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Austrian Empire WWI postcard from Kriegsgefangenenlager Purgstall "Evidenz". I think this is a prisoner and not a guard, since it is franked.
US$29
Postcard of Hohenzollern Street in Tsingtau, franked with German Colony of Kiautschou / Kiachau China Hohenzollern Yacht stamp. Slightly worn, Bedarfserhaltung / good commercially used condition, as per scans. Used as a souvenir 'On Board the SMS Elisabeth' (an Austrian capital ship) with dual Tsingtau cancels on June 28, 1914, the day Austria declared war on Serbia, starting WWI.
US$149
Document recording a Postanweisung / Postal Money Order disbursed from Lissa to a member of the KuK Marinedetachement Peking. Filded, with file punches at left border. With official handstamps.
US$199
Document for cleaning disbursement from the KuK Marinedetachement Tientsin. Folded, with detachment commander signature at bottom. Used after the start of WWI!
US$299
Document from the KuK Gesandschafts Wach Detachement in Peking / Imperial and Royal Embassy Guard detachment in Peking, China, in 1902, shortly after the suppression of the Boxer Rebellion in 1901. Reciept for the sending of 1000K in Gold from the SMS Maria Theresia ship. Completely separated along the fold in the middle.
US$199
Austrian Empire WWI-era "Karte zum telephonischem Sprechen in interurbanen verkehre" / "Card for intercity Telephone conversation", back in the period when telephones wre located int he post office, not normal people's homes because they wre so expensive, and there were so few lines. In excellent used condition, as per scans.
US$49
Xuan Ti, Chinese God of War, datelined SHANGHAI, Feb 14, 1901, used from on board the SMS Maria Theresia in China to support the Alliance of 8 Country's troops in suppressing the Boxer Rebellion. This is a scarce card from the small contingent of the Austrian Kriegsmarine in the Far East at this period. Austria had a relatively small Navy which became landlocked after WWI. With Pola 1 and Trieste receivers.
US$499
Breakers at Chefoo Hill: Postcard dateline used on board the SMS Maria Theresia, in China to support the Alliance of 8 Country's troops in suppressing the Boxer Rebellion. This is a scarce card from the small contingent of the Austrian Kriegsmarine in the Far East at this period. Austria had a relatively small Navy which became landlocked after WWI. With Laxenburg receiver and small 'FELDPOST' handstamp (very scarce).
US$499
Chinese wall and guard twoer in Peking postcard dateline CHEFOO, July 28, 1901, used from on board the SMS Maria Theresia in China to support the Alliance of 8 Country's troops in suppressing the Boxer Rebellion. This is a scarce card from the small contingent of the Austrian Kriegsmarine in the Far East at this period. Austria had a relatively small Navy which became landlocked after WWI. With Wien receiver.
US$499
Japanese postcard used on board the SMS Maria Theresia, refueling in Japan, and in China to support the Alliance of 8 Country's troops in suppressing the Boxer Rebellion. This is a scarce card from the small contingent of the Austrian Kriegsmarine in the Far East at this period. Austria had a relatively small Navy which became landlocked after WWI. With Yokohama cancel and two Japanese 2Sen stamps, Nagasaki waymark, and Pola receiver.
US$499
Deutsche Kaiserliche Marine / German Royal Navy ship postcard, used in Austria with 2Kr Franz Joseph stamp. Slightly worn, good condition, as per scans.
US$29
Deutsche Kaiserliche Marine / German Royal Navy ship postcard, used in Austria with 2Kr Franz Joseph stamp. Slightly worn, good condition, as per scans.
US$29
Deutsche Kaiserliche Marine / German Royal Navy ship postcard, used in Austria with 2Kr Franz Joseph stamp. Slightly worn, good condition, as per scans.
US$29
Osaka, Japan postcard dated Jan 22, 1901, provisioning at Nagasaki, used from on board the SMS Kaiserin Elizabeth, in China to support the Alliance of 8 Country's troops in suppressing the Boxer Rebellion. This is a scarce card from the small contingent of the Austrian Kriegsmarine in the Far East at this period. Austria had a relatively small Navy which became landlocked after WWI. With POLA 1 (their main naval base) receiver. Slightly worn, excellent condition. Rare!
US$449
Pier of Yokohama postcard dated April 18, 1901, used from on board the SMS Kaiserin Elizabeth, in China to support the Alliance of 8 Country's troops in suppressing the Boxer Rebellion. This is a scarce card from the small contingent of the Austrian Kriegsmarine in the Far East at this period. Austria had a relatively small Navy which became landlocked after WWI. With POLA 1 (their main naval base) receiver. Slightly worn, small tear at right margin. Sharp strike of the SM SCHIFF cachet. Rare!
US$449
Original, period Real Photo RPPC of famous Wien Buergermeister / Vienna Mayor Karl Lueger and friends, with his autographs and others of the group. Lueger served as mayor under Emperor Franz Joseph (and against the Kaiser's wishes), and as an idol of AH is now noted as much for his intolerant views as for his leadership in a decisive period of Austrian history. Slightly worn, good condition. Rare form: a genuinely used RPPC with Franz Joseph franking.
US$349
Complete 1890 Austria Kaiser Franz Joseph set Postfrisch / Mint Never Hinged (MNH). Near impossible to find in this condition. Purchased in Austria from the estate of an expertizer (and serial accumulator). '17 CV EUR350
US$329
Unusual local Austrian Brief Marke ___ Heller local with hand written 10H value.
US$99
Original WWI feldpost card from a submariner aboard Unterseeboot / Tauchboot / U-Boat / Submarine U2 with KuK Marinefeldpostamt Pola CDS and KuK Unterseebootschule / Royal and Imperial Submarine School handstamp, datelined SM "U2" at upper right. A bit worn, genuine wartime usage, as per scans. Rare.
US$399
Original WWI feldpost card from a submariner aboard Unterseeboot / Tauchboot / U-Boat / Submarine U2 with KuK Marinefeldpostamt Pola CDS, SM Unterseeboot 2 handstamp, and datelined SM "U2" at upper right. A bit worn, genuine wartime usage, as per scans. Rare.
US$999
Original WWI feldpost card from a submariner aboard Unterseeboot / Tauchboot / U-Boat / Submarine U32 with KuK Etappenpostamt 267 CDS, SM Unterseeboot 32 handstamp, and datelined SM "Ub32" at upper right. A bit worn, genuine wartime usage, as per scans. Rare.
US$999
Original WWI feldpost CARD from a Czech submariner aboard Unterseeboot / Tauchboot / U-Boat / Submarine U5 with KuK Marinefeldpostamt Pola CDS and SM Unterseeboot 5 handstamp. A bit worn, genuine wartime usage, as per scans. Rare.
US$1199
Original WWI feldpost card from a submariner aboard Unterseeboot / Tauchboot / U-Boat / Submarine U10 (or U X) with KuK Marinefeldpostamt CDS, SM Unterseebootstation, and datelined Telegraphenmeister SM Unterseeboot X at upper left. A bit worn, genuine wartime usage, as per scans. Rare.
US$499
Complete 1901 Austria Kaiser Franz Joseph set Postfrisch / Mint Never Hinged (MNH) with varnish bars. Near impossible to find in this condition. Purchased in Austria from the estate of an expertizer (and serial accumulator). '17 CV EUR140
US$129
Complete 1890 Austria Kaiser Franz Joseph set Postfrisch / Mint Never Hinged (MNH). Near impossible to find in this condition. Purchased in Austria from the estate of an expertizer (and serial accumulator). '17 CV EUR320.
US$289
Complete 1906 Austria Kaiser Franz Joseph set Postfrisch / Mint Never Hinged (MNH). Near impossible to find in this condition. Purchased in Austria from the estate of an expertizer (and serial accumulator). '17 CV EUR75
US$69
Original letter from Matthias I in 1596 (as Archduke of Austria, before he became Emperor) to the Duke of Herzogburg with his signature 'Matthias'. With original ducal paper and wax seal - Schnoerkelbrief mit papiergedecktem Siegel und eigenhaendiger Unterschrift vom Kaiser (1612-1619) adressiert: "Dem Ersamen Geistlichen unserem lieben Andaechtig ... Probsten des Gotteshaus Herzogburg" datiert 20. Juni 1596, betitelt: "Mathias von Gottes gnaden Erzherzog zu Oesterreich, Herzog zu Burgund ... zu Tyrol".
US$1499
Original notice to the Harbor Admirality for the promotion of a Machinist to Machinist Quartermaster on the Austrian UBoot / Submarine SMU 31. Rare WWI Austrian submarine document. With the oval cachet of the boat (also quite rare).
US$899
Original letter from Graf von Suys, Frieherr (Baron) von Turpadel to General Piccolomini during the Thirty Years War, including content on the prosecution of the war. Written in Italian.
US$749
Original notice giving the list of extra rations for Wein und Tee / Wine And Tea aboard the Austrian UBoot / Submarine SMU 27. Rare WWI Austrian submarine document.
US$499