Cricket Ceramics & Metalware

Lot 712:
Lot 712
England v Australia 1926. Official scorecard for the 5th Test match played at the Kennington Oval, 14th-18th August 1926. Printed and pencil scores, heavy horizontal crease to centre, minor soiling and wear otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £22
The 'timeless test' match was won by England by 289 runs to clinch the Ashes 1-0. For England, Sutcliffe top scored with 76 & 161, Hobbs making 100 in the second innings. For Australia, Mailey had match figures of 9-266
Lot 713:
Lot 713
'Middlesex v Somerset 1895. G.G. Hearne's Benefit' match. Official scorecard for the match played at Lord's in May 1898. Neat handwritten ink annotation. Minor wear and foxing to card otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
The match was drawn. Phillips made 73, Robson 71 and Tyler took 4-25 in Middlesex's first innings. For Middlesex, Rawlin top scored with 38 and J.T. Hearne and Rawlin took five and four wickets in Somerset's first innings
Lot 714:
Lot 714
Surrey v Yorkshire 1894. Official scorecard for the match played at The Oval, 25th-26th June 1894. Complete printed scores. The card is laid down to mount below a mono photograph of the Yorkshire team who played in the match. Framed and glazed overall 10"x15". Small loss to one corner of the scorecard and horizontal fold, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Surrey won the match by ten wickets, top scorers were Brockwell (103) and Read (161). Lockwood took seven wickets for Surrey in Yorkshire's first innings
Lot 715:
Lot 715
'Biggest Test Victory on Record'. 'Hutton's match'. England v Australia 1938. Official scorecard for the 'timeless' fifth Test at The Oval, 20th-24th August 1938 in which Hutton made the then record individual score of 364no, in England's record score of 903-7 dec. England won by an innings and 579 runs. The scorecard with complete printed scores has been very nicely signed in ink by ten members of the England team. Signatures are Hammond, Hardstaff, Hutton, Paynter, Bowes, Leyland, Wood, Verity, Compton and Edrich, lacking the signature of Farnes. Rare in this signed form. Unusually to the lower border of the scorecard are the 'Scores from other Grounds' giving a listing of scores from the other seven matches being played on the 20th August. The title is in the form of a news cutting laid down to the top edge. Mounted framed and glazed, overall 8.5"x13". Very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
England's victory by an innings and 579 runs remains a record victory by an innings to this day in Test matches
Lot 716:
Lot 716
'Marlborough v Rugby at Lord's' 1897. Early official silk scorecard for Marlborough College v Rugby School played at Lord's, 28th-29th July 1897. Notable Marlborough players who went on to play first class cricket were R.H. Spooner (Lancashire & England), L.P. Collins (Oxford University) and H.F. Montgomery (Somerset). For Rugby, E.R. Wilson (Cambridge University, Yorkshire & England) and C.S. Hannay (Oxford University). Printed by W. Gale, Marlborough. Formerly the property of E.R. Wilson. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Marlborough College won the match by three wickets. Evelyn Rockley Wilson,captain of the Rugby School team, took ten wickets in the match
Lot 717:
Lot 717
Lord's and The Oval scorecards 1921-2016. A large collection of official scorecards contained in three boxes for Test, tour, county and representative matches, the majority played at Lord's and The Oval. Includes approximately forty scorecards for pre-War and wartime programmes. The Oval scorecards include England v Australia 1921, England v South Africa 1929, and 1938 England record score and Hutton's 364) etc. Lord's scorecards include North v South 1937, Gentlemen v Players 1937, M.C.C. v West Indies 1939, England v West Indies 1939, British Empire XI v London Counties XI 1940, Royal Air force v The Rest 1941, England v The Dominions 1943 etc. Handwritten and printed scores. Includes a small collection of notebooks with handwritten accounts of matches, mainly 1990s. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £220
Lot 718:
Lot 718
Denis Compton's 100th Hundred. Official scorecard for Middlesex v Northamptonshire, Lord's, 11th- 13th June 1952. Incomplete handwritten scores including Compton's 107, and annotated title to top. Small nick to top edge and light creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £12
Lot 719:
Lot 719
Percy Holmes record score. Official scorecard for Middlesex v Yorkshire, Lord's, 6th- 9th June 1925. The scorecard with printed scores up to the close of the first Middlesex innings. In this match Percy Holmes made his record first-class score of 315no. Yorkshire won by an innings and 149 runs. Small adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 720:
Lot 720
Yorkshire record opening partnership '555' 1932. Rare original commemorative silk scorecard for Essex v Yorkshire, Leyton, 15th- 17th June 1932 in which Percy Holmes (224no) and Herbert Sutcliffe (313) scored 555 for the opening wicket, surpassing the previous opening record of 554 set by Brown and Tunnicliffe in 1898. The scorecard mounted, framed and glazed alongside a mono copy photograph of Holmes and Sutcliffe shaking hands in front of the scorecard. Overall 15.5"x12.5". A rarely seen silk scorecard from the match. Very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 721:
Lot 721 Lot 721
Big match scorecards 1997-2018. Four official scorecards for England v Australia, Lord's 1997 signed by Glenn McGrath, 8-38 in the first innings, the best bowling figures by an Australian at Lord's. Worcestershire v Sussex 1998 signed by Graeme Hick, 104 and 132 in the match. England v Australia, The Oval 2005, signed by Kevin Pietersen (158 in the first innings). England v India, The Oval 2018 signed by Alastair Cook (71 and 147). VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 722:
Lot 722 Lot 722
Brian Lara. Official scorecard for Warwickshire v Durham, June 1994 in which Lara scored the highest ever individual score of 501 not out. Signed by Lara in black ink. Sold with a mono press photograph of Lara walking off the pitch having made his record score with the scoreboard in the background. Signed by Lara in black ink. 8"x10". VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 723:
England v Australia 2005. Two radial score charts, one for Andrew Flintoff's 102 at Trent Bridge, limited edition no. 43/102, the other for Kevin Pietersen's 158 at The Oval, limited edition no. 51/158. Both signed in pencil by Bill Frindall. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 724:
Lot 724 Lot 724
Arthur W. Wellard. Arthur Wellard Testimonial souvenir brochure 1951. Sold with 'Arthur Wellard Testimonial Season 1951'. Sepia real photograph postcard of the Somerset team of 1950. The card with title to top right hand border designed for Wellard's Fund by John G. Walter. Plus a signed postcard size press photograph of Wellard bowling. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 725:
Lot 725 Lot 725
England v Australia Ashes series 1938-1961. A four page souvenir tour programme comprising pen pictures of the 1961 Australia touring party to England, published by M. Walker of London. Signed in ink to the front by Frank Woolley and Denis Compton, and to the back page by Ray Lindwall, Keith Miller, Frank Misson, Bill Lawry, Richie Benaud and Graham McKenzie. Heavy creasing and wear with loss. Sold with a selection of souvenir tour brochures and booklets covering tours for the period. Tours include Australia to England 1938, 1948, 1953, 1961 and 1956, and England to Australia 1954/55. Publishers include News Chronicle, Day & Mason, Picture Post etc. Also an official scorecard for England v Australia, Lord's, 22nd-27th June 1961, printed and handwritten scores, and a Playfair tour booklet for the West Indies tour to England 1950. Odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £18
Lot 726:
Lot 726
Cricket tour guides, auction and dealer catalogues, annuals, official match programmes etc. Box including four signed tour guides including Desmond Haynes Cavaliers U.K. Tour 1984 signed to the front cover by Fred Trueman, to the rear cover by Desmond Haynes, and to the pen pictures by twelve members of the touring party including Haynes, Charlie Griffith, Collis King etc. England 'A' tour to Bangladesh 1995 signed by six members of the England touring party, signatures are Knight, Nixon, Patel, Piper, Salisbury and Stemp. Official tour guide for England's tour to West Indies and Zimbabwe 2000 signed by Ian Botham and Viv Richards etc. Auction catalogues include Bearne's of Exeter W.G. Grace sale 11th July 1996, Christie's Australia Srikantan Ramamurthy sale of 17th August 1997, T. Keith Crump Collection auction, T. Vennett-Smith 26th September 2006, a run of Knights catalogues for the period 2014-2018. J.W. McKenzie catalogue numbers 181-197. Also includes a run of Playfair annuals for 1999-2016, and a good selection of official international match programmes for World Cups, Test series, T20 etc 1980s-2010s. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
Lot 727:
Lot 727 Lot 727
Australia tours to England 1930, 1934 & 1938. Four souvenir booklets relating to Australia tours. 'Souvenir of Australian Cricket Tour 1930'. Official souvenir brochure published by Barton Pictorial of London. Some wear to pictorial covers. 'The Australians in England 1934'. Small souvenir brochure published by the Manchester Guardian. Minor wear to pictorial covers, rusting to staples. 'Australia's 18th Cricket Tour of England 1934'. Official souvenir brochure compiled by A.W. Simpson. Pictorial covers. Includes an official scorecard for Cambridge University v Australians, Fenners, 9th-11th May 1934. Minor wear to covers, rusting to staples. 'The Jim Russell Cricket Book of the 1938 Australian XI'. Small booklet with pictorial blue wrappers with caricatures of each of the Australian players plus itinerary of the tour and players biographies. Wear to covers, rusting to staples
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 728:
Lot 728
Australia tour to England 1953. Official match souvenir booklet for East Moseley v The Australians, East Moseley, 26th April 1953. Rusting to staples, vertical fold, minor light fading to wrappers, otherwise in good condition. Sold with an official scorecard for the match. Rare
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
The match was the first played on the 1953 'Coronation' tour. Australia won the thirteen per side one day match by six wickets. Notable players for East Moseley included Bernard Constable (Surrey), Doug Insole, Trevor Bailey, Ray Smith, Peter Smith (Essex), and George Tribe (Northamptonshire). The Duke of Edinburgh attended the match and took tea with the players
Lot 729:
Lot 729
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1936/37. Official Orient Line 'S.S. Orion' brochure for the 'M.C.C. Australasian Tour 1936-7'. Pictorial colour card front cover. With team detail, itinerary, player profile and pen pictures etc to inside pages. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
Lot 730:
Lot 730
Tour brochures 1926-1959. Small box comprising thirty six official and unofficial pre and post tour brochures including West Indies tour to Australia 1951/52. The majority of the remainder are for teams touring England including Australia 1926, 1930, 1934, 1938 (includes the signature of Gubby Allen on piece laid down to pen picture), New Zealand 1931, 1937, All India 1932, 1936, West Indies 1933, 1939, South Africa 1935, Pakistan Eaglets 1959 etc. Mixed condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 731:
Lot 731
England v Sri Lanka 1998. Official programme for the Test played at The Oval 1998. Signed by twenty nine of the players and Umpires featured. Signatures include Butcher, Fraser, Gough, B. Hollioake, Ramprakash, Ranatunga, Atapattu, De Silva, Jayasuriya, Jayawardene etc. Some creasing to the front cover, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £10
Lot 732:
Lot 732
'Souvenir of the visit of the M.C.C. Team of English Cricketers 1903'. Limited edition reprint of the tour booklet. Number 41 of fifty copies produced. G
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £10
Lot 733:
Lot 733
Jamaica v Barbados 1947. Official programme issued by the Jamaica Cricket Association to celebrate Jamaica's entry in the Inter-Colonial Tournament with matches played at Sabina Park and Melbourne Park, Kingston, Jamaica 19th March- 3rd April 1947. Editor Jack Anderson. Ex Anthony Woodhouse collection. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £15
Lot 734:
Lot 734
Australian tour of England 1948. 'Scotland v Australia 1948'. Rare official souvenir brochure/ programme for the Scotland v Australia tour match played at Mannofield, Aberdeen on 17/18th September 1948 plus scorecard with handwritten scores. Excellent pictorial covers featuring Bradman to front cover. Double page picture of the Australian team with facsimile signatures to centre pages. This was Bradman's last first class match for Australia in the UK. Light foxing and ageing to front cover otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £180
Lot 735:
Lot 735 Lot 735
Cricket tour brochures and magazines 1926-1996. Nineteen tour brochures and magazines for the period. Titles include 'Cricket 1926', Australian tour to England, published by Barton, London. 'Australia v England 1877-1926. Book of the Test Matches', published by the Manchester Guardian. 'They Live for Cricket. Souvenir Programme of the West Indies Tour 1950', W.A.S. Hardy, London. 'West Indian Cricket Tour Souvenir Book 1963', Flamingo Publication, London. 'Cricket Book. M.C.C. Tour of Australia 1970-71', C. Ankin & J. Oakley, New South Wales Cricket Association 1970. 'Centenary Souvenir 1871-1971. One Hundred Years of Cricket plus South Australia versus Victoria', A. Shiell, South Australian Cricket Association 1971 etc. Cricket Society stamps to the majority. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
Lot 736:
Lot 736
'Alexandria Cricket Club 1851-1951. Centenary Match'. Official souvenir programme for Alexandria C.C. v Gezira Sporting Club (Cairo) 23rd & 24th May 1953. Compiled by L.R.H. Portlock. 12pp illustrated history, statistics, officers etc. Includes a typed letter to the Cricket Society signed by the compiler, date 28th June 1961. Cricket Society label and stamp to inside front cover and title page. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 737:
Lot 737
W.R. Hammond Benefit souvenir 1934. Official Benefit souvenir for the Gloucestershire v Hampshire match played at Bristol on 4th-7th August 1934. Original pictorial covers. Nicely signed in ink by Hammond to front cover. Rare. Minor ageing and wear to covers, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £150
Lot 738:
Lot 738
Kent benefit brochures 1951-1974. Four official benefit brochures/ booklets. One for Doug Wright, 1957, signed to pen pictures by six Kent players. Signatures are Wright, Cowdrey, Evans, Wilson, Dixon and Ufton. Some wear to wrappers, otherwise in good condition. Other brochures are Arthur Fagg 1951, Brian Luckhurst 1973 (signed twice by Luckhurst), and Mike Denness (signed). Odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 739:
Lot 739
'1981 Australians' Tour'. Official souvenir brochure for the 1981 tour to England. Signed in ink by fifteen England players. Signatures are Brearley, Dilley, Botham, Woolmer, Willey, Willis, Allott, Boycott, Old, Taylor, Emburey, Gower, Tavare, Gooch and Gatting. Also signed to portrait photographs by Alderman, Rixon, Hogg and Lawson. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £48
Lot 740:
Lot 740
'Australian Visit in Calcutta 1945'. Official tour programme/ brochure for the Australian Services tour to All-India including biographies, itinerary, advertising etc. Heavy wear and tear to front cover which is becoming detached. Lacking rear wrapper. Only fair condition. Sold with an official scorecard for Australian Services XI v An India XI, 25th- 28th November 1945 at Eden Gardens, Calcutta. Incomplete printed scores. Some age toning and soiling, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
The Australian Services team stopped off in India and Ceylon for a series of matches on their way home from England where they had been playing. The team was captained by Lindsay Hassett and included Keith Miller and Cec Pepper. They played three unofficial 'Tests', drawing two and losing one. The drawn Calcutta 'Test' featured three centurions, for Australia, Whittington 155 and Pettiford 101, and for India, Merchant 155no
Lot 741:
Lot 741 Lot 741
'Souvenir. Cork Cup Tournament Played in Saint Vincent June and July 1938'. Scarce original souvenir brochure for the tournament contested between the Windward Islands of Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia and St. Vincent. The brochure with original orange wrappers with printed titles, the first page with listed printed names of the players for all four teams, followed by scorecards with handwritten scores in ink and pencil with further annotations. Owner's name 'B. Crosby' in pencil to front cover. Not listed in Padwick. Wrappers and first page detached, vertical fold, wear & ageing
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £120
According to the handwritten scores it appears that Grenada beat St. Vincent in the final by nine wickets
Lot 742:
Lot 742
'A Record of the M.C.C. tour to the West Indies in 1948'. Scarce unofficial post tour brochure published by Shell Leaseholds Distributing Co. Ltd, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. Original decorative wrappers, with reports and scores from tour and Test matches. Not found in Padwick. Not previously seen by the auctioneer. Vertical fold, wear to wrappers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £120
Lot 743:
Lot 743
West Indies 1933. Official souvenir brochure for the West Indies tour of England. Compiled by A.W. Simpson. Pictorial covers. Generally very good condition. Sold with a post tour brochure for the M.C.C. tour to West Indies 1954 published by Shell Leaseholds Distributing Co. Ltd, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. Original decorative wrappers. Scarborough C.C. stamp to front cover, rusting to staples, vertical fold, some staining, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £80
Lot 744:
Lot 744
India and England tour brochures. Three pre-tour brochures for India tour to England 1952 edited by A.W. Simpson, M.C.C. to India, Sport & Pastime, and M.C.C. to India 1972/73, printed by Orion Offset Printers, Bombay. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 745:
Lot 745
'Indian Cricket Tour To England 1932'. Large official pre tour brochure produced by the Board of Control for Cricket in India. New Delhi 1932. 48pp. Original decorative covers. Some damage and wear to spine and covers, about fair/good condition. Rare. Also an official souvenir brochure for the All India tour of England 1932. Published by Hills & Lacy Ltd of London. Edited by A.W. Simpson. Signed in ink to pen pictures by Joginder Singh and B.E. Kapadia, and an official souvenir for the M.C.C. tour to India 1972/73 published by the B.C.C.I. Sold with a large printed transcript with decorative borders of a speech presented to A.S. De Mello, President of the Board of Control, 14th January 1950. Some creasing and small tear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 746:
Lot 746
I.C.C. Trophy 1986. Eleven autograph sheets, the majority official sheets for teams who participated in the I.C.C. trophy, England 1986. Teams are Argentina, Bangladesh, Canada, Denmark, East and Central Africa, Gibraltar, Holland, Hong Kong, Israel, Kenya, and Zimbabwe. Sold with two further I.C.C. Trophy official autograph sheets for Kenya 1999 and Israel 2000. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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