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Displaying 1 - 20 of 195 Lots in Category - Picture Postcards
PICTURE POSTCARDS - Subjects
ADVERTISING: Mostly British & American cards for alcohol & other beverages including an unusually stout (pardon the pun) set of 6 "My Goodness - My Guiness", Cadbury Chocolate x6, Pears' Soap x3, "Girls Own" Magazine x6, French Neerlando-American Line card, political campaign card, "Montana Bill" promotional card, Australia mostly post-WWII x8 but including early Wertheim Pianos x2 & 1924 Bridestowe Lavender Farm (Tas), etc, condition rather variable but many are fine to very fine. Ex Bronte Watts.
ADVERTISING: Group of mostly British cards for Hotels Charterhouse, Cecil and Imperial (all in London), Hotel Redcliffe (Paignton, illustrated on both sides), Metropole (Brighton), French Grande Hotel du Parc & Russian Hotel Victoria, also for Dominguez Cafe (Mexico) & 1951 multi-view for Lyndhurst Guesthouse; for Publications "The Great Home Journal", "TAT", "John Bull", "The Gentlewoman" & Russian "Pravda"; and for the Play "A Little Bit of Fluff" (Art Nouveau); also & delightful real photo of Sanders Bros shop with capton "No Middlemans Profits to Pay", finally 1930s overly colourful complete set of 30 artist cards "Our Glorious Empire" for Godfrey Phillips Ltd, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Keith Harrison.
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ADVERTISING: ALCOHOL: Group of mostly British cards including "poster" cards for Black Swan Distillery ("Private Horse Parade..."), "Black & White" Scotch Whisky (Polo, with Indian agents' details added), Old Orkney Whisky (Love Boat), W&A Gilbey's Ports ("Leaving the Vineyards", toning on address side) & Japanese Asahi Beer x2 (pro-British subjects), also for J&F Martell Cognac (1908 Franco-British Exhibition), Messageries Maritime card with 'Whisky Dewar, White Label' overprint (Nile River at Luxor) & a terrific real photo of staff at Whitbread Ales (sadly creased), finally a gorgeous set of 12 French artist cards for Champagne Bulteaux Père (a couple are quite amusing), condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Keith Harrison.
ADVERTISING: CHEESE: French Société des Caves et des Producteurs Réunis a Roquefort series of c.1901 Topographicals with illustrated advertising on the address side, on pale blue card x22 or pale yellow card, very fine to superb unused; plus the original packet in far above-average condition for a set of 24. Ex Keith Harrison.
(Qty 24 items)
ADVERTISING: CHOCOLATE: British Nestlés Swiss Milk chromolithos with military scenes, a little aged, unused. Ex Keith Harrison.
ADVERTISING: POSTCARDS: Mostly British bundle of mainly Topographicals overprinted handstamped or roneo'd on the address side for postcard wholesalers including Owen Meredith, John Thridgould, GW Wilson, Sandle Brothers, Rock Bros (including a discounted card!) or the German firm Gustav Liersch; others soliciting original business including a marvellous real photo card for FR Hinkins & Son (Alton); another offering card-stock plus a Wellington & Ward packet with illustrated packet-label & four samples of 'Ordinary Bromide Paper'; then a batch of cards with various forms of 'SPECIMEN' or 'SAMPLE' overprint or handstamp on the address side - one postally used! - and two Children Comic cards with blank spaces for the captions; condition a bit mixed but most are fine to very fine & some are superb. Ex Keith Harrison. [One of the most unusual & interesting postcard lots we have ever seen]
(Qty 75 items)
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)
ADVERTISING: SHIPPING LINES: Group of mostly British artist cards including "poster" cards for Union-Castle x3 (gorgeous cards, superb unused) & Belfast Steamship Co, also for Aberdeen Steam Navigation x2, Carron Line, Natal Line, American Colonial Navigation Co, Italian Florio-Rubattino and Dutch Batavier Line (little Dutch girl), a couple of others plus for Royal National Life-Boat Institution x3, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Keith Harrison.
ADVERTISING: TOBACCO: British WD & HO Wills Tobacco & Cigarette Brands chromolithos with young ladies x2 (not smoking!), Old Salt with Pipe or American Indians with Peace Pipe, unused. Ex Keith Harrison.
ALCOHOL: Selection of mostly British cards with "Hop Picking Series" x12, a couple of real photo types including a multi-view of 28 different pubs!!, a few advertising cards & some amusing comics including Austrian 1912 "Drunken Village", etc, also Rudolf Blind Aggressive Temperance set of 6 artist cards (superb unused), condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Very entertaining. Ex Keith Harrison.
ARTIST CARDS: A mounted collection of British, French & American "Glamour" cards by various artists including Phillipe Boileau, Earl Christy, Harrison Fisher, Pearle Fidler Munyon (and a few in her maiden name Alice Luella Fidler), WA Barribel, Kathryn Elliott, Angelo Asti & many unattributed including a divine series of sumptuous hats, also a couple of Tuck chromolithos, virtually all unused & all those we checked are very fine to superb. A delightful study of "Edwardian" haute couture. Ex Joe Duif.
ARTIST CARDS: Album of beautiful Japanese art cards in various media, some soiled on the reverse which does not affect the view sides. Ex Derek Pocock.
ARTIST CARDS: Non-British collection mostly from France & other European countries with some really beautiful cards notably Art Nouveau designs by R Jafuri set of 6 (all used in Egypt), "LM/1901" Water Birds x5 (addressed but unused), D Mastroianni x14 mostly based on Classical themes & two superb Russian cards, others including Swiss Mountain Trolls x3, Belgium Impressionist Scenes by H Lassier x16, Italian Pointilist/Impressionist Paintings by Alfonso Corradi set of 10, Greece Views of Salonika set of 10, Spain colourful Bullfight set of 12, also Valentine's British East Africa subjects by Miss AV Hammond x15, etc, mostly unused & generally fine to very fine. Very much underrated in the marketplace. Ex Keith Harrison.
ARTIST CARDS: Delightful selection of early Glamour/Nudity cards by various French artists including several sets of 6 & A Jarach set of 7 with the original packet, mostly unused, condition variable but generally fine to very fine with some being superb. Ex Keith Harrison.
ARTIST CARDS: French Lévy et Neurdein Réunis (LL) bundle of sepia Museum cards of French masterpieces including Medieval & Napoloeonic themes, also Franco-Prusiian War, etc, mostly unused & generally very fine.
ARTIST CARDS: EVA DANIELL: British Raphael Tuck "Modern Art" complete set of 6 with Undivided Backs, unused. Superb! Magnificent Art Nouveau cards. Ex Keith Harrison.
ARTIST CARDS: CHARLES DANA GIBSON: Mounted display including "Gibson Girls" (some coloured), sepia studies from various series, some with coloured borders, many with romantic content, others with cutting commentary on social climbing & the class system, some are quite humorous, virtually all those we checked are very fine to superb used or unused. Ex Joe Duif.
ARTIST CARDS: One-frame exhibit of the "Gibson Girl" from various series including "The Education of Mr Pipp", "Pictorial Comedy" & "Life's Comedy", also a couple of WWI patriotics & a superb "Golf" set of 6 in the original packet (which, unusually, is very fine), many with entertaining/humorous social commentary, mostly unused & generally very fine to superb. Ex Joe Duif.
(Qty 41 + packet)
ARTIST CARDS: Another unmounted selection again from various series including "The Education of Mr Pipp" x2, on pale blue card & with coloured borders, some minor duplication noted, some minor problems but many are very fine to superb used or unused; also an almost very fine Ward Lock & Co (Melbourne) envelope for "Pictorial Comedy Set A7". Ex Joe Duif.
(Qty 45 + envelope)
ARTIST CARDS: Gibson cards for James Henderson & Sons (London), "Gibson Girl" sepia prints with embossed oval frames, a few minor blemishes, unused.