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metra blansko matchbox labels

Metra Blansko measuring instruments matchbox labels 1961

Metra Blansko measuring instruments 50 year anniversary (1911-1961) matchbox label series. Year: 1961 Designer: Manufacturer: Solo Lipník Source: Oliver Tomas

Czech cubist house Josef Chochol

Kovařovič house by Josef Chochol 1912-13

Cubist style villa in Prague-Vyšehrad designed by Josef Chochol in 1912-13. House fronted by a small polygonal garden and cubist fence. Year: 1912-13 Architect: Josef Chochol Location: Prague-Vyšehrad Source: Wikipedia

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Elka porcelain set by Jaroslav Ježek 1957

Award winning Elka porcelain set designed by Jaroslav Ježek in 1957 for the ’58 Expo in Brussels. Year: 1957 Designer: Jaroslav Ježek Manufacturer: Source: Wikipedia

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Czechoslovak Airlines (ČSA) stamp series 1957

Czechoslovak Airlines (ČSA) stamp series advertising routes to Paris, Moscow, Cairo, Damascus and Beirut. Year: 1957 Designer: František Hudeček Engraver(s): Bedřich Housa, Bohdan Roule Printing process: photogravure Source: Flickr

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World Youth Federation conference in Prague 1947

Stamp series advertising the World Youth Federation conference in Prague, July 20 – Aug. 17 1947. Year: 1947 Designer: Josef Liesler Engraver: Jindra Schmidt Printing process: engraving Source: Oliver Tomas

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Efekta model camera by Druopta

The Efekta was manufactured around 1950 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. It’s made of Bakelite and takes 6 x 6 cm exposures on 120 film. Produced in black with white knobs and reddish-brown with ivory-colored…

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Corina model camera by Druopta

Druopta Corina compact camera made in Czechoslovakia. Year: Manufacturer: Drupota Model: Corina Source: Flickr

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Škoda 1964 brochure cover by František Kardaus

Škoda brochure cover by František Kardaus. Year: 1964 Designer: František Kardaus Material: paper Source: John Lloyd

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City Theatre Zlín postcard

Postcard for the City Theatre Zlín. Year: 1940s Photographer: Publisher: Orbis Source: Felix O

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80 year anniversary of Auto Škoda postcard 1980

Advertising postcard celebrating the 80th anniversary of Auto Škoda. Photo depicts the Škoda 110R juxtaposed with an early model Škoda. Year: 1980 Photographer: Source: Alden Jewell

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Hotel International Brno advertising postcard 1963

Promotional postcard for Hotel International Brno, Czechoslovakia. Year: 1963 Photographer: Source: Flickr

prague tram ticket 1948

Prague tram ticket 1948

Prague tram ticket, 1948. Year: 1948 Designer: Source: Felix O  

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