Albert Einstein (1879-1955).

Autograph correspondence card signed ('Albert') to his brother-in-law, Paul Winteler, [postmarked Scharbeutz-bei-Lübeck, 13 September 1928].

In German, one page, 148 x 104mm; a message by Elsa Einstein added on blank portion of the address page.

Paul Winteler (1882-1952) – Besso family.
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A summer holiday on the Baltic coast with his sister.

Maja has been holidaying with Einstein and Elsa: 'We are very happy here together. Sadly it is almost over'. Einstein asks his brother-in-law to obtain three complete, detailed quotations for installing electric lights [in their house in Florence], emphasising that the specifications must be in sufficient detail that 'there remains no possibility of subsequently exceeding the quote. You see, one has to be very wary there, as I know from close friends'.
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