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Month: June 2017

Newsletter 261 June 30, 2017

Newsletter 261 June 30, 2017

Stolen Gold by Christian Jürs In late April 1945, a convoy of German trucks left the German-occupied Italian city of Muggia [in Istria] on the Adriatic Sea and drove north through Udine and then northeast to Villach in what was once the Greater German Reich and is now Austria. There were five trucks, all painted the medium camouflage yellow of the later war German Wehrmacht, and one staff car bearing license plates of the SS. This car was occupied by…

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Newsletter 260 June 28, 2017

Newsletter 260 June 28, 2017

by Christian Jürs The proliferation of documents from the Third Reich purporting to be signed by Adolf Hitler are legion. An original Hitler signature is quite rare and in demand by autograph and militaria collectors but, sadly, most of the ones found today on the market are not original. Firstly, one must consider the paper on which the document is signed. Paper used during the course of the Third Reich did not have paper whiteners used in its construction. This…

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Newsletter 259 June 26, 2017

Newsletter 259 June 26, 2017

This is the first in a listing of German militaria dealers, and collectors, whose activities should be of interest to the collecting world. We are sending these out, individually once a week to those who have requested them. Because of potential legal problems, we have stopped selling the book, Blacklist, , to the public. Interested parties wishing to address the writer may do so at:  GermarRudolf9@hotmail.com Kai Winkler History Shop/ House of History Schulstraße 11a D-21220 Seevetal (Maschen) Tel.: +49…

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Newsletter 258 June 18, 2017

Newsletter 258 June 18, 2017

The attached letter has apparently been sent to many collectors and dealers throughout the world very recently. Christian Jürs, who has submitted to us a number of informative, and accurate, articles on German military decoractions, has sent this to us and just recently, we received about twenty copies of this from interested parties. One collector, or dealer, wrote Mr. Jürs a short and nasty note and we are publishing this, along with his pointed response.   American Holocaust Survivors Association…

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