Prestige Philately Auction 219 CatalogueNEW ZEALAND
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Displaying 8 Lots in Category - NEW ZEALAND
Maori subjects x18 including "Maori village Scene Koroniti" (men & timber houses), "Maori Village Scene Taumaranui" (woman & basket), "Maori Village Ohinemutu" (woman washing clothes in stream), "Maori Men Dancing the War Dance", "Maori Children Haka" & "A Haka for a Penny" (6 or 7 children respectively), "Maoris weaving Taniko", "The natural Oil baths of Whakarewarewa..." (kids bathing & European-attired watchers), portraits x7 & a couple of others; also real photo types including Queenstown x2; very fine to superb unused.
Department of Tourist & Health Resorts multicoloured chromolitho Undivided Backs 1) brown-red/cream back unused x3 & used x8; 2) red/pink back unused & used x3; and scarce blue/white back unused. A gorgeous series.
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Muir & Moodie "stamps" PPCs all with an inset photograph including "Dunedin from Railway Station...", "Hobson St Auckland" (trams), "International Exhibition Christchurch", "St Heliers" (fishing), and Maori themes x5, also very scarce similar card for Sanatoria Home for Consumptive Women, a few blemishes but mostly fine to very fine.
Real Photo cards published by Frank Duncan (Auckland) x4, Tanner Bros (Wellington) x8 & RW Wyber (Picton), five feature trams, very fine to superb unused.
Attractive selection including Health Resorts chromolitho, other Undivided Backs x4, 1909 advertising card for the gargantuan Westwood Family, etc, also 1d Postal Cards with Boer War scenes x6, a few duplicated, generally very fine used or unused.
AUCKLAND: c.1920s Whitcombe & Tombs "Auckland Series One" set including "Karangahape Road" & "Queen Street" both with storefronts & trams, "Boys Grammar School", "Ferry Buildings" with ferries at dock, "Grafton Bridge", "Three Lamps, Ponsonby'"with tram terminus, etc, unused.
MILITARY - WORLD WAR I: Three real photos of Camps in NZ (one with lengthy message headed "Tanherenikau Rest/11 12 16"), cartoon types by Mence & O'Halloran x4 (plus one duplicate), Buchan x3, NZ YMCA "Our Little Gray Home at the Base" & NZ Free Lance Post Card with illiterate message from the addressee's father (?); and three others.
TRAMS: Marvellous single-volume collection of cards & postcard-size photographs from Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Grey Lynn, Invercargill, Wanganui & Wellington with many real photo types & unusual subjects with infrastructure including tramway bridges & tunnel, horse-drawn types including in the background of a card-mounted photograph (200x168mm), two with baby prams hooked on the back!, condition variable but generally fine to very fine used or unused. With lots of historical & technical annotation, making this an excellent basis for further development.
(Qty 103 + moderns)