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Oskar Schindler Autographs
Oskar Schindler Autographs and handwritten letters are highly prized by collectors and rarely come to market. Past auction prices range from $2,000 to over $120,000 for rare “Schindler’s List” related documents. If you have Oskar Schindler Autographs Nate Sanders is happy to give you a free estimate.
Nate D. Sanders Auctions has sold much Judaica in past auctions, including this Raoul Wallenberg signed document.
Raoul Wallenberg Signed Document from 1944, Exempting a Jewish Person From Having to Wear the Star of David — Very Rare
Scarce 1944 document signed by Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Jews at the close of WWII. In 1944 a report detailing the mass deportation of Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz was published. Wallenberg, a Swedish citizen fluent in Hungarian, was chosen by the United States to lead a relief mission in Hungary. He was to issue fake “protective” passports claiming Jewish persons were actually Swedish citizens awaiting repatriation, with the full protection of such citizenship. In early 1945 Wallenberg was taken for espionage and never heard from or seen alive again; before his capture it’s believed that he saved 15,000 people in the last months of the war. Document on “Royal Swedish Embassy / Budapest” letterhead is datelined Budapest, 22 September 1944. It confirms that the recipient has been awarded Swedish citizenship and respectfully asks that he be granted “immunity against the discriminatory [yellow star] mark”. Document measures 8″ x 5.75″. Signed boldly by Wallenberg, with the Embassy’s stamp. Single vertical fold with separation starting at ends. Light wear and toning. Overall very good condition. Sold for $13,310.