Lot 6755

An honour/presentation dagger for an SA Sturmbannführer killed in action, with accompanying letter

German Historical Collectibles from 1919 onwards | A82r | Live auction | 777 Lots

Description

The blade of the dagger with etched motto (tr.) "All for Germany" and on the reverse additional engraving (tr.) "was given by Sturmbannführer Fritz Taphorn on 29 August 1941 by the Desna river – the leader corps Standarte 161 – Düren. 22 February 1942. ".Unworn dagger manufactured by "RZM M 7/5 (= Carl Julius Krebs, Solingen) with traces of age and leather hanger.Comes with the accompanying letter from standard 161 to the widow dated 22 February 1942.Also Wehrpass as sergeant with the IR 253 (killed in action on 29 August 1941) with document to the Iron Cross 2, letter of the caretaker of the Standarte to the company chief, three large-size photographs and a photograph album from the years 1932-37. Condition: II Questions about the lot?

General Information

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