Original China Photo destroyed Old Summer Palace 圓明園

Original China Photo destroyed Old Summer Palace

Authentic, old photo with view at the ruins of Yuan Ming Yuan, the Old Summer Palace, 圓明園.

The photo is from 1902.

21 x 15,5 cm, good condition, no reproduction but original.

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Nicolae Ceausescu: Early portrait photo, hand-signed. CoA

Nicolae Ceausescu: Early portrait photo, hand-signed. CoA

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Diktator Nicolae Ceausescu: Early portrait photo, hand-signed.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

14 x 19,6 cm, good condition.
Nicolae Ceaucescu (1918-1989) was a Romanian Communist politician. He was General Secretary of the Romanian Communist Party from 1965 to 1989, and as such was the country’s last Communist leader. He was also the country’s head of state from 1967 to 1989.

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King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía of Spain. Signed Photo, 1974

King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofía of Spain signed Photo, 1974

 

King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofía of Spain: b/w portrait photo (5 x 7 in.,13 x 18 cm) on cardboard with Royal crown ( 19,5 x 27 cm), signed by both in 1974.

The Autographs come with a Certificate of Authenticity.

The autographs come with a side letter and in the original cover with a violet „Casa de S.A.R. El Principe de Easpana“ – cancellation.

King Juan Carlos successfully oversaw the transition of Spain from dictatorship to parliamentary democracy.

Juan Carlos married Sophia of Greece and Denmark in 1962. The couple have three children and eight grandchildren.

Queen Sofía of Spain is the wife of King Juan Carlos I of Spain. By birth, she is a Princess of Greece and Denmark.

According to the Spanish Constitution, the monarch is also instrumental in promoting Ibero-American relations, the “nations of its historical community”.

In this capacity, the King of Spain serves as the president of the Ibero-American States Organization, representing over 700,000,000 people in twenty-four member nations worldwide. In 2008 he was considered the most popular leader in all Ibero-America.

Queen Sofía of Spain is the wife of King Juan Carlos I of Spain. By birth, she is a Princess of Greece and Denmark.

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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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China 1903: Large Photo Station Tientsin Tianjin – 老天津车站照片

China 1903: Large Photo Station Tientsin Tianjin

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China 1903: Authentic, old original photo from 1903 with good view at the railway station Tianjin, trains, wharf and people.
The photo is from July 1903.
23,6 x 18,4 cm. Small tear at lower edge had been professionally repaired.

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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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Silver Cigarette Box from 1917. War Gift from Comrades

Silver Cigarette Box from 1917. War Gift from Comrades
Cigarette box WW1
Cigarette box WW1

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Austria, World War 1: Decorative silver cigarette box, ornate border, lines, initials of owner’s name „ J. C. „.

The cigarette box was a present from war comrades between 1914-17. Attractive Art Nouveau-style dedication at the inside of the box.

11,3 x 8,7 cm (4,5 x 3,4 inches). Solid sliver, 175 gram, 2 small silver marks. Minor wear, good 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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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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