Rare posters once seized by Nazis up for auction

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A COLLECTION of rare posters once seized by the Nazis during World War II have been put up for auction.

The artworks, which carry an estimated value of between $6 million and $21 million, belonged to Hans Sachs.

Hans Sachs' collection of thousands of rare posters is up for auction. Picture: AP
Hans Sachs' collection of thousands of rare posters is up for auction. Picture: AP

But the Jewish man’s collection was confiscated by Adolf Hitler’s propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels in 1938.

The posters, which have since been returned to the Sachs family, are shown above on display at New York’s Bohemian National Hall, and are currently up for auction at Guernsey’s.

Pictures: AP/Bebeto Matthews

 

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