Prestige Philately Auction 219 CatalogueWESTERN AUSTRALIA
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Displaying 16 Lots in Category - WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Bundle from country towns including Wagin, Katanning, Geraldton, Busselton & New Norcia including a booklet of 12 cards, also Rottnest Island, bush & agricultural subjects, Aborigines x7, Wildflowers x14, etc, condition variable but many are fine to very fine used or unused.
Bundle of real photo cards including an unnamed football team, Austral Cricket Club, horse racing, logging, shipping, 1909 Albany Regatta x2, towns etc, also Military types x8 including Camps at Blackboy Hill x4 Bunbury & Guildford, etc, condition variable but many are fine to very fine used or unused.
Advertising group including for West End Tailors, Royal Hotel Perth, "Sunday Times" x3, JB George Pharmaceutical Chemist, National Hotel Fremantle, West Australian Club, Conway's Palace Hotel, Hotel Esplanade x3, Fairbridge Farm School, etc, generally fine to very fine used or unused.
Niven advertising card "The Federal Hotel/West Perth/Proprietor M Daly", unused. A marvellous card in superb condition.
Box of mostly 1940s real photo cards produced by Murray Views x110 (condition variable; about 20 are coloured), Valentines x32 & "Beau" x52 plus six foldout Pictorial Views wallets, many better views including Perth suburbs & small towns, beach scenes, timber-cutters, etc, generally fine to very fine used or unused. Ex Derek Pocock.
(Qty 194 + 6 folders)
Falk & Co "White Feather Main Reefs Mine" (Kanowna Goldfield) inscribed 'Greetings from Western Australia', unused.
Album of "Perth & Surrounds" including some Undivided Backs & Falk White Frames x31, some minor duplication, condition variable used or unused.
1903 Robinsons Bristol "Loading Wool - Cossack, Rise and Fall of the Tide 24 Feet" showing group of Aborigines camped in foreground with wool bales & coastal steamer in harbour, to Germany.
1908 Franco-British Exhibition cards produced by the WA Government Lithographer all in purple comprising "A New Settlers First Crop", "Orchard at Mt Barker", "The Golden Mile, Kalgoorlie", "...Jarrah Timber...", "Tunnel on Coal Seam..." (used in England AU14/08), "WA Karri...", "We have 8,000,000 acres of Jarrah Forests..." and "Wheat Farm, Wyola", mostly fine to very fine unused.
1908 ditto, "Tunnel on Coal Seam..." in black, "We have 8,000,000 acres of Jarrah Forests..." in black, "Wheat Farm, Wyola" in purple and "Young Horses..." in black, all postally used in England & very scarce thus.
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ALBANY: Excellent group with many better subjects including several "A Ramble Around Albany" types, "Freemasons' Hotel", "Tea Gardens", "CH Newman/Produce Merchant" etc, real photos including two of flooded streets, 1908 "American Fleet at Albany" & "Surveyors Camp/Kalgan River nr Albany" etc, some undivided backs, generally fine to very fine used or unused.
FREMANTLE: Good lot with four chromolithographs, lots of harbour & dockside activity, real photos including "Schools Demonstration/Fremantle Oval", 1919 "Arrival RMS Orsova" & "HMS Hood Breaking Away", etc, generally fine to very fine used or unused.
KALGOORLIE/BOULDER: Attractive selection with strong Gold Mining content, also better streetscapes etc, some undivided backs & real photo types, generally fine to very fine used or unused.
PERTH: Box with many attractive cards by Falk, Austral Stores, Bon Marché, Murray Views, Detmold & HR James etc, lots of real photo types & better subjects, some faults but generally fine to superb used or unused.
(Qty 200 approx)
PERTH SUBURBS: Attractive selection with many Swan River views including Ferries & Yachting, Claremont Showgrounds, Claremont Nursing Home & Swan Brewery, also Applecross, Cottesloe & Peppermint Grove, beaches etc, many undivided backs, many are very fine to superb used or unused.
(Qty 100 approx)
TRANS-AUSTRALIAN RAILWAY: Rose cards from various series with subjects comprising Trains x10, Infrastructure x7, Aborigines x5, Camels x5 & others x6 plus a set of 6 modern reproductions, also very scarce Detmold cards x5 & c.1920 real photo of a train, fine to very fine unused.