Cricket Scorecards, FDC's, Programmes & Magazines

Lot 578:
Lot 578
Robert Arthur Thoms. Cricket Umpire. 'England v Australia, The Oval 1880. The First Test Match to be played in England'. Original scorecard for the inaugural Test match, England v Australia, played at the Kennington Oval on the 6th-8th September 1880. England won the first Test match by five wickets. England made 420 and Australia were bowled out for 149 in their first innings. Australia following on in their second innings made 327 all out, and England won the test reaching their target of 57 for the loss of five wickets. For England, W.G. Grace made 152, Lucas 55, Lord Harris 52 and Fred Morley of Nottinghamshire took eight wickets in the match. For Australia, Murdoch made 153no in their second innings. The scorecard with fully printed detail. Thoms and Stephenson officiated in the match. The scorecard very loosely laid down at the top of the card to larger page, with press cutting regarding the Test to verso. Horizontal centre fold, some minor wear and nick to edges, odd marks otherwise in good condition. A rare scorecard. Formerly the property of Thoms and previously sold in the Christie's auction of October 1987
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £550
W.G. Grace, who scored England's first Test century, E.M. Grace and G.F. Grace all played in the first Test match ever played in England against Australia in September 1880, this being the first time since 1744 that three brothers had played for England. Robert Arthur "Bob" Thoms (1826-1903) was a first-class cricket umpire who stood in two Test Matches, the first two played in England, in 1880 and 1882. His long umpiring career in first-class matches lasted from 1863 to 1900. When he died, The Times said that he was "the most famous umpire the game has known". He played in three first-class matches in the period 1850-1851: one for an Under 36 XI, one for Marylebone Cricket Club and Metropolitan Clubs and one for the All England Eleven
Lot 579:
Lot 579 Lot 579
Jim Laker '19 wickets'. England v Australia, Old Trafford, 1956. Official fully printed scorecard for the historic Test match where Laker took 9-37 in the first and 10-53 in the second innings. Signed by Laker in blue ink, in later years. Folds otherwise in good condition. Sold with a mono real photograph plain back postcard of Laker, head and shoulders in M.C.C. blazer. Signed in ink to front by Laker. Published by Lucozade. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 580:
Lot 580
Yorkshire and representative match scorecards 1911-1925. Blue file comprising sixteen official match scorecards. Yorkshire matches are v Surrey, The Oval 1911, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924 and 1925, v Lancashire, Bradford 1912, v Cambridge University, Fenner's 1913, v Middlesex, Lord's 1922, 1923 and 1925, v Nottinghamshire 1925. Other matches are North v South, Old Trafford 1923, Champion County (Yorkshire) v Rest of England, The Oval 1912, 1923 and 1924. Printed and handwritten scores. Odd faults, generally in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £95
Lot 581:
Lot 581
Yorkshire match scorecards 1926-1939. Blue file comprising approx. seventy official match scorecards for Yorkshire home and away matches for the period including v Lancashire, Middlesex, Sussex, Surrey, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Hampshire, Essex etc. Includes two copies of Middlesex v Yorkshire, 'Challenge Match', The Oval, 11th September 1937 (Hutton 121, Verity eight wickets in the second innings, ten in the match). Others include Yorkshire v Doncaster Town, Bennetthorpe Ground, 17th April 1926. Lancashire 2nd XI v Yorkshire 2nd XI, Old Trafford 1928. Champion County (Lancashire) v Rest of England, The Oval 1928. Yorkshire v South Africa, Hull 1929 etc. Odd duplication. Printed and handwritten scores. Odd faults, generally in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £240
Lot 582:
Lot 582
Yorkshire, Test and representative match scorecards and flyers 1944-1952. Green file comprising over sixty official match scorecards for Yorkshire home and away matches for the period including v Cambridge University, Lancashire, Middlesex, Worcestershire, Surrey, Gloucestershire, Sussex, Glamorgan, Kent, Somerset etc. Others include Yorkshire v R.A.A.F., 11th-12th July 1945 signed to the verso by two members of the 1964 Australian touring party, Graham McKenzie and Johnny Martin, North v South, Harrogate and Scarborough 1947, v M.C.C., Scarborough 1948 signed by Herbert Sutcliffe etc. Also tour matches v India, Bradford 1946, v South Africans, Bramall Lane 1947, v Australia, Bradford 1948, v West Indies, Bramall Lane 1950, v South Africans, Bradford 1951, England v South Africa, The Oval 1947, v Australia, Lord's 1948 etc. Printed and handwritten scores. Includes two small original handbills for charity matches played at Roundhay Park in aid of The General Infirmary, Leeds, Jack Appleyard's XI v Les Townsend's XI 4th June 1944 and v Eddie Paynter's XI 30th July 1944. Some faults, generally in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 583:
Lot 583
Yorkshire, county scorecards 1953-1995. Two files comprising approx. two hundred official match scorecards and programmes for Yorkshire home and away matches for the period. Matches include County Championship, John Player League, Gillette Cup, Benson & Hedges Cup, NatWest Trophy, tour matches etc. Scorecards include tour matches v Australia, Bramall Lane 1953, v Pakistan, Bramall Lane 1954, v Canada, Scarborough 1954, v South Africans, Bramall Lane 1955 etc. Also v Northallerton XI, Northallerton, 22nd April 1961. Includes scorecards for Yorkshire v Hampshire, Middlesborough May 1965 signed by Brian Close (twice) and Doug Padgett, v Northamptonshire, 2nd August 1970 signed by Phil Sharpe etc. Printed and handwritten scores. Odd faults, generally in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £150
Lot 584:
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M.C.C. & Ground v Australians 1878 and 1896. Two early original silk scorecards for the matches played at Lord's on the 27th and 28th of May 1878, and 11th and 12th June 1896. In the 1878 match Australia beat M.C.C. by nine wickets in a very low scoring game. M.C.C. batted first and made 33 all out with Hornby top scoring with 19, the highest individual score of the game, Australia then made 41 all out with Midwinter top scoring with 10, M.C.C. in their second innings made only 19 all out and Australia requiring 12 runs to win, scored the runs with the loss of one wicket. Spofforth took 6-4 and 5-16 and Boyle took 3-14 and 5-3 in each of the M.C.C. innings, Alfred Shaw took 5-10 and 1-4 in each of the Australian innings. A very rare item from the inaugural Australian tour of England. In the 1896 match played at Lord's, June 11th and 12th 1896, M.C.C. won by an innings and 18 runs. M.C.C. made a total of 219 with A.E. Stoddart making 54, F.S. Jackson 51 and Gunn 39. Australia made only 18 in the first innings, with only three batsmen scoring runs, and 183 in their second innings with J. Darling top scoring in the second innings with 76, C.J. Eady 42 and Gregory 28. J.T. Hearne took thirteen wickets in the match including all nine in the second innings, Giffen was absent. Pougher took five wickets in the Australian first innings without conceding a run. There were eleven 'Ducks' in the game. Staining to back of the top right hand corner of the 1878. Folds and pin holes to top edges of both scorecards, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
The 1878 match was the lowest recorded score by M.C.C. against Australia. The Australian's score of 18 in the 1896 match was their lowest recorded score in England and the lowest against M.C.C. Wisden called it 'perhaps the most sensational match of the whole tour. The game is already a historical one... By winning in such sensational style the M.C.C. at last took their revenge for the never-to-be-forgotten defeat in 1878.'
Lot 585:
Lot 585
Philadelphians second tour to England 1889. Rare official scorecard for Gentlemen of Gloucestershire v Gentlemen of Philadelphia at the Ashley Down Ground, Bristol, 15th-17th July 1889. Three members of the Grace family played in the match, brothers W.G. and E.M., and their nephew, Alfred Henry Grace. Highest scorer in the match was H.H. Francis who made 94no in Gloucestershire's first innings. W.G. Grace made 46 and 39no and took eleven wickets in the match which Gloucestershire won by eight wickets. Ex Roger Hancock collection. Previously sold as part of lot 21 in the Christie's sale of 5th November 2014. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 10"x13". Very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £260
Lot 586:
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Wilfred Rhodes. Official scorecard for Glamorgan v Yorkshire, Cardiff Arms Park, 5th-8th May 1923. The scorecard is dated 7th May at lunch on the second day, with handwritten scores for Glamorgan's first innings having been bowled out for 63. The scorecard very nicely signed in ink by Wilfred Rhodes. Accompanying the scorecard is a handwritten letter from Lord Avebury dated 6th November 1971 to 'Mr Craig', thanking him for his 'generous donation to the Peter Hain Fund... we are delighted with the response'. Presumably the donation was made through the purchase of the scorecard. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
In the low scoring match, Glamorgan were bowled out for 63, in reply Yorkshire made 93 in their first innings, Rhodes top scorer with 34. Yorkshire went on to win by nine wickets. Peter Hain served as a labour Member of Parliament in the Blair and Brown governments. In the late sixties and early seventies he was chairman of the 'Stop the Seventies Tour' anti-apartheid campaign which campaigned against the South Africa cricket and rugby tours to England. Eric Lubbock, Lord Avebury was a liberal politician and human rights activist
Lot 587:
Lot 587
Fourth Australian tour to England 1884. Official scorecard for Gloucestershire v Australians, Clifton College, 7th-9th August 1884. Complete printed scores for the drawn match in which W.G. Grace scored 116no in Gloucestershire's first innings, Midwinter taking four wickets for Australia, and Brain scoring 108 in the second innings. Woof took six wickets for Gloucestershire in Australia's only innings. Light foxing, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £180
Lot 588:
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Middlesex v Yorkshire 1885-1895. Three official scorecards for matches played at Lord's, 4th-5th June 1885, 7th-9th June 1886, and 10th-12th June 1895. The 1885 scorecard with printed and handwritten scores. Yorkshire won by five wickets. The cards for 1886 (match drawn) and 1895 (Yorkshire won by 298 runs) with complete printed scores, both with horizontal crease. Age toning to the 1885 scorecard, adhesive marks to verso of the 1895, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £80
Lot 589:
Lot 589
Yorkshire C.C.C. 1897-1956. Six official scorecards. Matches are v M.C.C., Lord's 10th-12th May 1897. v Nottinghamshire, Trent Bridge, 20th-22nd June 1901. v Cambridge University, Fenner's, 6th-8th June 1907. v Australia, Sheffield, 14th-17th July 1934. v Scotland, Edinburgh, 12th-14th July 1950. v Surrey, The Oval, 16th-19th June 1956 (Jim Laker's Benefit). Complete and incomplete printed scores, the odd one with handwritten annotations. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 590:
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Scotland v India 1946. Rare official scorecard for the 'International Cricket Match' played at Myreside, Edinburgh, 22nd- 23rd May 1946. The folding scorecard with teams listed to centre pages with neat handwritten scores in pencil. Indians won by an innings and 56 runs, Hazare 101, Sarwate twelve wickets in the match. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Lot 591:
Lot 591
Eighteen of Leicester and District v United South of England Eleven. Early original scorecard for the match played at Aylestone Road, Leicester, 14th-16th July 1879. Fully printed scores. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 9.25"x13.25". Light horizontal folds to the scorecard, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £185
Batting first, United South scored 139 in the first innings and in reply the eighteen of Leicester made 126. The second innings were both low scoring, with United South making 44 and Leicester 42 with no batsman reaching double figures for either side. United South won by fifteen runs. Top scorer in the match was W.R. Gilbert with 66 for United South in the first innings, Barlow took fourteen wickets in the match and James Lillywhite eleven. Walter Raleigh Gilbert was a cousin of the Grace brothers, of whom G.F. Grace played in the match
Lot 592:
Lot 592
England v Australia. Lord's 1948. Official scorecard for the second Test played at Lord's 24th-29th June 1948. The scorecard with complete printed scores has been nicely signed in blue and black ink by thirteen members of the Australian touring party, and seven England players who played in the Test match. Australian signatures are Tallon, Bradman, Hassett, Morris, Barnes, Saggers, Brown, Lindwall, Toshack, McCool, Harvey, Hamence and Johnson. England signatures are Yardley, Edrich, Compton, Evans, Wright, Hutton and Washbrook. Some ageing and nick to edge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £220
Australia won by 409 runs
Lot 593:
Lot 593
England v Australia 1981. Official scorecard for the 'famous' third Test match, Headingley, 16th- 21st July 1981. Ian Botham and Bob Willis's match. England followed on 227 runs behind and were soon 135-7 in their second innings. Botham and Dilley then put together a stand of 117. Botham finished up with 149no and Dilley 56. Australia needed 130 to win. Australia at 56-2 seemed favourites to win the game, however Willis with 8-43 won the game for England by 18 runs. Signed by the eleven members of the England team. Signatures are Gower, Willey, Taylor, Botham, Boycott, Willis, Brearley, Dilley, Gooch, Old and Gatting. Incomplete printed and typed scores. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £170
Lot 594:
Lot 594
England v Australia 1981. Official complete printed scorecard for the fourth Test match, Edgbaston, 30th July- 3rd August 1981. Signed by ten members of the England team. Signatures are Gooch, Taylor, Botham, Brearley, Old, Willis, Gatting, Willey, Emburey and Gower. Lacking the signature of Boycott. Odd nicks and light creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
England won the fourth Test by 29 runs
Lot 595:
Lot 595
Gentlemen v Players 1913. Original silk scorecard for the game played at The Oval, 10th-12th July 1913 with full printed detail. A few marks and minor foxing otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
The match was drawn. For the Gentlemen, Douglas scored 81 and 107, Simms taking eight and Falcon seven wickets in the match. For the Players, J.W. Hearne scored 126 in the second innings
Lot 596:
Lot 596
Surrey v Hampshire 1883. Early commemorative silk scorecard for the match played at The Oval, 24th-26th May 1883. In the drawn match, Surrey's total of 650 runs in their only innings was the highest to that date in first-class cricket. Laid down to card in one corner, with adhesive marks showing through to all corners, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 597:
Lot 597
M.C.C. tour of India and Ceylon 1933-1934. 'Souvenir programme of the M.C.C. Tour. Karachi. October 15th to 23rd 1933'. Pre tour souvenir programme with pen pictures, biographies, tour programme, averages etc. Original covers. Good condition. A rarely seen programme
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £150
Lot 598:
Lot 598
M.C.C. tour of South Africa 1938-1939 'Timeless Test series'. 'Official souvenir programme of the M.C.C. visit to the Transvaal 1938-1939'. Pre tour souvenir programme, covering the four matches to be played in the Transvaal between 16th December 1938 and February 22nd 1939 including the First and fourth Test matches, with team picture, pen pictures, biographies, history of Transvaal, scorecards, tour programme, previous tours etc. Original decorative covers. Good/very good condition. A rarely seen programme
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £200
Lot 599:
Lot 599
West Indies tour of India 1948-49. Rare official souvenir pre tour brochure for the tour published by Sport & Pastime in India. 'West Indies Cricket Team's Tour 1948-1949. A souvenir with pen pictures and full page portraits'. Some annotation to inside printed scorecard and to other internal pages within the brochure. Sold with a rare fully completed printed official scorecard for the 4th Test match played in Madras in January/February 1949. West Indies won by an innings and 193 runs. For West Indies Stollmeyer and Rae both made centuries in a tiotal of 582 all out. India made 245 and 144 in their two innings with John Trim taking seven wickets and P.E.W. Jones six wickets in the match. Rare items
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £155
This was the first Test series in India after gaining independence
Lot 600:
Lot 600
'Northwestern Cricket Association'. Rare souvenir booklet for the sixth Annual Tournament, held in Chicago, 17th-24th August 1901. Printed by Root and Fuller Printers, Chicago. 20pp. Original decorative blue paper wrappers printed in red, black and gold. K.A. Auty, Ontario, Library stamp and ownership name in ink for A.D. Taylor to first page. Includes a history of Wanderers Cricket and Athletic Club, list of officers and captains, team and player photographic illustrations, tournament fixtures, details of visiting teams, and social events. Padwick 4056. Rusting to staples, wear and slight splitting to spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 601:
Lot 601
'Cricket Carnival. West Australia v Victoria' 1922. Pre-match souvenir brochure for the match played at the W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth, 10th-13th March 1922. 32pp. Original decorative front paper wrapper, lacking rear wrapper, pages complete. Padwick 3416. Wear and loss to spine, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 602:
Lot 602
New South Wales International and Interstate Cricketers, Easter 1926. Official souvenir and scoring card produced for the Townsville Cricket Association cricket carnival 1926. Printed by T. Willmett & Sons, Townsville. 18pp. Original decorative paper wrappers. Includes scorecards for Townsville v N.S.W, 2nd/3rd April with complete handwritten scores in pencil, and North Queensland v N.S.W., 4th/5th April 1926. Minor wear to wrappers, small loss to head of spine, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70
Lot 603:
Lot 603
Western Australia v South Australian XI 1927. 'Official souvenir of the visit to Perth of the South Australian XI. March 19 to 29 1927'. 48pp. Original decorative wrappers. Official brochure for the series of three matches played, players biographies, match scoring cards, averages etc. Printed by Barclay & Sharland Limited, May Street West, Perth. Wrappers split at spine with tape repair. Staining and ageing to wrappers, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 604:
Lot 604
'Welcome! Australia. Illinois Cricket Association July 23, 24, 25, 26, 1932. Grant Park, Chicago, U.S.A.'. Souvenir tour brochure featuring photographs of the Australian team, Alan Kippax in batting pose, Kippax batting with Bradman at Lord's 1930, pen portraits, article on 'Googly' bowling by P.A. Vaile etc. Original decorative wrappers, the front cover portraying a kangaroo adopting a boxing pose against a bald eagle. Padwick 5327. Minor wear and age toning to wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 605:
Lot 605
H.H. The Maharaja of Patiala's Australian XI v Sind XI 1935. Rare official programme and score sheets for the match played at Karachi Gymkana Ground, 22nd-24th November 1935. Light vertical fold, expert repair to spine, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £160
The tour to India, financed by the Maharaja and organised by Frank Tarrant, took place without the approval of the Australian Board of Control as the official Test team were touring South Africa. Eighteen first-class matches and four unofficial 'Tests' were played on the India tour
Lot 606:
Lot 606
M.C.C. tour of Ceylon, Australia and New Zealand 1935/36. Official match programme published by the Western Australia Cricket Association for the games Australian XI v Western Australia, 26th-29th October, and v M.C.C., 31st October- 2nd November 1935. Light vertical fold and minor wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Lot 607:
Lot 607
'Souvenir of the Ceylon Cricketers' Tour in India December 1940- January 1941'. S.P. Foenander ('Onlooker') of the Ceylon Observer. 8pp pre-tour booklet with player biographies and advertisements. Bound in modern plum cloth, original paper wrappers retained. Rare wartime booklet. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
Lot 608:
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'The Australia Cricketers in Cartoon 1948'. Souvenir programme featuring pen pictures and biographies of the 1948 Australia touring party, with a caricature of each player by the artist, Haydn Ford. Tour fixtures to back page. Light vertical crease, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
Lot 609:
Lot 609
'Return to Bermuda. Official Souvenir of the B.R. [Brunell] Jones (West Indies) Touring Cricket Team's Second Visit to Bermuda (August 1955)'. 24pp brochure with original wrappers comprising pen pictures, articles, advertising etc. Wrappers detached, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 610:
Lot 610
'National Book League. Tenth Annual Cricket Match. N.B.L. versus Authors'. Official programme for the match played at Westminster School Ground, London, 20th June 1956. The Authors team featured some notable cricketers including Ben Barnett, Percy Fender, Jack Fingleton, Len Hutton, Douglas Jardine, Ian Peebles, Arthur Morris etc. Light vertical fold, ink annotations to rear cover, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25
Lot 611:
Lot 611
'The 1932 Australian Cricketer Autumn Annual'. A compilation of eight issues for October 1931 to May 1932 bound together with original wrappers retained, and issued in one volume as the 'Autumn Annual' with supplementary four page index to the front. Subjects covered include the South African tours to Australia and New Zealand and all Australian first class matches for the 1931/32 season. Original decorative paper wrappers. Some wear to spine, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 612:
Lot 612
'The Australian Cricketer Christmas Annual 1932-33'. A compilation of six issues for June to November 1932 bound together with original wrappers retained, and issued in one volume as the 'Christmas Annual' with supplementary four page index and a summary of Bradman's 'Marathon' Records. Other subjects covered include Bradman's dispute with the Australian Board, Ponsford's career, Mailey's team in America etc. Damage to spine, rear wrapper partly detached, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 613:
Lot 613
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1936/37. Official Orient Line 'S.S. Orion' brochure for the 'M.C.C. Australasian Tour 1936-7'. Pictorial colour card front cover. With team detail, itinerary, player profile and pen pictures etc. to inside pages. Old tape reinforcement to spine edge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £22
Lot 614:
Lot 614
Dutch cricket. 'Nederlandsche Cricket Bond. Vijftig Seizoenen Eerste Kals Cricket 1891-1940'. 69pp almanack in original paper wrappers. Old tape repairs to corners of wrappers, otherwise in good condition. Sold with three club handbooks for "Still Going Strong" C.C., Herring (Denmark) C.C. etc. Qty. 4. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £12
Lot 615:
Lot 615
'Trump card for cricket score M.C.C. v India 1951/52'. Interesting circular scorecards, presumably sold/given to spectators at the Test matches, consisting of five attached circular scorecards, one for each Test played in this series, at Madras, Kampur, Calcutta, Bombay and Delhi, with full details of the teams, dates, venue, statistics etc. 'Patent Design P.V.K. Murthy'. Four of the cards for the first four Tests have completed printed details, the fifth for the Test at Madras has not been completed, presumably sold at that Test. Advertising, printed signatures, player profiles etc to back of cards. Attached to the five cards is another smaller competition? card which states 'Insist on P.V. Sauce' and to reverse 'Please bring the Trump Card bearing the figure of Rs. 20/- on the back of the Madras Test and receive cash from P.V.Condiments, Madras'. Approx 7" diameter. Good/very good condition. A rare, unusual and attractive item. Previously sold by Knights
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 616:
Lot 616
Randwick District C.C. New South Wales, Australia. Twenty five official Annual Report and Financial Statement booklets. Seasons are 1920/21, 1924/25 (Qty. 2), 1925/26, 1934/35-1936/37, 1940/41, 1975/76-1984/86. Odd duplicates. Also Jubilee Year Book 1900-1975. Qty. 26. Odd faults and annotations, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 617:
Lot 617
Australian State club reports. A selection of annual reports and financial statements for Australian state clubs. Queensland clubs are Geelong C.C. 1964/65-1969/70, 1971/72-1976/77. Prahan C.C. 1970/71, 1972/73-1976/77. Preston C.C. 1967/68, 1968/69, 1976/77. Northcote C.C. 1981/82-1985/86. St. Kilda C.C. 1952/53, 1955/56 (Centenary Report), 1973/74, 1976/77, 1985/86. Carlton C.C. 1986/86. Warranbool and District Cricket Association 1963/64. Brunswick Cricket Club 1967/68. Collingwood C.C. 1985/86. Also North Western Tasmanian Cricket Association 1984-1986. Western Suburbs District C.C. (Queensland) 1984/85. West Torrens District C.C. (South Australia) Cricket and Social Programme 1983/84. Qty. 43. Odd duplicate. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £60
Lot 618:
Lot 618
New South Wales, Australia. Box of official annual reports and financial statement booklets, handbooks, rules etc. for New South Wales clubs and associations, mainly 1960s-1980s, some earlier. Clubs are Penrith District C.C. (Qty. 19), Northern District C.C. (15), Waverley District C.C. (14 including 1935/36 season), Petersham- Marrickville District C.C. (12), Tamworth C.C. (11), Mosman- Middle Harbour District C.C. (11), Manly- Warrington District C.C. (10), Newcastle District C.A. (8), St. George District C.C. (8), Balmain District C.C. (7 including 1929/30) etc. Other clubs include Manly District C.C., North Sydney District, Sydney C.C., Cricketers Club of New South Wales, Northbridge C.C., Newcastle City & Suburban C.A. etc. Odd duplicates. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £95
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Edward Verrall 'E.V.' Lucas. A large scrapbook covering Lucas' working life compiled by Neville Weston. The majority of the contents include press cutting obituaries reporting Lucas' death in 1938, reviews of books by and about Lucas, and articles by Lucas under his pseudonym 'A Wanderer's Note-book'. Also included are six signed letters from Lucas, two handwritten in his distinctive sloping style, including four to the artist and writer, J.H. Thorpe, who published two books on cricket, and another to F.S. Ashley-Cooper. Laid down to the inside front cover is the official printed notice of Lucas' election to the The Athanaeum club in London, dated 17th April 1917, and to the facing page a mono studio photographic portrait of Lucas by Elliott & Fry. Other contents include individual pages laid down from the Sotheby's auction catalogue of 20th & 21st March 1939, which featured items from Lucas' library, and a loosely inserted booklet of prices achieved in the sale with buyers' names. Also loosely inserted is an original menu for the 'First Informal Dinner given by "Judge" to the Successful Contributors to the Annual College Wits Contents Number 1920' held in New York, 27th March 1920. To the verso is an original hand painted cartoon by Grant E. Hamilton depicting Mr. Punch and 'the Judge' doffing their hats to each other. The caption reads, 'Reminiscent of the informal luncheon in the "Judge" editorial rooms to E.V. Lucas, Esq. of London "Punch". New York, May 25th 1920'. Above the cartoon are excellent signatures in ink of ten people, presumably editorial staff of the magazine. Signatures include George Steicher, owner, Perriton Maxwell, prolific writer, Walter de Maris, illustrator, Grant E. Hamilton, cartoonist and contributor. G/VG
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 620:
Lot 620
Walter Reginald Hammond. Gloucestershire & England 1920-1951. 'W.R. Hammond Benefit Souvenir 1934'. Official Benefit souvenir for the Gloucestershire v Hampshire match played at Bristol on 4th-7th August 1934. Original pictorial covers. Nicely signed in ink by Hammond to front cover. Minor ageing and wear to covers, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £145
Lot 621:
Lot 621
Australia and New Zealand 1960s-1980s. A selection of Australian cricket club and state annual reports, handbooks, programmes etc. Clubs include Central Cumberland, Petersham-Marrickville, Randwick (New South Wales), Carlton, Weston Creek etc. Also twenty Australian Cricket Society publications early 1970s onwards. Sold with ten New Zealand Cricket Council annual reports 1940s-1960s etc and the odd African/ South African publication. Qty. 59. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 622:
Lot 622
Club handbooks, reports and histories 1940s-2010s. Box comprising over ninety publications relating to Minor Counties, clubs, wandering sides etc. Earlier clubs featured include Scarborough Festival (1948), East Lancashire (1947), Sevenoaks Vine, Old Coulsdon, Whyteleaf, Hambledon, Lydney, Wallasey, North West Cricket in Northern Ireland etc. Includes over thirty handbooks etc. for to 'The Forty Club', 1960s onwards. Odd publication signed by the author. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 623:
Lot 623
Big match scorecards 2008-2018. Five official scorecards each signed by player(s) who made a significant contribution. Scorecards are Essex v Warwickshire, Chelmsford 2008, signed by Tony Frost of Warwickshire who scored 242no and was on the field for the duration of the match. England v Pakistan, Lord's 2010, signed by Jonathan Trott (184) and Stuart Broad (169), eighth wicket stand of 332. Surrey v Essex, Whitgift School, 2011, signed by Graham Napier, 196 in Essex's first innings including sixteen sixes. Lancashire v Yorkshire, Old Trafford 2018, signed by Jordan Clark of Lancashire (hat-trick). Nottinghamshire v Somerset, Trent Bridge 2018, signed by Craig Overton and Tom Abell who both took hat-tricks in the match. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 624:
Lot 624
Nottinghamshire C.C.C. 1901. Original one shilling Queen Victoria postage stamp postmarked 'Nottingham Cricket Ground JU8 01' on day three of the match Nottinghamshire v Sussex, 6th-8th June 1901. The stamp loose mounted to card with an enlarged printed copy. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £90
Lot 625:
Lot 625
Kumar Sri Ranjitsinhji. A selection of thirteen revenue stamps for the Indian State of Nawanagar in two different styles, all featuring Prince Ranjitsinhji, covering the period 1919 to 1933 the year of Ranji's death. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 626:
Lot 626
Tour brochures 1950s/1990s. Fourteen souvenir tour brochures and match programmes. Publications include an official programme for the M.C.C. visit to Ceylon en route to Australia and New Zealand, for two matches played at the Sinhalese Sport Club Grounds, 5th and 6th October 1958. 'Pakistan Cricketers Tour of India 1960-61', Sport & Pastime. 'Denis Compton's Star Studded Commonwealth XI' to South Africa 1959/60. 'New Zealand Women's Cricket Tour [to England] 1954. New Zealand v Australia, second 'unofficial' Test match, Lancaster Park, Christchurch, 27th February- 2nd March 1960. The Duke of Norfolk's West Indies Tour, February- March 1970 etc. Odd minor faults, overall in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £70
Lot 627:
Lot 627
'Jim Laker, 19-90'. England v Australia, 4th Test 1956. Large limited edition print of the scorecard for the Test match played at Old Trafford. Mounted with ink signature of Laker mounted below. Limited edition 77/200. 13"x21". VG. Sold with a limited edition print no. 30/100 depicting the Surrey team of 1988 produced for Graham Clinton's Benefit in 1988. Signed to surround by all nineteen players featured. Signatures include Clinton, Clarke, Stewart, Greig, Bicknell, Richards etc. 16.5"x23.5". G. Qty. 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 628:
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Cricket first day covers. Two official green Stamp Publicity files comprising commemorative covers for 'The Prudential Cup 1979', limited edition no. 112/250, and 'The Centenary Test Match 1980', limited edition no. 407/1400. Sold with twenty three Stamp Publicity cards, including one for each of the eighteen 1994 County teams, two to celebrate the first England tour to South Africa 1995/96, two for the Bicentennial Test Match, Sydney, 29th January 1988, and one for the first floodlit match to be played in England, Edgbaston 1997. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 629:
Lot 629
'Centenary of Test Cricket. England v Australia' 1877-1987. Two official T.C.C.B. commemorative covers issued 9th March 1977. One signed by eight England Test wicketkeepers, Leslie Ames, Billy Griffith, Arthur McIntyre, John Murray, Alan Smith, Roy Swetman, Keith Andrew and Godfrey Evans. The other signed by five Test captains, R.E.S. Wyatt, Gubby Allen, Len Hutton, Cyril Walters and Don Bradman. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 630:
Lot 630
'County Cricket 1873-1973 Test and County Cricket Board Official Medallic First Day Cover'. Sterling silver proof medal mounted in official first day cover with the three W.G. Grace stamps, franked Lord's, 16th May 1973. The cover, signed by Tony Lewis and Ted Dexter, presented in official green folder with information card. Light foxing to the cover, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £12
Lot 631:
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Cricket stamps of the world, c1960s onwards. Red album comprising a large selection of mint condition individual stamps, stamp blocks, labels and strike stamps, the odd one signed. The majority are Caribbean issues, others include U.K., Australia, Bangladesh, Jersey, New Zealand, Bulgaria, India, Malaysia, Gibraltar, Turkmenistan, Fiji, South Africa etc. Over five hundred items in total in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
Lot 632:
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Philatelic cricket 1960s-1990s. Red binder comprising a varied selection of stamp booklets, Post Office stamps postcards, stamp presentation packs etc. Includes rare items from the Australian issue of 1938 'Sports, Politics, Communications, Entertainment' cards, one titled 'Greetings from 1938' featuring an image of Bradman. Also four 'Australian Legends' first day covers, each signed by Bradman. 'Centenary of the Ashes 1982' cover with five signatures of John Ikin, Don Kenyon, Basil D'Oliveira, Johnny Wardle etc. and another signed by Len Hutton. Other signatures include David Lloyd, David Gower and Garry Sobers. Forty seven items in total. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £85
Lot 633:
Lot 633
Benefit and Testimonial brochures 1951-2019. Small box of sixteen official brochures with good Kent and Sussex interest. Kent benefits include David Nicholls 1980, Bob Woolmer 1984, Derek Underwood 1986 (signed by Underwood), Mark Benson 1991, Richard Ellison 1993 etc. Sussex benefits include George Cox 1951, Paul Parker 1988, Robin Martin and Jenkins 2008. Others include Jack Birkenshaw 1974 (Leicestershire), Chris Smith 1990, Robin Smith 1996 (Hampshire) etc. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £10
Lot 634:
Lot 634
Signed first commemorative covers. 'Sir Don Bradman. The Australian Legend', limited edition no. 34/254 signed by Bradman and Colin Cowdrey. Two Benham Silks, one signed by Richard Hadlee, the other by Trevor Bailey. 'Leaders of the World' signed by Cowdrey. 'Bristol Blenheim 50th Anniversary' signed by Bill Edrich and Denis Compton. Other signatures are Garry Sobers, Brian Statham, Tom Graveney and Basil D'Oliveira. Qty. 7. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50

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