Category: 1940s

San Fernando Mission, California

San Fernando Mission, California. Vintage postcard. Natural Color Scenes of the West,

San Fernando Mission, California

Vintage postcard San Fernando Mission, California

San Fernando Mission founded in 1797, was the center of life in the San Fernando Valley. Pictured here is the Fore-court with a statue of Father Serra and a fountain built in 1882, replica of one in Cordova, Spain.

Postcard by Union Oil Company – Natural Color Scenes of the West, 1940

Antique Solingen Scissors c. 1940.

Old Shear. Antique Scissors. Made in Solingen Germany. Collectible Tool.

Solingen Scissors c. 1940

Old Shear. Antique Scissors. Made in Solingen Germany. Collectible Tool.

Solingen Scissors c. 1940

Antique Solingen Scissors.

Another positions of this wunderfull shear with many wonderful tracks.
Made in Solingen Germany about 1940.

German propaganda postcard, 1944

German propaganda postcard, 1944. German Nazi girl

“Women work for you”. Illustration of Thieme Becker.

German propaganda postcard, 1944

“Women work for you”. Illustration of Thieme Becker.

Announcement of Hans Hegenscheidt dance school, Berlin Steglitz 1929.

Announcement of Hans Hegenscheidt dance school, Berlin. SS Sergeant and member of the guards of the concentration camp Mauthausen.

Hans Hegenscheidt dance school

Announcement of Hans Hegenscheidt dance school, Berlin. SS Sergeant and member of the guards of the concentration camp Mauthausen.

Announcement of Hans Hegenscheidt dance school

Announcement of Hans Hegenscheidt dance school, Berlin Steglitz 1929.

Postcard caption:

Venerable high-born
I hereby authorize me to tell you most humbly, that on Thursday the 26.September 1929, from 20: 30 Clock, in the café Schöneberg, Schöneberg, Hauptstrasse 23-24, held a social evening to which I along with you dear family and friends, politely invite.

Obedient to the attention! My students and evening circles begin in October 1929:
Goldfinch (Stieglitz, Berlin district) Restaurant Patzenhofer, Breite Street 40.
Castle Park Restaurant, 48 Castle Street.
Registration at the private residence, Stieglitz, Albrecht Street 112, daily between 11-14 and 16-20 Clock

Schöneberg: Café Schöneberg , Main Street 23-24.(Registration every Thursday 18-20 clock)
Lichterfelde East: Rest, Hennings ballrooms.Registrations every Friday from 20-21 Clock.
Lichterfelde West Café Hans Sachs. Registration every Friday from 18-20 20 clock.
Details by prospectus!Former participants receive tuition fee discount)

Ball Toilet desired! Top jazz band! Dance performances. Responses are requested. Admission includes tax on sale 1 Mark, Mark 1.50 at the box office.
Tickets are available in advance upon presentation of this invitation daily at the private residence: Available Albrecht Street 112

Yours sincerely, Hans Hegenscheidt, Teacher in the art of dance.

Information on Hans Hegenscheidt (1905-1947).

Hans Hegenscheidt was SS Sergeant and member of the guards of the concentration camp Mauthausen.

WW2 PO field post 1943, Germany.

German field post letter. Postmark Rottenbach. WW2. Postmark Rottenbach in Thuringia, Handwriting, Autograph

German field post letter 1943

WW2 PO field post 1943, Germany.

Cover with Postmark, postage stamp of Rottenbach in Thuringia. Sent to Muehlhausen in Thuringia. Letter during the World War II to a german soldier. Handwriting, Autograph.

German Field post letter 1943, WW2.

German field post letter. Postmark Rottenbach in Thuringia. WW2. Postmark Rottenbach in Thuringia, Handwriting, Autograph

German field post letter 1943

German field post letter. Postmark Rottenbach in Thuringia. WW2. Postmark Rottenbach in Thuringia, Handwriting, Autograph

German field post letter 1943

German Field post letter 1943, WW2.

Field post letter. Postmark Rottenbach in Thuringia on 16 September 1943. Second World War, Handwriting, Autograph.

Short about Corkscrew (tire bouchon)

Antique corkscrew, tire-bouchon, destapacorchos. Collectible vintage design. Bar and wine utensils.

Corkscrew design 1920s – 50s

Short about Corkscrew (tire bouchon)

Corkscrew offer variety in their form as an outstanding collection area.
In their functionality, they give the fashion tastes of entire eras and countries again. Ranging from very simple designs, there are complicated special preparations, which were only produced in limited edition. Instead of simple handle can be found here also richly ornate, made of precious metals. It is thus an object representation of the respective owners, or were simply evidence of a highly developed culture of the stylish enjoyment.

Antique corkscrew, tire-bouchon, destapacorchos. Collectible vintage design. Bar and wine utensils.

Corkscrews design 1900 – 1940s

With the invention of the mechanized production of glass and thus the mass production of bottles in the 18th Century, instead of wooden barrels of wine, filled into bottles for sale. They made possible, with its narrow neck, which was sealed with a cork, the long shelf life of wine.
The cork is extracted from the bark of the cork oak (Quercus Super). Its original reserves were central Italy, Spain and Portugal and has been around the 2. Century, used as raw material. There are in Asia (North China, Manchuria, Korea and Japan), the Amur cork tree (Phellodendron amurense). Its bark is ground and then pressed cork.

It is not known who invented the first corkscrew. However, there are many patents and inventions based on this object. Some of them are relevant celebrity, while others refer to details.

Antique corkscrew, tire-bouchon, destapacorchos. Collectible vintage GDR design. Bar and wine utensils.

Corkscrew design GDR

The following groups are known: Simple, Table, Wing, Lever, Pressure, Spindle or Bell Spring tongues corkscrew.