Cricket Ceramics & Metalware

Lot 361:
Lot 361
'The Boss'. A Royal Doulton Black Boy tea plate, entitled entitled 'The Boss' printed with a boy in red shirt and a floppy hat, wearing an umpires's coat and holding a bat,. Green floral decoration to outer rim. 6" diameter. Doulton backstamp and number 'E4336' to base. Circa 1907. Odd firing marks otherwise in very good condition. A rarer 'Black Boy' title
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £1200
Lot 362:
Lot 362
'Out for a Duck' Royal Doulton Black Boy saucer, entitled 'Out for a Duck' printed with a boy in red shirt and a floppy hat in batting pose having attempted a big shot, looking back to see the ball hit his wicket. Green floral decoration to edge. 5.5" diameter. Doulton backstamp and number 'E4336' to base. c1907. Very good condition. A rarer 'Black Boy' title
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £1100
Lot 363:
Lot 363
William Gilbert Grace, Gloucestershire, London County & England 1870-1908. Coalport porcelain plate commemorating W.G. Grace's Century Of Centuries 1895, printed in green and gilt, with portrait of Grace to central reserve with years and detail of each individual century and who scored against radiating out from the centre. With semi-gadrooned rim. 9" diameter. Coalport stamp in green to back 'In Commemoration of Dr W.G. Grace's Century of Centuries 1866-1895'. Pattern number 'X1662' below. Rare. Very good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £400
W.G. Grace completed his one hundreth century by making his highest first class score of 288 v Somerset in the game in the match, Somersetshire v Gloucestershire, played at the Ashley Down Ground, Gloucester on Friday May 17th 1895.

These plates are more usually seen printed in blue, although they were also printed in red, green and 'puce'. This is only the second plate printed in green sold by this auctioneers.
Lot 364:
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George Herbert Hirst. Yorkshire & England 1891-1929 and Wilfred Rhodes. Yorkshire & England 1898-1930. Unusual W. Ellis of Bramley commemorative mug featuring both players. To front, 'George H. Hirst, Yorkshire's Celebrated All Round Cricketer. His record score against Leicestershire (341) May 1905' with vignette of Hirst in batting pose and to verso 'Wilfred Rhodes, Yorkshire's Celebrated Bowler' with vignette of Rhodes in bowling pose to reverse. With stumps, crossed bats and ball in between images. Strap handle (restored?). 4" high. Minor marks and wear otherwise in good condition. This mug, featuring both Yorkshire stalwarts, are rarely seen
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £180
Lot 365:
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'The Hope of his Side'. Kinsella caricature spill vase of a young boy with bat in front of the wickets. Printed title below wickets and bat. 'Copyright' stamp to base. German, circa early 1900's. Approximately 5.5" tall. Some minor wear and soiling otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
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Burleigh Ware art deco ceramic cricket jug circa 1930. The jug with cricket field and pavilion design to body with batsman handle in yellow, green, blue and brown, the batsman with green and yellow hooped cap. The jug is 7.5" tall with 'beehive' Burleigh stamp and No. 5333 to base. Fading to the dotted patter on rim otherwise in good/very good condition. A rarer cricket jug with the hooped cap rather than the standard blue version
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £340
The design of the batsman was apparently based on Don Bradman in order to commemorate his innings of 334 v England at Headingley in 1930.
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Doulton Lambeth stoneware tyg with three moulded relief vignettes of cricketers, a batsman, bowler and wicket keeper, Abel, Woods and McGregor, in white on a green cameo background, with impressed flower motifs, the handles in the form of cricket bats, ball, each with a boater to top. Approximately 6" tall. Incised to base with Doulton Lambeth and makers mark for Mart A. Goode, senior assistant and dated '1881'. Silver mount to rim with inscription 'T.R. Christmas 1886'. The tyg has been restored and has a handle completely replaced, it has also been coated in a brush on colourant which has now started to flake off. Apart for the restoration in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £110
Lot 368:
Lot 368 Lot 368
Cricket mug. A small hand painted china mug by Joan Allen featuring two golliwogs and a teddy bear playing with appears to be a ball. Approx.3.5" tall. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £90
Joan Allen worked in the Derby Potteries during the 1930s and 1940s as an illustrator under Clarice Cliff and in other Wilkinson Potteries where Clarice Cliff worked
Lot 369:
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Cricketing figure. Continental highly decorative bisque blue and white figure of a young cricketer, wearing cricketing attire and cap, holding a cricket bat aloft. Gold lustre decoration. Approx 9" tall. Minor wear to edge of base otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 370:
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Hambledon. Royal Grafton bone china bowl. The centre decorated with two early cricket bats, wicket and ball design to lid, floral decoration around the borders, gold lustre to edge. Apparently produced as a limited edition. 8.5" diameter. Sold with a Royal Grafton bone china lidded pill box with similar designs to lid. Qty 2. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 371:
Lot 371
W.G. Grace. Large Royal Doulton ceramic caricature toby jug of W.G. Grace wearing M.C.C. cap, with cricket bat and ball handle. Approx 7" tall. 1996. Good condition. Sold with a similar but smaller Royal Doulton ceramic caricature toby jug of 'The Champion' W.G. Grace 1989. 4" tall. Limited edition no 2614/9500. Sadly lacking the top of the bat handle. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 372:
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Cricket ceramics. Selection, six limited edition'Century of Century' Royal Grafton and Coalport plates for Don Bradman, Herbert Sutcliffe, Geoffrey Boycott, Colin Cowdrey, W.G. Grace and Jack Hobbs. Sold with Franklin porcelain ceramic tankard entitled 'The Ashes Tankard 1882-1982' and six Staffordshire replica cricket figures including W.G. Grace. Various sizes. Good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 373:
Cricket ceramic plates. Two limited edition 'Century of Century' Royal Coalport plates for Don Bradman and Leslie Ames. Sold with a Royal Grafton china plate commemorating Sir Richard Hadlee taking a world record 431 Test wickets for New Zealand 1990. Plus Wombwell Cricket Lovers Society plate for the 50th Anniversary 1951-2001, limited edition of 150 plates with images of Yorkshire players, matches. All in presentation boxes. Sold with a Jack Hobbs 'Lancaster & Sandland' Staffordshire mug with colour transfer print of Hobbs batting and Old Father Time weather vane to reverse. Gold lustre to rim and handle. 4" tall and 'The Wicket Keeper'. H.J. Wood ceramic toby jug of the bowler. 7" tall. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 374:
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The Pavilion. Lord's Cricket Ground. Marylebone Cricket Club'. A Lancaster & Sandland ceramic trinket/cigarette box with rarer colour transfer print of the pavilion at Lord's to lid. Gold lustre to rims. Very good condition. Sold with a similar Sandland ceramic trinket/cigarette box with mono transfer print of the pavilion at Lord's to lid. Restored breakage to ceramic box. Sold with similar Sandland mug for 'Lord's Cricket Ground. The Pavilion' with transfer printed image of the pavilion. 3.75" tall. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 375:
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Richard Hadlee. Seventeen identical Royal Grafton china plates commemorating Sir Richard Hadlee taking a World record 431 Test wickets for New Zealand 1990. Limited edition of 1000 plates, each in original presentation box. A good dealer's lot! VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 376:
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W.G. Grace. Coalport china plate commemorating W.G. Grace scoring a 'Century of Centuries'. Limited edition of 750 plates, this being no. 471, with facsimile signature of Grace to reverse. In original presentation box with certificate of authentication. Very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £12
Lot 377:
Lot 377
Cricket teapots. Four modern novelty cricket teapots (plus one duplicate) in the form of cricket pavilions. Makers include Leonardo, Regency Fine Arts, Western House Village Collectibles and Wade. Various sizes. Qty 5. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 378:
Cricket ceramics. Box of items including two Royal Doulton ceramic caricature cricket toby jugs of Jack Hobbs and Len Hutton. Each limited edition and standing approx 4"tall. Large Britannia Potteries ash tray with transfer printed colour image of W.G. Grace in batting pose to centre, gold lustre to edges. 8.5" diameter. Britannia Potteries stamp to verso, sizable chip to edge. 'Young England'. Continental coloured bisque figure of a boy bowler holding a cricket ball wearing a striped cap standing on a 'rocky' base. Approx 9.5" high. Sandland ceramic red cricket ball shaped ashtray, by Lancaster & Sandland Ltd, with printed signature of Ray Illingworth to front and cricket emblem to verso. Similar to the cricket ball ashtray produced by Sylvac. Probably produced for his Benefit year. 'Surrey Cricketer's Tankard'. 1950's small glass tankard, decorated with Surrey Club Crest and facsimile signatures of players. Two small ash/sweet trays with transfer printed images of the Ashes Urn and the Lord's pavilion etc. Qty 10
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 379:
Lot 379
Cricket ceramics. Nine glass and ceramic ash/sweet trays with transfer printed images for 'The Australian Cricket Team 1972, Honoured Guests of The National Sporting Club June 1972', W.G. Grace (one glass and one ceramic), Old Father Time, 'The Golden Double. Middlesex 1980', William Davies. Scorer, Jack Hobbs, 'Teachers Whiskey' etc. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 380:
Cricket ceramics and glassware. Box of items including Franklin porcelain ceramic tankard entitled 'The Ashes Tankard 1882-1982', glass beaker produced for Alan Wharton's (Lancashire) Benefit in 1958 with printed titles and players' signatures, 'Yorkshire Evening News. Brightest Evening Paper', advertising ashtray with images to centre of cricket, football, horse racing and motoring, 'Young England & Young England's Sister'. Pair of continental coloured bisque figures of a boy bowler holding a cricket ball wearing a striped cap and his sister holding a cricket bat, both standing on 'rocky' bases, crested china cricket bag for Edinburgh', Jack Hobbs limited edition 'century of centuries plate, replica Staffordshire cricket figures etc. A good selection
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £20
Lot 381:
Cricket ceramics and glassware. Box of items including a 'Worcestershire County Cricket Club. Champions 1964'. Jasperware 5" green/grey ceramic tankard produced to commemorate the Championship win, 'Tom Graveney at Worcester' commemorative limited edition mug, a Kinsella style match holder, Ashes Urn wall plaque, Staffordshire figure of a girl holding a cricket ball, teddy bear cup and saucer, W.G. Grace Doulton limited edition toby jug, small 'Brian Close Benefit 1961' tankard etc. A good selection
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 382:
Lot 382
Commemorative cricket glasses and ceramics. Selection of glasses, two Jack Pettiford Benefit Year 1959. Kent C.C.C. Commemorative half pint glass with title in red and blue to top of tankard and signatures of the Kent team beneath also in red and blue, Gold lustre to rim. 4.5". South African tour of England 1955. Drinking glass with engraved inscription 'Northern Cricket Dinner to the South Africans July 1955' with springbok image to glass. 5.5" tall. Ken Grieves Benefit Year 1959. Lancashire County and Manchester Cricket Club. Commemorative half pint glass with title in yellow and blue to top of tankard and signatures of the Kent team beneath also in yellow and blue. Gold lustre to rim. 4.5" tall. Plus 'England v Australia 1953. Test Series' half pint glass with transfer printed titles and emblem (worn) 3.5" tall and two Sandland pepper pots one with transfer print of Alfred Mynn and the other with W.G. Grace to side. Qty 6. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 383:
Lot 383
Box of assorted cricket souvenirs, ceramics etc. Contents include a replica Ashes urn on plinth, 5.5" tall, clothes brush in the form of a cricket bat, three miniature bats with printed signatures for Australia 1953, England Test Veterans, and World Series Cup (Australia) 1990/91. Also bookends, book marks, coasters, ashtrays etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 384:
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Box containing a mixed selection of modern ceramic mugs, reproduction Staffordshire figures, shaving mug, audio cassettes including two produced by Wisden, card games, pin badges, two teddy bears (one Yorkshire C.C.C., the other, Lord's) etc. Includes fifteen framed and glazed Godfrey Phillips 'Series of Cricketers' c.1923 brown back cigarette cards. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 385:
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Cricket tankards, jugs, plates and prints. A selection including a pewter half pint tankard engraved 'Courage Old England Cricket XI vs John Smith's Old Yorkshire XI Bradford 1981'. 7" tall. Glass pint tankard with gold lustre to rim, printed title, 'The Cricketers Tankard' and England Test players' signatures early 1950s. A Jack Ikin small ceramic tankard. Two limited Royal Doulton toby jugs of Dickie Bird and Brian Johnston issued in 1995/96. Ten commemorative plates including six limited edition Coalport plates for 'Centenary Test England v Australia 1880-1980', 'Centenary of the Ashes 1882-1992', also 'County Cricket Champions' plates for Middlesex 1976, Kent & Middlesex 1977, Essex 1979, Middlesex 1980 etc. Sold with two colour prints by Douglas West. Qty 17. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
Lot 386:
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John Nyren- Cricketer Tutor. Ceramic caricature figure of Nyren in cricket attire holding bat with name to ceramic base. The figure stands 11" tall. Produced by The Hambledon Trading Company (John Brindley) c1990's. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 387:
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'William Gilbert Grace'. Ceramic caricature figure of Grace in cricket attire holding bat in batting pose, wearing striped cap, with name to ceramic base. The figure stands 10" tall. Limited edition 6/350. Produced by The Hambledon Trading Company (John Brindley) c1980/90's. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 388:
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'W. G. Grace'. Ceramic caricature toby jug depicting Grace with separate lid formed as his striped cap with title to cap. The tankard stands 6.5" tall. Limited edition. Produced by The Hambledon Trading Company (John Brindley) c1980/90's. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 389:
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W.G. Grace. Ceramic glazed tankard with impressed emblem, bats and wicket, of Hambledon with 'Hambledon C.C.' beneath with caricature figure handle of Grace in cricket attire holding a cricket ball. 6" tall. Produced by The Hambledon Trading Company (John Brindley) c1980/90's. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £21
Lot 390:
Lot 390
Hambledon C.C. cricket tankards. Pair of similar earthernware cricket tankards with handles, glazed to front with impressed emblem, bats and wicket, of Hambledon with 'Hambledon C.C.' beneath. 5.75" and 5.5" tall. Sold with a different tankard with similar image but with 'Hambledon C.C.' below. Plus a red cricket ball trinket box and a letter rack each with impressed emblem, bats and wicket, of Hambledon. Produced by The Hambledon Trading Company (John Brindley) c1990's. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
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Elias 'Patsy' Hendren. Ceramic caricature figure of Hendren in cricket attire and cap holding bat with name to ceramic base. The figure stands 11.5" tall. Produced by The Hambledon Trading Company (John Brindley) c1980/90's. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
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Sir John Berry Hobbs. Ceramic caricature figure of Hobbs in cricket attire holding bat with name to ceramic base. The figure stands 12" tall. Produced by The Hambledon Trading Company (John Brindley) c1980/90's. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 393:
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W.G. Grace. Ceramic caricature figure of Grace in cricket attire holding bat in batting pose with name to ceramic base. The figure stands 12" tall. Limited edition 2/350. Produced by The Hambledon Trading Company (John Brindley) c1980/90's. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 394:
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Hambledon C.C. cricket tankards. Pair of earthernware cricket tankards with handles, glazed to front with impressed emblem, bats and wicket, of Hambledon with 'Hambledon C.C.' beneath. 6" and 5" tall. Produced by The Hambledon Trading Company c1990's. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
Lot 395:
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Hambledon C.C. cricket tankards. Pair of earthernware cricket tankards with handles, glazed to front with impressed emblem, bats and wicket, of Hambledon with 'Hambledon C.C.' beneath. Both 5" tall. Produced by The Hambledon Trading Company c1990's. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £15
Lot 396:
Lot 396
Cricket bags. Six large crested china cricket bags with colour emblems. 'Great Yarmouth', British manufacture. 'Ipswich', Florentine China. 'Lowestoft', Milton China, 'Birmingham', Florentine China. 'Rugby', Coronet Ware. 'Litchfield', Florentine China. Each approx 4.5" long. Good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
Lot 397:
Lot 397
Cricket bags. Five large crested china cricket bags with colour emblems. 'Edmonton', Coronet Ware. 'Chatham', The Griffin China. 'Tottenham', Cyclone, 'Brighton', Civic, and 'Salisbury', Florentine China. Each approx 4.5" long. Also one small crested china cricket bag with emblem for 'Southampton', Arcadian, approx 3" long. Qty 6. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £80
Lot 398:
Lot 398
Cricket bags. Five large crested china cricket bags with colour emblems for 'Clacton-on-Sea' and 'Frinton on Sea', both Florentine China, 'Fulham' and 'Islington', both British manufacture, and 'Ponders End', Cyclone. Approx 4.5" long. Also one small crested china cricket bag with emblem for 'Maldon', Swan China, approx 3" long. Qty 6. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £90
Lot 399:
Lot 399
Cricket bags. Three large crested china cricket bags with colour emblem for 'Dartmouth', British manufacture, 'Morecambe', Carlton China, and 'New Brighton', Victorian China, approx 4.5" long. Also three small crested china cricket bags with colour emblem for and 'Cheadle', Arcadian, 'Barnstable' and 'Plymouth', both Arcadian China, approx 3" long. Qty 6. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £110
Lot 400:
Lot 400
Cricket bag. Four large crested china cricket bags with colour emblem for 'Chatteris' [Cambridgeshire]. Coronet Ware, 'Modbury' (Devon). Florentine China, 'Edinburgh' British Manufacture and 'Blackpool' Florentine China. Approx 4.5" long. Plus two small crested china cricket bags with colour emblem for 'Llangollen' and 'Rugby'. Arcadian ware. Approx 3" long. Qty 6. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £90
Lot 401:
Lot 401
Cricket bag. Two large crested china cricket bags with colour emblem for 'Edinburgh'. Atlas Heraldic China and 'Chester'. British Manufacture. Approx 4.5" long. Plus a medium crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Great Yarmouth'. Arcadian China, approx 4" long and a small crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Cambridge'. Arcadian Ware, approx 3" long. Qty 4. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £100
Lot 402:
Bramhall Lane Cricket Ground. Attractive cricket green glass beer bottle with stopper c1880/90's with 'E. Donoghue- Wines & Spirits Merchants. Division Street and Bramhall Lane Cricket Ground'. 8.5" tall. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 403:
Lot 403
Australia 1956. Rare commemorative glass one pint glass produced to commemorate the Australian tour of England in 1956. With 'Australian Cricket Tour Great Britain 1956' in red below a Kangaroo in brown. In blue around the glass are the signatures of the touring party including Johnson, Miller, Harvey, Davidson, Benaud, Lindwall, Burge, McDonald, Maddocks, Langley, Craig etc. Produced by 'The Studios of Decoramics Ltd of Worthing. These glasses were given to members of the team as a momento of the tour and this glass was Len Maddocks. Excellent condition. Sold with an official half pint glass tankard for 1953 with colour emblem of the Ashes urn, bat, stumps and ball on a green shield, supported by a lion and kangaroo either side. Title scroll below,' Test Series. England- Australia 1953'. Lustre to rim. 4" tall. Wear to lustre, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
The 1956 glass sold previously by Knights in June 2002 as lot 338
Lot 404:
Lot 404
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"x 1.25" deep. Some wear to painted image on lid otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 405:
Lot 405
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: £12/18
Hammer price: £25
National Grid sponsored International Umpires during the 1990/2000's
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Geoffrey Boycott. Century of Centuries 1977. A large green Jeroboam size 'JB' (Justerini & Brooks) liquor bottle engraved to both sides and neck to commemorate Boycott achieving the accolade of one hundred first-class centuries at Headingley in 1977. One side is engraved with a shield incorporating the Yorkshire rose, England three lions and crown emblems, bat, ball and wickets. To verso, an engraved scroll describing the achievement. Rose engraved to neck. Maker's stamp to base, 'Justerini & Brooks, London England. Liquor bottle 1793-7'. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 407:
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Commemorative glassware 1984-2001. Two lead crystal decanters, one engraved for Lancashire C.C.C. Benson & Hedges Cup Winners 1990, the other for David Byas, Yorkshire captain 1996-2001. Also fifteen engraved glass goblets for Cornhill Insurance West Indies Cricket Tour 1984, John Player League, John Lever 300 wickets 1984, Cornhill Insurance New Zealand Cricket Tour 1986, Lancashire C.C.C. NatWest Trophy Winners 1990, Derbyshire Refuge Assurance League Winners 1990, Australian cricket tour 1993 (Qty 6), and Martyn Moxon Benefit Year, 'The Year of the Frog' 1993 (4). Also a boxed lead crystal brandy glass engraved for Lancashire C.C.C. NatWest Trophy Winners 1990. Qty 18. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Lot 408:
Lot 408
County and club shields. Four wooden shields each with hand painted colour emblem of the county or club with name of county/club in scroll below. The Counties are Durham, Northamptonshire and Sussex, the club, 'Eastcote Cricket Club', each with slightly different design. Each shield measures 6"x7" with mounting hook to reverse. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 409:
Lot 409
Alfred Percy Freeman. Kent & England 1914-1936. 'Kent v Sussex. seven wickets for sixteen runs'. Cricket ball presented to Tich Freeman with hallmarked silver shield to ball with the inscription 'Kent v Sussex at Maidstone. July 20.22.23. 1929. A.P. Freeman. 7 wickets for 16'. The ball also has handwritten inscription '7-16. Kent v Sussex, Maidstone 1929'. Previously sold as part of The A.P. Freeman Collection, Phillips Auctioneers, October 1996 as lot 280. Good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £820
Freeman took seven wickets for 16 in the Sussex first innings. Sussex were bowled out for 69 in 22.1 overs. Freeman's figures were 6.1 overs, one maiden, seven wickets for sixteen runs. In reply Kent made 233 all out. Sussex were then bowled out for 137 in their second innings. Freeman taking six wickets for 89 runs and taking thirteen wickets in the match. Kent winning the match by an innings and 27 runs.
Lot 410:
Lot 410
Jim Laker. England v Australia, Old Trafford 1956. '19 wickets for 90 runs'. 'One of 100 replica's of the Test Ball'. Stuart Surridge cricket ball, with the inscription 'Fourth Test Manchester 1956- 19-90' and signed by Laker. The ball was one of a hundred balls being given as prizes in a Daily Express newspaper competition held approximately one week after Laker achieved his record breaking feat of taking nineteen wickets in a Test match, 10-53 in the first innings and 9-37 in the second. The competition which ran in the newspaper was to compose a congratulations telegram to Laker of not more than 25 words The record still stands of taking ten wickets in an innings (10-53) and taking the most wickets in a game (19-90). The ball and inscription a little scuffed and marked but otherwise in good condition. Previously sold in the Phillips sale of 21st October 1987 as lot 127
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 411:
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'Darnall Cricket Ground. Grand Match Admission Ticket'. Early brass disc admission ticket c1820's with name of the ground and the initial 'W' to centre to one side and to verso cricket scene to centre with 'Grand Match Admission Ticket' around the border. The initial 'W' was the proprietors initials, W.H. Woodhouse who owned the ground in Sheffield. Darnall Park was one of the first grounds on which the great matches in the north were played and was opened in 1821. Approximately 1" diameter. An early form of entry ticket. Rare. Minor wear, good
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70
The Wisden Book of Cricket Memorabilia mentions a similar admission ticket on page 215 with further details
Lot 412:
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Maurice Willliam Tate. Sussex & England 1912-1937. 'Bodyline'. M.C.C. tour of Australia 1932/33. A silver key embossed with the British Bulldog and an applied kangaroo on obverse, the reverse stamped 'Freedom of British Dominion Films, All British Theatres. Australia 1932-33'. 'W.M. Tate' and silver mark to the blade of the key. 2" long, ring suspension. Previously sold by Christie's Auctioneers as lot 187 in October 1988. [It is not known what this key represented or used for. It is also noted by the auctioneer that the Christie's catalogue description stated 'and engraved M.W. Tate' when it is clearly engraved 'W.M.Tate'. Sold with a further decorative cricket key to celebrate the opening of the Kowloon Cricket Club Pavilion (Hong Kong) on the 17th September 1932. The brass key with Kowloon Cricket Club emblem with cricket ball to obverse and the reverse decorated with a cricket bat, two sets of stumps and five cricket balls. 2.5" long, ring suspension. Agin it is not known what function the key had, it may have just been a decorative souvenir. Unusual. Part of the Mike Smith (Kent) Collection. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 413:
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Australia v England 1950/51. Twelve metal lapel badges with colour images and printed signatures of Australian players from the series. Each badge headed 'Australian v England 1950/51 Test Souvenir'. Players are Hassett, Burke, Miller, Moroney, Loxton, Lindwall, Johnston, Archer, Johnson, Morris and Tallon plus a badge with a kangaroo in cricket attire. Minor rusting to odd badge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 414:
Lot 414
Lapel button/badges. Five sepia circular lapel button/badges of England players. Anonymous issue. Players featured are Washbrook, Wright, Smith, Yardley and Compton. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 414a:
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Australia v England 1950/51. Eighteen metal lapel badges with colour images and printed signatures of England players from the series. Each badge headed 'Australian v England 1950/51 Test Souvenir'. Players are Bailey, Bedser, Berry, Brown, Close, Compton, Dewes, Evans, Hollies, Hutton, McIntyre, Parkhouse, Sheppard, Simpson, Warr, Washbrook and Wright plus a badge with a lion in cricket attire. Minor wear and rusting to odd badge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
Lot 415:
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Cricket button. Very early cricket button, with figures of a batsman, under arm bowler and stumps within decorative circular border . Circa 1830/40's (?). Indistinct embossing to verso. G. Rare
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 416:
Lot 416
Cricket buttons, 1901. Four Cameo Cigarettes (American Tobacco Co) celluloid buttons with pin attachment featuring Colin Blythe, Tom Hayward, Syd Barnes and Tyldesley. Rare. Age toning otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £120
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Cricket pillbox England v Australia 1880-1980. Enamelled oval pillbox decorated with a scene of the first Test match at the Oval 1880. Produced by Toye, Kenning & Spencer Ltd of London. Limited edition 16/1000. In original box with certificate. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
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Signed cricket stumps. A set of wooden decorative cricket stumps mounted on a green wooden base, possibly used for advertising purposes, the stumps signed by members of the Hampshire team of circa mid 1950's to 1960. Signatures include Ingleby-Mackenzie, Heath, Canning, Gray, Baldry, Burden, Barnard, Shackleton, Marshall, Flood etc. Sold with a wood cricket bat clothes brush signed by eight Surrey players 1960's including A. & E. Bedser, May, Laker, Lock, Loader, Stewart etc. Some fading to the signatures of both items. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
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Cricket club medals 1899-1951. Six cricket medals of which four are silver. Includes 'V.P.C.A. Runners up 1902. Adelphi Amateurs C.C. W. Slate', Speedwell C.C. B.P.C.A. League Champions 1899, N.C.F. B.C.C. Brennan Cup 1951 etc. All in boxes. Sold with a 'Lord's'. Half pint pewter tankard inscribed 'Lord's' to side, circa 1947. Gaskell & Chambers of Birmingham. 3.75" tall. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 420:
Lot 420
Leicestershire C.C.C. A pair of silver plate salvers issued to two members of the Leicestershire '200 Club' in 1967/68. 10.25" diameter. Possible loss of silver plate to surface and discolouration to one slaver, the other in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10

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