Prestige Philately Auction 208 CatalogueCatalogue by themeFlora - Flowers
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Displaying 7 Lots in Category - Flora - Flowers
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 Exceptional historical content.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.
ARTIST CARDS: "Christmas Bell Babies Grow in Australia (they ring you Joy)" with the address side blank, unused.
BOTANIC GARDENS: Three albums with strong sections from New South Wales including Goulburn, Victoria including Ballarat, Castlemaine, Prahran & Warrnambool, Queensland including Rockhampton & Toowoomba and South Australia, also a few Tasmania, generally fine to very fine. Ex Derek Pocock.
(Qty 260 approx)
ART NOUVEAU 1899 Caprice Flowers with Undivided Back "La Tulipe" & "La Violette", unused. Undercatalogued at £60 each. Ex Keith Harrison.
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1878 Halfpenny Brown with 'GARDENING AND FORESTRY EXHIBITION 1893' & illustration of the Lighthouse in Blue on the reverse, very fine Exhibition pictorial datestamp of OCT14/1893 in violet & very fine 'CHISWICK' arrival datestamp, minor blemishes. Ex Keith Harrison.
1894-1900 Court-Size Cards 1898 Floral chromolitho card with Happy Christmas greetings added, locally used with 'NOTTINGHAM/DE22/98 - 583' duplex cancellation. Ex Keith Freebairn. [Following the 1871 printing by John S Day of Christmas Cards on the reverse of ½d Postal Cards - see Lots 575 to 577 - no further Christmas postcards are recorded until 1898]
EXHIBITIONS - NON-PHILATELIC: Poster Cards for the 1912 Royal International Horticultural Exhibition by Robert Shield, slightly bumped corners; and 1913 International Horse Show by J Bruce Hamilton, superb; unused. Ex Keith Harrison.