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COLLECTIBLES : CIGARETTE CARDS
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Australia - Club Cricketers 1905 Wills (Capstan Navy cut-backs). Near comp set with 37/40 cards inc V Trumper (Paddington), JJ Kelly (Paddington), F Collins (East Melbourne), W Armstrong (Melbourne), W Carlton (North Melbourne), A Cotter (Glebe), D Gehrs (Port Adelaide) & J Darling. Odd visual stain, difficult assembly, mostly G-VG condition. 2015 Murray cat £17.50 ea - total £650 = A$1200. (37) (P)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£81)
  A$220
(US$152)
(€136)
(£119)
A$
979
Australia - Cricket: Wills 1901 Australian cricketers, (unframed) with S Gregory (No 3), F Laver (No 4), A MacBeth (no 14, crease), V Trumper (no 12, lt horiz crease) & J Worral (No 13, edge stain). Paper aged, attractive VG/Fine. Murray 2015 cat £120 ea, total £600. (5) (P)
  A$220
(US$152)
(€136)
(£119)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£162)
A$
980
Australia - Cricket: 1902 Wills with violet 'fancy frame' near comp set 23/32, diff issued cards Num 1-25 (ex No 6 Braund, 15 Carter & 7 assorted A Nos) inc Trumper Darling, Noble, Saunders, Trumble & Kelly. All F-VF, a much higher grade than usually seen. 2015 Murray cat £120 ea, total £2760. Very rare set. (23) (P)
  A$1800
(US$1242)
(€1116)
(£972)
  A$2500
(US$1725)
(€1550)
(£1350)
A$
981
Australia - Cricket: 1905 'Cricketers in Action' (28) inc V Trumper (NSW), A Cotter (NSW), J Darling (NSW), R Duff (NSW), S Gregory (NSW), C Hill (SA), A Hopkins (NSW), J Kelly (NSW), F Laver (VIC), C McLeod (VIC) & M Noble (NSW). English players (17) inc Lilley, Ironmonger, Haywood & Warner. Variable G-F/VF condition & quite photogenic. All with 'Milo' backs, Murray 2015 cat £65 ea, total £1820 = A$3400 plus 2 damaged inc 'W Grace' & 3 Poor-Fair condition. An extremely rare assembly. (33)
  A$1200
(US$828)
(€744)
(£648)
  A$1600
(US$1104)
(€992)
(£864)
A$
982
Australia - Cricket: 1911 Wills set of 59 mono-colours. Generally G/VG condition, with some possibly in a letter grade. Very difficult assembly. 2015 Murray cat £800 = A$1500. (59) (P)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£216)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£270)
A$
983
Australia - Cricket: 1924 Wills Cricketers (real photo, plain back) comp set of 63 diff (very rare as such) with 46 Australians inc Kippax (NSW), Oldfield (NSW), Keating (VIC), Woodful (VIC), Ponsford (VIC), Grimmett (SA), V & A Richardson (No 35 & 36), Ambler (SA), Thompson (QLD), Inverarity (WA) & Martin (TAS) plus 17 English Cricketers. Usual minor rev aging, mostly VF condition. Rare as a comp set with No 36. Virtually impossible to find. (63)
  A$450
(US$311)
(€279)
(£243)
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£324)
A$
984
Australia - Cricket: Capstan 1907 Prominent Australian & English Cricketers (brown captions) near comp set of 50 (ex 39) inc Armstrong, Cotter, Duff, Darling, Gehrs, Hill, Hopkins, Kelly, Laver & Trumper. Some minor foxing or light stains, most F/VF. 2015 Murray cat £760 = A$1400. (49) (P)
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£189)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£270)
A$
985
Australia - Cricket: Wills 1901 (unframed) English Cricketers (6) with Lilley, Hayward, McGahey, Fry (fair condition), Ranjitsinhji (rev flts) & Mason. Mixed G-Fine condition. Murray 2015 cat £125 ea, total £750 = A$1350. (6) (P)
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£97)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£135)
A$
986
Australia - Football: Wills 1930s? VFL Footballers shaped 'Stand Up', 5 diff with H Bunton (Fitzroy), G Strang (Richmond), E Huxtable (Carlton), H Clarke (South Melbourne) & J Beveridge (Collingwood). All with Capstan backs. Murray records only FIVE diff. Cpl minor creases, all 'un-popped. Excessively rare & seriously under-valued in Murray at £130 ea! (P)
  A$800
(US$552)
(€496)
(£432)
  A$1200
(US$828)
(€744)
(£648)
A$
987
Australian Jockeys (1908) near comp set of 64/65 (Standard Cigarettes backs) stated to be missing No 53 Smith. Some minor rev foxing, still visually fresh. Generally F-VF condition. 2015 Murray cat £5.50 ea, £350 = A$650. Difficult assembly. (64) (P)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£65)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£81)
A$
988
Australia: Milo Cigarettes 1907 untitled Cartoons (black background) 52 diff variable G-VF (cat £300) & 1906 Views of Victoria (1850s S T Gill sketches) 39 diff (£350). Wills 1903 Actresses line drawings (40 diff, £120). Then John Player sets (British made) with 1908 Products of the World (24/25, £15). 1910 Regimental Colours & cap badges (42/50, £45). 1912 Egyptian Kings & Queens (21/25, £40) & 1924 Drum Banners & Cap Badges (49/50, £40). Plus Godfrey Phillips British Butterflies (24/25, £30). Visually impressive, mostly F-VF. Total 2014 Murray cat £940 = A$1700. (320)
  A$450
(US$311)
(€279)
(£243)
  A$550
(US$380)
(€341)
(£297)
A$
989
Australian Racehorses (1907) set of 57 diff (Standard Cigarette backs) inc Avalon (Ballarat Cup 1903, 05), Fifeness (Perth Stakes 1906), Magazine & Maximise -late Magazine, Poseidon, True Scot & Zepho. 2015 Murray cat £310+ as set of 56 counting Magazine & Maximise as the one card. Odd minor rev foxing, F-VF condition. (57)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£81)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£108)
A$
990
Australia: Sports of the World (Wills 1917) comp set of 50 inc Boomerang Throwing, Bison Hunting, Elephant Hunting, Emu Hunting, Alligator Shooting, Hippopotamus Hunting, Tossing the Caber, Wild Boar Hunting, Kangaroo Shooting & Whale Hunting. All with Village Maid backs. Some minor foxing which blends into the reverses. A great lot of currently politically incorrect pastimes amongst the more conventional sports. VG/Fine condition. 2015 Murray cat £250 = A$475. (50)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£65)
  A$160
(US$110)
(€99)
(£86)
A$
991
Australia: Victoria VFL Football. 1910 Standard Cigarettes series E 'Heads in Oval' 18 diff, mostly good condition (cat £360). 1933 BDV Cigarettes full colour portraits (49/50, £220) inc H Bunton (Fitzroy), G & S Coventry (Collingwood), J Titus (Richmond) & W Mohr (St Kilda) all VF/excellent. 1930s Griffiths (Black Crows) Football Series (75 mixed Poor/Fair/G-VG, (see scans -all 40x45mm Rose photographs). A rare group not listed in Murray inc Answerth (Hawthorn), Baher (Geelong), Collier (Collingwood) & Duncan (Carlton). (140+)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£162)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£270)
A$
992
Australia: Victorian Football 1909 Snider & Abrahams (standard cigarette back). Victorian League Players Series D comp set of 60. (Nowell poor), o/w mostly Good/Fine. Murray 2014 cat £20 ea, total £1200 = A$2200. (60)
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£324)
  A$800
(US$552)
(€496)
(£432)
A$
993
Australia: Victoria VFL Football 1920 Australian Footballers (Magpie backs), 51/60 cards (plus 2 poor/fair). Mostly F-VF. (Roy Cazaly good condition only). 2015 Murray cat £640.
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£162)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£216)
A$
994
Australia: Victoria VFL Football 1908 'Past & Present Champions' (Capstan Tobacco backs) 40/50 cards inc Nos 1 & 50, plus extra reverse. All F-VF. 2015 Murray cat £490. (41).
  A$220
(US$152)
(€136)
(£119)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£162)
A$
995
Australia: Victoria VFL Football 1906 Incidents in Play set of 16 (Standard Cigarettes rev). Generally VF condition. 2015 Murray cat £256 = A$480. (16) (P)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£54)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£81)
A$
996
Australia: Wills 1933 Footballers 133/200 medium size cards inc Harry Collier (Collingwood), Gordon & Syd Coventry (Collingwood), Haydn Bunton (Fitzroy), W Ware (Hawthorn) in Victoria State Jumper, R McDonald (Geelong) in Victoria State Jumper, J Titus (Richmond), Smallhorn (Fitzroy) & A Hopkins (Footscray) in Victoria State Jumper. Some rev foxing & rounded cnrs. Mixed VG-F/VF. 2015 Murray cat £465. (133)
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£97)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£135)
A$
997
American Tobacco Co 1895 National Flags & Arms (typeset back). Comp set of 50. Minimal, minor rev foxing, some flts inc odd missing cnr or slight crease, mostly F/VF condition. Rare set. 2015 Murray est £550 = A$1000. (50) (P)
  A$220
(US$152)
(€136)
(£119)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£162)
A$
998
American Tobacco Co 1900 Old Ships, 1st & 2nd Series combined (green net backs) into near comp single 49/50 set plus duplicate. F-VF condition. Rarely seen. 2015 Murray cat £400. (50) (P)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£81)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£135)
A$
999
American Tobacco Co 1900 Military Uniforms set C (27) appear mid-late C19th (British) Indian Regts & English Territorials. Then set D (25) all contemporary styles inc Royal Artillery, Officer Gordon Highlanders, Royal Horse Artillery Officer, 10th Hussars Private & others. Some rev aging, 1st set G-VG condition, 2nd visually VF. 2015 Murray cat £600 = A$1100. Also Redeemable cigarette card size banknote style certificate for Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide or Brisbane. (53) (P)
  A$220
(US$152)
(€136)
(£119)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£162)
A$
1000
American Tobacco Co 1901 Comic Scenes set of 25. Mostly G/VG condition, cat £225. 1901 Views (real photo) 39 assorted, cat £100 plus banknote-style card size redeemable certificate. Total 2014 Murray cat £325. (65) (P)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£65)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£81)
A$
1001
American Tobacco Co 1901 Battle Scenes 24/25 diff inc General Custer's Last Fight, Gettysburg, Scotland Forever, Waterloo, Napoleon's Flight from Russia, Balaklava & Battle of Rosebud Agency (2). Some aging to reverse o/w F-VF & visually effective. 2015 Murray cat £325. Plus redeemable certificate at Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide or Brisbane. (26) (P)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£65)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£81)
A$
1002
Boer War: Collection (70) with Taddy's 1901 Boer Leaders (8, cat £220) & 1902 (British) VC Heroes Boer War (12, £275). Ogdens 101 Leading Generals at the War (19, £20). Wills 1901 Transvaal (25, £40) plus some misc odds inc Brabant's Horse. Also assorted mess (145) inc Player 1909 Arms & Armour (30/50, cat £70) & Ogdens Guinea Gold Photographs (35). Variable condition, many G-Fine. Total Murray (2014) cat around £700. (215) (P)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£54)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£81)
A$
1003
British American Tobacco 1903 Beauties (Water Girls) comp set of 25 multi-coloured cards, strong prints. VF condition cat £275. 1905 Buildings (14 diff) chromo-litho colour prints, mostly VG-Fine condition cat £140. Total 2015 Murray cat 0400+ = A$750. (39) (P)
  A$220
(US$152)
(€136)
(£119)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£162)
A$
1004
British comp sets (30 diff) inc Brooke-Bond Fresh Water Fish (50, cat £45). Player Cigarettes Aircraft of the RAF (1938 £50), Cricketers (1938 £60), Cycling (1939 £45), Dogs (1925 £50), Film Stars (1934 £50), Football Caricatures (1926 £65), Modern Naval Craft (1939 £30) & RAF Badges (1937 £30). Wills Air Raid Precautions (1938 £50), Association Footballers (1935 £70, & 1939 £65). Plus another 18 cheaper sets, some sl mixed condition, appears mostly F-VF, all in contemporary cigarette packs with list of contents. Murray cat £1050 = A$1900 plus extra for the containers! (1500)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£162)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£216)
A$
1005
Capstan 1908 Flag Girls of all nations set of 50, cat £100 & odds (16) cat £30. Carreras 1928 British Prime Ministers (real photo) set of 27 (£50). Lambert & Butler 1905 actresses (80 mixed) cat £280. Millhoff 1930s 'real photographs' sets 2 & 5 (£50). Pattreiquex 1929 Builders of the British Empire (24/50) cat £75. Wills 1928 Units of the British Army & RAF (real photo) cat £30. Plus mixed oddments inc Wills 'Time & Money' (20). Mixed G/F/VF. Total Murray cat over £650. (350)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£65)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£108)
A$
1006
Cricket: 1905 Cricket Terms (9) with A Good Innings, Drawing the Stumps, Daddy is Fielding, Winning the Toss, Fielding, Caught at the Wicket, Run Out, Out for a Duck & A Maiden Over (faded). All with blue Standard Cigarette reverses. Mostly F-VF. Murray cat £300, plus damaged Stumped In Running. Very uncommon group (10) (P)
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£97)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£135)
A$
1007
Cricket: 1907 Capstan Prominent Australian & English Cricketers near comp set (grey caption) of 21, Nos 51-73 (ex 60 & 70). All English Cricketers. Then brown captions (6), all diff portraits to previous set with Nos 66, 68, 70, 71, 72, 73. Some minor foxing or light stains, mostly VG-Fine. 2015 Murray cat £460. (27)
  A$220
(US$152)
(€136)
(£119)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£162)
A$
1008
Cricket: 1907 Wills 'blue-border' (30) plus 5 damaged with Aussies (15+) inc Victor Trumper, J Scott, C Hill, D Smith, E Waddy, R Minnett & V Ransford plus assorted English & South African players. Red Borders (20) with Aussies (9) inc Armstrong, Gehr, McAlister, Stack & Trumper. Variable mostly G/VG condition. 2015 Murray cat £16 ea x 50, £800 = A$1450. (55) (P)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£65)
  A$160
(US$110)
(€99)
(£86)
A$
1009
Cricket: 1908 Wills set of 25 with Australians (10) inc Darling (Capt), Hill, Hopkins, Kelly, Trumble & Trumper & English Cricketers (15) inc Warner (Capt), Lilley, Rhodes & Warner. G-VF. 2015 Murray cat £180. Not often seen. (25).
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£65)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£81)
A$
1010
Cricket: Capstan Cigarettes. 1905 Sporting Terms Illustrated near comp set 24/25 with cricket (9/10), cycling (7) & football (soccer 8). Variable G/VG-Fine condition. 2015 Murray cat £14 ea, total £330 = A$600. A remarkably scarce set! (24) (P)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£65)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£81)
A$
1011
Cricket: Collection in plastic bags with Wills 1929 Cricketers 2nd Series (49/50, cat £80). Millhoff 1928 Famous Test Cricketers (real photo, 12, £70). Wills 1928-29 Cricket Season real photos (39, £140). Capstan 1907 Prominent Cricketers (40/50, £540) & nos 51-73 (21, £345). Some slightly mixed condition, mainly in the 1907 Series, others F/VF-excellent. Total 2015 Murray cat £635 = A$1150. (160)
  A$220
(US$152)
(€136)
(£119)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£162)
A$
1012
Cricket: Godfrey Phillips 1932 Test Cricketers set of 38 inc Bradman, Darling, Grimmett, Jardine, Larwood, Oldfield, Ponsford & Woodful. Naturally aged, Fine condition cat £135. Giant Liquorice Brand 1932 English Cricketers set of 18 inc Allen, Duckworth, Jardine, Larwood & Voce. VG-Fine condition, cat £260. Total 2015 Murray cat £400 = A$740. (56) (P)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£65)
  A$160
(US$110)
(€99)
(£86)
A$
1013
Cricket: Season 1928-29 Wills Real photographs near comp set 47/48 (missing T Andrews). VF/Excellent. Murray 2015 cat £140 for the 40 most usually found. The extra 7 rarities (all unpriced) are A'Beckett (Vic), Bettington (NSW), A Freeman (Kent), H Hooker (NSW), H Ironmonger (Vic). C Kellaway (NSW) D Northling, & J Scott (SA). A very scarce assembly estimated retail well over $500. (47). (P)
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£97)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£135)
A$
1014
Cricket: South Africa 1910 Wills Vice-Regal 24 diff (blue-borders). Strong colours, minimal aging, VF. Murray cat £360 (P)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£65)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£81)
A$
1015
Milo Cigarettes: 1907 Actresses (Talma Studios Sydney) near comp set 28/30 mostly F/VF (cat £200). State Express 1935 Scenes from Big Films set of 100 VF-excellent (£200). Wills 1915 WWI recruiting Posters (set, £70 & under-rated) VF. 1910 Arms of the British Empire (50, £40). 1913 Royal Mail set of 50 (aged backs, £190). Ogdens Cigarettes 1924 Children of all Nations (48/50, £35). Gallahers 1948 Dogs (47/48, £20). Overall quite acceptable F/VF. Total 2014 Murray cat £750 = A$1350. (330) (P)
  A$450
(US$311)
(€279)
(£243)
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£324)
A$
1016
Snider & Abrahams 1912 Animals & Birds with Peter-Pan backs (42, cat £120) & Advertising backs (set of 60, £180) & 1904 Natives of the World standard backs set of 25 (£450). Odd minor rev flt, mostly F-VF. Total Murray cat £630. (P)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£65)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£108)
A$
1017
Wills: 1923 Practical Wireless 69/70 larger size cards (cat £450). Then 4 other sets with 1913 Historic Events 50/50 (rev foxing cat £60). 1913 Riders of the World (44/55, £70). 1910 The World Dreadnoughts set (25, £75). 1934 Wild Animals Heads set (50, £30). Then Milo Cigarettes 1906 Old Victoria (14 diff, £125), Salmone & Gluckstein Pottery types 1916 (silk, 21 diff, £90). Mostly Fine. 2014 Murray cat £800. Plus Capstan 1907 Prominent Australian & English cricketers (47, mixed Poor-Fine, £600). Total Murray cat £1400 = A$2500. (290)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£162)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£216)
A$
1018
Wills collections in original printed albums with Air Raid Precautions (2), Birds & Their Young, Dogs, Garden Hints, Railway Engines, Safety First, Speed & Wild Flowers. All firmly attached, albums showing their age & now becoming harder to find. Murray cat £300 as loose sets. (100s)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£65)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£81)
A$
1019
Wills: Collection in albums with 1915 Australian WWI Recruiting Posters set of 10 (cat £70), 1915 War Incidents set of 50 (stained rev, £120). 1913 Royal Mail set of 50 (£190). 1911 United States Warships set of 25 (£75). 1915 British Birds (49/50, £65). 1911 Celebrated Ships (32/50, £35), 1928 Regimental Badges & Standards (47/50, £30). 1925 Trains set of 50 (£60). 1915 Famous Inventors (40/50, £40). Mostly Fine, total 2014 Murray cat £680. Also Capstan 1907 Prominent Australians & English Cricketers (47) variable Poor-Fine cat £670. Total 2014 Murray cat £1450 = A$2600. (400) (P)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£162)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£216)
A$
1020
Wills: Aviation 1910 near comp set of 84/85 (mixed backs, Murray 2014 cat £230) plus some extras. Then Wills 1913 Australian Wildflowers set of 50 (£40), 1914 Best Dogs set of 50 (£250) & 1914 Australian Butterflies (silk), odds (60, £168). Some minor foxing, toning, generally G-Fine. Total Murray cat £690 (250) (P)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£54)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£81)
A$
1021
Collection in album with Churchmen, 1937 Wonderful Railway Travel (set 50, cat £25), Players 1910 Army Life (set 25, £50). Wills 1915 War Incidents (50, minor rev foxing, VG/Fine cat £120). 1916 Military Motors (50, £85) & 1938 Railway Equipment (50, £20). Except for War Incidents all fresh & clean, total Murray cat £300. (225)
  A$80
(US$55)
(€50)
(£43)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£65)
A$
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