Autograph Sheets, Album Pages

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Glamorgan & Hampshire 1900s-1960s. Two pages each comprising fourteen signatures in ink and pencil on pieces laid down to sheet. Glamorgan signatures include T. Arnott, T.R. Morgan, H.G. Davies, V.G.J. Jenkins, T.L. Brierley, P.F. Judge etc. Hampshire signatures include A. Bowell, E.J. Drake, G.S. Boyes, R.H. Moore, G. Dawson, R.H.D. Bolton, G.W. Dawson etc. G
Estimate: £30/40
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Pakistan Test cricketers 1950s-1990s. Twenty four signatures on pieces laid down to printed white cards. Signatures include Salam Altaf, Talat Ali, Asif Masood, Sadiq Mohammad, Sarfraz Nawaz, Zaheer Abbas, Asif Iqbal, Wasim Bari, Hanif Mohammad, K. Ibadulla, Imtiaz Ahmed etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
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New Zealand and South Africa Test cricketers 1950s-1980s. A selection of letters and cards signed by Test players. Signatures include Bill Playle, Evan Gray, Tony Blain, Jock Edwards, Bryan Yuile, Paul McEwan, Roy Harford, (New Zealand), Harry Bromfield, Grahame Chevalier, Jimmy Pothecary, 'Buster' Farrer (South Africa) etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
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Australia Test players 1950s-2000s. A good selection of over thirty letters signed by Test players, some sent to the vendor. Signatures include David Colley, Jeff Moss, Peter Sleep, Gavin Stevens, Bill Watson, Eric Freeman, Peter Allan, Tom Moody, Bill Watson, Bob Holland, John Gleeson, Julien Wiener, Frank Misson, Max Walker, Rick McCosker, Brian Booth, Graham Yallop, Sam Loxton, Keith Stackpole etc. G
Estimate: £50/80
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India, West Indies and Test players 1950s-1990s. A selection of signed letters, autograph cards, one press photograph etc, some sent to the vendor. Signatures include C.T. Patankar, Ravi Shastri, Ajit Wadekar, Roger Binny, E.A.S. Prasanna (India), E.T. Willett (West Indies), Rachael Heyhoe Flint, Raman Subba Row (England) etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
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Cricket international and county signatures. Blue folder comprising signed bookplate cuttings, signatures on pieces, autograph sheets etc. Signed bookplates include Keith Andrews and Dennis Brookes, Mushtaq Mohammad, Roy Virgin and Peter Willey (Northamptonshire), Cyril Washbrook, 'Buddy' Oldfield (Lancashire), Kevan James and Jeff Thomson (Middlsex), Bob Wyatt (Warwickshire), Zaheer Abbas (Gloucestershire) etc. Some signatures laid down. Also includes good signatures in ink on pieces laid down of Laurie Fishlock and Jim Laker (Surrey). Official autograph sheets are Surrey 2000, Leicestershire 1982 and 1983. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Haydn George Davies. Glamorgan 1935-1958. Small autograph album comprising county players' signatures for seasons 1939, 1947 and 1948, the signatures collected by Davies during his playing career, with his name and address handwritten to the inside front cover. Eight pages are signed with a team to a page, the majority of the signatures in ink. Pages for 1939 teams are Surrey (9 signatures), Warwickshire (11), Worcestershire (8) and Gloucestershire (12). 1947 teams are Glamorgan (12), Somerset (12) and Middlesex (5). Also the 1948 Glamorgan team (6). Includes the rarer signatures of 'Podge' Brodhurst (five matches for Gloucestershire), and J. Stanning signed in pencil (nine matches for Worcestershire). One page detached, some wear, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £70/90
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County, University and Test autographs 1994-2000. Large format blue album comprising over 450 signatures. Each page individually titled and signed by members of the corresponding team. Teams include Kent, Middlesex, Worcestershire, Lancashire, Glamorgan, Combined Universities 1994, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Combined Universities, M.C.C., Middlesex, Warwickshire 1995, Glamorgan, Derbyshire, British Universities, Warwickshire, Middlesex, Essex 1996 etc. International touring teams include New Zealand 1994, India 1996, New Zealand U-19 1996, South Africa 1998, Zimbabwe 2000. VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Sir Archibald Woollaston White. Yorkshire 1908-1920. Signature in pencil of White on piece. G
Estimate: £15/25
White captained Yorkshire 1912-1914
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Test and county cricketers signatures. Over fifty white cards the majority signed to the card, others on piece laid down to the card. The cards uniform in size with printed blue borders, player's name type to lower border. Earlier signatures include Washbrook, Statham, Subba Row, Trueman, Titmus, Warr, Yardley. Others include Willis, Woolmer, Tavare, Stewart, Ravi Shastri, Underwood, Selvey, Roebuck, Reeve etc. The majority of cards dated early 1990s. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Test players signatures 1930s-1980s. Thirty eight very nicely signed and presented postcard size white cards, each signed in ink to the card with typed biography of the player. Signatures include Doug Wright, Bob Wyatt, Don Wilson, Alan Oakman, Arthur Milton, George Mann, Arthur McIntyre, Jack Young, Charles Palmer, Tony Lock, Tony Lewis, John Hampshire, Doug Insole, John Murray, John Warr, Ray Illingworth, Jim Parks, Eric Russell, Peter Richardson, Mike Brearely etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Modern cricket signatures. Two albums comprising one hundred and thirty eight postcards of Worcester Cathedral viewed across the Cricket Ground, each card signed to the verso by a good selection of county cricketers 2016-2018, and some members of the 2016 Pakistan touring team to England. Each card annotated with the player's name, county/ country and date the autograph was collected. Some duplication. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Two albums comprising autographs of current and recent county cricketers with some international players. Signatures include Collingwood, Wood, Onions (Durham), Cook, Bopara (Essex), Croft, Rudolph (Glamorgan), Pietersen, Gower (Hampshire), Stevens, Denly (Kent), Tom Curran (Surrey), Vaughan, Bresnan, Ballance (Yorkshire) etc. Some signed to the page, others on card laid down. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
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County signatures 1964. Small autograph album with a good selection of signatures collected in 1964, the majority grouped by county. Counties include Kent (22 signatures), Lancashire (12), Derbyshire (10), Leicestershire (10), Somerset (11), Surrey (27), Glamorgan (9), Northamptonshire (6), Worcestershire (26), Yorkshire (3), Nottinghamshire (12), Sussex (13). Over 160 signatures in total. Some counties and signatures duplicated. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Worcestershire C.C.C.1970s-2000s. Two notebooks comprising over one hundred and seventy signatures including twenty three of the 2009 Australian touring party collected when the Australians played England Lions at Worcester. Signatures, the majority duplicated, include Katich, Hussey, Hughes, Ponting, Clarke, Lee, Johnson, Siddle, Watson etc. Each nicely signed one to a page. Sold with a small album comprising twenty three signed official player cards, postcards etc. Earlier signatures include John Inchmore, Jim Yardley, Steve Perryman, Ian Botham, Greg Watson etc. Others include David Leatherdale, James Pipe, Stephen Davis, Phil Jaques, Shakib Al Hasan etc. Also two official match programmes from 2003 and 2004, one signed by Jonty Rhodes (Gloucestershire), the other by Paul Collingwood (Durham) etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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County autographs 1990s/2000s. Two binders comprising approx. two hundred autographs individually signed on white cards. Signatures are for Derbyshire (14), Durham (2), Essex (13), Glamorgan (11), Gloucestershire (1), Hampshire (11), Kent (11), Lancashire (15), Leicestershire (10), Middlesex (13), Northamptonshire (11), Nottinghamshire (15), Somerset (15), Surrey (11), Sussex (14), Warwickshire (12), Worcestershire (12), and Yorkshire (9). VG
Estimate: £50/70
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Overseas players, former players and umpires autographs 1990s/2000s. Binder comprising over one hundred and sixty autographs individually signed on white cards. Overseas players include Mushtaq Ahmed, Shoaib Akhtar (Pakistan), Nathan Astle, Chris Cairns, Stephen Fleming (New Zealand), Paul Adams, Jacques Kallis, Lance Klusener (South Africa), Michael Clarke, Michael Bevan, Stuart Law, Glenn McGrath, Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne (Australia), Surav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar (India), Mahela Jayawardena (Sri Lanka) etc. Former players include Michael Atherton, Dennis Amiss, Ian Botham, Chris Broad, Ian Chappell, Sunil Gavaskar, David Gower, Graham Gooch, Nasser Hussain, Rod Marsh, Michael Holding etc. Umpires include Vanburn Holder, John Holder, David Shepherd, Peter Willey etc. VG
Estimate: £50/70
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South Africa signatures 1930s onwards. Over eighty signatures on white cards the majority signed to the card, others on piece laid down to the card. Earlier signatures include Grievson, Duckworth, Ovenstone, Payn, Gamsy, Bromfield, Farrer, Chevalier, Carlstein, Endean, Burger, Gordon, Botten, de Preez, Dumbrill, Elgie, Dawson, Fellows-Smith, Goddard, van der Merwe etc. Others include Kallis, Boucher, Kirsten, Klusener, Adams, Ntini, S. Pollock, Smith, Wessels, Rudolph, Cronje, Proctor etc. Some duplication. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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'Mr. M.F. North's Cricket Team. Tour in Holland June 1931'. Excellent original scrapbook album collated by R.M. 'Dick' Bell who managed and captained the side in the absence of North due to illness. The album comprises a collection of letters, photographs, postcards, autographs, brochures etc all neatly laid down, some unmounted and loose in an envelope. Notable members of the touring party included C.S. Dempster and C.F.W. Allcott (New Zealand), D.P.B. Morkel (South Africa), and S.G.A. Maartensz (Hampshire), with good representation from Sutton Cricket Club. The inside front cover is signed in ink by Bell with inscription 'Acted as Captain and Manager as Fred North was prevented by illness from going on the tour. I selected the whole of the team for him. June 1931'. Loose contents include a typed letter sent by North from his home in Weybridge, Surrey to each member of the touring party on the eve of their departure on the 12th June 1931. In the letter North expresses his regret 'that I am prevented from going [due to illness] and to say how disappointed I am'. He continues, 'Mainly by the kindness and herculean labours of Dick Bell, every possible arrangement has been made for the tour... I have much pleasure in sending you a printed programme of the Tour, and shall be glad if you will accept the enclosed Tie which has been specially made for the use of the Members of the Team for Holland'. He closes by looking forward to 'receive[ing] news of great feats, but what will give me even more pleasure will be to hear that you are all having a most enjoyable time'. The letter is nicely signed in ink 'M.F. North'. Also included loose is a sepia portrait photograph of North wearing a suit and tie, laid down to photographer's mount, postcards written by Bell to his wife in London, handwritten scores of a golf match, and the Flamingo's team list, a menu, all with notes in Bell's own hand, etc. Laid down to the album pages are three original mono photographs of the touring team seated and standing in rows wearing tour blazers at matches, with a further twelve candid photographs taken during the tour. Also cloth sample of the 'Special colours designed for the team', pages from the tour itinerary including the list of players, and an autograph page nicely signed in ink by all fifteen members of the touring party (including North). Other contents include a match poster, 'Cricket Touring Club de Flamingo's' 1931 fixture list, press cuttings reporting on the matches, postcards of hotels, The Hague Golf Club etc. An excellent account of this little known tour. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Richard Moor 'Dick' Bell played for London County 1902-1904. His most notable performances playing for the M.C.C. were in 1928, including taking all ten wickets against Alleyn's School and three others in which he took eight wickets in each match. In the 1929 edition of Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack he writes 'It will be noted that I got a wicket in the only 5 ways they can be got. Probably a record in one innings. RMB' against St. John's School, Leatherhead
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Cecil Donovan 'Cec' Dixon. Transvaal & South Africa 1912-1925. Two page handwritten letter in ink to a Mr. Malyon. The letter is dated 11th February 1947, shortly before the South Africa tour to England. Dixon is replying to a request for a signed photograph. 'I think the photo you sent me to sign was taken in 1913 in Johannesburg, when I played against J.W.H.T. Douglas' side- probably the strongest team ever to visit this country. Douglas, S.F. Barnes, Hobbs, Rhodes, Mead, Woolley, Hearne, Relf to mention a few!'. Dixon also refers to the current 'S.A. Team to visit England shortly is a good one and should do very well in the tests. They have some good slow bowlers and the batting is strong- they also have the advantage of turf wickets, which we did not have in this country until recent years'. Nicely signed 'C.D. Dixon'. Good cricket content. Sold with an original sepia press photograph dated 30th July 1924 while on tour with the South Africans to England, 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Dixon played in one Test for South Africa, v England in 1914. A member of the 1924 touring party to England, he did not feature in the Test series
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George Alfred Lawrence Hearne. Western Province & South Africa 1910-1927. Single page handwritten letter in ink to a Mr. Malyon. The letter is undated but would have been written in early 1947, shortly before the South Africa tour to England. Hearne is replying to a request for a signed photograph, but is unable to oblige as 'I am away from my home & family... & therefore all my photos & cuttings etc are safely packed away there. I happen to have with me a card of the signatures of the S.A. Team (1924) which, perhaps you might like'. Hearne also refers to impending South Africa tour to England, 'The team to tour your country is a very young one, but I think will give quite a good account of itself '. Signed 'G.A.L. Hearne'. Sold with an original sepia press photograph dated 13th June 1924 while on tour with the South Africans to England, 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hearne played in three Tests for South Africa, his last being in the fifth Test against England at The Oval on the 1924 tour
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John McIllwaine Moore 'Mick' Commaille. Western Province & South Africa 1910-1927. Single page handwritten letter in ink to a Mr. Malyon. The letter is dated 24th January 1947, shortly before the South Africa tour to England. Commaille is replying to a request for a signed photograph 'of the pair of us going out to bat [in 1924]'. His batting partner was Herbie Taylor who had already signed the photograph. Commaille states that he is unable to recollect at which ground it was taken, 'Lord's, or possibly Birmingham', praises the quality of the image, 'a remarkably good one and particularly so for a newspaper reproduction', and fondly remembers the 1924 tour, 'altho' your weather that summer gave us sun-bathed South Africans many an occasion to shiver'. He concludes by looking forward to the forthcoming 1947 tour, 'It will be up to you as hosts to propitiate the Clerk of the Weather and organise a reasonable quota of "Sun" in order to get the best out of us. However in these days of rationing one would not be surprised to find that even old "Sol" is dished out in terms of coupons and sweaters be more on view than cricket shirts'. Nicely signed 'J.McI.M. Commaille'. A nicely written letter with good cricket content. Sold with an original sepia press photograph of Commaille dated 13th June 1924 while on tour with the South Africans to England, 4"x6", and another in batting pose playing a cut shot, 8"x5.75". G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Commaille played in twelve Tests for South Africa 1910-1927, including all five in the 1924 series in England which England won 3-0 with two matches drawn
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England v South Africa 1924. Original sepia press photograph of the England team walking on to the field at Edgbaston with the pavilion in the background. Handwritten inscription in ink to the photograph reads '1st Test 1924. England coming out to field. South Africa all out 30'. The team is being led out by the captain, Arthur Gilligan, with Chapman, Hendren, Hobbs and Fender in the foreground. 9.5"x7.75". Adhesive marks to verso and light creasing, otherwise in good condition. A nice image
Estimate: £40/60
In the first Test of the 1924 series played at Edgbaston England scored 438 in their only innings with Hobbs, Sutcliffe, Woolley and Kilner all scoring over fifty. South Africa were then bowled out in their first innings for only thirty runs with Gilligan taking six wickets for seven runs and Tate four wickets for twelve. Following on South Africa reached 390, with Catterall scoring 120. England won the match by an innings and eighteen runs, won the second Test at Lord's by exactly the same margin (Catterall again making a score of 120), and went on to win the series 3-0 with two matches drawn
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England v South Africa 1924. Album page signed in ink by the England team for the first Test, Edgbaston, 14th-17th June 1924. Twelve signatures including Gilligan (Captain), Woolley, Sutcliffe, Fender, Wood, Chapman, Hendren, Hobbs, Tate etc. The signatures of Fender and Tate appear to have been signed in pencil and overwritten in ink. G
Estimate: £50/80
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England v South Africa 1924. Original sepia press photograph of the South Africa team walking on to the field during the third Test, Headingley 12th-15th July 1924, with the pavilion and large crowds in the background. Seven players are neatly captioned in ink to the photograph, Taylor (Captain), Catterall, Deane, Pegler, Nupen, Blanckenberg and Nourse. The photograph originally from the collection of Herbert Sutcliffe with 'Headingley Test Match' handwritten in ink to verso, assumed to be in Sutcliffe's own hand. 10"x7.5". Pin holes to corners and some light creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
England won the third Test of the 1924 series by nine wickets. Hendren top scored in the match with 132 in England's first innings
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M.C.C. v South Africa 1924. Original official sepia photograph of the M.C.C. team for the match v South Africans, Lord's 24th-27th May 1924, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, caps and blazers. Players are Mann (Captain), Russell, Kennedy, Hearne, Hendren, Chapman, Foster, Fender, Douglas, Gilligan and Wood. 11.25"x7.75". Small tear to left edge, adhesive marks to verso, otherwise a nice image in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
With no play possible on the first day, the match ended in a draw. Pegler took ten wickets in the match for the South Africans
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'The 1924 South African Cricket Team in their Jaeger Shirts & Sweaters'. Mono 'Jaeger' advertising postcard of the team, standing and seated in rows. Title and players names printed to borders, printed Test itinerary to verso. Minor adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
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South Africa tour to England 1924. Original mono press photograph of the South Africa team photographed on the pitch seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. The photograph was taken at the first Test, Edgbaston, 14th-17th June 1924. Good condition. Sold with an album page signed in pencil by thirteen members of the South Africa touring party with a further two signatures in ink on pieces laid down to the page. Signatures include Taylor (Captain) on piece, Nourse, Hearne, Dixon, Catterall, Blanckenberg, Nupen, Pegler etc. Corners trimmed, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
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South Africa tour to England 1924. Original official mono press photograph of the full South Africa touring party seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and caps. Players include Taylor (Captain), Nourse, Hearne, Dixon, Catterall, Blanckenberg, Nupen, Pegler, Ward, Bissett, Deane, Commaille, Meintjes etc. The photograph is laid down flush to photographer's mount, overall 15"x10.5". An excellent image in very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
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M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1922/23. Album page signed in green ink by fourteen members of the M.C.C. touring party. Signatures are Mann (Captain), Fender, Gilligan, Woolley, Mead, Jupp, Carr, Kennedy, Brown, Russell, Street, Sandham and Livsey (signed in black), lacking the signature of Greville Stevens from the full touring party. To verso, signatures of fourteen members of the 1935 South Africa touring party to England, the majority in ink. Signatures include Wade (Captain), Langton, Balaskas, Nourse, Rowan, Dalton, Cameron, Mitchell etc. Lacking the signature of Vincent. G
Estimate: £50/80
George Street took 308 catches and 121 stumping in first class cricket. He played one Test on the tour having been sent out as a replacement for Walter Livsey who broke a finger early in the tour. Street was killed in a motorcycle accident shortly before the 1924 cricket season started
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South Africa tour to England 1924. A good selection of official press player photographs, a team photograph, action photographs, album page etc from the 1924 tour. Players photographs are Meintjes, Nourse, Nupen, Bissett, Taylor, Susskind and Catterall. Also a press cutting image of Catterall in batting action signed by the player. Other original press photographs include the touring party on board the 'Arundel Castle' arriving at Southampton, and two action photographs of the Surrey v South Africans match at The Oval. The album page signed in ink by ten members of the touring party, two on pieces laid down. Signatures include Taylor, Siedle, Catterall, Nupen, Susskind, Meintjes, Nourse etc. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
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South Africa tour to England 1924. George Macdonald Parker. South Africa 1924. Original mono press photograph of Parker standing in the field. 4.25"x6.5" G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
On the 1924 South Africa tour to England, the South Africans found themselves desperately short of bowlers, so Parker was 'plucked' from the Bradford League, and played in the first two Test matches and only one other first class game. He played no other first class cricket The following six lots relate to S.B. Joel's tour to South Africa 1924/25. With M.C.C. playing in Australia, what was in effect an England second team travelled to South Africa led by Lionel Tennyson under the auspices of S.B. Joel. The full tour included five unofficial 'Test' matches
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S.B. Joel's team to South Africa 1924/25. Natal v S.B. Joel's XI, Durban, 21st-24th November 1924. Album page signed in pencil by the twelve members of the Natal team. Signatures include Taylor (Captain), Nourse, Siedle, Dalton, Conyngham, von Mengershausen, Mowat, Murray etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
The game against Natal was drawn, MacBryan top scoring with 120
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S.B. Joel's team to South Africa 1924/25. South Africa v S.B. Joel's XI, First 'Test', Johannesburg, 23rd-26th December 1924. Album page signed in ink and pencil by ten members of the South Africa team. Signatures are Neser (Captain), Taylor, Nourse, Susskind, Deane, Billing, Conyngham, Ling, Nupen and Hall. Lacking the signature of Catterall. To the verso, a sepia candid photograph of A.E. Hall bowling in the nets. G
Estimate: £40/60
The first unofficial 'Test' match of the series was won by South Africa by nine wickets, Nupen taking ten wickets in the match
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S.B. Joel's team to South Africa 1924/25. South Africa v S.B. Joel's XI, Second 'Test', Durban, 1st-5th January 1925. Album page signed in pencil by ten members of the South Africa team. Signatures are Neser (Captain), Susskind, Francois, Nupen, Conyngham, Taylor, Duff, Murray, Hall and Nourse. G
Estimate: £40/60
The second unofficial 'Test' match of the series was won by S.B. Joel's XI by 48 runs. Top scorers in the match were Bowley (118) for Joel's XI and Taylor (112) for South Africa. Nupen took twelve wickets in the match for South Africa
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S.B. Joel's team to South Africa 1924/25. South Africa v S.B. Joel's XI, Fourth 'Test', Johannesburg, 6th-10th February 1925. Album page nicely signed in ink by the eleven members of the South Africa team. Signatures are Neser (Captain), Nourse, Taylor, Meintjes, Catterall, Susskind, Hall, Ling, Deane, Siedle and Nupen. Smudging to the signature of Meintjes, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a mono press photograph of the South Africa team for the same match. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
The fourth unofficial 'Test' match of the series was drawn
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S.B. Joel's team to South Africa 1924/25. South Africa v S.B. Joel's XI, Fifth 'Test', Port Elizabeth, 20th-24th February 1925. Two album pages nicely signed in ink, one by the eleven members of the South Africa team, the other by twelve members of Joel's XI. South Africa signatures are Neser (Captain), Lindsay, Nourse, Taylor, Deane, Nupen, Hall, Ling, Munro, Siedle and Catterall. Joel XI signatures are Tennyson (Captain), Holmes, Geary, Bartley, Bowley, Tyldesley, Russell, Jameson, Nicholas, Kennedy, Parker and MacBryan. Slight smudging to the signature of Nupen, otherwise in good condition. Sold with two small candid style photographs of A.E. Hall and R.H. Catterall, the latter signed in ink by Catterall. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
South Africa won the fifth and final unofficial 'Test' match by 21 runs to draw the series. Top scorer in the match was Catterall for South Africa with 86 in the second innings. V.H. Neser made his last appearance in first class matches
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S.B. Joel's team to South Africa 1924/25. Album page nicely signed in ink by thirteen members of Tennyson's team. Signatures are Tennyson (Captain), Marriott, Russell, MacBryan, Bartley, Kennedy, Parker, Bowley, Nicholas, Tyldesley, Holmes, Geary and Gilligan. Signed to the verso by the eleven members of the Pretoria team for the tour match played at Pretoria, 26th-27th November 1924. Signatures in pencil are Newnham, Wessels, Brodrick, Fielding, van Eden, Johnson, Neser, Farquharson, Wederpoel, Duminy and Inman. Adhesive mark to one side not affecting the signatures, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a mono official photograph of Tennyson's team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and tour caps, also a selection of four original press photographs of tour members, Geary, Marriott, Bowley and MacBryan. G
Estimate: £80/120
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M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1927/28. Two album pages, both nicely signed in ink, one by fourteen members of the M.C.C. touring party, the other by twelve South Africa players. M.C.C. signatures are Stanyforth (Captain), Astill, Wyatt, Holmes, Tyldesley, Stevens, Peebles, Sutcliffe, Staples, Geary, Elliott, Freeman, Hammond and Legge. Lacking the signature of Dawson. South Africa signatures are Deane, Taylor, Morkel, Nicolson, Commaille, Cameron, Nupen, Catterall, Coen, Hall, Vincent and Bissett. Sold with two original mono press photographs on the return of the M.C.C. team at Waterloo Station, one featuring Stanyforth being met by Arthur Gilligan with Percy Chapman holding a parrot in a cage, the other of Dawson, Stanyforth, Sutcliffe, Peebles, Holmes and Legge on the platform. Both 8"x6". Tape repair to the latter, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150

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