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Lot 411:
Lot 411
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'About to Bowl'. Large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a bowler, side-on, in his delivery stride about to bowl with crowd and stands to background. A colourful and attractive image. An unsigned painting. Unframed. Overall 23.5"x32". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 412:
Lot 412
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Batsman on Knees'. Very large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a batsman, wearing coloured clothing, on his knees to avoid a high flying delivery, breaking the wicket with his shoulder, with crowd, stands and scenic panorama to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed by Wright to left hand lower corner and dated '9-14'. Unframed. Overall 35.5"x35.5". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 413:
Lot 413
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Shoaib Akhtar. Rawalpindi Express'. Excellent large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of Shoaib Akhtar, full length, in full flight bowling. Signed by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Shoaib Akhtar. Rawalpindi Express'. Unframed. Overall 31"x23.5". VG
Estimate: £180/250
Lot 414:
Lot 414
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Caught it- Three Men'. Large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a catch being taken by first slip with the wicket keeper looking on and the batsmen still playing the shot, with crowd and stands to background. A colourful and most attractive image. Signed by Wright to left hand lower corner. Unframed. Overall 32"x24". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 415:
Lot 415
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'High Ball at the Wicket'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of an Australian batsman bending his knees and swaying to avoid a high flying delivery with crowd and stands to background. A colourful and attractive image. Unsigned. Framed. Overall 19"x24.5". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 416:
Lot 416
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Flying Wicket'. Large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a cricket scene featuring a wicket keeper diving to run out a struggling batsman with fielder in close attendance with his arms raised triumphantly in the air with crowd and stands to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed by Wright to left hand lower corner and dated '[20]09'. Unframed. Overall 32"x23.5". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 417:
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Batting for England- Swing No.1'. Large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a batsman playing a shot through the covers with crowd and stand to background. A colourful and very attractive image. Signed by Wright to right hand lower corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Waxed 12/01/06. Batting for England- No.1'. Framed. Overall 24"x28.5". VG
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 418:
Lot 418
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Jack Hobbs- The Master'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of Jack Hobbs playing a shot to leg with crowd and stand to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed and dated by Wright to left hand lower corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Jack Hobbs- The Master'. Unframed. Overall 17.5"x24". VG
Estimate: £250/350
Lot 419:
Lot 419
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Hitting out at the Wicket- Three men'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of what appears to be a West Indian batsman hitting out with Australian (?) wicket keeper and slip in close attendance behind him, with crowd and stands to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed and dated by Wright to left hand lower corner. Unframed. Overall 20"x24". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 420:
Lot 420
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'At Full Speed'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a bowler, side on, in delivery stride, with the non striking batsman beside him, with crowd and stands to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed by Wright to left hand lower corner. Unframed. Overall 23.5"x27.5". VG
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 421:
Lot 421
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Leg Cutter. Final Position'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the final position of the grip on the ball for a leg cutter. Signed by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Leg Cutter-Final Position'. Unframed. Overall 15.5"x19.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 422:
Lot 422
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Jim Laker Grip- Off Spinner'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the grip used by Laker to bowl the off spinner. Signed by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Jim Laker Grip- Off Spinner'. Unframed. Overall 19.5"x15.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 423:
Lot 423
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Grip- The Cannon Ball-Spins both ways'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the grip used by Ajantha Mendis of Sri Lanka to bowl the 'Cannonball'. Signed and dated '09' by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Gerry Wright '09. Ajantha Mendis- Sri Lanka. The Cannon Ball-Spins both ways'. Unframed. Overall 15.5"x23.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 424:
Lot 424
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'The Leg Cutter. Bedser Grip'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the grip used by Alec Bedser to bowl the leg cutter. Signed and dated '09' by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'The Leg Cutter- Bedser Grip'. Unframed. Overall 19.5"x19.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 425:
Lot 425
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Grip. Off Spinner'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the grip for bowling the off spinner. Signed and dated '09' by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Varnished December '10- Off Spinner'. Unframed. Overall 19.5"x19.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 426:
Lot 426
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Grip. The Outswinger- Wrist Cocked'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the grip for bowling the out swinger with the wrist cocked. Signed and dated '09' by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'The Outswinger- Wrist Cocked'. Unframed. Overall 19.5"x23.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 427:
Lot 427
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Grip. Leg Spinner'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the grip for bowling the leg spinner. Signed by Wright to lower right hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Leg Spinner'. Unframed. Overall 19.5"x27.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 428:
Lot 428
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Grip. In Swinger. Polished Side'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the grip for bowling the in swinger. Signed and dated '09' by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'In swinger, (Polished Side)'. Unframed. Overall 19.5"x23.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 429:
Lot 429
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Grip. Away Spinner'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the grip for bowling the away spinner. Signed and dated '09' by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Away Spinner'. Unframed. Overall 19.5"x27.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 430:
Lot 430
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Grip. Away Swinger'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the bowlers grip for the away swinger. Signed and dated '09' by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Away Swinger'. Framed. Overall 19.5"x26". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 431:
Lot 431
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Grip. Off Spinner'. Excellent original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the grip for bowling the off spinner. Signed by Wright to lower right hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Off Spinner'. Unframed. Overall 19.5"x19.5". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 432:
Lot 432
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Grip. Bowler's Grip'. Excellent large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of the bowlers grip. Signed by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Bowler's Grip '09'. Unframed. Overall 24"x30". VG
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 433:
Lot 433
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Kevin Pietersen'. Original oil portrait painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of Pietersen, head and shoulders. Signed and dated '08' by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Gerry Wright. 'Kevin Pietersen 08'. Framed. Overall 20"x26". VG
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 434:
Lot 434
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Viv Richards'. Excellent original oil portrait painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of Richards, head and shoulders. Signed by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Viv Richards'. Framed. Overall 15.5"x19.5". VG
Estimate: £250/350
Lot 435:
Lot 435
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Chris Broad '87'. Original oil portrait painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of Broad, head and shoulders. Unsigned. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Gerry Wright. Chris Broad '87'. Unframed. Overall 16"x20". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Probably painted following Broad's outstanding Ashes series of 1986/87 where he hit three centuries in consecutive Tests for England
Lot 436:
Lot 436
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Imran Khan'. Excellent original oil portrait painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of Khan, head and shoulders. Signed by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Imran Khan 1986/99'. Framed. Overall 15"x17.5". VG
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 437:
Lot 437
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Shane Warne'. Large original oil portrait painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of Warne wearing Australian shirt and cricket attire giving his trademark pose when taking a wicket with Australian outback vista behind. Signed and dated '08' by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Boy from the Outback. Shane Warne'. Framed. Overall 22"x30". VG
Estimate: £250/350
Lot 438:
Lot 438
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Sachin Tendulkar Batting'. Excellent large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of Tendulkar, half length, in batting pose. Signed and dated '10' by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas '20/10/11 Gerry Wright. Sachin Tendulkar. India's Greatest'. Framed. Overall 23"x31.5". VG
Estimate: £250/350
Lot 439:
Lot 439
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Jack Hobbs'. Original oil portrait painting on board by artist Gerry Wright, of Hobbs wearing M.C.C. touring blazer and cap and standing in a garden. Signed by Wright to lower left hand corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Jack Hobbs, England, Surrey. Gerry Wright '82'. Unframed. Overall 15"x18". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 440:
Lot 440
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Cricketer in a Garden, George Hirst'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a George Hirst of Yorkshire & England in whites, wearing cap leaning on a cricket bat and holding a ball with scenic garden panorama to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed by Wright to left hand lower corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'St. John's Art Gallery, Devizes 1975'. Framed. Overall 20"x23". VG
Estimate: £250/350
Wright produced a series of paintings depicting cricketers of the golden age which appeared as prints in the book 'Cricket's Golden Summer', published in 1985.
Lot 441:
Lot 441
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Kowloon, Hong Kong Cricket Match'. Very large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising an excellent study of a cricket match in progress, the painting executed from mid wicket with the bowler having bowled and the batsman playing his shot, the pavilion to background bedecked with national and club flags and bunting with trees and a building behind. A colourful and attractive image. Signed by Wright to left hand lower corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Karloon (misspelt) C.C. Hong Kong. Cricket Match'. Framed. Overall 41.5"x28.5". VG
Estimate: £350/450
Lot 442:
Lot 442
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Cricket Match. Cockington, Devon'. Very large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising an excellent full study of a cricket match in progress, the painting executed looking down from a surrounding hill, with the bowler about to bowl, batsman ready and fielders awaiting the ball with pavilion, trees casting shadows over parts of the ground and scenic panorama to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed and dated '09' by Wright to left hand lower corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Cricket Match. Cockinford (misspelt), Devon'. Framed. Overall 34.5"x27.5". VG
Estimate: £300/400
Lot 443:
Lot 443
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Diving for a Catch'. Very large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a full length study of a wicket keeper acrobatically diving to catch the ball with fielders and scenic panorama to background. A colourful and attractive image. Unsigned. Unframed. Overall 32"x39.5". VG
Estimate: £150/250
Lot 444:
Lot 444
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Bearsted Green, Maidstone. North Side'. Very large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising an excellent study of a cricket match in progress, the painting executed from backward point with the bowler having bowled the batsman out, the ball breaking the wicket, with old timber framed house and trees to boundary edge. A colourful and attractive image. Signed and dated '09' by Wright to left hand lower corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Bearsted Green, North Side, Maidstone, Kent '09.'. Framed. Overall 44"x28". VG
Estimate: £300/400
Lot 445:
Lot 445
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Cricket in Pewsey Vale, Wiltshire'. Very large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising an excellent study of a cricket match in progress, the painting executed from the fine leg position with the batsman having played a shot to fine leg, the fielder moving to stop it, with wonderful colour vista of the trees, hills and sky to background. A very colourful and attractive image. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Cricket in Pewsey Vale'. Framed. Overall 51.5"x40". VG
Estimate: £300/400
Lot 446:
Lot 446
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'From the Pavilion, Bath'. Large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising an excellent study of the view from the pavilion with spectators, some in striped blazers, standing and sitting, talking and watching the cricket, wine bottles and food on the tables and the cricket match and stands and tents to background. A colourful and attractive image. Unframed. Overall 30"x24". VG
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 447:
Lot 447
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Batsman leaping for high ball'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a study of a batsman leaping in the air to avoid a bouncer with stand, spectators and skyline to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed and dated '01' by Wright to left hand corner. Unframed. Overall 18"x24". VG
Estimate: £150/200
Lot 448:
Lot 448
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Silence of the Heart'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, of a West Indian batsman who appears to have been hit by the ball, knocking the bat out of his hands and fallen into the stumps, the match being played at night under floodlights, with bowler, stands, spectators, skyline and full moon to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed by Wright to right hand lower corner. Handwritten inscription in Wright's hand to back of canvas 'Silence of the Heart'. Framed. Overall 25"x25". VG
Estimate: £150/200
Lot 449:
Lot 449
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Out at the Wicket - Flying backstop'. Original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, comprising a study of an England batsman being run out by a flying wicket keeper, with stand, spectators and skyline to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed and dated '07' by Wright to left hand corner. Unframed. Overall 27"x20". VG
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 450:
Lot 450
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Vigorous Bowler'. Large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, showing a bowler in full flow in his delivery with field, trees and panorama to background. A colourful and attractive image. Signed by Wright to left hand corner. Unframed. Overall 31"x32". VG
Estimate: £200/300
Lot 451:
Lot 451
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. 'Death at Cricket'. Large original oil painting on canvas by artist Gerry Wright, Unusually showing 'Death' (a skeletal bowler wearing cricket attire) bowling a bouncer to a batsman, 'Death' being portrayed at night and the batsman in light with moon and dark cloudy skyline to background. A colourful and unusual concept. Signed and dated '02' by Wright to left hand corner. Framed. Overall 20.5"x26.5". VG
Estimate: £150/200
Lot 452:
Lot 452
Gerry Wright 1931-2015. A collection of twenty colour Victorian postcards of cricketers, footballers, cricket and football matches in progress includes three postcards of airships, all window mounted and framed and glazed. Many of the postcards are from the 'Football Terms' and 'Cricket Terms' series by Misch & Co with artwork by Frederick S. Howard c1900. The montage put together by Wright. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 453:
Lot 453
Australia tour of West Indies 1955. Official souvenir programme for the tour with cover title 'Australian Visit to Montego Bay June 4th to 9th'. Printed by Printers Ltd., Kingston, Jamaica. Light vertical crease, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 454:
Lot 454
'Stump High!'. Compiled by Andy Wilson for the Andy Wilson Benefit Fund 1953. Signed to players' photographs by seventeen Gloucestershire players. Signatures are C.J. Scott (two signatures), G. Wiltshire (two), C. Cook (three), D.A. Allen, A.S. Brown, A.E. Wilson (five), H.A. Henson, J.F. Crapp (two), C.A. Milton (two), G.M. Emmett, G.E. Lambert, T.W. Graveney, M. Young, J. Mortimore, 'Bomber' Wells, D.G. Hawkins, and J.V.C. Griffiths. Tape reinforcement to spine, some wear to paper wrappers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 455:
Lot 455
'Festival Cricket. Australian XI (Services) vs Indian XI (Northern Zone)'. Official brochure/ programme for Australia's first official tour to India, October 1945. Original decorative paper wrappers. Handwritten annotations in pencil to player's listings on centre pages. Horizontal crease, rusting to staples, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £70/100
Following the Australian Services tour to England in 1945, the team captained by Lindsay Hassett played eight matches in India and one in Ceylon before returning to Australia. The match v North Zone was played at Lahore, 28th-30th October 1945 and ended in a draw, Abdul Hafeez scoring 173 and Imtiaz Ahmed 138 for Northern Zone in their first innings
Lot 456:
Lot 456
'Our Cricketers Past & Present'. Published by A.D. Jones 1896. Five complete individual parts Parts II to VI, all with original wrappers, containing portraits of cricketers. The wrappers for part VI detached and with small loss and wear. Sold with duplicate copies of parts III, IV and VI etc, all with detached covers or lacking covers
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 457:
Lot 457
Sussex County Cricket Club Annuals for 1933 (seventh year of issue), 1934, 1935, 1937 and 1939. Sold with a Sussex Cricket Handbook for 1965. Qty 6. Odd faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
The Sussex Cricket Annual was first published in 1927
Lot 458:
Lot 458
'Cricket Memoirs and Records with Advice to Youths and Others'. Herbert Sutcliffe. Leeds c1928. Paper wrappers. Slight marking to rear cover, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 459:
Lot 459
'Suffolk County Cricket Club Manual for the 1935 Season'. Ipswich 1935. First issue of the Manual on the re-entry of Suffolk C.C.C. to the Minor Counties Championship. Some wear to original decorative wrappers, rusting to staples, some internal foxing, otherwise in good condition. Scarce
Estimate: £30/50
There appears to be no listing of this publication in Padwick and it is not known whether subsequent issues were published. Suffolk C.C.C. started publishing the annual 'Handbook' in 1950
Lot 460:
Lot 460
'Hampshire County Cricket'. F.S. Ashley-Cooper. George W. May, London 1924. Original decorative cover. Some wear and ageing to cover, rusting to staples otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 461:
Lot 461
'Somerset County Cricket'. F.S. Ashley-Cooper. George W. May, London 1924. Original decorative cover. Minor wear and ageing to cover, rusting to staples otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 462:
Lot 462
Cricket yearbooks and annuals 1930s-1990s. Box comprising a selection of county and other yearbooks including Gloucestershire 1937 and 1947. Lancashire 1937 (very good condition). Essex 1963 and 1976. Hampshire 1939, 1951, 1952, 1958, 1961, 1962 and 1975. Surrey 1950, 1951, 1953, 1955-1959. Yorkshire 1965-1969, 1971-1973 and 1979. Warwickshire 1946. Also Club Cricket Conference Handbooks for 1974, 1975, 1977 and 1987, Trinidad Cricket Council Yearbook 1971/72, and a Somerset Centenary Yearbook 1991. Qty 36. G
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 463:
Lot 463
Kent County Cricket Club hardback 'blue books' and annuals 1904-2011. Hardback 'blue books' for 1904, 1911, 1926, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937 and 1945. Fading and wear to some covers, the 1933 lacking rear board, otherwise in good condition. Yearbooks for 1948 (two copies) and 1950. 'Member's copy' annuals in red cloth for 1957-1975, also in paper wrappers for 1976-1994, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2009 and 2011. Some duplication. Sold with Association of Kent Cricket Clubs yearbooks for 1960, 1962-1966, 1968, 1974-1977, 1987-1990, 1994, 1995 etc. Some faults, generally good condition. Qty 102
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 464:
Lot 464 Lot 464
Kent Cricket Annuals 1933-1939. Three Annuals for 1933 (1st year of issue), 1936 (4th year) and 1939 (5th year) compiled by Sir Home Gordon. All with original covers. Rusting to staples to all three issues. The 1933 with some staining to front cover, light foxing/ wear to the covers of the 1936 and 1939, otherwise contents in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £60/90

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