Fritz Gruenbaum Autograph. Early Postcard to his Parents

Fritz Gruenbaum Autograph. Postcard to his Parents.

Fritz Gruenbaum Autograph

Fritz Gruenbaum: b/w postcard sent from Abbazia to Bruenn to his parents.

Text at front side, addressed to Wilhelm Gruenbaum, Bruenn, Linhartgasse 6.

Abbazia, 8. 4. 98 – cancellation. Fine condition.

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Fritz Gruenbaum (1880 – 1941, died at the Dachau concentration camp, Germany) was an Austrian Jewish cabaret artist, operetta and pop song writer, director, actor and master of ceremonies.

A star was dedicated to him on the Walk of Fame of cabaret. He is buried at Vienna Central Cemetery, Old Israelite Part, Gate 1.

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Desirable, early Wilhelm Furtwaengler Autograph

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

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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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Russian Poster from D. Moore Workers Unite

Russian Poster from D. Moore Workers Unite

russian poster by D. Moore

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Capitalist and worker, face to face, agitators and fighters in the rear. No postcard, 14,6 x 10,4 cm.

Very good condition. It depicts a famous poster by D. Moore. 10,4 x 15 cm, good condition.

D. Moor Russian: Д. Моор) was the professional name of Dmitry Stakhievich Orlov (Russian: Дмитрий Стахиевич Орлов, 1883, Novocherkassk – 1946, Moscow), a Russian artist noted for his propaganda posters. Moor’s allegories gained power in enlargement, with haunting contrasts of then and now, enemies versus heroic allies, imperialism against workers’ struggles, to which he added a simple slogan: Death to World Imperialism.

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Jewish Refugee in Shanghai 1940 Document

Authentic Document Jewish Refugee in Shanghai 1940

Directory of Jewish Refugees form of an Austrian Jewish lady, who fled to Shanghai at the beginning of World War II.

Violet: „Committee for the Assistance of European Jewish Refugees in Shanghai. Disbursement and Housing Committee” – strike (犹太避难民调查表). Green strike April 1940 .

22 x 30 cm. Folded, minor foxing otherwise 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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Renate Müller Autograph: Old Ross Photo, CoA

Renate Müller Autograph on “Ross – Verlag” Photo. Signed with pencil.
The autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.


Renate Muellers debut was in the silent movie area. However her breakthrough came with”Darling of the Gods” (30), Flute Concert of Sans-Souci (1931), “The Office Girl”(1931), The Little Escapade (1931), ” Victor and Victoria “( 33 )…

Muller met Adolf Hitler in Denmark and they spent a great deal of time together but the relationship didn’t last too long.

After Mueller left Hitler she was observed by the Gestapo since she knew things which could have compromised Hitler. She became addicted to morphine and went into a sanatorium. On 1st October 1937 Renate Müller was frightened by the appearance of 4 SS men at her sanatorium. In panic she jumped out of the window and was killed.
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Leni Riefenstahl Autograph on Foto Postcard CoA

Leni Riefenstahl photo-postcard (Taschen), depicting Leni as director during the filming 1940 (preparations for Tiefland).

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Size: 11 x 16 cm, very good condition.

Riefenstahl started to develop the script for Tiefland in 1934, with the movie being shot between 1940 and 1944. However, it was not completed by the end of World War II and was eventually finalized and released on February 11, 1954.

It was listed as the feature film with the longest production time in history by the Guinness Book of World Records. Despite this record being surpassed by The Thief and the Cobbler (with 30 years of production from 1964 to 1995), Tiefland still stands as the live action film with the longest production time.

 

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Early Otto Klemperer Autograph. Hand-signed Photo Card. CoA

Early Otto Klemperer Autograph. Hand-signed Photo Card. CoA

Conductor Otto Klemperer: Portrait Photo as Photo-postcard (Photo: Mahrenholz, Berlin). Hand-signed by Otto Klemperer.

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Otto Klemperer (1885 – 1973) was a German-born conductor and composer. He is widely regarded as one of the leading conductors of the 20th century.

He enhanced his reputation as a champion of new music, playing a number of new works, including Leoš Janacek’s From the House of the Dead, Arnold Schoenberg’s Erwartung, Igor Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex, and Paul Hindemith’s Cardillac.

In 1933, once the Nazi Party had reached power, Klemperer, who was Jewish, left Germany and moved to the United States. In the U.S. he was appointed Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.

Following the end of World War II, Klemperer returned to Continental Europe to work at the Budapest Opera (1947-1950).

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The Eternal Jew – Der Ewige Jude Postcard

The Eternal Jew – Der Ewige Jude Postcard

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Anti – Semitic “Der Ewige Jude” Postcard. 1938 Vienna Exposition type, commemorative cancellation.

Very good condition.

This Viennese style has the “gold” shekels and “gold” map of greater Germany. This is the more rare and the more desirable of the two known styles. Lithograph 4 x 6 inches. DHM, Berlin Pk 96/416.

The movie Der ewige Jude ( ” The Eternal Jew ” ) is the most famous Nazi propaganda film. It was produced at the insistence of Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.

The movie disses the Jews of Poland as corrupt, filthy, lazy, ugly, and perverse: they are denounced as alien people who would have taken over the world through their control of banking and commerce, yet which still would live like animals.

The exhibition which has been organized by the Nazis in 1937, was of virulent Anti Jewish content and was held in Munich ( November 8, 1937, and ended on January 31 1938 ), Wien ( August 2 through October 23, ) and Berlin ( November 12, 1938 through January 31, 1939 ).

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Japanese Occupation in Malaysia. Registered Mail: Great cover with 7 surcharged stamps Japanese Occupation in Malaysia.

2 x 50 Cents, 2 x 1 Dollar, 3 x 2 Dollars. Mixed franking with stamps from Straits Settlement, Selangore, Johore. Japanese Censor-mark at the back side.

Syonan – arrival strike. Clean and fresh, very fine condition, ready for display.

Japanese Occupation in Malaysia Registered Mail
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