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Displaying 1 - 20 of 66 Lots in Category - Picture Postcards - pre-1901




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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

MISCELLANEOUS


27

cps

Very early group comprising Austria 1885 & 1888 2kr Postal Cards with woodcut illustrations of 'Prebischthor' or 'Hoher Schneeberg' (now Pravcicka Brana & Decinsky Sneznik, both in the Czech Republic, the latter with 2-line 'POSTCONDUCTEUR IM ZUGE/KOMOTAU-BODENBACH No 916' Railway postmark); Belgium 1887 early court-size advertising card for "Hotel de la Poste/.../Bruxelles"; Germany 1889 Dresden multi-view, very early hand-tinted; and France 1890 Eiffel Tower chromolitho (repaired corner, stamp removed). Ex Keith Harrison. (Qty 5)

300.00

$230.00T


















28

c

Beautiful collection of mostly 1890s chromolithographs from Austria x4 including Emperor's Golden Jubilee x2; Belgium x5; France x21 including Composers x5 (superb unused) & Months of the Year x8; Italy x9 including Thomas Cook & Son advertising cards x2; Portugal x4; Switzerland x14 including Hotel advertising cards x3; & a few others, many are unused, also some postmark/postal history interest, generally fine to very fine. A beautiful lot. Ex Keith Harrison. (Qty 66)

750.00

$850.00T



PICTURE POSTCARDS - Subjects


78

c

b

ARTIST CARDS: RAPHAEL KIRCHNER: 1897 Undivided Back "Gruss aus Wien" (Music Hall) with overprinted advertisement for Dalmatian Red Wine, light damp spotting on the address side, unused. Ex Keith Harrison. [From Kirchner's first postcard series]

100.00

$180.00T




85

c

b

ARTIST CARDS: Flowers in the Hair Series set (?) of 9 with Undivided Backs, light damp spotting on the address side, all locally used at 'ISMAILIA' (Egypt) in 1900. Ex Keith Harrison. (Qty 9)

350.00

No longer available


86

c

a/b

ARTIST CARDS: SEW (?) "Enfants de la Mer" set (?) of 10 with Undivided Backs, a few with minor spotting, unused. Saucy frolicking at the beach. Ex Keith Harrison. (Qty 10)

350.00

$420.00T


























141

c

GLAMOUR: Stimulating Art Nouveau group from Britain & Europe with many exceptional designs & exquisite printing, Undivided Backs x44, a few sets (?) of 4 or 6 cards including Pierrot & the Ballerina x6 (superb), Lecherous Moon x4, Carl Josza "Vor dem Spiegel" Numbers II IV & VI and Albert Langen set of 6 (some soiling), also noted at least one by Henri Meunier, mostly unused & generally fine to very fine. A wonderful lot. Ex Keith Harrison. (Qty 81)

1250.00

$1,300.00T




181

c

NOVELTY: "Instalment Cards" from Great Britain "Progressive Courtship" set of 4 (used in 1904); Austria "Flower Delivery Boy" set of 8 (used in 1899); and Germany "Mountain Village" set of 4 (used in 1898), embossed "Valentine" set of 4 (unused) & World War I "Weltkrieg 1914-16" set of 10 (three used from German Field Post Offices), fine to very fine. Ex Keith Harrison. [Basically simple jigsaw puzzles; placed in order, the individual cards create a larger picture. See also Lots 461, 504 & 609] (Qty 30)

500.00

$550.00T






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








205

c

a/b

ROYALTY 1900 Wrench "Links of Empire" Numbers 11 to 20 for the Royal Visit from Australia to Canada, all posted at the appropriate ports of call including 'ASCENSION/AU30/01' & 'ST JOHNS/OC25/01/NEWFD', a few minor blemishes but fine to very fine. Another very scarce set. Ex Keith Harrison. (Qty 10)

400.00

No longer available

ANTARCTICA


461

c

a/a-

ARCTIC: 1897 German Rosenblatt (Frankfurt) "Instalment Cards" complete set of 4 chromolithographs for 'FRIDTJOF NANSEN/NORD POLAR-EXPEDITION' with a central Arctic Map which has been festooned with signatures, all posted at 'HANNOVER' between 26.11.97 and 6.12.97. A rare "puzzle set". Ex Keith Harrison.

500.00

$380.00T



AUSTRIA










466

c

Select group of Undivided Backs x13 of which eight are 1890s usages & four are of 1900, plus attractive artist cards including Medieval Scenes, & a few others, generally fine to very fine unused or used. Ex Keith Harrison. (Qty 46)

250.00

$150.00T
















467

c

Box of mostly chromolitho "Gruss aus" or similar "Pozdrav z" multi-view cards from throughout the Austro-Hungarian Empire including many towns known today by quite different names in what later became Czechoslovakia Poland & Yugoslavia, noted 1897 "Pozdrav z Bohdance" with two small photo-vignettes affixed (!), 1900 "Pozdrav z Votic" x2 different with real photo backs & 1900 "Jericho" with 'JORDAN HOTEL/JERICHO' cachet & Levant 20pa tied by 'JERUSALEM/OSTERREICHISCHE POST' datestamp, mostly 1890s usages - noted from 1894 - with excellent postal history content & many bilingual datestamps, nine are unused, generally fine to very fine. A beautiful lot. Ex Keith Harrison. (Qty 57)

1000.00

No longer available


468

ps

a/b

1892 2kr Postal Cards with five different illustrations for the Internationale Musik- und Theater-Ausstellung in black or shades of brown on the message-side, each with very fine to superb strike of the 'INTN AUSSTLLG/ MUSIK-THEATER/WIEN/27.7.92' commemorative datestamp & two with a Wien arrival cds, also one of the views unused, some minor blemishes. Ex Keith Harrison. (Qty 6)

300.00

No longer available

CZECHOSLOVAKIA
















493

c

Box with many better cards including Undivided Backs, chromolithos & lots of real photo types, some artist cards, mostly Prague-centric but also many from Karlsbad, Kromau & Plzen mostly unused but many - including several from the 1890s - with Austrian stamps & bilingual postmarks & many others with early Czech stamps & postmarks, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Keith Harrison. (Qty 240 approx)

600.00

$420.00T



FRANCE




506

c

a+

ART NOUVEAU - Jack Abeille: 1898 Bathing Costumes x3 (two are Swiss editions), and 1899 Bathing Costumes x3, all with Undivided Backs, unused, Cat £60 each. Superb! Ex Keith Harrison. [From 1898, Jack Abeille was one of the first established French artists to design postcards] (Qty 7)

250.00

No longer available


507

c

a-/a+

ART NOUVEAU 1898 JWH a B Fashion Through the Ages set (?) of 7 with Undivided Backs, unused. Undercatalogued at £60 each. Ex Keith Harrison. (Qty 7)

500.00

No longer available




508

c

a

ART NOUVEAU 1899 Caprice Flowers with Undivided Back "La Tulipe" & "La Violette", unused. Undercatalogued at £60 each. Ex Keith Harrison. (Qty 2)

200.00

No longer available


509

c

a/a+

ART NOUVEAU Basch Arpad: c.1900 "National Women" (Very Fashionable Ladies with their National Emblems) set of 10 embossed designs with gold highlights & Undivided Backs, unused. Très magnifique! Ex Keith Harrison. (Qty 10)

1000.00

No longer available


511

c

a+

ART NOUVEAU E Louis Lessieux: 1900 Dancing Through the Ages set of 6 with Undivided Backs, a little nudity, unused, undercatalogued at £40 each. Superb! Ex Keith Harrison. (Qty 6)

400.00

No longer available


512

c

a+

ART NOUVEAU Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec: c.1895 Cinos "Moulin Rouge Bal Tous Les Soirs/La Goulue" (can can dancer) with Undivided Back, used at Paris in 1900, Cat £600. Superb! Ex Keith Harrison. [One of only two contemporary cards featuring Toulouse-Lautrec's work, this card reproduces a famous 1891 poster for the Moulin Rouge. At a London auction in 2014, an original of another of Toulouse-Lautrec's "La Goulue" posters sold for £314,500!!]

400.00

$420.00T




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