Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Max Buchholz

[Germany] (b 1878/d 1942)

Max Buchholz, painter, artist and engraver (born 13 February 1878 in Legnica ). He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin and Wroclaw. He was a teacher of Art classes and a member of the association of amateur artists of Gdansk (Danzig). (..)  He designed vignettes to a series of telegrams and postcards with famous citizens of the city: Johannes Hevelius, Daniel Chodowieckego, Arthur Schopenhauer."  He was also a great Stamp Designer...


Danzig 1921 "AIR MAIL" (6,2,2) [Typo] Sc(C4,...,C9)

Danzig 1921/1922 "Coat of Arms" (4,1) [Typo (J. Sauer)] Sc(77,...,80)

Danzig 1922 "Coat of Arms" (15,3,2) [Typo (J. Sauer)] Sc(94,95)

Danzig 1923 "Coats of Arms" (7,3,3) [Typo] Sc(106,...,112)

Danzig 1923 "Charity" (2,1) [Typo (J. Sauer)] Sc(B4,B5)

Danzig 1924/1939  "Coat of Arms" (23,1) [Typo] Sc(168,...,192)

Danzig 1935 "Winter Relief Fund" (3,3,3) [Typo] Sc(B12,B13,B14) [ image credit of StampWorld ]

Danzig 1936 "125th Anniversary of Brosen" (3,3,3) [Typo] Sc(216,...,218) [ image credit of StampWorld ]

Danzig 1936 "Winter Relief Fund" (5,5,5) [Typo] Sc(B15,...,B19) [ image credit of StampWorld ]

Danzig 1937 "Winter Relief Fund" (5,5,5) [Typo] Sc(B23,...,B27) [ image credit of StampWorld ]

[ Updates are possible , because there are some Air Mail stamps issued in 1923 and 1924 that look's like design work of Max Buchholz, but I don't have any catalog data that verify this fact... ]

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