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Sporting and General Memorabilia — Charles Leski Auctions Pty. Ltd.

Auction House:Charles Leski Auctions Pty. Ltd.Number of lots recorded:761
Sale Title:Sporting and General MemorabiliaLots with images:602
Auction Location:MelbournePrices available:528
Date:26/10/2010










LotDescriptionPriceImage
*** Australian Mining: an embroidered coat of arms a magnificent needlepoint embroidery on silk. Our research indicates that this embroidery was most likely done by Lewis Steffanoni (1835-1880) who migrated from England and reached Sydney in November 1852. Prior to migrating to Australia, had run a business at Holborn, catering to the upper and middle classes with gilding and coats of arms in gold bullion embroidery.… ***
*** Tea caddy c1870, large coffin shaped caddy with original tea sections lead lined, inside in bright yellow cloth. Lacks centre glass tea container and needs some minor edge moulding, appears to be cedar. Brass lion head handles; ivory escutcheon around key hole intact. 32 x 18 x 16 cm ***
*** c1880s Silk Handkerchief, ballooning theme, in very good condition considering its age, overall 41 x 42cm. {Also see cricket section for two cricket related silk handkerchiefs}. A most unusual subject ***
*** c1880s Silk Handkerchief, poaching theme, very good condition for its age; overall 42 x 42cm ***
*** Piano Stool c1900s, beautifully carved walnut 3 legged adjustable stool, used but not abused. Leather seat ***
*** Jade Tree c1900s, 3 branch tree with green jade lettuce leaves and amber flowers with carved stamens. In a brass and cloisonne enamel pot decorated with flowers. In very good condition ***
*** French Roulette Table Top Gambling Board, 70 x 106cm, nice wood, possibly mahogany ***
*** Collection, noted c1910 enamel sign 'Vinolia toilet Soaps' (famous as the soap used on the Titanic) some faults; signed Brian Lara picture; book signed twice by Peter Brock; football books (6 - some signed) ; 2000 Brownlow Coke bottle; AFL drink bottle; MCG Grand Final print; watches (2) ***
*** General Grab-bag (not to be confused with the military leader of the same name). A large lot of stuff including movie pop-up postcards, fur stole, bisque doll, jewellery, travel postcards, newspapers, doilies and some port. (a qty) *** N/A 
*** Oddments: Trade cards - 1939 Allens ‘Defence Series’ [36]; 1943 Allens ‘Fighting Planes’ [36]; 1938 Hoadleys ‘The Birth of a Nation’ in uncut sheet [50]; Fishing - Hardy Brothers c1960 L.R.H.Lightweight reel & trout flies (13); printer's proofs of books ‘Southern New South Wales’ & ‘Beautiful East Gippsland’ published by S.Vogt [Bairnsdale, c1927]. (Total 138) ***
*** Fountain Pens (23) & Propelling Pencils (37) group, from various manufacturers incl. Waterman, Parker and Scheaffer. Mixture of designs and construction, metal, engine turned etc. (60 items) *** N/A 
*** Vintage Furs: Fur Stoles (4), Fur Hats (3), and a length of fur. Good condition. (8 items) ***
*** Balance of A Collection, noted $10 banknotes (4); 1942-43 Photo Album of Queensland with 120 photographs; c1966 programme ‘The Fabulous Beach Boys in Concert’; 1960s singles (11) including The Monkees & The Seekers; pocket watch; jewellery;… *** N/A 
*** Matchbox labels: collection in three albums, mainly Australian brands from 1950s-80s; plus reference book 'Phillumeny, a catalogue of Australian match labels, the Federal Match Co.'. (c2780) ***
*** Mink jacket c1950, dark brown, medium, lined in black silk, in fine condition ***
*** Balance of A Collection, noted 1956 Olympics cushion; Marilyn Monroe plates (3); Don Bradman plate; Esther Williams signed photograph; Johnny Famechon signed photo (faded); ephemera including 1930 1st Biennial Australian National Track and Field Championsh… *** N/A 
*** Badges: collection with 1956 Melbourne Olympics lapel badges (2 different) ; USA team badge; 1960 Olympics Poland team badge; 1954 Royal Visit; American red cross Volunteer; Sydney (2) ; Canberra (2) ; Lorne; NSW; South Australia (2) ; Victoria. (total 20) ***
*** Collection, noted Melbourne Fc 1994-2005 Member's Season Tickets (25), AFL Squadron Season Tickets (20), Redlegs- Demons badges (32); 1960s Melbourne Fc photograph; tennis programmes (4); theatre programmes (4); 2006 Commonwealth Games volunteer's … *** N/A 
*** 1996 AFL Centenary, special Coca-Cola bottle in presentation box, limited edition 979/1000; 1998 Fosters Melbourne Cup, special Foster's Lager bottle in presentation box, limited edition 393/1000; Royal Australian Navy prints (13, each 49 x 33 cm) ; cricket print; Baseball prints (2 - one showing Babe Ruth) ; also Phar Lap postcard. (19 items) ***
*** Charlotte di Vita miniature teapot, enamelled copper, handpainted edition #H028, cats, in original presentation box *** N/A 

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