Lot 0582. Badge of honour of 9. November 1923, the so-called "blood order", 1. Model of the General of the infantry, SS-Obergruppenführer and Reichsführer of the Nazi war Federal, Wilhelm Reinhard.

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Lot 0582Badge of honour of 9. November 1923, the so-called "blood order", 1. Model of the General of the infantry, SS-Obergruppenführer and Reichsführer of the Nazi war Federal, Wilhelm Reinhard.
Silver, punch cutter signature J. FUESS MÜNCHEN, silver temple, 990, and whipped matriculation number 707.
NM3 6.04.01, OEK21 3703, Ø 40 mm, with 23.1 g.

Reinhard was on 18. In March 1869 in the forestry house Lutau born. He joined the cadet corps at Kulm, and from 1888 ensign in the infantry Regiment "Herzog Friedrich Wilhelm von Braunschweig" (East Frisian) no 78. As a Major, he came in 1911 to 5. Guard-Regiment on foot, and led as commander of the 2. Battalion of his men 1. World war in the field. He was on both the Western and Eastern front and was marked several times, what is on 27. August 1917 was reflected in the awarding of the Pour le Mérites. Only a year later, he should stand against the head of his regiment the advancing Americans, and by personal use of the attack to a halt - what he paid, among other things, also with a severe head injury. For this purpose, he was, on the 1. In October 1918, the oak leaves to the Pour le Mérite awarded. As a commander, he led the "Freikorps Reinhard," and was city commander of Berlin and put down the Spartacus uprising. From 1934, he was the Federal leader of the German Reich war Federal "Kyffhäuser" and starting in 1938, then Reich leader of the national socialist Empire war Association. The March on the Feldherrnhalle, he was a pair of SA-battalion "Theodor Körner" from Augsburg. He was also the bearer of the honour sword of the reichsführer, and also of the death's head ring of the SS.

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