June Militaria & Autograph Auction
Good lot of four oversized official press photographs of Adolf Hitler, three photographs are standard 7.125 x 9.5 inches, one print is cut down to 6.5 x 9.125 inches. One photograph shows Hitler with Generalfeldmarschall von Blomberg and Generaladmiral Raeder at the launch of the German battleship Gneisenau in December 1936, another photograph pictures Hitler with Gerneraloberst von Blomberg and General der Infantry von Rundstedt inspecting infantry formations on the grounds at the Frankfurt barracks. A third photograph shows Hitler speaking to officers after leaving the steamer ‘New York’ in Cuxhaven in 1934. The final photograph depicts Hitler and architect Albert Speer at a construction site. Photographs show crop marks on the face for layout purposes, captions and stamps, creases due to handling by the press.