China 1907 Scarce Tsingtao Cancellation on Letter

China Jiaozhou Letter with Scarce Cancellation 1907

Chinese Postal History

 

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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Art Nouveau Iridiscent Glass Vase by Ferdinand v Poschinger

Art Nouveau Iridiscent Glass Vase by Poschinger

Decorative, iridescent Art Nouveau vase by Ferdinand von Poschinger with intricate floral decor. The vase is from the renowned Buchenauer Poschinger glass factory.
Good condition with no blemishes.

Height: 25 cm, Width 14,5 cm. (9.5 x 5.5 inches).

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Willy Brandt, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Autograph. CoA

Nobel Prize Winner Willy Brandt Autograph.

Willy Brandt 1913 – 1992, fled from the Nazis form Lübeck to Oslo, devoted his work to fight Nazism.

1937: Went to Spain to work as political observer and representative of humanitarian organizations.

1938: Expatriated by Nazi regime.

Was captured in 1940, but not identified by Hitler’s regime and managed to flee to Norway, later Sweden.

1945-1946: Worked as correspondent.

1948: Started his political career, working for the Social Democratic Party.

1964-1987: Chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany ( SPD ).

1966-1969: Worked as Foreign Minister and Vice-Chancellor.

1969-1974: Became Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany.

1971: Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

1976-1992: President of the Socialist International.

1987-1992 Honorary Chairman of the SDP.

Photo Postcard: 4.1 x 5.8

Stains of glue at the corners of the back, otherwise very fine condition.

Willy Brandt Autograph

Hugo Eckener Zeppelin Engineer Autograph CoA

Hugo Eckener Zeppelin Airship Builder Signature on Photo. COA


Hugo Eckner autograph

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Hugo Eckener Autograph on Zeppelin Foto postcard (Luftschiffswerft Friedrichshafen a. B. LZ 126 – Amerikaschiff).

Signed at front-side.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

14,6 x 9,8 cm. Moderate use.

Dr. Hugo Eckener (1868 – 1954) was the manager of the Luftschiffbau Zeppelin during the inter-war years, and also the commander of the famous Graf Zeppelin for most of its record-setting flights, including the first airship flight around the world, making him the most successful airship commander in history.

He was also responsible for the construction of the most successful type of airships of all time. An anti-Nazi who was invited to campaign as a moderate in the German presidential elections, he was blacklisted by that regime and eventually sidelined.

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Desirable, early Wilhelm Furtwaengler Autograph

Desirable, early Wilhelm Furtwaengler Autograph: Hand-signed Photo. CoA

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

3,4 x 5,5 inches.  Very fine condition. No postcard, real photograph. Photo by Hans Dietrich & Co, Wien.

Wilhelm Furtwaengler (1886 -1954) was a German conductor and composer.

At his first concert, he led the Kaim Orchestra (now the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra) in Anton Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony. He subsequently held posts at Munich, Luebeck, Mannheim, Frankfurt, and Vienna, before securing a job at the Berlin Staatskapelle in 1920, and in 1922 at the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra where he succeeded Arthur Nikisch. Later he became music director of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Salzburg Festival and the Bayreuth Festival, which was regarded as the greatest post a conductor could hold in Germany at the time.

Towards the end of the war, under extreme pressure from the Nazi Party, Furtwaengler fled to Switzerland. It was during this troubled period that he composed what is largely considered his most significant work, the Symphony No. 2 in E minor.

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Old China: Jinan Fu Main Street. Vintage Postcard 1907.

Old China: Jinan Fu Main Street. Vintage Postcard 1907

Impressive old postcard ” Tsinanfu, Hauptstrasse”. The postcard depicts a crowded street, heading to the city-gate.

The postcard was sent Tsingtau ( Qingdao ) to a well known addressee, Mrs. Marie Baron Werner in Wien.

Sent via Siberia, fine condition.

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