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Berchtesgaden?

Article about: Got this little cup, saucer and creamer from the son of a vet. He said his father picked them up in Berchtesgaden. I've included two other photos. Does anyone recognize the building or the s

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    apparently its a towel rail, I'm fully aware of the fact that people started to make souvenirs for the GIs back them so this could well be one of them. Any body out there know anyone who specialises in Berchtesgarden relics ??

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    After the war, the Platterhof was used by US Forces and renamed the General Walker Hotel...I believe these items were "lifted" by Hotel Guests looking for a cheap souvenir...
    cheers, Glenn

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    It looks like a newspaper holder of the type that one used to see in German hotels, but I have no idea as to why it is dated. Dwight

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    The statue is 'Gambrinus' - a cultrual icon of beer and brewing.........
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    The pieces that started this thread are from the Platterhof.

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    Some of Wittmann's Platterhof items,

    Wittmann Militaria - Platterhof Hotel Crystal and China

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