Prestige Philately Auction 208 CatalogueNEW SOUTH WALES
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Displaying 4 Lots in Category - NEW SOUTH WALES
Historical mostly real photo group for 1908 Visit of the US Fleet, 1918 Victory Celebrations x3, 1920 Royal Visit, 1932 Anzac Day, Sydney Harbour Bridge Under Construction x4 & Opening x3 plus eleven small photographs of the construction, 1941 Welcome to HMAS "Sydney", etc, also a few unrelated cards, generally fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library.
Unidentified towns & buildings, mostly Kerry Aboriginal cards, real photo types including "Randwick: The Lawn" with an enormous crowd, Horse & Carts for Milk Deliveries or 'EXPRESS PARCEL DELIVERY', 1907 "The Sculling Championship of the World" etc, also photographs including terrific Sydney Morning Herald WWII shot of Soldiers Taking a Break, condition variable but most are fine to very fine. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library.
1923 Plane Crash Simpson & Bell (Tweed Heads) real photo "Accident to G-AUBL 23.1.1923" (Gawking On-Lookers, the Plane Literally Split in Half), faint bend, unused. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. [This incident took place at Greenmount & was caused by the pilot swerving to avoid children who ran across his path. The pilot, Edgar Wikner Percival, served in the Middle East with the AIF & was accepted into the Royal Flying Corps. In 1919 he established a successful aviation business at Richmond (NSW) & later became a highly respected aircraft designer]
STEREO CARDS: Selection of Rose cards for 1) 1901 Federation Celebrations x7 including Swearing-In Ceremony, Review of Troops, Wool Arch & French Arch etc; and 2) 1908 Visit of the American Fleet x15 including Ships, Official Reception, Fire Brigades Procession, Sailors Marching through Sydney, Children's Flag Drill, etc; some minor blemishes mostly on the backing-cards, the views generally very fine to superb! Ex Coo-ee Picture Library.