Offered for sale is an
UNIQUE LOT OF THIRTEEN (13) ORIGINAL THIRD REICH ERA ‘MARTIN & PILTZING BRONZES’
This unique lot consists of thirteen original Martin & Piltzing bronzes, seven of them are sports related. The crossed-out soccer player bronze is no longer available.
OFFERED FOR SALE IS THIS UNIQUE COLLECTION OF GENUINE THIRD REICH ERA BRONZES WHICH WERE MANUFACTURED FROM THE WELL-KNOWN MARTIN & PILTZING FOUNDRY IN BERLIN. THIS COMPANY WAS ONE OF THE FOUR COMPANIES CHOSEN TO DELIVER THE MEDALS, BRONZES, MEMORABILIA AND SOUVENIR ITEMS FOR THE 1936 OLYMPIC GAMES WHICH TOOK PLACE IN THE REICHSHAUPTSTADT BERLIN! THE FOUR FOUNDRIES WERE: Heintz & Barth, Sperlich, Noack, and Martin & Piltzing
THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND COLLECTION COMES FROM THE WIDOW OF THE OWNER, MR. HANS MARTIN, WHO PASSED AWAY IN THE 1970’s. MOST OF THE ITEMS OFFERED BELOW ARE PROTOTYPES OR FROM THE FIRST PRODUCTION RUN AS MR. MARTIN ALWAYS TOOK A SAMPLE HOME FOR HIS PERSONAL COLLECTION! MRS. MARTIN GAVE THEM TO A GOOD AND LONGTIME FRIEND OF THE FAMILY IN BERLIN SHORTLY BEFORE SHE PASSED AWAY. MARTIN & PILTZING ARE LONG OUT OF BUSINESS AND THE ITEMS WHICH LEFT THEIR FOUNDRY ARE SOUGHT AFTER COLLECTIBLES TODAY.
WE ARE NOW EXCLUSIVELY OFFERING THIS UNIQUE COLLECTION! THE ITEMS ARE CAST BRONZE, SOME ARE BRASS AND/OR OTHER METAL COMPOSITIONS.
Commemorative Soccer Sculpture
Three-dimensional boxer in rectangular frame, 126 x 202mm or 4-15/16 x 7-15/16 inches, marked Martin&Piltzing Berlin on the back Made for the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin
Wonderful Ancient Roman or Greek Scene
Embossed grouping, 144mm or 5-11/16 inches in diameter, original hanger soldered on the back, no markings, heavy! An excellent piece of art!
Commemorative Disc Thrower Sculpture
Three-dimensional disc thrower, 150mm or 5-7/8 inches in diameter, marked Martin&Piltzing Berlin on the back Made for the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin
Commemorative Soccer Sculpture
Almost three-dimensional soccer player, 150mm or 5-7/8 inches in diameter, marked Martin & Piltzing Berlin on the back, this must have been a prototype as there are two discs soldered together! Made for the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin
Wonderful Guardian Angel
Embossed guardian angel carrying two infants, 144mm or 5-11/16 inches in diameter, original hanger soldered on the back, no markings, heavy! An excellent piece of art!
Commemorative Boxing Sculpture
Three-dimensional boxer in fighting position, 152mm or 6 inches in diameter with metric hole for a marble or stone base, marked Martin&Piltzing Berlin on the back Made for the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin
Bronze head of Mrs. Martin
There was probably only one ever made! Mr. Hans Martin made his wife immortal when he created this three-dimensional head of her! 82 x 38 x 38mm or 3-1/4 x 1-1/2 x 1/1/2 inches on original granite or marble(?) base, no markings Probably made as a special surprise to the wife of the foundry owner!
INCL. SHIPPING TO ANY ADDRESS IN THE U.S., for international shipping worldwide please add $120.00
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