These three blocks show the three issues commemorating Hitler’s 55th birthday.
The message from Danzig on the back of this card is a simple enquiry: "why has it been so long since we have heard any news from you?" The writer’s anxiety may well have been heightened when the card came back over three months later as the addressee could not be traced.
The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in April 1896, and Greece issued a series of twelve stamps to mark the occasion.
First published in "Stanley Gibbons Monthly Journal" (June 1, 1927) and written by Gordon A. Clayton.
WIPA 1933 took place from 24 June to 9 July and became an enormous social event. Vienna was at that time centre of the philatelic world.