On-line Auction Catalogue – March 2023

The next on-line Auction will be held on Sunday 5th March 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 click here.

Lot No. Description
OLA9/1 Three old British artbs, late 19th century : Chump by John Sankey, Braided Fixed Stars by Palmer & Sons and The School Match by W J Morgan.
Condition : Mixed. Guide price : £ 15 – £ 30
OLA9/2 “Royal Yacht” artb by R Bell and Co, late 19th Century
Condition : Unused. Guide price :  £ 25 – £ 35
OLA9/3 Northern Ireland:  three Maguire and Paterson artbs : The City Hall, Robin, Irish Gem Vestas
Condition : Two mint, one trimmed used. Guide price : £ 10 – £ 12
OLA9/4 36 UK local and central government matchbook covers
Condition : Used. Guide price : £ 15 – £ 20
OLA9/5 80 UK sports matchbook covers, includes a few skillets, mid 20th century
Condition : Unused. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 18
OLA9/6 Two “Diamond Jubilee” wax vesta labels by B Daniels, Martin Street, Stratford East. Late 19th Century
Condition : Used. Guide price : £ 20 – £ 40
OLA9/7 “Captain Webb Matches” artb from Bryant & May / Diamond Match Works, pre-1914
Condition : Unused. Guide price : £ 15 – £ 20
OLA9/8 13 US Diamond Match Company PULLQUICK covers
Condition : Used. Guide price : £ 10 – £ 15
OLA9/9 About 50 US labels and about 50 US market skillets
Condition : Mixed, good to poor. Guide price : £ 10 – £ 15
OLA9/10 Two labels labels and a panel from “The Fusee Vesta Co”. Two Wax Vestas and one Vesuvians, 1880’s
Condition : Used. Guide price : £ 20 – £ 40
OLA9/11 Two old Scottish artbs from Mitchell & Co, Govan, Glasgow. “Clydesdale Matches” and “Harp”, late 19th Century.
Condition : Fair, both trimmed, slight damage on “Harp”. Guide price : £ 15 – £ 20
OLA9/12 7 Swedish labels from Nybro Tandsticksfabrik, 4 ”Planter” and 3 ”Wellington”, packet and box labels
Condition : Mint. Guide price : £ 10 – £ 15
OLA9/13 Approx. 200 personalised labels. UPEC, PPP Ltd, Cornish Match, Glendoun, Britannia and MacDonald Heffernan.
Condition : stuck down but floatable. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 18
OLA9/14 17 old used Belgian packet labels ca. 1890s-1930s
Condition : Used / trimmed. Guide price : £ 80 – £ 120
OLA9/15 Brazil, 43 labels and 1 skillet all different
Condition : Mixed mint and used. Guide price : £ 10 – £ 12
OLA9/16 Malaysia, 82 labels, packets and skillets from Sincere, Elkayes, Kelantan, East Malaysian Match etc.
Condition : Mixed mint and used. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 15
OLA9/17 Australia, Bell’s Waterproof Wood Matches ARTB. Cat: #ABE2a
Condition : Mint. Guide price : £ 10 – £ 12
OLA9/18 Three different Japanese War Propaganda labels
Condition : Used, good. Guide Price : £ 20  –  £ 25
OLA9/19 Two playing cards : Bryant & May’s Swan Vestas and The Ship
Condition : Used, good. Guide price : £ 10 – £ 15
OLA9/20 15 old Swedish packet labels, ca. 1890s-1930s
Condition : Mostly used. Guide Price : £ 30 – £ 40
OLA9/21 Burma, 44 labels and packets mostly pre-war or wartime issues various factories
Condition : Good. Guide Price : £ 15 – £ 20
OLA9/22 Sarawak, 6 scarce labels ca. 1940 or earlier
Condition : Mainly mint. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 18
OLA9/23 Portugal, ten different sets of bookmatch flats, 1960’s and 70s
Condition : Unused. Guide Price : £ 10 – £ 12
OLA9/24 288 advertising labels by Lehto Oy, Finland
Condition : Mint. Guide Price £ 15 – £ 20
OLA9/25 Booklet – The Kings & Queens of England by Bryant & May (40 pages plus cover)
Condition : Good. Guide price : £ 10 – £ 12
OLA9/26 Planet Matches, made in Sweden. 11 box, packet and artb labels for USA market
Condition : Good, one damaged label. Guide price : £ 10 – £ 12
OLA9/27 Hellerup & Glodfri collection from Denmark, including Royalty. 24 box and 7 packet labels, mint/good used, includes an advertising item.
Condition : Mixed mint/good used. Guide Price : £ 12 – £ 15
OLA9/28 Old English artb by R Bell and Co London, “Support Home Industries”, early 20th Century
Condition : Used, slight damage at top. Guide price : £ 15 – £ 20
OLA9/29 Two tobacco advertising labels from J Palmer & Son, late 19th Century. Tom Fort in Aldershot and Harrison’s in Bridlington Quay.
Condition : Used, trimmed. Guide price : £ 15 – £ 20
OLA9/30 “Cheel’s Specialities” advertising label, Wax Vestas by R Bell & Co, London, late 19th Century
Condition : Used. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 15
OLA9/31 The Kookaburra or Laughing-Jackass, Swedish labels. Collection of 14 box, 4 artb and 10 packet labels
Condition : Mint. Guide Price : £ 12 – £ 15
OLA9/32 The Bedouin. 22 different Swedish made skillets for Cyprus market
Condition : Mainly mint. Guide price : £ 12 – £ 15

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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