Warwick & Warwick postcard auction report 19th November 2014
28th November 2014
The auction contained the magnificent collection of Karl Jaeger of Bath and a report of this section of the sale appears here.
Lot 1 in the miscellaneous collections section of the general sale was a superb album of G.B. topographicals with a pre-sale estimate of £400. It was one of the most popular lots in the sale and eventually sold for £1,150.Lot 2 was a fairly similar collection of G.B. topos. That too had an estimate of £400 and realised £1,121.
Japan was strong amongst the foreign countries, the most contested lot being a collection of 235 shipping cards, estimated at £350, which made £678. However the best result compared with estimate was achieved by a collection of 154 Rhodesian cards, estimated £120, which sold for a massive £708.
A set of Kirchner’s “Les Péchés Capitaux” (The Seven Deadly Sins), in fine condition, realised £165, in the artist-drawn section and a general glamour collection of 370 cards made £708 (estimate £240).
A collection of World War I military comics and satire contained 220 cards, including 12 Wrench anti-Kaiser and anti-German satire as well as 36 McGills. The interest in WWI is currently at a peak and the realisation of £1,180 was staggering.
Modern cards were represented by an accumulation of 5,000 collector cards in 9 shoeboxes, which made £236 and 750 Pamlin Prints’ Collectorcards, which made £94.
The next Warwick and Warwick auction is on January 21 2015.
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