Cricket Scorecards, Programmes & Magazines

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Gentlemen of the South v Players of the South 1869. Early original silk scorecard for the match played at The Oval, 15th- 17th July 1869. Printed by Merser & Sons, for W.E. Hughes, "Clayton Arms", Kennington Oval. Notable players include W.G. and G.F. Grace for the Gentlemen, and James Lillywhite for The Players. The scorecard laid to mount board with some loss to top left corner of scorecard and mount with old tape repair to verso. Foxing and adhesive marks from previous mounting. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £85
In a high scoring match, the Players scored 475 in their first innings, (Charlwood 155). The Gentlemen replied with 553 (W.G. Grace 180, Cooper 101, Walker 90). The match ended in a draw
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England v Australia 1880. First Test match in England. Early original official silk scorecard for the Test match played at The Oval, 6th- 8th September 1880. Printed by Merser & Sons for W.E. Hughes, "Clayton Arms", Kennington Oval. The scorecard laid to mount board with loss to lower edge, foxing and adhesive marks, the top portion almost completely detached with modern tape repair to verso. A rare and important original record of this iconic match
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £3000
The second tour of an Australian team to England was only confirmed after all the English domestic fixtures had already been arranged, with the tourists playing matches mainly in the north. The fixtures were rearranged to accommodate the first Test match to be played in England. England, comprising the likes of W.G., E.M. and G.F. Grace, Lucas, Barnes, Lord Harris, Lyttleton etc. amassed 420 runs in the first innings (W.G. Grace 152), in reply Australia scored 149, a deficit of 271. Following on, they rallied in the second innings, scoring 327 (Murdoch 153), England reaching their target of 57 to win with five wickets down
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Players of England v Australians 1888. Rare early scorecard for the match played at The Oval on 31st May, 1st and 2nd of June 1888. Printed and handwritten scores. Advert for F.H. Ayers to verso. Vertical crease to card, minor age toning otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £130
The Players won by ten wickets. The Players scored 231 in their first innings, Australia replied with 127 all out, followed on and made 114, leaving the Players to make 12 runs, which they duly did, without losing a wicket. Barnes and Lohmann did the damage, Barnes taking nine wickets and Lohmann taking seven wickets in the match
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Essex v Australians 1893. Rare early scorecard for the match played at the County Ground at Leyton on 3rd-5th August 1893. Fully printed detail. Advert for Stansfield & Co, Brewers of Fulham to verso. Odd minor marks and foxing otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £220
The match was drawn. Bruce top scored for the Australians with 56, Bannerman 34 & 29, Carpenter top scored for Essex making 42. Walter Mead took seventeen wickets in the match, 9 wickets for 136 runs in the first and 8 wickets for 69 runs in the second. Trumble took 6 wickets for 87 runs in the Essex first innings
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Essex v Australians 1899. Rare early scorecard for the match played at the County Ground at Leyton on 11th-13th May 1899. Printed and handwritten detail. Advert for Collier Brothers, Brewers of Walthamstow to verso. Odd minor faults, marks and age toning to scorecard otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £130
Essex won the match by 126 runs. Turner top scored for Essex with 54 in the second innings, Lucas 46no in the first, Trumble took twelve wickets in the match including 8-79 in the Essex first innings. For Australia, Clem Hill was one of only six batsman who got into double figures in both innings and top scored with 36 in the first, Young took eleven wickets and Mead six in the match
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England v Australia, 3rd Test match, Leeds. July 1930. Original commemorative silk scorecard for the historic Test match where Don Bradman made the record Test score of 334. The oblong scorecard by Crosland & Co of Kirkgate, Leeds measures 10.5"x4.75" and the scores printed in blue. Some light foxing otherwise in good/very good condition. A rarely seen scorecard. Not previously seen by the auctioneer
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
The Australians scored 458-3 on the first day of the Test and Bradman went on the following day to increase his record score to 334 before being caught by Duckworth off Tate. He was the 6th wicket to fall and Australia recorded a first innings score of 566 all out. The Test match was drawn and Australia went on to win the series by two Tests to one.

This was Bradman's first tour of England. 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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Kent C.C.C. 1934-1939. Alfred Percy 'Tich' Freeman. Kent & England 1914-1936. Seasons 1934 and 1935. Two official scorecards illustrating the extraordinary bowling feats of Freeman in which he took ten wickets or more in a match. Kent v Warwickshire, Tunbridge Wells 1934 (8 wickets in Warwickshire's only innings), and Kent v Gloucestershire, Tunbridge Wells 1935 (10 wickets). Sold with a further six official Kent scorecards, v Gloucestershire, Tunbridge Wells 1934 (Hammond 290 for Gloucestershire), v Yorkshire, Tonbridge, 1937, v Middlesex, Maidstone 1938, v Sussex, Hastings 1939, v Hampshire, Canterbury 1939, and v Sussex, Tonbridge 1939. Printed and handwritten details. Some folds and wear, otherwise in good condition. Qty 8
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £320
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Kent C.C.C. 1941-1942. Three official wartime Kent related scorecards. London Counties XI v F.E. Woolley's XI, Tonbridge, 30th August 1941, London Counties v Linden Park, Tunbridge Wells, 20th September 1941, and C.H. Knott's XI v Capt. B.O. Allen's Army XI, Tonbridge, 8th August 1942. Printed and handwritten details. Some folds and wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £460
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Kent C.C.C. 1936-1955. Eight official pre- and post-war scorecards for Kent related home matches all played at different grounds. Scorecards are v Somerset, Tonbridge, 13th- 16th June 1936, v Essex, Tunbridge Wells, 27th- 30th June 1936, v Glamorgan, Folkestone, 8th- 10th July 1936, Linden Park v Frank Woolley's Kent XI, 14th May 1938, v Hampshire, Canterbury, 30th July- 2nd August 1938, v Gloucestershire, Maidstone, 15th- 18th July 1939, v Combined Services, Gillingham, 7th- 10th May 1949, and v Worcestershire, Dover, 17th- 19th August 1955. Handwritten and printed scores. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £220
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Kent C.C.C. 1947-1969. Eight official post-war scorecards for Kent related home matches all played at different grounds. Scorecards are v Yorkshire, Tunbridge Wells, 2nd- 4th July 1947, v Northamptonshire, Gillingham, 14th- 17th May 1949, v Gloucestershire, Maidstone, 29th July- 1st August 1950, v Australians, Canterbury, 29th August- 1st September 1953, v Northamptonshire, Dover, 26th- 29th August 1961, v Worcestershire, Dartford, 23rd- 26th May 1964, v Surrey, Blackheath, 28th June- 1st July 1969, and v Yorkshire, Folkestone, 23rd- 26th August 1969. Handwritten and printed scores. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
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Kent C.C.C. 1950s-1990s. A selection of eight programmes and brochures relating to Kent cricket. 'Gillette Cup Final 1971 Kent Cricketers Souvenir Programme', signed to the centre pages by ten Kent players including Luckhurst, Underwood, Asif iqbal, Graham, Nicholls, Ealham, Johnson, Dye, Woolmer and Julien. 'The Wright Book of Cricket 1950' souvenir brochure for Doug Wright's Benefit Fund, signed in ink to the front cover by Wright. Also 'Godfrey Evans 1953 Book of Cricket', and five modern booklets/ brochures of Kent histories. some faults to the Wright brochure, otherwise good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
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Post-war scorecards. Box comprising over two hundred post-war (one wartime) scorecards with heavy Kent interest, covering County, Test and tour matches etc. 1943-2018. Earlier notable scorecards include South of England v Australians, Hastings, 1st- 3rd September 1943, Kent v Australians, Canterbury, 21st- 24th August 1948, Gentlemen of England v Australians, Lord's, 30th August - 1st September 1961, England v Australia, Edgbaston 1968, England v New Zealand, Lord's 1990 with match ticket, Kent v West Indians, Canterbury 1969, v New Zealanders, Maidstone 1969, v Australians, Canterbury 1972, 1975, 1977, and other Kent home matches played at Tunbridge Wells, Maidstone, Folkestone, Dover etc. Handwritten and printed scores. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £180
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New Zealand inaugural tour to England 1927. Three original official scorecards and one programme covering the 1927 tour. The scorecards are all printed, three with complete scores. Scorecards are for matches played v Durham at Chester-le-Street, 18th & 20th June, v East of England at Wisbech 9th-12th July and v Northumberland at Jesmond, 22nd & 23rd July. The official programme is for the match v Cumberland, Whitehaven, 20th & 22nd August 1927. All in very good to excellent condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
No Test matches were played but of the twenty six first class matches on the tour New Zealand defeated Sussex, Worcestershire, Glamorgan, Somerset and Derbyshire and drew a good number. On the strength of this they were accorded Test status and played their first Test match, against England, in January 1930
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'Lord's Centenary 1814-1914'. Large original commemorative printed scorecard for the Centenary in 1914. The scorecard is headed 'Lord's Cricket Ground Centenary 1814-1914. M.C.C. South African Team v The Rest. June 22nd 1914'. With colour decorative border depicting Lord's cricket ground through the ages and scorecard to centre. Colours bright. 9.75"x12". Printed by Tom Browne & Co (Nottm) Limited. Excellent decorative images. Sold with an official commemorative scorecard with red decorative borders for Gentlemen v Players, Lord's, 12th-14th July 1897. Slight ageing, minor corner wear otherwise in good condition. Also a reproduction scorecard relating to 'England v Kent. The Pilch Cup' played at Canterbury, 12th-14th August 1850. The cup was presented to Fuller Pilch for his batting performance in the match. G/VG. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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Lord's and The Oval scorecards 1921-1948. Eighteen official scorecards covering Middlesex, Surrey, M.C.C. County, tour and representative matches for the period, a good number with Yorkshire interest. Matches include Middlesex v Australians, Lord's 1934 (2 different), England v The Rest, Lord's 1934. 'Young Amateurs' matches at The Oval include Surrey v Essex 1921, v Kent 1921, v Middlesex, The Oval 1922 etc. Includes two other scorecards for R.M.A. v R.M.C., Woolwich, 25th June 1927, and H.D.G. Leveson Gower's XI v M.C.C., Scarborough 1937. The majority with incomplete printed and handwritten scores. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
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Post-war scorecards 1945-1977. Black file comprising over fifty official scorecards for Test, tour, county and representative matches for the period including v Australia, Pakistan, South Africa, West Indies etc. Includes an official scorecards and programmes for the 1968, 1969 and 1971 Gillette Cup Finals, and the odd friendly/ charity match. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £58
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Bicentenary Match. M.C.C. v Rest of the World 1987. Official scorecard for the match played at Lord's, 20th-25th August 1987. The scorecard with complete printed scores is nicely signed in ink by twelve players including Gatting, Gooch, Edmonds, Marshall, Gower, Rice, French, Broad, Gavaskar, M. Crowe etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
The match ended in a draw. Gooch (117), Gatting (119) and Greenidge (122) scored centuries for M.C.C., with Gavaskar top scorer in the match with 188 for Rest of the World
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Australia tour to England 1961. Rarer official scorecard for the tour match, Ireland v The Australians, College Park, Dublin, 18th & 19th September 1961. Incomplete handwritten scores showing Australia's completed first innings. Light foxing, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £42
In the final match of the 1961 tour Australia won by 282 runs
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South of England v South Africa 1947. Official scorecard for the match played at Hastings, 3rd-5th September 1947 where Denis Compton scored 101 in the first innings to record his seventeenth century of the season breaking Jack Hobbs' 1925 record of the highest number of centuries scored in a season. Sold with an original mono press head and shoulders photograph of a youthful Compton in 1936. Central Press Photos, London. 4.5"x6". VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £28
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'Bicentenary Match M.C.C. v Rest of the World'. Official souvenir scorecard produced for the match played at Lord's, 20th-25th August 1987. The card with decorative colour front nicely signed in black ink by twenty two former Test cricketers. Signatures include T. Graveney, J. Warr, G. Evans, J. Cameron, B. Rose, D. Shackleton, A. Gover, R. Swetman, G. Pope, R. Simpson etc. Full scorecard printed to verso. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
The match was drawn. Centurions in the match were Gower (117), Gatting (179), Greenidge (122) for M.C.C., and Gavaskar (188) for Rest of the World
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Yorkshire scorecards 1971-2015. Approx. one hundred and fifty official scorecards covering tour, County Championship, Gillette Cup matches etc. for the period. Scorecards include matches played at Scarborough, Headingley, Bradford Park Avenue, Harrogate, Sheffield etc. including the final first-class match to be played at Bramall Lane, Yorkshire v Lancashire August 1973. One programme signed by five Lancashire players including Shuttleworth, Lee, D. Lloyd etc.
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £65
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Centenary Test. England v Australia 1980. Official scorecard from the match played at Lord's signed by all twenty two members of the England and Australian teams including G. Chappell, Marsh, Border, Lillee, Mallett, Botham, Gower, Gatting, Gooch, Old etc. Full printed scores. Framed and glazed, overall 6"x10.5". VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £48
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Middlesex C.C.C. 1976-2014. Seventeen scorecards, the majority signed by players who achieved a notable performance either for or against Middlesex. Signatures of Middlesex players include John Carr (261) v Gloucestershire 1994. Richard Johnson, all ten wickets for Middlesex in Derbyshire's second innings 1994. Mike Gatting (241) and Justin Langer (166) v Essex 1998. Phillip Hughes 118 v Glamorgan 2009. Sam Robson, maiden first-class century, v Essex 2009. Chris Rogers (241no) v Yorkshire 2014. Players playing against Middlesex include Viv Richards (224no) and Adrian Dale (214no) for Glamorgan 1993. Craig Spearman (341) for Gloucestershire 2004 etc. Also Graeme Hick (104 and 132) for Worcestershire v Sussex 1998, and Middlesex v Australians, Lord's 2001, signed by all eleven members of the Middlesex team. Eight cards framed and glazed. Sold with 'Middlesex Captains 1965/1998'. Limited edition print no. 69/250 signed by five Captains, Titmus, Parfitt, Brearley, Gatting and Ramprakash, and the artist, J.W.H. Sims. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
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Middlesex C.C.C. 1970s-2000s. Box comprising a comprehensive selection of over two hundred scorecards, the majority Middlesex home and away matches for the period. Matches include County Championship, Sunday League, Benson & Hedges, NatWest and Gillette cups etc. Also official match programmes for Lord's finals, including Benson & Hedges 1983, 1986, 2002, NatWest Trophy 1984, 1988, 1989 etc. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
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Middlesex and Surrey 1932-1976. A mixed selection of over one hundred official scorecards for the period. The majority for Middlesex and Surrey home matches played at Lord's and The Oval, also Kent and Essex, some at 'out' grounds. Matches include County Championship, Benson & Hedges Cup, Gillette Cup, Test, tour and representative matches etc. Earlier Lord's scorecards include Middlesex v Lancashire, v Worcestershire 1932, M.C.C. v New Zealanders, England v New Zealand, Gentlemen v Players 1949, Gillette Cup Final 1966, at The Oval Surrey v Hampshire, v Champion County (Yorkshire) 1932 etc. Handwritten scores. Some faults
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
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England v West Indies 1995 and 2000. Three signed official scorecards for the second Test, Lord's 22nd- 26th June 1995 (thirteen signatures), second Test, Lord's, 29th June- 3rd July 2000 (13), and fourth Test, Headingley, 17th-21st August 2000 (11). Signatures include Atherton, Stewart, Thorpe, Hick, Cork, Smith, Gough, Fraser, Richardson, Hoggard, Adams, Vaughan etc. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
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The Ashes. England v Australia 1985 and 1997. Three signed official scorecards for the first Test, Headingley 13th- 18th June 1985 (twelve signatures), first Test, Edgbaston, 5th- 9th June 1997 (11), and second Test, Lord's, 19th-23rd June 1997 (11). Signatures include Gower, Robinson, Willey, Gatting, Downton, Emburey, Lamb, Botham, Gooch, Allott, Cowans, Malcolm, Gough, Atherton, Hussain, Taylor, Elliott, Reiffel, Blewett, McGrath, Kasprowicz, Healey, Warne etc. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
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England v South Africa 1994 and 2003. Five signed official scorecards for the first Test, Lord's, 21st- 25th July 1995 (twelve signatures), second Test, Lord's 18th- 22nd June 1998 (12), fourth Test, Trent Bridge, 23rd- 27th July 1998 (11), fifth Test, Headingley, 6th- 10th August 1998 (11), and second Test, Lord's, 31st July- 4th August 2003 (12). Signatures include Atherton, Stewart, Flintoff, Cork, Hick, Butcher, Salisbury, Gough, Fraser, Hussain, Cronje, Rhodes, Wessels, Cullinan, Pollock, Hall, Kallis, Gibbs, Kirsten, Adams, Rudolph etc. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
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County and Test scorecards 1934-1993. A selection of thirty five official scorecards. Matches include a good number of Middlesex home County Championship matches at Lord's. Others include Trent Bridge, Taunton, Maidstone, Folkestone, Canterbury, also Essex v South Africans, Ilford 1960, Old England v Lord's Taverners 1971, England v Australia 1993 etc. Incomplete and handwritten scores. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
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Yorkshire notable performances 1978-2011. Ten official scorecards and two unofficial, each signed by a player including some notable performances in the match for Yorkshire first and second XIs. Signatures include Matt Wood (207), Andy Gray (104) and Stephen Kirby (13-154) v Somerset 2003, Tony Frost (103) and Mark Wagh (5-137) for Warwickshire v Yorkshire 2002, Matthew Wood (116) and Chris Silverwood (5-75) v Gloucestershire 2003, David Hussey (125) for Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire 2004, Craig White (147) v Nottinghamshire 2006 etc. Other signatures include Chris Old, Anthony McGrath etc. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
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Notable County performances 2000-2013. Eight official scorecards, each signed by a player including some notable performances in the match. Signatures include Stuart Broad (5-94) for Leicestershire v Surrey 2006, Cameron White (260no) for Somerset v Derbyshire 2006, Andrew Strauss (120) for Middlesex v Nottinghamshire 2007, D. Pipe and G. Wagg (165, new record partnership for 8th wicket) for Derbyshire v Worcestershire 2008, Alex Lees (176no) and Phil Jacques 139) for Yorkshire v Derbyshire 2013 etc. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
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Lord's cup final scorecards 1963-1995. A good selection of official scorecards including Gillette Cup finals for 1963 (inaugural season), 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1978, 1979 and 1980. NatWest Bank Trophy finals for 1981, 1983, 1987-1989, 1991-1993 and 1994. Benson & Hedges Cup finals for 1976, 1977, 1980-1982, 1988, 1989, 1992 and 1995. The majority with complete printed scores. Odd duplicate. Sold with 'Souvenir of a Golden Day' reproduction of the scorebook issued by Gloucestershire C.C.C. to mark their winning of the 1977 Benson & Hedges Cup. Qty 32. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Centenary Test. England v Australia 1980. Official scorecard with complete printed scores from the match played at Lord's 28th August- 2nd September 1980, fully signed by twenty three members of the England and Australian teams including Botham, Gatting, Boycott, Emburey, Gower, Bairstow, Old, Gooch, Chappell, Wood, Marsh, Lillee, Bright, Hughes, Laird etc. Sold with an official mono press photograph of current and former Test players in rows on the Lord's outfield. 9.5"x7". VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
The match was drawn. Top scorers were Wood (112) and Hughes (117) in Australia's first innings, and Boycott (128) in England's second innings
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Essex C.C.C. 1948-1963. Five official scorecards for Essex home matches. Includes two scorecards for tour matches, one v Australians, Southend-on-Sea, 15th-18th May 1948, which the Australians won by an innings and 451 runs, scoring a record 721 in their only innings (Brown 153, Bradman 187, Loxton 120 and Saggers 104no). Also two matches v West Indians, Southend-on-Sea, 23td- 25th August 1950 and 29th June- 2nd July 1963. Others are for County matches v Leicestershire, Westcliffe-on-Sea 1950, and v Nottinghamshire, Southend-on-Sea 1953. The scorecards with incomplete printed and handwritten scores. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
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Essex v Surrey 1983. Official scorecard for the match played at Chelmsford, 28th- 31st May 1983. Norbert Phillip and Neil Foster bowled out Surrey for 14 in their first innings, which is still the sixth lowest ever total in a first class game, with Phillip taking 6 wickets for 4 runs and Foster 4 wickets for 10 runs. Fully completed printed details. Signed by twenty three players from both teams including the two bowlers. Other signatures include Fletcher, Gooch, McEwan, R. East, Hardie etc of Essex, Knight, Payne, Monkhouse, Butcher, Clarke etc of Surrey. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 17.5"x13". Fading to signatures, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a colour print of 'Badges Caps and Colours of our First Class County Cricket Clubs' produced for the Boys Own Paper c.1918, and a hand coloured engraving of 'The Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting- Messrs. E. and W, Renshaw Playing the Final Set' from The Graphic 1882. Both items mounted, framed and glazed, overall approx. 15.5"x13". Qty 3. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £95
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Arthur Shrewsbury. Nottinghamshire & England 1875-1902. 'Leading Batsman. First Class Averages, 1887'. Printed card/sheet detailing 'The eight leading batsmen' and below 'Notts Batting Averages 1887'. Shrewsbury tops both tables. His first class average being 78.15, from 23 matches played, 1653 runs scored and a highest score of 267, W.G. Grace is second with an average of 54.10. His Nottinghamshire average reads fourteen matches played, 1388 runs scored, highest score 267 and an average of 77.2. William Gunn is second with an average of 42.1. The 'Averages' page was bought in the Christie's auction of June 1995 and it came by direct descent form Arthur Shrewbury (labels to back of frame). Mounted with titles, framed and glazed. Overall 10"x13". Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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South Africa tour to England 1951. Official pre-tour souvenir guide published by A.W. Simpson. Fully signed in ink to the pen pictures by all fifteen members of the South African touring party. Signatures include Nourse (Captain), E. Rowan, Chubb, Melle, A. Rowan, Fullerton, Endean, vam Ryneveld, Cheetham, McGlew, McCarthy, McLean, Mann, Waite and Mansell. Very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £100
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'The Bull Under 19 International Series 1990. England v Pakistan'. Official programme/ tour brochure for the series signed by fifteen members of the Pakistan U-19 touring party and eleven England players, including a number of future Test cricketers. Notable signatures include Noon, Cork, Crawley, Gough, Grayson (England), Moin Khan, Shahid Afridi, Zahid Fazal, Athar Laeeq, Tariq Mehmood etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
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Australia tour to England 1938. Two souvenir pre-tour brochures. 'International Cricket. Follow The Tests With the Radio' published by the Mitcham Sub-Branch of the Returned Sailors', Soldiers' and Airmens' Imperial League of Australia', Adelaide. 36pp with pictorial wrappers. Ink annotations throughout, some ageing, otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'The Ashes. The Australians are here!' souvenir pre tour brochure for the 1938 tour. Pictorial covers. 40pp. Some wear to wrappers, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
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M.C.C. tour to Australia 1946/47. Two souvenir guides for the tour. 'The Tests. Souvenir Programme 1946-47'. Pre-tour brochure printed at the "Mount Barker Courier" office, South Australia for Star Publishing Co., Adelaide. Original pictorial wrappers. Minor ageing otherwise in very good condition. 'The M.C.C. in Australia, 1946-47', post-tour booklet published by The Cricket Book Society, Hunstanton, Norfolk, May 1947, No. 2 (Second Series). G. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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New Zealand. Three official programmes for matches played at Basin Reserve, Wellington, one for Wellington v M.C.C., 6th- 9th March 1959, Australia v New Zealand, first Test, 19th- 23rd February 1960, and M.C.C. v Wellington, 31st December 1960- 3rd January 1961. Sold with two copies of 'League News', the magazine for the Wellington Mercantile Cricket League, issues 2 and 3, December 1958 and February 1959. Also an official programme for the England football tour match v Canterbury, 3rd June 1961. Qty 6. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
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Official Benefit Souvenir folding card for Jack Crapp of Gloucestershire 1951, signed to the front by Crapp and to the inside front cover by nine Gloucestershire players including Tom Goddard, Derrick Bailey, Arthur Milton, George Lambert, Tom Graveney, Colin Scott etc. Slipped in is a printed four page biographical appreciation of Crapp and an official scorecard for Gloucestershire v India, 9th- 11th August 1952. Sold with 'Just My Story', Len Hutton, London 1956, signed by Hutton, with dustwrapper. Also a selection of cricket annuals, tour guides etc. Qty 10. Some faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
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'The Eventoscope Cricket Souvenir. South Africans v England'. Gale & Polden, London 1907. Pre-tour book with caricatures, photographs, articles, fixtures etc. for the 1907 South Africa tour to England. Original decorative wrappers. 38pp. Padwick 5346. Minor soiling to wrappers with nick to rear wrapper, rusting to staples, internally in very good condition. A rare and early souvenir
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £240
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Signed benefit and testimonial brochures. Four multi-signed brochures. Players featured are Bob Taylor (Derbyshire 1973), twenty signatures including Taylor (7 signatures), Brian Bolus (2), Ray Illingworth (2), Mike Hendrick (2), Geoff Miller, Mike Page (2), Venkatraghavan, Ken Shuttleworth, Basil D'Oliveira and John Snow. Jack Birkenshaw (Leicestershire 1974), four signatures of Birkenshaw, Chris Balderstone, Mick Norman and Barry Dudleston. Mick Norman (Leicestershire 1975), twenty seven signatures including Norman (3 signatures), Dudleston (2), Illingworth, Davison, M.J.K. Smith, etc. Dennis Amiss (Warwickshire 1975) signed by Amiss, David Brown, Steve Rouse and Eddie Hemmings. Odd minor faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
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Leicestershire v Yorkshire. Benson and Hedges Cup Final 1972. Official programme for the final played at Lord's, 22nd July 1972. The programme profusely signed throughout by members of the two teams and umpires. Over sixty signatures in total. Some wear to wrappers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
In a low scoring match Yorkshire batting first made only 136 in their full allocation of 55 overs. Leicestershire comfortably reached the target to win by five wickets
Lot 451:
Lot 451
Lord's County Cup Final programmes 1974 & 1975. Two official programmes for the Gillette Cup Final, Kent v Lancashire, 7th September 1974, and Benson and Hedges Cup Final, Leicestershire v Middlesex, 19th July 1975. The 1974 programme signed by eight members of the Lancashire team, the 1975 programme by seven members of the Leicestershire team. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Kent beat Lancashire by four wickets in the 1974 Gillette Cup, and Leicestershire beat Middlesex by five wickets in the 1975 Benson and Hedges Cup
Lot 452:
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M.C.C. tour to India and Sri Lanka 1976/77. Rare official players' folding tour itinerary issued by the Board of Control for Cricket in Sri Lanka. Signed in ink to the inside by Derek Underwood and Geoff Miller. Minor staining and light horizontal fold, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £110
Following the success of the tour to India in which England won the five match Test series 3-1, they played four matches in Sri Lanka including one 'unofficial' Test, before flying to Melbourne for the Centenary Test
Lot 453:
Lot 453
Yorkshire C.C.C. 'The White Rose'. A good run of sixty eight issues of the Yorkshire cricket magazine from August 1984 to Spring 2003. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £5
Lot 454:
Lot 454
England Test and One Day International programmes and tour guides 1985-2019. A collection of over two hundred programmes, guides and brochures. Includes official programmes for England home Test matches 1982-2015 (quantity 55), one day internationals 1984-2018 (23), John Player League/ Refuge Assurance etc. 1976-2009 (83), County Championship 1985-2006 (9). Also a selection of modern tour guides, tour match programmes etc. Good Yorkshire and Lancashire interest. Some duplication. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
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'The Cricketer' Magazine 1978-1995. Complete run of the magazine loosely bound by year in official green binders. Sold with two unused and undated binders, and four further empty official binders for 'Playfair Cricket Monthly' magazine for 1961-1964. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £10
Lot 456:
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Australia v England. Centenary Test 1977. Official souvenir programme for the Centenary Test played at Melbourne, 12th-17th March 1977. Minor wear and creasing to wrappers, otherwise in good condition. Sold with an unofficial autograph sheet signed by eleven members of the England team for the match. G. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
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'The S.A.B.C. English Service Cricket Book. Sixth Australian Tour to South Africa 1966-1967'. Pre-tour guide published by the South African Broadcasting Corporation. Fully signed by the sixteen members of the Australian touring party to pen pictures. Signatures are McKenzie (signed twice), Simpson, Becker, Chappell, Cowper, Hawke, Hubble, Lawry, Stackpole, Martin, Redpath, Renneberg, Taber, Thomas, Veivers and Watson. Also signed by eight South Africans, Richards, Goddard, van der Merwe, Bromfield (all on pieces laid down), McKinnon, Pithey, Pollock and Procter. Test match scorecards neatly annotated in ink and other minor annotations. Rusting to staples, some wear, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 458:
Lot 458
'Cricket Spotlight. Australian Tour Souvenir' 1972. Published by R.H. Baker, Leicester. Fully signed by all seventeen members of the Australia touring party including to the front cover by I. Chappell, Lillee, Stackpole and Mallett, and to the inside pen pictures by Edwards, Marsh, G. Chappell, Gleeson, Francis, Sheehan, Inverarity, Colley, Watson, Walters, Massie, Taber and Hammond. Also signed to County teams pages by Essex (five signatures), Kent (1), Leicestershire (8), Middlesex (10), Nottinghamshire (6), Surrey (3), and Warwickshire (2). Centre pages detached, wear and soiling to wrappers, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
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'England Australia Bicentennial Souvenir' 1988. Official folder comprising Bicentenary commemorative stamps, official souvenir colour images of the England and Australia teams for the Bicentennial Test at Sydney, 29th January 1988, with facsimile signatures to borders, official T.C.C.B., M.C.C. covers, postmarked at various County and Test venues in England and Australia, also covering the 1989 Ashes series in England. Limited edition no. 404/700 issued by Stamp Publicity, Worthing. Sold with two signed commemorative covers, one for the '250th Anniversary of the Noble Sport at Slindon Cricket Club' 1731-1981, eight signatures of Sussex players including John Barclay, Tony Greig, David Sheppard, Ian Greig, Ian Gould etc. Also an Australia Post Cover for the 'Centenary of Test Cricket 1877-1977', with three signatures of Doug Walters, Derek Randall and David Hookes. Some age toning, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 460:
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'100 Years of English County Cricket'. Official file containing eighteen first day covers from each County and date stamped 1973. Plus eighteen postcards of the County teams. Each cover multi-signed by former players. Over one hundred and twenty signatures in total. The initials 'JM' in gilt to corner of the file cover. In black slipcase. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £190
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'The Glory of Lord's'. A Tribute to the headquarters of English cricket. Official folder with various first day covers, postcards, stamps etc. issued by Stamp Publicity as a limited edition of 1000 copies, this being number 125. Some covers signed by officials and County captains. Also includes the front page of the 'England Australia Bicentennial Souvenir 1788-1988' signed by Len Hutton and Don Bradman. Sold with 'The Centenary Test Match 1880 1980' official green folder comprising official TCCB First Day Covers, printed photographs of the two teams etc., limited edition no. 491/1400. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 462:
Lot 462
Don Bradman. 'Australian Legends'. Montage comprising a first day cover issued by the Bradman Museum, Bowral, 23rd January 1997, and two 'Australian Legends' philatelic postcards. All three signed in ink by Bradman. Window mounted, framed and glazed, overall 17.5"x14.5". G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
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'W.G. Grace. 150th Anniversary of the Birth of W.G. Grace 1848-1998' Commemorative green album produced by Stamp Publicity in 1998 containing various modern postcards of Grace, twenty four official M.C.C. first day covers with Grace stamps and postmarked for various grounds he played on, with wording by David Frith. The front title page personally signed by Dominic Grace, Great- great grandson of W.G. and also comes with original letter from Stamp Publicity confirming that the production was a complete sell out. Limited edition 138 of 150 copies produced. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 464:
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Surrey cricket testimonial and benefit brochures. Seven original brochures, two signed to front cover by the featured player. Signed brochures are Graham Roope 1980, Alan Butcher 1985, others are Pat Pocock 1986, David Ward 1996, Martin Bicknell 1997 and 2006, and Graham Thorpe 2000. Sold with four Surrey scorecards including v Gloucestershire 1995 (Surrey won after following on), v Yorkshire 2001 (Ben Hollioake's last first-class century for Surrey and Mark Ramprakash made his 100th hundred), v Worcestershire 2010 to win the County Championship etc. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
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Tour brochures 1948-1966. Nineteen official pre-tour souvenir brochures for tours to England. Brochures are 1948 Australians edited by A.W. Simpson, the remainder, all published by 'Playfair' and edited by Peter West or Gordon Ross, for New Zealand 1949, 1958, West Indies 1950, 1957, 1963, 1966, South Africa 1951, 1955, 1960, India 1952, 1959, Australia 1953, 1956, 1961, 1964, Pakistan 1954, 1962, New Zealand and South Africa 1965. Sold with 'The Story of Test Cricket. England v Australia' published by Day & Mason, London, 1948, and a folding souvenir guide for the 'Qantas Exhibition' for the 'Centenary of England-Australia Cricket' held in Australia 1961. Odd minor faults to the odd title, overall in good/ very good condition. Qty 21
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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'100 Years of English County Cricket' 1873-1973. A selection of thirty seven first days covers issued 16th May 1973, some signed or multi-signed. Over fifty signatures in total. Issues include an official British Post Office presentation pack including the three mints stamps issued. Five official first day covers postmarked The Oval, Lord's, Hambledon, Downend and Chelmsford, and another postmarked Edinburgh signed by twenty four cricketers including Evans, May, A. & E. Bedser, Statham, Tyson, Hutton etc. Six Stuart pictorial covers postmarked Munich Exhibition, Lord's, Downend, The Oval, Hove and Hambledon, variously signed by Washbrook, Barrington, Statham, Tattersall, Gover, John Langridge, D'Oliveira etc. Six T.C.C.B. covers featuring the portrait of W.G. Grace, postmarked at various grounds. Also another signed by seventeen players including Ames, Gower, Hutton, Barnard, Wyatt, Greig, Flavell etc. Three Thames pictorial covers, one signed by Illingworth, R. Smith, Graveney and Amiss. Other issuers include Benham, Cotswold covers, Mercury etc. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Lot 467:
Lot 467
'100 Years of English County Cricket' 1873-1973. Seven scarcer first day covers issued for the Centenary of County Cricket, 16th May 1973 and others. Issues include Official British Forces Postal Service, Buccaneer Stamp Club, Thornbury Cricket Club with signatures of four members of the Grace family, a cover addressed to Irving Rosenwater. Also a sheet produced by Stamp Publicity of ten 'Preliminary Designs' for county cricket stamps by E.M. Ripley, with a set of unpublished stamps, the sheet signed by eighteen players including Boycott, May, Botham, Carr, Graveney, Cowdrey, Mann, Trueman, Cranston etc., and a cover for the Cricket Writer's Club memorial cricket match, 2nd August 1994, signed by David Rayvern Allen etc. Qty 9 G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold

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