Prestige Philately Auction 232 CatalogueWORLD PICTURE POSTCARDS
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 28 Lots in Category - WORLD PICTURE POSTCARDS
Box with range of artist cards noted Muriel S Nicholta nursey-rhyme cards 'Jack & Jill', 'Little Bo Peep' & 'Little Jack Horner', some advertising including 'Bensdorp's Royal Dutch Cocoa', 'The Scarlet Pimpernel' play, 'Cascade Brewery' & 'Cantrell & Cochrane's Ginger Beer', also glamour, comic & humour including tobacco, cricket, football & golf-related, plus topographicals noted USA 'Golf Course, Kent Country Club, Grand Rapids' Mich', 'Copper Country' Milwaulkee steam locomotive in snow, others mostly Great Britain including 'Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth' vignette view used 1906 to WA with 'SOUTHERN CROSS' arrival cds, group of Trains & Trams, etc, condition variable but many 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)
ANTARCTIC: Advertising cards for 'Fry's Pure Cocoa & Chocolate' captioned With Captain Scott At The South Pole showing three explorers, sleds loaded with Fry's Cocoa & dog team, and for 'Cerebos Table Salt' with vignette views of Antarctic Ocean icebound sailing ship & sled team, Japan, Canada & North Cape, each with just a few minor blemishes.
ASIA: Old album with China x20+ mostly Shanghai scenes noted Astor House Hotel, Bund, Race Club & Prisoner in cage and a few Hong Kong, Malaya x43 including Penang Eastern & Oriental Hotel and lots of Singapore with some real photos, a few Ceylon, then Japan x120+ with many hand-coloured plus a few hand-painted, wonderful variety of native peoples, street scenes with shops, buildings including hotels, a few trains & trams, etc, condition generally very fine unused with just a few minor blemishes here & there.
(Qty 200 approx)
FIJI: Large bundle with a good number of undivided-backs & a few real photos, many from local publishers including Stinson, Brodziak, Caine, The Co-op, Mills, Griffiths, Gardiner also a few Kerrys, excellent range of native subjects including remote villages, also colonial buildings, events, etc, the majority unused, condition generally fine.
FRENCH POLYNESIA: Group of mostly French cards from Tahiti including indigenous subjects, Papeete street & rural scenes, all unused, condition variable but generally fine.
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GERMAN NEW GUINEA: Group including 'Hotel Deutscher Hof' Herbertshohe x3, 'Neupommern-Walom Missionsstation', Lakatoi canoe published by 'Kolonialhaus Berlin', Natives & Native Huts, also Fauna x6 published by 'Stengel & Co Dresden' featuring Birds of Paradise & Butterflies, all unused, condition generally fine.
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: Judges Ltd (Hastings) topographical collection featuring small towns, ancient monuments & churches, private houses, unusual landscapes etc, some with notations on the address side but generally superb & mostly unused. An outstanding lot.
(Qty 900 approx)
HAWAII: Wide-ranging bundle with many undivided-backs, a few real photos & mercifully no 'linens', local publishers including Curio Store, Weinberg and Rose & Morris, many better subjects, majority unused but a few with US adhesives, condition variable but generally fine.
NETHERLANDS INDIES: Wonderful range with many better subjects including indigenous studies, outlying islands noted Ambon, Bali & Celebes, local publishers including Kolff, Uitgave, Meysiter & Varekama, van Ingen, etc, also KPM Shipping Line cards, some undivided-backs, many real photos, majority unused, condition variable but mostly fine. An excellent basis for a fascinating collection.
NEW CALEDONIA: Excellent group of mostly French cards with many better subjects, a couple of undivided-backs & some from outlying settlements including one from Loyalty Islands, also with English captions x10, the majority unused, condition variable but generally fine.
NEW GUINEA: German 'Herbertshohe...Wohnhaus in Takubar...', a batch of British Mission cards x19 with some duplication, & three others, some problems but many are fine to very fine.
NEW GUINEA: c.1915 Reeves & Ellis (NSW) 'Australia's Occupation of New Guinea' Series all different including 'Native prisoners brought into Rabaul from the hills', minor blemishes, unused. Very scarce & greatly sought-after. [A group of only six similar but very fine cards sold at the Prestige auction of 12.10.2012 for $1495]
NEW GUINEA: c.1930s EA Hawnt (Rabaul) real photo cards mostly of gold mining operations, unused.
NEW HEBRIDES: Group of mostly French cards including indigenous subjects on Ambrym, Santo & Ouala, a couple of British Mission cards, 'Landing Stores, Eromanga', etc, the majority unused, condition mixed but mostly fine.
PACIFIC ISLANDS: Tonga comprising 1d scenic Postal Cards x6 plus 3 others, also pickings from Dutch Indies, Fiji, Hawaii, New Caledonia, Samoa, Fanning Island, Norfolk Island & Papua, used or unused, condition variable but many fine.
PAPUA: A remarkable collection of real photo cards with many indigenous subjects including villages, Lakatois, dances & native portraits including topless damsels, some Mission types, etc, a small number with plain backs, a few problems but generally fine to very fine unused.
PAPUA: useful bundle with French Mission cards x28, British Mission cards x4, Whitten Bros x2, Australian Museum featuring photos by Frank Hurley x8, etc, generally fine to very fine used under cover or unused.
PAPUA: 1930s Australian Museum (Sydney) sepia/yellow cards No 1-12 (missing only No 11, No 3 unnumbered) featuring photos by Frank Hurley, generally fine to very fine.