The Vienna Grand Prix Horse Race DR19440801-S-EN.v01-LH

DR 1944 - The Vienna Grand Prix Horse Race
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DR 1944 - The Vienna Grand Prix Horse RaceDR 1944 - The Vienna Grand Prix Horse RaceDR 1944 - The Vienna Grand Prix Horse Race


Specifications

Germany
1944

FACTS & FIGURES

OIn August 1944, the Reichspost issued two stamps to celebrate the ‘Grosser Preis von Wien’ Horse Race (Grand Prix of Vienna) that would take place at the Freudenau race track in Vienna. The 1½ mile (2,400 m) race was first run in 1868 and was for three-year-old horses. The race course was located in the Vienna suburb of Freudenau. The track complex is characterized by fine-lined cast iron architecture and has five grandstands. The race this year was won by a German horse called ‘Nordlicht’, ridden by the legendary Berliner jockey Otto Schmidt (1896-1964). Schmidt was one of the most successful German jockeys in the history of horseracing with more than 2218 race victories, 14 Championships and seven German Derby victories.  

 

PRINT SPECIFICATIONS

bullet-1 Page Dimensions: 270mm X 297mm

bullet-1 Compatible with: All Lighthouse 13-Rings Binders

bullet-1Paper type: Heavy Acid-Free Cardboard 240gr/sq.m

bullet-1 Paper Color: Cream

bullet-1 Printing Method: Professional Offset                                      

bullet-1 Text Language: great-britain English                                             Personalize

bullet-1 STAMPS ARE NOT INCLUDED!                                

 

 


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