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Auction 23 - Friday, September 20, 2019

635 ALBERT CHAIN, WG&S Birmingham, each piece marked 18kt gold, total weight 53.8 grams. gVF $2,700.00
636 MASONIC ball/cross fob, FBROS Birmingham 1978, cross comprised of stg silver pyramids each engraved with symbols & with 9kt gold outer plate & 9kt gold clasp & hinges, 9 grams. EF $400.00
637 W BENNETT & CO HUNTER SWISS CHRONOGRAPH POCKET WATCH, cased by Louis Weill London 1887, 18kt gold, total weight 121.4 grams, watch in working condition, case very good, only some light surface wear. Inside case engraved 'Presented to George Wilson Esqr Inspector of Mines as a mark of the esteem in which he is held by the mine owners & mine managers of the Ohinemuri District 1896'. George Wilson 1836/37 - 1905, born in Scotland, migrated first to Australia in 1855 engaging in mining before joining the 1st Waikato Militia Regiment 1863 and serving with the Forest Rangers, receiving the New Zealand Medal. In 1868 George arrived in Thames playing an active role in the mining community and wider town affairs. George was appointed mining inspector for Hauraki from 1886 to 1896 when he was appointed Chief Inspecting Engineer for the Mines Department. He retired in 1899. Outside case engraved 'Archibald Burns', 1867 - 1950, who was born in Auckland, was a member of the Legislative Council and step son to George Wilson. In Thames he owned a grocery store from 1894, served as Mayor 1905 - 1909, was a member on many boards and later returned to Auckland where he was heavily involved in education. He was a grand officer of the New Zealand Freemasons in the late 20's/early 30's. $3,000.00
638 SILVER INGOTS (5), 0.999 silver, each 1 oz ASW, Engelhard, Australia. $120.00
639 BADGES (23), Most NZ, Noted WWI For King and Empire Services Rendered, NZ2192 on reverse; NZ Centennial Exhibition 1940 (2); WWI NZ National Reserve Gisborne; Maori Chief Otago 1848 - 1948; Tiki NZ Otago 1848 - 1948; Maori Chief NZ Centenary M1940/19; Lifebuoy League of Health Guards; & WWI North Auckland 15th Regiment. Most VF - UNC $80.00
640 BOOK "Numismatic History of New Zealand 1941" by Allan Sutherland, copy number 45 of 150, autographed by Sutherland & H G Williams, ex - R Hargreaves, with usual foxing but overall in good condition. $600.00
641 BOOK "Australasian Tokens & Coins" 1965 reprint by Dr Arthur Andrews, slight discolouration & foxing on hard cover otherwise good condition. $60.00
642 BOOKS (6), NZ Numismatic Journal No 60, "NZ Coins, Tokens & Banknotes" 1981, W Lampard; "The Coin Atlas" 1999, by J Cribb et al; "Unofficial Coins of Colonial Australia & NZ" 1967, by G Heyde; "Golden Atoms - The Earnest Rutherford Medals", 1999, by M Stocker; "They Made Their Own Money" 1950, by Ed E R Thomas & L J Dale, Chch RNSNZ, copy 15 of 500; & "Coins, Tokens & Banknotes of NZ", 1974, by A F Robb. VF - AU $100.00
643 BOOKS (2), "Banknotes of New Zealand, a catalogue of every paper banknote used", by Alistair Robb, 1998; & "Banknotes of New Zealand, The revised 2007 catalogue of every banknote used in NZ", by Alistair Robb, ex R Hargreaves. VF $120.00
644 BOOKS (5), "Banknotes of NZ 2007", by Alistair Robb; "Catalogue of the Trading Banknotes of NZ", by Alistair Robb; "The Decimal Banknotes of NZ 1967 - 2000", by S de Young; "The Art of Money 2000", D Standish; & "World Notgeld 1914 - 1947" 2nd ed 2000, C L Coffing. VF - AU $140.00
645 GB Bradbury Wilkinson & Co Ltd Promotional note, an advertising note for 'Banknotes, Postage Stamps, Bonds and all Monetary Documents', brown on multicolour underprint, Obv Nelson, Rev Hermes, slight rounding top left corner, otherwise EF. $100.00
646 SOVEREIGN CASE Early 1900's Dennison Watch Case Company, gold plated, engraved scroll decoration, in good order, suspended by black ribbon with buckle style setting. gVF $220.00
647 SOVEREIGN CASE Dennison Watch Case Co, 9ct gold filled, shows signs of age, no dents. gVF $200.00