Postman

THE POSTCARD ALBUM

POSTCARD PRINTER & PUBLISHER RESEARCH

 

TPA issue 31   84 pages A4 size in FULL COLOUR !!

Major features of the new issue (OUT NOW!):

E. Baensch jr., Magdeburg & J. Simonsen, Oldenburg  •  “Kuenstler-Stein-Zeichnung” L. Koch • The Laifle-System   • Roemmler & Jonas, Dresden • Martin Rommel, Stuttgart •  The City “Hier”  •  Rob. Hartmann Corp., Stockholm  • Cryptic Extra Card Codes  •  Hermann Ludewig, Leipzig  •  Postcard Printers from Leipzig in 1908  •  Postcard Printer Identification • Finds & Curio Column • Who was Theodor Kreh?  •  Schaar & Dathe, Trier, company history update (9 pages!) • Steglitzer Werkstatt - F.W. Kleukens • ”A Letter from the Past” • The Second-Class Quality Incident (EAS) • Ottmar Zieher, Munich (7 pages) • The Publisher with the Fish Logo (Haco)  •  ”Postcard Specials” •  Alphons Adolph & Johannes Beyer and much more!

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PLEASE NOTE: TPA 31 is available from the Publisher Helmfried Luers ONLY. Sample copy postpaid worldwide Euro 9 (priority letter). In Deutschland Euro 6,60 inkl. Versand.

TPA issue 30   40 pages A4 size in FULL COLOUR !!

Major features of this issue:

‘Masonic Code’ article follow up  •  Wezel & Naumann, Leipzig, Saxony. Comprehensive company history of this once huge printing company including other firms involved (eg. Tuck’s)  • Russian postcards printed in Germany during WW1   • Myrtle Elvyn. An American Concert Pianist • Little known postcard printer E. Bensch jun., Magdeburg  •  A detailed look at the so-called Brushstroke Postcards and their publishers  •  Erotic/Dirty Postcards? Painting versus Photography • Who was the illustrator Salac?  •  more of interest to the (research-minded) collector of old picture postcards. See for yourself!

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TPA issue 29   40 pages A4 size in FULL COLOUR !!

In this issue:

Publisher Axel Eliassons, Sweden  •  The Esmeralda Sisters  •  Real photo card publishers/printers Georg Gerlach & Co., Berlin / Photochemie company  • Emil Pinkau’s “Freemason Code” on postcards   • Otto Schloss, Berlin, research project on a major German greeting cards factory • WW1 postcards  •  The “BL” logo case • Little-known postcard printer Heiss & Co, Cologne  •  A story on Georg Stilke, Berlin/Hamburg, publishers and postcard retailers • Trademarks identified  • Book/publication reviews  • and much more.

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TPA issue 28   40 pages A4 size in FULL COLOUR

In this issue:

The Rotograph Co., New York + Knackstedt & Naether, Hamburg + NPG, Berlin  •  Helgoland / Heligoland •  Russia: Tver in old postcards  •  WW1 postcards in “colour after nature”  •  A visit to the former Paul Finkenrath, Berlin (PFB), factory in 2013   • Little-known (postcard) printing company Max Breslauer, Leipzig, Saxony • Gebr. Obpacher, Munich, and the so-called “Winsch-back” cards  •  Paul Suess • Chromolithography: a rare set of postcard proof prints  •  Aristophot, Taucha/Leipzig • Trademarks identified  and  more of interest to collector of old picture postcards.

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TPA issue 27   40 pages A4 size in FULL COLOUR

In this issue:

Reinicke & Rubin / H. Rubin & Co., Magdeburg/Dresden research puzzle. Includes information on several other German postcard printers  •  Guggenheim & Co., Zurich, Switzerland •  Doeberitz: military training area / POW camp / Olympic Village  •  Dr. Trenkler & Co., Leipzig, postcard codes of the 1920’s  •  Hermann Wolff, Berlin (HWB)   •  More on Knackstedt & Naether and follow-up company Knackstedt & Co., Hamburg • ”Postcard Twins”  •  Handpainted postcards by regular publishers  •  A Printing Sample Card Flop • Trademarks identified  •  and much more.

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TPA issue 26   40 pages A4 size in FULL COLOUR

In this issue:

A visit to Egypt in 1906. A well illustrated contemporary article by a British gentleman  •  Egyptian ppc publishers Lichtenstern & Harari / The Cairo Postcard Trust •  Hans Wiesner & Co., Berlin  •  Comprehensive article on gramophone and especially WECO brand cards  •  Company history of Martin Schlesinger, Berlin   •  Early British postcards by Swiss Kuenzli Bros •  Chester  •  Mimosa AG, Dresden  •  Reviews • Trademarks identified  •  and other research as well as general postcard matters

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TPA issue 25   40 pages A4 size in FULL COLOUR

In this issue:

Finkenrath & Grasnick + successor Paul Finkenrath, Berlin (PFB) company history covers 8 pages alone •  J. Miesler, Berlin  •  A. Sala, Berlin •  “Printed in Bavaria” - Old postcard printers and publisher from Munich  •  Postcards from the 1950-1960’s  •  Whitsun cards   •  T. Stroefer, Nuremberg •  Missionary Cards  •  ”Much Room for Interpretation” (different designed comic cards)  •  Trademarks identified •  other research-related and general postcard matters.

 

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Order The Postcard Album directly from the publisher in Germany or from TPA representatives (issues 25-30) in Great Britain, USA and Canada listed below.

Publisher:

Helmfried Luers Gartenstr. 14   26180 Rastede Germany

editor@tpa-project.info

SPECIAL OFFER:   2 TPA issues (your choice from #25-30) mailed to any place worldwide by priority mail for only Euro 10.

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Great Britain:

Ron Griffiths

47 Long Arrotts

Hemel Hempstead

Herts. HP1 3EX

 

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Jere Greider

3724 Kennel Ave.

Columbia,

PA 17512

e-mail: jereg@earthlink.net

 

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P.O. Box 342

Main P.O. (Downtown)

Saskatoon

Sask. S7K 3L3

 

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