Sporting Ephemera

Lot 1392:
Lot 1392
Badminton Library. 'The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes 1891-1896'. Duke of Beaufort. Editor. An excellent complete set of twenty eight volumes of the de-luxe edition in publishers original green half leather binding with cloth boards, each volume with gilt titles and emblems to spines with raised bands, gilt to top edges. Sporting subjects covered are: Golf, Yachting (2 volumes), Athletics and Football, Shooting (2 volumes), Coursing and Falconry, Cricket, Riding, Tennis, Swimming, Boating, Mountaineering, Racing, Billiards, Driving, Skating, Hunting, Big Game Hunting (2 volumes), Fencing and Boxing, Sea Fishing, Fishing (2 volumes), Archery, Poetry of Sport and Dancing. Light foxing otherwise in very good condition. Sold with five volumes of the standard edition, original publisher's cloth with decorative covers. Subjects are Golf, Yachting (2 copies), Boating and Tennis. One copy of Yachting with covers disbound, other odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £300
Lot 1393:
Lot 1393
Billiards. 'The Billiard Book'. Captain Crawley. London 1866. Original full leather maroon covers, gilt title to spine. Minor wear to covers, slight breaking to spine block, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1394:
Lot 1394
William Hill Sports Book of the Year 1989-2010. Ten original hardback first editions of titles which won the Sports Book of the Year award in 1989, 1992, 1993, 1997, 2003, 2004, 2006-2008 and 2010, the majority signed by the author(s). Signed titles are 'True Blue' Dan Topolski and Patrick Robinson (rowing), 'Endless Winter', Stephen Jones (rugby union), 'A Lot of Hard Yakka', Simon Hughes (cricket), 'Unforgivable Blackness', Geoffrey C. Ward (boxing), 'Coming Back To Me', Marcus Trescothick (cricket), and 'Beware of the Dog', Brian Moore (rugby union). All titles with good dustwrappers and official 'William Hill' band. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
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Olympic Games. Berlin 1936. 'Die Olympischen Spiele & Winterspiele 1936'. Two post Olympic cigarette company postcard albums, one for the Winter Olympics ('Band I'), the other for the Summer Olympics ('Band II'), with reports and articles on all aspects and history of the games. With full sets of mounted paper photographic postcards of the Olympic stars issued by the German cigarette company Cigaretten-Bilderdienst Hamburg-Bahrenfeld. Excellent images of Adolf Hitler at the Games. Fold out map of the Olympic park to the rear of Book 2. Decorative blue cloth covers with gold Olympic symbol of the games to front covers and original dustwrappers. Printed in Germany. Both complete. Slight damage to dustwrappers, otherwise in very good condition. Rarely seen with original dustwrappers
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
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'Sporting Pictures'. Edited by E.W. Savory, with descriptive letterpress by B. Fletcher Robinson. Cassell and Company, London 1902. Parts 1 to 8 lacking part 7. Published fortnightly each large format issue comprised four colour prints of sporting scenes including hunting, shooting, rugby, golf, polo, sailing, cricket, fishing, horse racing etc. Lacking some prints. Each part with original decorative paper wrappers containing loose pages with mounted prints and interleaved pages with printed description. Wear and tear to all parts, the prints in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1397:
Lot 1397
'Huntley & Palmers Biscuits, Reading & London'. Display of nine early colour advertising cards (c1880/90's) with image of a sport being played. Sports depicted are polo, fishing at sea, shooting, stag shooting, tennis, cross country running, hunting, fishing in a boat on the river and rowing. Each card with gilt border, title and image to inside border. Each card measures 3"x4.5". Thecards mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 17"x21". Good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1398:
Lot 1398
Early sporting plate c1860/70's. Small plate with two boys playing a game with sticks and a ball. Looks a little like hockey. Unknown. Two minor chip to plate edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
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Polo & Hockey. Silver metal pocket watch 'Ancre Ligne Droite. levees visibles' of France, the case with excellent images of a polo match and hockey match in progress to each cover. Floral edge and handle. The watch lacking hands. Approx 2" diameter. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1400:
Lot 1400
'Royal Bar, Perth'. Silver metal advertising cigarette case with image to centre of race horses head with 'Royal Bar, Perth' [Scotland] above. The case measures 3.25"x3.5". Sold with a Victorian silver metal vesta case decorated with two horses and jockey's to each side. '925 sterling' to inside edge. Approximately 1.5"x1.75". Metal ring suspension. Qty 2 Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1401:
Lot 1401
Horse racing. Attractive silver cigarette case with applied raised oblong enamel image of a horse and jockey to centre with the engraved date '20th Feb 1918' below. Gilt lined. Hallmarked for Sheffield 1916. The case measures 2.75"x3". G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £20
The jockey appears to be wearing the Queens racing colours
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Horse racing. Decorative small sterling silver vesta case in the shape of a jockey's cap. '925G. Sterling'. Approx 2.25"x1". G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1403:
Lot 1403
Horse racing. Three vesta cases, one a horseshoe shaped electro-plated silver metal vesta case with blank cartouche to side. Worn makers mark to underside of lid opening. Approximately 1.75"x2". The second an attractive brass metal rounded oblong vesta case with image of a horse and jockey to centre, to each side, with stylised foliage decoration. Approximately 1.5"x 2.75". The third, a decorative tall decorated gilt metal tubular vesta case with horse racing design to side of horseshoe, whips and jockey's cap in silver metal. Approximately 2.75" tall x 1.25". Minor wear, good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1404:
Lot 1404
Martell Grand National commemorative water jugs 1989 to 1992. Nice selection of four jugs for the Grand National winners, 'Little Polveir' 1989 (limited edition of 5000), 'Mr Frisk' 1990 (limited edition of 5000), 'Seagram' 1991 (limited edition of 5000) and 'Party Politics' 1992 (limited edition of 10000). Dark blue jugs with image of the winner to both sides and winning title. Produced by Seton Pottery of Cornwall for Martell. 6". G/VG. Qty 4
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1405:
Lot 1405
Martell Grand National commemorative water jugs 1992 to 1996. Nice selection of five jugs for the Grand National winners, 'Party Politics' 1992 (limited edition of 10000), 'Race Void' 1993 (False start, limited edition of 5000), 'Miinnehoma' 1994 (limited edition of 6000), 'Royal Athlete' 1995 ((limited edition of 6000) and 'Rough Quest' 1996 (limited edition of 6000). Dark blue jugs with image of the winner to both sides and winning title. Produced by Seton Pottery of Cornwall for Martell. 6". G/VG. Qty 5
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1406:
Lot 1406
Martell Grand National commemorative water jugs 2000, 2003 to 2004. Nice selection of four jugs for the Grand National winners, 'Papillon' 2000 (limited edition of 6000), 'Monty's Pass' 2003 (limited edition of 4000), 'Amberleigh House' 2004 (limited edition of 5500) and 'Amberleigh House' 2004 (with 1992 winner Party Politics' to back, limited edition of 500). Dark blue jugs with image of the winner to both sides (with the exception of the second 2004 jug) and winning title. Produced by Seton Pottery of Cornwall for Martell. 6". Sold with a dark blue 'Martell Cognac Grand National' ashtray (Seton Pottery) and a 'Martell Grand National' 10th Anniversary glass decanter (limited edition of 4000 produced G/VG. Qty 6
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1407:
Lot 1407
Horse racing 1902. Original 'Great Western Railways' printed poster advertising travel to Cheltenham Races, 11th & 12th November 1902. Issued from Paddington Station. Splitting to folds with tape repairs, otherwise in fair condition
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £18
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Wimbledon Speedway 1935/36. Five official programmes for meetings held at Wimbledon on 15th April, 31st August, 7th September 1935, 1st June and 21st September 1936. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Some wear, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1409:
Lot 1409
Wimbledon Speedway 1936/37. Nine official programmes for meetings held at Wimbledon on 7th September 1936, 29th March, 3rd May, 24th May, 14th June, 2nd August, 6th September, 20th September and 11th October 1937. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Minor wear, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1410:
Lot 1410
Wimbledon Speedway 1938. Five official programmes for meetings held at Wimbledon on 18th April, 2nd May, 9th May, 23rd May and 30th May 1938. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Minor wear, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1411:
Lot 1411
Wimbledon Speedway 1939. Five official programmes for meetings held at Wimbledon on 24th April, 8th May, 15th May, 22nd May and 29th May 1939. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Minor wear, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1412:
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West Ham Speedway 1934. Four official programmes for meetings held at The Stadium, Custom House on 10th April, 15th May, 17th July and 28th August 1934. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Front cover of the 15th May programme detached. Minor wear, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £28
Lot 1413:
Lot 1413
West Ham Speedway 1934/1935. Five official programmes for meetings held at The Stadium, Custom House on 15th May 1934, 30th April, 11th June, 9th July and 8th October 1935. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Wear and light folds to some programmes, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1414:
Lot 1414
West Ham Speedway 1936. Seven official programmes for meetings held at The Stadium, Custom House on 23rd June, 7th July, 14th July, 11th August, 25th August, 8th September and 15th September 1936. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Some wear, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1415:
Lot 1415
West Ham Speedway 1937. Six official programmes for meetings held at The Stadium, Custom House on 6th April, 1st June, 8th June, 6th July, 20th July and 5th October 1937. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Wear and light folds to some programmes, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1416:
Lot 1416
West Ham Speedway 1938. Ten official programmes for meetings held at The Stadium, Custom House on 15th April, 31st May, 14th June, 21st June, 5th July, 9th August, 23rd August, 30th August, 6th September and 18th October 1938. Handwritten annotations to the majority. File holes to the 30th August and 6th September programmes. Light wear, rusting to staples, odd ink spot, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1417:
Lot 1417
West Ham Speedway 1939. Three official programmes for meetings held at The Stadium, Custom House on 11th April and 15th August 1939, and 30th March 1940. Handwritten annotations to all three. File holes and soiling to the cover of the 30th March programme, covers detached. Rusting to staples, otherwise the two others in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
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Harringay Speedway 1934-1936. Ten official programmes for meetings held at Harringay Stadium on 14th April 1934, June 8th 1935, 2nd May, 23rd May, 20th June, 18th July, 8th August, 29th August, 19th September and 10th October 1936. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Odd pages detached, light vertical fold to some programmes. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1419:
Lot 1419
Harringay Speedway 1937. Four official programmes for meetings held at Harringay Stadium on 27th March, 17th April, 1st May and 2nd October 1937. Handwritten annotations to all four. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £28
Lot 1420:
Lot 1420
Harringay Speedway 1938. Five official programmes for meetings held at Harringay Stadium on 16th April, 18th June, 25th June, 2nd July and 16th July 1938. Handwritten annotations to all five. Rusting to staples, light vertical folds to three, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1421:
Lot 1421
Harringay Speedway 1939. Five official programmes for meetings held at Harringay Stadium on 3rd June, 10th June, 17th June, 24th June and 8th July 1939. Handwritten annotations to all five. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £32
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New Cross Speedway 1935. Three official programmes for meetings held at Canterbury Road on 10th April, 17th April and 24th April 1935. Handwritten annotations to two programmes, the 17th April issue stamped 'Complimentary' to front cover and unannotated. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1423:
Lot 1423
New Cross Speedway 1936. Six official programmes for meetings held at Canterbury Road on 3rd June, 10th June, 24th June, 1st July, 22nd July and 30th September 1936. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1424:
Lot 1424
New Cross Speedway 1937-1939. Six official programmes for meetings held at Canterbury Road on 31st March, 16th June, 30th June 1937, 31st August 1938, 29th March and 5th July 1939. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1425:
Lot 1425
Belle Vue and Wembley Speedway 1937-1938. Three official programmes, one for the meeting held at Belle Vue (North Manchester) on 18th June 1938, and two at Wembley Stadium, 23rd September 1937 and 30th June 1938. Handwritten annotations to all three. Rusting to staples, light vertical fold to one programme, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1426:
Lot 1426
Signed sporting biographies. Eight titles each signed by the subject or author covering golf, boxing, snooker, athletics, tennis etc. Signed titles are 'Half-time Whistle', Frank Keating, London 1992. 'Frank Keating's Sporting Century', Frank Keating, London 1997. 'Henry Cooper. An Autobiography', London 1972. 'Double or Quits', Willie Thorne, Liverpool 2004. 'Seize the Day. My Autobiography', Tanni Grey-Thompson, London 2001. 'Cross Court. Wimbledon- The Future at Risk', Bob Jenkins, London 1986. 'In Black and White. The untold story of Joe Louis and Jesse Owens', Donald McRae, London 2002. 'The Sourcebook of Golf', Don Kennington, London 1981. Sold with a further five unsigned titles. Qty 13. Good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
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Darts. 'The Power. My Autobiography'. Phil Taylor with Sid Waddell. Signed to the title page by the authors, also by Taylor to a loosely inserted title page, with further signatures of Phil Taylor, Eric Bristow, John Lowe and Jockey Wilson on white cards laid down to pages.
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £38
Lot 1428:
Lot 1428
Miscellaneous Rothmans Yearbooks. A selection of yearbooks in soft covers covering a variety of sports. Titles are 'Rothmans Snooker Yearbook' for 1985/86 (1st year) to 1991/92 (7th year) in soft covers, plus one hardback for the 1985/86. 'Rothmans Australian Rugby Yearbook' for 1982 (2nd year) to 1984. 'Rothmans Football Non-League Yearbook' for 1981/82 (1st year) to 1983/84 (3rd year). 'Rothmans Grand Prix Motorcycle Yearbook' for 1987/88 (2nd year) and 1988/89 (3rd year). Also the 'Rothmans Club Cricket Yearbook' for 1982 (1st year) in hardback. Sold with four editions of 'Rothmans World Rallying' numbers 2-5 all in hardback etc. Qty 25. Good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1429:
Lot 1429
Athletics. 'Paula. My Story So Far'. Paula Ratcliffe. London 2004. Signed by Ratcliffe. VG
Estimate: £8/12
Hammer price: £5
Lot 1430:
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Olympics press photographs 1928-2000. Over fifty official colour and mono press photographs featuring modern reprints relating to Olympic Games for the period. Harold Abrahams, Jesse Owens, Emil Zatopek, Bobby Morrow, Jim Hines, Armin Hary, Johnny Weissmuller, Harrison Dillard, Barney Ewell, Alan Wells as a boy and teenager. Also reproduction photographs of original posters for London 1908 and 1948, Amsterdam 1928, Rome 1960, Montreal 1976 and Moscow 1980 games. 12"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £30
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Athletics press photographs 1950s-1990s. Over sixty official mono press photographs featuring international track and field athletes. Photographs feature Ainsley Bennett, Diane Elliott, Linda Forsyth, Fatima Whitbread, Todd Bennett, Brian Hooper, Mike McLeod, Ade Mafe, Steve Cram, Steve Ovett, Mary Rand (Great Britain), Ivo Bilik (Czechoslovakia), Ron Clarke, Steve Austin, Daley Thompson (Australia), Mike Powell, Mary Decker, Bob Hayes (USA), Tiina Lillak (Finland) etc. The majority 10"x8". Some duplication. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £22
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Sporting press photographs 1960s-1990s. Thirty seven official colour and mono press photographs covering a range of sports. Individuals featured include Henry Cooper receiving his knighthood, Riddick Bowe (boxing), Tiger Woods, Tony Jacklin, Jack Nicklaus (golf), Graham Hill, Michael Schumacher, Damon Hill, Nigel Mansell (motor racing) etc. The majority 10"x8". Odd duplication. G/VG
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1433:
Lot 1433
Sport in Argentina 1920-1970. A collection of twenty four original press photographs covering various sports, some named. Sports include swimming, golf, tennis, athletics, rugby, football, motor racing etc. Earlier photographs include one of Alberto Zorrilla, the first South American to win an Olympic gold medal in swimming. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £28
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Sporting press photographs 1925. An unusual selection of sixteen original mono press photographs featuring figure skating at St Moritz, mountaineering on Mont Blanc, tennis at Wimbledon, athletics, ostrich racing in Prague etc. Each 6.5"x4.75". Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
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Sporting clothing. Box comprising a mixed selection of clothing including tops, shirts, caps, scarves, ties etc. Sports include rugby, cricket, motor racing, rowing etc. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
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Athletics and Rowing. Vanity Fair. Three original colour chromolithographs. Subjects are the athlete Walter Goodall George 'The Champion of Champions' by Ape dated 25th October 1884. Rowing subjects are Harcourt Gilbey Gold 'Tarka' by Spy, dated 23rd March 1899, and Banner Carruthers Johnstone 'Bush' by Spy, from the Supplement dated 3rd July 1907. Each print uniformly mounted with the original 'Men of the Day' biography to reverse of the mount. Each overall 14"x20". Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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