Person GND

Name

Schlessinger, Felix (1879 - ermordet in Auschwitz)

Coin dealer in Berlin.

Born 1879 in Mainz. Schlessinger worked for Leo Hamburger in Frankfurt am Main, and moved to Berlin in 1928. Some auction sales were organised in cooperation with Robert Ball Nachfolger.

Schlessinger was forecd to flee into the Netherlands in 1936, where he continued his business. He was deported to Theresienstadt, and was murdered together with his wife in Auschwitz.

Their sons Max (later Mark M. Salton) and Paul emigrated to Israel and survived the war.

Lit.: K. Priese, Berliner Münzhandel, BBPN 21, 2013, pp. 211-212.

Types

Vendor (to Museum) Info, Vendor (to prev. Owner) Info

GND

http://d-nb.info/gnd/101509677 GND

VIAF

http://viaf.org/viaf/22506321 nomisma

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