Prestige Philately Auction 219 CataloguePICTURE POSTCARDS - SUBJECTS
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ADVERTISING: Mostly British group with Alcohol adverts including "poster" cards for Black Swan Distillery, "Black & White" Scotch Whisky, Old Orkney Whisky, W&A Gilbey's Ports (toning on address side) & Japanese Asahi Beer x2 (pro-British subjects), also for J&F Martell Cognac (1908 Franco-British Exhibition), Messageries Maritime card with 'Whisky Dewar, White Label' overprint (Nile River at Luxor) & a terrific real photo of staff at Whitbread Ales (sadly creased), finally a gorgeous set of 12 French artist cards for Champagne Bulteaux Père (a couple are quite amusing); Chees French Société des Caves et des Producteurs Réunis a Roquefort series of c.1901 Topographicals with illustrated advertising on the address side, very fine to superb unused, plus the original packet in far above-average condition for a set of 24; Chocolate British Nestlés Swiss Milk chromolithos with military scenes x4 a little aged; and Table Salt Cerebos chromolitho with views including Antarctica; condition variable but generally fine to very fine. A delectable lot. Ex Keith Harrison.
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ADVERTISING: Group of mostly British cards for Hotels Charterhouse, Cecil and Imperial (all in London), Hotel Redcliffe (Paignton, illustrated on both sides), Metropole (Brighton), French Grande Hotel du Parc & Russian Hotel Victoria, also for Dominguez Cafe (Mexico) & 1951 multi-view for Lyndhurst Guesthouse; for Publications "The Great Home Journal", "TAT", "John Bull", "The Gentlewoman" & Russian "Pravda"; and for the Play "A Little Bit of Fluff" (Art Nouveau); also & delightful real photo of Sanders Bros shop with caption "No Middlemans Profits to Pay", finally 1930s overly colourful complete set of 30 artist cards "Our Glorious Empire" for Godfrey Phillips Ltd, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Keith Harrison.
ADVERTISING: Mostly British group for Hotels, Entertainers, Alcohol, Cigarettes including "Henry" cartoons x23, Cocoa etc, condition variable but generally fine to very fine used or unused. An outstanding basis for expansion.
ADVERTISING: 1908 Franco-British Exhibition mostly British group including beautiful promotional cards for Perrier, Flexible Metallic Tubing Co, Godfrey Phillips, Chateau Livran Claret, Bell Range & Foundry Co, Fuller's Chocolates (airship), Bovril Castle, Electric Supply Co of London, etc, also Cunard card comparing size of "Lusitania" with the Stadium, Australian cards for Emu Brandy, Irvines Burgundies and Burgoyne's Vineyards x6, generally fine to very fine. A stimulating lot.
ADVERTISING: POSTCARD WHOLESALERS: Mostly British bundle of mainly Topographicals overprinted handstamped or roneo'd on the address side for postcard wholesalers including Owen Meredith, John Thridgould, GW Wilson, Sandle Brothers, Rock Bros (including a discounted card!) or the German firm Gustav Liersch; others soliciting original business including a marvellous real photo card for FR Hinkins & Son (Alton); another offering card-stock plus a Wellington & Ward packet with illustrated packet-label & four samples of 'Ordinary Bromide Paper'; then a batch of cards with various forms of 'SPECIMEN' or 'SAMPLE' overprint or handstamp on the address side - one postally used! - and two Children Comic cards with blank spaces for the captions; condition a bit mixed but most are fine to very fine & some are superb. Ex Keith Harrison.
(Qty 75 items)
ADVERTISING: SHIPPING LINES: Group of mostly British artist cards including "poster" cards for Union-Castle x3 (gorgeous cards, superb unused) & Belfast Steamship Co, also for Aberdeen Steam Navigation x2, Carron Line, Natal Line, American Colonial Navigation Co, Italian Florio-Rubattino and Dutch Batavier Line (little Dutch girl), a couple of others plus for Royal National Life-Boat Institution x3, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Keith Harrison.
ALCOHOL: Selection of mostly British cards with "Hop Picking Series" x12, a couple of real photo types including a multi-view of 28 different pubs!!, a few advertising cards & some amusing comics including Austrian 1912 "Drunken Village", etc, also Rudolf Blind Aggressive Temperance set of 6 artist cards (superb unused), condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Very entertaining. Ex Keith Harrison.
ARTIST CARDS: Selection of mostly French Art Nouveau Glamour/Erotica cards by various artists including Mucha, Penot, Mauzan, Elizabeth Sonrel etc, mostly unused & generally very fine. A delightful group.
ARTIST CARDS: Album with a nice selection of Art Nouveau types including a few embossed cards, some naughty/risqué subjects, artists include Usabal, Penot, Meurnier, Knobl, Asti, Alice Luella Fidler/Pearl Fidler Lemunyon, R Ford Harper, Rudolf Fuchs, etc, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
ARTIST CARDS: Selection including Raphael Kirchner "Légendes" (lady with peacock feather), Nini Hager (lady with serpent), A Mauzan x5 etc, some blemishes but generally fine to very fine.
ARTIST CARDS: JACK ABEILLE: Undivided Backs comprising 1898 Bathing Costumes x3 (two are Swiss editions), and 1899 Bathing Costumes x3, all with Undivided Backs, superb unused; and 1899 Caprice Flowers with Undivided Back "La Tulipe" & "La Violette", unused; Cat £60 each. Ex Keith Harrison.
ARTIST CARDS: 1898 JWH a B Fashion Through the Ages set (?) of 7 with Undivided Backs, unused. Undercatalogued at £60 each. Ex Keith Harrison.
ARTIST CARDS: BASCH ARPAD: c.1900 "National Women" (Very Fashionable Ladies with their National Emblems) set of 10 embossed designs with gold highlights & Undivided Backs, unused. Très magnifique! Ex Keith Harrison.
ARTIST CARDS: CHARLES DANA GIBSON: Mounted display including "Gibson Girls" (some coloured), sepia studies from various series, some with coloured borders; and one-frame exhibit of the "Gibson Girl" from various series including "The Education of Mr Pipp", "Pictorial Comedy" & "Life's Comedy"; also a couple of WWI patriotics & a superb "Golf" set of 6 in the original packet (which, unusually, is very fine), many with romantic content, others with cutting commentary on social climbing & the class system, some are quite humorous, virtually all those we checked are very fine to superb used or unused.
(Qty 88 + packet)
ARTIST CARDS: Selection from various series including "The Education of Mr Pipp" x2, on pale blue card & with coloured borders, some minor duplication noted, some minor problems but many are very fine to superb used or unused; also an almost very fine Ward Lock & Co (Melbourne) envelope for "Pictorial Comedy Set A7".
(Qty 45 + envelope)
ARTIST CARDS: RAPHAEL KIRCHNER: Selection comprising 1899 ESW (Austria) Pierrot & Clown in red & white, unused; Flowers in the Hair Series set (?) of 9 with Undivided Backs, light damp spotting on the address side, all locally used at 'ISMAILIA' (Egypt) in 1900; Leroy et Cremieu (Paris) "La Mer fleurie" (risqué bathing costumes), unused; and Reinthal & Newman (New York) "Expiation" (Pierrot's Head on a Platter), unused. Ex Keith Harrison.
ARTIST CARDS: French Art Nouveau/Glamour/Erotica group comprising 'ROMA' x2, Bijoux (gold backgrounds with semi-perfin geometric shapes) x8, Wafting Smoke, Leering Mask & British "Harlequinade" (girl on Pierrot's shoulder), a few minor blemishes but generally fine to very fine unused x9 or used x4. Beautiful cards.
ARTIST CARDS: "Santoy" Numbers I III V & VI with Undivided Backs; and "Enfants de la Mer" set (?) of 10 with Undivided Backs, a few with minor spotting; unused. Two beautiful series. Ex Keith Harrison. [** The description & illustration in the catalogue are only partly correct. This lot contains the four "Santoy" cards plus HM & Co (London) "Marionettes" with Undivided Backs, different designs of a scantilly clad female puppet-master manipulating a courting couple x6, minor blemishes, unused. So there are 10 cards not 14, but the Marionettes are a "better" series than the Bathing cards. The estimate & reserve are unchanged **]
ARTIST CARDS: E LOUIS LESSIEUX: 1900 Dancing Through the Ages set of 6 with Undivided Backs, a little nudity, unused, undercatalogued at £40 each. Superb! Ex Keith Harrison.
ARTIST CARDS: M MONTEDORO: c.1904 set (?) of six stylish vamps; also Kirchner "Ménage à trois" (3 young ladies in joyful poses) x3; unused. Gorgeous cards professionally framed for our vendor's boudoir.
(Qty 9 cards)