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Auction Description for J P Humbert Auctioneers Ltd: Stamps, Postcards & Cigarette Cards
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Please note that payment is required within 48 hours of sale. Our Salerooms will close at 3pm on Friday 25th July and will re-open at 9am on Monday 1st September.

Stamps, Postcards & Cigarette Cards

(301 Lots)

by J P Humbert Auctioneers Ltd


301 lots with images

July 15, 2014

Live Auction

Unit 3, Silverstone Business Park

Whittlebury Road

Towcester, NN12 8TB United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1327 359595

Fax: +44 (0)1327 352038

Email: admin@jphumbert.com

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Postcard album with nice selection of early comic

Lot 1: Postcard album with nice selection of early comic

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Description: Postcard album with nice selection of early comic humour postcards, also some WWI poem type cards.

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Loose photo album with nice selection of WWI era

Lot 2: Loose photo album with nice selection of WWI era

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Description: Loose photo album with nice selection of WWI era silks, both greeting and frontline types, also quantity of printed cards.

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A small selection early 1900's scenic and seaside

Lot 3: A small selection early 1900's scenic and seaside

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Description: A small selection early 1900's scenic and seaside postcards, mainly Bournemouth.

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South Africa three postcard booklets of Durban,

Lot 4: South Africa three postcard booklets of Durban,

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Description: South Africa three postcard booklets of Durban, Cape Town, and native children, two are intact, one has partially disbound, early 1900's mainly town views.

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Two small albums of early 1900's scenic cards plus

Lot 5: Two small albums of early 1900's scenic cards plus

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Description: Two small albums of early 1900's scenic cards plus quantity of WWI soldier portraits and army themes.

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French early Napoleonic satirical cards unposted,

Lot 6: French early Napoleonic satirical cards unposted,

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Description: French early Napoleonic satirical cards unposted, look like newspaper cartoon images, approx. 36 cards.

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GB and France postcards, mainly unused GB are

Lot 7: GB and France postcards, mainly unused GB are

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Description: GB and France postcards, mainly unused GB are mainly churches with some views. France is booklet of Bruges procession du Saint-Sang.

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India booklet and loose cards of views and natives

Lot 8: India booklet and loose cards of views and natives

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Description: India booklet and loose cards of views and natives unused. Booklet is from SRI Chamarajendra Zoo, Mysore with pictures of the animals, also few world.

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Christmas, New Year, Easter, early selection of

Lot 9: Christmas, New Year, Easter, early selection of

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Description: Christmas, New Year, Easter, early selection of greetings postcards. no silks.

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Wolsey greeting and postcard sample book for

Lot 10: Wolsey greeting and postcard sample book for

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Description: Wolsey greeting and postcard sample book for ordering personal cards for Xmas 1913, some postcards noted.

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Two small albums of early scenic, greetings, comic

Lot 11: Two small albums of early scenic, greetings, comic

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Description: Two small albums of early scenic, greetings, comic and WWI love cards, mainly used.

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A rare set of over thirty vintage publicity shot

Lot 12: A rare set of over thirty vintage publicity shot

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Description: A rare set of over thirty vintage publicity shot photo cards for male stars of Hollywood Golden era, Clark Gable, Mickey Rooney, Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, James Mason, David Niven, James Cagney, Robert Donant, Alan Ladd, and Gary Cooper, some inscribed.

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A rare set of over thirty vingate publicity photo

Lot 13: A rare set of over thirty vingate publicity photo

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Description: A rare set of over thirty vingate publicity photo cards or female stars of Hollywood Golden era, Ava Gardner, Esther Williams, Margaret Lockwood, Lana Turner, Susan Hayward, Betty Grable, Hedy Lamarr and Shirley Temple, some inscribed.

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Postcard selection from a Pacific and America

Lot 14: Postcard selection from a Pacific and America

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Description: Postcard selection from a Pacific and America tourist tour just before WWII. 30 postcards covering Australia, New Zealand, Canada from Feb - Jun 1938.

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100 early 1900's postcards in album, mainly 1905

Lot 15: 100 early 1900's postcards in album, mainly 1905

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Description: 100 early 1900's postcards in album, mainly 1905 period with some interesting themes, Tuby's Fairground Amusement 6th Dragoon Guards fighting Dervishes, horse and card town scenes, train, shipping, topographical, mainly used.

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Early 1900s postcard selection in old album, some

Lot 16: Early 1900s postcard selection in old album, some

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Description: Early 1900s postcard selection in old album, some interesting town views with prams & carts, seaside, country etc. Also small tin with few loose and odd cigarette cards, together with an old Midlands Railway map.

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Postcards in shoebox, mainly modern tourist types

Lot 17: Postcards in shoebox, mainly modern tourist types

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Description: Postcards in shoebox, mainly modern tourist types but a few earlies noted. 1950's Seaton holiday camp, early lord cricket ground with possible postmark from Laurence Meynall (author) plus seaside etc.

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Photo album with nice assortment of floral

Lot 18: Photo album with nice assortment of floral

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Description: Photo album with nice assortment of floral greetings cards and comic 'seaside' humour cards, Bamforth, Atwell, McGill etc. noted.

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Postcard album with nice early to mid 1900's,

Lot 19: Postcard album with nice early to mid 1900's,

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Description: Postcard album with nice early to mid 1900's, mainly used postcards over 150 cards including Mabel Lucy Atwell, M. Tarrant, and similar, Princess Elizabeth family scenes and local interests.

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Postcard album with nice selection of WWII

Lot 20: Postcard album with nice selection of WWII

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Description: Postcard album with nice selection of WWII aeroplanes and scenic views etc. Also few cigarette cards.

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A quantity of catalogues and books containing

Lot 21: A quantity of catalogues and books containing

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Description: A quantity of catalogues and books containing postcards plus a quantity of single sleeves

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Postcards of Japan early 1900's unusual collection

Lot 22: Postcards of Japan early 1900's unusual collection

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Description: Postcards of Japan early 1900's unusual collection of tapestry, scenic and lifestyle cards. 160 cards unused and used in sleeved album.

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Postcards, GB 176 real photograph cards of London

Lot 23: Postcards, GB 176 real photograph cards of London

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Description: Postcards, GB 176 real photograph cards of London early 1900's, British Empire exhibition, Royalty, Early Transport, Militaria.

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Churchill themed WWII era, used postcard depicting

Lot 24: Churchill themed WWII era, used postcard depicting

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Description: Churchill themed WWII era, used postcard depicting 'The Victory Smile'. Official photograph of Winston Churchill at the Teheran conference 1943 with accompanying associated press receipt. The photo has 'Not for Publication' or reproduction. Small 'compiled' photograph of Churchill and Stalin in nurses uniform holding a 'baby Adolph Hitler' with possibly Duff Cooper and Anthony Eden.

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An extensive album of postcards/photographs relating to the WW1 POW camp at Chemnitz. The album marked with a distinctive German Iron Cross. Many of the postcards depicting prisoners in theatrical female dress, some bearing the stamp of 'Theatres des

Lot 25: An extensive album of postcards/photographs relating to the WW1 POW camp at Chemnitz. The album marked with a distinctive German Iron Cross. Many of the postcards depicting prisoners in theatrical female dress, some bearing the stamp of 'Theatres des

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Description: An extensive album of postcards/photographs relating to the WW1 POW camp at Chemnitz. The album marked with a distinctive German Iron Cross. Many of the postcards depicting prisoners in theatrical female dress, some bearing the stamp of 'Theatres des Prisonnniers du camp de Chemnitz', others mention the 'Chemnitz Boys'. Many nationalities are represented, British, French, Australian, New Zealand,Russian and Canadian and this is a rare record of life in a WW1 POW camp. Inherited by the vendor from his grandmother whose father, John Shaw, died at the battle of Cambrai in 1917. It is likely that this album relates to Private Shaw's platoon/battalion/regiment but more research is needed.

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An album of postcards/photographs relating to a 'grand tour' cruise to Europe (mainly Italy) in the 1930s featuring a number of vessels and a shot of Mussolini's Rome residence. Inherited and owned by the vendor.

Lot 26: An album of postcards/photographs relating to a 'grand tour' cruise to Europe (mainly Italy) in the 1930s featuring a number of vessels and a shot of Mussolini's Rome residence. Inherited and owned by the vendor.

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Description: An album of postcards/photographs relating to a 'grand tour' cruise to Europe (mainly Italy) in the 1930s featuring a number of vessels and a shot of Mussolini's Rome residence. Inherited and owned by the vendor.

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Two Japanese lacquered postcard albums with scenic and cultural views. Some coloured.

Lot 27: Two Japanese lacquered postcard albums with scenic and cultural views. Some coloured.

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Description: Two Japanese lacquered postcard albums with scenic and cultural views. Some coloured.

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An old small postcard album with good selection of actresses, bathing beauties and scenic cards. A few Aldershot tattoo.

Lot 28: An old small postcard album with good selection of actresses, bathing beauties and scenic cards. A few Aldershot tattoo.

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Description: An old small postcard album with good selection of actresses, bathing beauties and scenic cards. A few Aldershot tattoo.

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Cigarette trade cards, shell token sets, banknotes

Lot 50: Cigarette trade cards, shell token sets, banknotes

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Description: Cigarette trade cards, shell token sets, banknotes etc. General assortment but some nice card sets. Bucktrout, Sarony, Lloyds noted. 25+ sets.

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Tea cards and bank notes, a small quantity of

Lot 51: Tea cards and bank notes, a small quantity of

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Description: Tea cards and bank notes, a small quantity of Brooke Bond tea cards, plus a few world bank notes in a folder.

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Cricket, boxing, rugby, golf themed selection of

Lot 52: Cricket, boxing, rugby, golf themed selection of

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Description: Cricket, boxing, rugby, golf themed selection of mainly publicity cards, few 100's.

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Brooke Bond selection in two albums and loose

Lot 53: Brooke Bond selection in two albums and loose

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Description: Brooke Bond selection in two albums and loose selection, Kevin and Chimp sets, five sets of Canada issues.

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Football themed cards, very large selection in

Lot 54: Football themed cards, very large selection in

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Description: Football themed cards, very large selection in shoebox, 2 biscuit tins, album and loose, Shooting Stars series plus others.

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Sports, houses, cars, planes selection of small

Lot 55: Sports, houses, cars, planes selection of small

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Description: Sports, houses, cars, planes selection of small and A2 size cards in two boxes and three albums, well worth sorting.

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Players, Wills, Churchman etc. multi themed cards

Lot 56: Players, Wills, Churchman etc. multi themed cards

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Description: Players, Wills, Churchman etc. multi themed cards sorted into packets, some sets noted.

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Biscuit tin of assorted themed cards in packets,

Lot 57: Biscuit tin of assorted themed cards in packets,

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Description: Biscuit tin of assorted themed cards in packets, sorted into sets, Wills, Players etc.

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Players & Wills cards stuck in albums, Players x

Lot 58: Players & Wills cards stuck in albums, Players x

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Description: Players & Wills cards stuck in albums, Players x 20, Wills x 6.

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American football, NFL pro set 91-92 in five small

Lot 59: American football, NFL pro set 91-92 in five small

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Description: American football, NFL pro set 91-92 in five small packs, plus box of 150 and other odds.

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Players five sets in sleeves: 1931 Picturesque

Lot 60: Players five sets in sleeves: 1931 Picturesque

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Description: Players five sets in sleeves: 1931 Picturesque London; 1936 Tennis; Wild Animal Heads; Dandies; Cycling. Most cards are clean with good corners.

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Ogdens five sets in sleeves, Applied Electricity,

Lot 61: Ogdens five sets in sleeves, Applied Electricity,

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Description: Ogdens five sets in sleeves, Applied Electricity, By the Roadside, Smugglers and smuggling, Sea Adventure, Picturesque Villages. The cards are clean with good corners.

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Medium cards, nine sets in sleeved album, Sarony,

Lot 62: Medium cards, nine sets in sleeved album, Sarony,

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Description: Medium cards, nine sets in sleeved album, Sarony, Churchman, Wills, Carreras, Whitbread. Most cards are very clean on architecture, engineering,notable M.P.S, pub signs.

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Nature themed, nine sets in sleeved album,

Lot 63: Nature themed, nine sets in sleeved album,

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Description: Nature themed, nine sets in sleeved album, butterflies, fish, dogs, animalloys, wildlife three quarters of the cards are very clean with good corners, the rest are slightly worn but presentable.

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Flowers and plants, ten sets in sleeved album,

Lot 64: Flowers and plants, ten sets in sleeved album,

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Description: Flowers and plants, ten sets in sleeved album, Wills x 8 sets, Players x1, Q cards x1. All the cards apart from Players are in good condition with good corners.

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Birds, seven sets in sleeved album. Players aviary

Lot 65: Birds, seven sets in sleeved album. Players aviary

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Description: Birds, seven sets in sleeved album. Players aviary and cage birds, curious bears, wild birds. Philips - bird paintings. Carroll - birds. Gallaher - British birds, Abdulla - feathered friends. Most cards are very good condition with good corners.

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Film and Radio stars, eight sets in sleeved album.

Lot 66: Film and Radio stars, eight sets in sleeved album.

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Description: Film and Radio stars, eight sets in sleeved album. All the cards look very clean with good corners (apart from a few Players) Wills, Players, Hill, Gallaher.

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Military themes, Y sets in sleeved album, Wills -

Lot 67: Military themes, Y sets in sleeved album, Wills -

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Description: Military themes, Y sets in sleeved album, Wills - military motors, Gallaher - the Navy. Lambert - Traditions of Navy, Army, Air Force. Players - Naval craft, Territorial Army, RAF Aircraft, International airliners. Most cards are clean but 'The Navy' and two Players sets are mixed.

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Seven sets in sleeved album, Morris - Whipsnade,

Lot 68: Seven sets in sleeved album, Morris - Whipsnade,

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Description: Seven sets in sleeved album, Morris - Whipsnade, Mitchell - Wonderful Century, Willis - School Arms, Safety First, Do you Know 4th, 3rd, Engineering. Cards are mostly clean with good corners.

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Henry series by Wix, series 1 to 5 in sleeved

Lot 69: Henry series by Wix, series 1 to 5 in sleeved

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Description: Henry series by Wix, series 1 to 5 in sleeved album. Cards are very clean with good corners.

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Selection of eleven sets of Players, Wills,

Lot 70: Selection of eleven sets of Players, Wills,

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Description: Selection of eleven sets of Players, Wills, Churchman cards in sleeved album. General interest themes and some royalty.

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Senior Service selection of 12 sets on dogs,

Lot 71: Senior Service selection of 12 sets on dogs,

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Description: Senior Service selection of 12 sets on dogs, railways and scenic. Most of the card are clean with good corners but odd ones in the dog set have foxing.

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