Cricket Postcards, Trade & Cigarette Cards

Lot 383:
Lot 383
West Indies tour brochures and booklets 1933-1988. A selection of mainly official tour brochures. Official brochures for tour to England include 1933, 1939, 1950 (A.W. Simpson), 1950, 1957 (Playfair), 1963 (Irving Rosenwater), 1963, 1966 (Gordon Ross), 1980, 1984 and 1988. Sold with two other brochures for West Indies tour to Australia 1951, and the 'rebel' tour to South Africa 1983/84. Some wear, otherwise in good condition. Qty 12
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Lot 384:
Lot 384
Club and representative tour brochures and programmes 1960-2000. A good selection of tour brochures and programmes for the period. Matches and tours include Rhodesia v The Cavaliers 1960, West Indies Touring Team v Sir Learie Constantine's XI, The Oval 1963, West Indies tour to England 1963, Sir Frank Worrell's West Indies XI Tour 1964, Rest of the World XI 1967 and 1968, United States Cricket Association tour to England 1968, 'Cayman Islands Village Greenies' tour to England 1982 signed by eighteen members of the touring party including Charlie Griffiths etc. Sold with a 'County and other Cricket Matches 1938' booklet published by London and North Eastern Railway detailing availability of cheap day return tickets for the 1938 season. Qty 27. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £60
Lot 385:
Lot 385 Lot 385
M.C.C. Tour of Australia 1928/29. Official 'Orient Line, R.M.S. Ormonde' souvenir brochure for the M.C.C. Australian Tour 1928/29' in slip case. Decorative covers with M.C.C. colours. To inside pages, real mono photograph of the M.C.C. team laid down to the itinerary page, pen pictures and biographies of the M.C.C. team etc. The brochure contains the full set of tour results and was probably published in limited numbers just prior to departure, the final page states, 'Freemantle, March 25th - M.C.C. having retained "The Ashes" embarked in R.M.S. "Ormonde" for England'. Very minor foxing and wear to covers, rusting to staple, otherwise in good/ very good condition. A rare brochure for the return trip and unusual to see, the S.S. Otranto brochure for the outward trip being much more widely seen
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £130
The touring party travelled out from Toulon on the S.S. Otranto and returned from Freemantle on the Ormonde on 20th April 1929 having won the Ashes series 4-1
Lot 386:
Lot 386
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1936/37. Official souvenir of the English Cricketers' visit to Adelaide. Fourth Test 1937. Adelaide C.A. R.M. Osbourne 1937. Original pictorial wrappers. Multicoloured cord tie. Official programme for the Test. Minor wear and small crease to covers, rusting to staples, contents good
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 387:
Lot 387 Lot 387
M.C.C. tour brochures 1936/37 and 1938/39. M.C.C. tour of Australia 1936/37. Official Orient Line 'S.S. Orion' brochure for the 'M.C.C. tour of Australia 1936/37'. Pictorial colour card front cover. With team detail, itinerary, player profile and pen pictures etc to inside pages. Rusting to staples otherwise in good/ very good condition. Official souvenir programme for the M.C.C. tour of Australia 1936/37. Issued by the N.S.W. Cricket Association. Attractive pictorial covers. With team detail, itinerary, player profile, pen pictures to inside pages. Odd faults to wrappers, staining to first page otherwise in good condition. M.C.C. tour of South Africa 1938/39. Official Union Castle Line 'R.M.M.V. Athlone Castle' brochure for the 'M.C.C. South African tour 1938/39'. Pictorial colour front cover. With team detail, itinerary, player profile and pen pictures to inside pages. Wear to rear cover otherwise generally good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £80
Lot 388:
Lot 388 Lot 388
M.C.C. tours to Ceylon 1958 and 1962. Official scorecard for M.C.C. v Ceylon, Colombo 5th October 1958. Neatly handwritten scores in ink with Ceylon at 47-6 when rain stopped play. Also an official scorecard for M.C.C. v Ceylon Cricket Association, Colombo 10th-11th February, v Up-Country, Radella 13th-14th February, and v All-Ceylon, Colombo 16th-18th February 1962. Small tear to front cover of the later programme, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 389:
Lot 389 Lot 389
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1928/29. Bradman's first Test series. 'International Cricket Souvenir- Visit of English Eleven to Australia 1928/29- Fourth Test Match played at Adelaide. February 1st 1929'. Souvenir programme/brochure for the match compiled by W.R. Wright. Adelaide 1929. With pen pictures, records, profiles, scorecards etc. Decorative pictorial covers. Poor wrapper, front cover detached, contents good. Rare. Sold with an Official Orient Line 'R.M.S. Orford' brochure for the 'Australian XI English Tour 1934'. Pictorial front cover. With team detail, itinerary, player profile and pen pictures to inside pages. Some soiling to covers otherwise in good condition. Also 'Caricatures of the Australian XI. English Tour 1953'. Arthur Mailey. Sydney 1953. Twelve page tour souvenir with eleven pages of caricatures of all eighteen members of the Australian touring party to England 1953. This copy has been signed in ink to the front cover by Arthur Mailey. Minor wear to covers, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £85
Lot 390:
Lot 390
New Zealand tour to England 1937. Official souvenir brochure for the New Zealand tour of England. Edited by A.W. Simpson. Pictorial covers. Signed to pen pictures in ink or pencil by all fifteen playing members of the touring party. Signatures in ink include Page (Captain), Vivian, Carson, Wallace, Hadlee, Roberts, Donnelly etc. Wrapper worn and stained, rear cover detached, rusting to staples, internally in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 391:
Lot 391
West Indies tour of England 1939. 'The Ashes. The West Indies are Here!'. Rare tour souvenir brochure for the tour in 1939. Printed by Love & Malcomson Co of Surrey. Original decorative covers. 32pp. Odd minor faults otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 392:
Lot 392 Lot 392
Derbyshire C.C.C. Official testimonial brochure for A.E. Alderman 1948, signed to the photograph portraits by Alderman, Charles Elliott, George Pope, Arnold Townsend, Bert Rhodes, Alan Revill, Clifford Gladwin, E.J. Gothard, Eric Marsh, George Dawkes and Harry Elliott. Odd press cuttings laid down to some pages. Wear to covers, rusting to staples, centre pages detached, odd annotations in ink, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £85
Lot 393:
Lot 393
Essex C.C.C. Official programme for Keith Boyce's Benefit Match 1977. Signed to the rear autograph page by fourteen Essex players including Ray East, Graham Gooch, Keith Boyce, Brian Hardie, John Lever, David Acfield, Keith Pont etc. Sold with benefit match programmes and brochures for Ray Smith 1951, Ken Preston 1959 and Brian Taylor 1966. Qty 4. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £48
Lot 394:
Lot 394
Glamorgan C.C.C. Two official benefit brochures for Bernard Hedges 1963 and Jim Pressdee 1964. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 395:
Lot 395
Kent C.C.C. An official souvenir booklet 'The Wright Book of Cricket' produced for Doug Wright's benefit year in 1950, signed in ink to the front cover by Wright. Slight fading to signature, wear and splitting to spine, otherwise in good condition. Sold with three other official benefit brochures for Arthur Fagg 1951, Doug Wright 1957 and Arthur Phebey 1960. Qty 4. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £130
Lot 396:
Lot 396
Lancashire C.C.C. Seven official benefit brochures for Cyril Washbrook 1948, Dick Pollard 1949, Winston Place 1952, Jack Ikin 1953, Brian Statham 1961, signed by Statham to first page, Alan Wilson 1962, and Harry Pillings 1974, signed to front cover by Pillings and to rear cover by Sadiq Mohammad and Farokh Engineer. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
Lot 397:
Lot 397
Northamptonshire C.C.C. Five official benefit brochures for Albert Nutter and Norman Oldfield (joint testimonial) 1953, Jock Livingston 1955, Bob Clarke 1957, Dennis Brookes 1958 and Brian Reynolds 1965. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £68
Lot 398:
Lot 398
Somerset C.C.C. 'Facts & Figures of Somerset County Cricket Club' published in aid of Frank Lee's benefit 1947. Signed in ink to front cover by Lee and R.F. Trump the County Scorer. Owner's name 'H.W. Warner' to inside front cover and some annotations throughout. Also an official testimonial brochure for Arthur Wellard 1951. Some faults, generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 399:
Lot 399
Surrey C.C.C. Six official benefit brochures for Stan Squires 1948, Jack Parker 1951 signed in pencil to first page by Reg Simpson and Walter Keeton, Alec Bedser 1953 signed to first page by both Alec and Eric Bedser, John Edrich 1968, Arnold Long 1971, and Stewart Storey 1973 signed to the first page by Storey. Front cover of the Bedser brochure detached. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 400:
Lot 400
Sussex C.C.C. Small 4pp leaflet produced to promote Arthur Millward's testimonial in 1924. Sold with two official benefit brochures for George Cox 1951, and Don Bates 1968. Light folds to the Millward leaflet, some wear to the others
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Arthur Millward was notable for his contribution to Worcestershire achieving first class status. He also spent some years with Sussex as a coach and was a Test umpire
Lot 401:
Lot 401
Warwickshire C.C.C. Two official benefit brochures for Tom Dollery 1949 signed to the front cover by Dollery, and Fred Gardner 1958. The Dollery brochure with wear and creasing, the front cover with tape repair. The Gardner brochure in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 402:
Lot 402
Worcestershire C.C.C. Official benefit booklet for Dick Howarth 1949. Also a testimonial match programme for Frank Chester 1948, and a testimonial leaflet for Reg Perks 1955. Odd faults, generally good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £36
Lot 403:
Lot 403 Lot 403
Yorkshire C.C.C. Official benefit brochures for Arthur Wood 1939, Bill Bowes 1947, Willie Watson 1956, Johnny Wardle 1957 signed to the front cover by Wardle, Vic Wilson 1958, Fred Trueman 1962, Jimmy Binks 1967 with associated match programme, and Doug Padgett 1969. Odd faults to some brochures, generally good condition, the Bowes brochure in very good condition. Qty 8
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 404:
Lot 404
Benefit and testimonial brochures 1950s-1990s. A box of signed benefit brochures, some multi-signed. Signed brochures include Alec Bedser 1953 signed by Alec and Eric Bedser, Barry Stead 1976 fully signed to the team photograph on rear cover, Bob Stephenson 1979, David Acfield 1981Richard Lumb 1983, Alec Stewart 1994, Robin Bailey 1993, Bill Athey 1990, Colin Wells 1993 etc. Sold with a further box of unsigned benefit brochures. Two boxes. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 405:
Lot 405
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Batting for England'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of the England batsman, Len Hutton and Cyril Washbrook, walking out to bat for England in 1949. Hutton wearing England cap and M.C.C. sweater and Washbrook wearing England cap and county sweater with crowd and stands to background. A colourful and very attractive image. Signed by Wright to right hand lower corner and dated [19]79. Unframed. Overall 16"x20". Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Hutton and Wahbrook, Batting for England '49'. VG
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £100
Lot 406:
Lot 406
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Out at the Wicket'. Large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a batsman being bowled out with a wicket keeper in close attendance with crowd, striped tents and marquees and scenic panorama to background. A colourful and very attractive image. Signed by Wright to left hand lower corner and dated [19]90. Unframed. Overall 22"x16". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £150
Lot 407:
Lot 407
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Hostile Bowling'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a batsman jumping, ducking and swaying to avoid a high flying delivery with crowd and stands to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed by Wright to right hand lower corner. Framed. Overall 20"x25.5". VG
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 408:
Lot 408
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'The Catch'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a fielder taking an acrobatic catch with scenic panorama to background . A colourful and attractive image. Signed and dated by Wright to left hand lower corner. Unframed. Overall 23.5"x31". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 409:
Lot 409
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Bowled Over. Cricket, Lovely Cricket'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of an batsman off the ground and ducking and swaying to avoid a high flying delivery with crowd and stand to background. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Cricket, Lovely Cricket'. A colourful and attractive image. Signed by Wright to lower left hand corner. Framed. Overall 22.5"x32.5". VG
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 410:
Lot 410
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Flying ball at the Wicket'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a batsman jumping and swaying to avoid a high flying delivery with crowd and stands to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed by Wright to right hand lower corner. Unframed. Overall 14"x18". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 411:
Lot 411
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'About to Bowl'. Large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a bowler, side-on, in his delivery stride about to bowl with crowd and stands to background. A colourful and attractive image. An unsigned painting. Unframed. Overall 23.5"x32". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 412:
Lot 412
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Batsman on Knees'. Very large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a batsman, wearing coloured clothing, on his knees to avoid a high flying delivery, breaking the wicket with his shoulder, with crowd, stands and scenic panorama to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed by Wright to left hand lower corner and dated '9-14'. Unframed. Overall 35.5"x35.5". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 413:
Lot 413
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Shoaib Akhtar. Rawalpindi Express'. Excellent large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of Shoaib Akhtar, full length, in full flight bowling. Signed by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Shoaib Akhtar. Rawalpindi Express'. Unframed. Overall 31"x23.5". VG
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 414:
Lot 414
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Caught it- Three Men'. Large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a catch being taken by first slip with the wicket keeper looking on and the batsmen still playing the shot, with crowd and stands to background. A colourful and most attractive image. Signed by Wright to left hand lower corner. Unframed. Overall 32"x24". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £120
Lot 415:
Lot 415
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'High Ball at the Wicket'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of an Australian batsman bending his knees and swaying to avoid a high flying delivery with crowd and stands to background. A colourful and attractive image. Unsigned. Framed. Overall 19"x24.5". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £160
Lot 416:
Lot 416
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Flying Wicket'. Large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a cricket scene featuring a wicket keeper diving to run out a struggling batsman with fielder in close attendance with his arms raised triumphantly in the air with crowd and stands to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed by Wright to left hand lower corner and dated '[20]09'. Unframed. Overall 32"x23.5". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 417:
Lot 417
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Batting for England- Swing No.1'. Large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a batsman playing a shot through the covers with crowd and stand to background. A colourful and very attractive image. Signed by Wright to right hand lower corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Waxed 12/01/06. Batting for England- No.1'. Framed. Overall 24"x28.5". VG
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 418:
Lot 418
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Jack Hobbs- The Master'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of Jack Hobbs playing a shot to leg with crowd and stand to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed and dated by Wright to left hand lower corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Jack Hobbs- The Master'. Unframed. Overall 17.5"x24". VG
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 419:
Lot 419
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Hitting out at the Wicket- Three men'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of what appears to be a West Indian batsman hitting out with Australian (?) wicket keeper and slip in close attendance behind him, with crowd and stands to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed and dated by Wright to left hand lower corner. Unframed. Overall 20"x24". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 420:
Lot 420
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'At Full Speed'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a bowler, side on, in delivery stride, with the non striking batsman beside him, with crowd and stands to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed by Wright to left hand lower corner. Unframed. Overall 23.5"x27.5". VG
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 421:
Lot 421
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Leg Cutter. Final Position'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the final position of the grip on the ball for a leg cutter. Signed by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Leg Cutter-Final Position'. Unframed. Overall 15.5"x19.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 422:
Lot 422
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Jim Laker Grip- Off Spinner'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the grip used by Laker to bowl the off spinner. Signed by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Jim Laker Grip- Off Spinner'. Unframed. Overall 19.5"x15.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 423:
Lot 423
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Grip- The Cannon Ball-Spins both ways'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the grip used by Ajantha Mendis of Sri Lanka to bowl the 'Cannonball'. Signed and dated '09' by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Gerry Wright '09. Ajantha Mendis- Sri Lanka. The Cannon Ball-Spins both ways'. Unframed. Overall 15.5"x23.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £70
Lot 424:
Lot 424
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'The Leg Cutter. Bedser Grip'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the grip used by Alec Bedser to bowl the leg cutter. Signed and dated '09' by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'The Leg Cutter- Bedser Grip'. Unframed. Overall 19.5"x19.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 425:
Lot 425
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Grip. Off Spinner'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the grip for bowling the off spinner. Signed and dated '09' by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Varnished December '10- Off Spinner'. Unframed. Overall 19.5"x19.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 426:
Lot 426
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Grip. The Outswinger- Wrist Cocked'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the grip for bowling the out swinger with the wrist cocked. Signed and dated '09' by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'The Outswinger- Wrist Cocked'. Unframed. Overall 19.5"x23.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 427:
Lot 427
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Grip. Leg Spinner'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the grip for bowling the leg spinner. Signed by Wright to lower right hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Leg Spinner'. Unframed. Overall 19.5"x27.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold

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