Sporting Ephemera

Lot 1554:
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Horse Racing. 'The Start and the Finish of the 1923 Epsom Derby'. A pair of original limited edition colour lithograph prints from the originals by Cecil Aldin (1870-1935), one depicting the start of the race, the other the finish. Both prints signed in pencil to the lower left mount corners by Aldin. Published by Richard Wyman & Co., London, c1923. Each print with blind embossed stamp to mount, 'Artist's Proof No. 135'. To the backboard of the print of the race start is an original printed sheet laid down with the 'Names, Numbers, &c. of some of the Horses depicted', with twenty horses listed below with the owner, breed, colours, trainer, jockey, the finishing position and starting price. Each print measures 20"x13.5", laid to mount, framed and glazed in original frames. VG
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £180
The 1923 Derby was won by 'Papyrus', owned by Mr. B. Irish, trained by B. Jarvis, and ridden by S. Donoghue
Lot 1555:
Lot 1555
Horse Racing. A crested china figure of a jockey on horse with the crest of 'Newmarket' to base. Carlton Ware stamp to base. 4" tall. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1556:
Badminton Library: Duke of Beaufort. Editor. 'The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes 1891-1896'. A good selection of fourteen volumes of the standard edition in publishers original bindings. Sporting subjects covered are: Golf, Shooting, Coursing and Falconry, Cricket (Volumes 1 & 2), Billiards, Driving, Skating, Big Game Hunting (2 volumes), Sea Fishing, Archery, Riding & Polo and Dancing. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1557:
Lot 1557
Sporting carriage/travel clock. Excellent exquisite brass carriage/travel clock, with sporting scenes of hunting, shooting and fishing in enamel (?) to face and two side panels, glass top panel, the enamel circular dial with roman numerals enclosed within a shaped brass case with bevelled glass. Original leather outer/carrying case (worn) with red silk padded lining and brass fittings. Makers mark to verso of clock for Deacons of Swindon. The clock made circa 1970. Working order with replacement key. Good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £240
Deacons was established in 1848 and still going strong today
Lot 1558:
Lot 1558
Horse Racing. 'The Licensed Bookmaker and Betting Office Proprietor' 1974-1980. A good run of over seventy copies of the magazine issued monthly. Issues are 1974 (lacking July), 1975, 1976 (lacking April & November), 1977, 1978, 1979 (lacking April & May), 1980 (lacking November & December), also individual copies for November 1971, December 1971, and June 1980. Sold with 'Bookmakers Office Supplies' magazine for Spring 1982 and September 1982, and British Betting Office Association newsletter for September 1997. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1559:
Lot 1559
Horse racing programmes 1969-1979. Sixteen official programmes for meetings at Ascot, Kempton Park and Epsom. Programmes include Royal Ascot, third day 1969, fourth day 1970, second day 1972, Diamond Day, Ascot 1972 and 1974-1979, Kempton Park Christmas Meeting, first day 1971 and 1972, Derby Day, Epsom 1972 etc. Minor annotations to the majority, wear to some covers, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1560:
Lot 1560
Hunting. 'The Tarpoley Hunt Club 1962'. Large and impressive colour lithograph print from the original by Terence Cuneo depicting members at a Club function in hunting "pinks". Printed key and list of attendees to lower border. Reproduced and published by James Haworth & Brother Ltd., London. 34.5"x30". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
The Tarporley Hunt Club meets at Tarporley, Cheshire. Founded in 1762, it is the oldest surviving society of its kind in England
Lot 1561:
Lot 1561
'The Illustrated Encyclopedia of World Horse Racing'. Foreword by Steve Cauthen. W.H. Smith 1989. Signed by a number of famous jockeys and trainers, some signatures to the page, some signatures on pieces laid down to the page. Signatures are Steve Cauthen, Henry Cecil, Micheal Stote, Willie Carson, Ray Cochrane, Pat Eddery, Franki Dettori, Joe Mercer, Lester Piggott, Gordon Richards, Micheal Roberts, Greville Starkey and Walter Swinburn. Original dustwrapper tatty, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1562:
'Burnham Town Hockey Club Season 1910-11'. Excellent photograph of the team, standing and seated in rows, in hockey attire, some with sticks. The photograoph laid down to photographers mount with printed title to top border, players names to lower border. The photograph measures 13"x11". Includes R. Selwyn-Payne who played cricket for Somerset C.C.C. Minor foxing, good condition. A good image
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1563:
Lot 1563
'Drink Molinari's. The Sportsmens Vermouth'. A 7.5" plate advertising the Vermouth with centre title and image of a sportsman holding up a glass with sporting images to outer rim featuring football, running, cycling, flying, boxing, wrestling and running. 'Dunn Bennett & Co, Royal Victoria Pottery, Burslem' stamp to verso. Number 1124 impressed to base. Plus a tin mug with image of a sporting scene entitled 'Vertish Hill Sports 1881-1931' (Hawick). Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1564:
Lot 1564
Snooker. Rex Williams c1970. Large original mono photograph of Williams leaning over a pool table, cue in hand, wearing waistcoat and tie. The photograph measures approx. 18.5"x15". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 24"x20". A nice image in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Williams was a five time World Professional Billiards Champion, and three times World Snooker Champion semi-finalist
Lot 1565:
Lot 1565
Henry Cooper. 'King Rat. Grand Order of Water Rats'. Two mounted images of Cooper, one showing him dressed in 'Water Rat' regalia in 1980, and the other showing him knocking down Cassius Clay in 1963. The boxing image signed to lower border by Cooper. Framed and glazed. Overall 22.5"x19". VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £5

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