Hants & Surrey Branch – January Auction3rd December 2014 by Sam Whiting
Again Vernon has managed to assemble an interesting looking list for Jan. From ‘the collection’ this time come Lots 16 – 52, including a very nice condition set of Wills’ ‘Life of King Edward VIII’, a scarce Unissued set; a complete set of Spratts ‘British Bird Series’, numbered, with all 7 backs represented; and 60 Donaldson ‘Speedway Riders’. Also, at Lot 121, is a complete set of A. & B.C. ‘Footballers’, all 290 (No.58 is from the Scottish issue). There are a total of 149 sets up for auction and over 200 type cards!
In the single cards, there are two cards from the rarely seen Kuit set of ‘Principal Streets of British Cities’, both in very nice condition, and two cards from the set of Kinnear ‘Australian Cricket Team’, one in VG condition.
There are many other items of interest so have a look at the sheets below and we hope there’s something for you.
A dilemma. Imagine you are, or know a card collector who lives outside the UK, who would be really interested to join us, were it not for the high cost of the overseas subscription? If only there was a way to reduce this cost. And now there is!
Although the Convention has been postponed, the auction will still go ahead with the same finish date of 1st May. Unless there are more lockdown restrictions imposed I am aiming to send lots out to winning bidders on or about 6th May. Of course the
This early American pasteboard representation, part of a set of "Holidays", is a charming way to pass on our St Patrick's Day greetings to collectors worldwide. It has endured two World Wars, and many other historical events of a worrisome nature,
This trade card celebrates the Olney race. It has been run in the Buckingham Town every year since 1445. The participants run with a pancake in a frying pan and must flip it at the start and end. Men are also allowed to compete, but also have to wea