Prestige Philately Auction 230 CatalogueCatalogue by themeSport - Cycling
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Displaying 9 Lots in Category - Sport - Cycling
Balance of collection including Hubert Opperman signed picture; mini-bat signed Australia's 1977 Centenary Test team; 'The Eighth British Empire and Commonwealth Games, Kingston 1966' programme; 1908 Elmhurst St. Patrick's Day Carnival programme; 1900 (circa) exercises card for 'Avoca Fire Brigade Athletic Club'; 1956 Melbourne Olympics watermarked paper; plus books/booklets 'Golf' by Ivo Whitton [Melbourne, 1937]; 'Victorian Bowling Association - Treatise on the Construction and Maintenance of Bowling Greens' [Fitzroy, 1916]; 1949 'Rochester Bowling Club - A Souvenir of The Official Opening of The New Green'; Fair/Fine condition.
Autographed books noted signatures of O.J.Simpson, Lance Armstrong, Mary Lou Retton (US gymnast); cricket book with 15 signatures including Glenn McGrath.
(Qty 4 books)
Charles Billich sports prints set of 6 featuring cycling, tennis, cricket, rugby, golf & football, all window mounted, framed & glazed, each 84x84cm.
'CYCLES SAVING/Grand Premier Prix Medaille D'Or', c1900 vintage French lithographed advertising poster of a gendarme chatting up a nurse by artist Philippe Chapellier, printed by Artistique P Chapellier, Paris, linen-backed, size 119x160cm. Very Fine condition (minor peripheral faults). [Also see Griffon & Favor posters under Motor Racing].
HUBERT OPPERMAN: Framed display comprising portrait photo of 'Oppy' signed "Hubert Opperman/Oppy"; plus 'Australia's Olympic History 1896-2000' plate.
(Qty 2 items)
1910 (c.) 'GRIFFON/Bicyclettes Motocyclettes' lithographic advertising poster by the artist J Illatet, printed by G Elleaume of Paris. Linen-backed, size 160x121cm. One small piece missing, and minor peripheral faults. [The well established Griffon Bicycle Company built their first motorcycles in 1902, using one of their bicycle models as a basis to which they fitted a Zedel engine. Development was rapid, and racing success followed, with one of their machines in 1904 achiving 110 kmh. They lead the field in competition until shortly before WWI, and were acquired by Peugot in 1927, who built motorcycles under the Griffon marque until 1956]
No longer available
1937 'de la belle mecanique!/ cycles FAVOR motos', reproduction of French advertising poster featuring motorcycles & bicycles, artwork by Bellenger, size 60x39cm. Fine condition.
1906 POSTCARDS: Lovely postcard of 1906 gold medallist in Gymnastics Georgios Aliprantis of Greece; real photo postcard of Australian Team at 1932 Los Angeles Olympics (diagonal corner crease); also c.1934 Malvern Star trade card of Hubert Opperman.
Signed letters including Prime Ministers Robert Menzies & John Howard (5); autopen signature of Ronald Reagan; Don Bradman, Dawn Fraser, Shane Gould, Michael Wenden, James Hardy (3), John Bertrand, Des Renford, Hubert Opperman, Alan Jones (5). Ex Harry Gallagher collection.
(Qty 37 items)