Auction 96 – Toowoomba "Blokey" Auction

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Lot: 201

Enamel Sign - red, blue & white on yellow - 'Lifebuoy Health Soap' - pictorial of soap bar in lifebuoy - lovely condition, with some chipping, mostly to edge that has been competently restored - an early & attractive 'Simpson, Adelaide' sign - 95% - 90cm X 60cm

Min/Max estimate: 750.00-1000.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 202

Enamel Sign - yellow, black & white on blue - 'Jones' Sewing Machines' - pictorial of woman with treadle sewing machine & Coat of Arms - some minor edge damage has been retouched - very early, great quality and lustre - 95% - 85cm X 80cm

Min/Max estimate: 800.00-1200.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 203

Enamel Sign - blue on yellow - 'Lyons' Cakes' - some chipping, mostly to screw holes & edges - great colour - 95% - 100cm X 75cm

Min/Max estimate: 350.00-450.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 204

Enamel Sign - 'Player's Navy Cut Tobacco' - multicoloured pictorial of a sailor and lifebuoy on a red background - some large chips & damage, mostly to edge & screw holes - a rare colour with red background - 80% - 55cm X 75cm

Min/Max estimate: 600.00-800.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 205

Enamel Sign - black & white on orange - 'Brooke Bond Tea' - some minor damage, mostly to edge - 95% - 50cm X 75cm

Min/Max estimate: 250.00-350.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 206

Enamel Sign - blue on white - 'Mitchell's Thick Black Roll Tobacco' - lovely condition with some minor dings, mostly to screw holes - 95% - 95cm X 75cm

Min/Max estimate: 350.00-450.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 207

Enamel Sign - brown & blue on white - 'Monkey Brand Madras Snuff' - a stunning pictorial of a monkey with a snuff jar - damage, mostly to top edge. Scattered chips to edge & face have been retouched - a worldwide classic sign - 80% - 45cm X 60cm

Min/Max estimate: 750.00-1000.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 208

Display Dummy Chocolate Bars - 10 various 'Cadbury' and 'Rowntrees' packaged chocolate bars

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-300.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 209

Advertising Mirror - oak frame - 'Fry's Chocolate' - gold leaf & sand blasted - some minor marks - original - 95% - 35cm X 50cm

Min/Max estimate: 400.00-500.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 210

Advertising Mirror - pressed wooden frame - 'Fry's Celebrated Chocolate' - gold leaf and etched design - an attractive original with minor marks - 95% - 50cm X 35cm

Min/Max estimate: 400.00-500.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 211

Advertising Mirror - original wooden frame - 'Fry's Chocolate' - Coat of Arms t/m - some very minor foxing & marks - 95% - 30cm X 75cm

Min/Max estimate: 500.00-600.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 212

Advertising Mirror - original oak frame - 'Fry's Chocolate' - Coat of Arms t/m - some light foxing & minor marks - original - 95% - 55cm X 40cm

Min/Max estimate: 400.00-500.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 213

Advertising Mirror - original oak frame - 'Arnott's Famous Biscuits' - pictorial of parrot with cracker - excellent original condition with some very minor foxing & marks - an iconic Aussie mirror - signed by 'Harold Rousel' - 95% - 35cm X 55cm

Min/Max estimate: 800.00-1200.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 214

Advertising Calendar & Show Card - both cardboard - advertising 'Cadbury's Chocolate'

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-300.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 215

Chocolate Box - wooden with paper labels - 'Fry's Cocoa' - original with some minor marks

Min/Max estimate: 80.00-120.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 216

Chocolate Box - wooden with paper labels - 'Cadbury's Assorted Chocolate' - pictorial of a girl in hammock - includes cardboard chocolate box - original with some minor marks

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 217

Chocolate Box - wooden with paper labels - 'Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate' - pictorial of a pixie making chocolate - original with some minor marks

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-200.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 218

Chocolate Box - wooden with paper label - 'Cadbury's Baltimore Assorted Chocolates' - pictorial of a woman draped in American flag - original with some minor marks

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-200.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 219

Chocolate Box - wooden with paper label - 'Fry's Homeopathic Cocoa' - original with some minor marks

Min/Max estimate: 80.00-120.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 220

Chocolate Boxes X 4 - one wooden, 'Lyon's Milk Chocolate' & 3 'Cadbury's' cardboard boxes - original with some minor marks

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 221

Tin Sign - original oak frame - 'Cadbury's Chocolate' - pictorial of cocoa pods & leaves - an attractive original advert - 95% - 42cm X 35cm

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 222

Butchers Boxes X 3 - early cardboard boxes - all 'Palethorpes' - 2 contained sausages & 1 ham - original with some minor marks

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 223

Chocolate Box - wooden with paper labels - 'Cadbury's Dairy Milk Nut Chocolate' - pictorial of a pixie making chocolate - original with some minor marks

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-200.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 224

Chocolate Box - wooden with paper labels - specimen of 'Fry's Chocolate & Cocoa' - attractive, fancy labels - original with some minor marks

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 225

Chocolate Boxes x 2 - wooden & cardboard with paper labels - both 'Fry's Belgrave Chocolates' - original with some minor marks

Min/Max estimate: 175.00-225.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 226

Chocolate Box - wooden with paper labels - 'Fry's Peggy Chocolates' with pictorial of a young girl - original with minor marks

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 227

Chocolate Box - wooden with paper labels - 'Fry's Chocolate Cream' - pictorial of Art Deco woman - original with minor marks

Min/Max estimate: 80.00-120.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 228

Advertising Mirror - original wooden frame - 'Fry's Chocolate' - large Coat of Arms t/m - some light foxing & minor marks - early & original, some minor marks - 95% - 55cm X 95cm

Min/Max estimate: 600.00-800.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 229

Advertising Mirror - original heavy wooden frame - 'Cadbury's Cocoa' - A stunning Victorian mirror with some minor edge foxing & marks - early & original with some minor marks - A Beauty! 95% - 85cm X 85cm

Min/Max estimate: 800.00-1200.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 230

Advertising Mirror - original wooden frame - 'Cadbury's Chocolate' - pictorial of Coat of Arms & chocolate bars - Stunning mirror with some minor marks - 95% - 55cm X 90cm

Min/Max estimate: 800.00-1200.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 231

Enamel Sign - black, white & yellow on blue - 'Rowntree's Chocolates' - pictorial of the York factory - scattered chipping, mostly to edge & corner - some surface scuffs & marks - a stunning pictorial sign - 90% - 75cm X 50cm

Min/Max estimate: 800.00-1200.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 232

Tin Sign - 'Guardian Health Soap' - multicoloured pictorial featuring a soap box - light scuffs & minor marks - 95% - 35cm X 70cm

Min/Max estimate: 175.00-225.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 233

Tin Sign - 'Cherry Blossom Shoe Polish' - pictorial of kittens in boots - some light surface marks - 95% - 45cm X 70cm

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 234

Tin Sign - 'Solvol Soap' - multicoloured pictorial featuring a soap packet - some minor marks - 95% - 35cm X 70cm

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 235

Enamel Sign - black & blue on white - 'Stephen's Inks' - ink splatter t/m - scattered chipping, mostly to edge & corners, surface scuffs & marks - 90% - 40cm X 60cm

Min/Max estimate: 350.00-450.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 236

Enamel Sign - red, black & green on white - 'R. Maddox & Co, Shrewsbury, Removal Contractors' - a sensational pictorial sign featuring a Leyland removalist truck with trailer - scattered chipping, mostly to edge & screw holes, scuffs & marks - 90% - 150cm X 100cm

Min/Max estimate: 4000.00-5000.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 237

Enamel Sign - black on white - 'Bendigo Cigarettes' - a rare, pictorial sign featuring a tribesman carrying a spear and box of stolen cigarettes - substantial damage and chipping to edge - surface has been retouched and discloured - a rarely seen Irish sign - 110cm X 85cm - 75%

Min/Max estimate: 1500.00-2000.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 238

Enamel Sign - red & white on yellow - 'Scissors Cigarettes' - pictorial of hand holding cigarette and packet - some edge & surface damage has been retouched with surface scuffs & marks - 90% - 120cm X 60cm

Min/Max estimate: 600.00-800.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 239

Enamel Sign - blue & red on white - 'London Bridge' - an original London Underground Station sign - large chips to screw holes & corners - 90% - 70cm X 55cm

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 240

Enamel Sign - 'Sunlight Soap' - multicoloured pictorial of a soap packet on a yellow & blue background - chipping mostly to edge and corners, surface scuffs & scratches - 85% - 75cm X 50cm

Min/Max estimate: 350.00-450.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 241

Enamel Sign - d/s wall mount - black on yellow - 'We Sell Cyclone Fences and Gates' with pictorial of farm gate - some minor chipping to edge and wall mount - 95% - 55cm X 30cm

Min/Max estimate: 325.00-375.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 242

Giant Fly Trap - glass free blown fly trap on 4 feet with lid - 40cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 243

Butter Churn - 'Blow Butter Churn' - 4 quart. square glass jar with metal and wooden churn atop - 40cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 175.00-225.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 244

Butter Churn & Citrus Squeezer - 1 quart square glass jar with metal and wooden fittings atop - 34cm tall. Also, an early cast iron citrus squeezer

Min/Max estimate: 175.00-225.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 245

Advertising Shop Figure - plaster bust featuring Santa Claus - 'Ask for Star Spices' - a rare Advertising figure from Robert Harper, Brisbane & Sydney - original condition with worn paint & some plaster chipping

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 246

Tea Tin - 6lb. round tin - 'V.P.C.T. Melbourne' - lovely condition with some surface wear & marks - 95%

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 247

Tea Tin - 6lb. - 'Yoga Tea' - multicoloured pictorial featuring tea pickers in the field - some light wear & minor marks, no lid - 90%

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 248

Tea Tin - 5lb. 'Glen Valley Tea' - green & gold artwork - 85%

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 249

Tea Tin - 5lb. - 'Nectar Tea, Melbourne' - red Art Nouveau design - 80%

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 250

Tea Tin - 6lb. - 'Goldenia Tea' - multicoloured pictorial featuring pickers in the field - 85%

Min/Max estimate: 175.00-225.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 251

Potato Chip Tin - large commercially made tin with screen printed advertising - 'Jays Chipets, Brisbane' to all 4 sides. Complete with lid, very rare - 80% - 38cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 252

Potato Chip Tin - large commercially made tin with screen printed advertising - 'Jay's Tatie Flakes, Brisbane' to all 4 sides - complete with lid - 85%

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-200.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 253

Golden Syrup Tin - 7lb. - 'The Millaquin Sugar Company Ltd, Bundaberg' - a stunning multicoloured pictorial featuring the factory - 95%

Min/Max estimate: 175.00-225.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 254

Tea Tin - 6lb. - 'The Billy Tea' - a classic multicoloured pictorial featuring the swaggie with kangaroo - some spotting, scuffs & base dents - 85%

Min/Max estimate: 600.00-800.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 255

Tea Tin - 6lb. - 'King Tea' - bright, multicoloured pictorial featuring tea pickers - some spotting & minor marks - 90%

Min/Max estimate: 275.00-325.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 256

Tea Billy - 1lb. 'Bushells' with embossed native animals - complete with lid and handle - surface is worn & scuffed - an extremely rare billy - 70%

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 257

Butter Tin - 680 grams - 'Queensland Farmers Co-Operative Butter, Booval, Boonah, Grantham & Laidley' - a stunning pictorial of cows in the paddock - some spotting & minor marks - an extremely rare local tin - 95%

Min/Max estimate: 250.00-350.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 258

Confectionery Tin - 5lb. - 'Australian Jelly Beans' - an unusual shallow tin with a classical design - 95%

Min/Max estimate: 175.00-225.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 259

Sample Tea Tin - 'Ingliss Aromatte Tea' - pictorial of tea packet - some spotting & minor marks - a rare sample tin - 90%

Min/Max estimate: 325.00-375.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 260

Tobacco Tin - 1oz. - 'V8 Tobacco, Nelson Tobacco Co, Brisbane' - some wear & minor marks - a rare & interesting tin - 90%

Min/Max estimate: 600.00-800.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 261

Tobacco Tin - 1oz. - 'Tasman Toasted Flake' - pictorial of 'Abel Tasman' - lovely condition with minor marks - 95%

Min/Max estimate: 80.00-120.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 262

Tobacco Tin - 2oz. - 'Yankee Doodle Flake Cut Tobacco' - an attractive Australasian tin with minor marks - 90%

Min/Max estimate: 80.00-120.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 263

Tobacco Tin - 2oz. - 'Queensland's Own, Mareba Tobacco' - Coat of Arms t/m on a blue and gold background - 80%

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 264

Tobacco Tin - 2oz. - 'Queensland's Own Sunny Girl Tobacco' - Coat of Arms t/m with an orange and gold back ground - some spotting, scuffs & marks - 70%

Min/Max estimate: 175.00-225.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 265

Tobacco Tin - 2oz. - 'Mareeba Fine Cut Tobacco' - map of Queensland t/m - lovely condition - 95%

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-200.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 266

Tobacco Tin - 2oz. - 'Golden Hit Tobacco' - Union Jack t/m - lovely condition - 95%

Min/Max estimate: 60.00-80.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 267

Tobacco Tin - 2oz. - 'Queensland's Own Sunny Boy' - pictorial of a tobacco farmer on a maroon background - spotting, scuffs & wear - 70%

Min/Max estimate: 275.00-325.00

Condition: Fair

Lot: 268

Tobacco Tin - 2oz. - 'Phar Lap Fine Cut Tobacco' - pictorial of the champion racehorse's head - some spotting, scuffs & marks - an iconic Aussie tin - may have been lacquered - 80%

Min/Max estimate: 400.00-500.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 269

Tobacco Tin - 2oz. - 'QB Ready Rubbed Tobacco' - red & gold on blue - some spotting, scuffs & marks - 85%

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 270

Tobacco Tin - 1 7/8 oz. round tin - 'Lucky Hit Smoking Mixture, Melbourne' - pictorial of Union Jack - lid is very good, base has wear - extremely rare - 90%

Min/Max estimate: 750.00-1000.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 271

Tobacco Tin - 2oz. round tin - 'Cavalier Smoking Mixture, Melbourne' - detailed pictorial of a Cavalier smoking a pipe - extremely rare & lovely condition - 95%

Min/Max estimate: 800.00-1200.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 272

Tobacco Tin - 2oz. - 'Yankee Doodle Dark Flake Tobacco, Sydney' - detailed pictorial of a battle scene - lovely colours, light scuffs & marks - rare - 95%

Min/Max estimate: 750.00-1000.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 273

Tobacco Tin - 2oz. - 'Bayliss Tobacco, Home Hill, Queensland' - pictorial of a soldier smoking a pipe - very rare - 90%

Min/Max estimate: 800.00-1200.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 274

Tobacco Tin - half oz. round tin - 'Queesland's Own Sunny Girl' - pictorial of a girl's face on a red background - some minor spotting & marks - a rare size and good colour - 90%

Min/Max estimate: 1250.00-1500.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 275

Tobacco Tin - 2oz. - 'Queensland's Own Sunny Girl, Special Fine Cut' - rare pictorial featuring a girl wearing a hat with a red background - extremely rare, 90%

Min/Max estimate: 1250.00-1500.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 276

Tobacco Tin - 1 3/4 oz. - 'Confederate Pure Virginia Flake Cut' - some spotting, scuffs & wear - extremely rare, the first we have seen - 85%

Min/Max estimate: 1500.00-1750.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 277

Tobacco Tin - 2oz. - 'American Glory, Flake Cut, Melbourne' - a bright pictorial featuring the American flag - another extremely rare Aussie tin, 90%

Min/Max estimate: 2250.00-2750.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 278

Tobacco Tin - 2oz. - 'Golden Pride, Alexanders', Melbourne' - some spotting & minor marks - an extremely rare Melbourne tin - 95%

Min/Max estimate: 800.00-1200.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 279

Tobacco Tin - 2oz. - 'Hero Flake Cut Tobacco, Melbourne' - pictorial of a soldier on the battle ground - some spotting, scuffs & marks - another extreme rarity - 90%

Min/Max estimate: 2250.00-2750.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 280

Tobacco Tin - 1oz. 'E.D. Tobacco, Sydney' - flag t/m - some spotting, scuffs & marks - very rare, the first we've seen - 85%

Min/Max estimate: 1000.00-1250.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 281

Gramophone Needle Tins X 4 - all pyramid shape - 'Golden Pyramid' & 'Phonoservice' - some wear & minor marks - 95%

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-200.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 282

Gramophone Needle Tins X 5 - all Pyramid shape - 'Golden Pyramid', 'Sentan' etc - some minor marks - 75%-95%

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 283

Gramophone Needle Tins X 12 - different brands and varieties

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 284

Gramophone Needle Tins X 12 - different brands and varieties

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 285

Gramophone Needle Tins X 12 - different brands and varieties

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 286

Gramophone Needle Tins X 12 - different brands and varieties

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 287

Gramophone Needle Tins X 12 - different brands and varieties

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 288

Gramophone Needle Tins X 4 - all round with concave lids - 'Sylvertone', 'Fullotone', 'Talking Machine' etc

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 289

Gramophone Needle Tins X 2 - all 'His Masters Voice' - 1 tin has 4 varrieties, other tin has 3

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 290

Gramophone Needle Tins X 6 - different brands and varieties including 'Lyceum', 'Imperial', 'Sem' etc

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 291

Gramophone Needle Tins X 6 - different brands and varieties including 'Kakadu', 'Dog & Angel' etc

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 292

Gramophone Needle Tins X 6 - all 'HMV', nipper with gramophone - different varieties

Min/Max estimate: 75.00-100.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 293

Gramophone Needle Tins X 6 - different brands & varieties including 'Olympic', 'Cat & Angel' etc

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 294

Gramophone Needle Tins X 4 - all shaped and waisted - 'Herald', 'Lord Needles', 'Doggies Little Friend' & 'Elephant'

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 295

Gramophone Needle Tins X 6 - all 'HMV', nipper with gramophone - different varieties

Min/Max estimate: 100.00-125.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 296

Gramophone Needle Tins X 6 - different brands & varieties - including 'Mona Lisa', 'Baby & Jajah' etc

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 297

Gramophone Needle Tins X 6 - different brands & varieties - including 'Pathe', 'Dog & Angel' etc

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 298

Gramophone Needle Tins X 6 - different brands & varieties - including 'Zeppelin', 'Bi-Plane', 'Ocean Liner' etc

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 299

Gramophone Needle Tins X 6 - all 'Songster' - different varieties & designs

Min/Max estimate: 80.00-120.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 300

Gramophone Needle Tins X 6 - includes 'Bee Brand', 'Eagle Phone' etc

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Very Good