Thursday, April 28, 2011

Hong Kong Postcard with Macao Steamer Building

Hongkong vintage postcard. Canton and Macao Steamers building with crowd in front of the office.
Published by Mee Cheung, Hongkong.

Macao Steamer Building postcard

Unused, fine condition.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Art Deco Engraving. Austrian Artist. Study of a Head

Typical Art Deco graphic. Authentic etching by Ingrid (?) Heidenreich, an Austrian artist.
The printed part is 3,4 x 4,5 inches, the actual sheet is much larger. Signed with pencil. App. 1920.

Art Deco Engraving

It sure stands out when matted and framed and would make a unique gift.

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Friday, April 22, 2011

Fine Watercolor from 1883. Country Scene

Nicely painted scene, depicting the edge of a village in Europe. Very detailed and harmonic colors.
Artist signed_ H. Drawe 1883.

pheasant lithograph

Size: 6,4 x 9 inches. Fine condition.

It looks great when matted and framed and would make a very unique gift.

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Old Chinese Photo with Chinese Gentleman and Lantern

Chinese vintage photo from app. 1910. It depicts a Chinese gentleman in traditional dress, standing in a restaurant garden (?). In the foreground is a huge Chinese lantern with a large Chinese character Jiang on it.

5,4 x 3,2 inches (137 x 80 mm). Very fine condition, thin paper.

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

SMS Maria Theresia: Ship Postcard and Ship-Fieldpost 1915

Two S.M.S. Kaiserin und Koenigin Maria Theresia postcards.

Maria Theresia postcard
Maria Theresia field-post

s/w postcard depicting the cruiser, app. 1910. Mint.

Fieldpost , postal card, sent from the K.u.K. Kriegsmarine Kaiserin und Koenigin Maria Theresia. 4. 3. 1915.

Red censor mark, very fine condition. More Postal History HERE

Monday, April 11, 2011

Charleston City Railway Company Stock Certificate 1892

1892, South Carolina. Stock certificate for 33 shares. Small vignette of a horse-drawn trolley.
Lithographed with ornate border design. Signatures by president and secretary. Pen cancelled and fine.

Charleston City Railway stock

Issued to Mrs. Charlotte M. Grimball, a historic person.

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Saturday, April 09, 2011

Funny Vintage Easter Postcard from 1909

Somewhat strange Easter greetings postcard with a girl and a boy, pulling an egg with an Easter Bunny riding it. Artist signed.

Vintage Easter Postcard

Used in Austria in 1909. Fine condition.

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