Auction of Cricket Memorabilia
to held on Sunday 31st August 2014

Knights are delighted to offer a preview of their forthcoming specialist auction of cricket memorabilia to be held on the 31st August at Leicester. Over 500 lots:-

Lot 598 Australia tour to England 1902

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.
Estimate £1500/2500

Lot 441 M.C.C. South Africa tour menu 1905/06
Lot 441 M.C.C. South Africa tour menu 1905/06

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.
Estimate £800/1200

Lot 747 W.J. Whitty

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.
Estimate £600/800

"Except for highlight pieces, the dominance of Christies, Sothebys and Bonhams is being eroded by the large, visually appealing and meticulously compiled catalogues from Tim Knight…"

Gordon Phillips, Wisden Cricketers Almanack 2003

Knights are internationally recognised as one of the leading specialist auctioneers of sporting memorabilia, with a database of customers worldwide, and have achieved excellent prices on our sales of sporting memorabilia over the last fourteen years since our conception in 1993.

We hold three major auctions of sporting memorabilia each year specialising in cricket, football, rugby union, rugby league, olympic games, boxing and other sporting memorabilia.

Following highly successful sales of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack within our sporting auctions we now conduct two annual specialist sales of the Almanack every year, in April and September. Please see our sister website www.knightswisden.co.uk for full details.

We are based in north Norfolk but hold our auctions at the Premier Inn, Fosse Park, Leicester ­South West, a more central location, with easy motorway access. We have also had two auctions in Melbourne, Australia (1996 and 1998).

Knights travel the country conducting valuations and collecting items for inclusion in our general sporting sales and specialist Wisden auctions.

For free valuations and advice please contact Tim Knight on 01263 768488 or email him at tim@knights.co.uk

 

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