War with China. Old Mocking Postcard, Boxer Rebellion

War with China. Old Mocking Postcard, Boxer Rebellion

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Vintage postcard “Der Krieg in China” (The War in China). The postcard depicts German ships, marines, a Chinese (Li Hong Zhang) and a satirical poem:

Li Hong Zhang, think twice,
don’t make us Germans angry,
’cause we Germans we can’t
take a joke – you will see!

Unused, light toning from age.

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Attractive Raphael Kirchner Postcard Girl in a Heart

Attractive Raphael Kirchner Postcard

Decorative Art Nouveau postcard by Raphael Kirchner. It is a scarcer one.

It depicts the portrait of a pretty young lady in a heart.

Artist signed: Raphael Kirchner Paris. B.K. W.I. 539. III

Good condition. A few lines at reverse but you used as postcard.

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Raphael Kirchner

Ca. 1910: Attractive, scarce, unusual Carnival Postcard – col7731

Ca. 1910: Attractive, scarce, unusual Carnival Postcard. Most decorative lithographed postcard with a strange content: A Harlequin with sabre dominates the left side of the postcard. The right upper part shows a crowd in the street watching a burning house.

The inscription reads: “ 10,000 Gun Licenses. Prince Carnival is a humdinger this year „.

So what’s the story? Thieves stole 10.000 gun licenses from the magistrate in old Prague and set the house on fire afterwards.

unusual Carnival Postcard

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Tribunal in Mukden. Chinese Vintage Postcard

Tribunal in Mukden. Old Chinese Postcard

Chinese vintage postcard with tribunal scene, executioners, torture devices with sword. “Un tribunal a Moukden”.

Russian and French imprints. Unused, very fine condition.

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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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Korean vintage. Postcard with Ninsen Cancellation. Peddlar.

Korean Water Pots Sellers. Postcard with Ninsen Cancellation.

Korean Water Post Sellers. Postcard with Ninsen Cancellation.

Old Korean postcard, depicting a seller of water pots. A huge wooden frame with huge water bowls on his back.
b/w postcard, bilingual text.

½ Sen stamp, tied by Ninsen (Chemulpo) Chosen 18. 7. 18 – cancellation.
Unused, fine condition.

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Barbers in the Streets of Tientsin. Postcard, Russian Post. 1907

Barbers in the Streets of  Tientsin. Postcard, Russian Post. 1907

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Chinese vintage postcard, depicting barbers and their customers in Tianjin (Tientsin).
Franked with an overprinted 5 Kopek stamp, Russian cancellation from 1907.
Neat writing, fine condition.

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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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Boxer Rebellion. War in China: Litho Postcard from 1900.

Boxer Uprising: Lithographed mocking postcard: China as old lady barricaded behind Peking city gate. In front of the gate are the western allies, trying to get in.

Inscription: „Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt, ahnt, was wir leiden.” ( Who knows yearning only knows about our suffering ).

Sent as postcard from Weissenkirchen to Wolfsburg in Carynthia. Fine condition.
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