Das Größte Weinfass der Welt BAD DÜRKHEIM GERMANY a.d. Weinstraße Real Photo Postcard
Real photo postcard, "Bad Dürkheim a.d. Weinstraße Das Größte Weinfass der Welt" depicting the largest wine barrel in the world. The barrel called the Giant Cask or Giant Barrel, could hold 1.7 million liters. It is not used for wine storage, but houses a restaurant and gallery.
The barrel was built in 1934 by Fritz Keller who constructed the cask from 200 huge fir trees from the Black Forest to commemorate Germany's Wine Road.
The initials E.H.M are printed in the divided back line so the postcard may have been published by Emil Hartmann of Mannheim. The postage box imprinted with 15 123589 M/1320.
Black and white photograph with handwritten white ink caption.
- Era: Real Photo Postcard (RPPC)
- Location: Bad Dürkheim, Germany, 1935 - 1945
- Publisher: E.H.M.
- Subject: Hotel, spa
- Condition: Very good other than small chip in top border (see magnified photo)
- Postmark: Unposted
- Size: 5 ½” x 3 ½”
Packaged in protective postcard sleeve.
Thank you for visiting THE TOWNHOUSE ANTIQUES & VINTAGE.
We strive to provide you the best in antique, collectibles and vintage items and do our best to provide you within the written description as much information, whether it’s the history, manufacturer or condition, for each item we sell.
However, we also recognize that a “picture is worth a thousand words” and ask that you view the photos we provide as well. Often, a photo can be more effective than a written description when determining if an item will meet your needs and satisfaction.
Find out more about us and what other items we have listed at https://thetownhouseantiques.com/collections.