A watch believed to have been owned by Nazi leader Adolf Hitler has sold at bidding in the United States for $1.1 million (£900,000).

Adolf Hitler Watch

Hoover's watch, which was sold to an unknown buyer, was engraved with a swastika and the AH initials.

Hitler Watch- AH Initials

Hitler Watch- Alexander

Jewish leaders criticized the sale before it was sold at a landmark auction in Alexander, Maryland.

But the auction house that has sold the ephemera of the Nazi in the past has stated to German media its purpose was to conserve history.

Hitler Watch- Nazi

Hitler Watch- Jewish people

Adolf Hitler, who ruled Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945, integrated the organized murder of 11M, including 5M Jewish people.

According to the watch's directory, this watch could have been a birthday gift in 1933 to the fascist leader who became German chancellor that year.

Hitler Watch- Birthday Gift

Hitler Watch- Bidding House

According to an estimate by a bidding house, the watch was captured as a memorial by around 30 French soldiers during the attack on Hitler's Berghof in May 1945.

After some time, this watch was resold and passed down from generation to generation up to now.

Hitler Watch- Generation

Hitler Watch- Deutsche Welle

According to Deutsche Welle, the watch sold for more than $1 million but still fell short of the auction house's estimate of $2 million to $4 million.