German Steamer S. M. Gefion Trading Card Coffee. Boxer Rebellion
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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.
More vintage Postcards: HERE
Chairman Mao: Scarce Porcelain Statue from the Cultural Revolution
Peoples Republic of China: Authentic porcelain figure of Chairman Mao from the Cultural Revolution period. Glazed porcelain. It shows Mao Zedong in his typical dress, holding a hat and standing on a platform, decorated with pine tree.
We guarantee the authenticity of the object.
The statue stands 22,5 cm (8 inches) high and is without damage. Darker spots at the surface can be cleaned easily cleaned. ” 抬 196 ” – is engraved at the bottom.
Please consider that the shipping costs are already included in our prices.
Crown Prince William of Prussia Autograph and Letter CoA
Crown Prince Frederik William of Prussia: Authentic autograph on b/w portrait photo and side-letter. The side letter is from Major Louis Mueldner von Muelnheim, chief of cabinet of the Crown-prince.
Frederick William Victor Augustus Ernest (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Victor August Ernst) (1882 –1951) of the House of Hohenzollern was the last Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Prussia and the German Empire. He was colloquially known as William or Wilhelm throughout Europe.
The photo is 10,5 x 14,6 cm and in good condition, the letter has horizontal and vertical folds, the original cover has condition problems.
The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
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.
More letters from Jewish Refugees in Shanghai HERE