Flyer, "Warum braucht das Vaterland Gold und Juwelen?" in Poznań, [1914-1918].

Flier, Posen (=Poznań, Poland), circa 1914-1918, "Warum braucht das Vaterland Gold und Juwelen?" At head: "Merkblatt für die Juwelen- und Goldankaufswoche der Provinz Posen." Provides information about why citizens should sell their jewels and gold on the occasion of the jewel-and-gold-buying week of the province of Posen, in order to benefit the Reichsbank and the war effort. Issued and/or printed by D. Goldberg, Posen. On blue paper. 1 leaf, printed both sides (23.2 x 15.6 cm.).  From the Finding aid prepared by Violet Lutz.

Automated translation. ["Why does the Fatherland gold and jewels?"] At head: ["Notes on the jewels and Goldankauf week the Province of Posen."]

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Language: German
Published: 1914
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