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AUTOGRAPHS:3pp 8vo holograph letter headed "London Feby 4th/1809" and signed "WWilberforce". [William Wilberforce (1759-1833) was a British politician best known for his ultimately successful Anti-Slavery Campaign]
Buy NowPrice $300.00 + Buyer's Premium
AVIATION: Accumulation of First Class glassware including wine glasses, whisky tumblers and other drinking vessels used in First Class cabins with Airline logos including American Airlines, Ansett, BOAC, British Airways, Cathay Pacific (possible Bacardi & Coke stains), Continental, Air India, Japan Airlines, KLM, Air New Zealand, Pan Am, Qantas, Yugoslavian Airlines, etc.
Buy NowPrice $190.00 + Buyer's Premium
CAMERAS:Voigtlander 'Vitoret' and 'Vito B' (some corrosion), both with leather cases (faulty), sold 'as is'.
Buy NowPrice $46.00 + Buyer's Premium
COLLECTING:'The Art of Collecting National Heritage: The Letters of Henry Luke White 1910-1913' compiled by Judy White (2007), extensively illustrated with numerous colour plates, No. 290 of 300, signed by the author, 188pp, hardbound with d/j. One of the most enlightening books on the psyche of the collector. Out-of-print. [HL White's fabulous stamp collection reposes in Sydney's Mitchell Library. His legendary collections of bird eggs and skins are housed in the Museum of Victoria. The dispersal of his library of Australiana titles caused a sensation]
CRESTS:19th century album containing crests & insignia cut from letterheads & envelopes, noted schools, military regiments, Royal Navy ships, Victorian Government Departments & 1888 International Exhibition, monograms, hotels & clubs, a few on 'proof' sheets. Ex JRW Purves & Max Watson.
DOCUMENTS:1921 Commonwealth of Australia Official Appointment of David Sydney Wanliss CMG to the position of Chief Judge of the Territory of New Guinea signed "Stradbroke" by George Edward John Mowbray, Earl of Stradbroke (Deputy Governor-General of Australia), minor faults.
Buy NowPrice $75.00 + Buyer's Premium
POSTCARDS:1970 Pakistan International Airlines postcards (20); various Australian postcard folders (6) including Norseman, Jindabyne & Trans-Australian Railway; plus Australia tourist brochure.
Buy NowPrice $38.00T + Buyer's Premium
SHARE CERTIFICATES - AUSTRALIA:1880s-1930s mostly Mining group including Jacksons Reef Gold Mining (Kimberley WA) x3, Marvel Loch Gold Development (WA) x10, North Golden Mile (WA) x2, Mount Zeehan Silver-Lead Mines (Tas) x3, Nugget Tin Mining Co (Tas) x2, and a few others, filing folds otherwise generally fine to very fine.
SHARE CERTIFICATES - AUSTRALIA:VICTORIA: 1864 Liberty Quartz Mining Co (Old Racecourse, Maldon?) x6; 1870 Progressive Gold Mining Co (Bendigo) x2; 1872 Hutton Gold Mining Co (Campbell's Creek); 1872 New Caledonia Tribute Co No1 North (Castlemaine); 1872 South Middlesex Quartz Mining Co (Castlemaine) 'PROMOTER'S SHARE'; and 1894 Jewellers Reef Mining Co (Canadian, Ballarat) x2; also 1887 McClean Bros & Rigg harware merchants (Melbourne); generally fine to very fine.
SHARE CERTIFICATES - AUSTRALIA:Gold Mining group comprising 1865 Southern Cross Quartz Mining Co (Grant), 1866 South Crinoline Amalgamated Quartz Mining Co (Donnelly's Creek), 1870 White Horse Gold Mining Co (Mount Egerton), 1894 Quatre Bras Co (Steiglitz) x4 consecutively numbered, 1896 Port Phillip Gold Co (minor faults), and 1896 Southern New Chum Gold Mines (Bendigo), generally fine to very fine.
SHARE CERTIFICATES - AUSTRALIA:WESTERN AUSTRALIA: Gold Mining group comprising 1895 Hampton Plains Exploration Co (Kalgoorlie), 1895 Menzies Golden Age Mine, 1896 The Golden Plum/Consolidated Gold Mines Ltd (Coolgardie), and 1897 Block 42/Hampton Plains Ltd (Kalgoorlie); and QUEENSLAND Day Dawn Block & Wyndham Gold Mining (Charters Towers); usual folds otherwise fine to very fine.