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Re: Deutschland (U155)
Posted by: Bruce Dennis ()
Date: June 29, 2009 09:54AM

Hello Don,

"May I reiterate that I am more interested in establishing the source of the metal than the identity of the sitter."

Research can be painfully slow, and I sympathise with the frustration you may be feeling while we chew over he identity of the sitter. However, as there are no conclusive markings, and the provenance is missing, the sitter is all we have to work on. I once found an entire chapter of my wife's family history by pursuing a clue found on an heirloom, and it was a lot slimmer than the information on your iron bust.

Thank you for the latest photo. I had been curious if the initial 'K' was followed by a letter with German umlaut, but this last photo shows this is unlikely.

Have you tried the local history groups from the area where the Deutschland was broken? Someone, possibly working in isolation, may know at a glance the identity of the sitter with the distinctive name, and therefore the links to follow.

Hope this helps,

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Deutschland (U155) Don Cox 06/26/2009 08:21AM
Re: Deutschland (U155) Michael Lowrey 06/26/2009 04:52PM
Re: Deutschland (U155) ph0ebus 06/26/2009 06:28PM
Re: Deutschland (U155) Don Cox 06/27/2009 08:33AM
Re: Deutschland (U155) MPC 06/27/2009 06:51PM
Re: Deutschland (U155) Don Cox 06/28/2009 09:15AM
Re: Deutschland (U155) MPC 06/28/2009 10:02AM
Re: Deutschland (U155) Don Cox 06/28/2009 02:49PM
Re: Deutschland (U155) Matthias 06/28/2009 04:08PM
Re: Deutschland (U155) Don Cox 06/29/2009 08:31AM
Re: Deutschland (U155) Bruce Dennis 06/29/2009 09:54AM
Re: Deutschland (U155) ph0ebus 06/29/2009 08:41PM
Re: Deutschland (U155) ph0ebus 07/08/2009 03:43PM
Re: Deutschland (U155) Don Cox 07/09/2009 09:02AM
Re: Deutschland (U155) ph0ebus 07/09/2009 04:18PM
Re: Deutschland (U155) ph0ebus 07/09/2009 07:23PM
Re: Deutschland (U155) Don Cox 07/10/2009 08:23AM
Re: Deutschland (U155) Bruce Dennis 07/10/2009 09:49AM
Re: Deutschland (U155) Roffa 07/10/2009 06:48PM
Re: Deutschland (U155) Don Cox 09/10/2009 07:02PM
Re: Deutschland (U155) ph0ebus 09/10/2009 10:07PM
Re: Deutschland (U155) mike hutchison 10/12/2011 09:01PM
Re: Deutschland (U155) mike hutchison 09/30/2012 05:53PM
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