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957
Autograph: Eleanor Roosevelt signed letter on 1953 Aerogramme New York to Australia addressed to Mr AE Frede JP, The Parsonage, Crows Nest NSW. The correspondence is a polite decline of a request to donate something for a fete. VF. Also a letter from Buckingham Palace declining a similar request to Princess Margaret (Jan 7 1955) with the letter signed by her Lady-In-Waiting, & another similar letter from Winston Churchill's Hon Sec (4th Sep 1950) on House of Commons letterhead with a franked (2½d) cover. The Roosevelt autograph very scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
958
Cigarette Card Values 2011/12 by Murray, 320pgs. Comprehensive & illustrated throughout. VG/excellent.
 SOLD at A$10
959
Cigarette Cards: Accumulation in box inc Wills Australian Wildflowers (78, cat £160), Birds of Australasia (32, £45), Famous Film Stars (1934 set of 10, £140), Fish of Australia (68, £68), Historic Events (70, £70), Modern War Weapons (44, £75), War Pictures (48, £75) & War Incidents (30, £70). Capstan Flag Girls of all Nations (30, £55), Cavanders Peeps into Many Lands (real photo 75, £25). Plus assorted others inc Boy Scouts, Peter Pan advertising gifts. Usual mixed condition inc rev stains, total cat val well over £700. (700)
 SOLD at A$170
960
Cigarette Cards: Carreras 1924 Highwaymen (25/25, Murray 2014 cat £60), 1934 Cricketers (brown back, 50/50, £170), 1937 Amusing Tricks (50/50, £75). Major Drapkin 1927 Palmistry (25/25, £75), 1928 Aust & English Cricketers (40/40, £95), Allman 1953 Pin-up Girls (24/24, £100). Adkin & Sons Wild Animals (50/50). Primrose 1960 Andy Pandy (50/50, £45). Plus 2 other cheaper sets. All VF or better. Total Murray cat £720. (420)
 AVAILABLE at A$240
961
Cigarette Cards: Gallaher 6 diff sets (Murray 2014 cat £310) inc 1919 Birds Nest & Eggs (95/100, £130), 1922 Fables & Their Morals (90/100, £60). Player 8 diff sets (£400) inc 1904 British Empire Series (50/50, £60), 1915 & 1916 Polar Exploration sets of 25 (£120), 1927 Football Caricatures (50/50, £60) & 1931 Poultry (50/50, £85). Mostly VF or better. Total cat £710. (650)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
962
Cigarette Cards: John Player & Sons sets (17) inc 1912 Egyptian Kings & Queens (25/25, Murray 2014 cat £50), 1909 Celebrated Gateways (50/50, £75), 1904 British Empire Series (50/50, £60), 1914 Victoria Cross (18/25, £50), 1917 Shakespearean Series (25/25, £45), 1930 County Sports (Large 20/25, £120), 1934 Cricketers (50/50, £70), 1938 Military Uniforms (50/50, £40) & 9 other sets. Generally VF or better. Total cat £650. (660)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
963
Cigarette Cards: Ogdens 1912 Boy Scouts (mixed backs, 50, Murray 2014 cat £150), 1923 Birds Eggs (50/50, £60), 1935 Football Caricatures (50/50, £150), 1936 Shots from the Films (50/50, £110), 1939 British Birds (50/50, £130). W Woods 1932 Aesop Fables (25/25, £45). Hustler Soap 1925 Animals 1st & 2nd series sets of 20 (£50). Total cat £695. All VF. (315)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
964
Cigarette Cards: Wills 18 diff sets to late 1920s inc 1900 Wild Animals (25/50, 2014 Murrays cat £150), 1908 Flag Girls of All Nations (50/50, £80), 1912 Fish of Australasia (40/50, £40), 1913 Riders of the World (50/50, £85), 1913 Beauties-brown tint (40/40, £60), 1915 Victoria Cross Heroes (25/25, £60), 1915 War Incidents 2nd Series (50/50, £160), 1925 Australian Scenic Series -real photo (90/100, £70), 1934 Old Silver (25/25, £60), 1928 Romance of the Heavens (50/50, £55) & 8 other sets. Mostly VF. Total cat £1150. (800+)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
965
Cigarette Cards: Wills semi-sorted accumulation inc WWI Recruiting Posters (8, cat £55, worth at least double), Animalloys (25), 1925 Birds of Australasia (60, cat £50), 1912 British Empire Series (40, £30), Dogs (30, £20), Garden Hints (set of 50), 1913 Riders of the World (32, £50), 1906 Wild Animals of the World (30, £180), plus another 1000 or so cards inc Wills odds, 1905 Gallaher Birds (10, £85), Carreras 1930 Alice in Wonderland (30, £50) & USA 1880s Old Judge or Purity Cigarettes real photo (8, £120). Also range of modern issues & recent reprint sets. Total cat val well over £1400. Mostly F-VF. (1300)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
966
Cigarette Cards: Cricket mixed array with 1909-11 Wills (30, mixed condition, min cat £420. 1928 Reske real photo (33, cat £200) inc Grimmett, Ponsford & Woodful. 1938 Player cricketers (25) in colour. Then other cards (many 100s) inc Murrays Bathing Belles set of 40 (£20), De Reszke 'What the Stars Say' (50/50, £45). Tobler Chocolate 1900 Views (130, £160), Gallaher 1922 Fables (100, £75) & 1937 Birds set of 48 (£24). Hignett Bros 1924 Arms 1-25 (£75). John Player & Sons assorted odds (900) inc Cycling, Arms & Armour, Polar Exploration, Riders of the World & British Empire Series. Also some Trade cards & modern reprints. Generally VF. Est Murray cat £1600. (1500)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
967
Cigarette Cards: American Tobacco Co 1910 Lighthouse Series 1-50 (Hassan backs) comp set of the 50 large size cards. VF or better. Rare set. Murray (2012) cat £275.
 SOLD at A$200
968
Movie Magazines 1930s & 1940s movie magazines inc 'Screen Romances', 'Movie Stars', 'The Screen News' & 'Picture Show' covers inc Shirley Temple, Gary Cooper, James Cagney, Pinocchio & Jane Russell. Also 1931 'The Picture Show Annual' hard cover book & more recent film magazines, condition mixed. (35)
 SOLD at A$25
969
Science fiction works in hardback & soft cover inc 'The Star Trek Compendium' (4), '30th Anniversary Dr Who Illustrated History' (4), Star Trek Captain's Logs & Star Trek Chronology with an illustrated 'Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy', mixed condition, from as new to with moderate wear & tear. (16)
 AVAILABLE at A$20
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