May Militaria & Autographs Auction

RUDOLF HESS

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Start price: $100

Estimated price: $200 - $300

Auction house commission: 25%

(1894 -1987) Deputy to Adolf Hitler until his flight to Scotland in an attempt to negotiate peace with the United Kingdom. Convicted at Nuremberg and serving a life sentence in Spandau Allied Prison, until he supposedly committed suicide by hanging with an extension cord in 1987, which has been disputed by his lawyer and his son. Retained carbon copy of a letter from Rudolf Hess to Hansel Klein, Nuremberg, dated 23. May 1938, initialed at the conclusion in black ink by Rudolf Hess ‘RH’. Hess writes Klein about a reunion with Klein’s brother Fritz, either in Munich or Berlin, concluding with a ‘Heil Hitler! Your RH.’ 8.25 x 11.75, file holes at left. Good condition. WITH: An original photo postcard of Rudolf Hess, Hermann Goering, and Joseph Goebbels, at the Adolf-Hitler-Square in Nuremberg 1937 during the Reichparteitag, published by the SA-Group Lower Saxony, 3.5 x 5.5 inches. Provenance: Both items originate from the estate of Ilse Hess. Two pieces.

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