Mein Kampf volumes signed by Adolf Hitler fetch $65,000 at LA auction
A signed two-volume set of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi treatise Mein Kampf has sold for $64,850 at a Los Angeles auction.
The two volumes date from 1925 and 1926 before Hitler became chancellor of Germany and were purchased by an anonymous American buyer, auctioneer Nate Sanders said.
Adolf Hitler inscribed the cloth-bound volumes, one a first edition and the other a second, to Josef Bauer, an early Nazi party member and SS officer.
The Nazi leader offered Josef Bauer his best wishes in the Christmas season.
The online bidding started at $20,000 and concluded on Thursday night. The books received 11 bids.
Written by Adolf Hitler while he was jailed for his role in a 1923 failed putsch attempt, Mein Kampf (My Struggle) rails against Judaism and communism.
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