40th Contemporary History Auction

Bidding on 1536 lots has ended on 15th November 2020. 90% of all lots sold

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Uffz. Glenk - Afrika Feldpost letter grouping

Uffz. Glenk - Afrika Feldpost letter grouping

LOT 50-0025
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Auction ended        14th November 2020  |  02:16 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 50-0025
EAN 2000000516615
LOT 50-0025
PERIOD 4
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000516615
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 50-0025
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000516615
Uffz. Glenk - Afrika Feldpost letter grouping

Description

Important family purchased grouping to Unteroffizier Heinz Glenk who served with the army flak unit 1.Komp.Fla.Btl.606 in Africa. Please see other lots to Glenk.

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An extremely rare group of field post letters sent from Unteroffizier Glenk serving in Africa.

The earliest letter is "Afrika, den 28.1.41" dated. The last we found dates from 19.2.42. There are 53 letters complete with their envelopes in tota all shipped from Africa!. Glenk dated all letters with "Afrika, den ....". Many are Feldpost 33399 stamped which stands 1. Kompanie of Heeresflak-Bataillon 606.

In September 1942, Glenk was sent to Germany serving with 2./Fla.-Ausb.-Btl. (mot) 66. There are 13 letters from that time. Most with a unit stamp to the envelope.


Condition
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