Prestige Philately Auction 229 CatalogueWORLD PICTURE POSTCARDS
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 24 Lots in Category - WORLD PICTURE POSTCARDS
Beautiful group of Ships including advertising cards for Royal Mail Lines x5, Straits Steamship Co x4, P&O x4 (plus pocket-book 1929 Diary & Almanack), British India SN Co x4 including 'Dunera', Orient-Pacific, Henderson Line, Japanese Lines x3 & Dutch Lloyd, also silks of 'HMT Northland' & for 'RMS Tunisian', real photo of passengers on Oswestry Grange 'In the Indian Ocean/Dec 27th 1906', & a few others; then a batch of modern Ships; unused. [See also Lots 185 & 190]
(Qty 35 + moderns)
No longer available
Eclectic array with Glamour, Nudes, Cats, Royal Family, Humour, Lighthouses, Military etc, also a delightful album of Children including Bonzo x5, Talma 'New Coon in Town' set (?) of 6, etc, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
Interesting array with USA 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition x7, South Africa including Zulu group & other native studies, Fiji including 'Cannibals' & many native studies, Egypt including beautiful chromo-lithos x14, a few Lebanon etc, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
(Qty 180 approx)
Humour album of mostly double entendre cards including some really clever and funny ones, generally fine to very fine.
(Qty 260 approx)
Fauna large album of Animals, Birds & Zoos, mostly American with some postmark interest, condition variable.
(Qty 250 approx)
Large album of mostly Atlantic Islands with Azores, Madeira & Canary Islands but also some non-British West Indies plus Latin America, many better cards including Undivided Backs, some postmark/postal history interest including usages to Australia, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
(Qty 260 approx)
Superior bundle with New Zealand including Maori subjects & several real photo types, England including several superb views of Pembury, India including what is now Pakistan, a few East Asia & French Pacific, New Hebrides real photo type, etc, also Norwegian Arctic card with 13 vignettes of Nansen & members of his expedition, condition variable.
(Qty 80 approx)
Interesting batch from Australia & World with better subjects including Disasters, Post Offices, Stamp Cards, etc, also South Australia 1908 1d Fleet Postal Card unused, generally fine to very fine.
Box with about 200 topographicals from GB including many better London & Glasgow views, New Zealand, etc, noted French & English 'LL' types, Amiens Cathedral instalment cards set of 20, then an array of Ladies Subjects including Greetings, Actresses, Children, Cats, Dogs, Romance, Artist Cards, Humour, etc, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
Large shoebox of mostly post-WWII tourist PPCs from Australia including many fold-out 'wallets', Britain, Europe etc plus some earlier cards, also Royalty etc plus ephemera including newspapers for major events, SPC wall poster, etc, generally very fine.
Large tub with albums of Moderns including an album of Australian commemorations with a terrific group of Cyclone Tracy 'before & after' cards, also World cards mostly British & French with some 'LL' types noted & many better subjects, condition of the older cards is rather mixed.
(Qty many 100s)
CANADA:Advertising cards c.1926 for Hudson's Bay Co (Winnipeg), c.1938 for Laura Secord Candies (superb!), and c.1939 for Montreal Pharmacy x2 different (one used),
CHINA:Nine real photo types apparently from a British naval visit including 'Nankin from the Yangtze', Troops on Gangplank and Chinese Family in a Tiny Boat, etc, also China Navigation Co ship card for Hongkong-Tientsin Line & a few others.
GIBRALTAR:Album with all the usual views of the Rock plus many better subjects including streets, buildings, barracks, dockyards, etc, some real photos & lots of Undivided Backs, generally fine to very fine.
(Qty 200 approx)
GREAT BRITAIN:c.1902 'Months of the Year' Art Nouveau designs including astrological signs with Undivided Backs, very fine unused. Delightful set.
JAPAN:1908 Visit of the American Fleet private issues x3 & Department of Communications x2, all unused; also two different 1905 passes for British Naval Visit to Japan.
(Qty 7 items)
MIDDLE EAST:Album of Holy Land/Palestine plus some Lebanon & Syria, some animated scenes & real photo types, panorama of Beirut, many attractive artist cards, generally fine to very fine.
NEW GUINEA:Seven real photo cards by EA Hawnt (Rabaul) including two of Native Women & three of Masked Dancers - one a terrific photo of them in canoes - also ten photos of 1937 Volcanic Eruption at Rabaul and aftermath plus a few others including Burial Site decorated with Skulls, all fine; then c.1929 folded brochure 'The Golden Islands' promoting migration to New Guinea (minor edge faults). An interesting group.
NEW ZEALAND:Album with lots of better cards including Exhibitions Christchurch 1906 x6, Auckland 1914 x4 & Dunedin 1925, also 1901 Royal Visit, WWI military, Railways, Shiping, Tourism & Health Resorts chromolithos x5 etc, many real photos & Undivided Backs, etc, condition variable but many fine to very fine.
NEW ZEALAND:Bulging album of mostly topographicals strong in Auckland, Christchurch & Dunedin but with many smaller towns & localities, many real photos & Undivided Backs, better subjects include Trams, Shipping & Streetscapes, etc, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
(Qty 300 approx)