Adolf Hitler’s Personal Monogrammed
Sterling Silver Vanity Mirror and Bristle Brush
HITLER, Adolf (1889-1945). German politician, leader of the Nazi Party. Chancellor of Germany (1933-1945). Fuhrer of Germany (1934-1945). He initiated WWII in Europe. Committed suicide in his Berlin bunker by a gun shot to his head. He was only 56 years old.
Very rare WWII Adolf Hitler curved flat top “AH” monogrammed Sterling Silver Vanity Mirror and Bristle Brush. These were used by Hitler at Obersalzberg. These were found and taken along with many other items in the Obersalzberg area by a member of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division at the close of WWII. Described as a hammered silver vanity hair grooming set with engraved pointed “AH” monogram. The hand mirror measures 12 inches top to bottom and the hair brush 10 inches long. Both the mirror and hair brush are marked “H.B. Sterling.” There is minor tarnish and the original patina from age. There are signs of use but both in very good condition. The find of most artifacts is mentioned in the latest and now out of print First Edition book Treasure Trove, The Looting of the Third Reich by Chase Haddock with Charles E. Snyder, Jr. Major USAF, Retired. The book feature many never before published photographs of some of Hitler’s early watercolors from his Vienna years (1907-1912). There are many descriptions and photographs of his personal items and those of the most notorious members of the Third Reich. The book, 250 pages in length, 1500 digital images and detailed appendices on Hallmarks, signatures, monograms and crests.
BRAUN, Eva (1912-1945). Longtime companion of Adolf Hitler. She became his wife but the marriage lasted only 40 hours. She was 33 and he was 56 years old. Committed suicide along with Hitler in the Berlin Bunker, she took a cyanide pill.
Original silver monogrammed Hair Brush and Clothing Bush once the property of Eva Braun. The hair brush is of silver with a decorative ornamentation at the top of the handle and the tip of the brush. The top of the brush is engraved with Eva Braun’s distinctive “EB” initial butterfly logo. Along the side of the brush is the small Berndorf logo in a circle that consists of a squirrel with ART, KRL. 23” at the top and “Berndorf” at the bottom. The yellow bristles show sign of use undoubtedly caused by the running of the brush through Eva Braun’s hair. The clothing brush appears to be made of wood with a silver skin covering. The top of the brush is engraved with an “EB” initial logo Along the wedge is an indiscernible logo followed by the silver content number “800”. The bristles show signs of wear that were no doubt caused by Braun’s use of the brush while brushing her clothing. This set appears on page number 70 in The Collectors Guide to Liberated Adolf Hitler Memorabilia. Vol. 2 by Mark W. Griffith, MD. Accompanying these artifacts is a copy of the original notarized letter by Mark Griffith attesting to the fact that he obtained the Braun items from the veteran who brought then back from Germany at the end of WWII. The collection...............................$7,500.00