Golf & Tennis

Lot 1514:
Lot 1514
Golf silver spoons, buttons, medals and badges. Framed display comprising twelve silver cricket spoons, each with golfing theme to head, a selection of fourteen various sized silver buttons some with emblem and names of Sale Golf Club, Bramhall Golf Club etc. Also three golfing medals and three golfing trinkets. One of the spoons has been detached from the framed and glazed display otherwise in good condition, nicely presented. The majority of the items appear to be silver but as they are framed and glazed it is difficult to check
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1515:
Golf desk set. Excellent mid Victorian silver plated desk ink stand comprising a golfer wearing cap at the top of his back swing in front of a filigree tree in Art Nouveau style with fluted vase loosely inserted. This is attached to a silver plated stand/mount with four short legs to base and with two raised hooks for pens. To either side of the figure there are ink wells in the shape of golf balls. The mount with floral decoration. Marks of James Deakin & Sons of Sheffield, 'desk bell' trade mark and number 'S3616' to base. Approximately 11.5" tall with vase attached, 9" long and 7" wide. Appears to have lost some parts of the trees branches and leaves to back, small damage to base otherwise in good condition. Note from the previous owner suggest 'made by Biggins 1880'? (ex Bob Appleyard (Yorkshire & England 1950-1958) collection)
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1516:
Lot 1516
Colin Montgomerie. 'Monty's Miss'. Large colour photograph of Montgomerie having famously just missed a putt. Nicely signed by Montgomerie. 12"x16". VG
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1517:
Lot 1517
'Golfing Reminiscences. The Growth of the Game 1887-1925'. William Reid. First edition, Edinburgh 1925. Dedication in ink to front cover 'With the author's compliments'. Original blue cloth covers. Light internal foxing, minor staining and wear to covers, slight fading to spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1518:
Lot 1518
'The Game of Golf'. W. Park Junr. London 1896. Original green cloth with golf illustration to front cover, gilt titles to spine. Annotations in pencil to rear page, piece removed from top edge of title page, some breaking to spine block, light wear to covers and internal foxing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1519:
Lot 1519
'Famous Golf Links'. Horace G. Hutchinson with contributors including Andrew Lang, H.S.C. Everard, T. Rutherford Clark etc. First edition, London 1891. A collection of essays originally from the 'Saturday Review'. Original grey cloth with illustrated front cover, gilt titles to spine. Light water staining to top edges of some pages, some pages untrimmed, preface and contents pages detached, minor wear to covers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £300
Lot 1520:
Lot 1520
'The Golf Courses of the British Isles'. Bernard Darwin. Illustrated by Harry Rountree. Duckworth & Co, London 1910. First edition. Green decorated cloth covers with gilt titles to front cover and spine. Gilt to top page edges. Slight bowing to covers with minor wear and bumping to covers. Some foxing to internal pages. Otherwise a good copy
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1521:
Lot 1521
'The Life of Tom Morris with glimpses of St Andrews and its golfing celebrities'. W.W. Tulloch. T. Werner Laurie, London 1908. Green cloth with decorative illustrated covers, gilt title to spine. Nick to head of spine paper, bumping to corners, wear to board extremities, otherwise a good bright copy of this rare golf book
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: unsold
Thomas Mitchell Morris (1821-1908), known as 'Old Tom Morris', was born and died at St Andrews. After designing and laying out the course at the newly formed Prestwick Golf Club, he was appointed as greenskeeper and professional at St Andrews from 1865 and worked as a clubmaker, ballmaker, golf instructor and course designer, remaining there until 1903. As a player Morris was runner up in the Open Championship in 1860, winning the competition the following year in 1861 and a further three times. He held the record of the largest margin of victory in a major tournament, winning by 14 holes in the 1862 Championship, a record which remained until Tiger Woods won by 15 holes in the 2000 US Open
Lot 1522:
Lot 1522
Tennis figures. A pair of very large late 19th century German bisque tennis figures of a boy and a girl, both dressed in contemporary dress in bright colours and holding a tennis racket an a ball. The girl figure measures approximately 15" and the boy approximately 14" tall. Minor wear and chipping to the base of the boy figure and chip with very small loss to his finger otherwise in good condition (ex Bob Appleyard (Yorkshire & England 1950-1958) collection)
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1523:
Lot 1523 Lot 1523
Christine Truman and Virginia Wade. Two original mono press photographs of Truman and Wade in match action, both signed to the photograph by the featured player. The Truman photograph taken at Wimbledon, 29th June 1965 beating Nancy Richey to reach the semi-finals. The other photograph shows Virginia Wade winning to reach the second round, 24th June 1970. Both images similarly mounted framed and glazed, overall approx. 15"x11.5". G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £8

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