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POST CARDS & CZECH POSTCARDS
TCHÉCOSLOVAQUIE / TSCHECHOSLWAKEI / Çexoslovakiya
CECOSLOVACCHIA / CHECOSLOVÁQUIA / Tchekoslovakia
CHECOSLOVAQUIA / TSJECHOSLOWAKIJE / 체코슬로바키아
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All the dates: 28 zari 936, c.983 (shown), c.997, 1037, 1039, 1083, 1086, c.1108, 1126, 1158, 1241, 1279, c.1361, 1415 (2 different, 1 shown), c. 1420, 1421, 1424, 1431, c.1436, 1471, c.1570 (shown), 1618 (shown), 1618 - 1648, 1620, 1631 (shown), 1790, 1791, 1805 & 1812. Offered as a group of 31 at $58.50 ($2 each). ch
|28 zari 936
1618 - 1648
OTHER CZECH POST CARDS
"516 / Nymburk - pristav." including small boats on the Labe, sepia-tone real photo with pleasing contrast and good focus, toning on back includes light rubber band mark, very light toning along top front border, writing on back dates to 1937. $2.75 c
"BENESOV." multiview with 9 scenes in color, Zuna 5185b, mailed 1924 to Praha, corners rounded & faintly creased, toned back. One of the views is captioned Konopiste, another is a railroad station. $2.50 cm
"Beroun. Cerný vrsek s polvarnou...592" real photo showing a panorama of the town & nearby river, mailed there 1932 to Praha, tiny corner bend, trivial wear to 2 bottom corners. $4.25 c!
"BÍLA HORA" color multiview with 3 captioned scenes--Kral.obora Hvezda, Bojiste r.1620 & Kostel Marie Vilezné, corner wear & rounding, lightly toned front, lightly toned back. The 'White Hill' is where Bohemia lost its independence to Catholic forces under the command of the Duke of Bavaria in 1620. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 cbh
"Budova Tělocvičné Jednoty Sokol / č. 420-424 vých. 71. ul, New York" showing the exterior of the Sokol Hall on East 71 St., real photo postcard mailed there SEP 17 1928 to Czechoslovakia, mild corner wear, toned a bit both sides, oxidation appropriate for its age. The Sokol movement promoted youth sports, gymnastics & fitness. This facility is now the gym for the Birch Wathen Lenox School. Rare. $27.50 n(n)s(g)c
"BZENEC" showing a panorama of the South Moravian town as seen from a high vantage point, sepia-tone real photo post card mailed there 1932 to Praha, small corner crease, slight curl to paper, low contrast. The German name for the town is Bisenz. $3.75 cm
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"Československé obce sokolské k IX. sletu všesokolskému / v Praze 1932..." publicizing the 9th Sokol Conference in 1932 using signed art by M Benky, depicting male gymnasts; unused dopisnice with light toning on back & minor corner rounding. $9.00 cs(g)a
"Ferd. Engelmüller pinx / PRAHA: Zlatá ulicka. / PRAGUE; La ruelle d'or / ..." showing a small street with pedestrians, signed art in color on unused postcard. $3.75 ac. Same except 2 small corner creases, neither into the art. $3.25 ac
"FR. JELÍNEK PRAHA. / Hradčanský motiv." showing a street scene in Prague, signed art in color, numbered 427 on back, light toning on back, corner crease, mild corner wear & rounding. $2.25 ac
"Grulich." as seen from a high vantage point, color Postkarte mailed there circa 1908 (Austrian stamp, appropriate then), mild corner wear, some cancel ink at the upper left front. A German population lived in this town originally, but was expelled in 1945, and replaced by Czech settlers. $6.00 c
"GRUSS aus Karlsbad / Druck v. Winkler & Voige, Leipzig" Correspondenz-Karte mailed there 2.7.1895 with 5-kreuzer Austrian stamp to Ohio (clear New York transit mark July 12, July 13 arrival marking), toned back, album impressions at all corners, 3 corners creased, small scrape near a back corner. Views are Grand Hôtel Pupp, Sprudel, and Hirschen-Sprung. Karlsbad is now in the Czech Republic, and is also seen spelled Carlsbad. $13.00 gc
"GRUSS aus WAGNER's HOTEL WARSCHAU / in MARIENBAD" now Mariánské Lázně; multiview Correspondenz-Karte showing the dining room, garden restaurant & main entrance; mailed there 24.6.98 with an Austrian stamp, light toning, minor corner wear. Very hard to find! Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 cgm
"Gruss von den Polauer Bergen Ruine Meidenburg" showing the ruins of Dívčí Hrad (sometimes seen Devicky Hrad) castle, burned & plundered by Swedes in 1645; color postcard with a lightly embossed frame for the view, mailed 1909 with an Austrian stamp to Vienna, upper edge has mild edge wear, some writing lightly in the front border belongs. $4.25 chg
"Hannsdorf Th. Aichinger's Hotel Bahnhof" circa 1910 black & white postcard with sky tint, trivial edge wear, very faint album impressions on the front. Hannsdorf is now called Hanušovice (Czech Republic), and its German population was expelled after World War II. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 cg(a)
HORIZONT AIR. Unused regular-size photograph showing its Antonov AN-2 (OK-VHA) at Roudnice in 1991, near mint. $7.50 ac
"HOJ OTČINA! OTČINA! / ZBIŤ LEBO MRIEŤ! / VOJÁK ČESKOSLOVENSKÉ /: ARMÁDY VE FRANCHII : / 13" art depicting a soldier bayoneting a German solider; patriotic postcard issued by the Czechoslovak (military) Recruiting Office at the Tribune Building in New York, designed & printed by the Wentworth Institute, mailed 1918 to Oldrich Fouček 1382 First Avenue New York City, message in Czech to a local resident. [OTČINA means fatherland.] Unimportant toning, small bottom corner crease. Lists addresses of other such offices in red at the bottom front: Chicago, Cleveland, Pittsburg, Omaha, St. Louis & Rosenberg Texas. Seldom offered, in some important museums; a bit of history in your hands. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 cn(n)p
"Hradec Králové. Komenského trida" including an entourage of horses & horse-drawn carriages, color Postkarte mailed during World War 2, mild corner & edge wear, a little toning in the front sky. Now in the Czech Republic. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 bc
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"Iglau." panorama of the Moravian town, color on slightly brownish paper, post card mailed there with Austrian stamp to Wien, small dark spot on back, small corner crease, hint of toning in sky. Now Jihlava in the Czech Republic. $4.50 cm
"Iglau. / Frauengasse" street scene with 2 legible signs (Alois Aessl., for example, is on the right), color postcard mailed there 1915 to Frl. Rosa Schimböck in Wien, minor corner & edge wear. Now Jihlava in the Czech Republic. $4.75 mcg
"IGLAU / Heulostal" black & white postcard mailed there 1914 with Austrian stamp to Wien, lightly toned back, a few tiny speckles of cancel ink show on the front, lengthy message in German in sky, minor wear at one corner, very light toning in the front borders. Now Jihlava in the Czech Republic. $3.75 mc
"Iglau. / Totalansicht." with a panorama of the town, color post card mailed there 1914 with an Austrian stamp, part of sender's message & traces of cancel ink in the front sky, minor corner & edge wear. Now Jihlava in the Czech Republic. $3.00 mc
"Klatovy" sepia-tone panorama of the Bohemian town circa 1922, lightly toned front (mostly tiny speckles of cancel ink), soft corners (2 with tiny bends). Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 cb-c
"KÖNIGINHOF a. Elbe." showing a panorama of the town, color postcard mailed there 1911 (Austrian stamp, appropriate then), minor corner wear, a hint of cancel ink in the sky. Königinhof an der Elbe is now Dvůr Králové nad Labem now in the Czech Republic. $5.00 c
"Konst Busek / Praha- U Krinzovniku na Sti Meste" sepia-tone art, mailed 1933, lightly toned back, writing on front. Caption in script that is hard to read--please make allowances, a letter or two may not be right. $1.75 c
"LA HABANA - CUBA EX OK3MM / CO2BO / WORLD WINNER OF ARRL DX CONTEST 1966" QSL card used 1966 by operator Jan Horsky of Piestany Czechoslovakia. $1.50 cc(p)
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Lot of 36 QSL postcards & QSL cards, all beginning with OM or OK call signs of the ham radio operators, includes 2 cards commemorating 60th anniversary of Czech amateur radio. Excellent mix of towns, All regular-postcard size, nothing tatty. $50.00 cq
"Lázne Sadská" real photo multiview with 9 scenes (buildings & streets), mailed 1933, mild corner wear, long corner crease but not into images, slight browning of the paper with age on back. $4.00 cm
"Mestska sporitelna ve Vodnanech" black & white showing a large building, mailed in US. $2.00
"Mistr Jan Jus se obhajuje / v Bosácké kapli r. 1415." art showing Master Jan Jus defending his religious beliefs at Bosack chapel, just prior to his being burned at the stake; postcard with noticeable corner & edge wear, very late usage at Canjilon New Mexico. $3.00 chr
"NÁS PRAPoR NADE TUNY VLAJE" [S accented, U accented] from A. Mucha's 'Czech period'. Not signed. Name "Neubert" [one of his publishers in Prague during the period 1912 to 1928 according to the Neudin catalogue], appears at the lower left corner of the art. Mailed in Czechoslovakia to New York in 1921, contemporaneous stamp confirming the writer's date. There is a small nick in its right edge, a faint corner crease (not in the design), and some light toning on the back. Some printed information on the edge left of the message area is obscured by the sender's message which is written sideways in dark ink over parts of it. $60.00 ac
"No. 169 / Grand Hôtel Pupp // GRUSS aus Karlsbad" also including views of Sprudel & Hirschen-Sprang; color Correspondenz-Karte mailed there 2. 7. 95 with Austrian stamp to Ohio, foxing on both sides from prolonged album contact, album impressions at 2 corners, 2 small corner creases. $30.00 gc& NEW / NOV / NOVÝ / NOWY
NORTH ADRIA AVIATION (Croatia). Unused continental post card showing its Let 410 UVP (9A-BNA) at Prague Czechoslovakia in October 1993, from a limited edition of 500, near mint. $7.50 acc
"Obergrund - Böhm. Schweiz" showing a panorama of the village now known as Horní Podluží in the Czech Republic, black & white postcard with brown caption, Alwin Kell 735, mailed circa 1920, unimportant ink smear in back address area, two vertical cuts from the top edge (each about 1") close well, light toning shows in the front sky, minor wear to the bottom corners. As is. $1.25 c
"OK1KZD" Praha shortwave (14 MHz) QSL card used 1970 by a member of the Bubenec radioclub there, design includes a heraldic crest, faint corner crease, another corner with 2 small creases. $1.25 cq
"OK1US" C. Budejovice shortwave (14 MHz) QSL card used 1970 by operator Jirka Ludacka, good edges. $2.00 cq
"OK1VAM" Praha shortwave (28.953 Mhz) QSL card used 1991 by operator Jan Franc, paper bends along top edge. $1.25 cq
"OK2-107890" continental shortwave (14 Mc / s) QSL card with hobby-related art, used 1957 by operator Josef Opálka, probably a club card modified by his handstamp, 3 small corner bends, small corner crease, tiny speckles of toning on back. $2.00 cq
"OK2BGN" shortwave (14 Mc / s) QSL used by operator Standa Boruta near Valasské MezirÍcÍ, quality line drawing depicting a local building, minor wear at 2 corners. (2 available) $2.75 each. cq
"OK2BIX" Trebíc shortwave (14 Mc / s) QSL postcard, used 1970 by operator Vladimir Smehlik, showing a view of the countryside in black & white for its design (small spot of cancel ink in sky). $3.00 cq
"OK2KBA" continental Brno shortwave (14 Mc / s) QSL card used 1957 by a member of the Central Radio Club, view in subtle colors shows "TRAGUE--THE TOWER OF THE CHARLES BRIDGE". 2 tiny corner creases. $2.25 cq
"OK2KMR" Ostrava shortwave (21 Mcs) QSL card used 1970 by operator in the NHKG Amateur Radio Club, hobby-related art in gray & black, tiny corner crease, unimportant near top back edge. $2.00 cq
"OK2RT" continental Ostrava shotwave (14 Mc / s) QSL card used 1960 by operator Jirí Kolar, attractive graphics in the colors of the Czech flag, small corner crease, 2 small corner bends. $2.00 cq
"OK3EA" Bratislava shortwave (14 MC) QSL card used 1950 by operator Harry Cincura, brownish paper, bottom corners with small creases. $1.50 cq
"OK3KES" continental Nové Zámky shortwave (14 Mc / s) QSL club card used 1957, cartoon art shows a bear & refrigerator,minor corner wear, one corner multiply creased, slight yellowing of the paper with age. $2.00 cq
"OK-RP 8260 / 3" shortwave (14 Mc / s) QSL card from Formánek Kamil at Sliac Kúpele, used 1948, view in monochromatic blue of a building--presumably the spa there, brownish paper both sides, large water stain in 1 corner. $1.75 cq
OLIMEX. Unused continental postcard showing its Let L-410UVP-E1 (OK-RDE) parked at Ostrava, near mint. $7.50 ac
"Ossek. Marktplatz 4052" showing its marketplace & some readable signs--e.g., 'NAJEMNE AUTO / MIET AUTO / J. ANDERSCH' a car rental place & 'MÉSTSKÝ / UŘAD / OSEK // STADTAMT / OSSEGG' the town office; real photo postcard mailed with Czech stamps to Sandusky Ohio, slight curl to the paper, toned back, lightly toned front. $5.00 cg(a)
"PACOV." panorama of the town in monochromatic dark green on yellowish paper, mailed 1925, lightly toned front. $3.25 c
"Pozdrav z Chrasti" black & white multiview with 2 scenes, mailed there 31 VII 1899 to Smichow / Smichov (clear sending & receiving cancels), corner & edge wear, 2 faint corner crease, some yellowish paper on back, lightly toned front. $11.50 c-c
"Pozdrav z Melnícka" with a river scene including rafts carrying logs, color, mailed there 1903 to Reichstadt (sending & receiving cancels mostly clear, 5-heller Austrian stamp is tied), brownish paper on back, wear at 3 corners not into image. $8.00 cl-c
"Pozdrav z Parduvic" in Bohemia, multiview with 5 scenes--identified by German handwriting--including a tomb, a tower & a plaza; undivided back, mailed 1904 with Austrian stamp. Later became Pardubice in Czechoslovakia. light amount of cancel ink on front, trivial corner & edge wear. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 bcg
"Pozdrav z Vrchotových Janovic!" with a panorama of the town in black & white & 3 people in a grain field, mailed 1903 with Austrian 5-heller stamp, mild corner wear & rounding, lightly toned front. The town of Vrchotovy Janovice is now in the Czech Republic. $8.50 cg
"PRAHA -- PRAGUE. / Malá Strana v zimě. / Malá Strana in winter. / Malá Strana en hiver." unused color postcard with signed K. Tomsy art, Édit. F. J. Jedlicka 339, lightly toned both sides, corner crease, minor corner wear. $2.00 a(t)wc
"PRAHA. Prikopy. / PRAG: Prikopy(Hauptstrassse.) / Prague: Prikopy (Avenue in Prague.) / ..." real photo with slight oxidation, corner & edge wear, corner crease, mailed there 13IX34 (50-h Czechoslovakian Legion stamp tied) to Brno, small light smudges on back due to handling of penciled message. A few readable signs included 'SALAMANDER'. $3.00 c-c
"Praha. Skupina hrobu na starém židovském hřbitově / Prag. Gradmalgruppen am alten jüdischen Friedhof. / Prague. Le vieux cimetičre juif. / The ancient jewish(sic) Churchyard." unused real photo postcard also captioned in Hebrew on the back. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 jcc
"PRERAU. - Bečva-Brücke." showing a bridge over the Bečva River at Přerov the Czech Republic, color postcard mailed there 28 IV 15 Austrian stamp (then appropriate) a little over the top edge, minor wear to 3 corners, a few speckles of cancel ink & a signature in the sky. $4.50 cb*
"Real Castello da Pena -- Cintra" black & white bilhete postale mailed 12-2-08 at Lisboa Central to Princesse Dietrichstein in Vienna Austria. Message is in French. The German nobility that were later were expelled from Czechoslovakia after World War I included the family of this Princess. $15.00 pcr-p
"Schüttenhofen. / Letovisko Susice na Sumave" in Bohemia, real photo postcard on yellowing paper, slight oxidation. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 bc
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"Shození místodržících z oken král. hradu r. 1618" with signed art showing governors being dropped from a window of King Castle in Prague in 1618, dopisnice with noticeable corner & edge wear, toned back, very late usage at Moneta Wyoming. $3.00 chi
SKY SERVICE (Czech Republic). Unused continental post card showing its Let L-410UVP (OK-SKY) at Pribram in September 2002, near mint. Their color scheme was quite different, almost graffiti-like. $5.00 ac
SLOVACKY AEROKLUB (Czech Republic). Unused continental postcard showing their Let L-410A (OK-ADP) at Leopoldsburg (?Leopoldsberg Austria?), May 1993; name of owner underlined on back, otherwise excellent condition. $4.75 ac
SLOV AIR (Czechoslovakia). Unused regular-size postcard showing their Let L-410UVP (OK-PDI) at Bratislava in the summer of 1990, saturated colors, near mint. This plane was involved in a no-fatalities accident in March 13 1992 at Zilina Slovakia. $7.50 ac
SLOV AIR (Czechoslovakia). Unused continental postcard showing their Let L-410UVP-E (OK-WDA) at Praha in June of 1991, minor wear along top edge, otherwise fresh. $4.75 ac
SLOV AIR (Czechoslovakia). Continental photo showing their Antonov AN-2 (OK-JIK OK-KIF) on the ground, good composition and focus, but contrast a bit low. This plane was involved in a no-fatalities accident on August 25, 1982. $3.25 ac
"Smrt sv. Vojtěcha r. 997" with signed art depicting the martyrdom of Saint Adalbert (Bishop of Prague) in 997, at the hands of Baltic Prussians who he tried to convert; postcard with rounded corners & spotty toning on back, very late usage at Albert Kansas. $4.00 chrp
SOLINAIR (Czechoslovakia). Unused continental postcard showing its Let L-410A (OK-DDU) at Ostrava in July 1992, excellent condition. $5.00 ac
"Stramberska Truba: Turisticka rozhledna a utulna / Truba de Strmberk: Refuge pour turistes et belvédčre / Stramberger Truba: Tur. Schutzhütte u. Aussichtsturm" art depicting a tower in color, mailed there 25VIII21 (40 kneeling man stamp tied by mostly clear cancel), corner crease, mild corner & edge wear, lightly toned front. $1.75 c
"SUMAVA - SUSICKO: HRAD RÁBI / DOPISNICE KLUBU CSL. TURISTÚ" sepia-tone real photo showing a castle & nearby bridge, mailed 17VIII35 to Praha (clear CESKÉ BUDEVOVICE CHEB cancel ties 50 stamp), writing on front in lower border restates town name, brownish paper on back. $3.25 c-c
SWE AVIATION (Sweden). Unused continental postcard showing its Fokker F-27-100 (SE-KZF) aircraft on the ground at Prague Czechoslovakia in October 1997, trivial wear along upper edge, otherwise very fresh. $5.00 ac
TOP AIR (Czechoslovakia). Unused continental size color postcard showing their Beechcraft 1900C (OK-REA) parked at Prague in September 1992, from a limited edition of 500, near mint. $7.50 a(p)c
TOP AIR (Czechoslovakia). Unused continental size post card showing its Beechcraft Super King Air B200 (OK-JKB) parked at Prague in July 1992, from a photograph credited to J. Váňa, near mint. $7.50 a(p)c
=> Special: Both of the above postcards for $14.25 c <=
UNIMAX AIR SERVICE. Unused regular-size post card showing its Antonov AN-2 (OK-VHD) from the side, parked on grass, a few tiny spots of light toning on back are probably from the printing process itself, good edges. $5.00 a(p)c
"VI. SLET VŠESOKOLSKÝ / V PRAZE 1912" with signed Mucha publicity poster art showing a male gymnast on pommel horse, falcons overhead; publicizing the 50 anniversary of the Sokol youth sports movement & gymnastics organization (masking its forbidden political purposes during Hapsburg rule), unused postcard from T. Šrámka, mild corner & edge wear, toned back. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 cs(g)ppa
"Where can I get / reliable information on / POLITICS, COMMERCE and INDUSTRY / in the Czechoslovak Republic / Central and Western Europe? / ONLY / THE DAILY NEWSPAPER THE / Prager Press / ... / CIRCULATION 250,000..." mailed in Prague Czechoslovakia to New York City, spectacular back (shown) that is almost as interesting & unusual as the front. $15.00 nc
"Zlín. Batovy zavody" showing a panorama of the town, sepia-tone real photo from Foto-Fon Paraha 1931, light toning on both sides near the edges. Zlín is also called Gottwaldov. $4.00 c
See also our Bohemia post cards.
See also our Czechoslovakian postal history.
See also our Czech Republic postal history.
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