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Thursday, January 06, 2011

Ludwig Hesshaimer signed Field-Post and Philately Day Postcard

Ludwig Hesshaimer: 2 portcards, designed by Ludwig Hesshaimer one sent by Hesshaimer as fieldpost with signature and text.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

The second item is a postal-card, designed by Hesshaier for the 8. Austrian Stamp Day in in Moedlig, 1929. Attached is a set oft he commemorative staps, also designed by him. The 3 Groschen-stamp is tied by a Philatelistentag Moedling - cancellation.

Both postcards are in fine condition.

Ludwig Hesshaimer (1872- 1956) was a colonel during World War 1 and official Kriegszeichner. He was fascinated by stamps all his life and became one of Austria’s most important designer for stamps, postcards and post-cards.

His cycle „Heil und Sieg"is one of his best knowm series of graphis, done during WW1 in Russian Poland.