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Piz Gloria, Schilthorn, Switzerland. Piece of Carpeted Floor.

Piz Gloria, Schilthorn, Switzerland. Piece of Carpeted Floor. Piz Gloria, Schilthorn, Switzerland. Piece of Carpeted Floor. Piz Gloria is the name of the Panorama Restaurant on the Schilthorn in Mürren in the Bernese Oberland (Switzerland). The cable car station and the rotating building Piz Gloria were built by the Bernese architect Konrad Wolf [...]

By | July 12th, 2015|60s, Artefact, Color, Design, Pattern, Structure, Texture|Comments Off on Piz Gloria, Schilthorn, Switzerland. Piece of Carpeted Floor.

Ak Grindelwald Switzerland 1905

Grindelwald Grindelwald Switzerland. Back of postcard. Ak Grindelwald Switzerland 1905 An early postcard from the time of the beginning of mass tourism. On the front the panorama of snow-covered mountain massif shows around the Eiger. In the foreground is the then already famous mountain village of Grindelwald, with its Grand Hotels [...]

By | December 9th, 2014|10s, Handwriting, Postcards, Stamps|Comments Off on Ak Grindelwald Switzerland 1905

Rare letter with Swiss stamps 1865.

Rare letter with Swiss stamps 1865. Rare letter with Swiss stamps 1865. Posted from Switzerland to Philadelphia in the U.S. over Liverpool. Various postage stamps with sedentary Helvetica. Very nice and very rare Transatlantic cover.

By | March 6th, 2014|Calligraphy, Letter, Philately, Stamps|Comments Off on Rare letter with Swiss stamps 1865.