Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Great 12" x 19" Albumen Photographic Portrait of a Company Size Imperial German Field Artillery Unit, Dated 1897. Very fine quality and condition with just some minor even fading. Approximately 130 men with officers seated in front with swords, visored caps and double breasted frock coats. NCOs in second row, also with visored caps, and enlisted men wearing field mutzes in upper rows. Several men wearing pickelhaubes with ball tops, including bugler holding instrument up at top center. Field guns visible at either side with array of projectiles and wooden keg with painted date 1897, on ground in front. Many soldiers holding regimental steins and long stemmed porcelain regimental pipes. Remarkable display of items rarely seen in period German images. Original 17 1/2" X 25" pray paperboard mount bordered with preprinted German military motifs, German mottos, 1897 date, and photographers name "Karl Bauer/ Karlsruhe". Mount excellent with just some minor scattered chips. A rare and graphically important Imperial German photograph.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    12th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 189

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 October 27 Musical Instruments - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 April 18 Historical Manuscripts Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    2018 April 18 Historical Manuscripts Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,010,924