Update: Maynards pulls Nazi memorabilia from Richmond auction after public outrage

Richmond News

UPDATE: Bowing to public pressure, Maynards auctions has pulled all the Nazi memorabilia it had planned to put up for auction in Richmond on Saturday. The items included Nazi Germany military and police helmets, Nazi pins, a German Luftwaffe officer’s dagger, a brass wall plaque, all emblazoned with swastikas and a Nazi flag.

Members of the Jewish community and Richmond politicians took to social media Friday afternoon expressing their outrage and disgust at the proposed auction. …

But the condemnation was widespread on Facebook from Richmond’s municipal and provincial politicians with the mayor, Malcolm Brodie, calling the auction “inappropriate in the City of Richmond for so many reasons.” …

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