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Announcement jokingly faking Adolf Hitlers passing. The Netherlands, 1940s

Opening price: $120

Commission: 23%

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04.08.2024 07:00pm

Fictitious joke Announcement on the death and joyful funeral of Adolf Hitler. The Netherlands, early 1940s. Dutch.

"Mr Marshal Göring, his confidant, Mr. Toon Mussert his brother, Count Van Tonningen and Ssissi his friends, Mr Max Blokzijl his pupil: Announce with deep sorrow the longed-death of the Fuhrer... and request your presence at the funeral ceremony of Adolf Hitler, Knight of the Order of the Oak Cross of the Iron Crosses and eyes with potato and carrot leaves
, dead from the consequences of Anschluss fever, and lack of place to live... The joyful grandiose funeral will march through The Hague at Binnenhof in the afternoon and will be attended by Winston Churchill and General Eisenhower with their entourage! Goebbels the Nazi propaganda minister will place at the disposal of the King the clocks and radios stolen in the Netherlands to enhance the festive atmosphere. No flowers, only dance music R.I.P. (Recht inde Put), the English, Americans and Russians... Victory, the Dutch will share the glory, the Italians will be the victims, the German were and remain "Desselbe Schwein"!! - ("the same pig")."

17x11 cm. Framed in a black frame shaped like a death notice. Light tears at the top. Good condition.

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174. Announcement jokingly faking Adolf Hitlers passing. The Netherlands, 1940s