Rare posters seized by Nazis up for auction in NYC

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 20, 2013 at 10:48 pm •  Published: January 20, 2013
Advertisement
;

NEW YORK (AP) — A collection of rare posters seized from a Jewish collector by the Nazis is up for auction.

Hans Sachs started collecting posters as a teen and became Germany's leading private collector with 12,500 posters. The Nazis seized the collection in 1938.

His grandson Peter Sachs went through a legal battle for several years to get what was left of the collection back.

Just over 1,200 have been put up for sale at Guernsey's. Details of the three-day auction, which started Friday, weren't available Sunday night.



Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Isolated Amazon Tribe Makes First Contact
  2. 2
    911 Dispatcher Handles Call About Her Choking Son
  3. 3
    Cops: Woman Faked Drowning to Avoid Court
  4. 4
    Brazilians Listened to the Song ‘Happy’ a Lot More After Their World Cup Disaster Against...
  5. 5
    Dorman blasts "Fal-esi" education program
+ show more