Golf

Lot 1146:
Lot 1146
'Taylor on Golf'. J.H. Taylor. Hutchinson & Co, Third Edition, London 1903. Original publisher's olive green cloth, a golf bag and ball and the title within decorative black and gilt rules to the spine and a gold blocked illustration of a golf course depicting the ball lying just short of the hole, the 'T' of the author's surname is formed from golf clubs and there is a golf ball in each corner. Some wear to spine otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1147:
Lot 1147
'A History of Golf in Britain'. Cassell & Co, London. First Edition 1951. With a foreword by Sir George Cunningham and contributions by Guy Campbell, Henry Longhurst, Leonard Crawley, Enid Wilson, Lord Brabazon of Tara, Henry Cotton, H Gardiner-Hill. Contains 67 plates, fold-out plan of Old Course, St Andrews, to the rear. Bound in dark green cloth with original dust-wrapper. Tears, repairs and some wear to dustwrapper, the book generally G/VG - golf
Estimate: £25/35
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Golf. An impressive bronze metal sculpture of a golfer in full swing with the effect of the swing in slow motion. 16" high, 11" wide. Maker's stamps to rear of base, and label to underside for Austin, dated 2004. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
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Golf cigarette cards. 'How to Play Golf' 1925. Imperial Tobacco of Canada Ltd 1925. Full set of fifty cards. Minor staining to reverse of card no. 50, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
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Golf cigarette cards. '3 Jovial Golfers' 1934. W.A. & A.C. Churchman. Full set of thirty six cards of British golf holes. VG
Estimate: £80/120
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Golf cigarette cards. 'Sports Series' 1912. Gallaher Ltd. Full set of the ten golf cards nos. 1-10 from the original series of one hundred. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1152:
Lot 1152
Golf cigarette cards. 'Famous Golfers and Their Strokes' 1914. Marsuma Co., Congleton. Five cards from the series of fifty. Cards are nos. 3, 4, 5, 6 and 12. Light creasing to card no. 4, minor wear, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £60/80
Lot 1153:
Lot 1153
Golf cigarette cards. 'Famous Golfers and Their Strokes' 1914. Marsuma Co., Congleton. Five cards from the series of fifty. Cards are nos. 6, 18, 21, 23 and 27. Minor bumping to one corner of card no. 6, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £60/80
Lot 1154:
Lot 1154
Golf cigarette cards. 'Famous Golfers and Their Strokes' 1914. Marsuma Co., Congleton. Five cards from the series of fifty. Cards are nos. 28, 29, 31, 34 and 36. Good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £60/80
Lot 1155:
Lot 1155
Golf cigarette cards. 'Famous Golfers and Their Strokes' 1914. Marsuma Co., Congleton. Four cards from the series of fifty. Cards are nos. 37, 45, 46 and 49. Minor staining and rounding to corners of card 37, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1156:
Lot 1156
Golf cigarette cards. 'Cope's Golfers' 1900. Cope Bros. & Co., Liverpool. Card no. 18 'Delights of a Bunker'. Some creasing and wear, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £20/30
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Lot 1157
Golf cigarette cards. 'Cope's Golfers' 1900. Cope Bros. & Co., Liverpool. Card no. 23 'A Duffer's Stroke'. Some rounding to corners, minor soiling, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £30/40
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Golf cigarette cards. 'Cope's Golfers' 1900. Cope Bros. & Co., Liverpool. Card no. 31 'The Duffer'. Light crease to top left corner, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1159:
Lot 1159
Golf cigarette cards. 'Cope's Golfers' 1900. Cope Bros. & Co., Liverpool. Card no. 31 'The Duffer'. Minor soiling, some creasing to centre and lower edge, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1160:
Lot 1160
Golf cigarette cards. 'Cope's Golfers' 1900. Cope Bros. & Co., Liverpool. Card no. 34 'Dormy'. Slight rounding to corners, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1161:
Lot 1161
Golf cigarette cards. 'Cope's Golfers' 1900. Cope Bros. & Co., Liverpool. Card no. 36 'The Mystery of a Bunker'. Appears to be slightly trimmed to both edges, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £20/30
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Golf cigarette cards. 'Cope's Golfers' 1900. Cope Bros. & Co., Liverpool. Card no. 48 'A Long Spoon'. Good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £20/30
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Lot 1163
Golf cigarette cards. 'Turf Slides Sports Series' 1949. Carreras Ltd. Eleven untrimmed cards featuring seven of the eight golfers in the series. Cards in original pairs from packets of twenty cigarettes are no. 4 Fred Daly with no. 28 Cyril Washbrook (cricket) (Qty 2), no. 12 James Adams with no. 44 Les Anning (ice hockey), no. 13 Dai Rees with no. 34 Tony Mottram (tennis). Single untrimmed cards from packets of ten are no. 4 Fred Daly, no. 17 Sam King (2), no. 18 Dick Burton, no. 31 Reg Whitcombe (2), and no. 47 Alf Padgham. Sold with four Godfrey Phillips "Sports" 1953 untrimmed individual slide cards of Arthur Lees, Laurie Ayton, John Panton and F. Bullock. Qty 15. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1164:
Lot 1164
'The sleep-walker at home- why Mrs. Golfington wants a divorce'. Copyright 1906. Pair of original sepia stereoscopic photographs of a humorous scene of a golfer in his pyjamas standing on his bed taking a swing with a golf club while his wife cowers under the bed clothes. The two very similar photographs are laid down to original photographer's card mount to enable two dimensional images to become three dimensional images by looking through a special stereoscope viewer. The photographs by Underwood & Underwood Publishers, Westwood, New Jersey. No. U-87881. The photographs each measure 3"x3.25" and overall on card mount 7"x3.5". Rare. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1165:
Lot 1165
'Golf Player "Driving" the Ball'. Metropolitan Series no. 827. Pair of original sepia stereoscopic photographs of a golfer playing a drive in front of a clubhouse. The two very similar photographs are laid down to original photographer's card mount to enable two dimensional images to become three dimensional images by looking through a special stereoscope viewer. The photographs each measure 3"x3" and overall on card mount 7"x3.5". Some wear and creasing to the card affecting one of the images, small adhesive mark to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1166:
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John 'Jack' White. Sepia real photograph postcard of white, half length wearing a cap, smoking a pipe and inspecting a card. Annotation to verso suggests the photograph was taken at Sunningdale. Date and publisher unknown. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Jack White won the Open Championship in 1904 at Royal St. Georges
Lot 1167:
Lot 1167
Henry William "Harry" Vardon. Mono real photograph postcard of Vardon playing a shot off the fairway with spectators looking on in the background. Date of 1911 annotated in pencil to verso. Location and publisher unknown. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Harry Vardon won the Open Championship a record six times, including in 1911, and also won the U.S. Open in 1900
Lot 1168:
Lot 1168
'Mr. John D. Dunn bunkered- Golf Links, Hardelot, pres Boulogne-sur-Mer' c.1910. Original colour postcard of Dunn playing a bunker shot with a boy caddy and one other looking on. Printed details of the Hardelot course to verso. Valentine series. VG
Estimate: £20/30
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Tom Morris. Two early postcards featuring Tom Morris at St. Andrew's, one in colour, the other mono. The colour postcard features Morris and a small gathering at St. Andrew's with the clubhouse in the background c.1900. W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh, series no. 263/3. The mono postcard depicts Morris at the tee 'On the Links'. Postmarked 1905, publisher unknown. Sold with an early colour postcard of 'A. Herd (Champion 1902)' putting, with his opponent, Andrew Kirkaldy, and a large crowd looking on. Caledonia Series no. 1057. All three postcards in generally tatty condition, tape repairs to two, and some loss to the corners of the Herd postcard. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/70
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Leather golf postcard 1906. An unusual leather postcard featuring a printed illustration to the front of a lady golfer at the tee by Donny Crane, dated 1906. Faint handwritten message to front, postmarked 12th October 1906. Ink stain to verso, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a similar leather postcard of a lady running with a large (rugby?) ball. Postally unused. Loss to one corner, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £25/35
Leather postcards were popular in the U.S.A. in the early 1900s, often made from deer hide with illustrations etched or printed. The U.S. Postal Service banned the used of leather in 1907, complaining the stamps wouldn't stick and the leather caught in their sorting machines
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Lady golfer postcards early 1900s onwards. Six original colour postcards and one mono, each featuring a lady golfer. Includes an advertising postcard for Lowney's Chocolates (series no. 6). Other titles include 'If you can manage...', 'A Tee Party', 'Fore' etc. Publishers include G.H. Paris, Edward Gross, New York, 'Premier' Series, A. Vivian Mansell, London etc. Qty 7. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Humorous golf postcards. Three golfing postcards, one handcoloured, 'The Life Saving Crew at 10th Hole- No. 3 Course, Pinehurst N.C.' published by Jos. I. O'Brien, Pinehurst Pharmacy, The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y. Postmarked New York, 1927. Also 'A Full Mashie Swing', Taylor Art Co., and a "Pictorial Comedy" postcard by James Henderson & Sons, London. Sold with a football advertising postcard for A.W. Gamage, Holborn, London. Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
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British golf course postcards. Four early mono real photograph and printed postcards, also one in colour of links courses at St. Andrew's, Carnoustie, Le Strange Arms & Golf Links Hotel Hunstanton, Bexhill-on-Sea, and Sheringham. Also Ganton Golf Club near Scarborough. Publishers include Philco, Jarrolds, Barker's Library Bexhill-on-Sea etc. Various postmarks/ dates ranging from 1905-1924. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £40/60
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'The Bonzo Series By G.E. Studdy'. Full set of twenty five cigarette cards issued c.1923. Cards featuring sporting themes are no.2 'William Tell' (golf), no.8 'The Ball Boy' (tennis), no.10 'The Pot Hunter' (athletics?), no.11 'The Knock-Out' (boxing), no.13 'Rabbits, I Believe!' (golf), no.15 'The Hard Court' (tennis), and no. 17 'Lost Ball' (golf). Each card has printed text to verso, advertising for a French tobacconist. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1175:
Lot 1175
'Huntley & Palmers Biscuits'. Early colour advertising card (c.1880s) with image of golf being played. To verso, printed details of the company's product range, with details in French for the 'Grand Prix de L'Exposition Universelle de Paris 1878'. 3"x4.5". Minor age toning, some wear to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1176:
Lot 1176
Golf promotional cards. Six colour promotional cards for the 3M Championship/ Post-it Products 'Greats of Golf Series'. Each card signed by the featured player. Signatures are Fuzzy Zoeller, David Graham, Charles Coody, Bill Rogers, Hubert Green, and Don January. Sold with a 'New Era' promotional card signed by Curtis Strange. Qty 7. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1177:
Lot 1177
Golf greetings cards and ephemera. A selection of greetings cards, advertising cards etc. featuring golf illustrations. Includes a Victorian greetings card with a colour cut out figure of a golfer to the front which has been laid down, a colour plain back card of two lady golfers wearing university/ college colours for 'U.P.' (University of Pennsylvania) and 'F' with a 'U.P.' flag in the top corner. The card by Joseph Tetlow 1903, advertising card for 'Dr. Humphreys' Witch Hazel Oil', bridge tally cards, golf swing tags etc. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Golf cigarette cards 1910s onwards. A mixed selection including Gallaher's 'Irish View Scenery' 1910 (6), Cavander's 'The Homeland Series' 1924 small format (7), medium format 'Hand Coloured Real Photos' and 'Real Photos' series, other series include De Reszke, Lambert & Butler, Godfrey Phillips, Ogden's, Carreras, Park Drive etc. Some duplication. Also eighteen cards from the golf card game 'Card Golf' c.1950s. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1179:
Lot 1179
Golf valentine cards c.1920s. Two golf valentine cards each featuring a young boy with his dog, one placing a valentine card into a golf bag with fold-out decoration, titled 'Looking for somebody?... It's in the bag', the other, 'I'm driving your heart Dearie', with moving parts of a boy playing a ball. Also a card with colour images of golfers and footballers, gilt decorations of medals and laurel wreath, and blank scroll, overall 10"x6.5" etc. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £40/60
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Lot 1180
'Martini Golf Charts of Famous British Golf Courses. Early 1950's. Nine course guide booklets published by L. Claughton Darbyshire, London, for Martini & Rossi Ltd. Clubs are Formby (No. 5), Prince's, Sandwich (10), Royal Liverpool (11), Hunstanton (15, 2 copies, one with faults), Blackwell (20), St. Enodoc (23), Hill Barn, Worthing (42), and Pitlochry (61). Rusting to some staples, other odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1181:
Lot 1181
Signed golf photographs 1990s/2000s. A selection of fourteen press photographs and promotional cards, mainly colour, each signed by the featured golfer. Signatures include Ken Venturi, Ernie Els, Colin Montgomery, Nick Faldo (two different), Bernhard Langer, Ian Woosnam (2), Sandy Lyle, Corey Pavin, Luke Donald, Lee Westwood etc. 16"x12" and smaller. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1182:
Lot 1182
Signed golf photographs 1960s-2000s. A selection of twelve colour and mono press photographs and promotional cards etc. each signed by the featured golfer. Signatures include Fuzzy Zoeller, Byron Nelson, Ernie Els, Greg Norman, Bernhard Langer, Nick Faldo, Y.E. Yang, Chi-Chi Rodriguez, Sam Snead etc. 10"x8" and smaller. Fading to the Rodriguez signature, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1183:
Lot 1183
Signed golf photographs 1960s-2000s. A selection of fifteen colour and mono press photographs and promotional cards etc. each signed by the featured golfer. Signatures include Y.E. Yang, Byron Nelson, Bernhard Langer, Craig Stadler, Fuzzy Zoeller, Lee Trevino, Jack Fleck, Gary Player, Larry Mize, Tom Kite, Frank Stranahan, Ken Venturi (two different) etc. 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60

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