39th Contemporary History Auction

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KG100 Luftwaffe Honor Goblet grouping to Ofw. Heinz Siemer

KG100 Luftwaffe Honor Goblet grouping to Ofw. Heinz Siemer

LOT 49-1385
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Auction ended        27th September 2020  |  08:42 pm CEST
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STARTING PRICE: EUR 12.000,00
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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL
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LOT 49-1385
EAN 2000000485799
LOT 49-1385
PERIOD 4
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000485799
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 49-1385
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000485799
KG100 Luftwaffe Honor Goblet grouping to Ofw. Heinz Siemer

Description

Important grouping to Luftwaffe Oberfeldwebel Heinz Siemer. Siemer signed up for 4,5 years on 27.4.1938 joining Luftnachrichten-Ersatzkompanie 5/17. He served with with 8./K.G.1 being transferrred and GK28 and finally KG100. Siemer was awarded the Luftwaffe Honor Goblet on 5.5.1941 serving with 3./Kampfgeschwader 100. An incredible grouping. Not only complete with all certificates but also extremely comprehensive with hundreds if not over thousand photographs.

Textbook goblet by Wagner & Sohn. "835" silver stamped. Marked with half-moon, crown and eagle. "JOH.WAGNER & SOHN" maker marked.
Engraved: FELDWEBEL HEINZ SIEMER AM 5.5.41

No dents. Very nice condition. Lovely patina.

Height: 20,5cm. Weight: 414,8gr.

Original blue case of issue. Brass closure and hinge in full working condition. Damaged to one upper corner. Opening and closing correctly. Silk lining. Blue velvet inlay.
Size: 15,5cm x 26cm x 12cm

Certificate grouping in remarkable condition!

Award certificate for the Luftwaffe Honor Goblet in excellent condition. Never folded. Issued on 5.5.1941 to Feldwebel Heinz Siemer "in Anerkennung seiner hervorrangenden Taperkeit und der besonderen Erfolge als Kampfflieger". A matching 21.5.1941 dated telegram sent from "Generalfeldmarschall Sperrle" congratulating to the Honor Goblet." A letter of congratulations for the Honor Goblet sent from his Staffelkapitän Hauptmann Schnürpel.

Two promotion (Bestallung) certificates issued from KG100 and KG28. Certificate to the Sudetenland Medal to Gefreiter Siemer serving with Ln-Rgt.2. Not folded.

Certificate to the Wound Badge in black. Impressive and unusual type filled out by hand. Issued on 14.11.1941 to Siemer serving with 3./KG100. Not folded. His blue service ID card with photo and many notes.

Air Gunner's Badge award certificate issued on 28.5.1951. Folded twice.

Iron Cross 1st Class certificate with ink signature of Generalfeldmarschall Hugo Sperrle. Not folded. Issued on 27.10.1940. 
Iron Cross 2nd Class certificate with ink signature of Oberst Heinrich Lau. Not folded. Issued on 2.6.1940 to Siemer serving with III./KG1 "Hindenburg".

Certificate to the Kampfflieger Squadron Clasps in silver and gold both issued in 1941. Not folded. Siemer would have never been issued a bronze citation.

A KG100 issued "Sonderausweis" permission card with original photo to enter certain bildings at the airport. 

A very rare color commemorative service time certificate of Kampfgeschwader 1 "Hindenburg" issued to Siemer when leaving the unit on 16.7.1940. Never folded. Very rare. One small rip.

20.4.41 issued "Einschreiben" shipped with his Squadron Clasp in silver and the certificate as it says. 

Large size shooting lanyard color award certificate.

A lot more period time military documents providing a lot of room for additional research!

Flight book of his radio gunner Heinz Glawe with 780 missions. 

Five Luftwaffe photo albums documenting all years of his service time. Countless photos inside the album as well as loose ones. It is impossible to show all photos via the pictures. Many come with additional information of Siemer to the reverse. Please note there are some large size postwar developed photos part of the grouping as well.


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