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Auction Highlights 26th September 2019

It was good see peoples’ interest in books again with vintage children’s  and good quality reference books selling very well last night.  Advertising signs were sought after, along with art glass, tins and vintage ephemera.

We are working on the Rock, Pop & Retro for next week.  Put your groove on and don’t forget to chill in readiness.

We are still acceptings goods.

Here are a few highlights:

Vintage metal FOUR’N TWENTY PIES advertising sign – double sided – Approx 60 x 45cm 509.
5 x 1960s childrens activity Books – Jill at the Seaside, dress the doll, Cuddle-Me Cut-me-out, Humpty Dumpty Cut out & 2 x Jolly Toy Books with models to make  etc. 149.
WW1 – 1917  Brass Trench Art twin handle vase – details to base, approx 29cm H 124.
Small lot – English Bone China and Scottish glass inc, Royal Crown Derby Robin figurine, 1998 Royal Crown Derby William Teddy Bear figurine and a Caithness turtle paperweight 74.
c1909 Autograph album includes heaps of sketches, poetry, watercolours, etc. 124.
1920s Art Deco carved bone Cameo type brooch featuring American Indian woman 99.
3 x s/c Toy related books – 1000 Tin Toys by Taschen, Yesterday’s Toys by Kitahara & A Century of Toys  from London Toy & Model Museum 74.
Vintage “Agent for Commonwealth Savings Bank” tin sign – Approx. 25.5 cm/h x 56 cm/w 124.
Vintage Vic Rail signal light, retro fitted with stand, bulb and cord. 124.
Vintage 9ct rose gold ring set with oval opal – TW 4. 28 grms 112.
Vintage AIRZONE console radio –  working order 74.
Vintage enamelled VFL Park membership medallions. Group lot approx. 29pcs. 105.
Australian modern art glass vase. Approx. 20cm/h. Signed to base Denise Sullivan 99.
19th century gilt framed European oil on metal painting. Featuring seated woman watching birds feed. Unsigned. Small damage to corners. 74.
2 x Architecture Pop-Up Books incl Gaudi Pop-Ups & Frank Lloyd Wright In Pop-Up 99.36
1920s Art Deco carved bone Cameo type brooch featuring American Indian woman 99.
Uranium glass tableware – inc. dish holding sugar bowl, milk pourer and small vase. 93.
Vintage timber carpenters tool box with contents initialled G. McEachern of Pompei’s Boat Builders Mordialloc 86.
2oz. Silver coin The Australian Kookaburra 1996 Proof Issue. #92 in original case with box.

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Lot 298 - Vintage English Falcon Ware china Flying Duck wall plaque - approx 31cm L - Sold for $37
Lot 298 - Vintage English Falcon Ware china Flying Duck wall plaque - approx 31cm L - Sold for $37
Lot 295 - Vintage metal alligator shaped nut cracker - Approx 37cml - Sold for $35
Lot 295 - Vintage metal alligator shaped nut cracker - Approx 37cml - Sold for $35
Lot 7 - Small lot - ladies vintage items inc, early 1900s evening bag with decorative metallic needlework, faux pearls and ornate white metal frame, also a sm - Sold for $50
Lot 7 - Small lot - ladies vintage items inc, early 1900s evening bag with decorative metallic needlework, faux pearls and ornate white metal frame, also a sm - Sold for $50
Lot 288 - Large Vintage GRIFFITHS CHOICE TEA tin with contents - Sold for $37
Lot 288 - Large Vintage GRIFFITHS CHOICE TEA tin with contents - Sold for $37
Lot 287 - Group lot vintage (1940's) Tempo The Australian musical news magazine - Sold for $43
Lot 287 - Group lot vintage (1940's) Tempo The Australian musical news magazine - Sold for $43
Lot 226 - Small lot glassware and pottery - inc small souvenir dishes feat Images from around Australia and small tribal pottery vase - Sold for $37
Lot 226 - Small lot glassware and pottery - inc small souvenir dishes feat Images from around Australia and small tribal pottery vase - Sold for $37
Lot 233 - 3 x vintage books - Fox Prod Shirley Temple in The Little Princess, Walt Disney's Alice in Wonderland & Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs (Collins) - Sold for $35
Lot 233 - 3 x vintage books - Fox Prod Shirley Temple in The Little Princess, Walt Disney's Alice in Wonderland & Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs (Collins) - Sold for $35
Lot 234 - Box lot vintage scrapbooking labels and cards - inc Help to dress Dorothy cardboard figure with hats, dresses etc Many packets of 30 Illuminated Scrip - Sold for $75
Lot 234 - Box lot vintage scrapbooking labels and cards - inc Help to dress Dorothy cardboard figure with hats, dresses etc Many packets of 30 Illuminated Scrip - Sold for $75
Lot 237 - Group lot vintage (1940's) Australian Music Maker magazines - Sold for $50
Lot 237 - Group lot vintage (1940's) Australian Music Maker magazines - Sold for $50
Lot 238 - Large BHP flag Blue, white, red tricolour with large BHP letters 111 cmh x 177 cmw - Sold for $56
Lot 238 - Large BHP flag Blue, white, red tricolour with large BHP letters 111 cmh x 177 cmw - Sold for $56
Lot 239 - 3 x vintage intricate celluloid floral brooches - diamond shaped & round - Sold for $37
Lot 239 - 3 x vintage intricate celluloid floral brooches - diamond shaped & round - Sold for $37
Lot 241 - Group lot incl C1910 Pipe & Peace & Goodwill Xmas card, 12 x humourous Mason's postcards, Humouse postcards, Tobler chocolate cards, Help to Dress Dor - Sold for $56
Lot 241 - Group lot incl C1910 Pipe & Peace & Goodwill Xmas card, 12 x humourous Mason's postcards, Humouse postcards, Tobler chocolate cards, Help to Dress Dor - Sold for $56
Lot 242 - 2 x vintage necklaces - very long strand knotted jet beads & large  hand painted floral wooden beads - Sold for $31
Lot 242 - 2 x vintage necklaces - very long strand knotted jet beads & large hand painted floral wooden beads - Sold for $31
Lot 244 - 2oz Silver coin The Australian Kookaburra 1996 Proof Issue #92 in original case with box - Sold for $81
Lot 244 - 2oz Silver coin The Australian Kookaburra 1996 Proof Issue #92 in original case with box - Sold for $81
Lot 252 - Contemporary sterling silver gold plated bow collar necklace - Sold for $43
Lot 252 - Contemporary sterling silver gold plated bow collar necklace - Sold for $43
Lot 253 - c1909 Autograph album includes heaps of sketches, poetry, watercolours, etc - Sold for $124
Lot 253 - c1909 Autograph album includes heaps of sketches, poetry, watercolours, etc - Sold for $124
Lot 255 - 2 x c1900 hand painted Satsuma Brooches - Sold for $37
Lot 255 - 2 x c1900 hand painted Satsuma Brooches - Sold for $37
Lot 257 - 1920s Art Deco carved bone Cameo style Brooch featuring American Indian woman1920s Art Deco carved bone Cameo type brooch featuring American Indian wo - Sold for $99
Lot 257 - 1920s Art Deco carved bone Cameo style Brooch featuring American Indian woman1920s Art Deco carved bone Cameo type brooch featuring American Indian wo - Sold for $99
Lot 258 - 1920s Allen's Sweets small fish shaped Tin - marked Marsh & Sons Melbourne, Victoria - 10cms L - Sold for $106
Lot 258 - 1920s Allen's Sweets small fish shaped Tin - marked Marsh & Sons Melbourne, Victoria - 10cms L - Sold for $106
Lot 261 - Vintage HANDI Works (Bris) spirit iron and vintage brass trivet Approx 105cmh x 27cmw x 17cmd - Sold for $43
Lot 261 - Vintage HANDI Works (Bris) spirit iron and vintage brass trivet Approx 105cmh x 27cmw x 17cmd - Sold for $43
Lot 263 - c 1950's part set Italian Murano Fluorite glass wine decanter with 5 stemmed wine glasses - gilt with images - Sold for $31
Lot 263 - c 1950's part set Italian Murano Fluorite glass wine decanter with 5 stemmed wine glasses - gilt with images - Sold for $31
Lot 264 - 5 x 1960s childrens activity Books - Jill at the Seaside, dress the doll, Cuddle-Me Cut-me-out, Humpty Dumpty Cut out & 2 x Jolly Toy Books with model - Sold for $149
Lot 264 - 5 x 1960s childrens activity Books - Jill at the Seaside, dress the doll, Cuddle-Me Cut-me-out, Humpty Dumpty Cut out & 2 x Jolly Toy Books with model - Sold for $149
Lot 266 - Large hc Book - Mannequins by Nicole Parrot - 1982 St Martin's Press, NY - Sold for $50
Lot 266 - Large hc Book - Mannequins by Nicole Parrot - 1982 St Martin's Press, NY - Sold for $50
Lot 267 - Large hc Book - British Biscuit Tins 1868-1939 An aspect of Decorative packaging by MJ Franklin - Sold for $68
Lot 267 - Large hc Book - British Biscuit Tins 1868-1939 An aspect of Decorative packaging by MJ Franklin - Sold for $68
Lot 268 - Arts and Crafts stylish brass comport - 3 reeded stands with raised banding to bowl's rim, approx 30cm H - Sold for $50
Lot 268 - Arts and Crafts stylish brass comport - 3 reeded stands with raised banding to bowl's rim, approx 30cm H - Sold for $50
Lot 273 - large 1930's glass bowl with raised floral design - Sold for $31
Lot 273 - large 1930's glass bowl with raised floral design - Sold for $31
Lot 276 - Victorian blue satin glass vase with raised gilt decoration to girth, approx 27cm H - Sold for $35
Lot 276 - Victorian blue satin glass vase with raised gilt decoration to girth, approx 27cm H - Sold for $35
Lot 280 - Pair of Victorian glass mantle vases with applied floral enamel decoration - pale yellow ground, approx 305 cm H - Sold for $37
Lot 280 - Pair of Victorian glass mantle vases with applied floral enamel decoration - pale yellow ground, approx 305 cm H - Sold for $37
Lot 282 - Australian Wembley Ware pottery Yabby dish - pearl grey ground, darker grey raised lobster with original Wembley and retailer stickers, approx  70cm D - Sold for $43
Lot 282 - Australian Wembley Ware pottery Yabby dish - pearl grey ground, darker grey raised lobster with original Wembley and retailer stickers, approx 70cm D - Sold for $43
Lot 283.1 - 3 x Pieces - ART Glass - Vase signed to base but illegible & 2 x paper weights w Bubbled inclusions - Sold for $43
Lot 283.1 - 3 x Pieces - ART Glass - Vase signed to base but illegible & 2 x paper weights w Bubbled inclusions - Sold for $43
Lot 11 - Small mounted 1930's Fiddleback Blackwood BOOMERANG - w Educational text to mount - approx 205cm L - Sold for $43
Lot 11 - Small mounted 1930's Fiddleback Blackwood BOOMERANG - w Educational text to mount - approx 205cm L - Sold for $43
Lot 97 - Retro 1960-70s steamer machine, no branding sighted - AF - Sold for $62
Lot 97 - Retro 1960-70s steamer machine, no branding sighted - AF - Sold for $62
Lot 110 - Group Lot Bakelite tableware inc - footed bowls, mottled WONDERWARE bowl, plates, etc - Sold for $37
Lot 110 - Group Lot Bakelite tableware inc - footed bowls, mottled WONDERWARE bowl, plates, etc - Sold for $37
Lot 121 - Group lot vintage (1940's) Australian Jazz Notes magazines - Sold for $50
Lot 121 - Group lot vintage (1940's) Australian Jazz Notes magazines - Sold for $50
Lot 133 - c1900s IVANHOE twin kerosene cooker with blue enamel paintwork - Sold for $37
Lot 133 - c1900s IVANHOE twin kerosene cooker with blue enamel paintwork - Sold for $37
Lot 135 - Vintage three piece alabaster clock garniture with brass detail to face - Sold for $99
Lot 135 - Vintage three piece alabaster clock garniture with brass detail to face - Sold for $99
Lot 143 - Pair Framed Modern MIXED MEDIAS - AMOUR - Both Signed, lower right - 20x145cm Each - Sold for $68
Lot 143 - Pair Framed Modern MIXED MEDIAS - AMOUR - Both Signed, lower right - 20x145cm Each - Sold for $68
Lot 150 - Small group Vintage Brass long handled saucepans - some stamped BRION (France) - Sold for $31
Lot 150 - Small group Vintage Brass long handled saucepans - some stamped BRION (France) - Sold for $31
Lot 155 - Large Military metal map cylinder case - Sold for $31
Lot 155 - Large Military metal map cylinder case - Sold for $31
Lot 156 - 2 x Architecture Pop-Up Books incl Gaudi Pop-Ups & Frank Lloyd Wright In Pop-Up - Sold for $99
Lot 156 - 2 x Architecture Pop-Up Books incl Gaudi Pop-Ups & Frank Lloyd Wright In Pop-Up - Sold for $99
Lot 167 - Small lot vintage 8mm cinematic items inc Andrews Sound Film Striper in wooden box, CINE-KODAK duo splicer outfit in original box, Eumig splicing pres - Sold for $43
Lot 167 - Small lot vintage 8mm cinematic items inc Andrews Sound Film Striper in wooden box, CINE-KODAK duo splicer outfit in original box, Eumig splicing pres - Sold for $43
Lot 175 - Unusual Framed 19th C Engraved Map of ANTARCTICA - Frame w applied Bone panels - 20cm H 25cm L - Sold for $37
Lot 175 - Unusual Framed 19th C Engraved Map of ANTARCTICA - Frame w applied Bone panels - 20cm H 25cm L - Sold for $37
Lot 176 - Small lot vintage sporting and assorted magazines - inc Sports Novels Sept 1950, Sporting Life Aug and Sept 1949 and WW2 comic books - Sold for $35
Lot 176 - Small lot vintage sporting and assorted magazines - inc Sports Novels Sept 1950, Sporting Life Aug and Sept 1949 and WW2 comic books - Sold for $35
Lot 180 - Vintage manual brass car horn bugle with original rubber bulb - Sold for $50
Lot 180 - Vintage manual brass car horn bugle with original rubber bulb - Sold for $50
Lot 191 - Vintage 1970's heavy metal ice bucket Brass with handles and decorative bass and wooden lid Removable Perspex lining - Sold for $62
Lot 191 - Vintage 1970's heavy metal ice bucket Brass with handles and decorative bass and wooden lid Removable Perspex lining - Sold for $62
Lot 201 - 3 x hc Books - The Art of the Label by R Opie, British Biscuit Tins by MJ Franklin & Tins decorative printed by D Griffith - Sold for $62
Lot 201 - 3 x hc Books - The Art of the Label by R Opie, British Biscuit Tins by MJ Franklin & Tins decorative printed by D Griffith - Sold for $62
Lot 208 - Group lot of vintage EPNS inc, C 1890s coffee pot with panels, bone bands to handle, acorn finial and engraved decoration - also inc, 1820s gravy jugs - Sold for $43
Lot 208 - Group lot of vintage EPNS inc, C 1890s coffee pot with panels, bone bands to handle, acorn finial and engraved decoration - also inc, 1820s gravy jugs - Sold for $43
Lot 209 - 3 x sc Toy related books - 1000 Tin Toys by Taschen, Yesterday's Toys by Kitahara & A Century of Toys  from London Toy & Model Museum - Sold for $75
Lot 209 - 3 x sc Toy related books - 1000 Tin Toys by Taschen, Yesterday's Toys by Kitahara & A Century of Toys from London Toy & Model Museum - Sold for $75
Lot 212 - Vintage timber carpenters tool box with contents initialled G McEachern of Pompei's Boat Builders Mordialloc - Sold for $87
Lot 212 - Vintage timber carpenters tool box with contents initialled G McEachern of Pompei's Boat Builders Mordialloc - Sold for $87
Lot 217 - Vintage enamelled VFL Park membership medallions Group lot approx 29pcs - Sold for $106
Lot 217 - Vintage enamelled VFL Park membership medallions Group lot approx 29pcs - Sold for $106
Lot 213 - Small lot Commonwealth Bank metal signs and moulded counter top sign Agent for Commonwealth Bank signs Tin  1 x yellow  black 1 x white  yellow  black - Sold for $62
Lot 213 - Small lot Commonwealth Bank metal signs and moulded counter top sign Agent for Commonwealth Bank signs Tin 1 x yellow black 1 x white yellow black - Sold for $62
Lot 224 - Vintage original yard stick with Nolan Butler Upholsterers, Collingwood Advertising on back - Sold for $37
Lot 224 - Vintage original yard stick with Nolan Butler Upholsterers, Collingwood Advertising on back - Sold for $37
Lot 296 - Vintage valve radio Astor brand - Maroon with cream coloured face- af - Sold for $50
Lot 296 - Vintage valve radio Astor brand - Maroon with cream coloured face- af - Sold for $50
Lot 290 - Vintage metal FOUR'N TWENTY PIES advertising sign Double sided Approx 60 x 45cm - Sold for $509
Lot 290 - Vintage metal FOUR'N TWENTY PIES advertising sign Double sided Approx 60 x 45cm - Sold for $509
Lot 300 - Vintage Enamelled  Alliance Assurance Company Limited Agency tin sign-  Approx 305 cmh x 38cmw - Sold for $124
Lot 300 - Vintage Enamelled Alliance Assurance Company Limited Agency tin sign- Approx 305 cmh x 38cmw - Sold for $124
Lot 302 - 2 x Marigold carnival glass bowls - Northwood peacock and grapes & floral emblem - Sold for $31
Lot 302 - 2 x Marigold carnival glass bowls - Northwood peacock and grapes & floral emblem - Sold for $31
Lot 305 - Uranium glass tableware - inc dish holding sugar bowl, milk pourer and small vase - Sold for $93
Lot 305 - Uranium glass tableware - inc dish holding sugar bowl, milk pourer and small vase - Sold for $93
Lot 306 - Vintage Agent for Commonwealth Savings Bank tin sign - Approx 255 cmh x 56 cmw - Sold for $124
Lot 306 - Vintage Agent for Commonwealth Savings Bank tin sign - Approx 255 cmh x 56 cmw - Sold for $124
Lot 313 - Vintage veneered wooden mantle clock, made in USA Approx 29cmh - Sold for $31
Lot 313 - Vintage veneered wooden mantle clock, made in USA Approx 29cmh - Sold for $31
Lot 315 - WW1 - 1917  Brass Trench Art twin handle vase - details to base, approx 29cm H - Sold for $124
Lot 315 - WW1 - 1917 Brass Trench Art twin handle vase - details to base, approx 29cm H - Sold for $124
Lot 316 - Small art deco bust of a woman Blue glaze - repair to front AF Approx 135 cmh - Sold for $37
Lot 316 - Small art deco bust of a woman Blue glaze - repair to front AF Approx 135 cmh - Sold for $37
Lot 317 - Small lot - English Bone China and Scottish glass inc, Royal Crown Derby Robin figurine, 1998 Royal Crown Derby William Teddy Bear figurine and a Cait - Sold for $75
Lot 317 - Small lot - English Bone China and Scottish glass inc, Royal Crown Derby Robin figurine, 1998 Royal Crown Derby William Teddy Bear figurine and a Cait - Sold for $75
Lot 319 - Large ART DECO style Blue Glass BEEHIVE vase  - 225cm H - Sold for $50
Lot 319 - Large ART DECO style Blue Glass BEEHIVE vase - 225cm H - Sold for $50
Lot 321 - 19th century gilt framed European oil on metal painting Featuring seated woman watching birds feed Unsigned Small damage to corners - Sold for $75
Lot 321 - 19th century gilt framed European oil on metal painting Featuring seated woman watching birds feed Unsigned Small damage to corners - Sold for $75
Lot 322 - 1950s Peg Maltby illustrated childrens book - Little Thumbeline - Murfett Prod - Sold for $37
Lot 322 - 1950s Peg Maltby illustrated childrens book - Little Thumbeline - Murfett Prod - Sold for $37
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