A Collection Of Cricket Games

Lot 288:
Lot 288 Lot 288
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1954/55. Mono postcard of the Orient Line R.M.S. Orsova which took the team to Australia. Signed to card face in ink by all twenty members of the touring party who travelled by ship including Hutton, Wardle, Graveney, Loader, Staham, May, Tyson, Edrich etc. Denis Compton travelled separately by air. To verso, handwritten message to 'Frank & Tom' from Bill Edrich, written shortly before arriving in Colombo. Some signatures fading but legible. Four pin holes and wear
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 289:
Lot 289
M.C.C. tour of South Africa 1956/57. Sepia postcard of the Union-Castle Line R.M.S. Edinburgh Castle which took the team to South Africa. Signed to card face by all nineteen members of the touring party including May, Compton, Laker, Wardle, Statham, Brown, Evans, Cowdrey, Loader etc. Ink smudge to the signature of Loader. Minor wear and age toning, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
Lot 290:
Lot 290
Albert Ernest Knight. Leicestershire, London County & England 1895-1912. Mono postcard of Knight in batting pose. Nicely signed in black ink by Knight. Postmarked May 1940. Publisher unknown. Light horizontal crease, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £60
Lot 291:
Lot 291
Thomas William John 'Tom' Goddard. Gloucestershire & England 1922-1952. Mono real photograph postcard of Goddard, head and shoulders wearing an M.C.C. touring blazer for the 1930/31 tour to South Africa. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by Goddard. Photograph by H.K. Fox of Gloucester. Slight silvering to photograph edges, otherwise in good, very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 292:
Lot 292
Elias Henry 'Patsy' Hendren. Middlesex & England 1907-1937. Sepia real photograph postcard of Hendren featuring two full length poses of Hendren, one in football kit as Captain of Brentford F.C., the other in batting pose. Nicely signed in black ink to the centre of the postcard by Hendren. Published by Wakefields, Ealing. Rare. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 293:
Lot 293
John Thomas 'Jack' Hearne. Middlesex & England 1888-1923. Mono real photograph postcard of the Middlesex team c1903, the players seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and blazers. Nicely signed in black ink to the right border by Hearne. Publisher unknown. Previously sold by Vennett-Smith, November 1999. Uneven trimming, adhesive tape to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 294:
Lot 294
Joseph 'Joe' Hardstaff (Junior). Nottinghamshire & England 1930-1955. Mono real photograph plainback postcard of Hardstaff in batting action. Signed in blue ink by Hardstaff. Publisher unknown. Annotation to verso states the postcard was signed in his benefit year, 1948. Previously sold by Vennett-Smith, November 1999. Minor spotting to photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 295:
Lot 295
John Berry 'Jack' Hobbs. Surrey & England 1905-1934. Two mono real photograph postcards of Hobbs. One of Hobbs in batting pose in the nets, nicely signed in black ink by Hobbs. Publisher unknown, very good condition. The other of Hobbs standing in a group at what appears to be a woodyard, possibly while on the 1907/08 M.C.C. tour to Australia. The hand written correspondence to verso is dated 8th October 1908. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 296:
Lot 296
Thomas Walter 'Tom' Hayward. Surrey & England 1893-1914. Mono real photograph postcard of Hayward, half length, in cap and blazer. Nicely signed in black ink by Hayward to the photograph. Rapid series no. 3784. Crease to lower right corner, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
Lot 297:
Lot 297
Herbert Strudwick. Surrey & England 1902-1927. Mono real photograph postcard of Strudwick in wicket keeping pose at the wicket. Signed in ink to postcard by Strudwick. Postmarked 22nd May 1907. Hartmann series. Some ageing and wear to extremities, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22

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