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abacus auctions Sale: 5

Great Britain and British Commonwealth
Picture Postcards
Sale No: 5
Lot No: 1300
Symbol: C

image Two albums of artist cards by Donald McGill mostly from the pre-1920s period with lots of whimsy & humour, subjects including Children, Romance, Military & Patriotic, Sport, etc, then an array of his later 'saucy' work with lots of double entendres & off-colour jokes, generally fine to very fine. Ex Eve Pryor. (Qty 400 approx) (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

Opening AU$ 125.00
Sold...AU$ 280.00


Closed..May-20-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 280

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 1301
Symbol: C

image Album of comic cards by Lance Thackeray with subjects including Society & Manners, Motoring, Naughty Children, Brits Abroad, Golf, etc, condition variable but most are fine to very fine. Ex Eve Pryor. (Qty 100 approx) (Image1)

Estimate AU$100

Opening AU$ 190.00
Sold...AU$ 260.00


Closed..May-20-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 260

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 1302
Symbol: C
Cat No: Collection

image Collection of 'BB' (Birn Brothers) cards ranging across many subjects including Manners & Mores, Romance & the Consequences, Motoring & other Vices, etc, condition variable but most are fine to very fine. Ex Eve Pryor. (Qty 300 approx) (Image1)

Estimate AU$100

Opening AU$ 110.00
Sold...AU$ 280.00


Closed..May-20-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 280

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 1303
Symbol: C

image Early artist cards by John Hassall with entertaining letter-starters and some other types, some very wry gags, condition variable but most are fine to very fine. Ex Eve Pryor. (Qty 34) (Image1)

Estimate AU$75

Opening AU$ 85.00
Sold...AU$ 100.00


Closed..May-20-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 100

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 1304
Symbol: C

image WWI artist cards by Bruce Bairnsfather ('Old Bill') offering an amusing look at Life in the Trenches, condition variable with lots of bumped corners but many are fine to very fine. Ex Eve Pryor. (Qty 51) (Image1)

Estimate AU$75

Opening AU$ 75.00
Sold...AU$ 95.00


Closed..May-20-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 95

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 1305
Symbol: C
Cat No: Collection

image Collection of 'Bonzo' artist cards with many humorous & whimsical subjects, condition variable. A good basis for expansion. (Qty 62) (Image1)

Estimate AU$240

Opening AU$ 180.00
Sold...AU$ 200.00


Closed..May-20-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 200

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 1306
Symbol: C

image Donald McGill artist cards in two small albums, includes some cute children, plenty of whimsy, numerous double entendres with the odd genuinely funny card, condition variable. (Qty 128) (Image1)

Estimate AU$100

Opening AU$ 75.00
Sold...AU$ 95.00


Closed..May-20-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 95

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 1307
Symbol: C

image Artist Cards by Ida May Rentoul Outhwaite of Fairies in different situations including marriage!, fine to very fine with two unused. Enchanting. (Qty 8)

Grade A/A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$80

Opening AU$ 60.00
Sold...AU$ 145.00


Closed..May-20-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 145

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 1308
Symbol: C
Cat No: Collection

image 1908-10 (circa) Lancashire Fabric Mills real photo group with Howard & Bullough factory scenes x4 (one creased); an amazing photo of snow covering machinery at Thornbers; and RE Buckley (Mossley) of male & female 'knocker-uppers' - whose job was to awaken the sleeping mill-hands - with captions in Lancashire dialect; unused. A very scarce group. (Qty 7)

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

Opening AU$ 115.00
Sold...AU$ 115.00


Closed..May-20-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 115

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 1309
Symbol: C
Cat No: Collection

image 1910 (circa) real photo card showing 'Sanders Bros, The Peoples Corn Flour Market' storefront with display of oatmeal, prunes, salmon and other foodstuffs in window & manager standing in doorway dressed in shop coat, unused, fine condition with just a couple of very minor blemishes. [Established in 1887, Sanders Bros. was the UK's largest chain of corn, flour, seed and general produce merchants by the time if was publicly floated in 1925, trading from 154 branches in London and the surrounding area with more retail stores than Sainsbury or Tesco and a stock market value higher than Marks & Spencer; in the early 1950s it was taken over by a group of investors, broken up & liquidated]

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$60

Opening AU$ 46.00
Sold...AU$ 46.00


Closed..May-20-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 46
Sale No: 5
Lot No: 1310
Symbol: C

image 1916 real photo card showing a Traction Engine crossing a causeway in flood with the water almost covering its front wheels while pulling a cart with numerous men on board & under full steam, used under cover with message headed "Salisbury 6/8/16" and presumably showing a local scene, fine condition with just a couple of minor blemishes.

Grade A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$60

Opening AU$ 46.00
Sold...AU$ 46.00


Closed..May-20-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 46


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