Auction of Cricket Memorabilia
held on Sunday 31st August 2014
Lot 598. Lot 598 Australia tour to England 1902. Mono real photograph postcard of the team, nicely signed by all fifteen members of the touring party.
Hammer price £3600
Lot 441. Very rare original four page dinner menu given to the M.C.C. touring party held at the Hotel Imperial, Pretoria, 6th January 1906. Signed by thirteen members of the M.C.C. team.
Hammer price £1800
Lot 747. Excellent 'Imperial' cabinet card of Whitty taken in 1909 during the Australian tour to England, 1909, signed by Whitty. A superb image and a rare large cabinet card in this signed form.
Hammer price £870
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