40th Contemporary History Auction

Bidding on 1525 lots has ended on 15th November 2020. 91% of all lots sold

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Pio.Btl.742 Close Combat Days grouping to Obgfr. Kipp

Pio.Btl.742 Close Combat Days grouping to Obgfr. Kipp

LOT 50-0585
SOLD
Auction ended        14th November 2020  |  08:29 pm CET
RESULT
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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
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LOT 50-0585
EAN 2000000489957
LOT 50-0585
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000489957
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
MAKER
WEIGHT
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 50-0585
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000489957
MAKER
WEIGHT
Germany 1918 - 1945
Pio.Btl.742 Close Combat Days grouping to Obgfr. Kipp


Description

Family consigned grouping never available on the market before. Grouping to Obergefreiter and Pionier Günter Kipp with 3 confirmed days of close combat in 1944.

Soldbuch to Obergefreiter Günter Kipp serving with Pionier Ausb.Btl. 16, Pionier-Btl.47, 742, 5 and 105. Awarded the Wound Badge in black and the Iron Cross 2nd Class. Originally attached photograph. Well worn condition 3.

Wehrpaß to the same individual full of notes and entries including late war 1945 notes. A "Vom Panzer überrollt" note to page 20. The booklet has separated from the cover.

138 maker marked Iron Cross 2nd Class with ribbon and bag. Unworn Wound Badge in black. Well worn Wound Badge in black. General Assault Badge. Zinc. Good condition.

A document confirms that Kipp was awarded the General Assault Badge. 6.11.44 issued. Confirming 3 "Nahkampftage" (close combat days)!

Iron Cross 2nd Class certificate issued on 12.8.1944. Original signature of Generalmajor Hohn. Folded twice. Certificate to the Wound Badge in black. Issued on 6.10.1943. Not folded.

Two impressive school related citations as well as one portrait photograph of Kipp taken in Russia on 23.5.1943.

Countless period time documents and papers of Kipp and his family providing a lot of room for additional research!


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