The mother die used for postal stationery cliches

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THE CLICHES

 

THE MAKING OF POSTAL CARD CLICHES

The workshop of H. H. Thiele - Click to see large image

A picture from the workshop of Thiele making postal cards cliches. Properly taken shortly after the introduction of electrical lightning year 1900.


Postal Card cliches being made at Thieles workshop - Click to see large image

Blown-up part of the picture from Thiele: Notice the Postal Card cliche at left! This cliche was used for 3 øre postal cards.

 

 

THE CLICHES

The first stamp cliches used for postal cards: 2 skilling frames and ovals combined

The original die for 3 ore, 8 ore and 10 ore postal cards: The double inverted frame. The Danish Postal Museum.

All pictures are taken from Lasse Nielsen: The Bicoloured Stamps of Denmark 1870-1905. Recommended! Buy it at: www.kpk.dk

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 Last updated: 5 August 2003