Wilhelm II

Catalog No. 1861C

Pottery, transfer and etched, 0.5L, inlaid lid.

Wilhelm II (1859-1941) succeeded his father, Friedrich III, and was crowned Emperor of Germany in 1888. During his reign, Wilhelm II built up the German military machine and a naval fleet to rival that of Great Britain. He was forced to abdicate under the terms of the Armistice ending World War I.

See also Nos. 1861A (Wilhelm I), 1861B (Friedrich III) and 1890 (Three Emperors).

Price Range: $250-$350

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Mettlach 1861C
Mettlach 1861C

 
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