1914: Emperor Francis Joseph Plaque

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1914: Emperor Francis Joseph Plaque: “Franz Joseph, Austrian Emperor commemoration medal in bronze, Art Nouveau design.

Emperor Francis Joseph Plaque

Artist signed in plate: R. Neuberger for the front image and A. Hartig for the back.

The font side is portrait of Franz Josef I, the back shows soldiers and a guardian angel.

Diameter: 2 inches, weight: 54 grams, very fine condition”

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Three old Chinese Leisure Seals

Three Chinese Leisure Seals in Longish Shape

Three Chinese leisure seals in longish shape, shou-shan stones.
Side inscriptions with longer texts and signatures.

They have been carved by 轩主 Xuan Zhu (岁处春光  sui chu chun guang – the light of spring is everywhere), 大人命 Da Renming (有好之后 you hao zhi hou – after the good is over) and 寿伯 Shou Bo ( 友天下士 you tian xia shi – scholar unter a friendly heaven).

Ca 10 x 10 x 60 mm, all in very good condition.

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Yves Montand Autograph, 1970s. CoA – col8364

Yves Montand Autograph, 1970s. CoA – col8364

Yves Montand Autograph. Signed photo from ca. 1970s.

Size: 5.2 x 6.8 inches.

The autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Yves Montand ( 1921 – 1992 ), born in Italy, grew up in France. His parents were dedicated Anti – Fascists. His first lover, Edith Piaf, discovered his talent and from 1946 on he appeared in French movies. Among his most famous films are “ The Wages of Fear”, “Jean de Florette”, “ Z “, and “ Stage of Siege “.

From 1951 to 1985 he was married to Simone Signoret.

Pasted on a piece of paper.

Fine condition

collect.at Antiques and unique Collectibles Heinrich Hollreiser Autograph on Photo, CoA.

Heinrich Hollreiser Autograph on Photo, CoA.: “Heinrich Hollreiser autograph on b/w photo. Size: 4 x 6 inches. Signed in the 1950s. Fine condition. Heinrich Hollreiser, born June 24, 1913, is a German conductor of classical chamber music. From 1942-1945 he served as the principal conductor of the State Opera in Munich, while serving as the music director at the Opera in Düsseldorf. He furthermore conducted concerts for the Berlin and Bamberg Philharmonic Orchestras, as well as orchestras for radio stations in Hamburg, Cologne, and Frankfurt. After 1951, he served as principal conductor at the Vienna State Opera, conducting the premiere of Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress.”

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Chinese Shou Shan Leisure Seal by Huang Shaomu

Greyish Chinese Shou Shan leisure seal by the seal carver Huang Shaomu (1879-153). As actual seal 5 characters have been engraved: wen jing suo de jin 问经所得金 Consult the classic books and you will receive gold.


18 x 18 x 49 mm, good condition.

Side carving with signature.

黄少牧 (一八七九——一九五三),名荣廷,一名石,以字行,小名多闻,号问经,又号黄山

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Joe Cocker: Very early Autograph: 8 x 10. CoA – col8748

Joe Cocker: Very early Autograph: 8 x 10. CoA @ collect at at rubylane: “Joe Cocker, autograph from the early 70s.

Size: 8 x 10 inches.

Small faults at back from gluing in an album

The autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Joe Cocker is one of rock and roll’s enduring performers who has survived the sixties, a low period in the seventies, made a comeback in the eighties, and continues to be a solid and consistent performer in the nineties. His gutsy, gravely, vocal style and unique stage presence make him one of the most dynamic singers in the music industry.

His first great hit was his version of the Beatles song With a Little Help From My Friends”. This album featured guest performers Jimmy Page, Steve Winwood and Matthew Fischer. it became a major highlight of the Woodstock Festival in 1969, and surpasses the original recording by the Beatles. After touring the states, he recorded the album, Joe Cocker!, produced by Leon Russell and Denny Cordell.

His Mad Dogs and Englishmen tour produced an album and a movie detailing the zaniness and the circus-like atmosphere of the forty three person entourage. After this endeavor, Cocker was physically exhausted, emotionally drained, and in trouble legally and financially. He went into seclusion, traveling in his van around England, making an attempt to find himself again.