KOSCHAL, Stephen (1945- ) Professional autograph dealer and dealer in rare signed books. Autograph authenticator, author, world traveler, lecturer, winner of many awards. Two matching large art works each measuring 26”X38.”
Both signed on the lower right bottom “S.Koschal “93”.
The first is of the German Iron Cross (1939). Hand signed (each in person) by 19 German Aces. Those who have signed are: Walter Schuck (206V), Gunther Bahr (37V- 36 at night), Heinz Lange (70V), G. Walter (6V), Ernst Wilhelm Reinhart (174V), Gunther Seeger (56V), Adolf Galland (103V), Guenther Rall (275v), Willi Reschke (26V), Eduard Neumann (13V), Walter Krupinski (197V), Herbert Wehnelt (36V), Wolfgang Spaete (99V), Julius Meimberg (53V), Martin Drewes (52V-43 at night), Gerhard Schoepfel (40V), Wolf Dietrich Huy (40V), Walter Loos (38V) and Arthur Gartner (26V). Total 1,547 victories. For years Koschal knew all of these Aces spending much time with them in the hotels we stayed. In addition enjoying dinners, having drinks, attending their yearly get togethers and cruising down the Rhine. This artwork was signed at the 1994 Gemeinschaft der Jagdflieger held at Oestrich Winkel, Geisenheim, Germany. In fine condition, framed.
A matching item, The Ace of Spades. Hand signed all “in person” of over 85 American Aces. Some of the popular Aces who have signed are: George Chandler, Dick Rossi, Gerald Brown, Bruce Carr, Ed Rector, Alex Vraciu, Jim Morehead, Joe Foss, Jim Empty, Roger Conant, Tom Blackburn, Boots Blesse, Bill Hardy, Jim French, R.E. Galer and many more. For years, Koschal was a friend of The American Aces” and attended many of their yearly reunions. The pair which is without question, one of a kind.....................$2500.00