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Auction Name Cigarette and Trade Cards, Postcards, Photographs, Autographs and Ephemera Total Sales (GBP) 63,426.53
Auction Date May 22, 2024 - May 22, 2024 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 28,255.00
Sale Number #52224 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 45,015.00
Total Lots 325
Sold Lots 233 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 38,825.00
% of Lots Sold 71.69% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 62,415.00
Unsold Lots 92 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 101.62%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
3291

An album containing Smiths cigarette cards

GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,618.50
3334

AUTOGRAPH. An autographed leaf

1991 GBP 500.00 - 800.00 GBP 1,618.50
3158

A collection of approximately 121 postcards of Hove

GBP 150.00 - 250.00 GBP 1,245.00
3285

Two albums of cigarette cards

GBP 150.00 - 250.00 GBP 1,120.50
3325

AUTOGRAPHS

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,120.50
3409

AUTOGRAPH. An autographed black and white publicity photograph signed by Steve McQueen and inscribed 'To John'

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,120.50
3306

A large collection of various cigarette and trade cards.

GBP 50.00 - 100.00 GBP 996.00
3322

STAR WARS. A group of four signed black and white photographs

GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 996.00
3328

JAMES BOND 007. A group of six signed photographs of actors who have played James Bond

GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 996.00
3298

A collection of Ogdens cigarette cards in ten albums

GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00 GBP 933.75
3302

A collection of Ogdens cigarette cards in four albums and loose

GBP 60.00 - 100.00 GBP 809.25
3305

A collection of cigarette and trade cards in 42 albums and loose

GBP 200.00 - 400.00 GBP 809.25
3153

A collection of approximately 250 postcards of West Sussex

GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 747.00
3300

A collection of cigarette and trade cards in 14 albums

GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 747.00
3342

MILITARIA. A News of the World Victory Day Dinner Menu for the Dorchester Hotel

1946 GBP 60.00 - 100.00 GBP 747.00
3348

FROST FAIR. An engraved River Thames Frost Fair souvenir 'printed on the Ice upon the Thames at Queen-Hithe

GBP 100.00 - 200.00 GBP 747.00
3289

A collection of cigarette and trade cards in 13 albums

GBP 150.00 - 250.00 GBP 684.75
3294

An album containing American and Salmon & Gluckstein cigarette cards

GBP 300.00 - 500.00 GBP 684.75
3296

A collection of Lambert & Butler cigarette cards in two albums

GBP 80.00 - 120.00 GBP 684.75
3107 Donald McGill

An original watercolour and gouache design by Donald McGill for the postcard 'Blimey

GBP 80.00 - 120.00 GBP 622.50
3284

An album of cigarette and trade cards of sport interest

GBP 150.00 - 250.00 GBP 622.50
3303

A collection of Players cigarette cards in 26 albums

GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 622.50
3321

STAR WARS. A signed black and white photograph of Alec Guinness in costume as Obi Wan Kenobi from Star Wars: A New Hope

GBP 500.00 - 700.00 GBP 622.50
3304

A collection of Wills cigarette cards in 22 albums

GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 597.60
3315

A large collection of cigarette and trade cards in 38 albums

GBP 200.00 - 400.00 GBP 597.60
  • Sotheby’s, July 11: Galileo, Document annotated and signed by Galileo, dated Padua, 1595. £500,000 to £700,000.
  • Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    18th July 2024
    Forum, July 18: Rowling (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, first hardback edition, 1997. £40,000 to £60,000.
    Forum, July 18: Binding.- Lucian of Samosata Opuscula Erasmo Roterodamo interprete, first Aldine edition, Venice, Heirs of Aldus Manutius and A, 1516. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum, July 18: Bacon (Sir Francis). De Dignitate et Augmentis Scientiarum Libri IX, Pierre Gassendi's copy gifted him by Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, Paris, Typis Petri Mettayer, 1624. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    18th July 2024
    Forum, July 18: Shakespeare (William). The First Part of Henry the Fourth, with the Life and Death of Henry, Sirnamed Hot-Spurre…, Printed by Isaac Jaggard, and Ed. Blount, 1623. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum, July 18: Darwin (Charles). On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, third edition, presentation inscription 'From the Author' in a secretary's hand, John Murray, 1861. £15,000 to £20,000.
    Forum, July 18: Teague (Violet). Geraldine Rede. Night Fall in the Ti-Tree, first edition, Melbourne, Sign of the Rabbit, 1905; and another. £10,000 to £15,000.
    Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    18th July 2024
    Forum, July 18: India.- Primrose (Gen. James Maurice). Collection of 24 original drawings from his time in India with the 43rd Regiment of Foot, circa 1855 to 1864. £10,000 to £15,000.
    Forum, July 18: Manet (Édouard). Trente Eaux-fortes originales, the complete portfolio, Paris, A. Stroelin, 1905. £8,000 to £12,000.
    Forum, July 18: Bible, English. [The Holy Bible], first edition of the King James Bible, the Great 'He' Bible, [Robert Barker], [1611]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    Forum Auctions
    Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper
    18th July 2024
    Forum, July 18: America.- Mathews (Alfred E.) Pencil Sketches of Montana, first edition, New York, Published by the Author, 1868. £6,000 to £8,000.
    Forum, July 18: Bawden (Edward). Original dust-jacket artwork for 'The Outsider' by Albert Camus, [c.1946]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    Forum, July 18: World.- Fries (Laurent). Tabula Nova Totius Orbis, woodcut map, [c.1541]. £3,000 to £5,000.
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