Cricket Ceramics & Metalware

Lot 621:
Lot 621
Cricket club medals 1912-1933. A selection of elaborate or unusual medals. Hallmarked medals include a 9ct gold medal inscribed to front 'Halifax Division P.C. G. Adams' and to verso .W.R.C.A.A. Cricket Championship Winners 1922'. Three silver hallmarked medals, one inscribed to shield on front 'All England XI 1914'. Another with no inscription, maker's mark 'W.H.H.' (William Hair Haseler of Birmingham 1902 The third with enamel decoration to front, inscribed to verso '1933 Div I'. Also a bronze metal medal with batsman and wicketkeeper motif to front, maker's name to verso 'Heydenrych Johannesburg' c1902. Sold with two larger medals, one silver metal In the form of the Victoria Cross with crossed bats, ball and stumps to centre, 'Stoke Victoria Cricket Club' with blue ribbon, the other a gold metal medal with enamel inset inscribed 'TCL' hanging from chains with two panels above, one inscribed 'Champion-ship 1914', the other 'Cricket'. Qty 7. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 622:
Lot 622
Silver cricket medals 1896-1966. Twelve silver hallmarked cricket medals. Inscriptions are 'N.&D.C.L. Winners 1896', 'C.C.L. 1905 C.E.C', 'C.E.S.A.A. 1920 Throwing Cricket Ball', 'Choirs C.L. 1925 Exmouth P.P. J. Moses', 'H.M.S. Pembroke Inter-room Cricket Winners. J. McAvoy 1933', 'Norton & District Cricket League' (1934), 'The Witherington Challenge Cup Millocrat C.C. 1936 L. Lawrence', 'Winners Wayonians Inter Factory League 1937', 'L.S.S.U.A.A. Divn. 2 1936', 'C.D.C.L. 1937 Div 2', 'L. Holland 1937', and 'Village Knock-out Cup Winners 1966'. Sold with a charm bracelet with four silver hallmarked charms, three with bats, ball and stumps motifs, the other tug-of-war, c1955. Qty 13. G
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 623:
Lot 623
Silver cricket medals 1912-1949. Eight hallmarked silver with enamel cricket medals each with cricketing decoration. Inscriptions are 'Luton & District Cricket League 1912 Champions Div I C. Harris', 'Finsbury District Cricket League. A.C.C. Runners-Up Div. I S. Messling 1928', 'Newbury & District Cricket League 1929 R. Gardner', 'H.C.C. Runners Up 1932', 'Burnley Express & News Cricket Comptn. Winners Colne W.E. Alley 1945', and three 'Hackney & Stoke Newington Deanery League each presented to 'W. Baxter' in 1936, 1937 and 1938. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 624:
Lot 624
Silver cricket medals 1902-1937. Six silver with gilt cricket medals each with elaborate cricketing decoration, each hallmarked. Inscriptions are 'B.D.V.C.(?) 1902', 'C.A.C.C. 1913 Syd. Hudson Bowling Prize', 'Winners E.D.C.L. 1918-19', 'F. Hyde Best Bowling Average 1926 Southburn C.C.', 'C.V.C.L. Selmeston 1931', and 'Departmental Cricket C.H. Drake 1937'. Attractive medals. G
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 625:
Lot 625
Assorted cricket medals 1932-1980. Seventeen silver, gold and bronze metal, medals, six with enamel decorations. Leagues include Birmingham Public Parks Cricket Association (Qty 3), Dewsbury & District Cricket League etc. Attractive medals. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 626:
Lot 626
Cricket badges. A Middlesborough Wanderers C.C. badge, hallmarked silver, Vaughton & Sons, Birmingham 1916. Also a metal badge for The Connaught Club, and another with enamel decoration and inscription 'Cricket. Nulla Dies Sine Linea'. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 627:
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Alfred Richard 'Alf' Gover. Surrey & England 1928-1948. Ronson cigarette lighter inscribed to one side 'Surrey County Cricket Club' with Surrey emblem, and to the verso 'County Champions 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956 Under Captaincy of W. Stuart Surridge'. Previously sold as part of the Alf Gover collection by Phillips as lot 261, 29th October 1998. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 628:
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Alec Victor Bedser. Surrey & England 1939-1960. A silver two brushes and comb set by Broadway & Co. in presentation box. Presented to Bedser on the 1974/75 tour to Australia on which Bedser was manager. Detached silver metal plaque inscribed 'To the Manager with many thanks from all the Boys. M.C.C. Tour Australia, New Zealand 1974-75'. Previously sold by T. Vennett-Smith in November 1999. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 629:
Lot 629
A pair of unusual Victorian brass sporting fire dogs/andiron figures. One depicts a footballer kicking a ball, the other a rugby players running with the ball, both players wearing caps. The figures stand on fireplaces each of which is decorated to centre with smaller images of crossed cricket bats, stumps and ball, rugby ball, football, football and rugby goal posts. Both approx 8.5" high. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
These figures were manufactured in Britain for a long period starting around 1880
Lot 630:
Lot 630
John Hugh Edrich. Surrey & England 1956-1978. One pint pewter tankard inscribed to one side, 'The Lord's Taverners. The President's Tankard. Presented by Harry Secombe President 1968 to the Cricketer of the Year, John Edrich'. The tankard by James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield. Reg. no. 587. Previously sold as part of lot 119 by Sotheby's, 11th July 1995. 4.75" tall. Slight denting to rim, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 631:
Lot 631 Lot 631
Colin Milburn. Northamptonshire, Western Australia & England 1960-1974. Authentic brass 'Cambrian' miner's oil lamp engraved 'Colin Milburn. NACODS [National Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers] Weekend School, March 1989'. The lamp by E. Thomas & Williams Ltd of Aberdare, Wales. Reg. no. 217040. 10" tall. Presentation box. VG
Estimate: £50/70
E. Thomas & Williams first produced miner's lamps in 1860. Colin Milburn was born in 1941 in the mining town of Burnopfield, County Durham. He died in 1990 aged 48
Lot 632:
Lot 632
Garry Sobers West Indies Benefit 1972. Pewter one pint tankard with the inscription 'Thanks for your help, Garry Sobers. Garfield Sobers W.I. Benefit, Sabina Park, Jamaica. 15th-16th April '72'. 5.5" tall. G
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 633:
Lot 633
'Lord's'. Half pint pewter tankard inscribed 'Lord's' to side. Gaskell & Chambers of Birmingham. 3.75" tall. G
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 634:
Lot 634
Colin Ingleby-MacKenzie (Hampshire ) and Ted Dexter (Sussex). Small circular silver hallmarked ashtray inscribed to rim 'Sunningdale Golf Club Founders' Foursomes 1966 Runners Up C. Ingleby-Mackenzie, E.R. Dexter'. 3.25" diameter. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 635:
Lot 635
A pair of silver hallmarked circular mustard pots with hinged lids and both retaining original blue glass liners, lacking spoons. Each inscribed 'Baltic Exchange Cricket Club, Moor Park, 7.10.24 E.W.D'. Maker's marks for Alexander Clark & Co. Ltd. London. Approx 2.5" tall. G
Estimate: £50/70
The Baltic Exchange is a City of London financial institution
Lot 636:
Lot 636 Lot 636
R.M.S. Otranto 1925. Unusual colour metal badge of the ship, 'R.M.S. Otranto Orient Line. Presented with Adventure the lively, healthy, up to date paper' printed to verso. 2.5"x1.75". Some wear to verso, otherwise in good condition. Sold with an original mono photograph of the Otranto, 6"x4", laid to photographer's mount, overall 10"x8". G/VG. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
'Adventure' was published by D.C. Thomson from 1921 to 1961. The M.C.C. sailed on the Otranto on the 1928/29 tour to Australia
Lot 637:
Lot 637
W.G. Grace. Pair of salt and pepper pots with transfer printed colour vignette depicting W.G. Grace batting to each pot and name printed beneath. 5" tall. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 638:
Lot 638
Australia v England. Centenary Test 1877-1977. Brown Bendigo Pottery character toby jug featuring the two Ashes captains for the game. Greg Chappell to one side and to reverse Tony Greig with decorative cricket bat and ball. Limited edition 366. Approx 6.5" tall. Rare. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 639:
Lot 639
'Hambledon'. A rare Hambledon crested 3.25" jug, the crest showing two cricket bats, early stumps and ball with 'Hambledon- The cradle of Cricket' below. Griffin China. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 640:
Lot 640
Brian Close Benefit Year 1961. 'Yorkshire County Cricket Club. The Pavilion, Headingley, Leeds'. Large square Sandland Ware ash tray with transfer printed image of the pavilion, to centre, with printed signature of 'Brian Close. Benefit Year 1961' beneath. Broad square band of gold lustre around the transfer print. 5.5"x5.5". Not often seen. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 641:
Lot 641
Pillbox. A ceramic pillbox with hand painted design to the lid of Worcester Cathedral with a cricket match in progress in the foreground, set on a blue background with gold edging. Inscription to the inside of the box reads 'Henry II and his Queen were crowned in Worcester Cathedral in 1159. King John was buried there in 1216'. Ladybird motif to underside of lid. The pillbox by Harcourt China, dated 2007, measures approx. 2.25" in diameter. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Harcourt China of Worcester was established in 1987 and specialises in hand painted fine bone china
Lot 642:
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Thomas Godfrey Evans. Kent & England 1939-1969. A pair of wooden bookends each in the form of stumps and ball. One with silver metal plaque inscribed 'Presented to T.G. Evans by N.S.W. Cricket Association. M.C.C. tour of Australia 1958-59'. 6" high. Previously sold as part of lot 111 in the Sotheby's sale of 11th July 1995. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 643:
Lot 643
Miniature cricket bats. Four miniature ivory cricket bats in bone, tin, wood and plastic. Probably c1950s. 3.5" and smaller. G
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 644:
Lot 644
'Queen Victoria 1837-1897'. China plate produced to commemorate Victoria's Diamond Jubilee with a central transfer printed vignette of the Queen surrounded by colour floral decoration and flags, with further vignettes in brown depicting sporting activities including cricket, football, horse racing, fishing, shooting, golf etc. Gold lustre to scalloped rim. Reg no. 294252. 1897. 7.25" diameter. Sold with a similar matching saucer, 5.5" diameter. Qty 2. Good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 645:
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Cricket badges, key rings 1970/2000's. A good selection of mainly modern badges (63) including players, Test series etc and key rings (30) including '20/20', 'Ashes urn', 'Kent C.C.C', Lord's, M.C.C. etc. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 646:
Lot 646
Cricket rosettes 1970/80's. Good collection of twenty seven county and Test team rosettes from the period plus separate team name cards on strips which fasten to the rosettes. Includes two from the 1990's. Sold with a further selection of I.C.C. World Cup 2003 iron on badges, still in original wrappers, as new. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 647:
Lot 647
Cricket novelties 1930s-1950s. An assortment of approximately fifty cricket novelties, medals, coins, penknives, spoons, a McVitie & Price dummy display chocolate bar etc. All presented in a blue felt-lined display case. G
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 648:
Lot 648
Cricket badges c1980s/1990s. A collection of thirty five official and novelty lapel and pin badges for tours, counties, clubs, tours, umpires associations etc. Items include Association of Cricket Umpires, Hutt Valley Cricket Association, Berkshire Cricket Umpires & Scorers. Clubs badges include Lancashire C.C.C., Beckenham C.C., University of Cambridge C.C., V.W.C.A. (Victoria Womens Cricket Association?), National Westminster Bank Trophy replica medals (Qty 3) etc. Novelty badges include four Australian gold metal badges featuring koala bears and a kangaroo, also Rupert Bear and Golly cricketers etc. G
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 649:
Lot 649
Percy George Herbert Fender. Sussex, Surrey & England 1910-1935. Arthur Mailey, New South Wales & Australia 1912-1930 and cartoonist Tom Webster. Original printed card for the Turnberry Hotel, Ayrshire with colour view of the front of the hotel to centre. The back of the card has hand drawn pencil caricatures of, to left hand side, Arthur Mailey, depicted bowling a rugby ball, drawn by Tom Webster and to the right hand side Tom Webster, smoking a cigar, by Arthur Mailey. Each has been signed by the artist, each with title 'Tom by Arthur' and Arthur by Tom'. The card measures 7"x5.5". Vertical centre fold otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Presumably Mailey and Webster as journalists were staying at the Turnberry Hotel, possibly when Scotland played Australia in Glasgow in July 1930 and these caricatures were drawn over Dinner Tom Webster was a British cartoonist and caricaturist who specialised in sporting cartoons. He started out at the Sports Argus in Birmingham, then later the Evening News, before joining the Daily Mail in 1919. He specialised in cartoons of horseracing, cricket and golf, and stayed at the Mail for over twenty years. He left the Daily Mail in 1940, but continued to draw for other newspapers, and his own range of annuals, until 1960. He died in 1962, aged 76
Lot 650:
Lot 650
Percy George Herbert Fender. Sussex, Surrey & England 1910-1935. Arthur Mailey, New South Wales & Australia 1912-1930. Original printed menu for the Grill Room at the Queen's Hotel, Leeds, dated 10th July 1930, the eve of the 3rd Test between England and Australia commencing at Headingley the following morning. The back cover of the menu has a head and shoulders caricature of cartoonist Tom Webster smoking a large cigar and the head of Percy Fender with bristling moustache above. The caricatures are not signed by Arthur Mailey but almost certainly his work. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 651:
Lot 651
Percy George Herbert Fender. Sussex, Surrey & England 1910-1935. Large original printed single card menu for the 'Dinner to the Guests- The Yorkshire Cricketers' held on the 20th June 1931 at the Savage Club, London with 'Fred Gorle in the Chair'. The menu with caricature of 'savages' playing cricket and titles to front cover and menu to back. This was Percy Fender's menu from the Dinner and he has signed and written 'Whoever finds this should avoid an charge of theft by returning it to Percy G.H. Fender- Stealing by finding' . Also signed by Maurice Leyland and Frank Greenwood of Yorkshire C.C.C. Light soiling otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Yorkshire were County Champions in 1931
Lot 652:
Lot 652
Percy George Herbert Fender. Sussex, Surrey & England 1910-1935. Original solid leather portmanteaux (large deep suitcase) with typed letter to inside of the lid dated 24th May 1965 with the following statement 'This portmanteaux, which was given to my father by Mr Harry Bishop, in about 1904, was passed on to me by my father, and has been in my possession ever since. Today I have filled it with a number of souvenirs of all sorts which have been accumulating in a 'bottom drawer' for some years and which some day, may be of some interest to anyone who goes through the contents.... signed Percy G.H. Fender. The portmanteaux contains a miscellany of items including his newspaper cuttings, with handwritten annotation from the Ashes series of 1928/29, posters for a Charity Cricket Match played at Horsham, Sussex in June 1939, photographic proofs of photographic images of the 1930 Ashes Test series for his book 'The Tests of 1930' with letter from Faber & Faber, proof print of two pages of the same book, his leather tobacco pouch with his raised wired initials 'P.G.H.F.' to centre and to sides, raised wired emblems of Surrey County Cricket Club and England (three lions and crown), letters regarding cricket in the Daily Telegraph 1977, photographs of 'The Old Hags' at Lord's 1961, team photographs featuring Fender and others in later years, cricket newspapers, election posters by Tom Webster for County Council elections in 1952 with Fender standing, his school reports from his time at St George's College, Weybridge 1902-1904, St Georges College school photographs 1904, cricket and sporting team photographs from St. Pauls School 1908-09 and 1909 featuring Fender (Captain of Cricket), small cricket scorebooks, a selection of individual original pencil highlighted with colour caricatures (rather naive) of leading cricketers including Jardine, Larwood, Hobbs, Sutcliffe, Chapman, Freeman etc, each with the initials 'D.S.R.', Team photographs of the 'St Paul's School First Eleven 1908', 'St Paul's School Five Four 1910', both by photographers, Elliott & Fry and both featuring Fender, P.G.H. Fender's XI Sussex tour 1910, image faded but fully signed by the team including Fender, Surrey Eleven 1920 (Fender, Captain), Royal Air Force v The Rest of England, Eastbourne 1922 includes Woolley, Hobbs, Rhodes, Gunn, Gilligan, Tennyson, Carr, Fender, Gillingham, Haig etc, an original photograph of George Macaulay scoring the run which won the 2nd Test, M.C.C. v South Africa at Newlands, January 1923, a detailed handwritten wartime diary of his travelling from Melbourne in Australia to Leyte in the Philippines in April 1945, a further diary with details of trips to France in September 1948, Singapore in December 1948, Greece in December 1948 etc, personal and army correspondence, family, wedding and war-time photographs, a presentation personalised photograph album for the Coronation Naval Review at Spithead in May 1937, various University rowing programmes 1950, business correspondence and photographs, fuel ration cards, menus and booklets for the Saintsbury Club 1940/60's, some original newspapers on the death of Churchill in 1965, war-time newspapers etc. The portmanteaux has the remains of various shipping labels to its sides including Cunard etc. The general condition of the portmanteaux is very worn with some breaking to straps
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 653:
Lot 653 Lot 653
'Worcestershire County Cricket Club 1882 to 1893'. Early and original brown calf leather bound scorebook for the club, with titles on laid down red leather in gilt to front cover and spine paper and marbled red end papers, was produced by Mercer & Sons, Printers and Lithographers, 270 Kennington Road, London. The pages of the scorebook titled to lower border 'Frederick Lillywhite's Registered Scoring sheet'. The scorebook, records one hundred and forty eight of the matches, home and away, played in the period 1882 to 1893 by Worcester C.C.C. and Worcestershire Club & Ground, with matches played against Emeriti (a wandering cricket club founded in 1871), Staffordshire, Shropshire, Gentlemen of Warwickshire, Malvern College, The Borderers Association, M.C.C., Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, East Gloucestershire, Worcester Regiment, Derbyshire Friars, Radnorshire, I Zingari, South Wales Cricket Club, Free Foresters, Witley Court, Keble College, Oxford, Magdalen College, Oxford, Monmouthshire, Kidderminster, Warwickshire Club & Ground, Wiltshire, Radley Rangers, Warwickshire, Surrey 2nd XI, Devon, Cheshire, Durham, Oxfordshire, Uppingham Rovers, Worcester City, Hill Green (Croome), Lancashire 2nd XI, Birmingham etc. The main and most successful bowlers for the club appear to be Baines and Tyler. Some notable players taking part in these matches included C.E de Trafford, H.F. de Trafford, Briggs, Mold, Ward, Cadnam of Lancashire, C.W. Foley, P.H. Foley, Henry Knowles Foster, W.L. Foster, W.H. Foster, Bromley-Martin of Worcestershire, William Gunn, Scotton, Wheeler, Flowers, Attewell, Mordecai Sherwin, Farrands of Nottinghamshire, Burton, Edward Lyttleton, Henry Pickett, Percy John de Paravicini, C.P.Foley, Alfred Lyttleton, Studd of Middlesex, Walter Raleigh Gilbert (Cousin of the Graces), David Buchanan, Bromley-Martin, Earl of Coventry, H.T. Coventry, C.J. Coventry, James Wootton, Henry Forster of Hampshire, Viscount Throwley, C.J. Burnup of Kent, Arnold Fothergill of Somerset, W. Mycroft, William Chatterton, William Storer of Derbyshire, Hylton Jessop, Willam Woof of Gloucestershire, Prince Victor A.L.E.A.C. of Scheleswig, W.H. Ward (Earl of Dudley), Edwin Diver, A.F.A. Lilley, Sydney Santall, W.G. Quaife, W. Quaife of Warwickshire, Alfred Street, G.H. Watts of Surrey, A.P. Lucas etc. There are also annotated notes by the scorer on pages referring to certain matches 'First game with the County (v Lancashire 2nd XI 1893), 'A very wet wicket, rain having fell heavily during the previous night' (v Malvern College 1885), 'Mr Jackson (O.F.) was missed five times during his innings' (made 113 v Radnorshire 1885), 'The Rev M.B. Buckle accomplished the hat trick' (v Fifteen Colts, with a captain 1887, 'Worcestershire lost by 17 runs. Fine weather, loose fielding' (v I. Zingari 1888), 'Malvern College this year are the strongest team that has played for nineteen years and are probably the best Public School eleven at the present time' (v Malvern College 1891, two of the Foster brothers played in the game), 'A grand innings by Mr W.L. Foster [95] and a capital score by Mr Jobson were the main features of a pleasant match played in lovely weather on one of the most picturesque grounds in the kingdom (v Devonshire 1893) etc. The scorebook with wear to boards and extremities, rounding to corners and with splitting to spine. Some staining to rear board otherwise in good condition. Internally very good. This scorebook is of significant importance to the growth, prominence and history of Worcestershire cricket, portraying its slow but steady rise from playing friendly matches against some minor counties, wandering cricket clubs to facing M.C.C. and county second eleven's and eventually to achieve first class status in 1899. It also records the development of the Foster brothers at Malvern school and Eton, three were included in the county sides in this scorebook up until 1893, and eventual pre-eminence of the entire Foster brethren in lifting the club from the backwaters of cricket mediocrity to eventual first class status and competitive success on the field. Seven brothers who all represented Worcestershire, three of whom captained the club at some point, during the period 1899-1934, with six appearing during the seasons 1908-11
Estimate: £500/800
All the home matches in the scorebook were mainly played at Boughton Park, the ground which was used for the majority of Worcestershire home matches from 1865, the last match played there by the county was in 1902. The club moved to the New Road ground in 1896. Many matches particularly the later matches in 1892 and 1893 do not appear on search engines for matches played by the club. Worcestershire CCC was formed on 4 March 1865 at the Star Hotel in Worcester. The club owes much to Paul Foley. A player from 1878-1896, he was appointed club club secretary became involved with the club in the 1880s and helped to establish the Minor Counties Championship which began in 1895. Worcestershire shared the inaugural title with Durham and Norfolk before winning outright in 1896, 1897 and 1898. With this success behind it, the club applied for first-class status and entered the County Championship in 1899. Worcestershire CCC played its initial first-class match versus Yorkshire CCC on 4, 5 & 6 May 1899. The scorebook, with match scores written in a number of hands was purchased by a well known cricket writer approximately 40 years ago, who paid a pittance for it at a junk shop
Lot 654:
Lot 654 Lot 654
'The Australian Cricket Team in England. Season 1930. Captain W.M. Woodfull'. Original scorebook for the Australian tour of England 1930 compiled by W.H. Ferguson, the M.C.C. official scorer and baggage master for the tour. The scorebook in blue morocco boards with gilt titles to front board 'The Australian Cricket Team in England. Season 1930. Captain W.M. Woodfull'. Minor wear to board extremities otherwise in good/very good condition. The scorebook covers all thirty four matches played on the tour beginning with the traditional opening match played at Worcester on the 30th April, 1st & 2nd June 1930 and concluding with the final match of the tour against H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's 'England XI' played at Scarborough on the10th-12th September 1930. Each match is neatly recorded in ink in Ferguson's hand. Full details for each match include the batsmen's scores, full bowling analyses, with notes of wides and no-balls, extras and fall of wickets. In addition, there are brief odd notes on the weather conditions, time of innings, who won the toss, the names of the umpires and scorers, notable partnerships etc. The scorebook records the extraordinary prolific scoring performance of Don Bradman on the this, his first tour of England. Bradman made 974 runs in the five Test matches at an average of 139.14 with one triple hundred (334 at Leeds), two double hundreds (254 at Lord's and 232 at the Oval) and one single hundred (131 at Trent Bridge). Bradman made almost 3000 on the tour overall, with ten centuries and an average of 98.66. The Australians winning the series by two Tests to one. The scorebook, an 'Ernie Hayes Cricket Scoring Book' was published by Dean & Son Ltd of Covent Garden, London, was bought by the vendor from Christie's Auctioneers, Melbourne in March 2002 as lot 212 and their lot description suggests that the scorebook may well have been compiled by Ferguson and presented to the Australian Captain Bill Woodfull. A unique item from the 1930 Ashes tour
Estimate: £1000/1500
Lot 655:
Lot 655 Lot 655
'M.C.C. Australian Tour 1936-37'. The original scorebook for the M.C.C. tour of Australia and New Zealand 1936-1937. Compiled by W.H. Ferguson, the M.C.C. official scorer for the tour. The scorebook half bound in leather with cloth boards with gilt titles to front board 'M.C.C. Australian Tour 1936-37' with 'Capt R. Howard. Manager.' in gilt to bottom right hand corner. The leather worn and scuffed with some staining to cloth, particularly to the back board. The scorebook covers all twenty nine matches played on the tour beginning with the one day match played against All Ceylon at Colombo on October 3rd 1936 and concluding with the final match of the tour against an Auckland and Wellington team at Wellington on the 1st-3rd April 1937. Each match is beautifully recorded in ink in Ferguson's hand. Full details for each match include the batsmen's individual scoring strokes and number of minutes batted, full bowling analyses, with notes of wides and no-balls, extras and fall of wickets. In addition, there are brief notes on the weather conditions, who won the toss, the names of the umpires and scorers and notable partnerships. The exhibition match in Tasmania is recorded as is the batting exhibition put on by the M.C.C. after winning their two day game with New South Wales Country XI at Canberra early. The scorebook was acquired direct from the family of Captain Rupert Howard by a cricket dealer some years ago and was purchased by the present vendor. A unique record of this 1930's M.C.C. tour. Good condition
Estimate: £1500/2500
M.C.C. under the captaincy of 'Gubby' Allen left Southampton for Australia on 12th September 1936, arriving at Perth via Colombo on the 13th October 1936. They played twenty five matches in Australia and a further three in New Zealand. Having started off the Test series well, winning the first two Tests, M.C.C, lost the remaining three Tests and so failed to regain the Ashes. England's failure can be attributed to a combination of poor batting and the brilliance of Don Bradman. The tour was a financial success due to the fluctuating nature of the Tests and broke all records with receipts amounting to £90,909 with over 900,000 people attending. Bradman made 82 in the 2nd Test, 270 in the 3rd Test, 212 in the 4th Test and 169 in the fifth Test
Lot 656:
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New Zealand inaugural tour to England 1927. An excellent collection of twenty eight original official scorecards covering nearly the entire tour. The scorecards are all printed, the majority with complete scores, one with handwritten scores. Scorecards are for matches played v Cambridge University, Cambridge 18th-20th May, v Royal Navy, Portsmouth 25th-27th May, v Sussex, Hove 28th-31st May, v Club Cricket Conference, Ealing 2nd-3rd June, v Oxford University, Oxford 4th-7th June, v Worcestershire, Worcester 8th-10th June, v Northamptonshire, Kettering 11th-14th June, v Leicestershire, Leicester 15th-17 June, v Durham, Chester-le-Street 18th-20th June, v Northumberland, Newcastle 22nd-23rd July, v Scotland, Glasgow 24th-25th June, v Scottish Counties, Broughty Ferry 27th-28th June, v South of Scotland, Galashiels 1st July, v Yorkshire, Bradford 2nd-5th July, v East of England, Wisbech 9th-12th July, v Civil Service, Chiswick 16th-19th July, v Warwickshire, Edgbaston 23rd-26th July, v West of England, Exeter 27th-29th July, v Glamorgan, Cardiff 30th July- 2nd August, v Somerset, Weston-super-Mare 6th-9th August, v Derbyshire, Derby 13th-16th August, v Lancashire, Old Trafford 17th-19th August, v Cumberland, Whitehaven 20th-22nd August, v Bedfordshire, Bedford 24th-25th August, v Norfolk, Norwich 26th-27th August, v Richmond, Richmond 29th August, v Welsh Cygnets, Llandudno 7th-8th September, and the final match of the tour v H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's XI, Scarborough 10th-13th September. All scorecards in very good to excellent condition. A rare, almost complete, collection of scorecards from the tour
Estimate: £180/250
No Test matches were played but, of the twenty six first class matches on the tour, New Zealand defeated Sussex, Worcestershire, Glamorgan, Somerset and Derbyshire and drew a good number. On the strength of this they were accorded Test status and played their first Test match, against England, in January 1930
Lot 657:
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West Indies tour to England 1928. A good selection of eight official scorecards for matches played in the early part of the tour, including some rare non-first class matches. Scorecards are v Reigate Priory, Reigate 28th April, v Oxford University, The Parks 16th-18th May, v Cambridge University, Fenner's 26th-29th May, v Durham, Sunderland 1st-2nd June, v Ireland, Dublin 4th-6th June, v Minor Counties, Exeter 16th-19th June, v Civil Service, Chiswick 20th-21st June, and v Wales, Llandudno 25th-27th July. All scorecards with printed scores, the majority complete, in excellent condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 658:
Lot 658 Lot 658
'Lord's Centenary 1814-1914'. Pair of large original commemorative printed scorecards for the Centenary in 1914. The first scorecard is headed 'Lord's Cricket Ground Centenary 1814-1914. M.C.C. v Hertfordshire. June 22nd 1814'. With colour decorative border, depicting Lord's cricket ground through the ages and scorecard to centre. The second similar scorecard is, again, headed 'Lord's Cricket Ground Centenary 1814-1914. M.C.C. South Africa Team v The Rest. June 22nd 1914'. With colour decorative border, depicting Lord's cricket ground through the ages and scorecard to centre. Colours bright to both cards. 9.75"x12". Printed by Tom Browne & Co (Nottm) Limited. Excellent decorative images. The Hertfordshire scorecard with creasing and small tear to edge, light creasing to two corners, the South Africa scorecard with minor ageing, otherwise in good+ condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £120/160
Lot 659:
Lot 659
'England v Kent. The Pilch Cup'. Commemorative scorecard printed at Lord's recording Fuller Pilch's performance in the match played at Canterbury 12th-14th August 1850. The card also refers to the Cup presented to Pilch which was purchased from his nephew by M.C.C. in 1895 for display in the 'Central Room of the Pavilion' at Lord's. Date of printing not known. VG
Estimate: £30/50
England beat Kent by fifteen runs, with Pilch top scoring in both innings for Kent with scores of 29 and 51. Pilch was considered to be the greatest batsman ever known until the appearance of W.G. Grace
Lot 660:
Lot 660
Cricket scorecards late 1940's to 1970's. Good quantity and selection of scorecards, mainly for matches at Lord's, including Finals, Test matches, tour matches, county matches etc. Handwritten and printed details. Some faults to odd scorecard otherwise good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 661:
Lot 661
Cricket scorecards late 1970's to 2000's. Good quantity and selection of scorecards, mainly for matches at Lord's, including Finals, Test matches, tour matches, county matches etc. Includes three of the 1981 Ashes match scorecards at Headingley, Lord's and Old Trafford, World Cup Final scorecards 1979 and 1983 etc. Handwritten and printed details. Some faults to odd scorecard otherwise good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 662:
Lot 662
Alfred Percy 'Tich' Freeman. Kent & England 1914-1936. M.C.C. tour of Australia 1924/25. A rare complete set of scorecards for the five Tests played on the tour in Australia. The first, played at Sydney on the 19th-27th December 1924 with Australia winning by 193 runs (Freeman taking five wickets in the match and scoring 50 not out in the second innings, his highest Test score), the second, at Melbourne on the 1st-8th January 1925 with Australia winning by 81 runs (Freeman did not play in the Test), the third, at Adelaide on the 16th-23rd January 1925 with Australia winning by 11 runs (Freeman taking three wickets in the match), the fourth, at Melbourne on the 13th-18th February 1925 with England winning by an innings and 29 runs (Freeman did not play in the match) and the fifth, at Sydney on the 27th February- 3rd March 1925 with Australia winning by 307 runs (Freeman did not play in the match). Australia winning the series by 4-1. The scorecard with fully completed printed scores. Some age toning and staining plus minor damage to the first scorecard otherwise in good/very good condition. Previously sold by Phillip's Auctioneers in the Freeman sale in October 1996 as lot 305. Scarce
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 663:
Lot 663
India v England, Eden Gardens, Calcutta 1934. Rare official scorecard for the second Test match played on the 5th-8th January 1934. The Test match was drawn with England batting first and making 403 all out, Jardine making 61, Langridge 70, Verity 55no and Amar Singh taking four wickets for India. In reply, India were bowled out for 247 and followed on, Merchant making 54, Dilawar Hussain 59, Wazar Ali 39 and Verity taking four wickets, Nichols and Clark three wickets a piece. Following on India made 237 all out with Dilawar Hussain making 57, Naoomal 43 and Nayudu 38, Verity again taking four wickets, Clark three.England made 7-2 before the match ended. The scorecard is complete in print up until the end of the Indian second innings. Horizontal crease, staining to the back of the scorecard which has come through the card on the front, some nicks and small loss to edges otherwise in fair/good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 664:
Lot 664
'H.E. Governor's XII vs Major General D. Stuart's XII 1945. Official folding scorecard for the war-time match played at Eden Gardens, Bombay on the 6th-8th January 1945. The match featured many Indian and the odd England Test player. Players included Compton, Hardstaff, Mankad, Mustaq Ali, C.S. Nayudu, Chatterjee, Chowdhury, Amarnath etc. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
The Governor's XI won by 7 wickets, Compton made 123 in the second innings. This match was the R.B. Lagden memorial match and played for the Red Cross Fund
Lot 665:
Lot 665
Hampshire v Glamorgan 1948. Official scorecard for the match played at Bournemouth 21st, 23rd & 24th August 1948. Signed by thirteen Glamorgan players. Signatures include Wooller (captain), Parkhouse. Jones, D.E. Davies, H.G. Davies, Watkins, Eaglestone etc. Horizontal fold and some wear otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Glamorgan were 'County Cricket Champions' in 1948
Lot 666:
Lot 666
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1946-47. Two Australian tour folding card souvenirs. One with fixtures, names of the team and fixture card and to reverse a printed scorecard issued by United Licensed Victuallers Association (ULVA). NSW Branch who were campaigning post war for 10pm closing in bars rather than 6pm, the other, issued by Austin Equipment Company of Sydney, similar but to reverse caricature portraits of 'Know your cricket terms'. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 667:
Lot 667
M.C.C. v Rest of the World. M.C.C. Bicentenary Match 1987. Official scorecard for the match played at Lord's 20th-25th August 1987. Nicely signed in ink to the scorecard by fifteen players who took part in the match. Signatures include Broad, Gooch, Gower, Rice, Dujon, French, Haynes, Gatting, Vengsarkar, Marshall, Hadlee, Walsh etc, also Harper to verso. Complete printed scores. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
The match was drawn with no play possible on the fifth day. For the M.C.C. Gatting scored 179 and Gooch 117 in the first innings, Greenidge 122 in the second. For Rest of the World, Gavaskar, playing in his last first class match, scored 188 in their first innings
Lot 668:
Lot 668 Lot 668
Double century scorecards. Two official match scorecards in which players made a double century. Middlesex v Kent, Lord's, 13th-16th April 1999 in which Justin Langer scored 241no for Middlesex in their second innings. Surrey v Glamorgan, The Oval, 19th June 2002 (one day match), Alistair Brown 268 for Surrey. Both scorecards are signed by the featured player. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 669:
Lot 669
Graeme Hick. Worcestershire C.C.C. Official match scorecard for Worcestershire v Sussex, New Road, Worcester 29th May- 1st June 1998 in which Hick scored his 99th and 100th first class centuries. Signed by Hick. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 670:
Lot 670
Trinidad v Glamorgan 1970. Official programme for the match played at Gilbert Park, California and Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain on 15th April and 17th-19th April 1970. Signed by the editor of the programme Leroy Williams. Odd faults otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 671:
Lot 671
England v Australia Ashes series 1985. Complete set of official completed scorecards for each of the six Test matches played. VG
Estimate: £15/25
England won the series 3-1 with two matches drawn
Lot 672:
Lot 672
Zimbabwe v Pakistan, 1st Test 1995. Large A3 printed scorecard of the match played at Harare with full details of the match. Signed by both teams, twenty two signatures including Malik, Latif, Wasim Akram, Anwar, Mujtaba, Inzaman, Flower, Campbell, Olonga, Strang, Streak etc. Zimbabwe won the Test by an innings and 64 runs with Andrew Flower scoring 201no, Streak taking nine wickets in the match. Sold with an official autograph sheet for the Zimbabwe tour of Australia 1983, fully signed
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 673:
Lot 673
England v Australia 1985. Official scorecard for the fifth Test, Edgbaston 15th-20th August 1985. Fully signed by the eleven England players including the three centurions in the match, Tim Robinson (148), David Gower (215) and Mike Gatting (100no). G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
England won by an innings an 118 runs
Lot 674:
Lot 674
Lord's scorecards 1926 to 2000. Large collection of cricket scorecards, the majority for matches played at Lord's. Three scorecards are pre 1940, M.C.C. v Cambridge 1926, Sussex v Yorkshire 1939 and Middlesex v Somerset 1939 (heavy annotation to the last two cards). The rest with some folds and faults but overall good condition. Also includes a printed notice of 'Sussex C.C.C. Jim Parks' Benefit match. Sussex v Yorkshire 1st September 1939 with printed facsimile signatures of the team below
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 675:
'George Burton. 10 wickets in the match'. Surrey v Middlesex 1888. Original and scarce silk scorecard for the match played at the Kennington Oval on the 19th-21st July 1888. George Burton (Middlesex 1881-1893) in the Surrey first innings took all ten Surrey wickets for fifty nine runs from 52.3 overs with 25 maiden overs. Fully printed match details. Odd very minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition. A rare and early commemorative silk scorecard
Estimate: £80/120
In a closely fought low scoring match, Surrey won the match by three wickets. Middlesex batting first made 161 all out with Scott making the highest score of 60, Lohmann and Beaumont taking seven wickets between them. In reply Middlesex made 163 all with Burton taking all ten wickets for fifty nine runs, Kingston Key making 51. In Middlesex's second innings they were bowled out for 53 with Lohmann taking 7-32. Surrey won the match with seven wickets down achieving their total of 52 with only two batsman making double figures, Burton taking a further three wickets, thirteen in the match
Lot 676:
Lot 676 Lot 676
England v Australia 1977. Two official scorecards for the first Test, Lord's 16th-21st June 1977 and the fifth Test, The Oval 25th-30th August 1977. The Lord's scorecard signed by Bob Willis who took nine wickets in the match. The Oval scorecard signed by eight England and three Australia players. Signatures are Tony Grieg, Bob Woolmer, Geoff Boycott, Bob Willis, Mike Hendrick, Graham Roope, Derek Underwood, Alan Knott, David Hookes, Greg Chappell and Ray Bright. Both scorecards with complete printed scores, both matches were drawn. Horizontal crease to the Lord's card, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 677:
Lot 677
Alec Bedser. England v Australia 1953. Official scorecard for the first Test played at Trent Bridge, 11th-16th June 1953. Nicely signed in ink by Alec Bedser who took fourteen wickets in the drawn match. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 678:
Lot 678 Lot 678
William John 'Bill' Edrich. Middlesex & England, 1937-1958. Three multi-signed 50th Anniversary limited edition first day covers of the first flight of the Bristol Blenheim, dated 12th April 1985. Each signed by former war-time Blenheim pilot Bill Edrich. Other signatures include Don Bradman, David Sheppard, Graham Gooch, Alf Gover, Geoff Boycott, Tony Lock, Bill Lawry, Godfrey Evans, R.E.S. Wyatt, Tom Graveney, Tony Greig, Les Ames, Ian Chappell, Alec and Eric Bedser, Peter May, Mike Gatting etc. Two covers complete with original printed card inserts detailing Edrich's military and cricketing careers and a history of the Bristol Blenheim. Limited edition nos. 458, 919 and 929 of 1157. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 679:
Lot 679 Lot 679
William John 'Bill' Edrich. Middlesex & England, 1937-1958. Three multi-signed 50th Anniversary limited edition first day covers of the first flight of the Bristol Blenheim, dated 12th April 1985. Each signed by former war-time Blenheim pilot Bill Edrich. Other signatures include Don Bradman, Colin Cowdrey, Geoff Boycott, Sunil Gavaskar, John Edrich, Alf Gover, Graham Gooch, Tony Lock, Peter May, Alec and Eric Bedser, Graeme Hick, Tony Greig, Bob Taylor, John Snow, Bob Willis, Clive Lloyd, Mike Brearley, Tony Lewis, Mike Denness, Tom Graveney etc. Two covers complete with original printed card inserts detailing Edrich's military and cricketing careers and a history of the Bristol Blenheim. Limited edition nos. 815, 995 and 1020 of 1157. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 680:
Lot 680 Lot 680
William John 'Bill' Edrich. Middlesex & England, 1937-1958. Four multi-signed 50th Anniversary limited edition first day covers of the first flight of the Bristol Blenheim, dated 12th April 1985. Each signed by former war-time Blenheim pilot Bill Edrich. Other signatures include Don Bradman, Geoff Boycott, David Sheppard, Alf Gover, Tony Lock, Colin Cowdrey, Les Ames, Tony Greig, Ian Chappell, Dennis Lillee, Godfrey Evans, R.E.S. Wyatt, David Gower, Graham Gooch, Mike Gatting, Peter May etc. Three covers complete with original printed card inserts detailing Edrich's military and cricketing careers and a history of the Bristol Blenheim. Limited edition nos. 424, 542, 582 and 993 of 1157. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 681:
Lot 681
William John 'Bill' Edrich. Middlesex & England, 1937-1958. Five multi-signed 50th Anniversary limited edition first day covers of the first flight of the Bristol Blenheim, dated 12th April 1985. Each signed by former war-time Blenheim pilot Bill Edrich. Four covers each additionally signed by Colin Cowdrey, David Gower, Graham Gooch, Geoff Boycott and Tony Lock, the fifth by Tony Lock, David Gower, Alec and Eric Bedser, Graeme Hick, Mike Gatting and Peter May. All covers complete with original printed card inserts detailing Edrich's military and cricketing careers and a history of the Bristol Blenheim. Limited edition nos. 423, 939, 943, 944 and 998 of 1157. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 682:
Lot 682 Lot 682
Australian Bicentenary 1988. Two official TCCB first day covers postmarked 21st June 1988. The two covers signed during the Bicentenary Test played at Sydney, 29th January- 2nd February 1988, one by the twelve members of the Australia team, the other by sixteen members of the England touring party. Australia signatures include Border, Marsh, S. Waugh, Boon, Dodemaide, Jones etc. England signatures include Gatting, Emburey, Athey, Broad, Fairbrother, French, Dilley, Foster, de Freitas, Robinson, Capel etc. Limited edition nos. 22/41 (Australia) and 22/50 (England). Individually framed and glazed, overall 9"x5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 683:
Lot 683 Lot 683
Cricket at Arundel Castle 1953 and 1957. Two official souvenir programmes for H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh's Team v His Grace The Duke of Norfolk's Team, for matches played 2nd August 1953 and 4th August 1957, the 1957 programme with the initials in ink of 'EDRE' to front cover being Desmond Eagar's copy. Minor ageing and rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 684:
Lot 684
West Indies tour to England 1988. Official tour guide fully signed to the biographies by all seventeen members of the West Indies touring party. Signatures include Richards (Captain), Greenidge, Ambrose, Dujon, Harper, Haynes, Hooper, Logie, Marshall, Richardson, Walsh etc. Sold with two 'Playfair' guides for West Indies tours to England 1950 and 1957. Some wear, otherwise generally good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 685:
Lot 685
Tour brochures 1953-1961. Seven official tour guides published by Playfair for tours to England. Guides are for India 1952, Australia 1953, 1956, 1961, Pakistan 1954, South Africa 1955, and West Indies 1957. Odd faults to some guides, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a 'Sport and General' guide for the 1953 Australia tour to England. Loss to rear wrapper. Qty 8
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 686:
Lot 686
England and Australia Test cricketers. Two 'Sport' 1980 first day covers issued 10th October 1980, each signed by eleven former players. Twenty two signatures in total including R.E.S. Wyatt, Les Ames, Len Hutton, Godfrey Evans, Alec Bedser, Dennis Amiss, Richie Benaud, Jack Flavell, Allan Border, Mike Denness, Mike Brearley, Mike Gatting, Bob Willis, David Gower etc. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 687:
Lot 687 Lot 687
Ashes series signed covers 1980s. 'Sir Donald Bradman 75th Birth Anniversary' commemorative cover issued 18th November 1983, signed by Bradman. Centenary Test Match 1980 cover issued 10th October 1980, limited edition no. 7/25. Six signatures of Jim Laker, Peter West, Mike Smith, Mike Brearley, Ted Dexter and Tom Graveney. Australia Bicentenary official T.C.C.B. cover, limited edition no. 48/50, signed by Len Hutton. Two covers for the Fourth Test, Old Trafford, 1989, limited edition nos. 12/100 and 20/100, each signed by Allan Border, David Bower and Cyril Washbrook. Two 'Benham Silks' for the 1993 Australian tour, one of the Essex team signed by Merv Hughes, the other, Derbyshire, signed by Shane Warne. Sold with a commemorative cover for Adelaide Oval Centenary Test signed by Greg Chappell, and New South Wales Sheffield Shield and Cup winners 1984/85 signed by Greg Matthews, Alan Davidson and Bill O'Reilly. Qty 9. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 688:
Lot 688 Lot 688
Test cricketers commemorative covers. A selection of covers signed by West Indies, India, New Zealand South Africa and England players. Covers include a Benham Silk of the Old Trafford Pavilion Centenary 1995, signed by Clive Lloyd. Opening of the new Radcliffe Road Stand at Trent Bridge 1998 signed by Garry Sobers, limited edition no. 12/30. Other signatures on covers include Malcolm Marshall, Desmond Haynes (West Indies), Alec Stewart, Mike Atherton (England), Richard Hadlee, Glenn Turner, Bev Congdon, Ken Rutherford, Dion Nash, Ian Smith, Nathan Astle (New Zealand), Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar (India), Kepler Wessels, Jimmy Cook, Ali Bacher (South Africa) etc. Qty 17. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 689:
Lot 689 Lot 689
County and Test players commemorative covers. A selection of twenty five commemorative covers signed by Test and County cricketers. Signed covers include Colin Cowdrey, Leslie Ames, Derek Underwood, Martyn Moxon, David Gower, Richard Hadlee, George Mann, Brian Statham, Ted Dexter, Tony Greig, Tom Graveney, Geoff Boycott, Len Hutton, Mike Denness, Fred Trueman, Godfrey Evans, Jim Laker, Trevor Bailey, Denis Compton, Bill Edrich, Bob Wyatt, Peter May, Mike Gatting, Ian Botham etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 690:
Lot 690 Lot 690
County and Test players commemorative covers. A selection of twenty seven commemorative covers signed by Test and County cricketers. Signed covers include M.J.K. Smith, Bob Willis, Dennis Amiss, Gladstone Small, Alvin Kallicharran, Andy Lloyd, Alec Bedser, Bill Edrich, Alf Gover, Brian Statham, Len Hutton, Geoff Boycott, Allan Lamb, Tom Graveney, Graham Gooch, David Gower, Denis Compton, Keith Fletcher, Basil D'Oliveira, Colin Cowdrey, Trevor Bailey, Ian Botham, Richard Hadlee etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 691:
Lot 691
Australia Test Captains 1936-1999. Official T.C.C.B. commemorative cover issued for the sixth Ashes Test, The Oval, 24th August 1989. Fully signed in ink by all nineteen players who consecutively captained Australia in the period 1936-1999. Signatures are Don Bradman, Bill Brown, Lindsay Hassett, Arthur Morris, Ian Johnson, Ray Lindwall, Ian Craig, Richie Benaud, Neil Harvey, Bob Simpson, Brian Booth, Bill Lawry, Barry Jarman, Ian Chappell, Greg Chappell, Graham Yallop, Kim Hughes, Allan Border and Mark Taylor. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 692:
Lot 692
'Kent County Cricket Club Centenary 1870-1970'. Official commemorative cover signed by fourteen Kent players. Signatures include Underwood, Denness, Cowdrey, Luckhurst, Graham, Johnson, Knott, Shepherd, Woolmer Asif Iqbal etc. Sold with an official programme for a Greenwich Round Table Charity Match, 12th September 1965, signed by Colin Cowdrey. Also a menu card signed by Ray Lindwall, a Wombwell Cricket Lover's Society menu 1980 signed by Basil D'Oliveria and Leslie Crowther, and a Mike Smith Benefit brochure 1976, signed to the front by Smith etc. Qty 6. G
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 693:
Lot 693
'Cricket Lore'. Complete run of the magazine from the first issue, November 1991 (Issue one) to July 2005 (Vol 5, Issue seven). Loosely bound in official blue binders. Sold with 'The Wisden Cricketer' January 2005 to December 2007, lacking September 2005, June 2007, bound in three official binders. Also the 'Benson and Hedges Cricket Year' editions 1-10, 12 and 13, and 'Pelham Cricket Year' editions 1-3. In two boxes. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 694:
Lot 694
'There's Style!'. A Royal Doulton Black Boy dinner plate, entitled 'There's Style!' printed with a boy in red jacket and a floppy hat stood in batting stance in front of the wicket. Green floral decoration to inner and outer rim. 10.5" diameter. Doulton backstamp and number 'D2864' to base. Slight loss to paint, in several places, of the green band on the inner rim of the plate, minor wear to the top of the outer rim and slight loss to the title otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £500/800
Lot 695:
Lot 695
William Gilbert Grace. Original Coalport porcelain plate commemorating W.G. Grace's Century Of Centuries 1895, decorated in blue with central portrait of Grace and dates of each individual century and who scored against radiating out from the centre. With semi-gadrooned rim and gold line lustre decoration to edge. 9" diameter. Coalport stamp in green to back, 'In Commemoration of Dr W.G. Grace's Century of Centuries 1866-1895' in blue and pattern number X1662. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £400/600
W.G. Grace completed his one hundredth century by making his highest first class score of 288 v Somerset in the game in the match, Somersetshire v Gloucestershire, played at the Ashley Down Ground, Gloucester on Friday May 17th 1895
Lot 696:
Lot 696
William Gilbert Grace. MacIntyre of Burslem stoneware tobacco [?] jar and lid with finial, the side of the jar with a full length sepia portrait image of W.G. Grace in batting mode. The jar stands approximately 5" high. Registration marks to base '296287' and 'R319664' and painted mark 'M615'. Loss to lustre on rim of jar and finial of lid otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 697:
Lot 697
'W.G. Grace'. Large Lancashire & Sandland ware oblong ash tray with transfer printed colour image of Grace in batting pose to centre, gold lustre to edges. 9"x6". Lancashire & Sandland stamps and number '1331' to verso. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 698:
Lot 698
W.G. Grace. Coalport china plate commemorating W.G. Grace scoring a 'Century of Centuries'. Limited edition of 750 plates, this being no. 195, with facsimile signature of Grace to reverse. In original presentation box with certificate of authentication. Sold with a pair of salt and pepper pots with transfer printed colour vignette depicting W.G. Grace batting to each pot and name printed beneath. 5" tall. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 699:
W.G. Grace. Original Victorian cast iron circular public house table with circular wooden top and brass drinks rail, supported by three legs moulded with portrait busts of Grace, with imprinted initials 'W.G' above, wearing cricket cap to top of each leg with pierced apron of baskets of fruit centred by rosettes. Registration mark to table. Circa 1890's. Good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Lot 700:
Lot 700
William Gilbert Grace. Original Coalport porcelain plate commemorating W.G. Grace's Century Of Centuries 1895, decorated in blue with central portrait of Grace and dates of each individual century and who scored against radiating out from the centre. With semi-gadrooned rim and gold line lustre decoration to edge. 9" diameter. Coalport stamp in green to back, 'In Commemoration of Dr W.G. Grace's Century of Centuries 1866-1895' in blue and pattern number X1662. Heavy cracking and restored breaking to plate, chip to rim otherwise in generally good condition. In need of professional restoration. Rare
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 701:
Lot 701 Lot 701
'Sri Lanka v England. 100 Years of Cricket with England. Inaugural Test Match 1982' White porcelain sugar [?] bowl with two strap handles and raised foot. The bowl in squat conical form with separate lid. Silver band on rim, foot and handles. Blue and red band on rim, red, green and orange band around waist. Transfer print images, grey St. George & dragon and red lion with sword, '100 Years of Cricket with England. Inaugural Test Match'. On reverse: 'Banquet hosted by Holiday Inn Hotel Colombo. 1882-1982 18th Feb 1982. To Commemorate 100 Years of Cricket with England and the Inaugural Test Match'. The lid with the colour flags of the two countries. Maker's mark 'Lanka porcelain' on base. Approximately 5" tall with lid. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
England won the inaugural Test match by seven wickets
Lot 702:
Lot 702
Doulton Lambeth stoneware jug, moulded in relief vignettes of cricketers, a batsman, bowler and wicket keeper, Abel, Woods and McGregor in white on a brown background. With stylised floral leaf and flower Art Nouveau decoration to top and beneath in green glaze. Strap handle in brown glaze. Approximately 6" tall. Incised to base with Doulton Lambeth and makers mark of Helena Pennett and stamped number '164', undated circa 1890's. Discolouration to figures, restored break to top of strap handle where it joins the main body and outer chip to rim at the back of the vase otherwise in good/very good condition. A rare cricketing ceramic.
Estimate: £250/350
Lot 703:
Lot 703 Lot 703
'Mr Pickwick and Friends return from the cricket match'. 5" ceramic beaker from the 'Pickwick' by Charles Dickens series, illustrations by R.Seymour & Phiz. Two vignettes to sides. Ridgways Pottery. Slight chipping to glaze on rim otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 704:
Lot 704
'The Ashes' England v Australia 1953. Royal Worcester bone china plate produced by the factory to commemorate the Ashes series in England 1953. The plate bears the printed signatures in gold of the Australian touring team. Signatures include Hassett, Miller, Lindwall, Johnston, Davidson, Harvey, Benaud, Tallon, Morris, Ring, McDonald etc. The plate measures approx 10.5" diameter with signatures in gold to centre and rim with decorative gold edging to rim. To reverse is the Royal Worcester mark with title 'Australia Touring Side. England 1953'. Rare. Very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
These commemorative plates were first produced and issued in 1938 and continued until 1973. This plate was specially made to commemorate the Ashes in 1953. Each plate was limited in number by the factory to about 50-60, one given to each member of the team and a few made available to specialist collectors
Lot 705:
Lot 705
The Cricket Club of India. Two limited edition plates produced in 2002. One is titled 'Spirit of Cricket Festival 2001-2002. The Best of the Rest of the World who played at Brabourne Stadium' and features images of Benaud, Knott, Hanif Mohammad, Miller, Sobers, Worrell, Harvey etc. The other titled 'Great Innings played at the Brabourne Stadium 1937-2002' and features Weekes (194), Hazare (309), Borde (121), Tendulkar (204no), Pataudi (200), Sobers (142no) etc. Both 10" diameter. Rarely seen plates. G
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 706:
Lot 706
Reg Simpson. 'A Century of Test Cricket'. Ceramic tankard with two images in gilt of the Melbourne Cricket Ground to sides, 1877 and 1977. With the wording 'A memento of your reunion with fellow Test cricketers from the Melbourne Cricket Club'. Tankard made by Flischer. Presented to Simpson on the occasion of the Centenary Test. Approx 5" tall. Presented to players only. Small chip to glaze to lower rim otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 707:
Lot 707 Lot 707
Reg Simpson. 'The Lord's Taverner's Trophy Presented for the Schweppes Championship'. Silver metal goblet presented to Simpson in 1981, on the occasion of Nottinghamshire won the County Championship, Simpson being Chairman of the Club at the time. 6" tall. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 708:
Cricket ceramics and metalware. Selection including Hampshire C.C.C. decorative spoon, 'Rowntree's Cachous' miniature metal cricket bat, M.C.C. blazer badge, 'Wellington over the Boundary' plate (Royal Doulton 1993), 'The Right Spirit'. Transfer printed 4" jug ('Teachers Whisky'), cricket clock etc. Some faults, good. Sold with a further box containing some framed cricket prints and books
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 709:
'The Bowler, the Batsman and the Wicketkeeper'. Set of three H.J. Wood ceramic toby jugs of cricketers. 7" tall. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 710:
Lot 710
Brian Close Benefit Year 1961. 'Yorkshire County Cricket Club. The Pavilion, Headingley, Leeds'. Large Sandland Ware ash tray with transfer printed image of the pavilion, to centre, with printed signature of 'Brian Close. Benefit Year 1961' beneath. 8.5" diameter. Sold with a Lancaster & Sandland ceramic trinket/cigarette box with transfer printed image of the pavilion, to centre, with printed signature of 'Brian Close. Benefit Year 1961' beneath to lid. Gold lustre to rims. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 711:
England v Australia. Franklin porcelain ceramic tankard entitled 'The Ashes Tankard 1882-1982'. Depicting Grace and Barlow batting, Barlow bowled by Spofforth for a duck, 6.5" high. Sold with a large ceramic tankard celebrating Derek Randall making 174 runs in the Centenary Test played at Melbourne, 'Worcestershire County Cricket Club. Champions 1964'. Jasperware 5" green/grey ceramic tankard produced to commemorate the Championship win 1977, a half pint 'Arthur Wood series cricketing mug, a pint tankard for 'Somerset C.C.C. 1978-9', gold lustre to rim and base, gold emblems, the team and signatures in blue. 4.5" tall, Grace Sandland trinket tray, a ceramic vase for 'Throwing cricket ball' Salford Secondary School 1909, Mr Dumkins cricket dish and one other. Qty 9. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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W.G. Grace. Manor potteries china caricature toby jug of Grace in M.C.C. cap. Approx 6.5" tall. H.J. Wood ceramic toby jug of 'The Bowler'. 7" tall. 'W.G. Grace'. Sandland ceramic ashtray with transfer printed image of Grace in batting pose. Gilt lustre to rim. 4.5"x4.5". Ceramic vase by R.H. & S.L. Plant, with transfer printed emblem and title for Salford Boys Secondary School 'Annual Sports, 1909. First Prize' to one side and 'Throwing Cricket Ball. R. Shrewsbury' to verso. 'Mr Dumkins of Muggleston C.C. (Pickwick Papers)'. Small plate/ pin dish depicting Mr Dumkins walking out to bat. Newhall Pottery. 4.5" diameter. Royal Winton ceramic tankard of 'Somerset C.C.C. 1978-9'. Qty 6. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Lot 713
George 'Gubby' Oswald Browning 'Gubby' Allen. Cambridge University, Middlesex & England 1921-1950. 'England v Australia 1930'. 'Lathin' Swiss 17 jewel wristwatch with yellow gold hands and numbers and brown leather strap. No. 319686. Presented to Allen with inscription to back of watch 'England v Australia, Lord's 1930. G.O. Allen from Board of Control'. It is not known if this was from the 'Australian Board of Control'. A rare unique watch. Good condition
Estimate: £100/150
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Lot 714
'England v Australia 1861-1961'. Hallmarked silver ashtray with England and Australian emblems to centre and wording England v Australia 1861-1961' to borders. In original presentation box. G
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 715:
Lot 715
'The Catch'. Zaglo lead crystal glass decanter with cricket scenes engraved to all four sides plus the stopper. Limited edition 172/500 produced, with certificate. Glass piece broken to end of stopper not affecting its use. An attractive decanter
Estimate: £30/50
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Metal match box case. Metal case with image of a club cricket team to one side and a calender for 1921 to the other. To side 'Any photograph copied on a matchcase by C. Westnutt, Photographer, Pudsey (Leeds). Some rusting otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
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Lot 717
Geoffrey Boycott. Yorkshire & England 1962-1986. Silver metal cigarette case presented to Boycott by the Cricket Club of India in Bombay, 11th November 1981. The case, approx 4"x3.5"x1.5", has the Indian emblem to lid with inscription 'Presented by The Cricket Club of India to the players who participated in the one day limited overs match between England and the CCI. Presidents XI for the benefit of the disabled on 11th November 1981 at Bradbourne Stadium, Bombay'. Sold with signed note of authentication from Boycott. Generally good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 718:
Cricket bottles. Attractive glazed ceramic earthenware cricket ginger beer bottle, c1880/90's, with 'The Rhyl Mineral Water Co. Limited' with cricket stumps and bails, bat and ball to side of bottle. Bottle made by G. Stiff of Lambeth. Approx 6.5" tall. Sold with a glass lemonade bottle with 'B. Noble of Birstall' with figure of a batsman, stumps and ball to side of bottle. Approx 7" tall. Chips to the mouth of the ceramic bottle otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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Cricket Cup. Large and impressive silver plated two handled cup with excellent floral decoration to front and inscription 'Presented by G.M. Pelling', to verso similar decoration with cricket scene to centre with match in progress with batsman, wicket keeper and fielders, floral decoration to base. Hallmarks to base, circa 1880/90's. 11.25" tall. G
Estimate: £30/50
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M.C.C. v All India 1936. Large silver plated circular salver with scalloped beaded edges, on ball and claw feet. Inscribed to the face 'M.C.C. v India at Lord's May 1936. Hospitals Cricket Match. 1936. In aid of the Funds of the West London and Richmond Hospitals'. Also inscribed with signatures of the eleven members of the M.C.C. team and thirteen members of the India team. M.C.C. signatures are Allen, Moore, Wyatt, Holmes, Human, Price, Sims, Bowes, Peebles, Valentine and Hendren. India signatures include Hussain, Nayudu, Jahangir Khan, Elahi, Wazir Ali, Nissar, Hindelkar, Banergee etc. 14.5" diameter. Maker's mark of Walker & Hall, Sheffield to verso. Significant wear and bleeding to plate, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
M.C.C. won the match by ten wickets. Huma was top scorer in the match with 115 runs in M.C.C.'s first innings
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Aubigny C.C. 1895/96. A silver plate goblet with ornate floral engraved decoration and inscription. 'Presented by G.F. Bennett Esq, Aubigny C.C. Best Bowling Average Season 1895-6. Won by E.J. Metcalfe 13.15'. Maker's mark to underside of 'Meriden Britannia Company. Quadruple Plate. 197 S U.S.A.'. 8" tall. Some tarnishing to plate, dents to rim, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Aurigny C.C. appears to have been active in the late 19th century in New South Wales, Australia. The Meriden Britannia Company was founded in Connecticut in 1852 and by the 1870s was considered the largest silverware company in the world. It was incorporated into the International Silver company in 1898
Lot 722:
Lot 722
Cricket tankard. EPNS silver plated pint tankard presented to players for a match between a 'Central Lancashire League XI and an Australian XI, 2nd August 1949' to mark the 'Centenary of Incorporation' of the County Borough of Oldham. 4.5" tall. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Three wooden shields with colour county emblem for Essex, Middlesex and Yorkshire, each 6"x7", and a framed Worcestershire county emblem, 6"x7".
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 724:
Lot 724
Three cricket games. 'Owzthat' in original small tin box, with original printed instructions c1950s/1960s. Some wear to lid otherwise in good condition. 'Webster's Yorkshire Bitter Bar Cricket Game' in original small tin with printed instructions in good condition. 'Wills's Woodbine Cricket Game'. A tin 'Wills's Woodbine Cricket Game' c1930s in good condition. Sold with a silver metal cricket figure, possibly a car mascot, approx. 4" high. G/VG Qty 4
Estimate: £40/60
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Charles John Barnett. Gloucestershire & England 1927-1948. M.C.C. tour of India 1933-1934. Two unique photograph albums compiled by Barnett from the tour. The first album, titled to front cover in ink by Barnett: 'Book 1. Indian Tour 1933-34 'Up to Bombay' contains over 100 photographs laid out by Barnett to the pages of the album with captions in Barnetts own hand. Most are original photographs taken by Barnett, some are official team photographs. The entire tour is covered including the social side of the tour. Photographs include a full page team photograph, with Jardine (Captain), in blazers, Tangiers, Aden, Levett, Bakewell & Mitchell touring Gibralter, Jardine's welcome in Karachi, play in progress on the matting at Karachi, the Khyber Pass, Lahore, Maharajah of Patiala and team at Amritsar, Patiala Junior & Senior with Jardine, the M.C.C. and Delhi teams, Jam Sahib Ranji & Valentine, Jardine & Ranji, match in progress at Rajkot with Barnett scoring a four off Amarsingh, Tiger Shoot etc. The second album, titled to front cover in ink by Barnett: 'Book 2. Indian Tour 1933-34 'Bombay to Malta', is similar in format to the first book with over 100 photographs, Jardine & C.K. Nayunda, scenes from the 1st Bombay Test including Valentine 136 in first Test match, Jardine 60, Verity and Elliott walking out to bat on the 3rd day, Gregory & Langridge smoking a water pipe at Benares, Taj Mahal, the Madras 3rd Test with views of the pavilion, Bakwell (83) and Walters 59 opening for England, Levett and Walters watching the cricket from a large sofa in the pavilion, Verity and Barnett at Colombo, Verity and Barnett in bathing suits in Galle, John Human and Major Ricketts (Manager), official fixtures & travelling schedule, off duty shots of Barnett, Verity and other members of the team. The two albums, each with seventeen double sided pages, are in good condition with a little wear around the edges, two pages loose. The photographs vary in size from 3.5"x2.5" to 8"x6.5". A unique, informative and fascinating insight to this early tour of India. Previously sold by Knights in the early 2000's
Estimate: £800/1200
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Charles John Barnett. Gloucestershire & England 1927-1948. M.C.C. tour of India 1933-1934. 'Their Excellencies. The Viceroy & Vicereine's and H.E. Sir Malcolm & Lady Hailey's Visits to Vizianagram Palace, Benares and Vizianagram XI v M.C.C. January 1934. Official photograph album, printed by Goras Studio, Benares presented to Barnett as a member of the team. Fifty real photographs with printed captions beneath. The front cover is printed with images of the cricket ground, and smaller cameo images of Vizianagram and Jardine. Photographs within include Sir Malcolm Hailey and Lady Hailey with members of the Vizianagram and M.C.C. teams outside the Palace, the Vizianagram Palace grounds with a view of the ground with match in progress, the cricket pavilions of M.C.C. and Vizianagram XI, various scenes of the match including Vizianagram winning the toss, M.C.C. and the umpires entering the field, Wazir Ali & Palia walking out to bat, Jack Hobbs in the Press tent, Vizzy batting, scenes of the crowded stands, Yuvaraj of Patiala wearing pads, Vizianagram XI in the field, Barnett and Bakewell walking out to open the innings, Jardine leading his team out on to the field (all wearing pithe helmets), Bill Hitch wearing a suit, the end of match scoreboard, crowd scenes on Vizianagram XI winning the match, players being mobbed etc. This was England's only defeat on the tour. The album, with seventeen pages, is in good condition with a little wear around the edges. The photographs vary in size from 4.5"x3.5" to 11"x8.5". A unique, informative and fascinating insight in to this early tour of India. Previously sold by Knights in the early 2000's
Estimate: £400/600
Vizianagram XI beat M.C.C. by fourteen runs, Vizianagram XI batting first made 124 with C.S. Nayudu top scoring with 31no, Townsend taking 5-30, in reply M.C.C. made 111 all out with Valentine top scoring with 53, Nissar taking 6-60. In their second innings Vizianagram XI made 140 with the Yuvaraj of Patiala making 44, Verity taking 4-39 and Vizianagram XI won the match by bowling M.C.C. out for 139, Jardine top scoring with 36, Nayudu taking four and Nissar and Ramji taking three wickets
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Charles George Macartney. New South Wales & Australia 1905-1926. 'Australian tour of England 1909'. Excellent selection of six mono photographs taken on the tour. Three of the photographs feature groups of players on board the Orient liner 'Orontes', the ship that brought them to England. The first photograph features a group of players wearing suits, tour boaters and panama hats on deck, some standing, some sitting on the ships railings. Players include Bardsley, Carter, O'Connor, Ransford etc. The second photograph features a group of passengers on deck including Cotter and Whitty and the third features ten of the touring party standing in a line on deck wearing tour boaters and top hats, players include O'Connor, Ferguson, Macartney, Gregory, Bardsley, Carkeek, McAlister, Trumper, Cotter, Carter etc. The other photographs feature W.G. Grace wearing cricket attire, blazer and panama hat sitting with a group inside a marquee, a group of players and visitors to 'John O'Groats House Hotel' posing at what is presumably the signpost, probably taken when playing the second to last match at Inverness in September 1909 and the last image shows Monty Noble and Hopkins wearing pithe helmets standing in what appears to be a mine in Colombo, the team played a further match in Ceylon on the journey home. Each photograph measures 7"x5" and all are annotated to the verso. Good condition. These rare photographs are from the collection of Charlie Macartney, a member of the touring party
Estimate: £300/400
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Lot 728
William Gilbert Grace. Large impressive sepia 'Woodburytype process' photograph of Grace, three quarter length, wearing cricket whites and holding a cricket bat under his arm. The photograph laid down to official photographer's mount with printers name to lower border. Barraud of London 1888. Produced as part of a series of photographs of famous actors, authors and other celebrities of the day with accompanying biographies. The photograph measures 7"x9.5" and overall with the mount 10.25"x14.25". Excellent image. Sold with the rarely seen four page biography of Grace which accompanied the photograph and a mono postcard of Grace at Trent Bridge, Hartmann series 1388. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
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Lot 729
'The Australian Twelve [1878]'. Small original photograph of the team, with title 'The Australian Twelve' and players' names printed label affixed to mount. Players names include Gregory, Bannerman, Spofforth, Blackham, Murdoch, Boyle, Horan etc. The photograph measures 3.5"x2.25", mounted framed and glazed 9.25"x8.25". Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 730:
Alfred Percy 'Tich' Freeman. Kent & England 1914-1936. 'M.C.C. Australian Tour 1928-29'. Large official mono photograph of the M.C.C. touring team to Australia, seated and standing in rows, wearing tour blazers. The photograph laid down to official photographers mount with title to top border and players names neatly handwritten in ink to lower border. Players include A.P.F. 'Percy' Chapman (Captain), Toone (Manager) White, Jardine, Hobbs, Ames, Leyland, Larwood. Duckworth, Mead, Tate, Freeman, Hammond, Ames, Staples, Toone (Manager), Sutcliffe etc. Framed and glazed, in original frame. The photograph measures 23"x19" overall. Very minor surface mark to image otherwise in good/very good condition. The back of the frame marked 'A.P.F.' in pencil. Presumably this was Tich Freeman's copy of the tour photograph
Estimate: £200/300
England won the series by four Tests to one
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Lot 731
'Surrey County Cricket Club. The Oval'. Charles H. Parker 1911. Large and impressive engraving of the pavilion at the Oval featuring prominent players and officials past and present standing on pitch, sitting in the pavilion and above in the first floor of the stand. 'Painted and Published by C.H. Parker, 17 New Oxford Street. July 1911' and 'Engraved by The Reproduction Art Co Ltd'. In period frame which measure 43"x28.75". Some age toning, minor surface wear otherwise on good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 732:
'Surrey 1937'. Excellent original mono photograph of the Surrey team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by all twelve players. Players and signatures include Holmes (Captain), Sandham, Fishlock, Gover, Parker, Barling, Gregory etc. The photograph measures approx 11.25"x9.25", mounted, framed and glazed in modern frame and mount, overall 16.5"x14.5". Photographer unknown. VG
Estimate: £100/150
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North v South, Scarborough 1950. Original mono photograph of the 'South' team standing in front of the cricket pavilion. The photograph very nicely signed in ink to image by all eleven players featured including Insole (Cpt), Graveney, Edrich, Griffiths, Bailey, Young, Fishlock, Ray Smith, Willie Jones etc. 10"x5.25". Photograph by Walkers Studios. Sold with a similar unsigned original mono photograph of the Gentlemen team at Scarborough 1952 by Walker Studios, featuring Yardley (Captain), Insole, Brennan, Robins, May, Simpson, Bailey, Edrich etc. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £60/90
The South won by three wickets
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Lot 734
Gentlemen v Players, Scarborough 1931. Suberb original mono photograph of members of the Gentleman team, wearing blazers, sitting on the benches in the pavilion at Scarborough watching the game. The players featured are N. Haig (Middlesex), E.W. Dawson (Leicestershire), K.S. Duleepsinhji, F.W. Gilligan (both Sussex), V.W.C. Jupp, in batting pads (Northamptonshire) and M.J. Turnbull (Glamorgan). Each players has signed the photograph in black ink over their image, excellent signatures. The photograph measures 8"x6". Photograph by Walkers Studio of Scarborough. Excellent image. VG
Estimate: £180/250
Lot 735:
Lot 735
Australia tour to England 1953. Excellent original mono photograph of Arthur Morris and Graeme Hole walking out to bat for Australians v T.N. Pearce's XI at Scarborough, 9th-11th September 1953. Nicely signed in blue ink to the photograph by Morris. Photograph by Walkers Studio of Scarborough. 6.5"x8.25". VG
Estimate: £40/60
The Australians won the match by two wickets, Morris scoring 20 and 70, Hole 52 and 26. The match was notable for 34 sixes being hit in the match, with Benaud hitting four consecutively off Tattersall in their second innings in which he made 135. Opening the batting Morris and Benaud put on 163 in 90 minutes for the first wicket. 55,000 attended the match
Lot 736:
Lot 736
Ken Barrington and John Edrich 1965. Original mono press photograph of Barrington and Edrich walking off the pitch at tea on the first day of the third Test, England v New Zealand, Headingley 8th-13th July 1965, with Edrich on 129no and Barrington 111no. Signed to the photograph in blue ink by both players. Light creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Edrich went on to make 310no, his highest first-class score, with Barrington making 163 out of a total of 546-4 declared. England won the match by an innings and 187 runs
Lot 737:
Lot 737
England v India 1952. Original mono press photograph of the England team, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, at The Oval for the fourth Test, 14th-19th August 1952. The photograph is nicely signed in ink by all eleven players. Signatures are Hutton (Captain), Trueman, Watson, Lock, Graveney, Sheppard, May, Ikin, Evans, A. Bedser and Laker. Alec Bedser's initials 'AVB' in ink to verso. 8"x6". Pins holes to corners, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
In a rain affected match no play was possible on the third and fifth days of the final Test of the series and the match ended in a draw. Top scorer in the match was David Sheppard with 119. India in their only innings were bowled out for 98 with Bedser and Trueman taking five wickets apiece
Lot 738:
Lot 738
Glamorgan C.C.C. c1960. Twelve mono real photograph plain back postcards by Sporting Handbooks Ltd of Glamorgan players. Each postcard is signed to the photograph by the featured player, with two signed additionally to verso. Signatures are Pressdee, Ward, Shepherd, D. Evans, Devereux, Dai Davies, Hedges, Parkhouse, Walker, Clarke, Wooller and McConnon. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
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Lot 739
Cricket at Cardiff Arms Park c1905. Early original sepia photograph of Glamorgan, then a minor county, playing at Cardiff Arms Park. The match in progress with ladies and gentlemen sitting watching in the foreground and the new large and lavish pavilion plus the rugby posts to the background. The photograph measures 8"x5.5". Odd nicks and faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Glamorgan won the Minor Counties Championship in 1900
Lot 740:
Lot 740
Bill Woodfull and Don Bradman. Australia tour to England 1930. Original sepia photograph of Woodfull and Bradman walking down the pavilion steps to bat for Australia. Match unknown. Signed to the photograph in black ink by both players. The photograph measures 9.5"x7.5" laid to photographer's mount which is roughly and tightly trimmed. Light surface marks, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
This was Bradman's first tour to England on which he scored 2960 runs at an average of 98.66 with a top score of 334 achieved in the third Test at Headingley
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Lot 741
'England's Twelve Champion Cricketers Photographed on board ship at Liverpool Sept. 7th 1859'. Original sepia photograph of George Parr's team for the first England overseas cricket tour. The photograph features the players in cricket attire holding bats and balls on board ship at Liverpool on the 7th September 1859. Players include Parr, Caffyn, Wisden, Caesar, Lillywhite, Stephenson, Lockyer, Jackson etc. Printed title and players' names to lower border. The photograph by T.H. Hennah of Hennah & Kent, Brighton measures approx. 11"x9, mounted overall 16.5"x14.5". Published by W.H. Mason, Brighton, dated 2nd October 1859. Marks and damage to the image, tear, loss and foxing to the mount
Estimate: £100/150
The 1859 tour to the United States and Canada was the first undertaken overseas. The team was drawn from members of the All England and United England Elevens, and captained jointly by George Parr and John Wisden
Lot 742:
Lot 742
'Lord Sheffield's Eleven at Sheffield Park, August 26 & 27, 1881'. Original sepia photograph of Lord Sheffield's team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire for the match v A. Shaw's XI, 26th-27th August 1881. Players featured include Emmett, Pinder, Ulyett, Eills, Greenfield, Lockwood, Gilbert etc. The photograph by Hennah & Kent, Brighton, measures 10"x8", laid to photographer's mount with printed players' names and title to lower border, overall 16"x13". G/VG
Estimate: £150/250
Both teams were made up of players who played first class county cricket, a good number of whom also represented England in Test matches. Notable players in Lord Sheffield's XI included G. Ulyett (Yorkshire, 25 matches for England), T. Emmett (Yorkshire, 7 for England), E. Peate (Yorkshire, 9 for England), R.T. Ellis (Sussex), F.F.J. Greenfield (Sussex), E. Lockwood , G. Pinder (Yorkshire), J.T.D.B. Platts, and W. Mycroft (Derbyshire). The Shaw XI included W. Bates (Yorkshire, 15 matches for England), W.H. Scotton (Nottinghamshire, 15 for England), William Gunn (Nottinghamshire, 11 for England), John Selby (Nottinghamshire, 6 for England), Mordecai Sherwin (Nottinghamshire, 3 for England), also William Oscroft (Nottinghamshire), Thomas Foster (Derbyshire), Irwin Grimshaw, Walter Wright (Nottinghamshire & Kent), and William Clarke (Nottinghamshire & Middlesex). Lord Sheffield's XI won by four wickets. Scotton was top scorer in the match with 50 in Shaw's second innings. Peate took nine wickets in the match for Lord Sheffield's XI
Lot 743:
Lot 743
'Mr. Julien Cahn's Cricket Team Jamaica 1929'. Official sepia photograph of the touring party, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and tour blazers. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by sixteen members of the party. Signatures include Cahn, Lord Tennyson, Dawson, Lilley, Shaw, Whysall, Iddon, Durtson, Astill etc. The photograph by 'Elliott Photo' with printed title to top border measures 9.5"x7.5", laid to official photographer's mount, overall 15"x12". Minor wear to mount, the photograph and signatures in very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Lot 744:
Lot 744
'Bodyline'. 'M.C.C. Team- Australian Tour- 1932-33'. Large and impressive official mono photograph of the M.C.C. touring party who toured Australia in 1932/33. The team, standing and seated in rows, wearing M.C.C. touring blazers and cricket attire. The photograph laid down to official photographers mount with title to top border and names of players printed to lower border. Players include Jardine (Captain), Duckworth, Nawab of Pataudi, Leyland, Larwood, Paynter, Ames, Verity, Voce, Bowes, Brown, Tate, Sutcliffe, Wyatt, Allen, Hammond etc. The photograph by 'Sydney Mail Photo'. The photograph measures 15.5"x12", laid to photographer's mount, overall 24"x19". Excellent image of this infamous tour. Very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 745:
Lot 745
'M.C.C. Team- Australian Tour- 1936-37'. Large and impressive official mono photograph of the M.C.C. touring party who toured Australia in 1936/37. The team, standing and seated in rows, wearing M.C.C. touring blazers and cricket attire. The photograph laid down to official photographers mount with title to top border and names of players printed to lower border. Players include Allen (Captain), Fishlock, Fagg, Hardstaff, Verity, Farnes, Voce, Ames, Hammond, Robins, Wyatt, Leyland, Duckworth etc. The photograph by 'Sydney Mail Photo'. The photograph measures 15"x12", laid to photographer's mount, overall 23"x19". An excellent image in very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 746:
Lot 746
Australia tour to England 1956. Large and impressive official mono photograph of the Australia touring party who toured England in 1956. The team, standing and seated in rows, wearing touring blazers and cricket attire. The photograph laid down to official photographers mount with title to top border and names of players printed to lower border. Players include Johnson (Captain), Langley, Lindwall, Miller, Harvey, Benaud, Craig, Burge, Maddocks, Wilson etc with an inset of Davidson. The photograph by 'The Sport & General Press Agency', London, measures 12"x9.5", laid to photographer's mount, overall 20"x15.5". Some creasing and bumping to mount corners, the photograph in very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
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M.C.C. tour to Australia 1965/66. A good selection of ten large original mono press photographs of action from the 1965/66 Ashes Test series. Photographs features the Captains, M.J.K. Smith and Brian Booth, tossing for innings before the first Test at Brisbane, Doug Walters reaching his century and Ian Redpath falling for the first wicket in the first Test, Titmus pulling Vievers in the second Test at Melbourne, Walters being caught by Parks of Brown for 0, fourth Test at Adelaide, Barrington, Titmus, Smith, Griffiths, Cowdrey and Ikin inspecting the wicket at Melbourne before play, Titmus playing a cover drive off McKenzie at Adelaide, Smith being bowled by Vievers at Adelaide etc. The majority 12"x10". Sold with a mono photograph of Hutton playing a drive. Plus an official mono photograph of the first Australia cricket team to tour West Indies, 1955 etc. Qty 13. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 748:
Lot 748
Brian Alexander Johnston. British cricket commentator, author and radio and television presenter. Portrait of Brian Johnston. Fine, head and shoulders, portrait of Brian Johnston by Leon Mannings. The photograph signed to border by Leon Mannings and dated 1992. Framed and glazed. Overall 18"x22". There is a label to the back of the frame which advises that 'This is an archival quality art print approved and signed by the artist. The portrait was taken in 1992 and this print made in 1994. Hand printed on fibrepaper the print has been toned with selenium'. Signed by Mannings. The original is held at the National Portrait Gallery. Johnston died in January 1994, aged 81 years. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
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Lot 749
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1924/1925. Large official mono photograph of the M.C.C. team who toured Australia, seated and standing in rows and wearing official tour sweaters with printed title to top border 'M.C.C. Australian Tour 1924-25'. The photograph laid down to photographer's mount and nicely signed in black ink to lower border by all eighteen members of the touring party featured including the Manager F.C. Toone. Signatures are Arthur Gilligan (Cpt), Tyldesley, Tate, Whysall, Chapman, Douglas, Hobbs, Woolley, Sutcliffe, Freeman, Hendren, Kilner, Hearne, Strudwick, Bryan, Sandham and Howell. The photograph measures 15"x11.75", mounted and framed, overall 24.5"x19.5". Minor wear to top left hand corner of mount otherwise in very good condition with good bright signatures. A rare signed photograph from this tour
Estimate: £300/500
Australian won the series by four tests to one
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Lot 750
M.C.C. 1956/57. Official black and white photograph of the M.C.C. team who toured South Africa in 1956/57, seated and standing in rows and wearing M.C.C. sweaters. The photograph is laid down to official photographers mount. Nicely signed in ink to side borders by thirteen members of the touring party featured. Players' signatures are Lock, Wardle, Cowdrey, Oakman, Statham, Loader, Evans, Richardson, Taylor, Tyson, and Laker. Also signed by Dalton (masseur) and Duckworth (baggage master). Title 'M.C.C. Team. South African 1956-1957' and players names printed to lower border of mount. Photograph by Cape Times. The photograph measures 11.75"x9.75", mounted, framed and glazed, overall 23"x18,5". VG
Estimate: £80/120
The series was drawn 2-2
Lot 751:
Lot 751
M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1964/65. Official mono photograph of the M.C.C. team, seated and standing in rows and wearing M.C.C. touring blazers. The photograph is laid down to official photographers mount. Fully signed in ink to side and bottom borders of mount by all nineteen members of the touring party featured. Signatures include M.J.K. Smith, Dexter, Barrington, Titmus, Parkes, Price, Barber, Parfitt, Brearley, Boycott etc. Title 'M.C.C. tour of South Africa 1964/65' and players names printed to lower border of mount. The photograph measures 10"x8" and overall 15"x12". Fading to the signature of Parfitt, light creasing to mount, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 752:
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M.C.C. tours 1950/51, 1956/57 and 1958/59. Three official mono team photographs of the touring parties to Australia and New Zealand 1950/51, to South Africa 1956/57, and Australia and New Zealand 1958/59. Each photograph is laid down to official photographer's mount with printed title and players' names to borders. Each framed and glazed, overall approx 16"x14". Minor staining to the 1956/57 mount, the others in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 753:
Lot 753
'M.C.C. tour to India, Sri Lanka & Australia 1976-1977'. Official mono photograph of the full M.C.C. party seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and tour blazers. Players featured include Greig (Captain), Brearley, Fletcher, Knott, Underwood, Randall, Amiss, Woolmer, Old, Willis, Lever etc. The photograph by Bristol Photo, Bombay, measures 10"x8". Laid down to official photographer's mount with printed title and players' names to borders. Framed and glazed, overall 16.75"x13". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 754:
Lot 754
'England tour to Pakistan & New Zealand 1977-78'. Official colour photograph of the full M.C.C. party seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and tour blazers. Signed to the mount borders by all seventeen players. Signatures include Brearley (Captain), Boycott, Taylor, Hendrick, Willis, Old, Gatting, Lever, Edmonds, Botham, Randall etc. Also signed by Saulez (scorer) and Thomas (assistant manager). Lacking the signature of the Manager, Ken Barrington. Photographer unknown, but taken in Pakistan. 11.25"x8.25". Laid down to official photographer's mount with M.C.C. colours, printed title and players' names to borders. Mounted, overall 17"x12". G/VG
Estimate: £70/100

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