November 2011

Electric locomotive 230 “Laminátka” 1966

Electric locomotive designed by Otakar Diblík and mass produced by Škoda Plzen. Nicknamed “Laminátka” on account of its smooth fiberglass exterior. Year: 1966-7 Designer: Otakar Diblík Manufacturer: Škoda Plzen Source: Petr Štefek


Photographic postcard Chateau Spa, Teplice

Photographic postcard of Chateau Spa in Teplice, Czechoslovakia. Year: 1930s (?) Photographer: Publisher: Source: beranekp


Photographic postcard Hotel Dittrich, Teplice

Photographic postcard of Hotel Dittrich in Teplice, Czechoslovakia. Year: 1930s (?) Photographer: Publisher: Source: beranekp


Inter-Sputnik postage stamp by Ivan Strnad 1974

Postage stamp commemorating the first satellite communications ground station in Czechoslovakia – Inter-Sputnik. Year: 1974 Designer: Ivan Strnad Engraver: Josef Herčik Printing method: Engraved and photogravure Source: Oliver Tomas


Photographic postcard of Teplice

Photographic postcard of an apartment block (?) in Teplice, Czechoslovakia. Year: Photographer: Publisher: Source: beranekp


Czechoslovak Airlines (CSA) luggage label

Luggage label advertising Czechoslovak Airlines (ČSA) and illustrating Prague as a hub for air travel. Year: 1950s (?) Designer: Printer: Source: Tom Schifanella


Hotel Sport Kladno luggage label

Luggage label advertising Hotel Sport in Kladno, Czechoslovakia. Year: 1960s (?) Designer: Printer: Source: Tom Schifanella


From Asclepius’ Workshop designed by Miroslav Habr 1970

From Asclepius’ Workshop cover design with silhouettes of tools by Miroslav Habr. Year: 1970 Designer: Miroslav Habr Publisher: Source: Goran Patlejch


Space exploration stamp series by Jaroslav Lukavský 1967

Czechoslovak postage stamp series depicting space exploration designed by Jaroslav Lukavský. Year: 1967 Designer: Jaroslav Lukavský Engraver(s): Bedřich Housa, Ladislav Jirka, Josef Herčík, Jindra Schmidt Source: Oliver Tomas


Hotel Ski advertising postcard

Promotional postcard for Hotel Ski near Nové Město na Moravě. Year: 1970s (?) Publisher: Source: Mister Benz


The Count of Monte Cristo book jacket and covers by Adolf Born 1963

Books jacket and cover designs for The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas. Year: 1963 Designer: Adolf Born Publisher: Source: Oliver Tomas


Škoda 110R advertising postcard

Czechoslovak postcard promoting the Škoda 110R produced between 1970 and 1980. Year: c. 1970s Designer: Publisher: Source: Mister Benz

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