Golf & Tennis

Lot 1482:
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Royal Doulton Lambeth Golf Pitcher. A large and impressive Royal Doulton Lambeth stoneware jug, of bulbous form, with art nouveau design with scrolled foliate borders, enriched in green, blue and brown glazes, with three golfing scenes in white relief. The designs are based on models by John Broad and are 'Lost Ball, Putting and The Drive'. The base of the jug is stamped 'Doulton Lambeth England' the number '166'. 9" tall. Sadly the jug has had damage in the past and has been riveted around the base, hairline crack to right of handle running up one side to large chip to rim. In need of professional restoration
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1483:
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Golf spoons. Nice selection of four silver hallmarked spoons. Two bear a golf club crest 'K.G.C.' to head of spoon and to handle 'Golden Jubilee 1956', also one with a blue enamel head with crossed golf clubs and ball engraved to back of bowl 'G.G.C.' and another with a golfer about to drive to head and engraved to bowl 'P.T.C. December 1956'. Sold with an attractive silver plated wine bottle holder engraved with 'H.L.G.C. November 1925' to side. 5.25" tall, a silver plated tankard for the winner of the 'Bushey Hall Golf Club Bogey, December 1905' and a Ryder Cup 2006 paperweight G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1484:
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Severiano 'Seve' Ballesteros. Colour promotional photograph by 'Mizuno' of Ballesteros seated on his golf bag beside a sand dune. Signed to the photograph by Ballesteros. Mounted with title panel below, framed and glazed, overall 16.5"x15". Sold with a signed photograph of Nick Faldo mounted beside a programme for the 1992 Open Golf Championship. Framed and glazed, overall 15.25"x14.5". Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1485:
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Tennis. Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships 1925-2010. An excellent and near complete run of official programmes for the Championships for the period, all with original wrappers unless stated. Lacking issues for 1927, 1928, 2006 and 2007. Early issues are 23rd June 1925, vertical crease small hole to rear wrapper, 29th June 1926, lacking rear wrapper, 27th June 1929 wrappers split, rear wrapper detached, 27th June 1930 with vertical fold, 25th June 1931, splitting to spine of wrappers, vertical fold, 28th June 1932, wear to wrappers, 6th July 1933, lacking wrappers, 5th July 1934 lacking wrappers, 3rd July 1935 lacking wrappers, front page detached, 25th June 1936 lacking wrappers, 2nd July 1937, 29th June 1938 front wrapper detached, 29th June 1939 wrappers split and partially detached etc. Some years with multiple issues for different days of the tournament. Later issues in good/ very good condition, others with faults as described. Rare
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1486:
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'The Games of Lawn-Tennis and Badminton' by 'Cavendish'. Fifth edition. Thos. de la Rue, London 1883. Original green cloth with decorative gilt emblem to front cover. Floral endpapers, gilt to page edges. Slight wear to top of spine, last few pages and edge of rear board. Minor foxing, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £200
Lot 1487:
Lot 1487
Tennis racket. Large Victorian colour chromolitho pierced cut out card picture (scrap) of a tennis racket and two balls ornately decorated with floral scenes. Possibly an advertising card. 8"x11.25". Odd damage otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1488:
Lot 1488
Tennis belt buckle. Victorian brass metal embossed belt buckle, depicting to centre of buckle crossed racquets and three balls over a floral wreath. Approx 2.5"x1.5". 'The Martin Patent' to back. Sold with an original mono real photograph postcard of Betty Nuthall, US Open Champion 1930, taken at Wimbledon. E. Trim & Co, Wimbledon. No H151. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1489:
Lot 1489
Tennis toby jugs. Two cricket toby jugs entitled Male Tennis player' and female Tennis player'. One 6.25" tall and the other 6". Sold with an original brass ashtray for 'Compass Lawn Tennis Balls'. 1930's [?]. 4" diameter. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15

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