1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland LOT 50-0062
MATERIAL DIMENSIONS EAN 2000000496351
SS-Hscha. Lösch - Wehrmacht canteen with cup - never used
Extensive grouping to SS-Hauptscharführer and medic Andreas Lösch. Lösch, born in 1912, served as a "Legion Condor" member during the Spanish Civil War and was awarded the Spanish Cross in silver. He was an early SA member serving with Sturm 45/6.
During WWII, Lösch served as a Waffen-SS Stabsscharführer (Spieß) and medic with several units. There are several field post letters part of the grouping which provide more details on his units which were (at least): 2. Sanitäts-Kompanie SS-Freiwilligen-Gebirgs-Division "Prinz Eugen", I./Art.Abt.SS-Polizei-Division, 4./SS-San.Ers.Batl. Stettin and "Waffen-SS Strafvollzugslager Mosbach" where he served from 1944 until 1945.
His grouping came straight from the family and was never available on the market before. All was found in several large boxes uncovered about 25 years ago.
Very rare German M31 canteen with cup. Black cup and straps. One moth hole to the felt only. ESB 38 stamped cover and cup. ESB38 marked to the bottle as well as is still wrapper with the original paper. We have not removed it.