Category: Historic

Handwritten Sütterlin letter from the year 1933.

Handwritten letter. Sütterlin. German Empire.

Handwritten letter 1933.

Handwritten Sütterlin letter from the year 1933. German Empire.

The Sütterlin writings, usually called simply Sütterlin, are developed in 1911 commissioned by the Prussian Cultural and Education Ministry, by Ludwig Sütterl in Kurrent fonts. In addition to the German Sütterlin fonts that represents a special form of German cursive, Ludwig Sütterlin also developed a stylistically comparable Latin cursive alphabet. The German Sütterlin font was introduced in Prussia from 1915th.

German Empire. Handwritten Sütterlin letter. Calligraphy

Handwritten Sütterlin letter 1933.

She began in the 1920s to replace the German cursive and in 1935 in a modified form (slightly, with less circular shapes) as a German folk signature part of the official curriculum. As a result of the signature decree however led to its prohibition by a circular of the NSDAP on 1 September 1941.

Steamship Hamburg harbor Germany, 1900.

Steamship. Hamburg harbor. postcard

Steamship Hamburg harbor Germany, 1900.

Steamship Hamburg harbor Germany, 1900.

The postcard shows the illustration of the Hamburg harbor. Shown are the docks, large passenger vessels, tugboats and harbor storage. The card is labeled with Hamburg American Line, steamship.

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Linderhof palace. Royal Villa of King Louis II of Bavaria.

AK,  King Louis II. Castle Linderhof Bavaria.

Royal Villa of King Louis II

Linderhof palace. Royal Villa of King Louis II of Bavaria.

Replica of the palace and gardens of Versailles, the magnificent former residence of the Sun King Louis XIV. The garden and park in Linderhof is one of the exemplars of the garden art of historicism. Built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria, called the fairy prince.

 

 

Italy Vatican postal service 1920.

India Philately. Old Cover Chennai Postage. Stamps and postal history. Collectibles

India Philately. Chennai Postage

German Empire Philately. Italy Vatican postal service.

German Empire. Italy Vatican postal service.

Philately Old German states, Collectibles Bavaria postal history.

Philately Old German states, Bavaria postal history.

Philately Old German states, Bavaria postal history. Collectibles stamps

Bavaria postal history.

Italy Vatican postal service 1920 and other Philately.

  • The first letter was sent from Madras (Chennai) in India to Munich. He was stamped with a 9 paisa, India Postage stamp.
  • The second cover was sent in 1925 from Würzburg to Munich. This is the time of the Great Depression. This is illustrated by the print paper price increase 5 Pfennig, on one of the stamps. Overall a very nice combination of the German Empire stamps.
  • The third cover is a postcard sent from Rome in Italy to Munich in Bavaria around 1920. The postcard shows the space Navonna with the famous fountain by Bernini. The postcard was issued at the post office of the Vatican. What testifies to the stamp and the postmark of the Vatican.
  • The fourth letter is a wonderful combination of French stamps in 1920.
  • The fifth cover shows a rare combination of Bavarian stamps. For one thing, a stamp overprinted with people’s state of Bavaria on the other with Free State of Bavaria. People’s State of Bavaria was the short name in the reign of Eisner in Bavaria in the years 1918/19. ‘People’s state’ meant in the 19th Century, first a type of state, in which, in contrast to the authoritarian state “governance much from the people” and could therefore be regarded as a German synonym for “democracy”. The imprint “People’s State of Bavaria” covered on the stamps of the Bavarian post the portrait of the deposed King Ludwig III.
  • The sixth letter is also a postcard with a combination of interesting stamps, consisting of two stamps of the Kingdom of Bavaria. One is overprinted with the Free State of Bavaria. The other Bavarian stamp is overprinted with the German Reich.

Queen Elizabeth II, State Visit to Germany 1965.

Queen Elizabeth II. First day cover 1965. Philately Germany. Stamps and postal history. Collectibles

Queen Elizabeth II, State Visit to Germany 1965.

Queen Elizabeth II, State Visit to Germany 1965.

First day cover. Queen Elizabeth II, State Visit to Germany 18.- 28. May 1965.
Special edition, FDC, first day cancellation, special built in Munich May 21, 1965. Stamp, 75 years May 1, 1965.

Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip. First day cover 1965.

Queen Elizabeth II. First day cover 1965. Philately Germany. Stamps and postal history. Collectibles

Queen Elizabeth II. First day cover 1965

Queen Elizabeth II. First day cover 1965.

First day cover, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, German State Visit, 18.-28.5.1965.

German army postal service from World War 1

German army postal service. World War 1. Collectible stamps. Philately. handwriting

German army postal service

German army postal service from World War I.

This historic letter was sent from Meissen on the 21.08.1915.