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A Collection of Picture Postcards Related to German Emperor Wilhelm II

Sale Date: February 15, 2017 Hammer Price

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A Collection of Picture Postcards Related to German Emperor Wilhelm II

All measuring approx. 146x93mm or 85x136mm, all in near mint to mint condition. A picture postcard, showing a photo of Castle Oels near Breslau (modern day Wrocław, southwestern Poland), the castle of Crown Prince Wilhelm. The card is dated to Mai 1925. The Prince thanks for congratulations to his birthday. The card carries his signature in blue crayon. A thank-you card for congratulations for Emperor Wilhelm’s birthday, dated to House Doorn (Netherlands) in January 1925, signed by proxy, carrying a facsimile of the signature of General of the Cavalry Egon Graf von Schmettow (1856–1942). A card with a photo of Crown Prince Wilhelm and a dog. It carries a facsimile of his signature. The location is Wieringen (Netherlands) in May 1921.

The back of the card dates it to Berlin in January 1927. It gives thanks in the name of the Crown Prince for best wishes on occasion of the new year, and carries a facsimile of the signature of a retired Major and Adjutant. The name is indecipherable.

A drawing of Emperor Wilhelm II. by artist Alfred Schwarz (1867–1951), one of the favourite portraitists of the imperial family. The card carries a facsimile of Wilhelm’s signature. A postcard with a photo showing Emperor Wilhelm II. in uniform with soldiers and officers. A postcard showing a photo of Emperor Wilhelm II. with his son, Crown Prince Wilhelm, both in uniform, standing on a balcony. The line reads: visit of the Emperor at headquarters of the Crown Prince.

The card carries a post stamp dating it to Leipzig (Saxony) on August 13, 1915. It is addressed to Miss Frieda Hofmann in Lückendorf, southern Saxony. It is sent by somebody called Erich, who talks about the great weather and thanks Frieda for her poem she wrote.

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