Lot 2373

A Pommel of the honor dagger of the Kriegsmarine

German Historical Collectibles from 1919 onwards | A83r | Live auction | 608 Lots


With brilliants, heavy, fire-gilt bronze knob in the shape of a sitting eagle. Set with 17 diamond roses in the shape of a swastika. Height 45 mm. Weight 58.5 g. The 1938 Grand Admiral Dr. Erich Raeder endowed honor dagger was first awarded on 31.12.1939 to Admiral Albrecht. The last ceremony was carried out by his successor Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz on 9.5.1944 to the Lieutenant Commander Albrecht Brandi. Among the 17 awards were the submarine commanders Günther Prien, Otto Kretschmer, Erich Topp, Reinhard Suhren and Wolfgang Lüth.

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The auction includes 608 lots and starts on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 2001 - 2608. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 Oct., 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.