Book a Click & Collect appointment here COVID-19 UPDATE

Antiques, Collectables, Mid Century & Retro (Section 2)

BID NOW! Online Auction August 9th From 6 PM (AEDT) | Location: Showrooms | 10 Wiluna St, FYSHWICK

Notice - This Auction Is Still Going! View Items Closing Next Here - Click here

Search and Filter

Notice - All Our Online Auctions Have Soft Closes - Not Sure What This Is? Click here
Lot 1: A early edition copy of 'Collected Verse of A.B. Paterson', published 1921 by Angus and Robertson LTD, also includes a illegible message on first page

As found, used condition

Lot 2: A Fine Yard-O-Led (England) Sterling Silver 'Corinthian' Fountain Pen, hallmarked for Birmingham, c.2011, fitted with a 18ct gold yard-o-led medium nib and cartridge ink, serial no. 5615

Excellent condition, no box or accessories, writes smoothly

Lot 3: Vintage 1960s Staco little betty miniature toy sewing machine, with functional spinning handle

Lot 4: A Quality Yard-O-Led Sterling Silver 'Corinthian' propelling pencil, hallmarked for Birmingham, c.2010, serial no. 3236

Excellent condition, no box or accessories, writes smoothly

Lot 5: A vintage 'Noveltrim' Italian made woven handbag, perfect for skipping down to the markets or filling with fresh flowers!

In good vintage condition with original label

Lot 6: A fabulous blue anodised Bushells 3kg tea tin featuring Australian fauna and flora, in great condition

Winning Bidder: $55 by Bidder18092

Lot 7: A John Beswick, England, seated squirrel money box, signed to base, sticker intact

Lot 8: A vintage Vapo-Cresolene (American) miniature oil lamp vaporiser, featuring a small oil lamp with milk white flue in a cast metal holder, no vaporising funnel to top

As found, chip to flue base, highly patinated, no vapor funnel

Winning Bidder: $47 by Smashedonjacks

Lot 9: A vintage Erik Frost Mora, Swedish hunting knife with wooden handle and leather pouch

Lot 10: A pair of vintage silver glove stretchers, indistinctly marked for P&D Birmingham and another pair in quality bone

Lot 11: An antique vase of white cased blue glass with silver rim, marks to rim for Henry Perkins & Sons, London, sterling and 1924, possibly fitted as a repair to original vase

As Found, small dent to silver rim

Winning Bidder: $45 by Just Tinkering

Lot 12: A John Beswick, England, light brown Labradoodle figurine, signed to base

Lot 13: A small antique pewter dish with three tudor rose stamps and marked 'London X' to back, possibly C 18th Century

Lot 14: Five Beautiful Pieces of Sterling Silver & Marcasite Jewellery, including three pairs of screwback earrings, and two bow brooches, one marked 'No. 277', total weight approx. 21.67g, largest (brooch) approx. 4.5cm (L)

Lot 15: A pair of enamelled 'Firestone' cufflinks and matching tie bar, plus a 'The Metropolitan Coin Club Sydney' badge

Lot 16: A charming antique art nouveau sterling silver clothes brush, with beautiful embossed flowers and ribbed edge, hallmarked for Boots Pure Drug Co. (Birmingham), c.1905, with registry mark, no. 48062?, total weight approx. 78.07g

Lot 17: An vintage Polish silver cigarette case, with gold tone 'KS' monogram to front, marked for .875 silver with '2' lady's head mark with 'W' for Warsaw assaying, assay mark in use c.1931 - 1963, maker's mark 'KW', total weight approx. 145.32g

As found, some denting and tarnishing

Lot 18: Four Lovely Marcasite Brooches, including floral swirls and feather-like sprays, plus a charming sterling kitty with amber coloured eyes, kitty approx. 3.5cm (L)

Lot 19: An antique sterling silver mesh purse, hallmarked for the British Automatic Mesh Company (London), c.1915, with fabric lining trimmed with a pale purple trim, a short chain attached with each link marked with lion passant, total weight approx. 115.05g, in very good antique condition

Lot 20: A stunning antique silver mesh purse, with repousse detailed frame and monogrammed panel for 'DH', the reverse inscribed for Feb 4th, 1913, purse frame marked '800 Silver' for continental silver, total weight approx. 160.42g, in very good antique condition, no liner

Winning Bidder: $30 by Bidder16179

Lot 21: A vintage compact with enamelled lid and floral design

Winning Bidder: $45 by Bidder15265

Lot 22: A black Cross Coca Cola ball point pen with gilded bottle to clip, in original box

Lot 23: A beautiful sterling silver napkin ring, in beautiful green velvet lined presentation box, hallmarked for George Nathan and Ridley Hayes (Chester), c.1897, with beautiful open floral scrollwork with a central monogrammed heart 'DHP', total weight approx. 27g

Lot 24: A vintage set of bass B Cattle sovereign scales, for full and half sovereigns in original case

Winning Bidder: $25 by Just Tinkering

Lot 25: A lord Nelson Ware sugar shaker with pink rose design and silvered top

Lot 26: A Troyan (Bulgarian) pottery teaset, featuring two large and two small cups, and two saucers

All as found, some small chips to two cup rims, one saucer

Lot 27: A Diana (Australia) Deco-style vase with yellow and tan glaze, marked to base 'Diana Australia' and '22', no chips, cracks or repairs

Lot 28: A handsome vintage Franke & Heidecke (Germany) 'Rolleicord' camera in leather case, accompanied by three lens accessories in pouches on a leather strap

Dimensions of camera case

Winning Bidder: $55 by Just Tinkering

Lot 29: A John Beswick, England, rhinoceros figurine, signed to base, sticker intact

Lot 30: A silver plated holder with handle to hold two glass oil and vinegar bottles with stoppers, marked for PM Italy

Winning Bidder: $20 by Jan2015$

Lot 31: Antique musical cupid theme door knocker - vintage condition

Lot 32: A Webb and Corbet clear glass pedestal bowl, featuring glass cut features, with marked 'Webb and Corbet' to base

Lot 33: A vintage Ensign 'Midget' Model 22 folding film camera with leather case, with striking art deco style face plate and expanding bellows front with struts, red lens viewing window and swinging viewfinder, inside of case indicating the camera uses Ensign E10 'Lukos' film

As found; case significantly patinated, leather pouch with some wear and tear, camera untested, dimensions (folded)

Lot 34: A rare copy of G. L. Walsh, 'Bradshaws Ancient Rock Paintings of North-West Australia' hardcover book with dustjacket, published by Edition Limitée, Geneva, Switzerland 1994, Limited to 1,000 copies

In excellent condition

Lot 35: A 1990 edition of 'Lookin for your mob, a guide to tracing aboriginal family trees' by Diana Smith and Borobia Halstead, published by Aboriginal Studies Press

As found, signs of use

Lot 36: A early edition of 'Cricket Walkabout The Australian Aboriginal Cricketers on Tour 1867-8' by D.J. Mulvaney published by Melbourne University Press

Lot 37: A metal meat injector, with a detachable needle and lid, also includes 'British mace' marked to top

Lot 38: Two Swarovski Crystal Society exclusive small paperweights including a 2014 wild horses (#5004732) and a 2015 peacock (#5063699), both in original boxes, peacock measures:

Lot 39: A Davidson (England) cloud glass flower bowl with turned down rims and matching frog in amber glass, and a smaller set in topaz-briar coloured cloud glass with raised geometric design to bowl

Dimensions of amber glass set

Lot 40: A flowering fruit tree with gazanias in a large ceramic pot ( Pot has Hair line crack)
H: 67cm, Diameter: 60cm

Winning Bidder: $55 by Trillium

Lot 41: Three sterling silver, Sheffield, spoons and a sugar scoop, 54.81g

Lot 42: An unusually hallmarked clothes brush, in silver tone repousse form with 'UWM' hallmark with small lizard icon, presumably silverplate, possibly Australian

In excellent vintage condition

Winning Bidder: $43 by Troll

Lot 43: A Don Shiel, Australia, signed lunar texture charger

Lot 44: A pretty round English sterling silver tri footed bowl with reticulated design, c.1931, 55g

Lot 45: Three sterling silver, Birmingham, spoons including one possibly 1827, plus a butter knife, total weight 45.73g

Winning Bidder: $55 by Troll

Lot 46: A small sterling sliver, plate, London, C.1906, 90g

Lot 47: Five spoons marked 812 silver Austria, Sterling Mexico, Sterling Wallace, Sterling Apex and 800 silver, Italy, 81.57g

Lot 48: A collection of good quality jewellery including an Oroton pendants two charms, bracelet, bangle and three pendants all in sterling silver

Lot 49: A pair silver handled dressing accessories with 'Cherub's Head' handles, one a shoehorn with hallmarks for D&F (possibly Deakin & Francis), Birmingham, c.1904, the buttonhook hallmarked for G&CL (unknown), Birmingham, possibly 1908, hook body marked 'STEEL'

Total weight approx. 122.19g, largest (mirror) approx.:

Winning Bidder: $30 by PBiddy

Lot 50: A sterling silver bangle with striped design, 25.55g

Winning Bidder: $62 by rg59

Lot 51: A pair of Carrs, Sheffield, sterling silver, plain square cufflinks,15.2g

Lot 52: A handmade stirling silver Luckenbooth pendant with hallmarks to back for Edinburgh Assay Office and Sutherland Silver by Fountain Dornoch, includes certificate of authenticity, pendant measures:

Lot 53: A vintage Long Branch Saloon, Dodge City Kansas brothel coin with 'Any Way Any Day' as found with some patination

Winning Bidder: $20 by Just Tinkering

Lot 54: A set of six Strachan Australia, silver plated coasters

Lot 55: Four Chinese snuff bottles, including one bottle made of bone with depictions of two women and birds, as found some with chips, tallest stands:

Lot 56: A matching silver fork and spoon set, with floral engraving to front and back and 'Betty' engraved to top, a pretty pair, 50.38g

Lot 57: Two embossed sterling silver accessories, including a hand mirror and comb, comb hallmarked for Birmingham, c.1905, and mirror hallmarked for Chester, c.1911, both appear unmarked for makers, comb with some wear, mirror overall very good with some spotting to mirror surface

Lot 58: A retro Albaware (Australia) 'Shells' vase in pale green and cream, marked to base 'Albaware' and 'A22', no chips, cracks or repairs, some staining to interiork

Lot 59: Eight Vintage Deetail (England) metal soldier figures, including WWII German Infantrymen and a North African soldier, some c. 1970s

All as found in good vintage played-with condition, some paint loss
Each approx.:

Lot 60: A Collection of Trinket Boxes, including a vintage repousse box with velvet lining and a scene of a courting couple, vintage xylonite boxes, porcelain, ceramic, and timber pieces

All as found, one xylonite box with panels for repair, total 10pcs
Largest approx.: 12 12 4.5

Lot 61: A pair of faux scrimshaw resin tusks depicting 'The Gam' captained by John Prior of the Niger

Lot 62: A retro Scheurich (West Germany) pitcher vase with band of geometric design to body, marked to base 'W Germ' and '274-27', no cracks, chips or repairs

Lot 63: A lovely two-pair of glasses, including a pair of 'Shur-on' (American) pince nez glasses, presumably gold filled or plated, and a vintage pair of faux tortoiseshell glasses

Both in good condition, faux tortoiseshell glasses

Lot 64: A vintage Hohner (Germany) 'Marine Band' harmonica in original box, beautifully engraved, accompanied by a very tiny Hohner 'Little Lady' harmonica

Both in very good vintage condition, larger (Marine Band) in box approx.:

Lot 65: A John Beswick, England, seated hippopotamus calf, money box, signed to base, sticker intact

Winning Bidder: $25 by Troll

Lot 66: Three art glass paperweights and a blue decorative sphere


Lot 67: A Spode Velamour (England) vase with floral relief design, marked to base, and a Sylvac (England) posey vase/small jardiniere in orange and green over a yellow glaze, marked to base 'Made in England' and '1827', both no chips, cracks or repairs

Dimensions of Sylvac vase

Lot 68: A fantastic Kodak (American) 'Retina' Ia film camera with schneider-kreuznach 50mm f:2,8 lens, plus accessories, including a suede leather case, a film/accessories box, original instruction manual, and paper lens cleaner

All as found; appears in good vintage condition, camera untested

Lot 69: An impressive collection of souvenir spoons, mostly from across Australia, including two collectable Australian Halley's Comet 1986 spoons and a mix of XPT spoons, all as found, all roughly:

Lot 70: Four glass paperweights with laser etched 3D patterns

One with chipped corner


Lot 71: 'The Housewife's Cookery Book', hard cover vintage edition, with colour plates and inscription for 'Nov 23/35'

Lot 72: Four antique lantern slides, three from 'The Baker and the Tarred Fence' c. 1880- 1911 and a slide depicting roses, also includes Victoria small book 'The Queen's Album of Sidmouth & Budleigh Salterton', with photos and drawing of the regions towns and countryside, all as found with wear, slides measure:

Winning Bidder: $25 by Bidder16271

Lot 73: A very good collection of eight car badges including Citroen, Audi and Rover

Winning Bidder: $25 by Bidder16271

Lot 74: A very good collection of eight car badges including Ford and Land Rover

Lot 75: Two mid-century ceramic figures of draught horses, unmarked, no chips, cracks or repairs

Dimensions of larger

Lot 76: A large Raynham (Australia) vase with pierced design, stucco finish and cased in pale pink glaze, marked to base 'Raynham' and '198B' no chips, cracks or repairs

As Found, light marking to surface

Lot 77: A Chinese Tang-style sancai glazed figure of horses, no chips, cracks or repairs

Winning Bidder: $20 by Dimic

Lot 78: A ceramic commode in wooden case

As Found, repair to seat

Lot 79: A large black metal pair of scales, with a large collection of seven weights from one ounce to two pounds

In great rustic condition, moves cleanly, as found

Lot 80: An Antique Seth Thomas (American) Faux Slate Mantle Clock, in working condition with two train movement chiming on the hour with a gong and the half-hour with a bell, includes key and pendulum, case as found with missing foot and wear and tear
H: 28cm, L: 37cm, Depth: 16cm,

Lot 81: Allan Waite (1923-2010, Australian) two landscapes, including 'Rocks of Charlotte's Pass' and 'Spring, Charlotte's Pass', both canvas on masonite, SLR 'Allan Waite', unframed

Dimensions of each

Lot 82: Kangaroo Skin Plush Animal Toy. Some Wear Evident. Sold As Found

Lot 83: Two hand-carved timber boxes, one of Fort Denison Sydney and the larger of a sail ship, as found with signs of use, largest measures:

Lot 84: A collection of Duperite (Australia) 'Superware' bakelite manufactured for 'Qantas Empire Airways' (c1934-1943), including four snack sets of cup and long saucer, five rectangular plates, and a tumbler

Dimensions of cup

Lot 85: Three small original Australian landscapes, including Helen N Jones (active late 20th cent, Australian/local artist) 'The Home Track', oil on canvasboard, SLR 'H N Jones', artist name, title inscribed to verso, landscape with wattles in bloom, oil on canvas on masonite, SLR 'B Elvish Oct 74', and a view of Sydney Harbour, etching on paper, titled 'Sydney Harbour' and signed 'T R Amies' in pencil under plate margin, attributed to Thomas Reginald Amies (1883-1973, English, active Australia)

As Found, some discolouration and marks to paper of etching, couple of paint chips, especially to edges of remainder, all unframed

Dimensions of Elvish work

Lot 86: A boot shaped vase with elf on the toe, and a large pitcher with foliate relief design and drip glaze in beige and pale blue, both no chips, cracks or repairs

Dimensions of pitcher

Lot 87: A rare & unusual pair of Satsuma (Japanese) moriage vases, with butterflies painted under a raised enamel overlay, heightened with a applied brown ground and additional slip lines, possibly mid-century

Both in excellent vintage condition, both marked to base with Satsuma crest and artist's name, dimensions each:

Lot 88: A large Pates Pottery (Australia) trough vase with speckled design in teal, and a small swan vase with drip glaze in green and brown, Pates marked to base 'Pates Potteries' and '2015'

As Found, crazing to glaze on interior of Pates vase

Dimensions of Pates vase

Lot 89: Two Carved Soapstone pieces, including a fine carved pomegranate brush washer in pale stone, and a figure of the immortal Lan Caihe scattering flowers from a basket

Each in excellent condition with no chips or cracks detected
Larger (Lan Caihe):

Closed For Online Bids

Winning Bidder: $25 by Bidder16271

Lot 90: A vintage wire-frame magazine rack

Lot 91: A set of three depictions of dwellings in Paddington and Glebe, including 'Glebe St', 'Paddington' and 'Mansfield St', ink on paper, titled and signed 'JM Rattigan 79'

Dimensions of each frame

Lot 92: Peter Whelan (b 1939, Australian), a depiction of a woman in an apron feeding hens, canvas on masonite, SLL 'Peter Whelan', unframed

Winning Bidder: $152 by Bidder16271

Lot 93: A turn of the 20th Century dressing table with beautiful burr walnut veneer detail
as found, age-related wear

Lot 94: Werner Filipich (b1943, Austrian/Australian) 'Hawksbury River', oil on board, SLR 'Werner Filipich', titled LR

Dimensions of frame

Lot 95: E Mary Shelley (active early 20th cent, English) 'Exeter Cathedral from the Bishop's Gate', etching on paper c1920s, titled, signed 'E Mary Shelley' and editioned 82/150 under plate margin, plate margin 24.5 x 16.4 cm, accompanied by a water colour sketch of a small town square, no visible signature, and a vintage offset lithograph after 'Castello Di Costigliole' all works framed

As Found, discolouration to paper, light wear to frames, including scrapes, scratches

Dimensions of Shelley frame

Lot 96: Artist Unknown, a coastal landscape with children and sea gulls, oil on canvas, no visible signature

Dimensions of frame

Current Top Bid: $75. Reserve Not Met by Bidder18416

Lot 97: A Hand-Knotted Afghan Kundus, Length 287cm, Width 78cm (Stock co. 313)

Lot 98: Three vintage Kodak cameras, including a 'The Handle' instant camera, an 'Instamatic' 130 and an S-100 EF, accompanied by a Rollei flash Dimensions of instant camera

Lot 99: A vintage His Master's Voice Rangemaster 'Little Nipper' retro portable radio in stylish cream and red

As found, untested, no cable

Closed For Online Bids

Winning Bidder: $25 by Cammo2go

Lot 100: A vintage Polaroid 660 camera