Cricket Postcards, Trade & Cigarette Cards

Lot 411:
Lot 411
'An Ideal Cricket Eleven Series'. Stamina Trousers trade issue ink blotter. Three unused ink blotters from the series, No. 1 W.G. Grace, No. 2 K.S. Ranjitsinhji, and No. 6 Hugh Trumble. Each blotter featuring a portrait of the featured player with biography and advertising below. Staining and some ageing to the Grace and Ranjitsinhji blotters, the Trumble in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 412:
Lot 412
West Indies tour of England 1933. 'Georges' for a Century & still not out. Early 'Bristol United Breweries' Fixture card for 1933 listing the fixtures of the West Indian tourists, Gloucestershire and Somerset teams. Some foxing and minor wear to card, handwritten annotation to inside of card otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 413:
Lot 413
Malcolm Jameson Hilton. Lancashire & England 1946-1961. Original Post Office Telegram sent to Hilton, dated 7th August 1950. 'Congratulations Malcolm Good Going, Ben Taylor BEM'. Hilton had been selected to make his Test debut for England v West Indies in the fourth and final Test of the series played at The Oval, 12th-16th August 1950. Small tear to one fold, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
West Indies won the match by an innings and 56 runs and clinched the series 3-1, the first time they had won a series against England in England
Lot 414:
Lot 414
Neil James Napier Hawke. South Australia, Tasmania, Western Australia & Australia 1959-1969. Original Commonwealth of Australia Telegram sent to Hawke, dated 8th February 1963. 'Congratulations Neil All The Best, David Sincock'. Hawke had been selected to make his Test debut for Australia v England in the fifth and final Test of the series played at Sydney Cricket Ground, 15th-20th February 1963. Tear to right edge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
The match was drawn resulting in the series ending 1-1 with three matches drawn. David Sincock was a fellow South Australia and Australia player
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John Richard Mason. Kent & England 1893-1914. Small folding advertising trade card published by The Cricket Press 1897 featuring a cameo portrait of Mason to the front, and biography to centre pages. Some adhesive marks, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 416:
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John Briggs. Lancashire & England 1879-1900. Small folding advertising trade card published by The Cricket Press 1897 featuring a cameo portrait of Briggs to the front, and biography to centre pages. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £80
Lot 417:
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William Henry Patterson. Oxford University & Kent 1878-1900. Small folding advertising trade card published by The Cricket Press 1893 featuring a cameo portrait engraving of Patterson to the front, and biography to centre pages. Minor foxing and ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £85
Lot 418:
Lot 418
George Herbert Hirst. Yorkshire & England 1891-1929. Small eight page fixture card published by The Cricket Press 1908 featuring a cameo portrait engraving of Hirst to the front, and 'Revised list of Fixtures' for first class matches in 1908. Minor ageing, rusting to staple, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 419:
Lot 419
John Wisden & Co. 1914. Original advertising postcard issued by John Wisden & Co. announcing that 'Wisden's Almanack will be published on the 20th of this month. Wisden & Co.' Date stamped and postmarked 6th January 1914. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 420:
Lot 420
Norfolk County Cricket Club 1903. Official receipt dated 6th May 1903 for membership subscription for the 1903 season, signed in ink 'Charles F. Taylor'. Sold with a similar receipt issued by Moseley Cricket Club (Solihull), 8th May 1954. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 421:
Lot 421 Lot 421
Beverley v All England Eleven 1852. Rare original handbill for 'The Match between "The Eleven of All England" and Twenty-two of Beverley and District' played at Westwood, 9th-11th August 1852. The All England players listed are Felix, Mynn, Clarke, Anderson, Box, Guy, Parr, Caffyn, Caesar, Martingell and Bickley, with the twenty two of Beverley listed below. To verso a drawing in ink of what appears to be a three legged character. Some ink show through to the front, horizontal and vertical folds, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: unsold
The match was drawn with no play possible on the second day. Mynn did not play for All England as advertised, his place was taken by T.M. Adams
Lot 422:
Lot 422 Lot 422
'Crystal Palace Programme'. Early and rare four page printed programme of events held at Crystal Palace, Thursday July 1st 1869. Includes an advertisement for 'The Next County Cricket Match will be that of Kent v Sussex, and will be played on the beautiful Cricket Ground of the Palace, on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, July 5th, 7th & 7th'. Odd minor nicks and folds, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £270
The match as advertised between Kent and Sussex was scheduled for three days but completed in two, Kent winning by seven wickets. James Lillywhite was a member of the Sussex team
Lot 423:
Lot 423
Lord Hawke. Yorkshire & England,1881-1911. Original order of service for Hawke's wedding held at St. Paul's, Knightsbridge, 1st June 1916. The folded card in envelope with annotation in ink to front 're Lord Hawke's wedding' was issued to Shirley Slocombe, the artist who painted the portrait of Hawke in cricket attire in 1903, a copy of which hangs at Lord's. Horizontal fold, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £190
Lot 424:
Lot 424
Cricket business cards. Four original business/ calling cards. Cards are for the cricket historian and writer, '"Leather Hunter" of the Sussex Daily News. Alfred J. Gaston, Publicity Agent, Sussex County Cricket'. Also a card for Percy Fender of Herbert Fender & Co, High Holborn, London, and two personal cards for Percy Chapman. Qty 4. Rust staining to the Fender card, the others in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 425:
Lot 425
Oxford v Cambridge M.C.C. Lord's tickets 1890, 1928 and 1936. Four original card tickets for Oxford v Cambridge matches played at Lord's. Tickets are for 30th June- 2nd July 1890, 9th July 1928 (first day), and 8th July 1936 (third day, two tickets). Sold with an official ticket for Gentlemen v Players, Scarborough 5th September 1951 (first day). Qty 5. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 426:
Lot 426
Eton v Harrow M.C.C. Lord's tickets 1891, 1928 and 1930. Three original card tickets for Eton v Harrow matches played at Lord's. Tickets are for 10th-11th July 1891, 14th July 1928 (second day), and 12th July 1930 (second day). Sold with a United Service Club 'At Home' menu for the 1932 Eton v Harrow match. Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 427:
Lot 427
Charles Henry Hulls. Somerset 1885. Two original Wiltshire County Cricket Club membership tickets for 1881 and 1882. The 1881 card with handwritten initials 'DP' to front, the 1882 with the member's name 'C.H. Hulls Esq.' handwritten to front. Adhesive mark to left edge of the 1882 card, some wear to the left edge of the 1881
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Hulls played his only first class match, for Somerset in 1885
Lot 428:
Lot 428
Levenshulme Cricket and Lawn Tennis Club 1928. Original match ticket for the Mr. J.T. Tyldesley's XI v Levenshulme fundraising match played at The Ground, Slade Lane on 10th July 1926. Sold with two small folding cards for a 'Programme of Whist Drive and Dance' held by St. James Cricket Club, Ashton-under-Lyne, 18th December 1920. Qty 3. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25
Lot 429:
Lot 429
Hove Crescent Cricket Club. Original ticket for a Hove Crescent C.C. 'Supper & Social' event, 18th September 1913. Two Hove Crescent C.C. 'Char-a-banc Outing' tickets to Framfield, 1st August 1921 and to Blackboys, 21st May 1923. Also two official match tickets for 'Australians at Hove', dated Saturday 2nd June, possibly 1956. Qty 5. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 430:
Lot 430
England v India match tickets 1946-1959. Two original ground admission tickets for the third Test, The Oval, 17th-20th August 1946, also three tickets for admission to the East Stand at the Oval, one for Saturday 17th August and two for Tuesday 20th August. Staple holes to top corner of each ticket otherwise in good condition. Sold with an official tickets for England v India, Headingley, 2nd July 1959, and T.N. Pearce's XI v India, Scarborough, 10th-12th September 1952. G. Qty 7
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
The 1946 series was the first to be played after the end of the War
Lot 431:
Lot 431
Charles Henry Hulls. Somerset 1885. Melbourne Cricket Club Honorary Member's Ticket issued to Hulls and dated 14th August 1898. Signed by B.J. Wardill, Secretary. Vertical fold otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Major B.J. Wardill was the manager of the Australia tours to England in 1886 and 1888
Lot 432:
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The Ashes. England v Australia Test and tour matches 1938-1968. A selection of original Test match tickets for England v Australia, The Oval, 22nd & 23rd August 1938 second and third days (Hutton's record 364), Lord's, first day 24th June 1938, first day 25th June 1949, first day 25th June 1953, 5th day, 26th June 1956, Edgbaston 9th June 1961, second day. Tour match tickets are Hampshire v Australia 6th-8th June 1953, T.N. Pearce's XI v Australia, Scarborough, 9th-11th September 1953, and M.C.C. v Australians, Lord's 26th and 28th May 1956, first and second days, President of M.C.C.'s XI v Australians, Lord's 14th August 1968, Australians v A Rest of the World XI, Lord's, 31st August- 3rd September 1968 etc. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Opening the batting on the first day of the Oval Test in 1938, Hutton was eventually out on the third day having reached the then record Test score of 364
Lot 433:
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Cricket ephemera. Grey binder comprising an unusual collection of business cards, compliment slips, receipts etc relating to cricket players and coaches, collectors, dealers, cricket boards, counties etc. Also includes a collection of Maharashtra Indian state lottery tickets dated 1979 and featuring prominent cricketers and a selection of match tickets and ground passes 1943-2007 for Test matches, Benson & Hedges, Gillette Cup, Natwest Bank Trophy, charity matches, benefits etc, also ground passes for the Adelaide Oval, South Australia v Western Australia, November 1956 etc. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £38
Lot 434:
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Sir Julian Cahn's team to Ceylon and Malaya, 1937. An original two page typed letter on Rotterdam Lloyd Royal Dutch Mail letterhead to Cahn, dated 28th December 1936. The letter details the travel arrangements for the party, the booking of state cabins and rail travel, special food requirements, and acknowledges Cahn's request to be 'responsible for the incidental expenses for all the members of your party... [and] that your personal cheques will be accepted on board the ships in settlement of bills'. The letter shows the extravagance of Cahn, who would settle any expense for his team members. Sold with an original mono photograph of the team being presented to a local dignitary, the players lined up in front of the pavilion in cricket attire and Cahn's distinctive tour blazers. Location unknown. 9.5"x6.25". G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £80
Lot 435:
Lot 435
Keith Miller. Australia. 'Men people look to- use Brylcreem. The Perfect Hairdressing'. Large original free standing colour advertising card for 'Brylcreem' featuring a cut-out of Keith Miller in batting attire leaning on a bat. 11"x23". Folding card stand to verso. Odd faults to edges of card otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £160
Lot 436:
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Cricketers' memorial services 1964-2005. Red binder comprising fourteen original orders of service. Players are Jack Hobbs (1964), Wilfred Rhodes (1973), Frank Woolley (1987), Jim Laker (1986), Hugh Bartlett (1988), Gubby Allen (1989), Les Ames (1990), Len Hutton (1990), Joe Lister (1991), Brian Johnston (1994), Denis Compton (1997), David Sheppard (2005) etc. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £180
Lot 437:
Lot 437
Melbourne Cricket Club. Two original member's tickets for the 'Ladies Reserve Season 1899-1900', and 'Lady's Ticket 1978-79'. The 1978/79 ticket with accompanying metal medallion with cord and original envelope. Sold with an original Member's Ticket for 'Zingari Cricket Club' (Melbourne?), 1875/76. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 438:
Lot 438
'Royal Society of St George C.C. vs M.C.C. August 10th and 11th 1937' and written in ink below 'Winnipeg, Canada'. A silk bookmark with the title printed down its length with 'Winnipeg' coat of arms finial/pin badge attached to lower border. Previously sold by Christies in the M.C.C. Bicentenary auction as lot 775, 13th April 1987. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
The tour match in Winnipeg was drawn, with M.C.C. winning on first innings. George Newman of Middlesex completed a hat-trick in the Royal Society of St George second innings
Lot 439:
Lot 439 Lot 439
John Richard 'Jack' Mason. Kent & England 1893-1919. An original complete copy of 'The Football and Cricket Star' newspaper dated 27th July 1912 featuring a front page article on Mason and a photograph of Mason's wedding on page three. The newspaper in good/ very good condition. Also an original copy of 'The World' dated 3rd May 1910 with an article on Mason on page 751, and a further cricket article on page 767. Minor foxing and rusting to staples, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Sold with a book on J.R.Mason, 'Test of Time. Travels in Search of a Cricketing Legend', John Lazenby, London 2005. VG. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 440:
Lot 440
Frederick Russell 'Fred' Alexander. Middlesex 1951. A selection of press and candid photographs, dinner menus, scorecards, letters etc relating to Alexander's playing career in the 1950s, and later. Press photographs include one of Denis Compton in bowling action signed by Compton. Letters include from Marylebone C.C. offering Alexander an engagement as a professional player for the 1951 season, and another from Middlesex C.C.C. awarding him his Second XI cap in 1955 etc. Mixed condition, generally good
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £35
Alexander played only two first class matches, both for Middlesex in 1951. He also played for an England XI at Lord's in 1951 in a fill-up match after the Test match against South Africa finished early. He was better known as a footballer for Queen's Park Rangers and Charlton Athletic
Lot 441:
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Lillywhites playing cards. Complete deck of playing cards by De la Rue featuring a design incorporating five cameo photographs, assumed to be company directors, four superimposed on trees radiating out from a central tree stump over which the fifth cameo is superimposed. Four figures named as 'Dunstable', 'Houghton Regis', 'Luton', and 'Leagrave'. The cards unopened in original cellophane wrapper. Box tab detached, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a complete deck of cards by Chas. Goodall & Sons produced for the 1934 England v Australia Ashes series, this being the England version of blue cards with lion and cricketer emblems. In original box. Wear to cards and box
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 442:
Lot 442
'Top Trumps' trade cards 1980. Four sets in original plastic containers. Series are 'World Cricketers' (three sets) and 'County Cricketers'. Sold with an unopened set of 'Ace Sporting Aces. Mike Brearley's Batting Aces', and a full set of fifty 'Butter 'em up. It's only natural' international cricketers cards. G/VG. Qty 6
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 443:
Lot 443
'A Gentlemen's XI v A Players' XI' card game c1900. A set of one hundred and eight playing cards featuring eleven 'Gentlemen' players, Grace, Hewett, McGregor, Newham, O'Brien, Patterson, Radcliffe, Read, Shuter, Stoddart and Woods, and eleven 'Players', Abel, Attewell, Bean, Briggs, Gunn, Hearne, Lohmann, Peel, Read, Shrewsbury and Ulyett. The remainder are 'decision' cards comprising 'Stumped' (Qty 1), 'Hit Wicket' (1), 'Leg Before Wicket' (2), 'Run Out', (3), Caught (4), Bowled (5), etc. Lacking original box and instructions. Appears to be complete. G
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £400
Lot 444:
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Kenneth McAlpine. Kent 1885-1886. Blue scrap album relating to McAlpine's cricket and military career comprising press cuttings from 1882 to 1891, possibly collected by McAlpine. The album includes original scorecards for Household Brigade v Band of Brothers, Chelsea Hospital, 13th June 1891, M.C.C. and Ground v Edgbaston Club, Lord's, 24th-25th August 1885, and v Hertfordshire, Lord's, 20th-21st August 1886, Kent 2nd XI v Middlesex 2nd XI, Tonbridge, 19th-20th August 1896. Cuttings report on matches in which McAlpine played for Mote Park, Old Hayleyburians, Band of Brothers etc. Wear to the album, contents in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £260
McAlpine played three first class matches for Kent in 1885-1886. A great supporter of Kent cricket, he was President of the county Club in 1922
Lot 445:
Lot 445
Cricket ephemera 1930s-1990s. Two large boxes comprising an interesting and varied selection of mixed cricket ephemera including official and unofficial tour guides, club histories, player biographies, modern trade cards, a good selection of Australia and New Zealand cricket magazines etc. Tour guides include 'England v Australia 1930', Lord's and Oval Annual. 'Cricket Tourists Annual 1937 New Zealand', The Cheriton Press. 'All India Cricket Tour of England 1946', edited by A.W. Simpson. 'Cricketers from New Zealand', Playfair 1949. 'England v New Zealand 1930-1949', Findon. 'M.C.C. Tour of Australia 1954-55', Australian Broadcasting Commission. 'The Lifebuoy Book of the Test Series, England v Australia 1962-63' etc. Also includes a John Edrich 'Century of Centuries' souvenir scorecard, signed by Edrich. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £95
Lot 446:
Lot 446
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: £50
Lot 447:
Lot 447
A selection of commemorative handkerchieves, scarves, flags, signed menu etc. Contents comprise a silk menu in the form of a scroll with wooden handles and gold tassels, produced for the Inaugural Dinner held at the Taj Bengal, Calcutta, 11th February 1996, World Cup 1996, signed by all fourteen members of the New Zealand squad. Signatures include Germon (Captain), Cairns, Patel, Fleming, Harris, Astle, Spearman, Parore etc. Handkerchieves include Jim Laker's nineteen wickets in the 1956 Old Trafford Test, Geoff Boycott's century of centuries etc. Head scarves include 'Jacqmar Sketch-book at Lord's', England v India 1986, 'Test Match of the Century', England v Australia at Headingley, 1981, Women's Cricket Association of India etc. Also a small silk handkerchief produced for the 'Centenary of South African Test and International Cricket' 1989 Centenary Banquet, 8th March 1989 etc. Qty 13. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 448:
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Embroidered cricket signatures. A rectangular silk table cloth comprising approx. two hundred signatures of international Test and County players, each signature embroidered in the colours of the country or county the player represented. Signatures include Hobbs, Peebles, Jenkins, Geary, W. Edrich, Bowes, Lindwall, Brown, Hendren, Gimblett, Warner, Chester, Eagar, Levett, Hammond, D. Compton, Headley, Harvey, Fishlock etc. Probably produced in the 1950s. 30"x19". Sold with two triangular cotton cloths. One embroidered with an outline map of Australia surrounded by twelve signatures of the Australian team, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australian cricket emblem and five states with a kangaroo to each corner. Signatures include Johnston, Noblet, Miller, Morris, Lindwall, Loxton, McCool etc. Sold with a similar cloth showing a map of Australia with fourteen signatures, South Africa with thirteen signatures, New Zealand with seven signatures, and England with eleven signatures. Embroidered emblem to lower corner of a kangaroo and inscription 'South Africa 1949-50'. Qty 3. Minor foxing/rust marks otherwise in good condition. Unusual
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £35
Lot 449:
Lot 449
'W.G. Grace. Champion Cricketer of the World'. Large cotton handkerchief commemorating a Century of Centuries by Grace. The handkerchief has a central portrait of Grace three quarter length in cricket attire holding a cricket bat, with biography and record of each individual score and opponents to outer border. Decorated with cricket bats and balls in a floral outer border. Produced in 1895 the handkerchief is printed in black print. Some rust stains, otherwise in good condition with the image strong. 23"x23"
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 450:
Lot 450
South Australian Cricket Association large official flag in red, yellow and blue with cricket ball, stumps and 'piping shrike' bird emblem to centre, and initials 'SACA'. The flag by 'The Flag Centre', Wayville, Adelaide. Approx. 76"x36". VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £140
Lot 451:
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Cricket games, jigsaws etc. Two large boxes of mainly modern cricket jigsaws. Subjects include village cricket scenes, notable cricketers Don Bradman and Geoff Boycott etc. Some boxes unopened in original sealed wrapping. Contents unchecked, appear complete. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £38
Lot 452:
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Cricket games, novelties etc. Two large boxes comprising a miscellany of cricket games, puzzles, a Test Match Special radio, keyrings, mugs, bottles openers, biscuits, chocolates, notepads, nail clippers, fan, cricket ball ice bucket etc. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £20
Lot 453:
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Cricket & sporting games and puzzles, early/ mid 20th century . Box comprising a selection of approximately ten cricket board and table games, and one rugby. Games include 'The "Excelsior" Table-Cricket', 'Cricket at Lord's', 'Test Cricket' (both Chad Valley), 'International Cricket' Godfrey Evans Games Ltd, 'Stumpz' Thos. de La Rue & Co. Ltd., 'Run-it-out or Card Cricket' Kum-Bak Sports, Toys & Games, 'Scrumdown, The Great Rugby Football Game of Skill' N.P. Gibson & Sons Ltd etc. Uncertain whether all games are complete, a couple entirely lacking contents. Boxes in mixed condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £30
Lot 454:
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Subbuteo Table Cricket. Large box containing two editions of Subbuteo Table Cricket, one 'Season 1964' (lacking one stump, bails and ball, the other a 'Club Edition', 1970s. Sold with a selection of original accessories, some in original boxes, including a cloth playing surface, sight screen, three sets of fielders etc. Some wear to the earlier box, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 455:
Lot 455
Cricket jigsaws 1950s. Five sets of 'The Berwick Series of autographed Jig Saw Puzzles of Famous Cricketers'. Don Bradman , No.1, Denis Compton, No.2, and Len Hutton No.3 (three sets). With original boxes, some wear. Odd missing pieces to one Len Hutton jigsaw, others appear complete. Boxes in mixed condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 456:
Lot 456
'The Berwick Series of autographed Jig Saw Puzzles of Famous Cricketers'. Set of four jigsaws, Don Bradman , No.1, Denis Compton, No.2, and Len Hutton No.3, and Bill Edrich No.4. With original boxes, some wear. Contents appear complete. Some wear to boxes. Qty 4
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £42
Lot 457:
Lot 457
Box of assorted cricket novelties and souvenirs. An interesting large and very varied selection including beer mats, coasters, beer pump badges/ clips, edible cake decorations, cloth badges, figurines, key hanger, clock, confectionary, condiment set etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 458:
Lot 458
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: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 459:
'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: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 460:
Lot 460
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: £25/35
Hammer price: £10
Lot 461:
Lot 461
International and county cricketers 1900s-1990s. Folder comprising an eclectic collection of over six hundred signatures of international and county cricketers. The signatures in ink and pencil on cards, sheets, album pages, the odd photograph etc. Earlier examples include a good signature in ink of W.F. Lord (Middlesex 1919, 2 matches), Alf Gover, Colin Cowdrey, Bill Edrich, Roy Tattersall, Gubby Allen, John Shepherd, David Sheppard, Alec and Eric Bedser, Richie Benaud, Doug Insole, Ken Suttle, Leo Harrison, Peter May, Tom Graveney, Doug Wright, Ted Dexter, Fred Trueman, Denis Compton, Len Hutton, Frank Tyson, Cyril Washbrook etc. Some duplication. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £120
Lot 462:
Lot 462 Lot 462
David Mark Smith. Surrey, Sussex, Worcestershire & England 1973-1994. England tour to West Indies 1986. Handwritten batting order in Captain David Gower's own hand on official M.C.C. tour letterhead for the first Test v West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, 21st-23rd February 1986. To verso, handwritten annotation and signature 'My 1st Test. Best Wishes, David Smith'. Originally sold by Knights in the David Smith Testimonial Year auction, 1994, as lot 39, a copy of the original auction catalogue is included in this lot. Creasing and folds, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £140
Smith played both his two Test appearances for England on the 1986 tour to West Indies
Lot 463:
Lot 463
Thomas 'Tom' Richardson. Surrey, Somerset, London County & England 1892-1905. Excellent ink signature of Richardson on small page laid down to album page. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £100
Lot 464:
Lot 464
William 'Bill' Brockwell. Surrey, London County & England 1886-1903. Excellent ink signature of Brockwell on small page laid down to album page. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110

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