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Interesting mostly British Medical-related lot including civilian & military hospitals, nurses, ambulances, etc, some WWI-related, India 1913 "Inoculation against Plague", etc; also Dr Barnardo's Homes for Children group x9, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Bronte Watts.
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British Africa group including Buchanan Sahara Expedition x3, Universities Mission to Central Africa Paintings of Churches x5 (superb), Basutoland real photo x2 both used at 'MASERU' (one to Queensland), British East Africa Figueira Mombasa views x2 (both used Mombasa to Bulawayo); Kenya "Masai women carrying firewood"; Nyasaland "Mkuzi Station"; Zanzibar superb set of 10 cards in orginal wallet, etc, mostly unused and generally fine to superb. A very good lot.
An original holding of cards from around the world with good representation from Great Britain including Wales, New Zealand, Canada, United States, South Africa & Europe especially Switzerland, lots of better subjects/views including trains & trams, castles & other popular themes, condition a bit mixed but generally fine to very fine, possibly some postmark interest.
(Qty 600 approx)
Decrepit old album of cards from Egypt (many with ink captions) with some better subjects & France mostly of Amiens Cathedral, the cards appear to be fine to very fine & mostly (all ?) unused; also some small tourist photographs.
Large carton of consignment remainders with quantities of "moderns" & British double-entendre comic cards, also an album of Hollywood stills, strong European content including embroidered cards from Spain, chromolitho Gruss aus types & many other lovely cards, some Australia including 1934 Melbourne War Memorial x6, a few advertising cards, German New Guinea real photo, some scenic Postal Stationery, lots of Glamour, etc etc, condition variable but many are fine to superb. Patience required for viewing but it is sure to be rewarded. Ex Joe Duif.
Large carton of consignment remainders another carton of remainders with a heap of British raunchy humour cards, Portuguese Postal Cards with Buildings & Costumes (50 approximately, superb unused), British Star Series "National Album 72 coloured Post-Cards" (8th Edn, complete but with defective cover), some Australian Rose & similar real photo cards, Talma (Melbourne) advertising cards for "The King of Cadonia" x9 unused, some other better cards noted. Again, take time to view & you will be glad you did. Ex Joe Duif.
Display pages for subjects including Belgium 1913 Ghent Exposition x8, Spain Bullfighting set of 12, glamour, children, WWI National Institute for the Blind set of 6 & "Sketches of Tommy's Life" comic cards set of 10, etc, also one-frame exhibits "The Story of Donald McGill" & "Kids' Capers: British Comic Cards", and numerous pages of "moderns" (not included in the valuation), condition throughout is apparently fine to superb. Ex Joe Duif.
Large carton offered as received with a shoebox & albums of cards with strong "ladies' subjects" including Children, Greetings, Actresses & Flowers etc, also a quantity of 1930s to 1950s tourist cards predominantly from Europe including Costumes and Great Britain with hundreds of topographicals, we noted some better items throughout so inspection is likely to be well rewarded, the condition appears to generally be very fine & mostly unused.
West Indies large album with an array of attractive cards including from Barbados, British Guiana, Dominica, Jamaica, St Lucia, and from non-British Islands including Danish & US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Curacao, Cuba, Martinique & Haiti, many to Australia, also some postal stationery & covers, postmark potential, condition variable but many are fine to very fine. Ex "Cartophile". [See also Lots 473 to 475 & 691]
(Qty 180 approx)
Album with many high quality cards mostly from Australia with many real photo types including of Hobart with "Welcome to the Mineral Isle" arch, Empire "Kempsey Bridge" (NSW) & early Rose and Murray group, hand-painted cards (one each from NSW & NZ, & two others unused), also some WA Postal Cards, some nice GB cards & Jamaica real photo for Visit of "the Duke and Duchess" (plain back), etc, condition variable but many are fine to very fine. Ex DB McFarlane.
(Qty 100 approx)
Album of real photo portraits mostly of children or women but including some men & group shots (65); and an album of greeting types including Christmas (one of 1908 with Father Christmas fallen prey to the infernal "diablo" craze!), Easter & a wide variety of Birthday types (158); condition variable but many are very fine to superb! Ex D.B. McFarlane.
Five original old-time albums in various states of decrepitude (one apparently feasted-on by rats!) but with most of the cards unaffected, strong Australian content mostly from Victoria - an excellent component of Geelong & District - & NSW (especially Sydney Harbour nooks & crannies & Blue Mountains), artist cards including by JA Turner, overseas array of mostly British cards including Royalty, Army Regiments & lots of Scottish cards, New Zealand including "Wreck of SS Kaipara...", etc etc, condition variable with many in the heavily chewed album being defective but otherwise the condition is generally fine to superb. An hour to view will be time well spent.
(Qty 1000 approx ?)
Album of real photos apparently all from Australia or Great Britain with lots of children including school groups, events, etc, many other group shots with better items including St Augustine Orphanage (Geelong Vic) 'IRELAND A NATION' Float, "American Boys Tour 1912" (Perth WA), Rugby Team & Naval Cadets' "Visit to Candelo" (NSW) & overt advertising cards for Mr Dickson's Dancing Classes (South Melbourne) & Rosella Tomato Products, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. An interesting lot. Ex Shirley Jones.
Chromolitho selection comprising "Der Wassersturz im Victoria Park", "Souvenir de Boulogne sur Mer", "Chateau de Meudon" (small repaired tear), "Les Pyramides de Gizeh", "Tower Bridge", "First Avenue Hotel London" (a little aged) & "St Enoch Station Hotel Glasgow", fine to very fine unused. Gorgeous! Ex Shirley Jones.
Album labelled "Treasures" with an eclectic selection including a few chromolithos & other Gruss aus types, artist cards including Art Nouveau , some stunning Italian cards, H Cassiers Dutch subjects x5 and Pastel Postcard "London Under Snow" x7 & "London at Twilight" x8, commemorative types from Austria & Switzerland, Glamour & Bathing Costumes, even North Borneo "Crocodile" with a group of onlookers, etc etc, condition a bit variable but generally fine to very fine with many being unused. A lovely & desirable lot. Ex Shirley Jones.
(Qty 110 approx)
Neat collection of cards that relate in one way or another to Shirley Jones' forebears from the Bawden & Penhallurick Families with a good selection from Cornwall x40+ & the Scilly Isles x7, Egypt WWI x5 including of British Soldiers Swarming over the Sphinx and a Dray & Driver with Aussie soldiers, Palestine x4, then Australia with Ballarat (Vic) x12 & Buchan Caves x3, New Zealand x12, & a few others, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Shirley Jones.
Useful consignment remainders including an album of mostly Australian real photos etc from unidentified towns - forensic detectives needed - with subjects including forms of transport, events, buildings etc; and an album of Gardens & Conservatories; etc, perhaps half are "moderns", condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Shirley Jones.
(Qty 450 approx)
Album with some better cards including "The Official Concert Party of the Association of the Blind", many are Australian including for Australian Women's Bagpipe Band World Tour & Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, some beautiful British Army Regiment cards & 1907 Oxford Pageant x4, condition variable but generally fine to very fine.
(Qty 140 approx)
Carton with a wide-ranging array of "Ladies' Subjects" including Christian Names (notably one hand-painted on New South Wales 1d Postal Card; rare thus), Floral, Glamour, soppy Bamforths, a few "Silks" etc, also a quantity of mostly British topographicals most of which are real photo types with Exhibitions, Scotland & a few Ireland noted, Australian cards including a ripper of Aboriginal Boys at Lake Tyers, others from Canada, Aden, Rhodesia etc, plus some smutty British humour, finally an array of modern collector cards of vintage Coca Cola advertising posters, condition variable but generally fine to very fine.
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.