30th Contemporary History Auction

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Hptm. Schöbitz (Knight's Cross) - Heer Gebirgsjäger officer's visor cap

Hptm. Schöbitz (Knight's Cross) - Heer Gebirgsjäger officer's visor cap

LOT 39-0014
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Auction ended        20th July 2019  |  02:08 pm CEST
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STARTING PRICE: EUR 400,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 17,5 %
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LOT 39-0014
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LOT 39-0014
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Hptm. Schöbitz (Knight's Cross) - Heer Gebirgsjäger officer's visor cap

Description

Hauptmann Erst Schöbitz (30.11.1915 - 12.10.2003) served as a Gebirgsjäger after several years as a Luftwaffe officer flying for Aufklärungsgruppe 12. Quite an unusual, however, very successful career. Schöbitz was awarded the German Cross on 26.11.1943 and the Knight's Cross on 5.9.1944 serving with 11(H)/Aufklärungsgruppe 12.

Please see other lots to Schöbitz in this catalogue. Besides his personal visor cap, we have his photo grouping and field tunic available.

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Excellent visor cap which clear signs of wear. No moth damage! Fine silk lining with a WILHELM WELHAUSEN maker marked intact celluloid diamond. Inside is a "Ernst Schöbitz" name tag. Grey sweat-band without damage but a nice patina.

Green "Gebirgsjäger" piping. A very thick officer's chin strap. Fine hand-embroidered wreath badge a long with a aluminum cap eagle.

Size 57. Good condition 2. Nice shape!


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