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1900-06 Victorian Field Artillery Gunner pre WWI framed & glazed photograph . Full length shot with nice uniform & insignia detail, dates between 1900 & 1906 plus 450mm x 350mm pre 1914 group shot of a cadet Unit carrying Lee Metford Rifles, slight fading, some names to border, in thin wooden frame with broken glass, 470mm x 370mm. 1st is very nice. 2nd interesting. (2)
 SOLD at A$150
1900 Victoria Pre-Federation Boer War set of 2 stamps depicting Victoria Cross on 1d & VMR troopers on 2d (this faded) on locally addressed cover pmk Melbourne 23-7-(19)00. Stamps catalogue value used GB£350 x 3 (for on cover) = £1050=A$1900. Rare. Stamps were sold for 1/- & 2/- with the difference donated to charity. Because of the high cost, very few sold.
1907 Victorian Rifle Association Affiliated Clubs award medal rev engraved 'W Beverly Warragul Score 174 1907' silver, 38mm, brooch pin on reverse.
1908 Visit of the USA great white fleet State of Victoria 1d & 1½d stamped postcards. Special illustrated cards issued for the visit of American Fleet. Superb fresh unused. Stieg P33-4 cat US$200 in 2001. (latest listing). Retail similar. Impossible to find nicer. (2).
1914-18 Rare 'ROUTINE ORDERS' leaflet, 3rd September 1917, 19th Corps headquarters. Most of the document details honours & awards, mostly British units but there are two mentions of Australian awards of the Military Medal to-1298 A/Bdr JM Mackie Aust DAC & 0059 Sgt W Fleming Aust DAC plus other items mentioned. Produced for Brig A J Moir. Spirit reproduced original. Small tears where folded. Very few documents such as this still exist outside museums. Overall GC.
 SOLD at A$50
1914-18 War AIF Rising Sun badge embroidered 'Soldier Art'. Colour embroidered badge design of high quality on white 'duck' (light canvas) material 530mm x 440 mm. Made by 4781 Pte Daniel Joseph Fitzgerald, 15th REOs to 9th Inf Bn, AIF whilst recuperating from influenza at St Anne's Hall (Berkshire UK) 1917. Embroidered title below 'Rising Sun': 'March 1917 - D Fitzgerald - St Anne's Hall'. A labourer from Esk QLD, Fitzgerald enlisted 1/10/1915 in Brisbane. Only 5 months after his influenza hospitalisation Fitzgerald was again sent to hospital suffering from shock caused by lightning strike! He returned to Aus 3/9/1919 & disch Brisbane. With copy of archive file. Exc. Eminently suitable for framing.
 SOLD at A$140
1914-18 Souvenir Cushion Cover, or display. Egyptian bazaar made in silk & embroidery with B/W photo set in centre. Green silk (with original paper backing & protection to edges) with chain stitched 'Souvenir of Egypt, 1916' with the flags of Allied Nations around, King's crown at top. Silk photo frame set into centre with B/W photo postcard of 4297 Pte George Lake, 10th. Reinforcements to 28th Inf Bn AIF from Trafalgar, WA. Lake, a Miner, enl 9/1/1916 previous service with 86th Inf Reg, born in Newcastle NSW. Returned to Aust & disch medically unfit 13/4/1917, 530 x 520mm. Storage folds. Generally VGC. Wonderful attributable WWI souvenir with research notes.
 SOLD at A$150
1914-18 Turkish Prisoners of War glass beadwork snake 244cm long (8 feet). Scarce green back variety with dark blue zig-zag design. White belly with British Union flag flanked by 'Turkish Prisoners 1917'. Separated by crossed Signal Flags bearing letter 'C'. 'Open mouth' variety of snake with triangle design under bottom jaw. Minor loss of beads to small areas but O/A very sound & comp. VGC. Extremely scarce large variety POW made snake.
 SOLD at A$800
1915-16 Australian patriotic embroidered hanging. White open-weave cloth 670mm x 440mm. Geometrical edge designs with central design of upright kangaroo, 2x interpretations of Gallantry Crosses (1x presumably the VC) & the wording. 'ANZAC - FOR VALOR - BRAVO AUSTRALIA'. All designs in coloured cross-stitch embroidery. An intriguing patriotic piece, possibly a young lady's sampler or trial piece. Minor stains. VGC.
 SOLD at A$250
1917 Souvenir Gold Ring: Conquest of Jerusalem 9 XII 17. Stamped 9K 2.40g. Allied troops inc the Australian Light Horse captured Jerusalem on Dec 9, 1917. An extremely rare memento of this important battle of the Sinai and Palestine Campaign. VGC.
 SOLD at A$200
ca 1919-30 Official 'Trench-Art' Jardini?re made from a German 9 inch Mortar/Howitzer shell case. Head stamped: '93 Polte Dez 1916 Magdeburg Sp 289'. Large brass handles attached to sides (1 nut missing) & custom-cast bronze floral garlands applied front & back antiqued/shellac or lacquered finish overall. These Jardini?res were officially converted from war trophies brought home & were sold to the public ca 1920-30 to assist with fund raising for the Australian War Museum (at a time when the War Museum collection was still stored in Melbourne). These Jardiniere were advertised in period veterans' publications along with other souvenir items. Overall rare & impressive.
1919-20 England-Australia First Aerial Mail. booklet signed by Sgt WH Shiers, DFM & Bar, the Flight Engineer of Vickers-Vimy no. G-EAOU flown by Sir Ross & Sir Keith Smith. 'The first Aeroplane voyage from England to Australia by Sir Ross Smith, KBE, MC DFC AFC with aerial views by Capt Frank Hurley'. Personally signed in ink: 'Sgt WH Shiers 14/8/20' (on page 5).Sergeant Walter Henry Shiers, AFM & BAR, 1889-1968. Born Adelaide, enl 1st ALF 9/4/1915. To no.67 (Australian) Sqn, RFC (later 1 Sqn AFC) July 1916. Flight Engineer with Sgt J M Bennett on the historic 1919 'Air Race' flight. VGC. Scarce signature of this historic flight.
ca.1930-42 Lovely Militia period set of Battalion mess silver relating to the 32nd Infantry Bn (The Footscray Regt ) Rifle Club. 2 EPNS silver prize trophies. 1, a bowl, (20cm dia) engraved with 32nd Bn R C Dibdin Trophy won by Cpl G A Bishop 1931-32. The other a very large vase trophy (49cm high), engraved 32nd Bn R.C Championship won by Cpl G A Bishop 1931-32. Scarce mess silver. VGC (2)
1939-45 Italian National Tricolour flag, with Savoy shield to centre. Reputed souvenir from Bardia, but not annotated. Applied, paper backed Savoy shield. Cotton tape hoist with 5 x separate tape ties 1500mm x1250mm. Fade, particularly to one side. Moth to areas of wool mix bunting cloth. Probably intended as an (office) wall hanging. Generally VGC. Overall. VGC. Nice veteran bring back. Scarce
1939-45 original pencil caricature sketch of Army Officer seated at desk. Titled: 'Capt Linton at Work, Court of Enquiry - 1945' by 'Gordon '45'. Framed & glazed. 400mm x 295mm. John Fred Linton, NX106921. Born Nth Sydney 2/1/1907. Enl AIF 22/7/1942. Posting at disch 29/11/1945, 5th Aust Div ASC as Captain. Minor stains. VGC
1939-45 Pacific/Northern Aust Theatre Personal Items lot: Pr of AIF fibre ID tags 'NX46372 / S. M Clark/P/A2'. On original leather neck string & set with a good luck charm of what appears to be a wishbone bound in green hide leather bundle; Pr of trench art serviette rings cut from perspex in the shape of rabbits; emergency ration tin (without contents); rubberised fabric (tropical) personal document cover (intended for service pay-book etc) NX46372 Swales Clark was from Singleton, born 1901. Enl 2/AIF 8/7/40 in Newcastle. Noted as Sergeant, 12 Coy AASC. Disch 22/12/43. Overall VGC. Unusual good luck token on ID tags. (5)
 SOLD at A$65
1939-45 Western Australian Prisoner of War, Crete, 2/11th Inf Bn Ephemera lot. Comprising photo, letters, books & notebooks, POW Camp made patch & a 2/11th Bn colour patch etc. All attributed/named to WX561 Sgt John Charles Edwards, 2/11th Inf Bn. 1/ Hand embroidered in Rising Sun badge design wool on cotton pocket patch in brown & 'Saxon' blue with grey surround (ie colours of the Bn). 120mmx98mm. 2/ B/W photo in tin frame with AIF Rising sun badge at top of Sergeant in KD shirt & shorts wearing slouch 260mm x 205mm. 3/ Colour patch 2/11th Inf Bn. 4/ Book, 'Italian Conversion-Grammar' 1932 with stamp of 'Stalag VIIIB - Gepruft. Nr 53'. Named to Edwards. 4/ New Testament & two note books containing names & addresses & a register of parcels received whilst POW. 5/ Aust Red Cross Society Aid parcel label. 6/ Original copy of 'POW' Tues Feb 15, 1944 (incomplete), pub by Aust POW Relatives Assoc. 6/ Numerous pre-war letters. 7/ Various POW & rehab related doc's inc claim for Campaign Stars & Medals with handwritten details of Edwards' War Service. John Charles Edwards, born UK, resident Harvey, WA. Enl Northam, WA 9/11/39. To Middle East on SS 'Nevaja' 20/4/40. To Palestine 19/5/40 - 12/11/40. Egypt then Libya 31/12/40. Battle for Bardia 4-5/1/41. Tobruk 7-23/1/41. Derna 25/1/41 - 3/2/41. To Greece 10/4/41. Crete & Ops against German Para's 25-26/4/41. 2/11th Inf. Forced to surrender (535 All Ranks), Edwards amongst them, on Crete 30/5/41. To Stalag VIII B. Repatriated after POW exchange 1944. Mentioned & photographed in Bn History (Johnson, 2000). Overall VGC. A scarce & interesting ephemera lot to this much blooded WA Bn
 SOLD at A$500
1939-45 An interesting RANR officer's commissioning certificate with connection to the French Merchant ship Pierre Loti who was taken over by Free French force in 1940. Commission certificate to Allan Creswell Keating Esq. to be a Engineering Lieutenant (Temp) in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve. Dated 14/9/40. together with a rare original tally band 'Pierre Loti' (almost in mint condition) stuck to a 'Messageris Maritimes' (Merchant Shipping Company) official letter head, with a hand written message addressed to Mr Keating. 'From Pierre Loti Oct 17 1940' - From & signed by the Chief Officer, Chief engineer, Purser & the ships doctor. The 'Pierre Loti' Built 1913- Ex-Russian Emperor Nicholas I, purchased by Messageries Maritimes in 1921 & renamed Pierre Loti, Seized by the Free French in 1940, grounded on operations in the Gabon estuary 1943. VGC
ca1940-71 RAAF oriented lot. Inc post war peak cap, naval avionics instrument, blue enamel water bottle, spare lens kit for aircrew goggles 22C/167,'R.A.A.F. Log', WWII Christmas Book & 'RAAF SAGA' companion volume. Also inc extremely rare 'PERT-O-GRAPH II' critical path computer. Average - GC. (7 items)
 SOLD at A$80
1942 A Highly Important Australian WWII POW Changi Document, a two page, type written speech (on recycled order book paper) delivered by the then Lieutenant-Colonel 'Black Jack' Galleghan, the appointed commander of the Allied prisoners in Changi Gaol in Singapore. Previously, Gallenghan was the commanding officer of the 2/30th Infantry Bn, AIF, having seen action in the defence of Malaya in early 1942. Initially, the Allied Prisoners of War were directed by their Japanese captors to sign an illegal document stating that they would not undertake to try & escape from captivity. The defiant Allied POW's, bar three, refused to sign. The POW were then moved into a smaller compound & had their rations greatly reduced, & placed under direct threat of execution. As their situation seemed dire & with serious illness increasing daily at an alarming rate, Lt-Col Galleghan chose to issue this order & therefore save the lives of the 15,000 Allied prisoners under his command. Feeling that he had no choice after the breakdown of negotiations with the senior Japanese Officer, Galleghan produced this epic speech. The order to sign the document was given & Australian & British lives were saved. After the War, Galleghan was to head the Australian Military Mission to Germany in 1948-49 & was instrumental in finding for many displaced persons, a new beginning & new hope in Australia. Hon Major-General Sir Frederick Gallagher 'Black Jack' Galleghan DSO, OBE, ISO, ED. Was knighted in 1969 & passed away in 1971. VGC.
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
1946 - BCOF Japanese War souvenirs: Civil Defence helmet shell (no liner) with original green paint & Japanese characters to the inside flare, interesting & well illustrated wartime Japanese newspaper with photos of a bomber & its crew & various bombs used in the aircraft, this in itself would be interesting to any ordnance collector. Average condition
ca 1950-90 Headgear (3). ca 1950 Royal Australian Navy cloth topped Rating's cap with tally band 'HMAS ACUTE' named; slouch hat, civilian contract type with pugaree, unblocked, size 59; ; ca 1960 Scottish Balmoral/Tam-O'-Shanter cap in khaki wool, Victoria, size 6 7/8 (less the tourle); plus selection of over 50 diff mostly defence cloth patches & insignia (Army, Navy, Airforce, cadets etc). (53+)
1950s Australian Soldier's North Korean Army Souvenired Flag. Red silk with Gold threaded Star, Hammer & Sickle. Minor mothing which does not detract. Brought back by Pte K McGregor VX140924 & 3400570. With service details. Size 620mmx400mm. Fair-GC. A rare surviving example.
 SOLD at A$525
ca2003-2007 2nd Gulf war rank & insignia lot 14 prs of rank slides & 6 singles, pr of shoulder boards, 3 patches & medal of Iraqi military origin plus Iraqi M.P armband.. R.A.N. slip on rank sides in desert cam (3 prs, 2 diff) & USA escape/evasion map of Iraq dated 2002, very large approx 1500 x 1000mm VGC - Mint. Very interesting lot, would make a great display. (Total 48 items).
Aircraft Instruments WWII & Later: RAAF Artificial Horizon Indicator with unserviceable equipment tag dated 23-8-61. General Electrics Indicator Wheels & Flaps position. RAAF/Kent Kontak inner/outer fuel gauge. Smiths Desynn Indicator for Dive Break & Flaps. British Patent No3 Tank gallons fuel gauge. Nalder Bros & Thompson Ltd PRM new luminous indicator. Nice lot. (6)
 SOLD at A$80
Army Nursing Service. 2 large framed & glazed portraits of a WWI Australian Nursing Service 2nd Lieutenant . 1st, lady wearing white head scarf with a red Nurse's cape over a grey tunic, with badge to right sleeve of the AANS. Rising sun clearly displayed at cape opening. 2nd same lady, this time wearing the grey nursing tunic, Nurse's pattern hat & rising sun to collar. Sizes, frames 770mm x 480mm, picture 300mm x 250mm. Matching frames. Not opened by us to check for names. 6cm scratch to bottom of 1st does not detract o/w very nice. 2 rare & desirable portrait photos.
Army 6th Royal Australian Regimental flag / banner, khaki drill material with Roman Numeral VI to one side, & the Phantom to the other. Large embroidered Regimental badge to the centre above '6PL' T ea side of this the operations 'Hobart' & 'Bribie' from the Vietnam War. Size 860mmx440mm. Immaculate.
Army. 1900-12 period swagger stick customised to 4th Australian Infantry Regt. Silver metal top embossed with the regimental badge. The bottom has a metal end cap riveted in place. Timber has about 60% of its red/brown coloured finish. As is typical, the metal top shows use, with dings mostly to the top & back. Overall VGC.
 SOLD at A$140
Army. ca Boer War, Mounted Soldier with slouch hat, dark collars, with white gorget patches. Circa 1902. Light horse other rank, patch pockets to chest, epaulettes of non braided pattern. Hand coloured excised portrait raised on pebble gold background. Not opened to check for name. In oval frame creating a 3D effect with glass, & Art Nouveau, arts & crafts style wooden frame with flowers. Overall size approx 380x550mm. Image VGC, frame some small losses/flts. Still impressive.
 SOLD at A$200
Army/Navy, WW2 Kitbag named to 'Dalzell RG N456723'. Filled with 31 items of clothing & equipment of various ages & conditions. Fair-GC. Priced to sell.
 SOLD at A$100
Army 1939-45 AIF Recruiting poster by R H James, portrait of woman holding an A.I.F slouch hat titled 'Mister Here's Your Hat'. Minor stains & slight tear, but these do not detract. Nicely framed behind glass in acid free mounts, size Approx 565x475mm. Overall GC. Scarce with original cost ticket $450.
 SOLD at A$220
Army. Book 'The All Australia Memorial.' Named on card to front page with photograph & service/death details, for 'Oscar Waldemar Frank Detmers killed in Action 5th December 1916, (from Paddington NSW). Cover now detached but still present o/w GC. A must have book.
 SOLD at A$200
Army. WWI Censored on Active Services YMCA postcard dated May 1916 to NSW & a pictorial lettersheet to a Victorian recipient with views of Australian Auxiliary Hospital No 1, Haverfield, Middlesex with photos & letter. Sender writes going home as discharged unfit. A Record of Service with Cadet service from June 1912 until 1915 then CMF service in 74th Inf & 2/27th Bn to Herbert Henry Bruhn. WWII Record of Service Book & Demob Book with 8 other pieces of paperwork to N263453 Cpl 'A J Williamson'. Average-GC. Interesting paperwork lot. (13)
 SOLD at A$100
Army Green 'dilly bag' filled with 26 items of military clothing & equipment of various ages. Include a good pr of size 10 6P boots. Fair-GC. Some age wear. (27 items).
 SOLD at A$80
Army Kitbag of WW2 vintage with name 'Gallimore M' & N388978. Filled with mainly Australian varying period military clothing & equipment. Inc a pr of WW2 dispatch riders overtrousers. These very starchy. Mostly average-GC. Nice WW2 Kitbag (18 items).
 SOLD at A$100
Army, Navy, RAAF, Military trophies & cups (19) engraved mostly dated 1960s. There is sure to be a great story somewhere in this lot. All to diff recipients or ships etc. Would be great in man cave. Fair-average condition. (28 items)
 SOLD at A$150
Army. Trumpet. 1913 dated Australian D with arrow within trumpet made by Henry Keat & Sons London. A858 above the arrow, no mouth piece or cords. A very nice condition trumpet for its age. A scarce surviving example. Plus bugle in copper & brass. Very crisp, clean example. A few minor dings & mouth piece not a good fit. Probably dates to ca WWII plus heavily used trumpet with many dings/dents, particularly to the bell, with brass mouth piece. Good-Fair. Australian Great War period trumpet. Rare. (3)
 SOLD at A$150
Army Officer's steel trunk probably pre 1920s, painted black, unlocked & empty. Used for transit of Officer's kit, unnamed, surface scratches as expected. No key for latch. Average-GC. Hard to find.
Army Aust/GB Rare 'tissue paper' 'Souvenir of Commemoration of the Australian March around London on ANZAC DAY 25th April 1915. Has been laminated to protect it. But would not have survived without it. (wrinkles). Plus 3 framed WWI love related postcard of Soldier, in uniform, loved one in frame & sentimental poem & 3 framed Old Bill cartoon pictures in glass frame Approx 470x220mm. All are typically humorous scenes of trench life. Typical of Age. Overall GC. First is very rare survivor. (3 items).
 SOLD at A$110
Army. 1941 VICHY French Army, WWII captured large tricolour flag. With ink faded writing '8, 9, 10 June 1941 captured French 19 platoon Syria. Some tears & discolouration consistent with age. The flag was attributed as captured by WO2 W.M. Hallows NX65731. A scarce 'enemy' French flag. Size: 2600mmx1300mm. Overall GC. Rare.
 SOLD at A$500
Army. Aust/GB, WWI black & white water colour/ink cartoon's of army life in WWI. (3). Largest 310x250mm, title 'An (Hair Raid at Hurckott' dated at top 4/7/15. 2 smaller frames 310x195mm 1st is Captain H O'Connell 'What is the Meaning of this Orderly Sergeant" There's a pin in the lines. 2nd 'Capt Akeroyds New Reveille Raid' featuring 2 officer & a bugler minus pants. Framed & glazed. Good. (3).
Army Colour Patches, large display frame with printed colour patches of the Australian Military Forces in WW2. Gloss finished print on hard board & framed. Size 1210mmx845mm. Most colours have faded somewhat, but you are still able to identify the units colours. Poor.
Australia/GB? Ca C19th pr of iron cannon balls? Size approx 4 inch diameter, Weight approx 9lbs ea. Crudely cast, not entirely circular, flattened spot top & bottom. Painted black. Origin & history unknown. Sold as viewed. . (2).
 SOLD at A$110
Autographs 1979 Federal Cabinet Ministers signatures on 2 pgs inc Malcolm Fraser (Prime Minister), John Howard (Treasurer became 25th PM), Andrew Peacock (Foreign Affairs Minister) etc Together with letter from Peter Nixon (transport minister). (3 sheets, 14 autographs).
 SOLD at A$150
Australian Defence Medal impressed officially 'A23598 A P HOOPER' in case of issue with miniature & ribbon bar. Badges Medically Unfit, WWI Return From Active Service attributed 51121 Gnr Hooper, WWI Women of Australia, RAAF hat badge, Rising Sun hat & 2 collar badges x3, others. (10)
Autographs 1985 Federal Cabinet signatures on 2 pgs one Parliament House stationery. Signatures inc Bob Hawke (PM), Lionel Bowen Deputy PM, Paul Keating (Treasurer at the time, subsequently Australia's 24th PM), Bill Hayden (Foreign Affairs, Minister, subsequently Governor General) & others. (2 pgs, 17 autographs).
 SOLD at A$150
Autograph - Bob Hawke (Australia's 23rd Prime Minister) signed photo. 180x125mm.
Autographs - Gough Whitlam (Aus 21st PM) & Margaret Whitlam signed photo, 215x165mm together with an unused 'Its Time' sticker.
 SOLD at A$110
Autographs - John Howard (Australia's 25th Prime Minister) signed letter from 1979 whilst John was treasurer in the Fraser Government, letter relating to Taxation policy. Also John Howard autograph on 2003 'Australian Test Cricketer's Cap Presentation! Invitation. (2).
Autographs USA collection many on business card sized coloured card with Actors inc Debbie Reynolds (2), Roddy McDowall, Lauren Bacall, Randolph Scott, Andy Griffith, Buddy Rogers, Kate Fitzpatrick, Julie Christie. Politicians inc Dean Rusk US secretary of State in Kennedy + Johnson admin, John Cain Vic Premier & others. Also two autograph books inc Johnny Rebb, Jimmy Sloggett (Sax Player), & others. (59, 2 books).
Badges. Australia & World Extensive collection of badges & some tie clips, many diff inc Australiana (Aust Day etc), Railway related inc Indian Pacific, various town, shire council badges, Legacy & others plus odds & ends. (c300).
 SOLD at A$130
Badges, buttons, medallions etc inc Rising Sun hat badge (2) & 3x collars/brooch fitting, Victory medalet by Angus & Coote, RAAF hat badge 1 lug, WWII Return From Active Service badge, WWI Women of Australia silver & enamel badge plus odds. (24 items)
 SOLD at A$100
Badges. Collection of Club Badges inc RSA, RAG, AJC, Bowling Clubs, Sydney Trade Union Club etc (80+), also Tie Pins/Clips Bowling Clubs, Melb Cricket club School Badges etc plus collection of stick pins. Also a collection of Soviet Union era inc KGB border guards badges & similar. Then a collection of Tin Badges (90+) various Charity & Political. some vintage, others more contemporary. (approx 400).
 SOLD at A$230
Badges collection of 56 diff, mostly enamelled, to Societies/Leagues etc. Too many to list but couple of note are Prahran City badge, NSW Corps of Commissionaires. Many silver hallmarked/maker marked. Inc some very rare examples. Mostly GC, well worth inspection. A useful lot. (56)
Badges, Gilt & enamel - Collection of Vintage Bowling Club Badges few others inc SCG, RAS Members badges etc. (97).
 SOLD at A$85
Badges, Stick pins & others inc many Rugby League Club Stick pins, noted Souths Juniors, Penrith, Wentworthville, Bowls Clubs & others. (80).
 SOLD at A$180
Badges, Tie Pins, Key Rings & other stuff inc Patriotic, Aust Day, Red Cross, Ten Pin Bowling badges, car & beer related, also noted ladies fob watch & assorted junk. (230)
 SOLD at A$90
Badges. Tinnies, mostly 1940s-50s inc Patriotic, other WWII related, Red Cross, 'Rose Day' etc few stick pins type. Mostly GC. (100+)
 SOLD at A$130
Badges. Tinnies collection 1940s-60s inc Patriotic, Charity, some political etc. Mostly GC, appear all diff. (118).
 SOLD at A$130
Camera & Equipment, none modern. Inc tripods (3), cameras inc Practica (3), Canon, Konica (2), Olympus, Ricoh, flashes, lenses inc 2 expensive types, 1 by Soligor, light meters, book etc. Huge original cost new.. Fair-GC. (26 items)
 SOLD at A$240
Cartoon Artwork Wally & The Major by Carl Lyon (Australian 1970s Newspaper Comic Strip) Nine diff original artists drawings of the cartoon strip (49cm x 16cm) in black ink on artist paper, plus 7 reduced size Printers Proofs inc 'fixed price', reversal & 'too good'. Also booklet 'An Introduction to Carl Lyon' & 3 published cartoons cut from newspapers. Would look great framed.
Cartoon Artwork: Wally & The Major by Carl Lyon (Australian 1970s Newspaper Comic Strip). Ten diff original Artists Drawings of the Comic Strip (49cm x 16cm) in black ink on artists paper, plus 8 reduced size printers proofs inc 'Tricky' Personal Opinion, 'No doubt' & 'Cover Up'. Also 2 published cartoons inc 'cover up' from newspapers. Would look great framed.
Cartoon Artwork: Wally & The Major by Carl Lyon (Australian 1970s Newspaper Comic Strip), ten diff Original Artists drawings of the comic strip (49cm x 16mc) in black on artists paper, plus 8 reduced size printers proofs inc 'Bounce Back', 'True Blue', 'Efficient' & 'Slow Coach'. Would look great framed.
Cigarette Cards: Wills 1910 'Types of the Commonwealth Military Forces' (100 assorted, cat £240). 1916 War Medals, silk (32, cat £112). 1916 Crests & Colours of Aust Universities, Colleges & Schools (190 mixed, cat £143). 1929 School Crests, silk (85 mixed, cat £240). Player Cigarettes (GB) 1939 Uniforms of the Territorial Army (36, cat £30). Also odds & sods (220) inc VC Winners (30). Wills Cricketers 1926 (real photo, 21). Ogdens (real photos, 30) & American Tobacco Co 'Beauties' (18). Approx 660 cards in total inc 4 albums. Murray cat approx £900 = A$1600.
 SOLD at A$275
Communications equipment lot: 1940-60 Radio Set CPRC-26, 1954 by Rogers Majestic, Canada. Complete & in its web case with instructions, receiver/transmitter, collapsible antenna, hand piece & head set; 1940 dated Lamp, Signalling, Daylight, Short-range, Projector MK II by Stromberg Carlson (only partial cord attached); ca 1960 large bakelite telephone handset incorporating dialling disc; ca 1960s miner's headlamp & battery pack for wear on belt 'Oldham type' T megalite UK made. Overall VGC.
Fire Brigade items: Black leather axe head cover. Black leather spanner frog. 1950s brass hydrant point spanner (2). 1 marked hose couplings p/l. Axe cover, fair - good, other items G-VGC. (4).
Fob: 1912 SCRA 9ct gold fob. Crossed rifles shield & target, rev engraved 'S.C.R.A. McCaffrey Cup Won by Wollongong R.C 1912'. Stamped 9ct, 6.1g.
 SOLD at A$180
HMAS Sydney. 1914 WWI SMS Emden Canteen token 10 Pfennig, type 1. Minor surface deposits. The Emden was destroyed by HMAS Sydney off the Cocos Islands in 1914. This token was recovered from the wreck. VF/gVF. Scarce.
HMAS Australia Post WWI memento Ash tray, 125mm dia, made from Brass salvaged from WWI Battle cruiser HMAS Australia, RAN's first flagship from 1913-1920. Would benefit from a mild polish/clean. Very scarce.
 SOLD at A$180
HMAS Australia 1925 Walking Stick made from Wood salvaged from the AUSTRALIA (Mk I) prior to her scuttling in 1924. Stg silver, presentation plaque 'H.J.ARMITAGE, GLENUNGA CENTRAL, from Bill 1925' 'Timber from HMAS Australia 1913-25.' Pleasing patina/wear to the timber. Very scarce.
 SOLD at A$250
HMAS Sydney. Art Deco style ink-well & pen holder set made from the timber HMAS Sydney I (WWI era vessel) when it was de-commissioned in the 1920s. Comes with the 2 correct 2 piece ink-wells (lids are no longer present). Has the blue enamel plaque identifying the wood as being from the HMAS Sydney. Approx 385x150mm. GC.
HMAS Sydney. Tall wooden Ashtray stand made from the timber of HMAS Sydney when she was broken up in 1929 to commemorate her sinking of the German Raider SMS Emden. Stand is approx 800mm high x 200mm across at the base. Brass plaque on base 'HMAS Sydney destroyed Emden 1914' legible. Wood dark with age, no glass ashtray. An uncommon item for the Sydney/Emden collector.
 SOLD at A$250
HMAS Sydney/Menin Gate print. Glazed Wooden frame made from Wood from HMAS Sydney of Emden fame, when broken up in the late 20s. Enamel 'Wood from HMAS SYDNEY' plaque to top. Contains a print of Will Longstaff's 'The Immortal Shrine'. The Cenotaph in Whitehall London with Ghosts' of the lost battalions marching past. These prints, size 830x630mm, were sold by the Australian War Memorial in the 1920s to raise funds. Some tone to print surround. Print & frame CG. A nice WWI item. Very scarce. With original cost ticket $600.
Horse/Riding Accoutrements. Horse bits (5) with no markings. 2 pairs spurs the same & 3 single spurs. 2 pairs of Gentleman's or Officer's leather leggings. Unknown blue drinking water bottle marked Grandmere. Solid fuel lamp believed to be for mining & friction type torch. Fair-good. A lot for a little. (15)
 SOLD at A$110
Leather equipment (36 items). Some damaged, some Australian or non Military. Inc WWI items for spare parts/repairs. Some scarce. Useful fixer uppers or parts. Poor-Fair. (36)
 SOLD at A$170
Merchant Navy, flag, medium size Australian red ensign. Made from cotton with steel figure 8 attaching hooks. A very nice condition flag. Size 1400mmx700mm.
 SOLD at A$50
Maps: WWI GB Ordnance Dept Survey Maps. France sheet 62D First Edition. Inc Villers-Brettoneux & Hamel. Pub March 1918, scale 1:40,000. Sheet 66D, NW Edition April 17. Showing enemy trench, British front line trenches found cut up by artillery fire, mine craters etc. Scale 1:20,000. Belgium Valanciennes 2nd ed. War Office 1916. Inc Cambrai. Scale 1:100,000 & March 1912 showing German & Luxembourg borders. Scale 1:100,000. All multi-colour printed on linen lacked paper, overall size 850mmx610mm. The last with some flts, others some age stains, minor faults but generally GC. The first map a must have for any WWI collector. (4 maps)
 SOLD at A$100
Medals. Large framed display board of Australian Honours, Orders, Bravery Awards, Campaign & Long Service/Coronation medals. Measures 1460mmx1175mm. There are approx 96 medals/emblems. Maori War up to recent times. All are replicas. Board has been screw mounted, & used in a shop (showing prices of ea medal below), prices could be removed. One price label & ribbon device have come loose, but are still inside the frame. Complete. Nice graphics, looks impressive. VGC. New replacement price close to $3000.
Merchant Navy, WWII? large red ensign flag as used on a merchant navy vessel. Made of cotton & measuring 2600mmx1250mm. Some minor repairs holes etc. Has some age. Overall GC.
Military Police Belt Equipment lot. Ca.1980 white chromed leather (with basket weave design) 'Sam Browne' style waist belt with quick-release buckle & white chromed metal fittings; handcuff pouch, telescopic truncheon case & torch case in matching white chromed leather; plain brown leather revolver (.38 cal), quick load 'magazine' pouch complete with black plastic loaders & bracket. All by Hellweg, Australia. Exc.
 SOLD at A$50
Navy 1950 photograph collection of 'Brian Donnelly' sailor on HMAS Sydney in the Korean War. Over 200 photographs, mostly service related. Come in 3 photograph albums, 2 of which have picturesque hand painted Japanese cover but are mostly empty. Many good photos in this group. Very nice. A must for the Korean War collector. (200+photos).
 SOLD at A$210
Navy. Life buoy shaped circular frame, to suit Postcard size photograph. Forget Me Not to top & bottom, red ensign to the left, Australian flag to the right. Made of hard resin. Minor paint loss to some details, but a very attractive piece. Rope hanger finishes the look. Plaque approximately 270mm GC, age unknown but not modern.
Navy 1900-1960 photographs (11) ranging in size from 300x250mm to postcard size. Some very good shots of Navy/Reserves/Cadets etc. Come with 2 pieces of ephemera, 1 to Navy cadet named & dated 1908. The other a letter from an officer to 'Keating' in 1897 with NSW Naval Volunteers badge logo asking him to attend a dinner for his long & meritorious service. Also 20 plus prints of which 17 are card backed & 3 pieces of ephemera, 2 are State related. VG. Some rare shots. (32+).
 SOLD at A$180
New South Wales Railway Ambulance Corp Efficiency badge in 9ct gold 1945 5.8g. Silver & enamel Efficiency badge 1942. Efficiency Bar in silver 1943 & 1944. All named to GH Burrows.
 SOLD at A$200
Photographs: Army, 8 mostly pre Federation, or just post, photos ranging in size from 200x150mm to postcard size. The largest is the Royal Australian Artillery working fatigue with Sergeant looking on. Hand-writing to rear states Hawthorn 1903. Also a faded NSW Medical Staff Corps with 3 men, 2 wearing slouch hats & central figure wearing Sudan ribbon pr. 3 shots, head & shoulders of Officers, Collins Street photographer. 1 is named J? Jones 1/12/02 & a Carte de Visite of full length pre Fed photo of soldier in Glengarry with snake belt by Melbourne photographer. Most with surround damage/flts. Photos mostly sound, Fair-GC. 8 very interesting early photos.
 SOLD at A$200
Photographs: Army collection of 34 postcard photos apparently all relating to the NSW Royal Australian Field Artillery in 1912. Several of the photos have named soldiers in them. A snapshot of the unit at this time. Some camp shots, battery shots etc. G-VGC. A must have group of postcards. (34)
 SOLD at A$325
Photographs: Army Cadets, 20 pre Federation to 1940s photos ranging in size from 250x200mm to ½ postcard size. Many great Cadet photos, some are group shots & some portraits. Selected for quality of uniform shots. Some surrounds damaged as are a few of the photos. Overall Fair-GC. 20 great photos plus 5 reprints.
 SOLD at A$400
Photographs: Army Cadets, 18 photos mostly 1900-14. Ranging in size from 300mm-250mm to postcard size. The 3 largest are Scotch College Melbourne Officers & Warrant Officers from 1953, 1952 & 1970. All named, the 1952 photo with autograph of all present on reverse. A must have photograph group for the Cadet collector. Some surround faults, odd photo flts, mostly G-VGC. Wonderful lot of rare early Cadet photos selected for quality.
Photographs. Army, Cadets. 9 early postcards & carte de visites. All have diff uniforms, badges etc displayed. Some irreplaceable photos for the Cadet collector. Comes with 7 enlarged copied photos of similar subjects. Average-GC. Good cadet photos, hard to find. (21)
 SOLD at A$220
Postcards. Artists collection golden-age to modern era with Australian (12) inc Fullwood NSW (3) & NZ (3), Campbell 'The Bullock Team', Turner 'Lost in the Fog' & Hutchins (4 diff). Then wide range inc amateur art on plain cards. English Rural/Village/Seaside Views. European art inc Picasso & modern reproductions. Mostly UN, generally F-VF. (100)
Prints & Posters: GB/Australia, 11 water colour prints of uniformed soldiers inc Rorke's Drift print plus 3 large Naval display boards & 11 posters, 8 being of an early ship's layout. Most larger size. Fair-GC. Suggest pick up only. (25 items)
 SOLD at A$75
RAAF Certificates for Service in WWII (2) . One for Air Observer Corps (3 year service) & other for an Army Militia Sergeant from Willoughby (Sydney). The Air Observer Corps certificate is scarce/rare. Issued to a lady. Nice condition with very minor foxing. The AOC was formed in Dec 1941 & this recipient has (3) Year of Service seals attached. Original frame has damage to the corner mouldings. The WWII Army Service Certificate is to a Militia Sergeant. Certificate shows signs of wear/age prior to its framing. Unusual to a Militia soldier. Two interesting certificates worthy of research. The AOC one is particularly nice.
 SOLD at A$325
RAAF, large framed limited edition print from a painting of 455 squadron Bristol Beaufighters attacking shipping off Norway in 1944. By Ray Honisett 1969. Overall size 1000x580mm. Original in AWM. GC.
 SOLD at A$250
RAAF/Army Drawings photos & certificate. Original 1944 pen & ink artwork (few spots) of an Australian soldier celebrating what appears to be the end of the 3rd year of his service. Drawn by Dick Norman (Sapper R Charles Norman N450595) in August 1944. Some foxing, 2 light folds & 2 edge tears, 370x270mm. Plus 3 RAF/RAAF photos. One is a RAF airman framed & colourised, Sydney Grammar School ATC group shot, names below, 370x270mm overall plus a small group photo of pilots (most likely RAF). Plus a framed Commission Certificate to a female RAAF Officer from 1977. The artwork is impressive & would frame well. (5)
RAF Air Ministry marked night gunnery goggles. ca1939-2000, still in supple condition with instructions, RAAF 1960s OR's cap with Gilt QC cap badge, WWII RAAF map of Australian surrounds with bearing locations plus duplicated collection of approx 70 RAAF insignia. VG.-EF
Rising Sun badges: c.1990-2000. Uncut roll of over 1000 Auscam cloth Rising Sun 'biscuits'. Good for break down. Retail well worth over $1000. Ideal market day seller. New.
 SOLD at A$150
School blazer pocket badges Collection housed in large old loose leaf binder with 289 diff school blazer badges in cloth attached to pages. A great reference book for the Cadet collector or a badge collection in its own right. GC. Probably a unique collection which must include some really rare badges. (1 book, 289 badges)
Scissors/snips. Collection of 28 pairs of vintage scissors, some have considerable age. Fair-GC. Many shapes, sizes, possibly the odd rarity. (28)
Share Certificates. Mining North Broken Hill Silver Mining Co NL 1900-04. Share certificates for 50 to 100 £1 shares paid up to between 2/- & 9/6. Generally VF or better. (10 certificates).
 SOLD at A$120
Sheep shears. Collection of 11 pairs of vintage clippers, scissor type shears. Some late Victorian? All diff colours, shapes & sizes. Fair-GC. You don't often see these offered for sale. (11)
Shooting related. 3 wooden wall display cases with a total of 79 souvenir/prize spoons. About half of these are diff schools with enamel badges, the other half are rifle club spoons. Comes with a school related car bumper badge in blue, red & white enamel. GC. Interesting collection. (80 spoons)
Shooting related. 2 wall display cases each with 36 souvenir/prize spoons . All relating to rifle club awards. Couple have Military connection. Several silver with hallmarks, mostly enamelled tops, some named. One of the wooden display cases has glass door. GC. Instant collection, impossible to duplicate. (72)
Trade Cards: Shell Oil: 1960s Project Card albums (5) with misc cards (1-60) inc Flowers & Native Wildlife. Shells, Fish & Coral (61-120), Birds (121-80), Butterflies & Moths (181-240), & Australian Beetles (301-360, missing 3). Some damage to covers, cards VF or better. CTC (2022) cat £175. (297)
 SOLD at A$60
Trench art. Victory cup. Chromed 25 pdr shell with bullet handles made from 8mm Lebel rounds, one missing its projectile tip. Etched with large tree 'Lebanon 1941 from Rev T. Quinn CM to Mrs W Harney' Scarce.
 SOLD at A$100
Trophies, cups, tankards, cigarette cases etc. Collection mostly EPNs. Inc some interesting ones amongst. Majority are of a sporting or commemorative nature. Couple have minor damage. Fair-GC. All diff and worthy of research. (23 items)
 SOLD at A$110
Vintage/Antique Gestetner Diaphragm Duplicator No 70, reasonable condition for age, in its original wooden box. Scarce.
 SOLD at A$50
WWII Middle East souvenirs. Large hand embroidered rising sun with scrolls 'Australian Military Force' & 1941 'Souvenir of Egypt'. Has a red diamond shaped patch to bottom corners. Approx 450mm square, probably made as cushion cover. Also a smaller one with rising sun badge & scroll 'Australian Commonwealth Military Forces'. GC. 2 lovely souvenirs.
 SOLD at A$100
WWI Nominal roll on microfiche sheets of the First AIF service abroad. Thought to be complete. Contained in its original wooden box. Very scarce set. GC.
 SOLD at A$100
WWI Trench Art 75mm German shell cases(2). 1917 dated & inscribed 59th Btn battle honours: Corbie, Villers Bretonneux, Peronne, Bellicourt, Armistice. Scalloped top to case, 21cm high. Heavier brass shell case 275mm high with Arabic decoration. Both GC.
 SOLD at A$120
WWII Kitbag named to 'Phillips F.A' 'NX 503430' all stencilled also with stencilled rising sun. Come with 23 items of clothing & equipment. Inc pr of navy overalls to a leading Seaman in the submarine service with yellow embroidered twin dolphin badge. Fair-CG. Some items typical of age with stains. (24 items).
 SOLD at A$100
WWII Middle East souvenirs. Large hand embroidered cushion cover/table runner to the 2nd AIF in Egypt. In black velvet with large rising sun & scrolls 'Australian Imperial Force' above letter V. Also features pyramids, palms, flags & date 1941. Approx 1m long & 400mm wide. Some losses to stitching but this does not detract. Good. A very nice example of its kind.
 SOLD at A$140
WWII New Guinea over 200 photographs taken by an Artillery AIF soldier. Also an envelope filled with related negatives. Photos are of Torokina & Bougainville, many soldier photographed. Approx 20 are 125mm square, 20 are 85x65, 160 are 60x60mm. Also 1941 AMF Fitting of Boots & Care of Feet booklet. Overall CG. May be researchable. (200+)
 SOLD at A$180
WWII Female Relative Badge with bar & 2 stars. A second bar attached below with additional 2 stars. Badge A48100 by G & E Rodd 1940 with vendor's research with 4 family member's name & details of their service. Additional badges with one Star, one Angus & Coote 1942 & other Amor, Sydney WWII 1939-45 War medal officially impressed VX51723 C.A. NEWTON. Miniatures WWII Defence medal, a GSM Malaya clasp & 1991 ASM. Plus period Korea 2 place ribbon bar.
 SOLD at A$200
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