Lot 747

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Fine set of five pieces of white porcelain china once being part of the set belonging to German World War I ace MANFRED VON RICHTHOFEN (1892-1918). Each bears von Richtofen''s personal monogram, a red stylized letter "M" superiposed over a stylized letter "R", surmounted by a crown. Present is: a coffee cup, approx. 4" dia. by 2 1/2" tall; saucer, 5 1/2" dia.; and scallop-edged lunch plate (9 3/4"), salad plate (8"), and dessert plate (7 3/8"). bearing the same monogram at the rim. The undersides of three pieces bear the mark of the Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory in blue. Richthofen, better known to the world as the Red Baron, was the highest scoring fighter ace of World War I, and was officially credited with 80 victories.

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December 19, 2017 10:00 AM EST
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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