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Auction House:Charles Leski Auctions Pty. Ltd.Number of lots recorded:484
Sale Title:Sporting & General Memorabilia, Session 1Lots with images:280
Auction Location:MelbournePrices available:336
LotDescription Price Image
*** Australiana Assortment c1950, including advertising thermometers, Peak Freen winner advertising tin (lacks handle), advertising rulers (2), Gross and Blackwell glass lidded jar and other related items. Good condition. (15) *** N/A
*** Collectables: 1908 Wills 'Views of the World - Stereoscopic Photos' [46/215 + 17 spares]; c1940s playing cards (10); Woody Woodpecker doll. (74 items) *** N/A
*** Swimming: 'The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes - Swimming' by Sinclair and Henry (edited by, the Duke of Beaufort) (London, 1903); plus nice c1900 photograph of a swimming club, with names of swimmers and officials printed on mount in gold, overall 40 x 31 cm ***
*** Remainder Of Sport Collection: c1920s-60s range, comprising - Greyhound Dog Racing Muzzles (3), Boxing Gloves (2 sets one miniature Muhammad Ali small size), Boxing Bag, Fencing Mask, Framed lures, Fishing Clock, Riding Crop, Wooden Speed Skates. Condition varies. (11 items) ***
*** Assortment Of Pottery and Glassware including, Royal Doulton, Royal Winton, Carlton ware and many other brands. All in reasonable condition. (40+) *** N/A
*** 1930s-70s interesting range of medallions and coins with an aviation or space theme, includes four larger impressive bronze medals commemorating aviators Chuck Yeager, Helene Boucher, Gago Countinho and Sacadura Cabral, and Apollo/Soyuz Astronauts.… *** N/A
*** Badges/Medallions, 1934-35 Melbourne Centenary - City of Malvern medallion; 1937 Coronation Day badge; 1956 Melbourne Olympics luggage/key tag; 1960 Royal Life Saving Society medal named to E.Anderson. (4 items) *** N/A
*** Sport Autographs: 1949 page with signatures of 3 World Record holders - Fanny Blankers-Koen (100m), Herb McKenley (400m) and Lloyd La Beach (100m), also Jan Blankers; plus 1956 signed letter from Percy Cerutty. (2 items) *** N/A
*** Gambling Wall Mounted 'Pub' Ticket Machine c1950, 20 cents give you a ticket redeemable at the bar for stubbys (if you win). In perfect working condition with approx. 1000 unused cards. Rare. 75 x 25 cm ***
*** Slot Machine - 10 Cent Coin Operated Electrically Illuminated 4 Reel One armed bandit style in perfect working condition. 'Riviera' by Nutt, Muddle & Sons, Sydney. 74 x 40 cm ***
*** Amusement Park Machine 'The Swagman' c1950 10 cent amusement park puppeteer type dancing doll, missing 8 track sound (mechanism still intact), otherwise complete and in working order. Two small broken pieces of glass and lock on door is missing. Quite a rare machine, most were destroyed from overuse. Great graphics ***
*** Mink 3/4 length light brown coat, lined in good condition ***
*** Peter Brock and Carlton: 'Bill Paterson Racing - 1977' poster showing Brock's win in the Sandown 400K, signed by Peter Brock, overall 55 x 38 cm; plus Carlton Member's Season Ticket for 1955, with fixture list and hole punched for each game attended. (2 items) ***
*** Autographs: c1960s Autograph Book (faults) with c75 signatures, mainly football and cricket, noted Ron Barassi, Hassa Mann, Brian Dixon, Bob Skilton, Alec Bedser, Keith Stackpole and Neil Hawke; plus weightlifting medal. (2 items) *** N/A
*** Programmes: Collection with 1960 'World Championship Tennis' (includes Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall); 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games; Football (Soccer - 2) 1984 Forest v Australia and 1992 Sheffield United v Nz; 1953-83 athletics programmes (9); 1… *** N/A
*** Sport Collectables: 'Football Record's (6) including 1992 Fitzroy v Nth Melb in Tasmania (signed by Paul Roos); 'Tasmanian Football Record's (6) including 1989 Collingwood v StKilda (signed Darrel Baldock and Ken Sheldon); books (7); signed Scanlens cards … *** N/A
*** A Carnarvon Tracking Station and The Apollo Program Archive In February 1960, the governments of Australia and the United States of America formally agreed to co-operate in space flight programs being conducted by the U.S. Australia undertook to establish and operate a number of tracking stations which would form part of a world-wide network under the control of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa). Carnarvon (W.A.) was officially opened June, 1964.… ***
*** 'Baden, Harlem Globetrotters' basketball with twelve player's signatures ***
*** Sport Collectables: Framed displays/posters (6) - Don Bradman, Ian Chappell (2, both signed), cricket cards 'Ashes Winning Captains' [25], Tiger Woods, Dick Reynolds; plus bottle of champagne signed by Johnny Famechon; special Brownlow Medal Crown Lager bottles 2002 (2), 2003 and 2006; Coca-Cola bottle 2006 All-Australian Awards Dinner. (12 items) ***
*** 'Victorian Golf Association/Victorian Open Club Championship' Trophy sponsored by Cub; sponsorship banner 'Reschs Pilsener/ Sponsors of Australian Sport', 150 x 160 cm; plus 1984 plaque awarded to Carlton and United Breweries in recognition of significant assistance provided to sport in Australia during 1984. (3 items) ***