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III. Reich Schmuckblattelegramm
The telegrams and their folders offered on this USMBOOKS web page are excellent original examples of the Schmuckblattelegramm or decorative telegrams that were sold by the post offices, telephone offices and telegraph offices in the Third Reich Germany of Adolf Hitler. Each is a huge folder measuring about 11-3/4 x 16 inches printed on heavy, high-quality cardstock (they fold to 8-1/4 x 11-3/4 inches so they can be delivered in an envelope).

The best artists in Germany were commissioned to create powerful, popular images that were good enough to send when one wanted something beyond a regular telegram. The cost was only 75 Reichspfennigs (30 US cents) more than a regular telegram!
Deutsche Reichspost
Schmuckblattelegramm E:
The Deutsche Reichspost Telegramm shown here has a striking Hanns Bastanier illustration on an eagle above swastika flags and below a swastika 'sun' on the front cover.  The back cover illustration by Bastanier is of the baroque Garnisonkirche in Potsdam, above the date 21 March 1933, the day Hitler was sworn in as Reichschancellor of Germany in that the Garnison Church.

The telegram was sent from Prüm to Junkerath on 26 May 1934 and contains heartfelt wishes for the newly married couple Vonderthamm-Kirsch.  Comes with a rare Deutsche Reichspost telegram order form filled out in pencil.

This beautiful 83+ year old Nazi era telegram is in good original condition, but it has slightly yellowed with age.

$ 85.00 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA.
Foreign buyers, please inquire about shipping costs.

Kriegsmarine ship
Schmuckblattelegramm K:
The Deutsche Reichspost Telegramm shown left features a superb Hanns Behrdt illustration of a sailing ship with a Nazi swastika flag. On the back is a Behrdt illustration of a sunset over water.
This telegram was sent from Hamburg on 19 July 1939 by a Getrud Grelck to W. Hagen, with heartfelt wishes.
$ 45.00 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA.
Foreign buyers, please inquire about shipping costs.
Nazi era telegram
Nazi eagle and swastika
Schmuckblattelegramm B:
The Deutsche Reichspost Telegramm shown here has a lake scene on the front and a Nazi eagle and swastika on the back.

The telegram was sent by personnel from the airport at Werneuchen (near Berlin) to congratulate the Senner newlyweds on their marriage on 24 March 1937.

This absolutely original Nazi era telegram is in very good original condition with some light staining on the back.
$ 25.00 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA.
Foreign buyers, please inquire about shipping costs.
$18.50 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA.
Foreign buyers, please inquire about shipping costs.
1937 telegram Deutsche Reichspost
Schmuckblattelegramm D:
The Deutsche Reichspost telegram shown right was sent from Amsterdam in the Netherlands on 8 March 1937 to Otto Sanner of Berlin. The typed birthday message inside is in (very poor) English. 

The illustration on the front cover of a bride and groom in a carriage accompanied by many horses is by E. Feverabend of Berlin-Friedenau. The back has an illustration of an old style German eagle, also by artist Feverabend.  Was folded but still in good used condtion with some smudges on the back.

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swastika flag
  An original Nazi era telegram in good used condition.
1934 Nazi telegram
Schmuckblattelegramm L:
The Deutsche Reichspost telegram shown left was sent from Stargard in Pommerania on 3 April 1934 by Hedwig Zagelweyer.  She sent congratulations to the Lewalds in Magdeburg on the occasion of their marriage. 

This original Nazi telegram has flowers on the front and back and is in very good used condition.  The flower wreath on the back cover has a small old-style German eagle in the middle. 
$15.00 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the USA.
Foreign buyers, please inquire about shipping costs.
Schmuckblattelegramm
Envelope
Deutsche Reichspost envelope
Blank Nazi Telegram
Wehrmacht soldier
BLNK Deutsche Reichspost telegram
Schmuckblattelegramm BLANK
This is an original Third Reich Deutsche Reichspost telegram that depicts traditional German Malerei (painted) farmer images, a Wehrmacht soldier, cradle, wine glass, etc.on the front and back cover.  It was an "all-purpose" telegram that could be used for many different occasions.  This one was never used - it is blank on the inside, see photo below. 
$22.50 delivered by 1st Class
Mail in the USA.
Foreign buyers, please inquire
about shipping costs.
Shown left is an original Third Reich envelope that was used to mail a Deutsche Reichspost Telegramm to newlyweds in Gelsenkirchen.  While quite a few Nazi era decorative telegrams have survived, the actual envelopes in which they were delivered are very rare.  The one we offer here is empty and in good used condition, as shown.
$ 20.00 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the continental USA.
Foreign buyers, please inquire about shipping costs.
Schmuckblattelegramm Nürnberg:
This Deutsche Reichspost Telegramm features a superb illustration of the medieval castle of Nürnberg, City of the Nazi Party Days, above a Nazi swastika flanked by two coat of arms. It was sent from Rosenheim on 28 August 1940 to Pauline Schlittenhofer who was celebrating her 50th birthday. 
$175.00 delivered by 1st Class Mail
in the continental USA.
Foreign buyers, please inquire about shipping costs.
Nuernberg die Stadt der reichsparteitage
Nazi eagle and swastika
Good used condition and 100% original to the Third Reich period in Germany.
Adolf Hitler Telegramm 1941
Deutsche Reichspost Telegram 1941
Schmuckblattelegramm Hitler:
This Deutsche Reichspost Telegramm features a superb painting of Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler during a Reichsparteitag parade surrounded by Nazi swastika flags by Ludwig Hohlwein of Munich on the cover. It was sent from the town of Kettwig on 19 January 1941 and contained heartfelt wishes for happiness on the occasion of the engagement of two people named Loer and Vonderlinden.

This rare 75 year old Nazi telegram is in good used condition.
$ SOLD $.
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Deutsche Reichspost advertising
Nazi telegram Zeppelin Lufthansa
Schmuckblattelegramm Z:
Luftfahrt ist Not
1940 decorative Nazi telegram
This original Deutsche Reichspost Telegramm features a superb illustration of a Zeppelin and Lufthansa airplane by artist Meerwald. On the back is a striking illustration of a Nazi eagle and swastika, a globe showing Lufthansa air routes and the caption Luftfahrt ist Not (Aviation is a Necessity). This Nazi Schmuckblattelegramm was sent from Leverkusen on 8 August 1940 by Hugo Heider to Mr. Mellin, congratulating him on this 40th business anniversary.   Very nice condition, exactly as shown.
$95.00 delivered by 1st Class Mail in the continental USA.
Foreign buyers, please inquire about shipping costs.

THIRD REICH DECORATIVE TELEGRAMS - ORIGINAL

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SCHMUCKBLATTELEGRAMM
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