Auction 101

Lot 128:

WWII STALAG POW DOG TAG COLLECTION (50)

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Start price: $140

Estimated price: $300 - $600

Auction house commission: 25%

WWII STALAG POW DOG TAG COLLECTION (50)

Large lot of 50 pieces of STALAG (Straflager) dog tags/Erkennungsmarken, unknown ID tags and metal printing plates. Included are 33 POW dog tags, complete and half pieces, from Stalags VIII-A Gorlitz – Lower Silesia, VIII-B / 344 Lamsdorf – Silesia, 348, VIII-C Sagan – Silesia, VIII-E / 308 Neuhammer – Silesia, VIII-F / 318 Lamsdorf – Silesia, I-B Hohenstein – East Prussia, II-E Schwerin – Pommern. Also included are seven (7) unidentified tags marked R.A.D.A. Wahlstatt – Poland. The third group includes 10 metal address plates for use with an embossing machine, according to a label these were found in Stalags VIIIB and VIIIC in Poland.

Interestingly many of the metal tags have scratched in names, abbreviations, images of buildings (camps). Conditions vary from good to dug and corroded.

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