17th Contemporary History Auction

Bidding on 1265 lots has ended on 9th July 2017. 89% of all lots sold

0834 |

Uncovered! 1944/45 documents found in the ground

Uncovered! 1944/45 documents found in the ground

LOT 24-0834
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Auction ended        9th July 2017  |  03:52 pm CEST
RESULT
STARTING PRICE: EUR 500,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 17,5 %
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COUNTRY Germany
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LOT 24-0834
EAN 2000000153790
LOT 24-0834
PERIOD
COUNTRY Germany
EAN 2000000153790
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
PERIOD
COUNTRY Germany
LOT 24-0834
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000153790
Uncovered! 1944/45 documents found in the ground

Description
A metal Wehrmacht transportation box with original khaki paint which was found in "Ostpreußen" near Königsberg. It was covered in the ground and contained 1944/45 documents of Fest.Pak Komp.5/VII and 3.Komp.Bau- u. Sich.Batl.161.
 
There are over 110 Wehrpaßes containing many other additional documents. Many entries and notes, non of the empty late war documents which are very often found. All these Wehrpaßes come with a lot notes and entries, units notes, campaign information and award notes.
 
In addition, there are around 40 "Gesundheitsbuch" booklets, a book on the lost soldiers of the unit, a book on the holiday of soldiers of this unit, one "Strafbuch",  etc...
 
A true treasure trove uncovered providing incredible source of research for these units. Most documents are late 1944 as well as early 1945 dated.
 
We could not look through all documents and can only provide a few pictures as examples. There will certainly be many positive surprises for you!
 
 


Ausgegraben! 1944/1945 Dokumente in Kiste aus Bodenfund
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