Cricket Ceramics & Metalware

Lot 621:
Lot 621
Cricket bags. Two large crested china cricket bags with colour emblems for 'Morecambe', Carlton China, and 'New Brighton', Victorian China, both approx 4.5" long. Also one small crested china cricket bag with emblem for 'Cheadle', Arcadian, approx 3" long. Qty 3 G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 622:
Lot 622
Cricket bags. Three large crested china cricket bags with colour emblems for 'Gillingham' (Kent), English manufacture, 'Hythe' and 'Teynham', both Florentine China. Each approx 4.5" long G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 623:
'Ian Botham', 'Brian Johnston', 'Dennis Compton' and 'The Hampshire Cricketer'. Four Royal Doulton ceramic caricature cricket toby jugs. Each limited edition and standing approx 4" to 5.5" tall. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 624:
Lot 624
Uppingham School cricket. Rare mid to late 19c cricketer's belt buckle. The brass /gilded metal buckle of rectangular outline with squared corners depicting to centre the founder of the school, Archdeacon Robert Johnson of the Diocese of Peterborough, with attendant pupils and the school motto to surround 'In Okeham et Uppingham in Com.Ruti. Sic Com Gubern Scholar et Hospiciorum'. c1870-1880's. The buckle measure approximately 2.5"x2.25". Amazingly in 'as issued' condition
Estimate: £100/150
Uppingham School is a co-educational independent school situated in the small market town of Uppingham in Rutland, England. The school was founded in 1584 by Robert Johnson, the Archdeacon of Leicester who also established Oakham School
Lot 625:
Lot 625
M.C.C. tour of Australia 'Bodyline' 1932/33. 'The Ashes. Australia 1932/33'. Aluminium medallion by J.R. Gaunt & Sons Ltd of Birmingham. With names of the England team and Ashes urn to centre. Rare. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 626:
Leicestershire C.C.C. A pair of silver plate salvers issued to two members of the Leicestershire '200 Club' in 1967/68. 10.25" diameter. Possible loss of silver plate to surface and discolouration to one slaver, the other in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 627:
Lot 627
Cricket. A miscellany of cricket and sporting pin badges, buttons, medals, bottle stopper, compasses and other trinkets, some silver. Includes a miniature wooden bat brooch signed by Brian Close and Frank Lowson of Yorkshire. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 628:
Lot 628
A boxed selection of mainly modern metalware, ceramics etc. Items include a Walter Hammond 'Century of Centuries' Coalport plate in original box, metal belt buckle adapted as a pendant, a W.G. Grace metal doorstop 8.5" tall, various cricket figures, two crested china cricket bags with emblems for Tottenham and Highbridge (cracked) etc. Mixed condition, generally good
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 629:
Brian Close Benefit Year 1961. Sandland one pint tankard produced to commemorate Close's Benefit Year, with vignette of the pavilion at Headingley and printed details. Gold lustre to rim and handle. 5". Very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 630:
Jack Hobbs. Staffordshire transfer printed jug with portrait vignette of Hobbs, head and shoulders, wearing M.C.C. cap and blazer to one side and crossed bats, stumps and ball to the other. c1920's. 5" tall. Chip to spout, two hairline cracks to sides otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 631:
Australia 1956. Rare commemorative glass one pint glass produced to commemorate the Australian tour of England in 1956. With 'Australian Cricket Tour Great Britain 1956' in red below a Kangaroo in brown. In blue around the glass are the signatures of the touring party including Johnson, Miller, Harvey, Davidson, Benaud, Lindwall, Burge, McDonald, Maddocks, Langley, Craig etc. Produced by 'The Studios of Decoramics Ltd of Worthing. These glasses were given to members of the team as a momento of the tour and this glass was Len Maddocks. Excellent condition. Sold with an official half pint glass tankard for 1953 with colour emblem of the Ashes urn, bat, stumps and ball on a green shield, supported by a lion and kangaroo either side. Title scroll below,' Test Series. England- Australia 1953'. Lustre to rim. 4" tall. Wear to lustre, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £100/150
The 1956 glass sold previously by Knights in June 2002 as lot 338
Lot 632:
Lot 632
'Lancashire County Cricket Club. Member's Pavilion, Old Trafford'. Sandland Ware ceramic tankard with transfer printed Club crest and the pavilion to each side. Gilt lustre to rim and handle. 3.75" tall. Sold with similar mug for 'Lord's Cricket Ground' with transfer printed image of the pavilion. 3.75" tall. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 633:
Lot 633
'The Pavilion. Lord's Cricket Ground. Marylebone Cricket Club'. A Lancaster & Sandland ceramic trinket/cigarette box with rarer colour transfer print of the pavilion at Lord's to lid. Gold lustre to rims. Very good condition. Sold with a similar Sandland ceramic trinket/cigarette box with mono transfer print of the pavilion at Lord's to lid. Restored breakage to ceramic box. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 634:
Commemorative cricket glasses. Selection of three glasses, Jack Pettiford Benefit Year 1959. Kent C.C.C. Commemorative half pint glass with title in red and blue to top of tankard and signatures of the Kent team beneath also in red and blue, Gold lustre to rim. 4.5". South African tour of England 1955. Drinking glass with engraved inscription 'Northern Cricket Dinner to the South Africans July 1955' with springbok image to glass. 5.5" tall. Ken Grieves Benefit Year 1959. Lancashire County and Manchester Cricket Club. Commemorative half pint glass with title in yellow and blue to top of tankard and signatures of the Kent team beneath also in yellow and blue. Gold lustre to rim. 4.5". G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 635:
Commemorative cricket glasses. Selection of four glasses, Ken Suttle Benefit Year 1966. Original Sussex C.C.C. half pint glass tankard produced to commemorate Suttle's Benefit year. With colour Sussex emblem in blue and yellow to centre of tankard and eleven signatures of the Sussex team beneath in black. 4.5". G. Sold with 'The Cricketers Tankard'. One pint and two half pint glass tankards with gold lustre to rim. With sixteen signatures of England players etched onto the glass. Signatures inc Bailey, Compton, Bedser, Statham etc. G. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 636:
Arthur Wood 'Sporting Series' cricketing mug, with colour cricket vignettes to sides of a match in progress with trees and scoreboard to background and a bowler verso. Gold lustre to handle, base and lip, beaded waist. 5" tall. Good/very good condition. Sold with five treacle coloured cricket tankards of Lord's with a view of the pavilion to one side, to the other 'Old father time'. Tankard by Britannia Potteries. Silver lustre to rim, handle and base. Approx 5" tall. A small tankard by Lord Nelson Pottery with a cricket scene to one side, crossed bat, pad and wickets to the reverse. Laurelvale Cricket Club Centenary Year 1875-1975 (Northern Ireland) etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 637:
Cricket ceramic tankards. Good collection of five mainly modern tankards but including the 'Worcestershire County Cricket Club. Champions 1964'. Jasperware 5" green/grey ceramic tankard produced to commemorate the Championship win. With raised figures of a bowler, batsman, fielders, the Cathedral and the County emblem in white. Other tankards include the Franklin porcelain ceramic tankard entitled 'The Ashes Tankard 1882-1982'. Depicting Grace and Barlow batting, Barlow bowled by Spofforth for a duck, 6.5" high, M.C.C. Bicentenary 1787-1987. Spode china two handled loving tankard with decoration and titles to front and back, gold lustre to handles, rim, and base. 4.5" tall etc. Plus a 'The Right Spirit'. Transfer printed 4" jug with boy cricketers to one side and 'Teachers Whisky' to the other. Odd faults, good. Qty 6
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 638:
Staffordshire cricketing figures. Collection of twelve reproduction Staffordshire figures of cricketers, single figures and groups. Titles include 'The Cricketers', 'W.G. Grace', 'Military Batsman', 'Tennis-Cricket' etc. Good selection
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 639:
Cricket teapots. Six modern novelty cricket teapots. Various sizes, makers include Leonardo, Carters, Wade etc. Various sizes. Plus a ceramic bust of a cricketer entitled 'How's That', 'Sunshine Ceramics'. Qty 7. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 640:
Cricket ceramics. A miscellany of mainly modern cricket ceramics and metalware including novelties, figures, egg cups, place mats, cricketing animals and birds, 'History of the Cricket Bat' plaque, salt & pepper pots, modern cricket mugs and cups (some commemorative), 'Teachers Whiskey' jug, 'Falcon Playtime', 'Bunnykins' etc. A very good selection. In two boxes
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 641:
Cricket ceramics, wooden & metalware. A miscellany of mainly modern cricket items including novelties, wooden bookends, paperweights, corkscrew, tins, cricket bat clothes brush, die cast cricket vans, animal cricketing figures, cricket thimbles, 'Corinthian' cricket figures etc. A very good selection. In two boxes
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 642:
Cricket ceramics. A miscellany of cricket ceramics and pewter including a pair of German dog cricketing bookends, Foley ware, Falcon playtime, egg cups, cricketing tankards including Melbourne Centenary 1977, Blue Dartmouth Potteries, 'Worcestershire County Cricket Club. Champions 1964'. Jasperware, 'History of the Ashes', 'Arthur Wood', 'Yorkshire B&H winners 1987' and 'Middlesex County Champions 1976' commemorative pewter tankards etc. A very good selection. In two boxes
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 643:
Cricket mug. A hand painted china mug by Joan Allen featuring two golliwogs and a teddy bear playing with appears to be a ball. Approx.3.5" tall. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 644:
Lot 644 Lot 644
Taunton Cider. Large Wade cider mug decorated with cricket scenes to front and back in red. Produced in 1993 in a limited edition of 500. Reproduced from a 19th century original in the Taunton Cider collection. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 645:
Lot 645 Lot 645
Don Bradman. Toby jug depicting a caricature head of Bradman wearing the baggy green as the main vessel and a cricket bat and ball as the handle. White slip and glaze with coloured highlights on the cap and handle. Made by Marutomoware, Japan c1934. Stamp to base. Approximately 6" tall. Small chip to spout otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 646:
Len Hutton (364), Freddie Trueman and Dickie Bird of Yorkshire. Three Royal Doulton ceramic caricature cricket toby jugs. Each limited edition and standing approx 4" to 4.25" tall. G
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 647:
W.G. Grace, Denis Compton and Jack Hobbs. Three Royal Doulton ceramic caricature cricket toby jugs. Each limited edition and standing approx 4" to 4.25" tall. G
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 648:
Ian Botham, Brian Johnston and 'The Hampshire Cricketer'. Three Royal Doulton ceramic caricature cricket toby jugs. Each limited edition and standing approx 4" to 4.25" tall. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 649:
Lot 649 Lot 649
Village cricket bowl. Staffordshire 19th century bowl, transfer printed in sepia with two scenes of village cricket, with church and tents to background, to sides, floral and oak leaf rim decoration. Hand coloured in green, burgundy and yellow. Approx 6.5" diameter and 3.75" tall. c1850/60. Some minor wear to images otherwise in good condition for its age. G
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 650:
Lot 650
Cricket pipes. Two early clay pipes with cricket scene to bowl, 4" & 5" long and a further pipe bowl, with different decoration, with part of its stem, mounted in wood. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 651:
Lot 651
Cricketing figure. Continental highly decorative bisque blue and white figure of a young cricketer, wearing cricketing attire and cap, holding a cricket bat aloft. Gold lustre decoration. Approx 9" tall. Minor wear to edge of base otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 652:
Lot 652
Brass cricket tin. Brass oblong oval tin with belt buckle style decoration to lid. Two cricket bats and stumps to sides with ball to centre of star/sun shape. Marked to top 'The Star, England'. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 653:
Cricket bottles. Selection of three early attractive glass bottles with cricket decoration. One, a cricket glass soda water bottle c1890's with 'The Rhyl Mineral Water Co Ltd of Windsor Street, Rhyl' with glass 'marble' ball stop and cricket bat, stumps and ball to side of bottle. 9" tall. Another a glass lemonade bottle c1870/90's with 'Codd's patent' glass 'marble' ball stop. 'B. Noble of Birstall' with figure of a batsman, stumps and ball to side of bottle. Approx 9" tall. The third, a glass bottle c1870/90's with 'B. Noble of Birstall' with figure of a batsman, stumps and ball to side of bottle. Approx 7.5" tall. All in good condition. Plus two empty bottles of wine and ale with cricket theme labels. Qty 5
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 654:
Lot 654
Don Bradman. Coalport china plate commemorating Don Bradman scoring a 'Century of Centuries'. Limited edition of 500 plates with facsimile signature of Bradman to reverse. Issued in 1979. Sold with a Coalport china plate commemorating the Centenary Test, England v Australia at Lord's, issued in 1980. Limited edition of 1000 plates. Both in very good condition in original presentation boxes. Ex Bob Appleyard collection. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 655:
Cricket glassware. A collection of commemorative plates, wine, gin, napkins etc presented to Appleyard, some during Centenary Test matches. Items include two wine glasses and a silver metal plate engraved 'R. Appleyard' for the Bicentennial Test, Sydney, 1988. An unopened bottle of 'Melbourne Cricket Club Vintage 1974 Claret' and an unopened can of Courage Draught beer both presented at the Centenary Test, Melbourne 1977. Two unopened bottles of 'A.F. Cricketers Special Reserve Gin', both with signed Bob Appleyard bookplates etc. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 656:
Lot 656
Cricket bookends. Three pairs of wooden bookends. One in the form of bat, ball and stumps, another with figures of a batsman playing a drive, the other of a bat and a ball striking the wickets. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 657:
Lot 657
'Surrey Eleven 1884'. Original sepia photograph of the Surrey team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, for the match v Sussex, Hove, 10th-12th July 1884. Hand printed title and players' name to lower border of mount. Players featured include Shuter (Captain), Abel, W.W. Read, J.M. Read, Roller, Bowden, Diver, Barratt etc. The photograph, probably by Foster or Hawkins of Brighton, measures approx 11"x9", mounted, framed and glazed overall 18.5"16.5". An excellent image in very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Surrey beat Sussex by ten wickets
Lot 658:
Lot 658
'Surrey Team versus Yorkshire'. 1887. Original sepia photograph of the Surrey team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, for the match v Yorkshire played at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, 4th-6th July 1887. Printed title and players' name to lower border of mount. Players featured include Shuter (Captain), Abel, W.W. Read, J.M. Read, Roller, Jones, Lohmann etc. The photograph by A. & G. Taylor of Sheffield, measures approx 9.5"x8", mounted, framed and glazed in modern frame overall 25.75"x20.5". Minor fading to the photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Surrey beat Yorkshire by an innings and 15 runs
Lot 659:
Lot 659
'Surrey 1903'. Original sepia photograph of the Surrey team seated and standing in rows wearing caps and blazers, probably for the match v Sussex played at Hove, 2nd-4th July 1903. Printed title and players' name to lower border of mount. Players featured include Walker (Captain), Abel, Hayward, Holland, Lockwood, Strudwick, Richardson etc. The photograph by Foster of Brighton, measures approx 11.25"x8.5", mounted, framed and glazed overall 18.25"x15.25". A nice image in very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
The match was drawn, C.B. Fry scoring 200 in Sussex's only innings of 542
Lot 660:
Lot 660
'Surrey 1937'. Excellent original mono photograph of the Surrey team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by all twelve players. Players and signatures include Holmes (Captain), Sandham, Fishlock, Gover, Parker, Barling, Gregory etc. The photograph measures approx 11.25"x9.25", mounted, framed and glazed in modern frame and mount, overall 16.5"x14.5". Photographer unknown. VG
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 661:
Lot 661
'Surrey C.C.C. Joint County Champions, 1950'. Official mono photograph of the team seated and standing in rows in front of the pavilion at The Oval, wearing blazers. The photograph is signed by all sixteen featured players and officials. Signatures include Barton (Captain), Surridge, A. Bedser, E. Bedser, McIntyre, Fishlock, Loader, Lock etc, the signature of Tait faded and almost illegible. The photograph, laid to photographer's mount with printed title and players' names to lower border measures 10"x8", overall 12"x11.25". Photographer unknown. Wear, soiling and damage to mount corners, light silvering, one signature almost illegible, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 662:
Lot 662 Lot 662
Surrey C.C.C. County Champions 1953 and 1956. Two large official mono team photographs of the Surrey team, standing and seated in rows, wearing blazers and taken in front of the pavilion at the Oval. Ex Arthur McIntyre collection. The photographs laid down to photographers mount measure approx 11.5"x9.5". Uniformly framed and glazed, overall 17"x15.5". Qty 2. G
Estimate: £70/100
Arthur John William McIntyre. Surrey & England 1938-1963. Wicket-keeper McIntyre played 377 matches for Surrey and took 639 catches and 156 stumpings in his career with a batting average of 22.83. He played on three occasions for England and toured with the M.C.C. to Australia and New Zealand on the tour of 1950/51
Lot 663:
Lot 663 Lot 663
Surrey C.C.C. County Champions 1957 and 1958. Two large official mono team photographs of the Surrey team, standing and seated in rows, wearing blazers and taken in front of the pavilion at the Oval. Ex Arthur McIntyre collection. The photographs laid down to photographers mount measure approx 11.5"x9.75". Uniformly framed, overall 17"x15.5". Qty 2. G
Estimate: £70/100
Arthur John William McIntyre. Surrey & England 1938-1963. Wicket-keeper McIntyre played 377 matches for Surrey and took 639 catches and 156 stumpings in his career with a batting average of 22.83. He played on three occasions for England and toured with the M.C.C. to Australia and New Zealand on the tour of 1950/51
Lot 664:
Lot 664
Surrey C.C.C. County Champions 1957 and 1958. Two large official mono team photographs of the Surrey team, standing and seated in rows, wearing blazers and taken in front of the pavilion at the Oval. The photographs measure approx 12"x9.5". Uniformly framed and glazed in modern frames, overall 17"x14.5". Sold with a similarly framed mono photograph of the 1898 Surrey team and a colour photograph of the Surrey Sunday League Champions 1996, signed to the top border by sixteen players. Limited edition no. 54/100. Fading to signatures. Framed and glazed overall 13.5"x11.5". Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 665:
Lot 665 Lot 665
Surrey C.C.C. Two excellent 'Supplement to Fashion and Sport' of W.W. Read (Surrey & England 1873-1897), 28th August 1890, and J. Shuter (Kent, Surrey & England 1874-1909), 19th June 1890. Both supplements feature a central mono real photograph of the featured player, half length wearing cricket attire, title to lower border with printed facsimile signatures to lower right hand border. Photographs by Franz Baum, Old Bond Street, London. Each page measures 9"x12". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 14.5"x18". Sold with two engravings from The Illustrated Sporting News, one featuring H.H. Stephenson (Surrey & England 1853-1871), 23rd July 1864, and Thomas Lockyer (Surrey & England 1849-1866), 13th August 1864, both shown full length in cricket attire. Also two other engravings, one of Stephenson and Caffyn, Illustrated Sporting News 2nd June 1866, and 'The Surrey County Eleven Cricketers', Illustrated Times, 10th August 1861. All uniformly mounted, framed and glazed, various sizes. Qty 6. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 666:
Lot 666
Herbert Strudwick. Surrey & England 1902-1927. Sepia studio photograph of Strudwick wearing M.C.C. cap and blazer. The photograph laid down to original photographers mount and nicely signed in black ink by Strudwick. Photograph by Charles Debenham of West End Lane, London. The photograph measures 4"x5.5" and overall 7"x10". Foxing to mount, the photograph in very good condition. Excellent image
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 667:
Lot 667
'England's Twelve Champion Cricketers photographed on board ship at Liverpool Sep 7, 1859'. Original sepia photograph of George Parr's team for the first England overseas cricket tour. The photograph features the players in cricket attire holding bats and balls on board the Nova Scotian at Liverpool on the 7th September 1859. Players include Parr, Caffyn, Wisden, Caesar, J. Lillywhite, Stephenson, Lockyer, Jackson etc. Printed title and players' names to lower border. The photograph by T.H. Hennah of Hennah & Kent, Brighton, published by W.H. Mason and J. Wisden 2nd October 1859, measures approx. 15"x12", attractively mounted in modern mount and frame, overall 22"x19". Some creasing/ tear to lower border not affecting the photograph, minor ink marks to photograph, otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £250/350
According to the tour manager Fred Lillywhite's account of the ten day voyage, 'the splash and thump of the waves against the sides of the ship, the howling of the wind, the flapping of the sails, and the incessant tramp of feet upon deck, sleep was quite out of the question...'
Lot 668:
Lot 668
Richard Daft's tour to America 1879. Very early and rare original mono photograph of twelve players, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, with two officials including J.P. Ford of Nottinghamshire Town Council. Ford had invited Daft, then Captain of Nottinghamshire, to take a team of professionals to tour North America in the autumn of 1879, with both cricket and baseball matches played in Ontario, Detroit, New York, Germantown and Philadelphia. In addition to Daft, Nottinghamshire were represented by Alfred Shaw, John Selby, Arthur Shrewsbury, William Oscroft, William Barnes and Frederick Morley. Five Yorkshire players made up the party, Tom Emmett, George Ulyett, Ephraim Lockwood, William Bates and George Pinder, all of whom are featured in the photograph. The photograph by F. Gutekunst of Philadelphia measures approx 16"x10". Mounted, framed and glazed in modern frame, overall 22.5"x16.5". Some surface wear to the photograph, otherwise in very good condition for its age
Estimate: £200/300
Frederick Gutekunst was possibly the most famous photographer of his day, starting his photography business in Philadelphia in 1856, initially specialising in studio portraits of soldiers during the Civil War
Lot 669:
Lot 669
'R.M.A. Eleven 1864'. Early original sepia cameo style photograph of the R.M.A. [Royal Marines Association?] team seated and standing in rows in cricket attire, blazers and caps. The photograph laid to mount with handwritten title and players' names below. Wear to photograph and mount, fair condition
Estimate: £30/50
The earliest recorded match found to be played by the Royal Marines was in 1867
Lot 670:
Lot 670
'Lillywhite's Team to Australia 1876/77'. 'The First Test Match'. Very early sepia cabinet card photograph of Lillywhite's touring party to Australia, standing and sitting in three rows, wearing a variety of blazers and caps. Players include Lillywhite, Shaw, Charlwood, Greenwood, Southerton, Pooley, Armitage, Emmett, Jupp etc. The cabinet card taken at Priory Park, Chichester, a few days before they sailed to Australia on 21st September 1876. Published by Jas Russell & Sons of Chichester. A large printed advertisement for Jas Russell & Sons to verso. Some wear, light creasing cracking to image with small loss to top of image, also minor wear to photographer's title at border otherwise in good condition. The image includes all of the players who played in the first ever Test match. An excellent image and a scarce cabinet card photograph
Estimate: £400/600
James Lillywhite of Sussex sailed, with eleven other professionals, from Southampton on the P&O steamship Poonah in September 187. They played teams in Australia and New Zealand before returning to Melbourne to play a combined Australian team on even terms, 11 a side. The match played on the 15th March 1877 became regarded as the first Test match
Lot 671:
Lot 671 Lot 671
'Arthur Shrewsbury & Richard Daft's Team to the North America 1879'. Early printed passenger list for the 'Inman Line. List of saloon passengers per Royal Mail Steamer 'City of Richmond' from New York to Liverpool, sailing October 25th 1879'. 4pp folding listing printed on mauve paper with titles and vignette of the ship to front wrapper ruled in gilt, list of passengers including all the tour players to inside pages and maritime map of the North Atlantic Ocean to rear wrapper. Players listed included Shrewsbury, Daft, Pinder, Barnes, Lockwood, Ford, Ulyett, Shaw, Emmett, Bates etc. Some horizontal folds and some soiling to page edges and creasing otherwise in remarkably good condition for its age. Ex Arthur Shrewsbury by direct descent and previously sold as part of lot 110 of Christies sale of June 1995.
Estimate: £300/400
The tour was arranged by J.P. Ford, A member of the Nottinghamshire Town Council, who had interests in North America, asked Richard Daft to select and lead a side of professionals on a tour of North America in the autumn of 1879. Daft picked six other Nottinghamshire players plus five from Yorkshire to accompany him. The main fixture was against Philadelphia, where around 25,000 attended the three day game and due to this fixture the tour was a success. A baseball match was arranged in New York later in the tour
Lot 672:
Lot 672 Lot 672
'Lillywhite's, Shaw & Shrewsbury's Team to the U.S.A., Australia and New Zealand 1881/82'. Early and original 4pp folding scorecard for the 'Twenty two of San Francisco' v the All England Eleven played at the Recreation Grounds, San Francisco on the 20th-22nd October 1881. Printed details, in pink and black, of the match to front cover and 'Presented by Thos .D. McKay, General Agent Pacific Coast, Chicago, Burlington and Quincy R.R.'. Printed by P.E. Dougherty, Commercial Street.. Advertisement to rear cover for the sponsoring railway, with scorecard for both teams printed to inner pages. Players included Ulyett, Barlow, Midwinter, Bates, Emmett, Shaw, Pilling, Lillywhite, Peate etc. Signs of removal from an album to rear cover otherwise in very good condition. A rare scorecard in lovely condition. Ex Rosenwater collection
Estimate: £300/400
This tour was an ambitious undertaking , bankrolled by the three principals. The American leg of the tour was disastrous, with financial losses on every game. The match in San Francisco was one of the least successful, being 'low point of the tour-the venue resembled a stone quarry and the crowd was less than a hundred'. ['History of Test Tours' Wynne-Thomas. 1989]. The chances of any more of these scorecards surviving is thus exceedingly low.
Lot 673:
Lot 673
'Gentlemen of England 1884'. Sepia cabinet card photograph of the Gentlemen of England team who played the Australians at the Oval on the 26th June 1884, standing and sitting in three rows, wearing a variety of blazers, caps, boaters etc. Players include W.G. Grace, Christopherson, Diver, Steel, Studd, Lord Harris, Roller, Lucas, Reed etc. The cabinet card by C. Hawkins of Bath & Brighton. A large printed advertisement for Hawkins to verso. Some rounding to corners at top border and slight loss and rounding to corners at the lower border. Pin hole to top border, slight surface marks to the image otherwise in good condition. An excellent image and a rare and early example of a Hawkins photograph
Estimate: £400/600
In the match, the Australians won by 46 runs. The Australians in their first innings were bowled out for 229 with Christopherson taking eight wickets for 78 runs from 46 overs, Blackham top scoring with 69. In reply the Gentlemen made 261 with Grace making a century and Spofforth and Giffen taking four wickets each. Australia then made 219 in their second innings before bowling England out for 141 with the 'Demon' Spofforth taking seven wickets for 68 runs
Lot 674:
Lot 674
'Lillywhite's, Shaw & Shrewsbury's Team to Australia 1887/88'. Early sepia cabinet card studio photograph of the touring party to Australia, standing and sitting in three rows, wearing blazers and caps. Players include Charles Aubrey Smith (Captain) Shaw, Shrewsbury, Lillywhite, Brann, Read, Pougher, Lohmann, Ulyett, Pilling, Briggs, Newham etc. The cabinet card by Tuttle & Co of George Street, Sydney with gilt to all edges is in very good condition. Ex Arthur Shrewsbury by direct descent and previously sold as part of lot 149 of Christies sale of June 2015. An excellent image and a scarce cabinet card photograph with the added provenance
Estimate: £400/600
This tour was one of two tours made to Australia in 1887/88, the other was G.F. Vernon's tour. Both teams travelled on the Orient steamer Iberia on the 15th September, all the cricketers landing at Adelaide on the 25th October. Both tours were a success from the playing angle on the field, but there were inevitably disastrous financial consequences
Lot 675:
Lot 675
Harold Larwood. Nottinghamshire & England 1924-1938. Excellent 'Albert Wilkes' postcard photograph of Larwood taken in 1935, head and shoulders, wearing M.C.C. blazer. Nicely signed in blue ink 'Very best wishes Harold Larwood'. 'Albert Wilkes of West Bromwich' stamp to verso. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 676:
Lot 676
Sir Kingsmill James Key, Oxford University & Surrey 1892-1904. Excellent sepia photograph of the portly Key wearing Surrey cap standing at the wicket in batting pose. The photograph laid down to original photographers mount and signed in black ink by Key to lower border. Photograph by London News Agency Photos Ltd of Fleet Street. The photograph measures 6"x8" and overall 10"x12". Some staining to lower mount otherwise in good/very good condition. Excellent image
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 677:
Lot 677
Charles William Wright. Cambridge University, Nottinghamshire & England 1882-1899. Original sepia photograph of Wright standing in front of the pavilion at Lord's(?), three quarter length wearing cricket attire, leaning on a bat. The photograph by R.W. Thomas of Cheapside, London, is in the style of those reproduced in 'Famous Cricketers and Cricket Grounds' edited by C.W. Alcock. Laid to photographer's mount which has been tightly trimmed, overall 11"x9". Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 678:
Lot 678
Hugh Glendwr Palmer Owen. Essex 1894-1902. Excellent sepia studio posed cabinet card photograph of Owen, full length wearing cricket attire with hooped cap and striped tie, holding a cricket ball. The cabinet card by Jessop of New Road, Grays. Minor stain to lower left hand corner otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hugh Owen played in 133 matches for Essex between 1894-1902, scoring over 4500 runs with a best score of 134. He captained Essex between 1895 and 1902. He played football for Notts County
Lot 679:
Lot 679
Kent C.C.C. 1897. Original mono photograph of the Kent team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, blazers, caps and boaters. The photograph taken in front of the pavilion with spectators in the background, for the match v Middlesex played at Tonbridge, 24th-26th June 1897. Players featured include Marchant (Captain), Mason, Weigall, Hearne, Rashleigh, Huish etc. 11.75"x7.75". Photographer unknown. Some staining and creasing, tape repair to verso, otherwise in good condition. A nice image
Estimate: £120/160
Kent beat Middlesex by four wickets, Wright and Bradley each taking nine wickets for Kent in the match
Lot 680:
Lot 680
Kent C.C.C. 1899. Original mono photograph of twenty four players, possibly for Kent Club and Ground v Dover and District, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire in front of the pavilion. Notable Kent players include Marchant, Huish, Mason, also a youthful Colin Blythe and Edward Humphreys who both made their first class debuts for Kent in 1899. 11.5"x8". Photographer unknown. Light creasing, adhesive damage to verso, otherwise in good condition. A good image
Estimate: £120/160
Lot 681:
Lot 681
Kent C.C.C. Amateurs 1901. Excellent original mono photograph of seven Kent amateurs seated with George Marsham, all wearing suits. Players are Day, C.H.B. Marsham, Blaker, Dillon, Mason, MacKinnon, Marchant and Burnup. 11"x8.5". Photographer unknown. Light creasing, minor wear to lower edge, adhesive damage to verso, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 682:
Lot 682
Kent C.C.C. 1911. Excellent original mono photograph of the Kent team seated and standing in rows in front of a marquee, wearing caps and blazers. Players are Dillon (Captain), Fairservice, Humphreys, Woolley, Blythe, Fielder, Carr, Mason, Hutchings, Huish, Hardinge and Seymour. 11.25"x8". Photographer unknown. Vertical crease, minor adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 683:
Lot 683
'Kent County Cricket Team, Dover, 1912'. Original mono photograph of the Kent team seated and standing in rows in a country setting, wearing suits, hats and caps. Players are Hubble, Fairservice, Hearne, Blythe, Humphreys, Hardinge, Fielder, Jennings, Seymour, Carr, Day, Prest and Huish. The photograph by Charles Harris of Dover measures 5.5"x3.75", laid to photographer's mount, overall 10"x7.5". Printed titles and players' names to mount borders. Foxing and some loss to mount, the photograph in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 684:
Lot 684
Kent C.C.C. 1929. Excellent original sepia photograph of the Kent team seated and standing in rows, cricket attire and blazers. Players are Legge (Captain), Ames, Wright, Knott, Chapman, Marriott, Todd, Ashdown, Hardinge, Woolley, Freeman and Bryan. Photograph by Fisk-Moore of Canterbury. 11.5"x9.5". Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 685:
Lot 685
Douglas Ward Carr. Kent & England 1909-1914. Six small mono original photographs of Carr in various bowling poses. Various sizes, approx. 3"x3" and smaller. Adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 686:
Lot 686
William Howard Vincent Levett. Kent & England 1930-1947. Mono postcard size photograph of Levett in wicket keeping pose. Photograph by Albert Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich in very good condition. Also a sepia press photograph of Levett in wicket keeping action for Kent, 2.5"x6". Photographer unknown, adhesive damage to verso. Both photographs nicely signed in ink by Levett. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 687:
Lot 687
Kent signed photographs 1930s. Four sepia press photographs of Kent players in action. Players are Ames, Valentine, Davies and Watt. Each photograph is signed in ink by the featured player. Some irregular trimming and adhesive marks to verso of three photographs, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 688:
Lot 688 Lot 688
Kent C.C.C. 1930s. Four mono press photographs featuring Les Ames, Percy Chapman and Bill Ashdown, Chapman leading the team onto the field at Cardiff in 1934. Also a small candid photograph of cricket at Dover. Sold with a handwritten letter from Claude Lewis to 'John' (Arlott?) relating to Lewis' testimonial etc. Pin holes to the Ames photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
The following twenty one lots form a collection of original images from the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine
Lot 689:
Lot 689
Ian Botham. England v Australia, Headingley 1981. Three original large iconic mono press photographs, two of Ian Botham sitting in the dressing room at Headingley 1981 after his incredible innings against the odds of 149 no. Excellent images of Botham in England sweater, wearing pads and smoking a cigar, one seated next to Chris Old. The other image is of Botham being mobbed by fans as he runs of the ground after England's famous victory. Each approx 8"x10". From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. VG
Estimate: £70/100
In the famous third Test match at Headingley 1981, Ian Botham and Bob Willis's match, England followed on 227 runs behind and were soon 135-7 in their second innings. Botham and Dilley then put together a stand of 117. Botham finished up with 149 no and Dilley 56. Australia needed 130 to win. Australia at 56-2 seemed favourites to win the game, however Willis with 8-43 won the game for England by 18 runs
Lot 690:
Lot 690
Len Hutton. One hundredth hundred. Excellent iconic mono press photograph of Hutton wearing cricket attire being congratulated in the dressing room by his Yorkshire team mates, Brennan, Yardley and Watson having just completed his one hundredth first-class century. 10"x8". From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 691:
Lot 691
West Indies- iconic images. Excellent image titled 'Knockout Cricket' by Ken Kelly, winner of the Sports Picture of the Year, of Ron Headley batting for Worcestershire in 1974 having lost his grip of the bat as the ball flies past. Also an original iconic mono press image from a New Zealand photo agency of a frustrated Michael Holding kicking down the stumps in the first Test at Dunedin in 1980 having had an appeal for a catch at the wicket turned down. Approx 9"x7". From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 692:
Lot 692
England Tests - iconic images. Excellent original colour press photograph of the moment when Mike Gatting was bowled by 'That Ball' by Shane Warne, his first ball in an Ashes Test at Old Trafford in 1993. Gatting's expression is one of bewliderment, while Ian Healy, Australia's wicketkeeper leaps in celebration, the off bail captured in mid-air. Also a colour press photograph of Graham Gooch being served tea by a waiter during a break in net practice, and an excellent mono photograph by Patrick Eagar of Geoff Boycott playing a back foot drive when batting for Yorkshire. Approx 10"x8". Qty 3. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 693:
Lot 693
Pelham 'Plum' Francis Warner, Middlesex & England 1894-1929. Excellent sepia portrait photograph of Warner, head and shoulders, in batting attire and wearing a harlequin cap. The photograph by Mendoza Galleries of London. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. Slight creasing and small nick to top edge, otherwise an excellent image in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 694:
Lot 694
Sunil Gavaskar. India. Excellent selection of over fifty colour and mono press photographs of Gavaskar spanning the career of the Indian cricket legend. Photographs depict Gavaskar in batting action, practising in the nets, celebrating victories, at his wedding etc. The majority with printed or handwritten details to the front or reverse. A number of the photographs were originally supplied by India and Pakistan photo agencies. Other photographers include Ken Kelly, Alan Cozzi, John Knight etc. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 695:
Lot 695
Geoffrey Boycott. Yorkshire & England 1962-1986. Excellent selection of thirty four mono press photographs of Boycott, one of England's leading batsmen. Photographs depict Boycott in batting action, practising in the nets, fielding, commentating, etc. Some lighter moments have been captured including walking on the pitch holding a cricket ball and an umbrella as it rains, joking with the crowd, also some painful moments having been struck by the ball while batting. Also an iconic image of Boycott bowling in his cap. The majority with printed or handwritten details to the front or reverse. Photographers include Tony Edenden, Andrew Brockway, Derek Metson etc. Sold with a detailed hand drawn wagon wheel of Boycott's innings of 137 in the sixth Test v Australia, 1981. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 696:
Lot 696
Michael Holding. Excellent selection of twenty eight mono and colour press photographs of Holding spanning his career, known as 'Whispering Death' due to his quiet approach to the bowling crease. Photographs depict Holding in bowling action and head and shoulders images. The majority with printed or handwritten details to the front or reverse. Two photographs originally supplied by photo agencies in the Caribbean and Australia. Other photographers include Mark Leech, Tony Edenden, Chris Cole, Ken Kelly etc. 10"x8" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 697:
Lot 697
Allan Border. Australia. Excellent selection of over seventy mono and colour press photographs of Border, giving a vivid reminder of the career of one of Australia's greatest batsmen. Photographs depict Border in batting action, fielding, celebrating becoming Australia's highest run scorer, press interviews, head and shoulders images etc. The majority with printed or handwritten details to the front or reverse. A number of photographs originally supplied by photo agencies in Australia. Photographers include Ken Kelly, Phill Heywood, John Knight, Tony Edenden, Stewart Kendall, Alan Cozzi etc. 10"x8" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 698:
Lot 698
Ian Botham. Somerset, Worcestershire, Durham and England. Excellent selection of over sixty mono and colour press photographs of Botham, providing vivid and often poignant reminders of one of the world's greatest all round cricketers and charity fundraiser. Photographs depict Botham in batting, bowing and fielding action, 1981, bowling for Somerset in 1976, tour fancy dress parties, celebrating match successes, playing golf, fundraising ceremonies, playing football and training for Scunthorpe United etc. The majority with printed or handwritten details to the front or reverse. Photographers include Ken Kelly, Innes Marlow, Tommy Hindley, Jeff Jones, Les Williamson, Andrew Varley etc. 10"x8" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 699:
Lot 699
Sachin Tendulkar. India. Excellent selection of twelve mono press photographs of Tendulkar, perhaps India's greatest cricket legend. The majority of the photographs were taken early in Tendulkar's career including a good selection of him in batting action and practice on his first tour to England in 1990 age only seventeen. All photographs with printed details to the reverse. 10"x8" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 700:
Lot 700
Lord's Cricket Ground. Excellent selection of thirty two mono and colour press and library photographs showing Lord's ground, stands and the famous pavilion in various stages of development from the nineteenth century onwards. Photographs include a view of the R101 Airship flying over the ground in 1930, tunnelling at Lord's in 1896, a nice view of spectators on the field during the Oxford v Cambridge Varsity match of 1956, a view of a match in progress taken from the scoreboard with the grandstand in the background by Ken Kelly c1950s, the construction in progress of the Compton and Edrich stands 'behind schedule' in 1990, construction in progress of the media centre 1998, ground staff digging up a wicket in 1978 etc. The majority of photographs with printed details to the reverse. 10"x8" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. A fascinating collection of the famous old ground over the years. VG
Estimate: £60/80
Lot 701:
Lot 701
India 1970s-1980s. Good selection of twenty mono press postcard size photographs, the majority of individual photographs of Indian cricketers. The majority of photographs with printed or handwritten details to the reverse. Players featured include Kapil Dev, Madan Lal, Roger Binny, P.K. Krishnamurthy, Bharat Reddy, Gundappa Viswanath etc. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. Some photographs originally supplied by Indian photo agencies. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 702:
Lot 702
Pakistan 1970s-1980s. Good selection of seventeen mono press postcard size photographs of individual photographs of Pakistan cricketers and match action. The majority of photographs with printed or handwritten details to the reverse. Players featured include Salim Malik, Kamal Merchant, Wasim Bari, Asif Mohammad, Rashid Khan, Iqbal Sikander, Wasim Akram etc. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. Some of the photographs originally supplied by overseas photo agencies. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 703:
Lot 703
England 1970s/1980s. Excellent selection of over fifty mono press photographs of England action photographs in Tests and one day internationals, and promotional photographs. Home and away series featured include England v New Zealand 1973, v Pakistan 1974, v New Zealand 1975, v India 1975, v Australia 1977, v New Zealand 1978, v West Indies 1980, v Australia 1981 etc. The majority of photographs with printed or handwritten details to the reverse. Photographers include Bob Thomas, Reg Hayter, Mark Leech etc. 12"x10" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 704:
Lot 704
West Indies 1960s/1980s. Excellent selection of over thirty mono press photographs of West Indies, including action photographs in Tests, dinners, promotional photographs, crowd pitch invasions etc. Players featured include Bernard Julien, Garry Sobers, Clive Lloyd, Wayne Daniel, Desmond Haynes, Andy Roberts, Viv Richards, Alvin Kallicharran, Rohan Kanhai, Richie Richardson etc. The majority of photographs with printed or handwritten details to the reverse. Photographers include Bob Thomas, Tom Morris etc. 12"x10" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 705:
Lot 705 Lot 705
Former England cricketers. Good selection of thirty nine mono press postcard size photographs of England county and Test cricketers, head and shoulders, the majority after their playing career had ended. All photographs with printed details to the reverse. Players featured include Fred Titmus, Brian Luckhurst, Norman Gifford, John Edrich, Roy Swetman, Alec Bedser, Eric Bedser, Brian Close, Tom Graveney, Basil D'Oliveira, Mike Denness, Fred Trueman, Ray Illingworth, Tony Lewis, Godfrey Evans, Reg Simpson etc. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 706:
Lot 706
Pakistan 1960s/1980s. Excellent selection of forty six mono press photographs of Pakistan, including action photographs in Tests, presentations travel on tour etc. Players featured include Asif Iqbal, Majid Khan, Wasim Raja, Gaekwad, Zaheer Abbas, Qasim Omar etc including a good number on the 1973 tour to Australia. The majority of photographs with printed or handwritten details to the reverse. Some photographs originally supplied from Australian photo agencies. 9"x7" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 707:
Lot 707
Australia 1960s/1980s. Good selection of over fifty mono and colour press photographs of Australia, including action photographs in Tests, individual players, presentations etc. Series include Australia v West Indies 1960/61, v New Zealand 1973/74, Pakistan 1983/84 v West Indies 1984/85 etc. Players featured include Ian Chappell, Ray Bright, Kepler Wessels, Dennis Lillee, Ashley Mallett etc. The majority of photographs with printed or handwritten details to the reverse. The majority of photographs originally supplied from Australian and Pakistan photo agencies. 9"x7" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 708:
Lot 708 Lot 708
Australia cricketers 1960s-1970s. Good selection of twenty one mono press postcard size photographs of Australia cricketers, head and shoulders in cricket attire some in match action, some in later years. The majority of photographs with printed details to the reverse. Players featured include David Renneberg, Doug Walters, Graham McKenzie, Neil Harvey, Bob Cowper, Bob Massie, Jack Fingleton, Tom Vievers etc. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 709:
Lot 709
The Ashes 1950s-1980s. Good selection of forty five mono and sepia press action photographs of England v Australia Test series and tour matches, players warming up etc. Series include 1953, 1965/66, 1970/71, 1974/75, 1978/79 etc. The majority of photographs with printed details to the reverse and originally supplied by Australia photo agencies. 10"x8" and smaller. From the photographic library of The Cricketer Magazine. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 710:
Lot 710
Middlesex C.C.C. 1888. Mono photographic image of the Middlesex team taken at Clifton College, Bristol, standing and seated in rows wearing blazers and caps. Players featured are Burton, O'Brien, Bryant, Nepean, Robertson, De Paravinci, Ford, Webbe, Walker, Thesiger. Handwritten inscription in pencil to verso, 'This is the year that G. Burton got 16 wickets v Yorkshire at Bramall Lane. I saw it. We thought Yorkshire batting very rash... from ERW [Evelyn Rockley Wilson]. A shabby photo for your scrap book. I think it is a supplement to "Land & Water" 1888'. The image measures approx 12"x 9.25". Some creasing and small tape repairs to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
The match to which Rockley Wilson (Cambridge University, Yorkshire & England 1899-1923) is referring was Yorkshire v Middlesex played at Bramall Lane 6th-8th August 1888. Middlesex won by six wickets with George Burton taking eight wickets in both Yorkshire innings, ending with match figures of 16 wickets for 114 runs. Wilson would have been aged eight when he attended the match. Official County Championship placings were not introduced until 1890. In 1888 Middlesex played twelve County matches, winning four, losing seven and drawing one
Lot 711:
Lot 711
Middlesex C.C.C. 1892. Original sepia photograph of the Middlesex team, standing and seated in rows wearing blazers and caps in front of a pavilion. Players featured are Webbe (Captain), Lucas, Collins, O'Brien, Ford, Stoddart, Hearne, Henery, Phillips, Rawlin and MacGregor. Printed titles and players' names to mount borders. The photograph by J. Chaffin & Sons, Taunton measures approx 10.5"x 8.5", laid to photographer's mount, overall, 13.5"x11.5". Damage and wear to mount, fading to photograph, otherwise in fair condition
Estimate: £40/60
Middlesex finished fifth in the County Championship in 1892, playing sixteen matches, winning seven, losing six and drawing three
Lot 712:
Lot 712
Middlesex C.C.C. 1898. Original sepia photograph of the Middlesex team, standing and seated in rows wearing blazers and caps. Players featured are Stoddart (Captain), Webb, Warner, Trott, Nicholls, Hayman, Rawlin, O'Brien, Ford, Bray and Hearne. Printed titles and players' names to lower mount border. The photograph probably by Foster or Hawkins measures approx 11.5"x 10.5", laid to photographer's mount, overall, 13.5"x9.5". Trimming and small tape repair to mount, some fading to photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Middlesex finished second in the County Championship in 1898, their highest placing to date, playing eighteen matches, winning ten, losing three and drawing five
Lot 713:
Lot 713
Middlesex C.C.C. 1903. Original sepia photograph of the Middlesex team, standing and seated in rows wearing blazers and caps. Players featured are MacGregor (Captain), Rawlin, Hunt, Trott, E.A. Beldam, Hearne, Bosanquet, Warner, Wells, G.W. Beldam, Douglas and Moon. Printed players' names to lower mount border. The photograph by C. Hands of Balham measures approx 14.5"x 10.75", laid to photographer's mount and tightly trimmed, overall, 14.5"x11.5". G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Middlesex won the County Championship for the first time in 1903, playing sixteen matches, winning eight, losing one and drawing seven
Lot 714:
Lot 714
Francis Gilbertson Justice Ford. Middlesex, Cambridge University & England 1886-1899. Early original sepia cabinet card style photograph of Ford, head and shoulders wearing a shirt and tie. 3.5"x5.25". Adhesive damage to verso and creasing, otherwise in fair to good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Ford was one of three brothers to play for Middlesex
Lot 715:
Lot 715 Lot 715
Russell Donnithorne Walker. Oxford University & Middlesex 1861-1877. Original mono studio photograph of Walker in later years, seated wearing formal attire. The photograph by Alfred Ellis & Walery of Baker Street, London, measures 4.25"x5.5", laid to photographer's mount, overall 7"x9". Small retouching mark to top of photograph, minor ageing to mount, otherwise in good condition. Sold with an original mono photograph of Thomas Hearne (Middlesex 1859-1875) in later years, head and shoulders in bowler hat. The cameo photograph by R.W. Thomas, Cheapside. 3.75"x5". Handwritten date to verso, 17th May 1900'. Tape repair to top edge otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
Russell Walker was one of seven brothers, the 'Walkers of Southgate', who played for Middlesex. In later years he served on the committees of Middlesex and M.C.C. and served as President of Middlesex from 1906 until his death in 1922
Lot 716:
Lot 716
Laurie Fishlock and John Parker, Surrey 1949. Mono postcard size photograph of Fishlock and Parker walking out to bat for Surrey against Hampshire for the match played at the United Services Ground, Portsmouth, 17th-19th August 1949. Nicely signed in ink to the photograph by both players. VG
Estimate: £40/60
In Surrey's first innings of 403 all out, Fishlock scored 112 and Parker 137. Surrey declared their second innings setting Hampshire 248 runs to win, which they achieved to win by three wickets
Lot 717:
Lot 717
'Australian Test Team. First Test vs South Africa 1931'. Official mono photograph of the Australia team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and caps for the inaugural Test match to be played at Brisbane, v South Africa 27th November- 3rd December 1931. Nicely signed in ink to the mount borders by all twelve featured players. Signatures are Woodfull (Captain), Oldfield, McCabe, Bradman, Nitschke, Wall, Oxenham, Rigg, Ironmonger, Ponsford, Grimmett and Kippax. The photograph by F.W. Thiel of Brisbane measures 9.5"x7.75", laid to photographer's mount overall 13.5"x11.75". Formerly the property of C.L. Vincent of South Africa. Crude handwritten title to mount. Four small holes affecting the photograph edges and mount, light surface marks, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Australia beat South Africa by an innings and 163 runs. Bradman top scored in the match with 226 runs in Australia's only innings
Lot 718:
Lot 718
'Lord Mayor of Adelaide & South African Cricketers 28/10/31'. South Africa tour of Australia 1931/32. Official mono photograph taken during the tour at Adelaide with the Lord Mayor of Adelaide and the fifteen members of the South Africa touring party, seated and standing in rows in formal attire. Photograph is laid down to photographers mount with title written in white ink to lower border. Players include Cameron (Captain), Mitchell, Christy, Van Der Merwe etc. The photograph measures 7.5"x5.5", laid to photographer's mount overall 11.75"x9.75". Photographer unknown. Minor bumps to corners of mount otherwise a nice image in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Australia won the Test series 5-0. The fifth Test was the shortest in terms of playing time, with South Africa being bowled out for 36 and 45 to lose by an innings and 72 runs
Lot 719:
Lot 719
South Africa tour of Australia 1931/32. Official mono photograph taken at a Civic Reception at the City Hall, Brisbane, 19th November 1931 prior to the tour match v Queensland. The photograph features the South African touring party with a large gathering of City officials posing on the staircase wearing formal attire. The photograph measures 11.75"x9.75", laid to photographer's mount overall 12.5"x10.5". Photographer unknown. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 720:
Lot 720
South Africa tour of Australia 1931/32. Original sepia photograph of an aerial view of the Sydney Cricket Ground with the match in progress of New South Wales v South Africans 13th-17th November 1931. The photograph measures 12.25"x9.5", laid to photographer's mount overall 13.75"x11". Photographer unknown. Creasing to right edge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
In a high scoring draw Taylor scored 124 in South Africa's first innings, with Fingleton scoring 117 and Bradman 135 in New South Wales' second innings
Lot 721:
Lot 721 Lot 721
South Africa tour to England 1935. A selection of mono official and press photographs of ceremonies, luncheons, functions etc given to the South African touring party during the 1935 tour. Photographs include the British Sportsman's Club luncheon held at the Savoy Hotel, 17th April 1935. Printed titles to lower mount border. The photograph tightly trimmed to edges measures 15.75"x11" overall. M.C.C. officials H.G. Owen-Smith, P.F. Warner, A. Melville, A.J. Webbe, Viscount Cobham, S.J. Snooke, H.D.G. Leveson Gower, and England captain, Percy Chapman on board the Union Castle 'Windsor Castle' liner at Southampton for the South African's departure on 20th September 1935. Mounted overall 14.5"x10.75". An unmounted mono press photograph of H.F. Wade (Captain) and G.W. Klerk, South African Acting High Commissioner at a lunch given by the Union Castle Steamship Company on board the 'Windsor Castle' prior to departing for South Africa. 8"x6". A large official mono photograph of the South African touring party seated and standing in rows wearing blazers. Printed players' names to lower mount border. Tightly trimmed to top edge, overall 16"x11.75". A mono press photograph of the touring party seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Signed in ink to the photograph by Tomlinson, Nourse and Vincent. Two tears with tape repairs to verso affecting one signature. 11.5"x9.5" etc. Qty 7. Odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 722:
Lot 722 Lot 722
South Africa tour to England 1935. A good selection of mono press photographs of players and match action from Test matches at Trent Bridge, Lord's, Headingley, Old Trafford and The Oval, tour matches etc. 10"x8" and smaller. Qty 24. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 723:
Lot 723
South Africa tour to England 1935. Eleven mono press photographs of South African players taken on the tour, the majority signed in ink. Signatures include Mitchell, Vincent, Cameron, Rowan, Langton, Crisp, Nourse etc. Also Owen-Smith of Middlesex. Various sizes. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 724:
Lot 724
South Africa tour to England 1935. Original mono photograph of Ken Viljoen and Jock Cameron standing in front of the scoreboard at Ilkeston for the tour match v Derbyshire, 29th-31st May 1935. The scoreboard shows the total at 337 for 4, Viljoen having scored 144 and Cameron 132 in a partnership of 262 for the fifth wicket. Nicely signed in ink to the photograph by both players. Photograph by Seaman & Sons of Ilkeston. 7.5"x9.5". An excellent image. VG
Estimate: £60/90
The South Africans beat Derbyshire by 209 runs
Lot 725:
Lot 725
Eric Rowan and Ken Viljoen. South Africa. Mono press photograph of Rowan, three quarter length walking out to bat. The photograph laid to card measures 3"x4.75". Also a Wilkes photograph of Viljoen, head and shoulders wearing a suit. 3.25"x5.5". Both photographs nicely signed in ink the featured player. Sold with a mono press photograph of Viljoen walking out to bat, unsigned. 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 726:
Lot 726 Lot 726
New Zealand Test cricketers 1970s-2010s. Thirteen colour and mono copy photographs, each signed by the featured player. Signatures include G. Howarth, Hadlee, Redmond, Edwards, Gray, Franklin, Pringle etc. Approx 8"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 727:
Lot 727
Pakistan Test cricketers 1980s-2010s. Ten colour copy photographs, each signed by the featured player. Signatures include Wasim Jaffar (2), Misbah-ul-Haq, Mohammad Amir, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Hafeez etc. 8"x6" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 728:
Lot 728
South Africa Test cricketers 1990s-2010s. Twenty four colour copy photographs, each signed by the featured player. Signatures include Allan Donald, Eksteen, Morkel, Maharaj, Rabada, de Kock, Bavuma, etc. 8"x6" and larger. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 729:
Lot 729
England Test cricketers 1960s-2000s. Thirty six colour and mono press and copy photographs, each signed by the featured player, some signed in later years. Signatures include Ken Higgs, David Lloyd, Ed Smith, Angus Frazer, Robert Croft, Dennis Amiss, Alec Stewart, John Lever, Ray Illingworth, Brian Bolus, Phil De Freitas etc. 8"x6" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 730:
Lot 730
India Test cricketers 1950s-1980s. Ten colour and mono copy photographs, each signed by the featured player. Signatures include Venkataraghavan, Madan Lal, Engineer, Wadekar, Prasanna, Bandari etc. 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 731:
Lot 731
Australia Test cricketers 1970s-2010s. Eighteen colour and mono copy photographs, each signed by the featured player. Signatures include Gilchrist, Langer, Moody, Boon, Voges, B. Hogg, S. Marsh, Handscomb, Finch etc. 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 732:
Lot 732
W.G. Grace. W. Strutt-Cavell's XI v XVIII of Twickenham' 1900. Original sepia photograph of twelve players, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, caps, blazers etc. for the charity match played in aid of St. John's Hospital, Twickenham at Twickenham Green, 17th September 1900. The photograph features Grace, seated to the centre, who captained the Strutt-Cavell team, also Gilbert Jessop (Gloucestershire), Tom Richardson (Surrey), Bernard Bosanquet (Middlesex) and W.G. Grace Junior. The photograph measures 11.75"x9.5", laid to official photographer's mount with printed titles to borders. Framed and glazed, overall 18.5"x14.5". Slight fading to the photograph, some damage to the mount, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
In a high scoring match, W. Strutt-Cavell's XI scored 332 to Twickenham's 209 to win by 123 runs
Lot 733:
Lot 733
Blackheath Cricket Club 1910. Official mono photograph of the Blackheath C.C. team, seated and standing in rows in front of the pavilion, wearing an assortment of blazers. Notable Kent players featured include R.N.R. Blaker and J.R. Mason, also J. Shuter (Surrey) and H.S. Bompass (Cambridge University & London County). The photograph by Wayland of Blackheath measures approx. 11.5"x9.5", laid to official photographer's mount with printed title and players' names to borders, overall 18"x14". Some silvering to photograph and foxing to mount, otherwise in good condition. Nice image
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 734:
Lot 734
Blackheath Cricket Club 1920. Official mono photograph of the Blackheath C.C. team, seated and standing in rows in front of the pavilion, wearing an assortment of blazers. Notable Kent players featured include R.N.R. Blaker, J.R. Mason, A.P. Day and B.S. Cumberlege. The photograph by Wayland of Blackheath measures approx. 11.25"x9.5", laid to official photographer's mount with printed title and players' names to borders, overall 18"x14". Some silvering to photograph, foxing and slight wear to mount, otherwise in good condition. Nice image
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 735:
Lot 735
'M. Christopherson's XI v. West Kent Wanderers' XV' 1921. Official black and white photograph of the players and umpires, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and blazers. The match was played at Rectory Field, Blackheath, 9th June 1921, 'in aid of Blackheath and Charlton Hospital'. Players featured include some notable County players of the period, including F.D. Browne, W.M. Bradley, A.P. Day, S. Christopherson (Kent), R.B. Airey (Hampshire) and F. Mitchell (Yorkshire). Printed title to top border and players named to lower border of mount. The photograph by Alhambra Studios, London, measures 11.5"x9.5" and is laid down to official photographers mount, overall 20"x15.5". Minor ageing to mount, otherwise in very good condition. Excellent image
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 736:
Lot 736
'Malcolm Christopherson's XII v. West Kent Wanderers' XVI' 1924. Official black and white photograph of the players and umpires, seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and blazers. The match was played at Rectory Field, Blackheath, 19th June 1924, 'in aid of the Blackheath and Charlton Hospital'. Players featured include some notable County players of the period, W.M. Bradley, A.P. Day and F.D. Browne (Kent), D.H. Butcher (Surrey), L.S. Powys-Maurice (Northamptonshire) and F.H. Gillingham (Essex). Printed title to top border and players named to lower border of mount. The photograph by Wayland of Blackheath, measures 11.25"x9" and is laid down to official photographers mount, overall 18"x14". Minor ageing, otherwise in good condition. A nice image
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 737:
Lot 737
Early tour photographs. Three copy photographs of W.G. Grace's team to Australia 1873/74, and two of the Aboriginal Team's last match before leaving for England, v an Army and Navy tea at the Albert Ground in 1868. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 738:
Lot 738
'M.C.C. Australian Tour 1928-29'. Large official mono photograph of the M.C.C. touring team to Australia, seated and standing in rows, wearing tour blazers. The photograph laid down to photographers mount with title to top border. Signed to lower border in black ink by seventeen members of the touring party. Signatures are Percy Chapman (Captain), Toone (Manager) White, Jardine, Hobbs, Ames, Leyland, Larwood, Duckworth, Mead, Tate, Freeman, Hammond, Geary, Hendren, Sutcliffe, Tyldesley and White. Lacking the signature of Staples who is featured in the photograph having been taken ill on arrival in Australia and was sent home early in the tour. The photograph measures 14.75"x11.75", laid to photographer's mount, overall 24"x18.75". Minor surface marks to image and signatures showing some signs of fading, although all legible otherwise. Some wear and staining to mount, otherwise in good condition. A good image
Estimate: £150/250
England won the series by four Tests to one
Lot 739:
Lot 739
Elias Henry 'Patsy' Hendren. Middlesex & England, 1907-1937. M.C.C. tour of Australia 1928/29. Original oval cameo studio photograph of Patsy Hendren, head and shoulders in suit and tie taken on the M.C.C. tour whilst in Adelaide. The photograph laid down to photographers mount and inscribed in ink to Hart from 'E. Patsy Hendren'. Photograph by Crown Studios, Adelaide. The photograph measures 3.5"x5.25" and overall with studio mount 6"x8". Minor wear to mount and slight fading to image otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 740:
Lot 740
England v India 1946. Excellent original official mono photograph of the England team standing and seated in rows wearing cricket attire for the third Test, The Oval 17th-20th August 1946. Players are Hammond (Captain), Hutton, Washbrook, Fishlock, Compton, Hammond, Edrich, Langridge, Smith, Evans, Bedser and Gover. The photograph laid down to photographers mount measures 11.25"x9.5". Framed and glazed, overall 17"x15.5". Minor creasing, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
The third and final Test of the series was drawn with no play possible on the final day. England won the series 1-0
Lot 741:
Lot 741
Frank Stanley Jackson. Cambridge University, Yorkshire & England 1890-1907. Excellent original mono press photograph of Jackson in later years, head and shoulders wearing a suit and tie. 8"x6". Odd minor surface marks, otherwise in very good condition.
Estimate: £30/50
Jackson served as a Member of Parliament and later served as Governor of Bengal where he narrowly escaped an assassination attempt
Lot 742:
Lot 742
Herbert Sutcliffe and Bob Wyatt 1935. Original mono press photograph of Sutcliffe and Wyatt walking out to bat at Trent Bridge for England v South Africa, 15th-18th June 1935. Signed in ink to the photograph by Sutcliffe and Wyatt. 8"x6". Fading to the Wyatt signature, the photograph in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
The rain affected first Test was drawn. Wyatt top scored for England in their only innings scoring 149 runs
Lot 743:
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Australia tour to England 1956. 'Visit of the Australian Touring Team to British Timken Limited, Duston, Northampton, England, June 13th 1956'. Red album comprising eighteen mono photographs of players and officials at dinners, giving speeches, signing for autographs etc. Players featured include Lyndsay Hassett, Neil Harvey, Keith Miller etc. Three Northamptonshire players are also represented, Freddie Brown, Jock Livingston and Frank Tyson. Each photograph measures approx. 8"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 744:
Lot 744
M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1938/39. Original sepia press photograph of the Western Province Country XI walking on to the field for the first match of the M.C.C. tour played at Cape Town, 8th-9th November 1938. 10"x8" in good condition. M.C.C. won the match by an innings and 342 runs, Eddie Paynter scoring 193 and Walter Hammond 106. Sold with an excellent official mono photograph of the 'Natal Cricket Team, Joint Winners, Currie Cup, 1937-38'. Printed titles and players names to mount borders. Notable players include W. Wade, Dalton, Harvey (Captain), Nourse etc. The photograph measures 10"x8", overall 13.25"x11.25". G/VG. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 745:
Lot 745
M.C.C. tour to Australia and New Zealand 1935/36. Original mono press photograph of members of the M.C.C. touring party on a sightseeing trip watching Maori children bathing in a pool at Rotorua, shortly after the last match of the tour. The photograph, dated 6th April 1936, measure 10"x8". A good image. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 746:
Lot 746
South Africa. A selection of photographs and one letter relating to South Africa cricket. Photographs include a mono press photograph of H.F. Wade, captain of the 1935 South Africa touring party shaking hands with R.J. Williams when departing from Southampton on the R.M.S. Windsor Castle at the end of the 1935 tour. Williams remained in London. 8"x10". Other press photographs include Dudley Nourse in batting action, Ken 'Bally' Balaskas holding a cricket ball, with a handwritten letter from Balaskas writing about the recent death of his wife, signed 'Bally' etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 747:
Lot 747
Jack Ryder and Tim Wall. Australia. Two good mono press photographs, one of Ryder, the other of Wall, both head and shoulders in cricket attire. The Ryder photograph date stamped to verso 1st April 1925, the Wall photograph hand dated to verso '1930'. Both photographs approx. 4.5"x6.5". Sold with a small mono photograph of Ross Gregory. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 748:
Lot 748
Nawab of Pataudi. Oxford University, Patiala, Worcestershire, England & India (1928-1946). Original mono press photograph of Pataudi in classic batting pose. 4"x6". Adhesive marks to verso otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 749:
Lot 749
Cyril Frederick Walters. Glamorgan, Worcestershire & England 1923-1935. Original sepia postcard size photograph of Walters, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Publisher unknown. Nicely signed in ink to photograph by Walters. A nice image. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 750:
Lot 750
Cyril Frederick Walters. Glamorgan, Worcestershire & England 1923-1935. Original sepia postcard size photograph of Walters, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Albert Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. Date stamped to verso 1935. Nicely signed in ink to photograph by Walters. A nice image. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 751:
Lot 751
Worcestershire C.C.C. 1920s. Six mono press photographs of Worcestershire players. Photographs are of S.H. Martin (signed by Martin), H. Gibbons, C. Tarbox, C. Ponsonby, F. Root, all head and shoulders, and L. Wright walking out to bat. Also a mono postcard size photograph of B.W. Quaife by A. Wilkes & Son, dated 1937. A candid photograph of F. Root seated with Maurice Leyland, the photograph signed by Root, the signature faded but legible. Also two small candid photographs of the Worcestershire ground in 1927, one with a corner trimmed. Qty 10. Various sizes, 5"x6" and smaller. G
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 752:
Lot 752
Sir Julian Cahn's XI team photographs c1930s. Two original mono photographs of teams and officials, both featuring Julian Cahn's XI and opposition seated and standing in rows wearing blazers and cricket attire in front of the pavilion. Matches and photographers unknown. 11.5"x9" and 13.5"x10". Some wear and faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 753:
Lot 753
'England Tour of West Indies 1990'. Official colour photograph of the England squad, sitting and standing in rows, wearing touring blazers with inset of Chris Lewis. The photograph mounted and signed in pencil to borders by all twenty two members of the touring party. Signatures include Gooch, Lamb, De Freitas, Hemmings, Larkins, Russell, Fraser, Stewart, Hussain etc. Mount stamped 'Brooks - La Touche Photography'. Framed and glazed overall approx 17"x16". G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 754:
Lot 754
Yorkshire C.C.C. c1996. Official colour photograph of the Yorkshire players and officials seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, fully signed in ink to the mount. Twenty five signatures including Byas (Captain), Moxon, Hoggard, Gough, Padgett, Sidebottom, Ward, White etc. Framed and glazed overall 19"x15". VG
Estimate: £30/40

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