40th Contemporary History Auction

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Depot Grafenreuth - Waffen-SS ski low ankle boots - "SS42"

Depot Grafenreuth - Waffen-SS ski low ankle boots - "SS42"

LOT 50-0010
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Auction ended        14th November 2020  |  02:06 pm CET
RESULT
STARTING PRICE: EUR 300,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 22,50 %
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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
LOT 50-0010
EAN 2000000516639
LOT 50-0010
PERIOD 4
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000516639
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 50-0010
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000516639
Depot Grafenreuth - Waffen-SS ski low ankle boots - "SS42"

Description

Waffen-SS EM/NCO ski boots which are available on the market for the first time. They were never issued and found at a farm near Flossenbürg. The farmer had worn this pair postwar for working. It is a known fact that the military storehouse "Außenlager Grafenreuth" near Flossenbürg was plundered by locals straight after the war. Sometimes, original gear and uniforms still turns up at farms in the area.

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Leather sole. Removed nails. "42" as well as "11" size markings. They would also be "SS42" stamped and "PIVEČKA" maker marked but the stamps are worn out. However, to the left book, you can still read the "P...." of "PIVEČKA".
Please see "Depot Grafenreuth - Waffen-SS ski low ankle boots - "SS42" for an unissued pair of this maker providing clear markings.

An ink "SS42" depot stamp to the inside of earch boot. Only one shoe still shows it clearly.

Flexible leather!

Sole length: 30,5cm.


Condition
2-3