Cricket Postcards, Trade & Cigarette Cards

Lot 146:
Lot 146 Lot 146
Scarborough Cricket Festival 1928. Two mono plain back real photograph postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire in front of the pavilion at Scarborough. Teams depicted are M.C.C. for the match v Yorkshire 1st- 4th September 1928, and C.I. Thornton's XI v the M.C.C. Australian Touring Team, 5th- 7th September 1928. Players featured include Leveson-Gower, Hendren, Douglas, A.E.R. Gilligan, F.W. Gilligan, Astill, Sandham, Holmes, Duleepsinhji, Jupp, Rhodes etc. Official stamp for Walkers Studios, Scarborough, to verso of each. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £100
Lot 147:
Lot 147 Lot 147
Scarborough Cricket Festival 1928. Two mono plain back real photograph postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire in front of the pavilion at Scarborough for the match between C.I. Thornton's XI and M.C.C. Australian Touring Team, 5th- 7th September 1928. One postcard depicts the C.I. Thornton XI including Sandham, Jupp. Duleepsinhji, A.E.R. Gilligan, Astill, F.W. Gilligan, Wyatt, Holmes, Rhodes etc., the other the M.C.C. Australian tourists including Hobbs, Sutcliffe, Hammond, Leyland, Hendren, Chapman, Duckworth etc. The Thornton postcard with player's names annotated neatly in ink to verso. Official stamp for Walkers Studios, Scarborough, to verso of each. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £150
Lot 148:
Lot 148 Lot 148
Scarborough Cricket Festival 1928. Two mono plain back real photograph postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire in front of the pavilion at Scarborough for the match between H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's XI and West Indians, 8th- 10th September 1928. One postcard depicts the Leveson-Gower XI including Hobbs, Sutcliffe, Sandham, Duleepsinhji, Wyatt, Jupp, Douglas, Gilligan etc., the other the West Indians including Nunes, Roach, Constantine, Martin, Hoad, Francis, Griffith etc. The West Indians postcard with player's names annotated neatly in ink (one in pencil) below each player. Official stamp for Walkers Studios, Scarborough, to verso of each. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £160
Lot 149:
Lot 149 Lot 149
Scarborough Cricket Festival 1931. Two mono real photograph postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire in front of the pavilion at Scarborough. One postcard depicts the M.C.C. team for the match v Yorkshire, 2nd- 4th September 1931. Players include Hendren, Stevens, Turnbull, Gilligan, Haig, Duleepsinhji, Jupp etc. Players' names annotated neatly in ink to verso. The other postcard shows the Players team for the match v Gentlemen, 5th- 8th September 1931. Signed in ink to the verso by nine members of the team. Signatures are Holmes, Paynter, Leyland, Duckworth, Hendren, Verity, Mitchell, Larwood and Hobbs, lacking Sutcliffe and Bowes. Both postcards by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Some creasing and wear to the players postcard, the M.C.C. card in very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £150
Lot 150:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1933 and 1934. Two mono real photograph postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire in front of the pavilion at Scarborough. One postcard depicts the H.D.G.Leveson-Gower XI for the match v M.C.C. Australian Touring Team, 6th- 8th September 1933. Players featured include Dobson, Jupp, Stevens, Farnes, Langridge, Keeton etc. The other of Leveson-Gower's XI for the match v Australians, 8th- 11th September 1934, including Wyatt, Verity, Leyland, Duckworth, Human, Sutcliffe, Hendren etc. Players' names handwritten in ink to the reverse of both postcards. Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Adhesive marks to verso of the 1933 card, the 1934 card in very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £95
Lot 151:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1936 and 1937. Two mono real photograph postcards of M.C.C. teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire in front of the pavilion at Scarborough. One postcard depicts the M.C.C. team for the match v Yorkshire, 2nd- 4th September 1936, the other v Yorkshire, 1st- 3rd September 1937. Players featured include Holmes, Brown, Hendren, Wilcox, Winlaw, Allen, Garland-Wells, Levitt etc. Players' names neatly handwritten in ink to the reverse of both postcards. Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Light creasing to the 1936 card, the 1937 in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £140
Lot 152:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1937. Mono real photograph postcard of the New Zealand team standing in one row wearing cricket attire at Scarborough for the match v H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's XI, 8th- 10th September 1937. Players featured include Kerr, Hadlee, Moloney, Wallace, Lamason, Lowry, Gallichan etc. Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Minor adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £120
Lot 153:
Lot 153 Lot 153
Scarborough Cricket Festival 1938. Two mono real photograph postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire in front of the pavilion at Scarborough. One postcard depicts the Gentlemen team for the match v Players, 7th- 9th September 1938. Players include G.O.B. Allen, B.O. Allen, Gibb, Wyatt, Yardley, Sellers, Garland-Wells, Farnes etc. The other postcard of the M.C.C. team for the match v Yorkshire, 3rd- 6th September 1938. Players include Allen, Edrich, Wyatt, Griffith, Smith, Sims, Wilcox etc. Players' names annotated neatly in ink to verso of both cards. Both postcards by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £95
Lot 154:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1947. Gentlemen v Players. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards, one of the Gentlemen team, the other the Players, for the match played 10th- 12th September 1947. Both teams depicted standing in one row wearing cricket attire with the pavilion in the background. Players featured include Wyatt, Edrich, Cheetham, Yardley, Cranston, Wooller (Gentlemen), Hutton, Washbrook, Fletcher, Fishlock, Hardstaff, Bedser, Pollar (Players) etc. Walkers Studios, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 155:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1949. Three mono real photograph postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background. Two feature the teams for H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's XI v New Zealanders, 7th- 9th September 1949, the other the M.C.C. team for the match v Yorkshire, 31st August- 2nd September 1949. Players featured include Hutton, Bedser, Graveney, Brown, Fishlock, Hardstaff (Leveson-Gower XI), Rabone, Burt, Mooney, Hadlee, Wallace, Sutcliffe (New Zealanders), Edrich, Compton, Wyatt, Mann, Cranston, Dawkes (M.C.C.) etc. One stamped Walkers Studios, Scarborough, the others are assumed to be also Walkers. Players' names annotated to verso of two. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £95
Lot 156:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1949. Three mono real photograph postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background. Two feature the teams for North v South, 3rd- 6th September 1949, the other the Yorkshire team for the match v M.C.C. 31st August- 2nd September 1949. Players featured include Hutton, Cranston, Dawkes, Close, Yardley, Lester, Hardstaff (North), Graveney, Pearce, Watkins, Fishlock, Wyatt, Insole, Bedser (South), Smithson, Coxon, Brennan, Robinson, Wardle, Wilson, Lowson (Yorkshire) etc. All three assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed to verso of each. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £45
Lot 157:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1950. West Indies. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of the West Indies team standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background, for the match v H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's XI, 9th- 12th September 1950. Players featured are Rae, Stollmeyer, Marshall, Weekes, Walcott, Christiani, Gomez, Williams, Johnson, Ramadhin and Valentine. Walkers Studios, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 158:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1950. H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's XI v West Indians. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards, one of the Leveson-Gower XI, the other the West Indians, for the match played 9th- 12th September 1950. Both teams depicted standing in one row wearing cricket attire with the pavilion in the background. Players featured include Yardley, Lowson, Cranston, Bedser, Griffiths, Insole, Graveney (Leveson-Gower's XI), Stollmeyer, Weekes, Ramadhin, Weekes, Christiani, Rae, Valentine (West Indians) etc. The West Indians' image is slightly different to that in the previous lot. Both assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Slight age toning, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 159:
Lot 159 Lot 159
Scarborough Cricket Festival 1950. North v South. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards, one of the North team, the other the South, for the match played 6th- 8th September 1950. Both teams depicted standing in one row wearing cricket attire with the pavilion in the background. Players featured include Yardley, Hutton, Simpson, Kenyon, Berry, Gladwin, Brennan (North), Insole, Edrich, Graveney, Bailey, Smith, Griffith, Young (South) etc. Both assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 160:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1950. Two mono real photograph postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background. Teams are M.C.C. (v Yorkshire, 2nd- 4th September 1950), and H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's XI (v West Indians, 9th- 12th September 1950). Players featured include Pearce, Simpson, Edrich, Insole, Bailey, Smith (M.C.C.), Yardley, Lester, Lowson, Graveney, Insole, Griffith, Pritchard (Leveson-Gower XI) etc. Both assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed to verso of each. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 161:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1951. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background. One of the South African team (v T.N. Pearce's XI, 8th- 11th September 1951), the other Players (v Gentlemen, 5th- 7th September 1951). Players featured are Rowan, McGlew, McCarthy, Melle, Endean, McLean, Tayfield, Fullerton, Chubb, Mansell and van Ryneveld (South Africa), Hutton, Wilson, Tompkin, Watson, Walsh, Bedser, Tattersall (Players) etc. Both assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in pencil to verso. Some creasing to the South Africa postcard, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 162:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1952. Three mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background. Teams are Yorkshire and M.C.C. for the match played 3rd- 5th September 1952, and T.N. Pearce's XI (v Indians) 10th- 12th 1952. Players featured include Close, Burgin, Wilson, Lester, Wardle, Yardley, Hutton (Yorkshire), Insole, Bailey, Robins, Simpson, May, Edrich, Graveney, Bedser, Cowdrey (M.C.C.), May, Evans, Bailey, Smith, Walsh, Graveney (Pearce's XI) etc. All three assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in ink or pencil to verso of each. The Yorkshire team postcard with faded title inscribed in ink to front. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
Lot 163:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1953. T.N. Pearce's XI v Australians, 9th- 11th September 1953. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards of the teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background. One features the Pearce XI including Yardley, Hutton, Bedser, May, Evans, Edrich, Bailey, Wardle, Simpson etc., the other the Australians including Hassett, Morris, Hole, de Courcy, Langley, Benaud, Craig, Harvey etc. Both assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in pencil to verso of each. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £140
Lot 164:
Lot 164 Lot 164
Scarborough Cricket Festival 1953. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards, one of the Yorkshire team (v M.C.C., 2nd- 3rd September 1953), the other the Gentlemen (v Players, 5th- 8th September 1953). Both teams depicted standing in one row wearing cricket attire with the pavilion in the background. Players featured include Wilson, Lester, Watson, Yardley, Hutton, Wardle, Halliday, Illingworth (Yorkshire), Brennan, Bailey, Yardley, Insole, Simpson, Cowdrey, Edrich, May, Marlar (Gentlemen) etc. Both assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 165:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1953. Australia. Larger format mono real photograph plain back postcard of the Australian team standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background for the match v T.N. Pearce's XI, 9th- 11th September 1953. Players are Hassett, Morris, Hole, de Courcy, Johnston, Hill, Davidson, Langley, Benaud, Craig and Harvey. Assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. 6.5"x4.25" with slight uneven trimming. Sold with an original match ticket for the first day, 9th September 1953. Light crease otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 166:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1954. Pakistan. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards, one slightly smaller format of the Pakistan team (v T.N. Pearce's XI, 8th- 10th September 1954), the other the Gentlemen (v Players, 4th- 7th September 1954). Both teams depicted standing in one row wearing cricket attire with the pavilion in the background. Pakistan players include Hanif Mohammad, Wawar Hasan, Imtiaz Ahmed, Maqsood Ahmed, Wazir Mohammad, Shuja-ud-Din etc. Gentlemen include Lewis, Warr, May, Edrich, Yardley, Insole, Sutcliffe, Surridge etc. Both assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Slight foxing/ age toning to both, adhesive mark to verso of the Pakistan card, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 167:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1954. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards, one of the Canadians (v Yorkshire, 28th- 30th August 1954), the other the Yorkshire team (v M.C.C., 1st- 3rd September 1954) with original match ticket for the first day's play. Both teams depicted standing in one row wearing cricket attire with the pavilion in the background. Canada players include Quintrell, Brierley, Trestrail, Cameron, Burn, Percival, Robinson, Hendy, Christen and Stead. The Yorkshire team includes Close, Booth, Lester, Appleyard, Wardle, Yardley, Trueman, Hutton, Wilson etc. Both assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 168:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1955. T.N. Pearce's XI v South Africans, 7th- 9th September 1955. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards of the teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background. One features the Pearce XI including Wilson, Graveney, Simpson, Bailey, Edrich, Bedser, Close, Trueman, Compton etc., the other the South Africans including Mansell, Goddard, Cheetham, McGlew, Heine, Tayfield, McLean, Endean, Winslow etc. Both assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in pencil to verso of each. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 169:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1955. Three mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background. Teams are for Yorkshire v M.C.C., 31st August- 2nd September 1955, and Players (v Gentlemen) 3rd- 6th September 1955. Players featured include Close, Illingworth, Wilson, Yardley, Lester, Padgett, Wardle, Trueman (Yorkshire), Munden, Shepherd, Sutcliffe, Bailey, Insole, Graveney, Richardson (M.C.C.), Dawkes, A. Bedser, E. Bedser, Wilson, Wardle, Trueman, Close, Shepherd (Players) etc. All assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in ink and pencil to verso of each. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 170:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1955. Yorkshire v M.C.C., 31st August- 2nd September 1955. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards of the teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background. One features the Yorkshire team including Ryan, Close, Illingworth, Wilson, Yardley, Lester, Padgett, Trueman etc., the other the M.C.C. team including Gibb, Munden, Wells, Shepherd, Sutcliffe, Bailey, Insole, Graveney, Richardson etc. Both assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in pencil to verso of each. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 171:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1955. Gentlemen v Players, 3rd- 6th September 1955. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards of the teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background. One features the Gentlemen team including Goonesena, Warr, Yardley, Edrich, Richardson, Bailey, Surridge, Simpson etc., the other the Players team including Munden, Dawkes, E. Bedser, A. Bedser, Wilson, Graveney, Illingworth, Trueman, Close, Shepherd etc. Both assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in pencil to verso of each. Sold with two original match tickets for the second and third days' play. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 172:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1956. Three mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire, two with the pavilion in the background. Teams are Yorkshire (v M.C.C.) 29th- 31st August 1956, Players (v Gentlemen) 1st- 3rd September 1956, and T.N. Pearce's XI (v Australians) 5th- 7th September 1956. Players featured include Wilson, Padgett, Lowson, Binks, Illingworth, Watson, Wardle, Appleyard, Trueman (Yorkshire), Sheppard, Hallam, Barker, Wardle, Graveney, Compton, Moss, Evans (Players), Graveney, Evans, Bailey, Wardle, Goonesena, Tyson, Shepherd (Pearce XI) etc. All assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in ink or pencil to verso of each. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 173:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1956. Gentlemen v Players, 2nd- 4th September 1956. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards of the teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background. One features the Gentlemen team including Bailey, Williams, Sutcliffe, Warr, Edrich, Singh, Pretlove, Goonesena, Insole etc., the other the Players team including Munden, Wardle, Graveney, Compton, Moss, Evans, Barker, Hallam etc. Both assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in pencil to verso of each. Sold with two original match tickets for the second and third days' play. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 174:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1957. Three mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire with the pavilion in the background. Teams are Gentlemen v Players, 4th- 6th September 1957, the Gentlemen postcard signed by three, Walton, Warr and Insole, the Players postcard signed by four, Richardson, Taylor, Graveney and Reynolds. Fading to signatures. Also the Rest of England XI (v Surrey, Champion County match) 11th- 13th September 1957 featuring Richardson, Marshall, Graveney, Compton, Tribe, Tyson, Trueman etc. All assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in ink or pencil to verso of two. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 175:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1957. Yorkshire v M.C.C., 31st August- 3rd September 1957. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards of the teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background. One features the Yorkshire team including Wilson, Close, Stott, Illingworth, Wardle, Appleyard, Padgett, Trueman etc., signed to the verso by Wilson and Wardle. The other the M.C.C. team including Taylor, Gale, Dexter, Warr, Tyson, Edrich, Goonesena, Walton, Shepherd etc. Both assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in pencil to verso of each. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 176:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1957. Yorkshire v M.C.C., 31st August- 3rd September 1957. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards of the teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background. One features the Yorkshire team including Wilson, Close, Stott, Illingworth, Wardle, Appelyard, Padgett, Trueman etc., the other the M.C.C. team including Taylor, Gale, Dexter, Warr, Tyson, Edrich, Goonesena, Walton, Shepherd etc. Both assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in pencil to verso of each. Sold with two original match tickets for the third day's play. Also a similar postcard of the Players team for the match v Gentlemen, 4th- 6th September 1957 featuring Richardson, Taylor, Gale, Close, Graveney, Evans, Trueman, Tyson etc., with an official match ticket for the second day's play. Qty 5
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £42
Lot 177:
Lot 177
Scarborough Cricket Festival 1958. Three mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire with the pavilion in the background. Teams are M.C.C. (v Yorkshire) 3rd- 5th September 1958, Players (v Gentlemen), 6th- 9th September 1958, and T.N. Pearce's XI (v New Zealanders) 10th- 12th September 1958. Players featured include Tyson, Sainsbury, Gale, Dexter, Smith, Singh, Ingleby-Mackenzie, Silk (M.C.C.), Richardson, Gale, Morgan, Evans, Graveney, Wilson, Savage (Players), Richardson, May, Evans, Goonesena, Trueman, Bailey (Pearce XI) etc. The Pearce postcard stamped to verso Walkers Studios, Scarborough, others also assumed to be Walkers. Players' names inscribed in ink or pencil to verso of two. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 178:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1959 and 1960. Three mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire with the pavilion in the background. Teams are Yorkshire (v M.C.C.) 2nd- 4th September 1959, Yorkshire (v M.C.C.) 31st August- 2nd September 1960, and Gentlemen (v Players) 3rd- 6th September 1960. Players featured include Wilson, Trueman, Burnet, Close, Illingworth, Binks, Padgett, Stott, Bolus, Bird, Birkenshaw, Sharpe, Cowan (Yorkshire), Brown, Hurd, Richardson, Warr, Insole, Dexter, Silk, Pugh (Gentlemen) etc. All assumed to be Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in ink or pencil to verso of two. The 1959 postcard postally used. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 179:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1960. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire with the pavilion in the background. Teams are South Africans (v T.N. Pearce's XI) 7th- 9th September 1960, signed to the image in different coloured inks by five players, Fellows-Smith, Carlstein, Goddard, Wesley and O'Linn, two signatures faded. Also Gentlemen (v Players) 3rd- 6th September 1960 featuring Brown, Hurd, Richardson, Warr, Ingleby-Mackenzie, Dexter, Silk, Smith etc. Both assumed to be Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in ink or pencil to verso of two. Odd faults to the South Africans card, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 180:
Lot 180 Lot 180
Scarborough Cricket Festival 1960. T.N. Pearce's XI v South Africans, 7th- 9th September 1960. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards of the teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire, the pavilion in the background. One features the Pearce XI including Sainsbury, Barrington, Dexter, Marshall, Graveney, Bailey, Smith, Swetman, Trueman etc., the other the South African team including Griffin, Duckworth, Fellows-Smith, Carlstein, Goddard, Tayfield, O'Linn, Wesley etc. Both assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in ink to verso of each.
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 181:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1961. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire with the pavilion in the background. Teams are Australians (v T.N. Pearce's XI) 6th- 8th September 1961 featuring McKenzie, Burge, Simpson, Jarman, Kline, Quick, Benaud, Booth etc., and M.C.C. (v Yorkshire) 9th- 12th September 1961 including Atkinson, Reynolds, Allen, Dexter, Bailey, Smith, Parks, Edrich Knight etc. Both assumed to be Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in pencil to verso of both. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £150
Lot 182:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1962. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire with the pavilion in the background. Teams are Yorkshire (v M.C.C.) 1st- 4th September 1962 featuring Hampshire, Hutton, D. Wilson, Ryan, V. Wilson, Trueman, Illingworth, Sharpe, Stott, Binks etc., and T.N. Pearce's XI (v Pakistan) 5th- 7th September 1962 including Morgan, Savage, Lock, Edrich, Millman, Bailey, Smith, Barrington, Knight etc. Both assumed to be Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in pencil to verso of both. Light creasing to the Yorkshire card, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 183:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1964 and 1965. Three mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire with the pavilion in the background. Teams are T.N. Pearce's XI (v Australians) 5th- 8th September 1964, nine players featured including Sharp, Bolus, Allen, Trueman, Close, Lewis, Hobbs etc. T.N. Pearce's XI (v South Africans) 4th- 6th September 1965 including Parfitt, Knight, Murray, Cowdrey, Bailey, Titmus, Fletcher etc. Rest of the World XI (v England XI) 8th- 10th September 1965 including Gibbs, Grout, Griffith, Sobers, Kanhai, Hunte, Reid, Bland, Hall etc. All assumed to be Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Players' names inscribed in pencil, ink or typed to verso. Creasing and wrinkling to the 1956 Pearce postcard, the others in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 184:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1965. Four mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire with the pavilion in the background. Teams are T.N. Pearce's XI and South Africans, 4th- 6th September 1965 including Knight, White, Titmus, Rumsey, Bailey, Smith, Cowdrey, Murray, Barber (Pearce XI), Crookes, Botten, Gamsey, van de Merwe, Macaulay, Bacher, McKinnon, Pollock (South Africa) etc. Also England XI and Rest of the World XI, 8th- 10th September 1965 including Edrich, Barber, Cowdrey, Titmus, Barrington, Smith, Parfitt (England), Gibbs, Grout, Hall, Sobers, Hanif Mohammad, Kanhai, Barlow, Hunte, Griffith (The Rest) etc. Stamps for Walkers Studios, Scarborough to verso of each. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £80
Lot 185:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1950s and 1960s. Three mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams standing in one row wearing cricket attire with the pavilion in the background. Teams include Yorkshire late 1950s, Yorkshire (v M.C.C.) 31st August- 3rd September 1963, and Rest of the Word (v England XI), 7th- 9th September 1966. Players featured include Trueman, Close, Illingworth, Bird, Hampshire, Padgett, Hutton, Ryan, Binks, Sharpe, Boycott (Yorkshire), G. Pollock, Thomas, Bland, Murray, P. Pollock, Hanif Mohammad, Simpson, Nawab of Pataudi, Nadkarni (The Rest) etc. Stamps for Walkers Studios, Scarborough to verso of two, the other assumed to be Walkers. Sold with a sepia real photograph postcard of an aerial view of a match in play at Scarborough, postmarked 1963, publisher unknown. Some faults, generally good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 186:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1927. C.I. Thornton's XI v M.C.C. South African Touring Team, 7th-9th September 1927. Mono real photograph postcard of eight members of the Thornton XI walking on to the field, the grandstand in the background. Players are Mercer, Jupp, Douglas, Nichols, Gilligan, Tate and Sandham. H. Walker, Scarborough. Neat ink annotations to verso. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £95
Lot 187:
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1928. Yorkshire v M.C.C., 1st- 4th September 1928. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Dawson and Haig walking out to bat for M.C.C. Stamp for Walkers Studio, Scarborough, to verso. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1933. H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's XI v M.C.C. Australian Touring Team, 6th- 8th September 1933. Mono real photograph postcard of Patsy Hendren and Bill Voce walking off the field in batting attire, large crowds in the grandstand in the background. Adhesive marks to verso, the photograph in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £85
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1935. H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's XI v South Africans, 7th- 9th September 1935. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of the South African Captain, H.B. Cameron, standing full length wearing wicketkeeping attire, the pavilion in the background. Stamp for Walkers Studio, Scarborough, to verso. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1935. H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's XI v South Africans, 7th- 9th September 1935. Mono real photograph postcard of Eric Rowan and Bruce Mitchell walking out to bat for South Africa, the pavilion in the background. Stamp for Walkers Studio, Scarborough, to verso. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1936. Yorkshire v M.C.C., 2nd- 4th September 1936. Mono real photograph postcard of Wilcox and Price walking out to bat for M.C.C., the grandstand in the background. Stamp for Walkers Studio, Scarborough, to verso. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1938. H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's XI v Australians, 10th- 12th September 1938. Mono real photograph postcard of Herbert Sutcliffe and Len Hutton walking out to bat for Leveson-Gower's XI, the pavilion in the background. Stamp for Walkers Studio, Scarborough, to verso. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £130
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1938. Gentlemen v Players, 7th- 9th September 1938. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of F.R. Brown and R.E.S. Wyatt standing together wearing cricket attire and blazers in front of a marquee. Stamp for Walkers Studio, Scarborough, to verso. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £100
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1938. Gentlemen v Players, 7th- 9th September 1938. Mono real photograph postcard of Barnett and Fishlock walking out to bat for the Players. Stamp for Walkers Studio, Scarborough, to verso. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
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Hugh Joseph Tayfield. Natal, Rhodesia, Transvaal & South Africa 1945-1963. Mono real photograph postcard of Tayfield in cameo standing full length wearing cricket attire at Scarborough, probably on the 1951 tour to England. Nicely signed to the photograph in blue ink with dedication by Tayfield. Stamp for Walkers Studio, Scarborough, to verso. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1948. H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's XI v Australians, 8th- 10th September 1948. Mono real photograph postcard of Martin Donnelly and Laurie Fishlock walking out to bat for Leveson-Gower's XI. Stamp for Walkers Studio, Scarborough, to verso. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
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Len Hutton. Three mono real photograph plain back postcards of Hutton walking out to bat at Scarborough with Frank Lowson, probably early 1950s. One image is signed in black ink to the photograph by both players, the Lowson signature faded. The third postcard shows the players walking down the pavilion steps. All three assumed to be by Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Some creasing to the signed photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1952. Gentlemen v Players, 6th- 9th September 1952. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Fletcher and Wilson walking out to bat for the Players. Nicely signed in blue ink to the photograph by Dave Fletcher. Stamp for Walkers Studio, Scarborough, to verso. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1953. T.N. Pearce's XI v Australians, 9th- 11th September 1953. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Arthur Morris and Graham Hole walking out to bat for the Australians. Assumed to be by Walkers Studio, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1955. Yorkshire v M.C.C., 31st August- 2nd September 1955. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Trevor Bailey and Doug Insole of the M.C.C. team standing side by side wearing cricket attire and blazers, the pavilion in the background. Nicely signed in blue ink to the photograph by Bailey. Assumed to be by Walkers Studio, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1956. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Johnny Wardle walking off the pitch wearing cricket attire and blazer, spectators milling around on the outfield in the background. Match unknown. Assumed to be by Walkers Studio, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1957. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Fred Trueman standing full length wearing cricket attire and Yorkshire cap, the pavilion in the background. Assumed to be by Walkers Studio, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1957. T.N. Pearce's XI v West Indians, 7th- 10th September 1957. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of the captains, Peter May and Clyde Walcott, standing together full length wearing cricket attire and blazers, the grandstand in the background. Assumed to be by Walkers Studio, Scarborough. Small crease to one corner, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £95
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1957. T.N. Pearce's XI v West Indian, 7th- 10th September 1953. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Brian Close and Peter Richardson walking out to bat for Pearce's XI. Nicely signed in blue ink to the photograph by both players. Assumed to be by Walkers Studio, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1959. Trevor Bailey, Essex & England. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Bailey standing full length leaning on his bat in 1959. Sold with a mono real photograph plain back postcard of Bailey walking out to bat at Scarborough with J.T. Murray, probably 1965. Stamp for Walkers Studio, Scarborough to verso of one. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1961. T.N. Pearce's XI v Australians, 6th- 8th September 1961. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of the captains, Peter May and Richie Benaud tossing for innings. Assumed to be by Walkers Studio, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1962. Gentlemen v Players, 8th- 11th September 1962. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Tony Lewis and Roger Prideaux walking out to bat for the Gentlemen. Assumed to be by Walkers Studio, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1964. Australia. Seven mono real photograph plain back postcards, each featuring members of the Australian team for the match v T.N. Pearce's XI, 6th- 8th September 1964, depicted entering and leaving the field of play, signing autographs etc. Players featured are Neil Hawke (two different), Tom Vievers, Reg Sellers, Ian Redpath, Bill Lawry (2), Bob Cowper, Peter Burge and Norman O'Neill. All assumed to be by Walkers Studio, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £130
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1964. Six mono real photograph plain back postcards, each featuring members of the T.N. Pearce XI team for the match v Australians, 6th- 8th September 1964, depicted entering and leaving the field of play. Players featured are Brian Close, Keith Andrew, Tony Lewis, Brian Bolus, Fred Trueman, Colin Milburn, Robin Hobbs, David Allen etc. All assumed to be by Walkers Studio, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £120
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1965. South Africa. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Denis Lindsay and Dennis Gamsy walking out to bat for the South Africans in the match v T.N. Pearce's XI, 4th- 6th September 1965. Stamp for Walkers Studio, Scarborough to verso. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £110
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Elias Henry 'Patsy' Hendren. Middlesex & England 1907-1937. Original mono postcard size head and shoulders portrait of Hendren in cameo. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by Hendren. Possibly by Wilkes. Approx. 3"x4.25" in modern mount, overall 7"x9.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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Charles William 'Charlie' Walker. South Australia 1928-1941. Mono real photograph postcard of Walker, head and shoulders in cameo, wearing tour blazer. Very nicely signed in black ink by Walker to front. Official stamp to verso for A. Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. Ink annotation to verso, 'May 13th 1938. Autographed July 16th 1938'. A nice image and good signature, the postcard in good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £160
Walker was the reserve wicketkeeper on the 1930 and 1938 Australian tours to England. On the 1938 tour he played in only nine matches and never played a Test match
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Arthur John Richardson. South Australia & Australia 1918-1930. Mono real photograph postcard, head and shoulders, of Richardson wearing South Australia cap in 1926. Very nicely signed in blue ink by Richardson. Title to lower border 'A.J. Richardson'. Biography printed to verso. Empire Publishing Co of the Strand. Adhesive damage to verso, the photograph in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
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Warren Bardsley. New South Wales & Australia 1903-1926. Mono real photograph postcard of Bardsley, head and shoulders, wearing Australian cap and blazer. Nicely signed in blue ink by Bardsley. Title to lower border 'W. Bardsley'. Biography printed to verso. Empire Publishing Co of the Strand. Adhesive damage to verso, the photograph in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £110
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'Australian Test Team - W.H. Ponsford' 1930. Mono real photograph postcard of Bill Ponsford of the Australian team to England, in batting pose. Signed in later years to the photograph by Ponsford. Title and player's name printed to lower border. Small loss to one corner, adhesive mark to one edge of verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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Gilbert Laird Jessop, Gloucestershire & England 1894-1914. Mono postcard of Jessop, full length, in distinctive crouched batting pose with unorthodox grip. The postcard nicely signed to image in black ink by Jessop. The Ideal London Studios, Hammersmith. The verso of the card with inscription 'July 20th 1897. Warwick[shire] v Gloucester[shire] played at Birmingham. Jessop scored 126'. A rarer Jessop postcard. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £340
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Herbert Strudwick. Surrey & England 1902-1927. Mono postcard of Strudwick in wicket keeping pose. Nicely signed in black ink to the image by Strudwick. Publisher unknown. Uneven trimming to lower edge, small adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
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Lord Martin Bladen Hawke. Cambridge University, Yorkshire & England 1881-1912. Mono postcard of Hawke in batting pose at the crease. Signed in ink to lower border 'Hawke'. Wrench series no. 2933. Postally used and postmarked 16th May 1907. Some soiling and age toning, adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
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Thomas Walter Hayward. Surrey & England 1893-1914. Mono real photograph postcard of Hayward, full length, in batting pose. Nicely signed in black ink by Hayward to the photograph. Rapid series no. 1233. Postally used and postmarked 1906. Some silvering and adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
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Ernest Tyldesley. Lancashire & England 1909-1936. Sepia real photograph postcard of Tyldesley standing full length at the members' entrance wearing Lancashire blazer and cap. Very nicely signed in ink to the image. Publisher unknown. Postally unused. Small crease to one corner, adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
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Charles Hallows. Lancashire & England 1914-1932. Mono real photograph postcard of Hallows standing full length wearing Lancashire blazer. Nicely signed in ink by Hallows. Bailey of Bournemouth. Further stamp to verso of Spalding of Brighton, County Ground, Hove. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
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John Thomas Tyldesley. Lancashire & England 1895-1923. Unusually large sepia 'real photograph' postcard of Tyldesley in cricket blazer and Lancashire cap, the photograph very nicely signed in black ink by Tyldesley. Publisher unknown. 5"x9.5", mounted, framed and glazed, overall 10"x14". Minor silvering to photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/90
Hammer price: unsold
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William Albert Stanley 'Bert' Oldfield, New South Wales & Australia 1919-1938. Sepia plain back postcard/ trade card of Oldfield, head and shoulders, in Australian sweater and cap on the 1930 tour of England. Very nicely signed in ink by Oldfield. Published by B.D.V. cigarettes of Godfrey Phillips of London, as part of their advertising campaign for the 1930 Australian tourists, this being card no. 13 in the series. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 224:
Lot 224
South Africa tour to England 1955. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Jackie McGlew and Tayfield walking out to bat for the South Africans in the tour match v Sussex at Hove, 18th-21st June 1955. Signed in blue ink to the photograph by both players. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £28
South Africans won by nine wickets
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Australian tour of England 1930. Excellent complete set of fifteen sepia real photograph plain back postcards of each member of the Australian touring party. Each player featured on the postcards has been taken head and shoulders, wearing Australian sweater, nine wearing Australian caps. Each card has been very nicely signed by the player featured in ink. The players are Bill Woodfull (Captain), Vic Richardson, Don Bradman, Alan Fairfax, Archie Jackson, Bill Ponsford, Alan Kippax, Stan McCabe, Clarrie Grimmett, Alexander Hurwood, Thomas Wall, Percy Hornibrook, Bert Oldfield, Ted a'Beckett and Charles Walker. Each postcard has a printed number 1-15 to the lower right hand corner of the postcard, Bradman to the left. The postcards produced by B.D.V. cigarettes of Godfrey Phillips of London, as part of their advertising campaign for the 1930 Australian tourists. A rare opportunity to purchase a full set of these signed postcards which includes the rarer signed postcard of Archie Jackson who died of tuberculosis in 1933 at the age of 23, this was to be Archie Jackson's only tour to England. The Archie Jackson postcard postally used, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £1800/2500
Hammer price: £2400
This was Bradman's first tour of England and a record breaking one. He scored 974 runs at an average of 139.14 during the Test series, with four centuries, including two double hundreds and a triple century. Bradman's first-class tour total was 2,960 runs, at an average of 98.66 with 10 centuries, was another enduring record, the most by any overseas batsman on a tour of England
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'Australian Test Team' 1930. Full set of fifteen real photograph postcards of members of the Australian team to England, some head and shoulders, some posed or action images. Players are Woodfull, Ponsford, Grimmett, Kippax, Hornibrook, Jackson, McCabe, Oldfield, Walker, Wall, Hurwood, Richardson, a'Beckett, Bradman and Fairfax. Four postcards signed in ink to the photograph by the featured player. Signatures are Woodfull, Richardson, Kippax and Hornibrook. All the postcards have title 'Australian Test Team' followed by printed players name to lower border. Sold with a mono real photograph postcard of the 1930 Australian touring party by T. Bolland of St. Leonards. Qty 16. Odd faults to the reverse of four postcards, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £260
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Lot 227
William A. 'Bill' Brown, New South Wales & Australia 1932-1950. Mono real photograph postcard of Brown full length on the field. Very nicely signed in ink by Brown. Series unknown. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
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Early Australia team postcards 1905-1930. Three original postcards of Australia Test teams, each depicting the players seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Two different mono postcards of the 1905 touring party to England each with printed tour fixtures to verso, both with blind embossed stamps for 'Livingston, Hampstead'. Also a 1921 sepia real photograph postcard of the Australian team by Philip G. Hunt, London. Sold with two mono postcards, one of the 1921 team by T. Bolland, the other a Jaeger advertising postcard of the 1930 team. Odd minor faults and ageing, otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
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Lot 229
The Ashes. England v Australia early 1900s. Seven mono 'Star Series' artistic postcards, each featuring three or four England players who toured Australia in 1903/04, and Australian tourist to England 1905. Sold with three mono real photograph team postcards of touring parties to England including New Zealand 1931, All-India 1932, and West Indies 1939. Odd faults, overall in good condition. Qty 10
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £26
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Lot 230
'England v South Australia, The Oval, Adelaide' 1907/08. Printed postcard of the cricket ground with match in progress and title to lower margin. South Australia post card series. Very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £35
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Lot 231
Herbert Sutcliffe. Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. Mono real photograph postcard of Sutcliffe, half length, wearing England touring blazer. Nicely signed in blue ink by Sutcliffe. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 232
M.C.C. tour to India 1926/27. Rare mono real photograph advertising postcard of thirteen members of the M.C.C. touring party seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and blazers in front of a pavilion during the tour. Advertising to verso for 'Rustrum & Co', Karachi, "Byron's" aerated water, and 'The New British-India Dyeing and Cleaning Co.'. Publisher and location unknown. Some age toning to verso, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £85
On the 1926/27 tour to India, the first under the auspices of the M.C.C. and only the second time an English team had toured India since 1902/03, the M.C.C. were undefeated in 34 matches. The tour was gruelling and to fit in the matches and the travelling, many of the games were reduced to two days and thus had little prospect of definite finishes
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Tour/ team postcards 1930-1963. Five official mono real photograph postcards of touring teams to England. Teams are Australia 1930, New Zealand 1949, and 1958, West Indies 1957 and 1963, two with printed signatures to verso. Sold with two mono real photograph postcard of an aerial view of a packed Adelaide Oval, a similar mono printed postcard of Old Trafford (dates unknown), and a modern reproduction postcard of the scorecard for England v Australia at The Oval, 1938. Qty 8. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 234:
Lot 234
West Indies tour to England 1933. Official mono real photograph postcard of the West Indies team for the 1933 tour. Signed in pencil to verso by ten members of the touring party, Martindale, Christiani, Da Costa, Merry, Grant, Hoad, Valentine, Wiles, Barrow and Griffith. Dated 'Aldershot August 29th 1933' for the tour match v The Army. Rubbing to signatures, some wear and ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
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Joe Hardstaff Jnr. Nottinghamshire & England 1930-1955. Sepia real photograph postcard of Hardstaff seated three quarter length wearing cricket attire and Nottinghamshire cap. C.H. Richards series, c1932. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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'The Cricket Album, containing 36 artistic photo post cards of all the first class county teams, also Warners XI, 18 of the best Cricketers and the 1905 Australian team'. 3rd edition. The Star Series. Complete original orange covered album of uncut postcards printed in Bavaria. Complete with some wear to wrappers, otherwise in good condition. Rarely seen in complete published condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £130
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George Hirst. Yorkshire & England 1891-1929. Colour postcard of Hirst in batting pose at the crease, signed in ink by Hirst, some fading to signature. National Series. Postmarked 1911. Sold with colour postcards of J. Tunnicliffe, Yorkshire, publisher unknown, and F.S. Jackson, Wrench Series no. 1696. Also mono real photograph postcard of Wilfred Rhodes, full length in cricket attire, Rotophot no. 7418, and a mono postcard of J.T. Brown. All early 1900s. Sold with four Star Series mono postcards of W. Rhodes (2), Denton and Lord Hawke. Varied condition, some with faults. Qty 9
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
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Sir Charles Aubrey Smith. Mono plain back real photograph postcard of Smith in later years. Nicely signed in black ink 'C. Aubrey Smith' to the photograph. Minor silvering, adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Aubrey Smith played for England and Sussex and captained them in 1887 and 1888. He also captained the Shaw & Shrewsbury team to Australia in 1887/88. He gained fame in the 1930/40's as a Hollywood actor and appeared in numerous films. He died in 1948
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Charles Lawrence Arthur Smith. Sussex 1898-1911. Sepia real photograph postcard of Smith in batting pose at the wicket c.1904. Blind embossed stamp for Foster of Brighton to lower right corner. Very minor creasing, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
Smith made his debut in 1898 while still at school. captained Sussex in 1906 and 1909
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Joseph 'Joe' Vine. Sussex & England 1896-1922. Sepia real photograph postcard of Vine in batting pose at the crease. c.1907. Foster of Brighton. Slight fading to the photograph, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Vine was a 'Wisden Cricketer of the Year' in 1906 and played in the two final Test matches on the 1911/12 tour to Australia, both of which England won. In the final Test he shared a match winning stand of 143 with Frank Woolley for the seventh wicket
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'Sussex XI' c.1905. Sepia real photograph postcard of the Sussex team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and assorted blazers and headgear. To the centre is the captain, C.B. Fry. Blind embossed stamp for Foster of Brighton to lower right corner. Small old tape marks to verso, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Fry captained Sussex 1904/1908
Lot 242:
Lot 242
M.C.C. tour to Australia 1958/59. Mono real photograph postcard of the 'P&O Iberia' on which the touring party travelled to Australia. Signed in ink to the photograph by seventeen members of the touring party including the manager, F.R. Brown. Players signatures include May (Captain), Laker, Lock, Cowdrey, Bailey, Statham, Subba Row, Trueman, Evans, Richardson etc. Signatures faded but legible. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 10.75"x8.75". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 243:
Lot 243
Modern postcards and trade cards. Blue album comprising an assortment of sixty modern postcards, trade and collector's cards, the majority featuring players and grounds. Twenty cards signed by the featured player. Includes three signed Cornhill Insurance cards of Graham Thorpe, Andrew Caddick and Alec Stewart. Other signatures include Geoff Pullar, Jack Bond, Mark Nicholas, Nick Cook, Rodney Hogg, Chris Lewis, Alan Iggleseden, Angus Fraser, Robin Smith etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
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Lot 244
Comical postcards early 1900s. A nice selection of sixteen early comical postcards. Series include Marcus Ward, Wrench, Valentine's, Davidson Bros., Raphael Tuck, Hildeheimer etc. All postally used. One duplicate. Minor wear, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 245:
Lot 245
Cricket postcards 1920s-1950s. A selection of mono real photograph postcards of H.K. Foster (Foster of Brighton), F.R. Foster (Adco), Len Hutton (Walter Scott, Bradford), Dennis Brookes (Wilkes), and mono postcards of Tom Hayward and Tom Bowley. Also mono real photograph team postcards of South Africans 1929, and Derbyshire 1952, and a mono Jaeger advertising postcard of West Indies 1928. Odd faults, overall in good condition. Qty 9
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
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Hampshire C.C.C. Bournemouth Cricket Week 1913. Mono real photograph postcard of the Hampshire team standing in one row wearing cricket attire on the field with a marquee and spectators in the background. Players featured are White, Tennyson, Jaques, McDonnell, Mead, Stone, Brown, Bowell, Kennedy, Abercrombie and Newman. The Bournemouth View Co Ltd. Postally used. Good condition. Rare
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 247
Abraham 'Abe' Waddington. Yorkshire & England 1919-1927. Godfrey Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Waddington, head and shoulders wearing cricket attire and blazer. No. 87.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
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'Cricket Terms'. Grenadier Cigarettes, W.&F. Faulkner 1902. Rare full set of twelve plain back cards featuring humorous depictions of cricket terms. Titles are 'Fielding', 'A maiden over', 'Stumped', 'Run out', 'Leg before', Leg hit', 'Caught', 'Slip', 'Over', 'Leg stump', 'Wide' and 'How's that!'. Some general faults including light wear and rounding to corners. Small adhesive marks to the reverse of three, 'Leg before', 'Leg hit' and 'Leg stump'. Light creasing to 'Run out' and 'Leg Stump'. Very small nick to top right corner of 'A maiden over' and to one edge of 'Over'. Light stain to one corner of 'Leg before'. Small loss to top left corner and pencil annotations to verso of 'How's that'. Otherwise in good condition. Very rare to see a full set
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £240
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Wills's Cigarettes 'Cricketers'. W.D. & H.O. Wills, Bristol & London, 1896. An early and rarely seen full set of fifty unnumbered cigarette cards with colour portraits of cricketers of the period with printed name and county to lower portion to front, and decorative floral green backgrounds. The cricketers featured are Attewell, Bainbridge, Baldwin, Bean, Board, Briggs, Chatterton, Daft, Dixon, Druce, Ferris, Flowers, Fry, Grace, Lord Harris, Lord Hawke, A. Hearne, J.T. Hearne, Hewett, Jackson, Key, Lilley, Lockwood, Lohmann, Lucas, McGregor, MacLaren, Martin, Mason, Mold, Mordaunt, Murdoch, Newham, Nichols, O'Brien, Painter, Pougher, Quaife, Ranjitsinhji, M. Read, W.W. Read, Richardson, Shrewsbury, Stoddart, Sugg, Townsend, de Trafford, Tyler, Wainwright and Ward. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £1300
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Ogden's Guinea Gold 'Cricketers Base M Large Machette Group' 1899. Twenty cards in total comprising nineteen cards from the set of fifty with 'wide spaced capitals' to players' names, and one from the set of twenty seven 'close spaced'. Wide spaced cards are R. Abel, Bean, W. Brockwell, N.F. Druce, C.B. Fry, W.G. Grace, Gunn, Hayman, T. Hayward, J.T. Hearne, W. Hearne, D.L.A. Jephson, K.J. Key, A.C. McLaren (actually a portrait of H.T. Hewett), Marchant, J.R. Mason, W.L. Murdoch, W.W. Read and H. Wood. The close spaced card is Brown. Wear and slight rounding to some corners, adhesive damage to verso of the Murdoch, otherwise in overall good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
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Wm. Clarke & Son, Liverpool and London. Clarke's Cigarettes 'Cricketer Series' 1901. Full set of thirty numbered cards depicting full length portraits of cricketers with printed details to verso. Some wear to card edges, rounding to some corners, adhesive mark to verso of no. 9 J.T. Brown and no. 11 Robert Abel, otherwise in good condition. A rare complete set
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £1100
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W.D. & H.O. Wills. 'Cricketers' 1901. Full mixed set of fifty numbered cigarette cards plus seven odds featuring colour player head and shoulder portraits. Nos. 1-25 in the series were issued with fronts in two formats, with and without vignette backgrounds. Cards with vignettes are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22 and 24. Cards without vignettes are 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23 and 25. Card nos. 26-50 all with vignettes. Error to card no. 46 of J.T. Tyldesley (Lancashire) with cap badge in white. Slight wear to the odd card, overall in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £160
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Ogden's Guinea Gold Cigarettes. 'Cricketers Base I Small Machette Group' 1901. Full set of eleven unnumbered cards of R. Abel, C.B. Fry, Lord Harris, Lord Hawke, J.T. Hearne, G. Hirst, D. Hunter, G.L. Jessop, K.S. Ranjitsinghi, A. Shrewsbury and S.M.J. Woods. Minor wear to some corners and edges, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £150
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Ogden's Tab Cigarettes. 'Our Leading Cricketers' 1901. Full set of twelve cards. Players are Abel, Briggs, Gunn, J.T. Hearne, Ranjitsinhji, W.W. Read, Shrewsbury, A.E. Trott, A.G. Steel, A.E. Stoddart, Albert Ward and Capt. E.G. Wynyard. Very light wear to edges and corners, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
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Ogden's Cigarettes. Ogden's Tabs 'General Interest A Series' 1901. Six cards, nos. 127, 131, 132, 135, 139 and 144. 'C Series' 1902, no. 276. 'F Series' 1902, no. 339. Ogden's Guinea Gold 'New Series I' 1904, nos. B8 and B34. Sold with Wills's Cigarettes 'Sports of All Nations' 1901, no. 14 'England, Cricket (Batting)' and R.& J. Hill 'Famous Cricketers' 1912, no. 24, Roland Beaumont. Qty 12. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
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Cohen, Weenen & Co. London. 'Owners, Jockeys, Footballers, Cricketers' Series No. 2 1906. Eleven cards of the eighteen cricketers from the set of fifty. Cards are Lord Dalmeny, Hayes, T. Hayward, George Hirst, F.H. Huish, Walter Lees, A.A. Lilley, C.H.B. Marsham, Seymour, R.A. Spooner and J.T. Tyldesley. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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Taddy & Co. London. 'South African Cricket Team 1907'. Full set of fifteen unnumbered cards of Sherwell, Shalders, Sinclair, Vogler, Hathorn, White, Nourse, Schwarz, Kotze, Smith, Snooke, Tancred, Faulkner, Snooke and Alsop (Manager). No card was issued of C.D. Robinson who was also a member of the touring party. Sold with eight cards from the 'County Cricketers' 1908 series, Turner, Alletson (Nottinghamshire), Smith, Myers (Yorkshire), Meston, Young, Reeves (Essex), and Douglas (Middlesex). Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £420
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W.D. & H.O. Wills. 'Cricketers' 1908. Scarce full set of fifty cigarette cards. Small 's' series. Minor faults to the odd cards, otherwise overall in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
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F. & J. Smith, Glasgow. 'Cricketers' 1912. Scarce full set of fifty cards numbered 1-50. Some wear and rounding to corners of some cards, odd cards to improve otherwise, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £225
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F. & J. Smith, Glasgow. 'Cricketers 2nd Series' 1912. Scarce full set of twenty cards numbered 51-70. Some wear and rounding to corners of some cards, odd card to improve otherwise, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £120
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W.D. & H.O. Wills (Australian Issue). 'Australian & English Cricketers' series 1903. Full set of twenty five numbered cigarette cards. Rounding to corners of card nos. 1, 3, 4, 6, 12, 15 and 23. Light creasing to nos. 2, 7 and 21. Other odd faults, otherwise overall in good condition. A rare full set
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £210
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Sniders & Abrahams (Australia). 'Australian Cricket Team' 1905. Three cards from the series of fifteen unnumbered cards of Australian cricketers. Players are F. Laver, D.R. Gehrs and V. Trumper. Wear and staining to the Laver, surface marks to the Trumper. The Gehrs card appears to be tightly and slightly unevenly trimmed. Otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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W.D. & H.O. Wills (Australian Issue). 'Australian Club Cricketers' 1905/06. Thirty six cigarette cards from the forty five known cards from the series. Thirty three cards with fronts with blue borders. Cards are Armstrong, Bruce, Carlton, Collins, Cotter, Cowan, Claxton, Garnsey, Giller, Grant, Gregory, Hack, Hill, Hopkins, Howell, Jennings, Johnston, Kelly, McBeth, McLeod, NewLand, Noble, Pellew, Poideven, Pye, Ransford, Reedman, Saunders, Travers, Trumper, Waddy, Coombe and Duff. Three cards with brown borders of Giffen, McAlister and Mackay. All with blue backs with the exception of Carlton, Garnsey, McAlister and McLeod with green backs. Some staining and/ or wear to the cards of Cotter, Cowan, Giller, Howell, McAlister, Mackay, Pellew, Trumper (including small loss to one corner) and Waddy. Overall in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £160
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W.D. & H.O. Wills (Australian Issue). Capstan Cigarettes 'Prominent Australian and English Cricketers' 1907. Full set of fifty cards numbered 1-50. Slight rounding to some corners, minor age toning, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £240
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W.D. & H.O. Wills (Australian Issue). Capstan Cigarettes 'Prominent Australian and English Cricketers' 1907/08 first issue. Full set of twenty three cards numbered 51-73, players' name captions printed in grey. Slight rounding to corners of Wass, Fielder, Dennett, Spooner, Fane, Hardstaff, Barnes and Humphries. Minor creasing to the Fane and Hardstaff cards. Other odd faults, overall in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
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W.D. & H.O. Wills (Australian Issue). Capstan Cigarettes 'Prominent Australian and English Cricketers' 1907/08 second/ reissue. Full set of eight cards numbered 66-73, players' name captions printed in red/ brown. Slight rounding to corners of Jones, Crawford and Humphries. Staining to verso of the Fane card (no. 68), otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
The eight cards in this set are reissues of the same cards from the first issue (see previous lot) but the players are numbered differently and with different coloured captions
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W.D. & H.O. Wills (Australian Issue). 'Australian and English Cricketers' 1909. Seven unnumbered cards from the set of twenty five. Three cards with red borders branded 'Capstan' of Carter, Rhodes and Jones. Four cards with blue borders branded 'Vice-Regal' of O'Connor, Hopkins, Fry and Armstrong. Players' names printed to the image inside the frame. Also two cards from the similar 'Australian and South African Cricketers' 1910 series of Whitehead (South Africa) and Ransford (Victoria), both with red borders, players' names printed within the border, branding to verso for 'Vice-Regal'. Rounding to corners and slight wear to edges, some wear and staining to verso, otherwise in good condition. Qty 9
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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W.D. & H.O. Wills (Australian Issue). 'Australian and English Cricketers' 1911. Full set of fifty nine numbered cigarette cards. Nos. 1, 2, 6, 11, 14, 17, 20, 23, 24, 27, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34, 36, 37, 39, 44, 47, 48, 50, 51, 53, 54, 56 and 57 branded to verso 'Vice Regal' with red backs, the remainder branded 'Capstan' with blue backs. Nos. 1-50 are titled to verso 'A Series of 50', nos. 51-59 titled 'A Series of 59'. Very slight rounding and wear to some corners, small wear to the front of no. 34 (Pearson), small crease to one corner of no. 44 (Warner), small crease to no. 54 (Vine). Other odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £160
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Boy's Realm 'Famous Cricketers' 1922. Full set of 15 numbered cards. Sold with R. & J. Hill 'Famous Cricketers' 1923, full set of forty numbered cards. Good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
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D.C. Thomson, London. Anonymous series issued with 'The Rover' 1923. Full set of the eight small cards of cricketers issued. Sold with 'Chums Cricketers' 1923, full set of twenty three larger than standard cards, nos. 1-20 numbered, the remaining three unnumbered. Minor faults to the odd card, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Godfrey Phillips, London. 'Series of Cricketers' brown back standard size series 1924. Twelve cigarette cards all featuring Kent players. Card nos. are 25C, 27C, 29C, 30C, 31C, 32C, 118C, 181C, 204C, 205C, 206C, and 207C. Sold with Kent C.C.C. 'Cricketers of Kent' 1986, full set of fifty cards, and County Print Services 'Kent Test Cricketers' 1993, full set of twenty five cards. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
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R. & J. Hill, London. Sunripe Cigarettes 'Famous Cricketers' 1925. Twelve numbered cards from the set of fifty. Cards nos. 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 26, 28, 39, 41, 45, 48 and 49. Sold with B. Morris & Sons, London, 'Australian Cricketers' 1925, full set of twenty five numbered cards. Minor faults to the odd card, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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Cigarette cards 1920s. Four complete sets including Gallaher, London 'Famous Cricketers' 1926, full set of 100 cigarette cards. John Player & Sons, 'Cricketers Caricatures by "RIP"' 1926, full set of fifty cards. Ogden's 'Cricket' 1926, full set of fifty cards. W.D. & H.O. Wills (New Zealand) 'English Cricketers' 1925, full set of twenty five cards. Also a part set of Cohen Weenen 'Cricketers' 1926, sixteen cards from the set of twenty five, nos. 2-6, 8, 9, 11, 14-16 and 20-24, and a single J.A. Pattreiouex 'Casket Cigarettes Cricketers' 1922, card no. C.3 of W.W. Armstrong, plain back. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £65
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J.A. Pattreiouex, Manchester. 'Cricketers Series' 1926. Rarer full set of seventy five numbered cigarette cards. Odd minor faults to card nos. 1, 13, 19, 37, 48, 57 and 62, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
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Cigarette cards 1926-1929. Four complete sets including J. Millhoff & Co., London, 'Famous "Test" Cricketers' 1928, full set of twenty seven standard sized cards. W.D. & H.O. Wills, London, 'Cricketers' (first series) 1928, full set of fifty. Major Drapkin & Co. 'Australian and English Test Cricketers' 1928, full set of forty. W.A. & A.C. Churchman 'Famous Cricket Colours' 1928, full set of twenty five. Also part sets of W.D. & H.O. Wills Australia, 'Cricket Season 1928-29', thirty seven from the full set of forty eight, lacking the cards for A'Beckett, Andrews, Bettington, Bradman, Duckworth, Hooker, Ironmonger, Kelleway, Nothling, Scott and Woodfull, and Godfrey Phillips, 'Famous Cricketers' nos. 17 and 32. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £75
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United Tobacco Companies South Africa. 'The South African Cricket Touring Team British Isles 1929'. Fifteen large format cigarette cards from the set of seventeen of the version with facsimile signatures to fronts. Cards are Bell, Cameron, Catterall, Christy, Dalton, Deane, Frielinghaus, McMillan, Mitchell, Morkel, Ochse, Owen-Smith, Quinn, Siedle and Van der Merwe. Also the other two cards of the 'unsigned' version of Taylor and Vincent. Minor staining and wear to some cards, overall in good condition. Qty 17
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
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Cigarette cards 1929-1931. Three full sets of cards. United Tobacco (South Africa), 'Springbok Rugby and Cricket Teams' 1931. Full set of forty seven large format numbered cards. Age toning to some backs, odd card with slight rounding to corners, otherwise in good/ very good condition. W.D. & H.O. Wills, 'Cricketers' second series 1929, full set of fifty cards. John Player & Sons, 'Cricketers' 1930, full set of fifty. Both sets in very good condition. Sold with D.C. Thomson, 'World's Best Cricketers' 1930. Fourteen cards all with mauve backs, nos. 1-10 issued by 'The Wizard' and nos. 9-10 issued by 'The Rover'. Age toning and some wear, rounding to corners of 'The Rover' no. 10, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
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Cigarette cards 1932-1939. Six full sets, each of fifty cards. John Players & Sons, 'Cricketers' 1934 and 'Cricketers' 1938. Carreras, 'A Series of Cricketers' 1934 with beige backgrounds to fronts, inscribed 'Fine Quality Cigarettes' to verso. Ardath, 'Cricket, Tennis & Golf Celebrities' 1935. W.A. & A.C. Churchman, 'Cricketers' 1936. Ogden's 'Prominent Cricketers of 1938'. All in very good condition. Sold with part sets/ odds for Godfrey Phillips (Australian issue) B.D.V. Cigarettes 'Test Cricketers' 1932/33. Eighteen numbered cards from the set of thirty eight, nos. 2-4, 6, 8-11, 14-18, 22, 24, 27, 30 and 34. Some age toning, crease to no. 6. A.W. Allen Confectionary (Australia) 'Cricketers' 1938. Twelve cards from the set of 36. Card nos. 2, 4, 8, 19, 22 & 25 branded to verso 'Allen's Steam Rollers', nos. 7 & 33 'Cure-'Em-Quick', nos. 10, 17 & 31 'Irish Moss Gum Jubes', no. 34 'Q-T Fruit Drops'. Creasing to nos. 22 and 25, otherwise in good condition. African Tobacco Manufacturers (Cape Town), 'The World of Sport' 1938, seven of the twelve large format cards issued of cricketers from the full set of one hundred, nos. 2, 6, 29, 40, 46, 76 and 85. United Tobacco Co. (Cape Town), 'Sports & Pastimes in South Africa' 1936, one card no. 28 'Cricket International'. Some minor faults with the odd card to improve, overall in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £120
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Cigarette cards 1950-1956. Brown album comprising full sets of cigarette and trade cards including Carreras Turf 'Famous Cricketers' set of fifty uncut cards. Morning Foods 'Test Cricketers' 1953 (25), News Chronicle 'England v South Africa 1955' large format (12), D.C. Thomson 'World's Best Cricketers' 1956, four complete sets each of 18 cards, and 'County Cricketers' 1957, four complete sets each of 16 cards, Kane Products '1956 Cricketers' (50). Also modern sets by Prime Sport Promotion, Stars Inc., County Print Services etc. Some minor faults to earlier issues, overall in good/ very good condition. Sold with 'Cricket Cigarette and Trade Cards', Derek Deadman 1985. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
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Cricket cigarette cards 1896 onwards. A selection of part sets and odd individual cards, the majority issued by W.D. & H.O. Wills. Cards/ series are 'Cricketers' 1896', twelve unnumbered cards of Mold, J.T. Hearne, Lord Harris, Hewett, Board, Read, Grace, Murdoch, Mason, M. Read, Martin and Sugg. Cricketer Series 1901', nos. 13, 19, 30 (2 copies), 31, 32, 39, 40 & 41, 44, 47 with vignette backgrounds, nos. 11, 14, 21, 23 with plain background. 'Australian and English Cricketers' 1903 nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, 19, 21, 22 (2), 23, 24 & 25 (2). 'Prominent Australian and English Cricketers' 1907 Australian Capstan Brand issue, nos. 4, 5, 12 (2), 13, 17, 18, 21, 27 (2), 28, 30, 34, 57, 63, 69 and 72. 'Australian and English Cricketers' 1911, nos. 14 & 33, blue backs 'Capstan', and 49, mauve back 'Vice Regal'. 'Cricket Season 1928-29' (Australian issue), twenty nine cards etc. Plus one card from Ogdens Guinea Gold 'Cricketers' 1899 of W.W. Read. Taddy 'South African Cricket Team 1907', one card of L.J. Tancred etc. Sold with a brown album of 'Nostalgia Reprint' issues. Significant faults to the majority of the earlier cards, please refer to images for condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £170
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D.C. Thomson, London. 'The World's Best Cricketers' 1956. Four complete numbered sets, each of eighteen cards, presented with 'Adventure', 'The Hotspur', 'The Rover' and 'The Wizard'. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
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Middlesex C.C.C. c. 1930. Album page nicely signed in black in by five Middlesex players. Signatures are Durston, J.W. Hearne, Hulme, Price and Hendren. Piece clipped from the page not affecting the signatures. Sold with four album pages and one piece, each individually signed by members of Durham C.C.C. (three signatures) and Northumberland C.C.C. (2). G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £10

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