Cricket Bats, Balls & Equipment

Lot 737:
Lot 737
Frank Bramley Watson. Lancashire 1920-1927. Full size 'Windett & Smith Ernest Tyldesley' autograph bat used by Watson in his highest innings of 300no achieved in the match Lancashire v Surrey, Old Trafford, 2nd-5th June 1928. During his innings the blade of the bat was split and not used again. Modern plaque to face commemorating his innings. Also a pair of bails, ball and a framed official scorecard from the same match. Sold with a card written by Watson's daughter authenticating the items. Originally sold as lot 196 in the Cricket Memorabilia Society auction, March 2017. G/VG
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: unsold
In a high scoring drawn match Andrew Sandham scored 282, retired ill, for Surrey in their only innings of 567. In Lancashire's reply of 588-4 Frank Watson scored 300no and Ernest Tyldesley 187. Frank Watson played 456 matches for Lancashire and was a member of the M.C.C. touring team to the West Indies in 1925/1926.
Lot 738:
Lot 738
Benson & Hedges World Championship of Cricket' 1985. Full size cricket bat fully signed to the face by the fourteen-player squads for all seven participating teams held in Victoria to celebrate the 150th anniversary of European settlement in Victoria, held February and March 1985. Teams are Australia, England, West Indies, New Zealand, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Signatures include Border, Hogg, Lawson, Alderman, Gower, Lamb, Fowler, Lloyd, Richards, Dujon, Garner, Haynes, Howarth, Hadlee, Crowe, Gavaskar, Madan Lal, Miandad, Zaheer, Raja etc. The bat in very good condition with excellent clear signatures
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £170
The tournament was won by India
Lot 739:
Lot 739
Cricket World Cup 1999. Excellent collection of twelve 'Gunn & Moore' full size cricket bats signed by the competing teams in the World Cup Finals held in England in 1999. Each bat has a printed heading to the top of the bat ie '1999 Cricket World Cup' and the team name and signed by the teams playing squad beneath. The teams are New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Australia, England, West Indies, Zimbabwe, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Scotland, Bangladesh and Kenya. Signatures include Lara, Ambrose, Walsh, Ranatunga, Jayasuriya, Fleming, Cairns, Vettori, Stewart, Gough, Flintoff, Tikolo, Flower, Streak, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Cronje, Klussener, Pollock, Donald, Waugh, Warne, Gilchrist, McGrath, Ponting, Azharuddin, Tendulkar, Kumble etc. Two of the bats have been signed using a slightly thicker pen. G/VG
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £280
Lot 740:
Lot 740
Nottinghamshire C.C.C. 1987. Full size Gunn & Moore 'The County Cricket' bat with label for 'Nottinghamshire C.C.C. Double Champions 1987'. Signed to the face by twenty two Nottinghamshire players. Signatures include Rice, Robinson, Broad, Saxelby, Birch, Johnson, French, Newell, Evans etc. Limited edition no. 44/50. Also a full size Duncan Fearnley bat signed to the face by fourteen Essex and eleven Kent players c1986. Essex signatures include Gooch, Fletcher, Acfield, Foster, Hardie, East, Lever etc. Kent signatures include C. Cowdrey, G. Cowdrey, Underwood, Dilley, Benson, Taylor, Ellison, Tavare etc. Sold with a miniature Stuart Surridge bat, 17", commemorating Gooch's 333 runs v India 1990, signed by Gooch. Qty 3. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 741:
Lot 741
South Africa tour to England 2003. Full size bat with label for 'England v South Africa Cricket Tour 2003'. Signed to the face by seventeen members of the South African touring party. Signatures include Smith (Captain), Boucher, Pollock, Peterson, Adams, Rudolph, McKenzie, Kallis, Gibbs etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 742:
Lot 742
Miniature cricket bats 1948-1961. Five miniature cricket bats with facsimile signatures of touring parties. Tours are Australia to England 1948, 1956 and 1961, Australia to South Africa 1957, and M.C.C. to Australia 1958/59. Each bat measures 17" in length. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 743:
Lot 743
Pakistan tour to England 1971. Gray Nicholls 'Crusader' miniature cricket bat, 11.5", signed to face by sixteen members of the Pakistan touring team. Signatures in ink include Intikhab Alam (Captain), Asif Iqbal, Zaheer Abbas, Majid Khan, Asif Masood, Sarfraz Nawaz, Wasim Bari, Mohammad Nazir etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £55
Lot 744:
Lot 744
Australia miniature cricket bats. Miniature cricket bat, 17", for South Africa v Australia, third Test, Durban January 1967. Fully signed to face by both teams. Australia signatures include Simpson (Captain), Lawry, Veivers, Hawke, Taber, Chappell etc. South Africa signatures include van der Merwe (Captain), Barlow, Goddard, G. Pollock, P. Pollock, Lance, Bacher etc. Some fading to signatures, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a Sykes 'World Record Don Bradman' miniature bat, 16", signed by Neil Harvey, and a William Gunn 'Autograph' miniature bat, 11.5", for Australia v England 1936/37 with printed signatures. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 745:
Lot 745
Yorkshire C.C.C. 1975-1976. Miniature Stuart Surridge 'Perfect' cricket bat, 17", for Yorkshire v International XI played at Scarborough, 10th-12th September 1975. Signed to the face by twenty three of the players who took part in the match. Signatures include Brian Close, Fred Titmus, Graham Gooch, Mushtaq Mohammad, John Lever, Geoff Boycott, David Bairstow, Phil Carrick, Geoff Cope, John Hampshire etc. A few signatures faded, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a miniature bat for Yorkshire v Hampshire 1976 signed by sixteen players, and another for the New Zealand touring party 1978. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25

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