Lot 687Brass Bust of Adolf Hitler – to commemorate...

Auction Date: 14/06/2018 at 10:30 am

Back

Description

Brass Bust of Adolf Hitler – to commemorate the opening of the Volkswagen factory on 26 May 1938. Presented at the Laying of Volkswagen’s First Factory and numbered 1 out of 20, the busts were probably issued to high ranking Nazi officers involved with the Volkswagen company. The inscription reads ‘Laying of the foundation stone 26 May 1938 For the City of the KdF cars by our superior German Leader Adolf Hitler Honorary Citizen of Fallersleben 1938’. Height 30cm approx., weight 3.7kg, marked 1/20, marked A. B, 1938 to side, probably added at a later date, nonetheless this is a piece of great historical relevance

Guide Price: £1200.00 - £1500.00

(Not sold)

Sign up if you would like to be notified of upcoming sales.