Winner's Unlimited - No. 107

Eretz Israel and Zionism, Postcards and Photographs, Numismatics, Posters, Maps, Judaica, Holy books, Letters from Rabbis and Rebbes - Buyer's commission 22%

May 8, 2018
Opening $180
Estimate $300 - $400
Sold for $268
Including buyer's premium

Five souvenir postcards from the liberation from the Nazi death camps.

* Postcard designed by E. Burner [plate-signed] depicting a prisoner's hands rising up from barbed-wire fences. In memory of those killed in Buchenwald, Dachau and Stutthof. April-May 1945.

* Memorial postcard from the liberation of the Dachau camp depicting prisoners in uniform breaking through the barbed-wire fences at liberation. Official stamp on the reverse: DACHAU-GEDACHTNISKUNDGEBUNG 18/5/47

* Memorial postcard from the liberation of the Dachau camp depicting America's statue of liberty beside the camp's watchtower and barbed-wire fence against the background of the sun's rays breaking through the darkness [symbolizing the camp's liberation], and the date 29/4/1945. Postal stamp stamped 'Liberation Day' [Tag der Befreiung].

* Memorial postcard from the liberation of the Mauthausen camp from 5/5/1945. The front has a picture of a prisoner's hand holding the barbed-wire fence, with two Republic of Austria stamps under it.

* Memorial postcard from the liberation of the Auschwitz camp with a picture of the camp gate: "Arbeit Macht Frei" and a picture of a handcuffed prisoner, sent in the mail in October 1948.

Postcards in an identical size: 10x15 cm. Very fine condition.

Category
Holocaust & Anti-Semitism