On-line Auction Catalogue – March 2021

This Auction will be held on-line on 14th March 2021 at 14:00 UK time. You must be a member to participate in the Auction, click here to join our Society. 

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Pictures of all the Lots are shown below the Lot descriptions, and some Lots have more than one photo. For a printable catalogue and bid form click here.

Lot No. Description
OLA1/1    British artb by Octavius Hunt “The Gladstone Match” for export to Ireland ca. 1885. 170 mm x 70 mm.
Condition : Mint. Guide price : £ 25 – £ 35
OLA1/2 British artb “Octavius Hunt’s Safety Matches” ca. 1885. 160 mm x 68 mm. Condition : Mint. Guide price : £ 20 – £ 30
OLA1/3 China matchbox holder and ashtray made by Fieldings, Stock on Trent, c. 1910-1915. 
Condition : Fair. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 15. Note : weighs more than 100g (approx. 385g w/o packaging)
OLA1/4 Complete set of Spanish Matchbox Inserts : Series 21 (Favourite Celebrities). 75 Inserts, ca. 1900
Condition : Good. Guide price : £ 15 – £ 20
OLA1/5 Three complete sets of Spanish Matchbox Inserts : Series 22 (Great Poets), Series 24 (Great Philosophers) and Series 25 (Princesses and Great Ladies). 75 Inserts each set, ca. 1900. Condition : Fair, some faded. Guide price : £ 25 – £ 35
OLA1/6 Bag of 1000 Worldwide labels. Condition : Mixed. Guide price : £ 12
OLA1/7 100 Old Indian labels pre 1947 (Independence). Condition : Mixed. Guide price : £ 10 – £ 12
OLA1/8 5 old GB matchboxes : Three Wax Vestas – Royal, Birds Eye, Royal Flaming, Best English, Celebrated – 17 Bryant & May and two J Palmer and Sons items. ca. 1900-30s. Condition : Majority mint. Guide price : £ 15 – £ 25
OLA1/9 Turkey – 78 different CIRA labels singles and part sets.
Condition : Used. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 15
OLA1/10 40 Spanish Matchbox Labels from Gremio/Hacienda Pública period (1892-1922).
Condition : Used. Guide price : £ 15 – £ 25
OLA1/11 40 Spanish Matchbox Labels from Gremio/Hacienda Pública period (1892-1922), different to above.
Condition : Used. Guide price : £ 15 – £ 25
OLA1/12 20 Spanish Matchbox Labels from Gremio/Hacienda Pública period (1892-1922), different to above.
Condition : Used. Guide price : £ 25 – £ 30
OLA1/13 Five old GB matchbox labels : Front & Back panels Baker & Sons: Queen’s Matches/Blacking and Black Lead c1880 + 4 different CWS Packet labels ca. 1930s. Condition : Mixed. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 20
OLA1/14 11 Indian Packet labels pre 1947 (Independence): Winner x2, 1941 x2, Stag, etc.
Condition : Mixed. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 15
OLA1/15 Set of 28 Danish boxes:  Tordenskjold Olympic set 1984 with advertising/info.
Condition : Mixed. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 15
OLA1/16 Japanese propaganda labels, 6 different. Condition : Used. Guide Price : £ 15 – £ 25
OLA1/17 East German Bengal and similar matchbox labels. 45 different. Condition : Mainly mint. Guide Price : £ 15 – £ 25
OLA1/18 7 Classic old Danish labels. Condition : Mint / used. Guide Price : £ 20 – £ 30
OLA1/19 Collection of 41 different “Birds Nest” and variations labels. Box, dozen and half-gross, made in Sweden.
Condition : Mainly mint. Guide Price : £ 20 – £ 25
OLA1/20 Romania. 59 mostly pre-WWII labels including Royalty. Condition : Mainly used. Guide Price : £ 25 – £ 35
OLA1/21 Searchlight brand made in Sweden. 29 box, packet and gross labels. Condition : Mint / used. Guide Price : £ 12 – £ 18
OLA1/22 Original Bryant & May artwork for Harlequin Matches along with a 4 side A5 colour brochure for Harlequin Matches, The Match De Luxe. Condition : Mint. Guide Price : £ 20 – £ 30
OLA1/23 Bryant & May Harlequin: 3 Harlequin outer box labels and inner box label for the Dinky 2d box counter display.
Condition : Mint. Guide Price : £ 15 – £ 20
OLA1/24 Bernard Furth, Iris Label c1896 approx. 100 m x 62 mm. Condition : Mint. Guide Price : £ 10 – £ 12
OLA1/25 78 labels for US market 1920s-30s.  (48 from USA, 14 from Sweden, 16 from Finland).
Condition : Mixed. Guide Price : £ 10 –  £ 15
OLA1/26 20 USA Camel Theme bookmatch flats. Condition : Unstruck. Guide Price : £ 10 – £ 12
OLA1/27 10 old Swiss (Made in Sweden) bookmatch flats. Condition : Unstruck. Guide Price : £ 12 – £ 18
OLA1/28 20 mint old B&M bookmatch flats. Condition : Mint. Guide Price : £ 10 – £ 15
OLA1/29 220+ Worldwide ARTBs, skillets and panels from ca. 1900s to present day including many pub and brewery items.
Condition : Mixed. Guide Price : £ 10 – £ 15
OLA1/30 125 old British artbs, labels and panels ca. 1880s-mid 1940s. Condition : Mixed. Guide Price : £ 12 – £ 20

Pictures of all the Lots are shown below and some Lots have more than one photo. Click on an image to enlarge it.

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