30th Contemporary History Auction

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U-637 - commander's grouping to Kptlt. Fritz F.

U-637 - commander's grouping to Kptlt. Fritz F.

LOT 39-0031
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Auction ended        20th July 2019  |  02:20 pm CEST
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STARTING PRICE: EUR 600,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 17,5 %
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LOT 39-0031
EAN 2000000397337
LOT 39-0031
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U-637 - commander's grouping to Kptlt. Fritz F.

Description

Uniform grouping to Kapitänleutnant Fritz F. (18.5.1919 - 24.2.2006) who served as commander of U-637 from 21.7.1944 until 30.9.1944. He was part of Crew 37b and served with the Luftwaffe after his basic Kriegsmarine training. Serving with Bordfliegerstaffel 1./196, he was awarded the Kampfflieger Squadron Clasp in bronze as well as the Pilot's and Observer's Badge as well as the Iron Cross 1st and 2nd Class. He was involved in the construction of U-1028 from February until May 1945.

Personal aluminum ID tag with original cord. It mentions his name as well as "Seeoffz. Okt. 1937". Personal buckskin gloves in good condition. Hangers for his officer's dagger. One strap complete. Furthermore, three damaged parts. 

Two white summer covers for the visor cap. White straight trousers for the summer tunic with originally attached name tag. All buttons complete and originally attached. Waist: 74cm. Length: 104cm.

White summer tunic with fully original insignia and buttons. Nice Kapitänleutnant shoulder boards with lovely patina. The buttons are attached with rings. Zinc summer breast eagle with original gilding left. Attached to three loops. No loops for awards.

Very nice condition apart from fox markings which will clean off. Medium size.

 


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