Prestige Philately Auction 229 CatalogueAUSTRALIAN PICTURE POSTCARDS
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 21 Lots in Category - AUSTRALIAN PICTURE POSTCARDS
Box of topographicals mostly from Victoria with good selections from Gippsland including Walhalla, Sale, Bairnsdale etc, also Daylesford, Ballarat, Melbourne Suburbs, Dandenongs, etc, plus WA including a nice group of Austral Stores cards, Queensland featuring Mackay, some real photo types & many better subjects including mining, caves & horse racing, condition varaible but many are fine to very fine.
Box with artist cards mostly by Hutchings and Weston set of 6, topographicals with many better Rose types, a few Sydney Harbour Bridge real photo types, 'Interior St John's Church Adelidae' (spelling error), etc, many are fine to very fine; also c.1880 Perkins & Co 'Souvenir of Melbourne' with 12 fold-out illustrations.
(Qty 120 approx)
Box of cards with better views from Phillip Island, Lakes Entrance, Lorne, Castlemaine, Ballarat etc, also 'Lithgow in Snow' & real photo types of the Small Arms Factory x3 & a terrific 8-Hour Day Procession, etc, also some humour & ladies' subjects & a batch of pictorial wallets, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
(Qty 250 approx)
Beautiful group of Ships comprising 'SS Burrawong - Kempsey to Sydney', 'Souvenir of SS Sorrento...', advertising cards for Adelaide Steamship 'MV Moonta', OSN Co 'SS Omrah', Melbourne Steamship Co 'Ocean Excursion Trips/.../SS Sydney', North Coast SN Co 'Orara' & 'Wollongbar', artist card of 'Star of Greece Wrecked at SA 1888', real photo types of wrecks of the 'Burrongwong' (1909) & 'Oona', all very fine; also Burns Philp 'SS Marella' passenger card for voyage to Java & Singapore, minor blemishes. [See also Lots 138 & 830]
Album with some New South Wales but strength in Victoria with ST Gill paintings x3, good lots from Mount Macedon, Phillip Island & Sorrento etc, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
(Qty 160 approx)
Eclectic collection with solo & group portraits, lots of rural scenes including horses, buggies, bullock teams etc, 1930s four 3LO promotional cards with facsimile "signatures" of "Hubert Opperman", "WR Hammond", "Bert Hinkler" and "C Kingsford Smith" & "CTP Ulm", some are postcard-size photographs & some are reproductions of old cards, also modern sporting covers etc with cricketers' autographs, condition variable.
(Qty 200 approx)
All States except Victoria with some real photo types & Undivided Backs, some better subjects, condition variable, some postmark interest.
(Qty 80 approx)
Mixed bag with a few better cards from Victoria & NSW (including Post Office 1d Postal Card 'GOVETT'S LEAP', very scarce), condition mixed.
1908 Visit of the American Great White Fleet collection with many American cards of ships of the Fleet & three different with local overprints for ANA Sewing Machines, Victorian Government issues, processions in Sydney & Melbourne, coloured illustrations, Postal Stationery Victoria 1d used & 1½d unused & very fine unused and South Australia 1d unused, plus the unstamped issue 'TO/SYDNEY' used to USA from a sailor quarantined aboard ship (very rare but the stamp has been neatly removed) & 'TO/MELBOURNE' unused, etc, condition variable. A very desirable lot.
- WTP six different coloured illustrations, three unused, two postally used & one used under cover. Beautiful cards. [A full set?]
- series of cards from a sailor aboard the USS 'Louisiana' to a young lady in Sydney, from Yokohama x2 with pictorial Fleet Visit cds (one poor), Amoy China (stamp removed), Cavite Philippines x3 (one with poster stamps of the 'Louisiana', 'Minnesota' & 'Alabama', and Colombo x2, condition rather mixed. Very scarce greoup.
1925 Visit of the American Fleet Valentine's for Commonwealth Immigration Office for Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide, rare Lucien Alavoure 'Stamps & Flags', all unused, also a programme for a musical evening at Melbourne's Exhibition Building.
(Qty 5 + pamphlet)
NEW SOUTH WALES:Bulging album of Sydney CBD and Sydney Harbour with many unusual cards & better subjects including Trams, Ferries, the Zoo, etc, some quite animated scenes, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
VICTORIA:Interesting bundle with Suburban including Collingwood & Kew, regionals including Dandenongs, Mornington Peninsula & Gippsland, a few Jolley's, real photo types, local publishers, Undivided Backs etc, also a few Talma theatre subjects, some postmark interest, condition variable.
(Qty 170 approx)
VICTORIA:c.1906 CP pink-tinted illustrations attributed to ST Gill comprising 'Melbourne in 1839', 'Post Office Melbourne 1853', 'Collins St in 1864', 'Flinders St in 1864' & 'Melbourne Cricket Ground in 1864', a couple of minor blemishes, unused. Rare.
VICTORIA:1910 five real photo cards for the Opening of the New Showgrounds at Maryborough, animated views, also 'Mariners Reef GM Co', all unused. [These are definitely Maryborough Vic & not Maryborough Qld]
VICTORIA:Selection of better views on mostly Undivided Backs including Gippsland, Mornington Peninsula, Dandenong Ranges, Western District, Goldmining at Bright, etc, generally fine to very fine.
VICTORIA:Alpine Region album from Mount Beauty to Mount St Bernard, mostly pedestrian topographicals but some better cards noted, also a few strays from St Arnaud & elsewhere, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
VICTORIA:Melbourne collection in two albums covering the CBD, St Kilda Road, Botanic Gardens, Fire Station & the Zoo with all the usual subjects but many better cards including ST Gill paintings, a few Jolleys, 1940 Allies Flags & Views x3, some Undivided Backs & RPs including Eight Hour Day Procession and a Parade with Brass Band, also German Choir & 1907 Church of England Convention, etc, better subjects include streetscapes, panoramas, schools & shops etc, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
(Qty 380 approx)
VICTORIA:Melbourne Suburbs collection in two albums covering what today is the greater metropolitan area with many rare cards including of Albert Park, Bayside Suburbs, Coburg, Collingwood, Dandenong, Footscray, Frankston, Hawthorn, Kew, Moonee Ponds, Mordialloc, Newport, Northcote, Prahran, Richmond, St Kilda, South Melbourne, South Yarra, Toorak, Williamstown etc, better subjects include streetscapes, panoramas, schools & shops etc, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
(Qty 250 approx)