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Otto Carl Alfred (Alfred) Moschkau


German philatelist and author. Exhibited the largest collection of German stamps in Germany at that time in Dresden and founded the Association of German Philatelists, 1871. Doctorate, Leipzig, 1873. Editor and publisher of philatelic, homoeopathic, and regional journals. Founded the International Association of Philatelists, 1877. Founded a regional museum in Oybin Castle, 1879. Edited several handbooks on philately and promoted local tourism.




NDB: Neue deutsche Biographie. Under the auspices of the Historical Commission of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences. 26 vols. (A–Vocke) to date. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot. 1953–.