Cricket Scorecards, Programmes & Magazines

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Yorkshire, England and New Zealand, Headingley 1948 & 1949. Small 'Snapshots' photograph album comprising thirty two candid mono photographs of Yorkshire players, also from the 1st Test, England v New Zealand, Headingley, 11th- 14th June 1949, all nicely captioned. Images depict players in match action, entering and leaving the field of play, and others relaxing away from games. Signed Yorkshire and England photographs include Billy Sutcliffe, Len Hutton (4 signatures), Cyril Washbrook, Denis Compton etc. New Zealand signatures include Walter Hadlee, Merv Wallace, Bert Sutcliffe (2), Verdun Scott etc. Other players featured include Harry Halliday, Ted Lester, Gerald Smithson, Johnny Wardle, Norman Yardley etc. Each photograph measures 2.5"x3.25". Some signatures faded but legible. A nice selection in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
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Yorkshire C.C.C. 1970s-1990s. Blue file comprising approx. ninety colour and mono press photographs, and the odd trade card of player portraits and some action shots. The majority are signed to the photograph by the featured player. Over eighty signatures with some duplication including David Bairstow, Bill Athey, Geoff Boycott, Stuart Fletcher, Darren Gough, Paul Grayson, Neil Hartley, Ray Illingworth, Ashley Metcalfe, Martyn Moxon, Chris Old, Doug Padgett, Steve Rhodes, Mark Robinson, Phil Robinson, Kevin Sharpe, Arnie Sidebottom, Ryan Sidebottom, Ken Smailes, Fred Trueman, Michael Vaughan, Craig White etc. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
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W.G. Grace. 'Cricket Match in aid of St. John's Hospital, Twickenham' 1908. Original sepia photograph of twelve players, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, caps, blazers etc. for the charity match played between XVIII of Twickenham v W. Strutt-Cavell's XII at Twickenham Green, 21st September 1908. The photograph features Grace seated to the centre who captained the Strutt-Cavell team, which featured a strong contingent of former and current Surrey County players including Tom Richardson, Walter Lees, Ernie Hayes, Garnett Goatley, Alan Marshall, W. Davis, G. Ayres, G. Platt etc. Printed title window mounted to top border of mount. The photograph measures 10"x8.5". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 19"x16". Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
The result of the match is unknown. An incomplete scorecard records Grace taking five wickets
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Lancashire C.C.C. 1881, 1884 and 1889. Three good decorative mono reproduction photographs of the 1881, 1884 and 1889 Lancashire teams. Players' featured include Nash, Royle, Pilling, Barlow, Watson, Hornby, H. Steele, Taylor, Whitehead etc. Each photograph is similarly mounted, framed and glazed, overall 19.5"x16". G
Estimate: £30/50
Lancashire were the 'Champion County' in 1881 and Joint Champions in 1889. The County Championship was not universally adopted until 1890. Thomas Whitehead, featured in the 1884 photograph, only made one first-class appearance, for Lancashire v Kent at Maidstone in 1884
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. Original mono press photograph of Cranston and Godfrey Evans walking out to bat for England against South Africa at Old Trafford in July 1947. This was Cranston's first Test match. Nicely signed in ink by both Cranston and Evans. 6.5"x8.5". Good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Cranston made 23 in his only innings and took 2-64 from 34 overs in the South African first innings. England won the Test by 7 wickets
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. Original mono press photograph of Cranston and Norman Yardley walking out to bat at Scarborough in either the 1947, 1948 or 1950 season. Nicely signed in ink by both Cranston and Yardley. 8.25"x6.25". Walkers Studios of Scarborough. Sold with a further mono press photograph of Cranston bowling for Lancashire against Middlesex at Lord's, June 1948. Qty 2. Pin holes to corners of both photographs otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Cranston played with Yardley at three different Scarborough Festivals, in 1947, 1948 and 1950
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. One page handwritten personal letter from Don Bradman to Cranston, the letter on Sir Donald Bradman A.C. 2 Holden Street letterhead and dated 3rd February 1984. Bradman replies to a letter sent by Cranston. He talks of it being along time since they played against each other, health matters for both of them, playing golf etc. He refers to being sad to miss the Centenary Test but reveals he has never travelled well. He refers to the 1977 Centenary in 1977 'I did'nt enjoy Melbourne much because I had to make the speech at the Centenary Dinner- that ruined my evening'. He finishes with reference to Cranston being a dentist 'Apart from the hip you seem to be in good form- I'm glad you are not using the forceps on me-not that I have many molars left'. Signed Don. Sold with a photograph of Bradman and Cranston walking together, presumably during the 1948 series, signed by both Bradman and Cranston. 5"x7". Good condition
Estimate: £100/150
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. 'Ken Cranston. Vice President. Cranston's admission badge 'Admit to the Committee Room' for the England v West Indies Test match at Old Trafford on the 12th-16th August 2004. Signed by Cranston, with note to verso to his daughter 'Diana, a lovely happy day without a ball bowled. Cheers Daddy'. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. 'Second Innings. The Revival of Lancashire Cricket'. T.C.F. Prittie & John Kay. Altrincham 1947. Signed to the inside of the front board cover by twelve members of the Lancashire team of 1947 in ink. Signatures include Cranston, Washbrook, Pollard, King, Phillipson, Roberts, Edrich, Garlick, Place, Makepeace etc. Also signed by former player Ernest Tyldesley. Some age toning and minor wear to boards otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. Neville Cardus. Three books by Cardus, 'Autobiography' 1947, two copies, 1st and 3rd impressions and 'Second Innings' 1950. The third impression signed and dedicated to Mary Cranston (wife of Ken) by Cardus 'To Mary Cranston, with best wishes from Neville Cardus, July 1948'. Some wear and age toning plus light fading to two of the spines otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. Cricket books. A selection of seven cricket books formerly the property of Cranston. They include four 1920/30's tour books including 'The Fight for the Ashes in 1926'. P.F. Warner. London 1926. 'The Fight for the Ashes 1928-29'. M.A. Noble. London 1929. 'The Fight for the Ashes in 1930'. P.F. Warner. London 1930, 'The Turn of the Wheel. MC.C. Team Australia 1928/29'. P.G.H. Fender 1929, 'Lancashire County Cricket. The Official History 1864-1953'. A.W. Ledbroke 1954 etc. Five of the books are signed by Cranston (Lancs & England 1947-48). Two of the books are previously dedicated to Ronald his late brother from his father and mother both dated 1929. Ronald sadly died at the age of 23 after showing early cricket talent. The four tour books in nice condition with bright gilt titles
Estimate: £50/70
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. Lancashire C.C.C. first eleven cricket cap worn by Cranston during his first class playing career with the club. The navy blue cap, by Foster of Mayfair, with beautifully embroidered emblem of the red rose of Lancashire to front. Good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Lancashire finished third in the 1947 County Championship, led by Captain Ken Cranston, playing 26 matches, winning thirteen and only losing one match. They finished fifth in 1948 playing twenty six matches but drawing sixteen of them. Cranston in 1947 scored almost a thousand runs for the club in first class matches at an average of 41.20 with a highest score of 155 no. He took 70 wickets and an average of 21.02 with a best of 6-99. In 1948 he scored again, almost a thousand runs at an average of 39.12 and a highest score of 142 and took 73 wickets at 24.58 with a best of 7-43. Quite an all-rounder...
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. Lancashire C.C.C. first eleven long sleeved cricket sweater worn by Cranston during his first class playing career with the club. The sweater, by Paine of Godalming, with trimming in Lancashire colours to neck and waist. Some slight soiling and wear otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. Lancashire C.C.C. first eleven cricket blazer worn by Cranston during his first class playing career with the club. The navy blue blazer with beautifully embroidered emblem of the red rose of Lancashire to chest pocket. Typewritten name to label at neck 'K. Cranston'. Some minor wear internally, odd small moth hole to sleeve and one to shoulder otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £200/300
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. Marylebone Cricket Club long sleeved cricket sweater worn by Cranston during his first class playing career. The sweater, by Paine of Godalming, with trimming in M.C.C. colours of red and yellow to neck and waist. Some soiling and wear otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. England Test cricket cap worn by Cranston whilst playing for England in 1947 and 1948 in home Test matches. The navy blue cap, by Simpson of Piccadilly, with central raised England emblem of the three lions and crown to front. Some minor 'light' fading to peak otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Cranston played in four home Test matches, three in 1947 against New Zealand at Old Trafford, Headingley and the Oval and one in 1948 against the Australians at Leeds. Cranston's immediate impression at first-class level was rewarded with a England Test cap against South Africa in 1947 after only 13 first-class appearances, in his second match at Headingley he polished off South Africa's second innings with four wickets in six balls (W.W.WW) finishing with four wickets for twelve runs. He was only the second player in Test history to achieve the feat. He played just once against the all conquering Australian tourists in 1948.
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. England long sleeved cricket sweater worn by Cranston whilst playing for England in 1947 and 1948 in home Test matches. The sweater, by Simpson of Piccadilly, with central raised England emblem of the three lions and crown to chest. Minor soiling otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. Alfred Reader 'Special County' cricket ball used by Kenneth Cranston to take four wickets for England in one over against South Africa in the fourth Test played at Headingley, Leeds on the 29th July 1947. Hallmarked silver band around the ball reads 'With this ball, Kenneth Cranston, playing in the fourth Test Match England v South Africa at Leeds on Tuesday 29th July 1947 took four wickets in one over for no runs, his full analysis for the innings being 7 overs, 3 maidens, 12 runs, 4 wickets. Presented to him by a great admirer'. This was only Cranston's second Test match and he cleaned up the South African tail in a single over, without conceding a run, removing Fullerton LBW for 13, Mann, caught Evans 0, Tuckett and Smith bowled for bowled for 0. The over reads W.W.WW and he had figures of 4-12 from 7 overs. He was only the second player in Test history to achieve the feat. England went on to win the match by ten wickets. Good condition
Estimate: £1800/2500
Prior to Cranston achieving the feat of taking four wickets in an over only one man, Maurice Allom had achieved it for England against New Zealand in 1929/30. Subsequently four other bowlers have also achieved the feat, Fred Titmus against New Zealand in 1965, Chris Old against Pakistan in 1978, Wasim Akram for Pakistan against West Indies 1990/91 and Andrew Caddick v West Indies in 2000.
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. M.C.C. touring cap worn by Cranston on the tour of the West Indies in 1947/48. The navy blue cap, by Simpson of Piccadilly, with central emblem of St. George & the Dragon to front. 'K. Cranston' handwritten to inner cap label. Some wear to cap through use, M.C.C. emblem a little darkened otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Cranston was chosen to tour that winter to the West Indies with M.C.C. under Gubby Allen as vice-captain. Allen was injured on board ship, and Cranston captained the side in the first Test, which was drawn. Illness, Injury-hit and by no means a full-strength touring party, England struggled on this tour. They lost the Test series by two Tests to one and failed to win a single match on the tour
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. M.C.C. touring cap worn by Cranston on the tour of the West Indies in 1947/48. The [unusually] white/creme cap, by E.C. Devereux of Eton, with central emblem of St. George & the Dragon to front. 'K. Cranston' handwritten to inner cap label. Some wear, staining and soiling to the cap through use otherwise in good condition. A rarely seen white/creme tour cap
Estimate: £200/300
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. Two M.C.C. touring sweaters worn by Cranston on the tour of the West Indies in 1947/48. Long sleeved and sleeveless sweaters, by Jaeger of London, with trimming to neck, waist and sleeve in M.C.C. colours. 'K. Cranston' handwritten to inner cap label. Some wear and minor staining to the long sleeved sweater, some damage to the back and side of the sleeveless sweater otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £80/120
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. Official M.C.C. touring blazer worn by Cranston on the tour of the West Indies in 1947/48. The navy blue blazer, by Simpson of Piccadilly, with embroidered M.C.C. emblem in white of St George & Dragon of England and below in scroll 'West Indies 1948' to breast pocket and colourful rimming to pockets, sleeves and all blazer edging in M.C.C. colours of yellow and red. 'K. Cranston' handwritten to inner neck label. Minor wear to the trimming to back of neck otherwise in good condition. A rarer M.C.C. blazer
Estimate: £300/500
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. A selection of creme cricket shirts and trousers worn by Cranston during his cricketing career. There are three shirts by Clydellon of England and Clydella of England and four pairs of cricket cuffed [turnup] trousers by Daks and Watson Prickard of Liverpool and Manchester. Some with Godfrey Evans branding to inside. Some with 'K. Cranston' handwritten to inner lining. Some ageing, some staining due to being poorly stored. Overall fair/good condition. Good examples of 1940/50's cricket clothing design. Qty 7
Estimate: £50/80
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Kenneth Cranston. Lancashire & England 1947-1948. Club Cricket Conference cricket cap and long sleeved sweater worn by Cranston whilst representing the club. The cap, by Foster of London & Oxford, decorated in club colours of maroon, green and yellow in very good condition, the sweater, by Paine of Godalming, with club colour to neck and waist in worn condition, some wear and damage to neck, waist and sleeves, also some marks to sweater. Qty 2
Estimate: £80/120
Cranston played three major games for Club Cricket Conference, v Cambridge University in 1942 at Lord's we he made 87no, v British Empire XI in 1942 at Finchley where he made 55no and v All India in 1946 at Guildford where he made 82no. Maybe his lucky sweater, he seems to have worn it a lot....
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'Crowd around a Cricket Sight Board'. L.S. Lowry. Reproduction print of 850 copies published after the artists death and stamped by the Fine Art Trade Guild. Limited edition 61/850. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 36"x16.5". Good condition
Estimate: £70/100
The image hung in the Committee Room at Old Trafford for many years and was presented to Ken Cranston as the out going president in 1994. Cranston was President of Lancashire C.C.C. IN 1994-1994
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Tim Robinson. Nottinghamshire & England 1978-1999. Woollen long sleeve sweater by Luke Eyres of Cambridge with Nottinghamshire colours to waist and neck, stag emblem to chest. 'T. Robinson' inscribed to label. The sweater issued to and worn by Robinson in 1980 with note of authentication signed by Robinson. Holes to front and elbows, minor soiling to one cuff, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Chris Broad. Gloucestershire, Nottinghamshire & England 1979-1994. Woollen long sleeve sweater by Luke Eyres of Cambridge with Nottinghamshire colours to waist and neck, county coat of arms emblem and sponsor's logo for Home Ales to chest. Initials 'CB' to label. The sweater issued to and worn by Broad during his player career with note of authentication signed by Broad. Some staining and hole to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Kevin Saxelby. Nottinghamshire 1978-1990. Navy blue baseball style cap with Nottinghamshire coat of arms to front, issued to and worn by Saxelby in his playing career. Signed in ink to inside by Saxelby and sold with a signed note of authentication. Slight staining to peak, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
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Nottinghamshire green woollen cap with later (c. 2010) embroidered leaping stag emblem to front. Player unknown. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
The leaping stag emblem, adopted from the Nottingham City Coat of Arms, was first used in 1996 and updated in 2005
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Bruce French. Nottinghamshire & England 1976-1995. Navy blue baseball style cap with Nottinghamshire coat of arms to front. Signed in ink to inside by French with initials 'BNF' to label, and sold with a signed note of authentication stating 'This Notts C.C.C. cap was donated by Bruce French to David Capel Benefit Auction 22.6.94' and signed by Capel. Very good condition. Sold with a woollen sleeveless sweater by Luke Eyres of Cambridge with Nottinghamshire colours to waist and neck, county coat of arms emblem and sponsor's logo for Home Ales to chest. 'B.N. French' inscribed to label. The sweater issued to and worn by French during his player career with note of authentication signed by French. Minor soiling, otherwise in very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
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Harold James Butler. Nottinghamshire & England 1933-1954. Nottinghamshire navy blue cloth cricket cap with raised embroidered emblem of the Nottinghamshire crest to front with 'Notts' below. The cap made by Willis Walker of Keighley and previously sold by Vennett-Smith auctioneers. Name handwritten to inner label (faded and blurred). Minor wear and fading to emblem, odd small moth hole otherwise in good condition. A cap from the best bowler for Nottinghamshire during the period on either side of World War II
Estimate: £70/100
Butler was a fast medium bowler and hard hitting lower order batsman who played 306 matches for Nottinghamshire during a twenty one year first class career. He took 952 first class wickets at an average of 24.44
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Graham Gooch England tour ties. Two official England ties issued to England captain, Graham Gooch, one for the 1991/92 tour to New Zealand, the other for the 1992 World Cup in Australia & New Zealand. Both ties previously donated by Gooch to Tim Robinson's benefit auction with note of authentication signed by Robinson. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Nottinghamshire C.C.C. ties. Two official Nottinghamshire player ties, one issued to Kevin Cooper, the other to Mark Saxelby. Also an official players' tie for the NatWest trophy match, Nottinghamshire v Devon 1988 issued to Cooper, and a Durham C.C.C. players' tie issued to Saxelby. Both Saxelby ties with note of authentication signed by Saxelby. Qty 4. VG
Estimate: £25/35
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R.T. Robinson. Nottinghamshire & England. Three official England players' ties issued to Robinson for the England tour to Sri Lanka, India and Australia 1984/85, Benson & Hedges 'World Championship of Cricket' 1985 in Australia, and the 1990 England tour to South Africa. Also an official Nottinghamshire players' tie issued to Robinson in the 1987 'Double' winning season. Qty 4. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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R.T. Robinson. Nottinghamshire & England. Two official England players' ties issued to Robinson for the M.C.C. tour to Australia 1984/85 with note of authenticity signed by Robinson, and England one day internationals against Australia 1985. Also an official Nottinghamshire players' tie issued to Robinson. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Cyril Frederick Walters. Glamorgan, Worcestershire & England 1923-1935. Three official ties issued to and worn by Walters, two M.C.C. City ties and a Glamorgan Former Players Association tie. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Walters captained Worcestershire 1931-1935, made eleven Test appearances for England in 1934 and 1935, and played three times for Wales 1927-1929
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Desmond Haynes. Barbados, Middlesex & West Indies. Official West Indies Test maroon tie with green and white stripes by 'Bill Edwards' of Swansea, issued to and worn by Haynes in his playing career. The tie was donated by Haynes to the testimonial of David Smith (Surrey & England) and sold by Knights in the auction of September 1994. Accompanying the tie is a Knights compliment slip signed by Smith, and a cutting image signed by Haynes laid to white card. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Ian Callen. Victoria & Australia. Official Australia tie by 'Holly Green' with Australia cricket emblems and gold stripes on green background, issued to Callen for the 1977/78 tour to West Indies. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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David Denton. Yorkshire & England 1894-1920. An M.C.C. scarf and self tie bow tie previously the property of David Denton. Both in somewhat distressed condition with loss, tears etc. It is believed the vendor, recently deceased, bought the items at a cricket auction in the 1980/90's, due to his death, that cannot be verified
Estimate: £40/60
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Hampshire C.C.C. benefit ties 1990-2002. Eight benefit ties awarded to Hampshire players for their Benefits. Ties are Chris Smith 1990, Tim Tremlett 1993, Paul Terry 1994, Robin Smith 1996, Raj Maru 1998, Adrian Aymes 2000, John Stephenson 'Stan' 2001, and Shaun Udal 'Shaggy' 2002. Sold with two tour ties for Australia to England 1989, and West Indies to England 2000, also a Scarborough Cricket Festival players' tie 1976, Benson & Hedge Cup 20th Anniversary, South African Nuffield 1970, and Gauteng Cricket. Qty 14. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
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International team ties c.1980s. Five official players' ties for Sri Lanka (issued to Warnapura), India, England One Day International, Netherlands and Zimbabwe. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Yorkshire. Selection of seven official Yorkshire cricket ties including Boycott '100 Hundreds', Benson & Hedges Cup Winners 1987, Yorkshire 1st XI and 2nd XI players' ties, Yorkshire v Zimbabwe, Members tie, and official supporters' tie. GVG
Estimate: £30/40
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County ties c.1960s-1980s. Seven official County club ties for Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Sussex, Worcestershire, and Yorkshire. G
Estimate: £30/50
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Australia tour to England 1977. 'Crown Sports Glenn Turner G.T.100' full size bat very nicely signed in blue ink to the face by thirteen members of the Australian touring party. Signatures are Chappell (Captain), Walker, Bright, McCosker, Sergeant, Thomson, Malone, Davis, Pascoe, Walters, Hookes, Robinson and Cosier. Additionally signed to verso by fifteen members of the Worcestershire team including Gifford, Turner, Pridgeon, D'Oliveira, Neale etc., twelve of Warwickshire including Hemmings, Abberley, Kallicharran, Perryman, Humpage etc., and fourteen of the Samuel Whitbread's XI, notable names including Tom Graveney, Eddie Barlow, Ian Botham, Allan Border, Brian Close, Mike Denness, Bob Taylor, Richie Benaud (commentary) etc. VG
Estimate: £70/100
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Middlesex C.C.C. County Champions 1976. Slazenger Harrow size bat very nicely signed to the face by twelve members of the Middlesex Championship winning team. Signatures are Brearley (Captain), Smith, Radley, Featherstone, Selvey, Edmonds, Gatting, Butcher, Gould, Ross, Barlow, and Emburey. Sold with two miniature Stuart Surridge 'Perfect' bats, both 17". One signed to the face by eleven members of the 1979 Somerset team who beat Nottinghamshire to win the 1979 Gillette Cup, including Rose, Garner, Jennings, Marks, Roebuck, Botham etc., and to the reverse by Garry Sobers and Brian Langford. The other signed to the face by 'Sir Garry Sobers'. Qty 3. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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England, New Zealand and Counties 1973. Gunn & Moore 'The County' full size cricket bat signed to the face by eleven members of the England Test team and ten members of the New Zealand touring party. England signatures are Illingworth (Captain), Boycott, Amiss, Greig, Lewis, Arnold, Snow, Roope, Fletcher, Knott and Gifford. New Zealand signatures are Congdon (Captain), Turner, Wadsworth, Pollard, D. Hadlee, Parker, R. Hadlee, Anderson, Redmond and Collinge. Also signed to the verso by four 1973 county teams, Warwickshire (11 signatures), Middlesex (11), Lancashire (11) and Nottinghamshire (12). VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Nottinghamshire C.C.C. '1987 Double Champions'. Gunn & Moore full size cricket bat with hand written title and Nottinghamshire emblem to face, signed by nineteen members of the team who won the County Championship and the NatWest Trophy in 1987. Signatures include Rice (Captain), Robinson, Hemmings, Cooper, Broad, Saxelby, Bore, Fraser-Darling, Newell, Johnson, Randall, Birch, Hadlee, Pollard etc. Incorrectly annotated to rear shoulder, '1987 Double Champions Britannic Assurance County Championship and Refuge Assurance Sunday League'. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Nottinghamshire won the County Championship playing 23 matches, winnings nine, losing one and drawing 13. They beat Northamptonshire by three wickets in the NatWest Trophy final at Lord's
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Worcestershire v Australians 1993. Duncan Fearnley full size cricket bat with 'Wesso Dolly 93-2' label for the Martin Weston and Damian D'Oliveira benefit year to face. Signed to the face by sixteen members of the Australian touring party and nineteen members of the Worcestershire team. Australian signatures include Border, Taylor, M. Waugh, Hughes, Healy, S. Waugh, Martyn, May, Warne etc. Worcestershire signatures include Curtis, Rhodes, Radford, D'Oliveira, M. Weston, Illingworth, P. Weston, Benjamin, Leatherdale, Hick etc. Two Australian signatures faded otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
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England v Pakistan 1996. Full size Duncan Fearnley 'Cornhill Insurance Test Series 1996' bat signed to the face by thirteen members of the England team and sixteen members of the Pakistan touring party. Signatures include Atherton, Stewart, Ealham, Thorpe, Hick, Brown, Cork, Salisbury, Wasim Akram, Salim Malik, Mushtaq Ahmed, Moin Khan, Aamir Sohail, Ata-ur-Rehman, Inzamam-ul-Haq etc. VG
Estimate: £50/80
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England v Australia 1997. Full size Duncan Fearnley 'Cornhill Insurance Test Series 1997' bat signed to the face by twelve members of the England team and seventeen members of the Australian touring party. Signatures include Atherton, Hussain, Stewart, Thorpe, Malcolm, Crawley, Gough, A. Hollioake, B. Hollioake, Taylor, S. Waugh, M. Waugh, McGrath, Langer, Ponting, Blewett, Healy, Julian, Gillespie etc. VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Worcestershire v Sri Lanka 1998. Duncan Fearnley full size cricket bat nicely signed to the face by sixteen members of the Sri Lanka touring party and thirteen members of the Worcestershire team. Sri Lanka signatures include Ranatunga, Tillekeratne, Jayawardene, Muralitharan, Wickremansinghe, Arnold etc. Worcestershire signatures include Moody, Rhodes, Hick, Illingworth, Chapman, Leatherdale, Newport etc. Nice signatures. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Cricket World Cup 1999. West Indies, New Zealand and South Africa. Three full size Gunn & Moore official 'Autographing' bat signed by the three World Cup squads. Signatures include Lara, Ambrose, Adams, Campbell, Fleming, Astle, Cairns, Parore, Cronje, Pollock, Boje, Donald etc. The first two bats signed in thicker pen. G
Estimate: £60/90
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West Indies tour to England 1957. Full size Stuart Surridge 'Peter May Autograph' bat fully and nicely signed in ink to the face by all seventeen members of the West Indies touring party. Signatures are Goddard (Captain), Walcott, Dewdney, Ganteaume, Atkinson, Alexander, Worrell, Hall, Weekes, Gilchrist, Valentine, Pairaudeau, Smith, Kanhai, Asgarali, Ramadhin and Sobers. Also signed to verso by eleven Surrey players including May, A. Bedser, E. Bedser, Fletcher, Loader, Clark, Barrington, Stewart, Laker etc. Also appears to have been signed by Graham Gooch(!). Previously sold as lot 222 in the Phillips sale of 17th July 1991. Very nice signatures, the bat in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
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'Procter'. Full size cricket bat featuring a hand painted portrait by 'du Preez' of Procter in bowling action to face of bat and extending to one edge. Boldly signed in full to the face by Procter. Artist's signature to edge. Mounted in display case. Some wear to bat handle rubber, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Two sets of three full size, match used brass topped cricket stumps, c.1930s. Five of the stumps appear to be stamped 'W.C.'. Origin unknown. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 460:
Lot 460
'Skeleton Leg Guards'. Pair of original late 19th century open ribbed (skeleton) cane and leather cricket pads with side flaps, possibly wicketkeeping pads. Some wear and staining, loss to some leather straps, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 461:
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Stephen Fleming. New Zealand. A pair of Gunn & Moore 'Autograph' cricket pads used by Fleming in his playing career. One pad signed in thick black ink, 'Best wishes, Stephen Fleming'. Some wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 462:
Lot 462
Benson & Hedges World Cup 1992. Small miniature white cricket ball presented to all players at the Launch Dinner for the Benson & Hedges World Cup held at Sydney Cove on February 19th 1992. With date and detail to ball. Sold with a match ball signed by Derek Pringle and Neil Foster and marked '1992 Essex v Notts[?]', and three further cricket balls of varying eras (one early) including a match used white ball signed by Derek Randall. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 463:
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Oxford University v Cambridge University 1874. Early official scorecard for the match played at Lord's 29th- 30th June 1874. Handwritten and printed scores. Horizontal fold, tear to one edge and small loss to one corner, otherwise in fair/ good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Oxford University won the match by an innings and 92 runs, bowling out Cambridge University for only 64 runs in their second innings. T.W. Lang took ten wickets in the match for Oxford. Notable players for Oxford University include Lord Harris (Kent & England), W. Law (Yorkshire 4 matches), D. Campbell (Victoria 8 matches), A.W. Ridley, W.H. Game (Surrey), T.W. Lang (Gloucestershire 8 matches), W. Foord-Kelcey (Kent) etc. and for Cambridge, G.E. Jeffrey, F.F.J. Greenfield (Sussex), G.H. Longman (Hampshire), E.P. Baily (Middlesex 1 match), H.M. Sims (Yorkshire 5 matches), C. Tillard (Surrey 3 matches), W.N. Powys (Hampshire 2 matches) etc.
Lot 464:
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Frank Edward Woolley. Kent & England 1906-1938. Official scorecard for the Frank Woolley Testimonial Fund match, Linden Park C.C. v Frank Woolley's Kent XI, Tunbridge Wells, 14th May 1938. Incomplete handwritten scores. Players who took part include Woolley, Fag, Ames, Valentine, Todd, Wright, Levett, Akers Douglas, E.R.T. Holmes etc. G/VG. Sold with an original sepia press photograph of Woolley, cleaned bowled by Eddie Watts, in his last first-class appearance at The Oval in 1938. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by Woolley. 6.5"x8.5", laid to album page. Pin holes to photograph corners, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 465:
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Test, tour and County scorecards 1935 onwards. Over two hundred official scorecards in three green binders covering Test matches, County Championship, Gillette Cup, Benson & Hedges Cup, NatWest Trophy, John Player League, University matches, the odd Second XI fixture etc. Earlier scorecards include Essex v Yorkshire, Colchester 1935, wartime scorecards for England v Australia, Trent Bridge 1943, and Lord's 1945, tour matches including Warwickshire v New Zealand, Edgbaston 1949, v West Indies 1950, Middlesex v South Africans, Lord's 1947, v Australians 1948, 1953, 1961 and 1964, Kent v Australians 1964, Derbyshire v Australians 1956 and 1964, Cambridge University v Australians 1956, Oxford & Cambridge Universities v West Indies 1980 etc. Sold with a small selection of official brochures and programmes including Kent v Somerset, Gillette Cup Final, Lord's 1976, 'Centenary Souvenir 1871-1971' South Australian Cricket Association brochure, Derrick Robins' XI v S.A. Invitation XI, Johannesburg, February 1973, Rhodesian Inter-Provincial Double Wicket Competition 1975 etc. A comprehensive selection in generally good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 466:
Lot 466
Kent C.C.C. 1967-1975. Three souvenir scorecards including the Gillette Cup Final 1967, Kent v Somerset, Lord's 2nd September 1967, Kent won by 32 runs. Maidstone Cricket Week 1973, during which Colin Cowdrey scored his 99th and 100th first-class centuries. Kent v Australians 1882-1975, marking Kent's first victory for 76 years over the tourists. Sold with an original mono press photograph of Arthur Fagg in batting pose. Loss to one corner. 6.5"x8.5". Also two official programmes for Gillette Cup Finals at Lords, Kent v Somerset 1967 and v Lancashire 1971. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 467:
Lot 467
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: £30/40

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