Historical Militaria & Autographs

Lot 217:

RITTER VON SCHLEICH MONOGRAMMED TRAY

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Start price: $260

Estimated price: $500 - $700

Auction house commission: 25%

Large Wellner German silver serving tray personalized with an engraved Luftwaffe Eagle clutching swastika and the name of EDUARD RITTER VON SCHLEICH (1888-1947), a German fighter ace in WWI and German General in WWII, Schleich’s final assignment was as Luftwaffe Ground Forces Commander in Norway, a post he held until late 1944. The personal silver serving tray is hallmarked ‘Wellner 25’ on the bottom and approximately 23 x 15 inches.

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