germany - print - full color - s.m.s. seeadler - signed by the artist and which identifies graf von luckner
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GERMANY – PRINT – FULL COLOR – S.M.S. SEEADLER – SIGNED BY THE ARTIST AND WHICH IDENTIFIES GRAF VON LUCKNERSKU: 19-307
$95.00Our offering today is a color print of the S.M.S. Seeadler which is signed by the artists (Who we cannot identify) and has the name of Felix Graf von Luckner. Felix Graf von Luckner (1881-1966) was one of WW I’s most interesting naval figures. To say that he was a colorful figure is an absolute understatement! Von Luckner was known as the Seeteufel (Sea Devil). Von Luckner came from an aristocratic family and did not want to follow the life path required by his father. Instead, he left home at a young age and traveled around the world taking any number of physically-demanding jobs: working in a circus, as a lumberman, and many positions requiring heavy labor. His father wanted him to join the cavalry, but von Luckner said he would not return to his family until he could wear his Emperor’s naval uniform. He returned to Germany in 1911 and passed his exams for the merchant fleet…..