October 2017 – Hants & Surrey Branch Auction – Priced Realised21st September 2017 by Sam Whiting
*Prices Realised now added*
From ‘the collection’ this time come Lots 14 – 56. Again, some quite scarce and some quite costly items. Among all these cards, only one do I describe as ‘Fair’, which illustrates the general condition from this collection. Two examples of scarcity are the 49/50 Roche Footballers in very nice condition, only missing the very scarce number 21. The other is the set plus 24 variations of the Duke set of folders, see Lot 34. This must surely be difficult to find these days.
Lots 57 – 131 consist of the usual mixture of sets, part sets etc. from Club members with all sorts of unusual lots, which we hope will attract bids.
Lots 132 – 240 are all from the same collection, and Lots 241 – 274 are from local dealers. Lots 275 – 290 are from our Football specialist, and Lots 306 – 325 from our long standing collector who only collected cards in VG – EX condition. The remaining lots are all from local members
As usual, we do hope there will be something to whet your collecting appetite
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