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Office, Workshop & Farm — Charles Leski Auctions Pty. Ltd.

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Auction House: Charles Leski Auctions Pty. Ltd.
Number of lots recorded: 16
Lots with images: 16
Prices available: 16
Category: Office, Workshop & Farm





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*** Locomotive Builders, Class and Number Plates: Victoria: R701 number plate. appears to have recently had a re-paint - minor scuff marks but still very good condition. (R701 was the third R Class to enter service on 20-07-1951 and has subsequently been scrapped.) ***
*** Herbert Ponting (1870-1935): 'Weddell seal (Diving off the ice. Cape Evans, March 15, 1911)', silver gelatin photograph (44 x 60 cm), the photographer's blindstamp 'H.G.Ponting' at lower right, titled and numbered '35' on, the fine Art Society labels on the backing board and on plywood back of original frame (Ponting was the first official photographer to be sent to the Antarctic. He joined Scott's Expedition in 1910 and sailed on the 'Terra Nova'.… ***
*** Maps Goldfields Maps: a mixed group of various goldfields related maps and plans. Some showing Parish boundaries etc., others plans of mines, shafts, drives and workings. Includes: Ballarat Geological map showing deep leads across Ballarat, with reef lines marked in colour; Castlemaine early lithographic 1861; map & plan of Chewton-Castlemaine gold field 1902; map of Clunes-Mt.Greenock-Talbot goldfields 1883 with hand drawn places of likely prospects; vintage map of Mt.… ***
*** Brass steam locomotive builders plate, 'No.427, Built By, the Clyde Engineering Co. Ltd., Granville N.S.W., 1929', oval plate with phoenix at top, 35 x 30 cm. Believed to have originally belonged to a NSWGR locomotive 5703. Needs a good clean ***
*** Brass locomotive builders plate, 'J.Martin & Co./ 215/ Gawler. S.A. 1913', large plate 45 x 24 cm. From the South Australian Railways T Class 4-8-0 locomotive ***
*** Eureka Rebellion: a collection of very rare material from Ballarat 1904, the 50th anniversary of the 1854 Eureka Uprising, comprising 56 pages of fascinating articles, pictures, plates, stories and quaint advertisements, bound together in a hard cover folder ***
*** Brass locomotive front number plate, '406', large oval 59 x 37 cm. This plate was bought from the Sar Islington Workshops inthe early 1970s, the plate is in 'Off Loco' condition, in that it has a few knocks and dings. (the 400-class Beyer-Garratt 4-8-2 + 2-8-4 locomotives were built in France for the South Australian Railways to work the narrow 3' 6' gauge ore trains from the broken Hill mines to port Pirie, the first of the ten locomotives was delivered in mid- 1953. All were withdrawn by 1969.… ***
*** Brass Octant, early to mid 19th century, with unusual inlaid brass and ivory scale in excellent condition, has both scopes and scribe pencil in dovetailed box, all lenses and shades in good condition with no cracks ***
*** A cedar Victorian clerk's cabinet a two door section conceals a partly fitted interior ***
*** A mine rope ladder, ex Buninyong, very rare and in superb condition, 9.2 metres long ***
*** Octant, early to mid 19th century, brass with unusual inlaid brass and ivory scale in excellent condition, has both scopes and scribe pencil in dovetailed box, all lenses and shades in good condition with no cracks ***
*** Steam whistle, painted green, with lever, 51 cm high. Believed to be a N.S.W.G.R. Five chime whistle ***
*** NSWGR cast builders plate, 'built at Walsh Island Dockyard, Newcastle N.S.W., A.D.1925't-of-arms & 'Advance Australia' to the top, restored, overall 34 x 24 cm ***
*** NSWGR cast builders plate, 'built at Walsh Island Dockyard, Newcastle N.S.W., A.D.1925't-of-arms & 'Advance Australia' to the top, restored, overall 34 x 24 cm ***
*** Builder's plates from Beyer Peacock & Co. Ltd., Manchester; 1901, 1908 & 1909 respectively; oval; all 15 x 25 cm. Believed to have been used on N.S.W.G.R. locos. Good condition. (3) ***
*** Brass octant, early to mid 19th century, with unusual inlaid brass and ivory scale in excellent condition, has both scopes and scribe pencil in dovetailed box, all lenses and shades in good condition with no cracks ***

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