Auction of Cricket Memorabilia
held on Sunday
26th April 2015
Lot 934. John and William Denton, Northamptonshire. Excellent sepia cabinet card of the Denton twins pictured standing side by side in striped blazers and Northamptonshire caps at Kettering. Photograph by E. Hawkins of Brighton. Nice image.
Hammer price £380
Lot 940. John William Hitch. Surrey & England 1907-1925. M.C.C. Tour to Australia 1920/21. Large original photograph album collated by Bill Hitch containing approximately 160 candid mono photographs taken during the tour at matches, on excursions, shooting and fishing trips, relaxing and on board the S.S. Osterley.
Hammer price £3400
Lot 523. William Cafffyn. Surrey & M.C.C., 1849-1873. Handwritten plain postcard from Caffyn to Thomas Padwick, noted collector of cricket books. Nicely signed by Caffyn. Very rare.
Hammer price £650
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