April 2012

5th anniversary of the destruction of Lidice postage stamps 1947

Postage stamps commemorating the 5th anniversary of the destruction of Lidice. Year: 1947 Designer: Karel Svolinský Engraver: Jindra Schmidt Printing process: engraving Source: Oliver Tomas


Czechoslovak Postal Savings Bank passbook

Bank account record book from the Czechoslovak Postal Savings Bank. Year: late 1940s Designer: Publisher: Source: Chris Draper


Winter 1948 postcards by Karel Svolinský

Winter (Zima) 1948 postcard set illustrated by Karel Svolinský. Postcards depict traditional Czechoslovak winter traditions. Year: 1948 Designer: Karel Svolinský Publisher: Source: Jennifer Kennard


Hakarit rubber heels advertising sign

Advertising sign for Hakarit rubber heels in Prague. Year: Designer: Source: Goran Patlejch


Josef Jareš cap-maker hand-painted advertising sign

Hand-painted advertising sign for Josef Jareš hatter in Prague. Year: Designer: Source: Goran Patlejch


Advertisement for Drdla screws and fasteners

Advertisement for Šrouby Drdla (Drdla Screws), a well-known fastener manufacturer from the German-occupied Bohemia. Year: c. 1940s Designer: Source: Goran Patlejch


Photographic postcard Avion cooperative block, Bratislava 1930-1

Photographic postcard of the Avion residential and commercial block in Bratislava. Year: 1930-31 Architect: Josef Marek Source: Rafael Cazorla


Photographic postcard Green Frog Thermal Bath, Trenčianske Teplice 1936-7

Photographic postcard of the Green Frog thermal bath in Trenčianske Teplice, Slovakia. Year: 1936-7 Architect: Bohuslav Fuchs Photographer: Ludovít Absolon Source: Rafael Cazorla


Hotel Na Stráži advertising luggage label

Luggage label advertising the Hotel Na Stráži in Hojsova Stráž, Czechoslovakia. Year: 1960s (?) Designer: Printer: Source: Tom Schifanella


Photographic postcard Machnác Sanatorium, Trenčianske Teplice 1930-32

Photographic postcard of the Machnác Sanatorium in Trenčianske Teplice, Slovakia. Year: 1930-32 Architect: Jaromír Krejcar Source: Rafael Cazorla


Photographic postcard Trade Fair Palace, Prague 1924-8

Photographic postcard of the Trade Fair Palace in Prague. Year: 1924-8 Architect(s): Oldřich Tyl and Josef Fuchs Source: Rafael Cazorla


Favorit bicycle 1981

Road bike manufactured by Favorit. Year: 1981 Designer: Model: Manufacturer: Favorit Source: Bogdan

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