Shanghai World War II: Censored Cover from Shanghai to Denmark

Shanghai 1941: Censored Cover from Shanghai to Denmark

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Shanghai 1941: Cover from Shanghai to the Copenhagen, multicolor franking, 2 x SYS 30 Fen + martys 20 Fen, tied by bilingual Shanghai cancellation. Nazi censored, red Oberkommando der Wehrmacht strike.

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Archduke Karl. Austrian Fleet Union. Arnold Hartig Bronze Plaque

Archduke Karl. Oesterr. Fleet Union. A. Hartig Plaque

Decorative bronze plaque by Arnold Hartig (1878 – 1972), issued by the Austrian Fleet Union.

Portrait of he Austrian- Habsburg Emperor Karl I. (Archduke by that time) . War ships at reverse and a line OESTERR. FLOTTENVEREIN . KRIEGSFUERSORGE – 1914-1915.
Signed: A. HARTIG.

Fine condition.

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Chinese Homecomers from Korea War. Authentic Photo

Chinese Home-comer from Korea War Photo

Authentic photo from the early 1950s. The photograph depicts a railway station with Chinese soldiers returning from Korea war, presenting their decorations.

14,5 x 10,6 cm, good condition. Blue stamp in Russian and English by Xinhua News Agency at reverse, Nr. 36836.

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Russo Japanese War Mocking Postcard, 1904

Mocking Postcard from Russo Japanese War 1904

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Russian-Japanese War: Decorative mocking postcard with Russian and Japanese boats, naval battle with Russian marines winning.

Used as postcard in 1904, Prague cancellation.

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Imperial Austria Postcard: Emperor Franz Josef attacked by Bull. Scarce Mocking Postcard

WWI Emperor Franz Josef Mocking Postcard Corrida Motif

WWI: Corrida de Toros. Per carta amico non lasciarti infilzare.

Lithographed mocking postcard depicting a torrero and Austrian Emperor Francis Josef, hit by a bull.
Artist signed. Unused, good condition.

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W.W.II.: Authentic Yellow Badge, Star of David, with Certificate

W.W.II.: Authentic Yellow Badge, Star of David, with Certificate

Authentic Jewish-badge, unused, good condition.
This Yellow Badge comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

The yellow badge (or yellow patch), also referred to as a Jewish badge, was a cloth patch that Jews were ordered to sew on their outer garments in order to mark them as Jews in public. This one comes from a family in Wien.

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China 1905: German Infantry Vintage Postcard. Army Cachet

German Infantry in China. Vintage Postcard

Germany, China 1905: b/w postcard, depicting German infantry on horses.

Tianjin Postcard with violet „2. (Berittene) Kompanie, 2. Ostas. Inftr. Regts“ – square cachet .
Tientsin to Neu-Ruppin 1905.

Minor wear.

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German War Ship Gefion Postcard Boxer Rebellion

German Steamer S. M. Gefion Trading Card Coffee. Boxer Rebellion

German Steamer Gefion postcard

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Decorative vintage postcard depicting the German WWI steamer Gefion. Portrait of Prince Heinrich.
Used as advertising postcard: “Thüringer Kaffee-Würze, feinste Kaffeeverbesserungsmittel”.
Unused postcard in very good condition.

Gefion initially served with the main German fleet and frequently escorted Kaiser Wilhelm II’s yacht Hohenzollern on trips to other European countries, including a state visit to Russia in 1897. In late 1897, Gefion was reassigned to the East Asia Squadron; she arrived there in May 1898.
The ship took part in the Battle of Taku Forts in June 1900 during the Boxer Rebellion in China.
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Japan: Poster Style Postcard China Dept 1920ies

Japanese Poster Style Postcard China Dept 1920s

 

Very decorative propaganda postcard from Japan, promoting a “China Revolution Dept – campaign”.

The postcard shows a Chinese boy and silhouettes of workers and soldiers.
Printed text in Japanese at the reverse.

Very fine condition.

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