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GERMANY – SANKE CARD – MANFRED VON RICHTHOFEN – NR 450

SKU: 42-266

$135.00

This is Sanke Card Nr 450 of Manfred von Richthofen. This card is notable for two reasons. It is the first Sanke card of the “Red Baron.” It is also the only pose of him in full dress uniform. The uniform is complete with his Prussian pilot badge and 1914 Iron Cross 1st Class. Above that we see a four place medal bar with his Knights Cross Class of the Hohenzollern House Order with Swords. At his neck is the Orden Pour le Mérite….

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Width: 3.5in
Length: 5.25in

GERMANY – SANKE CARD – MANFRED VON RICHTHOFEN – NR 450

This is Sanke Card Nr 450 of Manfred von Richthofen. This card is notable for two reasons. It is the first Sanke card of the “Red Baron.” It is also the only pose of him in full dress uniform. The uniform is complete with his Prussian pilot badge and 1914 Iron Cross 1st Class. Above that we see a four place medal bar with his Knights Cross Class of the Hohenzollern House Order with Swords. At his neck is the Orden Pour le Mérite.

This card shows signs of silver oxidation. The card has never been mailed.

CLICK HERE TO SEE POSTCARD AND PHOTO ALBUMS

Sanke cards grew out of the early medium of postcards and are now an invaluable documentation of German flyers who, for a short time in aviation history, were at the top of their profession.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON COLLECTING SANKE CARDS CLICK HERE AND READ MORE FROM MILITARY TRADER

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GERMANY – SANKE CARD – MANFRED VON RICHTHOFEN – NR 450

This is Sanke Card Nr 450 of Manfred von Richthofen. This card is notable for two reasons. It is the first Sanke card of the “Red Baron.” It is also the only pose of him in full dress uniform. The uniform is complete with his Prussian pilot badge and 1914 Iron Cross 1st Class. Above that we see a four place medal bar with his Knights Cross Class of the Hohenzollern House Order with Swords. At his neck is the Orden Pour le Mérite.

This card shows signs of silver oxidation. The card has never been mailed.

CLICK HERE TO SEE POSTCARD AND PHOTO ALBUMS

Sanke cards grew out of the early medium of postcards and are now an invaluable documentation of German flyers who, for a short time in aviation history, were at the top of their profession.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON COLLECTING SANKE CARDS CLICK HERE AND READ MORE FROM MILITARY TRADER

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Dimensions5.25 × 3.5 in