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eMedals-A Signed Picture Postcard of  the “Sea-Devil”; Corvette Captain Felix Graf von Luckner

Item: G27880

A Signed Picture Postcard of the “Sea-Devil”; Corvette Captain Felix Graf von Luckner

Sale Date: January 25, 2017 Hammer Price

$53

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A Signed Picture Postcard of the “Sea-Devil”; Corvette Captain Felix Graf von Luckner

Measuring 9.1 x 13.9 cm; c.1916; Good, signs of aging; A postcard showing a picture of Felix Graf von Luckner. It carries a strong signature in pencil. The back of the card identifies him as a Korvettenkapitän (corvette captain). It also states that the card is a real copper photogravure print (“Echte Kupfertiefdruckkarte”).

Footnote: Felix Graf von Luckner (1881–1966), also known as Count Luckner in English speaking countries, was a German naval officer who earned the nickname “Seeteufel” (Sea-Devil). His crew was known as “Die Piraten des Kaisers” (the Emperor’s pirates). Luckner became a hero and legend to both friend and foe during the First World War for his ability to achieve victories without casualties.

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