Cricket Ceramics & Metalware

Lot 669:
Lot 669
'R.M.A. Eleven 1864'. Early original sepia cameo style photograph of the R.M.A. (Royal Military Academy) team seated and standing in rows in cricket attire, blazers and caps. The photograph laid to mount with handwritten title and players' names below. Wear to photograph and mount, fair condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
The earliest recorded match found to be played by the Royal Military Academy of Woolwich Barracks was against the Royal Military College, Sandhurst at Lord's in 1865
Lot 670:
Lot 670
'Lillywhite's Team to Australia 1876/77'. 'The First Test Match'. Very early sepia cabinet card photograph of Lillywhite's touring party to Australia, standing and sitting in three rows, wearing a variety of blazers and caps. Players include Lillywhite, Shaw, Charlwood, Greenwood, Southerton, Pooley, Armitage, Emmett, Jupp etc. The cabinet card taken at Priory Park, Chichester, a few days before they sailed to Australia on 21st September 1876. Published by Jas Russell & Sons of Chichester. A large printed advertisement for Jas Russell & Sons to verso. Some wear, light creasing cracking to image with small loss to top of image, also minor wear to photographer's title at border otherwise in good condition. The image includes all of the players who played in the first ever Test match. An excellent image and a scarce cabinet card photograph
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £920
James Lillywhite of Sussex sailed, with eleven other professionals, from Southampton on the P&O steamship Poonah in September 187. They played teams in Australia and New Zealand before returning to Melbourne to play a combined Australian team on even terms, 11 a side. The match played on the 15th March 1877 became regarded as the first Test match
Lot 671:
Lot 671 Lot 671
'Arthur Shrewsbury & Richard Daft's Team to the North America 1879'. Early printed passenger list for the 'Inman Line. List of saloon passengers per Royal Mail Steamer 'City of Richmond' from New York to Liverpool, sailing October 25th 1879'. 4pp folding listing printed on mauve paper with titles and vignette of the ship to front wrapper ruled in gilt, list of passengers including all the tour players to inside pages and maritime map of the North Atlantic Ocean to rear wrapper. Players listed included Shrewsbury, Daft, Pinder, Barnes, Lockwood, Ford, Ulyett, Shaw, Emmett, Bates etc. Some horizontal folds and some soiling to page edges and creasing otherwise in remarkably good condition for its age. Ex Arthur Shrewsbury by direct descent and previously sold as part of lot 110 of Christies sale of June 1995.
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: unsold
The tour was arranged by J.P. Ford, A member of the Nottinghamshire Town Council, who had interests in North America, asked Richard Daft to select and lead a side of professionals on a tour of North America in the autumn of 1879. Daft picked six other Nottinghamshire players plus five from Yorkshire to accompany him. The main fixture was against Philadelphia, where around 25,000 attended the three day game and due to this fixture the tour was a success. A baseball match was arranged in New York later in the tour
Lot 672:
Lot 672 Lot 672
'Lillywhite's, Shaw & Shrewsbury's Team to the U.S.A., Australia and New Zealand 1881/82'. Early and original 4pp folding scorecard for the 'Twenty two of San Francisco' v the All England Eleven played at the Recreation Grounds, San Francisco on the 20th-22nd October 1881. Printed details, in pink and black, of the match to front cover and 'Presented by Thos .D. McKay, General Agent Pacific Coast, Chicago, Burlington and Quincy R.R.'. Printed by P.E. Dougherty, Commercial Street.. Advertisement to rear cover for the sponsoring railway, with scorecard for both teams printed to inner pages. Players included Ulyett, Barlow, Midwinter, Bates, Emmett, Shaw, Pilling, Lillywhite, Peate etc. Signs of removal from an album to rear cover otherwise in very good condition. A rare scorecard in lovely condition. Ex Rosenwater collection
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £550
This tour was an ambitious undertaking , bankrolled by the three principals. The American leg of the tour was disastrous, with financial losses on every game. The match in San Francisco was one of the least successful, being 'low point of the tour-the venue resembled a stone quarry and the crowd was less than a hundred'. ['History of Test Tours' Wynne-Thomas. 1989]. The chances of any more of these scorecards surviving is thus exceedingly low.
Lot 673:
Lot 673
'Gentlemen of England 1884'. Sepia cabinet card photograph of the Gentlemen of England team who played the Australians at the Oval on the 26th June 1884, standing and sitting in three rows, wearing a variety of blazers, caps, boaters etc. Players include W.G. Grace, Christopherson, Diver, Steel, Studd, Lord Harris, Roller, Lucas, Reed etc. The cabinet card by C. Hawkins of Bath & Brighton. A large printed advertisement for Hawkins to verso. Some rounding to corners at top border and slight loss and rounding to corners at the lower border. Pin hole to top border, slight surface marks to the image otherwise in good condition. An excellent image and a rare and early example of a Hawkins photograph
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £550
In the match, the Australians won by 46 runs. The Australians in their first innings were bowled out for 229 with Christopherson taking eight wickets for 78 runs from 46 overs, Blackham top scoring with 69. In reply the Gentlemen made 261 with Grace making a century and Spofforth and Giffen taking four wickets each. Australia then made 219 in their second innings before bowling England out for 141 with the 'Demon' Spofforth taking seven wickets for 68 runs
Lot 674:
Lot 674
'Lillywhite's, Shaw & Shrewsbury's Team to Australia 1887/88'. Early sepia cabinet card studio photograph of the touring party to Australia, standing and sitting in three rows, wearing blazers and caps. Players include Charles Aubrey Smith (Captain) Shaw, Shrewsbury, Lillywhite, Brann, Read, Pougher, Lohmann, Ulyett, Pilling, Briggs, Newham etc. The cabinet card by Tuttle & Co of George Street, Sydney with gilt to all edges is in very good condition. Ex Arthur Shrewsbury by direct descent and previously sold as part of lot 149 of Christies sale of June 2015. An excellent image and a scarce cabinet card photograph with the added provenance
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £2600
This tour was one of two tours made to Australia in 1887/88, the other was G.F. Vernon's tour. Both teams travelled on the Orient steamer Iberia on the 15th September, all the cricketers landing at Adelaide on the 25th October. Both tours were a success from the playing angle on the field, but there were inevitably disastrous financial consequences
Lot 675:
Lot 675
Harold Larwood. Nottinghamshire & England 1924-1938. Excellent 'Albert Wilkes' postcard photograph of Larwood taken in 1935, head and shoulders, wearing M.C.C. blazer. Nicely signed in blue ink 'Very best wishes Harold Larwood'. 'Albert Wilkes of West Bromwich' stamp to verso. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £140
Lot 676:
Lot 676
Sir Kingsmill James Key, Oxford University & Surrey 1892-1904. Excellent sepia photograph of the portly Key wearing Surrey cap standing at the wicket in batting pose. The photograph laid down to original photographers mount and signed in black ink by Key to lower border. Photograph by London News Agency Photos Ltd of Fleet Street. The photograph measures 6"x8" and overall 10"x12". Some staining to lower mount otherwise in good/very good condition. Excellent image
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 677:
Lot 677
Charles William Wright. Cambridge University, Nottinghamshire & England 1882-1899. Original sepia photograph of Wright standing in front of the pavilion at Lord's(?), three quarter length wearing cricket attire, leaning on a bat. The photograph by R.W. Thomas of Cheapside, London, is in the style of those reproduced in 'Famous Cricketers and Cricket Grounds' edited by C.W. Alcock. Laid to photographer's mount which has been tightly trimmed, overall 11"x9". Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 678:
Lot 678
Hugh Glendwr Palmer Owen. Essex 1894-1902. Excellent sepia studio posed cabinet card photograph of Owen, full length wearing cricket attire with hooped cap and striped tie, holding a cricket ball. The cabinet card by Jessop of New Road, Grays. Minor stain to lower left hand corner otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Hugh Owen played in 133 matches for Essex between 1894-1902, scoring over 4500 runs with a best score of 134. He captained Essex between 1895 and 1902. He played football for Notts County
Lot 679:
Lot 679
Kent C.C.C. 1897. Original mono photograph of the Kent team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, blazers, caps and boaters. The photograph taken in front of the pavilion with spectators in the background, for the match v Middlesex played at Tonbridge, 24th-26th June 1897. Players featured include Marchant (Captain), Mason, Weigall, Hearne, Rashleigh, Huish etc. 11.75"x7.75". Photographer unknown. Some staining and creasing, tape repair to verso, otherwise in good condition. A nice image
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £170
Kent beat Middlesex by four wickets, Wright and Bradley each taking nine wickets for Kent in the match
Lot 680:
Lot 680
Kent C.C.C. 1899. Original mono photograph of twenty four players, possibly for Kent Club and Ground v Dover and District, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire in front of the pavilion. Notable Kent players include Marchant, Huish, Mason, also a youthful Colin Blythe and Edward Humphreys who both made their first class debuts for Kent in 1899. 11.5"x8". Photographer unknown. Light creasing, adhesive damage to verso, otherwise in good condition. A good image
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 681:
Lot 681
Kent C.C.C. Amateurs 1901. Excellent original mono photograph of seven Kent amateurs seated with George Marsham, all wearing suits. Players are Day, C.H.B. Marsham, Blaker, Dillon, Mason, MacKinnon, Marchant and Burnup. 11"x8.5". Photographer unknown. Light creasing, minor wear to lower edge, adhesive damage to verso, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 682:
Lot 682
Kent C.C.C. 1911. Excellent original mono photograph of the Kent team seated and standing in rows in front of a marquee, wearing caps and blazers. Players are Dillon (Captain), Fairservice, Humphreys, Woolley, Blythe, Fielder, Carr, Mason, Hutchings, Huish, Hardinge and Seymour. 11.25"x8". Photographer unknown. Vertical crease, minor adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £100
Lot 683:
Lot 683
'Kent County Cricket Team, Dover, 1912'. Original mono photograph of the Kent team seated and standing in rows in a country setting, wearing suits, hats and caps. Players are Hubble, Fairservice, Hearne, Blythe, Humphreys, Hardinge, Fielder, Jennings, Seymour, Carr, Day, Prest and Huish. The photograph by Charles Harris of Dover measures 5.5"x3.75", laid to photographer's mount, overall 10"x7.5". Printed titles and players' names to mount borders. Foxing and some loss to mount, the photograph in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £100
Lot 684:
Lot 684
Kent C.C.C. 1929. Excellent original sepia photograph of the Kent team seated and standing in rows, cricket attire and blazers. Players are Legge (Captain), Ames, Wright, Knott, Chapman, Marriott, Todd, Ashdown, Hardinge, Woolley, Freeman and Bryan. Photograph by Fisk-Moore of Canterbury. 11.5"x9.5". Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £80
Lot 685:
Lot 685
Douglas Ward Carr. Kent & England 1909-1914. Six small mono original photographs of Carr in various bowling poses. Various sizes, approx. 3"x3" and smaller. Adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
Lot 686:
Lot 686
William Howard Vincent Levett. Kent & England 1930-1947. Mono postcard size photograph of Levett in wicket keeping pose. Photograph by Albert Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich in very good condition. Also a sepia press photograph of Levett in wicket keeping action for Kent, 2.5"x6". Photographer unknown, adhesive damage to verso. Both photographs nicely signed in ink by Levett. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £58
Lot 687:
Lot 687
Kent signed photographs 1930s. Four sepia press photographs of Kent players in action. Players are Ames, Valentine, Davies and Watt. Each photograph is signed in ink by the featured player. Some irregular trimming and adhesive marks to verso of three photographs, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 688:
Lot 688 Lot 688
Kent C.C.C. 1930s. Four mono press photographs featuring Les Ames, Percy Chapman and Bill Ashdown, Chapman leading the team onto the field at Cardiff in 1934. Also a small candid photograph of cricket at Dover. Sold with a handwritten letter from Claude Lewis to 'John' (Arlott?) relating to Lewis' testimonial etc. Pin holes to the Ames photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
The following twenty one lots form a collection of original images from the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine
Lot 689:
Lot 689
Ian Botham. England v Australia, Headingley 1981. Three original large iconic mono press photographs, two of Ian Botham sitting in the dressing room at Headingley 1981 after his incredible innings against the odds of 149 no. Excellent images of Botham in England sweater, wearing pads and smoking a cigar, one seated next to Chris Old. The other image is of Botham being mobbed by fans as he runs of the ground after England's famous victory. Each approx 8"x10". From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £85
In the famous third Test match at Headingley 1981, Ian Botham and Bob Willis's match, England followed on 227 runs behind and were soon 135-7 in their second innings. Botham and Dilley then put together a stand of 117. Botham finished up with 149 no and Dilley 56. Australia needed 130 to win. Australia at 56-2 seemed favourites to win the game, however Willis with 8-43 won the game for England by 18 runs
Lot 690:
Lot 690
Len Hutton. One hundredth hundred. 1951. Excellent iconic mono press photograph of Hutton wearing cricket attire being congratulated in the dressing room by his Yorkshire team mates, Brennan, Yardley and Watson having just completed his one hundredth first-class century. 10"x8". From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 691:
Lot 691
West Indies- iconic images. Excellent image titled 'Knockout Cricket' by Ken Kelly, winner of the Sports Picture of the Year, of Ron Headley batting for Worcestershire in 1974 having lost his grip of the bat as the ball flies past. Also an original iconic mono press image from a New Zealand photo agency of a frustrated Michael Holding kicking down the stumps in the first Test at Dunedin in 1980 having had an appeal for a catch at the wicket turned down. Approx 9"x7". From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £110
Lot 692:
Lot 692
England Tests - iconic images. Excellent original colour press photograph of the moment when Mike Gatting was bowled by 'That Ball' by Shane Warne, his first ball in an Ashes Test at Old Trafford in 1993. Gatting's expression is one of bewliderment, while Ian Healy, Australia's wicketkeeper leaps in celebration, the off bail captured in mid-air. Also a colour press photograph of Graham Gooch being served tea by a waiter during a break in net practice, and an excellent mono photograph by Patrick Eagar of Geoff Boycott playing a back foot drive when batting for Yorkshire. Approx 10"x8". Qty 3. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
Lot 693:
Lot 693
Pelham 'Plum' Francis Warner, Middlesex & England 1894-1929. Excellent sepia portrait photograph of Warner, head and shoulders, in batting attire and wearing a harlequin cap. The photograph by Mendoza Galleries of London. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. Slight creasing and small nick to top edge, otherwise an excellent image in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 694:
Lot 694
Sunil Gavaskar. India. Excellent selection of over fifty colour and mono press photographs of Gavaskar spanning the career of the Indian cricket legend. Photographs depict Gavaskar in batting action, practising in the nets, celebrating victories, at his wedding etc. The majority with printed or handwritten details to the front or reverse. A number of the photographs were originally supplied by India and Pakistan photo agencies. Other photographers include Ken Kelly, Alan Cozzi, John Knight etc. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
Lot 695:
Lot 695
Geoffrey Boycott. Yorkshire & England 1962-1986. Excellent selection of thirty four mono press photographs of Boycott, one of England's leading batsmen. Photographs depict Boycott in batting action, practising in the nets, fielding, commentating, etc. Some lighter moments have been captured including walking on the pitch holding a cricket ball and an umbrella as it rains, joking with the crowd, also some painful moments having been struck by the ball while batting. Also an iconic image of Boycott bowling in his cap. The majority with printed or handwritten details to the front or reverse. Photographers include Tony Edenden, Andrew Brockway, Derek Metson etc. Sold with a detailed hand drawn wagon wheel of Boycott's innings of 137 in the sixth Test v Australia, 1981. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £130
Lot 696:
Lot 696
Michael Holding. Excellent selection of twenty eight mono and colour press photographs of Holding spanning his career, known as 'Whispering Death' due to his quiet approach to the bowling crease. Photographs depict Holding in bowling action and head and shoulders images. The majority with printed or handwritten details to the front or reverse. Two photographs originally supplied by photo agencies in the Caribbean and Australia. Other photographers include Mark Leech, Tony Edenden, Chris Cole, Ken Kelly etc. 10"x8" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
Lot 697:
Lot 697
Allan Border. Australia. Excellent selection of over seventy mono and colour press photographs of Border, giving a vivid reminder of the career of one of Australia's greatest batsmen. Photographs depict Border in batting action, fielding, celebrating becoming Australia's highest run scorer, press interviews, head and shoulders images etc. The majority with printed or handwritten details to the front or reverse. A number of photographs originally supplied by photo agencies in Australia. Photographers include Ken Kelly, Phill Heywood, John Knight, Tony Edenden, Stewart Kendall, Alan Cozzi etc. 10"x8" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 698:
Lot 698
Ian Botham. Somerset, Worcestershire, Durham and England. Excellent selection of over sixty mono and colour press photographs of Botham, providing vivid and often poignant reminders of one of the world's greatest all round cricketers and charity fundraiser. Photographs depict Botham in batting, bowing and fielding action, 1981, bowling for Somerset in 1976, tour fancy dress parties, celebrating match successes, playing golf, fundraising ceremonies, playing football and training for Scunthorpe United etc. The majority with printed or handwritten details to the front or reverse. Photographers include Ken Kelly, Innes Marlow, Tommy Hindley, Jeff Jones, Les Williamson, Andrew Varley etc. 10"x8" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 699:
Lot 699
Sachin Tendulkar. India. Excellent selection of twelve mono press photographs of Tendulkar, perhaps India's greatest cricket legend. The majority of the photographs were taken early in Tendulkar's career including a good selection of him in batting action and practice on his first tour to England in 1990 age only seventeen. All photographs with printed details to the reverse. 10"x8" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 700:
Lot 700
Lord's Cricket Ground. Excellent selection of thirty two mono and colour press and library photographs showing Lord's ground, stands and the famous pavilion in various stages of development from the nineteenth century onwards. Photographs include a view of the R101 Airship flying over the ground in 1930, tunnelling at Lord's in 1896, a nice view of spectators on the field during the Oxford v Cambridge Varsity match of 1956, a view of a match in progress taken from the scoreboard with the grandstand in the background by Ken Kelly c1950s, the construction in progress of the Compton and Edrich stands 'behind schedule' in 1990, construction in progress of the media centre 1998, ground staff digging up a wicket in 1978 etc. The majority of photographs with printed details to the reverse. 10"x8" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. A fascinating collection of the famous old ground over the years. VG
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £220
Lot 701:
Lot 701
India 1970s-1980s. Good selection of twenty mono press postcard size photographs, the majority of individual photographs of Indian cricketers. The majority of photographs with printed or handwritten details to the reverse. Players featured include Kapil Dev, Madan Lal, Roger Binny, P.K. Krishnamurthy, Bharat Reddy, Gundappa Viswanath etc. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. Some photographs originally supplied by Indian photo agencies. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 702:
Lot 702
Pakistan 1970s-1980s. Good selection of seventeen mono press postcard size photographs of individual photographs of Pakistan cricketers and match action. The majority of photographs with printed or handwritten details to the reverse. Players featured include Salim Malik, Kamal Merchant, Wasim Bari, Asif Mohammad, Rashid Khan, Iqbal Sikander, Wasim Akram etc. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. Some of the photographs originally supplied by overseas photo agencies. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 703:
Lot 703
England 1970s/1980s. Excellent selection of over fifty mono press photographs of England action photographs in Tests and one day internationals, and promotional photographs. Home and away series featured include England v New Zealand 1973, v Pakistan 1974, v New Zealand 1975, v India 1975, v Australia 1977, v New Zealand 1978, v West Indies 1980, v Australia 1981 etc. The majority of photographs with printed or handwritten details to the reverse. Photographers include Bob Thomas, Reg Hayter, Mark Leech etc. 12"x10" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £320
Lot 704:
Lot 704
West Indies 1960s/1980s. Excellent selection of over thirty mono press photographs of West Indies, including action photographs in Tests, dinners, promotional photographs, crowd pitch invasions etc. Players featured include Bernard Julien, Garry Sobers, Clive Lloyd, Wayne Daniel, Desmond Haynes, Andy Roberts, Viv Richards, Alvin Kallicharran, Rohan Kanhai, Richie Richardson etc. The majority of photographs with printed or handwritten details to the reverse. Photographers include Bob Thomas, Tom Morris etc. 12"x10" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £300
Lot 705:
Lot 705 Lot 705
Former England cricketers. Good selection of thirty nine mono press postcard size photographs of England county and Test cricketers, head and shoulders, the majority after their playing career had ended. All photographs with printed details to the reverse. Players featured include Fred Titmus, Brian Luckhurst, Norman Gifford, John Edrich, Roy Swetman, Alec Bedser, Eric Bedser, Brian Close, Tom Graveney, Basil D'Oliveira, Mike Denness, Fred Trueman, Ray Illingworth, Tony Lewis, Godfrey Evans, Reg Simpson etc. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 706:
Lot 706
Pakistan 1960s/1980s. Excellent selection of forty six mono press photographs of Pakistan, including action photographs in Tests, presentations travel on tour etc. Players featured include Asif Iqbal, Majid Khan, Wasim Raja, Gaekwad, Zaheer Abbas, Qasim Omar etc including a good number on the 1973 tour to Australia. The majority of photographs with printed or handwritten details to the reverse. Some photographs originally supplied from Australian photo agencies. 9"x7" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 707:
Lot 707
Australia 1960s/1980s. Good selection of over fifty mono and colour press photographs of Australia, including action photographs in Tests, individual players, presentations etc. Series include Australia v West Indies 1960/61, v New Zealand 1973/74, Pakistan 1983/84 v West Indies 1984/85 etc. Players featured include Ian Chappell, Ray Bright, Kepler Wessels, Dennis Lillee, Ashley Mallett etc. The majority of photographs with printed or handwritten details to the reverse. The majority of photographs originally supplied from Australian and Pakistan photo agencies. 9"x7" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £190
Lot 708:
Lot 708 Lot 708
Australia cricketers 1960s-1970s. Good selection of twenty one mono press postcard size photographs of Australia cricketers, head and shoulders in cricket attire some in match action, some in later years. The majority of photographs with printed details to the reverse. Players featured include David Renneberg, Doug Walters, Graham McKenzie, Neil Harvey, Bob Cowper, Bob Massie, Jack Fingleton, Tom Vievers etc. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 709:
Lot 709
The Ashes 1950s-1980s. Good selection of forty five mono and sepia press action photographs of England v Australia Test series and tour matches, players warming up etc. Series include 1953, 1965/66, 1970/71, 1974/75, 1978/79 etc. The majority of photographs with printed details to the reverse and originally supplied by Australia photo agencies. 10"x8" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £160
Lot 710:
Lot 710
Middlesex C.C.C. 1888. Mono photographic image of the Middlesex team taken at Clifton College, Bristol, standing and seated in rows wearing blazers and caps. Players featured are Burton, O'Brien, Bryant, Nepean, Robertson, De Paravinci, Ford, Webbe, Walker, Thesiger. Handwritten inscription in pencil to verso, 'This is the year that G. Burton got 16 wickets v Yorkshire at Bramall Lane. I saw it. We thought Yorkshire batting very rash... from ERW [Evelyn Rockley Wilson]. A shabby photo for your scrap book. I think it is a supplement to "Land & Water" 1888'. The image measures approx 12"x 9.25". Some creasing and small tape repairs to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
The match to which Rockley Wilson (Cambridge University, Yorkshire & England 1899-1923) is referring was Yorkshire v Middlesex played at Bramall Lane 6th-8th August 1888. Middlesex won by six wickets with George Burton taking eight wickets in both Yorkshire innings, ending with match figures of 16 wickets for 114 runs. Wilson would have been aged eight when he attended the match. Official County Championship placings were not introduced until 1890. In 1888 Middlesex played twelve County matches, winning four, losing seven and drawing one
Lot 711:
Lot 711
Middlesex C.C.C. 1892. Original sepia photograph of the Middlesex team, standing and seated in rows wearing blazers and caps in front of a pavilion. Players featured are Webbe (Captain), Lucas, Collins, O'Brien, Ford, Stoddart, Hearne, Henery, Phillips, Rawlin and MacGregor. Printed titles and players' names to mount borders. The photograph by J. Chaffin & Sons, Taunton measures approx 10.5"x 8.5", laid to photographer's mount, overall, 13.5"x11.5". Damage and wear to mount, fading to photograph, otherwise in fair condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Middlesex finished fifth in the County Championship in 1892, playing sixteen matches, winning seven, losing six and drawing three
Lot 712:
Lot 712
Middlesex C.C.C. 1898. Original sepia photograph of the Middlesex team, standing and seated in rows wearing blazers and caps. Players featured are Stoddart (Captain), Webb, Warner, Trott, Nicholls, Hayman, Rawlin, O'Brien, Ford, Bray and Hearne. Printed titles and players' names to lower mount border. The photograph probably by Foster or Hawkins measures approx 11.5"x 10.5", laid to photographer's mount, overall, 13.5"x9.5". Trimming and small tape repair to mount, some fading to photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Middlesex finished second in the County Championship in 1898, their highest placing to date, playing eighteen matches, winning ten, losing three and drawing five
Lot 713:
Lot 713
Middlesex C.C.C. 1903. Original sepia photograph of the Middlesex team, standing and seated in rows wearing blazers and caps. Players featured are MacGregor (Captain), Rawlin, Hunt, Trott, E.A. Beldam, Hearne, Bosanquet, Warner, Wells, G.W. Beldam, Douglas and Moon. Printed players' names to lower mount border. The photograph by C. Hands of Balham measures approx 14.5"x 10.75", laid to photographer's mount and tightly trimmed, overall, 14.5"x11.5". G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Middlesex won the County Championship for the first time in 1903, playing sixteen matches, winning eight, losing one and drawing seven
Lot 714:
Lot 714
Francis Gilbertson Justice Ford. Middlesex, Cambridge University & England 1886-1899. Early original sepia photograph of Ford, head and shoulders wearing a shirt and tie. 3.5"x5.25". Adhesive damage to verso and creasing, otherwise in fair to good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Ford was one of three brothers to play for Middlesex
Lot 715:
Lot 715 Lot 715
Russell Donnithorne Walker. Oxford University & Middlesex 1861-1877. Original mono studio photograph of Walker in later years, seated wearing formal attire. The photograph by Alfred Ellis & Walery of Baker Street, London, measures 4.25"x5.5", laid to photographer's mount, overall 7"x9". Small retouching mark to top of photograph, minor ageing to mount, otherwise in good condition. Sold with an original mono photograph of Thomas Hearne (Middlesex 1859-1875) in later years, head and shoulders in bowler hat. The cameo photograph by R.W. Thomas, Cheapside. 3.75"x5". Handwritten date to verso, 17th May 1900'. Tape repair to top edge otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Russell Walker was one of seven brothers, the 'Walkers of Southgate', who played for Middlesex. In later years he served on the committees of Middlesex and M.C.C. and served as President of Middlesex from 1906 until his death in 1922
Lot 716:
Lot 716
Laurie Fishlock and John Parker, Surrey 1949. Mono postcard size photograph of Fishlock and Parker walking out to bat for Surrey against Hampshire for the match played at the United Services Ground, Portsmouth, 17th-19th August 1949. Nicely signed in ink to the photograph by both players. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
In Surrey's first innings of 403 all out, Fishlock scored 112 and Parker 137. Surrey declared their second innings setting Hampshire 248 runs to win, which they achieved to win by three wickets
Lot 717:
Lot 717
'Australian Test Team. First Test vs South Africa 1931'. Official mono photograph of the Australia team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and caps for the inaugural Test match to be played at Brisbane, v South Africa 27th November- 3rd December 1931. Nicely signed in ink to the mount borders by all twelve featured players. Signatures are Woodfull (Captain), Oldfield, McCabe, Bradman, Nitschke, Wall, Oxenham, Rigg, Ironmonger, Ponsford, Grimmett and Kippax. The photograph by F.W. Thiel of Brisbane measures 9.5"x7.75", laid to photographer's mount overall 13.5"x11.75". Formerly the property of C.L. Vincent of South Africa. Crude handwritten title to mount. Four small holes affecting the photograph edges and mount, light surface marks, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £650
Australia beat South Africa by an innings and 163 runs. Bradman top scored in the match with 226 runs in Australia's only innings
Lot 718:
Lot 718
'Lord Mayor of Adelaide & South African Cricketers 28/10/31'. South Africa tour of Australia 1931/32. Official mono photograph taken during the tour at Adelaide with the Lord Mayor of Adelaide and the fifteen members of the South Africa touring party, seated and standing in rows in formal attire. Photograph is laid down to photographers mount with title written in white ink to lower border. Players include Cameron (Captain), Mitchell, Christy, Van Der Merwe etc. The photograph measures 7.5"x5.5", laid to photographer's mount overall 11.75"x9.75". Photographer unknown. Minor bumps to corners of mount otherwise a nice image in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Australia won the Test series 5-0. The fifth Test was the shortest in terms of playing time, with South Africa being bowled out for 36 and 45 to lose by an innings and 72 runs
Lot 719:
Lot 719
South Africa tour of Australia 1931/32. Official mono photograph taken at a Civic Reception at the City Hall, Brisbane, 19th November 1931 prior to the tour match v Queensland. The photograph features the South African touring party with a large gathering of City officials posing on the staircase wearing formal attire. The photograph measures 11.75"x9.75", laid to photographer's mount overall 12.5"x10.5". Photographer unknown. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 720:
Lot 720
South Africa tour of Australia 1931/32. Original sepia photograph of an aerial view of the Sydney Cricket Ground with the match in progress of New South Wales v South Africans 13th-17th November 1931. The photograph measures 12.25"x9.5", laid to photographer's mount overall 13.75"x11". Photographer unknown. Creasing to right edge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £42
In a high scoring draw Taylor scored 124 in South Africa's first innings, with Fingleton scoring 117 and Bradman 135 in New South Wales' second innings
Lot 721:
Lot 721 Lot 721
South Africa tour to England 1935. A selection of mono official and press photographs of ceremonies, luncheons, functions etc given to the South African touring party during the 1935 tour. Photographs include the British Sportsman's Club luncheon held at the Savoy Hotel, 17th April 1935. Printed titles to lower mount border. The photograph tightly trimmed to edges measures 15.75"x11" overall. M.C.C. officials H.G. Owen-Smith, P.F. Warner, A. Melville, A.J. Webbe, Viscount Cobham, S.J. Snooke, H.D.G. Leveson Gower, and England captain, Percy Chapman on board the Union Castle 'Windsor Castle' liner at Southampton for the South African's departure on 20th September 1935. Mounted overall 14.5"x10.75". An unmounted mono press photograph of H.F. Wade (Captain) and G.W. Klerk, South African Acting High Commissioner at a lunch given by the Union Castle Steamship Company on board the 'Windsor Castle' prior to departing for South Africa. 8"x6". A large official mono photograph of the South African touring party seated and standing in rows wearing blazers. Printed players' names to lower mount border. Tightly trimmed to top edge, overall 16"x11.75". A mono press photograph of the touring party seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Signed in ink to the photograph by Tomlinson, Nourse and Vincent. Two tears with tape repairs to verso affecting one signature. 11.5"x9.5" etc. Qty 7. Odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 722:
Lot 722 Lot 722
South Africa tour to England 1935. A good selection of mono press photographs of players and match action from Test matches at Trent Bridge, Lord's, Headingley, Old Trafford and The Oval, tour matches etc. 10"x8" and smaller. Qty 24. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 723:
Lot 723
South Africa tour to England 1935. Eleven mono press photographs of South African players taken on the tour, the majority signed in ink. Signatures include Mitchell, Vincent, Cameron, Rowan, Langton, Crisp, Nourse etc. Also Owen-Smith of Middlesex. Various sizes. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £140
Lot 724:
Lot 724
South Africa tour to England 1935. Original mono photograph of Ken Viljoen and Jock Cameron standing in front of the scoreboard at Ilkeston for the tour match v Derbyshire, 29th-31st May 1935. The scoreboard shows the total at 337 for 4, Viljoen having scored 144 and Cameron 132 in a partnership of 262 for the fifth wicket. Nicely signed in ink to the photograph by both players. Photograph by Seaman & Sons of Ilkeston. 7.5"x9.5". An excellent image. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £120
The South Africans beat Derbyshire by 209 runs

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