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Lot 8718: An honour sword for Hauptmann Kahoun in SS Police Mountain Rifle Regiment 18

German Historical Collectibles from 1919 to the Present

by Hermann Historica GmbH

04 November 2016

Munich, Bavaria, Germany

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Description: Sword for police leaders by Clemen & Jung, Solingen. Nickel-plated rib blade (rust traces), both sides with a floral etched decor, an obverse cartouche with vestiges of gilt engraving "Meine Ehre - heißt Treue!", the reverse with "Dem Hauptmann Kahoun von seinen Männern - Rußland 1942" (tr. "To Hauptmann Kahoun from his Men – Russia 1942") and the unit badge, a standing lion. Ricasso with maker's designation. Nickel plated iron bow guard, black wooden grip with wire wrap and inset police eagle (silvering migrated), officer's sword knot. Repainted (contemporary?) scabbard with vestiges of nickel plated fittings. Length 98 cm. The SS Police Mountain Rifle Regiment 18 was the only mountain rifle regiment of the German police. Raised in the summer of 1942 with three battalions, from July through October it was engaged in operations against partisans in northern Yugoslavia. From November 1942 through the end of July 1943, it was engaged at the front on the Finnish border with Russia, followed by operations in Yugoslavia and Greece. Included is a photocopy of the regimental history with explicit mention of Hauptmann Kahoun.

Condition Report: II

Notes: Waffen-SS
PLEASE NOTE: Solange Kataloginhaber, Auktionsteilnehmer und Bieter sich nicht gegenteilig äußern, versichern sie, dass sie den Katalog und die darin abgebildeten Gegenstände aus der Zeit des Dritten Reiches nur zu Zwecken der staatsbürgerlichen Aufklärung, der Abwehr verfassungswidriger Bestrebungen, der Kunst oder der Wissenschaft, der Forschung oder der Lehre, der Berichterstattung über Vorgänge des Zeitgeschehens oder der Geschichte oder ähnlichen Zwecken erwerben (§§ 86a, 86 Strafgesetzbuch). Die Hermann Historica oHG, ihre Versteigerer und Einlieferer bieten und geben diese Gegenstände nur unter diesen Voraussetzungen an bzw. ab.
As long as catalogue owner, auction participants and bidders do not state otherwise, they agree to the condition that the catalogue and the items displayed in the catalogue that refer to the Third Reich are used exclusively for the purpose of civic education, the purpose of defense against actions that defy the constitutional rights, the purpose of art or science, the purpose of academic research and education, coverage regarding contemporary/historic developments or for purposes similar to the ones stated above (§ 86a , 86 penal code). Hermann Historica oHG, its auctioneers and suppliers will only yield ownership of the corresponding items according to these conditions.

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