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Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)

Lot 1090: Original Adolf Hitler Watercolor.

Thies Militaria Auctions, LLC

December 6, 2015
Kirchheim unter Teck, Germany

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Description

Painting is signed "A.Hitler" in lower right hand corner and "Munchen 1914, Alter Hof" in the lower left. Painting measures 10 1/2 by 14 1/2 and comes with a letter of authenticity from Hitler's original archivist, Professor Dr. August Priesack. This painting represents the fifth water coloring of the Alter Hof in Munich and most likely given by Hitler to his many guests at the Lowenbraukeller beer hall. This specimen is characterized by the amazing preservation of its colors as it was most likely kept in storage over the years. An important historical example representing Adolf Hitler's time in Munich prior to his rise to power.

Condition Report

1-2

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Shipping

Items will ship only after payment is received and fully processed. Packages will ship within 7 business days of payment processing. The auction house will process shipments through either FedEx or USPS. Requests for any other carriers must be expressly arranged with the auction house at the time of payment. Shipment tracking information will be provided at the customer's request.
All shipment costs will include applicable insurance. Any insurance claims must be reported to both the auction house and the shipment carrier within the 30-calendar-day return window. As each item sold is an antique and delicate in nature, the auction house makes all attempts to present accurate condition and wear information to customers, encourages visits to study the items, and packages all items for shipment with the utmost professional care; with these safeguards in place, the auction house maintains a warranty for each item's authenticity only and does not accept monetary responsibility for any material defect occurring during transit or once the item has been received.

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Terms and Conditions

Thies & Johnson Military Auctions, LLC (henceforth "auction house"), represented by the primary partner, Andreas Thies, along with the VA licensed auctioneer, Michael Everett (#2908000960), will sell the lots offered as part of catalogs published by the auction house on behalf of consignor or consignors. The general auction terms and conditions apply not only before the auction, but also after the auction and in any moments of sale. A submission of a bid indicates the terms and conditions herein and forthwith are accepted.

To protect the public with respect to all of our customers, our company is committed to the utmost care and prudence in dealing with contemporary historical items from the era of the Third Reich. Our company does not seek to glorify any aspect of the Third Reich. We do not endorse fascism, racism, or fundamentalism of any kind, nor the atrocities committed by the Nazi Regime. The depicted items from the Third Reich serve only the purposes of civic information, defense of unconstitutional efforts, art, science, research or teaching, and current affairs or history, and are auctioned merely as artifacts.
If you are a customer who resides in Germany, by owning this catalogue you agree to the above in accordance with (§§ 86 a, 86 StGB). Our company accepts bids only from those German citizens who are committed to strict compliance of this statute.
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Condition Guide

1 = Mint
2 = Excellent ++
3 = Excellent +
4 = Very Good

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Customers who do not meet their payment obligations may be reported to a credit agency, and their balance may be outsourced to a debt collector. Alternatively, the auction house may, at its sole discretion, elect to either send the lot(s) to auction once again, or sell the items privately; in such a case, the customer will still be liable for the 20% buyer's premium (to include Invaluable's 5% fee). The auction house reserves the right to refuse bids in future auctions from customers who have not met their previous payment obligations.

Shipping and Insurance

Items will ship only after payment is received and fully processed. Packages will ship within 7 business days of payment processing. The auction house will process shipments through either FedEx or USPS. Requests for any other carriers must be expressly arranged with the auction house at the time of payment. Shipment tracking information will be provided at the customer's request.
All shipment costs will include applicable insurance. Any insurance claims must be reported to both the auction house and the shipment carrier within the 30-calendar-day return window. As each item sold is an antique and delicate in nature, the auction house makes all attempts to present accurate condition and wear information to customers, encourages visits to study the items, and packages all items for shipment with the utmost professional care; with these safeguards in place, the auction house maintains a warranty for each item's authenticity only and does not accept monetary responsibility for any material defect occurring during transit or once the item has been received.

Return Policy

The auction house guarantees the authenticity of all items, excluding those marked as reproductions or repaired. Legitimate claims against a purchased item's authenticity must be submitted within 30 calendar days of the date of invoice. Any returns must be discussed with the auction house before submission. Although we offer a condition guide within the catalogue to help customers determine quality in tandem with our photographs and descriptions, we highly recommend a visit to view the objects at our auction house, as there is no substitute for examining these objects in person. All items are sold in their stated condition ("as is") at the time of bidding. Any return request submitted on the grounds of condition will not be accepted. Returns of any kind will not be accepted after accounts have been settled with the consignor(s), 60 calendar days from the close of the auction. All return requests must be submitted by the original bidding customer of the auction; any return requests submitted by a third party (such as a customer of the original bidder) will not be accepted under any circumstances.

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