On-line Auction Catalogue – September 2021

This Auction will be held on-line on 19th September 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
OLA4/1    British ARTB by Maguire and Miller “The Conqueror Matches” ca. 1885. 167 mm x 67 mm
Condition : Near Mint. Guide price : £ 25 – £ 35
OLA4/2 “Caddy” safety matches, two packet labels and five box labels from Belgium, Finland & Poland
Condition : Mixed. Guide price : £ 10 – £ 12
OLA4/3 “Butler” safety matches, one packet and six box labels including rare “fortifive” matches
Condition : Fair and mint. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 15
OLA4/4 “Camera” brand safety matches, one packet and seven different box labels. Also “Calendar” brand matches, three different box labels. Condition : Fair and mint. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 15
OLA4/5 Two Danish 2nd World War labels, made by the Communist Resistance Movement, printed illegally at Politiken newspaper. Condition : Fair. Guide price : £ 15 – £ 20
OLA4/6 Complete set of 169 Finnish Uniforms, issued 1967
Condition : Mixed. Guide price : £ 10 – £ 15
OLA4/7 Bone China plate issued in 1988 to celebrate the centenary of the Matchgirls Strike. Diameter 265mm, in original box.
Note : weighs approx. 680g w/o packaging. Condition : Mint. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 18
OLA4/8 Bryant and May Black and Gold match tin for Lewis’ stores in Manchester and Liverpool, late 19th Century. Note : weighs 67g w/o packaging. Condition : Fair, some rust and tarnished but legible. Guide price : £ 30 – £ 35
OLA4/9 Westerviks “Lions” brand. Selection of 8 box and 3 packet labels
Condition : Mint, one used slight damage. Guide price : £ 10 – £ 12
OLA4/10 Teboil (petrol stations) Finnish stock advert labels by UKK-Paino Oy (1999-2010). 66 different labels
Condition : Mint. Guide price : £ 10 – £ 15
OLA4/11 The Kookaburra, 22 box, packet and ARTB labels, Sweden
Condition : Mint, one artb has slight damage. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 18
OLA4/12 50 classic old Belgian labels (including 4 packet labels) mostly and for the UK market ca. 1895-1939
Condition : Mixed. Guide price : £ 20 – £ 25
OLA4/13 20 scarce old Russian labels (including 3 packet labels) c1905-1930s
Condition : Fair. Guide price : £ 15 – £ 18
OLA4/14 200+ Pre-1939 British and British Import labels. A lot of these are on wood
Condition : Good, used. Guide price : £ 15 – £ 20
OLA4/15 Rare complete W. J. Morgan ‘Ship Canal’ ARTB pre-1914
Condition : Mint. Guide price : £ 25 – £ 30
OLA4/16 Rare complete W. J. Morgan ‘Ship Canal’ skillet pre-1914
Condition : Good. Guide Price : £ 20 – £ 25
OLA4/17 Another rare complete W. J. Morgan ‘Ship Canal’ skillet pre-1914
Condition : Good. Guide Price : £ 20 – £ 25
OLA4/18 11 of the very rare 1976 Solstickan Olympic label set, Sweden
Condition : Mint. Guide Price : £ 15 – £ 20
OLA4/19 US metallic foil labels, various companies, including Bantam Match Corp. 61 different, used
Condition : Fair. Guide Price : £ 12 – £ 18
OLA4/20 Over 200 different Solstickan “product” advertising labels
Condition : Mint and used. Guide Price : £ 12 – £ 18
OLA4/21 47 advertising labels from Avon Matches
Condition : Mainly mint. Guide Price : £ 12 – £ 18
OLA4/22 15 different skillets from the Queen’s silver jubilee in 1977
Condition : Fair, three cut. Guide Price : £ 10 – £ 12
OLA4/23 5 complete matchboxes : 2 German (unused), 1 British, 1 Swedish, 1 Swiss.  Note the matches are not part of the Lot.
Condition : Fair, 2 mint, 3 struck. Guide Price £ 12 – £ 15
OLA4/24 Presentation pack of 8 Kenyan skillet boxes, all slightly bigger than ‘Swan’ size
Condition : Good, boxes mint, pack slightly worn. Guide Price £ 12 – £ 15
OLA4/25 Set of 16 Singapore skillets for the 7th S E A P Games in September 1973, by Central Match (PTE) Ltd
Condition : Good. Guide Price : £ 12 – £ 18
OLA4/26 Selection of 31 bookmatches, including 24 B&M 1930s bookmatch flats and covers, 1 B&M Barnardo’s Feature cover, 4 other UK market pre war covers, and 1 pullmatch. Condition : Fair. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 15
OLA4/27 1000 mixed World Wide labels from 1900s onwards
Condition : Mainly mint. Guide Price : £ 10 – £ 15
OLA4/28 13 well used old Flanders labels (including 3 packet labels) c1895-1920s
Condition : Fair. Guide Price : £ 12 – £ 15
OLA4/29 A rare packet Label from Natal Match Factory (South Africa) 1898-1905
Condition : Used, good condition. Guide Price : £ 12 – £ 18

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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