The Cricket Collection Of Michael Smith, Cricket Lover Of Kent. Part Six

Lot 194:
Lot 194
West Indies, India and Pakistan Test team postcards 1933-1954. Six mono real photograph postcards of Test teams. Teams are West Indies 1933, 1939, 1950, All-India 1932, 1936, and Pakistan 1954. Publishers include Bridge House, Hills & Lacy, Jarrold's etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 195:
Lot 195
Hampshire C.C.C. 1919. Mono real photograph postcard of the Hampshire team, taken at Bournemouth for the match Hampshire v Kent, 11th-12th August 1919. Bailey of Bournemouth. No.1. A rarer postcard. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Kent beat Hampshire by an innings and 39 runs
Lot 196:
Lot 196
South Africa tour to England 1912. Mono real photograph postcard of the South Africa team standing on the pitch with the Mayor of Bournemouth, taken during the Bournemouth Cricket Week for the match Hampshire v South Africa, 2nd-4th September 1912. Bournemouth View Co. A rarer postcard. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
The match was drawn, A.W. Nourse scoring 213no in South Africa's second innings
Lot 197:
Lot 197
Yorkshire C.C.C 1913. Mono real photograph postcard of the Yorkshire team standing on the pitch, taken during the Bournemouth Cricket Week for the match Hampshire v Yorkshire, 25th-27th August 1913. Bournemouth View Co. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £95
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Lot 198
Kent C.C.C. 1904. Sepia real photograph postcard of the Kent team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. The photograph taken during Tunbridge Wells cricket week 1904. Photographer unknown. Minor faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Sold with a real photograph postcard of the 1903 Kent team. Rotary Photo series no. 3818. Wear and creasing, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
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Lot 199
Yorkshire advertising postcards. Two early rarer postcards of 'Tunnicliffe and Brown. Y.C.C.'. Mono printed postcard of the two players standing in front of the scoreboard having put on 378 for the first wicket for Yorkshire v Sussex at Bramall Lane in Sheffield 1897. Brown not out 217 and Tunnicliffe 147, Brown went on to make 311. Pictorial Post Card series (W. Boyes & Co Ltd, The Remnant Warehouse). A Printed postcard with cameos of G.F. Hirst and W. Rhodes. Published by Tyldesley & Holbrook Practical Sports Outfitters. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
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Lot 200
John Henry 'Jack' Parsons. Warwickshire 1910-1936. An excellent rarer sepia real photograph postcard of Parsons, three quarter length wearing cricket attire and Warwickshire cap. Adco Series no. 3150. Minor surface marks, otherwise a nice image in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £80
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Lot 201
West Midlands and Southern counties Sporting Handbooks Ltd postcards. Eighteen mono real photograph plainback postcards of players, head and shoulders, with name and county printed to lower border. Players are B.J. Meyer, D.M. Young (Gloucestershire), H. Horton, R.E. Marshall, E.D.R. Eagar, A.C.D. Ingleby-Mackenzie (Hampshire), C.L. McCool, H.W. Stephenson (Somerset), W. Wooller (Glamorgan), D.W. Richardson, M.J. Horton, J. Flavell, K.J. Aldridge. L. Outschoorn, D. Kenyon (Worcestershire), A. Townsend, H.E. Dollery M.J.K. Smith (Warwickshire). VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £120
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Lot 202
South East counties Sporting Handbooks Ltd postcards. Twenty four mono real photograph plainback postcards of players, head and shoulders, with name and county printed to lower border. Players are Nawab of Pataudi, E.R. Dexter (2), G.H.G. Doggart, A.S.M. Oakman, J. Langridge (Sussex), B.R. Knight, T.E. Bailey. B. Taylor, D.J. Insole (Essex), M.C. Cowdrey, P.E. Richardson (Kent), P.B.H. May, A.V. Bedser, A.R. Gover, P.J. Loader, G.A.R. Lock (Surrey), E. Hendren, J.T. Murray, J.J. Warr (2), A.E. Moss, P.H. Parfitt, D. Bennett (Middlesex). VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £90
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Lot 203
Northern and Midlands counties Sporting Handbooks Ltd postcards. Eighteen mono real photograph plainback postcards of players, head and shoulders, with name and county printed to lower border. Players are R. Illingworth, F.S. Trueman, J.V. Wilson, J.R. Burnet (Yorkshire), C. Washbrook, M.J. Hilton, K. Grieves, R.W. Barber (Lancashire), R. Berry, D.B. Carr (Derbyshire), M. Hall, C.J. Poole, R.T. Simpson (Nottinghamshire), E.F. Phillips, W. Watson (Leicestershire), J. Watts, G.E. Tribe, R. Subba Row (Northamptonshire). VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
Lot 204:
Lot 204
Australian test cricketers. 1905-1964 Ashes series. Thirty two mono and colour postcards of Australian cricketers covering tours to England from 1905 to 1964. Players include Noble, Trumper, Armstrong, Cotter, Bardsley, Oldfield, Richardson, Bradman, Hassett, Miller, Lawry etc. Publishers include T. Bolland, Davidson Bros, Thiele, Millar & Lang, Playfair Books, A. Wilkes & Son etc. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £220
Lot 205:
Lot 205
Cricketers postcards c1900-1980s. A large postcard album comprising two hundred and twenty mono and colour postcards of cricketers. Good Yorkshire, Surrey and Kent interest. One card signed in ink by F.W. Tate (Sussex & England). Series/ photographers include Wrench, Hawkins, Valentine's, Star, Mockford, F.C. DickJ.B. Siddall, Raphael Tuck & Sons, Rotophot etc. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £800
Lot 206:
Lot 206
Nottinghamshire C.C.C. 1932. Sepia real photograph postcard of the Nottinghamshire team seated and standing in rows, wearing cricket attire, caps and blazers. C.H. Richards series. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 207:
Lot 207
Nottinghamshire C.C.C. 1934. Sepia real photograph postcard of the Nottinghamshire team seated and standing in rows, wearing cricket attire and blazers. C.H. Richards series. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 208:
Lot 208
Nottinghamshire C.C.C. 1938. Mono real photograph postcard of the Nottinghamshire team seated and standing in rows, wearing cricket attire and blazers. C.H. Richards series. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 209:
Lot 209
Nottinghamshire C.C.C. 1947. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of the Nottinghamshire team seated and standing in rows, wearing cricket attire. Albert Wilkes, West Bromwich. Players' names printed to lower border. G
Estimate: £18/25
Hammer price: £25
Lot 210:
Lot 210
Nottinghamshire C.C.C. 1953. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of the Nottinghamshire team seated and standing in rows, wearing cricket attire. Publisher unknown. Players' names handwritten in ink to lower border. G
Estimate: £18/25
Hammer price: £28
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New Zealand tour to England 1969. Twenty one excellent mono real photograph plain back postcards/photographs of members of the New Zealand touring party and management. Players are depicted head and shoulders, and batting, bowling and wicket keeping poses. Players featured are Mark Burgess, Richard Collinge, Bevan Congdon, Bob Cunis, Graham Dowling, Barry Milburn, Dick Motz, Vic Pollard, Bruce Taylor, Ken Wadsworth, Bryan Yuile and the tour manager, Gordon Burgess. Odd duplication of the player, but all different images. Photographs by Morley L. Pecker, Hampstead, London. Each measures 3.5"x5.5". One small crease to corner of one card, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £160
Lot 212:
Lot 212
'Victoria Cricket Association 100 years 1895-1995. Set of one hundred mono collectors cards featuring Victoria cricketers. The cards were produced by Futera in 1996 and are limited to 1000 sets. VG
Estimate: £8/12
Hammer price: £10
Lot 213:
Lot 213
Hugh Trumble. 'An Ideal Cricket Eleven Series'. Stamina Trousers trade issue ink blotter. No. 6. Hugh Trumble. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 214:
Lot 214
TCCB Classic Cricket Cards, International Cricketers. Full run of cards from number 101 to 228 inclusive, plus a further twenty eight miscellaneous numbers from the same series. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £12
Lot 215:
Lot 215
Comic cricket postcards. An interesting and varied selection of over sixty humorous Victorian, Edwardian and 1920s-1940s postcards. Artists include Kinsella, Shepherd, Tom B., Piper etc. Series include Union, Davidson Bros, Kismet, Selwell, Alfred Stiebel, Raphael Tuck, Wrench, J. Salmon, Valentine etc. Good condition. Sold with a set of eight 'Supplements to Topical Times' featuring prominent cricketers of the 1940/50's. Players featured are D. Compton, W. Copson, H. Gimblett, L. Hutton, A. Melville, L. Todd, C. Washbrook and N. McCorkell. Odd nicks and wear otherwise in good condition. Plus a selection of framed prints. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £75
Lot 216:
Lot 216
M.C.C. '114th Anniversary Dinner' 1901. Excellent official menu for the M.C.C. Dinner held at Lord's on the 4th May 1901. The four page card menu with decorative front cover showing the M.C.C. emblem to centre and titles in red. Menu, wines and Toast list to centre pages, programme of music to rear page. 'D.M. Sherwill, Manager' to lower border. Small tear to fold, otherwise in good condition. A rare and early menu
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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'The 150th Anniversary of the Marylebone Cricket Club 1937'. An official menu and invitation card for the Dinner held at the Savoy Hotel, 15th July 1937. The menu with ribbon tie, centre pages with an engraving of a 'Grand Cricket Match', Lord's 1793, menu and toast list. Minor ageing, otherwise in good condition. Sold with an official menu for a lunch given by the Madras Cricket Club for the 'Presidency Cricket Match', 13th January 1937. Adhesive damage to front cover. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
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Robert Arthur Thoms 1826-1903. First-class umpire. Original scrapbook comprising cuttings and photographs collected by Thoms during his career covering the period from c1875. Many of the cuttings either relate to or are articles written by Thoms, scores from matches in which Thoms officiated, obituaries of well-known players, and comprehensive coverage of matches played by Incogniti C.C. The scrapbook contains an original bookplate photograph of William Lambert laid down to page with a neat handwritten inscription in ink above, presumably in Thoms' own hand describing Lambert's all-round cricket skills, and two original photographs of Incogniti teams c1900. Also contains a loosely inserted single page speech handwritten by Thoms in ink, giving 'my heartfelt thanks for the many kindnesses I have received' and 'that the dear old club in this century as it has in the past, I still further hope that "Health, Happiness and Prosperity" may attend all "Incogs" of the present and the future'. Signed 'R.T.', presumably written shortly before his death in 1903. Other cuttings include an article by Thoms for 'Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game', 13th September 1900 with a handwritten comment by Thoms, 'The last season - and the last match also - in which I umpired for "Incogniti" club, which was played at Eastbourne. The "Photo" of the team - is in this scrap-book - the said match closing the season of 1900. R.T.'. A small cutting reporting on the loss of Thoms' wife includes a handwritten comment to the side by Thoms, 'She passed away on March 23rd 1898'. Thoms also comments on umpiring Surrey v Nottinghamshire played at The Oval in 1880 in which Surrey were bowled out for 16 runs in their first innings, 'A.P. Lucas & John Shuter in batting for 30 overs - for no runs except a bye - against Alf Shaw & Fred Morley'. Previously sold at Christies Auctioneers, October 1987, as part of lot 383. An excellent first hand recollection. Front cover detached, loss to spine, contents in generally good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £180
Robert Arthur 'Bob' Thoms (1826-1903) was a first-class cricket umpire who stood in two Test Matches, the first two played in England, in 1880 and 1882. His long umpiring career in first-class matches lasted from 1863 to 1900. When he died, The Times said that he was "the most famous umpire the game has known". He played in three first-class matches in the period 1850-1851: one for an Under 36 XI, one for Marylebone Cricket Club and Metropolitan Clubs and one for the All England Eleven. His umpiring partner in many of the more prominent matches was R.P. Carpenter
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Arthur Owen Jones. Cambridge University, Nottinghamshire, London County & England 1892-1914. Two scrapbook albums comprising press cuttings and photographs collected by Jones during his cricket career for Nottinghamshire and England, and as a rugby player for Leicester. The albums contain ten original photographs including an official sepia photograph of all fourteen members of the England touring party to Australia in 1901/02. The players seated and standing in rows in front of a Test ground pavilion, wearing suits and boaters, include Jones, Braund, Barnes, Blythe, Lilley, Tyldesley, Maclaren, Jessop, Quaife etc. The photograph measures 7.5"x5.25", laid to photographer's mount overall 9"x7". Adhesive damage to the mount, the photograph in very good condition. Also four original mono candid photographs of Jones on an excursion during Maclaren's tour to Australia 1901/02. Others include a photograph of the match in progress, Nottinghamshire v Middlesex at Trent Bridge in 1899, an original mono studio cameo photograph of Jones, head and shoulders, a sepia photograph of Jones in batting pose with handwritten caption in ink below, presumably in Jones' own hand, 'As we played it in the days...', a mono photograph of a house assumed to be Jones' family home, and a small candid photograph of a rugby match in progress. Also slipped in are two rare copies of 'The World of Cricket' magazine edited by A.C. Maclaren, Vol. 1 numbers 5 and 11. Published in 1914 as the successor to 'Cricket: a weekly record of the game', only twenty three issues were published before being curtailed by the war. The scrapbooks are in very fragile condition with spines, covers and pages detached, with browning and loss to pages edges. Viewing essential
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £560
Arthur Jones played twelve Test matches for England and scored over 1000 runs in a season nine times for Nottinghamshire including 2000 runs in the 1901 season. His highest score of 296 achieved in 1903 has since only been surpassed once by a Nottinghamshire player, Walter Keeton, who scored 312no in 1939. Jones captained the County from 1900 to 1914, the year of his death aged only 42. Jones also captained and played rugby for Leicester and later became a well known referee
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Arthur James Daniell. Dorset & M.C.C. 1894-1905. A large album comprising fixture cards, press cuttings, scorecards, a letter etc compiled by Daniell in the period 1889-1908. Fixture cards include Blandford C.C. 1884, 1886, 1889, 1892. Dorset 1892. Caius College, Cambridge fixture cards for Cricket, Association Football and Rugby Football 1889-1892. Other contents include a weekly ticket for Eastbourne Cricket Club, Saffrons, 1890, Blue Mantles C.C. member's ticket. Also a handwritten letter from F.E. Lacey, Secretary of M.C.C., on M.C.C. letterhead dated 14th April 1908 to Daniell inviting him to play in a number of fixtures for M.C.C. in the 1908 season etc. Official scorecards for M.C.C. & Ground matches played at Lord's include v Dorset 1908, v Buckinghamshire 1905, v Cambridgeshire 1905 etc. Some wear to the album, front cover detached, spine tatty, the contents generally in good condition. An interesting record of Daniell's early sporting life
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
In a printed report of the 1891 Caius College cricket season, Daniell is described as 'An excellent left-hand bowler with good break either way. Has been the mainstay of the attack. A poor bat and field' although in subsequent seasons apparently his batting improved
Lot 221:
Lot 221
Northern cricket club fixture cards 1890s-1950s. Selection of club fixture cards including Wickersley C.C. 1899, 1900, 1903-1905, 1907. Keighley C.C. 1919, 1921, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930. Bradford C.C. 1957-1959. Calverley St Wilfrid's C.C. 1896, Alkborough C.C. 1905, 1906. Farsley C.C. 1903 etc. Odd duplication. Qty 29. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 222:
Lot 222
South East cricket club fixture cards 1880s-1960s. Selection of club fixture cards including Enfield C.C. 1923, 1924, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1931, 1935, 1936. Holy Trinity (Lee) C.C. 1921, 1923, 1924, 1927, 1929, 1930. Broomwood Wesleyan C.C. 1908, 1909. Richmond Rovers C.C. 1884. Croydon C.C. 1911 etc. Odd duplication, some annotations. Qty 33. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 223:
Lot 223
Southern cricket club fixture cards 1880s-1960s. Selection of club fixture cards including Winchester College 1918, 1920. Oriel C.C. 1926-1929. Magdalene College School C.C. 1926. Brooke Hall C.C. 1929. Stow-on-the-Wold C.C. 1926. Old Parkstonians C.C. 1932, 1936. St Paul's Cathedral Staff C.C. 1912. Kenholme C.C. 1925, 1927. Battersea C.C. 1903, 1906, 1908. Imperial Cricket and Lawn-Tennis Club 1886. The E.S.A. C.C. 1884. Beckenham C.C. 1958, 1959 etc. Qty 33. Wear and ageing to some cards, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 224:
Lot 224
All India tour of England 1936. 'Whitbread & Co.' fixture card for 1936 listing the fixtures of the All India tourists, Gloucestershire and Somerset teams. Handwritten annotations in ink and pencil to the county matches. Minor wear otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £28
Lot 225:
Lot 225
Australia tour of England 1938. 'Oakhill Brewery Co.' fixture card for 1938 listing the fixtures of the Australian tourists, Gloucestershire and Somerset teams. Sold with a Player's Navy Cut fixture card for 1930 listing all county fixtures and the Australian tourists. Some wear , splitting to spine of the Player's card, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
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'Hastings & St. Leonards Central Cricket & Recreation Ground Fixture List, 1935'. Large hanging cricket fixture card for the 1935 season. 21"x12.5". Light crease, age toning and some fading to the top half, small loss to lower right corner, odd nicks, otherwise in good condition. Sold with an original leaflet published by British Railways advertising cheap day return tickets to Yorkshire County Cricket and Scarborough Festival matches, 1959 season. 12.5"x10". Light vertical crease, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 227:
Lot 227
Sir Julien Cahn's XI 1937. Octagonal six page fixture list for the 1937 season bound in leather in Cahn's black, grey and pink colours, gilt title to front. Minor soiling to covers, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
The 1937 fixtures included a match against the New Zealand touring party, 11th-12th August played at West Park, West Bridgford. The New Zealanders won by nine wickets
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William Howard Vernon 'Hopper' Levett. Kent & England 1930-1947. Two box files comprising a collection of Levett's personal effects including items relating to the 1933/34 tour to India captained by Douglas Jardine. Items include an official M.C.C. Christmas card, two copies of a mono real photograph postcard of Levett wearing his M.C.C. tour blazer, the photograph by Flemons of Tonbridge, and an official tour itinerary booklet including a mono photograph of the touring party on board the 'S.S. Mooltan'. Also a further selection of official M.C.C. tour Christmas cards sent to Levett for South Africa 1948-49 signed 'Dougal' (Doug Wright?), Australia 1962/63 signed Colin (Cowdrey), Australia and New Zealand 1970/71 signed by the four Kent players on the tour Colin Cowdrey, Brian Luckhurst, Derek Underwood and Alan Knott, also by David Clark the tour manager. A souvenir match card for Maidstone Cricket Week 1973 during which Colin Cowdrey scored his 99th and 100th first-class centuries, with a personal message to Levett and his wife, signed 'Colin'. Two original press photographs including a panoramic view of Eden Gardens, Calcutta 1934, and action from the Gentlemen v Players match, Lord's 1931. Also dinner menus, a selection of press cuttings, letters to Levett and his wife, a leather covered hip flask inscribed with Levett's initials 'W.H.V.L.' a catalogue for the sale of Levett's effects by Mervyn Carey, Tenterden, 14th May 1997 etc. Some wear and ageing to Christmas cards, photographs etc, otherwise overall in good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £390
Lot 229:
Lot 229
Robert 'Bobby' Abel. Surrey & England 1881-1904. An illuminated address 'Presented to Robert Abel together with a gold watch'. The citation reads 'as a mark of esteem and respect by a few Friends of Rotherhithe and Bermondsey on his return from Australia'. Below are listed the names of the Chairman, Treasure, Hon. Secretaries and Committee Members, dated 3rd May 1888. The highly decorative border with initials 'R.A' to top corners and crossed bats, wickets and ball to the lower border. The address framed in an original gilt frame. Previously sold by Christies as lot 257, June 1989. Wear and staining to the illumination, loss to the gilt frame. Sold with a large certificate for the 'Sloper Award of Merit' awarded to Abel on 1st July 1899 'because he broke all records'. The certificate features colour cartoons to the top and right side of the popular Victorian cartoon character, Ally Sloper, and a wax seal. Mounted in the original mount in fragile condition with wear and loss. Qty 2
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
Abel played in all but one of the matches on G.F. Vernon's tour to Australia in 1887/88 and made his highest score of the tour, 95, in the first match. The timing of the Sloper Award in 1899 coincides with Abel's then record Championship score of 347no playing for Surrey v Somerset at The Oval, 29th-31st May 1899. Surrey, who scored 811 in their only innings, won the match by an innings and 379 runs.

Ally Sloper, was one of the first comic strip characters, created for the magazine 'Judy' in 1867, a rival to the magazine 'Punch'
Lot 230:
Lot 230
Don Bradman 1930. Rare and original 78 rpm vinyl 'Columbia Gramaphone Co' record with recording by Bradman entitled 'How It's Done- A Friendly Chat by Don Bradman of the Australian Cricket XI. 1930' and two piano solos 'Old Fashioned Locket' and 'Old Bungalow of Dreams' both by Don Bradman. In card sleeve. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 231:
Lot 231
'Colin Cowdrey and Geoff Pullar'. Original 1960's free standing card advertising showcard showing the two England openers walking out to bat. Signed in ink by both players. Appears to have been trimmed, 6"x8.5", with card support at back, odd faults otherwise in good condition. Sold with three further advertising showcards for 'Run-it-Out Card Cricket' c1940s, 8"x10" with card support. 'A Sure Hit. Crook's Mitre Brand Cricket Equipment', c1960s. 8.5"x11". Loss to card support. 'Make Sure You Catch Every XXXX Minute' leaflet dispenser featuring a cut-out of Ian Healy in wicketkeeping pose. 14.5"x13". Odd faults, generally good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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West Indies, South Africa and County autographs 1926-1929. Large autograph album comprising over one hundred signatures in pencil, the odd signature in ink. All signatures appear to have been collected when Gloucestershire were playing at Bristol. West Indies signatures include eleven members of the 1928 touring party including Wight, St Hill, Martin, Constantine, Hoad, Fernandes, Browne etc. South African signatures from the 1929 tour include Siedle, Morkel, Dalton, Bell, Quinn, Christy, Deane, Ochse, Cameron etc. Notable county signatures include Robertson-Glasgow, White, J. Lee (Somerset), Hammond (Gloucestershire), Astill, Geary, Shipman (Leicestershire), Hendren, Hearne, Durston (Middlesex), R. Tyldesley, Iddon (Lancashire), Tennyson, Mead, Livesey (Hampshire), Gunn, Shipston, Voce (Nottinghamshire etc). Some wear to the album covers, the pages in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £160
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Lot 233
Jack Morrison Gregory. New South Wales & Australia 1920-1929. Official complimentary 'Players & Staff' ticket for Oxford University v Australians played at Christ Church Ground, Oxford, 22nd-25th May 1926. Signed in ink by Gregory. The ticket is laid down to album page with handwritten inscription below in ink 'Gregory the great Australian Batsman'. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
The match, in which Gregory played, was won by the Australians by an innings and 13 runs
Lot 234:
Lot 234
William Eric Russell. Middlesex & England 1956-1972. Official Middlesex County Cricket Club Player's Handbook and Itinerary booklet for the 1957 season. This was Russell's own copy, with annotations throughout in pencil and ink including scores made by Russell in matches in which he played. Rusting to staples, minor wear to covers, otherwise in good condition. Sold with an official Middlesex C.C.C. fixture card for 1956. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 235
M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1948/49. Official Union-Castle Line menu cover and Route Map of Africa. The menu cover signed in ink to the front by sixteen members of the touring party. Players' signatures include Mann (Captain), Compton, Jenkins, Young, Washbrook, Hutton, Evans, Bedser, Crapp, Gladwin etc. Lacking the signature of Simpson. Denis Compton's copy with initials 'D.C' to top left corner. Some creasing and wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £90
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'Dinner to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Victory Test Matches'. Official menu card for the Dinner held at Lord's on the 3rd July 1985. The inside 'Menu' and 'Wines' page signed by twenty nine of the guests including many who played in the Victory Tests. Signatures include Hutton, Gover, Edrich, Allen, Mann, Pope, Fishlock, Hassett, Keith Miller, Sismey, Stanford, Ellis etc. The menu split into two parts for display, window mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 13"x18". G/VG. Previously sold as lot 273 in Phillips auction of October 1998
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 237
India tour to Australia 1977/78. Official Australian Cricket Board menu for the 'Dinner in Honour of the 1977-78 Indian Touring Team' held at Kooyonga Golf Club, Lockleys, South Australia, 26th January 1978. The four page folding menu is signed to the rear page by ten attendees. Signatures include Bishan Bedi, Rick Darling, Jim Higgs, Brijesh Patel, Ashley Woodcock etc. Sold with a menu for the 'Gala Test Match Dinner' held at the Sheraton Perth Hotel, 30th January 1992, signed to the front cover by Kapil Dev. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
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Lot 238
Sydney Santall. Warwickshire & London County 1894-1914. Single page handwritten letter in ink on 'Sydney Santall Athletic Outfitter, Bournemouth' letterhead, dated 15th April 1952. In the letter to Leslie Gutteridge of Epworth Books, Santall states, 'I wrote an article: "I like to remember First-Class Cricket when I was a boy" for "The Cricketer" which appeared in their Spring Annual in 1940. I want to get a copy of it and Mr. Langford has suggested that I write to you. Can you help me and if so, how much will it be'. Signed 'S. Santall'. Horizontal and vertical folds, some creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Leonard Hutton. Yorkshire & England 1934-1955. Official typed contract dated 31st December 1958 issued by Associated Newspapers to Hutton. Nicely signed in ink twice by Hutton. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
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Lot 240
Signed menus. Green album comprising ten menus, all signed by one or more attendees. Menus are for dinners given by Barclays Bank (Maidstone District) 1983, Cricket Club Conference 1999, Dimanchian and United Pilots Cricket Clubs 1980, England Cricket Club Inaugural Dinner 1997, Pembury Cricket Club 1992, 1994 and 1996 etc. Signatures include Dennis Lillee, Henry Blofeld, Graham Johnson, Bill Frindall, Ken Cranston, George Mann, Hubert Doggart, Paul Allott, Norman Cowans, Graeme Fowler, Tom Graveney, Derek Randall etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 241
Signed menus. Blue album comprising sixteen menus, all signed by one or more attendees. Nine menus are for dinners given by The Northern Cricket Society in 1988, 1990-1993, 1995-1998. Others include Royal Automobile Club 2010, Sheffield Cricket Lovers' Society 1979, Wombwell Cricket Lovers' Society 1971 etc. Signatures include Geoff Boycott, Martyn Moxon, 'Bomber' Wells, Frank Tyson, Ian Chappell, Michael Vaughan, Keith Fletcher, Ray East, John Lever, Derek Randall, Tom Graveney, Derek Underwood etc. Sold with a further album comprising ten unsigned menus 1970s-2000s. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
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Lot 242
Signed menus. Official menu for the Annual Dinner held at the Clarendon Restaurant, Hammersmith, 8th March 1922 for Boston Park Cricket, Tennis and Bowls Club. Nicely signed in ink to front cover by D.J. Knight (Surrey, Oxford University & England 1911-1937), J.W. Hearne (Middlesex & England 1909-1936) and H.D.G. Leveson Gower (Oxford University, Surrey & England 1893-1931). Some creasing to two corners, wear to right edge of front cover otherwise in good condition. Also an official menu for the Annual Dinner for Wembley Cricket Club held at the Railway Hotel, Wembley, 8th February 1928. Five signatures in pencil to front cover including F.J. Durston (Middlesex & England 1919-1933), J.A. Cutmore (Essex 1924-1936) etc. Gilt edges. Minor ageing, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
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Signed Cricket Society (Northern Section) menus. Official menu for the Cricket Society (Northern Section) dinner held on 27th April 1949. Eight signature in ink to front including Don Brennan (Yorkshire & England 1947-1964), Edgar Oldroyd (Yorkshire 1910-1931), Brian Sellers (Yorkshire 1932-1948), William Worsley (Yorkshire 1928-1929) etc. Horizontal fold, small crease to lower left corner, otherwise in good condition. Also an official menu for the dinner held on 13th June 1949. Eight signatures in ink to verso including Arthur Gilligan (Cambridge University, Surrey, Sussex & England 1919-1932), George Mann (Cambridge University, Middlesex & England 1937-1958), Brian Sellers (Yorkshire 1932-1948), Walter Hadlee, Jack Phillips, manager of the 1949 New Zealand touring party, John Arlott etc. Minor staining, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
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Signed Cricket Society menus. Five official menus including Northern Cricket Society, 18th September 1952, 29th November 1963 and 1st July 1964. Also Rotherham Cricket Society First Annual Dinner, 1st April 1960 and The Cricket Society Luncheon at Lord's Tavern 21st January 1961. Cricketers' signatures include Reggie Spooner, Len Hutton, Cyril Washbrook, William Worsley, Brian Sellers, Learie Constantine, Herbert Sutcliffe, Harry Saltham etc. Other signatures include Neville Cardus, A.A. Thomson etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 245:
Lot 245
South Australian Cricket Umpires' Association menus. Two official menus for the dinner held at the Italian Club, 28th March 1984. Both menus signed in ink to the front covers by Don Bradman, one also signed by Paul Sheahan, the other signed by Barry Jarman. Some staining to one menu with staple holes to top edge, the other in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 246:
Lot 246
The Forty Club. Three official menus for Annual Dinners of The Forty Club held at the London Hilton on 26th October 1984, 23rd October 1987 and 28th October 1988. The 1984 menu signed to the front cover by eleven attendees including Jim Swanton, Gubby Allen, Peter May, George Mann, Charles Palmer etc. The 1987 menu with six signatures to front cover including Len Hutton, Raman Subba Row, Hubert Doggart, Michael Parkinson, Brian Johnston etc. The 1988 menu signed by Tim Rice. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 247:
Lot 247
Kent club dinner menus. Official menu for The Kent Hoppers' Tie Club Dinner held at Chiesmans Georgian Restaurant, Maidstone, 30th November 1953. Signed to the front cover in ink by five Kent cricketers Tony Pawson, Peter Hearn, Derek Ufton, Ted Witherden and Tony Woollett. Also signed in pencil by guest speaker Kenneth Horne. Sold with a Sevenoaks Vine C.C. menu for 1950 signed by P.F. Warner, and a 1997 Kent Hoppers' Tie menu signed by Fred Ridgeway. Vertical fold and some foxing to the 1953 menu, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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Gloucestershire C.C.C. 1920s-1960s. Brown album comprising a good selection of cuttings of County scores and articles, obituaries etc, signatures in ink on pieces laid down, and the odd handwritten letter for the period. The signatures include a good number of players who made only a few first-class appearances, also second eleven players. Rarer signatures include E.C.J. Sheppard (five matches for Gloucestershire 1921-1922), W.H. Simmonds (two matches 1924-1925), R.F.P. Holloway (seven matches 1923-1926), J.W. Burrough (seven matches 1924-1937), H.J.H. Alpass (seven matches 1926-1928), W.G. Seabrook (one match 1928), E.S. Hoare (three matches 1929), M.A. McCanlis (one match 1929), D.C.G. Raikes (five matches 1932), F.J. Sewell (four matches 1937), G.P. Surman (two matches 1936-1937), E.G. Dewfall (two matches 1938), A.H. Mills (four matches 1939-1948), C. Hollinshead (one match 1946), A.F. Hignell (one match 1947), L.D. Watts (one match 1958) etc. Letters replying to a request for autographs include W.S.A. Brown (1896-1919), F.J. Weeks (seven matches 1925-1928) etc. Over 130 signatures in total. A comprehensive collection in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £540
Lot 249:
Lot 249
County autographs. Green album comprising photograph cuttings, official programmes etc all signed. Also eleven signatures of Middlesex players on pieces laid down to a page, with a photograph cutting of the 1949 Joint Champions team of 1949 to the centre signed by six players. Signatures include S.M. Brown, J.J. Warr, J. Sims, W. Edrich etc. Signatures on pieces include D. Compton, J.D. Robertson, P.F. Warner, G.O. Allen, J.A. Young, F.R. Brown, L. Compton etc. The remainder of the album comprises later signatures including Zimbawe World Cup team 1983. Signed programmes include a benefit match for Mike Denness signed by John Shepherd and David Nicholls of Kent. The centre pages from the programme for the second Test, England v West Indies 1984. Signatures include Keith Miller, Roy Marshall, Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards etc. Other signatures include Jim Parks, Jim De Courcy, Graham Gooch etc. Mixed condition, generally good
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
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Post war international cricketers. Brown file comprising a large selection of newspaper and magazine photograph cuttings, some full page, of teams and individual players, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include members of the Australia touring parties for 1948, 1953 and 1961 including Don Bradman, Richie Benaud, Ray Lindwall, Arthur Morris, Neil Harvey, Keith Miller, Norman O'Neill, Dennis Lillee etc. English players include Godfrey Evans, Peter May, Johnny Wardle, Colin Cowdrey, Frank Tyson, Bob Appleyard, Alec Bedser, Len Hutton, Bill Edrich, Tony Lock, Jim Parks, Brian Close, Cyril Washbrook, Denis Compton, Tom Dollery, Fred Truman etc. Others include Sunil Gavaskar, Farokh Engineer, Intikhab Alam, Frank Worrell, Hanif Mohammad etc. Over two hundred signatures in total, some duplication. G
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £50
Lot 251:
Lot 251
Derbyshire C.C.C. c1950s. A good selection of mainly postcard size photographs and plain back postcards of Derbyshire players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include Alan Revill, Derek Morgan, Laurie Johnson, Les Jackson, Donald Carr, 'Dusty' Rhodes, Edwin Smith, George Pope, Tommy Mitchell etc. Some duplication. Qty 14. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £120
Lot 252:
Lot 252
Essex C.C.C. 1950s-1980s. A good selection of mainly postcard size photographs and plain back postcards of Essex players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include Frank Vigar, Trevor Bailey, David Acfield, Michael Bear, Neil Foster, Robin Hobbs, Keith Pont, Brian Taylor, Stuart Turner etc. Qty 11. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £30
Lot 253:
Lot 253
Glamorgan C.C.C. 1950s-1970s. Three postcard size mono photographs and one smaller candid photograph laid to card of Glamorgan players, each signed by the featured player. Signatures are Jim Pressdee, Don Shepherd, Wilfred Wooller and Allan Watkins. Qty 4. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 254:
Lot 254
Gloucestershire C.C.C. 1910s-1980s. A good selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards and one colour postcard of Gloucestershire players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include Sid Russell, Cecil 'Sam' Cook, Andy Brassington, Charlie Barnett, David Allen, Jack Davey, Ken Graveney, Gilbert Jessop, Andy Stovold etc. Odd duplication. Qty 13. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
Lot 255:
Lot 255
Hampshire C.C.C. 1950s-1980s. A good selection of mainly postcard size photographs and plain back postcards of Hampshire players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include Mike Barnard, Dennis Baldry, Jim Bailey, Vic Cannings, Reg Dare, Jimmy Gray, Malcolm Heath, Bobby Parks, Alan Rayment, Peter Sainsbury, Derek Shackleton etc. Odd duplication. Qty 13. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 256:
Lot 256
Kent C.C.C. 1940s-1980s. A good selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of Kent players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include Arthur Phebey, David Sayer, Derek Ufton, John Prodger, David Nicholls, Peter Jones, David Halfyard, Alan Dixon, John Page, Mike Denness, Arthur Fagg etc. Odd duplication. Qty 13. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £95
Lot 257:
Lot 257
Lancashire C.C.C. 1930s-1990s. A good selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of Lancashire players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include Roy Tattersall, Jack Bond, David Green, Jack Ikin, Lionel Lister, Peter Marner, Wasim Akram, Cyril Washbrook etc. Odd duplication. Qty 10. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 258:
Lot 258
Leicestershire C.C.C. 1950s-1980s. A good selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of Leicestershire players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include Jack Birkenshaw, Brian Davison, Maurice Hallam, Ken Higgs, David Kirby, Graham McKenzie, Norman McVicker, Paul Munden, Eddie Phillips, Ray Smith, Roger Tolchard etc. Odd duplication. Qty 17. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 259:
Lot 259
Middlesex C.C.C. 1930s-1980s. A good selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of Middlesex players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include Jim Sims, Charles Robins, Don Bennett, Gubby Allen, Mike Brearley, Denis Compton, Leslie Compton, Alan Moss, George Mann, Chris Walton etc. Odd duplication. Qty 13. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 260:
Lot 260
Northamptonshire C.C.C. 1920s-1970s. A selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of Northamptonshire players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include Colin Milburn, Frank Tyson, Claud Woolley, Keith Andrew, Brian Crump, David Larter etc. Odd duplication. Qty 7. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 261:
Lot 261
Nottinghamshire C.C.C. 1930s-1970s. A selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of Nottinghamshire players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include Harold Larwood, Reg Simpson, Joe Hardstaff Junior, Barry Whittingham and Eddie Hemmings. One duplicate. Qty 6. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 262:
Lot 262
Somerset C.C.C. 1950s-1960s. A selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of Somerset players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures are Graham Atkinson, Peter Eele, Brian Langford, Ken Palmer, Harold Stephenson, Maurice Tremlett and Peter Wight. Qty 7. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 263:
Lot 263
Surrey C.C.C. 1940s-1980s. A selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of Surrey players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures are Jim Laker, Arthur MacIntyre, Peter Waterman, Micky Stewart, Bill Smith, Pat Pocock, Intikhab Alam, Ian Greig, Laurie Fishlock, Freddie Brown and Geoff Arnold. One duplicate. Qty 12. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
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Lot 264
Sussex C.C.C. 1930s-1980s. A selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of Sussex players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures are Henry Parks, Charlie Oakes, Ted Dexter, Hubert Doggart, James Langridge, John Langridge, Paul Parker, David Sheppard and Thomas Cook. One duplicate. Qty 10. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 265:
Lot 265
Warwickshire C.C.C. 1930s-1980s. A selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of Warwickshire players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include John Jameson, Jack Bannister, Dennis Amiss, David Brown, Tom Cartwright, Peter Cranmer, Fred Gardner, Tom Dollery, Lance Gibbs, M.J.K. Smith, Bob Wyatt, Dick Spooner etc. Odd duplicates. Qty 22. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 266:
Lot 266
Worcestershire C.C.C. 1940s-1980s. A selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of Worcestershire players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures are Don Kenyon, David Humphries, Tom Graveney, Jack Flavell, Hugo Yarnold, Glenn Turner and Basil D'Oliveira. Odd duplicates. Qty 10. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 267:
Lot 267
Yorkshire C.C.C. 1930s-1970s. A selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of Yorkshire players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include Bob Appleyard, Geoff Boycott, Brian Close, Alec Coxon, Frank Dennis, Keith Gillhouley, John Hampshire, Len Hutton, Richard Hutton, Sandy Jacques, Colin Johnson, Doug Padgett, Brian Stott, Ken Taylor, Willie Watson, Vic Wilson etc. Odd duplicates. Qty 22. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £110
Lot 268:
Lot 268
South Africa 1930s-1990s. A selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of South Africa players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures are Neil Adcock, Ian Smith, David Richardson, Athol Rowan, Jackie McGlew, Bruce Mitchell, Percy Mansell, Cuan McCarthy and Geoff Griffin. Qty 9. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 269:
Lot 269
West Indies 1920s-1980s. A good selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of West Indies players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures are Learie Constantine, Wes Hall, Conrad Hunte, Everton Weekes, Alf Valentine, Rawle Brancker, John Cameron, Joey Carew, Colin Croft, Maurice Foster, Michael Frederick, Andy Ganteaume, Gerry Gomez, David Holford, Deryck Murray etc. Odd duplicates. Qty 22. G
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £160
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India and Pakistan 1930s-1970s. A selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of India and Pakistan players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. India signatures are Vijay Merchant, Mushtaq Ali and Chandu Borde. Pakistan signatures are Sadiq Mohammad and Zaheer Abbas. Qty 5. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 271:
Lot 271
New Zealand 1940s-1980s. A selection of mainly postcard size photographs, plain back postcards etc of New Zealand players, some original, some copy, all signed by the featured player. Signatures are Bert Sutcliffe (two signatures), Eric Petrie, Martin Crowe and Dick Motz. Qty 5. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £18
Lot 272:
Lot 272
Australia 1940s-1980s. Four mono plain back postcards of Australian players, all signed by the featured player. Signatures are Bill Johnston, Ian Redpath, Dean Jones and Charlie Macartney (signed to verso). G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 273:
Lot 273
Australia 1940s-1980s. A selection of mainly postcard size copy photographs, plain back postcards etc of Australian players, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include Neil Harvey, Jeff Thomson, Brian Taber, Richie Robinson, Peter Philpott, Kerry O'Keeffe, Ken Meuleman, Rick McCosker, Ian Meckiff, Laurie Mayne, Keith Miller, Len Maddocks, Bill Johnston, Ian Johnson, Bill Lawry, Graeme Hole, Lindsay Hassett etc. Odd duplication. Qty 22. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £180
Lot 274:
Lot 274
Australia 1930s-1980s. A selection of mainly postcard size copy photographs, plain back postcards etc of Australian players, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include Ron Archer, Peter Allan, Bill Brown, Brian Booth, Grahame Corling, Alan Connolly, Ian Craig, Geoff Dymock, Fred Freer, John Gleeson, Neil Harvey, Kim Hughes, Ian Johnson, Lindsay Kline, Dennis Lillee, Arthur Morris, Ian Meckiff, Doug Walters etc. Odd duplication. Qty 30. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £190
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Cricket autographs c1949/1950. A nicely presented large autograph album comprising team postcards, album pages, letters, photo cuttings, autograph sheets etc with over one hundred and fifty signatures collected around 1949 and 1950 with good representation of Worcestershire, Hampshire and Somerset players. The album includes approximately fifty cartoon strips by Ron Yeomans drawn by Thack, each featuring a cricketer, the majority signed by the featured player, others with signatures laid down. Signatures include Alan Wharton, Frank Prentice, Norman Yardley, George Dews, Billy Griffith, Don Brennan, Freddie Brown, Reg Perks, Fred Ridgway, Trevor Bailey, Godfrey Evans, George Cox, Reg Spooner, Bill Voce, Harold Gimblett, Les Ames etc. Other signatures on pieces, letters etc include Bill Edrich, Cliff Gladwin, Doug Wright, Jack Young, Alec Bedser, Tom Graveney, John Langridge, Martin Donnelly, Cyril Washbrook, Bert Sutcliffe, Dick Pollard, Hubert Doggart, Joe Hardstaff, Denis Compton, Jim Laker, Laurie Fishlock etc. Also included is a good original mono photograph of Len Hutton in batting pose, nicely signed in ink by Hutton. Internationals' signatures include members of the 1949 New Zealand touring party to England including Jack Cowie, Walter Hadlee, Tom Burtt etc. Also members of the 1950 West Indies touring party to England including John Goddard, Gerry Gomez, Everton Weekes, Frank Worrell, Clive Walcott, Jeffrey Stollmeyer, Ken Trestrail, Roy Marshall, Bob Christiani, Alf Valentine etc. Also a few signatures of celebrities of stage and screen including the comedian, Bob Hope, Phyllis Bentley (author), Rachel Kempson (actress) etc and two signatures of tennis players, Tony Mottram and Joy Gannon. Small damage to the front cover of the album, otherwise an excellent selection in very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £150
The 'Close-ups' of famous cricketers cartoons series was a popular feature in the Yorkshire Evening Post in the 1949 and 1950 seasons
Lot 276:
Lot 276
Kent C.C.C. membership cards. Thirty eight cards for the 1911, 1912. 1930-1937, 1953, 1961-1963, 1965-1973m 1977, 1983-1986, 1988, 1990-1992, 1998 and 2000 seasons. Eight cards are for R.L. 'Bob' Arrowsmith and signed by him. Odd duplicates. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £150
Bob Arrowsmith played for I Zingari for many years, having good contacts with many first class players and he also wrote a history of Kent cricket. As well as being a writer of cricket books, Arrowsmith was Wisden's principle obituary writer from 1976 to 1988
Lot 277:
Lot 277
Australia tour to England 1934. Page on Langham Hotel, London letterhead nicely signed in ink by ten members of the Australian touring party. Signatures are Woodfull (Captain), Grimmett, Ebeling, Brown, McCabe, O'Reilly, Wall, Ponsford, Fleetwood-Smith and Kippax. Lacking the signature of Bradman. Horizontal and vertical folds, minor ink smudge to the Ponsford signature, adhesive mark to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £110
Lot 278:
Lot 278
Middlesex C.C.C. 1958. Jim Laker's Benefit. Narrow page with Surrey emblem nicely signed in ink by twelve Surrey players. Signatures are Surridge, May, Laker, McIntyre, Barrington, Lock, Stewart, A. Bedser, E. Bedser etc. Inscription to verso, 'Laker's Benefit Match at Watchetts 19.8.56'. Horizontal fold, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
Lot 279:
Lot 279
West Indies tour to England 1939. Two small joined album pages signed in ink by ten members of the West Indies touring party. Signatures are Grant, Clarke, Martindale, Hylton, Gomez, Barrow, Weekes, V. Stollmeyer, J. Stollmeyer and Constantine. Tape staining from verso, otherwise in good condition. Sold with three other album pages with West Indies signatures including Frank Worrell (2), Basil Butcher, Edwin(?) St Hill etc. Sold with a large album page with ten signatures of Barbados players. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 280:
Lot 280
Pakistan Eaglets tour to England and Wales 1953. Trimmed card signed by twelve members of the Pakistan Eaglets touring party. Signatures include Khalid Ibadulla, Mohammad Aslam, Syed Ali, Alimuddin, Ismail Gul, Yussuf Jaffer, M.R. Ghani etc. Sold with a card signed by eleven members of the Pakistan touring party to England in 1978. Signatures include Wasim Bari, Sadiq Mohammad, Wasim Raja, Abdul Qadir etc. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Pakistan Eaglets were a team of young Pakistan players who toured England and Wales from 1952 to 1959. At least two members of the 1953 touring party, Alimuddin and Mohammad Aslam, were selected for the full Pakistan tour to England the following year in 1954
Lot 281:
Lot 281
Worcestershire C.C.C. 1938. Album page nicely signed in black ink by ten Worcestershire players. Signatures include Bull, Perks, Warne, Cooper, King, Jackson, Horton, Martin, Gibbons and Howorth. Sold with an album page signed in ink by the Oxford University eleven, 1938. Signatures include Grover, Dixon, Whitehouse, Walford, Eggar, Eagar, Kimpton etc. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 282:
Lot 282
Sir Julien Cahn's tour to North America and Bermuda 1933. Unevenly trimmed album page laid down to larger album page signed in ink by twelve members of the touring party. Signatures include Maxwell, Heane, Rhodes, Solbe, Morkel, Reddick, Robins, Cahn etc. Sold with a selection of album pages including Lancashire 1947, Duke of Edinburgh XI 1957, Cambridge University c1952 etc. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 283:
Lot 283
Cricket signatures c1940s/1970s. Album comprising a collection of signed album pages and signatures on pieces laid down with a good selection of international Test and County players, all loosely inserted in plastic wallets. Titled album pages include England 1958, Yorkshire c1955, Canadians XI, Lancashire, Torquay Cricket Festival, Middlesex, Surrey, Leicestershire etc. English signatures include Jack Hobbs, Len Hutton, Bill Sutcliffe, Vic Wilson, Doug Padgett, Trevor Bailey, Ken Cranston, Tom Graveney, Tony Lock, Colin Cowdrey, R.E.S. Wyatt, Sid Barnes, Roy Tattersall, Reg Simpson, Alec and Eric Bedser, Jim Laker, Peter May, Stuart Surridge, Brian Luckhurst etc. Internationals' signatures on pieces include Vinoo Mankad (India), Hanif Mohammad, Shakoor Ahmed, Khalid Wazir, Waqar Hassan, Imtiez Ahmed (Pakistan), Frank Worrell (West Indies) etc. Some nice signatures, over three hundred in total. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £100
Lot 284:
Lot 284
Cricket signatures c1920s/1950s. Album comprising a collection of signed album pages, cuttings etc. Some signatures on pieces laid down, all loosely inserted in plastic wallets. Titled album pages include Essex 1927, Northamptonshire 1933, Leicestershire, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Signatures include Jack Hobbs, Herbert Sutcliffe, Bill Voce, Vallance Jupp, Pelham Warner, George Geary, Maurice Tate, George Duckworth, Ernest Tyldesley, Joe Hardstaff, George Gunn, William Whysall, H.D. Leveson Gower, Walter Brearley etc. Some nice signatures, approx. one hundred in total. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £95
Lot 285:
Lot 285
Northamptonshire C.C.C. 1928. Unofficial hand decorated autograph sheet nicely signed in ink by eleven Northamptonshire players. Signatures are Vallance Jupp (Captain), Arthur Cox, Claud Woolley, Allan Liddell, John Nicholson, Nobby Clark, Albert Thomas, William Brown, Austin Matthews, Benjamin Bellamy and John Timms. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 286:
Lot 286
Worcestershire C.C.C. c1949/1950. Official autograph sheet signed in ink by eleven Worcestershire players. Signatures include Wyatt (Captain), Kenyon, Perks, Cooper, Yarnold, Jenkins, Outschoorn etc. Horizontal and vertical folds, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 287:
Lot 287
Hampshire C.C.C. c1950. Official autograph sheet signed in ink by twelve Hampshire players. Signatures include Eagar (Captain), Harrison, Knott, Bridger, Shackleton, Hill, Rayment etc. Horizontal and vertical folds, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 288:
Lot 288 Lot 288
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1954/55. Mono postcard of the Orient Line R.M.S. Orsova which took the team to Australia. Signed to card face in ink by all twenty members of the touring party who travelled by ship including Hutton, Wardle, Graveney, Loader, Staham, May, Tyson, Edrich etc. Denis Compton travelled separately by air. To verso, handwritten message to 'Frank & Tom' from Bill Edrich, written shortly before arriving in Colombo. Some signatures fading but legible. Four pin holes and wear
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 289:
Lot 289
M.C.C. tour of South Africa 1956/57. Sepia postcard of the Union-Castle Line R.M.S. Edinburgh Castle which took the team to South Africa. Signed to card face by all nineteen members of the touring party including May, Compton, Laker, Wardle, Statham, Brown, Evans, Cowdrey, Loader etc. Ink smudge to the signature of Loader. Minor wear and age toning, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
Lot 290:
Lot 290
Albert Ernest Knight. Leicestershire, London County & England 1895-1912. Mono postcard of Knight in batting pose. Nicely signed in black ink by Knight. Postmarked May 1940. Publisher unknown. Light horizontal crease, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £60
Lot 291:
Lot 291
Thomas William John 'Tom' Goddard. Gloucestershire & England 1922-1952. Mono real photograph postcard of Goddard, head and shoulders wearing an M.C.C. touring blazer for the 1930/31 tour to South Africa. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by Goddard. Photograph by H.K. Fox of Gloucester. Slight silvering to photograph edges, otherwise in good, very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 292:
Lot 292
Elias Henry 'Patsy' Hendren. Middlesex & England 1907-1937. Sepia real photograph postcard of Hendren featuring two full length poses of Hendren, one in football kit as Captain of Brentford F.C., the other in batting pose. Nicely signed in black ink to the centre of the postcard by Hendren. Published by Wakefields, Ealing. Rare. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 293:
Lot 293
John Thomas 'Jack' Hearne. Middlesex & England 1888-1923. Mono real photograph postcard of the Middlesex team c1903, the players seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and blazers. Nicely signed in black ink to the right border by Hearne. Publisher unknown. Previously sold by Vennett-Smith, November 1999. Uneven trimming, adhesive tape to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 294:
Lot 294
Joseph 'Joe' Hardstaff (Junior). Nottinghamshire & England 1930-1955. Mono real photograph plainback postcard of Hardstaff in batting action. Signed in blue ink by Hardstaff. Publisher unknown. Annotation to verso states the postcard was signed in his benefit year, 1948. Previously sold by Vennett-Smith, November 1999. Minor spotting to photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 295:
Lot 295
John Berry 'Jack' Hobbs. Surrey & England 1905-1934. Two mono real photograph postcards of Hobbs. One of Hobbs in batting pose in the nets, nicely signed in black ink by Hobbs. Publisher unknown, very good condition. The other of Hobbs standing in a group at what appears to be a woodyard, possibly while on the 1907/08 M.C.C. tour to Australia. The hand written correspondence to verso is dated 8th October 1908. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 296:
Lot 296
Thomas Walter 'Tom' Hayward. Surrey & England 1893-1914. Mono real photograph postcard of Hayward, half length, in cap and blazer. Nicely signed in black ink by Hayward to the photograph. Rapid series no. 3784. Crease to lower right corner, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
Lot 297:
Lot 297
Herbert Strudwick. Surrey & England 1902-1927. Mono real photograph postcard of Strudwick in wicket keeping pose at the wicket. Signed in ink to postcard by Strudwick. Postmarked 22nd May 1907. Hartmann series. Some ageing and wear to extremities, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
Lot 298:
Lot 298
Andrew Sandham. Surrey & England 1911-1937. Sepia real photograph postcard of Sandham, head and shoulders, wearing England blazer nicely signed in ink by Sandham. Series unknown. Adhesive marks to verso otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 299:
Lot 299
Arthur Edward Robert Gilligan (Cambridge University, Surrey, Sussex & England 1919-1932) and Frank William Gilligan (Oxford University & Essex 1919-1929). Sepia real photograph postcard of the Gilligan brothers, full length in cricket attire and blazers at Scarborough. Photograph by Walker of Scarborough. The postcard is laid to album page with a signature of each laid down below. 'AER & FW Gilligan 1926' annotated in ink to top of photograph. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 300:
Lot 300
Arthur Frederick Augustus 'Dick' Lilley. Warwickshire, London County & England 1894-1911. Mono real photograph postcard of Lilley, full length, in cricket attire. Nicely signed in black ink by Lilley to lower border. Rapid series no. 1235. Previously sold by Vennett-Smith, November 1999. Silvering and slight wear, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £130
Lot 301:
Lot 301
Maurice Leyland. Yorkshire & England 1920-1947. Sepia real photograph postcard of Leyland, full length in cricket attire and Yorkshire blazer. Nicely signed in blue ink by Leyland. Photograph by Charles, Leeds. Previously sold by Vennett-Smith, November 1999. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 302:
Lot 302
David Hunter. Yorkshire 1888-1909. Mono real photograph postcard of Hunter in wicket keeping pose with title 'Well Thrown In'. Signed in black ink by Hunter. Hartmann 1377. Staining to right half of postcard, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £28
Lot 303:
Lot 303
Wilfred Rhodes and George Hirst, Yorkshire. Two mono real photograph postcards of Rhodes and Hirst, both players full length in bowling poses wearing Yorkshire caps, and both signed in ink to lower border. The Rhodes postcard Wrench Series no. 1388. Tape to verso otherwise in good condition. The Hirst postcard Rotophot Series. Adhesive damage to verso, trimmed to top edge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 304:
Lot 304
William Albert Stanley Oldfield. New South Wales & Australia 1919-1938. Mono plain back postcard of Oldfield standing full length in wicket keeping attire. Nicely signed with dedication in ink by Oldfield. Light crease, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 305:
Lot 305
Arthur Edward Fagg. Kent & England 1932-1957. Mono real photograph postcard of Fagg, three quarter length, wearing Kent blazer. Nicely signed in ink by Fagg. B.C. Flemons of Tonbridge. Previously sold by Vennett-Smith, November 1999. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 306:
Lot 306
Cuthbert James 'Pinky' Burnup. Cambridge University, Kent, London County & England 1895-1907. Sepia real photograph postcard of Burnup, full length in batting pose. Nicely signed in ink by Burnup to lower border. Rotophot series np. 8603. Previously sold by Vennett-Smith, November 1999. Some staining, ageing and silvering, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 307:
Lot 307
Harold Thomas William 'Wally' Hardinge. Kent & England 1902-1933. Mono real photograph postcard of Hardinge, half length, wearing Kent cap and blazer. Signed in ink by Hardinge. Photo by B.C. Flemons of Tonbridge. Slight bleeding to signature, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 308:
Lot 308
Frank Edward Woolley. Kent & England 1906-1938. Mono real photograph postcard of Woolley, three quarter length, wearing cricket attire and M.C.C. blazer for the 1929/30 tour to New Zealand. Signed in ink by Woolley. Photo by B.C. Flemons of Tonbridge. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 309:
Lot 309
Maurice William Tate. Sussex & England 1912-1937. Mono real photograph postcard of Tate in batting pose in indoor nets. Signed in ink by Tate. Photo by Deane, Wiles & Millar of Brighton. Previously sold by Venett-Smith, November 1999. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 310:
Lot 310
Leo Harrison. Hampshire 1939-1966. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards of Harrison, one walking out to bat, the other head and shoulders in cricket attire. Both postcards signed in ink by Harrison. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 311:
Lot 311
John Sharp. Lancashire & England 1899-1925. Mono real photograph postcard of Sharp, full length in bowling pose. Signed in ink by Sharp. Wrench series no. 3361. Minor wear and ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £75
Lot 312:
Lot 312
George Duckworth. Lancashire & England 1923-1938. Two postcards signed in ink by Duckworth. Mono real photograph postcard of Duckworth in wicket keeping pose. Publisher unknown. Some creasing and small tear otherwise in good condition. Also a colour postcard of Duckworth, full length in cricket attire and blazer. Photo by Nias of Brighton. Signed and dated May 1929. Heavy creasing, small loss and wear
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
Lot 313:
Lot 313
Herbert Sutcliffe. Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. Two mono real photograph postcards of Sutcliffe. One of Sutcliffe in batting post in the nets nicely signed in blue ink to the photograph. The other postcard of Sutcliffe, head and shoulders wearing M.C.C. blazer. Signed to the darker area of the photograph by Sutcliffe, and also to verso with dedication. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 314:
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'New Zealand Cricket Team 1937'. Mono real photograph postcard of the New Zealand touring party to England 1937. Nicely signed in ink to verso by ten members of the touring party. Signatures are Page (Captain), Carson, Lamson, Donnelly, Dunning, Kerr, Moloney, Gallichan, Roberts and Hadlee. Previously sold by Vennett-Smith, November 1999. Slight smudging to two signatures, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 315:
Lot 315
William Alfred 'Bill' Brown. New South Wales, Queensland & Australia 1932-1950. Colour postcard of Brown, head and shoulders in cricket attire and Australia cap for the 1934 tour to England. Signed in later years in ink by Brown. Series unknown. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 316:
Lot 316
Arthur Staples, Ben Lilley and Albert Payton. Nottinghamshire. Three sepia real photograph postcards of Staples, Lilley and Payton, each wearing Nottinghamshire cap and blazer at Trent Bridge. Each postcard signed in ink by the featured player. Photos by C.H. Richards, Nottingham. The Staples postcard in very good condition. Some staining to the Lilley postcard. Surface scrape to the Payton postcard
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
Lot 317:
Lot 317
D. Deacon. Hampshire Club and Ground 1939. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Deacon, head and shoulders in cricket attire and blazer. Signed in black ink to the photograph by Deacon. Albert Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Only one reference can be found to a 'D. Deacon' who played in one match for Hampshire Club and Ground in 1939. It is assumed Deacon was on the Hampshire ground staff, but with the onset of war, his first-class cricket career went no further
Lot 318:
Lot 318
Gilbert Wilkinson Dawson. Hampshire 1947-1949. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Dawson, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Signed in blue ink to the photograph by Dawson. Albert Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 319:
Lot 319
Harold Dawson. Hampshire 1947-1948. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Dawson, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Signed in black ink to the photograph by Dawson. Albert Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 320:
Lot 320
Victor Joseph Ransom. Hampshire & Surrey 1947-1955. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Ransom, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Signed in blue ink to the photograph by Ransom. Incorrectly annotated to verso 'B.J. Ransom'. Albert Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 321:
Lot 321
Stanley Jayasinghe. Leicestershire & Ceylon 1949-1969. Mono plain back real photograph postcard of Jayasinghe, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Signed to the photograph by Jayasinghe. Albert Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 322:
Lot 322
Jack Howard. Leicestershire 1946-1948. Mono plain back real photograph postcard of Howard, head and shoulders in cameo wearing cricket attire. Signed to the lower border by Howard. Albert Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 323:
Lot 323
Frank Holmes Tyson. Northamptonshire & England 1952-1960. Mono plain back real photograph postcard of Tyson, head and shoulders wearing cricket attire. Signed to the photograph by Tyson. Albert Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. Date stamped to verso 15th June 1955. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 324:
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Frank Dennis. Yorkshire 1928-1933. Sepia real photograph postcard of Dennis, head and shoulders in cameo, wearing cricket attire and blazer. Signed to the lower border by Dennis. Albert Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. Handwritten message to verso from Dennis replying to a request for his photograph, in which he states he believes the photograph was taken 'about 1929-30'. Dennis is writing in later years, aged 73. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 325:
Lot 325
John Van Geloven. Yorkshire & Leicestershire 1955-1965. Mono plain back real photograph postcard of Van Geloven, head and shoulders wearing cricket attire. Signed to the photograph by Van Geloven. Albert Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. Date stamped to verso 3rd August 1955. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 326:
Lot 326
Barry Rolfe Knight. Essex, Leicestershire & England 1955-1969. Mono real photograph postcard of Knight, head and shoulders in cricket attire, with name and county printed to lower border. Nicely signed in ink by Knight. Sporting Handbooks Ltd. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £30
Lot 327:
Lot 327
Victor Henry Douglas Cannings. Hampshire 1950-1959. Mono real photograph postcard of Cannings, head and shoulders in cricket attire, with name and county printed to lower border. Signed in ink by Cannings. Sporting Handbooks Ltd. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
Lot 328:
Lot 328
Nottinghamshire C.C.C. Michael John Hall (1958-1959) and Norman William Hill (1953-1968). Two mono real photograph postcards of Hall and Hill, both head and shoulders in cricket attire, with name and county printed to lower border. Both postcards signed by the featured player. Sporting Handbooks Ltd. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 329:
Lot 329
Northamptonshire C.C.C. Arnold Peter Arnold (1951-1960) and Desmond William Barrick (1949-1960). Two mono real photograph postcards of Arnold and Barrick, both head and shoulders in cricket attire, with name and county printed to lower border. Both postcards signed by the featured player. Sporting Handbooks Ltd. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 330:
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New Zealand tour to England 1949. Two mono real photograph postcards of John Reid and Walter Hadlee, head and shoulders wearing New Zealand tour blazers. Albert Wilkes, West Bromwich. Both postcards signed to the photograph by the featured player, and also to verso by Hadlee. Date stamps to verso 12th May 1949. Also a mono real photograph plain back postcard of Martin Donnelly walking out to bat at Scarborough, signed by Donnelly. Walkers Studios, Scarborough. A candid mono photograph of John Reid walking off the field at Hove for the tour match v Sussex. Signed by Reid. Qty 4. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £30
Lot 331:
Lot 331
Geoffrey Smith. Kent 1951-1958. Mono real photograph postcard of Smith standing three quarter length in cricket attire. Nicely signed in black ink by Smith. J.D. Hunt of Tonbridge. Sold with an accompanying typed letter dated 24th September 2003, signed by Smith, with a copy of the scorecard for Kent v Surrey, Blackheath, 12th-15th July 1958, Smith's last first class match (Kent won by 29 runs). G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £92
Lot 332:
Lot 332 Lot 332
Glamorgan C.C.C. 1978. Mono real photograph postcard of 'The Glamorgan XI 1978 wearing their track suits donated by British Airways'. Signed to the verso by sixteen Glamorgan players. Signatures include Jones, Llewellyn, Cartwright, Hopkins, Richards, Wilkins, Cordle etc. Adhesive marks to front of postcard, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 333:
Lot 333
Middlesex C.C.C. late 1950s. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards. One of Fred Titmus and Jack Robertson walking out to field, the other of Bill Edrich and Henry Tilly walking out to bat for Middlesex. Both photographs signed by the featured players. Match unknown. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 334:
Lot 334
Essex C.C.C. 1959. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Michael Bear, Geoffrey Smith, Terry Kent and Barry Knight walking out to field. Signed by all four players. Match unknown. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 335:
Lot 335
Robert Berry, Lancashire, Worcestershire & Derbyshire 1948-1962, and Edwin Smith, Derbyshire 1951-1971 walking off the field, Berry for the fielding side, Smith for the batting side. Nicely signed in ink by both players. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 336:
Lot 336
John Victor 'Vic' Wilson. Yorkshire 1946-1962. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Wilson, three quarter length wearing a Yorkshire blazer. Signed to the photograph and also to verso by Wilson. Walkers Studio, Scarborough. Crease to top left corner, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £80
Wilson captained Yorkshire 1960-1962
Lot 337:
Lot 337
Arthur Brian Sellers. Yorkshire 1932-1948. Sepia real photograph plain back postcard of Sellers, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Signed in ink to the photograph by Sellers. Commercial Graphic Co., Bradford. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £85
Sellers captained Yorkshire 1933-1948
Lot 338:
Lot 338
Edmund Crush. Kent 1946-1949. Two mono real photograph postcards, one plan back, of Crush in cricket attire, one with Kent blazer. Both postcards nicely signed by Crush. Flemons of Tonbridge. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £80
Lot 339:
Lot 339
John Henry 'Johnny' Wardle. Yorkshire & England 1946-1958. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Wardle standing in cricket attire and blazer on the outfield at Scarborough with spectators in the background. Signed by Wardle. Photographer unknown. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 340:
Lot 340
Hampshire C.C.C. 1950s-1960s. A good selection of mono plain back postcards of Hampshire players, all signed by the featured player. Signatures include Mike Barnard, Reginald Dare, Colin Ingleby-Mackenzie, Danny Livingstone, Roy Marshall, Bob Stephenson, Butch White etc. Odd duplication. Qty 13. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £55
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Kent C.C.C. 1930s-1970s. A good selection of mono postcards, some plain back of Kent players, all signed by the featured player. Signatures are Peter Richardson, John Shepherd, Ron Thresher, Derek Underwood, Bob Wilson, Tony Woollett, Doug Wright, Les Ames, Alan Ealham, Godfrey Evans, Norman Graham, Peter Hearn, Alan Knott, David Nicholls and Tony Pawson. Qty 15. Odd faults to some postcards, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £190
Lot 342:
Lot 342
Kent C.C.C. 1930s-1960s. A good selection of mono postcards, some plain back, of Kent players, all signed by the featured player. Signatures are Les Ames, Alan Brown, David Clark, George Downton, Brian Edrich, Godfrey Evans, Peter Hearn, Richard Mayes, John Pretlove, Fred Ridgway, Leslie Todd, Bryan Valentine and Doug Wright. One duplicate. Qty 14. Odd faults to some postcards, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £220
Lot 343:
Lot 343
Surrey C.C.C. 1930s-1970s. A good selection of mono postcards of Surrey players, all signed by the featured player(s). Signatures are Eddie Watts, Micky Stewart, Tony Lock, Alf Gover, David Fletcher, Alec Bedser, Eric Bedser, Freddie Brown, John Edrich, Arthur McIntyre, Graham Roope and Pat Pocock. Qty 12. Odd faults to some postcards, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 344:
Lot 344
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1958/59. Mono postcard of the P&O ship Iberia which took the team to Australia. Fully signed in ink to card face by seventeen members of the touring party including May, Trueman, Watson, Laker, Tyson, Cowdrey, Brown, Statham etc. Minor fading to odd signature otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 345:
Lot 345
Cloudesley Henry Bullock Marsham. Oxford University & Kent 1900-1922. Sepia real photograph postcard of Marsham in batting pose. Nicely signed in ink to the front by Marsham. Published by Foster of Brighton. Very light creasing, otherwise a very good image
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Marsham was captain of Kent 1904-1908
Lot 346:
Lot 346
'Foster of Brighton' postcards. Three excellent sepia real photograph postcard of Samuel William (Anthony) Cadman. Derbyshire 1900-1926, full length, in batting attire, wearing cap and stood in front of the wicket, Ernest Needham. Derbyshire 1901-1922, full length, in batting attire, wearing Derbyshire cap and stood in front of the wicket and William Bestwick. Derbyshire 1898-1925, full length, in bowling pose and stood in front of the wicket. All with imprint 'Foster of Brighton'. Postally unused. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £170
Lot 347:
Lot 347
Arthur Morton. Derbyshire 1903-1926. Selection of items including an excellent sepia real photograph postcard of Arthur Morton and Frank Chester, as umpires, walking of the pitch at the Oval following the Lancashire v The Rest match played 14th-18th September 1934, the image also features Bill Bowes amongst others. Plus a mono photograph of Joe Hardstaff and Morton, as umpires, walking down the steps of the pavilion at Old Trafford to officiate in the Lancashire v Middlesex Championship match at Old Trafford. Other items include an official pass for the pavilion for the Lancashire v The Rest match at the Oval 1934, a Derbyshire notebook for 1924-25 and two notebooks containing handwritten cricket statistics for Arthur Morton, S.V. Morton, Derbyshire averages and statistics etc. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £25
Lot 348:
Lot 348
Eton v Harrow, Lord's 1867. Early official scorecard for the match played at Lord's on the 12th-13th July 1867. Printed and handwritten scores in ink. Handwritten inscription in pencil to top right corner, 'Card kept by F.G.T. on the ground & marked in a fluster[?]'. A further inscription to lower edge reads, 'Recd. 6 bats, a medal & cup'. F.G. Templar top scored in the match with 50no in Harrow's first innings. The match was drawn. Heavy horizontal crease, wear and loss to the card surface, foxing, otherwise in fair condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 349:
Lot 349
Eton v Harrow 1872. Early official scorecard for the match played at Lord's 12th & 13th July 1872. The incomplete scorecard with printed and handwritten scores in pencil. Horizontal fold with small tear, some wear, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Eton won the match by six wickets. Notable players who played first-class cricket include William Blacker, Patrick Hadow, Alexander Webbe (England 1 match), Alexander Hadow, Edward Mitchell, Herbert Leaf and Clement Cottrell of Harrow. The Eton side comprised three Lyttleton brothers including Alfred (England 4 matches) and Edward Lyttleton (Middlesex)
Lot 350:
Lot 350
Oxford University v Cambridge University 1878. Early complete official scorecard for the match played at Lord's 1st & 2nd July 1878. Light fold and foxing otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £90
Cambridge University won the match by 238 runs, bowling out Oxford University for only 32 runs in their second innings. Notable players include A.P.Lucas who top scored in the match with 74 runs in Cambridge's second innings, brothers Albert and Edward Lyttleton, and Ivo Bligh. For Oxford, Alexander and Herbert Webbe, Arthur Heath, Alan Greene, Edward Hirst, Alfred Evans, Archie Wickham etc
Lot 351:
Lot 351 Lot 351
Oxford v Cambridge 1887 & 1896, Gentlemen v Players 1896. Two official scorecards for the Varsity matches played at Lord's 4th-6th July 1887 and 2nd-4th July 1896. Also the Gentlemen v Players match, Lord's 13th-15th July 1896. Printed and handwritten scores in pencil to the 1887 scorecard, the others with complete printed scores. Qty 3. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
In the 1887 match, Lord Scott who played two first-class matches for Middlesex in 1888, top scored with 100 in Oxford University's first innings, Oxford winning by seven wickets. The 1896 Varsity match featured notable players on both sides including C.J. Burnup, W.G. Grace junior and G.L. Jessop for Cambridge, P.F. Warner, G.J. Mordaunt, H.D.G. Leveson Gower, H.K. Foster etc for Oxford
Lot 352:
Lot 352
Australia tour to England 1896. Two official scorecards for matches played at Lord's, M.C.C. and Ground v Australians 11th-12th June 1896, and England v Australia 22nd-24th June 1896. Both scorecards with complete printed scores. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £140
In a remarkable match M.C.C. and Ground scored 219 in their only innings before bowling out the Australians in their first innings for only 18 runs with seven batsmen not scoring. For M.C.C. Hearne had bowling figures of eleven overs, nine maidens, four wickets for four runs, and Pougher, three overs, three maidens, five wickets for no runs. In the Australians' second innings, Hearne took all nine wickets (Giffen for Australia was absent ill). M.C.C. went on to win by an innings and 18 runs. England beat Australia in the first Test match by six wickets despite centuries in Australia's second innings for Trott (143) and Gregory (103)
Lot 353:
Lot 353 Lot 353
Australia tours to England 1896 and 1905. Three official scorecards for England v Australia, Lord's 22nd-23rd June 1896 (England won by six wickets), Lord's 15th-17th June 1905 (drawn), and Headingley 3rd-5th July 1905 (drawn). Printed and handwritten scores to all three. Heavy foxing to the 1905 Lord's scorecard, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 354:
Lot 354 Lot 354
M.C.C. & Ground scorecards 1896-1901. Three official scorecards for matches played at Lord's. Matches are v Oxford University 29th-30th June 1896, v Nottinghamshire 4th May 1896, and v Minor Counties 17th-18th June 1901. The Oxford University scorecard with complete printed scores and in very good condition. The others both with incomplete scores and horizontal crease
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
In the 1896 match v Oxford University, M.C.C. declared at the end of the first day's play having scored an impressive 583 runs for seven wickets. Four batsmen scored over 80 including Druce who made 100. Oxford's reply on the second day of the two day match was equally impressive scoring a total of 474 runs in their two complete innings (251 and 223), M.C.C. winning by an innings and 109 runs
Lot 355:
Lot 355 Lot 355
M.C.C. & Ground scorecards 1897-1901. Three official scorecards for matches played at Lord's. Matches are v Leinster Club 6th August 1897 (M.C.C. won by 110 runs), v Hertfordshire 4th-5th August 1897 (M.C.C. won by an innings and 87 runs), v Minor Counties 17th-18th June 1901 (Minor Counties won by ten wickets). Also an official scorecard for Gentlemen of M.C.C. v Dutch XI, Lord's 5th-6th August 1901 (match drawn). Qty 4. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 356:
Lot 356
County scorecards 1897-1919. Five early official county scorecards. Matches are Middlesex v Yorkshire, Lord's 17th-19th June 1897. Surrey v Kent, Kennington Oval 31st July- 2nd August 1899. Kent v Sussex, Canterbury 5th-7th August 1907. Kent v Australians, Canterbury 19th-21st August 1909. Hampshire v Gloucestershire, Southampton 27th-28th June 1919. Adhesive damage to verso of Surrey scorecard, some loss to the Hampshire scorecard, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £130
Lot 357:
Lot 357 Lot 357
George Giffen. South Australia & Australia 1877-1904. Official scorecard for Giffen's testimonial match, Victoria v South Australia, Adelaide, 16th-20th February 1923. The folding scorecard with portrait picture of Giffen to front, Giffen's career record to rear, and printed match scores to centre pages. Minor ageing, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Victoria won the match by seven wickets, Woodfull scoring 123 and 94no, Ponsford scoring 108 in the first innings
Lot 358:
Lot 358
Australia tour to British Isles 1934. Official scorecard for North of Scotland League XI v Australians played at Grant Park, Forres, 14th September 1934. Handwritten scores in pencil. Light foxing and vertical fold, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £120

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