Cricket Postcards, Trade & Cigarette Cards

Lot 383:
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Australia tour to England 1926. Mono real photograph postcard of the Australian touring party seated and standing in rows in caps, blazers and cricket attire. Signed in ink to the photograph by all seventeen members of the touring party. Signatures include Collins (Captain), Bardsley, Gregory, Grimmett, Hendry, Macartney, Mailey, Oldfield, Ponsford, Woodfull etc. Photograph by T. Bolland, St. Leonards-on-Sea. Two signatures slightly faded, minor creasing to corners, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £310
Lot 383a:
John Thomas 'Johnny' Tyldesley. Lancashire & England 1895-1923. Small mono real photograph postcard of Tyldesley in batting post. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by Tyldesley. Rapid Photo series no. 1238. Minor wear to right edge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 383b:
Gilbert Laird Jessop. Cambridge University, Gloucestershire, London County & England 1894-1914. Mono real photograph postcard of Jessop in batting pose. Nicely signed in ink to lower border by Jessop. Rotary series no. 3804. Heavy horizontal crease with tape reinforcement to verso, other small creases to corners, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 383c:
Archibald Campbell MacLaren. Lancashire & England 1890-1914. Mono real photograph postcard of Maclaren in batting pose. Signed boldly in ink by MacLaren and dated 20th May 1909, slight smudging. Rotary Photo Series no. 3812. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 384:
Lot 384
John Berry 'Jack' Hobbs, Surrey & England 1905-1934. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size sepia real photograph trade card of Hobbs, full length, in batting pose wearing M.C.C. touring cap. Signed by Hobbs. No.16c. 4"x6". Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 385:
Lot 385
William 'Bill' Voce. Nottinghamshire & England 1927-1952. Sepia real photograph postcard of Voce wearing Nottinghamshire cap and blazer at Trent Bridge. C.H. Richards, Nottingham. Signed in ink to the photograph by Voce. A protective film coating has been applied to the signature. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 386:
Lot 386
Victor Thomas Trumper. New South Wales & Australia 1894-1914. Mono real photograph postcard of Trumper in batting pose. Signed to the lower border in black ink by Trumper during the 1905 Australia tour to England when playing at Oxford, dated 16th May 1905. Horizontal creasing to upper part of the postcard
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £200
In the match Oxford University v Australians played at Christ Church Ground, Oxford, 15th-17th May 1905, Australians won by 200 runs, Trumper scoring 77 and 45
Lot 387:
Lot 387
John Tunnicliffe. Yorkshire 1891-1907. Mono real photograph postcard of Tunnicliffe, full length, holding a bat to his side. Nicely signed in black ink by Tunnicliffe to lower border. Rotophot no.7263. Postmarked 1904. Minor ageing otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
Lot 388:
Lot 388
George Herbert Hirst. Yorkshire, Europeans & England 1891-1929. Mono real studio photograph postcard of Hirst, full length in batting pose wearing Yorkshire cap. Lindley Series. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by Hirst. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £130
Lot 389:
Lot 389
Lord Hawke. Yorkshire, Cambridge University & England 1881-1911. Mono real photograph postcard of Hawke full length in batting pose. Signed in black ink to photograph by Hawke. Photograph by Parkinson & Roy, Leeds. Postmarked 1904. Minor wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 390:
Lot 390
William Beaumont Burns. Worcestershire 1903-1913. Mono real photograph postcard of Burns standing full length in batting pose. Foster of Brighton. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by Burns. Adhesive damage to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 391:
Lot 391
John Berry 'Jack' Hobbs, Surrey & England 1905-1934. Three mono real photograph postcards, one real photograph trade card and one press photograph all featuring Hobbs in various poses, each signed in ink to the image by Hobbs. Window mounted in modern mount and frame, overall 15"x14". G
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 392:
Lot 392
Andrew Sandham. Surrey & England 1911-1937. Sepia real photograph postcard of Sandham, head and shoulders, wearing England blazer nicely signed in ink by Sandham and dated 1935. Series unknown. Adhesive marks to verso otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
Lot 393:
Lot 393
Cloudesley Henry Bullock Marsham. Oxford University & Kent 1900-1922. Sepia real photograph postcard of Marsham in batting pose at the wicket. Nicely signed in ink to face by Marsham, slight smudging to initials of signature. Published by Foster of Brighton, blind stamp.
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Marsham was captain of Kent 1904-1908
Lot 394:
Lot 394
Arthur Dolphin. Yorkshire & England 1905-1927. Sepia real photograph postcard of Dolphin, full length, in wicket keeping pose at the wicket wearing Yorkshire cap. The postcard nicely signed to image in black ink by Dolphin. Anon (E. Hawkins & Co, Brighton). Some fading to image otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70
Lot 395:
Lot 395
Geoffrey Norman Foster. Worcestershire, Oxford University, Kent & Europeans 1903-1922. Sepia real photograph postcard of Foster standing full length holding a bat to one side. Foster of Brighton. Adhesive damage to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £160
Lot 396:
Lot 396
Edward George Arnold. Worcestershire, London County & England 1899-1913. Mono real photograph postcard of Arnold in bowling pose. Hartmann series no. 3045 11. Postmarked 1905. Some wear and ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 397:
Lot 397
Ronald Lewis Brinton. Worcestershire 1924. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Brinton in fielding action. Adhesive damage to verso, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £100
Brinton played only two first class matches, both in 1924. Worcestershire lost both matches inside two days
Lot 398:
Lot 398
Warwickshire C.C.C. Two Godfrey Phillips 'Series of Cricketers' brown back 1924 cigarette cards of L.T.A. Bates and W.G. Quaife, each signed in ink to the front. Also a trimmed mono press photograph of R.E.S. Wyatt in batting pose, signed in ink by Wyatt. G/VG Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
The cigarette card of Bates, series no. 201, depicts Bates of Warwickshire to the front, but the printed biography to verso is of W. Bates of Glamorgan
Lot 399:
Lot 399
George Alfred Edward Paine. Middlesex, Warwickshire & England 1925-1947. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Paine, wearing Warwickshire cap. Signed in ink by Paine. Photograph by A. Wilkes & Son of West Bromwich. Also a mono press photograph of Paine dated 19th September 1934. 3.5"x5.5". Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £95
Lot 400:
Lot 400
Joseph Herbert Mayer. Warwickshire 1926-1939. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Mayer, head and shoulders in cameo, wearing blazer and cricket attire. Signed in ink by Mayer. Photograph by A. Wilkes & Son of West Bromwich. A protective film coating has been applied to the signature. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 401:
Lot 401
George Durant Kemp-Welch. Cambridge University & Warwickshire 1929-1935. Sepia real photograph plain back postcard of Kemp-Welch, head and shoulders in cameo, wearing blazer and cricket attire. Photograph by A. Wilkes & Son of West Bromwich. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £55
Lot 402:
Lot 402
John Neville 'Jack' Crawford. Surrey, South Australia, Wellington & England 1904-1921. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Crawford, head and shoulders in Surrey blazer. Signed in ink, partly to the darker area of the photograph by Crawford. Publisher unknown. Minor smudge to the signature, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Lot 403:
Lot 403
Edward Walter Whitfield. Surrey & Northamptonshire 1930-1946. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Whitfield, head and shoulders in cameo wearing a blazer. Signed in ink by Whitfield. Photograph by A. Wilkes & Son of West Bromwich. Water damage affecting part of the signature, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 404:
Lot 404
Andrew Sandham. Surrey & England 1911-1937. Mono real photograph postcard of Sandham, full length, wearing M.C.C. touring blazer. Nicely signed by Sandham in ink. Nias of Brighton. Water damage affecting part of the signature, adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £48
Lot 405:
Lot 405
Kenneth Lotherington Hutchings. Kent & England 1902-1912. Mono postcard of Hutchings in batting pose. Nicely signed in ink by Hutchings. Mockford of Kent. Postmarked 1913. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £130
Lot 406:
Lot 406
Arthur Percival Day. Kent 1905-1925. Mono postcard of Day in batting pose. Signed in black ink by Day. Publisher unknown. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £72
Lot 407:
Lot 407
'The History of Middlesex County Cricket Club'. Three volumes '1864-1899' by W.J. Ford, '1900-1920' by F.A. Ashley-Cooper and '1921-1947' by N. Haig. All three uniformly bound in blue full leather boards with Middlesex club emblem of the three seaxes in silver and gold and titles in gilt to spines. Some wear to boards, breaking to front hinge of volume one otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £310
Lot 407a:
Colin Blythe. Kent & England 1899-1914. Mono real photograph postcard of a youthful Blythe , full length in bowling pose. Nicely signed in ink by Blythe to lower border. Photograph by Foster. Wrench series no. 1749. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £0
Colin Blythe was one of the principal left hand spin bowlers of the Edwardian era. He took over 2500 first class wickets with a best of 10-30 for Kent v Northamptonshire in 1907, he followed this by taking 7-18 in the second innings and with match figures of 17 wickets for 48 runs this still stands as the best bowling analysis in the County Championship. He took 100 wickets in nineteen Tests for England with a best of 8-59 v South Africa in 1907. Although Blythe suffered from epilepsy he freely volunteered for the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in 1914 and served with distinction on the Western Front. Blythe was killed in action by 'random shellfire' during the battle of Passchendaele, Belgium in November 1917
Lot 408:
Lot 408
Charles Eric Hatfeild. Oxford University & Kent 1907-1914. Original mono card de visite of Chatfield, head and shoulders in cap and cricket attire. Gilt to edges. 2.5"x4". Photographer unknown. Adhesive damage to verso, minor ageing to photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Hatfeild was killed in action in France, 1918
Lot 409:
Lot 409
Kent C.C.C. postcards 1900s-1920s. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of A.J. Evans, half length wearing cap and blazer. Signed to the photograph in ink by Evans. The signature appears to have been overwritten. The postcard in very good condition. Also two mono real photograph postcards, one of Freeman, Chapman and Woolley, full length in cricket attire and M.C.C. tour blazers. E.W. Dillon in batting pose, Wrench series no. 3958. Kent team 1927 plain back postcard, publisher unknown. Qty 4. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 410:
Lot 410
Kenneth Lotherington Hutchings, Kent & England 1902-1912. Sepia real photograph postcard of Hutchings, full length, in batting pose at the wicket. Published by Foster of Brighton. Some fading to image and minor wear to top edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 411:
Lot 411
John Richmond Gunn. Nottinghamshire & England 1896-1925. Sepia real photograph postcard of Gunn, full length, in batting attire, wearing cap and stood leaning on his bat at the wicket. Published by Foster of Brighton. Some minor fading to image otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £40
Lot 412:
Lot 412
Sussex C.C.C. c1965. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of the Sussex team seated and standing in rows in cricket attire. The postcard signed to the face in blue ink by all eleven features players. Signatures include Dexter (Captain), Cooper, Buss, Lenham, Snow, Thomson, Bates, Suttle, Parks etc. Sold with a further five mono real photograph postcards of Sussex teams, including Sussex 1960, Sussex 1969, Sussex v Rest of the World 1967, Sussex v Pakistan 1967 etc. Qty 6. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 413:
Lot 413
Sussex C.C.C. teams, players and grounds. Sepia real photograph postcard of the 1936 Sussex team seated and standing in rows in cricket attire. Postcard by Deane, Wiles & Millar of Brighton. Also Sussex 1960, Brighton & Hove Herald (2 copies), and Sussex 1967. Postcards of grounds include a mono real photograph plain back postcard of an aerial view of the Hove cricket ground c1960s, Malvern House School, West Worthing, published by Lofthouse, Crosbie & Co. London, post marked 1914. A colour postcard of the Cricket Ground, Hayward's Heath by C. Clarke of Hayward's Heath etc. Sold with two other real photograph postcards of A.C. Maclaren, Lancashire & England, in batting pose, Wrench Series no. 1390 with printed Christmas greeting in red to lower border. Also Jack Gregory, New South Wales & Australia, three quarter length in cricket attire. Pin hole to top edge. Qty 14. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 414:
Lot 414 Lot 414
Sussex C.C.C. c1930. Four mono real photograph postcards by Deane, Wiles & Millar of Brighton. Players featured are Ted Bowley, Jim Parks, Bert Wensley and Tommy Cook. Each player standing three quarter length in cricket attire and blazer. The Bowley and Parks postcards signed in ink to the photograph. Pin holes to each postcard, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a further mono real photograph postcard of Cook, full length in cricket attire, cap and blazer by Nias of Brighton. Small crease to lower right corner, otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
Lot 415:
Lot 415
Team postcards c1900s/1930s. An interesting selection of mono and sepia real photograph postcards of public school, club and village mens and ladies teams for the period. Publishers include B.S. Mullins of Salisbury, H. Shackleton of Abergavenny etc. Qty 21. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 416:
Lot 416
English and overseas cricket grounds c1900s/1910s. A selection of mono real photograph postcards, and some in colour, of club, village, school and university cricket grounds. Grounds featured include Lockers Park, Hemel Hempstead, The Middle Ground, Uppingham, The Green, Walmer Barracks, Deal, Cobham, Wolverhampton Grammar School, Rugby School, Cranleigh, Appleby, Bourneville, Emanuel School, Clifton College etc. Publishers include P.A. Buchanan & Co. Chiswick, John Price & Sons, Kingsway, Crane, Edwards & Co. Birmingham etc. Overseas grounds include Clongowes Wood College, Co. Kildare, Bonvil Park, Cupar, Domain Cricket Ground, Auckland, Frederikshaun, Denmark, Singapore etc. Qty 25. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £110
Lot 417:
Early humorous cricket postcards. Postcards include a nice Victorian postcard titled 'A Run of Luck on Your Birthday' depicting a cricket scene in silhouette surrounded by red roses, a poem and country cottage, with an ornate embossed floral decorated edge. Publisher unknown. Also a set of six 'Cricket Notes' postcards published by H. Vertigen & Co., London, with illustrations by 'AP', a Wrench Series no. 2594 postcard titled 'Prehistoric Peeps' featuring a Punch cartoon etc. Sold with a small box of assorted mainly modern postcards, photographs and ephemera. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £75
Lot 418:
Lot 418 Lot 418
'Bodyline'. M.C.C. Tour to Australia, 1932/33. Real photograph postcard of R.M.S. Orontes surrounded by cameos pictures and printed signatures of the eighteen members of the touring party. Printed title 'Bringing Home "The Ashes"' to bottom left corner. Published by The Canterbury Printers, Canterbury. Signed in pencil to verso by P.F. Warner, Manager of the touring party. Postally unused. Sold with a signature in ink of Warner accompanying a letter on 'The Cricketer' letterhead replying to the request for Warner's autograph. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 419:
Lot 419 Lot 419
Lord's and The Ashes proof copy postcards 1955. Three plain back postcards of 'Lord's Cricket Ground - The Pavilion' from a drawing by Malvina Creek, 'The Ashes' urn, and 'Lord's Cricket Ground Father Time Weather-Vane'. Each postcard stamped to verso 'Proof for Approval from Waterlow & Sons', London and dated 28th March 1955. The Old Father Time postcard signed in ink to verso by Bob Appleyard. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
Lot 420:
Lot 420 Lot 420
Australia. Seven mono real photograph postcards of Australian cricketers who toured England in 1905. Players are F. Laver, S.E. Gregory, M.A. Noble, J. Darling, P.M. Newland, W.P. Howell and W.W. Armstrong, each full length. All postcards from the same series of 1905, Thiele Photograph, printed by Ralph Dunn & Co. Odd faults, otherwise G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 421:
Lot 421 Lot 421
Cricket postcards 1900s-1930s. Nine mono real photograph postcards and two mono postcards featuring teams and players. Also the ship T.S.S. Camito, signed to verso by Bob Appleyard and Colin Cowdrey while on the M.C.C. tour to Australia and New Zealand 1954/55. Other real photograph postcards include the South Africa touring party to England 1907, Yorkshire c1934. Players include A.A. Lilley, J.C. Brown, G.H. Hirst (in colour) etc. Series include Wrench, R. Thiele, Philco etc. Odd faults, generally good condition. Qty 11
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 422:
Lot 422
M.C.C. tour of Australia and New Zealand 1935/36. Official 'Orient Line R.M.S. Orion' mono real photograph postcard of the ship nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by thirteen members of the touring party. Signatures are Holmes (Captain), Lyttleton, Barber, Griffith, Hardstaff, Human, Langridge, Mitchell-Innes, Parks, Read, Sims and Smith, lacking the signature of Powell. Minor ageing, otherwise in good condition. A rarely seen signed postcard of the touring ship
Estimate: £120/180
Hammer price: £370
The M.C.C. touring party essentially comprised of young up and coming players to help them gain experience with a view to the forthcoming 1936/37 full Ashes tour
Lot 423:
Lot 423
Test and County cricketers and teams 1900s-1950s. Seven mono and sepia real photograph postcards. Postcards of players include Colin Cowdrey (signed to verso by Cowdrey), Maurice Tate, Eddie Watts. Also a team postcard of Northamptonshire 1922, an early postcard of the Trent Bridge ground etc. Series include Raphael Tuck, F.C. Dick, Angus Thomas etc, some plain back. Some faults, generally good condition. Qty 11
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 424:
Lot 424 Lot 424
Jack Hobbs. Two sepia real photograph postcards taken at Scarborough in 1925. One of Hobbs full length in cricket attire, the other of the Players team v Gentlemen, 2nd-4th September 1925. Players featured include Hobbs (Captain), Sandham, Hendren, Whysall, Hammond, Strudwick, Tate etc. 'Hobbs' annotated in ink to the image. Sold with a mono press photograph of Hobbs in batting pose at The Oval, signed in ink by Hobbs, the signature fading. Also a sepia press photograph of Sutcliffe nearly being run out while batting for England v South Africa, Birmingham, 1929 etc. Qty 5. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition. Some good images
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £90
The Gentlemen v Players match was drawn, for the Players, Hobbs scored 266no and Hendren 129
Lot 425:
Lot 425
'Famous Cricketers'. R.&J. Hill 1923. Full set of forty cards in good condition. Also nineteen reproduction cigarette and trade cards with facsimile signatures as printed, and one without a signature. Fourteen Wills's 'Cricketers 1928' with ageing. A Denis Compton Cricket Memorabilia Society Phonecard, limited edition no. 306/1000. Also an album of cigarette cards including Wills's, Player's, Ogden's etc. Sold with an unofficial autograph sheet of the england team 1970s. Eleven signatures including John Edrich, Frank Hayes, Mike Hendrick, Alan Knott, Mike Selvey, Bob Woolmer, Brian Close, Tony Greig etc. Four modern colour postcards signed by R.E.S. Wyatt, Alec Bedser, Peter May and Norman Yardley. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
Lot 426:
Lot 426
Marylebone Cricket Club Greetings card 1937. Single side printed card published to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the M.C.C. The card features a reproduction of an engraving of 'A Match in progress on Thomas Lord's Ground in Dorset Square, 1793', and a poem below by 'E.V.L.' (E.V. Lucas). M.C.C. trimming to borders in M.C.C. colours. 7.25"x9.5". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 427:
Lot 427
'The Cricket Match'. The Diamond Match Co. Ltd, London & Liverpool c1900. Four pairs of front and back match box labels each with a similar image of a batsman stood at the wicket. Also a pair of 'Cricket Match' labels, Collard & Co. Liverpool. Qty 5. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold

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