39th Contemporary History Auction

Bidding on 1638 lots has ended on 27th September 2020. 81% of all lots sold

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Kriegsmarine auxiliary cruiser grouping to B. Steenken - Thor

Kriegsmarine auxiliary cruiser grouping to B. Steenken - Thor

LOT 49-0541
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Auction ended        26th September 2020  |  08:00 pm CEST
RESULT
STARTING PRICE: EUR 1.700,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 22,50 %
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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
LOT 49-0541
EAN 2000000487632
LOT 49-0541
PERIOD 4
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000487632
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 49-0541
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000487632
Kriegsmarine auxiliary cruiser grouping to B. Steenken - Thor

Description

Grouping to Matrosengefreiten Bernd-Karl Steenken serving with auxiliary cruiser "Thor" (Schiff 10) and cargo ship "Rio Grande". In October 1940 the "Rio Grande" left the Brazilian port and supplied the Hilfskreuzer "Thor" in the Atlantic. 

Certificate to 1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class. Issued on 27. December 1940. Hand-signed by a Kapitän zur See. 

Certificate to Auxiliary War Cruiser Badge. Issued on 26. June 1941. Hand-signed by Kapitän zur See Otto Kähler (Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves winner).

Certificate to Blockade Runner's Badge. Issued on 16. May 1943.  Hand-signed by a Kapitän zur See. 

1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class with the original ribbon. Three-part construction. Iron core. Original black paint. 

Blockade Runner's Badge. Made by Schwerin Berlin. Tombak. Including the matching miniature. Width: 25 mm.  

Auxiliary War Cruiser Badge. Riveted globe. No maker's mark. Tombak.

Signs of use. 


Condition
signs of use