Cricket Bats, Balls & Equipment

Lot 807:
Cricket World Cup 1999. Excellent collection of twelve 'Gunn & Moore' full size cricket bats signed by the competing teams in the World Cup Finals held in England in 1999. Each bat has a printed heading to the top of the bat ie '1999 Cricket World Cup' and the team name and signed by the teams playing squad beneath. The teams are New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Australia, England, West Indies, Zimbabwe, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Scotland, Bangladesh and Kenya. Signatures include Lara, Ambrose, Walsh, Ranatunga, Jayasuriya, Fleming, Cairns, Vettori, Stewart, Gough, Flintoff, Tikolo, Flower, Streak, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Cronje, Klussener, Pollock, Donald, Waugh, Warne, Gilchrist, McGrath, Ponting, Azharuddin, Tendulkar, Kumble etc. Two of the bats have been signed using a slightly thicker pen. Odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £400
The tournament in 1999 was won by Australia, who beat Pakistan by 8 wickets in the final at Lord's Cricket Ground in London. New Zealand and South Africa were the other semi-finalists.
Lot 808:
World Cup. South Africa 2003. Collection of fourteen full size cricket bats containing the printed facsimile signatures of each competing team in the competition. The teams are India, Pakistan, Canada, Bangladesh, England, New Zealand, Australia, West Indies, South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Kenya and Holland. Official product produced for the World Cup competition. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Lot 809:
Lot 809
India tour of England 1996. Full size cricket bat signed to face by sixteen members of the Indian touring party. Signatures include Azharuddin (Cpt), Tendulkar, Dravid, Jadeja, Kumble, Prasad, Srinath, Mongia etc. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 810:
Lot 810
Australian tours of England 1997 & 2001. Two full size cricket bats, the 1997 bat signed to face by eighteen members, the 2001 bat signed by twenty members of the Australian touring parties. Signatures include Taylor (Cpt), S. Waugh (Capt), Gilchrist, Warne, M. Waugh, McGrath, Hayden, Langer, Ponting, Slater, Reiffell, Kasprowicz, Elliott etc. The 1997 bat with perished rubber bat handle otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 811:
Lot 811
South African tours of England 1998 & World Cup in England 1999 and Zimbabwe to England 2000. Three full size cricket bats, the 1998 bat signed to face by seventeen members, the 1999 bat signed by fifteen members and the 2000 bat signed by eighteen of the South African and Zimbabwe touring parties. Signatures include Cronje (Capt), Pollock, Kirsten, Kallis, Cullinan, Rhodes, Donald, Adams, Boucher, Klusener, Ntini, Flower, Campbell, Goodwin, Olonga, Streak etc. Some perishing to two of the rubber bat handles otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 812:
Lot 812
Bangladesh tours of England for the World Cup in England 1999 and 2005 tour. Two full size cricket bats, the 1999 bat signed to face by fifteen members, the 2005 bat signed by sixteen members of the Bangladesh touring parties. Signatures include Islam (Capt), Bashar (Cpt), Mahmud, Khan, Rashid, Islam, Abedin, Rahim, Saleh, Chowdhury, Rafique etc. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 813:
Lot 813
West Indies tours of England 2000 & 2004. Two full size cricket bats, the 2000 bat signed to face by twenty members, the 2004 bat signed by sixteen members of the West Indies touring parties. Signatures include Lara (Cpt), Adams (Cpt), Sarwan, Chanderpaul, Ambrose, Walsh, Gayle, Bravo, Rose etc. Odd faults to two signatures otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 814:
Lot 814
New Zealand tour of England 2004. Full size cricket bat signed to face by fourteen members of the New Zealand touring party. Signatures include Fleming (Cpt), Astle, Cairns, McCullum, Vettori, Oram, McMillan etc. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 815:
Lot 815
England Test Series 2002 & 2004. Two full size cricket bats for Test match series played in England, the 2002 bat, v India & Sri Lanka, signed to face by fifteen members, the 2004 bat, v West Indies, signed by thirteen members of the England squads. Signatures include Hussain (Cpt), Vaughan (Cpt), Flintoff, Gough, Hoggard, Trescothick, Thorpe, Anderson, Harmison, Jones, Strauss etc. The 2004 with perished bat handle rubber otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £100
Lot 816:
Lot 816
England Test Series 2006 & 2008. Two full size cricket bats for Test match series played in England, the 2006 bat, v Sri Lanka and Pakistan, signed to face by thirteen members, the 2008 bat, v South Africa, signed by both the England and South African teams, twelve members of the England and fifteen members of the squads. Signatures include Flintoff (Cpt), Vaughan (Cpt), Bell, Cook, Pietersen, Plunkett, Strauss, Anderson, Broad, Panesar, Smith, Amla, Boucher, Duminy, Kallis, Morkell, Nel, Steyn etc. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £95
Lot 817:
Lot 817
Middlesex. Two full size cricket bats, one signed by thirteen, mainly past Middlesex players but included are other county players, the other by the Middlesex team of circa 2003 with sixteen signatures. Signatures include Compton, Cowans, Parfitt, Ramprakash, Fraser, Gatting, Brearley, Denness, G. Evans, Strauss, Shah, Joyce, Weekes, N. Compton, Dalrymple etc. Perishing to the rubber bat handle of the first bat otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 818:
Lot 818 Lot 818
'Brian Lara. 375'. Hunts County full size cricket bat produced to commemorate Brian Lara's record highest individual Test score of 375, West Indies, April 1994 in Antigua, listing details of innings and featuring a hand painted portrait, by Flinders and dated 1994, 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: £120/180
Hammer price: £130
Lot 819:
Lot 819 Lot 819
John Brian Statham. Lancashire & England 1950-1968. A cricket stump used in the first Test, New Zealand v England at Christchurch, 17th-21st March 1951, in which Statham made his Test debut. The stump signed in ink by Statham, with a label below inscribed by Statham, 'N.Z. v England, Christchurch 1951. My first Test'. Sold with an accompanying letter of authenticity written in Statham's hand on Lancashire C.C.C. letterhead, very nicely signed by Statham, in which he describes making his debut, taking his first Test wicket, that of Bert Sutcliffe, and Trevor Bailey scoring his only Test century. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £120
The first Test match was drawn. In New Zealand's first innings Sutcliffe scored 116 before being dismissed by Statham. Bailey achieved his highest Test score of 134no in England's only innings
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Australia tour to England 1968. Full size Gunn & Moore 'The Autograph' bat signed to the face in ink by ten members of the Australian touring party and the eleven members of the Nottinghamshire team for the tour match played at Trent Bridge, 6th- 9th July 1968, also signed to the shoulders by Sobers and one other. Australian's signatures are Lawry (Captain), Jarman, Cowper, McKenzie, Sheahan, Walters, Redpath, Hawke, Gleeson, Mallett and Freeman. The Nottinghamshire signatures include Bolus (Captain), Murray, Smedley, Hassan, Forbes, Halfyard etc. Fading to some signatures, that of Halfyard almost illegible. Also signed to the verso by four county sides from the 1968 season, Derbyshire (12 signatures), Somerset (12) including Greg Chappell who played against the Australians captained by his brother, Ian, Yorkshire (12) and Glamorgan (11). G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £30
Lot 821:
Lot 821
Miniature tour bats 1953-1977. Three 'Nicholls Crusader' miniature bats with printed signatures for 'England First Test 1953', 'M.C.C. Australian Team 1954/5', and 'M.C.C. South Africa Tour 1956-57'. Sold with a 'William Gunn Autograph' miniature bat for 'Australia 1956', and a 'Gunn & Moore Autograph' bat for the Melbourne Centenary Test 1977. All bats approx. 11.5". Good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 822:
Lot 822
Australia 1956. Miniature 'Gray Nicholls Crusader' cricket bat signed to the face by thirteen members of the Australian touring party for the fifth Test at The Oval, 23rd- 28th August 1956. Signatures include Johnson (Captain), Miller, Benaud, Lindwall, Harvey, McDonald, Davidson, Langley etc. Also signed to verso by Godfrey Evans and Len Hutton. Sold with two other miniature bats, one a 1960s William Gunn 'Autograph' bat signed to the face by ten Sussex players including Dexter, Oakman, Suttle, Buss etc, and to the verso by eleven Worcestershire players including Horton, Booth, Gifford, Slade, Flavell etc. The other a Gray Nicholls miniature bat signed by thirteen members of the 1979 India team. All three bats 11.5". Qty 3. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 823:
Lot 823 Lot 823
'D.C.H. Townsend. Winchester v Marlborough June 11th 1931. The Hat Trick'. Cricket ball with which David Townsend (Oxford University & England) playing for Winchester took three wickets in three balls dismissing A.C. Uniacke, F.K. McNamara and M.S. Page in Marlborough's first innings in 1931. Townsend opened the batting and made 34 in Winchester's innings. Winchester won the match by seven wickets. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £42

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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