The reorganization of the Luftwaffe’s Fighter Gruppen in the fall of 1944 resulted in 4./JG 52 transferring to JG 3 thus 7./JG 52 replaced 4th Staffel into the II Gruppe and used the 4th Staffel’s small with numbering system.
During October 1944, Erich Hartmann was given command of the 7th Staffel and was utilized as part time Gruppenkommandeur. At this time they were based in Hungary.
The print by one of the most widely collected aviation artist’s, Jerry Crandall, is personally autographed by the highest scoring Fighter Ace in history:
Oberst ERICH HARTMANN Knights Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords & Diamonds – 352 victories
Published in 1991 this classic piece is seldom found these days and represents outstanding value for a print that is personally signed by Hartmann