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Auction Description for Lawsons: The Oriental Collection + Wine & Spirits + Books & Ephemera + Estate & General
Viewing Notes:
ONLY LOTS 3001-3383 WILL BE SOLD VIA INVALUABLE.
Sale Notes:
ONLY LOTS 3001-3383 WILL BE SOLD VIA INVALUABLE.

The Oriental Collection + Wine & Spirits + Books & Ephemera + Estate & General

by Lawsons

Platinum House

779 lots | 771 with images

December 13, 2013

Live Auction

8-16 Moore Street

Leichhardt, 2040 Australia

Phone: +61 (0)2 9566 2377

Fax: +61 (0)2 9566 2388

Email: info@lawsons.com.au

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A Red Album of World Stamps -

Lot 805: A Red Album of World Stamps -

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Description: A Red Album of World Stamps

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1-7 Volumes

Lot 919: 1-7 Volumes "Top Symbols & Trademarks of the World", ed. F.M. Ricci & C. Ferrari, pub. Deco Press, 1973

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Description: 1-7 Volumes "Top Symbols & Trademarks of the World", ed. F.M. Ricci & C. Ferrari, pub. Deco Press, 1973

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Petrol Bowser Converted to Storage Cabinet
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Teak Bounce Rocker

Lot 1260: Teak Bounce Rocker

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Vintage Timber Incubator

Lot 1308: Vintage Timber Incubator

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Description: Vintage Timber Incubator

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1960s Daybed

Lot 1355: 1960s Daybed

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Description: 1960s Daybed **20th Design Sale**

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Wall Mount Henry Wintermans Cigar Box
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Tiered Table with Wool Cleaner

Lot 1386: Tiered Table with Wool Cleaner

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B & B Italia 3 Seater Lounge with Red Cushions
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Chinese Timber Bucket

Lot 1435: Chinese Timber Bucket

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Description: Chinese Timber Bucket

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Large Cow Skull

Lot 1454: Large Cow Skull

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Early Slide Rule by Flavelle Bros & Roberts Brisbane n1883
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Planet Lamp

Lot 1511: Planet Lamp

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Large Cow Skull

Lot 1530: Large Cow Skull

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Grant Featherston Numero 4 Lounge in Brown
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Orange Tile Top Coffee Table

Lot 1544: Orange Tile Top Coffee Table

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Vintage Resuscitation Mannequin

Lot 1552: Vintage Resuscitation Mannequin

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Description: Vintage Resuscitation Mannequin

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Square Aluminium and Stainless Steel Riveted Coffee Table

Lot 1553: Square Aluminium and Stainless Steel Riveted Coffee Table

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Description: Square Aluminium and Stainless Steel Riveted Coffee Table 130 x 130cm x height 35cm

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Modern Daybed on Brushed Steel Legs
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Vintage Coits

Lot 1556: Vintage Coits

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Description: Vintage Coits

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Mid-Size French Bone-Handled Direct-Pull; early example with shaped bone handle, brass fixings on both sides, and finely-turned tape...

Lot 1601: Mid-Size French Bone-Handled Direct-Pull; early example with shaped bone handle, brass fixings on both sides, and finely-turned tape...

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Description: Mid-Size French Bone-Handled Direct-Pull; early example with shaped bone handle, brass fixings on both sides, and finely-turned tapered full-length helix

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Marked 'R. Jones' Walnut Handled Direct-Pull; marked

Lot 1602: Marked 'R. Jones' Walnut Handled Direct-Pull; marked "R. Jones & Sons" to one side of the shaft. Good condition polished walnut wood.

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Description: Marked 'R. Jones' Walnut Handled Direct-Pull; marked "R. Jones & Sons" to one side of the shaft. Good condition polished walnut wood handle. Full length finely shaped shaft and full-length bladed helix with sharp-tip

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French Turned Boxwood Direct-Pull with Brass Collar; quality example with finely grooved boxwood-handle and brass centre-band. Handl...

Lot 1603: French Turned Boxwood Direct-Pull with Brass Collar; quality example with finely grooved boxwood-handle and brass centre-band. Handl...

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Description: French Turned Boxwood Direct-Pull with Brass Collar; quality example with finely grooved boxwood-handle and brass centre-band. Handle in excellent condition, with full-length bladed helix

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Marked French 'Tony Dussieux' Metal Cellarman's Finger Pull; registered distinctive once-piece design, clearly marked

Lot 1604: Marked French 'Tony Dussieux' Metal Cellarman's Finger Pull; registered distinctive once-piece design, clearly marked "Tony Dussieux

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Description: Marked French 'Tony Dussieux' Metal Cellarman's Finger Pull; registered distinctive once-piece design, clearly marked "Tony Dussieux.O" to one side and "D 23 014" the other

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Early Marked 'Willetts' Eyebrow Direct-Pull; marked

Lot 1607: Early Marked 'Willetts' Eyebrow Direct-Pull; marked "C.T. Willetts Ltd" to one-side of the handle. Excellent original condition with.

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Description: Early Marked 'Willetts' Eyebrow Direct-Pull; marked "C.T. Willetts Ltd" to one-side of the handle. Excellent original condition with very fine full-length bladed helix with sharp point

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Rare Marked 'Willetts' M.O.D. Cellarman's T-Handle Direct-Pull; made for the Ministry of Defence (signified by the M.O.D. arrow symb

Lot 1608: Rare Marked 'Willetts' M.O.D. Cellarman's T-Handle Direct-Pull; made for the Ministry of Defence (signified by the M.O.D. arrow symb

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Description: Rare Marked 'Willetts' M.O.D. Cellarman's T-Handle Direct-Pull; made for the Ministry of Defence (signified by the M.O.D. arrow symbol on the shaft), and very unusually for any corkscrew, including the date of manufacture. Marked on one-side of the shaft "W&C", the registration number "KF1494", and "1964". In good all round condition, with full-length tapered helix and sharp-tip

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Quality English Wooden T-Handle Direct-Pull; finely made and in excellent condition, with flawless turned handle and full-length spe...

Lot 1609: Quality English Wooden T-Handle Direct-Pull; finely made and in excellent condition, with flawless turned handle and full-length spe...

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Description: Quality English Wooden T-Handle Direct-Pull; finely made and in excellent condition, with flawless turned handle and full-length speed-worm with sharp tip

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Quality Horn T-Handle Direct-Pull; nicely shaped & proportioned handle, turned shaft and slender full-length tapered helix with shar...

Lot 1610: Quality Horn T-Handle Direct-Pull; nicely shaped & proportioned handle, turned shaft and slender full-length tapered helix with shar...

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Description: Quality Horn T-Handle Direct-Pull; nicely shaped & proportioned handle, turned shaft and slender full-length tapered helix with sharp tip

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French-made Boxwood English Advertising 'Picnic';	a quality example in good condition with full-length helix with sharp point, but w.

Lot 1611: French-made Boxwood English Advertising 'Picnic'; a quality example in good condition with full-length helix with sharp point, but w.

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Description: French-made Boxwood English Advertising 'Picnic'; a quality example in good condition with full-length helix with sharp point, but with the advertising on the sheath worn due to age and design (whereby the body slides through the aperture to form the handle). Still partly legible, and reads "The Royal Marine" (Pub), "Lyne near Chertsey" (in the UK)

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Marked Italian Brass Four-Column Frame; rare example in exceptionally good condition, marked

Lot 1612: Marked Italian Brass Four-Column Frame; rare example in exceptionally good condition, marked "Made in Italy" on one-side of handle....

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Description: Marked Italian Brass Four-Column Frame; rare example in exceptionally good condition, marked "Made in Italy" on one-side of handle. Full-length finely bladed helix with sharp tip

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French Fully Marked 'Perfect Brevete' Lazy Tongs; French version of Wier's 1885 patent, clearly marked

Lot 1613: French Fully Marked 'Perfect Brevete' Lazy Tongs; French version of Wier's 1885 patent, clearly marked "Perfect" and "Brevete & Depo

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Description: French Fully Marked 'Perfect Brevete' Lazy Tongs; French version of Wier's 1885 patent, clearly marked "Perfect" and "Brevete & Depose" on both sides. In excellent condition, with full-length bladed helix and sharp tip

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Norwegian Royal Pewter Viking Figural; engraved-style pictorials on both sides of handle depicting 'Olav and his Viking ship with Dr..

Lot 1614: Norwegian Royal Pewter Viking Figural; engraved-style pictorials on both sides of handle depicting 'Olav and his Viking ship with Dr..

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Description: Norwegian Royal Pewter Viking Figural; engraved-style pictorials on both sides of handle depicting 'Olav and his Viking ship with Dragons'. Marked "Tinn Pewter Norway" on one-side of handle near shaft, and the initials "H.S." on the other. Quality full-length bladed helix with sharp point

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Large Walnut T-Handle Direct-Pull; quality-made and in very good condition, believed to be made by Williamsons of New York. Handle s...

Lot 1616: Large Walnut T-Handle Direct-Pull; quality-made and in very good condition, believed to be made by Williamsons of New York. Handle s...

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Description: Large Walnut T-Handle Direct-Pull; quality-made and in very good condition, believed to be made by Williamsons of New York. Handle shows patina, and the finely made speed-worm is of full-length with sharp tip

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Marked French Unusually Shaped T-Handle; with turned lightwood handle, and clearly marked on the shaft

Lot 1617: Marked French Unusually Shaped T-Handle; with turned lightwood handle, and clearly marked on the shaft "Made in France". An unusual...

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Description: Marked French Unusually Shaped T-Handle; with turned lightwood handle, and clearly marked on the shaft "Made in France". An unusual example, with bladed worm and full-point

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Unusually Shaped Locking-Handle Frame; early all-metal 'Open Frame' with unusually shaped 'rounded' frame. An early quality-made he

Lot 1618: Unusually Shaped Locking-Handle Frame; early all-metal 'Open Frame' with unusually shaped 'rounded' frame. An early quality-made he

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Description: Unusually Shaped Locking-Handle Frame; early all-metal 'Open Frame' with unusually shaped 'rounded' frame. An early quality-made heavy-weight example, thought to be German-made. In very good overall condition, apart from some plating loss typical of age, with full-length finely bladed helix and sharp tip

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Italian 'Designer' Ebonised T-Handle; unusual quality-made example comprising ebonised handle with brass centre-band. Still with lab.

Lot 1619: Italian 'Designer' Ebonised T-Handle; unusual quality-made example comprising ebonised handle with brass centre-band. Still with lab.

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Description: Italian 'Designer' Ebonised T-Handle; unusual quality-made example comprising ebonised handle with brass centre-band. Still with label on one-end of the handle marked "Made in Italy". Fine bladed full-length worm with sharp point

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Rare Brass 'Carriage Key' Type with Sheath; unusual finely-made example, with the corkscrew concealed within threaded sheath. Fine f.

Lot 1620: Rare Brass 'Carriage Key' Type with Sheath; unusual finely-made example, with the corkscrew concealed within threaded sheath. Fine f.

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Description: Rare Brass 'Carriage Key' Type with Sheath; unusual finely-made example, with the corkscrew concealed within threaded sheath. Fine full-length bladed helix and sharp point

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Marked English 'Magic Lever' Double Lever; the next most famous design modelled on Richard Smythe's 1936 American 'Hootch Owl' pat

Lot 1621: Marked English 'Magic Lever' Double Lever; the next most famous design modelled on Richard Smythe's 1936 American 'Hootch Owl' pat

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Description: Marked English 'Magic Lever' Double Lever; the next most famous design modelled on Richard Smythe's 1936 American 'Hootch Owl' patent. An early fully marked example, with the words "Magic Lever" and "Cork Drawer" appearing on both sides, and "Pat Appd. For" in the centre. In exceptionally good condition for its age, with full-length finely bladed worm and very sharp tip. A stunning collector's piece

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Elegant Brass-&-Silver T-Handle with Dusting Brush; beautifully made heavyweight 'Designer' piece, with unique mixed-metal handle sh.

Lot 1622: Elegant Brass-&-Silver T-Handle with Dusting Brush; beautifully made heavyweight 'Designer' piece, with unique mixed-metal handle sh.

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Description: Elegant Brass-&-Silver T-Handle with Dusting Brush; beautifully made heavyweight 'Designer' piece, with unique mixed-metal handle shape & design. Quality full-length fluted helix and sharp point. A perfect Christmas gift, with the same design never seen before

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Stylish Wood & Brass T-Handle with Dusting Brush; beautifully made heavyweight 'Designer' piece, with classically shaped handle with.

Lot 1623: Stylish Wood & Brass T-Handle with Dusting Brush; beautifully made heavyweight 'Designer' piece, with classically shaped handle with.

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Description: Stylish Wood & Brass T-Handle with Dusting Brush; beautifully made heavyweight 'Designer' piece, with classically shaped handle with brass centre-mounts and end-caps. Quality full-length tapered helix and sharp point

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Early Marked 'Haff' T-Handle with Metal Centre-Mount; with clearly marked metal handle-mount that reads

Lot 1624: Early Marked 'Haff' T-Handle with Metal Centre-Mount; with clearly marked metal handle-mount that reads "Patent Applied For". Thus d.

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Description: Early Marked 'Haff' T-Handle with Metal Centre-Mount; with clearly marked metal handle-mount that reads "Patent Applied For". Thus dating back to before the official Patent Application date of May 5th 1885". Good condition tapered full-length tapered helix. Highly collectable example

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Another sought after fully Marked American 'Haff' Patent; this example having full marking on the nickel-plated brass centre-band th.

Lot 1625: Another sought after fully Marked American 'Haff' Patent; this example having full marking on the nickel-plated brass centre-band th.

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Description: Another sought after fully Marked American 'Haff' Patent; this example having full marking on the nickel-plated brass centre-band that reads "Haff M.F.G. Co. New York. Patd Apl. 14.85. May 5th 85". In very good overall condition, with some plating-loss indicative of age. Lighter-wooden handle than the norm, with full-length tapered helix and sharp point

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Later American 'Haff' with Metal Centre-Band; although unmarked, another genuine 'Haff' Patent T-Handle with nickel-plated centre-m

Lot 1626: Later American 'Haff' with Metal Centre-Band; although unmarked, another genuine 'Haff' Patent T-Handle with nickel-plated centre-m

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Description: Later American 'Haff' with Metal Centre-Band; although unmarked, another genuine 'Haff' Patent T-Handle with nickel-plated centre-mount. Very good condition full-length helix with sharp tip

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Scarce Large Italian 'Gemelli' Barman Double Lever; large aluminium retro double-lever with head acting as cap-lifter. This is the o.

Lot 1627: Scarce Large Italian 'Gemelli' Barman Double Lever; large aluminium retro double-lever with head acting as cap-lifter. This is the o.

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Description: Scarce Large Italian 'Gemelli' Barman Double Lever; large aluminium retro double-lever with head acting as cap-lifter. This is the original design patented in 1959 by Carlo Gemelli, and only produced through to the early 60's - this being an excellent condition example, with full-length helix & sharp tip. Marked on the reverse "Brevettato, Made in Italy"

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Marked American 'Converse' Prong Puller; beautifully aged example of Machil Converse's sought-after 1889 Patent, with nickel-plated.

Lot 1628: Marked American 'Converse' Prong Puller; beautifully aged example of Machil Converse's sought-after 1889 Patent, with nickel-plated.

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Description: Marked American 'Converse' Prong Puller; beautifully aged example of Machil Converse's sought-after 1889 Patent, with nickel-plated brass sheath and lightwood handle. Clearly marked "Patented May 9th, (18)99" on metal mount. Twin blades in excellent order

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