Autograph Sheets, Album Pages

Lot 188:
Lot 188
Northamptonshire C.C.C. 1954-2007. Black file comprising album pages, official and unofficial team sheets etc. Includes a sheet with printed title and signature boxes signed at a former players' reunion held in 2003 by twenty six past and present players including Dennis Brookes, Brian Reynolds, Peter Arnold, Bill Barron, Dennis Constable, Albert Lightfoot, Raman Subba Row etc. Also album pages, sheets for seasons 1954 2nd XI (8 signatures), 1956 (9), 1983, 1987, 1990, 1992, 1997 2007 etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 189:
Lot 189 Lot 189
England Captains and England Wicketkeepers. Two unofficial sheets, one signed by thirty two England Test captains 1930s-2000s, signatures include Walters, Mann, Sheppard, Wyatt, Cranston, Carr, May, Graveney etc. The other signed by seventeen England Test wicketkeepers 1931-1986 including Ames, Levett, Evans, McIntyre, Spooner, Parks, Andrew, Swetman etc. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 190:
Lot 190
M.C.C. 1920-1921. Pair of very attractive album pages fully signed by all sixteen members of the M.C.C. touring team to Australia 1920/21. Signatures, nicely signed in ink in scrolled boxes, are Douglas, Hobbs, Strudwick, Hendren, Howell, Woolley, Hitch, Waddington, Rhodes, Wilson, Dolphin, Fender, Makepeace, Russell, Hearne and Parkin. Artistic ink decoration painted prior to signing with title 'England. 1920: 1921 in Australia' in scrolls to top borders with decoration below. Excellent presentation with signatures in very good order
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £650
Lot 191:
Lot 191 Lot 191
South of England v Australia 1926. Bookplate photograph of Mordaunt in fielding mode. Bookplate taken from the 'Jubilee Book of Cricket', Ranjitsinhji. Signed to verso by eleven members of the South of England XI who played the Australian's at Bristol on 26th to 28th May 1926. Signatures, nicely signed in black ink, include Fender, Jardine, Chapman, Duleepsinhji, Stevens, Sandham, Strudwick, Hendren, C.H. Gibson etc. Approx 6"x9". G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £100
The match was drawn, Chapman top scored with 89, Hendren 62, Ryder scored 108 for the Australian. Clement Herbert Gibson of Sussex played only 26 matches 1919 to 192, due to living most of his life in the Argentine. He was one of Wisden's 'Five Cricketers of the Year' in 1918
Lot 192:
Lot 192 Lot 192
Australia tour to England 1948. Official autograph sheet nicely signed in ink by seventeen members of the Australian touring party. Signatures include Bradman (Captain), Hassett, Brown, Hamence, Harvey, Johnson, Johnston, Miller, Toshack etc. Also signed by Sid Barnes, not the usual hand stamp. Lacking the signature of Lindwall. To verso, handwritten dedication,' Good luck to Master Galling' and signed again by Barnes who sent the sheet to the collector. Small adhesive mark to top edge of verso. Horizontal and vertical folds, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £250
Lot 193:
Lot 193
Australia tour to England 1956. Card fully nicely signed in ink (two in pencil) by all twenty one members of the Australian touring party. Players' signatures include Johnson, Miller, Langley, Maddocks, Crawford, Burge, Craig, Lindwall, Harvey, Benaud, Archer etc. The signatures of Johnson and Miller on pieces laid down. The card unevenly trimmed with some staining, not affecting the signatures
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 194:
Lot 194
Australia autograph sheets 1972-1998. Fourteen official and unofficial sheets for home and away Test and other series, the majority fully signed. Official sheets include Australia tour to England 1980, 1981, Prime Minister's XI V West Indies, Canberra 1985, Australia for the Nehru Cup 1989 etc. Unofficial sheets include Australia tour to England 1972, Australia v West Indies 1988/89, Australia v England 1990/91, Australia Touring Squad to England 1993 etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £170
Lot 195:
Lot 195
M.C.C. tour of Australia and New Zealand 1962/63. Official autograph sheet for the tour. Fully signed by the seventeen members of the touring party. Signatures in ink include Dexter, Cowdrey, Barrington, Statham, Trueman, Titmus etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 196:
Lot 196
M.C.C. tour of South Africa 1964/65. Official autograph sheet for the tour, fully signed by all seventeen members of the touring party in ink. Signatures include M.J.K. Smith, Dexter, Barrington, Boycott, Parfitt, Thomson, Brearley, Parks, Titmus etc. Light folds, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 197:
Lot 197
England autograph sheets 1988-1999. Fifteen official sheets for home and away Test series and matches, a good number fully signed. Sheets include England v West Indies, Lord's 1988, v Australia, Trent Bridge 1989, v Australia, Old Trafford, Lord's and The Oval 1993, v New Zealand, Lord's 1994, v South Africa, Headingley 1994, England tour to West Indies 1994, to Australia 1994/95 etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £120
Lot 198:
Lot 198
England autograph sheets 1950s-1990s. Eleven pages, official and unofficial sheets for home and away Test series and matches. Earlier signatures include May, Laker, Statham, Trueman, Evans, Wardle, Watson, Bailey, Compton, Sheppard, Richardson, Washbrook, Cowdrey, Parks, Moss, Graveney etc. Includes official sheets for England Young Cricketers tour to Australia 1990, England 'A' tour to Australia 1996, England Counties XI tour to Zimbabwe 1985 etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £140
Lot 199:
Lot 199
'Sri Lanka Tour to England 1979'. Official autograph sheet fully signed by all eighteen members of the Sri Lanka touring party. Signatures include Tennekoon (Captain), Warnapura, Wettimuny, Mendis, D.S. de Silva, A. de Silva, Dias, D.L.S. de Silva, Madugalla etc. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 200:
Lot 200 Lot 200
Sri Lanka 1979-2004. Three official autograph sheets for the Sri Lanka tour to Pakistan 1985/86, Sri Lanka Young Cricketers tour to England 1986, and Sri Lanka 'A' tour to England 2004. Also a plain page signed by thirteen members of the Sri Lanka tour to England, 1979. Signatures include Tennekoon, Madugalle, D.S. de Silva, Mendis, Wettimuny, Jayasekera, Dias, Aravinda de Silva, Ratnayake, Tillekeratne, Perera etc. Odd minor faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 201:
Lot 201
New Zealand tour to England 1958. Card nicely signed in ink by nineteen members of the New Zealand touring party and dated 1st May 1958. Players' signatures include Reid (Captain), Cave, Sparling, Alabaster, Ward, Meale, Petrie, Harford, Sutcliffe, Blair etc. The card unevenly trimmed with slight wear and ageing, not affecting the signatures
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £42
New Zealand were playing Worcestershire 30th April to 2nd May 1958. The match was drawn
Lot 202:
Lot 202
New Zealand tour to England 1931. Album page and smaller piece below fully signed in ink and pencil by all fourteen members of the New Zealand touring party. The pages laid down to a slightly larger page, together with an official mono real photograph postcard of the team. Signatures in ink are Lowry (Captain/ Manager), Dempster, Allcott, Cromb, Talbot, Page, James and Vivian. Slight wear to the album page, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 203:
Lot 203
West Indies tour of England 1963. Card very nicely and fully signed in black ink by all twenty one members of the West Indian touring party. Players' signatures include Worrell (Captain), Butcher, Carew, Rodriguez, Gibbs, Nurse, Hall, Sobers, Valentine, Kanhai, Griffith, Murray etc. Dated 1st May 1963. The card unevenly trimmed with slight wear and ageing, not affecting the signatures
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £130
West Indies were playing Worcestershire 1st-3rd May 1963. The rain affected match was drawn
Lot 204:
Lot 204
West Indies tour to Australia 1991/92. Official autograph sheet fully signed by the sixteen members of the touring party. Signatures include Richardson (Captain), D. Haynes, Ambrose, Arthurton, Bishop, R. Haynes, Hooper, Lara, Marshall, Patterson etc. Light horizontal fold, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 205:
Lot 205
Official and unofficial autograph sheets 1983-2004. A collection of fourteen official and unofficial sheets. Official sheets include Australia World Cup Tour 1983, Australia Youth tour to England 1983 and 1991, England Under 19 to New Zealand 1991, England to West Indies 1994, Pakistan Under 19 to England 1998, Zimbabwe to England 2003 etc. Some sheets incomplete. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £120
Lot 206:
Lot 206 Lot 206
'Bodyline'. Official Orient Line 'S.S. Orontes' brochure for the 'M.C.C. Australasian Tour 1932-33'. Pictorial front cover decorated with M.C.C. colours and titles. With team detail and player photographs, itinerary, player profile etc to inside pages. With rare separate additional insert for Bill Bowes who was selected to replace Duleepsinhji after the brochure was printed, plus Orient Line compliment slip. Minor age toning to covers otherwise in good/very good condition. Scarce
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £85
Lot 207:
Lot 207 Lot 207
'Bodyline' cricketers. Three handwritten letters written by members of the M.C.C. touring party to Australia 1932/33. Letters are from Freddie Brown, dated 22nd November 1951, to 'Sir Eric' regarding his attendance of a function, Bill Bowes, dated 27th November 1981, and Gubby Allen, dated 'July 19'. Each letter signed by the featured player. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 208:
Lot 208
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1932/33. 'Bodyline'. Seven signatures in ink, five on white cards, two on small album pages of members of the M.C.C. touring party. Signatures are Ames, Bowes, Wyatt, Allen, Brown, Leyland and Hammond. Staining to the Hammond signature, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 209:
Lot 209 Lot 209
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1932/33. 'Bodyline tour'. 'English Cricketers'. Australian Licorice PTY Ltd. Full set of eighteen 'Giant Brand Licorice' trade cards featuring each member of the infamous M.C.C. Bodyline team. Players featured include Jardine, Larwood, Paynter, Bowes, Allen, Hammond, Pataudi, Voce, Verity etc. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £150
Lot 209a:
Lot 209a Lot 209a
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1932/33. 'Bodyline'. Excellent selection of five original rare 'real photograph' postcards from the infamous series, Australia v England 1932/33. Produced by the Melbourne Herald Feature Service, they depict scenes of the 2nd Test in Melbourne which Australia won by 111 runs. Each card has printed captions to reverse of the postcards. The cards are 'Ames skittled' (stump out of the ground), 'Hammond Bowled' (stump out of the ground), 'An Easy One', (Voce, caught McCabe, bowled Grimmett, 'Jardine Out!' (Jardine out for one, caught Oldfield, bowled Wall. Jardine looked surprised at the decision!) and 'Sutcliffe Bowled O'Reilly 33'(Sutcliffe missed a good one from O'Reilly and his stumps were shattered). Each card has printed caption and copyright stamp to reverse with details. copyright stamp to reverse. Postally unused and in generally good/very good condition. Rare postcards
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £170
Lot 210:
Lot 210
M.C.C. tour of Australia & New Zealand 1932/33 'Bodyline Tour'. 'Queensland Cricket Association Souvenir. Fourth Test Match, Brisbane 1933. Official Magazine and programme'. Published by Lloyd's Almanac, Brisbane and printed by R.S. Hews & Co of Brisbane. 80pp plus covers. Official programme including illustrations, photographs, portraits of the players, scorecards to centre, statistics and articles. Both pictorial outer wrappers detached, some wear damage and small loss to wrappers, old tape mark to spine edge. Internally in good/very good condition. Includes a separate four page printed insert from Lloyd's Almanac thanking publishers and subscribers for contributing to the publication of this programme with probable teams printed to back cover. A rarely seen programme from a highly controversial series
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £430
'This is one of the rarest of the official programmes produced on the tour. It is also the largest. There are numerous photographs, including one of the tourists complete with autographs and the following quotation 'Nought shall make us rue, if England to itself do rest but true'. King John. Act V, scene VII'. Roy Ramsbottom 2006
Lot 211:
Lot 211
'Bodyline'. 'Cricket Sketches and Short Stories, by the Australian Googly Bowler 1932-1933'. Arthur Mailey. Sydney 1933. Excellent pictorial wrappers. Profusely illustrated. Original pictorial wrappers. Issued during the M.C.C. 1932-33 'Bodyline' tour of Australia. Some light foxing, slight wear and age toning to wrappers otherwise in generally good condition. A rare item
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £190
Lot 212:
Lot 212
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1932/33 'Bodyline'. 'The Gripu Gallery. Cricket Souvenir of the English Team touring Australia 1932-1933'. Original pictorial covers. Rare small souvenir brochure for the tour with fixtures, pen pictures, player biographies, adverts etc. 48 pages. Printed by G.W. Hall of Sydney. Generally good/very good condition. Scarce in this condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £190
Lot 213:
Lot 213
Australia v England 1932/33 'Bodyline'. 'The Tests 1932-33'. Published by Keating- Wood. Melbourne 1932. Pre tour brochure contains a series of photographs of the leading Australian and English cricketers as well as from the past. Original pictorial covers showing the two Captains, Jardine and Woodfull. Minor wear and staining to pictorial wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £200
Lot 214:
Lot 214
Donald George Bradman. New South Wales, South Australia & Australia 1927-1949. Wonderfully evocative photograph of Don Bradman having just passed thorough the gate onto the pitch at Melbourne to bat against England in the second Test of the 1932/33 'Bodyline' Ashes series in Australia. Bradman is wearing his Australian cap with bat in his right hand. A policemen stands by the gate with large crowd to background. Herald Sun Feature Service. 4.5"x6". An excellent image. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £220
Lot 215:
Lot 215
Australia v England. 2nd Test, 'Bodyline' Melbourne Cricket Ground December 1932. Two original press photographs from the Test. The first showing Bill Woodfull and Douglas Jardine tossing for innings at the gate to the pitch, both wearing blazers and caps. Small loss to top left hand corner and greater loss to top right hand corner otherwise in good original condition, the other photograph showing the Australian team walking out and taking to the field. Loss to both corners, nicks and rounding to corners at base. Both photographs showing massed crowds to background some with umbrellas up to give shade on a hot day. The photographs by C.J. Frazer of Collins Street, Melbourne. Both 4.75"x6.5". Excellent original images
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
Australia won the Test by 111 runs
Lot 216:
Lot 216 Lot 216
Australia v England. 5th Test, 'Bodyline' Sydney Cricket Ground February 1933. Two 'Sydney Morning Herald/Sun Herald' copyright photographs from the Test. One showing Bill Woodfull and Vic Richardson walking out to bat with gate and crowd behind and the other a similar photograph of Sutcliffe and Wyatt walking out to bat in England's second innings, again with gate and crowd behind them. Both 6.5"x8.5". Very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £95
England won the Test by eight wickets
Lot 217:
Lot 217
M.C.C. Tour to Australia, 1932/33 'Bodyline'. 'Marylebone Cricket Team, Toronto, Canada. April 26th 1933. Original sepia photograph of members of the M.C.C. team standing in front of a large building in the centre of Tornonto with crowd to background. Players noted include Jardine (Cpt), Hammond, Paynter, Ames, Sutcliffe, Mitchell, Duckworth, Voce, Bowes, Wyatt, Brown, Warner, Palairet etc. Title to lower border. 10.75x6.75". Tear to left hand border, repaired with tape otherwise in good condition A rare Bodyline item from the return journey, having played two Tests in New Zealand they returned home via Fiji, Vancouver and then across Canada. From the Bill Voce collection
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 218:
Lot 218
Australia v England. 2nd Test, 'Bodyline' Melbourne Cricket Ground December 1932. Excellent original press photograph of the Australian team who played England in the second Test at Melbourne. The players are pictured on the field just prior to them fielding with a massed crowd behind the picket fence and in the stand, the majority wearing caps. Players include Woodfull, Bradman, Oldfield, McCabe, Grimmett, Wall, Richardson, Fingleton, Ironmonger etc. The photograph measures 12"x7.25". Odd faults to the photograph otherwise in good condition. Wonderful image highlighted by the bright sun
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £140
Lot 219:
Lot 219 Lot 219
Australia v England 1932/33. 'Bodyline Series'. Three original press photographs from the series, the scoreboard at Sydney, first Test, showing the scores after both first innings, Australia making 360 and England 524 all out with spectators below (6.25"x4.25"), another showing Oldfield being hit by Larwood in the 5th Test at Sydney (4.5"x6.5") and Bradman being bowled by Larwood in the 4th Test at Brisbane (10"x4.5"). Two photographs by S.J. Hood of Pitt Street, Sydney and the other by Central Press Photos Limited. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 220:
Lot 220
M.C.C. tour of Australia (Bodyline) 1932/33. Large and original mono action photograph from the 2nd Test match played at Melbourne on the 30th, 31st December 1932, 2nd, 3rd January 1933. The photograph, which is laid down to mount, shows 'Taking the shine off the new ball, shortly after the commencement of the match. Woodfull and Jardine playing tip and catch while the crowd roars with laughter'. The photograph, by 'Kodak' with green label to corner of the mount, with title to top border '2nd Test' and title to lower border. The photograph measures 15"x12" and with mount 21"x18.5". Some surface marks and minor staining to image, some age toning to mount otherwise in good condition Very rare in this larger format. An image not normally associated with the Bodyline tour. Not seen previously by the auctioneer
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
The second Test of the series began on the 30th December 1932, Australia winning by 111 runs, Bradman making 103, Bill O'Reilly taking ten wickets in the match.
Lot 221:
Lot 221
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1932/33. 'Bodyline'. Mono image of the S.S. Orontes, in which the M.C.C. team sailed on the 17th September 1932, with title 'England v Australia. The Ashes 1932-33. S.S. Orontes' to lower border. Below the image of the ship are the printed signatures of all eighteen members of the M.C.C. touring party. Signatures are Jardine, Larwood, Voce, Sutcliffe, Hammond, Wyatt, Verity, Bowes, Pataudi, Paynter, Leyland, Mitchell, Brown, Ames, Allen, Duckworth and the joint Managers P.F. Warner and R.C.N. Palairet. Mounted. Overall 12.25"x15.25". Crease to mount otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 222:
Lot 222
Douglas Robert Jardine. Oxford University, Surrey & England 1920-1934. Original sepia photograph of Jardine wearing his infamous multi-coloured 'harlequin' cap while batting for Surrey v Warwickshire at The Oval, 14th- 16th June 1933. Jardine is depicted playing a sweep shot to leg, Smart the Warwickshire wicketkeeper looking on. 10"x8". A good image. VG
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £50
The harlequin cap was given to people who played 'good cricket' in Oxford, and Jardine's choice to wear it, in particular on the 1932/33 'Bodyline' tour to Australia, was a source of some controversy as, to many, the cap represented class distinction
Lot 223:
Lot 223
Bodyline. Australia v England 1932/33. Original mono photograph of Herbert Sutcliffe playing a hook shot with the Australian wicketkeeper looking to the skies. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by both players. The photograph measures approx. 6"x4", mounted, framed and glazed, overall 12.5"x16". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 224:
Lot 224
'Bodyline'. 'M.C.C. Team- Australian Tour- 1932-33'. Large and impressive official mono photograph of the M.C.C. touring party who toured Australia in 1932/33. The team, standing and seated in rows, wearing M.C.C. touring blazers and cricket attire. The photograph laid down to official photographers mount with title to top border and names of players printed to lower border. Players include Jardine (Captain), Duckworth, Nawab of Pataudi, Leyland, Larwood, Paynter, Ames, Verity, Voce, Bowes, Brown, Tate, Sutcliffe, Wyatt, Allen, Hammond etc. The photograph by 'Sydney Mail Photo'. The photograph measures 15.5"x12", laid to photographer's mount, overall 24"x19". Excellent image of this infamous tour. Very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £170
Lot 225:
Lot 225
Australia v England. 5th Test, 'Bodyline'. Sydney Cricket Ground February 1933. Album page nicely signed in ink by thirteen members of the Australian team, Woodfull, Bradman, Richardson, Darling, O'Brien, McCabe, Oldfield, O'Reilly, Ironmonger, Lee, Alexander, Wall and Bromley. Good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £240
England won the Test by eight wickets
Lot 226:
Lot 226
M.C.C. [S.B. Joel's] tour of South Africa 1924/25. Sepia postcard of the 'Union-Castle Line to South and East Africa. R.M.S. Edinburgh Castle 13,330 tons' which took the team to South Africa. Signed to card face by fourteen members of the touring party including Tennyson, Holmes, Russell, Jameson, Gilligan, Bartley, Tyldesley, Bowley, Parker etc. Ink smudge to the signature of Loader. Minor wear, minor fading to odd signature otherwise in good condition. A rare card
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £240
Lot 227:
Lot 227
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1954/55. Mono postcard of the Orient Line R.M.S. Orsova which took the team to Australia. Signed to card face by seventeen members of the touring party including Hutton (Captain), May, Edrich, Tyson, Loader, Appleyard, Wardle, Andrew, Graveney, Wilson, Duckworth, Howard etc. Some wear, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 228:
Lot 228
Australia and M.C.C. 1930. Original real photograph postcard of the Australian team at Scarborough 1930. The card shows the Australian team standing in line in front of the pavilion at Scarborough. Players include Bradman, Jackson, McCabe, Kippax, Hornibrook, Richards, Oldfield, Grimmett etc. Photo: Hudson, St Nicholas Studio, Scarborough. Sold with another similar postcard of the M.C.C. team who played Yorkshire in 1930 and features Bowes, Leveson-Gower, Gilligan, Duleepsinhji, Astill, Jupp etc. Walkers Studios of Scarborough. Qty 2 Good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 229:
Lot 229
Yorkshire at Scarborough 1956 and 1957. Three mono real photograph postcards of teams at Scarborough by Walker's Studio, each multi-signed. Teams are Yorkshire 1956, signed by seven players to the photograph. Signatures are Wilson, Padgett, Illingworth, Sutcliffe, Appleyard, Trueman and Close. Also signed to verso by Sutcliffe, Appleyard and Padgett. Also Yorkshire 1957 signed by nine to the photograph and Appleyard to verso, and Players for the match v Gentlemen, 1957, signed to the photograph by seven players, Taylor, Gale, Close, Graveney, Evans, Trueman and Tyson. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £150
Lot 230:
Lot 230
Yorkshire v M.C.C., Scarborough 1957 and 1958. Two mono real photograph postcards by Walker's Studio of Yorkshire teams standing in front of the pavilion at Scarborough. Both postcards signed to the photographs by members of the teams. The 1957 postcard signed by nine players, Wilson, Close, Stott, Illingworth, Sutcliffe, Appleyard, Padgett, Pickles and Trueman. The 1958 also signed by nine players, Wilson, Sharpe, Illingworth, Wilson, Close, Trueman, Padgett, Bird and Pickles. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Lot 231:
Lot 231
Yorkshire v Hampshire, Scarborough 1961. Mono real photograph postcard by Walker's Studio of the Yorkshire team standing in front of the pavilion at Scarborough. The postcard signed to the photograph by ten members of the Yorkshire team. Signatures are Ryan, Close, Sharpe, Stott, Illingworth, Wilson, Trueman, Bolus, Platt and Padgett. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 232:
Lot 232
Yorkshire at Scarborough 1961 and 1962. Two mono real photograph postcards by Walker's Studio, of Yorkshire teams standing in front of the pavilion at Scarborough. One for the match v Hampshire 1961 signed by ten players, Ryan, Close, Sharpe, Stott, Illingworth, Wilson, Trueman, Bolus, Platt and Padgett. Player's names handwritten to lower border, with Ryan incorrectly captioned as Wilson. The other for the match v M.C.C. 1962 signed by ten players, Hampshire, Hutton, D. Wilson, Ryan, V. Wilson, Trueman, Illingworth, Taylor, Sharpe and Stott. Includes an accompanying handwritten note from Doug Padgett dated 18th January 2000. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £130
Lot 233:
Lot 233
Scarborough Festival 1930. Mono real photograph postcard of a match in play at Scarborough, probably H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's XI v Australians, 10th-12th September 1930, with large crowds in attendance and marquees in the background. Good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 234:
Lot 234
Norman Yardley and R.E.S. Wyatt. Scarborough c1947/48. Mono real photograph postcard of Yardley and Wyatt walking off the field in batting attire, with spectators on the outfield and large crowds in the stands. Match unknown, but possibly Gentlemen v Players 1947, or H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's XI v M.C.C. South African Touring Team 1948. Light adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 235:
Lot 235 Lot 235
Len Hutton. Two mono real photograph postcards of Hutton, one walking out to bat with Frank Lowson at Scarborough, the other by Walkers Studios, Scarborough, of Hutton in batting pose at the crease. Both postcards signed in ink by Hutton. Adhesive damage to verso of the Walkers postcard. Sold with a mono real photograph plain back postcard by Walkers Studios of the M.C.C. team for the match v Scarborough, 31st August- 3rd September 1957. Signed to the photograph by six members of the M.C.C. team, Taylor, Gale, Warr, Bailey, Insole and Tyson. Also a mono reproduction photograph of Wilfred Rhodes at Scarborough, signed to the front and back by Rhodes in later years. Qty 4. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 236:
Lot 236
Scarborough Festival 1961. Two mono real photograph plain back photographs by Walkers Studios of Scarborough. One depicts the Duke of Edinburgh, President of Scarborough C.C. in 1961, walking off the field accompanied by Sir William Worsley and T.N. Pearce, the other of the Festival committee seated and standing in rows. Sold with a mono aerial photograph a match in progress at Scarborough, 'Valentine's Real Photo' series no. L5143, c1957. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 237:
Lot 237
Maurice Leyland and Percy Holmes. Yorkshire & England. Two official mono postcards, each depicting the featured player half length wearing Yorkshire cap and blazer. The postcards by Fielding of Leeds. Series nos. 452 and 459 respectively. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 238:
Lot 238
John Tunnicliffe. Yorkshire 1891-1907. Mono real photograph postcard of Tunnicliffe, full length, holding a bat to his side. Nicely signed in black ink by Tunnicliffe to lower border. Rotophot no. 7263. Postally unused. Slight silvering to edges, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 239:
Lot 239
Herbert Sutcliffe. Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Sutcliffe, three quarter length in cameo, wearing M.C.C. tour blazer. Very nicely signed in black in to the photograph by Sutcliffe. Sold with a mono real photograph postcard of Verity, Leyland, Bowes, Sutcliffe and Mitchell. Photographers unknown. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
Lot 240:
Lot 240
Yorkshire County Cricket Team 1903. Exceptionally large original mono postcard of the team by Delittle, Fenwick & Co., York (The 'D.F. & Co.' Series). Titled in white within shield to lower right corner 'Yorkshire County Cricket Team' with names of players printed in white to lower border. Players featured are Whitehead, Rhodes, Tunnicliffe, Wilkinson, Hirst, Jackson, Hawke (Cpt), Smith, Hunter, Denton, Haigh and Brown. The postcard measures 9.75"x7". Some wear and loss to corners and edges, light crease to one edge, otherwise in good condition A rarely seen large postcard of the Yorkshire team of 1903
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Yorkshire played Middlesex at Headingley on the 10th-12th August 1903 winning the match by 220 runs and this was the team with the exception of Whitehead who was presumably 12th man. Hirst and Rhodes took eight wickets in the match
Lot 241:
Lot 241
Yorkshire XI v Pudsey & District XV 1929. Mono real photograph postcard of a group of players, wearing cricket attire, standing on and near to spectator benches. Players include George Hutton (Len's brother), Leyland, Sellers, Turner, Sutcliffe, Wood etc. Previously sold by Knights as part of the Len Hutton collection. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 242:
Lot 242
Willie Watson. Yorkshire, Leicestershire & England 1939-1964. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards of Watson, one walking out to bat in 1949, signed by Watson, the other in batting pose. Sold with a small caricature of Watson in batting pose, signed by Watson. Artist unknown. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 243:
Lot 243
Arthur Brian Sellers. Yorkshire 1932-1948. Two mono real photograph postcards of Sellers. One depicts Sellers wearing a suit at The Saffrons, Eastbourne in 1937, signed by Sellers. The other of him walking out to bat at Headingley, 5th August 1936. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Sellers captained Yorkshire from 1933 to 1947
Lot 244:
Lot 244
Richard Anthony Hutton. Yorkshire, Cambridge University & England 1962-1974. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Hutton wearing a cardigan and tie. The photograph taken at The Saffrons, Eastbourne, 6th July 1964, nicely signed in ink by Hutton. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 245:
Lot 245 Lot 245
Yorkshire player postcards, early 1900s. Eleven mono real photograph and printed postcards depicting Yorkshire players including W. Rhodes, F.S. Jackson, Lord Hawke, D. Hunter. G. Hirst, D. Denton etc. Series include Hartmann, Wrench, G.W. Richmond, Parkinson & Roy etc. Odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 246:
Lot 246 Lot 246
Yorkshire player postcards, early 1900s. Nine mono and colour real photograph and printed postcards depicting Yorkshire players including Lord Hawke, W. Rhodes, F.S. Jackson, G. Hirst, S. Haigh, D. Denton etc. Series include Wrench, Valentine's, Hartmann, G.W. Richmond etc. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £55
Lot 247:
Lot 247
Yorkshire team postcards 1949-1956. Three mono real photograph postcards of Yorkshire teams for seasons 1949, 1953 and 1956, each multi-signed. The 1949 team for the match v The Army, Hull, 20th-21st July 1949, signed to the photograph by Trueman, Close and Lester. The 1953 postcard signed by five players, Sutcliffe, Lester, Illingworth, Close and Trueman. The 1956 postcard signed to the photograph by nine players, Illingworth, Cowan, Appleyard, Close, Trueman, Padgett, Wilson, Sutcliffe and Lester, and to the verso by Sutcliffe, Appleyard and Wilson. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Lot 248:
Lot 248
Yorkshire team postcards 1957-1960. Three mono real photograph postcards of Yorkshire teams for seasons 1957, 1958 and 1960, each multi-signed. The 1957 postcard signed to the photograph by eight players, Taylor, Close, Padgett, Appleyard, Trueman, Illingworth, Wilson and Sutcliffe. The 1958 postcard signed by eight players, Illingworth, Platt, Pickles, Padgett, Trueman, Close, Stott and Taylor. The 1960 postcard signed by eleven players, Padgett, D. Wilson, Platt, Ryan, Bird, Birkenshaw, Sharpe, Close, V.Wilson, Taylor and Stott. Odd signature faded, some signed to darker areas. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 249:
Lot 249
Yorkshire team postcards 1962-1970. Three mono real photograph postcards of Yorkshire teams for seasons 1962, 1963 and 1970, each multi-signed. The 1962 postcard signed to the photograph by fifteen players, Lester, Sharpe, Padgett, Ryan, Cowan, Platt, D. Wilson, Bolus, Gillhouley, Taylor, Illingworth, Close, V. Wilson, Trueman and Stott. The 1963 postcard signed by twelve players, Padgett, Hampshire, Wilson, Ryan, Stott, Sharpe, Lester, Trueman, Close, Illingworth and Taylor. The 1970 postcard signed by nine players, Cope, Boycott, Old, Hutton, Hampshire, Wilson, Sharpe, Close and Padgett. Some staining to the 1962 postcard, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 250:
Lot 250
John Bryan Bolus. Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire & England 1956-1975. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Bolus, head and shoulders wearing cricket attire. A. Wilkes & Son stamp to verso. Signed in black ink to the photograph by Bolus. Date stamp to verso 23rd August 1960. Ex John Arlott collection. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 251:
Lot 251
Herbert Sutcliffe. Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. Mono real photograph postcard of a youthful Sutcliffe, head and shoulders. Nicely signed in blue ink to the photograph by Sutcliffe. Photographer unknown. Light creasing to corners, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 252:
Lot 252
Herbert Sutcliffe. Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Sutcliffe, three quarter length wearing M.C.C. touring blazer. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by Sutcliffe. Photographer unknown. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 253:
Lot 253
Wilfred Rhodes. Yorkshire & England 1898-1930. Mono real photograph postcard of Rhodes, full length in bowling pose. Wrench Series no. 1388. Signed to the lower border in ink by Rhodes. Minor wear to one corner, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
Lot 254:
Lot 254
Yorkshire 2005. Set of twenty official promotional colour postcard size cards of the 2005 Yorkshire playing squad. Each card signed by the featured player. Signatures include Blain, Bresnan, Byas, Hoggard, Jaques, Lawson, Lumb, McGrath, Silverwood, Vaughan, White, Wood etc. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 255:
Lot 255
'West Indies Cricket Team 1923'. Sepia printed postcard of the team, standing and seated in rows, wearing tour blazers. The title to top border and players names printed to lower border. Printed in England, by Raphael House. G. Rare
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 256:
Lot 256
The Australian Team 1926'. Mono printed advertising postcard of the team, standing and seated in rows, wearing tour blazers and caps for 'Woodrow's Hats'. Advertising to top border and title and players names to lower border . To verso are the fixtures for the forthcoming Australia tour. G. Unusual
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 257:
Lot 257
M.C.C. tour of Australia & New Zealand 1946-47. Mono printed promotional team postcard of the M.C.C. party with printed signatures to verso. Minor staining otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £26
Lot 258:
Lot 258
'The Victorious 1921 Australian team'. Sepia printed postcard of the Australian team who toured England in 1921, seated and standing in rows, wearing suits and ties and all wearing trilby hats, in the courtyard of the Hotel Cecil, London on 30th September 1921. Printed facsimile signatures of the players to borders. Postcard produced by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd, London. Postally used. A rarer postcard. Good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
The original larger photograph with ink signatures of the team, was presented to the Royal Free Hospital by the Hotel Cecil Ltd, it was produced on postcards produced by Raphael Tuck and sold, the proceeds of the postcard sales going to the funds of the hospital (see an example in this auction)
Lot 259:
Lot 259 Lot 259
'The Johnnie Walker Test Match Scoreboard', Brighton 1930. Six sepia and mono postcards showing the scoreboard during the series with crowds gathered to view the score. There are three postcards showing the score at various points during the third Test at Headingley, the first shows Australia 500-5, Bradman 330, the second shows England batting and 212-5, Hammond 61 and the third shows England in reply all out for 391 and Australia 95-3, rain stopped play. The match drawn. Two postcards are from the 5th Test at the Oval, the first showing England 405 all out and Australia 695 all out, Bradman 232, the second showing Australia 695 all out and England 405 all out in their first innings, Australia 24-1 in their second innings and the third one shows England all out in their second innings for 251. Australia winning by an innings and 39 runs. Plus a general view of the front at Brighton showing the scoreboard with masses of people looking at the result of the match at Leeds in the third Test. Dean, Wiles & Millar and A.W. Wardell of Brighton postcards. Postally un-used, some wear to the top of the first card otherwise in good condition. Scarce cards
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £150
Lot 260:
Lot 260 Lot 260
'The Johnnie Walker Test Match Scoreboard' 1934. Five sepia postcards showing the scoreboard during the first Test at Nottingham at Ramsgate, Weymouth, Great Yarmouth, Folkstone and Hastings (?) with crowds gathered to view the score. Each postcard showing the score at various points during the Test match. The Ramsgate scoreboard shows Australia 374, England 268 and Australia 18-1 in their second innings, the Weymouth scoreboard shows Australia 30-1 in their second innings, the Great Yarmouth scoreboard shows England 52-1 in their first innings, the Folkstone scoreboard shows England 52-2 in their first innings and the Hastings scoreboard shows England 18-1 in their first innings. Four cards produced by Johnnie Walker postcards, these each with printed heading and venue. Postally un-used, good condition. Scarce cards
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £140
Lot 261:
Lot 261
Australia tour to England 1905. Two postcards each featuring cameo photographs of the members of the 1905 Australian touring party. Postcards are by Philco Series 6003f and Hartmann. G
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £10
Lot 262:
Lot 262
Australia tours to England 1905-1964. Eleven mono postcards of Australian touring team postcards, the majority real photographs, some reproductions. Tours are 1905 (two different), 1921, 1930 (3), 1938, 1948, 1956, 1961 and 1964. One of the 1936 postcards is nicely signed in ink to verso by Gubby Allen, two signed by Don Bradman. Sold with two mono real photograph Thiele series, Ralph Dunn & Co. postcards, one of Hill, No. 1003, the other Gregory, No. 1004. Also a small selection of Australia related ephemera including official tour brochures for 1938 and 1948, signature of W. Ferguson on piece laid down to white card, cigarette cards etc. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £55
Lot 263:
Lot 263
Sussex C.C.C. 1922. Rare sepia real photograph postcard of the 1922 Sussex team and umpires seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Printed facsimile signatures to lower border. Stamp to verso for 'Sports Service, 99 St. James's Street, Brighton and County Ground, Dover'. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 264:
Lot 264 Lot 264
Australia tour to England 1905. Six mono real photograph postcards of members of the 1905 Australian touring party. Thiele series, Ralph Dunn & Co. Players are J. Darling, M.A. Noble, J.J. Kelly (two copies), W. Howell and S. Gregory. Also a mono real photograph postcard of S.E. Gregory on the 1909 tour, Davidson Bros, London etc. Qty 9. Mixed condition, some faults
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 265:
Lot 265
'The Australian Twelve' 1878. Mono photograph of the Australian touring party to England 1878, seated and standing in rows wearing striped tour blazers. The image, used as the bookplate photograph for the Lillywhite's Annual of 1879, measures 3.5"x2.5" and has been laid to a cabinet card with printed players' names below, framed by a black border. Overall 7"x4.5". Gilt to card edges, somewhat dulled. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 266:
Lot 266
'The Surrey Eleven' 1883. Mono photograph of the Surrey team 1883, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. The image, used as the bookplate photograph for the Lillywhite's Annual of 1884, measures 3.5"x2.5" and has been laid to a cabinet card with printed players' names below, framed by a black border. Overall 6.5"x4.25". Light annotations to card, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 267:
Lot 267
West Indies team postcards 1906-1957. Six mono postcards (five real photographs) of West Indies teams for 1906, 1923, 1932, 1933 (two copies) and 1957. Series include R. Scott & Co., Raphael House, A. Wilkes & Son etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Lot 268:
Lot 268
South Africa tours to England 1912-1947. Five mono postcards (four real photographs) of South African touring party teams for the 1912, 1924, 1935 (two copies) and 1947 tours. Series include L. Sales & Sons, Oval, J. Beagles & Co. etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 269:
Lot 269
Pakistan tour to West Indies and British Guiana, Jan- April 1958. Mono real photograph postcard featuring cameos of the seventeen members of the Pakistan touring party. Chan's Photographers. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £42
Lot 270:
Lot 270
Garry Sobers. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Sobers, head and shoulders walking off the field, late 1960s. Signed to the photograph by Sobers. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 271:
Lot 271 Lot 271
Pakistan tour to England 1962. Five mono real photograph plain back photographs of members of the 1962 Pakistan touring party, each signed in ink to the photograph by the featured player. Signatures are Mahmood Hussain (dated 24th July 1962), Afaq Hussain, Munir Malik, Saeed Ahmed, and Imtiaz Ahmed. The signature of Hussain slightly faded, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £35
Lot 272:
Lot 272
England v Australia 1948. Two mono real photograph plain back postcards both featuring the captains, Norman Yardley and Don Bradman for the fifth Test, The Oval, 14th August 1948. Bradman's last Test match. In one photograph the two captains are inspecting the wicket, in the other, tossing for innings. Both postcards signed to the photograph by Yardley and Bradman. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
In this famous final Test, Don Bradman playing in his final Test match needed just four runs to take his aggregate to 7,000 runs and his average to 100. He was given a standing ovation walking out to the wicket, Yardley shook his hand and the England team and the crowd gave him 'three cheers'. He then faced one ball from Eric Hollies before being bowled playing forward to the next ball, therefore finishing with a Test average of 99.94
Lot 273:
Lot 273
John Frederick 'Jack' Crapp. Gloucestershire & England 1936-1956. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Crapp, head and shoulders wearing Gloucestershire cap. A. Wilkes & Son stamp to verso. Nicely signed in blue ink to the photograph by Crapp. Ex John Arlott collection. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 274:
Lot 274
Cecil 'Sam' Cook. Gloucestershire & England 1946-1964. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Cook, head and shoulders wearing cricket attire and blazer. A. Wilkes & Son stamp to verso. Signed in blue ink to the photograph by Cook, partly to the darker area. Ex John Arlott collection. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 275:
Lot 275 Lot 275
Arthur Percy Frank Chapman. Cambridge University, Kent & England 1920-1939. Mono real photograph postcard of Chapman walking out to bat with Maurice Tate. Signed in black ink to the photograph by Chapman. Sold with an original mono press photograph of Chapman standing with his wife beside a car. 8.25"x6.25". Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 276:
Lot 276
John Neville 'Jack' Crawford. Surrey, South Australia & England 1904-1921. Excellent mono real photograph postcard of Crawford standing full length wearing cricket attire, holding a ball at the crease. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by Crawford. Photograph by Foster & Co, Hove. Sold with a contemporary printed biography cutting of Crawford aged seventeen, laid to card. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £170
As a schoolboy at Repton, Crawford made his debut for Surrey in 1904, shortly after leaving school in 1905 and having taken 44 wickets at 16.93, he was on his way to South Africa with the M.C.C. team. A quarrel in the middle of the 1909 season abruptly ended his career with Surrey. He quit England and went to Australia where he played for South Australia. He reappeared for Surrey following the war. In 1914 he scored 354 in 330 minutes batting for an Australian XI v XV of South Canterbury, sharing a stand of 298 in 69 minutes! with Victor Trumper
Lot 277:
Lot 277
John Arlott. 'Brylcreem'. Mono real photograph advertising postcard of Arlott in commentary pose. Signed and inscribed by Arlott. Sold with an official mono B.B.C. publicity photograph of Arlott at the microphone. 6.25"x8.25". Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £80
Lot 278:
Lot 278
William John Abel. Surrey 1909-1926. Mono real photograph postcard of Abel standing full length in batting attire. Signed in ink to the photograph 'Yours sincerely, W.J. Abel'. Ink smudge not affecting the signature. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 279:
Lot 279
Jack Hobbs. Two mono real photograph postcards of Hobbs, both nicely signed in ink to the photograph. One is a plain back postcard of Hobbs walking off the field in batting attire at The Oval, the other standing at the crease leaning on his bat. Publishers unknown. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 280:
Lot 280
John William Henry Tyler Douglas. Essex, London County & England, 1901-28. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Douglas, full length, in batting pose in the nets. No. 42c. 4"x6". Small mark to top left corner, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 281:
Lot 281
Richard Haynes Twining. Middlesex 1910-1928. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Twining, full length in batting pose, wearing cap. No. 141.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 282:
Lot 282
Humorous Edwardian postcards. Small blue album comprising a selection of twenty five original colour postcards with humorous subjects. Includes a full set of six colour postcards depicting boy cricketers by E.P. Kinsella c1906. Published by Langsdorff & Co. Series no. 675. Other series include Valentine's, 'Quaint Kiddies', Davidson Bros 'Illustrated Sports', C.W. Faulkner etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 283:
Lot 283 Lot 283 Lot 283
Team and player postcards 1900s-1990s. A selection of thirty six mono and colour postcards. Early individual player real photograph postcards include R.E. Foster, Worcestershire, Warner's Team Series, John Walker & Co., London. John Gunn, Nottinghamshire, Wrench Series no. 1691. Peter May, Surrey, F.C. Dick, Oval Bookstall etc. Team real photograph postcards include South Africa 1907, New Zealand 1937 and Hampshire 1955. Also includes four candid mono photographs apparently taken during the 1958 New Zealand tour to England. One features Petrie and Moir of New Zealand, another of Peter Richardson (Worcestershire & England) etc. Qty 40. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £10
Lot 284:
Lot 284
Joseph Darling. South Australia & Australia 1893-1908. Rarer caricature postcard of Darling. Sport Series 'Australian Cricketers, No. 2'. Postmarked 14th October 1909. Nicks to left edge, some ageing, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 285:
Lot 285
Albert Cotter. New South Wales & Australia 1901-1914. Rarer mono real photograph postcard of Cotter standing full length wearing tour cap and blazer while on tour in England 1905. Printed title to lower border. Broom series no. 1500. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 286:
Lot 286
'Somerset v Gloucestershire. Taunton, June 29th, 30th, 1896'. Mono postcard of W.G. Grace and S.M.J. Woods walking off the pitch, Grace having been dismissed for 186. Gloucestershire beat Somerset by an innings an 83 runs. Photograph by A.J. Howard. Light creasing otherwise in good condition. Sold with a mono postcard size photograph of A.E. Dipper (Gloucestershire & England 1908-1932) standing full length at the crease leaning on his bat. Nice image. E. Hawkins & Co. G/VG. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £80
Lot 287:
Lot 287
'Souvenir Tyldesley's Benefit 1906'. Mono postcard produced for J.T. Tyldesley's Benefit with title to centre and three images, one of Tyldesley, one of the Pavilion at Old Trafford, and Tyldesley's birthplace at Roe Green. Postcard by W.H.S. & S.M. Rare. Good condition. Sold with a mono real photograph postcard of the pavilion at Old Trafford by A. & S. Walker of Manchester. Some wear, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 288:
Lot 288
Arthur William Carr. Nottinghamshire & England 1910-1934. Mono real cameo photograph postcard of Carr in batting pose at the wicket. J. Webb, Douglas Studio, Nottingham. VG
Estimate: £18/25
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 289:
Lot 289
Kent C.C.C. Mono real photograph postcard of Percy Chapman holding a walking stick, standing next to a dog. C. Aldridge of Hythe. Colour postcard of A. Fielder in bowling action, Raphael Tuck & Sons. Other players featured are C.J. Burnup (Herriot Series), J. Seymour, A.P. Day, and a modern reproduction postcard of Tich Freeman. Qty 6. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 290:
Lot 290
Cricket postcards 1900s-1930s. A selection of ten mono real photograph postcards. Subjects are Freeman, Chapman and Woolley of Kent all wearing M.C.C. touring blazers with their printed facsimile signatures beneath in box, individual player postcards of Bryan Valentine (Kent), Percy Perrin (Essex), John Sharp (Lancashire), and two plain back portrait postcards of Essex players, David T. Daniels, (Essex 2nd XI 1956-1960), and Geoff Smith, both signed by the featured player. Also two team postcards of Kent 1924 and Australians 1938, and view of The Oval and the County Ground at Leyton. Series include B. & W. Fisk-Moore, Flemons, Rival, Hubbard, Agar etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 291:
Lot 291
England 2018. Full set of one hundred official England Cricket 'Tap n Play' series trade cards. Thirty one cards signed by the featured player including Anderson, Ballance, Cook, Jennings (two different), Malan, Stoneman, Crane, S. Curran, Saqib Mahmood, Northeast, Knight, Beaumont, Marsh, Shrubsole, Taylor etc. Sold with '415 and Counting. Cornhill Cards: A Definitive List?', A.J. Taylor 2010. Limited edition no. 25/125, signed by the author. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 292:
Lot 292 Lot 292 Lot 292
Cricket trade cards 1980s-1990s. White file comprising a full set of sixty three 'Kanga Cricket' series cards with duplicates, Australian Cricket Board/ Australian Dairy Corporation, 1980s. Seventeen cards signed by the featured player including Border, Marks, Lamb, Boon, Wessels, Botham, Gower, Hadlee, Howarth, Wright, Haynes, Lloyd, Cowans, Holding etc. Also a set of Futera 'World Series' cards, 1994, nos 1-110, lacking no. 9. Twenty seven signed by the featured player etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 293:
Lot 293
Postcards and collectors cards early 1900s-1980s. Green 'County Print Services' file comprising over fifty mono and colour postcards and collector's cards, many signed. Modern series include Cornhill Insurance, Stamp Publicity 'Famous Cricketers' and 'Cricket Postcard', of which approx. thirty are signed by the featured player. Signatures include Bradman, Bolus, Titmus, Such, Fraser, Rixon, Jarvis, Willey, Small, Russell, Fairbrother etc. Includes a 'Wombwell Cricket Lovers' Society (J. Sokell)' postcard signed to the front and back by Sokell. Early real photograph postcards include C.B. Fry, Rotophot no. 7256. Braun, Trott (Hawkins). Fry, Wrench no. 1381 etc. Team postcards include South Africa 1935 and 1947, New Zealand 1937 etc. Sold with a similar folder of over one hundred County Print Services player postcards. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
Lot 294:
Lot 294
Middlesex C.C.C. 1990. Full set of fourteen large signed mono cards each featuring a Middlesex player with printed name and emblem(s) to lower border. Signatures are Gatting, Emburey, Butcher, Williams, Downton, Haynes, Tufnell, Fraser, Brown, Hughes, Ramprakash, Cowans, Hutchinson and Roseberry. Each measures 6"x8". VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
Lot 295:
Lot 295
Trade and postcards. Small box of mainly modern collectors cards and postcards, some signed. Earlier individual cards include Wills's, Park Drive, Gallagher, Godfrey Phillips, Major Drapkin, De Reszke, Pattreiouex etc. Modern series postcards include T.C.C.B./ Cornhill Insurance Test Series, twenty six signed including Fraser, Thorpe, Headley, Gough, McCague, Giles, Hoggard, Hick, Cork, Trescothick etc. Odd duplication. Two complete sets, each of sixteen postcards, of the limited edition First-Class Cricket Art 'International Cricketers' series A and B. Eight signed including Cairns, Fleming, Cronje, Gough, Thorpe, Stewart etc. Trade card series include Futera/ A.C.B. World Series 1995, unopened in four original packets. New South Wales 'Blues' 1999, set of twenty. Scanlens 'Stimoral Gum' 1989/90, Qty 77/84. Topdraw 'One Day Masters' and 'One Day Internationals', seven signed etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 296:
Lot 296 Lot 296
Melbourne Cricket Ground. Three modern postcards of the M.C.G. each signed to the verso by Australian Test cricketers. Signatures are Alan Davidson (3 signatures), Neil Harvey (3), Bill Brown, Ray Lindwall and Geoff Lawson. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £32
Lot 297:
Lot 297
Lancashire C.C.C. Assortment of thirty modern postcards (two older), trade cards and photo cards of team groups, individual players, and views of Old Trafford. Series include T.C.C.B./ E.C.B. (Qty 8), Classic Cricket Cards (5), Carr's Sports (one of Brian Statham) etc. Eleven of the player cards are signed including Muralitharan, DeFreitas, Crawley, Cork etc. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 298:
Lot 298
Cornhill Insurance collectors' cards. Forty different cards from Series 'I' (Qty 35) and Series 'J' (5). Each card signed by the featured player. Signatures include Atherton (2 different), Butcher, Caddick, Cork, Crawley, DeFreitas, Emburey, Fraser, Gough (2), Hick (2)m A. Hollioake, Hussain, Malcolm (2), , Russell, Stewart etc. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 299:
Lot 299
Cornhill Insurance/ T.C.C.B. collector's cards. Twenty five different Cornhill Insurance cards, of which nineteen are signed by the featured player. Series are 'B' (Qty 1), 'C' (2), 'D' (1), 'E' (5), 'G' (3), 'J' (8) and 'K' (5). Sold with a further twenty five T.C.C.B./ E.C.B./ Classic Cricket Cards, all signed by the featured player. Earlier series' signatures include Bernard Thomas, Capel, Athey, Jarvis, Bailey, Fraser, Hussain, Morris, Stewart etc. Qty 50. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
Lot 300:
Lot 300
T.C.C.B./ E.C.B./ Classic Cricket Cards. A selection of fifty cards of 'International Cricketers' published by Stamp Publicity and Grace Books. Each card signed by the featured player. Signatures include Stewart, Fraser, Ramprakash, Bicknell, Malcolm, White, Udal, Gower, Mushtaq, Tufnell, Gillespie, Hoggard, Collingwood, Anderson etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 301:
Lot 301
Cricket Memorabilia Society. Two signed cards of Ted Dexter, card no. 97, limited edition no. 72/100, and Clive Lloyd, card no. 100, limited edition no. 95/100. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 302:
Lot 302
Cricket Memorabilia Society. Four signed cards of John Bracewell, card no.70, limited edition no. 73/100, Shahid Mahmood, card no.81, limited edition no. 61/100, Atiq-Uz-Zaman, card no.82, limited edition no. 65/100, and John Shepherd, card no. 87, limited edition no. 65/100. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 303:
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Cigarette cards. Red album comprising full sets of John Player & Sons 'Cricketers 1930' (Qty 50), W.D. & H.O. Wills 'Cricketers 2nd Series' 1928 (50), Gallaher 'Park Drive Champions 2nd Series' (48), and Kane '1956 Cricketers' (50). Other part series include Players 'Cricketers 1938' (lacking one), Ardath, Godfrey Phillips 'Public Eye', Wills's 'Cricketers', Major Drapkin ' Australian and English Test Cricketers', and non-cricket part sets of Churchman's 'Howlers', Players 'Modern Naval Craft' etc. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
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'A Grand Match of Cricket'. 'The Kentish Gazette'. Original early newspaper for Friday, September 23rd 1791 published and printed in Canterbury. With small advertisement with cricketing vignette. The advertisement reads 'Cricketing. On Monday next, the 26th instant, will be played, at Faversham, A Match of Cricket, between the Gentlemen of Faversham, Linfield and Teynham against the Gentlemen of the Star Club on Chatham Hill, for One Guinea a man. The wickets to be pitched at ten o'clock and the game played out. N.B. A good ordinary [meal at fixed time and price] in the field by George Hills, at the White Hart'. Below this there is a larger advertisement with cricketing vignette 'On Monday, next, September 26, will be played a match of cricket at Lord's Ground, Mary-le-bon, Kent with Harris and Beldam against 22 of Essex and Hertford. below it lists the two teams. On the Kent team players include Hon. E. Bligh, Pilcher, Fielder, Boxall, Harris, Beldam, Clifford etc. On a further page there is a report in the form of a letter dated 19th September, sent to the Kent Gazette with details of a match held at Lord's 'The grand match of cricket began this morning, between the Mary-le-bone club and the Brighton Club, Harvey Afton with the former and Lord Barrymore on the other. The Mary-le-bone went in first and were out at half past four. Phoenix got ninety-one notches off his own bat: his adversaries clumsily missed a couple of his balls, which were very easily to be caught; he was bowled out at last by the Painter, the ball passing through his legs and afterwards hitting the wicket. Harvey Afton got about three notches. It is five to one against the Brighton Club. The Mary-le-bone club, in the first innings got 196 notches. Phoenix is to play against the Painter, who is reckoned the best of the Brighton players at single wicket, for one hundred guineas. Captain Bligh likewise plays against the painter, one hundred and fifty guineas. Mrs Fitzherbert remained in the Prince's Tent the whole day, and dined in it, with the Mary-le-Bone Club'. Unusual to get so much cricket coverage in one four page newspaper of the time. The newspaper has some slight age toning and folds otherwise in good to very good condition for its age. Rare item
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £400
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'The Batsman's Bride'. Percy Heywood and Donald Hughes. Original handwritten musical score bound in cloth covers of songs for an operetta in the style of Gilbert and Sullivan written in the late 1940s and first performed at Rydal School Colwyn Bay in 1948. The score, comprising over fifty pages, is handwritten in ink with additions and alterations in pencil, and typed lyrics laid down to the pages. Included is an original programme for a performance given by the Manx Gilbert and Sullivan Society in 2002, slipped in with a covering letter from Geoff Collier of the Society to the collector, Mike Smith, dated 25th March 2002. Smith had loaned the score to Collier for their production. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
The programme notes, which detail the history of 'The Batsman's Bride', include references to a production aired on BBC Radio 2 in 1975 (featuring Don Estelle amongst the cast), and an abridged version shown on ITV. A version of the score was published by Oxford University Press in 1957, which is recorded in Padwick, no. 6579
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Lot 306
Cricket patents 1889-1902. Three original patents for 'Improved Cricket Stumps and Bails', Charles Rose Jnr, 1889, 'Improved Cricket Bat Handles', W.M. Brookes & Son, 1894, and 'Improvements to Leg Guards', C.E. Richmond, 1902. Each patent is bound in matching hard boards with title to front. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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Cricket ephemera 1890s-1970s. White file comprising an interesting selection of souvenir booklets, advertising flyers, a match ticket, menu, autograph sheet, album page etc. Contents include an original advertising flyer for 'Cricket on the Hearth. Grace Parlour Cricket' board game c1896; an unofficial folding fixture card for the 1946/47 M.C.C. tour to Australia produced by H.M.V. and Kenradio Electric Co. of New South Wales; two album pages including signatures of Hendren and Ames in ink, also Braund, Tate, Hobbs etc in pencil; official menu for the dinner held at Skinners' Hall, London, for the 1956 Australians; printed images from the 'Supplement to "Topical Times"' of Harold Gimblett, Leslie Todd, Alan Melville, Denis Compton, Neil McCorkell, William Copson and Len Hutton; original 'Daily Mail Test Match Bulletin' of a report of England's defeat of Australia in the Sydney Test, December 1928; official autograph sheet for the 1968 Australia tour to England, fully signed by the seventeen members of the touring party etc. Odd faults, overall in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
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Printed cricket ephemera early 1900s-2000s. Two small files comprising a good selection of printed ephemera including advertising fliers, fixture booklets, souvenir booklets, match programmes, scorecards etc covering Test, County, Club and exhibition cricket. Contents include an original advertising flyer for Geo. G. Bussey cricket bats c1900; official fixtures cards/ booklets include '1948 1st class county, minor counties, public school matches' published by Ellimans, Sons & Co for members of Yorkshire C.C.C.; official programme for an exhibition football match, 'Eddie Baily's XI v Doug Insole's XI', Walthamstow, 1st November 1964, signed to the centre pages by Ted Ditchburn (Tottenham Hotspur), Tommy Docherty (Chelsea), George Curtis (Arsenal), Doug Insole and one other. Other booklets include 'The Laws of Cricket. Instructions to Umpires', New South Wales Cricket Association, c1910; 'Australian Board of Control for International Cricket Matches. Constitution, Rules and By-Laws', Sydney 1924; Scarborough Cricket Festival 'Official Souvenir' No. 1 1951 and No. 4 1954. Also two 'result chart' cards for Bill Jones coaching services, 'Why Envy' and 'Shirking Isn't Cricket', both printed in London 1928 etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
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Lot 309
Cricket ephemera selection. Contents include an official invitation and complimentary match ticket issued to Clem Wilson (Yorkshire & England) for the second Test, England v New Zealand at Old Trafford, 24th-27th July 1937. Official player's itinerary booklet for the M.C.C. tour to Australia and New Zealand 1950-51, owner unknown. 'Rules of the Marylebone Cricket Club' for seasons 1920, 1932 and 1938. M.C.C. 'Pavilion and Ground Regulations, List of Members &c.' 1890. Receipt book for W.A. Oldfield Pty. Ltd. Premier Sports Depot, Sydney. Six individual copies of magazines including The Cricketer, The American Cricketer, Cricket [Netherlands] etc. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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Lot 310
Cricket posters and handbills. 'Famous Cricketers and Cricket Grounds'. Original poster including an advertisement for the publication of 'Two additional parts. The series will therefore be Completed in Eighteen Parts'. c1895. 15"x10". Denis Compton 'That's the Style. Brylcreem your hair' original hanging advertising card, published by Picture Post, 30th July 1949. 9.5"x13". Large original poster for Somerset v West Indies, Taunton, 29th-31st May 1963[?]. 30"x19.5". Folds. Handbill advertising matches for the Scarborough Cricket Festival, 30th August- 11th September 1989. Single page price list for 'Jack Hobbs Ltd', supplier of school colours and sports equipment for Kings College, London. Date unknown. Some faults, overall in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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Women's cricket 1920s-2000s. A selection of official brochures, programmes, club statistics and press photographs relating to women's cricket. Official brochures and programmes include England v Australia, Women's Cricket Association Golden Jubilee brochure. Women's Cricket 50th Jubilee Test Tour, England v Australia 1987. Women's European Cricket Cup, East Midlands, 18th-22nd July 1990. Brochures for the Women's World Cup 1993 and European Cup 1995 etc. Includes a page cutting from 'The Cricketer Winter Annual 1921-2' relating to White Heather Ladies C.C. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
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Lot 312
Cricket dinner menus 1957-1999. File comprising twelve official menus including an unusual menu for the 'Dinner & Presentation to honour Mr Denis Compton' held at The National Sporting Club, Cafe Royal, London on 24th September 1957, consisting of a card cricket bag with 'D.C.' to centre and various destination labels, with 'kit' consisting of cards in the shapes of a stumps, wicketkeeping gloves and scorebook. Lacking the cricket bat card. Place name card for G.D. Huxtable. Other menus include dinners held in Perth for Rodney Marsh 1983 and Terry Alderman 1990, Neil Hawke, Adelaide 1990, Wombwell Cricket Lovers' Society dinners held in 1968, 1970 and 1972, dinner to welcome the return of the M.C.C. touring party to Australia, Hollingbourne 1975 etc. Sold with a further file comprising a collection of cricket related beer mats including a numbered set of fourteen Shepherd Neame 'Master Brew Local Hero' mats c1990, each featuring former members of the Kent team. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £75
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Printed cricket ephemera onwards. Two boxes comprising a good selection of post war tour guides, Test and cup match programmes, press cuttings, magazines, booklets, benefit brochures, annuals, menus etc. Includes a selection of signed pages, photographs etc including a sheet with printed title 'First Class Debuts 1923-1939' signed in later years by thirty one players. Signatures include Doug Wright, R.E.S. Wyatt, Hopper Levett, George Mann, Cyril Washbrook, F.R. Brown, Alec Bedser, Roly Jenkins, Godfrey Evans, Denis Compton, Alf Gover, Dennis Brookes etc. Also a 'Godfrey Evans 1953 Book of Cricket' signed by Evans, an official programmed for 'H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh's Team versus Lord Porchester's Team', Highclere Park, 3rd August 1958 in good condition. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £82

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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