. Zimmermann, Pforzheim. A so-called "light" (Cupal) piece. "20" maker marked to the pin. Excellent "frosty" silvered wreath. Black enameled swastika. No chipping. All four original rivets in place. Multi-piece construction. Weight: exact 45.0 gr. 

Including the rare case of issue. It comes with the typical silver line around the top. The case opens and closes correctly. An excellent set, very hard to find in this condition!

Certificate to German Cross in silver. Large type. Issued on 30. October 1943. Originally signed by Generalfeldmarschall Wilhelm Keitel. A3-format. No holes.

Certificate to German Cross in silver. Small type. Issued on 30. October 1943. Originally signed by Generalleutnant Wilhelm Burgdorf (Knight's Cross winner). A5-format. No holes.

Certificate to Clasp to 1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class. Issued on 18. October 1939. Originally signed by Generaloberst Fedor von Bock (later Generalfeldmarschall, Knight's Cross winner).

Certificate to Clasp to 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class. Issued on 19. June 1940. Originally signed by Generalmajor Benignus Dippold.

Certificate to Westwall Medal. Issued on 20. March 1940 as commander of the Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 33. Originally signed by Generalmajor Benignus Dippold.


Condition
nice condition