The Cricket Collection Of Mike Smith, Cricket Lover Of Kent. Part Ten

Lot 474:
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Player and team photographs 1920s/1930s. Black file comprising thirty three mono and sepia press and other photographs, some copies. Subjects include Bill Bowes reading a newspaper with his wife seated in deck chairs in their garden. Player portraits of E.T. Killick (Middlesex, Cambridge University & England) and A.M. Crawley (Oxford University & Kent). M.C.C. Australian touring team at Scarborough 1933. Other players featured include Cecil Parkin, Jack Hobbs, Herbert Sutcliffe, Percy Holmes, Walter Hammond etc. Also includes a selection of earlier club and school team photographs from 1880s onwards. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £190
Lot 475:
Lot 475
'Coronation Tour Australian Cricket Team 1953'. Official mono photograph of the Australian team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and tour blazers. Printed title to top border. Fully signed in ink by all eighteen members of the touring party including the manager. George Davies. Players' signatures include Hassett (Captain), Morris, Harvey, McDonnell, de Courcey, Craig, Miller, Benaud, Lindwall, Langley, Johnston etc. The photograph measures 9.5"x7.25", laid to mount. Overall 12"x10". Fading to the signature of Davies, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £85
Lot 476:
Lot 476
Signed cricket photographs 1990s. White file comprising sixteen colour photographs of cricketers, the majority original press photographs, each signed by the featured player. Signatures are Austin (Lancashire), Bevan, Moxon (Yorkshire), Capel, Curran (Northamptonshire), Croft, Lloyd (England), Cullinan (Derbyshire), Hooper, Lara, Lloyd, Walsh (West Indies), Lewis (Surrey), Nicholas (Hampshire), Smith (Warwickshire), and Tendulkar (India). The majority 10"x8". G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £48
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Kent. Large family photograph album c1930s comprising over one hundred and eighty original candid images of which over twenty depict cricket matches and golf, some featuring Kent cricketers, Percy Chapman, Bryan Valentine and Frank Woolley, also Wally Hammond and Gubby Allen plus other first class players. Two images show Chapman and Valentine apparently tossing a coin, Valentine wearing a dressing gown, and Chapman in his pyjamas in front of a house. This appears to relate to a representative cricket match, of which two photographs of the teams are displayed below, featuring players wearing County caps of Kent, Middlesex, Hampshire etc, together with other photographs of spectators watching a game. The remainder of the album comprises photograph of family travels in China and the Far East and at home at various locations, tennis parties, playing golf etc. Sadly the original owner cannot be identified. The majority of the photographs measure 5.5"x3.25" and are of a high quality. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £200
Lot 478:
Lot 478
County cricketers 1950s-1980s. White folder comprising a selection of twenty five mono press photographs of player portraits, match action etc. for the period. Some photographs signed by the featured player including Roy Tattersall (Lancashire), Peter van der Merwe (South Africa), John Harvey, David Smith (Derbyshire), Bernard Hedges (Glamorgan), and Roy Swetman (Surrey). Other photographs include Ray Illingworth and the Leicestershire team celebrating winning the Benson & Hedges Cup at Lord's 1972, temporary gates to replace the Hobbs Gate at The Oval following damage by a lorry 1970 (S.A. cancelled tour) etc. Various sizes. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 479:
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Surrey cricketers 1922/24. Four original watercolour paintings of four Surrey cricketers, Alfred Jeacocke and Herbert Peach in batting pose, Herbert Strudwick in wicket keeping pose and William Abel in fielding pose. The Jeacocke, Peach and Abel paintings are signed 'Cover' and two dated 1924, that of Sandham is in the same style but signed 'Marjorie Kemp' and dated 1922. The identity of the artist is uncertain. Each uniformly framed and glazed, overall around 9"x10.5", one slightly smaller. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
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Surrey cricketers 1923/24. Four original watercolour paintings of four Surrey and England cricketers Jack Hobbs, Andrew Sandham and Andrew Ducat in batting poses, and Percy Fender in fielding pose. The Hobbs, Ducat and Fender paintings are signed 'Marjorie Kemp' and dated 1923, that of Sandham is in the same style but signed 'Cover' and dated 1924. The identity of the artist is uncertain. Each 8"x10". G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
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'Shell Oil Cricket Series'. 'Cricket'. Collection of five colour chromolithographs produced by the Shell Oil Company around the time of the 1930 Ashes series. The chromolithographs designed by Percy Drake Brookshaw. The front cover and each of the five chromolithograph is headed with 'The First Test', 'The Second Test etc, each has a theme and title 'Anti-Knock, Instant Acceleration, That Extra Zipp, Cutting Extra Expense and Reliability'. The lithographs are accompanied to the back of each image by brief essays by Colonel Philip Trevor. The booklet is loosely assembled and can be kept intact or displayed as separate pieces of artwork. Rare artwork from the 1930's
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £600
Percy Drake Brookshaw (1907-1993) was an illustrator and leading poster designer. He taught lithography at Goldsmith's School of Art and designed poster for London Transport and Shell Mex. His work often embraced sporting subjects and his finest designs have a pleasing art deco feel to them and a real sense of movement
Lot 481:
Lot 481
W.G. Grace. Brass figure of Grace sitting, three quarter length, leaning on a pillar, with one hand to the top of a bat and the other holding a cricket ball. Title 'W.G. Grace' to plaque at base. Approximately 5.25"x4.5". G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £90
Lot 482:
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Kenneth Frank Barrington, Surrey & England 1953-1968. A pen stand, with small gilt figure of a New Zealand kiwi to front mounted on a jade oblong base with inscribed plaque 'Ken Barrington - With thanks and appreciation from the touring team. Pakistan/New Zealand 1977-78. Approx 7"x4". The flexible rotating pen holders hold a biro and an ink pen. Barrington was manager of the touring party. Good condition. Previously sold by Phillips auctioneers as lot 363 in June 2000
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Lot 483:
Lot 483
Kenneth Frank Barrington, Surrey & England 1953-1968. A white metal curved cigarette case inscribed 'K.F. Barrington. Manager'. Presented to Barrington on the M.C.C. tour of India 1961/62 by the Karnataka State Cricket Association, Bangalore, with gilt emblem to centre of case. Some marks otherwise in good condition. Previously sold by Phillips auctioneers as part of lot 375 in June 2000
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
Lot 484:
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Kenneth Frank Barrington, Surrey & England 1953-1968. Ronson cigarette lighter inscribed to one side 'Surrey County Cricket Club' with Surrey emblem, and to the verso 'County Champions 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956. Under Captaincy of W. Stuart Surridge'. G/VG. Previously sold by Phillips auctioneers as part of lot 364 in June 2000
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 485:
Lot 485
Kenneth Frank Barrington, Surrey & England 1953-1968. Cornhill Insurance Test series silver metal medal presented to Ken Barrington, as coach/manager, of the England team against India in 1979. The medal with relief of ball and stumps to centre and 'Cornhill Insurance Test Series. England v India 1979' to borders. The verso engraved 'K.F. Barrington'. In original presentation case. Previously sold by Phillips auctioneers as part of lot 372 in June 2000
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £85
Lot 486:
Graeme Hick. Worcestershire, Queensland, Zimbabwe & England, 1983-2008. Texaco Trophy series silver medal presented to Hick as 'Man of the Match' in the One Day International played against South Africa at Edgbaston on the 25th August 1994. The medal with relief of two batsman to centre and 'Texaco Trophy' to border. The verso engraved with 'Man of the Match' and the match details. The medal by Garrad & Co in original presentation case. The medal a little tarnished otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 487:
Lot 487
Denis Charles Scott Compton. Middlesex & England 1936-1958. Waterman's black and gilt fountain pen with inscription to barrel '1949. To Denis with best wishes in your Benefit Year. Bill'. Presumably Bill Edrich?. Some wear to the pen with small loss to the pen end
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 488:
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Denis Charles Scott Compton. Middlesex & England 1936-1958. Ronson cigarette lighter inscribed to one side 'Denis Compton' and to the verso 'Wisden Centenary 1850-1950'. Presumably Compton was presented with the lighter by Wisden, probably at their Annual launch Dinner. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 489:
Lot 489
Cricket locket. Attractive silver shield shaped opening locket with batsman at thewicket centre decoration, floral borders. Hallmarked Birmingham 1886. Some signs of wear, generally good
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 490:
Lot 490
Silver metal tie pin. Hallmarked silver tie pin with shield to centre with elaborate enamel image of a batsman to centre. Inscription to verso. Presented to 'S. Lester, A.C.C.C. Champions. Notts C.L. 1920'. 2.5" long. Hallmarked Birmingham 1920. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 491:
Lot 491
William Henry Ferguson 1880-1957, official scorer and baggage master. Square '8 days' metal clock with metal stand to back with inscription to face 'To Fergie, on the occasion of his wedding March 9th 1937, from grateful members of the M.C.C. touring team 1936-37'. The clock measures 3.75" square. Good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £45
For 52 years from 1905 until his death, Ferguson acted as the scorer and baggage master for Australia, England, West Indies, South Africa and New Zealand in 43 tours and 208 Test matches
Lot 492:
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David Mark Smith. Surrey, Sussex, Worcestershire & England 1973-1994. A bronze coloured medallion by Barrard & Co., presented to Smith at the final of the Gillette Cup at Lord's 1980, engraved 'Middlesex v Surrey Runners-up'. Smith top scored for Surrey with 50 runs. Previously sold by Knights as lot 225 in the David Smith Testimonial Auction in 1994. 1.5" diameter in original case. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
1980 was Gillette's final year as sponsor of the tournament
Lot 493:
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David Mark Smith. Surrey, Sussex, Worcestershire & England 1973-1994. A bronze coloured medallion by Mappin & Webb Ltd., presented to Smith at the final of the Benson and Hedges Cup at Lord's 1981, engraved 'Somerset v Surrey July 25th 1981'. Previously sold by Knights as lot 227 in the David Smith Testimonial Auction in 1994. 2" diameter in original case. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Somerset won by seven wickets, Viv Richards scoring 132no. Smith scored seven in Surrey's innings
Lot 494:
Lot 494
David Mark Smith. Surrey, Sussex, Worcestershire & England 1973-1994. Benson and Hedges Cup Final gold metal medallion by Mappin & Webb Ltd presented to Smith for the final at Lord's, Essex v Surrey, 21st July 1979. Smith scored 24 for Surrey, Essex winning by 35 runs. Previously sold by Knights as lot 226 in the David Smith Testimonial Auction in 1994. 2" in diameter, in original case. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
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John Hugh Edrich. Surrey & England 1956-1978. A 9ct gold medallion by Garrard & Co., presented to Edrich as 'Man of the Match' for the Gillette Cup second round, Surrey v Glamorgan, The Oval, 22nd May 1965. Previously sold by Sotheby's as part of lot 119, 11th July 1995. 1.5" diameter in original case. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £260
Edrich top scored in the match with 65 runs, Surrey winning by five wickets
Lot 496:
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John Hugh Edrich. Surrey & England 1956-1978. 'Cavalier Series' 1965. A sterling silver medallion presented to Edrich. Engraved design to front in the form of a cricket ball and 'Rothmans of Pall Mall Match Prize. J.H. Edrich'. To verso, engraved Rothmans emblem and hallmark for London, 1964. Engraving to edge, 'Cavalier Series 1965. For outstanding performance'. Previously sold by Sotheby's as part of lot 119, 11th July 1995. Approx. 2.5" diameter in original case. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £50
Edrich played for Surrey against the International Cavaliers at Beddington Park, Wallington, on the 23rd May 1965. He scored 51 runs
Lot 497:
Lot 497
John Hugh Edrich. Surrey & England 1956-1978. Three Benson and Hedges Cup 'Gold Award' medallions presented to Edrich in the 1970s. Matches are Surrey v Sussex (undated, most likely 1973, Edrich 83no), Glamorgan v Surrey (1975, Edrich 70), and Surrey v Essex (1976, Edrich 57no). Previously sold by Sotheby's as part of lot 119, 11th July 1995. Each medallion 2" in diameter, in original cases. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £110
Lot 498:
Lot 498
John Hugh Edrich. Surrey & England 1956-1978. Benson and Hedges Cup Final gold metal medallion presented to Edrich for the final at Lord's v Leicestershire, 20th July 1974. Edrich was Man of the Match scoring 40 runs, Surrey winning by 27 runs. Previously sold by Sotheby's as part of lot 119, 11th July 1995. 2" in diameter, in original case. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £95
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John Hugh Edrich. Surrey & England 1956-1978. A silver metal medallion for the Cornhill Insurance Test Series, England v Australia, 1981 (Botham and Willis' Ashes). Engraved 'J.H. Edrich' to verso. Presented to Edrich in his capacity as a Test selector. 2" in diameter in original case. Previously sold by Sotheby's as part of lot 119, 11th July 1995. Sold with a Prudential Trophy sterling silver convex medal with relief of a cricket ball to face. The medal inscribed 'The Prudential Trophy. England v Australia 1977'. Hallmarked to reverse. Recipient unknown. 2.75" in diameter, in original case. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 500:
Lot 500
Board of Control for Cricket in India (B.C.C.I.). A pair of cufflinks produced in 1979 to commemorate the golden jubilee of the B.C.C.I. The cufflinks, measuring approx. 0.75" square, on gold metal base with colour enamel emblem to centre. Inscription to verso 'Golden Jubilee. Year 1929-1979'. Some wear to enamel, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 501:
Lot 501
M.C.C. tour to Australia and India 1979/80. A pair of silver gilt cufflinks with enamel decoration in M.C.C. colours in diagonal bands, presented to Graham Dilley for the 1979/80 tour. One cufflink engraved 'G.R.D. Australia & India 1979-80' to verso. Maker's hallmark for 'J.W.B.', London 1978. Original presentation box. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £220
Lot 502:
Lot 502
Cricket cufflinks. An assortment of six pairs of cufflinks produced for the England v Australia Centenary Test 1880-1980, Ashes Centenary 1882-1982, New Zealand and Pakistan tours to England 1978[?]. Also cufflinks featuring the M.C.C. emblem, Old Father Time, and a pair of silver metal cufflinks each in the form of a bat and ball. Also a gold metal lapel badge in the form of a cricket bat. Qty 7 all in original cases. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £38
Lot 503:
Lot 503
Albert Edward Relf. Sussex & England 1900-1921. A silver plated napkin ring of Indian origin decorated with raised Hindu figures and a shield engraved with the initials 'A.E.R.'. Previously sold by as part of lot 1487, 24th March 1999. Good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 504:
Lot 504
Club and tour pin badges c1970s/1990s. Twelve metal pin badges including lapel badges for Kent C.C.C., Surrey C.C.C., Bunbury C.C. Also a badge for 'XXXX Australia Ashes '93', two Springbox tie pins for a South Africa tour, M.C.C. Bicentenary 1887-1987, Club Cricket Conference official umpire's badge etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 505:
Lot 505
'Northants County Cricket Bazaar 1909'. Gold metal medal with county emblem to centre with title to edge on red background. Medal by Fattorini of Birmingham. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £100
Lot 506:
Lot 506
Melbourne Cricket Club membership medals. Four gold metal with colour enamel medals for Melbourne Cricket Club 1920/21, 1968/69, 1969/70 and 1977/78. Also two medals for East Melbourne Cricket Club 1907/08 and 1908/09, and one for the Adelaide Oval 1974/75. Qty 7. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
Lot 507:
Lot 507
Gilt cricket medals 1940s-1960s. Seven gilt medals, five with enamel. Three medals awarded by the Association for Jewish Youth to M. Permutt, 1965, 1966 and 1968. Also a medal awarded for the 'Inter Coy. Comp. Aldershot 1942' to Lieut. W.H. Webster etc. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 508:
Lot 508
Silver cricket medals 1910s-1940s. Selection of twenty silver metals medals, seven of which are hallmarked silver. Inscriptions include 'S.N.C.L. Winners 1948', 'Green St. Methodists' 1950, Royal Engineers, India 1918, 'Wilnecote Cricket Club Cup 1923', 'U.S. (Portsmouth) Cricket Comp.' 1934 (two medals), 'Chesham League 1948', 'Welsh Guards 2nd Bn. Cricket XI 1946' etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 509:
Lot 509
Silver Club cricket medals 1890s-1940s. Fifteen silver hallmarked medals. Inscriptions include 'West End Cricket Association. Kildare Cricket Club Junior Cup 1898', 'Cygnet C.C. 1901', 'Ponteland & District Cricket League 1905', 'South London District Cricket League 1907', 'O.C.A. Airey cup 1947' etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 510:
Lot 510
Silver cricket medals 1905-1940s. Twelve hallmarked silver with enamel cricket medals each with cricketing decoration. Inscriptions include 'Boxcombe 1st XI' League winners 1905, 'Horbury & District Cricket Cup Competition' 1911, 'Gospel Oak and Hampstead Cricket League' 1929, 'Newport & District Amateur Cricket League' 1930, 'Birmingham Juvenile Organisations Committee' 1933, 'Exeter & District Cricket League' 1939 etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 511:
Lot 511
Silver cricket medals 195-1946. Twelve hallmarked silver with enamel cricket medals each with cricketing decoration. Inscriptions include 'Gospel Oak & Hampstead Cricket League' 1915, 'Measham & District Cricket League' 1921, 'Tooting Bec Schools Sports Association' 1929, 'L.C.C. Mental Hospitals Staff Sports Association' 1931, 'Finsbury & District Cricket League' 1932 etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 512:
Lot 512
Cricket medals 1890s-1940s. Eighteen hallmarked silver medals, the majority with gilt emblems to centre. Inscriptions include 'Lamaux Cricket Assn. Cygnet C.C.' 1897, 'Leinster Cricket Union Junior League Competition' 1910, 'E Coy. Cricket Shield' 1910, 'Vickers Erith Deptl. Cup' 1924, 'F.D.C.L. Gordon C.C.' 1925, 'Finsbury & Dist. League Winners. Peel C.C.' 1927, 'L.T.S.A. Cricket' 1927 etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
Lot 513:
Lot 513
Silver cricket medals. Ten silver cricket medals each with elaborate cricketing decoration, five hallmarked. Inscribed to verso 'W.G.H. Gritten. Throwing the Cricket Ball' 1889, 'V.P.C.A. Juniors. St Pauls Stepney C.C.' 1894, 'K.E.S.F.W.Cricket League' 1901, 'Midmost C.C. for Highest Individiaul Score' 1903, 'Easter Monday. Bore v J. Wilson's XI' 1913, '24th Rifle Brigade Pawle Cup Agra' 1917 etc. Attractive medals. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
Lot 514:
Lot 514
Don Bradman. Toby jug depicting a caricature head of Bradman wearing the baggy green cap as the main vessel and a cricket bat and ball as the handle. White slip and glaze with coloured highlights on the cap and handle. Made by Marutomoware, Japan c1934. Stamp to base. Approximately 5.5" tall. Some crazing to glaze otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £140
Lot 515:
Lot 515
'The Cricket Pavilion. Saltaire. Merrie England Bazaar. Nov-Dec-1927'. Anchor China, Bridgewater side plate with image of the Saltaire Cricket Pavilion to top edge and inscription below. Gold lustre to edge. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Saltaire is in Shipley, near to Bradford
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W.G. Grace. Brown glass after shave bottle by Avon in the shape of a pipe with head of Grace as the bowl. Avon sticker to base. 7" long. Complete as sold with aftershave. Unusual . VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £50
Lot 517:
Lot 517
'George Parr's Tree, Trent Bridge'. Souvenir elm cricket bat made from the wood of the tree. With details printed to face. 11.5" long. Sold with a wooden paper knife in the form of a cricket bat. 9" long. Qty 2. Good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 518:
No lot
Estimate: £0/0
Hammer price: £0
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Bryan Herbert Valentine. Kent, Cambridge University & England 1927-1948. 'Lord Tennyson's tour to Jamaica 1931-32' and Martineau's tour of Egypt in 1933. Unique photograph album compiled by Bryan Valentine from the two tours plus four pages from a tour of Gibralter (unknown). The black 'Castalian' album contains photographs and postcards featuring many of the players who toured with Valentine, some signed, newspaper cutting and printed press pictures from the tour, ninety two original candid photographs taken onboard ship, of cricket players and matches, playing golf, travel, scenery and sights etc. Signed items include a photograph of Lord Tennyson introducing his players to a dignitary on the cricket field prior to a game, signed by nine members of the team featured. Signatures are Tennyson, Geary, Dacre, Brown, Valentine, Astill, Chapman, Stevens and Scott-Chadd, a photograph and a postcard of George Kemp-Welch, both signed George, a signed postcard of Percy Chapman, dated 1932 etc. Other photographs include Kemp-Welch and Stevens walking out to bat, Valentine in tennis attire, various team groups onboard ship, players in bathing trunks, Cyril Walters playing golf, around the pool etc, playing golf, various images at play at the matches, Valentine in cricket blazer, Venice, spectators around the boundary at the match etc. The photographs are various sizes. A unique record of various tour made by the Kent batsman
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £700
Lot 520:
Lot 520
Bryan Herbert Valentine. Kent, Cambridge University & England 1927-1948. M.C.C. tour of India & Ceylon 1933-34'. Small official 'Programme for The M.C.C. Visit to Karachi'. The 6pp programme, plus covers, with titles in blue to front cover 'Sind Cricket Association' emblem and further details 'Arrival at Keamiri 14th October 1933. Departure from Cantonment Station 25th October 1933. To inside pages are the schedule of matches, social engagements, list of 'Institutes which have enrolled visitors as Honorary Members, Names of the members of the M.C.C. team which lists the players names but also their 'hosts', who they are staying with and their address and telephone numbers and The Sind Cricket Association Committee and other committees set up for the M.C.C. Visit. 'Printed by the Bharat Printing Press, Rambaugh Road, Karachi'. This was Valentine's copy. A rarely seen programme. Good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £130
Valentine stayed with G.F.S. Collins Esq of Collectors House, Douglas Jardine stayed at Government House, Leslie Townsend stayed with Canon Johnston at The Vicarage, Holy Trinity Church.

M.C.C. played three matches during their time in Karachi, Walters, Barnett and Jardine all made hundreds and Verity took 6-46 v Sind in the third match
Lot 521:
Lot 521
Bryan Herbert Valentine. Kent, Cambridge University & England 1927-1948. M.C.C. tour of India & Ceylon 1933-34'. Small official 'Programme for M.C.C. Visit to Delhi'. The 12pp programme, plus covers, with titles in black to front cover and dates '17th to 23rd November 1933'. To inside pages are a title page 'Delhi & District Cricket Association' with list of patrons, fixtures, itinerary, list of 'Accomodation for the M.C.C. team'. The six Gentlemen including Jardine and Valentine stayed at The Viceroy's House, New Delhi and the Professionals at The Maidens Hotel, Delhi and The Delhi & District Cricket Association Committee and other committees set up for the M.C.C. Visit. 'Printed by the Oxford Printing Works, Delhi'. This was Valentine's copy. A rarely seen programme. Good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
M.C.C. played two matches during their time in Delhi, Mitchell and Valentine both made hundreds and Verity took 7-47 and 5-40
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Bryan Herbert Valentine. Kent, Cambridge University & England 1927-1948. M.C.C. tour of India & Ceylon 1933-34'. Official 'Programme of the Visit of the M.C.C. team to Jamnagar, 2nd-4th December 1933'. The 8pp folding card programme with titles in black to front cover and to inside pages the programme for the visit, including listings of panther shooting on the 2nd and the 4th December and buck and small game shooting on the 2nd and 3rd December with a cricket match being played on the 3rd and 4th December. Sold with an official menu for the 'Banquet held in honour of the visit of the M.C.C. to Vibha Willas Palace, Jamnagar. 2nd December 1933', pink ribbon tie to spine. To inside pages the menu and programme of music. These were Valentine's copies. Rarely seen programme and menu from the tour. Good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £90
M.C.C. played a two day match which was drawn, Walters made 60 and Langridge took 5-18
Lot 523:
Lot 523
Bryan Herbert Valentine. Kent, Cambridge University & England 1927-1948. M.C.C. tour of India & Ceylon 1933-34'. Official 'Programme of the Visit of the M.C.C. team to Porbandar 5th & 6th December 1933'. The 4pp folding card programme with titles in black to front cover and to inside pages the Programme for the visit, listing of the delivery and despatch of mails at Porbandar, telegrams, Railway and steamer time tables. Sold with an official menu for the 'Dinner to the Marylebone Cricket Club Team at The Maconochie Club, Porbanar on Tuesday 5th December 1933'. To inside pages the menu and programme of music. The humourous menu was serving Sardine a la Jardine, Poulet Roti de Levett, Marylebone Desserts and Creme aux Amandes Valentine, among others. These were Valentine's copies. Rarely seen programme and menu from the tour. Good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £90
There was no match played on this visit but the team went duck shooting, sea bathing and sight seeing in the Barda Hills, attended a Garden Party and Dinner
Lot 524:
Lot 524
Bryan Herbert Valentine. Kent, Cambridge University & England 1927-1948. M.C.C. tour of India & Ceylon 1933-34'. 'Entertainment to M.C.C. at the Parsee Gymkhana, Bombay on 11th December 1933'. Official photograph of members of the M.C.C. team, who are wearing garlands around their necks, with dignitaries and guests at the function. The M.C.C. players featured are Bakwell, Valentine, Jardine, Mitchell and Elliott. The photograph laid down to photographers mount with titles above and below the photograph. Overall 11.25"x10". Minor age toning otherwise in good condition. This was Valentine's photograph
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
Lot 525:
Lot 525
Bryan Herbert Valentine. Kent, Cambridge University & England 1927-1948. M.C.C. tour of India & Ceylon 1933-34'. Official menu for the 'Calcutta Cricket Club Dinner to the Marylebone Cricket Club Touring Team in India on Wednesday, January 3rd 1934'. The cover of the menu with titles to centre and decorated with the raised gilt images of a lion and tiger and ribbons ties in M.C.C. and Calcutta Cricket Club colours. To inside pages, details of the Calcutta officials, names of the M.C.C. team, menu and toasts and music. Printed by Thacker & Spink of Calcutta. This was Valentine's copy. A rare menu from this Indian tour
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £95
Lot 526:
Lot 526
Bryan Herbert Valentine. Kent, Cambridge University & England 1927-1948. M.C.C. tour of India & Ceylon 1933-34'. Official menu for the 'Banquet in honour of his Excellency Sir Malcolm Hailey, Governor of the V.P. and Lady Bailey. Vizianagram Palace, Benares. 11 th January 1934'. The cover of the menu with titles to centre and a mono photograph of the Palace, green/blue ribbon tie to spine. To inside pages, the menu, wines and toasts. A toast was given to 'Mr Jardine and Members of the M.C.C.'. Printed by Thacker & Spink of Calcutta. The banquet was attended by the M.C.C. touring party. This was Valentine's copy. A rare menu from this Indian tour
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £90
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Bryan Herbert Valentine. Kent, Cambridge University & England 1927-1948. M.C.C. tour of India & Ceylon 1933-34'. 'The Visit of M.C.C. to Jamnagar. December 1933. A large official photograph album with plain board covers, printed by 'Joshi & Vara, Jamnagar Photo Co.' presented to Valentine as a member of the team. The album comprises of a title page with printed details and to inside pages there are forty eight real photographs including a signed portrait photograph of Digvijaysinhji Ranjitsinhji Jadeja, the Maharajah Jam Sahib of Nawanagar from 1933 to 1948, succeeding his uncle, the famed cricketer Ranjitsinhji, images of the cricket match including Jardine wearing pithe helmet and garlands with the Maharajah, a large joint team photograph of the two teams with the Maharajah, M.C.C. batsman in pithe helmets walking out to bat, views of the match in progress, M.C.C. players, again, wearing pithe helmets in the field, Jardine watching the match from the pavilion, Jardine walking in from batting and going out to field, practise in the nets, Jardine choosing a bat to use and walking out for the toss, Jardine making a speech after the match, members of the team shooting, after match meal, images of the Vibha Willas Palace and scenes of large and impressive buildings and the port etc. The album, with twenty nine pages, is in good condition with a little wear around the edges. The photographs, which are in very good condition, vary in size from 6"x4" to 10"x8". A unique, informative and fascinating insight in to this early tour of India. Not previously seen by the auctioneer
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £1500
The two day tour match between M.C.C. and Jamnagar played at the Ajitsinhji Ground was drawn. Jamnagar batted first and made 90 all out. Langridge taking 5-18 from eleven overs, M.C.C. in reply made 151 all out with Walters making 60. In their second innings, Jamnagar were 45-6 but held on for the draw
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Bryan Herbert Valentine. Kent, Cambridge University & England 1927-1948. M.C.C. tour of India & Ceylon 1933-34'. 'Their Excellencies. The Viceroy & Vicereine's and H.E. Sir Malcolm & Lady Hailey's Visits to Vizianagram Palace, Benares and Vizianagram XI v M.C.C. January 1934. Official photograph album, printed by Goras Studio, Benares presented to Valentine as a member of the team. Fifty real photographs with printed captions beneath. The front cover is printed with images of the cricket ground, and smaller cameo images of Vizianagram and Jardine. Photographs within include Sir Malcolm Hailey and Lady Hailey with members of the Vizianagram and M.C.C. teams outside the Palace, the Vizianagram Palace grounds with a view of the ground with match in progress, the cricket pavilions of M.C.C. and Vizianagram XI, various scenes of the match including Vizianagram winning the toss, M.C.C. and the umpires entering the field, Wazir Ali & Palia walking out to bat, Jack Hobbs in the Press tent, Vizzy batting, scenes of the crowded stands, Yuvaraj of Patiala wearing pads, Vizianagram XI in the field, Barnett and Bakewell walking out to open the innings, Jardine leading his team out on to the field (all wearing pithe helmets), Bill Hitch wearing a suit, the end of match scoreboard, crowd scenes on Vizianagram XI winning the match, players being mobbed etc. This was England's only defeat on the tour. The album, with seventeen pages, is in good condition with a little wear around the edges. To the inside front cover is an inscription 'To Valentine with all good wishes from Vizianagram 12/1/34'. The photographs vary in size from 4.5"x3.5" to 11"x8.5". A unique, informative and fascinating insight in to this early tour of India
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £950
Vizianagram XI beat M.C.C. by fourteen runs, Vizianagram XI batting first made 124 with C.S. Nayudu top scoring with 31no, Townsend taking 5-30, in reply M.C.C. made 111 all out with Valentine top scoring with 53, Nissar taking 6-60. In their second innings Vizianagram XI made 140 with the Yuvaraj of Patiala making 44, Verity taking 4-39 and Vizianagram XI won the match by bowling M.C.C. out for 139, Jardine top scoring with 36, Nayudu taking four and Nissar and Ramji taking three wickets
Lot 529:
Lot 529
John Alfred 'Jack' Newman. Hampshire 1906-1930. Original mono plain back postcard of Newman, half length in cricket attire and Hampshire cap. Signed in ink to photograph by Newman. Ex John Arlott collection. Minor ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 530:
Lot 530
Edward Mark Sprot. Hampshire 1898-1914. Original sepia real photograph postcard of Sprot in batting pose. Nicely signed in black ink by Sprot. The photograph by Foster/ Hawkins (?). Hand written message from Sprot to a Miss Ina Hemmel to verso. Tape repair to one inch tear to top edge, other minor creasing and wear, otherwise a nice image
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £45
Lot 531:
Lot 531
Ernest Richard Remnant. Hampshire 1908-1922. Original mono plain back postcard of Remnant, full length in cricket attire leaning on his bat. Nicely signed in black ink to photograph in later years with dedication to John Arlott 'from Ernest R. Remnant'. Publisher unknown. Ex John Arlott collection
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 532:
Lot 532
Cuthbert James Burnup. Cambridge University, Kent & London County 1895-1907. Mono real photograph postcard of Burnup in batting pose wearing a sun hat. Nicely signed in ink by Burnup. The card entitled 'Expectation'. Hartmann series no 1653. Minor silvering to otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 533
Edward Humphreys. Kent & M.C.C. 1899-1920. 'Best Bat "Force" Best Ball' advertising postcard with Humphreys, head and shoulders, wearing Kent cap. Signed by Humphreys in ink. Smudge to ink signature, the postcard otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 534
William Henry Ashdown. Kent 1920-1937. Mono real photograph postcard of Ashdown, three quarter length wearing Kent cap and blazer. Nicely signed in black ink by Ashdown. B.C. Flemons of Tonbridge. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 535
John Alfred 'Jack' Newman. Hampshire 1906-1930. Original mono plain back postcard of Newman, full length in cricket attire, leaning on his bat. Signed in ink to photograph by Newman, dated 24th August 1960. Ex John Arlott collection. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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Lot 536
'Kent County Champions 1910'. Unusual large format postcard featuring pictures of fourteen members of the Kent Championship winning team. Players featured include Dillon (captain), Carr, Blythe, Fielder, Mason, Woolley, Hardinge, Huish, Fairservice etc. Published by Mockford of Tonbridge. 9"x5.2". Minor ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £58
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Lot 537
Stewart Cathie Griffith. Cambridge University, Surrey, Sussex & England 1934-1954. Excellent mono plain back real photograph postcard of Griffith, head and shoulders in cricket attire. The photograph by A. Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich, date stamped to verso 18th June 1948. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 538:
Lot 538
John Kent Nye. Sussex 1934-1947. Excellent mono real photograph postcard of Nye in cameo, head and shoulders wearing cricket attire. The photograph by A. Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. Signed in ink to front by Nye. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
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Lot 539
George Cox. Sussex 1931-1960. Excellent mono real photograph postcard of Cox in cameo, head and shoulders wearing cricket attire. The photograph by A. Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. Signed in ink to front by Cox. Handwritten date to verso '15th July 1939' and 'autographed August 10th 1939'. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
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Lot 540
Elias Henry 'Patsy' Hendren. Middlesex & England 1907-1937. Signed mono plainback postcard of Hendren, full length, in batting pose, wearing England cap. Some spidering to ink signature. Sold with three 'Star' Series cricket postcards. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £35
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Australian tour of England 1930. Excellent complete set of fifteen sepia real photograph plain back postcards of each member of the Australian touring party. Each player featured on the postcards has been taken head and shoulders, wearing Australian sweater, nine wearing Australian caps. Each card has been very nicely signed by the player featured in ink. The players are Bill Woodfull (Captain), Vic Richardson, Don Bradman, Alan Fairfax, Archie Jackson, Bill Ponsford, Alan Kippax, Stan McCabe, Clarrie Grimmett, Alexander Hurwood, Thomas Wall, Percy Hornibrook, Bert Oldfield, Ted a'Beckett and Charles Walker. Each postcard has a printed number 1-15 to the lower right hand corner of the postcard, Bradman to the left. The postcards produced by B.D.V. cigarettes of Godfrey Phillips of London, as part of their advertising campaign for the 1930 Australian tourists. A rare opportunity to purchase a full set of these signed postcards which includes the rarer signed postcard of Archie Jackson who died of tuberculosis in 1933 at the age of 23, this was to be Archie Jackson's only tour to England. The postcards in good/very good condition
Estimate: £2000/3000
Hammer price: £2200
This was Bradman's first tour of England and a record breaking one. He scored 974 runs at an average of 139.14 during the Test series, with four centuries, including two double hundreds and a triple century. Bradman's first-class tour total was 2,960 runs, at an average of 98.66 with 10 centuries, was another enduring record, the most by any overseas batsman on a tour of England
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Australian Services tour to England 1945. Original colour plain back postcard of the Cunard White Star 'Samaria' signed in ink to the verso by nineteen members of the Australian Services touring party. Signatures include Hassett (Captain), Cristofani, William, Miller, Stanford, Roper, Bremner, Workman, Pettiford, Sismey, Price, Pepper, Carmody etc. Includes the signature of the manager, Johnson. Minor wear and age toning, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £420
Following the ending of the War in May 1945, a team comprising members of the Australian Imperial Forces and the Royal Australian Air Force played matches throughout England, including a series of five three-day 'Test' matches organised by Plum Warner. Despite being amongst the lowest ranked officer, the team was Captained by Lindsay Hassett
Lot 543:
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Australia. Sheffield Shield 1938/39. Plain postcard nicely and fully signed in black ink to each side by the teams for Victoria v South Australia, Melbourne, 30th December 1938- 3rd January 1939, including a good number of Test players. Twelve Victoria signatures including Rigg (Captain), McCormick, Bromley, Ring, Fleetwood-Smith, Sievers, Ledward, Hassett etc. To verso, twelve South Australia signatures including Bradman (Captain), Hamence, Badcock, Grimmett, Ward, Waite, Ridings, Whitington etc. Twenty four signatures in total. Adhesive marks to the Victoria side of the card, not affecting the signatures, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £130
The match was drawn. Victoria batted first with Hassett top scorer with 211 runs. South Australia replied with centuries from Whitington (100) and Bradman (107), Siever taking six wickets for Victoria. South Australia won the Sheffield Shield in the 1938/39 season
Lot 544:
Lot 544
Walter Brearley. Lancashire & England 1902-1911. Sepia real photograph postcard of Brearley in bowling pose. Signed in black ink by Brearley. Foster of Brighton. G/VG
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 545
Ernest Tyldesley. Lancashire & England 1909-1936. Signed mono real photograph postcard of Tyldesley wearing Lancashire blazer. Nias of Brighton. G/VG
Estimate: £70/90
Hammer price: £65
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Lot 546
Kenneth Lotherington Hutchings. Kent & England 1902-1912. Mono postcard of Hutchings in batting pose. Nicely signed in black ink by Hutchings. Postally date stamped 1907. Mockford of Tonbridge series. Good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £100
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Lot 547
Edward Humphreys. Kent 1899-1920. Mono postcard of Humphreys in batting pose. Nicely signed in black ink by Humphreys. Mockford of Tonbridge series. Slight marking to card otherwise good condition
Estimate: £70/90
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 548
John Sharp. Lancashire & England 1899-1925. Mono 'real photograph' postcard of Sharp in bowling pose. Signed in black ink by Sharp. With note from Sharp to reverse. Postally date stamped 1909. Rival photographic series. Good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
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Lot 549
Arthur Jervois Turner. Essex 1897-1910. Mono postcard of Turner in batting pose. Signed in black ink by Turner. Card with title 'A Boundary This Time'. Hartmann series no. 1385. Postally date stamped 1905. Some creasing to card otherwise fair/good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 550
Charles Percy McGahey. Essex & England 1894-1921. Mono postcard of McGahey in batting pose. Signed, Sincerely yours' in black ink by McGahey. Hartmann series no. 1666. Postally date stamped twice 1905 & 1907. Generally good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 551:
Lot 551
Herbert Arthur Carpenter. Essex. 1894-1920. Mono postcard of Carpenter in batting pose. Signed, 'Yours faithfully' in black ink by Carpenter. Some of signature to darker area. Star series. Some marking to card otherwise good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 552
John Herbert King. Leicestershire & England 1895-1925. Mono real photograph postcard of King standing full length at the crease in batting pose. Signed in ink to the front lower border by King and dated 23rd August 1905. Also signed to verso by King with a handwritten message addressed to a Frank Smith of Bromley, replying to a request for his autograph. Wrench Series no. 2938. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 553
Kumar Sri Ranjitsinhji. Sussex & England 1895-1920. Mono real photograph postcard of Ranjitsinhji standing full length at the crease in batting pose. Signed in ink to the front lower border by Ranjitsinhji. Postmarked 10th June 1903. Wrench Series no. 1379. Minor age toning, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £140
Lot 554:
Lot 554
Kumar Sri Ranjitsinhji. Sussex & England 1895-1920. Mono real photograph postcard of Ranjitsinhji standing full length at the crease in batting pose. Unusually and very nicely signed in ink to the photograph 'Ranjitsinhji of Nawanagar'. Photograph by Foster of Brighton. Very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £400
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Lot 555
Frank Edward Woolley. Kent & England 1906-1938. Mono real photograph postcard of Woolley standing full length in cricket attire and Kent cap, leaning on a bat. Signed to the photograph in later years in blue by Woolley. Photograph by E. Hawkins & Co., Brighton. The signature slightly faded, the postcard with adhesive damage to verso, slight uneven trimming, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
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'All-India Cricket Team, 1932'. Official mono real photograph postcard of the India team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Fully signed in ink to verso by the eighteen members of the India touring party. Signatures include Porbander (Captain), Limbdi, Palia, Amar Singh, Ghulam Mohamad, Kapadia, Naoomal, Godambe, Marshall, Jahangir Khan etc. Published by Hills & Lacy for the Board of Control for Cricket in India. VG
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
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'All India Cricket Team, England 1936'. Official mono real photograph postcard of the India team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Signed in ink to verso by fourteen members of the India touring party. Signatures include Amir Elahi, Palia, Nayudu, Wazir Ali, Hindelkar, Jai, Ramaswamy, Merchant, Banergee etc. Jarrolds' Real Photo Series. Small adhesive marks to verso not affecting the signatures, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £150/200
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 558
'The Australian Team 1926'. Official mono postcard of the Australian touring party for the 1926 tour to England, seated and standing in rows wearing tour caps and blazers. Fully signed in ink to the image by all seventeen members of the touring party. Signatures include Collins (Captain), Bardsley, Macartney, Andrews, Taylor, Mailey, Grimmett, Oldfield, Ponsford, Woodfull etc. The postcard has been slightly trimmed, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £160
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Australia tour to India and Ceylon 1935/36. Rare mono Distillers Corporation of Victoria advertising postcard of the Australian touring party on board ship wearing cricket attire on the voyage to India. Fully signed in black ink to the image by all fifteen members of the touring party. Signatures are Ryder (Captain), Macartney, Alexander, Allsopp, Bill, Bryant, Ellis, Hendry, Ironmonger, Leather, Love, Mair, Morrisby, Nagel, Oxenham, F. Tarrant (Manager) and L. Tarrant (Tarrant's son). Advertisment to verso, 'Two Good Things to come from Australia: Tarrant's Australian Eleven and Treble A Whisky'. G/VG
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £320
The Maharaja of Patalia invited the Australia Cricket Board to send a touring party to India, but they declined as a Test tour was already planned for 1935/36 to South Africa. The Maharaja sponsored a team managed by Frank Tarrant made up of recently retired players and promising youngsters
Lot 560:
Lot 560
Jack Hobbs and Patsy Hendren. Two sepia real photograph postcards, one of Hobbs full length wearing England blazer and holding a bat at the wicket. S. Georges of London, signed by Hobbs. Small adhesive mark to verso, otherwise in good/ very good condition. The other of Hendren in both cricket attire and football attire. Nicely signed to face by Hendren in ink. Published by Waterfields, Ealing. Laid to tightly trimmed page with adhesive marks to verso, pin holes to corners and some wear
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 561:
Lot 561
Reginald Erskine 'Tip' Foster. Oxford University, Worcestershire & England 1897-1912. Sepia real photograph postcard of Foster at the wicket in batting pose playing a shot to leg. Very nicely signed in black ink 'R.E. Foster'. Photograph by E. Hawkins & Co., Brighton. The postcard is laid down to card and window mounted, overall 7.5"x10". Minor wear to edges, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £340
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Nottinghamshire C.C.C. 1904. Original mono postcard of the Nottinghamshire team. Signed to the front in ink by Hardstaff, signature slightly faded. Also signed to the verso by eight Nottinghamshire players. Signatures are Oates, Wass, Iremonger, G. Gunn, J. Gunn, Hardstaff, Hallam and Day. Star series. Small adhesive marks to corners, minor wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 562:
Lot 562
Basil Fitzherbert Butcher. British Guiana & West Indies 1954-1971. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Butcher, half length wearing cricket attire. Photographer and venue unknown. Signed to the photograph by Butcher. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Butcher was a member of the West Indies touring parties to England in 1963, 1966 and 1969
Lot 563:
Lot 563
James Iremonger. Nottinghamshire 1899-1914. Mono real photograph postcard of Iremonger standing full length at the crease in batting pose. Neatly signed in black ink to the photograph by Iremonger. Wrench Series no. 2939. Minor blemish to the photograph, small adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 564:
Lot 564
Joseph 'Joe' Hardstaff junior. Nottinghamshire & England 1930-1955. 'Ardath Photocards England v Australia Test Series 1938'. Larger format cigarette card of Hardstaff signed in ink to the photo by Hardstaff. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
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Middlesex C.C.C. 1905. Original mono real photograph postcard of the 1905 Middlesex team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and blazers. Players featured are MacGregor (Captain), Mignon, Palmer, Littlejohn, Trott, Hearne, Tarrant, Bosanquet, Warner, Wells and Douglas. Signed in ink to the photograph by Tarrant and to verso by Mignon and Littlejohn. Photograph by R. Scott & Co. Rapid Photo series no. 3782. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 566:
Lot 566
'Sir Julian Cahn's Cricket Team 1936'. Mono real photograph postcard featuring the team standing in line in cricket attire for the match v Glamorgan played at Cardiff Arms Park, 30th May- 2nd June 1936. Nicely signed in ink to face by all eleven players featured. Signatures are Maxwell, Butterworth, Reddick, Meyer, Dempster, Rhodes, Newman, Crisp, Summers, Peebles and Morkel. Adhesive marks to verso, the photograph and signatures in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Lot 567:
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'Sir Julian Cahn's Cricket Team, 1937'. Tour to Ceylon and Malaya. Mono advertising postcard for 'Viyella' cricket shirts and socks, featuring the team seated and standing in rows in cricket attire, printed title to top, and players' names to right margin. Signed in ink to verso by fourteen members of the touring party. Signatures include Cahn, Morkel, Rhodes, Maxwell, Reddick, Wolfe, Mudge, Crisp, Peebles etc. Published by 'The Times of Ceylon'. Small adhesive marks to corners of the postcard face otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 568:
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'Sir Julian Cahn's Cricket Team, 1937'. Tour to Ceylon and Malaya. Mono advertising postcard for 'Viyella' cricket shirts and socks, featuring the team seated and standing in rows in cricket attire, printed title to top, and players' names to right margin. Published by 'The Times of Ceylon'. Sold with a Sir Julian Cahn compliment slip and a nice original sepia photograph of Lady Cahn with handwritten detail to back 'Lady Cahn, Sir Julian Cahn's Team Tour'. 7.5"x9.5". Small adhesive marks to the corners of the back of the postcard and the compliment slip, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
Lot 569:
Lot 569
Kenneth George Viljoen. Griqualand West, Orange Free State, Transvaal & South Africa 1926-1949. Mono plain back real photograph postcard of Viljoen, head and shoulders wearing a suit, dated to verso 1947. Nicely signed to the photograph by Viljoen. A. Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. Sold with a mono press photograph of Viljoen walking out to bat. 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £35
Lot 570:
Lot 570
Roy Kilner, Yorkshire and England, 1911-27. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Kilner, full length, at the wicket wearing Yorkshire blazer and cap. Nicely signed to the photograph by Kilner. No.49c. 4"x6". Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition. A rarer signed Pinnace card
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 571:
Lot 571
Ian Ray Buxton. Derbyshire 1959-1973. Original mono plain back real photograph postcard of Buxton, half length wearing cricket attire. Nicely signed in ink to the photograph by Buxton. Ex John Arlott collection. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £50
Lot 572:
Lot 572
John Michael 'Mike' Brearley. Cambridge University, Middlesex & England 1961-1983. Mono plain back real photograph postcard of a youthful Brearley while at Cambridge University, walking off the pitch wearing an M.C.C. cap. Nicely signed in ink to the photograph by Brearley. Ex John Arlott collection VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £38
Lot 573:
Lot 573
William Eric 'Bill' Bowes. Yorkshire & England 1927-1947. Sepia real photograph plain back postcard of a youthful Bowes in cameo, c1930. Albert Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich stamp to verso. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 574:
Lot 574
Colin Blythe. Kent & England 1899-1914. Sepia real photograph postcard of Blythe in bowling pose, by Foster of Hove. Very nicely signed in ink to the photograph by Blythe. Fading to the photograph, otherwise in good condition with an excellent signature. Sold with a mono postcard of Blythe in bowling pose, by Mockford of Tonbridge. G/VG. Qty 2
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £140
Lot 575:
Lot 575
Robert Abel. Surrey & England 1881-1904. Sepia real photograph postcard of Abel in batting pose at the wicket. Signed in black ink, 'Yours truly R. Abel Surrey'. Rotary Photographic Series no. 3802. Slight silvering, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £110
Lot 576:
Lot 576
Arthur William Carr. Nottinghamshire & England 1910-1934. Mono real photograph postcard of Carr, full length, wearing M.C.C. touring blazer. Nicely signed in ink by Carr. Publisher unknown. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £65
Lot 577:
Lot 577
Donald Bryce Carr. Derbyshire & England 1946-1063. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Carr, half length wearing M.C.C. tour blazer. Nicely signed in ink to the photograph by Carr. A. Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. Date stamped 25th June 1952 to verso. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 578:
Lot 578
Samuel William Anthony Cadman. Derbyshire 1900-1926. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Cadman, full length in batting pose at the wicket. No. 86.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 579:
Lot 579
Joseph Bowden. Derbyshire 1909-1930. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Bowden, half length in cricket attire. No. 164.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £80
Lot 580:
Lot 580
Harry Elliott. Derbyshire 1920-1947. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Elliott, half length in cricket attire wearing Derbyshire cap. No. 166.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £80
Lot 581:
Lot 581
Harry Smith. Gloucestershire & England 1912-1935. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Smith, half length in cricket attire. No. 187.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 582:
Lot 582
Percy Mills. Gloucestershire 1902-1929. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Mills, half length in cricket attire, wearing Gloucestershire cap. No. 188.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £58
Lot 583:
Lot 583
John Bessant. Gloucestershire 1921-1928. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Bessant, half length in cricket attire. No. 189.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £70
Lot 584:
Lot 584
Charles Sherborne Barnett. Gloucestershire 1904-1926. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Barnett, full length in batting pose at the wicket. No. 208.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £68
Lot 585:
Lot 585
Harry Dean. Lancashire & England 1906-1921. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Dean, full length in bowling pose at the wicket, wearing Lancashire cap. No. 36.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
Lot 586:
Lot 586
Reginald Herbert Spooner, Lancashire & England 1899-1923. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Spooner, full length walking in from net practice, wearing Lancashire cap. No. 79.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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