The 7th 'Brown Ribbon' Horse Race DR19400720-S-EN.v01-LH

DR 1940 - The 7th 'Brown Ribbon' Horse Race
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DR 1940 - The 7th 'Brown Ribbon' Horse RaceDR 1940 - The 7th 'Brown Ribbon' Horse Race




Horse racing was once a well-attended sport in Germany during the Third Reich era. Huge numbers of people would attend the national races even during World War 2, which was not safe since it increased the risk of being caught out in the open during a bombing raid by the Allied forces. Numerous national horse races were sponsored by the Third Reich from 1936 up to 1944 which resulted to issuance of a number of postage stamps with surtaxes that had horses as the theme. Surtaxes were placed on these stamps in order to finance the events or to fund the prize of the sweepstakes. One of the annual horse races held in Riem every July from 1934 to 1944 was the Brown Ribbon event. The Riem race track was among the most popular German racing venues. The race was located near Munich and was the venue for the International Racing Week, which is one of the events during the Brown Ribbon event in Germany. Other events were held at this time including racing hurdles as well as steeplechase.  



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

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