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Lot 379:
W.G. Grace. Coalport china plate commemorating W.G. Grace scoring a 'Century of Centuries' . Limited edition of 750 plates with facsimile signature of Grace to reverse. In original box. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 380:
'One Hundred Hundreds' commemorative plates. Three limited edition Coalport and Grafton plates for Jack Hobbs, Geoffrey Boycott and Colin Cowdrey. The Hobbs and Boycott in very good condition, the Cowdrey plate broken. All In original boxes. Sold with a further Wombwell Cricket Lovers Society 1951-1991 commemorative plate, limited edition of 100 plates in original box. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £12
Lot 381:
West Indies 1957. Royal Worcester bone china plate produced by the factory to commemorate the West Indies tour of England in 1957. The plate bears the printed signatures in gold of the West Indies touring team visiting Worcester for the opening match of the tour. Signatures include Goddard, Sobers, Gibbs, Walcott, Valentine, Worrell, Weekes, Hall, Ramadhin, Kanhai etc. The plate measures approx 10.5" diameter with signatures in gold to centre with decorative gold edging to rim and inscription 'West Indies Cricket Team 1957. Worcester, May 1st'. To reverse is the Royal Worcester mark. Rare. VG
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
These commemorative plates were first produced and issued in 1938 and continued until 1973. Each plate was limited in number by the factory to about 50-60, one given to each member of the team and a few made available to specialist collectors
Lot 382:
Cricket bag. Large crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Chatteris' [Cambridgeshire]. Coronet Ware. Approx 4.5" long. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 383:
Cricket bag. Large crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Buxton'. Coronet Ware. Approx 4.5" long. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 384:
Cricket bag. Two large crested china cricket bags with colour emblems for 'Harpenden' (Griffin China) and 'Coventry'. Some wear to each emblem. Approx 4.5" long. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 385:
Cricket bags. Four small crested china cricket bags with colour emblem for 'Beverley', 'Kenilworth Priory', 'Wells next the Sea' etc . All with various degrees of wear. Approximately 3" long. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 386:
Cricket bags. Two small crested china cricket bags with colour emblem for 'Llangollen' and 'Rugby'. Arcadian ware. Approx 3" long. Very minor wear. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 387:
Cricket bag. Large crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Modbury' (Devon). Florentine China. Approx 4.5" long. Very minor wear. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 388:
Cricket bag. Large crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Edinburgh' British Manufacture. Approx 4.5" long. Very minor wear to emblem. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 389:
Cricket bag. Large crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Blackpool' Florentine China. Approx 4.5" long. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 390:
Lot 390
Early cricket ball. Unusual cricket ball with main full seam around the ball and two additional seams running either side of the main full seam, quartering the ball. Date unknown. Interesting...
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £30

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