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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Concentration Camp Letters from Oranienburg and Luettringhausen

Two Concentration Camp Letters Oranienburg and Luettringhausen

Concentration Camp Letters Oranienburg and Luettringhausen
Concentration Camp Letter
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Germany World War II: Two letters from the Concentration Camp Oranienburg (20.04. 44) and the special prison Lüttringhausen 26.11. 1939).

Both by the same inmate to his family. Both are complete and in good condition.

More Postal History: HERE

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Imperial Chinese Local Post Shanghai Wrappers and Envelope 1893

Imperial China Shanghai 3 Local Post Wrappers 1893 

Imperial China: Two different One Half Cent wrappers and one small envelope for Local Post in Shanghai.

The larger wrapper has been sent to the Austrian Consulate in Shanghai, cancellation: D SE 1893.

All 3 are in good condition.

More Chinese Postal History: HERE

Monday, April 18, 2016

Imperial China 2 Candareen Block with Jinjian Ba Guan Cancellations

Imperial China 2 Candareen Block of Fout Ba Gua-Cancellations Imperial China 2 Candareen Block of Four Ba Gua-Cancellationshttp://www.collect.at/imperial-china-2-candareen-block-of-four-ba-gua-cancellations.html
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Imperial China 1897. Attractive block of four on cardboard: 2 Candareen, red-orange with 2 clear Ba Gua-cancellations Jinjiang (Chinkiang).

Michel Nr. 37, Scott# 88. right side with double perforation.

More Imperial China Stamps: HERE

Friday, April 15, 2016

Chinese Vintage Postcard with Children Shanghai 1905

Chinese Children Vintage Postcard Shanghai Schwerin 1905

Chinese Children Vintage Postcard 
Chinese Children Vintage Postcard 1905
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Chinese Children Vintage Postcard Shanghai Schwerin 1905China 1905: b/w vintage postcard entitled “Chinesenkinder” (Chinese children).

Attached is a 4 cent coiling dragon-stamp. 2 different Shanghai- and French Post in China-postmarks, Schwerin arrival-strike.

More Chinese Postal History items: HERE

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Ottoman Empire Postcard 2 Stamps to Germany

Old Turkey Postcard Barbers in Constantinople 1912

Old Turkey Postcard 

Ottoman Empire, Turkey: Vintage postcard depicting barbers and customers for an haircut in the streets. 2 x 2 Paras stamps with bilingual Constantinople-cancellations. Sent to Bavaria, Germany.

Good condition.

More Postal History: HERE

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong Cover 1943/44

Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong Cover 1943/44

Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong Cover
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Japan, Hong Kong 1943/44?. Hong Kong Japanese Occupation. 6 x stamps on local cover (front), the stamps tied by Sheung Wan (香港上環) postmarks.

This item is the front part of a cover. The 2 Sen stamps have color varieties. Scarce.

More Japanese Postal History: HERE

Friday, March 11, 2016

Antique French Letter 10 + 50 Centimes, 1850s

Antique French Letter with Mixed Franking 1850s

French Letter Mixed Franking 1850s

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Attractive old French letter with mixed franking, 10 + 50 Centimes, Scott# 14 and # 18

Sent Paris to Geneve. Paris strike and red PD-mark. Genova-arrival strike.

Minor wear.

More Postal History: HERE