Historical Militaria & Autographs

Lot 41:

GUSTAV KRUPP V. BOHLEN U. HALBACH & ULRICH V. HASSELL

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Start price: $160

Estimated price: $300 - $500

Auction house commission: 25%

Rare signed and inscribed book ‘Alfred Krupp – 150 Years Krupp-History’ from the personal library of German diplomat ULRICH VON HASSELL (1870-1944), who was executed for his part in the July 20, 1944, assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler. Signed and inscribed by GUSTAV KRUPP VON BOHLEN UND HALBACH (1870-1950), German Diplomat and chairman of the Friedrich Krupp AG, the premier weapons manufacturer for Germany in both world wars. Krupp writes on the front fly leaf: ‘Herrn Ambassador von Hassell in friendly memory Krupp von Bohlen u. Halbach Auf dem Hugel Spring 1937’. Inside the front cover Hassel added his personal bookplate bearing the family coat of arms.

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