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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 Bris. 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. (P)AVAILABLE at A$250

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Badge: 1917 War Chest For Our Soldiers gold pin badge. 9ct 2.3g 21mm. (P)SOLD at A$110

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Bayonet: 1907 British Pattern bayonet made in Lithgow stamped 1917. Scabbard is marked Mangovite '43 with round frog stud. Frog is WWII era green webbing. Blade in good order with remnants of storage grease present. Grips reasonable. Surface rust on handle. Lock lug moves freely. Overall GC.AVAILABLE at A$180

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Australia: 1914-18 Wounded In Action, Harbonnieres, trio to 56th Bn. 1914-15 Star impressed officially: '3539 PTE. N. HALTON, 4/BN. AIF.', 1914-18 British War & Victory medals: '3539 CPL. N.HALTON, 4 BN. AIF.' Norman Halton, born Sydney, 1894, enl 16/8/1915, 11th Reo's to 4th, Inf. Bn. Egypt 30/11/15 inc Ferry post-transferred to 56 Bn, 16/2/16, to France June 1916, OP's Fromelles, Warlencourt, Flers & Guedecourt, Lance Corporal 27/12/16, Corporal 17/4/17, then OP's Bapaume, Beaumete, Morchies, Bullecourt, Ypres & Polygon Wood, wounded in action, shrapnel both legs, 19/8/1918 near Harbonnieres, RtA & disch medically unfit 28/4/1919, died 1945. Together with his returned from action service badge, personal papers & receipts, message from the King for war wounded, his 1941 National Emergency Services, warden (sector I, Kiama) identity card, newspaper obituary, 4 x letters from England/France 1917-18 etc. gVF. With research notes. (P)SOLD at A$800

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Australia: 1914-18 Military Cross for Trench Raid, Fleurbaix, 30th Infantry Bn group of 3. MC, GVR, engraved reverse: 'E.A.C. MACFARLANE, LIEUT, FLEURBAIX, 16TH SEPT '16'; 1914-15 Star impressed officially '2/LIEUT. E.A.C. MACFARLANE, 30/BN. AIF.' British War Medal 'CAPTAIN E.A.C. MACFARLANE, AIF.', (also entitled to Victory medal). Edward Albert Charles MacFarlane, born Melbourne 1889, enl AIF as Lieutenant, Sydney 16/6/15, to Egypt from 9/12/1915 inc Suez Canal Defences, to France 16/6/16 & OP's from 8/7/16 inc Bois Grenier, Fromelles, Fleurbaix & Armentieres, Captain 29/4/1917, Bombing Officer, 8th Bde, 29/7/1917, to Duty as Camp Commandant HQ, ANZAC Corps 21/12/1918, RtA & Reserve of Officers 1/1/1920. No further service. Awarded Military Cross on the basis of the following recommendation raised 21st September 1916 by Commander 8th Brigade; 'On the night of 16th September 1916, Lieutenant MacFarlane commanded a party from the 30th Bn, 8th Infantry Brigade, in a raid on the enemy trenches. He display commendable gallantry, coolness and judgment, personally captured two of the enemy, and succeeded, not withstanding heavy retaliatory fire, in bringing his party back with but one casualty. The success of the operation was in a very great measure due to the zeal and energy displayed by Lieutenant 'No Man's Land' with members of his party on several nights prior to the operation'. On original full length ribbons. aEF. Extremely scarce early AIF Trench Raids MC. (P)SOLD at A$4600
Album Pre-Decimal Coins: 3d 1911-64 (78), 6d 1910-63 (85), 1/- 1917-63 (73), 2/- 1913-63 (48). Plus 9 pages of ½d & 1d KGV-QEII (340 coins). Hanks & Lloyd ½d & 1d tokens (poor) plus few misc coins. Average circ to UNC. (Lot)SOLD at A$375
Russia: 1898 Ruble (71). 1905 3 Rubles (16). 1909 5 Rubles (6), 25 Rubles (35). 1910 100 Rubles (8), 1912 500 Rubles (8) mostly F-EF. Generally VF or better & mix of signature combinations. 1917 & 18 250 Rubles. South Russia 1919 1000 Rubles. 1916 10 Kopeks Stamp Money (8) plus fractional notes (8). Also 400-500 pictorial lottery tickets ca 1970s-90s. (Lot)SOLD at A$200

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1917P KGV. Matte lustre, UNC. (P)SOLD at A$550

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1917P KGV. Lustrous UNC. (P)SOLD at A$550

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1917P KGV. aU/UNC. (P)SOLD at A$500

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1917S KGV. Lustrous UNC. (P)SOLD at A$550

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1917 - Orange-purple/purple Choice UNC. One tiny obv contact mk, o/w would grade GEM. (P)AVAILABLE at A$800

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1917 - Near full lustre, a little softly struck UNC. McD cat $1950 (P)SOLD at A$600

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1917 - Lovely golden-purple tone, emu sl rounded feathers. Practically UNC. (P)SOLD at A$850

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1917 - Brilliant, well struck Choice/GEM UNC. McD cat Choice UNC $850, Gem UNC $1650. (P)AVAILABLE at A$450

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1917 - Fully lustrous UNC/Choice UNC. McD cat UNC $450, Choice Unc $850. (P)AVAILABLE at A$275

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1917 - Brilliant well struck with only the slightest rounding of Emu's feathers due to die wear. Choice UNC McD cat $3,550. (P)AVAILABLE at A$1200

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1917 - Obv practically full lustrous, rev fully lustrous UNC. McD cat $1850 (P)AVAILABLE at A$1000

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1917 - Emu's feathers sl rounded, full mint bloom UNC. McD cat $1850 (P)AVAILABLE at A$700

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1917 - Lustrous UNC. McD cat $1850. (P)AVAILABLE at A$900

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1917 - Golden-purple tone aU/gEF. (P)AVAILABLE at A$350

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Mining: The Glen-Alice Coal & Shale Mining Co, Capertee NSW 1895. Butlers Tin Mines NL, Torrington NSW 1914. The Caloola Gold Mining Co Ltd, Sydney NSW 1917. Coronet Hill Development Co NL, Mt Davis NT 1917. Coobra Gold Mining Co NL, Sydney NSW 1921, Marshall-Longton Luckow Gold Mining Co NL, Lucknow NSW 1925, Y-Water (Emmaville) Tin Co NL, Emmaville NSW 1929, Broken Hill South Silver Mining Co NL $20 certificates dated between 1906-09. Plus Chaffey Bros Ltd, Melbourne 100 £10 shares Nos 12106-12205 fully paid 31 Oct 1894. aVF-EF. (28)AVAILABLE at A$250

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Yr 1 (1912), Yr 5 (1916), Yr 6 (1917) Yoshihito 50 Sen. Y-371.1, 37.2, 2 of each. gVF-aU, 4 with lustre. (6)SOLD at A$90

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1917-18 World War II Postage Stamp Currency: Enver Pasha & Kaiser Wilhelm on Battlefield 5pa brown-red & St Sophia & Obelix 10pa green, unissued stamp designs, made into emergency currency by being affixed to salmon/greenish paper & perf again. 1st VF, 2nd UNC. Pick 116-117. Interesting items. (2)AVAILABLE at A$70

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1917-18 World War II Postage Stamp Currency: Enver Pasha & Kaiser Wilhelm on Battlefield 5pa brown-red & St Sophia & Obelix 10pa green, unissued stamp designs, made into emergency currency by being affixed to salmon/greenish paper & perf again, both in intact joined blocks of 4. All UNC. Pick 116-117. Very rare as such blocks. (8)AVAILABLE at A$350

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Share Scrip: Russia-Siberia & Urals 1917 200 Rubles (looks like a bond), gVF, retail $80. Chinese Republic Govt 1913 £20 5% Gold Loan Bond for Lung-Tsing-U-Hai Railway (retail $100+). Then 40 diff mostly USA Share Scrip 1930s-70s inc American Telephone & Telegraph Co (1960s), Alexander Bell, Century Natural Gas & Oil Corporation (1950s) featuring Gas Rig, Compagnie industrielle Africaine (1920s), Eaton & Howard Balanced Fund (1950s), Furaj Lemoine (1920s), Granite City Steel Co (1950s), Hydraulic Press Birch Co (1940s), La Compagnie de Construction La Fontaine (1912), Magma Copper Co (1940s) featuring Large Underground Mine, New England Telephone & Telegraph Co (1960s), Phelps Dodge Corporation (2 diff) featuring Underground Mining, The International Nickel Co & Tobacco Products Corporation. Mostly A4 size or larger. Some duplication, mostly VF condition.SOLD at A$275