Lot 947

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WORLD WAR I GERMAN-AUSTRIAN "WAR CUP"
World War I-date "Kriegs-Becher" ("war-cup"), approx. 6 1/4" x 3" dia., encircled with a brass band connecting two medallions bearing the portraits of German Kaiser Wilhelm II and Austro-Hungarian Emperor Franz Josef I. The band itself bears the inscription: "Klar Wie Dies Glas ist Unser Recht Weh'Dem der es Zerbrechen Mocht" (roughly, "As Clear as Glass, it is our Right to Hurt Him Who Would Break It."), with the dates "1914-1915" on the opposite side. The glass further features four indentations near the base. The brass band shows some tarnish, else very good.

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August 1, 2018 10:00 AM EDT
Elkton, MD, US

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