This year again the Brunswick auction house Klittich-Pfankuch has significantly
enhanced the summery June auction by a special event, after the viewing
on Friday afternoon (24th of June) customers and guests were invited to
a pleasurable Salta evening which took place in the well-known auction
hall on Theaterwall.
of lots in the auction hall
chairman had arrived at Brunswick as well.
van de Velde, Günter Büsing and bernd ellinghoven
take a refreshment in the garden.
Klittich announces the Salta lecture.
more (after the Laska lecture
in the previous year) Prof. Wolfgang Angerstein was willing to deliver
a talk in order to give us an understanding of this nowadays widely
unknown board game – in the specified time frame of one hour
he gave a peppy amusing lecture on this game which he has dealt with
thoroughly for about 10 years. His very successful presentation was
met with hearty applause.
Salta pages, from:
Das Spiele-Buch (Uehlfeld, 1999)
You can view the Powerpoint slides
of his talk here as
PDF, as well as a List
of sources on Salta (both in the member section only!).
A well entertained audience
The glass cabinet with Salta exhibits
from the stock of Wolfgang Angerstein
collection of historical Salta cards
to the lecture
a short tribute to our host Roger Klittich was due - he had celebrated his
75th birthday at the beginning of the month, more precisely on June 3rd.
On this occasion, but especially in recognition of his long-time services
to the Ken Whyld Association our board members Guy Van Habberney, Michael
Negele and Jurgen Stigter offered their congratulations and spoke short
words of appreciation.
Chairman Guy Van Habberney holding a short address
Naturally adequate gifts for the such honoured were obligatory – at
this both the physical well-being (by a box with selected Spanish wine)
and the mental edification (by a superb chess book) was provided for.
Treasurer Michael Negele presenting the book gift