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Cigarette Cards, Stamps, Postcards, Ephemera & Collectables

Here at Special Auction Services we hold regular Cigarette & Trade Card, Stamps, Postcard and Ephemera auctions throughout the year.

Each sale consists of an extensive range of ephemera including Cigarette and Trade Cards, Stamps, Postcards and other Collectables.

Experience and knowledge allows us to give you expert and comprehensive advice when selling. Prior to the auction a professional, colour printed catalogue is produced and publicised worldwide to ensure that your items reach the excellent prices they deserve.

Our consultants are available and eager to offer friendly and honest advice to any buyers with questions regarding items for sale, prior, during or post auction.

Any enquiries regarding buying or selling and for more information please contact our specialists Thomas Forrester or Adam Inglut on 01635 580595 or via our contact us page.

 

Auction highlights

  • The Collectors Auction
  • 22nd June 2021

Lot 47

1903 Four Barrel Gatling Gun

Price realised

£650 plus BP

Lot 451

Cricket Handbill 1827

Price realised

£2,000 plus BP

Lot 516

18th Century embroidered silk Love Token

Price realised

£1,500 plus BP

Auction highlights

  • The Collectors Auction
  • 30th March 2021

121

Royal Scottish Regiment dress pouch

Price realised

£850

396

A 1796 Heavy Cavalry sword

Price realised

£1,200

471

A Magnetic Detector

Price realised

£4,000

Auction highlights

  • The Collectors Auction
  • 30th March 2021

75

A restored Castrol Motor Oil Dispenser

Price realised

£1,200

40

A Bell Fruit Gum Company One Arm Bandit

Price realised

£800

78

An Avery Hardoll petrol pump

Price realised

£2,700

Auction highlights

  • Collectors Auction Day One
  • 12th January 2021

Lot 251

A US Army Signals Corps Converter Cipher

Price realised

£1,200

Lot 99

A piece of possibly a Messerschmitt plane

Price realised

£1,600

Lot 133

An Order of the Indian Empire medal group

Price realised

£1,300

Auction highlights

  • Collectors Auction Day Two
  • 13th January 2021

Lot 510

A group of ten WWI crested tanks

Price realised

£600

Lot 531

A large collection of military crested china

Price realised

£1,000

Lot 527

A collection of 30 Military crested china pieces

Price realised

£550

Auction highlights

  • Collectors Auction
  • 13th October 2020

Lot 82

Cigarette Cards, a large collection of various sets

Price realised

£1,600

Lot 246

An extensive collection of vintage unused Marmite jars,

Price realised

£230

Lot 516

A Third Reich Germany Adolf Hitler silver 'Blood Medal

Price realised

£3,000

Auction highlights

  • The Zippo Lighter Collection Part One
  • 14th July 2020

Lot 58

Camel Zippo Lighter Artist Pack Design, the eight-lighter set comprising Camel at Sea, Japanese, Camel Evolution, Art Deco, Flying Castle, Desert Design, Camel with Pants and Hat and Camel Aztec, only 100 sets made for the South African market, unused (8)

Price realised

£1,200

Lot 64

The Camel Zippo Lighter International Series, also known as the '19', comprising Riverbend on black and purple, Desert Mirage on green and black, Desert Moonrise, Camel Volcano on navy and blue, Cream European Red Pack, Brass European Red Pack, Green Whirlpool on quick silver and brush chrome

Price realised

£1,600

Lot 74

Camel Zippo Lighter International Series, seventeen of the series known as the '19', missing Camel Volcano Navy Blue and Green Whirlpool Quick Silver, all marked 1999, unused (17)

Price realised

£1,200

Auction highlights

  • Collectors
  • 14th May 2020
Cigarette Cards, a large collection of various manufacturers,

Cigarette Cards, a large collection of various manufacturers,

Cigarette Cards, a large collection of various manufacturers, to include Players, Wills, Ogdens, Wix & Son and many, covering numerous subject matter, in folders and loose (qty)

Price realised

£2,800

A well presented collection of British stamps, with two Penny Blacks

A well presented collection of British stamps, with two Penny Blacks

A well presented collection of British stamps, with two Penny Blacks, one a HK, the other RI, with other Victorian and Edwardian examples, through two modern mint stamps (1)

Price realised

£420

Ephemera, 'trade advertising' scrap album

Ephemera, 'trade advertising' scrap album

folio, circa 1900, many chromolitho, including Oakey's, Churchman's, Maypole Soap, one folding, Van Houten's Cocoa, Lux, Liebig, Hudson's Soap, Cherry Blossom, Florador Food and Bird's Egg Powder, pp 60

Price realised

£440

Auction highlights

  • Cigarette Cards, Postcards and Ephemera
Ephemera, Giles, an early  (1950's) large original  Cartoon drawing in ink entitled " I want to go home"

Ephemera, Giles, an early (1950's) large original Cartoon drawing in ink entitled " I want to go home"

Price realised

£1400

Postcards, a large interesting collection of approx 1200 loose early cards inc, Sudan, Italy, Belgium, Australia, UK, many social history

Postcards, a large interesting collection of approx 1200 loose early cards inc, Sudan, Italy, Belgium, Australia, UK, many social history

Price realised

£480

Trade Cards, Football, Topps Chewing Gum, Footballers Blue Back

Trade Cards, Football, Topps Chewing Gum, Footballers Blue Back

Price realised

£240

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