Hitler’s Phone, that was described as a” weapon of mass destruction
The phone of the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, was sold in the amount of 243000 dollars at auction in the United States.
And display the phone for sale in the historic House of Alexander Auctions in Chesapeake City, Maryland, on Sunday.
The auction began an initial price of $ 100, eventually selling for $ 243000 dollars to the buyer was not disclosed his identity.
The phone had been found by Soviet soldiers in 1945 in the dugout, that was Hitler committed suicide there .
He said officials of the auction house, the phone as a weapon of mass destruction, because Hitler used it to issue death warrants.
And sell also at the auction a dog made from porcelain was owned by Hitler, of $24000 and 300$.
It was one of the few objects left intact.
After the war he brought it back to the UK hidden in a suitcase, but refused to talk about his trophy, which was made by German electronics giant Siemens and is engraved with a swastika and Hitler’s name.
For several years because he feared he’d be accused of ‘looting’ – an act British troops had been ordered by their superiors not to carry out under threat of court martial.
Brig. Rayner passed the phone on to his son, Ranulf Rayner, before his death in 1977 – and Mr Rayner, himself a retired army major., has now decided to sell it in the hope it is put on display as a reminder of the terrible crimes carried out by the Nazis.
“It is a very sinister piece of equipment, when you think about what it was used for.
“He would have used it extensively to scream brutal orders to those running the concentration camps, to his generals on the battlefield., and everything and anything inbetween.
“Several eyewitness accounts tell how one of the last calls Hitler made on it was to order that his new brother-in-law., General Hermann Fegelein, was to be shot for treason.