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OBERAMMERGAU 1921 "Oberammergau Passion Play" complete w/two 4-digit serials! German Notgeld

$ 14.95

In 1634, the Bavarian mountain town of Oberammergau was (largely) spared the ravages of the bubonic plague, and in 1633, the townsfolk had made a pledge that if they were spared, they would stage a theatrical production of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on a grand scale. The play is still performed every ten years (in years ending in zero), with over 100 day-long performances in those years. While critics have argued that anti-semitic elements dominated the play throughout its history, the play has been re-written to address those concerns and remains extremely popular to this day.

Wikipedia has an excellent article on the play here.

This is the version of the series with no white border. 1488 is the lowest serial number I've ever come across on these Oberammergau notes, and certainly the only time I've seen a serial number with four digits. The numbers below 400 are worth hundreds of dollars each in the catalog.

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