1944: German Occupation. Kotor. Italian Stamps. Misprints.

1944: Deutsche Besetzungsausgaben Kotor ( Cataro ). Stamps with horizontal Italian overprints: Deutsche Militaer-verwaltung Kotor. Michel Nr. 1-6.

All 6 stamps have misprints „Dentsche” instead of Deutsche. ( Field # 9 )


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Old catalogue value DM 3000. Mint never hinged, pristine.

Very hard to find complete misprinted set.

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Scarce Baden Varieties

We found some scarcer Baden-stamp varieties:

Germany. Scarce Baden Stamp: 1949 Congress Pair with Misprint.
1949: Allied Occupation, French Zone Baden: Pair of 30 Pfennig stamps „ Ingenieur Kongress Konstanz” . Michel Nr. 46 I/II. variation „ N” and „G” in „KONGRESS” linked. (Plate 25).


and a “broad B – variety of the same stamp:
1949: Allied Occupation, French Zone Baden: 30 Pfennig stamp „ Ingenieur Kongress Konstanz” . Michel Nr. 46 II. variation „ broad loop B „.

Conrad Veidt Autograph (Casablanca Actor) on old Ross Photo

Conrad Veidt Autograph on old Ross Photo. CoA

 

Conrad Veidt autograph on Ross photo postcard.

The photo shows Veidt in a smoking with cigarette. It was signed in the 1930s.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

3,6 x 5,6 inches. Fine condition.

Born Hans Walter Conrad Weidt in Potsdam, Germany. In the 27 years between 1916 and his death, he managed to act in well over 100 movies, some of them classics. His starring role in The Man Who Laughs (1928) was the inspiration for Batman’s greatest enemy, The Joker. Veidt appeared in Das Land ohne Frauen (1929), Germany’s first talking picture.

Veidt, who was married to a Jewish woman and considered himself a Jew, was known to have anti-Nazi beliefs, and he fled Germany in 1933 with his life in danger. Settling in Britain he continued making films, notably three with director Michael Powell: The Spy in Black (1939), Contraband (1940) and The Thief of Bagdad (1940). He later moved to Hollywood, and starred as the Nazi Major Heinrich Strasser in Casablanca (1942).

He died of a heart attack a year later, while playing golf in Los Angeles.

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Artefacts of Indians: Antique Chromo Lithograph from 1902

Decorative old chromolithograph depicting 34 kinds of artefacts, produced by Indians: War flute of the Sioux, pipe of the Blackfeet Indians, tomahawk, shingle, quiver, pot of the Pueblos, spear, arrows, neckband, adornment and others.

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Size: 6,2 x 9,5 inches,

Published by Meyers, litho by Bibliographisches Institut Leipzig.

Colourful, fine condition.

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Boxer Rebellion Cover Peking to Wien, 1901. 5 10 Pfennig

Boxer Rebellion Cover Peking to Wien, 1901.

5 and 10 Pfennig stzamps on Boxer Rebellion Letter 1901: Self made cover with German 5 + 10 Pfennig stamps, tied by 1901 May 5th – cancellations. Sent to Vienna, Austria, during the Boxer upraise in Beijing.

Clean and fresh cover, clear cancellation.

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China 1907 Scarce Tsingtao Cancellation on Letter

China Jiaozhou Letter with Scarce Cancellation 1907

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Old China, Qingdao: Small letter with a German Kiautschou 1 Cent brown stamp, tied by a clear Tsingtau 30. 03. 1907 cancellation.

No details of time as it should be. ( Usually the hour would follow. This kind is the Type 11a after German BDPh Colony stamp catalogue ).

Sent as printed matter to Gelsenkirchen in Germany, very good condition.

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China Boxer Rebellion Postcard 1900

China Boxer Rebellion Postcard 1900

Vintage postcard from 1900 with portraits of General von Hoepfner, Major v. Madei, Major Christ and Major v. Kronheim.

Left and right of the portraits a German marine and a soldier with uniform for China can be found.

Used as postcard in 1900.

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Crown Prince William of Prussia Autograph and Letter CoA

Crown Prince William of Prussia Autograph and Letter CoA

Crown Prince Frederik William of Prussia: Authentic autograph on b/w portrait photo and side-letter. The side letter is from Major Louis Mueldner von Muelnheim, chief of cabinet of the Crown-prince.

Frederick William Victor Augustus Ernest (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Victor August Ernst) (1882 –1951) of the House of Hohenzollern was the last Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Prussia and the German Empire. He was colloquially known as William or Wilhelm throughout Europe.

The photo is 10,5 x 14,6 cm and in good condition, the letter has horizontal and vertical folds, the original cover has condition problems.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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Visiting the Viceroy from Jinan-Fu. Chinese Vintage postcard

Old China: Visiting the Viceroy from Jinan-Fu. Vintage postcard

 

 

Imperial China: b/w postcard „ Gouverneur Truppel (!) beim Vicekoenig in Tsinanfu”. (Governor’s delegation visiting the viceroy of Jinan-fu).

The image shows Chinese and western politicians and military men, the werstern are most probably Germans.

Unused postcard distributed by Johs. Geschke, Tsingtau.

Minor wear.

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