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Sun Feb 10, 2019, 12:36 PM

5 alleged Hitler watercolors go unsold at German auction

Source: Associated Press

5 alleged Hitler watercolors go unsold at German auction

February 10, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Five watercolors attributed to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler from his early days as a struggling artist have failed to sell at auction in the southern German city of Nuremberg, possibly over fears they could be fakes.

The Nuremberger Nachrichten newspaper reported Sunday that no bids were received on the paintings, which had starting prices of between 19,000 euros ($21,500) and 45,000 euros ($50,900).

Three days before Saturday’s auction, prosecutors seized 63 other paintings attributed to Hitler from the auction house to investigate allegations they were fakes.

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Read more: https://apnews.com/5638d0b5d8c84f03b51e09c110d0c3f1

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Reply 5 alleged Hitler watercolors go unsold at German auction (Original post)
Eugene Feb 10 OP
Fla_Democrat Feb 10 #1
Journeyman Feb 10 #2
TeamPooka Feb 10 #3
irresistable Feb 10 #4
The Truth Is Here Feb 10 #5
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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 12:41 PM

1. Someone contact Raylon Givens...

see if he still has this guy's business card....





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Response to Fla_Democrat (Reply #1)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 01:40 PM

2. Thanks for the reminder of a great scene . . .

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 01:45 PM

3. yeah, because if he was good artist and his paintings had sold we wouldn't have had a Holocaust

Hitler was a bad artist.

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 02:52 PM

4. Boy, people sure do hold a grudge!

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 03:08 PM

5. $1 for all 3 paintings

And it faces total destruction.

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 03:15 PM

6. Art Critic Franz Liebkind sez...

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