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Hitler's Visor Cap for Auction
Old 08-27-2019, 03:07 AM   #1
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Default Hitler's Visor Cap for Auction

https://www.andreas-thies.de/

Let's see what it goes for
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Old 08-27-2019, 12:08 PM   #2
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I believe it was this very Ben Lieber Cap at the very first MAX show that its owner gave me the privilege of holding in my hands ...My WAG is 750 000 euro plus fees and commissions Billbert
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Old 08-27-2019, 09:15 PM   #3
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That's a lot of $'s for something that is presumed to have belonged to AH. I wonder if all the documented investigation to declare it original is going to the winning bidder?

750000 Euro is approx $832,000 + $170.000 in commission + $10,000 fees = well over a $1,000,000.00

Way too rich for my blood and most ppl I know.
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Old 08-27-2019, 09:30 PM   #4
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I Agree Completely..Stay Tuned ..Billbert
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Old 08-27-2019, 10:20 PM   #5
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Isnt this the same one that Gottlieb had for auction on his site a couple of years back?
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Old 08-27-2019, 10:53 PM   #6
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As far as I understand, right before Craig Gottlieb, Wolfe and Hardin had this cap along with other belongings of AH. This cap and other belongings were "consigned" (?) to Craig Gottlieb. And now, it is on Thies. I don't know whether this cap comes directly from W&H to Thies or from Craig Gottlieb to Thies because I don't know whether Craig Gottlieb really bought it.
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Old 08-28-2019, 02:41 AM   #7
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This hat is one of two visors which are remarkably and IMO, suspiciously similar.
The other has a black visor.
Grab a beer and start reading the thread below.
http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/foru...d.php?t=723390
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Old 08-28-2019, 02:44 AM   #8
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What provenance is there with it?

Price will go through the roof I am guessing...

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Old 08-28-2019, 03:56 AM   #9
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History of Who is Who in this BO , shirt, peaked cap.
Hard to sell in one grouping and let see what happened (split-up) in coming Thies auction.
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Old 08-28-2019, 03:58 AM   #10
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Am I missing something or is their actual documentation clearly demonstrating the provenance of the pieces in question and in particular the AH visor?

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Old 08-28-2019, 08:13 AM   #11
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Someone will fall for it as always...
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Someone will fall for it as always...
Is their some question over its authenticity?

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Old 08-28-2019, 08:19 AM   #13
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Hi,

the "Lieber case" is as foggy as possible...
Also if i'm right, we do not have good pictures of the said Hitler grouping after its find in 1945... What "surfaced" at Mohawk in the 60's could be well an insurance scam... But again, this is just a theory.

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Old 08-28-2019, 08:21 AM   #14
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Following this thread with great interest.

To be honest with you even IF its genuine and IF I had the money I wouldnt want it in my home

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Old 08-28-2019, 08:33 AM   #15
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That pretty much sum it up.....i would not want to touch one Single Item from the Group, not the funny BO...not the Visor with the thick Band.....nada.


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the "Lieber case" is as foggy as possible...
Also if i'm right, we do not have good pictures of the said Hitler grouping after its find in 1945... What "surfaced" at Mohawk in the 60's could be well an insurance scam... But again, this is just a theory.

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