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    MISCELLANEOUS AND GENERAL, PICTURE POSTCARDS

    Lot 14
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    Artist Cards: Ocean, Beach and River Scenes, range in album with scenes by Deane Taylor (6), H. Edgar (3), K.L. Farran (4), Herbert Beecroft (15), A. Hugh Fisher (3) plus other unsigned views. About half are used with stamps or under cover, a few with minor defects but most are good to fine (total, 50 cards)

        

    Lot 15
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    Lot 17
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $150

    Artist Cards: An all-different collection of cards featuring art by J. Hutchings, comprising watercolours from the 'Australian Series' of outback subjects with 32 different scenes plus duplicates differing by variation in printing or the addition of Greetings inscriptions. A few are used and most show slight corner wear but are otherwise fine to very fine (49)

       

    Lot 18
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    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $340

    Artist cards: An all-different collection of cards featuring paintings by James Alfred Turner (1850-1908) showing rural and outback scenes, with 40 of the 46 recorded views, and with a number of duplicates showing variations to the printing, layout, or with additional embellishments, and two have advertisements added. A proportion are used, and there are a number with small faults or blemishes, but the general condition is good to fine. An exceptional opportunity to acquire a major holding of these popular cards (total 78 cards)

        

    Lot 19
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    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $230

    Children: Extensive collection in two albums, early 1900s to 1920s, including British, French, German and Australian cards. Many publishers including real photo types, and a wide variety of poses with studio portraits, groups at play, artist cards, and fantasy poses, many with birthday or Christmas greetings. A proportion are used, and there are a number of cards with defects or blemishes, however the majority are good to fine (approx 400)

       

    Lot 20
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    Children: A further collection in album, early 1900s to 1920s, similar content to previous lot and including a number of Australian cards, with studio portraits, group photos, artist cards, fantasy poses, from many different publishers and many with birthday or Christmas greetings. A proportion are used and a number have typical defects and blemishes, but a large number are in good to fine condition (approx 340)

       

    Lot 21
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    Estimate: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    Children: Small group of early 1900s cards with humorous drawings of children by Mabel Lucie Atwell (1897-1964), a few are unused, some with small blemishes, but most are fine (18)

      

    Lot 22
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    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $340

    "Gibson Girls": Two albums with a comprehensive collection of cards featuring the work of Charles Dana Gibson (1867-1944) including a one-frame exhibit showing an overview of the cards that were published (with 30 cards), a further collection mounted on pages (46 cards), plus a wide range of other cards illustrating the various styles and series that were produced, and including a number of reprints. Two sets of six cards in their original envelopes as sold are included. A few cards are used, and a small number have small defects or blemishes, but the general condition is fine to very fine. An exceptional lot (approx 200)

         

    Lot 23
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    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $38

    Handpainted Cards: small group featuring floral designs, many quite attractive, three are used, some with tone spots but most are good to fine (9)

      

    Lot 24
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    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $38

    Handpainted Cards: Small group featuring portraits, some in pencil or pen and ink, and of variable artistic merit, several are attractive. A few are used, and most with small blemishes (mostly spotting), also a blank card as used for handpainting (16)

      

    Lot 25
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    Estimate: $90 Realised Price : $90

    Handpainted Cards: A range featuring miscellaneous subjects, mostly country scenes, also boats and fauna, with a few Australian in character, some are in pencil and pen and ink, very variable in artistic merit. A number are used and some with faults (mostly spotting) (32)

       

    Lot 26
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    Estimate: $160 Realised Price : $120

    Humour: Collection in binder, mostly British from early 1900s to 1920s, subjects include the post, insurance, money and finance, nursery rhymes, Scottish themes, sports, and beaches, with other miscellaneous cards included. A proportion of the cards have been used, and a number have small faults and blemishes, but the general condition is good to fine (approx 310)

       

    Lot 27
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $95

    Humour: Collection in binder, probably all British and from early 1900s to 1920s, subjects include travel, robberies, coal, smoking, butchers/meat, and shopping on the cheap, together with other miscellaneous topics, and including several series or part series. A proportion are used, and a number of cards have small defects, but most are good to fine (200)

       

    Lot 28
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    Humour - Boy Scouts: Series of six cards by Ernest Ibbetson published by C.W. Faulkner & Co in 1910 (two used, one somewhat stained, others minor blemishes), also a further group of humorous cards depicting Boy Scouts, by various artists 1910s to 1970s, mostly fine (total, 22 cards)

       

    Lot 29
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    Estimate: $180 Realised Price : $135

    Humour - Brian Fitzpatrick and D. Tempest: Collection in album of 1950s to 1970s humorous cards, wide variety of subjects with many of the newer cards somewhat risque. A small number are used, and a few have mostly minor defects, but the majority are fine to very fine. Retail is about 3 each (approx 240)

       

    Lot 30
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $75

    Humour - World War II: Collection in album of American World War II humorous cards, a number of different series are represented, with several by identified artists, a few are used and the general condition is very good to fine (78)

       

    Lot 31
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    Humour - Arnold Taylor: Extensive collection of humorous cards by Arnold Taylor, published 1930s to 1970s, range of subjects but mostly of a racy nature, there are a few duplicates. A few are used and some have small defects, however condition is generally fine. Retail about $3-$4 each (approx 250)

       

    Lot 32
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    World War I - Silk postcards from France with American themes, including two '1917' designs and an attractive one featuring warships 'From your Sailor Boy', few tone spots on some, but generally good condition (7)

      

    Lot 33
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    Estimate: $90 Realised Price : $70

    World War I - Silk postcards with an Australian theme, two generic flag designs addressed to Australia, a Kangaroo design and two 'Rising Sun' designs, some tone spots (5)

      

    Lot 34
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $260

    World War I: A fine accumulation of silk postcards, most with floral motifs, and with a wide range of inscriptions, many Christmas, New Year or Birthday Greetings, few with patriotic messages. Some a little discoloured or with spotting, but many are fine to very fine (55)

       

    Lot 35
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    Religion: Collection in album, early 1900s to 1930s, covering a wide range of Christian topics, including depictions of the New Testament story, hymns accompanied by appropriate illustrations, and religious themes such as Faith, Hope and Charity. Many different publishers including a number of artist cards, there are many Bamforth cards. Some are used, and there are a few with small defects but the general condition is very good to fine (approx 200)

       

    Lot 36
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    Romance: A collection in two albums, early 1900s to 1920s, the first with scenes of loving couples, mostly Continental in origin, and the second with romantic song verses illustrated with appropriate scenes, mostly English in origin, and including a few with World War I connotations. Mostly unused, a few with small defects, but condition generally fine (approx 180)

      

    Lot 37
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    Silk Embroidered Cards: Group of 1950s-1960s printed cards mostly featuring Spanish female national costumes with silk embroidered dresses affixed, created by Elsi Gumier, also a few from other creators. Some with minor blemishes (mostly spotting), but many are fine to very fine, and most attractive (28)

       

    Lot 38
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $190

    Humour: c1906 'The Ten Best Citizens of Victoria' caricatures published by 'The Herald', six of the ten cards featuring former Premiers Sir George Turner and William Irvine, Australia Prime Minister Alfred Deakin, Chief Secretary Sir Samuel Gillott, politician George Coppin, and social reformer Rev. A.R. Edgar. Few small tone spots otherwise very fine and scarce (6)

      

    Lot 39
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $250

    Humour: "Bulletin" comic cards, a small selection comprising Series 1A by Phil May (3), Series II by 'Hop', Series IIA (2, one badly creased), Series IV (3), and Series 6 (2 - 'Sold in the Yard' and 'My Lady is waiting for me'). All but two are used, all with minor blemishes but a scarce and popular group (11)

        

    Lot 40
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    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $32

    Humour: Designs by Fred Booty (6) including the 'Motor Series (3) and 'Civil Service Series' (2), plus 'Wayback' cards drawn by Taylor (4). Few blemishes on some, but a scarce group (8)

       

    Lot 41
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    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $420

    Sydney: Large collection in album of 1900s to 1930s cards featuring views of Middle Harbour and Lane Cove River and its environs, with good representation of Mosman, Cremorne, The Spit, Fig Tree, and George's River, with many views of bridges and boating. Many different publishers and layouts are represented, with a good showing of real photo types. A significant proportion are used, and there are the usual small faults and blemishes, but many cards are good to fine (257)

        

    Lot 42
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $70

    Sydney: 1900s-1930s collection in album of cards featuring Churches and other religious subjects, many views of St. Mary's and St. Andrew's Cathedrals, few real photo types, also a few suburban churches. A proportion are used, some with small faults and blemishes, many are fine (97)

       

    Lot 43
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    Great Britain: Large accumulation of cards, mostly topographical, early 1900s to 1930s, covering England, Wales, Scotland and a few Ireland, with many different publishers including artist cards and real photo types. A proportion are used and many cards have small defects or blemishes, but there are also many cards in good to fine condition (400+)

        

    Lot 44
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $200

    Japan: A fine range of handpainted cards, the majority by the same artist featuring rural and mountain scenes (several of Mount Fuji?), all of very high quality with a number done in oil colours. Two cards are used, one under cover, and the other from Yokohama to Kent (date unclear) with 'Via SIBERIA' handstamp. Some cards with blemishes on reverse, however a very fine lot (24)

       

    Lot 45
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $950

    New Guinea: Collection in album, pre-war (44) including a small group from German publishers and later types from a number of different publishers, many real photo types, and also with some cards from Nauru, Solomon Islands and Papua, and a few Japanese WWII Pacific cards, plus a group of modern coloured cards. A few with small faults, but a scarce group (total, 83)

        

    Lot 46
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    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $400

    Papua: 1920s series of sepia postcards published by The Australian Museum, Sydney, numbered B1-12 and featuring native portraits and activities, very fine and scarce (12)

        

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