Cricket Caps, Blazers & Attire

Lot 576:
Lot 576
Robert George Dylan Willis. Surrey, Warwickshire & England 1969-1984. England World Cup (Prudential Cup) Runners Up 1979' large silver medal presented to Willis as a member of the England World Cup squad. The impressive hallmarked silver medal with titles 'The Prudential Cup. Runners Up 1979' to outer edge and to centre a cricket ball with sun burst surround. To verso hallmarks for London 1979 and makers mark. In original presentation case. Very good condition. Previously sold by Christie's Auctioneers in the October 1988 auction held in South Kensington
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £220
Willis played in all of England's matches in the World Cup of 1979 from the first match against Australia to the Semi-Final v New Zealand and then was left out for the Final against the West Indies. The West Indies beat England in the Final by 92 runs, thanks to a memorable innings of 138 from Viv Richards and five wickets from Joel Garner
Lot 577:
Lot 577
Robert George Dylan Willis. Surrey, Warwickshire & England 1969-1984. 'Golden Jubilee. England v India 1932-1982'. Commemorative gold plated medal presented to Willis on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of England and India Tests played at Lord's on the 10th-15th June 1982. The medal with Lords Cricket Ground to face and the wording 'Golden Jubilee, England v India 1932-1982'. Made by Garrad & Co of Regent Street. In original presentation case with M.C.C. initials to lid. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
England won the Test at Lord's by seven wickets, Willis taking 6-101 in India's second innings
Lot 578:
Lot 578
Robert George Dylan Willis. Surrey, Warwickshire & England 1969-1984. Four medals and awards presented to Willis whilst playing in Australia with England. A bronze metal medal for the Prime Ministers XI versus England match played on the 1982/83 tour of Australia with Bob Willis, Captain, a further gold metal medal presented to Willis to commemorate fifty Years of Test Cricket in Queensland 1978, a silver medal awarded to Bob Willis as a member of the England team who played Tasmania at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on the 3rd February 1979, the match was staged to honour the winning team in the State Cup competition which was won for the first time by Tasmania and lastly an award presented to Willis by the S.A.C.A. for his contribution to a century of Test Cricket at the Adelaide Oval, December 1984. All four in original presentation cases. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £70
Lot 579:
Lot 579
George Gibson Macaulay. Yorkshire & England 1920-1935. 'Yorkshire C.C.C. County Champions 1922'. Large silver cup, with good scroll handles, with inscription 'Champion County 1922' presented to George Macaulay by the club in 1922, Yorkshire being County Champions in that season. The cup measures approximately 6.5" tall and is approximately 9" wide including the handles. Hallmarked Birmingham 1922. Sold with a smaller silver cup with the inscription 'Herne Bay Golf Club 1921' and the town emblem of a heron above. The cup measures approximately 4" tall and is approximately 5.5" wide including the handles. Hallmarked London 1921. Both in good condition. Sold with a copied note of providence sent via the Cricket Memorabilia Society which is dated November 1994 and reads 'To whom it may concern. I hereby declare that the trophies bearing the inscriptions 'Herne Bay Golf Club 1921' and 'Champion County 1922' were presented and belonged to my late brother in law G.G. Macaulay who was married to my sister Edith'. With covering compliment slip from the CMS
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £180
Yorkshire played 30 matches in 1922, winning nineteen matches and losing only two with eight draws and one 'no result'
Lot 580:
Lot 580
Major William Booth, Yorkshire & England, 1908-1914. 'Yorkshire C.C.C. County Champions 1912'. A silver centre piece on a rising circular foot engraved 'Presented to Mr W.M. Booth by the Yorkshire County Cricket Club in recognition of winning the Championship 1912. Matches played 25, won 13, lost 1, 1st innings, won 7, lost 4, percentage 72%'. The centre piece fitted with a central foliate-etched vase/flute with waved rim and with three scrolling branches with matching vases/flutes. Hallmarked Chester 1911 and makers mark for Colen Hewer Cheshire of Birmingham. Height with central vase is 7.25"
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £1300
'Major' was Booth's christian name, not his rank. He was an opening medium fast bowler and middle order batsman. His highest score was 210 for Yorkshire against Worcestershire in 1911. He played two Test matches for England in 1913/14 on the M.C.C. tour of South Africa and was named one of Wisden's five cricketers of the year in 1914. Booth took 104 wickets in the Championship winning season of 1912. Commenting on Major Booth's part in Yorkshire's Championship victory, Sydney Pardon of Wisden, wrote 'Quite sound, and much stronger than in 1911, he was able to keep up his full pace during fairly lengthy spells of work, and on one occasion, against Leicestershire at Sheffield, he bowled in such splendid form on a perfect wicket as to suggest great possibilities'. However his great promise was left unfulfilled, he was a Second Lieutenant during the first World War and was killed in action in La Cigny, France in 1916
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William Gilbert Grace. Gloucestershire & England 1865-1908. A late 19th century mantel clock which for many years rested in the study of W.G. Grace. The stained wood clock with dial to top with roman numerals and below decoration painted on glass, hinged door to front. Pendulum and key separate. The face of the clock and the dial numbers are worn and crazed otherwise in good condition. Previously sold in Phillips auction of October 1998 and a letter from the vendor is included with the clock, the clock having been handed down through the family. The previous vendor, Mrs H.E. Grace wrote to Mike Smith the buyer 'My husband, who was a great nephew of W.G. Grace had been very proud to own it and took great care of it. However I am sure you will treasure it like he did and have many years of pleasure looking at it knowing that W.G. must have done so in his study'. A rare personal item of the great cricketer
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £1500
Lot 582:
Lot 582
Leonard Green. Lancashire C.C.C. 1922-1935. Large and impressive silver capstan inkwell, heavy flat circular base with hinged lid revealing liner/inkwell, felt covered base. The inkwell inscribed 'County Cricket Championship 1926-27-1928. Presented by Lord Ashton. President of Lancashire C.C.C. to Lt Col L. Green'. The lid of the inkwell decorated with a red rose of Lancashire. Hallmarks for Birmingham 1928 to back of base and to hinged lid. Makers marks for Ollivant & Botsford of Birmingham. Approximately 8" diameter at base. Some wear and soiling to inner liner of inkwell otherwise in very good condition. Previously sold in Phillips auction no 6320 as lot 255
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £130
Leonard Green captained Lancashire from 1926 to 1928 winning the County Championship in each of the three seasons
Lot 583:
Lot 583
Brass desk stand/ ink stand. Large, impressive and ornate desk stand or ink stand with eagle to centre and lidded inkwells to either side, two hook pen cradle below. Decorated with cast scrollwork and floral motifs, the sides having facial masks in the French style all supported on hoof feet. The top with two matching inkwell sections, lacking liners, both having lift up lids with a central pen nib, the lid with a large eagle surmount. Central cartouche with the inscription. 'Presented by the Brunswick Cricket Club to J. Douglas Scott on the occasion of his marriage 27th July 1897'. The desk stand measures 10.5"x4" and stands approximately 7.5" tall. Registration marks to inner side. Good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
There appear to be two Brunswick Cricket Clubs, one very famously in Victoria, Australia and the other in Hove, Brighton. It is not known who J. Douglas Scott was
Lot 584:
Lot 584
Clifford Gladwin. Derbyshire & England 1939-1958. A pair of silver cufflinks each with enamel motif in Derbyshire C.C.C. colours and engraved 'Cliff Gladwin 1958', being the last year of Gladwin's first-class playing career. Also a gold metal tie pin engraved with the initials 'CG'. Attached label describes how the items were bought by the house clearer who cleared Gladwin's house following his death in 1988. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £120
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Hon. Alfred Lyttelton. Cambridge University, Middlesex & England 1876-1887. A medal presented to Lyttleton by the Cambridge University Athletic Club. The medal is mounted in a fitted glass case with a silver band to the edge engraved '1876 Throwing the Hammer. Hon. A. Lyttelton Trin: Coll:'. 2" in diameter, in original presentation case with maker's name, D. Munsey of Cambridge. Staining to the medal edges, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
While studying at Cambridge University, Lyttleton was awarded a blue all four years 1876-1879 and represented Cambridge at Real Tennis, rackets and athletics. An excellent football player, he played for Old Etonians in the 1876 F.A. Cup Final, represented England at football in 1877 and became the first 'Double' International player at football and cricket. In later years Lyttelton was President of M.C.C. in 1898. From 1895 until his death he was a Member of Parliament, and Colonial Secretary 1903-1905
Lot 586:
Lot 586
'Golden Jubilee Test Match. England vs India. February 1980'. A silver metal ashtray presented to Graham Dilley with scrollwork edging with India Board of Control raised emblem to centre. Undecipherable Madras maker's mark to base. Sold with note of authentication signed by Dilley. 6.5". Previously sold by Knights in 1997. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
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George Gibson Macaulay. Yorkshire & England 1920-1935. A silver plated cup presented to Macauley as a schoolboy 'In recognition of his performances during the three seasons 1911 - 1912 - 1913' with a record of his achievements engraved below, 'Batting 949 runs average 26.36. Bowling 142 wickets average 6-88. Highest score 102 not out against Richmond Grammar School'. Fluted decoration to lower body, with knopped stem and spreading circular foot. Maker's mark for Elkington Plate, date mark 'Y' for 1910 and number '17111'. 8.5" tall.
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
George Macauley attended Barnard Castle School in County Durham. He made eight Test appearances for England. He was forced to retire early from first-class cricket after injuring a finger in 1934
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Herbert Sutcliffe. Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. A silver plated table lamp with octagonal base and stem presented to Sutcliffe by the Dacre Banks Cricket Club with engraving 'to commemorate his magnificent services with the English XI in Australia 1924-25'. Maker's mark for H.E. & Co. 12" tall. Previously sold as lot 318 in the Phillips auction of 6th April 1994.
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Sutcliffe is known to have grown up in Dacre Banks and, although he appears not to have played for the club, his father, who was a founder member of the Nidderdale League, was a member of the League winning side in 1894, the year Herbert was born. The years of 1924 and 1925 were probably Sutcliffe's most productive years, both for Yorkshire and for England. Sutcliffe had an exceptional tour of Australia with M.C.C. in 1924/25. In the five Tests, he scored 734 runs at an average of 81.55 with four centuries and a highest score of 176. In the home season of 1925, he scored 2308 runs for Yorkshire at an average of 53.67 with seven centuries
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Herbert Sutcliffe. Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. A pair of silver plated bone handled fish servers in original felt lined case originally presented to Sutcliffe. The pair each with ornately engraved floral and leaf design. Maker's marks 'H.B.& H' for Harrison Brothers and Howson of Sheffield. Faded monogram 'AC' to each handle. Faded leather label to box lid 'Mading[?] & Comp. 46 & 47 King's Road, Brighton'. Previously sold at Sothebys, 9th July 1999 as part of lot 45 with a canteen of cutlery also presented to Sutcliffe. The fish servers in good condition, the case worn and with tape repair to hinge
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £85

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