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COLLECTIBLES: POSTCARDS
Lot
Description
Status
645
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
646
Australia - Victoria: Small collection with Suburban Scenes inc Church St Richmond (looking north from Swan St), Chapel St Prahran, River Plenty Bridge Greensborough (real photo), Malvern Gardens, Bridge Across River Yarra at Heidelberg & Street Scene St Kilda, Bayside Views inc Black Rock, Half Moon Bay, Mornington, Sandringham, St Kilda Pier & Sorrento. City Sites inc Bourke St, Collins St, Flinders St, Melbourne University Lake, Queens Bridge & Railway Offices Spencer St. Country Cards inc Harvest Time Phillip Island, Mechanics Institute Murchison, Ballarat Street Scenes (4 diff) & Sunset lake types. Mixed UN/U, mostly VF condition. (80)
 SOLD at A$200
647
France: Airships, Dirigibles & Balloons Edwardian era collection with coloured (5) inc advertising for Chocolat Lombart & pre-WWI Military balloons (2). Then wide range of B&W cards inc dirigibles Clement- Bayard, Lebaudy, La Republic, Liberte, Patrie, Ville de Nancy & Ville de Paris inc some stunning aerial views. UN/U, F-VF. (62) (P)
 SOLD at A$375
648
France: Aviation 1908-15 collection pre-WWI aircraft inc multi-coloured Rougier-Cagnant Le Grand Prix de Berlin artist card, then variety of both mono & biplanes inc in-set photos of pilots, sighted Bleriot & Delagrange. Then air shows, plus general views of aircraft in flight or on the ground. UN/U, mostly F-VF. (31) (P)
 SOLD at A$275
649
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
650
New Guinea Pre WWI French Missionary cards inc Yule Is Mission (2), Catholic Mission Station Mafulu Papua 1911, Ononghe Village, Port Moresby, Mountain Natives, Indigenous Nuns (2 diff) & others, plus real photo of native village Salamoa. Mostly VF UN. (18)
 AVAILABLE at A$160
651
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
652
Papua: ca1925 Australian Museum set of 12 'Ethnological Studies' from photos taken by Frank Hurley featuring Indigenous people in Native Dress pursuing Tribal Customs. Fresh UN, plus original museum Pic envelope. A rare set!
 AVAILABLE at A$250
653
Ships: Edwardian to modern era collection with wide variety of river, speed, sailing, steam, ocean lines, war/battle ships & canoes. Mixed UN/U, Fine to as new. (110)
 SOLD at A$150
654
Unorthodox selection with Australian 1940s-60s 'Drop-downs' (11), Victoria 'Garden-State' Rev (4, semi-official) for Central Railway Station, Carting Wheat, Farmers Home & Packing peaches. Then Edwardian era 'Henley on Yarra' & 8 others inc 1940s-50s real photos. France pre WWI Aviation (6) inc Advertising Revenues (2) & Wilbur Wright's Aeroplane WWI group of 5 inc Daily Mail coloured (2) & Silk cards (2), plus Fiji (2), Singapore Govt House & Chromolitho 'Glamour' (2). Mixed UN/U, F-VF condition. Neat little collection, see website for highlights. (40)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
655
World aviation collection (45) inc WWI low flying Fokker biplane, 1930s French fighters & commercial aircraft inc 2 interior views, Edwardian era greeting cards (3) with biplane vignettes, plus modern cards with 1960s-70s fighter planes inc Chinese MIG, Lufthansa Airliners (2) & reproduction QANTAS 1930s-40s advertising posters. Neat group, Fine-as new. (45)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
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