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Lot 379:
Lot 379
Jack Hobbs 'Record'. Somerset v Surrey 1925. Official and complete scorecard from the match played on the 15th-18th August 1925, where Hobbs made his 126th and 127th centuries equalling and breaking W.G. Grace's record of number of centuries scored. Hobbs made 101 in the first and 101no in the second. Surrey won the match by ten wickets. Mounted, framed and glazed overall 8.5"x12". Good condition. Sold with 'England's Champion Batsman. J.B. Hobbs. Surrey & England XI' 1922. Large linen handkerchief with printed headings and five images of Hobbs in various batting poses plus total runs and average in first class cricket up to 1922. Listed to outer border are details of centuries scored by Hobbs. 17"x17", mounted, framed and glazed in contemporary frame, overall 21"x23". Light creasing, otherwise in very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £115
Lot 380:
Lot 380
Kilkenny Castle Cricket Club. Original scorebook covering matches played 1901-1913. Original black quarter leather minute book comprising handwritten minutes of meetings and accounts for Kilkenny County Cricket Club, 1906-1914. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £240
Lot 381:
Lot 381
M.C.C. Tour of West Indies 1968. Official first day cover for the tour with colour flags of three of the West Indian islands, printed action picture and set of three Jamaica stamps commemorating the tour. Officially date stamped in Jamaica 8th February 1968' and '1st Test Match drawn'.. The cover is signed by sixteen of the M.C.C. team including Cowdrey, Snow, Jones, Graveney, Barrington, Pocock, Knott, Milburn, D'Oliveira, Edrich, Boycott, Parks, Higgs etc. Rare in this signed form. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
Lot 382:
Lot 382
Kent C.C.C. 1985. Mono commemorative card of the 1985 Kent team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Signed in ink to the borders by twenty four members of the players. Signatures include Cowdrey (Captain), Dilley, Underwood, Knott, Ellison, Luckhurst, Johnson, Taylor, Benson, Jarvis etc. Four commemorative stamps to verso postmarked 'Cricket on Goodwin Sands, Deal, Kent, 1st July 1985'. Slight smudge to the signature of Knott, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £50
Lot 383:
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Stamps. Two sheets of six 'World Champions' stamps issued in Tuva featuring Brian Lara, Nick Faldo, Andre Agassi, Mike Tyson, Steffi Graf and Anatoly Karpov. One sheet unperforated. Four '1977 Cricket Test', Melbourne labels. 'Australia 56 Olympics Melbourne' label. Four India stamps postmarked 'Ruby International, Calcutta'. Hull Railway Clerks Cricket Club 1873-1973 label. Two perforated labels of Hammond and Sutcliffe. Set of eight Afghanistan Cinderella labels for the 1999 World Cup etc. Also ten I.C.C. Trophy 1979 commemorative covers for the ten participating nations, the Argentina cover signed by eleven players. Centenerary Test, Lord's 1980 official T.C.C.B. cover signed by Mike Gatting etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £10
Lot 384:
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Don Bradman. Red folder comprising over thirty commemorative covers, philatelic sheets etc. Includes two 'Australian Legends' Medallic first day covers dated January 1997 with commemorative $5 Bradman coin, one signed by Bradman. '75th Birth Anniversary' commemorative cover dated 18th November 1983, signed by Bradman. Various other 'Australian Legends' covers and sheets. 'Sir Don Bradman The Australian Legend' limited edition cover no. 17/214 issued by the ECB for the Lord's Test 1997, signed by Bradman and Colin Cowdrey. '1788-1988 England Australia Bicentennial Souvenir' limited edition card no. 123/150 signed by Bradman and Len Hutton etc. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £85
Lot 385:
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International cricket first day covers 1984-2012. Two blue folders comprising commemorative covers. Series include 'Leaders of the World', David Bairstow and Geoff Boycott, 1984, both signed. A Benham Silk 'Allan Border becomes the World's Greatest Ever Test Batsman', 1993. Set of five official covers issued in South Africa for each of the five Test matches on England's first tour of South Africa for 30 years in 1995/96. Pakistan World Cup winners 1996 signed by Imran Khan. Other countries of issue include India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Tuvalu, New Zealand etc. Other sports covered include Commonwealth Games 1995, 1998 etc. Approx 200 covers in total. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
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County cricket first day covers 1973-2009. Two blue folders comprising over 120 commemorative covers with good Yorkshire interest, a good number signed. Includes six '100 Years of English County Cricket' covers issued in 1973 for Middlesex, Royal Engineers, M.C.C. and Yorkshire (3 copies). The M.C.C. cover with six signatures including Close, Denness, Trueman, A. Bedser etc. The Yorkshire covers with twelve signatures including Yardley, Close, Illingworth, Boycott, Trueman, Hutton, Bowes, Appleyard etc. Other covers signed include Old, R. Smith, Cowdrey, Brearley. Sachin Tendulkar, 'Yorkshire's First Overseas Player', 1992, limited edition no. 41/150 signed by Tendulkar and Martyn Moxon. Four Benham Silk '120 Years of County Cricket' covers 1993, two signed by Boycott, two by Bradman and one by Trueman. Other series include an official 'County Cricket 1873-1973 Official Medallic First Day Cover', Benson and Hedges Cup finals 1988-2002, NatWest Trophy 1981, 1988-2000 etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £140
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Australia cricket first day covers 1988-2011. Two blue folders comprising over 200 commemorative covers. Covers include 'Australia Bicentenary 1788-1988' signed by Don Bradman. 'Centenary of Test Cricket. Australia England 1877-1977', nine signatures including Statham, Woolmer, Trueman, Tavare, Lever etc. 'Cricketing links with Australia', five signatures including Close, Brearley, A. Bedser, E. Bedser etc. 'M.C.C. 200th Anniversary' signed by Bradman. 'Allan Border becomes the World's Greatest Test Batsman' Benham Silk 1993, signed by Border etc G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
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West Indies cricket first day covers 1966-2011. Two blue folders comprising approx 140 commemorative covers. Covers include 'Brian Lara World Record Score 375 1994' signed by Lara. 'Leaders of the World' 1984 signed by Len Hutton. 'Barbados Independence 1966' signed by Garry Sobers. Test series include v South Africa, Barbados 1992, v England 1994, v Australia 1995. Also eight 'Wisden Cricketers of the Century', Grenada 2000 etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
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England cricket first day covers 1980-2009. Three blue folders comprising approx 250 commemorative covers. Signed covers include 'A Century of Tests 1880-1980' signed by Micky Stewart, Alec Bedser and John Edrich. 'Centenary of the Ashes' 1982 Benham Silk signed by Brian Close. Other series include thirteen covers for I.C.C. World Cup 1999, each limited edition no. 218/300. Test series include v India 1996, each limited edition no. 51/400. Also v New Zealand and India 1990, v West Indies 1991, v Pakistan 1992, v Australia 1993 and 1997, v New Zealand 1994 and 1999, v South Africa 1999/2000, v West Indies 1995 etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 390:
Lot 390 Lot 390
International cricket stamps 1990s-2010s. Three brown albums comprising stamps issued by Test playing and other nations. Issues include a full set of six 'Wisden Cricketers of the Century' sheets issued in Grenada. 'World Cup Final 1992'. A booklet of 'Cricket in Australia. The Story in Stamps', 'I.C.C. Cricket World Cup, West Indies 2007' etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60

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