Sporting Ephemera

Lot 1331:
Lot 1331 Lot 1331
'Fred Archer. "The Tin Man". 13 Champion Jockey. 21 Classics. 2748 wins'. Horseshoe shaped base metal vesta case with printed paper(?) cartouche of Fred Archer in jockey's cap to one side and to the other the printed details of his horse racing career. Some wear to cartouches and case otherwise in good condition. Approximately 1.6"x1.4"
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £120
Frederick James Archer (1857 to 1886), also known by the nickname 'The Tin Man', was an English flat race jockey of the Victorian era, described as "the best all-round jockey that the turf has ever seen". He was Champion Jockey for 13 consecutive years until 1886, riding 2,748 winners from 8,084 starts, in so doing setting records for the number of Champion Jockey titles (13), number of wins in a season (246) and number of race wins (2748) which remained unthreatened until the arrival of Steve Donoghue and Sir Gordon Richards well into the 20th century. Delirious from wasting and the loss of his wife during childbirth, he committed suicide at the age of 29.
Lot 1332:
Lot 1332 Lot 1332
Horse racing. Decorative small sterling silver vesta case in the shape of a jockey's cap. '925G. Sterling'. Approx 2.25"x1". G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1333:
Lot 1333 Lot 1333
'Ambassadors of Sport Drinking Set' 1950s. A set of six shot glasses, each depicting a colour transfer image of a notable sportsman surrounded by laurel wreath and name below, with signature and representative sporting image to verso. Images are Geoff Duke (motorcycling), Dai Rees (golf), Doug Smith (horse racing), Billy Wright (football), Mike Hawthorn (motor racing) and Jim Laker (cricket). The glasses with gold lustre to rims, each measuring 2.25" tall, in original presentation box with decorative lid. Some wear and tear to the box and lid, the glasses in very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1334:
Lot 1334
Horse Racing. Goodwood racecourse c1880. Original large lithograph from an original by Thomas Walter Wilson titled 'The Lawn at Goodwood'. The brightly coloured image depicts large crowds in their finery, including to the centre, Prince Albert, the Prince of Wales, and to the right Lillie Langtry arriving on a carriage. To the left is the colonnaded grandstand, in the background the race course and rolling Sussex downs. Artist's signature to lower right corner. An excellent image in a later ornate frame, overall approx. 43"x23.5". VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £160
Lot 1335:
No lot
Withdrawn
Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 1336:
Lot 1336
Sporting figures. Selection of Staffordshire replica sporting figures including boxing figures of Heenan and Sayers (two, both different) and Fred Archer on horseback. Sold with a spelter(?) figure of a boxer in action, a EPNS bowl with glass inset produced for the Wembley Empire Exhibition 1925 etc. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1337:
Football and Sporting ephemera. A good selection of ephemera including football annuals, football programmes 1950's to date, signed modern trade cards, rugby books, football trade cards, snooker and athletics programmes etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £240
Lot 1338:
Lot 1338
Sporting press photographs 1960s-1990s. A selection of thirteen original and reproduction mono and colour press photographs covering a range of sports. Individuals featured include Graham Hill, Michael Schumacher (motorsport), Tony Jacklin (golf), Adrian Metcalfe (athletics), Henry Cooper (boxing), Mark McGwire (baseball), Magic Johnson (basketball) etc. Various sizes, 11.5"x8.25" and smaller. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1339:
Lot 1339
Sporting books. Two titles, 'Skating', Douglas Adams. Revised edition, London 1892, and 'Mountaineering', Claude Wilson, London 1893. Breaking to internal hinges. Both titles 'All England Series' with original decorative cloth covers. Some wear to covers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1340:
Lot 1340
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: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
Williams was a five time World Professional Billiards Champion, and three times World Snooker Champion semi-finalist
Lot 1341:
Lot 1341
Golf. Large late 19th century German figure of a golfer wearing purple cap and neck tie with gold polka dot waistcoat and trousers with golf club to side. The stands 13.25" tall. Good condition. Sold with a selection of golfing figures, ashtray, brass ware etc. Includes a Carltonware ashtray with golfing figure holding bag of clubs, a figure of a golfer playing a shot by David Hermes, two modern reproduction Staffordshire of 'Tom Morris', one a figure 'Young Tom Morris' and a toby jug 'Old Tom Morris', a Manor Potteries toby jug of a golfer, a silver base metal cigarette case with image of a lady golfer to lid, two brass golfing figures, one a bell, small match holder etc. Qty. 12
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1342:
Lot 1342 Lot 1342
Collection of twenty seven golf ball markers, each from different golf clubs/competitions, attractively mounted to circular green baize free standing display. Ball markers include Ryder Cup 2001, Royal Guernsey, St. Andrews, Crail Golfing Society, The Belfry, Los Palos etc. Sold with a circular brass ashtray with image of a golfer to centre. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1343:
Lot 1343
Tennis ceramics. Pair of boy and girl German ceramic tennis match holders with printed crest for 'Southport' to each. Some wear to the edge of the girl match holder. Both 3" tall. Sold with a further continental figure of a tennis player, wearing a hat and holding racket and ball, on naturalistic base. No 2872 impressed to back of base. 5.5" tall. Slight chip to edge of hat. Plus a small modern cup featuring tennis. Qty. 4
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £32

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