Auction 156, Lot 516

"La Germania, la Bella Meta del Turismo Internazionale",

Subject: Germany

Period: 1935 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
44.8 x 32.6 inches
113.8 x 82.8 cm

This large format map shows a striking pictorial representation of pre-war Germany. The map is filled with cartoonish depictions, including several Nazi symbols around Nuremberg, Munich and Hanover. Likely produced to encourage Italian visitors to the 1936 Berlin Olympics. A small map of Europe with Germany prominently depicted in red is shown in the bottom right corner. Published by the Reichsbahnzentrale fur den Deutschen Reiseverkehr.

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Condition: A

Issued folding with bold coloring and several short splits at fold intersections.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/17/2016

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