Lot 4014

Hermann Göring - a silver cigar box by the Munich goldsmith Max Olofs, circa 1941

Orders & Military Collectibles from 1919 | A90r | Live auction | 930 Lots

Hammer price € 11,000

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Description

Hand-hammered silver, stepped lower edge with four square feet, the lid with gold applied Reichsmarschall eagle and stylised floral frieze. In the base the Munich hallmarks for "935" silver and Max Olof's mark. Applied to the inside of the lid a (gold?) plaque with a raised image of a "Benz 'Victoria' 1891" with a corresponding inscription. The interior lined with bird's eye maple. Dimensions 23 x 20.5 x 4.5 cm, weight 1.345 g.
Very fine work. Probably a gift from the Daimler-Benz AG to Göring to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the "Victoria", the first four-wheeled motorised vehicle of Benz & Co.

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General Information

The auction starts on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 4001 - 4931. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).