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Displaying 15 Lots in Category - Documents & Ephemera
DOCUMENTS & EPHEMERA
AUSTRALIA: 1881 Christmas/New Year card (109x148mm) with five small vignette illustrations, romantic verse by Miss C McKay & artist's name 'CH HUNT' at the base, printed 'PRIZE DESIGNS/JOHN/ SANDS/COPYRIGHT' on the reverse where endorsed "For George/with Aunt's Love/1881", a couple of insignificant edge blemishes & minor toning on the reverse not affecting the very fine facial appearance. Rare, and very early Australian example of the multi-coloured chromo-lithography process, from the first series of Christmas Cards produced entirely in Australia. [Sydney printers John Sands & Co imported the equipment necessary for the specific purpose of printing Christmas cards. They conducted a local design competition & published 38 designs in October 1881. Three of the designs were adapted for Australia's 1982 Christmas stamps]
AUSTRALIA: 1934 & 1936 ship's menu cards postally used to Melbourne 1) for AUSN Co's SS "Orungal" from Sydney with 1d only & taxed, 2d Postage Due tied by arrival cds; and 2) for E&A Line from SS "Rabaul" - for a Chinese Banquet but lamb cutlets to order! - with New Guinea 2d tied by Rabaul cds; a few minor blemishes. (Qty 2)
AUSTRALIA: Extensive cereal cards collection in Ultra-Pro sleeves with Weeties including 1949 'Dogs', Malties 1948-54 'Know Your Cars', 'Birds', 'Fish', Kornies 'War Weapons' Vita-Brits 1949-78 including 'Butterflies', 'Bushland Wonders', 'Strange People', 'Birds' (both), 'Fish', 'Sea Shells', 'Cats', 'Prehistoric Beasts', 'Polar Wildlife', 'Believe It or Not', Weet-Bix 1970-91 including 'Gems', 'Australian Wildlife', 'Cook's Voyage', 'Car Transfer', 'Super cars', 'Hot Rods', 'Australian Explorers', 'Our Asian Neighbours', 'People of The Pacific', 'Spectacular Sports', 'African Safari', 'Japan', 'Cars', 'Jets', 'Discover Indonesia', also Kellog's 'Star Wars', 'Batman' and other brands such as Milo, Uncle Tobys. Mostly full sets in good condition with many more titles than listed above. (Qty 1000+)
AUSTRALIA: Cricket cards collection in Ultra-Pro sleeves with Scanlens 'Clashes for the Ashes' 47 of 66, 1989 series 72/84, Stimorol 'The Ashes' 71/84, Weetbix 'Sir Don Bradman' set of 16 plus extras, 'Bradman Collection' set of 20, 2001 'ACB' set of 20, others include 'Past Legends', 'Hall of Fame' and Milo 'Have a Go'. (Qty 200+)
AUSTRALIA: confectionery and retail cards with Sanitarium 1942-66 issues, Ampol 1959 'Cars of Today' set of 32, Shell 1959-65 'Picture Cards', Golden Fleece 1960 'Motor Cars' 14 of 36, 'Dogs' 32/36, 'Uniforms' 33/36, Allens 1937-39 'Attack and Defence', 'Kings and Queens', 'Soldiers' 'Royalty' etc. part sets, Scanlens 'Young Talent Time' 27/33, 1987 'Neighbours' set of 66, Topps 2002 'Lord of the Rings' set of 20, others include Herald Sun 'Diana Portraits', Orbis 'Dinosaur Swap-its', Oddbodz, Twisties, Cadbury's, Nestle, BP, Lipton's Tea, Tuckfields etc. (Qty 1000s)
AUSTRALIA: Australian Rules Football cards collection in two volumes with Scanlens 1981 set of 168, 1988 set of 144, 1990 set of 168, 1989 & 91 part sets, Herald Sun 2004 set of 132, Coca Cola Team Classics set of 16, also cards from Cadbury's, Footy Oddbodz, Tip Top, Cazaly Classics and Tazo's etc. (Qty 100s)
AUSTRALIA: Accumulation of Tazos (whatever they are) many in "official" albums including The Simpsons, Star Wars, Disney, Snoopy, Power Rangers etc. (Qty 100s)
AUSTRALIA: Atlantic Service Stations cards 1958-64 "Australia in the Twentieth Century" first and second series complete sets of 32, also part sets for 'Film Stars' (13), 'Racing Cars' (22), 'Conquest of the Air' (45), 'Australian History' and 'English Historical', also 60+ duplicates from above sets. (Qty 190+)
AUSTRALIA: Coca-Cola 1994 Series 2 (54/100?) and 1995 'Super Premium Collection' set of 60, Lays 1999 'Star Wars: Episode 1' set of 12, 2001 'Digimon' 3D set of 66 and 'Pokemon Evolution' 3D set of 50. (Qty 232)
AUSTRALIA: AFL and Cricket accumulation in carton containing Stimirol duplicates (many 100s), Herald Sun AFL collectables with Footy albums, team photo's etc. AFL sticker albums and stickers from the 1990's, Cadbury's 1999 'AFL Skills' set of 17, AFL card game etc. also Olympics 1987 poster cards with album. (Qty 100s)
AUSTRALIA: Accumulation in three cartons including Tuckfields Tea Australian 'Birds' cards #1 to #384 in albums (10) with duplicates, more esoteric collectables include TV photo-portrait cards with facsimile autographs, Herald Sun pull-outs, matchboxes, phonecards, Cadbury's Childrens stories and fairy tales from the 'History Block Collection', 'History of the Olympic Games', 'Yowie' playing cards, Pampas and Meat Board to Butchers recipe cards, Orbis 'Dinosaur Swap-its' also collector cards from Sanitarium, Oddbodz, Shell, Maggi 2 Minute Noodles, Kellog's, Disney, and McDonalds to name a few, themes include Star Wars, Batman, Simpsons, Disney films, Olympics, etc. also 1983 GB Cartophilic Society reference books (2) and 1996 'Trade and Swap cards valuation guide'. These are the remaining items (from the above lots) of a collection formed over the past twenty years and includes many full sets of one-off productions. (Qty 1000s)
GREAT BRITAIN: Bundle of 1890s marine insurance policies for various companies & with a range of impressed revenue stamps (including 1d in bluish black on perforated label), most are a bit prosaic but that for The Empress Assurance Co would lend itself to framing. Generally very fine. (Qty 16)
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GREENLAND: 1930s (?) album with small photographs of Greenland subjects including Inuit portraits, snowfields, icebergs, houses & huts etc (46); then a similar range from England & Europe (a few of which may also be Greenland shots).
INDO-CHINA: Folio of 17 documents with a good variety of adhesive revenues including surcharged types (one with Inverted Surcharge) and a further 7 items of "revenue stamped paper", condition a bit variable but generally good to fine and attractive. (Qty 24 items)
PAPUA - 1885-1901 The Queensland Stamps Period
1890 usage of GB 1d Envelope uprated with 1d lilac x5 tied by 'CAMBRIDGE - 158' duplex, to "His Excellency/Sir William Macgregor/Government House/Port Moresby/(British New Guinea)" via France with 'CALAIS A PARIS' (on the face) & 'PARIS A MODANE' (b/s) TPO cds plus transit b/s of 'PENANG-TO-SINGAPORE', 'SINGAPORE', 'SYDNEY' & 'COOKTOWN/JY23/90/...', minor peripheral damage & a major internal fault on the face. Rare and very early inwards mail. [With fascinating 8pp letter bearing printed 'Museum of Archaeology/Cambridge' and signed by the noted anthropologist "Anatoli v Hügel" who became friends with Macgregor in Fiji during von Hügel's important studies of the natives in the interior of Viti Levu]