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Lot 292.  4 Early 1900s Cards Sets Featuring Coats of Arms. Wills’s Cigarettes of England issued these sets from 1904-25. Each set consists of 50 cards with color artwork on the front and descriptive backs. Two sets are from Wills’s “Borough Arms” issue, the 1906 Second Series Second Edition, which has cards numbered from 51-100, and the 1905 Fourth Series, with cards 151-200. The Second Series cards average vg, and the Fourth Series cards, ex to ex-m. Wills is also the source of the 1913 “Arms of Companies” set, vg-ex, and the 1925 “Ships’ Badges” set, also vg-ex. The “Companies” set has coats of arms representing the Hudson’s Bay Co., comb makers, barber-surgeons, cutlers, carpenters, weavers, bakers and other professions.
Winning Bid $40     

Lot 293.  4 1930s Card Sets with Actors and Actresses – Hepburn, Cooper, Garbo, Etc. Godfrey Phillips is responsible for these sets, which contain a total of 172 cards with color fronts and descriptive backs. The 1934 “Film Stars” set has 50 cards, averages ex to ex-m, and contains such stars as #6 Katherine Hepburn ex+, 10 Gretta Garbo ex+ and 24 Gary Cooper ex+. Ginger Rogers, Norma Shearer, Fay Wray, Shirley Temple and Frederic March are also in the set. Another 1934 set of 50, “Film Favourites," is ex to ex+. Among the stars are #31 Claudette Colbert ex+, 46 Carol Lombard ex+, Zasu Pitts, Helen Hayes, Joan Bennett, Jeannette MacDonald, Jean Harlow and Myrna Loy. Cards in the final two sets are approximately 2 1/26” x 2 5/16”. Stars of the 1938 “Characters Come to Life" set include #3 John Barrymore ex+, 4 Lionel Barrymore ex+, 8 Joan Crawford ex-m+, 13 Clark Gable ex-m+, 23 and 24 Charles Laughton, both ex-m+, and Loretta Young, Shearer, Raymond Massey, Garbo and Errol Flynn. The set is ex+ to ex-m. The 1939 “Famous Love Scenes” set grades ex-m to nm with #3 Errol Flynn and Oliva de Havilland nm, 10 Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh ex-m, 18 Tyrone Power and Norma Shearer ex-m, 28 James Stewart and Margaret Sullivan nm+, Clark Gable and Myrna Loy, and Jeannette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy.
Winning Bid $204     

Lot 294.  1977-78 Topps “Star Wars” Series 5 – 66 Cards Numbered 265-330. Ex-m to nm-m overall.
Winning Bid $10     

Lot 295.  WWII Generals, 1919 Movie Magazine, Ice Capades Poster, Railroad Passes, 19th C. Print, Etc. The 19th century entry in this collection is a full-page 9” x 14.25” woodcut print titled “Apropos of Decolletage” from the May 1, 1886 Cincinnati “Graphic.” Artist Alfred Thompson displays some humor in his work. The July 18, 1919 issue of “Moving Picture Stories” has Mabel McQuade on the cover and photos of Lillian Gish and other stars inside. G-vg with the covers detached from the pages. For railroadiana fans, this collection has Pennsylvania Railroad passes for 1947, 1948 and 1955-56. Vg-ex. They were issued to a yard conductor. Photos of generals are on 10.75” x 15” covers or pages from 1945 editions of the New York “Sunday News”: Gen. Mark Clark, Lt. Gen. William Simpson, Lt. Gen. James Doolittle, Gen. Jacob Devers and two to a page, Maj. Gen. Anthoy McAuliffe and Maj Gen. Elwood Quesada, and Maj. Gen. Paul Williams and Maj. Gen William Kepner. Most of these pages have small edge tears and otherwise have an ex to ex-m appearance. A two-page 1945 spread from the “Sunday News” titled “This Shrinking World” lists and shows “Record-Breaking Trips Around the World.” It has one 1.5” and one 2.5” edge tear; otherwise, vg-ex. Two different 10” x 13.5” sheets advertise products on one side, such as Wheaties and its premiums, Betty Crocker Soup and Bisquick. On the other, thy list radio stations across the country and such programs as the “Lone Ranger.” A 14” x 22” poster has the 1956 Ice Capades, featuring Peter Pan, headed to Crosley Field in Cincinnati. Corners of the poster have chips or tack holes, there are a couple of tears at the top and the “d” in “Field” shows some paper loss. The image area is clean and displays well with a couple of small tears. Also, a 1.5” x 2” mini-calendar; 10 magazine pages with early advertising, including a two-page color spread for “Hearst’s International Magazine”; 22 pages from “National Geographic,” primarily on South Africa; eight vintage color pages from “National Geographic”; and 58 pages, with many photos, from an early 1900s Ohio State yearbook.
Winning Bid $30     

Lot 296.  Amos ‘n’ Andy “Eagle’z-Eye View of Weber City” Pepsodent Toothpaste Map Premium. The original envelope, which has photos of Amos and Andy, accompany this colorful 15” x 19.75” map, nm as folded for mailing. The mailing envelope is vg. “Amos ‘n’ Andy” was a nightly radio sitcom from 1928-43 and a weekly show from 1943-55. It became a TV show in 1951.
Winning Bid $40     

Lot 297.  Elvis Presley Pennant, Picture Sleeves, Wine Bottle and a Music Book. The full-sized (29") "I Love You" gold on blue pennant features a b&w photo of Elvis in performance as the "King of Rock and Roll"; ex. The photo is 4" x 4". One picture sleeve is from the 1970 “The Wonder of You-Mama Liked the Roses,” and the other, from his 1972 “Burning Love-It’s a Matter of Time.” The first sleeve is vg+, and the other, p. The record for “Burning Love” is present; it has a punch hole in the label and otherwise appears to be vg-ex. The 1968 softcover music book, “Songs Recorded by Elvis Presley: Volume One,” has a vg appearance. One page is torn out, and several pages are marked in pencil. There also is an empty “All Shook Up” Special Edition 2004 California Sauvignon Blanc wine bottle from Graceland Cellars. Ex-m. It is displayed in a special holder for Stoli vodka.
Winning Bid $25     

Lot 298.  1950s Iron City Beer Plaster Advertising Figural Display. Produced by a Pittsburgh firm to call attention to the city’s home-brewed beer, this three-dimensional display is up to 14.5” wide, 10” tall and 3” from front-to-back. It shows a bartender and three patrons, apparently in the 1860s, singing as they enjoy mugs of their favorite local brew. Impressed letters at the base of the display note that production of the beer began in 1861. Each figure is fully painted. Vg+ example with various small chips.
Winning Bid $75     

Lot 299.  75 issues of “National Lampoon” Magazine, 1970-83. Published from 1970-98, this innovative magazine was known for its use of parody and irreverent illustrations. Humor ranged from highbrow to bawdy, frequently going beyond what was generally regarded as acceptable. This collection begins with the sixth and seventh issues, which were published in 1970, through two issues from 1983. Here is a complete list: 1970 – Sept. and Oct. 1971 – 11 issues, missing Nov. 1972 – June and Nov. 1973 – all 12 issues. 1974 – Nov. and Dec. 1975 – Jan., March-May, Sept., Nov. and Dec. 1976 – Feb.-May and July-Dec., with two Sept. copies. 1977 – March-May, Aug., Sept., Nov., Dec. 1978 – Feb., April-June, Aug. and Sept. 1979 – Jan.- March, May, June, Aug. and Nov. 1980 – May-July. 1981 – Jan. 1982 – Sept. and Oct. 1983 – March and May. These issues average ex and do not have mailing labels. This first 15 issues average vg-ex. Also included is a special “National Lampoon” binder that holds a year of issues.
Winning Bid $35     

Lot 300.  “An Illustrated Price Guide to Non-Paper Sports Collectibles” by Ted Hake, Roger Steckler. This 1986 softcover provides useful information on pins from baseball, boxing, football and other sports and on miscellaneous other collectibles as well. Vg, 192 pages.
Winning Bid $30     

Lot 301.  3 Books Signed by Derek Walcott, Nobel Prize Winning Poet and Playwright. In 1992, Walcott, from Saint Lucia in the West Indies, became the first Caribbean writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. His 1990 epic poem, “Omeros,” is generally regarded as his major achievement. It is reminiscent of “The Iliad.” The copy of “Omeros” offered here, a 1990 softcover edition, is ex and unsigned. Walcott signed the title page of three books. His signatures are mint 9 and gem mint 10. The autographed books are: “The Arkansas Testament,” 1987 softcover, nm; “The Bounty,” 1997 hardcover, an apparent first edition, nm-m book and nm dust jacket; and “What the Twilight Says: Essays,” 1998 stated first edition, nm-m/ex-m. Walcott is professor of poetry at the University of Essex.
Minimum Bid $50     

Lot 302.  Willie Nelson Autographed “Willie: An Autobiography” Written with Bud Shrake. The signature of this music icon is mint 9 on the title page of the 1988 first edition hardback, ex-m in an ex dust jacket. Nelson’s awards are numerous. He is in the Country Music Hall of Fame and has received Kennedy Center Honors. Authenticated by Kevin Keating.
Winning Bid $40     

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