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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Old Croatia, Lussinpiccolo. Color Postcard 1912

Croatian color vintage postcard depicting people at the harbour of Lussinpiccolo: „Passegiata al Molo“.

As postcard sent Lussinpiccolo to Wien.
Lussinpiccolo – cancellation.

Small corner knocks.

We have added a new category for Eastern Europe Postcard, many used and with better cancellations HERE

Friday, January 21, 2011

Small Lot of POW Postcards from Russian Camps. WWI

Six postcards from 1915-1918 sent from Russian POW camps to Austria. The come from the priosoner of war camps Kolcogina, Werschne Udinsk, Pjeschczanka near Tschita, Krasnbojarsk, Skobelew, Gubernov.

POW camps mail lot

6 postcards from POW camps WW1

Russian and Austrian censor - cancellations, one with Correspondanse des Prisonniers de guerre – strike.

The Red Cross postcard is the reply part.

Fine condition.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Saturday, January 15, 2011

PR China. Stamp Terracotta Warrior, 1983. MNH

Peoples Republic of China Stamp, miniature Sheet Terracotta Warrior, soldier leading horse, 1983: Scott# 1863, Michel Nr. 1883.

Mint, never hinged.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Guilin Landscapes. Chinese stamp set. MNH

Peoples Republic of China Guilin Landscapes. Scott# 2628-2625. Michel Nr. 1629-1636. Mint never hinged.

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.