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COLLECTIBLES : CIGARETTE CARDS
Lot
Description
ReserveEstimateYour Bid
1000
Australia: Boxing NSW. Newcastle Famous Boxers near comp set of 48/50 (red borders with bluish backgrounds) by Davies & Herbert of Newcastle. Extremely rare, sighted as internet singles priced at $30-$50 each. Some sl mixed grades, G-VF. (48)
  A$600
(US$420)
(€372)
(£330)
  A$800
(US$560)
(€496)
(£440)
A$
1001
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$1000
(US$700)
(€620)
(£550)
  A$1500
(US$1050)
(€930)
(£825)
A$
1002
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$325
(US$228)
(€202)
(£179)
  A$475
(US$333)
(€295)
(£261)
A$
1003
Australia: Cricket 1924 Wills Cricketers (real photo, plain back) near comp set 62/63 (missing No 36) with 45 diff Aussies inc Kippax (NSW), Oldfield (NSW), Hendry (VIC), Ponsford (VIC), Grimmett (SA), Richardson (SA), Thompson (QLD), Inverarity (WA) & Martin (TAS) plus 17 English Cricketers. Some minor natural rev aging as always, F-VF. Murray cat £500. (62) (P)
  A$300
(US$210)
(€186)
(£165)
  A$400
(US$280)
(€248)
(£220)
A$
1004
Australia Cricket: Capstan 1907 Prominent Australian & English Cricketers (brown captions) near comp set of 49/50 (missing 39) & Nos 31, 33, 35, 42, 49 damaged, o/w G-Fine, with 14 'Test Caps' inc Armstrong, Cotter (No 1), Darling, Duff, Gehrs, Gregory, Hill, Hopkins, Kelly, Laver, Noble & Trumper. Murray cat £720, not counting damaged. Then grey captions (21) No 51-73 (missing 60 & 71), brown captions (diff portraits) No 70, 71, 72 & 73. Murray cat £425. Some rev flts, majority G-F. Total Murray cat £1145 = A$2100. (74) (P)
  A$400
(US$280)
(€248)
(£220)
  A$500
(US$350)
(€310)
(£275)
A$
1005
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$275
(US$193)
(€171)
(£151)
  A$400
(US$280)
(€248)
(£220)
A$
1006
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$650
(US$455)
(€403)
(£358)
  A$1000
(US$700)
(€620)
(£550)
A$
1007
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$100
(US$70)
(€62)
(£55)
  A$150
(US$105)
(€93)
(£83)
A$
1008
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$375
(US$263)
(€233)
(£206)
  A$500
(US$350)
(€310)
(£275)
A$
1009
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/F. 2015 Murray cat £250 . (50)
  A$100
(US$70)
(€62)
(£55)
  A$150
(US$105)
(€93)
(£83)
A$
1010
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$100
(US$70)
(€62)
(£55)
  A$150
(US$105)
(€93)
(£83)
A$
1011
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 cat around £700. (215) (P)
  A$80
(US$56)
(€50)
(£44)
  A$120
(US$84)
(€74)
(£66)
A$
1012
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$250
(US$175)
(€155)
(£138)
  A$400
(US$280)
(€248)
(£220)
A$
1013
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$100
(US$70)
(€62)
(£55)
  A$150
(US$105)
(€93)
(£83)
A$
1014
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$150
(US$105)
(€93)
(£83)
  A$250
(US$175)
(€155)
(£138)
A$
1015
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$180
(US$126)
(€112)
(£99)
  A$275
(US$193)
(€171)
(£151)
A$
1016
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$100
(US$70)
(€62)
(£55)
  A$150
(US$105)
(€93)
(£83)
A$
1017
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 1924 Children of all Nations (48/50, £35). Gallahers 1948 Dogs (47/48, £20). Overall quite acceptable F/VF. Total 2014 Murray cat £750. (330) (P)
  A$375
(US$263)
(€233)
(£206)
  A$500
(US$350)
(€310)
(£275)
A$
1018
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$100
(US$70)
(€62)
(£55)
  A$150
(US$105)
(€93)
(£83)
A$
1019
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$100
(US$70)
(€62)
(£55)
  A$150
(US$105)
(€93)
(£83)
A$
1020
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$250
(US$175)
(€155)
(£138)
  A$400
(US$280)
(€248)
(£220)
A$
1021
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$80
(US$56)
(€50)
(£44)
  A$120
(US$84)
(€74)
(£66)
A$
1022
Zeppelin - Weltfahrten. 1933 2 album set (340x240mm) with over 400 'real photos' cigarette cards with Vol 1 1899-31 (264 cards 60x40mm) with pre-WWI (34), WWI era (18), post-war L2126 (17), L2127 (53). 1928 American Flight (23), 1929 Spanish Flight (6), 1929 World Flight (24), 1931 England Flight (8), 1930 South America Flight (19), 1930 Moscow (5), 1931 Egypt (27) plus others. Vol 2 continues with 1931 Arctic Flight (18), 1930 Norway (13), 1929 Holland (8), Balkans (9), Orient (6), Switzerland (24), Austria 1929-31 (12), Spain (12), 1931-32 South America (12) & 1933 Rome (12). Albums F-VF, cards lightly stuck down. Two neat historical albums. Both scarce. (420 cards)
  A$150
(US$105)
(€93)
(£83)
  A$200
(US$140)
(€124)
(£110)
A$
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