"Unserem Kameraden" baton

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Name: "Unserem Kameraden" baton; Date: 1941; Country: Germany or Austria?; Town: unknown; Materials: black French-polished wood, silver; Measurements: length 40 cm, diameter 1,4 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 74; Description:

Flat fittings on both ends, engraved with floral patterns; tip fitting finished with a small ball; at approximately 1/3 of the body, a metal band was attached with an engraved inscription dated  30 March 1941, during World War II; inscription meaning unknown, location unknown (Dion, France? Germany or Austria?)

; Inscriptions:

Unserem Kameraden / zum 30.III.1941! / Bez. Dion N.D.

; Catalog card:

Joanna Gul, consultation: Magdalena Szmida-Półbratek (City Museum of Wrocław)


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