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Displaying 11 Lots in Category - Military - World War II
CARTOONISTS: Collection including Stan Cross original 'Wally and the Major' cartoon artwork (2), various drawings (28) housed in 11 sheets, 'Wally and the Major' cartoon books (15) from issues 2 to 16 [1943-57]; Carl Lyon 'Wally and the Major' cartoon artwork (77) including 3 pencil drawings from soon after taking over the strip - one with note from Stan Cross, c1938-39 cartoons for 'Shaver', proposed comic strips 'Jim Marston - Secret Agent', 'Chris of the Air Training Corps', 'Boys of St Crispins' & horse racing adventure strip - with synopsis, drawings, trial comic strips; Alex Gurney 'Bluey and Curley' cartoon books (5) from issues 2 to 9 [1942-49]; Sam Wells original cartoon artwork (7) including one with Don Bradman & another re Tom Hafey new Richmond coach; Eric Joliffe 'Joliffe's Outback' cartoon books (10) & calendars (7), 1982 letter from Eric Joliffe to Carl Lyon; BE Minns etching 'Aboriginal Man and Woman'; WEG (William Edward Green) 'WEG's World' cartoon book.
(Qty 150+ items)
MILITARY: Group of photographs from an American soldier from the 37th Division in the Pacific campaign, noted New Zealand (31) with scenery & Maoris; Solomon Islands (9), and a few of an unidentified Chinese family. Plus a real photo postcard of natives fishing endorsed Noumea.
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MILITARY: Three large photographs of WWII minesweeper/corvette P.47, each mounted on board 45x35cm, fine condition; also two football press photos showing 1950s VFA team about to leave to play South Australia & 1960s Victorian VFL footballers visiting an oil refinery (they look bored!), both with some creasing.
SIR EDWARD 'WEARY' DUNLOP, signature on front cover of booklet 'The Sir Wallace Kyle Oration 1989'; plus NORMAN BANKS signed letter on 'Carols by Candlelight' letterhead.
WWII medal group comprising 1939-1945 War Medal, Australia Service Medal, 1939-1945 Star & Pacific Star, all named to VX150005 AW Negus. Good condition with ribbons.
GERMANY: Carton containing accumulation of WWI and WWII medals & insignia (including copies), documents, medallions, pins, regalia, decorations and banners etc. plus catalogues covering aforementioned and other literature titles covering German miltary WWII history, uniforms, helmets, etc. also framed poster (640mm x 800mm) 'Decorations, Medals and Badges of the Third Reich', condition mixed.
18th BATTALION AIF Archive with 1914 staff photograph; 1916 Memorial Service for men who fell at Gallipoli; Reunion programmes for 1928, 1929 & 1938; photographs (3) of Japanese surrender at Brunei 1945; also 1917 group photograph of School of Technical Training, Royal Flying Corps, Reading (including Australians). Condition varies, though scarce group.
(Qty 8 items)
AVIATION 'WWI Dogfight' original oil painting by B.Drever, signed at base, framed, overall 51x504cm; plus Spitfire print 'Guardians of the Top End' by Robert Taylor (signed), framed & glazed, overall 51x40cm.
WWII Propaganda Great Britain £1 Peppiatt copy, 'H86D 729630', reverse with Arabic writing stating The Pound will be worthless and defeat is imminent, air dropped over North Africa in 1942, strong centre crease, Fine.
£5 £10 £20 and £50 Operation Bernhard Forgeries uniface, full set comprising £5 Peppiatt, '1935 30 March', serial 'A/169 89838', £10 Peppiatt, 1935 May 16' serial ' 'K/147 65211', £20 Catterns,'1931 Dec 15' serial '45/M 88975' with Watermark Registration Notch at right, and £50 Peppiatt, '1934 June 20' serial '51/N 40415', Roland Pieles 2018 Certificates of Authenticity.
'Operation Bernhard' was a plot by the Nazis during WWII to destabilise the British Pound by flooding England with forged notes. Printed in Sachsenhausen by Jewish prisoners, the notes passed inspection by the Bank of England in 1942.
Â£5 Operation Bernhard Forgery uniface, Chief Cashier K.O. Peppiatt, '1938 Aug 15 London', serial 'B/264 14251', watermark serial 'M E 2938', EF, Roland Pieles 2018 Certificate of Authenticity.