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Been kinda slow around here lately so thought I would post my early Baltic amber political desk piece.

I think these period amber pieces are special.

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Hi Erich,

 

Nice amber political piece of history you are showing us here on the forum.

 

What metal is used for it, as the more exclusive items were made with silver.

 

What size is it.

 

I don't have such items myself, but I do have some nice pieces of amber with insects enclosed in it, as a frozen time capsule.

 

Best regards

 

Eric-Jan

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Hi Eric,

This is an early piece with the use of sun rays coming from the Swastika. done in silver on amber and is about 3" high and 6" long.

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Erich

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Hi Erich,

 

Thank you for the extra information.

 

Best regards

 

Eric-Jan

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Now just need to find an amber MK to go with it! :)

 

Erich,

 

Those amber MK versions are still around and show up for sale from time to time.

 

Start saving money for it......or sell a kidney.......

 

Good luck and happy hunting.

 

Best regards

 

Eric-Jan

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Erich,

 

Although used in short - KZ - , I assume that you do mean "Kampfzeit" 1919 - 1933, instead of "Konzentrationslager".

 

Best regards

 

Eric-Jan

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Erich,

 

Although used in short - KZ - , I assume that you do mean "Kampfzeit" 1919 - 1933, instead of "Konzentrationslager".

 

Best regards

 

Eric-Jan

Correct!

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Any body got a brief description on these wonderful "Amber" items?

 

Who made them and who would recieve them etc., any thing on them would be great.

 

They are lovely items and I don't know any thing about them.

 

I believe they must be very expensive. :smile:

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Bernstein, German word for amber has been popular since the early days of Germania. The ancient Germanic peoples thought that amber was a sacred stone. During the TR period, many of the earlier germanic cultural items were reborn. In the case of this desk piece, it most likely was an expensive item due to the use of a solid block of amber with silver accents. Most of the amber items were manufactured by a firm in Koenigsberg. I hope this answers some of your questions.

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Here's a photo of the famous Amber room that was stolen by the germans during the Russian campaign.

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Bernstein, German word for amber has been popular since the early days of Germania. The ancient Germanic peoples thought that amber was a sacred stone. During the TR period, many of the earlier germanic cultural items were reborn. In the case of this desk piece, it most likely was an expensive item due to the use of a solid block of amber with silver accents. Most of the amber items were manufactured by a firm in Koenigsberg. I hope this answers some of your questions.

 

Thank you Erich, appreciated!

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