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Magnolia large format camera by Meopta

Meopta Magnola 13-18cm folding plate large format camera. Manufactured in Czechoslovakia by Meopta between 1949 and 1953. Year: c. 1949-53 Designer: Manufacturer: Meopta Model: Magnolia Source: Bogdan

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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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City Theatre Zlín postcard

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

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Prague tram ticket 1948

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

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Working youth in Czechoslovakia 1948

Working youth in Czechoslovakia, a booklet published in Prague in 1948 for the Working Youth Conference of the World Federation of Democratic Youth. Year: 1948 Illustrator: Otokar Štembera Publisher: Central Council of Trade…

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WWII Czechoslovak military heroes stamp series 1945

Stamp series dedicated to the  Czechoslovak military heroes of World War II. Series dates from 1945 and consists of 16 unique denominations. Eight individual engravings feature: Staff Captain Ridky (British Army), Dr. Miroslav…

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Tatra T600 Tatraplan toy car by Barum

Toy model of the Tatra T600 Tatraplan automobile designed in 1946-7 by Josef Chalupa, Vladimír Popelář and Hans Ledwinka. Year: Designer: Manufacturer: Barum Material: Bakelite, rubber Dimensions: 10″ x 3.75″ x 3.5″ Source:…

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