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COLLECTIBLES: POSTCARDS
Lot
Description
ReserveEstimateYour Bid
851
Africa from the Cape to the Canal early postcards with a wide range of subjects & locations inc street scenes (St George Capetown, Beaufort St Grahamstown, Pritchard St Jo'berg, Church St Pretoria, Colmar St, Suez), native villages & customs (sacrifices, Zulu natives, inside a kraal, buffalo hunt, sports at the kraal), Italian soldiers in native village, the Anglo-Boer War, the first Suez Canal (63), comp set Livingstone Memorials (8). Also Capetown lettercard, detachables Durban (18), Tangier (10) & scarce c.1908 Suez Canal (10), modern postcards RSA (8) & SWA (22). Mostly F-VF condition, modern as new. Difficult assembly. (140)
  A$200
(US$146)
(€124)
(£110)
  A$300
(US$219)
(€186)
(£165)
A$
852
Australia: Golden-age Comic Cards (33) with Vasco Laveiro 'Boarding House' Series (3, retail $100+), Taylor Wayback, then Fred Booly (4), Handy (4), J F (6), Nolte (3), Redy Nolan (4) & assorted others (8), plus 1950s 'Green' cards (3). Mixed condition G-F/VF. Estimated retail $500 allowing for quality. (36)
  A$300
(US$219)
(€186)
(£165)
  A$400
(US$292)
(€248)
(£220)
A$
853
Australia - NSW: Sydney Street Scenes collection (34) inc a good selection of animated views inc Argyle Cut, Bridge St, Castlereagh, George, King, Martin Place (Prince of Wales Visit), Moore, Pitt & York St. Also 12 others inc Central Railway Station, Pyrmont Bridge, Archibald Memorial, Lavender Bay (with KGV 1d), Aboriginal Encampment in the Bush, Cnr of Moore & Castlereagh Sts (with 1d Kangaroo. 1890s/early 1900s photograph of a Bush Hut & Artist card, L H Davey, 'A Bush Hut'. (46)
  A$180
(US$131)
(€112)
(£99)
  A$275
(US$201)
(€171)
(£151)
A$
854
Australia: South Australia selection (28) inc Adelaide Street Scenes (13) inc Flinders, North Terrace, Rundle & King William. Other scenes (15) inc The Causeway Train - Victor Harbour, Adelaide Railway Station, Taking off the English Mail - Largs Bay. English cards (24) all with SA pmks inc Cockburn, Oakbank, Hamley Bridge & Yarcowie squared circles. Other Aust cards (16) inc Killarney (QLD), Townsville (QLD), Cattle in the Murray Country plus 2 envelope with Balaklava or Barungs North squared circle cancels. (68)
  A$150
(US$110)
(€93)
(£83)
  A$200
(US$146)
(€124)
(£110)
A$
855
Australia - South Australia: 'Railway Motor Quorn' Superb real photo close up of engine, 2nd class & 1st class sections as a single carriage.
  A$50
(US$37)
(€31)
(£28)
  A$100
(US$73)
(€62)
(£55)
A$
856
Australia - Victoria: Melbourne Street Scenes, Edwardian era all diff collection with Bourke St (7), Collins (30), Elizabeth (7), Swanson (9), Flinders (2), Queen (2), & Spring St. (total 58)
  A$180
(US$131)
(€112)
(£99)
  A$275
(US$201)
(€171)
(£151)
A$
857
Comical collection 1960s-80s all with 'Nullarbor Station SA' imprint, wide variety inc Sport with Fishing, Golf, Cricket & Football, Pictorial Puns, Love, Marriage & In-laws, Nudist Camps, Theatre, Royalty, Cannibal Cooking Pots & others. Minor duplication, all UN, VF to near Mint. Great collection. (360)
  A$300
(US$219)
(€186)
(£165)
  A$450
(US$329)
(€279)
(£248)
A$
858
Comical: Another 1920s-70s collection (inc some reprints) again wide variety inc Appreciating the Female Form, Holidays inc Beachside Relaxation, Scottish Men & their Foibles, Puns & Picturesque Word Plays, Love, Sex & Marriage, Alcohol & Drinking, many other facets of visual humour. Mostly VF or better. (300)
  A$250
(US$183)
(€155)
(£138)
  A$350
(US$256)
(€217)
(£193)
A$
859
Comical: Neat mostly all diff 1920s-70s collection wide range illustrating Human Absurdities & Frailties inc Love, Lust, Marriage & Children, Nudist Camp Views, Beachside Holiday Antics, Word Plays & Picture Puns. An interesting collection inc group of 15 assorted green Katoomba cards, earlier cards, mixed UN/U, later near new. (300)
  A$250
(US$183)
(€155)
(£138)
  A$350
(US$256)
(€217)
(£193)
A$
860
Comical: Post-WWII to late 1960s collection mostly 1945-55? era inc Antics on Motorbike & Motor Cars, Alcohol & Drinking, Love & Marriage, Hospitals, Dentists, Doctors & Nurses. Also Television, Railway Travel, Law & Order plus other comic situations with many not often seen cards. Beaut little collection, mostly VF/excellent. (312)
  A$250
(US$183)
(€155)
(£138)
  A$350
(US$256)
(€217)
(£193)
A$
861
Comic/Thematic collection (200). Early 1900s-modern era with great variety throughout inc Tramps, Law & Disorder, Clothes, Courtship, Marriage, Sport, Transport, Holidays, Fishing & others. Mixed UN/U. Mostly VF to as new. (200)
  A$220
(US$161)
(€136)
(£121)
  A$300
(US$219)
(€186)
(£165)
A$
862
New Guinea: 1920s-30s Stereo Cards (10) inc Savage Man-Eaters, Cannibals coming in with their prey, A Swift Canoe, Natives in their dug-out canoe & 6 others. Mixed James M Davis (4) & Keystone View Co (6) Publishers. Solomon Islands (1920s-30s Rose Stereographs) with 23 diff (plus 3 damaged inc War Canoes (2 diff), Some of the Cannibals of Malaita, Village of Mahn Ehre, Portion of Shepi Village, Natives at the Homestead Simbo, Native Village near Rubiana, plus others. Mostly VF Condition now not often seen. (36)
  A$300
(US$219)
(€186)
(£165)
  A$400
(US$292)
(€248)
(£220)
A$
863
New Guinea/Papua: Pre-WWII collection (21) inc Hanuba (Native Village), Port Moresby (2), Port-Leon, Mekeo (preparation for the dance), Ononghe (the end of the dance), Yule Island, Sacred Heart Fathers - Papua, Indigenous Nuns, Waima Station & others. All fresh UN. (21)
  A$150
(US$110)
(€93)
(£83)
  A$250
(US$183)
(€155)
(£138)
A$
864
New Guinea/Papua (8) inc Native Huts (real photo), Port Leon & Hunuabada. Then Pacific Islands pre-WWII group with Carolines (3), Cook Is, Fiji (5) inc Levuka (real photo), A South Sea Arcadia (Kerry Sydney), & Missions des Peres Maristas. Solomon Is (2) inc Guadalcanal. Mixed UN/U, mostly VF. (19)
  A$80
(US$58)
(€50)
(£44)
  A$120
(US$88)
(€74)
(£66)
A$
866
Ships Part 1 - Australia: Early Federation era Ships, Harbours, Ports & similar with QLD (12), mostly Brisbane Wharves. SA (8) mostly Port Adelaide, TAS (17) inc Tamar River. Hobart Wharves inc Shipping Apples, & Beauty Point, VIC (24) inc Wreck of RMS Australia Point Nepean (2), Port Melbourne Railway Pier, River Yarra scenes, Geelong & Williamstown. WA (9) mostly Fremantle. (70)
  A$250
(US$183)
(€155)
(£138)
  A$350
(US$256)
(€217)
(£193)
A$
867
Ships Part 2 - Australia. New South Wales collection to 1950s mostly pre-WWI with Newcastle & environs (24) inc Barque Durisdeer wrecked Stockton Beach & Barque Itatu in flames Newcastle Harbour 1906 (2 diff), plus Harbour/Port views inc The Dyke & Loading Coal scenes. Sydney/Greater Sydney harbour (76) inc 1930 unfinished Harbour Bridge views (3). Circular Quay inc ferries & High Seas Ships, suburbs inc Woolwich Dock, Drummoyne, Woolloomooloo Bay, Rose Bay, La Perouse, Millers Point & others, plus scattered individual Ships inc SS Whangap collided with Kooyong 1924, HMS Miowera, P&O SS Medina, SS Bremen & others. Also Wreck of the Malabar at Long Bay 1931 (2) & French Barque Vincennes ashore at Manly. Mixed UN/U, mostly F-VF. (100)
  A$350
(US$256)
(€217)
(£193)
  A$500
(US$365)
(€310)
(£275)
A$
868
Ships Part 3 - Australia Edwardian era 1930s Steam Ships with Adelaide Steamship Co (7) inc Manunda, Moonta & Yongala. Burns-Philip Mail Line (4) inc Malabar, Marella & Neptuna. AUSN Co (12) inc Amra, Arawatta, Bingera, Kyarra, Suva & Wyreema. Melbourne Steamship Co (4) inc Dimboola, Duntroon & Sydney. Plus wide variety of other Ships & Vessels inc Westralia, Zealandia, Hobart, Namoi, Konini (wrecked 1924 on maiden voyage), Delungra & others. Mixed UN/Used, some with messages relating to the voyage on reverse. Some flts. Generally G/F-VF. (80)
  A$300
(US$219)
(€186)
(£165)
  A$400
(US$292)
(€248)
(£220)
A$
869
Ships Part 4 - Australia. Merchant Vessels, Passenger Lines, Steam Ships. Early 1900s-80s B&W real photo (62), plus 3 Warships (HMAS Australia, Perth & Brisbane) with a variety of mostly Town/City names inc Bombala, Balranald, Dimboola, Geelong, Koonga, Kanimbla, Moonla & Taroona. Mostly F-VF UN, more recent cards near new. Also 3 vintage ship photos. (65)
  A$100
(US$73)
(€62)
(£55)
  A$130
(US$95)
(€81)
(£72)
A$
870
Ships Part 5 - New Zealand: Early 1900s-60s mostly black & white real photo cards with wide variety of Ships plus Ports & Harbours inc Suva Fiji (2), Bluff, Port Chalmers, Lyttleton, Napier, Auckland & Wellington. (85)
  A$180
(US$131)
(€112)
(£99)
  A$250
(US$183)
(€155)
(£138)
A$
871
Ships Part 6 - New Zealand. Mostly Edwardian era all diff colour/B&W inc 'The Discovery in her Winter Quarters' (Antarctica 1909), SS Wakare Ashore Dusky Ground 1910, Wreck of the SS Kaipara in Rangito Channel. The NZ Shipping Co Steamers (12) inc Remura, Rimutaka, Rotorua & Ruahine, USS Coy (4) with Arahua, Moeraki, Waikare & Warrimoo. Plus a variety of other named ships, plus assorted Harbour views. Mixed UN/U, mostly F-VF. (40)
  A$150
(US$110)
(€93)
(£83)
  A$200
(US$146)
(€124)
(£110)
A$
872
Ships Part 7 - Early 1900s-40s, mostly Golden Age. Coloured PPC featuring Passenger Ships. All diff English, European & American with a variety of types inc artists impressions & scattered Dockside/Port scenes. Some minor flts inc rev foxing, mostly F-VFU, not checked for 'PAQUEBOT' or other maritime pmks. (200)
  A$400
(US$292)
(€248)
(£220)
  A$500
(US$365)
(€310)
(£275)
A$
873
Ships Part 9 - Edwardian era to early 1940s. B&W mixed printed/real photo, all diff, nearly all Passenger Liners with a wide variety of ships plus scattered Sea Port/Harbourside views. Written on rev or Postally U, some with messages referring to the ships travelled on or places visited. Some mixed condition inc minor foxing, mostly F-VFU. (200)
  A$400
(US$292)
(€248)
(£220)
  A$500
(US$365)
(€310)
(£275)
A$
874
Ships Part 11 - Golden Age to 1940s coloured PPC featuring Passenger Ships. All diff, variety of types inc artists impressions & scattered Dockside/Port scenes. Some minor flts inc rev foxing, visually impressive. Mostly F-VF UN. (200)
  A$500
(US$365)
(€310)
(£275)
  A$600
(US$438)
(€372)
(£330)
A$
875
Ships Part 12 - Golden Age to 1940s coloured PPC featuring Passenger Ships. All diff, variety of types inc artists impressions & scattered Dockside/Port scenes. Some minor flts inc rev foxing, visually impressive. Mostly F-VF UN. (200)
  A$500
(US$365)
(€310)
(£275)
  A$600
(US$438)
(€372)
(£330)
A$
876
Ships Part 16 - Ferries: 1970s-90s coloured card collection with 300 diff from Sydney to Sweden with wide range in between. A rarely seen Shipping sub-group. Mostly Fresh UN. (300)
  A$120
(US$88)
(€74)
(£66)
  A$150
(US$110)
(€93)
(£83)
A$
877
Ships Part 17 - Merchant Shipping: 1950s-80s B&W postcard-size photos, all diff with all ships identified on the front inc scattered Passenger Liners. All excellent/near new. (400)
  A$120
(US$88)
(€74)
(£66)
  A$200
(US$146)
(€124)
(£110)
A$
878
Ships Part 18 - Merchant Shipping: 1950s-80s B&W postcard-size photos, all diff with all ships identified on the front inc scattered Passenger Liners. All excellent/near new. (400)
  A$120
(US$88)
(€74)
(£66)
  A$200
(US$146)
(€124)
(£110)
A$
879
Ships Part 19 - Merchant Shipping: 1950s-80s B&W postcard-size photos, all diff with all ships identified on the front inc scattered Passenger Liners. All excellent/near new. (400)
  A$120
(US$88)
(€74)
(£66)
  A$200
(US$146)
(€124)
(£110)
A$
880
Ships Part 20 - Merchant Shipping: 1950s-80s B&W postcard-size photos, all diff with all ships identified on the front inc scattered Passenger Liners. All excellent/near new. (400)
  A$120
(US$88)
(€74)
(£66)
  A$200
(US$146)
(€124)
(£110)
A$
881
Ships Part 27 - Merchant Shipping: 1950s-90s B&W postcard-size photos, all diff with all ships identified on the back inc scattered Passenger Liners. All excellent/near new. (400)
  A$120
(US$88)
(€74)
(£66)
  A$200
(US$146)
(€124)
(£110)
A$
882
Ships Part 28 - Merchant Shipping: 1950s-90s B&W postcard-size photos, all diff with all ships identified on the back inc scattered Passenger Liners. All excellent/near new. (400)
  A$120
(US$88)
(€74)
(£66)
  A$200
(US$146)
(€124)
(£110)
A$
883
Ships Part 33 - Passenger Liners/Cruise Ships interior views (100 diff) mostly 1940s-60s. Real photo PPC with some earlier back to pre-WWI era with an amazing wide range of domestic settings & styles. Nearly all fresh UN. Also Blue Star Lines set of 36 diff Limited edition coloured cards. Modern reproductions of Golden Age advertising poster cards (100) plus misc odds inc 30 over-size modern PPC. (280)
  A$120
(US$88)
(€74)
(£66)
  A$180
(US$131)
(€112)
(£99)
A$
884
Ships Part 34 - Passenger Liners/Merchant Vessels. Early 1900s-60s B&W, all diff, mostly individual Ships, wide variety, plus scattered Dockland scenes or other Maritime views. Mixed real photo/printed. Odd minor flt as often found in such a varied group, mostly F-VF UN, retail $5-$10 ea. (400)
  A$400
(US$292)
(€248)
(£220)
  A$600
(US$438)
(€372)
(£330)
A$
885
Ships Part 35 - Passenger Liners/Merchant Vessels. Early 1900s-60s B&W, all diff, mostly individual Ships, wide variety, plus scattered Dockland scenes or other Maritime views. Mixed real photo/printed. Odd minor flt as so often found in such a varied group, mostly F-VF UN, retail $5-$10 ea. (400)
  A$400
(US$292)
(€248)
(£220)
  A$600
(US$438)
(€372)
(£330)
A$
886
Ships Part 36 - Passenger Liners/Merchant Vessels. Early 1900s-60s B&W, all diff, mostly individual Ships, wide variety, plus scattered Dockland scenes or other Maritime views. Mixed real photo/printed. Odd minor flt as so often found in such a varied group, mostly F-VF UN, retail $5-$10 ea. (400)
  A$400
(US$292)
(€248)
(£220)
  A$600
(US$438)
(€372)
(£330)
A$
887
Ships Part 44 - Warships: British Navy collection (27) to end WWII inc HMS Queen Elizabeth (4), Vindictive, Hannibal, Monarch, Titania, KEVII, Irresistible & Royal Sovereign, these all pre-1950s prints, plus later Royal Navy publicity PPC (10) & other RN Ship cards (18). Then Hospital Ships (14), Transport Ships (18). RAN recent publicity PPC (48) inc HMAS Melbourne, Sydney & Perth (commissioned 2006) -total 135 to here. Then USA Naval & Military Ship collection (130) 1920s-modern era with wide variety inc Battleships, Coast Guard Vessels, Destroyers & others. Intriguing group, modern cards near new, then generally F-VF. (265)
  A$180
(US$131)
(€112)
(£99)
  A$250
(US$183)
(€155)
(£138)
A$
888
Ships Part 45 - 1950s-70s coloured cards with a wide variety of Ocean going Vessels, mostly Passenger/Tourist Liners. Generally F-VF Postally U, plus percentage UN inc odd reproduction & scattered originals. Difficult assembly. (400)
  A$120
(US$88)
(€74)
(£66)
  A$160
(US$117)
(€99)
(£88)
A$
889
Ships Part 47 - Modern 1960s onwards, all diff coloured with wide variety. Mainly Passenger Liners/Cruise Ships with other types sighted. Generally excellent/near new. (500)
  A$220
(US$161)
(€136)
(£121)
  A$300
(US$219)
(€186)
(£165)
A$
890
Ships Part 48 - Modern 1960s onwards, all diff coloured with wide variety. Mainly Passenger Liners/Cruise Ships with other types sighted. Generally excellent/near new. (500)
  A$220
(US$161)
(€136)
(£121)
  A$300
(US$219)
(€186)
(£165)
A$
891
Shipping: SS Titanic. Sunk April 14th 1912. Postally Used from London to Sydney with May 1912 pmk. Cnr thins & pin hole. Still displays well. Rare original contemporary card. (P)
  A$100
(US$73)
(€62)
(£55)
  A$200
(US$146)
(€124)
(£110)
A$
892
USA: 1900s-40s collection (180) inc Edwardian era comic (5), City Views inc New York, San Francisco, Harbour Scenes inc Washington, Alcatraz Island & Honolulu, Historical Sites, Hotel Advertising, Desert Views & others inc Collapse of Falls Bridge 1938 (3 diff). Then 1940s-modern era continuation (170) inc more Hotel Advertising, Desert & Mountain Views, Historical Sights & Building, Tourist Attractions & others. Mixed UN/Postally U (essential to identify production dates), F-VF. (350)
  A$100
(US$73)
(€62)
(£55)
  A$150
(US$110)
(€93)
(£83)
A$
893
World Collection 1960s-90s (scattered earlier) in 9 shoeboxes with NSW (200), Northern Terr (120), Qld (400), S.Aust (180), WA (250), Tas (60) & Vic (200) & PO cards (200) inc set of 4 diff colour wallets. NZ (200) & World 1950s onwards (3700) inc Africa, France, GB, Ireland, Germany, USA, Asia, Norway, Switzerland & more. With wide variety inc folders, (5400)
  A$300
(US$219)
(€186)
(£165)
  A$400
(US$292)
(€248)
(£220)
A$
894
World general collection mostly Edwardian era with Australia (17) inc Sydney Ferries (3) & Victoria 1908 USA Fleet Visit with printed 1d stamp (retail $100). Pacific Islands inc Nauru (2) & NZ pictorial Zieher stamp card. Advertising inc Hotels & Alcohol. Comic from Golden Age to modern era. Then mostly General views, City Sights, Beachside scenes from GB, France, Germany, North Africa, USA, Canada plus Artists Cards, Greetings, Studio Portraits & others. Mixed UN/U, mostly F-VF. (550)
  A$300
(US$219)
(€186)
(£165)
  A$400
(US$292)
(€248)
(£220)
A$
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