Price: 7.50 euro Size: 29x21cm./11.4×8.2inch. Weight: 230gr./8.1oz. Year: 1974
Magazine style book, made in 1974, about the Tell O Forest opera. From the book:”The main content of this revolutionary opera, is the courageous and epic of Choe Byong Hun, a member of the Korean People’s Revolutionary Army who fought heroically upholding the great revolutionary leader Comrade Kim Il Sung’s teachings during the anti Japanese struggle”.
Magazine made for the World Festival of Youth and Students in 1989. The 13th World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS) was held from 1–8 July 1989 in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, and was organized by the World Federation of Democratic Youth. It was described as the largest international event staged in North Korea of the time. Ultimately declared as the largest ever World Festival of Youth and Students, about 22,000 people from 177 countries took part in the festival, including 100 people from the United States. For eight days starting on 1 July 1989. The students participated in political discussions, sports competitions, and other activities. The next festival was held in Cuba in 1997.
Price: 87.00 euro Size: 19.8x14cm./7.7×5.5inch. Weight: 652gr./22.9oz.
Model Focke-Wulf. Made of chrome-plated brass, with chrome wear. This is the type that flew for the Hungarian Air Force. Hungary was Germany’s ally during WW2. Pedestal appears to be made of aircraft aluminum and aircraft can be screwed off. Special aircraft that you will not easily encounter as a handmade model.
Price: 123.00 euro Size: 33x23cm./12.9x9inch. Weight: 1866gr./65.8oz.
MiG-15 Officer smoker set. Polished plane with 3 cylinders, 2 of which serve as an ashtray and the other as a cigarette holder. The outer edge of the plinth is made of processed metal and the plate with ashtrays is made of Bakelite. Aircraft stands on a brass bracket and is a rare version, double cockpit. It is also exactly the type of plane where Yuri Gagarin (first human in space) crashed and died.
Price: 33.00 euro Size: 9.7×8.7cm./3.8×3.4inch. Weight: 56gr./1.9oz.
Handmade model Yakovlev Yak-3 Soviet Union WW2. The Yak-3 was a single-engine fighter aircraft of the Soviet Union during the Second World War. Plane is made of aluminum with a brass bracket on a lilac color hemisphere.
Price: 85.00 euro Size: 6.5x9cm./2.5×3.5inch. Weight: 456gr,/16oz.
Mig 15 Cockpit oxygen mask Instrument. Cockpit picture shows the clock top left. On the back is a mark, on the dial is the number 30890 ик-52 on the left, 165 on the right. Cover caps are still present.
Price: 225.00 euro Size: 36x34cm./14.1×13.3inch. Weight: 2148gr./75oz.
Model Plane Jet Fighter Sukhoi 17. Clock is in a thick plexiglass block which has a painting on top of a runway.The Sukhoi is mounted on a plexiglass bracket to which the aircraft is screwed. Clock can also be placed on the other side, making it possible to take off the plane left or right. Jet can be rotated on the bracket to put it in any position. Unfortunately, the clock does not run.
Price: 90.00 euro Size: 17.7×14.7cm./6.9×5.7inch. Weight: 324gr./11.4oz.
Heavy Vintage model of the Vulcan made entirely of brass or bronze Aluminum Propellers with a few blades missing. The Junkers Ju 86 was a German monoplane bomber and civilian airliner designed in the early 1930s, and employed by various air forces on both sides during World War II. The civilian model Ju 86B could carry ten passengers. Two were delivered to Swissair and five to Deutsche Luft Hansa. In addition a single civilian Ju 86Z was delivered to Sweden’s AB Aerotransport.
Price: 98.00 euro Size: 35x26cm./13.7×10.2inch. Weight: 5500gr./194oz. Year: 1985
Large and heavy 5.5 kg Air Force Socialist Hungary wallpiece. Under the wing of Mother Russia an Airspace Defense Installation set up against the west with Radar, Missiles and Aircraft. This is a bronze plaque and very heavy. The text on the plate reads:”Military advisers to the air defense and flying command of the Hungarian People’s Army”.
Hungarian table medal. About the military Soviet liberation Hungary. Heavy bronze plaque in box. Signed by artist BGY. Celebration 40 years after the liberation of Hungary by the Soviet Union. On the back the date and an image of the monument “Soviet and Hungarian women who release pigeons together in friendship”.
Price: 23.00 euro Size: 14.3cm./5.6inch. Weight: 296gr./10.4oz. Year: 1989
Large plaque 14cm. honorary shield Soviet Union, star with hammer and sickle, “Honor” laurel branch and “Power” oak branch 1989. Made of aluminum. The text on the back reads:”Kirovograd. Gathering Of Soldiers’ Mothers, 1989″. The shield was created and awarded in memory of the Soldier Mothers’ Gathering of 1989 in the Ukrainian city of Kirovograd. The organization was founded to protect the interests of soldiers. This gathering was most likely one of the last nationwide gathering. Still in the days of the Soviet Union as a state. A few years later, the country fell apart. Soldier mothers’ organizations still exist but now all separate by former republics.
Price: 110.50 euro Size: 21.5×16.5cm./8.4×6.4inch. Weight: 573gr./20.2oz.
Scene of tin figures with Lenin giving a speech at top of the armoured car during at Finland railway station in St. Petersburg (Leningrad). The text on the back of the frame reads:”Arrival At The Finnish Railway Station”. A 3 dimensional painting with a very high finish. The figures are made of zinc and painted so beautifully, presumably with a 3-hair brush. If you look closely you can see the craftsmanship. On the back, presumably after the departure of the Russians, the stamp was taped, which later fell off. It says here; Cultural-historical Zinnfiguren (Cultural and historical tin figures) It was made for or by the Pos Erich Weinert Enzianschule. Frame is made of oak Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin had been living in exile in Switzerland during the First World War. After the February Revolution he was permitted by the German authorities to travel via sealed train across German territory, take a ferry to Helsinki and thence a train to Petrograd, as Saint Petersburg was then known. Arriving at the city’s Finland Station he was met by a crowd of Bolshevik sympathisers and climbed onto the turret of an armoured car. He rode the car to the Bolshevik headquarters at the Kshesinskaya Palace and delivered a speech in favour of Bolshevism and denouncing the moderate Mensheviks and Socialist Revolutionary Party. After the Russian Civil War, Lenin led the communist Soviet Union, but died of a stroke on 21 January 1924.
Price: 15.00 euro Size: 24.5x19cm./9.6×7.4inch. Weight: 94gr./3.3oz. Pages: 27
Book made in North Korea, probably in the early 1980’s. Kim Il Sung set up secret bases around Mt. Paektuto lead the Korean revolution as a whole from the latter half of the 1930’s to the first half of the 1940’s during the anti Japanese armed struggle. The mountain plays an important mythological and cultural role in both Korean states. For instance, it is mentioned in both of their national anthems and is depicted on the National Emblem of North Korea. Both Koreans assign a mythical quality to the volcano and its caldera lake, considering it to be their country’s spiritual home. With 2744m./9003ft. it is the highest mountain in North Korea, the Korean Peninsula and Northeast China. The mountain’s caldera was created in 946 by the colossal Tianchi eruption, one of the most violent eruptions in the last 5,000 years. The founder of the first Korean Empire, King Tangun, was born on this mountain 3000 years ago. According to legend his father, Godly King Hwanung, was decended on this mountain, married a bear wich was turned into a woman and out of that Tangun was born. Tangun is not the first leader to be born on Mt. Paektu. Also Kim Jong Il (father of the current leader Kim Jong Un) was born in a cabin on Mt. Paektu. This would have happened during the Korean War.
Book made in North Korea 1984. From the book:”The Liaison Council of the Japan Teacher’s Society for the study of the Juche idea sends it’s delegation to the DPRK during the summer vacation every year from 1976, at the invitation of the Korean Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Country’s. This is a boon of President Kim Il Sung’s warm affection. This time we publish volume III of the book: Korea A Trial Blazer as a fruit of the efforts of the members of the fifth and sixth delegations”.
FDC made in the Soviet Union, 1965. The text reads:”April 12, Cosmonautics Day”. Cosmonautics Day is an anniversary celebrated in Russia and some other former USSR countries on 12 April. In 2011, 12 April was declared as the International Day of Human Space Flight in dedication of the first manned space flight made on 12 April 1961 by the 27-year-old Russian Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The commemorative day was established in the Soviet Union one year later, on 9 April 1962. Nowadays the commemoration ceremony on Cosmonautics Day starts in the city of Korolyov, near Gagarin’s statue. Participants then proceed under police escort to Red Square for a visit to Gagarin’s grave in the Kremlin Wall Necropolis, and continue to Cosmonauts Alley, near the Monument to the Conquerors of Space. On 7 April 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring 12 April as the International Day of Human Space Flight. On 12 April 2017, the United Nations commemorated the “International Day of Human Space Flight” to celebrate the 56th anniversary of the first human space flight, which started the beginning of the space era for mankind.
FDC made in the Soviet Union, 1966. The text reads:”April 12, Cosmonautics Day”. Cosmonautics Day is an anniversary celebrated in Russia and some other former USSR countries on 12 April. In 2011, 12 April was declared as the International Day of Human Space Flight in dedication of the first manned space flight made on 12 April 1961 by the 27-year-old Russian Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The commemorative day was established in the Soviet Union one year later, on 9 April 1962. Nowadays the commemoration ceremony on Cosmonautics Day starts in the city of Korolyov, near Gagarin’s statue. Participants then proceed under police escort to Red Square for a visit to Gagarin’s grave in the Kremlin Wall Necropolis, and continue to Cosmonauts Alley, near the Monument to the Conquerors of Space. On 7 April 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring 12 April as the International Day of Human Space Flight. On 12 April 2017, the United Nations commemorated the “International Day of Human Space Flight” to celebrate the 56th anniversary of the first human space flight, which started the beginning of the space era for mankind.
FDC made in the Soviet Union, 1978. The text reads:”April 12, Cosmonautics Day”. Cosmonautics Day is an anniversary celebrated in Russia and some other former USSR countries on 12 April. In 2011, 12 April was declared as the International Day of Human Space Flight in dedication of the first manned space flight made on 12 April 1961 by the 27-year-old Russian Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The commemorative day was established in the Soviet Union one year later, on 9 April 1962. Nowadays the commemoration ceremony on Cosmonautics Day starts in the city of Korolyov, near Gagarin’s statue. Participants then proceed under police escort to Red Square for a visit to Gagarin’s grave in the Kremlin Wall Necropolis, and continue to Cosmonauts Alley, near the Monument to the Conquerors of Space. On 7 April 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring 12 April as the International Day of Human Space Flight. On 12 April 2017, the United Nations commemorated the “International Day of Human Space Flight” to celebrate the 56th anniversary of the first human space flight, which started the beginning of the space era for mankind.
Book from North Korea, 1991. From the book:”Education is one of the fundamental questions having a decisive bearing on the prosperity and future of a nation. Apart from education, no country and no nation can achieve social progress and prosperity and think of their dignity and bright future”.
Book made in China, 1967. People’s war is a Maoist military strategy. First developed by the Chinese communist revolutionary leader Mao Zedong (1893–1976). The basic concept behind People’s War is to maintain the support of the population and draw the enemy deep into the countryside (stretching their supply lines) where the population will bleed them dry through a mix of mobile warfare and guerrilla warfare. It was used by the Chinese communists against the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II, and by the Chinese Soviet Republic in the Chinese Civil War. The term is used by Maoists for their strategy of long-term armed revolutionary struggle. After the Sino-Vietnamese War in 1979, Deng Xiaoping abandoned People’s War for “People’s War under Modern Conditions”, which moved away from reliance on troops over technology. Troop numbers were also reduced and professionalisation encouraged. The strategy of people’s war was used heavily by the Viet Cong in the Vietnam War.
Unique Propagandaworld watch. Modern watch with Stalin. Modern watch, runs on battery. Only available on Propagandaworld! Stalin was born in Georgia in 1878 under the name Josef Vissarionovich Djugashvili . When he was in his 30’s he took the name Stalin wich means “man of steel”. He joined the militant wing of the Bolsheviks led by Lenin. In order to fund the Bolsheviks he took part in several bank robbery’s. When Lenin died in 1924 he took control and became leader of the Sovjet Union (founded in 1922 by Lenin). In 1942 Nazi Germany invaded the Sovet Union and gained much ground until they reached Moscow. Stalin refused to leave Moscow and after the battle of Stalingrad Stalins army’s defeated the germans until they reached Berlin. In 1953 he died ending his leadership.
Unique Propagandaworld watch. Modern watch with Che Guevara. Modern watch, runs on battery. Only available on Propagandaworld! Ernesto “Che” Guevara (1928-1967) was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist. A major figure of the Cuban Revolution, his stylized visage has become a ubiquitous countercultural symbol of rebellion and global insignia in popular culture. As a young medical student, Guevara traveled throughout South America and was radicalized by the poverty, hunger, and disease he witnessed. His desire to help overturn what he saw as the capitalist exploitation of Latin America by the United States. prompted his involvement in Guatemala’s social reforms. Later in Mexico City, Guevara met Raúl and Fidel Castro, joined their 26th of July Movement, and sailed to Cuba aboard the yacht Granma with the intention of overthrowing U.S.-backed Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. Guevara soon rose to prominence among the insurgents, was promoted to second in command and played a pivotal role in the victorious two-year guerrilla campaign that deposed the Batista regime.
Button made in the Netherlands, in the 70’s. President Jorge Pacheco declared a state of emergency in 1968, followed by a further suspension of civil liberties in 1972. In 1973, amid increasing economic and political turmoil, the armed forces, asked by the President Juan María Bordaberry, closed the Congress and established a civilian-military regime. An CIA-backed campaign of political repression and state terror involving intelligence operations and assassination of opponents. According to one source, around 200 Uruguayans are known to have been killed and disappeared, with hundreds more illegally detained and tortured during the 12-year civil-military rule of 1973 to 1985. Most were killed in Argentina and other neighboring countries, with 36 of them having been killed in Uruguay. Uruguay at the time had the highest per capita number of political prisoners in the world. It is estimated that one in every five Uruguayans went into exile, one in fifty were detained, and one in five hundred went to prison (most of them tortured).”
Button made in the Netherlands to support 182 Marokkan hunger strikers. The text on the button reads:”No Marokkan Hunger Striker Out Of The Country”. In November 1975, 182 Moroccans in Amsterdam, The Hague and Utrecht had gone on a hunger strike. They demanded a residence permit. November 1, 1975 was the closing date for the legalization procedure for foreign workers who did not have a residence permit. The 182 Moroccan hunger strikers had not been able to meet the conditions of legalization. Under the leadership of the Committee of Moroccan Workers in the Netherlands (KMAN), the 182 managed to initiate an enormous solidarity movement in Dutch society under the central slogan “legalization of the 182, no Moroccan hunger striker out of the country”. During demonstrations, this slogan was usually shortened to: “Stay 182”. Finally in 1978 they were allowed to stay in the country.
Plastic button with the iamge of Karl Marx. This button is bought in 1983 in the Karl Marx Museum in Trier, Germany. Karl Marx (1818-1883) was a German thinker and philosopher. He created the workers movement. His most important work is Das Kapital and the Communist Manifest. Bassicly he was the inventor of communism. His work and thoughts are called Marxism. Lenin was a strong believer of Marxism when he was turning Russia into the first communist state after the October Revolution in 1917. Friedrich Engels was his lifetime friend and was supporting Karl financially and publiced many of Karl Marx writings after the death of Karl.
Button made in the BDR in the early 1980’s. Purpose of the button is partly unknown. The text on the button reads:”All Guns Against The Dictatorship”. Could be about the Iran-Iraq war but this is unlikely. Probably the button is aimed against Saddam Hussein who was against the Communist Party in Iraq. The Iraqi Communist Party is a political party in Iraq and founded in 1934. The party has played a fundamental role in shaping the political history of Iraq between its foundation and the 70s. The party was involved in many important national revolts and demonstrations in the 40s and 50. The party has heavily suffered from repressive regimes From the Ba’ath party and Saddam Hussein, but remained an important element of the Iraqi opposition, and was a pronounced opponent of the United Nations sanctions against Iraq after the 1990-1991 Gulf War. Also the party resisted the US invasion in Iraq in 2003.
(25.21) Price: 25.00 euro Size: 20.5×14.5cm./8×5.7inch. Weight: 182gr./6.4oz. Year: 1986 Pages: 172 Publisher: Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyong Yang, Korea
Book made in North Korea, 1986. The writer Genaro Carnero Checa was a revolutionary journalist from Peru and devoted his work for strenghtening friendship and solidarity between North Korea and Latin America. He visited North Korea 7 times and met Kim Il Sung. In adoration of Kim Il Sung he began to work on the book “The 70th. Spring” for celebrating the 70th. birthday of Kim Il Sung and would present the book to him. After Genaro died of a incurable illness his wife, according to his will, finished the book.
(7.5.21) Price: 7.50 euro Size: 20.5x13cm./8.5.1inch. Weight: 210gr./7.4oz. Year: 1990 Pages: 258 Publisher: Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyong Yang, Korea
Book made in North Korea, 1990. It is the writings of a man and his family who fled South Korea to settle in North Korea. From the book:”During my exile from the disgraceful society of South Korea, I visited the north on several occasions and saw with my own eyes that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is not only the epitome of an independent nation but also a land of bliss wich has previously been concieved of by humanity only as an ideal. My excitement at this discovery was probably stronger than that of Columbus on discovering the New World”.
Price: 25.00 euro Size: 28x22cm./11×8.6inch. Weight: 301gr./10.6oz. Year: 1982 Pages: 79 Publisher: Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyong Yang, Korea
Book made in North Korea, 1982. Intresting and rare book about the International Friendship Exhibition. It is made in the English and Russian language. From the book:”The International Friendship Exhibition is located on Mt. Myohyang, one of the five famous mountains in Korea. On display there are gifts presented to the respected leader President Kim Il Sung by Party and government leaders, public workers and people of various sections in over 120 countries”.
(22.5.21) Price: 22.50 euro Size: 25.5×18.5cm./10.7.2inch. Weight: 206gr./7.2oz. Year: 1982 Publisher: Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyong Yang, Korea
Book made in North Korea, 1982. Picture book about the Kim Il Sung university. The book is made in the English and Russian language. The Kim Il-sung University, founded on 1 October 1946, is the first university built in North Korea. It is located on a 15-hectare (37-acre) campus in Pyongyang, the nation’s capital. Along with the main academic buildings, the campus contains 10 separate offices, 50 laboratories, libraries, museums, a printing press, an R&D centre, dormitories and a hospital. There is a sizeable computer lab, but it has only limited internet access. The university is named in honour of Kim Il-sung, the founder and first supreme leader of North Korea. Kim Il-sung University has around 16,000 enrolled students, and provides courses in the fields of social sciences, law, arts and sciences. Courses in both the department of social sciences and the department of natural sciences take five years to complete.
Price: 22.50 euro Size: 24.5x21cm./9.6×8.2inch. Weight: 195gr./6.8oz. Year: 1984 Publisher: Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyong Yang, Korea
Book made in North Korea, 1984. It is about the Kim Il Sung stadium and very rich in pictures. The book is written in English and French. The Kim Il-sung Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Pyongyang, the capital city of North Korea. The stadium is used primarily for association football matches. Kim Il-sung Stadium was originally named the Girimri Stadium in 1926. This stadium held the annual Kyung-Pyong Football Match between Kyungsung FC and Pyongyang FC during the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. After the division of Korea, it was used as a venue for speeches by politicians. On 14 October 1945, it was the site of Kim Il-sung’s victory speech after the liberation of Pyongyang, called “Every Effort for the Building of a New Democratic Korea.” Most of the stadium was destroyed during the 1950-1953 Korean War, mostly by U.S. aerial bombing of the capital city during those years. Rebuilt in 1969, it was then called Moranbong Stadium, but in April 1982 it was renovated and renamed in honour of Kim Il-sung. It is used mainly for football matches, and until the 1990s hosted the mass games (now held in Rungnado May Day Stadium).
Matchbox labels made in the Soviet Union, 1956. They were made for the first Spartakiad games after WWII. The Spartakiad (or Spartakiade) was an international sports event that was sponsored by the Soviet Union. Five international Spartakiades were held from 1928 to 1937. Later Spartakiads were organized as national sport events of the Eastern Bloc countries. The games were organised by Red Sport International. The Soviet Union attempted to use Spartakiads to both oppose and supplement the Olympics. The name, derived from the name of the slave rebel leader, Spartacus was intended to symbolize proletarian internationalism. The event was held twice in four years: Winter Spartakiad and Summer Spartakiad. The number of participants was 90 million people, including 8,300 Masters of Sports of the USSR, and 20 million in the 3rd Winter Spartakiad.
Matchbox label made in the Soviet Union, 1959. The text on the label reads:”Folk Crafts Dymkovo Toys”. Dymkovo toys, also known as the Vyatka Toys or Kirov Toys are moulded painted clay figures of people and animals. It is one of the old Russian folk art handicrafts, which still exists in the village of Dymkovo near Kirov (former Vyatka). Traditionally, the Dymkovo toys are made by women.
Stamp made in North Korea, 1990. The stamp was made for the Spring Friendship Art Festival. In 1982 they started the festival on the 15th of april wich is the birth date of Kim Il Sung the first leader of North Korea. Also around the 15th of april the most important holiday of the year starts: The Day Of The Sun. Kim Il Sung has long been identified with the sun and is frequently called Sun of the Nation. He adopted his name Il Sun meaning “become the sun”. The festival is designed to promote independence, peace and friendship through various art performances also from different country’s around the world.
Stamp made in North Korea, 1990. The image of the stamp shows the anti Japanese slogan trees. During the Japanese occupation of Korea, Kim Il Sung was staging his resistance in the forests. In these forest anti Japanese slogans was carved into the trees. Many of them have been preserved with glass surrounding the trees.
Book published in Yugoslavia, 1975 about Tito. Very rich illustrated book wich lots of pictures. Beautiful propaganda book. The titel of the book reads:”We Are Tito, Tito Is Us”. Josip Broz Tito was president of Yugoslavia and during World War II he was leader of the partisans, often regarded as the most effective resistance movement in occupied Europe. Tito was president of the Yugoslav republic for 27 years, from 1953 untill 1980 when he died. After World War II Yugoslavia became quickly a communist state. Tito was originally one of the most trusted people of Stalin. But in 1948 their friendship was for the most part over because Tito would not transform Yugoslavia in a Moscow controled satellite state. Yugoslavie continued being a communist state though. And had relationships with both Soviet Union and western capitalist country’s. Tito was his nickname meaning Marshall.
Book published in the Netherlands, 1962. Beautiful illustratied book. The titel reads:”Second Declaration By Havana”. The first declaration, proclaimed September 1960, calls for “the right of the peasants to the land; the right of the workers to the fruit of their labor; and the right of nations to nationalize the imperialist monopolies.” The second declaration, February 1962, calls for continent-wide revolutionary struggle. “What does the Cuban revolution teach?” it asks. “That revolution is possible.”