Prestige Philately Auction 119 CataloguePICTURE POSTCARDS
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Displaying 9 Lots in Category - PICTURE POSTCARDS
World War I collection in old album with German, French, Belgian & Dutch cards, generally fine used or unused. (200+)
WWI period collection of real photo types with street scenes from France and Belgium. (200+)
Collection in large old-time album with lots of Greetings types, British & Australian views, ships, travel etc. (400 approx)
France: WWI souvenir postcard booklets (13) and loose cards, mostly depicting street scenes and bombed buildings. (200+)
Great Britain: WWI period collection of scenes with real and coloured photo types from English, Scottish and Welsh towns by local manufacturers and Frith's, Valentines, Peacock and Photochrome Co, also some Ireland and Gibraltar. (240)
Japan: Extensive collection in album with a terrific array of subjects including military training & battle scenes, traditional & modern streetscapes, temples, shipping, woodcuts, geishas etc, some are coloured, mostly unused and generally fine to very fine. The inclusion of a number of outer packets suggests there may be some complete sets including "Beppu hot-spring" (one with semi-naked women), "Lakes of Mount Fuji National Park" & earthquake damage (apparently 3 sets of 8 plus a fold-out map card). Most were apparently for internal use only, having captions only in Japanese. The best such lot we have offered. (280+)
Japan: the continuation of the collection comprising loose cards & a number of sets with or in their packets. (80+)
Japan: WWII 2y Samurai Postal Cards with three different scenes (Attack on Pearl Harbour, British Soldiers Retreating, and British Soldiers Surrendering), superb unused; with the folder in which they were issued and a descriptive insert. (5 items)
South Africa: 1914-18 selection of real photo type scenes, mostly Durban by A.R & Valentines, also 3 Lisk-Carew cards from Sierra Leone. (43)