Sale 320

U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot Photo Description
Lot 1018
Hitler and the Party, Letter Signed, 20 April 1937, on personal "Der Führer" stationery, to lodge member Theo Ortner:

"Based on the report of the Chief of the Führer's Chancellery of the NSDAP, I have decided on the course of clemency so that in the future you can fulfill the duties of a Party position in spite of your prior membership in a lodge."
Estimate 5,000 - 7,500

Party members were screened to eliminate such "undesirables" as Jews, Communists and Freemasons.

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Lot 1019
Nuremberg Party Rallies, Five pages illustrated with seven official propaganda postcards, two from 1929, the first year of official cards for the event, and including autographs of Julius Streicher, prime organizer of the rallies, signature on 1939 Christmas/ New Year card; Leni Riefenstahl, actress and producer of Party Rally documentaries and a two-part masterpiece on the 1936 Berlin Olympics, signed postcard size photo; Alfred Rosenberg, theThird Reich's chief anti-Jewish ideologist; cut signature (see also lot XXX); and Adolf Wagner, an early Hitler supporter, Gauleiter of Münich and Upper Bavaria and Master of Ceremonies of the Nuremburg Rallies, signed 1940 thank you card for 50th birthday wishes.
Estimate 1,500 - 2,000


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