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Knights Cross Citation | Hitler Signed | Major Gustav Hertz

Knights Cross Citation | Hitler Signed | Major Gustav Hertz
Knights Cross Citation | Hitler Signed | Major Gustav Hertz
Knights Cross Citation | Hitler Signed | Major Gustav Hertz
Knights Cross Citation | Hitler Signed | Major Gustav Hertz
Knights Cross Citation | Hitler Signed | Major Gustav Hertz
Knights Cross Citation | Hitler Signed | Major Gustav Hertz
Knights Cross Citation | Hitler Signed | Major Gustav Hertz
Knights Cross Citation | Hitler Signed | Major Gustav Hertz

Knights Cross Citation | Hitler Signed | Major Gustav Hertz

Knights Cross formal citation in stunning condition

A particularly early citation to an Army Major

For participation in the campaign for France

 

Knights Cross formal citation for sale. The citation with the classic Frieda Thiersch hand-bound covers, in brown grained leather, and with the large closed wing eagle/swastika to the centre. The insides inset with vellum, and Frieda Thiersch's name gold blocked to the inside back cover. The vellum citation with typical hand work throughout. The vellum with large Führer style eagle/swastika to the top, the recipient's name, Gustav Hertz, finished in raised gold leaf. The citation with date of award, 29th September 1940, and a good dominant Hitler ink signature.

Condition report: Storage age only. The brown grained leather covers remaining in excellent overall condition, free from any significant scratches or other damage. Typical light wear to the corners. The central gold blocked eagle/swastika perfect, with 100% gold blocking remaining in place. Spine perfect. The inside vellum citation remaining in perfect condition. Clean, and with 100% of the raised gold leaf name. The Frieda Thiersch blocked name clear and sharp.

Notes: The citation was awarded to German Army Major, Gustav Hertz. Commander of the 258th Artillery Regiment. 

Provenance: Richard Dudley collection.


Price:

£ 9,750.00

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