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Displaying 1 - 20 of 247 Lots in Category - Australia, Commonwealth of




Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

MISCELLANEOUS










10

cps

Album with many high quality cards mostly from Australia with many real photo types including of Hobart with "Welcome to the Mineral Isle" arch, Empire "Kempsey Bridge" (NSW) & early Rose and Murray group, hand-painted cards (one each from NSW & NZ, & two others unused), also some WA Postal Cards, some nice GB cards & Jamaica real photo for Visit of "the Duke and Duchess" (plain back), etc, condition variable but many are fine to very fine. Ex DB McFarlane. (Qty 100 approx)

300.00

$300.00
















12

c

Five original old-time albums in various states of decrepitude (one apparently feasted-on by rats!) but with most of the cards unaffected, strong Australian content mostly from Victoria - an excellent component of Geelong & District - & NSW (especially Sydney Harbour nooks & crannies & Blue Mountains), artist cards including by JA Turner, overseas array of mostly British cards including Royalty, Army Regiments & lots of Scottish cards, New Zealand including "Wreck of SS Kaipara...", etc etc, condition variable with many in the heavily chewed album being defective but otherwise the condition is generally fine to superb. An hour to view will be time well spent. (Qty 1000 approx ?)

500.00

$1,000.00
















13

c

Album of real photos apparently all from Australia or Great Britain with lots of children including school groups, events, etc, many other group shots with better items including St Augustine Orphanage (Geelong Vic) 'IRELAND A NATION' Float, "American Boys Tour 1912" (Perth WA), Rugby Team & Naval Cadets' "Visit to Candelo" (NSW) & overt advertising cards for Mr Dickson's Dancing Classes (South Melbourne) & Rosella Tomato Products, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. An interesting lot. Ex Shirley Jones. (Qty 132)

200.00

$480.00












16

c

Neat collection of cards that relate in one way or another to Shirley Jones' forebears from the Bawden & Penhallurick Families with a good selection from Cornwall x40+ & the Scilly Isles x7, Egypt WWI x5 including of British Soldiers Swarming over the Sphinx and a Dray & Driver with Aussie soldiers, Palestine x4, then Australia with Ballarat (Vic) x12 & Buchan Caves x3, New Zealand x12, & a few others, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Shirley Jones. (Qty 126)

150.00

$380.00


















17

c

Useful consignment remainders including an album of mostly Australian real photos etc from unidentified towns - forensic detectives needed - with subjects including forms of transport, events, buildings etc; and an album of Gardens & Conservatories; etc, perhaps half are "moderns", condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Shirley Jones. (Qty 450 approx)

250.00

$460.00










18

c

Album with some better cards including "The Official Concert Party of the Association of the Blind", many are Australian including for Australian Women's Bagpipe Band World Tour & Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, some beautiful British Army Regiment cards & 1907 Oxford Pageant x4, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. (Qty 140 approx)

200.00

$200.00
















19

c

Carton with a wide-ranging array of "Ladies' Subjects" including Christian Names (notably one hand-painted on New South Wales 1d Postal Card; rare thus), Floral, Glamour, soppy Bamforths, a few "Silks" etc, also a quantity of mostly British topographicals most of which are real photo types with Exhibitions, Scotland & a few Ireland noted, Australian cards including a ripper of Aboriginal Boys at Lake Tyers, others from Canada, Aden, Rhodesia etc, plus some smutty British humour, finally an array of modern collector cards of vintage Coca Cola advertising posters, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. (Qty 100s)

500.00

No longer available










20

c

a+

Large carton with 8 albums & a box all packed with "Moderns" mostly British with a terrific array of reprinted images of Railways & Trains x493 including Steam Locomotives & 1940 Balham Station Disaster x3, Postal Services x216 including Post Boxes/Pillars, Post Offices, Delivery Vehicles & 19th Century PMG Greeting Cards, Rare Stamps x64, etc; also Australia with South Australian Museum 1982 Wildflowers x200+ & 1987 America's Cup x45; & overseas with Railways x170 & Postmen of the World x47 (British reprints), unused & generally immaculate. Exceptional historical content. Ex Derek Pocock. (Qty 1200+)

300.00

$280.00














26

c

Stray Australasian cards ex Keith Harrison with Australia x19 including 1904 unusual size "View of Lake Wendouree" (Vic) & a few comic artist cards, also GB Tuck's "Souvenir 1901/Advance Australia" (very fine unused); New Zealand Undivided Backs x12 including Tourist Bureau chromolithos x6 and three others with illustrations on both sides; Fiji x10 including Undivided Backs x8; and French New Hebrides ; mostly used, condition variable. (Qty 43)

350.00

No longer available














38

c

Box of mostly modern tourist cards but with a useful earlier group including Australia 1911 1d Coronation Postal Card used in 1915, WWI Patriotic "The Glory of a Lion is in his Mane", 1905 NSW Fraser & Jenkinson "Who's Been Pulling Your Leg?", 1906 "General Kuroki, Commander-in-Chief 1st Jap [sic] Corps", 1907 Zenana Bible & Medical Mission India "Making Curry Powder", handy Scottish group, etc, condition variable. (Qty few 100)

150.00

$120.00
















45

c

Australia with advertising ship cards for E&A Line and Aberdeen Line, wildlife group, NSW scenes etc, condition variable; New Zealand x15 including a couple of Maori subjects, generally very fine; also portraits, actresses, greetings, etc, condition variable; plus a bundle of mostly unused modern cricket cards including national teams, numerous humorous types & many reproductions of 1890s-1930s subjects, very fine unused. (Qty 250 approx)

200.00

$300.00



PICTURE POSTCARDS - Subjects








63

c

a-/b

ADVERTISING: SEWING MACHINES: c.1910 (?) American postcard-size cards with advertising for the Singer Manufacturing Co being artist cards featuring National Costumes & Sewing Machines used in some unlikely places including Albania, Georgia & Turkestan, some aging/toning on the reverse does not affect the very fine facial appearance; also a large-part packet for the set of 18; and Australian "Familiar Australian Singers" (Birds), unused. (Qty 18 items)

150.00

$115.00
















104

c

CHILDREN: Mounted group with studio portraits, groups at play, artist cards by Milicent Sowerby x4, Agnes Richardson x6 & Margaret Tarrant etc, good Australian - especially South Australian - content including Miniature Railway Adelaide Exhibition Grounds, "Eileen Bernard Champion Girl Athlete", "Little Daisy Harding Gold Medallist", "Maggie Bevan...Winner of 115 Eisteddfodic Prizes" & "Lulu Benstead Young Coolgardie Singer", Children on Elephant at Wonderland City Bondi, also German fairy tale cards including Bruder Grimm x17, British Beagles & Co "The Motor Maniac" set of 6, comic cards including Felix the Cat x6 & early Walt Disney x5, Fantasy Children cards x22 etc, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Bronte Watts. (Qty 150+)

300.00

$480.00


















110

c

CLIMATE: Large album of Snow subjects including snow falls, snowmen, snowball fights, skiing etc, with a marvellous Ballarat group x60+ including the delightful "Arresting the Snow man", other Victorians from Beechworth, Hamilton (!), Daylesford, Mount Buffalo, Omeo & Woods Point, interstate including Mount Lofty/Crafers (SA) x20 & Snowy Mountains (NSW), British & European group with strong Christmas element, sleighs & toboggans & even a snow-bound Adolf Hitler (!), condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Shirley Jones. (Qty 290 approx)

1000.00

$750.00
















159

c

LIBRARIES: Collection in two volumes with strength in British cards but with useful Australian, American - including 1906 Earthquake Damage to Stanford University Library - & French content and many other countries represented, buildings range from the massive to the modest, some Interiors & others of ancient books etc, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. A fascinating lot that should appeal to a wide audience. Ex Derek Pocock. (Qty 340 approx)

500.00

$380.00








169

c

MILITARY Boer War Monuments in Australia with New South Wales x6, Queensland, South Australia x13, Victoria x10 & Western Australia x3, several are of unveiling ceremonies, a few are real photo types, condition variable but many are fine to very fine used or unused. Ex Bronte Watts. (Qty 33)

350.00

$270.00




175

c

a

MUSIC: Alliance Series Bas-Relief Card "Mdme Melba", unused. Ex Keith Harrison. [Born Helen Porter Mitchell, Dame Nellie Melba was Australia's greatest opera singer]

100.00

No longer available














194

c

RAILWAYS: Mounted selection of mostly overseas cards with strong British content including Trains, infrastructure, staff & Railway Company cards, Old Tay Bridge Disaster 1879 x2, Miniature Railway at Crystal Palace etc, better Australian cards including real photos of "Bridgewater Junction Tas", 1916 & 1917 trains decorated for Australia Day etc, others include artist cards & a lovely real photo of Royal Train arriving in a Burmese village, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. A good lot. Ex Bronte Watts. (Qty 100 approx)

500.00

$380.00






204

c

a/b

ROYALTY 1900 Wrench "Links of Empire" Numbers 1 to 10 for the Royal Visit to Australia, Numbers 5 to 10 posted at the appropriate Australian ports of call, the last "Posted in Melbourne on the day of Opening of the Federal Parliament" but actually one day later, Numbers 1 to 4 cancelled in London MR30/01, a few minor blemishes but fine to very fine. A very scarce set. Ex Keith Harrison.[See also Lot 247] (Qty 10)

400.00

No longer available








211

c

SCOUTING: Australia 1934 Centenary Jamboree (scout & koalas; central fold), 1949 Wonga Park "Bank of New South Wales" & three real photos including of 1st Ascot Park (WA?); Great Britain "The British Scout" hand-tinted group x6, "Awaiting the Dinner Call", "The Enemy discovered" & "The Officers' Mess", and J Salmon patriotic "Britannia's Hope"; Egypt "A party of Scouts, Victoria College, Alexandria"; Japan "...camping on the seashore"; also two humorous types & a greeting card; mostly unused & generally fine to very fine. Ex Bronte Watts. (Qty 20)

250.00

$320.00




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