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Major Karl-Hermann Lion table bust - Knight's Cross winner

Major Karl-Hermann Lion table bust - Knight's Cross winner

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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
LOT 49-1161
EAN 2000000481685
LOT 49-1161
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
EAN 2000000481685
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland
LOT 49-1161
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000481685
Germany 1918 - 1945
Major Karl-Hermann Lion table bust - Knight's Cross winner


Description

Table bust of Knight's Cross winner Major Karl-Hermann Lion serving with Sturzkampfgeschwader 1 and 101 as well as Schlachtgeschwader 103. He flew a total of 670 ground attack sorties by war's end. After the war, he served from 1959 until 1968 with the German Bundeswehr. Lion's last military rank was Oberstleutnant. 

Awards: Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross on 4. June 1942 (awarded after flying 368 sorties as a Stuka pilot), 1939 Iron Cross 1st and 2nd Class, German Cross in gold on 1. December 1941 and Luftwaffe Pilot's Badge.

The bust is made from ceramics. "W.R. Ney" artist signature to the back. Height: 32 cm. Weight: 6.6 cm. Signs of use and 2-3 stress cracks.

Unique!

 

 

 


Condition
good condition