Warwick and Warwick Cigarette Card Auction Report 20th November 2019

25th November 2019

The first part of the sale contained the collections and mixed lots which got the sale going with a strong start with the second lot realising £540 against an estimate of £430. A collection in 4 boxes with ranges by Ogdens, Player, Wills and others estimated £300 realised £480, a collection with sets by Adkin, Churchman, Gallaher, Morris and many others estimated at £250 achieved £630, a collection of complete sets by Carreras, Churchman, L&B, Lloyd, Ogdens and others estimated £220 realised £430 and a collection of silks in 4 albums in mixed condition by Lea, Morris, Phillips, Westminster, BAT and others realised nearly £1500.

There was a strong range of individual sets and part sets on offer and the highlights included an Adkin Pretty Girls part set of 6 cards in good condition making £114, a Churchman Fishes of the World complete set of 50 estimated £80 realised £180, a Churchman Famous Golfers set made £336 against an estimate of £250, an Illingworth Car Bonnets set estimated £70 realised £96, a Kinnear Jockeys part set of 8 cards achieved nearly £200 despite some faults. There was an interesting Egyptian Studies set by E. Robinson which realised £250 against a £160 estimate, a Salmon & Gluckstein British Queens set (less 2) estimated £100 realised £156, a nice range of 14 Taddy Prominent Footballers London Mixture cards featuring Tottenham Hotspurs player realised £420 and a Wills Scissors Famous Footballers set estimated £220 realised £300.

The trade section started off with a range of mixed lots and the first of these, containing cards by Amalg. Press, Barratt, Topps and others estimated £300 realised £750, a large mixed lot with an interesting worldwide range achieved over £550 and a lot containing ranges of sets by Anglo Confectionery, Barratt, Devlin, Walls and others estimated £100 realised £300. 

Individual trade sets also did well with a Fry With Captain Scott at the South Pole set estimated £120 realising over £200, a Kiddy’s Favourites Popular Cricketers set minus No.48 estimated £60 made £84 and a Typhoo Robin Hood and His Merry Men set sold for £114 despite one being creased.

Our next auction is on Wednesday 22nd January 2020. We will again be offering a large selection of collections and mixed lots alongside an array of British and foreign cigarette card sets as well as a selection of trade cards. Included will be a good range of American cards with an interesting range of celluloid and pin badges.

Warwick and Warwick value cigarette card collections free of charge.

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