Lot 383

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Unique set of six original pencil plans used during the construction of the "Kehlsteinhaus" above Berchtesgaden, drafted by Prof. Roderich Fick and Heinrich Michaelis in Munich, 1938. These plans generally concern details of the dining room and Hitler's study at the mountaintop structure. All of the plans measure 24" x 17 1/2" and include details of wall paneling, windows, commodes, sofas, and a stand-alone cabinet. Folds, else very good. The Kehlsteinhaus, or "Tea House", was presented to Adolf Hitler on his 50th birthday as a retreat and place to entertain friends and visiting dignitaries. It was commissioned by Martin Bormann in the summer of 1937 as a 50th birthday gift. Paid for by the Nazi Party, it was completed in 13 months. Architect Roderich Fick (1886-1955) was Hitler's favorite architect, and became one of the top choices of the Nazi hierarchy.

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July 7, 2015 10:00 AM EDT
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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