Catalogue

Auction 35 - Saturday, September 21, 2019

 LotTypeDescriptionPrice
251 Neil Armstrong signed NASA colour photo, 8" x 10", "To Graham - Best Wishes, Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11". $2,500.00
252 Neil Armstrong signed personal letter on undated NASA letterhead, 5.25" x 8", to Wellington boy scout Graham Fox: "Dear Graham, I don't have a tenderfoot badge, but if a (sic) can get one I will send it. Best wishes for your continued success in scouting, Sincerely Neil Armstrong" along with three books, Footprints on the Moon, Log of Apollo 11 & Our Awesome Universe, all in Nasa envelope addressed to Graham Fox. Foxing on letter, envelope worn. $3,000.00
253 C Donald McGill comic postcards 1900s-1950s. Some 1000 comic p/c in 5 albums, covering all periods. Appear to be all different. Few may be non-McGill. Sound condition throughout. $1,500.00
254 GB Vellum Indenture in the reign of William III & Mary, dated 21st October 1694, Sale of Land from William Cawne, Shoemaker, to Mary Beech, widow, in the town of Wilshamstead (now Wilstead) Bedford, signed by William Cawne & two witnesses, approx 67 x 39 cm, folded, general toning & wrinkling, traces of wax seal. $100.00
255 GB Vellum Indenture in the reign of William III & Mary, dated 26th January 1690, Land Deed signed by Humphrey Buckler counter part for the Chapple Land & three witnesses, approx 63 x 36 cm, folded, general toning & wrinkling, with wax seal. $140.00
256 C NZ colln of 161 different p/cs, mostly c1905-WWI; incl B/W RPs, printed B/W & also coloured cards from Muir & Moodie, & FT etc. Some seen with stamps on front as well as others with messages on front. Views incl rural NZ as well as a few city scenes & a couple of "Ottmar Zieher" embossed stamp type cards at end, in large album of 8 cards/page. $500.00
257 C NZ 1940-64 Bernard Freyberg memorabilia: (1) cover from Egypt to Bishop of Wellington. Hand addressed by & signature of "B.C. Freyberg Major Gen". Cancel NZ FPO 13 MY 40; (2) Xmas card with best wishes from Royal household, signed Bernard Freyberg, (a little scruffy) in envelope cancelled 5 NOV 1962 addressed to C Hegglun; (3) + 2 others. $400.00
258 Photography: 3 early daguerrotype portraits, all of British origin: 2 in decorative metal protective frames (man, identified as "Alfred Tozer, Feb 1856" & small girl, very attractive, both tinted; the third, a seated male, has considerable fading of the image & is in a small hinged box with clasps. The earliest successful photographic method. Rare. $575.00
259 C Pictorial p/c (NZ) colln of 300+ diff, mostly Edwardian period (+ a few later), in 2 modern albums. Many are of Dunedin area (especially Roslyn & Mornington suburbs & Botanical Gardens) but also many North Isl & others. Numerous better cards noted: incl "real photo" street scenes, Transport, fine WWI Otago Wounded Soldiers Fund (Gallipoli map), fine Chinese currency (embossed) c1900 etc. Nice lot. $1,000.00
260 Share certificates 1895-1915 colln of 37 mining shares - nearly all South Africa but some other African countries - gold, Tin, Copper etc. Incl many attractive designs. Full list available. $500.00