Hand signed 4.30" x 6.50" fdc. Erich Alfred Hartmann [1922 1993], nicknamed "Bubi" by his German comrades and "The Black Devil" by his Soviet adversaries, was a German fighter pilot during World War II and the most successful fighter ace in the history of aerial warfare. He flew 1,404 combat missions and participated in aerial combat on 825 separate occasions. He claimed, and was credited with, shooting down 352 Allied aircraft345 Soviet and 7 Americanwhile serving with the Luftwaffe.
On 29 October 1943 he was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross for 148 enemy aircraft destroyed and the Oak Leaves to the Knight's Cross for 202 enemy aircraft on 2 March 1944, followed by the Swords to the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves exactly four months later for 268 enemy aircraft shot down. Ultimately, Hartmann earned him the coveted Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds on 25 August 1944 for claiming 301 aerial victories. Hartmann was never shot down or forced to land due to enemy fire.
It consists of the 4.30" x 6.50" mounted FDC personally signed by him in blue ink marker, glossy photographs and full size. This unique 12.00" x 16.00" padded ruby cloth display was put into the 13.15" x 17.15" black frame case. The full size decorations/medals/badges are profesionally made of resin.
All awards were copied from originals with all details, hand painted and mounted in the display, permanently, apart from the FDC with his signature. The autograph is authentic, hand signed and is a desirable. For all military enthusiasts as a fantastic addition to the collection. Additionally the display set is ready to hang.Is my true passion since 1990, I have one of the biggest collection in Poland and now I sell my doubles and triplets. All items come from my private collection, I know the provenance of every signature so I assure my certificate of authenticity for all signed items.
Which means a lifetime guarantee of authenticity to the purchaser. Depending on the weight of the bought items. The item "ERICH HARTMANN ### ww2 German 1st top fighter ace signed fdc in display" is in sale since Saturday, February 16, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectables\Autographs\Certified Original Autographs\Military". The seller is "autographrush" and is located in POLAND.
This item can be shipped worldwide.