Wisden. Original Paper Wrappered & Cloth Covered

Lot 683:
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Silver cricket medals. Three silver cricket medals with blue enamel decoration, each awarded to cricketer J.E. Church in 1933, 1934 and 1935. The first two years as runner up and the 1935 as 'Cricket Cup Winners'. All hallmarked. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 684:
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Cricket medal. Attractive decorative circular silver metal cricket medal for 'The London Printers & Stationery Traders Cricket Association' with figure of a batsman to the centre. Engraved to verso, 'Presented by J. Albert Causton to P. Graves 1899'. 1.25" diam. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Australia tour to England 1938. A collection of sixteen pin badges by A. E. Patrick of Summer Hill, New South Wales, of members of the 1938 Australian touring party to England. Badges are Badcock, Barnes, Barnett, Bradman, Brown, Chipperfield, Hassett, Fingleton, Fleetwood-Smith, McCabe, McCormick, O'Reilly, Waite, Walker, Ward, and White. Each 1" diameter. VG
Estimate: £100/150
The Patrick family founded a photo medallion and picture framing business in the 1800s in Sydney and continue to produce promotional products to this day
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Cricket medals 1902-1948. Eleven metal cricket medals, of which nine are hallmarked silver. Hallmarked medals with engravings are issued by Presbyterian C.C. 1902, 'C.E.T.S. R.U-L.O.H.' 1902, Goring & Ferring C.C. 1928, Naval & Military Club 1931, 'W.E.C.C.L. Caley's Shield' 1931, 'L.T.T.C.S. & A.A. Cricket Section' 1936, and 'L. &. D.M.S.S.C.L. Presentation by W.J. Edrich' 1948. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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George Gibson Macaulay. Yorkshire & England 1920-1935. Original 'Elkington Plate' beaker awarded to Macaulay for achieving third place in the steeplechase in 1913 whilst a pupil at North Eastern County School (now Barnard Castle School). The beaker with engraved inscription to one side, and school emblem to the other, measures 4" tall. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
In later years Macaulay took teams of famous cricketers to play annual matches against the school eleven
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Lot 688
Cricket snuff box. A black lacquered papier mache oval snuff/pill box with hinged lid, believed to be circa 1870's. The lid painted with a cricketing scene of boys playing cricket with trees in background. The box measures approx 2.75"x2"x1.25" deep. Some wear to painted image on lid otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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Cricket snuff box. A black lacquered papier mache oval snuff/pill box with hinged lid, believed to be circa 1870's. The lid painted with a cricketing scene of boys playing cricket with trees in background. The box measures approx 2.5"x1.75"x.6". Very minor wear to painted image on lid otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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Vesta case. Unusual Victorian bakelite brown vesta case, modelled as a book, depicting a golfer to one side, and a cricketer on the reverse. Approximately 2"x1.5". G.
Estimate: £40/60
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National Grid paperweight. Attractive block acrylic resin paperweight with broken stumps, bails and ball suspended to inside. 'National Grid' emblem to face. 2.5" square. G
Estimate: £18/25
National Grid sponsored International Umpires during the 1990/2000's
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Cricket ceramics and metalware. 'Texaco Trophy. England v Australia 1985'. Silver plated dish/plate awarded to players following the matches. 8.5" diameter. Recipient unknown. Plus four modern cricket plates 'W.G. Grace, St. Anselm's Cricket Club, 'History of the Ashes' (2), Foleyware cricket dish, modern paste pot with image of 'Cricket' by William Nicholson to lid for Patum Pererum, four printers blocks for advertising cricket bats, paperweight, mug etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 693:
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Cricket metalware and games. A selection of metalware, ceramics and cricket games including two 'Rowntree's Cachous' miniature metal advertising cricket bats. 4.5", and an ivory miniature cricket bat 3.25" long. Silver metal tie pin in the form of a cricket bat. Warwickshire C.C.C. 'Triple Champions 1994' commemorative medal in original case. 2.5" diameter. 'Sporting Life. The Cricketers' circular modern reproduction of a silhouette of two cricketers in conversation wearing top hats in brass frame. The original by Marcelle D. Shears, R.M.S. Produced by Peter Bates, Titchfield, Hampshire. 3" diameter. Small W.G. Grace Royal Doulton toby jug, 'The Champion', limited edition no. 5317/9500. Two original brass groundsman's measuring tapes. Two cricket games in original boxes, 'Dice Cricket', Pax Products (Plastic) Ltd, and 'Balyna Discbat' indoor cricket game, appears complete with original instructions/ scorebook. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
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Cricket ceramics and miniature bats. Box comprising a selection comprising six ceramic commemorative plates including three Coalport plates for Leicestershire County Champions 1975, limited edition of 1500, Essex County Champions 1979, limited edition of 1500, and Ashes Centenary 1982, limited edition of 5000, 'Marylebone Cricket Club. 1787-1987' (Wedgwood), Warwickshire County Champions 1994, limited edition of 1000 (Royal Stafford), and 'Australia 1977 Touring Cricket Team' (Royal Grafton). Other contents include two earthenware figures of a batsman and umpire by Marie Whitby, signed and dated 1997. Two Staffordshire figures of a batsman and bowler. Essex C.C.C. County Champions 1983 ashtray by 'Edwardian', a toby jug of W.G. Grace by 'Manor'. Six miniature cricket bats include three 'Crusader' bats with printed signatures for England 1953 (with worm holes), 1956 and 1957, each 11.5", also Middlesex 1976 signed by eleven players including Brearley, Titmus, Radley, Love, Barlow, Gatting etc. Also a football autobiography, 'Darkness and Light', Joe Thompson 2018. G
Estimate: £30/50
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Gradidge 'Len Hutton' Autograph bat signed to verso by members of the cast and crew of the motion picture 'The Final Test' 1953 starring Jack Warner, in which Len Hutton appeared, together with Denis Compton, Cyril Washbrook, Alec Bedser and Jim Laker. Over forty signatures including Anthony Asquith, Director, Hutton, Jack Warner, Washbrook, Evans, Compton, Gover, Bedser, Brenda Bruce etc. G
Estimate: £100/150
Anthony Asquith was a leading English film director, the son of Herbert. H. Asquith, Prime Minister (1908-1916), who directed the motion picture 'The Final Test' starring Jack Warner.Previously sold by Knights as part of the Len Hutton collection in 2014
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England, New Zealand and Counties 1931. Gradidge 'Super' Harrow size cricket bat profusely signed in ink by approx. one hundred and twenty cricketers. Signatures to the face correspond in part with two matches played at Folkestone, England XI v New Zealanders, 5th-8th September, and M.C.C. South African Touring Team v The Rest, 9th-11th September 1931. Signatures of those who played in or were present for the matches include Tennyson, Chapman, Voce, Peebles, Hendren, Turnbull, Goddard, Calthorpe, Hone, Hearne, Perks, Kemp-Welch etc. Below are eleven signatures of the New Zealand touring party 1931, also the signatures of past and contemporary cricketers from Nottinghamshire, Middlesex etc. including F. Mann, A. Fielder, W. Fairservice, I. Peebles etc. To the verso are signatures of County teams for Kent, Derbyshire, Hampshire and Sussex. Fading to some signatures but overall in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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'England v Australia, Lord's 1921'. Jack Hobbs 'Extra Special' Autograph bat signed to face by the England and Australian teams who played in the 2nd Test played at Lord's on the 11th-14th June 1921. Twenty five signatures in ink including Warwick Armstrong, Collins, McDonald, Gregory, Carter, Mailey, Bardsley, Hendry, Andrews, J.W.H.T. Douglas, Knight, Dipper, Woolley, Hendren, Tennyson, Haig, Strudwick, Hearne, Holmes, Parkin etc. The bat inscribed to foot 'Lord's 11 June 1921. England v Australia'. The back is signed and inscribed 'Royal Berkshire Hospital Sportsmans Fund. Presented by Jack Hobbs'. Minor fading to odd signature otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
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England v Rest of the World XI 1970. Slazenger 'Gradidge' full size bat signed to the lower portion of the face by eleven members of the Rest of the World XI. Signatures include Sobers (Captain), Barlow, McKenzie, Gibbs, Kanhai, G. Pollock, P. Pollock etc. Also signed to the upper portion of the face by Sobers (again), and England players, M.J.K. Smith, Trevor Bailey, Fred Titmus etc. Also signed to the verso by the 1971 Pakistan touring party (13 signatures), Essex (11), Middlesex (11), Warwickshire (12) and Worcestershire (13). The odd signature faded but legible. G
Estimate: £60/90
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Australia tour to England 1956. Gunn and Moore 'William Gunn Autograph' full size cricket bat fully signed in ink to the face by all eighteen members of the Australia touring party. Players' signatures include Johnson (Captain), McDonald, Benaud, Harvey, Burke, Archer, Rutherford, Craig, Maddocks, Lindwall, Miller etc. Slight bleeding to the signatures, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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Lot 700
'The Australian Captains Bat. Full size cricket bat with heading to top and players names running down the bat from Don Bradman down to Mark Taylor. The bat was originally signed by all nineteen players, sadly many have faded and the only ones which are now legible are Bradman, Bill Brown, Lyndsay Hassett, Ray Lindwall, Barry Jarman and Allan Border. The bat has been signed to the base of the bat by an additional four captains who followed on from Mark Taylor, the signatures are Steve Waugh, Adam Gilchrist, Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke. The bat is presented in a wooden bat case with glass to front. Overall 42"x12"
Estimate: £50/80
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Allan Border. Australia. Full size Duncan Fearnley 'Magnum' cricket bat decorated to the face with two portraits of Border by the artist, Mike Tarr, Signed 'To Duncan. Best wishes Allan Border'. Includes a letter of authenticity signed by Fearnley stating, 'This bat was made by myself in 1980 for Allan Border. The bat was used by Allan during the 1981 [series], when he scored 85 against India in Sydney and 73 against England at Lord's'. One worm hole to face and small dent to toe end, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
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England Cricket World Cup 1979. Slazenger full size bat fully signed in ink by all fourteen members of the England team. Signatures are Brearley (Captain), Willis, Old, Gooch, Hendrick, Boycott, Taylor, Botham, Gower, Miller, Edmonds, Randall, Larkins and Gatting. Slight fading to the odd signature, light surface wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
England lost in the final by 92 runs to the West Indies
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'Australia v Sri Lanka. The First Test in Tasmania'. Bellerive Oval, Hobart, 16th-20th December 1989. Full size Gray Nicholls bat produced to commemorate the first Test match played in Tasmania. Signed to the face by the twelve members of the Australian team and sixteen members of the Sri Lanka touring party. Australia signatures include Border (Captain), Boon, Jones, Moody, Taylor, Healy, Alderman, Hughes etc. Sri Lanka signatures include Ranatunga (Captain), Mahanama, Gurusinha, de Silva, Tillakaratne, Ratnayake etc. Damp staining to the bat toe, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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'Cricket Australia npower Ashes Series 2009 England v Australia'. Full size Duncan Fearnley bat with printed title and players' names, signed by all sixteen members of the Australian touring party. Signatures include Ponting (Captain), M. Clarke, S. Clark, Haddin, Hughes, Hussey, Johnson, Katich, Lee, North, Siddle, Watson etc. VG
Estimate: £70/100
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England v India and Pakistan 1982. Gray Nicholls 'GN100' full size bat signed to the face by fourteen members of the England team and thirteen members of the India team. Additionally signed to verso by twelve England players and fourteen members of the Pakistan touring party. Signatures include Willis, Gower, Taylor, Edmonds, Miller, Allott, Tavare, Randall, Greig, Lamb, Gatting (England), Kapil Dev, Doshi, Madan Lal, Roy, Vengsarkar (India), Imran Khan, Zaheer Abbas, Wasim Raja, Wasim Bari, Mansoor Akhtar (Pakistan) etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
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Warwickshire C.C.C. 1996. Slazenger 'V500' full size cricket bat signed to the face by twelve members of the Warwickshire team. Signatures include Reeve (Captain), Munton, Brown, Pollock, Knight, Welch, Wasim Khan, Giles etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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England v Australia 'The Centenary Test Cricket Bat' 1880-1980. Nicholls full size cricket bat signed to face by eleven members of the England team, ten of whom played in the match. Signatures are Botham (Captain), Boycott, Old, Gower, Bairstow, Gatting, Willey, Emburey, Gooch, Hendrick and Jackman. Lacking the signature of Athey. G
Estimate: £50/70
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Matthew Maynard. Glamorgan & England 1985-2005. Full size Duncan Fearnley 'C.D.' boldly signed to the face, 'To all my friends at Andersens, Best wishes, Matthew Maynard'. The bat appears to be match used. Sold with a full size bat for Steve Watkin's benefit year 1998. Signed by seventeen members of the Glamorgan team alongside printed name strip. Signatures include Maynard (Captain), Watkin (beneficiary), Cottey, Croft, James, Dale, Shaw, Thomas, S. Jones etc. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £50/80
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'Skeleton Leg Guards'. Pair of very early original circa 1880 open ribbed wicker and cane batting pads. Minor wear and staining, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £100/150

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