Cordys

0101

The next five lots are from musician Bill Ward; All three electric guitars were built under the brand name 'FOMI' owned by Bill Ward; ex Four Fours; Human Instinct and leader of the Bonneville Band. The Human Instinct were one of the first NZ bands to make a name in the UK moving in 1966 and playing with many well-known contemporary bands such as The Rolling Stones; Spencer Davis Group; 10cc and Status Quo
FOMI 'Katipo' 6 string electric guitar, black painted rimu body with airbrushed spider. GFS Alnico wound Humbucker pickups. Gibson hard tail and bridge. 24 fret rosewood fretboard on a maple neck with Gotoh tuners. With hardcover 'coffin' case.

Realised: $800

0102

FOMI 'Tipo' 6 string electric guitar
FOMI version of B C Rich Mockingbird. Rimu body with a Fender hardtail bridge. GFS humbucker pickups. 21 fret Brazilian rosewood fretboard on a maple neck with Gotoh style tuners. With hardcover case. Provenance: Bill Ward (see lot 101)

Realised: $700

0103

FOMI 'Stratomaster' 6 string electric guitar
Rimu body based on the Fender Stratocaster design. GFS humbucker pickups. Fender hardtail bridge. 21 fret Brazilian rosewood fretboard on maple neck with Pro Parts tuners. With hardcover case. Provenance: Bill Ward (see lot 101)

Realised: $500

0104

KISO Suzuki 12 string acoustic guitar
c.1972 following the Gibson Dove design. 20 fret mahogany fretboard. Sunburst red and gold colourway. With hardcover case. Provenance: Bill Ward (see lot 101)

Estimate: $900

0105

A Boosey & Hawkes ‘Imperial’ cornet
c.1920, purchased in the UK in the early 1990s. Some slight dents. Provenance: Bill Ward (see lot 101).

Realised: $180

0106

The following ten lots are from the Graham Brazier Estate Collection. Graham Brazier (1952–2015) was a New Zealand musician and songwriter who came to prominence in the band Hello Sailor; subsequently forming the Legionnaires and pursuing a solo career
A Roland Jazz Chorus 60 musical amplifier, JL80 with road case. Provenance: The Graham Brazier Estate Collection (see lot 106).

Realised: $850

0107

A Hofner electric guitar with soft case
strap and stand. With some modifications. Provenance: The Graham Brazier Estate Collection (see lot 106).

Realised: $1,200

0108

A Takamine electric-acoustic guitar
serial number 94040695 with soft case, strap and stand. Provenance: The Graham Brazier Estate Collection (see lot 106).

Realised: $2,500

0109

Two sheet music stands and a guitar stand
Provenance: The Graham Brazier Estate Collection (see lot 106).

Realised: $100

0110

A metal harmonica neck-holder stand
Provenance: The Graham Brazier Estate Collection (see lot 106).

Realised: $100

0111

Appoximately 44 assorted discarded harmonicas
in a cardboard box inscribed: ‘Graham wanted to use these for an artwork’. Provenance: The Graham Brazier Estate Collection (see lot 106).

Estimate: $1,000

0112

Two small bongo drums and an embroidered felt cap
Provenance: The Graham Brazier Estate Collection (see lot 106).

Estimate: $200

0113

E Selmer Signet gold lacquered tenor saxophone
with a Yanagisawa mouthpiece and with case. Provenance: The Graham Brazier Estate Collection (see lot 106).

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

0114

A well-worn road briefcase with approximately 27 assorted harmonicas
guitar strings, invoice book, etc. Affixed numerous travel tags and labelling. Provenance: The Graham Brazier Estate Collection (see lot 106).

Realised: $500

0115

A Proel microphone stand
Provenance: The Graham Brazier Estate Collection (see lot 106).

Realised: $100

0116

The following five items are from the Billy T. James Estate Collection. William James Te Wehi Taitoko MBE (1948–1991) better known by his stage name Billy T. James was a New Zealand entertainer comedian musician and actor
A Rockit Pro/Champ studio series 70 guitar amp with road case.

Realised: $1,000

0117

A Bolero 12 string acoustic guitar
model W13 made in Japan. Provenance: The Billy T. James Estate Collection (see lot 116)

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

0118

A Bruescher Aristocrat low pitch alto nickel silver saxophone
with four additional mouth pieces. In hard case. Provenance: The Billy T. James Estate Collection (see lot 116)

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

0119

A Peter Madill acoustic guitar made in Auckland 1987
See http://www.madillguitars.co.nz/ Provenance: The Billy T. James Estate Collection (see lot 116).

Estimate: $4,500 - $5,000

0120

A Yamaha Super Axe electric guitar
serial number 12005 with hard case. Provenance: The Billy T. James Estate Collection (see lot 116).

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,000

0121

An old Victor table-top phonograph
with winder and original horn, metal HMV label to phonograph and paper label to horn, later restoration.

Realised: $1,300

0122

A Chinese Communist Revolutionary Committee poster
depicting Mao within a 'shining light halo' inspiring a Red Guard who asks, "Who Speaks Against Mao?" while shouting, "We will cut off his dog head". c.1968. 780 x 540mm. Framed.

Realised: $350

0123

A Chinese Communist propaganda poster
depicting Mao standing before a bough of cherry blossom. 530 x 380mm. Framed.

Realised: $275

0124

A 19th century Indian miniature painting
depicting Shah Jahan and a courtier, in coloured pigment and gold on wasi paper. 175 x 185mm.

Realised: $180

0125

Two French portrait miniatures on ivorine panels
one signed in piano key ivory mount and gilt metal frame, the other in pierced and filigree gilt metal frame. Largest 155 x 120mm.

Realised: $200

0126

A pair of bois durci framed plaques
of a young Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. 160mm

Realised: $100

0127

A partially embroidered linen apron
pattern commemorating the 1934 London to Melbourne Air Race, framed and glazed. Overall 750 x 75 0mm.

Estimate: $150

0128

Garth Tapper
'Prosecution', lithograph AP (artist's proof), signed and entitled. 220 x 150 image, 400 x 300mm paper size unframed.

Realised: $100

0129

A vintage American aluminium ‘Greedy Boy’ money box
original paint finish.

Realised: $180

0130

A cast iron 'Greedy Boy' money bank
with red collared green jacket and white bow tie, some distress to paint.

Realised: $200

0131

A c.1900 cast iron 'Transvaal Money Box'
figured as President Kruger, the two cast sections joined by a single screw, rust evident, remains of old paint. H. 115mm.

Realised: $150

0132

A vintage plush toy pull-along bear
on steel bar chassis with hard rubber wheels, distressed. L.530mm

Realised: $80

0133

An early 20thC German Kellerman tin plate ship and plane merry-go-round toy
clockwork mechanism, the steamship base supported on wheels, the two planes each with pilot, some losses. Ship L.265mm.

Realised: $110

0134

A rare vintage chromed metal Kewpie soldier
sideways glancing, wearing a cap hat, a rifle to the right side, a large bow to the reverse, spreading flowerhead base. H.95mm.

Realised: $150

0135

A mid-20thC quality Italian carved and painted wood nativity set
15-piece, including traditional animals and figures.

Estimate: $500

0136

Two stereoscope viewers
together with a booked shaped box of stereoscope cards on Norway.

Estimate: $150

0137

A collection of Chinese and Hong Kong stamps
housed in a red Lighthouse album, includes many older issues, over 800 Chinese stamps and approx. 380 from Hong Kong.

Realised: $625

0138

A large collection of vintage Chinese stamps
in a black Lighthouse album, including many older issues, over 1000 stamps.

Realised: $1,950

0139

A folder of various ephemera
including N.Z. and foreign photos, money and various certificates and postcards.

Realised: $80

0140

Six items of NZ ephemera
including 'Entertainment' Vol.1, No.1, pub. John Varty, c.1864; 'Tivoli Theatre' programme August 1928; Geological Map of Otama Survey District, 1907; Taranaki Education Board Certificate 1915; two property deeds (Epsom). Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $120

0141

A 19thC French bronze of Napoleon Bonaparte
stamped marks for the small De Braux foundry, he stands in formal military dress, one arm absent. H.450mm.

Estimate: $250

0142

Zebra skin
a well tanned example. L.2700 (nose to tail), W.230mm.

Realised: $1,250

0143

A reindeer hide rug
the pelt in soft cream and silver tones. 1190 x 1070mm.

Realised: $340

0144

A reindeer hide rug
the pelt of soft brown and white tones, well-tanned. 1350 x 1130mm.

Realised: $320

0145

A taxidermied impala head
H.950mm.

Realised: $450

0146

A taxidermied springbok head
H.640mm.

Realised: $350

0147

A taxidermied springbok head
H.680mm.

Realised: $325

0148

A large taxidermy deer head mount
15-point, mounted on shield base. Width of spread 340mm.

Estimate: $700

0149

A taxidermy badger head and shoulders
on shield mount.

Realised: $220

0150

A pair of ibex horns
with a portion of skull attached to a small round wooden shield.

Realised: $140

0151

A pair of deer antlers
ten pointer with a portion of skull, attached to an adzed and painted shield.

Realised: $80

0152

A large turtle shell
painted with traditional Polynesian designs, (some old damage). 600 x 780mm

Realised: $325

0153

An early 20thC finely carved mother-of-pearl shell
in relief with a European huntsman with dog, bow and horn within a mountainous landscape. W.170mm, on ebonised stand.

Realised: $380

0154

A rare medieval period English beef bone skate
found on the site of a bluecoat school during foundation excavations for a G.P.O in 1905. Previously sold at Webb's auction c.1995. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. L.240mm

Realised: $100

0155

A late 19th/early 20thC desk standish
the two curling ram's horns with silver plate engraved ends, the central silver plate ink wells with matching engraving, the central stand in the form of a stag, with presentation engraving, requires some attention. 540 x 220 x 230mm.

Realised: $450

0156

A Regency flame mahogany tea caddy
sarcophagus form, captured ring side handles, M-‘o-P inlay and escutcheon, the interior with twin compartments and maker's/retailer's label. Small veneer flaw.

Realised: $160

0157

A Georgian mahogany candle box
plain tapering form with shaped back. 230 x 190 x 420mm.

Realised: $210

0158

A mahogany writing slope
with brass capping and binding, recessed side handles, baize lined interior. 450 x 250 x 150mm

Realised: $200

0159

An Edwardian Sheraton Revival tray
serpentine oblong shape, walnut inlaid in satinwood with a floral design. W.530mm.

Estimate: $100

0160

An uncommon toleware fire screen
with floral decoration on ebonized ground, by H. Fearncombe & Co. H.570mm.

Realised: $120

0161

A Victorian miniature tilt top table
the circular top painted with angels and doves surrounded by flowers and ribbons, raised on a baluster column from a circular plinth base. D.340mm, H.260mm

Estimate: $160

0162

An Edwardian Sheraton Revival tray
kidney shaped, walnut inlaid in satinwood with a shell design. W.605mm.

Estimate: $100

0163

'John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1880'
the original paper cover showing minor distress, green canvas tape to the spine, a rare original of the 17th edition.

Realised: $420

0164

'John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1881'
as above.

Realised: $420

0165

'John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1882'
as above.

Realised: $420

0166

'John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1883'
as above.

Realised: $420

0167

'John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1885'
as above.

Realised: $420

0168

'John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1886'
as above.

Realised: $420

0169

'John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1887'
as above.

Realised: $420

0170

'John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1888'
as above.

Realised: $420

0171

A.A. Milne
Winnie-The-Pooh' 1st ed. 1926, green cloth, FEP cnr torn; 'The House at Pooh Corner' 1st ed. 1928, salmon cloth with DJ (torn), pp21/22 loose, sunned spine; 'Now We Are Six' 3rd ed.1927, red cloth, sunned spine. All H.195mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Realised: $260

0172

Edward Jerningham Wakefield
'Adventure in New Zealand from 1839 to 1844...', 1908, green cloth, inscribed throughout with multiple signatures of previous owner Charles Frederick Goldie (a manifestation of lead poisoning); along with ‘The New Zealand Constitution Act (1853)’, the first Act to make NZ a separate British colony. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Realised: $180

0173

Thomas Gudgeon 'The Defenders of N.Z...'
1887, half morocco and red cloth binding with gilt title and vignette. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $200

0174

Thomson W. Leys (ed) 'Brett's Historical Series: Early History of New Zealand'
1890, 1st ed., half morocco and red cloth binding with gilt title and vignette, mild foxing. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $150

0175

The Cyclopedia of New Zealand
Volume 2, Auckland Provincial District, 1st ed, ChCh 1902. 1025+ pages, illustrated. Library binding with gilt arms of Edward VII. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Realised: $80

0176

The Cyclopedia of New Zealand
Volume 1, Wellington. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Realised: $120

0177

Three books
Maori Language Dictionary, Cyclopedia of NZ Volume 5 (Nelson and Marlborough District) and History of NSW. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Realised: $120

0178

Four various books on the Pacific
'Through Atolls and Islands in the Great South Sea' 1889; 'South Sea Bubbles' 1872; New Zealanders In Samoa' 1918; Rt. Hon. R.J. Seddon's Visit to The South Sea Islands' 1900. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Realised: $120

0179

Six NZ primers/language books
- 'Willie's First English Book (Colenso) 1872; 'First Lessons in Maori' 1930; 'Grammar of the New Zealand Language' 1894; 'Lessons in the English Language for Maori Schools' 1875; 'A School Geography of New Zealand' 1880; 'School History of New Zealand' 1889. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Realised: $80

0180

Betty Beadle bronze medallion
Eve and the snake, irregular oval, impressed artist's cipher. 70 x 60mm.

Realised: $85

0181

A small bronze sculpture
various animals rowing a racing canoe, one oar broken but present. L. 245mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Realised: $170

0182

A bronze donkey
standing position on bronze base, signed and numbered to base, Dawn Weimer, 118/300. 170 x 150mm

Estimate: $250

0183

Mike Norris
pukeko chick, bronze, 2/18, signed to base. H.170mm.

Realised: $1,000

0184

Eutrope Bouret (French 1833-1906)
'Sortie de la Mine' (Exiting the Mine), bronze with dark brown patina, signed, an entitled to plaque to the front. H.40 0mm.

Realised: $900

0185

A 19thC French cast iron decorative panel
open worked with a cherub, lion masks and leafy details. 950 x 570mm.

Realised: $675

0186

A vintage wooden boundary mould
the constructed pieces held with brass screws, some old colouring. Stamped initials to the base. 560 x 345mm.

Estimate: $100

0187

A pair of antique carriage lamps
with NZ retailers’ markings to the candle sconces. H.470mm

Realised: $200

0188

A niello silver worked jambaiya dagger
the hilt with a ram's head pommel, the scabbard and hilt with decorative pattern. L.360

Realised: $250

0189

A pair of old Turkish graduated coffee pots
waisted baluster form, the tall domed lids with turned finials.

Estimate: $100

0190

A McConnell’s Irish Whisky bar-top dispenser
on wooden base with tap and the lettering highlighted with gilt. 300 x 450mm.

Realised: $100

0191

A copper bed warmer
flattened oval shape with ebony handles and brass fittings. L.600mm

Estimate: $100

0192

A vintage malacca cane and bone walking stick
the lower handle of plain turned tapered cylindrical bone section, brass collar to the malacca cane shaft. L.910mm.

Realised: $90

0193

An early 20thC silver handled lady’s parasol
scrolling vine decoration.

Estimate: $120

0194

An early 20thC silver handled lady’s parasol
repeat scrolling decoration.

Estimate: $100

0195

An early 20thC carved marine ivory handled lady’s parasol
the elongated ovoid handle with relief scrolling shield, silver ferrule fitting.

Realised: $140

0196

A Victorian mother-of-pearl card case
traditional diamond sections with star form abalone inlay to the front, blue fitted sectional interior, in original box.

Realised: $130

0197

Four antiquities
a Greek glaux skyphos with remnant black finish, two small amphora and a small pedestal stand. Provenance: The Williamson Estate Collection. Glaux Dia.95mm

Realised: $425

0198

An album of N.Z. pre-decimal coinage
includes 34 half-pennies, 36 one-pennies, 45 three-pences including one 1935, 55 six-pences including two 1957 'straples', 39 one shillings, 29 one florins and 25 half-crowns.

Realised: $275

0199

11 vintage mainly English coins
includes Edward I 1272-1307 penny of Newcastle IX 6, 'Yorks Henry Sneaton in flower gate Whitby 1/2d. 1667, George III, 1773 Farthing, etc.

Realised: $200

0200

A small kauri gum boulder
one side polished, translucent gold, 1857gm.

Realised: $460