Historical Militaria & Autographs

Lot 133:

LUFTWAFFE 4. FLAK DIVISION GOES SKIING PHOTO ALBUM

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Start price: $120

Estimated price: $240 - $360

Auction house commission: 25%

Personal album with many drawings and hand-drawn captions, documenting ski training courses for members 4. Flakdivision. The owner of the album writes on page one: ‘I was transferred on 15.1.43 from the 1./Tel. Bau Abt. z.b.V. in Vouziers, Ardennes to the 4. Flakdivision, Ratingen/Rhld. From there I was immediately commandeered to Schroecken, Vorarlberg to Mountain and Ski camp of the 4. Flakdivision as a Ski instructor.’ The album contains approx. 217 b/w photographs, 22 pages, approx. 9 x 13 inches. Many photographs of skiing in the mountains, mountains views, candid portraits, plus a few modern prints replacing the missing originals. A postwar address label of HANNO VON KEMNITZ, one of the ski instructors pictured in the album, is applied to the front cover.

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