Cricket Postcards, Trade & Cigarette Cards

Lot 383:
Lot 383 Lot 383
Reproduction and modern cigarette cards. Red album containing a collection of 'Nostaligia Reprint' sets of Imperial Tobacco Taddy 'County Cricketers' series (10), Wills's 'Cricketers' (100), Taddy & Co 'County Cricketers' (228), W.D. & H.O. Wills 'Cricketer Series 1901' (40). Also modern sets by County Print Services, 'Cricket's Golden Age' (25), 'Cricketers 1890' (50) and 'Cricketers 1896' (50), and Sport In Print 'Nottinghamshire Batsmen' (60). VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 384:
Lot 384
Derbyshire C.C.C. Four Godfrey Phillips 'Series of Cricketers' brown back 1924 cigarette cards of S. Cadman, H. Elliott, J.M. Hutchinson and A. Morton, each nicely signed in ink to the front. Adhesive damage to the verso of all four, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 385:
Lot 385
Signed cigarette cards. Nine W.D. & H.O. Wills 'Cricketers 2nd Series' 1928 cards each signed by the featured player. Signatures are Sidwell, Eckersley, Tyldesley, Dawson, Thomas, Leyland, Shepherd, Shipman and Durston. Also a signed John Player & Sons 'Cricketers 1938' series card of J. Hardstaff Jnr. Fading to odd signature, otherwise in good condition. Qty 10
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 386:
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Cricket trade cards. Complete set of County Print Services trade cards of county players, nos. 1-216, and a good run of TCCB/ECB/Classic Cricket Cards 'International Cricketers' cards nos. 1-51, 53-164 and 173-228. Also a selection of cards from World Cup 1999 etc. In two binders. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 387:
Lot 387
Cricketers' Christmas cards. Seven modern Christmas cricket related Christmas cards. One from the cricket historian Sam Canynge Capel is signed and dated 1979. Others include printed cards from Sir Jack and Lady Hobbs, and Ian Botham, and handwritten cards from 'Mont' Cranfield (Gloucestershire 1934-1951), the Graveney and Surridge families etc.
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 388:
Lot 388
Signed cricket trade cards. Over one hundred TCCB/ECB/Classic Cricket cards each signed by the featured player. Signatures include Alec Stewart, Marcus Trescothick, Ian Bell, Graeme Swann, Steve Harmison, Michael Vaughan, Matt Prior, Ashley Giles, Monty Panesar, Matthew Hoggard, Adam Hollioake, Jack Russell, Chris Lewis, Dominic Cork, Dermot Reeve, Andrew Caddick, Andrew Strauss, Alastair Cook, Graham Gooch, David Gower, Graham Thorpe, James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Charlotte Edwards, Heather Knight, Sachin Tenkulkar, Hashim Amla, Mike Hussey, Shane Watson, Anil Kumble, Chris Cairns, Waqar Younis etc. Odd duplication. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 389:
Lot 389
'Carrs Sports'. Cricket card series 1967. Full set of twenty colour cards with biography below each image. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 390:
Lot 390
Don Bradman collectors' cards. Two complete sets of twenty cards of 'The Bradman Collection' and 'Sir Donald Bradman Greatest Hits' series, both by Weet-bix. Sold with a selection of twelve miscellaneous Bradman stamps, trade and cigarette cards. G/VG
Estimate: £15/25
Lot 391:
Lot 391
Kent C.C.C. and Club fixture cards, membership cards, passes etc 1920s-2010s. A selection of over eighty official and unofficial fixture cards for the period. Publishers include Luton & Brand 1923, Red Lion Hotel, Wingham, 1948, Cookery-Nook Cafe, Folkestone, 1950. Also Association of Kent Cricket Clubs fixture card for 1958 (two copies). Club fixtures cards and handbook include Kent Hoppers' Tie Club 1950, Hailsham C.C. 1956 & 1957, Sevenoaks Vine 1962 & 1963 etc. Membership cards include two for Kent Hoppers' Tie Club, both issued to 'Hopper' Levett (Kent & England 1930-1947) and signed in ink by Levett etc. Odd faults and annotations, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 392:
Lot 392
Essex C.C.C. membership cards 1939-1994. Twelve official membership card booklets for seasons 1939, 1950-1954, 1966, 1970, 1975, 1982, 1991 and 1994. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 393:
Lot 393
Hampshire C.C.C. membership cards 1966-1974. Nine official membership card booklets for seasons 1966-1974. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 394:
Lot 394
Lancashire C.C.C. membership cards 1950-1974. Twenty three official membership card booklets for seasons 1950, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1957-1974 and 1976. Also a Lancashire C.C.C. membership ticket for 1937, two official fixture cards for 1952 and 1968, and two Blackpool C.C. membership cards for 1936 and 1938. Qty 28. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 395:
Lot 395
Leicestershire C.C.C. membership cards 1946-1959. Eight official membership card booklets for seasons 1946, 1953, 1954, 1956-1958 and 1959 (two different cards). Also an official fixture card for 1969 (two copies). Qty 10. G
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 396:
Lot 396
Middlesex C.C.C. membership cards 1935-1988. Seventeen official membership card booklets for seasons 1935, 1957, 1958 (two different cards), 1959-1967, 1968 (two copies), 1969 and 1988. The 1935 card issued to George Robey. G
Estimate: £40/60
George Robey, English actor, singer and comedian, was a keen cricket follower and footballer, and a close friend of Victor Trumper
Lot 397:
Lot 397
Nottinghamshire C.C.C. membership cards 1922-1988. Eighteen official membership card booklets for seasons 1922, 1923, 1952-1966, 1986 and 1988. Also an official 'Notts County Cricket Club' Rules book for 1920 and a 1991 member's badge. Qty 21. Some wear to the 1922 card, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 398:
Lot 398
Somerset C.C.C. membership cards 1960-1962. Three official membership card booklets for seasons 1960-1962. Sold with an official 'Period Ticket' for the Weston-super-Mare Cricket Festival 1936. Qty 4. G
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 399:
Lot 399
Surrey C.C.C. membership cards 1949-1969. Eighteen official membership and associate membership card booklets for seasons 1949, 1951, 1957-1966, 1968 and 1969. Odd duplication. Sold with official fixture cards for 1924, 1947, 1948, 1952 and 1973 etc. Qty 24. Some wear, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 400:
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Warwickshire and Worcestershire C.C.C. membership cards 1970s-1990s. Thirteen official membership card booklets for seasons 1970, 1982-1984, 1987, 1989-1991, 1992 (two different), 1993 and 1994 (two copies). Also a Bob Willis 1981 Benefit Year 300 Club membership card. Eight Worcestershire lady and gentleman membership cards for seasons 1976-1979, and four Worcestershire C.C.C. official windscreen car park badges for seasons 1976-1979 in original envelopes. Qty 25. G
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 401:
Lot 401
Fixture cards 1952-1967. Four fixture card booklets published by The Times, London for County and Minor County fixtures in seasons 1952, 1954, 1963 and 1964. Sold with an 'Advisory County Cricket Committee' fixture card for 1967 published by Rothmans. Sold with a West Indies Touring Team 1957 fixture card published by the Daily Express, a Northumberland Cricket League 'Rules, Fixtures etc' booklet for 1957, and two official passes to the Members' enclosures at Lord's issued by M.C.C. for Oxford v Cambridge, 1st and 2nd days, 6th and 8th July 1946. Qty 9. G
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 402:
Lot 402
Scarborough Cricket Club tickets and membership cards 1960s/1990s. Five official match tickets for Scarborough Festival matches played 1963-1965. Matches are T.N. Pearce's XI v West Indies 1963, England v Young England 1963, Yorkshire v M.C.C. 1964, T.N. Pearce's XI v G. Sobers W. Indian XI 1964, and An England XI v The Rest of the World XI 1965. Sold with three Scarborough C.C. membership card booklets for seasons 1991, 1992 and 1994. Qty 8. G
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 403:
Lot 403
Australian cricket association fixture cards etc 1963-1990. A selection of twenty fixture cards etc issued by Clubs and cricket associations. Associations include The Middle Area Cricket Association 1963, Northern Yorke Peninsula C.A. 1969/70, Murray Lands C.C. 1972/73, Southern Yorke Peninsular C.A. 1972-73, South Australian C.A. 1970/71, 1974/75-1976/77, Southern Eyre Peninsular C.A. 1970/71 etc. Also six official Lady's tickets for the Adelaide Oval, 1958/59 (Qty 2), 1967/68 (2) and 1976/77 (2). Sold with a South Australian C.A. 'Restricted Membership' card for 1965/66, and an official season ticket issued by the Eastern Province Cricket Union (South Africa) for Eastern Province v New Zealand, Port Elizabeth, 7th-10th November 1953. Qty 25. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 404:
Lot 404
Australia tours to England 1934 and 1964. Two fixture cards, one for the 1934 season published by 'The Cricket Press', London, listing all first class matches and Australia tour matches. Also an official tour fixture card for the 1964 tour issued by the Australian High Commissioner's Office, London. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 405:
Lot 405
County fixture cards 1939-1960. Four official fixture cards for Derbyshire 1939, Yorkshire 1954 and 1956, and Glamorgan 1960. Also an official fixture card for Oxford University 1952, and a Glamorgan C.C.C. membership card for 1948. Qty 6. Odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 406:
Lot 406
Sussex C.C.C. membership cards 1930s. Two official membership card booklets for seasons 1938 and 1939. Sold with a Sussex C.C.C. 'Boy's Ticket for 1938 and an official fixture card for 1956. Qty 4. Wear to the ticket otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 407:
England, County and Club fixture cards, tickets etc 1970s/2000s. Small box comprising a good selection of modern official fixture cards, match tickets etc for the period. Good southern counties coverage. Match tickets include Benson & Hedges Cup, Nat West Trophy, Gillette Cup etc. G
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 408:
Lot 408
'Ronuk Sanitary Polishes' cricket ink blotter 1926. Unused ink blotter with colour cricket image of 'Cricket in 1820' by C.E. Brock, and the calendar for November 1926. Advertising to lower corner of blotter. 9.5"x4". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 409:
Lot 409
M.C.C. tour to Australia 1928/29. 'England's Best'. Unused cricket ink blotter produced 'With the Compliments of The Liverpool Electric Cable Co. Ltd' with mono photograph of the M.C.C. touring party to centre, printed titles to three sides and 'LEC Liverpool' emblem to right. 8.5"x3.75". Rare. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 410:
Lot 410
Australia tour of England 1934. Original 'The Savings Bank of South Australia' advertising ink blotter, unused. To face are printed cameo pictures of the Australian team with Test match fixtures to centre and 'Our Sporting Ambassadors. Test Fixtures 1934. Success to the Team!. The Savings Bank of South Australia will help you to achieve success'. Pink ink blotter to verso. 7.5"x4". Rare. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 411:
Lot 411
'An Ideal Cricket Eleven Series'. Stamina Trousers trade issue ink blotter. Three unused ink blotters from the series, No. 1 W.G. Grace, No. 2 K.S. Ranjitsinhji, and No. 6 Hugh Trumble. Each blotter featuring a portrait of the featured player with biography and advertising below. Staining and some ageing to the Grace and Ranjitsinhji blotters, the Trumble in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 412:
Lot 412
West Indies tour of England 1933. 'Georges' for a Century & still not out. Early 'Bristol United Breweries' Fixture card for 1933 listing the fixtures of the West Indian tourists, Gloucestershire and Somerset teams. Some foxing and minor wear to card, handwritten annotation to inside of card otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 413:
Lot 413
Malcolm Jameson Hilton. Lancashire & England 1946-1961. Original Post Office Telegram sent to Hilton, dated 7th August 1950. 'Congratulations Malcolm Good Going, Ben Taylor BEM'. Hilton had been selected to make his Test debut for England v West Indies in the fourth and final Test of the series played at The Oval, 12th-16th August 1950. Small tear to one fold, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
West Indies won the match by an innings and 56 runs and clinched the series 3-1, the first time they had won a series against England in England
Lot 414:
Lot 414
Neil James Napier Hawke. South Australia, Tasmania, Western Australia & Australia 1959-1969. Original Commonwealth of Australia Telegram sent to Hawke, dated 8th February 1963. 'Congratulations Neil All The Best, David Sincock'. Hawke had been selected to make his Test debut for Australia v England in the fifth and final Test of the series played at Sydney Cricket Ground, 15th-20th February 1963. Tear to right edge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
The match was drawn resulting in the series ending 1-1 with three matches drawn. David Sincock was a fellow South Australia and Australia player
Lot 415:
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John Richard Mason. Kent & England 1893-1914. Small folding advertising trade card published by The Cricket Press 1897 featuring a cameo portrait of Mason to the front, and biography to centre pages. Some adhesive marks, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 416:
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John Briggs. Lancashire & England 1879-1900. Small folding advertising trade card published by The Cricket Press 1897 featuring a cameo portrait of Briggs to the front, and biography to centre pages. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 417:
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William Henry Patterson. Oxford University & Kent 1878-1900. Small folding advertising trade card published by The Cricket Press 1893 featuring a cameo portrait engraving of Patterson to the front, and biography to centre pages. Minor foxing and ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 418:
Lot 418
George Herbert Hirst. Yorkshire & England 1891-1929. Small eight page fixture card published by The Cricket Press 1908 featuring a cameo portrait engraving of Hirst to the front, and 'Revised list of Fixtures' for first class matches in 1908. Minor ageing, rusting to staple, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 419:
Lot 419
John Wisden & Co. 1914. Original advertising postcard issued by John Wisden & Co. announcing that 'Wisden's Almanack will be published on the 20th of this month. Wisden & Co.' Date stamped and postmarked 6th January 1914. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 420:
Lot 420
Norfolk County Cricket Club 1903. Official receipt dated 6th May 1903 for membership subscription for the 1903 season, signed in ink 'Charles F. Taylor'. Sold with a similar receipt issued by Moseley Cricket Club (Solihull), 8th May 1954. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 421:
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Beverley v All England Eleven 1852. Rare original handbill for 'The Match between "The Eleven of All England" and Twenty-two of Beverley and District' played at Westwood, 9th-11th August 1852. The All England players listed are Felix, Mynn, Clarke, Anderson, Box, Guy, Parr, Caffyn, Caesar, Martingell and Bickley, with the twenty two of Beverley listed below. To verso a drawing in ink of what appears to be a three legged character. Some ink show through to the front, horizontal and vertical folds, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £140/180
The match was drawn with no play possible on the second day. Mynn did not play for All England as advertised, his place was taken by T.M. Adams
Lot 422:
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'Crystal Palace Programme'. Early and rare four page printed programme of events held at Crystal Palace, Thursday July 1st 1869. Includes an advertisement for 'The Next County Cricket Match will be that of Kent v Sussex, and will be played on the beautiful Cricket Ground of the Palace, on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, July 5th, 7th & 7th'. Odd minor nicks and folds, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
The match as advertised between Kent and Sussex was scheduled for three days but completed in two, Kent winning by seven wickets. James Lillywhite was a member of the Sussex team
Lot 423:
Lot 423
Lord Hawke. Yorkshire & England,1881-1911. Original order of service for Hawke's wedding held at St. Paul's, Knightsbridge, 1st June 1916. The folded card in envelope with annotation in ink to front 're Lord Hawke's wedding' was issued to Shirley Slocombe, the artist who painted the portrait of Hawke in cricket attire in 1903, a copy of which hangs at Lord's. Horizontal fold, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 424:
Lot 424
Cricket business cards. Four original business/ calling cards. Cards are for the cricket historian and writer, '"Leather Hunter" of the Sussex Daily News. Alfred J. Gaston, Publicity Agent, Sussex County Cricket'. Also a card for Percy Fender of Herbert Fender & Co, High Holborn, London, and two personal cards for Percy Chapman. Qty 4. Rust staining to the Fender card, the others in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 425:
Lot 425
Oxford v Cambridge M.C.C. Lord's tickets 1890, 1928 and 1936. Four original card tickets for Oxford v Cambridge matches played at Lord's. Tickets are for 30th June- 2nd July 1890, 9th July 1928 (first day), and 8th July 1936 (third day, two tickets). Sold with an official ticket for Gentlemen v Players, Scarborough 5th September 1951 (first day). Qty 5. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 426:
Lot 426
Eton v Harrow M.C.C. Lord's tickets 1891, 1928 and 1930. Three original card tickets for Eton v Harrow matches played at Lord's. Tickets are for 10th-11th July 1891, 14th July 1928 (second day), and 12th July 1930 (second day). Sold with a United Service Club 'At Home' menu for the 1932 Eton v Harrow match. Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 427:
Lot 427
Charles Henry Hulls. Somerset 1885. Two original Wiltshire County Cricket Club membership tickets for 1881 and 1882. The 1881 card with handwritten initials 'DP' to front, the 1882 with the member's name 'C.H. Hulls Esq.' handwritten to front. Adhesive mark to left edge of the 1882 card, some wear to the left edge of the 1881
Estimate: £30/40
Hulls played his only first class match, for Somerset in 1885

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