Plate Legion Condor, war in Spain 1936-1939

$ 22.5
In Stock

Porcelain plate — a replica of a memorial plate from the first half of the ХХ century. Such dishes were made in memory of service, military campaigns, for various military and political organizations in Germany. Such porcelain is called propaganda-dishes; it is collectible and, of course, for domestic use. Copies are suitable for designing expositions, filming, creating an atmosphere in reconstruction and, of course, a great gift!

The plate weighs about 300 g, has a diameter of 20 cm. The inscriptions are applied as hot decals (paint is baked into the surface at high temperature), imitating brush painting, this is not a cheap stencil. The inscriptions are fixed securely and can be washed in a dishwasher.

Legion Condor (Legion Condor) — 4 squadrons of bombers and 4 squadrons of fighters (5.5 thousand German troops) sent to support nationalists of Francisco Franco in the Spanish Civil War. Taking part in the civil war, Germany took the opportunity to try out new weapons and tactics. Messerschmitt Bf.109 fighters, Heinkel He-111 bombers and Junkers Ju 87 "Stuka" dive bombers were assayed in Spain. These aircraft were then widely used in World War II. Through rotation of the combat personnel, a total of about 20,000 German military specialists served in Spain. Sourceru.wikipedia.org.

The plate is a high-quality copy, the picture is copied in details, the color is also well conveyed. Original samples of such a plate can be found at various auctions and in antique stores, for example ratisbons.com or thirdreicharts.com.