Public Auction of Entertainment, Ephemera and Cigarette & Trade Cards
on Wednesday 8th March 2017
Lots: 1-50 of 738
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Lot 1
THEATRE, cabinet photo of The Late Mr D'Oyly Carte, by Alfred Ellis & Walery of London, mounted to card, VG
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £260
Lot 2
THEATRE, D'Oyly Carte, cabinet photo, Miss Geraldine Ulmar in costume as Gianetta from The Gondoliers, by Barraud of Oxford St London, slight foxing, corner knocks, G
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £280
Lot 3
THEATRE, D'Oyly Carte, cabinet photo, Courtice Pounds in costume from The Gondoliers, by Barraud of Oxford St London, pencil annotation to reverse, slight foxing, corner knocks, G
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £240
Lot 4
THEATRE, D'Oyly Carte, cabinet photo, Decima Moore in costume as Casilda from The Gondoliers, by Barraud of Oxford St London, slight foxing, corner knocks, G
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £160
Lot 5
THEATRE, D'Oyly Carte, cabinet photos, couples in costume, Rutland Barrington & Decima Moore, Rutland Barrington (Giuseppe) and Courtice Pounds (Marco) all in the Gondoliers, both by Barraud of Oxford St London), corners clipped (1), adhesion marks to front (1), slight staining, foxing and corner knocks, G, 2
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £280
Lot 6
THEATRE, D'Oyly Carte, cabinet photo, The Mikado, scene from Act II, "The Flowers That Bloom In The Spring, Tra La", by Edward Smith of Cheapside London, slight corner knocks, VG
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £210
Lot 7
THEATRE, D'Oyly Carte, cabinet photos, Miss Lindsay in Princess Ida (by Elliott & Fry of Baker St London), one unidentified (by Barraud of London), possibly same person,
corner knocks, G, 2
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £420
Lot 8
THEATRE, D'Oyly Carte, cabinet photos, W.H. Denny in The Gondoliers by Barraud of Oxford St, London (pencil annotation to reverse), Mr C Kenningham in The Yeomen of the Guard by Alfred Ellis of London (adhesion marks to bottom edge), slight staining and corner knocks, about G, 2
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 9
THEATRE, postcards, couples and scenes, inc. The Merry Widow, The Explorer, The Marriages of Mayfair, Sir Walter Raleigh, The Prisoner of Zenda, Raffles, King Richard II, The Harlequin King etc; Lewis Waller & Mary Rorke, William Haviland, Lily Brayton, Beerbohm Tree & Oscar Asche, Madge Vincent & J Alexandre, Weedon Grossmith, Henry Kemble & Winifred Winter, Gerald Du Maurier & Laurence Irving, F. Tennant, Henry Ainley & J.T. McMillan, Lewis Waller & Winifred Emery, Dick Heldar & Bessie Broke, Eva Moore & Basil Gill, Fred Terry & Horace Hodges, W.H. Berry & Fred Kaye etc., slight duplication, some pu, VR, 60*
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 10
THEATRE, postcards, mixed selection, inc. actors, actresses, couples, scenes etc., Lizzie Webster, The Only Way (30), Sydney Carton, Martin Harvey, Fred Everill, Bessie Elder, Herbert Sleath, Acton Bond, Constance Collier & Hilda Moore, Romeo & Juliet, King Richard II, The Royal Family, Lyn Harding & Beerbohm Tree, Madge Titheradge & Lewis Waller, A Butterfly on the Wheel, Lights Out, Ellaline Terriss & Seymour Hicks, Edna May & Charles Angelo, The Belle of Mayfair, The Merry Widow (16) etc., slight duplication, some pu, VR, 60*
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 11
EPHEMERA, selection of cartes de visite, 1800s, male subjects, mainly unidentified, photographers inc. Lacy, Fradelle & Marshall, Moira & Haigh Watkins, Newbold, Redman (all of London), Hall of Brighton, Thrupp of Birmingham, Mudd of Manchester etc., some with annotation to reverse, generally G, 47*
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 12
EPHEMERA, selection of cabinet photos, 1800s, female subjects, mainly unidentified, photographers inc. Palmer, Bassano, Fall, Griffiths, Downey (all of London, Tralles (USA), Lord of Cambridge, McPherson of Aberdeen etc., some with annotation to reverse, generally G, 27
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 13
THEATRE PROGRAMMES, 1880s-1920s, ballet and some opera, Theatre Royal Covent Garden, Alhambra, Russian, Indian and Military ballet, some laid down to card, signs of previous binding, creasing and some tears, FR to G, 24
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 14
THEATRE PROGRAMMES, London selection, 1880s, Royal Princess (13), Daly's (5), Theatre Royal Drury Lane (11), plays, pantomime, some with signs of previous binding, some tears and creases, FR to G, 29
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 15
THEATRE PROGRAMMES, 1880s, London selection, St. James's, Theatre Royal Haymarket, Royal Lyceum, Royal Court; Hamlet, Impulse, A Lesson In Love, As You Like It, Richard III, Liberty Hall etc., some with signs of previous binding, slight creasing and some tears to edges, FR to G, 29
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 16
THEATRE PROGRAMMES, Nationwide selection, 1880s, inc. Royal Olympic, New Olympic, Toole's, Lyceum, Charing Cross, Lyric, Prince of Wales, Theatre Royal Haymarket & Covent Garden, Alhambra, Royalty; Theatre Royal Birmingham, Royal Court Theatre Liverpool, Theatre Royal Eastbourne; military concerts, plays etc., some with signs of previous binding, tears and repairs, FR to G, 32
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 17
THEATRE PROGRAMMES, 1880s, London selection, Her Majesty's, Garrick, Theatre Royal Drury Lane; The Armada, The Derby Winner, Winter's Tale, Shakespeare, plays, pantomimes, some double bills, some with signs of previous binding, some tears, creasing, foxing and repairs, FR to G, 28
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 18
THEATRE PROGRAMMES, 1880s, London selection, plays and opera, Royal Court, Theatre Royal Haymarket, Royal Alhambra, Royal Opera House Covent Garden etc., some with signs of previous binding, some tape repairs, G, 30
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 19
THEATRE, early posters, Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1800s, mainly 8 x 13, duplication, some removed from binders, tears to edges and some creasing, P to G, 50*
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 20
THEATRE, early posters, Theatre Royal Covent Garden, 1800s, mainly 8 x 13, duplication, some removed from binders, tears to edges and some creasing, P to G, 50*
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 21
THEATRE, photographs, modern pulls from Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado, play scenes (7+28), designer sketching (1+3), mainly 9 x 7, duplication, EX, 39*
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £22
Lot 22
THEATRE, D'Oyly Carte, b/w photos (8.25 x 10), actresses, inc. Ann Drummond-Grant (Iolanthe), Helen Roberts (2, HMS Pinafore), Evelyn Gardiner (Patience), Marjorie Abbott (Trial by Jury), Margaret Mitchell (Patience) etc., annotation to most backs, G to VG, 8
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 23
THEATRE, D'Oyly Carte, b/w photos (8.25 x 10), actors, inc. Sydney Granville (Pirates of Penzance), Donald Adams (Rudigore), Alan Styler (as Guiseppe) etc., some annotated to back, G to VG, 8
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 24
PROGRAMMES, Folies Bergere etc., 1900 onwards, inc. Casino De Paris, Grand Bal du Moulin Rouge, Latin Quarter 1950 & 1951, Hippodrome, Revudeville at the Windmill, La Cage Aux Follies etc., mixed sizes, slight duplication, good VR, 36*
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 25
THEATRE, programmes, souvenir brochures, inc. King Arthur 1895, King Lear 1892, King Henry VIII 1892, Ravenswood (1890), 1924 D'Oyly Carte, The Darling of the Gods 1903, The Monk and the Woman 1912, Forbes-Robertson's Farewell 1913 etc., G to VG, 10
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 26
THEATRE, programmes, large format souvenir brochures, inc. The Tempest 1903, Nero 1906, Henry V 1901; Night of the Hundred Stars 1959 & 1960; Royal Opera House Benevolent Fund (4), G to VG, 10
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 27
THEATRE, programmes, Croydon selection, 1940s, inc. Empire (11) & Grand (68); Leslie Phillips, Arthur Lowe, Melissa Stribling, Joan Plowright etc., G to EX, 79*
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 28
THEATRE, programmes, Northampton Repertory Theatre selection, 1930s-1950s, G to EX, 86*
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 29
ENTERTAINMENT, programmes & brochures, inc. Beatles on Broadway, Get Back, The Art of the Beatles, John Lennon Summer of 1980 by Ono; concerts, Sinatra at The London Palladium, David Essex, George Benson, Peters & Lee (signed), Leo Sayer etc., mainly large format, G to EX, 14
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 30
ENTERTAINMENT, signed theatre programme by Bing Crosby, Bing at the Palladium, October 1977, signed to front cover, VG
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 31
THEATRE, programmes & handbills, Music Hall and Variety, 1930's-40's, inc. Lewisham Hippodrome, Croydon Empire, Theatre Royal Chatham, Swindon Playhouse, Birmingham Tower Ballroom; Tommy Trinder, Cyril Fletcher, Eva May Wong, Elsie & Doris Waters, Peter Brough etc., VG to EX, 50*
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 32
THEATRE, souvenir brochures Charley's Aunt, Globe Theatre, 2nd Birthday (1895 calendar with ten character & one cast photos & autograph page); The Little Minister, Haymarket (15 plates by Phil May, one signed by Mark Kinghorne), FR to G, 2
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 33
MUSIC, album page, 4.5 x 3.5, signed and inscribed by Gene Vincent (with Vince Hill to reverse), together with a programme for The Sunday Special at the Rainbow Theatre Blackpool where he appeared, a.c.m to page and slight stains to programme, about G
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 34
MUSIC, sheet music for Georgy Girl signed by all four members of The Seekers, slight creasing to edges, G
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 35
ENTERTAINMENT, concert tickets, 1992 onwards, inc. Elton John (4 + commemorative cover), Rihanna, The Monkees, Simply Red (2), Gary Barlow, Tina Turner, Andy Williams (with 8 x 10 colour photo); together with three promotional postcards signed by Gary Linekar, David Dickinson & Ainsley Harriott, EX, 16
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 36
ENTERTAINMENT, The Lord of the Rings, official movie guide, signed by Sean Bean in silver felt tip pen to biographical page, EX
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 37
THEATRE, programmes, Connaught Theatre Worthing selection, 1940s onwards, inc. Joan Sims, Alan Howard, Flora Robson, Dora Bryan, Alec McColian etc., G to VG, 100*
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 38
THEATRE, programmes, D'Oyly Carte selection, 1920s-1960s, inc. Saville (4), Princes (34), Savoy (27), Sadlers Wells (12) & provincial (8), G to VG, 85*
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 39
THEATRE, programmes, nationwide selection, Variety & Musicals, 1920s-1980s, inc. Frankie Howerd, Frances Day, Phyllis Dixey, Max Bygraves, George Robey, Tony Brent, Petula Clark, Harry Worth etc., G to VG, 85*
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 40
THEATRE, programmes, regional selection, Variety & Summer Shows, 1950s-1980s, inc. Blackpool (17), Bournemouth (17), Torquay (5), Great Yarmouth (5) etc., G to VG, 54*
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 41
THEATRE, programmes, Oxford (41) & Cambridge selection, 1910s onwards, G to VG, 71*
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £18
Lot 42
THEATRE, programmes, London selection, 1920s-1960s, Kings Theatre Hammersmith (167) & Wimbledon (23), inc. Jessie Matthews, Donald Wolfit, Ron Randall, Phyllis Calvert, Hermione Baddeley etc., G to VG, 190*
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 43
THEATRE, programmes, nationwide pantomime selection, 1950s onwards, inc. Scala, Barbican, Wimbledon; Liverpool, Poole, Southampton; Ronnie Corbett, Danny La Rue, Christopher Biggins, Margaret Lockwood etc., G to VG, 30*
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 44
THEATRE, programmes, Scottish selection, 1912-1970s, Glasgow (51) & Glasgow (19), G to VG, 70*
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 45
THEATRE, programmes, Provincial selection, inc. Sheffield, Bath, Weston Super Mare, Birmingham, Richmond, Westcliff-on-Sea, Aberdeen, Leicester, Swindon, Leeds, Nottingham, Southampton, Plymouth, a few foreign etc., plays, concerts, recitals, slight duplication, about G to VG, Qty.
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 46
THEATRE, programmes, Bristol, 1920s onwards, inc. Hippodrome, Little Theatre, Stoll Hippodrome, Colston Hall, Theatre Royal; Carmen, Laburnum Grove, Madame Butterfly, The Little Minister, March Hares, A Butterfly on the Wheel, Adam and Eva, Bella Donna, The Good Die Young, Mr Wu, The Merchant of Venice etc., some amateur productions, slight duplication, about G to VG, Qty.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 47
THEATRE, programmes, London, 1920s onwards, Alhambra, Lyceum, Strand, Gaiety, Palladium, Palace, Whitehall, Hippodrome, Vaudeville, St. Martins, Duchess, Wyndham's, His Majesty's, Globe, Dominion, Royalty, Saville, Winter Garden, Savoy, Lyric, Queen's, Old Vic, Regal, Coliseum, Garrick, Shaftesbury, Stoll, Westminster, Comedy, Apollo, Piccadilly, Adelphi, Phoenix etc., ballet, plays, concerts, reudeville etc., together with Shakespeare Memorial Theatre 1948-50 A Photographic Record with individual souvenirs for each year, slight duplication, G to VG, Qty.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 48
THEATRE PROGRAMMES, modern selection, mainly London, Palladium, Adelphi, Palace, Drury Lane, Wyndham, Royal Albert Hall etc., inc. musicals, ice shows, plays, some concerts, Proms, Opera etc., inc. Jersey Boys, Status Quo, Vanessa-Mae, Torvill & Dean, Royal Tournaments etc., EX, 70*
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 49
THEATRE, programmes, Bognor Regis selection, 1950s onwards, inc. Pier, Roof Gardens, Esplanade etc., slight duplication, G to EX, 60*
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 50
THEATRE, programmes, mainly West End, pre-WWII, inc. Royalty, Charles the Second, Lyceum, Winter Gardens, Empress (Brixton), South London Palace, Daly, Streatham Hill, London Pavilion etc., some in home-made albums (punch-holes), FR to VG, Qty.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
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