AWARDDOCS #38500 Embossed Cover with Promotion Document
This document is most impressive, measuring 13 ¼ inches by 10 inches. The cover is of fine, off-white parchment with frilled edges. The center of the document is deeply embossed with a gold Wehrmacht eagle. The eagle looks to the viewer's right, with half-opened wings and clutching a wreathed mobile swastika. The detailing to this bird are simply outstanding.
Inside the the actual document, which begins, in German script, “In the Name of the German People...” It was given to Dr. Albert von Roden on August 1st, 1940, promoting him from Major to Oberstleutnant.
The document was ordered at the Führerhauptquartier on July 19th, 1940 and has a beautiful inked Hitler signature. This was probably done by special printing to exactly match his actual signature. There is also a very large embossed stamping next to the Hitler signature.
At the bottom is is signed by Von Brautisch, who was head of OKH at the time. This signature appears to be original and not a facsimile.
A great opportunity here to acquire an impressive looking award document filled with excellent research potential.
Excellent Plus, Plus. $750.00
AWARDDOCS #38135C Large Third Reich High Award Document Cover
This large document cover measures approximately 17½ inches in length and about 13 in width. Embossed on to the center of the cover is a gold Political-style eagle which is about 5¾ inches high and 4¼ inches wide. This bird has half-opened wings, looks to the viewer's right, and clutches a wreathed swastika; a very beautiful embossed eagle here.
The cover itself is a reddish leatherette which has be stretched over hard composition board. The corners of the cover show some wear throughout. The inside of the cover has an off-white paper lining on both the endpapers. The original string which was made to retain a document is intact. The cover has made by the famous artist Frieda Thierson; her name is embossed in very small gold lettering on the lower edge of the interior cover.
If you have an original document of high order this cover would be an excellent accompaniment. A rare opportunity here to acquire an original document cover.
This RLB Defense Medal Certificate measures approximately 12-inches by 8 ½-inches. It was awarded to Walter Lau from “Hersfeld”. Mr. Lau’s title is quite impressive being, “Gemeindegruppenführer im Reichsluftschutzbund”. This title would be equivalent to a general in the RLB.
The document is dated "26 Juni 1942" and was presented in Berlin. The document has a facsimile signature of the state minister Meissner. There is also an embossed seal featuring an open winged eagle with swastika within a circle.
A very fine document here which would look really great with the appropriate RLB defense medal.
Excellent Plus. $85.00
It is filled out in fine pen and ink to a woman from Weisenerbach. The document is dated in pen and ink, “25 Februar 1935”. It is also rubber stamped with a Prussian style eagle with swastika on his breast.
A nice document here if you happen to have the Widow’s Hindenburg Cross in your collection.
Excellent Plus. $30.00