Cricket Ceramics & Metalware

Lot 567:
Lot 567
Harold James Butler. Nottinghamshire & England 1933-1954. Nottinghamshire navy blue cloth cricket cap with raised embroidered emblem of the Nottinghamshire crest to front with 'Notts' below. The cap made by Willis Walker of Keighley and previously sold by Vennett-Smith auctioneers. Name handwritten to inner label (faded and blurred). Minor wear and fading to emblem, odd small moth hole otherwise in good condition. A cap from the best bowler for Nottinghamshire during the period on either side of World War II
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Butler was a fast medium bowler and hard hitting lower order batsman who played 306 matches for Nottinghamshire during a twenty one year first class career. He took 952 first class wickets at an average of 24.44

The Bob Willis Collection. Each lot sold in this sale from the Willis collection will have with it a copied signed agreement and listing of items confirmed by Willis and dated 20th October 1988 when they were originally sold.
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Robert George Dylan Willis. Surrey, Warwickshire & England 1969-1984. 'Warwickshire County Champions & Gillette Cup Finalists 1972'. Selection of three gold medallions, two hallmarked, presented to R.G.D. Willis for his and his teams achievements during this momentous season. A gold hallmarked 'County Championship Winners' medal, the obverse with figure of a batsman driving, with inscription to reverse 'Warwickshire County Cricket Club. Champions 1972', another, 'The County Cricket Competition. The Gillette Cup. Runners Up' medallion and a gold hallmarked medallion, the obverse with figure of a batsman at the wicket, with inscription to reverse 'Warwickshire C.C.C. 1972 County Champions & Gillette Cup Finalists. Bob Willis'. It is presumed this third medallion was presented to Willis by the Warwickshire County Cricket Club. All three in original presentation cases. Excellent condition. Sold with a silver plated trophy of three crossed stumps on a black plinth with plate inscribed to front 'Presented by Warwickshire County Cricket Club to R.G.D. Willis to mark his achievement in taking 8 Derbyshire wickets for 44 runs (including the Hat Trick) on September 6th 1972', 6" tall and the actual cricket ball used to take the eight wickets with silver metal plaque 'With this ball R.G.D. Willis in taking 8 wickets for 44 runs dismissed M.H. Page, M.J. Hendrick, and D. Wilde with consecutive balls to complete the hat trick on September 6th 1972' . G Previously sold by Christie's Auctioneers in the October 1988 auction held in South Kensington
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £420
Warwickshire won the County Championship in 1972, playing twenty matches, winning nine, drawing eleven and not losing a match all season. Warwickshire played Lancashire in the Gillette Cup Final of 1972 losing by four wickets. Willis taking 2-29 from twelve overs.

In the match against Derbyshire played at Edgbaston the result was a draw. Willis in Derbyshire's first innings bowled 15.4 overs, four maidens and took eight wickets for 44 runs completing a hat-trick of Page, Hendrick and Wilde. Page was caught having made 125 and Hendrick and Wilde were both bowled
Lot 569:
Lot 569
Robert George Dylan Willis. Surrey, Warwickshire & England 1969-1984. 'Man of the Match' awards 1976, 1979, 1981 and 1983 whilst playing for Warwickshire. Four Benson & Hedges 'Gold Award' metal medallions, presented to Willis having won the 'Man of the Match' award. The medals consist:- Warwickshire v Lancashire, Quarter-Final played at Edgbaston in June 1976, Willis took five wickets for 27 runs off 11 overs, Warwickshire v Derbyshire match played at Edgbaston in May 1979, Willis took four wickets for 38 runs off 11 overs, Warwickshire v Yorkshire match played at Edgbaston in May 1981, Willis taking seven wickets for 32 runs off 10.3 overs and Warwickshire v Derbyshire match played at Edgbaston in 1983, Willis took five wickets for 37 runs off 11 overs. All four in original presentation cases. Very good condition. Previously sold by Christie's Auctioneers in the October 1988 auction held in South Kensington
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £140
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Lot 570
Robert George Dylan Willis. Surrey, Warwickshire & England 1969-1984. Two bronze metal medals presented to Willis whilst playing for England in the 1978 Test series against Pakistan and New Zealand. The medals with relief of ball and stumps and wording 'Cornhill Insurance Test Series. England v Pakistan 1978' and 'England v New Zealand 1978' and both engraved to reverse 'R.G.D. Willis'. In original presentation cases. Some darkening to the New Zealand medal otherwise in good/very good condition Previously sold by Christie's Auctioneers in the October 1988 auction held in South Kensington
Estimate: £120/180
Hammer price: unsold
In the three match Test series against Pakistan, Bob Willis took 13 wickets with a best of 5-47 in the second Test at Lord's and in the three match Test series against New Zealand, Bob Willis took 12 wickets with a best of 5-42 in the first Test at The Oval
Lot 571:
Lot 571
Robert George Dylan Willis. Surrey, Warwickshire & England 1969-1984. Two silver metal medals presented to Willis whilst playing for England in the 1980 and 1984 Test series against the West Indies. The medals with relief of ball and stumps and wording 'Cornhill Insurance Test Series. England v West Indies 1980' and 'England v West Indies 1984' and both engraved to reverse 'R.G.D. Willis'. In original presentation cases. Good/very good condition Previously sold by Christie's Auctioneers in the October 1988 auction held in South Kensington
Estimate: £120/180
Hammer price: £80
In the five match Test series in 1980 against the West Indies, Bob Willis took 14 wickets with a best of 5-65 in the second innings of first Test at Nottingham. He also took 4-82 in the first innings to finish with nine wickets in the match. In the five match Test series in 1984 against the West Indies, Bob Willis, who played in three of the five matches, took 6 wickets
Lot 572:
Lot 572
Robert George Dylan Willis. Surrey, Warwickshire & England 1969-1984. Two silver metal medals presented to Willis whilst playing for England in the 1982 Test series against India and against Pakistan. The medals with relief of ball and stumps and wording 'Cornhill Insurance Test Series. England v Pakistan 1982' and 'England v India 1982' and both engraved to reverse 'R.G.D. Willis'. In original presentation cases. Good/very good condition Previously sold by Christie's Auctioneers in the October 1988 auction held in South Kensington
Estimate: £120/180
Hammer price: £80
In the three match Test series against the Pakistan, Bob Willis, who played in two of the three games, took 10 wickets with a best of 3-55 in the second Test at Leeds and in the three match Test series against India, Bob Willis took 15 wickets with a best of 6-101 in the first Test at Lord's
Lot 573:
Lot 573
Robert George Dylan Willis. Surrey, Warwickshire & England 1969-1984. 'The Prudential Trophy'. Three silver convex medals presented to Willis for One Day International match series against Pakistan 1978, against the West Indies in 1980 and against India in 1982. The medals with relief of cricket ball seam to centre and titles to outer edges. Hallmarked. In original presentation cases. G. Previously sold by Christie's Auctioneers in the October 1988 auction held in South Kensington
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £85
Willis's best figures in these three series of One Day matches was the first one day match against Pakistan at Old Trafford where he took four wickets for fifteen runs from 11 overs
Lot 574:
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Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 575:
Lot 575
Robert George Dylan Willis. Surrey, Warwickshire & England 1969-1984. 'Centenary Test Match, Melbourne 1977'. A gold metal medal presented to Bob Willis as a member of the England who played in the Centenary Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on the 12th-17th March 1977. To the face, 'Victoria Cricket Association 1877' and to obverse 'This medallion presented by the Victoria Cricket Association to participants in the Centenary Australia v England Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground, March 1977 is engraved with the design of the medal, given by the Victoria Cricket Association to the colonial players in the first Test on the same ground in March 1877'. The medal by K.G. Luke Ltd of Melbourne. In original presentation case. G
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £200
Australia won the Centenary Test by 45 runs, the exact same margin as in the first Test in 1877. Derek Randall was named Man of the match for his second innings of 174 runs for England. Willis took 2-33 in the first innings
Lot 576:
Lot 576
Robert George Dylan Willis. Surrey, Warwickshire & England 1969-1984. England World Cup (Prudential Cup) Runners Up 1979' large silver medal presented to Willis as a member of the England World Cup squad. The impressive hallmarked silver medal with titles 'The Prudential Cup. Runners Up 1979' to outer edge and to centre a cricket ball with sun burst surround. To verso hallmarks for London 1979 and makers mark. In original presentation case. Very good condition. Previously sold by Christie's Auctioneers in the October 1988 auction held in South Kensington
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £220
Willis played in all of England's matches in the World Cup of 1979 from the first match against Australia to the Semi-Final v New Zealand and then was left out for the Final against the West Indies. The West Indies beat England in the Final by 92 runs, thanks to a memorable innings of 138 from Viv Richards and five wickets from Joel Garner
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Lot 577
Robert George Dylan Willis. Surrey, Warwickshire & England 1969-1984. 'Golden Jubilee. England v India 1932-1982'. Commemorative gold plated medal presented to Willis on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of England and India Tests played at Lord's on the 10th-15th June 1982. The medal with Lords Cricket Ground to face and the wording 'Golden Jubilee, England v India 1932-1982'. Made by Garrad & Co of Regent Street. In original presentation case with M.C.C. initials to lid. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
England won the Test at Lord's by seven wickets, Willis taking 6-101 in India's second innings
Lot 578:
Lot 578
Robert George Dylan Willis. Surrey, Warwickshire & England 1969-1984. Four medals and awards presented to Willis whilst playing in Australia with England. A bronze metal medal for the Prime Ministers XI versus England match played on the 1982/83 tour of Australia with Bob Willis, Captain, a further gold metal medal presented to Willis to commemorate fifty Years of Test Cricket in Queensland 1978, a silver medal awarded to Bob Willis as a member of the England team who played Tasmania at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on the 3rd February 1979, the match was staged to honour the winning team in the State Cup competition which was won for the first time by Tasmania and lastly an award presented to Willis by the S.A.C.A. for his contribution to a century of Test Cricket at the Adelaide Oval, December 1984. All four in original presentation cases. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £70
Lot 579:
Lot 579
George Gibson Macaulay. Yorkshire & England 1920-1935. 'Yorkshire C.C.C. County Champions 1922'. Large silver cup, with good scroll handles, with inscription 'Champion County 1922' presented to George Macaulay by the club in 1922, Yorkshire being County Champions in that season. The cup measures approximately 6.5" tall and is approximately 9" wide including the handles. Hallmarked Birmingham 1922. Sold with a smaller silver cup with the inscription 'Herne Bay Golf Club 1921' and the town emblem of a heron above. The cup measures approximately 4" tall and is approximately 5.5" wide including the handles. Hallmarked London 1921. Both in good condition. Sold with a copied note of providence sent via the Cricket Memorabilia Society which is dated November 1994 and reads 'To whom it may concern. I hereby declare that the trophies bearing the inscriptions 'Herne Bay Golf Club 1921' and 'Champion County 1922' were presented and belonged to my late brother in law G.G. Macaulay who was married to my sister Edith'. With covering compliment slip from the CMS
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £180
Yorkshire played 30 matches in 1922, winning nineteen matches and losing only two with eight draws and one 'no result'
Lot 580:
Lot 580
Major William Booth, Yorkshire & England, 1908-1914. 'Yorkshire C.C.C. County Champions 1912'. A silver centre piece on a rising circular foot engraved 'Presented to Mr W.M. Booth by the Yorkshire County Cricket Club in recognition of winning the Championship 1912. Matches played 25, won 13, lost 1, 1st innings, won 7, lost 4, percentage 72%'. The centre piece fitted with a central foliate-etched vase/flute with waved rim and with three scrolling branches with matching vases/flutes. Hallmarked Chester 1911 and makers mark for Colen Hewer Cheshire of Birmingham. Height with central vase is 7.25"
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £1300
'Major' was Booth's christian name, not his rank. He was an opening medium fast bowler and middle order batsman. His highest score was 210 for Yorkshire against Worcestershire in 1911. He played two Test matches for England in 1913/14 on the M.C.C. tour of South Africa and was named one of Wisden's five cricketers of the year in 1914. Booth took 104 wickets in the Championship winning season of 1912. Commenting on Major Booth's part in Yorkshire's Championship victory, Sydney Pardon of Wisden, wrote 'Quite sound, and much stronger than in 1911, he was able to keep up his full pace during fairly lengthy spells of work, and on one occasion, against Leicestershire at Sheffield, he bowled in such splendid form on a perfect wicket as to suggest great possibilities'. However his great promise was left unfulfilled, he was a Second Lieutenant during the first World War and was killed in action in La Cigny, France in 1916
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William Gilbert Grace. Gloucestershire & England 1865-1908. A late 19th century mantel clock which for many years rested in the study of W.G. Grace. The stained wood clock with dial to top with roman numerals and below decoration painted on glass, hinged door to front. Pendulum and key separate. The face of the clock and the dial numbers are worn and crazed otherwise in good condition. Previously sold in Phillips auction of October 1998 and a letter from the vendor is included with the clock, the clock having been handed down through the family. The previous vendor, Mrs H.E. Grace wrote to Mike Smith the buyer 'My husband, who was a great nephew of W.G. Grace had been very proud to own it and took great care of it. However I am sure you will treasure it like he did and have many years of pleasure looking at it knowing that W.G. must have done so in his study'. A rare personal item of the great cricketer
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £1500
Lot 582:
Lot 582
Leonard Green. Lancashire C.C.C. 1922-1935. Large and impressive silver capstan inkwell, heavy flat circular base with hinged lid revealing liner/inkwell, felt covered base. The inkwell inscribed 'County Cricket Championship 1926-27-1928. Presented by Lord Ashton. President of Lancashire C.C.C. to Lt Col L. Green'. The lid of the inkwell decorated with a red rose of Lancashire. Hallmarks for Birmingham 1928 to back of base and to hinged lid. Makers marks for Ollivant & Botsford of Birmingham. Approximately 8" diameter at base. Some wear and soiling to inner liner of inkwell otherwise in very good condition. Previously sold in Phillips auction no 6320 as lot 255
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £130
Leonard Green captained Lancashire from 1926 to 1928 winning the County Championship in each of the three seasons
Lot 583:
Lot 583
Brass desk stand/ ink stand. Large, impressive and ornate desk stand or ink stand with eagle to centre and lidded inkwells to either side, two hook pen cradle below. Decorated with cast scrollwork and floral motifs, the sides having facial masks in the French style all supported on hoof feet. The top with two matching inkwell sections, lacking liners, both having lift up lids with a central pen nib, the lid with a large eagle surmount. Central cartouche with the inscription. 'Presented by the Brunswick Cricket Club to J. Douglas Scott on the occasion of his marriage 27th July 1897'. The desk stand measures 10.5"x4" and stands approximately 7.5" tall. Registration marks to inner side. Good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
There appear to be two Brunswick Cricket Clubs, one very famously in Victoria, Australia and the other in Hove, Brighton. It is not known who J. Douglas Scott was
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Lot 584
Clifford Gladwin. Derbyshire & England 1939-1958. A pair of silver cufflinks each with enamel motif in Derbyshire C.C.C. colours and engraved 'Cliff Gladwin 1958', being the last year of Gladwin's first-class playing career. Also a gold metal tie pin engraved with the initials 'CG'. Attached label describes how the items were bought by the house clearer who cleared Gladwin's house following his death in 1988. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £120
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Hon. Alfred Lyttelton. Cambridge University, Middlesex & England 1876-1887. A medal presented to Lyttleton by the Cambridge University Athletic Club. The medal is mounted in a fitted glass case with a silver band to the edge engraved '1876 Throwing the Hammer. Hon. A. Lyttelton Trin: Coll:'. 2" in diameter, in original presentation case with maker's name, D. Munsey of Cambridge. Staining to the medal edges, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
While studying at Cambridge University, Lyttleton was awarded a blue all four years 1876-1879 and represented Cambridge at Real Tennis, rackets and athletics. An excellent football player, he played for Old Etonians in the 1876 F.A. Cup Final, represented England at football in 1877 and became the first 'Double' International player at football and cricket. In later years Lyttelton was President of M.C.C. in 1898. From 1895 until his death he was a Member of Parliament, and Colonial Secretary 1903-1905
Lot 586:
Lot 586
'Golden Jubilee Test Match. England vs India. February 1980'. A silver metal ashtray presented to Graham Dilley with scrollwork edging with India Board of Control raised emblem to centre. Undecipherable Madras maker's mark to base. Sold with note of authentication signed by Dilley. 6.5". Previously sold by Knights in 1997. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
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George Gibson Macaulay. Yorkshire & England 1920-1935. A silver plated cup presented to Macauley as a schoolboy 'In recognition of his performances during the three seasons 1911 - 1912 - 1913' with a record of his achievements engraved below, 'Batting 949 runs average 26.36. Bowling 142 wickets average 6-88. Highest score 102 not out against Richmond Grammar School'. Fluted decoration to lower body, with knopped stem and spreading circular foot. Maker's mark for Elkington Plate, date mark 'Y' for 1910 and number '17111'. 8.5" tall.
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
George Macauley attended Barnard Castle School in County Durham. He made eight Test appearances for England. He was forced to retire early from first-class cricket after injuring a finger in 1934
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Herbert Sutcliffe. Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. A silver plated table lamp with octagonal base and stem presented to Sutcliffe by the Dacre Banks Cricket Club with engraving 'to commemorate his magnificent services with the English XI in Australia 1924-25'. Maker's mark for H.E. & Co. 12" tall. Previously sold as lot 318 in the Phillips auction of 6th April 1994.
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Sutcliffe is known to have grown up in Dacre Banks and, although he appears not to have played for the club, his father, who was a founder member of the Nidderdale League, was a member of the League winning side in 1894, the year Herbert was born. The years of 1924 and 1925 were probably Sutcliffe's most productive years, both for Yorkshire and for England. Sutcliffe had an exceptional tour of Australia with M.C.C. in 1924/25. In the five Tests, he scored 734 runs at an average of 81.55 with four centuries and a highest score of 176. In the home season of 1925, he scored 2308 runs for Yorkshire at an average of 53.67 with seven centuries
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Herbert Sutcliffe. Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. A pair of silver plated bone handled fish servers in original felt lined case originally presented to Sutcliffe. The pair each with ornately engraved floral and leaf design. Maker's marks 'H.B.& H' for Harrison Brothers and Howson of Sheffield. Faded monogram 'AC' to each handle. Faded leather label to box lid 'Mading[?] & Comp. 46 & 47 King's Road, Brighton'. Previously sold at Sothebys, 9th July 1999 as part of lot 45 with a canteen of cutlery also presented to Sutcliffe. The fish servers in good condition, the case worn and with tape repair to hinge
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £85
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Lot 590
Ken Barrington. England tour to India 1976/77. A white metal cigarette box lined with cedar and the hinged lid with an applied enamel Indian emblem fpr the 'Board of Control for Cricket in India' and engraved '50th Test England-India Calcutta 1-1-1977'. Presented to Barrington in his capacity as England team manager. Staining to case, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
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Lot 591
M.C.C. tour to India, Pakistan & Ceylon 1961/62. Harold 'Wuzzer' Dalton, physio. Square silver ashtray with rounded edges with a Queen Victoria One Rupee coin set in to the centre. Engraved inscription 'To "Wuzzer" from the boys. India Pakistan & Ceylon 1961-62'. Hallmark to underside for Hamilton & Co of Calcutta, with date stamp 'z' for 1961.
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Established in 1808 by Robert Hamilton, Hamilton & Co. became the best known and celebrated British silversmith operating in India and was known as the Garrard of India. Wuzzer Dalton was the team physiotherapist for the M.C.C. team on the 1961/62 tour
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Malcolm Jameson Hilton. Lancashire & England 1946-1961. Silver metal cigarette case with detachable lighter holder, presented to Hilton by Lancashire Cricket Club on his selection for England in 1950. The hinged lid engraved with Hilton's initials 'M.J.H'. The case comprises an integrated removable rectangular case 2.75"x1.5", which it is assumed would have contained a cigarette lighter (missing). The lighter holder stamped 'Kincraft Made in England Patent Pending'. Enclosed Lancashire C.C.C. slip lists Hilton's achievements. Overall 6.75"x3.25". G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
Hilton was a slow left arm bowler who took over 1000 first-class wickets and achieved the distinction of taking the wicket of Don Bradman in both innings for Lancashire v Australians at Old Trafford in 1948
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Pakistan tour to England 1974. A metal and wooden model of a cannon set on an ornately engraved metal plinth with eight cannon balls, Pakistan flag and emblem. The four sides of the plinth with engraved inscriptions. 'Pakistan Cricket Team England Tour 1974', 'Presented by Board of Control for Cricket in Pakistan', the names of the full touring party, and a description of the cannon, 'Kim's Gun'. It is not known to whom the item was presented. 8.5" wide, 6.25" deep, 5" tall
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
Lot 594:
Lot 594
Cricket stick/umbrella stand. Black painted cast iron stick/umbrella stand in Victorian style. With figure of cricketer, apparently modelled on Lord Hawke, to centre with bat to right and stumps to left. Half circular base. 32.5" high. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £240
Lot 595:
Lot 595
Cricket belt and buckle 1880. Blue fabric belt complete with silver metal buckle and clasp. The buckle engraved 'A.C.C. Presented to R. Elsley for Bowling 1880'. Previously sold as lot 134 in the Phillips sale of October 1985. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £95
Lot 596:
Groundsmen and umpires equipment. A umpires metal six ball counter with individual press down lever mechanism on shaft for each ball plus a circular metal eight ball counter with press down mechanism to 'click' the number on. 'Omnia' impressed to metal to face. Both in full working order and in good condition. Plus a brass stump/wicket marker with three points to mark the wicket 'M.C.C.' stamped to underside, a cricket ball and bat guage used by umpires at Trent Bridge in 1981 (ex Bruce French auction, lot 359, 1991) and a a Cricketers' groundsman's measuring tape with brass fittings c1930s. Qty 5
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £30
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H.D. Billimoria. Indian umpire. A set of portable metal weighing scales for checking the weight of a cricket ball. The scales engraved with calibrations in ounces, and the maker 'The S.M. and A. Works, Bombay 4'. Contained in a felt lined wooden case with the owner's name 'H.D. Billimorie' inscribed to the lid. Previously sold by Christies in the M.C.C. Bicentenary auction as lot 713, 13th April 1987. VG. Sold with a Cricketers' groundsman's measuring tape with brass fittings c1920s/1930s in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £32
H.D. Billimoria was a first class umpire in India whose career ran from 1940 to 1954
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Lot 598
Colin Milburn. Northamptonshire, Western Australia & England 1960-1974. A set of four blue metal drinking cups. One cup is engraved 'East Perth Football Club. Presented to Colin Milburn in appreciation 1969. Each cup measures 5" tall. In original box. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Milburn played three seasons for Western Australia from 1966/67 to 1968/69
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Frederic Meyrick Meyrick-Jones. Cambridge University & Kent 1887-1896. An unusual carved ivory scarf ring in the form of crossed bats and stumps mounted in a wooded display stand with inscribed plaque, 'Presented to the M.C.C. by the Rev. F. Meyrick Jones'. Previously sold as lot 821 by Christies in the M.C.C. Bicentenary auction, 13th April 1987. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £130
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Lot 600
Leonard Victor 'Len' Maddocks. Victoria, Tasmania & Australia 1946-1968. Small pewter goblet with engraved inscription, 'Singapore Airlines. Presented to Len Maddocks. Centenary Test 1877-1977'. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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Australia tour of England 1926. An oval colour Thorne's Super Extra Creme Toffee tin 'A Souvenir of the Australian's Visit in 1926'. With named pictures of the Australian team to the sides and portrait of the Oval cricket ground to lid. 5.5". G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £85
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Lot 602
Brass ashtray set with two pairs of crossed bats supporting a lattice cradle on circular metal base with ornate floral design. 4.5" diameter. Sold with a copper approx. half pint tankard with gold metal handle and bands to rim and base, and highly ornate Mexican motif inset. Engraving to upper band' Alan Smith' (possibly A.C. Smith, Warwickshire & England) and to lower band 'Mexico City Cricket 1980'. 4.75" tall. Also a small silver metal figure of an early cricketer in batting pose in front of a wicket formed of two stumps and a single bail. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £20
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Square cut glass inkwell set on EPNS silver stand and lid, the stand with two cricket bats and a ball. 'EPNS' and 'Made in England' stamped to underside. Maker and date unknown. Overall 3" tall. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £30
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Silver metal trophy in the form of a coal scuttle with ornate handle and embossed floral decoration. Engraved inscription 'P.S.S.C.L. 1910. Pudsey Congregational C.C. Fattorini & Sons Bradford. J. Sutcliffe'. 5" tall. Dent to top rim otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
It is possible that J. Sutcliffe may have been a relative of Herbert Sutcliffe, whose father, Willie, and his two uncles played cricket for Pudsey St Lawrence C.C. Herbert was orphaned in 1904 and returned with his brothers, Arthur and Bob, to Pudsey to live with his aunts where he played cricket for a church team, most likely Pudsey Congregational Church where he was a member
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Silver metal cup on a stand formed of three stumps surrounded by a wreath with a bat, set on a circular base with two bails and a ball. The engraved inscription describes the cup being presented by London Central Markets Constables and Staff Cricket Club to Sergeant John Newman on 24th September 1895 'in recognition of his services as Secretary since its formation in 1889'. 8.75" tall. The bat a little loose, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
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Lot 606
John Hugh Edrich. Surrey & England 1958-1978. Two tankards presented to Edrich. A silver plated pint tankard engraved 'To John Edrich. Wombwell Cricket Lovers Society's "Cricketer of the Year" 1969'. 'P. Bros E.P.N.S.' stamped to base. Good condition. Also a small pewter tankard engraved 'Best Wishes Q.C.A. [Queensland Cricket Association] 1974 John Edrich'. Presented on the 1974/75 tour to Australia. 'Kirra" Pewter Products Melbourne Australia' stamped to base. 3.75" tall. Dent to rim otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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Lot 607
Silver cricket medals. Ten silver cricket medals each with elaborate cricketing decoration, each hallmarked. Seven inscribed to verso. 'Hoghton C.C. 1894. Awarded to T.E. Farnworth, 2nd Best Batsman', 'E.M.L. Farndale C.C. 1912', 'B.E.S.C.L. Alma Road Champions 1914', 'C.E.S.A.A. 1921', 'Enfield Cricket League 1926', 'Chesterfield & District Minor Cricket Assoc. Catching 1931' 'Bentley Cup Runners Up 1946'. Attractive medals. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 608:
Lot 608
Silver cricket medals. Ten silver with gilt cricket medals each with elaborate cricketing decoration, each hallmarked. Nine inscribed to verso. 'T.D.C.L. 2nd Div. Won by Gran Prims C.C.', 'H.W.D.C.L. Div III 1922', 'F. Hyde. Best Batting Average 1926. Southburn C.C.', 'Oxford Cricket Assn League III 1929', 'Cricket Departmental Cup Winners 1932 Office', 'N.W. Dist. Head Postm'sters Shield 1932' etc. Attractive medals. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
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Lot 609
Silver cricket medals. Ten silver with enamel cricket medals each with elaborate cricketing decoration, nine hallmarked. Inscribed to verso. '1924 Mannington United Cricket Club. H. Gilman', 'Martinez Cup Winners 1929', 'Dunlop Inter Cricket 1930. G.E. Mitchell', 'B.C.C. A. Whiteside 1932', 'Division II 1933 Wesley C.C.', '1934 A. Masters. Junicon C.C.' etc. Attractive medals. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Lot 610:
Lot 610
Silver cricket medals. Six silver cricket medals each with highly elaborate cricketing decoration, two with gilt and two with enamel, all hallmarked. Inscriptions include 'Crabs Cross Reserves. F. Cox. 1893', 'P.U.C.C. Merit 1908 'B.H.A.C. 1922', 'J. Skidmore 1927'. Attractive medals. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 611:
Lot 611
J. Harman. California Cricket Association. Three gold metal medals awarded to Harman 1932, 1935 and 1936 all presented by the C.C.A. . Sold with a gold metal coin also presented to Harman. No record of Harman can be found. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 612:
Lot 612
Cricket tie pins. Nine silver and gold metal tie-pins of various vintage, five in the form of a cricket bat, four with a figure of a batsman. One tie-pin hallmarked silver, one engrave 'Keith Pont' (Essex). G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 613:
Lot 613
Cricket buttons and cufflinks. A set of four gold metal M.C.C. blazer buttons. Also four pairs of metal and enamel cufflinks for Western Province Cricket Association, Transvaal Cricket Board etc. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 614:
Lot 614
Cricket pin badges. Twenty seven pin badges for counties, grounds, players etc. County badges include an ornate gold metal and enamel pin badge with centre figure of the bear and ragged staff to centre with 'W.C.C.C.' below and Warwickshire colours to sides. Marples & Beasley of Birmingham c1940/50's. Also Leicestershire (two different badges), Lancashire, Somerset , Sussex and Kent. Also a 'Sportsmen's Association. Denis Compton, President 1948' badge etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 615:
Lot 615
Cricket belt buckle. A Victorian metal snake belt buckle with snake heads to each end and 'cricket' embossed to one side. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 616:
Lot 616
Cricket lockets. Three attractive silver opening lockets each with a cricket motif, one of a bat and stumps, one of a batsman, the other of a wicket keeper. Two lockets hallmarked, one Birmingham 1881. Each approx. 22mm. G
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £85
Lot 617:
Lot 617
The Ashes Test series 1928/29. Aluminium medallion by J.R. Gaunt & Sons Ltd of Birmingham. With names of the England team and Ashes urn to centre. 1.5" diameter. Rare G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 618:
Lot 618
M.C.C. tour of Australia 'Bodyline' 1932/33. 'The Ashes. Australia 1932/33'. Aluminium medallion by J.R. Gaunt & Sons Ltd of Birmingham. With names of the England team and Ashes urn to centre. Rare. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 619:
Lot 619
West Bradford Cricket League medal 1905. Attractive silver hallmarked medal with enamel motif to both sides in presentation box. Inscribed to verso 'J. Ackroyd. Collingworth'. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
Lot 620:
Lot 620
M.C.C. 150th Anniversary medal 1937. Silver metal medal with cricket scene to one side, engraved to verso '1787-1937. Presented to M.C.C. by R.G. Ingelse's XI 1937 Holland'. Surface marks to the engraved side, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 621:
Lot 621
Cricket lapel pin and brooch. A silver lapel pin with crossed bats and ball motif, c1890. Also a silver brooch with central floral bat and wicket decoration with a rose to each side. Hallmarked Chester 1900. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
Lot 622:
Lot 622
'Australian Visiting Team to England, Coronation Year 1953'. Original 'Decorplast' plastic and wooden commemorative drinks/food tray with title to top and the facsimile signatures of the Australian touring team printed below. Signatures include Hassett, Miller, Morris, Harvey, Benaud, Lindwall etc. 19"x13". VG - cricket
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 623:
Lot 623
Brian Close Benefit Year 1961. 'Yorkshire County Cricket Club. The Pavilion, Headingley, Leeds'. Large square Sandland Ware ash tray with transfer printed image of the pavilion, to centre, with printed signature of 'Brian Close. Benefit Year 1961' beneath. Broad square band of gold lustre around the transfer print. 5.5"x5.5". Not often seen. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 624:
Lot 624
Ceramic cricket figures. A collection of fifteen Worcester China bisque cricket figures made as cake decorations. The figures comprise two batsmen, a bowler, wicket keeper and nine fielders in various poses wearing coloured caps, and two umpires. Also another similar figure of a bowler. Each measures approx. 2.5" tall. Previously sold as lot 45 in the Phillips auction of 10th October 1996. Some figures with loss and/or repairs. Qty 16
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 625:
Lot 625
Pillbox. A ceramic pillbox with hand painted design to the lid of Worcester Cathedral with a cricket match in progress in the foreground, set on a blue background with gold edging. Inscription to the inside of the box reads 'Henry II and his Queen were crowned in Worcester Cathedral in 1159. King John was buried there in 1216'. Ladybird motif to underside of lid. The pillbox by Harcourt China, dated 2007, measures approx. 2.25" in diameter. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Harcourt China of Worcester was established in 1987 and specialises in hand painted fine bone china
Lot 626:
Lot 626
'Worcestershire County Cricket Club County Champions 1964'. Small fine bone china pin dish with a mono view of the county ground, New Road, Worcester to lid, inscriptions and motifs to sides. Gilt lustre to edge. Royal Worcester, 1964. 4.25" wide, 3.75" deep, 2.25" tall. Not often seen. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 627:
Lot 627
Hambledon. Royal Grafton bone china circular box with lid. Two early cricket bats, wicket and ball design to lid, gold lustre to edge. Apparently produced as a limited edition. 3.5" diameter. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £10
Lot 628:
Lot 628
Two boxes of ceramics, metalware and modern collectibles. Items include an engraved wine glass produced to commemorate New Zealand's first Test victory over England in England, Headingley 1st August 1983. A 'Test Match Centennial England Australia 1877 1977' wine glass with engraved title and curved bats and wicket motif. A Victorian glass bottle by J. Smith of Accrington with stumps and ball emblem. Two similar glass beakers produced for Alan Wharton's (Lancashire) benefit 1958 and Jack Pettiford's (Kent) benefit 1959, both with printed titles and players' signatures in blue and red with gilt lustre to rims. A wooden advertising model of a set of stumps and bails on green base for Gray Nicholls Ltd, 10.5" tall, 12" wide. A complete cricket jigsaw, and a cricket table game etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 629:
Lot 629
W.G. Grace. A Sandland Ware tankard and a large tea cup, both with transfer printed images of Grace in batting pose and Old Father Time, gilt lustre to rims. Both approx 4" tall. Sold with a similar tankard with transfer printed image of Grace, gilt lustre to rim and handle. Maker unknown. 4.75" tall. Some crazing to glaze to all three otherwise very good condition Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 630:
Lot 630
Marylebone Cricket Club membership and fixture cards. A collection of fifty six folding M.C.C. membership/ fixture cards for 1933-1939, 1947-1975, 1983, 1990-1992 with duplication. The majority with red leather covers with gilt titles and decoration. Sold with an official M.C.C. fixture card for 1896 in very good condition, also fixture lists for 1932, 1934, 1936, 1963, 1992 and 1996, and a '1938 Booklet of Coupons for the Introduction of a Lady (or Youth Under 14). Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 631:
Lot 631
Marylebone Cricket Club annual reports. A complete run of thirteen official M.C.C. reports for 1947-1959. Sold with a 'Report of the Cricket Enquiry Committee appointed by the Marylebone Cricket Club at the request of the Advisory County Cricket Committee' published in 1950. Light folds, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 632:
Lot 632
Champion County [Kent] v Rest of England 1910. Stuart Surridge 'Rapid Driver' signed to face by the Kent and The Rest teams. Signatures include Dillon, Hutchings, Wolley, Carr, Humphrey, Seymour of Kent, Jessop, Foster, Hirst, Mead, Hobbs of the Rest. Some staining to the base of the front of the bat, so only sixteen signatures are legible. To the back of the bat there are over sixty five ink signatures of players of that period including Blythe, Fielder, Hitch, Abel, Jessop, Trott, Young, Relf, Haywood, Rhodes, Hirst, Booth, Braund, Astill, Mason, Watson, Lees, Hubble, Strudwick, Hearne, Critchley-Salmonson etc. Odd duplication. Some wear to signatures, overall good
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
The Rest won the match, played at the Oval, by 244 runs. The bat was raffled during a charity match on behalf of the St. John's Hospital, Twickenham on the 19th September 1910, details handwritten to back of bat
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Wilfred Rhodes. Yorkshire & England 1898-1930. Full size cricket bat by Tyldesley & Holbrook used by Rhodes in his career. Signed to shoulder of the reverse of the blade by Rhodes. Previously sold by Phillips as lot 17 in the sale of 29th October 1998. Bat darkened with age, some cracking and small loss to face, string reinforcement to shoulders, loss to handle rubber, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £750
Lot 634:
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Joseph William Henry 'Harry' Makepeace. Lancashire & England 1906-1930. Full size bat by Tyldesley & Holbrook used by Makepeace in the 1911/12 seasons. Strung handle becoming loose, old tape repairs to bat, face cracked and wood darkened with age. The bat was previously sold as lot 20 by Phillips Auctioneers in October 1998
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £150
Makepeace hit over 1000 runs in a season thirteen times, going on to score over 2000 runs twice. He served as chief coach at Old Trafford for 20 years up to 1951, and also played football for Everton and England. The bat was one of five lots of bats sold in the auction which were formerly part of the Tyldesley & Holbrook cricket bat collection. For a number of years the bats were on display in their Manchester salesroom, each bat being donated to the collection by its original owner
Lot 635:
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Kent v M.C.C. 1927. Full size Jack Hubble 'Selected' cricket bat fully signed to verso by both teams and umpires for the match Kent v M.C.C., Folkestone, 7th-9th September 1927. Kent signatures are Chapman (Captain), Hilder, Legge, Wood, Ames, Wright, Woolley, Hubble, Ashdown, Freeman and Hardinge. M.C.C. signatures are Calthorpe (Captain), Mann, Tennyson, Gilligan, Ashton, Hendren, Brown, Cox, Durston, Newman and Hearne. Umpire's signatures are Chester and Street. Very good condition with good signatures
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
M.C.C. won the match by 188 runs with Hendren scoring centuries in both innings (119 and 102), and Durston taking thirteen wickets
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Australia tour to England 1934. Full size William Gunn 'The Autograph' cricket bat signed in ink to the verso by the England and Australia teams for the third Test, Old Trafford, 6th-10th July 1934. Twelve England signatures of Wyatt (Captain), Sutcliffe, Hendren, Leyland, Verity, Walters, Clark, Ames, Hopwood (signed twice), Allen and Keeton, lacking the signature of Hammond. Thirteen Australia signatures of Woodfull (Captain), Bradman, Brown, Ebeling, McCabe, Oldfield, Barnett, Darling, Wall, Grimmett, O'Reilly, Bromley and Ponsford. 'Personally collected by' and owner's name to rear shoulder. Also three signatures to the front shoulder possibly by cricketers. Good bright signatures, the bat with perished rubber to handle otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £280
The third Ashes Test, played over four days, was drawn with England scoring 627-9 declared, and Australia 491 in their first innings. Top scorers in the match were Hendren (132) and Leyland (153) in England's first innings (O'Reilly taking seven wickets), and McCabe (137) for Australia
Lot 637:
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Hedley Verity. Yorkshire & England 1930-1939. Full size Gunn & Moore 'The Autograph' bat owned by Verity. Signed to the face by the England and India teams 1936. Twelve England signatures including Allen (Captain), Robins, Hammond, Verity, Hardstaff, Fagg etc. Fifteen India signatures including Merchant, Palia, Nayudu, Nissar, Meherhomji etc. 'Verity' written to rear shoulder. Sold with a letter stating that the bat was given to the original vendor's father in the late 1930s to his father who taught Verity at school. Previously sold by Vennett-Smith in 1998. Fading to some signatures with four barely legible. The bat in generally good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £850
Verity was considered the best left arm spinner in England in the 1930s twice taking all ten wickets in an innings for Yorkshire, and played forty Test matches 1930-1939. He was killed in action in 1943 while serving in Italy
Lot 638:
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England v Australia 1948. Original cricket stump used in the first Test of the series at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on the 10th to 15th June 1948. The stump with metal spike was obtained by Jack Young [Middlesex & England 1933-1956] directly after Lindsay Hassett had scored the winning run and the Australians had won the match by eight wickets. The stump is sold with a signed handwritten letter, dated 1984, regarding the securing of the stump after the match. Young states 'Dear Reg, This is one of the two stumps I whipped at Trent Bridge in [19]48, as you can see by the photo. I gave the other one to Frank Chester [umpire]. This particular stump I gave to Jim Fairbrother [groundsman] who returned it to me when he heard of the auction.... The photo illustrates the greed of the Australian citizen Barnes who the ball before had struck the winning single, snatched all 3 stumps the other end and had reached the pavilion. But the scoreboard was one short (typical of Trent Bridge) and he returned amid cheering and jeering. F. Chester borrowed his bat to bang the stumps on!. There was nothing left for him when he arrived at our end when Hassett hit the winning run. His language was appalling, clear and fluent!'. Nicely signed 'Jack Young'. The photograph showing Jack Young holding the two stumps accompanies the stump and letter plus a further press photograph showing Barnes leaving the field of play, his bat in one hand and the stump in the other. The printed note to the photograph is headed 'Humorous incident in Test' reads 'Barnes, thinking the game was over, grabbed the stump and got to the pavilion gate before realising that the game was not finished. He had to return to score another run. The rest of the players are on the field'. A nice souvenir from a famous Test match series. Good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £25
Bradman and Compton both scored centuries in the match, but due to England's first innings performance, all out for 165, Australia won the match convincingly. Johnston taking nine wickets in the match
Lot 638a:
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West Indies tour to England 1950. Split and hinged cricket stump, assumed to have been used in a Test match, signed by fourteen playing members of the West Indies touring party. Signatures include Stollmeyer, Gomez, Walcott, Valentine, Marshall, Pierre, Rae, Weekes, Christiani etc. Also signed by Norman Yardley who captained England in the first three Tests of the four match series. Fading to some signatures but all legible. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £0
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New Zealand tour to England 1949. Full size County 'Laurie Fishlock' bat sold by Alfred Jameson of London. The bat is signed by all fifteen playing members of the New Zealand touring party and eleven England players. New Zealand signatures include Hadlee (Captain), Wallace, Scott, Cowie, Rabone, Reid, Mooney, Hayes, Cave, Cresswell etc. England signatures include Brown, Edrich, Bailey, Simpson, Laker, Wright, Hutton, Compton etc. Also signed to verso by six county teams, Hampshire (twelve signatures), Essex (twelve), Worcestershire (twelve), Derbyshire (eleven), Gloucestershire (twelve) and Kent (twelve). Good signatures, the bat in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
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West Indies tour to England 1957. Full size Nicholls 'Gilbert Parkhouse Autograph' bat nicely signed to the face by sixteen playing members of the West Indies touring party. Signatures include Goddard (Captain), Walcott, Pairaudeau, Asgarali, Worrell, Weekes, Hall, Sobers, Dewdney, Kanhai, Gilchrist etc. Also signed to the face by twelve Glamorgan players, and to the verso by Yorkshire, Lancashire, Sussex, Hampshire and Essex teams. Fading to the majority of the county signatures, the West Indies signatures very good
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £80
Lot 641:
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Kenneth Frank 'Ken' Barrington. Surrey & England 1953-1968. Stuart Surridge 'Perfect' bat used by Barrington in the 1960s. 'Ken Barrington Motors Ltd' label tied to handle, annotated 'Ken's own bat'. Previously sold as part of lot 280 in the Phillips auction of 27th June 2000. Black tape reinforcement otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £340
Lot 642:
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John Hugh Edrich. Surrey & England 1956-1978. 'Last Century'. Full size County 'John Edrich Autograph' bat signed to the face 'Best Wishes John Edrich'. Also inscribed to the face where part of the bat maker's label has been removed, 'Scored my last century for Surrey with this bat 1978.' G
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
Edrich's last first-class century was made in the match Surrey v Gloucestershire, Guildford, 1st-3rd July 1978, scoring 114 runs in Surrey's first innings. Gloucestershire won the match by two wickets
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Roger Tolchard. Leicestershire & England 1965-1983. England tour of Australia 1978/79. Slazenger full size cricket bat signed to face by the England touring team. Seventeen signatures including Brearley, Willis, Botham, Hendrick, Taylor, Edmonds, Gower, Randall, Gooch, Tolchard etc. To reverse are the signatures of the New Zealand, Kent and Leicestershire teams of the period. Thirty five signatures including Edgar, Chatfield, Cairns, Lees, Ealham, Rowe, Woolmer, Shepherd, Dilley, Tavare, Cook, Taylor, Higgs, Briers etc. Formerly the property of Roger Tolchard. Previously sold by Knights in October 2005. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 644:
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John Neil Shepherd. Barbados, Gloucestershire, Kent & West Indies 1964-1987. Full size Gray Nicholls 'John Shepherd Crusader' cricket bat used by Shepherd, signed to the face by twelve Kent players and thirteen Sussex players. Kent signatures include Ealham, Shepherd, C. Cowdrey, Woolmer, Knott, Underwood, Tavare, Dilley, Rowe etc. Sussex signatures include Barclay, Arnold, Mendis, Pigott, Parker, Graves, Phillipson etc. Shepherd's initials 'J.N.S' to verso. The teams correspond to the drawn match played at Canterbury, 9th-12th June 1978. Some signatures faded including the signatures of Shepherd, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £40
Lot 645:
Lot 645
Kent v Middlesex. Benson & Hedges Cup Final, Lord's 1986. Original stump from the Final. Given to Test Umpire Barrie Meyer who attended the match. Previously sold by Knights in 2007. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £190
Middlesex won the 1986 final by only two runs
Lot 646:
Lot 646
Cricket World Cup. England 1999. Original double-sided display banner to welcome visitors to Trent Bridge for the 1999 World Cup. Fitted to mounting rail. Made by Sherwood Signs of Nottingham. 20"x42". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £10
Lot 647:
Lot 647
Gilbert Laird Jessop. Cambridge University, Gloucestershire, London County & England 1894-1914. An original open palmed batting glove used by Jessop whilst batting. The glove comprises of a single piece of leather with sponge filled leather fingers with elasticated foam filled thumb protection which wrapped around the wrist. 'G. Jessop' handwritten to back of leather (fading). The glove worn and marked otherwise in good condition for its age. Sold with a copy of a letter of from Jessop's son regarding the glove 'also a batting glove- right hand. He did not see to use left hand gloves much. I have a lot of right hands only'. The letter sent to Ron Harries, a well known cricket collector and dated July 1974
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £200
Lot 648:
Lot 648
John Richard Mason. Kent & England 1893-1919. A pair of original white cotton boot bags with tie up cotton laces used by Mason to keep his cricket boots in when not playing. One is embroidered with Mason's initials and the date 'J.R.M. 1895' and the other is embroidered with Mason's initials and a blue flag beneath with the colours light blue, white and red running in a horizontal stripe across it to centre. Both bags worn and discoloured, some small holes to base of one and the other with tear beneath the date and odd minor hole. Unusual to find considering their age
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £280
A picture of the boot bags appear in the 'The Wisden Book of Cricket Memorabilia'. Marcus Williams & Gordon Phillips. Oxford 1990 on page xxv
Lot 649:
Lot 649
Geoff Boycott. A blue batting helmet with perspex visor, being the first helmet used by Boycott in his playing career. Sold with note of authentication signed by Boycott. General wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
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England v South Africa 1947. Frank Chester, Test Umpire. Cricket ball with handwritten ink inscription 'England v South Africa, Old Trafford 9.7.47. Bld Mann, to Barnett. England won 7 wkts'. Signed 'F. Chester'. The ball, which was hit to score the winning runs, is mounted to wooden base with circular silver metal band attached with the same inscription engraved to it with Frank Chester's signature engraved to back. Previously sold on a televised auction on Sky Sports in December 2000 as lot 52. Good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £200
In the 3rd Test at Manchester, South Africa batted first and totalled 339 all out, Viljoen top scoring with 93, in reply England made 478 with Edrich (191) and Compton (115) making centuries, South Africa in their second innings made 267 and England won the match for the loss of three wickets with Barnett hitting the winning shot. Frank Chester and Charles Coleman were the Umpires for the 3rd Test
Lot 651:
Lot 651
Northamptonshire v Surrey, 8th-10th July 1912. Cricket ball presented to F.C. Parker following Northamptonshire's defeat of Surrey in 1912. The ball with circular silver metal plaque to ball with inscription 'First Defeat of Surrey by Northants, July 10th 1912. Presented to F.C. Parker Esq'. Minor wear to inscription on plaque otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £130
Northamptonshire beat Surrey for the first time in 1912, winning by nine wickets, the result putting the county on top of the County Championship table for the first time. Surrey in their first innings made only 95, Thompson and Smith taking nine wickets between them. Northamptonshire responded with a total of 247 with Vials making 82, Surrey made 242 in their second innings before completing the victory with only one wicket down.

F.C. Parker Esq was a Northamptonshire Councillor, possibly a benefactor of the club?
Lot 652:
Lot 652
Percy George Herbert Fender. Sussex, Surrey & England 1910-1935. 'P.G.H. Fender- Directs Operations'. Charles Ambrose c1920's. Excellent original pen and ink, highlighted with chalk, drawing of Fender, wearing cricket attire, in the field with shirt collar up, pointing and organising the field by artist Charles Ambrose. Signed by Ambrose to lower border. The drawing measures 9.5"x11.5". Handwritten and title to verso. Some wear and creasing to image. Overall good. A very good likeness of a distinctive looking cricketer. Previously sold by Phillips Auctioneers in October 1986
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £400
Charles Ambrose is well known for his sporting drawings from the 1920's particularly golf
Lot 653:
Lot 653
Percy George Herbert Fender. Sussex, Surrey & England 1910-1935. Arthur Mailey, New South Wales & Australia 1912-1930. Excellent large original pen and ink caricature portraits on card by Mailey of the Australian touring team of 1921 approaching the England Captain holding the Ashes urn in one hand and holding back by the collar the English bulldog in the other. The oversize figure of Australian Captain, Warwick Armstrong wearing Australian cap has his bat raised menacingly to the bulldog, with Jack Ryder prominent behind him in the Australian group. Nicely signed in black in to lower left hand corner by Mailey. The card measures approx 125"x8.25". An excellent original image. The image has what appears to be a cigarette burn near to the England Captains head resulting in a small hole, minor surface marks and slight soiling otherwise in good condition. Rare in this larger format. Previously sold by Phillips Auctioneers in October 1986
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £430
Lot 654:
Lot 654
Percy George Herbert Fender. Sussex, Surrey & England 1910-1935. M.C.C. tour of Australia 1928/29. Original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork for an Australian newspaper reporting on the first day's play of the 3rd Test between Australia and England in the match played at Melbourne by artist Samuel Wells. The cartoon depicts various scenes and players from the first day of the Test. The Australian kangaroo coming out to bat with the wicket looking perfect, England starting well taking three wickets for 57 runs but then only one more wicket falls in the day and Australia finish on 276-4 with Jack Ryder on 111no and Don Bradman on 26no. Players featured humorously on the cartoon include Jardine, Larwood, Tate, Chapman, Patsy Hendren and members of the press Percy Fender, Warwick Armstrong and 'Tommy' [Monty] Noble. The cartoon, signed by Wells, measures 14"x10.". Some soiling and age toning, some wear to corners and edges, some damage to the lower border affecting the final text of the cartoon otherwise in good condition. Previously sold by Phillips Auctioneers in October 1986
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £180
In this timeless Test, which lasted seven days and was won by England by 3 wickets. Australia batted first and made 397 all out (Kippax 100, Ryder 112, Bradman 79), in reply England made 417 all out with Wally Hammond making 200, Australia then made in 351 in their second innings to leave England needing 332 to win the match which they duly did for the loss of seven wickets, Sutcliffe making 135.Samuel Wells born in 1885 worked drawing sporting cartoons for the Melbourne Punch, Herald and The Age and also worked for the Daily Dispatch in the UK
Lot 655:
Lot 655
Percy George Herbert Fender. Sussex, Surrey & England 1910-1935. M.C.C. tour of Australia 1928/29. Original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork for an Australian newspaper reporting on the sixth day's play of the 3rd Test between Australia and England in the match played at Melbourne by artist Samuel Wells. The cartoon depicts various scenes and players from the sixth day of the Test. The Australians in a strong position 'rushed through their second innings this morning so as to massacre all the Englishmen on a dirty trickey sticky wicket'. However England having lost Hobbs for 49 went onto 171-1 with Sutcliffe on 83no and Jardine on 18no. Players featured humorously on the cartoon include Jardine, Jack Ryder, Hobbs, Sutcliffe and from the press Percy Fender. The cartoon laid down to backing card, signed by Wells, measures 15.25"x10.5". Some soiling and age toning, some wear to corners and edges otherwise in good condition. Previously sold by Phillips Auctioneers in October 1986.
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £130
In this timeless Test, which lasted seven days and was won by England by 3 wickets. Australia batted first and made 397 all out (Kippax 100, Ryder 112, Bradman 79), in reply England made 417 all out with Wally Hammond making 200, Australia then made in 351 in their second innings to leave England needing 332 to win the match which they duly did for the loss of seven wickets, Sutcliffe making 135
Lot 656:
Lot 656
Percy George Herbert Fender. Sussex, Surrey & England 1910-1935. Arthur Mailey, New South Wales & Australia 1912-1930 and cartoonist Tom Webster. Original printed card for the Turnberry Hotel, Ayrshire with colour view of the front of the hotel to centre. The back of the card has hand drawn pencil caricatures of, to left hand side, Arthur Mailey, depicted bowling a rugby ball, drawn by Tom Webster and to the right hand side Tom Webster, smoking a cigar, by Arthur Mailey. Each has been signed by the artist, each with title 'Tom by Arthur' and Arthur by Tom'. The card measures 7"x5.5". Vertical centre fold otherwise in good/very good condition. Previously sold by Phillips Auctioneers in October 1986
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Presumably Mailey and Webster as journalists were staying at the Turnberry Hotel, possibly when Scotland played Australia in Glasgow in July 1930 and these caricatures were drawn over Dinner Tom Webster was a British cartoonist and caricaturist who specialised in sporting cartoons. He started out at the Sports Argus in Birmingham, then later the Evening News, before joining the Daily Mail in 1919. He specialised in cartoons of horseracing, cricket and golf, and stayed at the Mail for over twenty years. He left the Daily Mail in 1940, but continued to draw for other newspapers, and his own range of annuals, until 1960. He died in 1962, aged 76

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