Goring's cigar case is expected to fetch £1,000 at auction
The presentation case has the coat of arms of both Reichsmarschall Goring and his wife Emmy inscribed on the side.
The case was presented to Goring by Luftwaffe Field Marshall Erhard Milch on his 50th birthday in 1943.
Milch's father was Jewish and enjoyed Goring's “protection” during the Nazi reign. Goring was the founder of the Gestapo and was in charge of the German air force until the end of World War Two.
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We anticipate much interest from museums, institutions and private collectors
Auctioneer Jonathan Humbert
He committed suicide while on trial in Nuremburg on charges including crimes against humanity.
The cigar case is being sold as part of an International Militaria auction on May 25 at JP Humbert Auctioneers in Whittlebury, Northamptonshire.
Auctioneer Jonathan Humbert said: “This is an historic museum piece that belonged to one of history's most notorious individuals and was presented to him by Milch – who would never be able to reconcile his position within the Nazi party and his own Jewish ancestry.
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The cigar case was given to Goring on his 50th birthday
“We anticipate much interest from museums, institutions and private collectors.
“While we are always mindful of those who suffered at the hands of the Nazi regime, this cigar box serves as reminder of the excesses of the high-ranking individuals and those who sought to ingratiate themselves with them.”