Cricket Scorecards, FDC's, Programmes, Magazines Etc

Lot 554:
Lot 554
M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1938/9. Official scorecard for the second Test match, South Africa v M.C.C played at Newlands, Cape Town, 31st December 1938- 4th January 1939. Nicely signed in ink by all sixteen members of the M.C.C. touring party. Signatures include Hammond (Captain), Hutton, Yardley, Verity, Ames, Valentine, Edrich, Perks, Farnes, Paynter etc. Also signed in pencil by the South African players including Melville (Captain), Mitchell, Langton, Nourse, Rowan, Balaskas etc. Some ageing and creasing, otherwise in good condition. Sold with an official scorecard for the second Test played at Newlands, Cape Town, 31st December 1927- 4th January 1928. Foxing and ageing to both scorecards, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £550
The second Test of the 1938/9 'Timeless' series was drawn. M.C.C. won the five match series 1-0, with the fifth Test famously lasting ten days before rain at tea on the final day left M.C.C. 42 runs short of a target of 696 and having to depart to catch the 'Athlone Castle' for home
Lot 555:
Lot 555
M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1927/28. Official scorecard for the second Test match, Newlands, Cape Town 31st December 1927- 4th January 1928. Handwritten scores neatly annotated in ink recording wickets to fall on the first day's play. Also an official scorecard for Western Province v M.C.C. 12th-14th November 1927. Vertical fold and foxing to both scorecards, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
In the second Test match M.C.C. beat South Africa by 87 runs
Lot 556:
Lot 556
Cricket scorecards 1950s. Collection of twenty one official scorecards and tickets for Test and county matches. Test scorecards include England v Australia, Trent Bridge, 11th-16th June 1953, Old Trafford, 9th-14th July 1953, Headingley, 23rd-28th July, Headlingley, 12th-17th July 1956, v India, Headlingley 2nd-7th July 1959, v West Indies, 25th-30th July 1957 etc. County matches are for Yorkshire, home and away, 1955-1959. Also two official scorecards for Scarborough Cricket Festival 1954, Gentlemen v Players and T.N. Pearce's XI v Pakistan. Sold with three match tickets for England v South Africa, Headingley 1951, England v Australia, Headingley 1953 etc. Handwritten and printed scores to scorecards, folds and some wear, generally in good condition. Also four 'News Chronicle' cricket annuals for 1951, 1956, 1957 and 1958 in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 557:
Lot 557
Cricket scorecards and tickets 1960s. Collection of fifty seven official scorecards and tickets for Test, cup finals and county matches etc. Test scorecards include England v South Africa, The Oval 1960, v Australia, The Oval 1961, v Pakistan, The Oval 1962, v West Indies, Headingley 1963, The Oval, The Oval 1963, v Australia, The Oval 1964, Headingley 1964 etc. The majority of the remainder are County matches, the majority featuring Yorkshire, Gillette Cup matches etc. Handwritten and printed scores to scorecards, folds and some wear, generally in good condition. Also official match tickets for Gillette Cup Finals held at Lord's 1963 and 1965, a Yorkshire Member's card for 1969, Yorkshire fixture cards for 1961, 1963 and 1964 etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 558:
Lot 558
Jack Hobbs Benefit 1914. Excellent large double scorecard printed on silk for the matches played at Lord's, Surrey v Kent 10th & 11th August, and Surrey v Yorkshire 13th-15th August 1914. The scorecard with neatly finished edge and rounded corners measures 12.5"x10". Very good condition. Sold with a mono postcard size photograph of Hobbs, full length in Surrey blazer and boater. Adhesive damage to verso, small crease to centre, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Due to the outbreak of war, The Oval had been commandeered, so the matches were played at Lord's. The match v Kent had been designated as Hobbs' benefit match and was scheduled for three days. However, Surrey won by eight wickets in just two days, Hobbs scoring 16 and 26no. The takings were disappointingly poor, so Surrey offered to defer Hobbs' benefit until after the war, which was played as the last fixture in the 1919 season. The match against Yorkshire was won by Surrey by an innings and 30 runs, Hobbs scoring 202
Lot 559:
Lot 559
'Tom Hayward's Record Scores. A Second Double Century. A New Record Set Up' 1906. Excellent large silk souvenir reproduced from the Pall Mall Gazette, 9th June 1906. The silk with title and printed article describing Hayward's achievements with scorecards below for Nottinghamshire v Surrey, Trent Bridge, 4th-6th June 1906, and Leicestershire v Surrey, Leicester, 7th-9th June 1906. Minor foxing to extremities, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
In the two consecutive County matches Hayward scored 144no and 100 against Surrey, and 143 and 125 against Leicestershire. Prior to this, W.G. Grace was the only player to score two centuries in a match. Hayward surpassed this feat by scoring two centuries in two consecutive matches within the space of a week. Surrey won both matches
Lot 560:
Lot 560
I Zingari v Gentlemen of England 1885. Original scorecard for a 'Grand Cricket Match' played at Scarborough, 31st August, 1st & 2nd September 1885. Very good condition. Sold with an official programme for a show held at the Londesborough Theatre, Scarborough, at which the two teams were the guests of Lord and Lady Londesborough. Also a cutting from The Tatler, September 1901, describing Grace's shooting exploits on Lord Londesborough's estate. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £60
The match was drawn. For I Zingari, J.G. Walker scored 111 runs in their first innings. Captaining the Gentlemen, W.G. Grace scored 68 and H.W. Bainbridge 76 in their only innings
Lot 561:
Lot 561
M.C.C. & Ground v Australia 1896. Rare official M.C.C. Lord' s silk scorecard for M.C.C. v Australia, Lord' s, June 11th and 12th 1896. M.C.C. won by an innings and 18 runs. M.C.C. made a total of 219 with A.E. Stoddart making 54, F.S. Jackson 51 and Gunn 39. Australia made only 18 in the first innings, only three batsmen scored runs, and 183 in their second innings with J. Darling top scoring in the second innings with 76, C.J.Eady 42 and Gregory 28. J.T. Hearne took thirteen wickets in the match including all nine in the second innings, Giffen was absent. Pougher took five wickets in the Australian first innings without conceding a run. There were eleven 'Ducks' in the game. Light folds and odd minor marks otherwise in very good condition - cricket
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
The Australian's score of 18 was their lowest recorded score in England and the lowest against M.C.C. Wisden called it 'perhaps the most sensational match of the whole tour. The game is already a historical one ... By winning in such sensational style the M.C.C. at last took their revenge for the never-to-be-forgotten defeat in 1878.'
Lot 562:
India. Official scorecard for a wartime 'Charity Cricket Match', A [Western] States of India XI v A Rest of India XI, Poona, 5th-8th February 1944. This scorecard is for the second day, dated 6th February, with printed scores. Notable players for the Western States of India XI include Nawab of Pataudi, Mushtaq Ali, Adhikari, Nayudu, Hazare etc. For Rest of India, Hindelkar, Shinde, Rangnekar, Modi, Sohoni, Merchant etc. Some ageing and wear, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a selection of six biographies and histories relating to Indian cricket and cricketers etc. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
The four day match was drawn. For Western India States V.S. Hazare scored 223 in their first innings. Top scorers for Rest of India were Cooper (122) and Banerjee (109)
Lot 563:
Lot 563 Lot 563
England v Australia 1981. Official complete scorecard for the 'famous' third Test match, England v Australia, 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 149no 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. Sold with a colour copy photograph of Botham signing an autograph at The Oval 1998 signed by Botham etc. G - cricket
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £40
Lot 564:
Lot 564
Surrey C.C.C. 1955. Official Luton Town C.C. printed scorecard for a match v 'A Surrey XI' played at Luton on 5th June 1955. The scorecard signed to the front by thirteen Surrey players. Signatures include Surridge (Captain), A. Bedser, E. Bedser, Stewart, McIntyre, Barrington, Loader, Clark etc. Minor creases, otherwise in very good condition - cricket
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
An unusual feature of the match is that the actor, Boris Karloff, is recorded as one of the umpires
Lot 565:
Pakistan 1960s-1990s. Six official scorecards for England v Pakistan Test matches, including Lord's 1962, 1978, 1987 and 1992, Headingley 1971 and 1974, Edgbaston 1982. Sold with three biographies including 'Wasim and Waqar. Imran's Inheritors', John Crace, London 1992. Signed to the title page by both players. Also a selection of mono and colour press photographs, mainly modern, autograph sheet for the 2001 touring party etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
Lot 566:
Lot 566
Brian Lara 501. Mounted display comprising an original scorecard of Lara's record breaking score of 501 v Durham at Edgbaston 1994, with a printed summary of milestones achieved during his innings. Framed and glazed, overall 22"x16". VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £28
Lot 567:
Lot 567
Don Bradman. 'Centenary of the Ashes 1982'. Commemorative cover boldy signed in later years by Bradman. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £15
Lot 568:
Lot 568
Centenary of Test Cricket. England v Australia 1877-1977. Official Melbourne Cricket Ground first day cover signed in ink by thirteen England batsman with listing of Tests played against Australia up to 1977. The signatures, collected by Tom Graveney, are Barrington, Boycott, Compton, Colin Cowdrey, Dexter, J. Edrich, W. Edrich, J. Hardstaff, Len Hutton, May, E. Paynter, Washbrook and Graveney. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 569:
Lot 569
Australia. 'Cornhill Insurance Centenary Test match, Lord's 1980 first day cover signed by Australians Lindsay Hassett, Inverarity, Bill Ponsford, Morris, Cowper, Benaud, Burge, Bill Brown and Jack Fingleton. The signatures collected by Tom Graveney. G/VG. Sold with 'Australian Sporting Personalities' 1981. Set of four colour postcards produced from the stamps on the first day covers, each featuring a different sportsman. Includes the scarcer card of Victor Trumper.
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £65
Lot 570:
England v Australia Centenary Test Match 1980. A green presentation folder with embossed '1880 1980' emblem of a kangaroo and lion on the front cover. Limited edition 179/250. Folder comprises an official TCCB First Day Cover, printed photographs of the two teams, signed to the borders by all twelve England players and all fourteen Australian players. Signatures include Botham (Captain), Gatting, Gooch, Bairstow, Jackman, Hendricks etc. Australian signatures include Chappell (Captain), Border, Wood, Pascoe, Hughes, Thompson, Lillee etc. Minor fading to a few signatures otherwise G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Withdrawn
Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 571:
Lot 571
Signed county centenary commemorative covers. Official Gloucestershire C.C.C. Centenary 1870-1970 cover dated 2nd June 1970. Signed by thirteen Gloucestershire players in ink including Procter, Shepherd, Brown, Mortimore, Sullivan, Meyer, Milton, Denning etc. Sold with another unsigned, and a Derbyshire C.C.C. Centenary 1870-1970 cover dated 4th November 1970 signed by fifteen Derbyshire players in ink including Hendrick, Harvey, Page, Hall, Russell, Buxton, Taylor etc. Also a Northamptonshire C.C.C. Centenary 1886-1996 cover signed in ink by twenty four Northamptonshire players including Reynolds, Constable, Durose, Livingston, McGibbon, Yardley, Warrington etc. All with original printed card inserts. Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £45
Lot 572:
Lot 572
Signed county centenary commemorative covers. Official Gloucestershire C.C.C. Centenary 1870-1970 cover dated 2nd June 1970. Signed by fifteen Gloucestershire players in ink including Brown, Procter, Shepherd, Mortimore, Sullivan, Meyer, Milton, Denning etc. Sold with a Kent C.C.C. Centenary 1870-1970 cover dated 30th May 1970 signed by fourteen Kent players in ink including Underwood, Denness, Cowdrey, Shepherd, Luckhurst, Graham, Johnson, Knott, Woolmer, Asif Iqbal etc. Also a Northamptonshire C.C.C. Centenary 1886-1996 cover signed in ink by twenty four Northamptonshire players including Lamb, Cook, Bailey, Boyd-Moss, Larkins, Mallender, Capel, Griffiths etc. Two with original printed card inserts. Qty 3. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £42
Lot 573:
Lot 573
London Schoolboys tour to India 1965/66. Official souvenir tour brochure for the 'London vs All India Schools Cricket Team' tour. Also two programmes for 'Test' matches played at Eden Gardens, Calcutta, 1st-3rd January 1966, and v South Zone Schools, Udyogamandal, Kerala State. Some wear to spines, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Among the London Schools touring party was a youthful Mike Selvey,
Lot 574:
Lot 574
West Indies 1920s-1970s. Selection of West Indies photographs, scorecards, tour brochures, magazines etc relating to West Indies tours. Photographs include a sepia candid photograph of the 1928 West Indies touring party on board ship. Mono real photograph postcard of the 1928 West Indies touring party, seated and standing in rows in blazers, published by Bookstalls, Lord's & Oval. Mono photograph postcard of the 1957 touring party with printed signatures to verso. An ECB postcard of Brian Lara signed by Lara. Scorecards include Minor Counties v West Indies, Lord's June 1939, Prudential World Cup Final, Lord's 1979. Tour brochures for the 1950 tour to England etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
Lot 575:
Lot 575
Signed Benefit and Testimonial brochures. Good selection of brochures include Johnny Wardle 1957. Signed to the front cover by Wardle, also to the centre pages by eleven Yorkshire cricketers including Bird, Stott, Binks, Illingworth, Appleyard, Close, Trueman, Lester etc. Clive Rice 1985 signed to the front cover and inside by Rice, also signed to the team photograph, autograph page and by players who wrote articles for the brochure. Signatures include Derek Randall, Eddie Hemmings, Paddy Clift, Imran Khan, Richard Hadlee, Brian Clough, Derek Underwood etc. Twenty six signatures in total. Geoff Miller 1985, signed to the contents page by Miller and to team photograph by seventeen Derbyshire players. Also Dennis Amiss 1975, Bob Taylor 1981, Frank Hayes 1983 etc each signed to the front cover by the featured player. Qty 7. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35

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