Cricket Bats, Balls & Equipment

Lot 902:
Lot 902 Lot 902 Lot 902
England v Australia 1934. Cricket stump used in the England v Australia, 2nd Test match played at Lord's on the 22nd-25th June 1934. The stump has been inscribed in ink 'This stump was used in the 2nd Test at Lord's, June 22nd' and signed by the two umpires, Frank Chester and Joe Hardstaff. The stump has been signed in ink by all twelve members of the England team who played in the match, signatures are Wyatt (Capt), Hammond, Sutcliffe, Verity, Farnes, Bowes, Ames, Geary, Walters, Leyland, Hendren and M.S.Nichols (who was 12th man). Minor smudging to the signatures otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £220
England won the Test by an innings and 38 runs. England batted first and made a total of 440 all out, with Leyland making 109 and Ames 120. In reply Australia were bowled out for 284 with Hedley Verity taking seven wickets for 61, Bill Brown making 105 for Australia. Following on, Australia were skittled out for 118 and again, Hedley Verity took eight wickets for 43 giving him overall bowling for the match of fifteen wickets for 104 runs.... His figures in the second innings were his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches.
Lot 903:
Lot 903
West Indian and county cricketers 1920/30's. Warsop' Patsy Hendren' autograph cricket bat signed to the back of the bat by almost seventy cricketers including eleven members of the 1933 touring West Indians including George Headley, Grant, Martindale, Da Costa, Martin, Barrow etc. Other signatures include Tate, Ames, Todd of Kent, Langridge, Tate, Cornford, Parks, Wensley, Cox, Bowley, Cook of Sussex, Larwood, Staples (2), Voce, Hardstaff of Nottinghamshire, Hendren, Hearne, Hulme, Sims, Charles Buchan, Robertson-Glasgow etc. The bat varnished to protest the signatures, some scratching to varnish, some loss to signatures, overall good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 904:
Lot 904
Australian tour of England 1926. 'Summers Brown & Sons' cricket bat signed to face by sixteen members of the Australian team to England. Signatures include Collins (Capt), Mailey, Bardsley, Grimmett, Macartney, Oldfield, Ryder, Ponsford, Woodfull, Richardson, Gregory, Ellis, Taylor etc, also includes Sydney Smith (manager). Odd signature to the face are slightly faded but all legible but the surface is soiled. The signature of Gregory has bled into the wood otherwise in good condition. To the back of the bat there is evidence of further signatures of Australian and New Zealand teams, but they are faded. The bat lacking its rubber and the majority of the stringing to handle
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
Lot 905:
Lot 905 Lot 905
Australian tour of England 1934. 'R.G. Spalding & Bros' cricket bat signed to the back by eleven members of the Australian team to England plus their manager Harold Bushby. Signatures include Woodfull (Capt), Bradman, O'Reilly, Chipperfield, Darling, Brown, Barnett, Bromley, Smith etc and by Essex 1934, twelve signatures including Pearce (Capt, Nichols, Farnes, Smith, Bray, O'Connor, Cuthmore, Sheffield etc. To the face the bat is signed by the Worcestershire team of 1934 with eleven signatures including Walters (Capt), Pataudi, Brook, Jackson, Perks, Howorth, Bull etc. Odd signature has bled into the wood otherwise in very good clear condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £130
Lot 906:
Lot 906
Australian tour of England 1956. Warsop' Patsy Hendren' autograph cricket bat signed to the face by sixteen members of the Australian team to England. Signatures include Hassett (Capt), Morris, Johnston, Harvey, Miller, Ring, Tallon, Craig, McDonald. Good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 907:
Lot 907
Kent and Yorkshire 1951. Split and hinged stump signed by eleven Kent and eleven Yorkshire players. The stump appears to be signed by the teams for Kent v Yorkshire, Mote Park, Maidstone, 18th-20th July 1951. Kent signatures are Clark, Davies, Fagg, Pawson, Jose, Hearn, Dovey, O'Linn, Wright, Ridgway and Edrich. Yorkshire signatures are Keighley, Lowson, Wardle, Wilson, Lester, Halliday, Trueman, Booth, Leadbeater, Appleyard and Whitehead. Nice signatures. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Yorkshire won by ten wickets
Lot 908:
Lot 908
Wales v England 2004. Full size bat signed by eleven Wales and thirteen England players who played in the match at Cardiff, 19th June 2004. Wales signatures include Croft (Captain), Thomas, Cottey, Maynard, Wallace, Cosker etc. England signatures include Trescothick (Captain), Key, Strauss, Anderson, Collingwood, Gough etc. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
From 2002 to 2004, Wales played England each June in a one day match. In the first game in 2002 they pulled off a shock win, England winning in 2003 and 2004
Lot 909:
Lot 909
M.C.C. v Rest of the World. MC.C. Bicentenary 1787-1987. Duncan Fearnley full size bat signed by both teams to face. Twenty three signatures including Gatting, Hadlee, Greenidge, Rice, Gooch, Marshall, Gower, Border, Miandad, Qadir, Dujon, Walsh, Gavasker, C.Lloyd, Haynes Kapil Dev, Imran Khan etc. Perishing to bat rubber otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 910:
Lot 910
England 'Rebel' Tour to South Africa 1990. Duncan Fearnley full size cricket bat signed to the front by the England touring party. Fourteen signatures including Gatting (Captain), Emburey, Robinson, French, Broad, Barnett, Ellison, Wells, Cowdrey, Maynard, Dilley etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 911:
Lot 911
England v Australia 1981. Duncan Fearnley miniature cricket bat signed to the face in ink by the England team who played Australia at Headingley 1981. Twelve signatures including Botham, Willis, Brearley (Cpt), Boycott, Gooch, Gower, Gatting, Old, Dilley etc. Some signatures to back of the back, some in a childish hand. Rubber perished to handle otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
The 1981 Test Series was, perhaps, remembered most for the 'famous' third Test match, England v Australia, Headingley 1981. Ian Botham and Bob Willis's match. England followed on 227 runs behind and were soon 135-7 in their second innings. Botham and Graham Dilley then put together a stand of 117. Botham finished up with 149no and Dilley 56. Australia needed 130 to win. Australia at 56-2 seemed favourites to win the game, however Willis with 8-43 won the game for England by 18 runs
Lot 912:
Lot 912
Kent C.C.C. Cricket match at Tonbridge School c1851 after C. Tattershall Dodd. Full size Gray Nicholls cricket bat with an oil painting, to face, of a cricket match in progress at the school, a colourful and well executed cricket scene. The painting on the bat with artists initials 'SStCS[19]94'. The Kent emblem hand painted in blue and maroon to top of the bat. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £170
Lot 913:
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England v Australia 'The Centenary Test Cricket Bat' 1880-1980. Nicholls full size cricket bat signed to face by the England team who played in the match. Twelve signatures including Botham, Gower, Gatting, Gooch, Jackman, Boycott, Bairstow, Old, Willey, Hendrick etc. Fading to the signature of Athey otherwise in good condition. The bat comes with a wooden bat wall mounting block with silver hallmarked plaque attached. Limited edition 31/350
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 914:
Lot 914
Hampshire v Derbyshire. B&H Cup Final, Lord's 1988. Hunts County cricket bat signed by both teams. Twenty eight signatures including Nicholas, Parks, Turner, Smith, Connor, Cowley, Terry, Holding, Morris, Malcolm, Bowler etc. Signatures in very good clear condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 915:
Lot 915
Australia tour of England 1993. Warsop Stebbing full size cricket bat signed by fourteen members of the touring party to England 1993. Signatures include Border, Boon, Warne, S. Waugh, Slater, M. Waugh, Healy, Reiffel, May etc. Fading to odd signature otherwise in good condition. To the back of the bat are the signatures of Middlesex and Essex 1993. Twenty six signatures including Gatting, Ramprakash, Tufnell, Fraser, Haynes, Gooch, Pritchard, Illott, Hussain, Foster etc. 'R. Hobbs' signed to shoulder of bat
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 916:
Lot 916
South African tour of England 1994. Split and hinged stump signed by eleven Kent and eleven Yorkshire players. The stump appears to be signed by sixteen members of the touring party including Cronje, Donald, Rhodes, McMillan, Kirsten, Shaw, Hudson, Richardson etc. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 917:
Lot 917
Sussex C.C.C. c1985 and 2007. Gray Nicholls full size bat signed to the face by thirteen Sussex and eleven Hampshire players c1985. Signatures include Barclay, Gould, Pigott, Greig, Reeve, Parker, C. Wells, A. Wells, Le Roux (Sussex), Nicholas, Terry, Marshall, Smith, Tremlett, Maru, Connor, Hardy (Hampshire) etc. Fading to some signatures. Also a Newbery full size bat with printed title and players' names to side, signed by nineteen members of the 2007 Sussex team. Signatures include Adams (Captain), Yardy, Mushtaq Ahmed, Goodwin, Kirtley, Lewry, Martin-Jenkins, Saqlain Mushtaq, Nash, Prior, Wright etc. VG. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £10
Lot 918:
Lot 918
'Golden Greats. Blazed in Glory'. Fully size cricket bat with colour emblem to splice. Signed below by fourteen 'greats'. Signatures are Geoff Boycott, Ian Chappell, Clive Lloyd, Asif Iqbal, Ravi Shastri, Tony Grieg, Richie Benaud, Sir Richard Hadlee, Imran Khan, Michael Holding, Bob Willis, Lee Irvine, Krish Srikkanth and Keith Stackpole. Limited edition no. 484. Mounted in presentation display case. VG
Estimate: £50/90
Hammer price: £40
Lot 919:
Lot 919
Three miniature cricket bats with an assortment of international cricketers' signatures collected in the 1990s/2000s. Signatures include Gooch, Emburey, Trueman, Vaas, Harris, Klusener, Lehmann, Marsh, Shoaib Akhtar, Bichel, Warne, Cairns etc. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £18
Lot 920:
Lot 920
'Brian Lara. 501 not out'. Hunts County full size cricket bat produced to commemorate Brian Lara's record individual first class score of 501no, Warwickshire v Durham, Edgbaston June 1994, listing details of innings and featuring a hand painted portrait, by Flinders, of Lara to face of bat, signed in full by Lara. Limited edition of 14 produced. In presentation display box. Previously sold by Knights. G/VG
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold

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