Auction 101

Lot 228:

HITLER THE GRIM REAPER

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Estimated price: $100 - $200

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HITLER THE GRIM REAPER

Rare French caricature titled ‘The Grim Reaper, a portrait of Hitler as the Grim Reaper wearing a Pickelhaube, used as an advertisement on an order form for the German satirical magazine ‘Die Brennessel’ (Stinging Nettle), a Nazi satire magazine published from January 1931 to December 1938 by the Franz Eher Verlag. The magazine featured anti-Semitic content, presenting itself less virulent than ‘Der Sturmer’. The same order form also advertises the magazine ‘Illustrierter Beobachter’, which was more successful and was published until 1945. Foldout, 5.75 x 16.5 inches unfolded.

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