Autograph Sheets, Album Pages

Lot 116:
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Waikato Cricket Association v West Indies 1956. Official programme for the tour match played at Seddon Park, Hamilton, New Zealand on the 24th & 25th January 1956. Signed to the team biographies page by fourteen members of the West Indies team including Atkinson (Cpt), Pairaudeau, Goddard, Weekes, Collie Smith, Valentine, Ramadhin, Sobers, Furlonge, Binns, Dawdney, Roberts etc plus ten members of the Waikato team. Some minor wear and slight foxing otherwise in good/very good condition. The signatures obtained by Harold Pooley, a New Zealand first class umpire who officiated in the game and umpired in the 1950's/60's. A scarce tour brochure, not often seen and especially not in this signed form
Estimate: £80/120
This was Garry Sobers first tour with the West Indies team
Lot 117:
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Central Districts v Northern Districts 1958. Official programme for the Plunket Shield Cricket match played at Seddon Park, Hamilton, New Zealand on the 16th-18th January 1958. Signed in ink to the centre scorecard pages by both teams including some New Zealand Test players, twenty five signatures including Lissette, Petrie, Bradburn, Langdon, Beard, Cave, Colquhoun, Harford etc . Some minor wear and odd marks otherwise in good condition. The signatures obtained by Harold Pooley, a New Zealand first class umpire who officiated in the game and umpired in the 1950's/60's
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 118:
Lot 118
Central Districts v Northern Districts 1960. Official programme for the Plunket Shield Cricket match played at Seddon Park, Hamilton, New Zealand on the 21st-23rd January 1960. Signed in ink to the front cover by nine players, some from each team, including the odd Test Player, Barber, Leggat and Yuile (all three New Zealand), Pairaudeau (West Indies), Lowans, Schofield, MacLeod etc. Sold with a letterhead signed by the Rangitike Cricket Team, Hamilton circa 1960 with thirteen signatures. Some minor wear otherwise in good condition. The signatures obtained by Harold Pooley, a New Zealand first class umpire who officiated in the game and umpired in the 1950's/60's
Estimate: £40/60
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Northern Districts v Otago 1961. Official programme for the Plunket Shield Cricket match played at Seddon Park, Hamilton, New Zealand on the 5th-7th January 1961. Signed in ink to the biographies page by eleven of the Otago team. Signatures include Bert Sutcliffe, McGregor, D'Arcy, Alabaster, Moir, Cameron etc Some minor wear otherwise in good condition. The signatures obtained by Harold Pooley, a New Zealand first class umpire who officiated in the game and umpired in the 1950's/60's
Estimate: £40/60
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Northern Districts v M.C.C. 1961. Official programme for the tour match played at Seddon Park, Hamilton, New Zealand on the 16th-18th February 1961. Signed in ink to the biographies page by eleven of the M.C.C. team. Signatures include Silk, Allen, Barber, Larter, Padgett, Parks, Prideaux, Sayer, Murray etc. Odd faults, minor wear otherwise in good condition. The signatures obtained by Harold Pooley, a New Zealand first class umpire who officiated in the game and umpired in the 1950's/60's
Estimate: £40/60
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Northern Districts v Central Districts 1962. Official programme for the Plunket Shield cricket match played at Seddon Park, Hamilton, New Zealand on the 8th-10th January 1962. Signed in ink to the front cover by fourteen of the Central Districts team and to rear by eleven members of the Northern Districts team. Signatures include Bev Congdon, Bradburn, Petrie, Pairaudeau, Beard, Dunning, Stone, Spence, Hampton, Leggat, Colquhoun etc. Good condition. The signatures obtained by Harold Pooley, a New Zealand first class umpire who officiated in the game and umpired in the 1950's/60's
Estimate: £30/50
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Northern Districts v South Africa 1964. Official programme for the tour match played at Seddon Park, Hamilton, New Zealand on the 14th & 15th February 1964. Signed in ink to the biographies page by eleven of the South African team. Signatures include Barlow, Bland, Carlstein, Goddard, Lindsay, van de Merwe, A.J. Pithey, D.B. Pithey etc. Light vertical fold otherwise in good condition. The signatures obtained by Harold Pooley, a New Zealand first class umpire who officiated in the game and umpired in the 1950's/60's
Estimate: £60/80
Lot 123:
Lot 123
'A Gala Dinner to celebrate the 65th Birthday of F.S. Trueman OBE at London Hilton on Park Lane'. Official card for the Dinner held in February 1996. The card signed to the face by twelve of the guests, John Major (Prime Minister), Peter O'Toole (actor), John Paul Getty, Denis Thatcher, Brian Close, Denis Compton, Trevor Bailey, Roger Knight, Secretary of M.C.C., Reg Simpson, Fred Trueman, Brian Statham and Colin Ingleby-MacKenzie. The signature of John Major slightly browned with minor fading, corners trimmed to one side otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 124:
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Hugh Cecil Lowther. M.C.C., Hampshire & Surrey 1819-1843. Original free front envelope sent by Lowther to an address at Buckden, dated 9th June 1884. Signed in ink to left hand corner 'H.C. Lowther'. Handwriting to verso. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Henry Lowther was a politician who is known to have made forty seven appearances in 'first-class' matches playing for Gentlemen, Marylebone Cricket Club, Hampshire and Surrey
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Charles Gordon. Lord Strathavon & Earl of Aboyne. Hampshire, Kent, Surrey & M.C.C. 1818-1843. Signed free-front envelope to an address in Goring, Shoreham, dated and sent from 'London, November ninetee 1830'. Nicely signed 'Strathavon' in black ink to lower left corner. Rare early signature of Gordon, a right handed batsman who played thirty three first class matches. The envelope is laid flush to a page. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Charles Gordon was born in 1792 and was known as Lord Strathavon from 1794-1836 when he became the Earl of Aboyne and succeeded as 10th Marquis of Huntly in June 1853. He died in 1863
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Lot 125
William Ward. Surrey, Hampshire & M.C.C. 1810-1845. Signed undated and unstamped (c1830?) free-front envelope to 'His Grace The Duke of Wellington, Apsley House'. Handwritten 'private' to top and signed 'W. Ward' in black ink to the lower left corner. A very rare early signature of Ward, a right handed batsman and occasional lob-bowler who played 130 first class matches and was considered for many years one of the leading batsman in England. Small adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
William Ward was born in 1787 and educated at Winchester where he first played cricket. His first recorded match was in 1810 when he played for England against Surrey at Lord's. His greatest achievement was when playing for M.C.C. v Norfolk at Lord's in 1820 he scored 279, a record that remained unbroken until W.G. Grace made 344 in 1876. He made eighteen appearances for the Gentlemen v Players between 1819-1838. In 1825 he bought from Thomas Lord, the lease of Lord's cricket ground for five thousand pounds, when Lord was considering selling the ground for building. In 1836 J.H. Dark purchased the remainder of the lease from Ward. Ward was M.P. for the City of London between 1826-1831. He died in 1849
Lot 126:
Lot 126
Australia tour to England 1989. Lancashire County Cricket Club official menu card signed in ink by twelve members of the Australia touring party. Players' signatures are Border (Captain), Alderman, Healy, Hughes, Boon, S. Waugh, Lawson, Rackemann, Hohns, Marsh and Taylor, also signed by the coach, Bob Simpson. Some wear, small hole not affecting the signatures, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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Lot 127
Signed menus 1990s. Seven original menus and tickets for benefit and testimonial dinners etc. Benefits include David East and Monty Lynch 1991, Neil Foster 1993, Alec Stewart 1994, and Graham Gooch 1995. Other events include a 'Captains of Surrey' dinner held at the New Connaught Rooms, 14th May 1990. Over seventy signatures. Surrey Captains' signatures include H.M. Garland-Wells, M.R. Barton, W.S. Surridge, P.B.H. May, M.J. Stewart, J.H. Edrich, R.D.V. Knight etc. Other signatures include Mike Denness, Graham Thorpe, Geoff Arnold, Geoff Howarth, Bob Willis, Angus Fraser, Graeme Fowler, Gladstone Small etc. Also a gala dinner ticket signed by Garry Sobers and a Christmas Card signed by Deryck Murray (West Indies). G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 128:
Lot 128
England v Australian Services, Second Victory Test 1945. Official scorecard for the 'Army Cricket Association (Inter-Services Cricket Committee)', England v Australia, the second 'Victory Test', played at Bramall Lane, Sheffield June 23rd, 25th & 26th 1945. Printed scores complete up to the close of play on the second day (England all out 190 second innings). Fully signed in ink by both teams, twenty four signatures in total. England signatures are Hammond (Captain), Hutton, Washbrook, Robertson, Hammond, Holmes, Edrich, Pope, Griffith, Pollard, Roberts, Wright and Brookes. Australian Services signatures are Hassett (Captain), Whitington, Workman, Miller, Carmody, Pepper, Cheetham, Williams, Price, Sismey, Ellis and Stanford. Light folds and minor wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £180/250
England won the Test by 41 runs at 5.46pm on the third day of the match. For England, Hammond made 100, Washbrook 63, Pope took eight wickets in the match and Pollard took five in the second innings. For Australia, Whitington and Workman made 61 and 63 respectively in the second innings,
Lot 129:
Lot 129
'Colonel T.C. Dunlop's Scottish XI v H.B. Rowan's Empire XI' 1949. Original scorecard for a match played at Cambusdoon, Ayr, 12th June 1949. Fully signed by all twelve members of one of the teams to the inside. Signatures include H.S. Brown, (Captain, Craven Gentlemen), W.R. Andrews (Somerset), L. Constantine (West Indies), H.G. Kippax, M. Leyland (Yorkshire), R. Parkin (Lancashire) etc. Creasing and folds, adhesive damage to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
No record of this match can be found
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Lot 130
David Stanley Steele. Northamptonshire & England 1963-1984. A selection of ephemera relating to David Steele's benefit year, 1975. Items include a Northamptonshire autograph sheet for the 1976 season, signed by nineteen members of the team. Signatures include Mushtaq Mohammed (Captain), Sharpe, Steele, Willey, Sarfraz Nawaz, Romaines, Larkins, Cook, Yardley, Virgin etc. Also an official Souvenir Autograph Brochure, an official menu for a dinner held at the Old Wellingburians Clubhouse, Finedon, 23st January 1976, a printed itinerary of evening matches and activities through the benefit year etc. G
Estimate: £30/40
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England v India 'NatWest Challenge 2004'. Official media guide signed to the player profile by all thirty featured players. Signatures include Michael Vaughan, Kabir Ali, James Anderson, Paul Collingwood, Andrew Flintoff, Ashley Giles, Darren Gough, Stephen Harmison, Andrew Strauss, Marcus Trescothick, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Dinesh Karthik, Anil Kumble, VVS Laxman, Viernda Sewag, Sachin Tendulkar etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Lot 132
Denis Compton, Jack Young and Norman Yardley. Official invitation letter and application form to attend a reunion of the '277th H.A.A. Battery R.A.' at The Milton Hotel, Nottingham, 18th June 1948. Signed to the verso in pencil by six attendees including Compton, Young and Yardley. Sold with an original mono press photograph of Compton in batting action for England v West Indies at The Oval in 1950. 8.5"x6.5". Qty 2. G
Estimate: £30/50
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Lot 133
George Duckworth. Lancashire & England 1923-1938. Official M.C.C. Christmas card from the M.C.C. tour of Australia 1928/29. With cover image of St George & the Dragon to centre and trimming to edge in M.C.C. colours. To inside a printed picture of the team with Percy Chapman, Captain and the wording- 'Xmas 1928. Hearty Greetings for Xmas and the New Year from 'A Happy Family' in Australia'. Nicely inscribed in ink to front cover 'To Arthur, from Duckie'. VG
Estimate: £70/100
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Lot 134
Australia XI Coronation tour of England 1953. Official Australian Board of Control programme and itinerary for the tour to England. Decorative cover in green and gold with Australian emblem. To inside pages are the programme of matches to be played on the tour and the back cover is an autograph card with names of the touring Australians listed. Nicely signed by all seventeen members of the touring party in ink. Signatures including Hassett, Morris, Benaud, Davidson, Harvey, Johnston, Lindwall, Miller, Tallon, Archer, Hole, Langley, McDonald etc. G/VG. Rare
Estimate: £120/160
Lot 135:
Lot 135
Australian tour of England 1961. Official Australian tour itinerary card signed to the back cover in ink by all seventeen players. Signatures include Benaud (captain), Harvey (vice-captain), Lawry, Simpson, Burge, Davidson, Grout, McKenzie etc. Also signed by Australian team Treasurer, Ray Steele to front cover. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 136:
J.B. 'Jack' Hobbs. Sepia real photograph postcard of Hobbs, full length, stood at the pavilion gate wearing cricket sweater. Signed in ink by Hobbs. Crease to lower half of postcard. Series unknown. Sold with a real photograph postcard, 'England v Australia, Third Test match, Leeds July 10-13th 1926'. The players featured including Hobbs in small cameo portraits. Postcard by J.Webb Douglas Studio of Nottingham. Plus a small autograph book with excellent ink signature of Hobbs to a page. G
Estimate: £30/50
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Lancashire 1924. Large image of a series of pencil drawings in cameo of Lancashire players of 1924 season with names neatly written beneath. To the centre is an album page signed in pencil by twelve members of the Lancashire team including Sharp (Cpt), Makepeace, Iddon, Parkin, Hopwood, McDonald, Duckworth, Hallows etc. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 16"x18.5". VG
Estimate: £30/50
It is not known if these are original pencil drawings or printed from the original
Lot 138:
'Surrey C.C.C. 150th Anniversary 1845-1995'. Large official limited edition commemorative display with colour photographs of the Surrey team and The Oval, special first day cover signed by Alec Stewart and a panel signed by twenty three Surrey players. Signatures include Stewart, Thorpe, Ward, Benjamin, Pigott, A. Hollioak, B. Hollioak, de la Pena, Kenlock, Slipper, Bainbridge etc. Limited edition 38/50 produced. 19.5"x13.5". Odd faults to edges, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 139:
Lot 139
Australia tour to England 1938. Official complimentary ticket to the 'Australian Enclosure, Block B' for the 3rd day of the second Test match, Lord's 24th-28th June 1938. The clipped ticket is signed by the manager of the Australian touring party, W.H. Jeanes. VG
Estimate: £40/60
The match was drawn. In the first innings Hammond made 240 for England and Brown 206no for Australia. Bradman was not out on 102 in Australia's second innings
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Lot 140
Denis Brookes. Northamptonshire & England 1934-1959. Original mono photograph of Brookes and Oldfield walking out to bat for Northamptonshire v Yorkshire at Headingley, 24th-26th June 1953. Nicely signed in blue ink to the photograph by Brookes. 4.75"x6.5". VG
Estimate: £30/40
Brookes scored 101 and 14no to help Northamptonshire to a ten wicket victory
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Lot 141
Australia v England 1946/47. Official mono photograph of Denis Compton attempting a pull shot to leg during the fourth Test at Adelaide, 31st January- 6th February 1947. Signed to the photograph by the Australian wicketkeeper Don Tallon and slip Colin McCool. 9.5"x5.75". Repaired file hold to left edge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
The match ended as a draw. Five centuries were completed, Compton (147 and 103no, Morris 122 and 124no, and Miller 141no
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Somerset and Sussex signatures. Four signatures of H.S. Poyntz (Somerset 1904-1921) signed in pencil on piece, A.P. Wickham (Somerset 1891-1907) in ink on piece laid to white card, C.B. Fry (Sussex 1894-1908) in ink on card, and R.L. Holdsworth (1925-1929) in ink on piece laid to white card. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
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Cricket signatures 1900s-1930s. Twelve signatures on pieces, each laid down to white card. Signatures include A.B. Sellers (Yorkshire 1932-1948), A.C. Rhodes (Yorkshire 1932-1934), C.D. McIver (Essex & Oxford University 1902-1922), W.W. Timms (Northamptonshire & Cambridge University 1921-1932), S.W.T. Castledine (Nottinghamshire 1933-1934, 5 matches), C.C. Clarke (Derbyshire & Sussex 1929-1947), G.O. Shelmerdine (Lancashire & Cambridge University 1919-1925). Others include the writer, E.V. Lucas, F.E. Lacey, Secretary to M.C.C. etc. G
Estimate: £50/80
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Lot 144
Cricket signatures 1890s-1930s. Two signatures on one piece of P.F. Warner (Oxford University, Middlesex & England 1894-1920) and G.A. Wilson (Worcestershire 1899-1906), and C.J. Lyttleton (Worcestershire 1932-1939), both pieces laid to white cards. Also two pieces signed to both sides. H.B. Hayman (Middlesex 1893-1901) with J.H.J. Hornsby (Middlesex 1893, 1 match) to verso, and R.S. Lucas (Middlesex 1891-1900) with H.H. Marriott (Leicestershire & Cambridge University 1894-1902) to verso. Ten signatures in total. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 145:
Lot 145
Cricket signatures 1890s-1930s. Three signatures in ink on pieces each laid down to white card. E.W. Bale (Surrey, Worcestershire & London County 1904-1920). F.C. Holland (Surrey 1894-1908). W.C. 'Razor' Smith (Surrey & London County 1900-1914). Sold with a small handwritten note from Jack Hobbs, initialled 'J.B.H.'. Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 146:
Lot 146
India signatures 1932. Three signatures of members of the 1932 India tour to England. Signatures in ink on pieces each laid down to white card of Joginder Singh, N.D. Marshall and Syed Wazir Ali. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Lot 147
Don Bradman. Good ink signature of Bradman on white card, sold with three other similar cards signed by H.H. Alexander, Stork Henry and E.L. McCormick. All signed in later years. G
Estimate: £30/40
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Lot 148
Don Bradman. Signature in ink of Bradman on small page laid down to card. Signed at Lord's 25th August 1948. Some creasing to page, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
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Lot 149
Don Bradman. Signature in ink of Bradman on small page. Signed in later years. VG
Estimate: £25/35
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England Test cricketers. Twelve signatures in ink either signed to card or on piece laid down to card, some signed to business cards. Signatures are Peter May (two signatures), Bob Wyatt, Hopper Levett, Cyril Walters, Gubby Allen (two), Reg Santall, Charlie Parker, Herbert Strudwick, Herbert Sutcliffe and Bill Bowes. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Lot 151
'Australia Test Players 1948'. Pre printed autograph card with title to top and printed boxes. Nicely signed in ink by twelve players. Signatures are Don Bradman, Bill Brown, Arthur Morris, Keith Miller, Ernie Toshack, Neil Harvey, Ray Lindwall, Doug Ring, Ian Johnson, Ron Hamence, Sam Loxton and Bill Johnston. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Lot 152
'Players Scoring 5000 Test Runs' 1991. Pre printed autograph card with title to top, players' names and printed boxes. Nicely signed in ink by twenty five players. Signatures include Sunil Gavaskar, Allan Border, Viv Richards, Geoff Boycott, David Gower, Javed Miandad, Garry Sobers, Colin Cowdrey, Don Bradman, Ian Botham, Zaheer Abbas etc. VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Lot 153
Surrey C.C.C. 1890s-1970s. Fourteen signatures in ink and pencil on pieces laid down to sheet. Signatures include H.A. Peach, T.F. Shepherd, J.F. Parker, A.V. Bedser, E.A. Bedser, A.R. Gover etc. G
Estimate: £30/40
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Lot 154
Somerset C.C.C. 1890s-1970s. Fourteen signatures in ink and pencil on pieces laid down to sheet. Signatures include H.F. Montgomery, E.F. Longridd, W.E. Alley, M.F. Tremlett, J. Lawrence, G.E. Lambert, A.A. Baig, H.W. Stephenson etc. G
Estimate: £30/40
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Glamorgan & Hampshire 1900s-1960s. Two pages each comprising fourteen signatures in ink and pencil on pieces laid down to sheet. Glamorgan signatures include T. Arnott, T.R. Morgan, H.G. Davies, V.G.J. Jenkins, T.L. Brierley, P.F. Judge etc. Hampshire signatures include A. Bowell, E.J. Drake, G.S. Boyes, R.H. Moore, G. Dawson, R.H.D. Bolton, G.W. Dawson etc. G
Estimate: £30/40
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Pakistan Test cricketers 1950s-1990s. Twenty four signatures on pieces laid down to printed white cards. Signatures include Salam Altaf, Talat Ali, Asif Masood, Sadiq Mohammad, Sarfraz Nawaz, Zaheer Abbas, Asif Iqbal, Wasim Bari, Hanif Mohammad, K. Ibadulla, Imtiaz Ahmed etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
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Lot 157
New Zealand and South Africa Test cricketers 1950s-1980s. A selection of letters and cards signed by Test players. Signatures include Bill Playle, Evan Gray, Tony Blain, Jock Edwards, Bryan Yuile, Paul McEwan, Roy Harford, (New Zealand), Harry Bromfield, Grahame Chevalier, Jimmy Pothecary, 'Buster' Farrer (South Africa) etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
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Australia Test players 1950s-2000s. A good selection of over thirty letters signed by Test players, some sent to the vendor. Signatures include David Colley, Jeff Moss, Peter Sleep, Gavin Stevens, Bill Watson, Eric Freeman, Peter Allan, Tom Moody, Bill Watson, Bob Holland, John Gleeson, Julien Wiener, Frank Misson, Max Walker, Rick McCosker, Brian Booth, Graham Yallop, Sam Loxton, Keith Stackpole etc. G
Estimate: £50/80
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India, West Indies and Test players 1950s-1990s. A selection of signed letters, autograph cards, one press photograph etc, some sent to the vendor. Signatures include C.T. Patankar, Ravi Shastri, Ajit Wadekar, Roger Binny, E.A.S. Prasanna (India), E.T. Willett (West Indies), Rachael Heyhoe Flint, Raman Subba Row (England) etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
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Cricket international and county signatures. Blue folder comprising signed bookplate cuttings, signatures on pieces, autograph sheets etc. Signed bookplates include Keith Andrews and Dennis Brookes, Mushtaq Mohammad, Roy Virgin and Peter Willey (Northamptonshire), Cyril Washbrook, 'Buddy' Oldfield (Lancashire), Kevan James and Jeff Thomson (Middlsex), Bob Wyatt (Warwickshire), Zaheer Abbas (Gloucestershire) etc. Some signatures laid down. Also includes good signatures in ink on pieces laid down of Laurie Fishlock and Jim Laker (Surrey). Official autograph sheets are Surrey 2000, Leicestershire 1982 and 1983. VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Lot 161
Haydn George Davies. Glamorgan 1935-1958. Small autograph album comprising county players' signatures for seasons 1939, 1947 and 1948, the signatures collected by Davies during his playing career, with his name and address handwritten to the inside front cover. Eight pages are signed with a team to a page, the majority of the signatures in ink. Pages for 1939 teams are Surrey (9 signatures), Warwickshire (11), Worcestershire (8) and Gloucestershire (12). 1947 teams are Glamorgan (12), Somerset (12) and Middlesex (5). Also the 1948 Glamorgan team (6). Includes the rarer signatures of 'Podge' Brodhurst (five matches for Gloucestershire), and J. Stanning signed in pencil (nine matches for Worcestershire). One page detached, some wear, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £70/90
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Lot 162
County, University and Test autographs 1994-2000. Large format blue album comprising over 450 signatures. Each page individually titled and signed by members of the corresponding team. Teams include Kent, Middlesex, Worcestershire, Lancashire, Glamorgan, Combined Universities 1994, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Combined Universities, M.C.C., Middlesex, Warwickshire 1995, Glamorgan, Derbyshire, British Universities, Warwickshire, Middlesex, Essex 1996 etc. International touring teams include New Zealand 1994, India 1996, New Zealand U-19 1996, South Africa 1998, Zimbabwe 2000. VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Sir Archibald Woollaston White. Yorkshire 1908-1920. Signature in pencil of White on piece. G
Estimate: £15/25
White captained Yorkshire 1912-1914
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Lot 164
Test and county cricketers signatures. Over fifty white cards the majority signed to the card, others on piece laid down to the card. The cards uniform in size with printed blue borders, player's name type to lower border. Earlier signatures include Washbrook, Statham, Subba Row, Trueman, Titmus, Warr, Yardley. Others include Willis, Woolmer, Tavare, Stewart, Ravi Shastri, Underwood, Selvey, Roebuck, Reeve etc. The majority of cards dated early 1990s. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Lot 165
Test players signatures 1930s-1980s. Thirty eight very nicely signed and presented postcard size white cards, each signed in ink to the card with typed biography of the player. Signatures include Doug Wright, Bob Wyatt, Don Wilson, Alan Oakman, Arthur Milton, George Mann, Arthur McIntyre, Jack Young, Charles Palmer, Tony Lock, Tony Lewis, John Hampshire, Doug Insole, John Murray, John Warr, Ray Illingworth, Jim Parks, Eric Russell, Peter Richardson, Mike Brearely etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Lot 166
Modern cricket signatures. Two albums comprising one hundred and thirty eight postcards of Worcester Cathedral viewed across the Cricket Ground, each card signed to the verso by a good selection of county cricketers 2016-2018, and some members of the 2016 Pakistan touring team to England. Each card annotated with the player's name, county/ country and date the autograph was collected. Some duplication. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Lot 167
Two albums comprising autographs of current and recent county cricketers with some international players. Signatures include Collingwood, Wood, Onions (Durham), Cook, Bopara (Essex), Croft, Rudolph (Glamorgan), Pietersen, Gower (Hampshire), Stevens, Denly (Kent), Tom Curran (Surrey), Vaughan, Bresnan, Ballance (Yorkshire) etc. Some signed to the page, others on card laid down. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Lot 168
County signatures 1964. Small autograph album with a good selection of signatures collected in 1964, the majority grouped by county. Counties include Kent (22 signatures), Lancashire (12), Derbyshire (10), Leicestershire (10), Somerset (11), Surrey (27), Glamorgan (9), Northamptonshire (6), Worcestershire (26), Yorkshire (3), Nottinghamshire (12), Sussex (13). Over 160 signatures in total. Some counties and signatures duplicated. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Lot 169
Worcestershire C.C.C.1970s-2000s. Two notebooks comprising over one hundred and seventy signatures including twenty three of the 2009 Australian touring party collected when the Australians played England Lions at Worcester. Signatures, the majority duplicated, include Katich, Hussey, Hughes, Ponting, Clarke, Lee, Johnson, Siddle, Watson etc. Each nicely signed one to a page. Sold with a small album comprising twenty three signed official player cards, postcards etc. Earlier signatures include John Inchmore, Jim Yardley, Steve Perryman, Ian Botham, Greg Watson etc. Others include David Leatherdale, James Pipe, Stephen Davis, Phil Jaques, Shakib Al Hasan etc. Also two official match programmes from 2003 and 2004, one signed by Jonty Rhodes (Gloucestershire), the other by Paul Collingwood (Durham) etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Lot 170
County autographs 1990s/2000s. Two binders comprising approx. two hundred autographs individually signed on white cards. Signatures are for Derbyshire (14), Durham (2), Essex (13), Glamorgan (11), Gloucestershire (1), Hampshire (11), Kent (11), Lancashire (15), Leicestershire (10), Middlesex (13), Northamptonshire (11), Nottinghamshire (15), Somerset (15), Surrey (11), Sussex (14), Warwickshire (12), Worcestershire (12), and Yorkshire (9). VG
Estimate: £50/70
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Overseas players, former players and umpires autographs 1990s/2000s. Binder comprising over one hundred and sixty autographs individually signed on white cards. Overseas players include Mushtaq Ahmed, Shoaib Akhtar (Pakistan), Nathan Astle, Chris Cairns, Stephen Fleming (New Zealand), Paul Adams, Jacques Kallis, Lance Klusener (South Africa), Michael Clarke, Michael Bevan, Stuart Law, Glenn McGrath, Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne (Australia), Surav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar (India), Mahela Jayawardena (Sri Lanka) etc. Former players include Michael Atherton, Dennis Amiss, Ian Botham, Chris Broad, Ian Chappell, Sunil Gavaskar, David Gower, Graham Gooch, Nasser Hussain, Rod Marsh, Michael Holding etc. Umpires include Vanburn Holder, John Holder, David Shepherd, Peter Willey etc. VG
Estimate: £50/70
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South Africa signatures 1930s onwards. Over eighty signatures on white cards the majority signed to the card, others on piece laid down to the card. Earlier signatures include Grievson, Duckworth, Ovenstone, Payn, Gamsy, Bromfield, Farrer, Chevalier, Carlstein, Endean, Burger, Gordon, Botten, de Preez, Dumbrill, Elgie, Dawson, Fellows-Smith, Goddard, van der Merwe etc. Others include Kallis, Boucher, Kirsten, Klusener, Adams, Ntini, S. Pollock, Smith, Wessels, Rudolph, Cronje, Proctor etc. Some duplication. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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'Mr. M.F. North's Cricket Team. Tour in Holland June 1931'. Excellent original scrapbook album collated by R.M. 'Dick' Bell who managed and captained the side in the absence of North due to illness. The album comprises a collection of letters, photographs, postcards, autographs, brochures etc all neatly laid down, some unmounted and loose in an envelope. Notable members of the touring party included C.S. Dempster and C.F.W. Allcott (New Zealand), D.P.B. Morkel (South Africa), and S.G.A. Maartensz (Hampshire), with good representation from Sutton Cricket Club. The inside front cover is signed in ink by Bell with inscription 'Acted as Captain and Manager as Fred North was prevented by illness from going on the tour. I selected the whole of the team for him. June 1931'. Loose contents include a typed letter sent by North from his home in Weybridge, Surrey to each member of the touring party on the eve of their departure on the 12th June 1931. In the letter North expresses his regret 'that I am prevented from going [due to illness] and to say how disappointed I am'. He continues, 'Mainly by the kindness and herculean labours of Dick Bell, every possible arrangement has been made for the tour... I have much pleasure in sending you a printed programme of the Tour, and shall be glad if you will accept the enclosed Tie which has been specially made for the use of the Members of the Team for Holland'. He closes by looking forward to 'receive[ing] news of great feats, but what will give me even more pleasure will be to hear that you are all having a most enjoyable time'. The letter is nicely signed in ink 'M.F. North'. Also included loose is a sepia portrait photograph of North wearing a suit and tie, laid down to photographer's mount, postcards written by Bell to his wife in London, handwritten scores of a golf match, and the Flamingo's team list, a menu, all with notes in Bell's own hand, etc. Laid down to the album pages are three original mono photographs of the touring team seated and standing in rows wearing tour blazers at matches, with a further twelve candid photographs taken during the tour. Also cloth sample of the 'Special colours designed for the team', pages from the tour itinerary including the list of players, and an autograph page nicely signed in ink by all fifteen members of the touring party (including North). Other contents include a match poster, 'Cricket Touring Club de Flamingo's' 1931 fixture list, press cuttings reporting on the matches, postcards of hotels, The Hague Golf Club etc. An excellent account of this little known tour. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Richard Moor 'Dick' Bell played for London County 1902-1904. His most notable performances playing for the M.C.C. were in 1928, including taking all ten wickets against Alleyn's School and three others in which he took eight wickets in each match. In the 1929 edition of Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack he writes 'It will be noted that I got a wicket in the only 5 ways they can be got. Probably a record in one innings. RMB' against St. John's School, Leatherhead
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Cecil Donovan 'Cec' Dixon. Transvaal & South Africa 1912-1925. Two page handwritten letter in ink to a Mr. Malyon. The letter is dated 11th February 1947, shortly before the South Africa tour to England. Dixon is replying to a request for a signed photograph. 'I think the photo you sent me to sign was taken in 1913 in Johannesburg, when I played against J.W.H.T. Douglas' side- probably the strongest team ever to visit this country. Douglas, S.F. Barnes, Hobbs, Rhodes, Mead, Woolley, Hearne, Relf to mention a few!'. Dixon also refers to the current 'S.A. Team to visit England shortly is a good one and should do very well in the tests. They have some good slow bowlers and the batting is strong- they also have the advantage of turf wickets, which we did not have in this country until recent years'. Nicely signed 'C.D. Dixon'. Good cricket content. Sold with an original sepia press photograph dated 30th July 1924 while on tour with the South Africans to England, 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Dixon played in one Test for South Africa, v England in 1914. A member of the 1924 touring party to England, he did not feature in the Test series
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George Alfred Lawrence Hearne. Western Province & South Africa 1910-1927. Single page handwritten letter in ink to a Mr. Malyon. The letter is undated but would have been written in early 1947, shortly before the South Africa tour to England. Hearne is replying to a request for a signed photograph, but is unable to oblige as 'I am away from my home & family... & therefore all my photos & cuttings etc are safely packed away there. I happen to have with me a card of the signatures of the S.A. Team (1924) which, perhaps you might like'. Hearne also refers to impending South Africa tour to England, 'The team to tour your country is a very young one, but I think will give quite a good account of itself '. Signed 'G.A.L. Hearne'. Sold with an original sepia press photograph dated 13th June 1924 while on tour with the South Africans to England, 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hearne played in three Tests for South Africa, his last being in the fifth Test against England at The Oval on the 1924 tour
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John McIllwaine Moore 'Mick' Commaille. Western Province & South Africa 1910-1927. Single page handwritten letter in ink to a Mr. Malyon. The letter is dated 24th January 1947, shortly before the South Africa tour to England. Commaille is replying to a request for a signed photograph 'of the pair of us going out to bat [in 1924]'. His batting partner was Herbie Taylor who had already signed the photograph. Commaille states that he is unable to recollect at which ground it was taken, 'Lord's, or possibly Birmingham', praises the quality of the image, 'a remarkably good one and particularly so for a newspaper reproduction', and fondly remembers the 1924 tour, 'altho' your weather that summer gave us sun-bathed South Africans many an occasion to shiver'. He concludes by looking forward to the forthcoming 1947 tour, 'It will be up to you as hosts to propitiate the Clerk of the Weather and organise a reasonable quota of "Sun" in order to get the best out of us. However in these days of rationing one would not be surprised to find that even old "Sol" is dished out in terms of coupons and sweaters be more on view than cricket shirts'. Nicely signed 'J.McI.M. Commaille'. A nicely written letter with good cricket content. Sold with an original sepia press photograph of Commaille dated 13th June 1924 while on tour with the South Africans to England, 4"x6", and another in batting pose playing a cut shot, 8"x5.75". G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Commaille played in twelve Tests for South Africa 1910-1927, including all five in the 1924 series in England which England won 3-0 with two matches drawn
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England v South Africa 1924. Original sepia press photograph of the England team walking on to the field at Edgbaston with the pavilion in the background. Handwritten inscription in ink to the photograph reads '1st Test 1924. England coming out to field. South Africa all out 30'. The team is being led out by the captain, Arthur Gilligan, with Chapman, Hendren, Hobbs and Fender in the foreground. 9.5"x7.75". Adhesive marks to verso and light creasing, otherwise in good condition. A nice image
Estimate: £40/60
In the first Test of the 1924 series played at Edgbaston England scored 438 in their only innings with Hobbs, Sutcliffe, Woolley and Kilner all scoring over fifty. South Africa were then bowled out in their first innings for only thirty runs with Gilligan taking six wickets for seven runs and Tate four wickets for twelve. Following on South Africa reached 390, with Catterall scoring 120. England won the match by an innings and eighteen runs, won the second Test at Lord's by exactly the same margin (Catterall again making a score of 120), and went on to win the series 3-0 with two matches drawn
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England v South Africa 1924. Album page signed in ink by the England team for the first Test, Edgbaston, 14th-17th June 1924. Twelve signatures including Gilligan (Captain), Woolley, Sutcliffe, Fender, Wood, Chapman, Hendren, Hobbs, Tate etc. The signatures of Fender and Tate appear to have been signed in pencil and overwritten in ink. G
Estimate: £50/80
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England v South Africa 1924. Original sepia press photograph of the South Africa team walking on to the field during the third Test, Headingley 12th-15th July 1924, with the pavilion and large crowds in the background. Seven players are neatly captioned in ink to the photograph, Taylor (Captain), Catterall, Deane, Pegler, Nupen, Blanckenberg and Nourse. The photograph originally from the collection of Herbert Sutcliffe with 'Headingley Test Match' handwritten in ink to verso, assumed to be in Sutcliffe's own hand. 10"x7.5". Pin holes to corners and some light creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
England won the third Test of the 1924 series by nine wickets. Hendren top scored in the match with 132 in England's first innings
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M.C.C. v South Africa 1924. Original official sepia photograph of the M.C.C. team for the match v South Africans, Lord's 24th-27th May 1924, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, caps and blazers. Players are Mann (Captain), Russell, Kennedy, Hearne, Hendren, Chapman, Foster, Fender, Douglas, Gilligan and Wood. 11.25"x7.75". Small tear to left edge, adhesive marks to verso, otherwise a nice image in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
With no play possible on the first day, the match ended in a draw. Pegler took ten wickets in the match for the South Africans
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'The 1924 South African Cricket Team in their Jaeger Shirts & Sweaters'. Mono 'Jaeger' advertising postcard of the team, standing and seated in rows. Title and players names printed to borders, printed Test itinerary to verso. Minor adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
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South Africa tour to England 1924. Original mono press photograph of the South Africa team photographed on the pitch seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. The photograph was taken at the first Test, Edgbaston, 14th-17th June 1924. Good condition. Sold with an album page signed in pencil by thirteen members of the South Africa touring party with a further two signatures in ink on pieces laid down to the page. Signatures include Taylor (Captain) on piece, Nourse, Hearne, Dixon, Catterall, Blanckenberg, Nupen, Pegler etc. Corners trimmed, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
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South Africa tour to England 1924. Original official mono press photograph of the full South Africa touring party seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and caps. Players include Taylor (Captain), Nourse, Hearne, Dixon, Catterall, Blanckenberg, Nupen, Pegler, Ward, Bissett, Deane, Commaille, Meintjes etc. The photograph is laid down flush to photographer's mount, overall 15"x10.5". An excellent image in very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
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M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1922/23. Album page signed in green ink by fourteen members of the M.C.C. touring party. Signatures are Mann (Captain), Fender, Gilligan, Woolley, Mead, Jupp, Carr, Kennedy, Brown, Russell, Street, Sandham and Livsey (signed in black), lacking the signature of Greville Stevens from the full touring party. To verso, signatures of fourteen members of the 1935 South Africa touring party to England, the majority in ink. Signatures include Wade (Captain), Langton, Balaskas, Nourse, Rowan, Dalton, Cameron, Mitchell etc. Lacking the signature of Vincent. G
Estimate: £50/80
George Street took 308 catches and 121 stumping in first class cricket. He played one Test on the tour having been sent out as a replacement for Walter Livsey who broke a finger early in the tour. Street was killed in a motorcycle accident shortly before the 1924 cricket season started
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South Africa tour to England 1924. A good selection of official press player photographs, a team photograph, action photographs, album page etc from the 1924 tour. Players photographs are Meintjes, Nourse, Nupen, Bissett, Taylor, Susskind and Catterall. Also a press cutting image of Catterall in batting action signed by the player. Other original press photographs include the touring party on board the 'Arundel Castle' arriving at Southampton, and two action photographs of the Surrey v South Africans match at The Oval. The album page signed in ink by ten members of the touring party, two on pieces laid down. Signatures include Taylor, Siedle, Catterall, Nupen, Susskind, Meintjes, Nourse etc. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
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South Africa tour to England 1924. George Macdonald Parker. South Africa 1924. Original mono press photograph of Parker standing in the field. 4.25"x6.5" G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
On the 1924 South Africa tour to England, the South Africans found themselves desperately short of bowlers, so Parker was 'plucked' from the Bradford League, and played in the first two Test matches and only one other first class game. He played no other first class cricket The following six lots relate to S.B. Joel's tour to South Africa 1924/25. With M.C.C. playing in Australia, what was in effect an England second team travelled to South Africa led by Lionel Tennyson under the auspices of S.B. Joel. The full tour included five unofficial 'Test' matches
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S.B. Joel's team to South Africa 1924/25. Natal v S.B. Joel's XI, Durban, 21st-24th November 1924. Album page signed in pencil by the twelve members of the Natal team. Signatures include Taylor (Captain), Nourse, Siedle, Dalton, Conyngham, von Mengershausen, Mowat, Murray etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
The game against Natal was drawn, MacBryan top scoring with 120
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S.B. Joel's team to South Africa 1924/25. South Africa v S.B. Joel's XI, First 'Test', Johannesburg, 23rd-26th December 1924. Album page signed in ink and pencil by ten members of the South Africa team. Signatures are Neser (Captain), Taylor, Nourse, Susskind, Deane, Billing, Conyngham, Ling, Nupen and Hall. Lacking the signature of Catterall. To the verso, a sepia candid photograph of A.E. Hall bowling in the nets. G
Estimate: £40/60
The first unofficial 'Test' match of the series was won by South Africa by nine wickets, Nupen taking ten wickets in the match
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S.B. Joel's team to South Africa 1924/25. South Africa v S.B. Joel's XI, Second 'Test', Durban, 1st-5th January 1925. Album page signed in pencil by ten members of the South Africa team. Signatures are Neser (Captain), Susskind, Francois, Nupen, Conyngham, Taylor, Duff, Murray, Hall and Nourse. G
Estimate: £40/60
The second unofficial 'Test' match of the series was won by S.B. Joel's XI by 48 runs. Top scorers in the match were Bowley (118) for Joel's XI and Taylor (112) for South Africa. Nupen took twelve wickets in the match for South Africa
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S.B. Joel's team to South Africa 1924/25. South Africa v S.B. Joel's XI, Fourth 'Test', Johannesburg, 6th-10th February 1925. Album page nicely signed in ink by the eleven members of the South Africa team. Signatures are Neser (Captain), Nourse, Taylor, Meintjes, Catterall, Susskind, Hall, Ling, Deane, Siedle and Nupen. Smudging to the signature of Meintjes, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a mono press photograph of the South Africa team for the same match. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
The fourth unofficial 'Test' match of the series was drawn
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S.B. Joel's team to South Africa 1924/25. South Africa v S.B. Joel's XI, Fifth 'Test', Port Elizabeth, 20th-24th February 1925. Two album pages nicely signed in ink, one by the eleven members of the South Africa team, the other by twelve members of Joel's XI. South Africa signatures are Neser (Captain), Lindsay, Nourse, Taylor, Deane, Nupen, Hall, Ling, Munro, Siedle and Catterall. Joel XI signatures are Tennyson (Captain), Holmes, Geary, Bartley, Bowley, Tyldesley, Russell, Jameson, Nicholas, Kennedy, Parker and MacBryan. Slight smudging to the signature of Nupen, otherwise in good condition. Sold with two small candid style photographs of A.E. Hall and R.H. Catterall, the latter signed in ink by Catterall. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
South Africa won the fifth and final unofficial 'Test' match by 21 runs to draw the series. Top scorer in the match was Catterall for South Africa with 86 in the second innings. V.H. Neser made his last appearance in first class matches
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S.B. Joel's team to South Africa 1924/25. Album page nicely signed in ink by thirteen members of Tennyson's team. Signatures are Tennyson (Captain), Marriott, Russell, MacBryan, Bartley, Kennedy, Parker, Bowley, Nicholas, Tyldesley, Holmes, Geary and Gilligan. Signed to the verso by the eleven members of the Pretoria team for the tour match played at Pretoria, 26th-27th November 1924. Signatures in pencil are Newnham, Wessels, Brodrick, Fielding, van Eden, Johnson, Neser, Farquharson, Wederpoel, Duminy and Inman. Adhesive mark to one side not affecting the signatures, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a mono official photograph of Tennyson's team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and tour caps, also a selection of four original press photographs of tour members, Geary, Marriott, Bowley and MacBryan. G
Estimate: £80/120
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M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1927/28. Two album pages, both nicely signed in ink, one by fourteen members of the M.C.C. touring party, the other by twelve South Africa players. M.C.C. signatures are Stanyforth (Captain), Astill, Wyatt, Holmes, Tyldesley, Stevens, Peebles, Sutcliffe, Staples, Geary, Elliott, Freeman, Hammond and Legge. Lacking the signature of Dawson. South Africa signatures are Deane, Taylor, Morkel, Nicolson, Commaille, Cameron, Nupen, Catterall, Coen, Hall, Vincent and Bissett. Sold with two original mono press photographs on the return of the M.C.C. team at Waterloo Station, one featuring Stanyforth being met by Arthur Gilligan with Percy Chapman holding a parrot in a cage, the other of Dawson, Stanyforth, Sutcliffe, Peebles, Holmes and Legge on the platform. Both 8"x6". Tape repair to the latter, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
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M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1927/28. Official sepia real photograph postcard of the M.C.C. touring party seated and standing in rows wearing tour blazers. Caption to lower border, '"Christmas Greetings" M.C.C. team South Africa 1927-28'. Handwritten message in ink to verso from George Geary 'Wishing you a Merry Xmas and a happy new year. Very hot here, too hot for cricket, 102 in shade. Send some snow'. Signed 'G. Geary'. Some wear and ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1927/28. Official mono printed photograph of the Union Castle Line 'R.M.S. Saxon' on which the touring party returned from South Africa. Signed in ink to the photograph by all fourteen members of the touring party who returned. Signatures are Stanyforth, Wyatt, Peebles, Stevens, Tyldesley, Geary, Holmes, Freeman, Sutcliffe, Hammond, Astill, Staples, Legge and Elliott. Lacking the signature of Dawson who stayed on in South Africa at the end of the tour. The image laid to official mount, overall 13"x10.75". Some fading to the signatures, but all legible. G
Estimate: £60/90
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South Africa tour to England 1929. A good selection of mono photographs taken at the County Ground, Hove during the Sussex v South Africans match, 28th-30th August 1929. Photographs include a team photograph of the full touring party, the majority wearing cricket attire and tour blazers, 7.5"x6". Also seven candid photographs including two of Sussex taking the field, two of South Africans taking the field, and the players, H.B. Cameron and H.G. Deane of South Africa and Gilligan of Sussex. G
Estimate: £50/70
South Africa won by 218 runs, Dalton scoring 102 in the first innings and Mitchell 140 in the second.
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South Africa tour to England 1929. Official mono photograph of the two teams for Leicestershire v South Africans, Grace Road, Leicester 4th-7th May 1929. The players and officials seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Formerly the property of A.J. Bell of South Africa, signed by Bell to verso. The photograph by Cecil Meade & Co of Leicester measures 8"x6", laid to official photographer's mount, overall 11.25"x9.5". Some surface marks, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
The match was drawn, Siedle scoring 169 for the South Africans in their first innings
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South Africa tour to England 1929. Three original mono press photographs from the first Test, England v South Africa, Edgbaston 15th-18th June 1929. Photographs are a the England team seated and standing in rows in cricket attire and blazers. Players include White (Captain), Sutcliffe, Hammond, Duleepsinhji, Hendren, Fender, Larwood, Duckworth etc. 10"x8". Also the two captains, White and Deane in front of the pavilion, Catterall and Mitchell walking out to bat for South Africa. Sold with two official press portraits of H.W. Taylor etc. Various sizes. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition. Qty 7
Estimate: £50/70
The first Test was drawn. Top scorers in the match were Sutcliffe (114) and Hammond (138) in England's second innings

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