Auction 102

Lot 393:

BEER HALL PUTSCH ETERNAL JEW CANCELLED POSTCARD

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Start price: $70

Estimated price: $140 - $200

Auction house commission: 25%

Rare Hoffmann propaganda postcard commemorating the Beer Hall Putsch on November 9, 1923. The front of the card depicts Jakob Grimminger holding the ‘Blutfahne’ (Blood Flag) in front of the Feldherrn Halle in Munich. On the reverse, the Hindenburg stamp is canceled in black ink ‘Munchen Hauptstadt Der Bewegung – Der Ewige Jude 8.11.37’ advertising the exposition ‘Der Ewige Jude’ (The Eternal Jew). The card was mailed to Rev. Mitchell in Wayne, Pennsylvania, with a short note ‘Greetings from Germany I.B.J.’, 4.125 x 5.75 in. (10.4 x 14.8 cm). Small ink smudges at the top edge, a very small stamp ink transfer in the upper right quadrant.

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