Cricket Caps, Blazers & Cricket Attire

Lot 747:
Lot 747
Warwickshire benefit brochures and programmes 1975-1977. An official benefit brochure for Dennis Amiss, 1975, signed to the rear autograph page by Amiss, also an official programme for Cannock XI v Warwickshire XI, signed to the centre pages by six Warwickshire players, Amiss, Jameson, Kallicharran, Kanhai, Murray and Hemmings. An official menu for 'Rohan Kanhai's Champagne Breakfast, Birmingham 21st July 1977. Two official programmes for matches played for Derek Taylor's benefit year 1976, Ilmington C.C. Invitation XI v Warwickshire C.C.C., 31st July 1976, and David Brown XI v Stratford XI, 19th September 1976. Sold with an official menu and invitation for 'A Sportsman's Dinner', Ilmington, 7th September 2001, the invitation signed by the guests, Jonathan Agnew and Pat Murphy. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £38
Lot 748:
Lot 748
England tour to West Indies 1980/81. Two plain covers date stamped 9th March 1981 during the tour match v Barbados, 7th-10th March 1981. One envelope signed by the eleven members of the England team, the other by fourteen Barbados players. England signatures are Botham (Captain), Emburey, Bairstow, Gatting, Stevenson, Gooch, Boycott, Jackman, Gower, Willey and Butcher. Barbados signatures include Padmore (Captain), G. Reifer, L. Reifer, Murray, Marshall, Trotman, Clarke, Haynes, King etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
The match was drawn
Lot 749:
Lot 749
West Indies v England 1980/81. Pair of first day covers, date stamped Barbados 13th March 1981, signed by the West Indies and England teams who played in the 3rd Test match at the Kensington Oval on the 13th-18th March 1981. Twenty eight signatures including C.Lloyd, V.Richards, Holding, Croft, Haynes, Greenidge, Gomes, Garner, Roberts, Botham, Gower, Dilley, Gooch, Boycott, Willey etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
West Indies won the Test by 298 runs. V. Richards 182no, C.H. Lloyd 100 & 66, Gooch 116, Gower 54, Croft & Botham 7 wickets in the match etc
Lot 750:
Lot 750
One Hundred Years of Test Cricket at Old Trafford 1884-1984. Official commemorative cover for England v West Indies played at Old Trafford, 26th-31st July 1984. The cover signed by eight members of the B.B.C. commentary team. Signatures are Trueman, Bailey, Cozier, Martin-Jenkins, Illingworth, Mosey and Johnson. Limited edition no. 11/12. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
West Indies won by an innings and 64 runs with Gordon Greenidge scoring 223 and Jeff Dujon 101 in West Indies only innings. For England Allan Lamb scored 100no in their first innings
Lot 751:
Lot 751 Lot 751 Lot 751
Commemorative covers 1979-2000. Four official albums produced to mark significant events. 'The Prudential Cup 1979'. Official album containing thirty seven official first day covers franked with the postal stamps of all the participating countries including matches played including the final and twenty team postcards of the teams which took part in the Prudential Cup (World Cup) and I.C.C. Trophy held in England. Limited edition no. 124/200. 'The Australian Bicentenary Album 1788-1988'. Official album containing first day covers, stamps and postcards of the England and Australian test grounds and teams. With front page with photographs of Len Hutton and Don Bradman, each signed below on page by the two Ashes Captains. The signed page being limited edition 84/150 and the album being limited edition 448/700. 'The Ashes Tour 1997'. Official ECB green binder comprising ten commemorative covers issued for the tour, and two Stamp Publicity postcards of the England and Australia teams. The covers issued are for the opening tour match v Duke of Norfolk's XI at Arundel, the three one day internationals, and the six Test matches. 'The 100th Test match at Lord's. England v West Indies, June 29th-July 3rd 2000'. Commemorative limited edition album of only 250 produced, this being number 1, signed by the two Captains, Nasser Hussain and Jimmy Adams, also signed by Alec Stewart who Captained England in the match due to Hussain's broken finger. Album contains many souvenir stamps and first day covers plus information on the previous 99 Tests at lord's. Loosely inserted are the match scorecard and official autograph sheet signed by the England XI. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 752:
Lot 752 Lot 752
International and County commemorative covers 1970s/1990s. A small black album of official covers issued by ten of the West Indian islands to commemorate winning the 1975 Prudential World Cup, plus a cover for the West Indies team 'Group B', and a team postcard. Sold with a larger maroon album comprising ninety five covers including a good selection of Australia 'home' Tests. Others include Benson & Hedges Cup 1985, 1988, NatWest Trophy 1985, 1986, 1988 etc, Friends of Arundel Castle C.C. matches v Australia 1985, v India 1986, v New Zealand 1986, v Pakistan 1987, M.C.C. Bicentenary 1987, Diamond Jubilee of West Indies Tours 1988. Also 'Leaders of the World' 1988, five covers, three individually signed by Hick, Gooch and Botham. Scarborough Festival 1986 signed by Len Hutton and Geoff Boycott. Signatures to other odd covers include Dexter, Doggart, Parks, Border etc. Qty 2 files. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 753:
Lot 753 Lot 753
Centenary of Test Cricket. England v Australia 1877-1977. Official Melbourne Cricket Ground first day cover profusely signed in ink to front and verso by twenty two former England players and twenty eight Australians. The signatures, collected at the Centenary Test dinner include Ames, Bradman, Ebeling, Fingleton, Grimmett, Larwood, Ponsford, Ryder, Voce, Appleyard, Trueman, Bedser, Tyson, Graveney, Compton, Evans, Benaud etc. Also signed by John Reid and Bert Sutcliffe of New Zealand and other attendees, Over fifty signatures in total. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £80
Lot 754:
Lot 754
Cricket first day covers 1973-1986. Two 'Personality Stamp Series' first day cover issued by Indian Posts & Telegraphs, postmarked Jamnagar and dated 27th September 1973, each with a Ranjitsinhji green stamp, and two joined examples of the same stamp in mint condition. Sold with two first day covers issued in Colombo, 17th February 1982, to commemorate Sri Lanka's inaugural Test match. Also two 'Leaders of the World' first day covers issued in Grenadines of St. Vincent, 16th August 1984 one with Alan Knott stamps, the other with Derek Underwood stamps, each cover signed by the featured player. Scarborough Centenary Cricket Festival 1986 signed by Len Hutton and Geoff Boycott. Qty 6. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 755:
Lot 755 Lot 755
'The Centenary Test Match 1880/1980'. Official green folder issued by Stamp Publicity comprising nine County and Prudential One Day International signed first day covers with mono team postcards and a selection of additions. Signatures include Gooch, Hendrick (England), and Thomson, Dymock, Border, G. Chappell (Australia). Additions include an official T.C.C.B. Centenary cover signed by Boycott, Cotswold Covers 'Sporting Centenaries' cover, an official Test Match cover signed by the twelve members of the Australian team including Chappell, Hughes, Border, Lillee, Bright, Wood, Marsh etc. Formerly the property of Tom Graveney. Two limited edition centenary covers for the Old England XI v Old Australia XI played at the Oval, both multi-signed. Signatures include Harvey, Simpson, Redpath, Gleeson (Australia) , Cowdrey, M.J.K. Smith, D'Oliveira, Trueman, Tyson, Evans (England) etc. Both limited edition nos. 23/25. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £55
Lot 756:
Lot 756 Lot 756
Bicentenary Match. M.C.C. v Rest of the World. Lord's 20th-25th August 1987. Limited edition presentation album no. 56/150. Includes four covers showing the four different issues of the 50p Royal Mail stamp booklets, one signed by Bradman. A selection of covers for major matches played at Lord's during 1987 including the Second Test, England v Pakistan signed by Gatting, Benson & Hedges Final signed by Jim Love, NatWest Trophy Final signed by Allan Lamb, the Bicentenary Match signed by Javed Miandad etc. Colour photographs of the M.C.C. and Rest of the World teams, the page signed by Richard Hadlee. Additional items include a cover signed by the Rest of the World team (lacking Abdul Qadir), originals of the four stamp booklets, a page from the Bicentennial Souvenir album signed by Len Hutton and Don Bradman etc. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £45
Lot 757:
Lot 757 Lot 757
Centenary of Test Cricket. England v Australia 1877-1977. Three covers each with a set of the six Australia Test Cricket Centenary stamps. One signed by six England fast bowlers, Tyson, Statham, A. Bedser, Larwood, Loader and Bailey. Eight signatures of England slow bowlers, Wright, Allen, Wardle, Lock, Appleyard, Titmus, Laker and Tattersall. The third signed by ten Australian fast bowlers, Miller, Connolly, Hawke, Lindwall, Davidson, McKenzie, Meckiff, Johnstone etc. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 758:
Lot 758
Centenary of Sheffield Shield Cricket 1992-93. Album sheet comprising six 45c stamps from the commemorative issue, each stamped with an elaborate handstamp for the six state associations. A large cover featuring an outline map of Australia and stamps with the same handstamps, with two other pairs of stamps with different handstamps, limited edition of twenty covers signed by Don Bradman. A pictorial cover depicting Australian cricket ephemera including a New South Wales cap, eight signatures including Doug Walters, Ross Edwards, Greg Chappell, Ian Redpath, Bob Massie, Ray Bright, Gary Gilmore and Jeff Thomson. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 759:
Lot 759 Lot 759 Lot 759
Cricket first day covers 1962-1986. Maroon album comprising over ninety first day and commemorative covers, some limited editions, and over 160 signatures. Covers include Pakistan 1962, M.C.C. to West Indies 1968 (fifteen signatures), India Cricket Victories (9), World Cup 1975, 1977 Centenary (signed by Bradman), Isle of Man 1980 (signed by Graveney, Sinfield, Barnett), Sir Lanka first Test 1982 (Gower, Willis etc). Christmas Island 25 Years of Cricket (Dexter, Taylor, Tyson, Greig, etc), Leaders of the World 1984 (Statham, Trueman, Knott, Ames, D'Oliveira, Hutton, Snow, Boycott), Jersey 1986 (John Arlott) etc. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £140
Lot 760:
Lot 760
Signed first day covers 1960s-1990s. Twenty six commemorative and first day covers, the majority from the 1990s, some limited editions, and a good number signed. Over forty signatures in total. Covers include Sussex 150th Anniversary 1839-1989 signed by twelve Sussex players. Other covers include Benson & Hedges Cup and NatWest Trophy finals, Test matches, Bunbury C.C. etc. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 761:
Lot 761
Paul Jarvis. Yorkshire, Sussex, Somerset & England 1981-2000. Yorkshire second XI sleeveless sweater, by Luke Eyres, with dark blue trim to neck, worn by Jarvis during his playing days with Yorkshire. Initials 'P.J.' to label. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 762:
Lot 762
Paul Jarvis. Yorkshire, Sussex, Somerset & England 1981-2000. Yorkshire first XI sleeveless sweater, by Luke Eyres, with trim in Yorkshire colours to neck and 'Tetley Bitter' sponsors logo, worn by Jarvis during his playing days with Yorkshire. Initials 'P.J.' to label. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 763:
Lot 763
Steve Marsh. Kent 1982-1999. Kent long sleeved first XI sweater, by Kent & Curwen, with Kent emblem of the rampant horse to centre, trimming in dark blue and sponsors logo 'James Capel'. Name handwritten to inner label. Sweater a little shrunk. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 764:
Lot 764
Jo Angel. Western Australia & Australia 1991-2004. Australian white long sleeved Test shirt worn by Jo Angel in the 1994/95 Ashes Test series. The shirt, by 'ISC of Australia' with Australian emblem to chest and 'ACB' and 'ISC' logos to sleeves. Signed by Angel above the Australian emblem with name handwritten to label. Good/very good condition. Previously sold by Knights in April 1998
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £30
Lot 765:
Lot 765
Kevin Pieterson. Nottinghamshire, Hampshire & England. Nottinghamshire gold one day short sleeved shirt worn by Pieterson in the Nottinghamshire v Scotland match at Trent Bridge on the 14th September 2003. The gold shirt with black trim, Nottinghamshire emblem and sponsors logo 'Exito' to chest, 'Pietersen' and number '6' to back. The shirt was signed and given to the vendors son after the match in 2003 and has a small handwritten note loosely attached describing the venue and date the item was acquired. Sold with a Nottinghamshire navy blue fleece given to the same boy at the same match in 2003. Nottinghams emblem to chest. Pieterson made 20 in the match. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
Lot 766:
Lot 766
Stephen Fleming. Wellington, Middlesex, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire & New Zealand. Nottinghamshire green one day long sleeved shirt worn by Fleming in the Hampshire v Nottinghamshire match played at the Rose Bowl on the 25th September 2005, Nottinghamshire's last match of the season. The green shirt with yellow and white trim, Nottinghamshire 'Outlaws' emblem and sponsors logo 'Exito' and 'Yorkshire Bank' to chest, 'Fleming' and number '10' to back. The shirt was given to the vendors son after the match in 2005. Fleming made 44 in the match. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 767:
Lot 767 Lot 767
Sourav Ganguly. Bangal, Lancashire, Glamorgan & India. Glamorgan yellow one day short sleeved shirt worn by Ganguly in the 2005 season. The yellow shirt with black trim, Glamorgan 'Dragon's emblem and sponsors logo 'Astoria' and 'Brains' to chest, 'Ganguly' and number '9' to back. The shirt is signed to back by Ganguly and was given to the vendors son in the Long Room during a tea interval in 2005. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 768:
Lot 768
The Ashes 2005. Steve Harmison. Original England shirt worn by Harmison in the 2005 Ashes series. The white shirt with three lions and crown emblem, Harmison's cap number 611 and 'Ashes 2005', with sponsor's logo to chest. Signed to the shirt front by fourteen members of the England squad including Vaughan, Trescothick, Strauss, Pietersen, Flintoff, G. Jones, Hoggard, Harmison, S. Jones etc. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 26"x32". A rare shirt from an unforgetable and quite remarkable Test series in England VG
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £320
Steve Harmison played in all five Test matches taking a total of seventeen wickets for 549 runs at an average of 32.39, with best bowling figures of 5-43 in the first innings of the first Test at Lord's. England won the series 2-1 with two matches drawn, so regaining the Ashes for the first time since 1986/87
Lot 769:
Cricket ties. Good selection of forty ties including rare Graeme Pollock '274' tie (1970), Warwickshire interest, Cornhill Insurance, West Indies (Rebel) XI to South Africa 1983, Benefits etc. Odd duplication
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 770:
Lot 770
Derek Shackleton. Hampshire & England 1948-1969. Hampshire navy blue first XI cloth cricket cap with white rose and crown emblem given by Shackleton to Ken Higgs of Lancashire (1958-1969) during their playing days. Inside the label reads 'Hampshire. D. Shackleton'. Some wear otherwise in good condition. Sold with a signed note from Higgs on Lancashire C.C.C. headed paper. Previously sold by the Cricket Memorabilia Society in their auction of July 2003
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £130
Lot 771:
Lot 771
Robert 'Bob Berry. Lancashire, Worcestershire, Derbyshire & England 1948-1962. Lancashire navy blue first XI cloth cricket cap, by Foster of London, with beautifully embroidered red rose emblem issued to Berry. Very good condition. Sold with a signed note from Berry on Lancashire C.C.C. headed paper. Previously sold by the Cricket Memorabilia Society in their auction of October 2004
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Lot 772:
Lot 772
Robert 'Bob Berry. Lancashire, Worcestershire, Derbyshire & England 1948-1962. Derbyshire navy blue first XI cloth cricket cap, by Christys' of London, with embroidered rose and crown emblem issued to Berry. Very good condition. Sold with a signed note from Berry on Lancashire C.C.C. headed paper. Previously sold by the Cricket Memorabilia Society in their auction of October 2004
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £100
Lot 773:
Lot 773
Robert 'Bob Berry. Lancashire, Worcestershire, Derbyshire & England 1948-1962. Worcestershire green first XI cloth cricket cap, by Bukta, with embroidered three black pears emblem issued to Berry. Initials to inside label. Very good condition. Previously sold by the Cricket Memorabilia Society in their auction of October 2004
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Berry played 94 matches for Worcestershire
Lot 774:
Lot 774
Athanasios John Traicos. Mashonaland, South Africa, Rhodesia & Zimbabwe 1970-1994. Zimbabwe green Test cap, by 'Sacap of Cape Town' with embroidered emblem of Zimbabwe to cap worn by Traicos. Makers label faded, beneath printed name badge 'J. Traicos (Zimb)'. Some wear and heavy fading to cap, wear internally to cap otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £130
Lot 775:
Lot 775
Hugh Morris. Glamorgan & England 1981-1995. Glamorgan navy blue first XI cloth cricket cap with embroidered daffodil emblem to front issued to Morris. Initials handwritten to inside label. Very good condition.
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Lot 776:
Lot 776
Robin Smith, Hampshire & England 1982-2003. Hampshire navy blue first XI cloth cricket cap with embroidered white rose and crown emblem to front issued to Smith. Nickname 'Judge' handwritten to inside label. Very good condition, appears unworn
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 777:
Lot 777
Ken Snellgrove. Lancashire 1961-1974. Lancashire navy blue 2nd XI cloth cricket cap with embroidered red rosebud emblem to front issued to Snellgrove. Signature to inside label. Previously sold in a Cricket Memorabilia Society auction. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 778:
Lot 778
Cecil George 'Cec.' Pepper. New South Wales, Australian Services & Commonwealth 1938-1957. Australian Professionals Cricket Club 1949. Green baggy green cap, by Foster of London, with large wired image of a kangaroo to front with wording again, in wire, 'Australian Professionals Cricket Club 1949' above and below. The club was formed in Lancashire in 1949, by Australians playing in the Lancashire League, and was lead by Jock Livingston, other players involved included Fred Freer, Bruce Dooland, Cec Pepper, George Tribe, Jack Pettiford, Des Fothergill etc. Their first match was played against Chorley on 5th June 1949. A similar cap worn by George Tribe was sold at Leski's auction, Australia in December 2012. Sold with a copy of an article on the forming of the Club which appeared in the Sydney 'Sun' newspaper on the 1st June 1949. A very rare and impressive cap produced in very limited numbers
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £1150
Pepper played for New South Wales from 1938-1941, during World War 2 he served in the Australian Army and reached the rank of Sergeant. He played in the Australian Services XI in the Victory Tests alongside Keith Miller, Hassett, Sismey, Stanford, Whitington etc but was never picked for the full Australian Test side, many say, following an argument with Don Bradman, Garry Sobers, who played against him in league cricket, said of Pepper that 'the reason why he never played county cricket was probably because of his overripe language'. He therefore came over to England playing league cricket for Rochdale for three seasons and for Burnley for five seasons
Lot 779:
Lot 779
Cecil George 'Cec' Pepper. New South Wales, Australian Services & Commonwealth 1938-1957. Commonwealth Cricket Team tour of India, Pakistan & Ceylon 1949-50 navy blue cap with wired and embroidered emblem to front of a circular map the Indian subcontinent with a palm tree to either side and 'India:Pakistan:Ceylon' beneath worn by Pepper as a member of the touring party. Sold with detailed provenance concerning the cap. Eventually a member of the Burnley C.C.first XI, John Clare was given the cap by Pepper aged 14, although it was originally given to his sister by Pepper, John did a deal with his sister and was the proud owner of the cap in the summer of 1950. Pepper was also a guest at his wedding in 1958. Handwritten signed letter from Clare, dated 2007 and press cuttings concerning Pepper and Clare accompany the sale of the cap. A rare tour cap worn by an interesting Australian cricketer
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £380
The Commonwealth tour of India, Pakistan & Ceylon 1949-50 from October 1949 to March 1950, played 21 first-class matches, including five against an All-India XI. Approximately half the team were Australians, two were West Indians, and the rest were Englis. The team included Jock Livingston, Frank Worrell, George Tribe, Bill Alley, Cec Pepper, George Dawkes, George Pope etc. Cec Pepper took a hat trick and finished with figures of 6-33 in the first innings v Holkar at Indore and scored 95 v Indian Universities in Bombay
Lot 780:
Lot 780
Jeff Thomson. New South Wales, Queensland, Middlesex & Australia. 1972-1986. Australian dark green cloth Test cap, by Albion of Australia (early Albion label), embroidered with the Australia emblem to front. The cap was bought by the vendor from a Yorkshire collector in 1980. He was told when buying it that it had been bought from a policeman who had swopped it for a police helmet. The vendor had his doubts at the time but bought it all the same. It was not until some years later that he found a reference (pages 28/29) in the book 'The Baggy Green' Michael Fahey (1986) which informed him that a number of Australian players had swopped their caps for police helmets in the 1970's that the story was authenticated for him. Quote from Fahey's book:- 'If Edwards (Ross) felt ashamed about swapping a cap with a member of the English Constabulary he was not alone. Doug Walters, Jeff Thomson, Max Walker, Ashley Mallett, David Hookes and Alan Turner also confessed to such a bizarre transaction with a bobby'. Sold with photocopies of the relevant pages from the book. Some minor wear to cap otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £2500/3500
Hammer price: £2500
Lot 781:
Lot 781
Thomas Godfrey Evans. Kent & England, 1939-1967. Kent navy blue first XI cloth cricket cap with white horse emblem given by Evans to Bob Berry of Lancashire (1948-1962) during their playing days. Initials to inside label. Some wear otherwise in good condition. Previously sold by the Cricket Memorabilia Society in their auction of October 2004
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £180
Godfrey Evans took 816 catches and 250 stumpings in first class cricket and played for England in 91 matches
Lot 782:
Lot 782
Reginald Thomas David 'Reg' Perks Worcestershire & England 1930-1955. Worcestershire green cloth 1st XI cricket cap, by Foster of Mayfair, with Worcestershire emblem of the three black pears to front. Previously sold as part of the Reg Perks Collection by Knights. Good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £130
Lot 783:
Lot 783
Thomas Alec 'Sandy' Jacques. Yorkshire 1927-1936. Yorkshire navy blue cloth 1st XI cricket cap worn by Jacques. The cap by 'W.V. Brown, Hosier, Eton', embroidered with the White Rose of Yorkshire to cap. Name 'T.A. Jacques' handwritten to label. Some wear to peak, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £60
Sandy Jacques was described by Len Hutton as having the best bowling action he had seen, however injury restricted Jacques' career to twenty eight matches for Yorkshire and only thirty in all. In his career he took 62 wickets at an average of 31.2, his best figures being 5 for 33 against Essex, and never finished on the losing side
Lot 784:
Lot 784
Frederick Sewards Trueman. Yorkshire & England 1949-1968. Yorkshire navy blue cloth 1st XI cricket cap worn by Trueman. The cap by 'Herbert Sutcliffe of Leeds', embroidered with the White Rose of Yorkshire to cap. The cap looks well used, some general wear otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £320
The cap was given to Alan Thompson (Daily Express journalist) who roomed with Trueman on the Yorkshire C.C.C. tour of U.S.A., Canada & Bermuda at the end of the 1963 season. He was the only journalist to follow the tour in person. 'He gave me the cap when we were packing for home, saying something to the effect that it was time to get a new one for 1964'. Sold with a handwritten note from Thompson to this effect.

Yorkshire legend Fred Trueman was generally acknowledged to have been one of the greatest bowlers in cricket's history, Trueman deployed a genuinely fast pace and was widely known as "Fiery Fred". He was the first bowler to take 300 wickets in a Test career. He took over 2300 first class wickets at an average of 18.29. He died in 2006, aged 75 years
Lot 785:
Lot 785
Cumberland County Cricket Club. Green Cumberland C.C.C. cap, by Foster of London, with emblem in maroon, gold and green to front. Player or date unknown. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 786:
Lot 786
Richard James Gulliver. Wiltshire & Minor Counties 1969-1983. Dark green Wiltshire C.C.C. cap, by New & Lingwood Ltd of Eton, London & Cambridge, with white horse emblem in white thread to front and 'Wilts' in banner to peak.Name handwritten to inner label. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Gulliver captained Wiltshire from 1981-1983
Lot 787:
Lot 787
Neil Harvey Fairbrother. Lancashire, Transvaal & England 1982-2002. England navy blue one day international cap, by Albion C&D of Australia, with embroidered emblem of a single lion to front. Sold with a 'Whittingdale' blue training cap worn by Fairbrother, signed to inside. Very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Neil Fairbrother played in ten Test matches for England, 1987-1993 and seventy five one day international matches 1987-1999
Lot 788:
Lot 788
Hugh Mervyn Winfield. Nottinghamshire 1954-1966. Nottinghamshire navy blue cloth 2nd XI cap, by Bukta, worn by Winfield during his playing career. The cap with the then Nottinghamshire 2nd XI emblem of 'N.C.C.C.' His name handwritten to inner label. The cap was previously sold in the Bruce French Benefit auction held at Trent Bridge in September 1981 as lot 216. Some small wear and loss around the emblem area to the front of the cap otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 789:
Lot 789
Allan Peter Wells. Sussex, Kent & England 1981-2000. Sussex navy blue cloth cap, with embroidered emblem of the six martlets and 'S.C.C.C.' below worn by Wells during his career. Nickname 'Bomber' to inside label. The cap was given by Wells to Ken Higgs of Lancashire (1958-1969). Previously sold by the Cricket Memorabilia Society in their auction of July 2003 G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 790:
Lot 790 Lot 790
Cricket caps. Three caps, one, a red wool cap with emblem of a bear and 'Stanford' in white thread beneath (Bukta), the next, navy blue with emblem of a bird (eagle) sitting on a set of stumps with bails and 'U.S.C.A.' beneath, and the third, an older cap, in navy blue, with white emblem 'M.C.C.' (Mybro). Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 791:
Lot 791
Liverpool Cricket Club cap. Early navy blue cricket cap with wired emblem of the liver bird (cormorant), bearing a branch of laver seaweed in its beak to front believed to be a Liverpool Cricket Club cap. The cap, with smaller peak, typical of a pre first world war cap, by Woodrow & Sons, Castle Street, Liverpool. Some wear to inner lining otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Aigburth Cricket Ground in Liverpool, England, is the home of Liverpool Cricket Club. The club was founded in 1807 and is the oldest amateur sports club in Merseyside. The pavilion that sits at the Aigburth Road end of the ground is the oldest at a first class cricket ground. It was designed by Thomas Harnett Harrison and built in 1880. The ground hosted its maiden first-class cricket match on the 13th and 14th June 1881, when Lancashire CCC hosted Cambridge University and lost by 7 wickets. The first time that Liverpool Cricket Club hosted an international team was in 1896 when the Australians beat Lancashire by 217 runs, the Australians visited on 8 other occasions (in 1899, 1902, 1905, 1909, 1912, 1921, 1926 and 1930). The final fixture saw the great Don Bradman play at Aigburth in a drawn 3-day match. Bradman declared afterwards that Aigburth was one of his favourite grounds in the world
Lot 792:
Lot 792
Ole Henrik Mortenson. Derbyshire & Denmark 1983-1994. Derbyshire C.C.C. navy blue cloth 1st XI cricket cap, Allez, with embroidered Derbyshire emblem to front. Name handwritten to inner label. Very good condition. Previously sold by Knights
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 793:
Lot 793
Michael Roseberry 1985-2001. Durham C.C.C. navy blue cloth 1st XI cricket cap, by Michael of Chatham, with embroidered Durham emblem to front. Name and county handwritten to inner label. The cap was given to Ken Higgs by Roseberry and sold in a previous C.M.S. auction. With note from Higgs. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £110
Lot 794:
Lot 794
Peter Such. Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Essex & England 1982-2001. Essex C.C.C. navy blue cloth 1st XI cricket cap with attached embroidered Essex emblem to front. Name handwritten to inner label. Previously sold by Knights. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 795:
Lot 795
Glamorgan C.C.C. navy blue cloth 2nd XI cricket cap with embroidered Glamorgan emblem of the daffodil in bud to front. Owner unknown. Appears unworn
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £22
Lot 796:
Lot 796
Glamorgan C.C.C. navy blue cloth 1st XI cricket cap with embroidered Glamorgan emblem of the daffodil to front. Owner unknown. Very good condition
Estimate: £70/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 797:
Lot 797
Hampshire C.C.C. navy blue cloth 1st XI cricket cap, by Foster of Mayfair, with embroidered white rose and crown emblem of Hampshire to front. Owner unknown. Very good condition
Estimate: £70/90
Hammer price: £55
Lot 798:
Lot 798
Lancashire C.C.C. navy blue cloth 1st XI cricket cap, by Albion C&D, with embroidered red rose emblem of Lancashire to front. 'D.L.' handwritten to inner label. Very good condition
Estimate: £70/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 799:
Lot 799
Northamptonshire C.C.C. maroon cloth 1st XI cricket cap. Earlier cap with attached wired Northamptonshire emblem. Possibly 1950's. Good condition. Wearer unknown
Estimate: £70/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 800:
Lot 800
Paul Jarvis. Yorkshire, Sussex, Somerset & England 1981-2000. Sussex navy blue cloth 1st XI cricket cap with wired Sussex emblem. 'P.J.' to label. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
Lot 801:
Lot 801 Lot 801
England. Two England broad brimmed sunhats, a light blue one with circular three lions emblem attached worn by Richard Illingworth and a white one with three lions emblem worn by Graeme Hick. Sold with a further dark green Worcestershire C.C.C. sunhat worn by Richard Illingworth, signed under brim. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £48
Lot 802:
Lot 802
Australia. Australian broad brimmed sunhat, by Albion C&D, with Australia emblem in shield to front. Looks 1980's. Player unknown. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £55
Lot 803:
Lot 803
Allan Peter Wells. Sussex, Kent & England 1981-2000. White broad brimmed sunhat worn by Alan Wells on the England XI 'Rebel Tour 1990/91' to South Africa, signed by Wells. Odd marks, good
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 804:
Lot 804
Leo Harrison. Hampshire 1939-1966. Hampshire navy 2nd XI cricket cap with county emblem of a white rose bud embroidered to front, worn by Harrison. The cap by Foster of Clifford Street, London. Three small holes to cap and peak, some wear to lining, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 805:
Lot 805
Leo Harrison. Hampshire 1939-1966. Hampshire 1st XI long sleeve sweater worn by Harrison. The sweater with trimming in Hampshire colours to neck, waist and cuffs. 'Harrison' to label. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 806:
Lot 806 Lot 806 Lot 806
Leo Harrison. Hampshire 1939-1966. Wooden barometer with dial to centre with inscribed metal plaque to base 'Leo Harrison. Hampshire- Champion County 1961'. Presumably the barometer was presented to him following the County Championship success in 1961. Lacking thermometer, barometer glass cracked and broken otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
The players were invited to select an item of their choice and Harrison chose this barometer
Lot 807:
Cricket World Cup 1999. Excellent collection of twelve 'Gunn & Moore' full size cricket bats signed by the competing teams in the World Cup Finals held in England in 1999. Each bat has a printed heading to the top of the bat ie '1999 Cricket World Cup' and the team name and signed by the teams playing squad beneath. The teams are New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Australia, England, West Indies, Zimbabwe, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Scotland, Bangladesh and Kenya. Signatures include Lara, Ambrose, Walsh, Ranatunga, Jayasuriya, Fleming, Cairns, Vettori, Stewart, Gough, Flintoff, Tikolo, Flower, Streak, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Cronje, Klussener, Pollock, Donald, Waugh, Warne, Gilchrist, McGrath, Ponting, Azharuddin, Tendulkar, Kumble etc. Two of the bats have been signed using a slightly thicker pen. Odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £400
The tournament in 1999 was won by Australia, who beat Pakistan by 8 wickets in the final at Lord's Cricket Ground in London. New Zealand and South Africa were the other semi-finalists.

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