WW1: 1917: Color postcard with view at the Marines Casern in Pola. Sent Pola to Graz. Scarce, square “Briefzensur S.M.S. Tegetthoff” – strike.
Brown spot at back side otherwise good condition.
The SMS Tegetthoff was an Austro-Hungarian dreadnought battleship, named after Wilhelm von Tegetthoff, 19th century Austrian admiral most notable for defeating the Italian Navy in the Battle of Lissa.
Tegetthoff was built at the Stabilimento Tecnico Triestino yard, Trieste. After the First World War she was handed over to Italy, who had her broken up several years later.
Scarce Ship Post Battleship SWS Tegettoff WW1