Highlights Signatures, Toys & Glass Auction 6 June 2021

This was a very successful auction with most lots selling.

We are about to catalogue for our next online collectables auction with

Invaluable which will go live shortly.

Here are a few results from the auction.

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Maxim GORKY (Russian Writer 1868-1936) Autograph Quote on card signed (“M Gor’kii” in Cyrillic) and dated (“6.m.24, Marienbad”) – May 6th 1924. [Transl. True happiness of Man in Science and Labour … ]. With portrait photos and facsimile signature. 1875
1950s Original Boxed Ferrari 750 Monza Tin Toy Car Made by Bandai – International Series w Great Britain Flag to Bonnet , No. 572 174
1/18 Scale Diecast Model Car – 1969 Holden HT Monaro GTS 350 in Orange w Black Striping & Red Tartan Interior – Model Made by Auto art 161
Pablo PICASSO (1881-1973) Signed black and white photograph of Pablo Picasso in his Mougins atelier with two friends, standing behind “Mougins Landscape 2” (1965), with “The Guitarist” (1965) in the background, signed and dated H, 24cm W 1503
2 x Vintage Citrine Uranium & Vaseline twin handled vases  approx. 9cm H 87
1/18 Scale Diecast Model Car – 1982 Holden HDT VK Group A Peter Brock Special SS Commodore in Blue – Model Made by Biante 161
1920s Australian Crown Crystal peach glass Kangaroo Master bowl with fluted tooth rim, Rd No – 4696, approx. 24cm D 149
1/18 Scale Diecast Model Car – 2014 Ford FPV Pursuit Ute in Orange – Model Made by Classic Carlectables 99
1/18 Scale Diecast Model Car – Ford XW Falcon GTHO Phase II Sedan in Surfer Orange – Model Made by Auto Art 112
George Bernard SHAW (Irish Playwright 1856-1950) Autograph Telegram Signed (“G.Bernard Shaw”) dated 20th Nov 1920 on Personal Telegram Letterhead, postponing a meeting until February because [“some rehearsals sprung on me for a performance on Tuesday”] 310
Vintage Holden Car Badges – X2, 5 Litre & 2 x Monaro LS 87
1950s Yoshiya Japanese Wind-Up Tin Toy Robot w Clear Front to See Mechanism – Marks incl KO – Approx 22cm H 224
1/18 Scale Diecast Model Car – 1966 HR  Holden Premier Sedan – Model Made by Auto Art 149
Imperial Carnival Glass – Lavender POPPY SHOW Vase – Fluted Rim 31cm H 137
1/18 Scale Diecast Model Car – Holden HZ Sandman Panelvan in Black w Decals & Surfboards – Model Made by Auto Art 149
3 x Autograph Signatures on piece by Walter GROPIUS (German architect, Founder of Bauhaus School 1883-1969), Franz Werfel (Austrian Writer) and Alma Maria MAHLER (Austrian Composer), dated 26.12.1934 verso 124
1/18 Scale Diecast Model Car – HR Holden Premier Sedan in Satin Silver – Model Made by AUTO art 149
Vintage Holden Torana Badges & Fuel Cap – incl. GTR marked 2810503 303-1 99
1/18 Scale Diecast Model Car – Ford Falcon 351 GT “Super Roo” in Green w Black Racing Stripe – Model Made by Auto Art 149
Vintage Cereal Toy – Kingly Crater CRITTER with Full Crown in LILAC colour. 87
1/18 Scale Diecast Model Car – Holden HZ GTS Monaro Sedan Palais White – Model made by Classic Carlectables 149
HC Holden ‘HR’ Workshop Manual, pub. by Service Division, Melbourne, 1966 (Part No M35611) with illustrations, colour wiring diagrams for Premier, 235, 239 models etc, vgc. 62
1/18 Scale Diecast Model Car – 1971 Ford Falcon XY 351 GT Sedan – Model Made by Biante 149