Catalogue

Auction 38 - Saturday, March 13, 2021

 LotTypeDescriptionPrice
237 C Autograph: Sir Edmund Hillary & Norgay Tenzing signed 1978 Nepal cover issued to commemorate 25th anniversary of Mt Everest, with inset special silver medal (with explanation card). $500.00
238 C Postcards c1900s-30s Gibraltar colln of about 575 in 9 small albums, huge range of scenes but some dupn. Arranged by producer Benqaquen & Cumbo the most prominent. $500.00
239 PC Postcards: "Real photo PPCs c1905-10 by "Zak" (Joseph Zachariah) of Wellington, NZ. Four diff unused (fine): No. 1104 Entrance Gates to Wgtn Hospital & 3 unnumbered; Lord Plunket proclaiming NZ a Dominion; At the Athletic-Petone Final; Chas A Potts, evangelistic singer. Also good photocopies of 9 others (several enlarged), incl ships, spectators, Upper Hutt fire, GPO letter carriers (53!). Scarce lot. Ex Ray Staal. $250.00
240 PC Postcards of Eastbourne, Days Bay, Rona Bay (Wellington, NZ) - colln of 23 old PPC & 1 stereograph (all Edwardian period) on Hagner pages in blue binder. Noted superb "real photo" street scene c1910 & other RPs, water chute (several, post-1907), etc. Mostly fine. Ex Ray Staal. $250.00
241 PC Postcards of North Island, NZ Railways - colln of 103 (almost all diff), mostly Edwardian period, on Hagner pages in 2 binders. Many interesting scenes incl stations: Mercer, Te Aroha, Frankton Jn, Taihape, Palmerston North, Feilding, Wanganui, Woodville, Dannevirke, Masterton, Inglewood, New Plymouth, Paekakariki. Mostly fine. Also 35 modern reprints (mainly stations) & many cuttings etc. Ex Ray Staal. $1,200.00
242 PC Postcards of North Island, NZ (excluding Wellington) - colln of approx 230 (almost all diff), mostly Edwardian period, on Hagner pages in 2 binders. Arranged by locality. Noted many better cards, incl "real photo" street scenes, shop close-ups (Ormondville, Feilding, Levin, Auckland etc), many POs, early bus & tram RPs, Maori, small town RPs, Muir & Moodie stamp PPC. Mostly fine. Also 12 modern reprints or photos. Ex Ray Staal. $1,750.00
243 PC Postcards of South Island, NZ - colln of approx 210 (almost all diff), mostly Edwardian period, on Hagner pages in 2 binders. Arranged by locality. Noted many better cards, incl interesting street scenes, fine "real photo" types, small town scenes etc. Noted: opening of Invercargill electric tramways 1912, Dunedin cablecar RP close-up, Oamaru procession RP, Otago Aero Club biplane close-up RP, Roxburgh hotel RP, R J Seddon memorial (3), T E Taylor memorial (3, incl funeral), 1906-7 International Exbn (several), Donald Sutherland, etc. Mostly fine. Also 12 modern reprints or photos. Ex Ray Staal. $1,500.00
244 PC Postcards of South Island, NZ Railways - colln of 48 (almost all diff), mostly Edwardian period, on Hagner pages in maroon binder. Many interesting scenes, incl Lord Kitchener at Ashburton station 1910 (2). Stations incl Westport, Granity, Blenheim, Rangiora, Kaiapoi, Christchurch, Leeston, Little River, Timaru, Temuka, Waimate, Mosgiel, Gore, Bluff, Invercargill. Mostly fine. Also 22 modern reprints or photos. Ex Ray Staal. $600.00
245 PC Postcards of Wellington, (NZ) & suburbs - large colln of approx 450 old PPC (mostly Edwardian period), almost all diff, on Hagner pages in 8 binders. Also 75 loose & c25 modern reprints or photos. Arranged by area or subject. Many interesting street scenes (often of "real photo" type). Some scarce thematic types (eg telegraph staff RP 1910). Noted 2 superb 19th century mounted photos of horse-drawn trams. Ex Ray Staal. $3,000.00