World Poster Stamp, advertising Amundsen's expedition.
1912. These mini-posters were used as advertising on letters sent through the mail. Introduced at the beginning of the 20th century, they were widely used. Approx. 2 1/8 x 2 3/4". Lithographically printed in full color by Marken-Kunst Munich 1912. "Entdeckung des Sudpols durch den norwegischen Kapitan Roald Amundsen am 16. Dez. 1911". An artist's rendering of Amundsen reaching the South Pole, 3 men and the Norwegian flag, 2 men doing scientific readings. Item #8151
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