Hants & Surrey January Auction Now Accepting Bids!14th December 2015 by Sam Whiting
First, my thanks to all of you who liked the ‘Prices Realised’ list. Only two were not sure, and one of those was only thinking of the extra time for me (thank you!). A total of 23 of you replied to me on this. Again, a good number of collectors attended the Fair, and over 20 bidders were successful in the room, outbidding in a few instances some very good postal bids. A few surprises again, as usual, with Lot 31, Ogdens Army Crests and Mottoes not attracting any bid.
In this auction, ‘the collection’ is listed at Lots 13 – 57. Certainly, Lot 25, Mackenzie, is not often available in this condition. There are two more Kuit, Principal Streets (which appear to be very popular), and an unusual card of Salmon & Gluckstein ‘Occupations, but in only just Fair condition – but how often have you ever seen one! Also three more of the Wills ‘Alternative subjects’ at Lots 221-222 are, I believe, quite difficult to find. There are some more of the larger American cards, and the first batch of VG-EX cards from another vendor. At Lot 254, is another rare card from Harris – Star Girls, with a ‘grubby’ back, but the front is not too bad.
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!
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
We cant let this day go by without some cartophilic commemoration. After all it is the date that our feathered friends traditionally choose their mates. So why not! The vintage image we choose as our featured card is a reminder of how times change, a