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    Posted 6 years ago

    austrohung…
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    As I told in my first post on my old photos collection, I first started buying them for quite a gay reason: cute guys!!! And of course, nothing like a good looking guy in his uniform! These pics come all from around 1914 and the beginning of the Great War.
    I specially love the first pic. Just look at him, so handsome! The pic is amazing!

    The guy on pic.2 is really classy and handsome, but I especially like the guy on pic.3... perhaps because he looks very actual... guys like him you can see nowadays on the streets, whereas the others do look from that certain period, with their well cared moustaches. And I like the fact his uniform doesn't really look at its best, LOL

    And then there's the funny sailors pic with the sign saying “The sea is big, the world is beautiful, and we'll meet again”... well, sort of. I'm not at all strong in German.

    The saddest thing about these four pictures is: how many of them survived the Great War? :(

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    Comments

    1. Manikin Manikin, 6 years ago
      Great photo's austro your reason for collecting them is a good reason as I like good looking men too LOL :-))
    2. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Great post Austro!
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Really nice cards, AUSTROALEXANDER!
      The uniforms are amazing! The typefaces too! LOL!
    4. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Fabulous for you......LOL! Great history photos too!!

      Nothing like a Good Looking Guy in a Uniform!! :-))
    5. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      I'm so glad you like them guys!!!! Thanks for your love RACER, ANTIQUEROSE, SKLO, VIOLET, TOM, RON, VET, MIKE, MANI, JEWELS and AGH!!!

      I can see guys in uniform have a great acceptance round here ;) But seriously, I've always found fascinating the period of History these guys represent.
    6. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      beautiful!!
    7. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      Thanks SEAN!!!!
    8. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      Thanks for loving RADEGUNDER and CZECHMAN!!!
    9. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      Thanks BUDEK for loving them!!!
    10. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 6 years ago
      You are so funny!!! But yes, he's very Dapper!

      P.S. take a peek at the fondue forks I posted! They'd go perfect in you "other" house ;)
    11. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      WALKSOFTLY and SHARE, thanks for loving them!!!
    12. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 6 years ago
      http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/06/living/oldest-photograph-human-daguerre/index.html?hpt=hp_t4
    13. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      Thanks for loving them FORTAPACHE and MUSIKCHOO!!!

      Thank you for the link ROYCROFT. It's such a nice picture, isn't it?. I love they made about the pic at masable.com:
      http://mashable.com/2014/11/05/first-photograph-of-a-human/

    14. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 6 years ago
      it was austrohungaro..I came across it today and said where can I dump this picture were some one else can see it and will like it ..smiling...
    15. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      I think you found the right guy! LOL
      Thanks for thinking of me!!!

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