Cricket Photographs

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'The England Eleven'. First tour to Australia 1861/62. Small original sepia photograph of the touring party standing and seated wearing cricket attire. Printed caption to verso, 'Photographed previous to their departure for Australia' with the players' names printed below. Players are Bennett, Mudie, H.H. Stephenson, Hearne, Caffyn, Griffiths, Iddison, F. Stephenson, Lawrence, Mortlock, Sewell and Mr. Mallam (Australian Representative). The photograph measures 2.75"x3.5". Photographer unknown. Small stain and minor wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £380
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Australian tour to England 1926. Original sepia press photograph of four members of the Australian touring party and two others sitting on board ship wearing overcoats and trilby hats, three with a blanket covering their legs. Players' luggage/ cricket bags are seen on surrounding chairs. Players featured are Andrews, Ryder, Bardsley, Richardson. The photograph by Photopress of London measures 10"x8". Loss to three corners, tears and creasing with tape repairs to verso, otherwise a nice image in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
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Australia tour to England 1921. Ten mono restrike photographs of match action from the 1921 tour. Photographs include Mailey bowling in the opening tour match v Leicestershire. Four from the fourth Test at Old Trafford featuring Russell (England), Gregory, Collins and Macartney (Australia). Five from the fifth Test at The Oval featuring Tennyson, Parkin and Russell (England). Each photograph measures 8"x6". Press Association, London. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £80
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Australian tour to England 1926. Black file comprising a collection of fifty one mono press restrike photographs of match action from 1926 Ashes series. Photographs include seven from the second Test at Lord's, thirteen from the third Test at Headingley, fourteen from the fourth Test at Old Trafford, and seventeen from the fifth (final) Test at The Oval. Players featured include Carr, Sutcliffe, Tate, Root, Stevens, Hobbs, Chapman, Rhodes (England), Richardson, Macartney, Kilner, Ryder, Bardsley, Woodfull, Grimmett (Australia) etc. All photographs by Central Press Agency, London. Approx. 8"x6". Sold with two original mono press photographs from the 1926 tour including the Australians meeting the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, at a reception given by the Institute of Journalists in London on 20th April, and Richardson being bowled out by Rhodes in the final Test at The Oval. Qty 53. VG
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £210
The first Test was abandoned in the eighteenth over of the first innings and no further play was possible. With the first four matches of the series drawn, the final 'timeless' Test was played out to a finish. In the second innings,Hobbs and Sutcliffe, batting on a sticky wicket, managed to put on a opening stand of 172 when Hobbs was out for exactly 100. Sutcliffe went on to score 161 with England winning comfortably by 289 runs, so regaining the Ashes
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'Johnnie Walker Test Match Scoreboard at Margate' 1930. Fourteen mono candid photographs laid to album pages of scenes at Margate during the fifth and final Ashes Test at The Oval on 16th-21st August 1930. The photographs include scenes of large crowds gathered to view the scoreboard installed over the entrance to St George's Hotel. One photograph shows the scoreboard at the end of the second day's play with Australia's score at 215/2, Kippax on 11no and Bradman 27no, Woodfull out for 54 and Ponsford out for 110. Another photograph of the scoreboard from the fourth day of the same Test shows England's first innings score of 405, and Australia's 695. England are 118/3, Sutcliffe having just been dismissed for 54 with Duleepsinhji on 37no. A further photograph shows the internal workings of the scoreboard. G/VG - cricket. An excellent set of photographs, each measuring approx 4"x2.5". Sold with a commemorative silk scorecard for the match. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
With the series tied at 1-1, the final deciding match was won by Australia by an innings and 39 runs on the sixth day of the 'timeless' Test. For England, Sutcliffe scored 161 in their first innings. For Australia, Bradman scored 232 and Ponsford 110, Peebles taking six wickets for England. England were bowled out for 251 in their second innings, Hornibrook taking 7-92 for Australia to clinch victory and the series
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Don Bradman. Australia tours to England 1930 and 1934. Sixteen original mono press photographs, the majority featuring Bradman in batting action during the 1930 and 1934 tours, one of Bradman head and shoulders wearing overcoat and trilby hat, a further head and shoulders portrait photograph of Bradman in cricket attire, and walking along Regent Street in London. The photographs all with some degree of press masking, some significant. Press agencies include Daily Mail, Sport & General, Planet News, Central Press Photos, Northcliffe Newspapers, London News Agency etc. Various sizes, 9.5"x7" and smaller. Mixed condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
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The Ashes 1928/29. Original mono photograph of Walter Hammond in batting action during his innings of 251 in England's first innings of the second Test match at Sydney, 14th- 20th December 1928. Looking on are Australian wicketkeeper, Bert Oldfield, and 'Stork' Hendry at slip. Signed in ink to the photograph by all three players. The photograph measures approx. 7.5"x5.5", mounted with printed title below, framed and glazed, overall 11.5"x11". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
England beat Australia by eight wickets
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M.C.C. tour to Australia 1928/29. Original sepia press photograph of Jack Hobbs and Douglas Jardine walking out to open the innings in the fifth Test at Melbourne, 8th-16th March 1929 (timeless Test). Hand written description 'from Bob to Ralph' to lower left corner of the photograph. 12.5"x10.5", in modern mount, overall 16"x12.75". Tears, creasing and pin holes, otherwise a good original image
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
With England having already retained the Ashes by winning the first four Tests, Jardine opened the batting in place of the injured Sutcliffe with Hobbs who was playing in his last Test match in Australia. In the first innings Hobbs (142) and Leyland (137) made centuries, with Woodfull scoring 102 and Bradman 123 in reply, Australia eventually winning by five wickets
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Australia tour to England 1934. Original mono press photograph of the Australian team being booed as they are coming out to field in the tour match v Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge, 11th-14th August 1934. The photograph press caption to verso states 'The scene at Trent Bridge today showing the Australians booed when coming out to field against Nottinghamshire. Following the news that Voce, who bowled leg-theory with such great success on Saturday, would take no further part in the match, it was reported that some of the County Committee had resigned'. 9.5"x7.5". Central Press Photos. A nice image in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £180
Voce had taken eight wickets for 66 runs in the Australians' first innings bowling 'bodyline' tactics. The match ended in a draw, Brown making 100no for the Australians in their second innings
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The Ashes. M.C.C. in Australia 1932/33 to 1970/71. A selection of eleven original mono press photographs of action from Ashes series played in Australia. Images include Eddie Paynter batting at Adelaide in the 1932/33 series. From 1936/37, George Tribe playing a pull shot, Godfrey Evans at the stumps at Sydney, Ken Farnes losing his off stump at Adelaide (photograph laid to mount). Three from the 1946/47 series, Washbrook caught by Barnes off Miller, at Brisbane, Hardstaff bowled by Toshack at Adelaide, Voce batting at Brisbane(?). Hutton and Washbrook walking out to bat at Sydney, 1950/51. England players including Hutton, May and Graveney being introduced to dignitaries on the 1950/51 tour. From the 1958/59 tour, Bailey and Richardson walking out to bat at Melbourne, Hutton batting in the nets with Evans at the wicket. McKenzie of Australia holding his head having been struck off the bowling of Snow in the 1970/71 series. Photographs by Sport & General, Herald Feature Service Melbourne, C. Mail, Central Press Photos, Consolidated Press, Sydney Morning Herald, Herald-Sun, John Fairfax etc. Various sizes, 8.5"x6.5" and smaller. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
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Touring teams in transit 1932-1970. A good selection of eighteen original mono press photographs depicting touring parties on board ship, on planes, and at airports. Includes the odd restrike photograph. Images include members of the M.C.C. touring party on board the deck of the Orontes for the 1932/33 'Bodyline' tour, Stirling Castle 1946/47, Stratheden for the 1950/51, and S.S. Orsova for the 1954/55. Others depict fielding practice on the deck of the Stratheden 1950, Howard (Manager) and Barnett taking part in a golf putting game on board the Orion on the 1936/37 tour to Australia, also touring parties on the steps of planes including the Australians tour to England 1956, M.C.C. to Australia 1962/63, to Ceylon and Pakistan 1969, to Australia 1970/71, International Cavaliers to Jamaica 1970 etc. Publishers include Daily News, Reuter, Charles E. Brown, Press Association, Cutty Sark Whisky, Sport & General, Central Press Photos, etc. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £130
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Leonard 'Len' Hutton. Yorkshire & England 1934-1955. 364 record score 1938. Wonderful original sepia press photograph of Hutton running up the pavilion steps at The Oval, having just completed his record score of 364 for England against Australia in the fifth Test. Suited members are standing to applaud him and a young, smartly dressed youth pats Hutton on his back as he passes, cameramen in the background are seen capturing the moment. Central Press Photos, London. 12"x10". Light crease to one corner, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
England's victory by an innings and 579 runs remains a record victory by an innings to this day in Test matches. Hutton made 364, Leyland 187 and Hardstaff 169no. Bradman and Fingleton did not bat in either of the Australian innings due to injury. The Ashes series was drawn, Australia retained the Ashes
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Len Hutton 364. England v Australia, fifth Test, The Oval, 20th- 24th August 1938. Large original mono press photograph of a general view of The Oval on the third day's play, with Maurice Leyland in batting action with Hutton at the non-striker's end in their second wicket stand of 382, packed stands in the background. Stan McCabe is the bowler. Leyland was dismissed for 187, Hutton famously went on to make the record individual score of 364, England declaring on 903-7 and winning by an innings and 579 runs. The photograph by Central Press Photos, London, measures 12"x10", with some marks from the original negative, the print itself in very good condition. An excellent image
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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Test teams meeting royalty 1937-1955. Ten original mono press photographs of Test teams being introduced to royalty at Test matches in England. Images depict R.W.V. Robins shaking hands with Princess Elizabeth at Lord's, 1937. George VI meeting the Australian team at Lord's 1938. R.S. Grant, captain of West Indies shaking hands with George VI, Lord's 1939. England team being presented to the Duke of Edinburgh at The Oval 1949. The Queen being introduced to the Australian at Lord's 1953. Walter Hammond introducing George VI to the England team at Lord's 1946. Two photographs of George VI meeting the South African team, Lord's 1947. Two of the South African team meeting Queen Elizabeth II at Lord's 1955. The majority by Sport & General, also Central Press Photos. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £55
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Don Bradman 1938. Original mono press photograph of Bradman being carried off the field at The Oval having injured his foot in the fifth Test. Date stamp to verso, 23rd August 1938. Central Press Photos, London. 9.5"x7.25". G/VG - cricket
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
The record breaking fifth Test Match at The Oval England scored 903-7, Len Hutton scoring 364, Maurice Tate in his last Test match 187, and Joe Hardstaff 169no. Bradman's injury prevented him from batting in either of Australia's innings. England won the match by an innings and 579 runs to tie the series 1-1
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'England's record-breaking Test team 1938'. England v Australia, fifth Test, The Oval, 20th- 24th August 1938. Large original mono press photograph of the victorious England team at the Oval after the final Test of the series. The England team, depicted seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, had achieved a world record score of 903-7 declared and beat the Australians by an innings and 579 runs to draw the series. Hutton scored a then world record score of 364. The photograph by Central Press Photos, London, measures 12"x9". Minor creasing to corners, otherwise an excellent image in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
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The Ashes. Australia v England, Sydney 1946. Mono press photograph of Don Bradman in batting action in partnership with Syd Barnes during their record fifth wicket partnership of 405 in Australia's first innings of the second Test, Sydney, 13th- 19th December 1946. Barnes and Bradman both scored 234. The photograph, which appears to be original, is signed in ink by Bradman and five England players, Yardley, Wright, Ikin, Hutton and Evans. Interesting notes to verso regarding the acquisition of the photograph at auction. Approx. 10"x8", window mounted with modern printed scorecard and title. Framed and glazed, overall 22"x18". VG
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
Australia won the second Test by an innings and 33 runs and went on to win the series 3-0 with two matches drawn
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M.C.C. tour to Australia 1946/47. Two official mono press photographs of the M.C.C. touring party. One, taken at Lord's on the eve of the tour, depicts the players seated and standing in rows wearing formal attire. Sport & General, London, 10"x8". The other photograph, taken at the back of the Farley Stand at Perth, is of the players wearing tour blazers and caps. Laid to official photographer's mount, nicely and fully signed in ink to the mount by all eighteen members of the touring party. Signatures are Hammond (Captain), Yardley, Fishlock, Hardstaff (signed twice), Edrich, Gibb, Voce, Washbrook, Ikin, Langridge, Compton, Bedser, Pollard, Hutton, Smith, Evans, Wright and Howard (Manager). Photographer unknown. 8"x6", overall 11.75"x9.75". The Lord's photograph with some creasing, the Perth image in very good condition. Nice images
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
Australia won the five match Ashes series 3-0 with two matches drawn
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The Ashes. England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval 1953. Excellent original large mono press photograph taken from high in the pavilion at The Oval, depicting the Australians sprinting off the field at the conclusion of the final Test, England having won by eight wickets to regain the Ashes for the first time since 1934. Jubilant spectators are seen swarming on to the pitch from all directions with uniformed policemen attempting to create a cordon. In the background, the victorious English batsmen, Edrich and Compton, are walking off nonchalantly. Central Press Photos Ltd., London. 10"x12". A wonderful image in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Going in to the fifth and final Test, the series stood at 0-0 with all four previous matches drawn. Australia made 275 in their first innings and, in reply, England ended on 306. Australia were then dismissed for 162, Tony Lock taking 5-45, England knocking off the runs only two wickets down
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The Ashes. Australia v England 1954/55. Seven original 'wire' press photographs from the first Test at Brisbane, 26th November- 1st December 1954, and eight from the third Test at Melbourne, 31st December 1934- 5th January 1955. The photographs depict action from the two Test matches with players featured including Favell, Morris, Lindwall, Harvey, Cowdrey, May, Bedser, Andrew, Edrich, Bailey etc. Sold with one later image from the 1970/71 series. Agencies include Sporting Life, Central Press Photos, Associated Press, Planet News, Radiophoto etc. The majority 10"x8". G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
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England tour to Australia 1954/55. Four original mono press photographs relating to the tour. The photographs, with hand printed captions below each image, depict Len Hutton with the ship's captain and others on arrival at Fremantle, Hutton with the tour manager, C.G. Howard, at Fremantle, England players in the pavilion celebrating the winning hit in the fourth Test at Adelaide, and Hutton drinking a cup of tea seated beside Peter May. Each photograph measures 8"x6". Mounted and framed, overall 23.5"x19.5". Originally from the collection of Geoffrey Howard. Wear to the mount, light surface marks to two images, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
After losing the first Test, England won the following three matches and drew the final Test to take the series 3-1, so retaining the Ashes.
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Australia tours to England 1964 and 1968. A good selection of twenty original mono press photographs from the Ashes series of 1964 and 1968. Images depict match action, captains tossing for innings, teams etc. Players featured include Trueman, Dexter, Cartwright, Titmus, Cowdrey, Snow, McKenzie, Grout, Redpath, Booth, Harvey, Simpson, Inverarity etc. One photograph signed by Bill Lawry. Sport & General, Central Press Photos etc. 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £78
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The Ashes. England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval 1968. Derek Underwood's match. Original iconic large mono press photograph from the Test where Derek Underwood took the wicket of John Inverarity, who had batted throughout the innings having opened and was out LBW playing no shot to Underwood's famous inswinging 'arm ball' to win the Test for England. The photograph, taken from high up in the pavilion at The Oval, depicts Underwood leading the England team through the crowds and up the pavilion steps, with Cowdrey, Edrich, Dexter, Milburn, Knott, Graveney and D'Oliveira following behind. A wonderful image. Central Press Photos Ltd., London. 10"x12". Wear and creasing to extremities, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
With England winning the final Test, the 1968 series was drawn 1-1, so Australia retained The Ashes. Underwood took seven wickets for 50 runs in Australia's second innings and finished with match figures of 9-139. Edrich (164), D'Oliveira (158) and Lawrie (135) all scored centuries in the first innings
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The Ashes. England v Australia 1968. A set of ten original mono postcard size press photographs depicting each of the wickets to fall in Australia's first innings in which they were dismissed for 78. The photographs include a number of catches in the slips, and the retirement of Barry Jarman, injured off the first ball he faced. All photographs by Sport & General, London. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £95
The early part of the 1968 tour was badly affected by poor weather and the second Test was no exception. England scored 351 in their first innings. In reply Australia were bowled out for 78 and, following on, ended their second innings on 127-4, the match ending in a draw
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The Ashes. Australia v England 1960s. A selection of twenty seven original mono press photographs, the majority of match action from the 1962/63 and 1965/66 series in Australia, with the odd photograph from the 1961 and 1968 series in England. A good number issued by Australian photo agencies including Herald Sun, Sydney Morning Herald, also Sport & General, Central Press Photos, London. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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M.C.C. tour of Australia 1924/1925. 'Ship issue' printed photograph of the R.M.S. Ormonde, the ship which took the M.C.C. team to Australia in 1924. The photograph has handwritten title 'M.C.C. Cricket Team. Australian Tour 1924'. Signed in ink below title, above the ship, by all seventeen members of the touring party. Signatures include Captain A.E.R. Gilligan, Douglas, Hobbs, Bryan, Chapman, Whysall, Freeman, Sutcliffe, Tate, Tyldersley, Woolley, Howell, Sandham etc. M.C.C. tour of Australia 1924/1925. Signed to the lower border, below the ship, by three of the Ships Officers, the Commander, the Chief Officer and the Purser. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 14"x11". Minor wear otherwise in good condition with good clear ink signatures
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £340
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Don Bradman 1930-1948. Nine original mono press photographs featuring Bradman in batting action, entering and leaving the field of play, the Australian team lined up in front of the pavilion at The Oval in 1938, and signing his autograph for a young girl. Also an original mono press photograph of Bradman watching a match from the stand seated with fellow selectors, Dudley Seddon and Jack Ryder c. 1951. Press agencies include Herald-Sun (Melbourne), Central Press Photos, London News Agency, Sport & General, Associated Press, News Chronicle (Manchester) etc. Various sizes, 9.5"x7.5" and smaller. Qty 10. Pin holes to corners of one photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
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Don Bradman. Mono restrike press photograph of Bradman being dismissed, bowled, while batting for Australia. Signed to the photograph in blue ink by Bradman. Date and match unknown. 10"x8". Sport & General. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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Australian batting grips. Two original mono press photographs depicting close-up images of the hands of two Australian cricketers gripping a bat, one of Jack Gregory, the other Charlie Kelleway. Both images 7.5"x5.5" by Photopress. Sold with a further photograph of the left hand of Australian wicketkeeper Bert Oldfield showing his previously broken middle finger. 5.5"x8". Fox Photos. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
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'Australian Cricket Team 1938'. Original official mono photograph of the Australian touring party seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. The photograph fully signed in ink to the lower mount border by all sixteen playing members of the party and the baggage manager, Bill Ferguson. Players' signatures are Bradman (Captain), McCabe, Chipperfield, Brown, Barnett, Waite, Ward (signed twice), Walker, Badcock, Hassett, Barnes, McCormick, O'Reilly, White, Fleetwood-Smith and Fingleton. Additional dedication in ink to top border of mount, 'To Harry with best wishes from all the boys' and signed 'Bill Brown'. To the verso is a pen caricature of a portly gentleman wearing a bowler hat, by Arthur Mailey. The photograph measures 10.5"x8", laid to photographer's mount, overall 14.5"x17". Photographer unknown. Heavy wear and tear to the mount, the photograph in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £170
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Victor Trumper. Australia. Folder comprising fifty modern mono prints of photographic reproductions of original photographs, apparently from the Australia tours to England in 1902 and 1909, and possibly others. One photograph is marked 'Lord's 1902', and others feature Trumper, Cotter, Carter, Macartney etc., all in various batting, bowling and wicket keeping poses, in the nets, views of grounds with match in progress etc. Also includes a number of images of W.G. Grace. Each print measures approx. 10"x8" and is contained in a Phillips auctioneers folder with handwritten annotation to front cover, 'Copies of photos taken on Trumper's tour'. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £70
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'Bodyline'. 'M.C.C. Team- Australian Tour- 1932-33'. Large and impressive official mono photograph of the M.C.C. touring party who toured Australia in 1932/33. The team, standing and seated in rows, wearing M.C.C. touring blazers and cricket attire. The photograph laid down to official photographers mount with title to top border and names of players printed to lower border. Players include Jardine (Captain), Duckworth, Nawab of Pataudi, Leyland, Larwood, Paynter, Ames, Verity, Voce, Bowes, Brown, Tate, Sutcliffe, Wyatt, Allen, Hammond etc. The photograph by 'Sydney Mail Photo'. The photograph measures 15.5"x12", laid to photographer's mount, overall 24"x19". Excellent image of this infamous tour. Very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £270
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Don Bradman. Black file comprising fifteen mono restrike photographs of Bradman, the majority in batting action on the 1930 tour to England, in the nets, walking on to the field with Norman Yardley, tossing for innings etc. Three photographs signed by Bradman. Various sizes. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £120
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Don Bradman. Original mono press photograph, unusually depicting Bradman bowling in the nets at The Oval in 1938. The photograph, date stamped to verso 19th August 1938, by Central Press Photos, London, measures 9.5"x7.5". Press masking and vertical creases, some soiling, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £28
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Don Bradman 1934. Two large iconic original mono press photographs of Bradman with his wife, Jessie, both taken at Dover in 1934, Jessie having just arrived to be reunited with her husband, both wearing formal attire. One depicts the smiling couple with Bradman with his arm around his wife's shoulder, 9.25"x12". Wear and creasing to top edge. The other with the couple taking tea, Heavy creasing, wear and press masking. 12"x10". Both photographs by Daily Mail. Faults as described, otherwise nice images
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £130
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Alan Kippax. New South Wales & Australia. 1918-36. Excellent original mono photograph of Kippax, wearing N.S.W. cap, in batting pose in front of the wicket. Very nicely signed in black ink to the image by Kippax. The photograph is similar to one previously sold by Knights, and is assumed to be by 'The Referee'. 6"x8.5". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 12"x15". Very minor surface marks otherwise in very good condition. Good image
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
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India tour to England 1932. Large official mono photograph of the 'All-India Cricket Team 1932', seated and standing in rows, wearing tour cricket attire. The photograph laid down to photographers mount and signed in black ink to the image by all eighteen players featured. Signatures include Maharaja Porbander (Captain), Limdi, Nayudu, Mohammad Nissar, Amar Singh, Ghulam Mohamad, Naoomal Jaoomal, Lall Singh, P.E. Palia, Jahangir Khan, Godambe, Navle, C.K. Nayudu, K.S.C. Limdi, Syed Nazir Ali, Joginder Singh, S.H.M. Colah etc. Syed Wasir Ali appears to have printed his name rather than signing his signature?. The mount with printed players' names to lower border on piece, the photograph published by Hills & Lacy Ltd for the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The photograph measures 11.5"x9.75" and overall 20"x15.5". The photograph was 'Presented to Kenneth J. Barrah, Consultant Manipulative Therapeutist to the Board of Control for Cricket in India. Engllish Tour 1932...'. Paper piece with details to lower border. One very tiny hole to the mount otherwise in unusually very good condition. A rare fully signed tour photograph
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £750
The first Test match between England and India was played at Lord's, 25th-28th June 1932. India's bowlers performed well and dismissed England before tea on the first day, however England won the Test by 158 runs
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Sachin Tendulkar. Yorkshire C.C.C. 1992. Official mono press photograph of Tendulkar in discussion with his Yorkshire captain, Ashley Metcalfe, about field placings during the Benson and Hedges Cup match v Kent at Headingley, 30th April 1992. Tendulkar was making his debut as the first overseas player to play for Yorkshire. Signed to the photograph by Tendulkar and Metcalfe. Photograph by David Munden. 7"x9.5". VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70
Eventual runners up Kent beat Yorkshire by 70 runs. Tendulkar was run out having made only 7
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England v Pakistan 1967. Two original mono press photographs featuring Hanif Mohammad and Asif Iqbal of Pakistan in the first Test at Lord's, 27th July- 1st August 1967. One shows the batsmen being applauded off the field by the England players at tea on the third day, the other of the pair walking out to bat to continue their innings at the start of the fourth day. Both images 10"x8" by Sport & General. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Replying to England's total of 369 in their first innings (Barrington 148), Hanif Mohammad (187no) and Asif Iqbal (76) shared a partnership of 130 for the eighth wicket. The match was drawn
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Gentlemen v Players 1919. Two original official mono photographs of each team taken in front of the pavilion for the match played at The Oval, 3rd-5th July 1919. In each photograph the players are seated and standing in rows wearing caps and blazers, with both umpires. The Players' photograph has been fully signed in ink to the photograph, some signatures to the darker part of the image but legible. Signatures are Tyldesely (Captain), Mead, Strudwick (signed 'Struddy'), Hendren, Parkin, Kennedy, Hearne, Hitch, Woolley, Hobbs and Brown. Adhesive marks to verso, slight uneven trimming, otherwise in good condition. The Gentlemen team photograph features Warner (captain), Gillingham, Douglas, Falcon, Robinson, Louden, Haig, Mann, Crawford, Bruce and White. Unsigned, with heavy creasing and damage. The Players' photograph originally from Jack Hobbs' personal collection, the Gentlemen photograph purchased from the estate of Jack Crawford. Both photographs approx. 8"x6.5". Qty 2
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £85
The match was drawn with rain affecting play on the first two days. In the first innings, the Gentlemen were bowled out for 141, Woolley taking six wickets, the Players then amassed 216 for one wicket declared with Hobbs undefeated on 120. The Gentlemen ended at 100 for seven at the close
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Gentlemen v Players 1930. Original official mono photograph of the Gentlemen team taken for the match played at Lord's, 16th-18th July 1930, the players seated and standing in rows wearing blazers with both umpires. Players featured are Chapman (Captain), B.H. Lyon, White, Parsons, M.D. Lyon, Robins, Allen, Wyatt, Allom, Peebles and Duleepsinhji. The photograph measures 11.5"x9.25", laid to photographer's mount, overall 12.5"x10.5". Handwritten titles to mount borders. Photographer unknown. Originally from the personal collection of the umpire, 'Sailor' Young. An excellent image in very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
In a rain affected match, Duleepsinhji excelled scoring centuries in both innings, 125 and 103no, for the Gentlemen. For the Players, Leyland took seven wickets in the first innings, and Peebles six for the Gentlemen. The match was drawn
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Gentlemen v Players 1934. Two nice large original official mono photographs of each of the teams taken for the match played at Lord's, 25th-27th July 1934, both teams seated and standing in rows, the Gentlemen players in cricket attire, the Players wearing blazers. The Gentlemen team features Wyatt (Captain), Valentine, Walters, Allen, Turnbull, Levett, Holmes, Melville, Brown , Human and Baxter. For the Players, Hendren (Captain), Hammond, Sutcliffe, Leyland, T.B. Mitchell, Ames, Verity, Smith, Nichols, A. Mitchell and O'Connor. Both photographs measure approx. 11"x9.25". Sold with an original mono press photograph of Cyril Walters in batting action during his match winning stand with R.E.S. Wyatt. 7.75"x5.75". All three by Sport & General, London. The Players photograph with some wrinkling, adhesive marks to verso of both team photographs. Small tear to top edge and creasing to the Walters photograph, otherwise in good condition. Good images. Qty 3
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
The Gentlemen won the match by seven wickets, the first time they had beaten the Players at Lord's for over twenty years. With the scores closely matched after the first innings, the Players declared their second innings at 245 for five (Mitchell 120). The Gentlemen reached the target of 232 with only three wickets down, Wyatt ending on 104no
Lot 579:
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Gentlemen v Players 1936. Large original official mono photograph of the Players team seated and standing in rows wearing blazers for the match played at Lord's, 15th- 17th July 1936. Players featured are Hammond (Captain), Verity, Leyland, Hardstaff, Gover, McCorkell, Gimblett, Sinfield, Copson, Barnett and Fishlock. Printed labels with title and players' names to verso incorrectly states 'Lords 1935'. The photograph by Sport & General, London, measures 11.5"x9.5", laid to photographer's mount which is tightly trimmed to top and bottom edges, overall 13"x9.5". Wear to the mount, the otherwise excellent image in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
The match was drawn, Stephenson taking nine first innings wickets for the Players in the first innings, ten in the match
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Gentlemen v Players 1939. Large original official mono photograph of the Players team seated and standing in rows wearing blazers for the match played at Lord's, 5th- 7th July 1939. Players featured are Paynter (Captain), Price, Bowes, Hardstaff, Pope, Hutton, Dollery, Copson, Compton, Gimblett and Wright. The photograph by Sport & General, London, measures 12"x10". Tear to top edge, otherwise a nice image in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Players won by 160 runs
Lot 581:
Lot 581
Gentlemen v Players. Scarborough 1958. Two large original mono photographs of the teams standing in one row in front of the pavilion at Scarborough for the match played 6th-9th September 1958. One photograph of the Gentlemen including Goonesena, Dexter, Petrie, Silk, Smith, Bailey, May, Warr, P.E. Richardson and Insole, the other of the Players including Marshall, Gale, Graveney, D.W. Richardson, Wilson, Reynolds, Morgan, Sainsbury, Evans, Trueman and Savage. Both photographs, by Walkers Studios, Scarborough, measure 10.75"x5.25". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Players won by 55 runs
Lot 582:
Lot 582
Gentlemen v Players, Lord's 1936. Excellent official mono photograph of the Gentlemen team for the match played at Lord's 15th-17th July 1936. Players featured are Gubby Allen (captain), Wyatt, Holmes, Mitchell-Innes, Melville, Turnbull, Pearce, Brown, Levett, Stephenson and Farnes. The photograph measures 11"x9". Laid to photographer's mount, overall 20.5"x15.5". Photograph by Sport & General of Fleet Street. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
The match was drawn
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'Gloucestershire Eleven 1877'. Excellent original mono carte de visite photograph of Gloucestershire team who won the County Championship in 1877. The photograph features W.G. Grace, G.F. Grace, W.R. Gilbert, E.M. Grace, F. Townsend, W. Fairbanks, W. Midwinter, H.B. Kingscote etc. G.F. Grace is pictured holding a cricket ball in the air. Ink annotation to side border reads 'Gloucestershire Eleven 1877'. The photograph is window mounted with a similar size paper piece and is annotated 'Gloucestershire Champion County Eleven 1877' with key giving the positions and the players names in the photograph listed in ink. The photograph measures approximately 4"x2.25". Photographer unknown. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £160
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Lot 584
Willie Bates. Yorkshire & England 1877-1887. Original sepia studio portrait photograph of Bates seated three quarter length in cricket attire, his hand resting on a cricket bat. The photograph by E. Hawkins of Brighton, early 1880s, measures approx. 9.5"x12". Mounted, framed and glazed in modern frame, overall 15"x18". Some light fading, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 585:
Lot 585
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: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
The result of the match is unknown. An incomplete scorecard records Grace taking five wickets
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George Gunn. Nottinghamshire & England 1902-1932. Two mono restrike images from originals taken at Trent Bridge of a presentation made to Gunn to celebrate his fiftieth birthday in 1929. One photograph is a general view of the ground with large crowds looking on from the grandstand and on the pitch, with a long row of cars parked on the boundary edge with houses in the background. The other is a closer view of the presentation with dignitaries and the players giving 'three cheers'. Excellent evocative images. Each measures 10"x8". VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
The presentation took place during the Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire match played 19th- 20th June 1929 which Nottinghamshire won by nine wickets. George Gunn scored 59 in the first innings
Lot 587:
Lot 587
Frank Stanley Jackson. Cambridge University, Yorkshire & England 1890-1907. Original sepia photograph of Jackson in batting pose playing an attacking shot to leg. Signed and dated in ink to the lower left corner 'F.S. Jackson 1905'. The photograph measures 4.5"x6.25", laid to photographer's mount, overall 5.5"x7.25" with player's name annotated in ink to border of the mount. Photographer unknown. Slight wear and creasing to top corners of the photograph, otherwise a nice image in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
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'Middlesex C.C. Champion County 1903'. Original official sepia photograph of the Middlesex team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and assorted caps and blazers at The Oval, probably for the Champion County match v The Rest, 14th- 16th September 1903. Players featured are MacGregor (Captain), Bosanquet, Warner, Wells, G. Beldam, Rawlin, Hunt, Trott, E. Beldam, Hearne, Douglas and Moon. Title and players' name printed to mount borders. The photograph by C. Hands, Balham, measures 10"x8", laid to photographer's official mount, overall 15"x12". Loss to one corner of mount with some foxing, the photograph in good condition. Sold with two further photographs of unknown teams of the period. Some faults, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
Middlesex won the County Championship for the first time in 1903, playing eighteen matches, winning eight, losing one, drawing seven, with two matches abandoned
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Frank Woolley. Kent & England 1906-1938. Excellent original mono press photograph of Woolley playing a lofted attacking shot to leg. The photograph partly laid to mount with handwritten caption in ink to verso, 'Frank Woolley hits Alf Gover out of the Oval 1934', presumably in the match Surrey v Kent, 28th- 31st July 1934. Central Press Photos, London, 9.75"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club 1862. Early and excellent original sepia plain back carte de visite photograph of the Nottinghamshire team, seated and standing in rows, wearing cricket attire, one in a top hat. Player's names handwritten in pencil to verso. Players listed to back are R. Daft, J. Grundy, Geo. Parr, Mr. Chas. Nixon, Johnson, S. Brampton, E.L. Bateman, Wootton, A. Clarke, Chas. Daft and Biddulph. 'Notts 1862' inscribed in ink to front lower border. The carte de visite photograph measures 4.5"x2.5". Photographer unknown. Adhesive mark to verso not affecting names, otherwise in good condition. A rare card
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £220
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South Africa tours to England 1924-1935. A good selection of mono press photographs, the majority original with the odd restrike and one candid from the tours of 1924, 1929 and 1935. Subjects include Test and tour match action, on board ship, team photographs, crowd scenes etc. South Africans features include Deane, Catterall, Taylor, Pegler, Nupen, Blanckenberg, Nourse, Siedle, Morkel, Wade etc. England players include Sutcliffe, Hobbs, Leyland (including signature), Wyatt etc. Photo agencies include Central Press, Sport & General, Universal, Central News, and Press Association. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. Qty 16. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £30
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South Africa tours to England 1940s-1960s. Black file comprising a good selection of over fifty original mono press photographs, the majority of the South Africans on tour to England with some of England in South Africa. Photographs include match action, travel, crowd scenes, player portraits etc. Some nice images. Also includes a selection of tour related souvenir brochures, fixture cards, scorecards, the odd cutting etc. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £75
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South African tour of Australia & New Zealand 1931/32. Original sepia photograph of the South African team, standing and seated in rows, wearing suits and ties. The photograph, by Webb & Webb of Perth, Western Australia, signed to the borders in ink by thirteen members of the touring party featured, Cameron (Cpt), Morkell, Viljoen, Steyn, Dalton, Mitchell, McMillan, Vincent, Brown, Curnow, Christy, Balaskas and J.H. Tandy (manager). Minor silvering to image. This appears to be A.J. Bell's copy, named to back, a member of the touring party. 9.75"x7.75". Rare. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £140
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South Africa tour to England 1929. Original mono photograph of the South Africa touring party seated and standing in rows wearing tour blazers and suits. Pencil annotation to verso, 'South Africans 1929 at Brighton v Sussex'. 7.5"x6". Photographer unknown. A nice image in very good condition. Sold with four candid images of the South Africans taken during the tour match v Sussex at Hove, 28th-30th August 1929. Individual players featured are H.B. Cameron, A.H.H. Gilligan and H.G. Deane. Others depict 'The South Africans prepare to field'. Each 4.5"x2.75". G. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
The South Africans beat Sussex by 217 runs
Lot 595:
Lot 595
'South African Cricket Team in Great Britain 1960'. Original official photograph of the South African touring party, standing and seated in rows, the players wearing cricket attire and tour blazers. The photograph is laid down to official photographer's mount with printed title and players' names to top and lower borders. Players include McGlew (Captain), Goddard, McLean, Adcock, Tayfield, Waite, Pithey, Fellows-Smith, O'Linn etc. The photograph measures 12"x9", framed and glazed, overall 18.5"x14.5". Photographer unknown. Good/ very good condition. A nice image
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 596:
Lot 596
South Africa v England 1948. Large, attractive original panoramic mono photograph of Ellis Park, Johannesburg, taken during the second Test, 27th-30th December 1948, depicting the match in progress with huge crowds in attendance. Printed title to lower mount border. Previously sold as lot 434 in the Christie's M.C.C. Bicentenary Auction, 13th April 1987. The photograph measures approx. 35"x11", mounted, framed and glazed, overall 41"x16.5". Photographer unknown. An excellent image in very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold
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George Aubrey Faulkner. Transvaal & South Africa 1924. Excellent original mono photograph of Faulkner standing three quarter length wearing cricket attire, hands in pockets. Blind embossed stamp to one corner for Daily Mail, London. Previously sold as lot 429 in the Christie's M.C.C. Bicentenary Auction, 13th April 1987. The photograph measures approx. 6"x8". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 11"x13.5". Handwritten caption to verso. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
At his peak, Aubrey Faulkner was considered one of the best batsmen in the world and, as a leg spin bowler, was one of the first to use the googly. In 1913 he settled in England and founded a renowned cricket school in London
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South Africa tour to England 1924. Seven original pre-tour mono press portrait photographs of members of the South African touring party. Each player is depicted head and shoulders wearing tour blazer and cap. Players are Collins (Captain), Susskind, Nupen, Nourse, Meintjes, Catterall and Bissett. All by Central Press Photos, London and date stamped to verso 13th June 1924. Each approx. 4"x5.5". G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £35
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South African tour to England 1955. Three sepia postcard size candid photographs of the South Africans at Derby for the tour match played at Derby, 11th- 13th May 1955. The photographs depict Neil Adcock bowling in the nets, signed by Adcock, Anton Murray and Jackie MeGlew walking off the field wearing suits/ blazer, signed by both players, and the team lined up for the introduction to the Duke of Devonshire, signed by the eight featured players. Signature are McGlew, Endean, Tayfield, Waite, McLean, Smith, Fuller and Keith. Fading to the signatures, some only just legible, the photographs in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Maurice William Tate. Sussex & England 1912-1937. An unusual original mono press photograph of Tate depicted full length on a winter training run in a very muddy field wearing plus fours, cricket sweater and jacket, with a broad grin on his face, 1931. Photograph by Keystone. 8"x10". Small blemish to the photograph, crease to one corner. Sold with a mono restrike photograph of Tate, half length wearing M.C.C. tour blazer. 6"x8". Good images. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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West Indies tours to England 1950-1957. Four original mono press photographs of match action from England v West Indies Test matches. One photograph signed by Garry Sobers. Other players featured include Frank Worrell, Clyde Walcott and Learie Constantine. Central Press Photos London and Central Press Nottingham. All approx. 10"x8". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
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West Indies tour to England 1963. Twelve original mono press photographs with some restrikes of action from the 1963 Test series. Includes two nice general views of play at Headingley with a record crowd in attendance for the fourth Test. Players featured include Micky Stewart, Tony Lock, Fred Trueman, Fred Titmus, Ken Barrington, Charlie Griffith, Easton McMorris, Lance Gibbs, Basil Butcher, Conrad Hunte etc. Central Press Photos, Sport & General. 10"x8" and smaller. Some good images. Sold with an original match ticket for the fifth Test at The Oval 1966. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £90
Lot 603:
Lot 603
England Test and County cricketers 1950s. Seven original mono candid photographs of players at various cricket grounds, each nicely signed in ink to the photograph by the featured player. Signatures are T.E. Bailey, D.J. Insole, B. Taylor (Essex), L.R. Gardner (Leicestershire), Frank Tyson (Northamptonshire), R.T. Simpson (Nottinghamshire) and M.J.K. Smith (Warwickshire). Various sizes, 3.5"x4.5" and smaller. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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'Test and County cricketers 1930s-1960s. A good selection of twenty seven original mono press player portrait photographs of Test and County cricketers. Earlier England Test cricketers are Harold Larwood (two different), Walter Hammond and Bob Wyatt, each approx. 6.5"x4.5". Reuter and Central Press Photos. Others from the early 1960s are McKinnon, Griffon, McLean and Waite (South African tour to England 1960), Bailey, Fletcher (Essex), Milton, Allen (Gloucestershire), Tattersall (Lancashire), Price, Titmus, Murray (Middlesex), Tribe, Andrew, Milburn (Northamptonshire), Jepson (Nottinghamshire), Edrich, Swetman (Surrey), Parks, Dexter (Sussex), McCool (Somerset), Wardle (Yorkshire). All 6"x4". Press Portrait Bureau. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 605:
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Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 606:
Lot 606
Test and county photographs 1970-1988. Six original mono press photographs depicting players in match action including Allan Lamb (two different) and Bruce French batting while playing for England, Don Shepherd (Glamorgan), David Lawrence (Gloucestershire) etc. Also a good crowd scene of the England supporters at the Australia v England Bicentennial Test, Sydney 1988. Official stamps to verso for Ken Kelly, David Munden and Bob Thomas. Each approx. 10"x8". Qty 7. VG
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £30
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'Famous Cricketers and Cricket Grounds'. C.W. Alcock. London 1895 and 'The Book of Cricket- A New Gallery of Famous Players'. Edited by C.B. Fry. London 1899. A collection of eight original glass plate negatives and one positive of photograph plates from the two books. Players featured from 'Famous Cricketers' are positive and negative plates of L. Gay (page 171), negative plates of W.G. Grace (page 2), J. Briggs (page 22), R. Peel (page 42) and T. Richardson (page 59). From 'The Book of Cricket', negative plates of A.C. Maclaren (page 65), W.G. Grace (page 97, staining to negative) and W. Rhodes (page 106). Qty 9. Good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £85
Lot 608:
Lot 608
Middlesex wartime cricketers. Original mono photograph of nine members of the Middlesex team and staff standing smartly dressed wearing helmets, in their roles as members of the London Police Reserve. Players featured include Wignall, Hart, Harrington, D. Compton, Price, L. Compton, Thompson etc. The photograph dated 8th September 1939. Sport & General, London. 8"x6". Nick to one edge, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £95
Lot 609:
Lot 609
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1932/33 'Bodyline'. Original mono press photograph of Australian captain turning away clutching his chest having dropped his bat after taking a blow over the heart off the bowling of Larwood during the third Test at Adelaide. The photograph signed in red ink by Larwood in later years. Various press and date stamps to verso. The photograph, measuring approx. 4.5"x6" is mounted with modern printed title window mounted below. Framed and glazed, overall 10"x11.5". Some creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £45
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Herbert Strudwick. Surrey & England 1902-1927. Original sepia press photograph of Strudwick in wicketkeeping action for Surrey v Middlesex at Lord's, 27th- 30th August 1921. The photograph measures approx. 8"x6", mounted, framed and glazed in modern frame with good pencil signature of Strudwick window mounted below. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 611:
Lot 611
Essex C.C.C. 1990s. Fifty eight official colour portrait postcard size photographs of Essex players for the period, of which fifty are signed by the featured player. Signatures include Fletcher, Hardie, Irani, Lilley, East, Gooch, Andrew, Topley, Fraser, Childs, Waugh, Pont, Hussain, Foster, Gladwin, Prichard, Thomas, Seymour, Boden etc. Some duplication of signatures. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 612:
Lot 612
Lancashire C.C.C. 1980s-1990s. Red file comprising a good selection of forty eight colour photographs, the majority player portraits. Players featured include Hegg, Fairbrother, Austin, Shadfield, Harvey, Speak, Chapple, Brown, Martin, Green, Atherton, Stanworth, Barnett, Fielding, Galllian, Derbyshire, Titchard etc. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
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Lancashire C.C.C. 1980s-1990s. Red file comprising a good selection of fifty two colour photographs, the majority player portraits, team celebrations, presentations etc. Seventeen are signed by the featured player. Signatures include Hayhurst, Mendis, Allott, Watkinson, and eleven different images signed by Neil Fairbrother. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 614:
Lot 614
Somerset C.C.C. c.1990. Small black album comprising a collection of twenty seven mainly colour player portraits, with three photographs signed by the featured player. Signatures are Caddick, Crowe and Marks. Other players featured include Atkinson, Fulton, Hardy, Hayhurst, Palmer, Pringle, Rendell, V. Richards (mono), Rose, Trump, Wyatt etc. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
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Signed cricket photographs. Three mono photographs, one of Ian Botham in bowling action, another batting, and Alec Bedser walking on to the field. Also a colour photograph of Kevin Pietersen in batting action celebrating a batting milestone. All four boldly signed by the featured player. Sold with a bookplate print of Don Bradman taken from the 'taken Lord's Taverners Fifty Greatest', boldly signed by Bradman. Each framed and glazed, overall approx 11"x13", the Bedser image 5.5"x7.5". Qty 5. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 616:
Lot 616
Yorkshire C.C.C. 1920-1921. Original official mono photograph of the Yorkshire team seated and standing in rows wearing County caps and blazers. The image laid to photographer's mount with players names annotated in ink to lower mount border. Players featured include Burton, Rhodes, Dolphin, Hirst, Denton, Sutcliffe, Holmes, Kilner etc. The lower border of the mount detached with some damage to lower edge of the photograph. Sold with two mono images of the 1936 Yorkshire team, one a modern reproduction. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £48
Lot 617:
Lot 617
Hampshire C.C.C. County Champions 1973. Official colour photograph of the Championship winning team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire with the trophy. The photograph, measuring 10"x7.5", mounted with printed title to the mount which has been nicely signed in pencil by all thirteen featured players (one signature on piece laid down). Players' names on printed strip to lower mount border. Signatures include Gilliat (Captain), Turner, Sainsbury, Richards, Stephenson, Lewis, O'Sullivan (signed to piece), Taylor, Greenidge, Murtagh, Jesty etc. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 16.5"x14". G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Hampshire were unbeaten in the 1973 season, playing twenty matches, winning ten, drawing ten, losing none
Lot 618:
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Cambridge University 1924-1931. A selection of thirty three press photographs, a good number original, with some printed and copy images. The photographs, including player portraits and match action from players at Cambridge University, loose mounted to large album pages, some laid down. Two photographs are signed in ink by the featured player, R.G.H. Lowe (Kent 1926, 2 matches), and R.W.V. Robins (Middlesex & England 1925-1951, 19 Tests). Other notable players featured include H.J. Enthoven (Middlesex), C.T. Bennett (Surrey), E.W. Dawson (Leicestershire), R.J.O. Meyer, E.F. Longrigg (Somerset), A.K. Judd (Hampshire), F.R. Brown (Surrey, Northamptonshire & England), K. Farnes (Essex & England) etc. Also includes a signed two page letter from R.H. Cobbold (Cambridge University 1926-1927) handwritten in red ink, signed 'Ralph Cobbold'. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £85
Lot 619:
Lot 619
'Middlesex 1892'. Early original sepia photograph of the Middlesex team for the match v Somerset at Taunton, 22nd-23rd August 1892 .The players, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, are Webbe (Captain), R.S. Lucas, Collins, O'Brien, F.G. Ford, Stoddart, Hearne, Henery, Phillips, Rawlin and MacGregor. The photograph by J. Chaffin & Son of Taunton measures 10.5"x8.5", laid to official photographer's mount, overall 13.5"x11.5". Printed title and players' names to mount borders. Previously sold by Knights. Overall in poor condition with heavy wear to mount, fading and some wear to photograph
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Playing for Middlesex, William Ronald Collins made his only first-class appearance in this match. He scored nought in both innings, did not bowl and took no catches. Somerset won by 70 runs
Lot 620:
Lot 620
Walter Reginald 'Wally' Hammond. Gloucestershire & England 1920-1951. Six original mono press photographs featuring Hammond. Images include Hammond walking down the steps at Old Trafford, wearing a suit to toss for innings v India 1946, tossing the coin with Lyndsay Hassett, an official England team photograph signed to the verso by Laurie Fishlock, batting action etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 621:
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Sussex C.C.C. A nice original mono press photograph of K.S. Duleepsinhji in batting action for C.I. Thornton's XI v M.C.C. Australian touring team at Scarborough 1928. 10"x8". Sold with a mono press photograph of the Nawab of Pataudi in batting pose 'jumping out'. 6.5"x4". Both Central Press Photos, London. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £18
Lot 622:
Lot 622
International cricketers 1950s onwards. A selection of original and copy photographs of players walking out to bat, in match action, teams etc., each signed by the featured player(s). Signatures include Len Hutton, Fred Bakewell, John Murray, Basil D'Oliveria, Johnny Wardle, Alec Bedser, Frank Tyson, (England), Alvin Kallicharran (West Indies), John Reid, Martin Crowe (New Zealand), Keith Miller, Bill Lawry, Ron Archer (Australia) etc. Qty 15. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45

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