Lot 0086

Germany S.S. Imperator Launching Medal, 1913

Uniformed Wilhelm II bust right-facing profile. Reverse with Hamburg America Line’s massive turbine ship at sea. Then the world’s largest liner, the S.S. Imperator passed to Britain’s Cunard Line as war booty, and was renamed S.S. Berengaria. Bronze, unsigned, light red-gold patina. Scarce. Provenance: From an important Greenwich, CT estate. [55... more
25 Oct 2019
USA, Glen Cove