A Collection of Karl Goetz Medals

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Date of Auction: 15th December 2005

Sold for £100

Estimate: £80 - £100

Ränkeschmiede bei der Arbeit [German U-Boats in America], 1916, cast bronze, three standing figures, American flag at right, rev. bearded janiform head above telegraph wires forming the words reuter gezeter, 58mm (K 185; Frankenhuis 1450). Good very fine (£80-100)


Illustrated on the Plates. Commemorates the arrival of U-53 in Narrangansett Bay and its visit to Newport, RI, on 7 October 1916