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POSTCARD – MAX IMMELMANN – AVIATION

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POSTCARD – MAX IMMELMANN – AVIATION

This is, perhaps, one of the earliest aviation postcards. I believe that it predates any of the later firms. It features the early WWI flying ace Max Immelmann. The card depicts him seated. His uniform displays only a 1914 Iron Cross 1st Class and his Prussian Army Pilot Badge. The award of the Orden Pour le Mérite would not come until January 1916. At the card’s bottom is a reproduction of Immelmann’s signature that reads “M. Immelmann Leutnant 1915.”

The postcard was mailed from Bavaria and features a stamp for King Ludwig III. The card is in good condition, overall.

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POSTCARD – MAX IMMELMANN – AVIATION

This is, perhaps, one of the earliest aviation postcards. I believe that it predates any of the later firms. It features the early WWI flying ace Max Immelmann. The card depicts him seated. His uniform displays only a 1914 Iron Cross 1st Class and his Prussian Army Pilot Badge. The award of the Orden Pour le Mérite would not come until January 1916. At the card’s bottom is a reproduction of Immelmann’s signature that reads “M. Immelmann Leutnant 1915.”

The postcard was mailed from Bavaria and features a stamp for King Ludwig III. The card is in good condition, overall.

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