Historical Militaria & Autographs

Lot 173:

LIBERATED DACHAU PRISONER RELICS

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Start price: $80

Estimated price: $160 - $300

Auction house commission: 25%

Lot of three Holocaust relics formerly belonging to Dachau concentration camp survivor Karl Duzek, includes his red cloth triangle marked with a capital ‘T’ for Czech and his prisoner number badge, white cloth with the number 39056 printed on, both removed from a uniform, with frayed edges and stitching holes. With one page from a letter sent to his family (the address page is missing). Karel Dusek was born 15.9.1896, in Bozkov, Czechoslovakia. He was a protective prisoner (Schutzhaftling) in Mauthausen and was transferred 9.11.1942 to Dachau. Dusek was freed from his imprisonment during the liberation of Dachau concentration camp.

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