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Blood Order Number '6' |1st Pattern | Extreme Rarity

Blood Order Number '6' |1st Pattern | Extreme Rarity
Blood Order Number '6' |1st Pattern | Extreme Rarity
Blood Order Number '6' |1st Pattern | Extreme Rarity
Blood Order Number '6' |1st Pattern | Extreme Rarity
Blood Order Number '6' |1st Pattern | Extreme Rarity
Blood Order Number '6' |1st Pattern | Extreme Rarity

Blood Order Number '6' |1st Pattern | Extreme Rarity

 

 Blood Order Number 6 | Dr Emil Ketterer

1st Pattern Blood Order For Sale

Low-Number | Great Personality

 

 

The first pattern Blood Order for sale with impressed recipient-number ‘6,’ the ‘990’ silver content number, and maker name ' Feuss, München,' in relief. The Blood Order complete with its silk buttonhole ribbon in black, white & red. 

Condition report: The low-numbered Blood Order in particularly good condition with approximately 95% original anodised finish, (the anodised finish often inadvertently removed on account of over-polishing). The buttonhole ribbon with light wear, particularly around the buttonhole.

Dr. Emil Ketterer, Background: Born 6th August 1883 - died 23 December 1959. Born in Neustadt, Ketterer studied internal- and sports medicine at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, He was also an athlete, and participated in the 1912 Summer Olympics.

In 1914 Ketterer joined the Bavarian Army as a medical officer. After the war, he joined Bayerische Volkspartei and was involved in the Freikorps' clashes with left-wing radicals. A member of the Reichskriegsflagge Organisation, Ketterer participated  in Hitler's Beer Hall Putsch[ November (1923), and was subsequently awarded Blood Order (issue number '6'). Ketterer joined the NSDAP in 1925 (Membership number 697,) and the SA in 1931: he was  Chief of [SA] Medical Services until 1937. 

Promotion within the SA took him to SA-Obergruppenführer. In his capacity as a medic. he was instrumental in encouraging euthanasia under the Nazi regime. He died in Munich in 1959.

 

 

Price: SOLD

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