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German Notgeld ? Need Translation.

 
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 Posted 11/07/2019  09:17 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add udoittwo to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hello!
New here but saw other post related to notgeld currency and thought I would see if anyone here can help me.
I found a box of a around 100 German notes dated 1913-mid 20s with no doubles. Apparently most notgeld notes have little value but some that have specific businesses on them often do.
I believe this note is about a certain dentist but I'm not really sure.
Could some one here possibly translate this for me?
Being new here and different forums have different ways to post pictures, I hope I can get these posted.
Thanks for your time and any help,
Karl.


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 Posted 11/07/2019  11:42 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add lettow to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Can you post a picture of the other side?
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Start by typing the expression in a german-english translator.

Often the notes are in a dialect, so that does not work all the time.
If you can tell me the town where it was issued (on the other side), I can check my book to see if it is part of a series. It might make more sense in context.

All notgeld in AU-UNC have a minimum retail value of about a pound. Most are fairly inexpensive, but there is a good demand for them.
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 Posted 11/07/2019  2:49 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add lettow to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
They are lyrics from a German folk song about Dr. Johann Andreas Eisenbarth. These lines roughly read:

I have an a style of curing people. I gave 10 pounds of opium to the watchman at Dideldum.

You can read more about him at his findagrave entry at: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial...s-eisenbarth
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 Posted 01/29/2020  11:06 am  Show Profile   Check notgeldman's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add notgeldman to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
This note actually features in my book 'German Gems - the Encyclopedia of German notgeld'.
On the obverse of the note, Dr. Eisenbarth holds a large metal enema syringe and a physician's gold-headed walking stick. Above and below the 2m value, the sayings translate as:
'I am Doktor Eisenbarth
Dr. Eisenbarth is buried in the church of St. Aegidius.'
The reverse of the note depicts the doctor pulling out a patient's tooth, using force from his leg! The previous patient can be seen sleeping off the affects of the opium he was administered. The translation at the bottom of the note reads......trying to keep the meter or rhyme:
'I cured the imsomniac in Didelum,
I gave him ten pounds of Opium'.
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 Posted 01/29/2020  3:03 pm  Show Profile   Check notgeldman's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add notgeldman to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
.....Here is the front of the note.....


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The guy is almost psychedelic looking in a scary way
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 Posted 02/06/2020  1:23 pm  Show Profile   Check notgeldman's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add notgeldman to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
The note is from a set of 5 pieces:



All very different in graphic styles, they make for a lovely looking set or series. Of course, these are 'serienscheine' notgeld.
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