Souvaroff Memorial St. Petersburg Russia C1903 Trade Ad Card
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Souvaroff Memorial St. Petersburg Russia C1903 Trade Ad Card:
Souvaroff Memorial St. Petersburg Russia c1903 Trade Ad Card
NOTE: THESE ARE NOT POSTCARDS - THEY ARE TRADE/ADVERTISING CARDS. THEY ARE SMALLER THAN A STANDARD POSTCARD AND THERE IS ADVERTISING TEXT ON THE BACK! THE ACTUAL CARD SIZE IS APPROXIMATELY 2 7/8 '' X 4 3/8 '' OR 7 cm. X 11 cm.
THIS IS AN ORIGINAL c1903 TRADE - ADVERTISING CARD
ALEXANDRE WASSILIWICH SOUVAROFF MEMORIAL
ST. PETERSBURG - RUSSIA THERE IS FRENCH TEXT ON THE BACK
A WONDERFUL CHROMOLITHOGRAPH. GOLD BORDER THESE CARDS MAT AND FRAME VERY WELL!
THE WRITING ON THE BACK IS NOT GRAFFITI! IT IS THE SIGNATURE OF THE OWNER OF THE COMPANY AND APPEARED ON ALL OF THESE CARDS.
NOTE: I HAVE MORE THAN ONE CARD FROM THIS SERIES ON AND THE IMAGE OF THE BACK OF THE CARD MAY NOT BE FROM THIS CARD - THE BACKS ARE ALL ALIKE.
THIS CARD IS IN GOOD CONDITION ESPECIALLY FOR A 1903 CARD
THE COLORS ARE VERY BRIGHT AND VIBRANT. IT WAS NEVER GLUED INTO AN ALBUM. BUT IT MAY HAVE BEEN IN AN ALBUM WITH CORNER MOUNTS. THERE MAY BE DEPRESSIONS/FLAWS IN THE CORNERS WHERE THE ALBUM CORNER MOUNTS WERE. VERY MILD AGE-TONING (PATINA).
THE CARD SIZE IS APPROX. 2 7/8 '' X 4 3/8 '' NOTE: THE IMAGE ABOVE IS LARGER THAN THE ACTUAL CARD SO YOU CAN SEE THE DETAIL.
THESE CARDS WOULD BE A GREAT ITEM IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN: Russia - Russian, History 741 Aleksandr V. Suvorov (1729-1800) was probably the greatest military commander who ever lived. He was easily in the same league as Alexander the Great, George S. Patton Jr., and Hannibal. He was the one man who, at the end of the 18th century, could have stopped Napoleon in his tracks; Longworth (1965, The Art of Victory) says that Napoleon may have been afraid of Suvorov, who humiliated several of Napoleon's future marshals in Italy and Switzerland. A comparison of Suvorov's principles to Frederick the Great's own writings proves that "Old Fritz" was very lucky that Suvorov was only a junior officer during Prussia's wars with Russia. Longworth summarizes Suvorov's career, "He won far too frequently to be called lucky: he never lost." Suvorov's record was, in fact, 63 victories and no losses, often against numerically superior enemies. During an era in which "victory" went to whoever controlled the battlefield at the day's end, a victory by Suvorov often involved the complete destruction of the opposing army; its soldiers were usually killed or wounded, captured, or routed beyond hope of reorganization. FROM: ww.clausewitz.org/suvorov.html WE COMBINE SHIPPING BUY 1 TO 4 TRADE ADVERTISING CARDS AND THE TOTAL T SHIP IS $2 BUY 5 TRADE ADVERTISING CARDS AND SHIPPING IS FREE NOTE: ON LARGER INTERNATIONAL ORDERS WE MAY REQUIRE REGISTERD MAIL AND WILL SPLIT THE COST WITH THE BUYER. INQUIRE IF CONCERNED!