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

Lot 405:
Lot 405 Lot 405
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: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 406:
Lot 406
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: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 407:
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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: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
1980 was Gillette's final year as sponsor of the tournament
Lot 408:
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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: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
Somerset won by seven wickets, Viv Richards scoring 132no. Smith scored seven in Surrey's innings
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Lot 409
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: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 410:
Lot 410
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: £50/70
Hammer price: £25
Lot 411:
Lot 411
Warren Bardsley. New South Wales & Australia 1903-1926. Original sepia press photograph of Bardsley on board ship while crossing the Channel en route to England for the Australian's 1921 tour. Bardsley is shown full length sitting on the side rail of the ship, wearing a suit, overcoat and trilby hat, with a serious expression on his face, suitcases at his feet. Stamp for 'S.S. Ramamurthy' to verso. 5.75"x7.75". Light creasing to corners, otherwise in very good condition. A nice image
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 412:
Lot 412
M.C.C. tour of India, Burma and Ceylon 1926-1927. First English cricket tour of the sub continent since 1902/03. Large format mono real photograph postcard of the P&O liner, R.M.S. Ranpura. Fully signed to the skyline above the ship by all fourteen members of the touring party. Signatures are Gilligan (Cpt), Chichester-Constable, Boyes, Tate, Wyatt, Parsons, Gery, Eckersley, Sandham, Astill, Leyland, Dolphin, Brown and Earle. The postcard by the Ocean Trading Company of Southampton measures 10.5"x 5.5". Vertical crease to just to the right of centre, some wear to right hand edge of the photograph, odd small further faults otherwise in generally good condition. A rarely seen postcard in this signed form
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £280
Noted as a gruelling tour by the players, some were affected by illness and the team had to be reinforced with other players during the tour
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Lot 413
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1936/37. Large and impressive mono photograph of the ship R.M.S. Orion at harbour in Venice on route to Australia in 1936. Signed to the skyline of the photograph by the M.C.C. touring party in black ink by all seventeen members of the touring team plus the Manager, Captain R. Howard. The eighteen signatures are Gubby Allen (Captain), R.M.V. Robins, R.E.S. Wyatt, K. Farnes, W.R. Hammond, H. Verity, M. Leyland, L.E.G. Ames, W. Voce, C.J. Barnett, J. Hardstaff, T.S. Worthington, W.H. Copson, J.M. Sims, A.E. Fagg, L.B. Fishlock, G. Duckworth and Howard. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed. The photograph measures 19"x9.75" and overall 29"x19". Some surface creasing to image, odd stain otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £260
'Gubby' Allen was chosen as captain to placate the Australians, following the Bodyline series of 1932/33. Despite England winning the first two Tests, they sadly lost the last three. Hammond topped the batting averages scoring 1242 runs at an average of 59.14 with five centuries, Voce was the pick of the England bowlers, but disappointed in the last few Tests
Lot 414:
Lot 414
Clarence Victor 'Clarrie' Grimmett. Wellington, Victoria, South Australia & Australia 1911-1941. Excellent original mono press photograph of Grimmett in 1937 disembarking from the S.S. Taroona, wearing a suit and trilby hat, carrying his case. Grimmett was returning from Tasmania where he had been playing for the Tasmania Combined XI v M.C.C. at Hobart 15th- 18th January 1937, and appeared in the following tour match for South Australia at Adelaide. Date stamp to verso, 25th January 1937, with press cutting laid down featuring the photograph. 6.5"x8.5". Small tear to lower edge and light crease to one corner, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
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Lot 415
South Africa tour of England 1947. Original mono photograph of the 'Union-Castle. R.M.V. Durban Castle' with title printed to lower border. This was the ship that took the South African touring party back to South Africa. Signed in ink to the skyline above the ship by all eighteen members of the South African touring party including the manager A.S. Frames. Signatures include Alan Melville (Cpt), Dyer, Lindsay, Dawson, Nourse, Mann, Harris, Rowan, Viljoen, Mitchell, Begbie etc. Good/very good condition. A rarely seen signed photograph
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £180
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Lot 416
Australian tour of England 1948. Official Orient Line 'R.M.S. Orontes' photograph of the ship which brought the Australian team to England in 1948. The photograph laid down to official mount. Nicely signed to photograph in ink by seventeen members of the touring party including the manager Keith Johnson, lacking Barnes from the full touring party. Signatures include Bradman, Hassett, Miller, Harvey, Morris, I. Johnson, McCool, W.Johnston, Toshack, Lindwall, Tallon etc. The signature of McCool is fading but legible. The photograph measure 7.5"x5.75" and overall 10"x7.75". Sold with note of provenance and original envelope from a previous vendor as to its provenence. Good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £280
The photograph and signatures were obtained by the vendors cousin who was chief pursar aboard the Orontes in 1948
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Lot 417
'The Australians Are Here!'. Original mono press photograph of all eighteen members of the Australian party taken onboard ship, the S.S. Strathaird, at Tilbury docks on their arrival on the 16th April 1948. Don Bradman looking in buoyant mood, other players include Miller, Harvey, Toshack, Hassett, Lindwall, Barnes etc. 10"x8". The photograph by Central Press Photos of Fleet Street. An excellent image. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Don Bradman. 'The Don is Here'. Iconic original mono press photograph of Bradman waving his hat on arrival at Tilbury Docks for the Australian tour of England in 1948. The photograph dated to verso 16th April 1948. 9.5"x7.5"". Odd nicks to edges otherwise in good condition. Sold with an original mono press photograph of Bradman acknowledging the crowd on reaching 200 at The Oval, 1932, Hobbs and Duckworth applauding. 6"x8", unevenly trimmed, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 419
'The Australian Eleven, 1880'. 'First Test Tour'. Excellent original mono plain back cabinet card photograph of the Australian team, seated and standing in rows wearing caps and blazers. Printed title and player's names to borders. Players featured are Murdoch (Captain), Spofforth, Boyle, McDonnell, Bannerman, Palmer, Moule, Bonnor, Alexander, Groube, Jarvis, Slight and Blackham. Gilt to edges. The card measures 6.5"x4.25". Photographer unknown. Odd very minor faults otherwise in very good condition. A rare card
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £300
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Lot 420
'The Australian Team 1886'. Excellent original sepia cabinet card photograph of members of the Australian team, seated and standing, in rows wearing caps and blazers, also the umpire Frank Farrands, the tour manager Ben Wardill and one other (?). Players featured are Scott (Cpt), Blackham, Trumble, Garrett, Giffen, Jarvis, Evans, Bruce, Jones and McIlwraith. The photograph by W.W. Winter, Art Photographer of Derby. Printed title 'The Australian Team 1886' to lower border. The card measures approx 6"x4.25". Advertising for W.W. Winter to verso. Minor 'light' fading to image, old pin hole to top border of image, some foxing and staining to card border otherwise in good condition. A rare cabinet card, not seen by the auctioneer
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £850
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Lot 421
'Photograph of 90 of the Leading Cricketers of England' c1880/1890'. Original mono plain back cabinet card photograph depicting miniature cameos of prominent cricketers of the period. Printed title to lower border. Players featured include Armitage, Ulyett, Abel, Briggs, Emmett, Read, Peel, Parr, W. Lillywhite, Shrewsbury, W.G. Grace, E.M. Grace, G.F. Grace, Hornby, Lord Hawke, Daft, Lord Harris, Hearne, Shaw, J. Liilywhite, W. Gunn, Mynn etc. Photograph by M. Hurst of Sheffield. 4.25"x6.5". VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £100
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Lot 422
'The Victorious 1921 Australian team'. Large and impressive sepia photograph 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. The photograph is laid down to official photographers mount, and the mount very nicely signed in black ink to top and lower borders, above and below the image, by all sixteen members of the touring party featured. Signatures are W.W. Armstrong (Captain), E.R. Mayne, E.A. McDonald, J. Ryder, H.L. Collins, T.J.E. Andrews, W. Bardsley, H. Carter, J.M. Gregory, H.S.T.L. Hendry, C.G. Macartney, A.A. Mailey, J.M. Taylor, W.A. Oldfield, C.E. Pellew and Sydney Smith (Manager). The photograph measures 11.5" x9.5"and overall in mount 18"x14". Minor age toning to the mount otherwise in very good condition with good strong signatures. An excellent signed image of the first post war Australian touring team, an original image not often seen
Estimate: £1400/1800
Hammer price: £1400
Australia won the Test Series 3-0 with two Tests drawn. Warwick Armstrong again, topped the bowling averages with 100 wickets on tour at 14.44, Charlie Macartney had a very successful tour topping the batting averages scoring 2317 runs at 59.41 with a highest score of 345 made in a single day against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge in June 1921, the Australians winning the match by an innings and 517 runs..... Australia played 38 matches, winning 22, drawing 14 and lost, just twice This image with signatures 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 423:
Lot 423
'The South African Cricket Team 1924'. Large and impressive sepia photograph of the South African touring team to England in 1924, seated and standing in rows, wearing cricket attire and tour caps. The photograph is laid down to official photographers mount with printed title to top and players names to lower border. Players include H.W. Taylor (Cpt), Bissett, Susskind, Deane, Ward, Blanckenburg, Pegler, Carter, Commaille, Nourse, Nupen, Meintjes, Catterall etc. Plus the tour manager, G. Allsop. The photograph, by Sport & General, measures 15"x12"and overall in mount 18"x17". Minor loss to the upper and lower corners of the mount, odd nicks otherwise in good/very good condition. An excellent image of this early South Africa touring team
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £190
England won the series 3-0 with 2 matches drawn
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Australia tour of England 1926. Impressive official sepia photograph of the Australian team who toured England in 1926, seated and standing in rows, wearing cricket attire and all dressed in their touring caps and blazers. The photograph is laid down to official photographers mount, and the mount very nicely signed in black ink to top and lower borders, above and below the image and two to the image, by all sixteen members of the touring party featured plus the Manager, Sydney Smith. Signatures are H.L. Collins (Cpt), W. Bardsley, A.A. Mailey, C.V. Grimmett, W.M. Woodfull, W.H. Ponsford, C.G. Macartney, T.J.E. Andrews, W.A.S. Oldfield, J.M. Taylor, J.L. Ellis, H.S.T.L. Hendry, J.M. Gregory, J. Ryder, A.J. Richardson, S.C. Everett and the Manager, Smith. The photograph by T. Bolland of St Leonards. Printed title to lower mount '16th Australian Eleven 1926'. The photograph measures 12.5"x9.5", and with mount 15.5"x14.5". Minor age toning to mount otherwise in very good condition. An excellent image of the 1926 tourists with good strong signatures
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £1350
England won the 1926 Ashes series against Australia, winning the last Test of the series after the first four matches were drawn. Because the series was at stake, the match was to be 'timeless' (played to a finish). Australia had a narrow first innings lead of 22. Hobbs and Sutcliffe took the score to 49-0 at the end of the second day, a lead of 27. Heavy rain fell overnight, and next day the pitch soon developed into a traditional sticky wicket. England seemed certain to be bowled out cheaply and to lose the match. In spite of the very difficult batting conditions, however, Hobbs and Sutcliffe took their partnership to 172 before Hobbs was out for exactly 100. Sutcliffe went on to make 161 and in the end England won the game comfortably
Lot 424:
Lot 424
New Zealand tour to England 1927. Official sepia photograph of the two teams for Leicestershire v New Zealanders, Aylestone Road, Leicester, 15th-17th June 1927. The match was drawn. The two teams seated and standing in rows on the outfield wearing cricket attire and blazers. The photograph has been nicely signed in ink by all eleven members of the New Zealand team. Signatures are Lowry (Captain), McGirr, Page, Dempster, Mills, Henderson, Merritt, Allcott, James, Blunt and Dacre. Also signed by Fowke and Astill of Leicestershire, and S.C. Packer (scorer?). 8"x6". Photographer unknown. Fourteen signatures in total. Nicks to top edge, otherwise a nice image in good condition
Estimate: £200/250
Hammer price: £200
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Lot 425
'Australian Test Team. First Test vs South Africa 1931'. Official mono photograph of the Australia team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and caps for the inaugural Test match to be played at Brisbane, v South Africa 27th November- 3rd December 1931. Nicely signed in ink to the mount borders by all twelve featured players. Signatures are Woodfull (Captain), Oldfield, McCabe, Bradman, Nitschke, Wall, Oxenham, Rigg, Ironmonger, Ponsford, Grimmett and Kippax. The photograph by F.W. Thiel of Brisbane measures 9.5"x7.75", laid to photographer's mount overall 13.5"x11.75". Formerly the property of C.L. Vincent of South Africa. Rather crudely handwritten title to top of mount. Four small holes affecting the photograph edges and mount, light surface marks, otherwise in good condition. A rarely seen tour photograph, especially signed in this form
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: unsold
Australia beat South Africa by an innings and 163 runs. Bradman top scored in the match with 226 runs in Australia's only innings
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Lot 426
Australian tour of England 1938. Impressive official mono team photograph of the Australian touring party, seated and standing in rows, wearing cricket attire and wearing tour blazers. The photograph nicely signed in black ink by seventeen players and management featured to lower border of image. Signatures are D.G. Bradman (Captain), S.J. McCabe, S.G. Barnes, W.J. O'Reilly, A.L. Hassett, J.H. Fingleton, E.L. McCormick, A.G. Chipperfield, B.A. Barnett, L.O.Fleetwood-Smith, W.A. Brown, M.G. Waite, C.W. Walker, C.L. Badcock, F.A. Ward, W.H. Jeanes and W. Ferguson. The photograph measures 11.75"x10". Loosely laid down in modern mount with window overmount, title to top border and players names to lower border. Some fading to five signatures to a lesser or greater degree otherwise in very good condition. This was Bradman's first tour of England as Captain
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
The Australian side won twenty games, drew thirteen and lost only two game with one game abandoned. The Test ended one game each. The outstanding performance of Don Bradman was again the highlight of the tour. From 26 innings he scored 2429 runs with a highest score of 278 and an average of 115.66 with 13 hundreds and 8 fifties. Remarkable!
Lot 427:
Lot 427
'Australian Team on Tour, 1956. United Kingdom, India & Pakistan'. Official mono presentation photograph of the Australian touring party seated and standing in rows wearing tour blazers. Handwritten dedication in ink to top border, 'With the Compliments of the 1956 Australian Touring Party'. Printed title and players' names to mount borders. Players featured include Johnson (Captain), Miller, Harvey, Benaud, McDonald, Lindwall, Langley, Archer, Burke, Crawford, Burge etc. The photograph by Sport & General Press Agency, London, measures 11.75"x9.5". Laid to official photographer's mount, overall 17"x14.5". Damage and rust spots to the photograph, water staining and wear to mount extremities. Viewing essential
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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Lot 428
West Indies. Sonny Ramadhin and Alf Valentine c1951. Excellent original mono press photograph of Ramadhin and Valentine standing three quarter length in relaxed pose wearing casual clothes, Valentine jauntily wearing a hat and sunglasses. Three press date stamps to verso, the earliest being 11th December 1951, which corresponds with the West Indies tour match against South Australia at the Adelaide Oval. 6.5"x8.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £190
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Lot 429
William Albert Stanley 'Bert' Oldfield. New South Wales & Australia 1919-1938. Excellent head and shoulders mono press library photograph of Oldfield in 1930 with a broad smile and wearing his Australia cap. The photograph with press label to verso dated 10th August 1976, announces the death of Oldfield in Sydney that day. 6"x7.75". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 430
Charles Aubrey Smith. Sussex & England 1882-1896. Nice original mono press photograph of Smith in later years, depicted in profile wearing a trilby hat and suit, and smoking a pipe while deeply engrossed in the match in progress, with other spectators in the background. Smith was attending the first Test, England v Australia at Trent Bridge in 1938. 6.5"x8.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
C. Aubrey Smith played for England and Sussex and captained them in 1887 and 1888. He also captained the Shaw & Shrewsbury team to Australia in 1887/88. He gained fame in the 1930/40's as a film actor based in Hollywood and founded the Hollywood Cricket Club in 1932. He died in 1948
Lot 431:
Lot 431
West Indies tour to England 1939. An excellent and poignant original sepia press photograph of four members of the West Indies touring party packing their cases at their London hotel following the decision to curtail the tour due to the impending outbreak of War. The photograph, dated 25th August 1939, features Bertie Clarke, Derek Sealy, Foffie Williams and Tyrell Johnson, all smartly dressed, attending to their luggage. 10"x8". VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
The three match Test series had been completed at The Oval and the players were due to play their next match against Sussex at Hove, but with the War looming, the tour was abandoned. Had they remained to play the remaining matches, on 2nd September they would have boarded the S.S. Athenia, which was torpedoed and sunk, the first British ship to be lost in the War
Lot 432:
Lot 432
Arthur Lindsay Hassett. Victoria & Australia 1932-1953. Excellent original sepia studio portrait photograph of a jovial Hassett, head and shoulders wearing suit and tie. Stamp for 'Broothorn [Studios, Melbourne] Rough Proof, please return' to lower portion of the photograph, and handwritten date to top left corner, 27th July 1949. 6"x7.75". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Following the retirement of Don Bradman, Hassett was appointed Captain for the tour to South Africa 1949/50, a position he held until the end of the 1953 Ashes series
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Lot 433
M.C.C. tour to South Africa 1948/49. Excellent original mono press photograph of the M.C.C. players taking drinks on the outfield in a break in play at Newlands, Cape Town. England players standing in the foreground include Cyril Washbrook to the left with Cliff Gladwin and Alec Bedser to the centre, Bedser wearing a sweater and looking hot and dishevelled. Others featured include Denis Compton, with South African batsmen in the background. 8.5"x6.5". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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Lot 434
Eton v Harrow, Lord's 1966. A superb image of the match played 1st- 2nd July 1966. The photograph shows the game in progress on the first day, with the famous pavilion in the background and, in the foreground, a group of four spectators seated on the top bench of a vintage stagecoach. On the rear of the coach is an open drinks cabinet displaying bottles and glasses. A scene highly evocative of past times. 8"x10". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
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England v Australia 1920s-1930s. Five original mono press photographs of England and Australia players either walking out to bat, in batting pose etc. Photographs feature Warren Bardsley, Bill Brown, Jack Fingleton of Australia, Ernest Tyldesley and Herbert Strudwick of England. The photographs trimmed, one with press masking. 4.25"x10" and smaller. Some photographs from Australian photo agencies. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
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Australian cricketers 1920s-1930s. Eight original mono press photographs of Australian Test players, the majority portraits, two in batting pose. Players featured include Warren Bardsley and Alan Kippax (two different photographs), both wearing New South Wales cap, Charlie Kelleway, Bill Ponsford in batting pose wearing Victoria State cap. 'Herald', Alan Fairfax, and Johnny Taylor, also Vic Richardson in formal attire. At least two photographs from Australian photo agencies. Various sizes, 8.5"x6.5" and smaller. Some photographs trimmed, some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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India Test cricketers 1940s. Seven original mono press photographs of India Test cricketers including portraits, match action etc. Photographs include four of Lala Amarnath in various poses and batting action, also Vijay Merchant and Vijay Hazare in action against England on the 1946 tour etc. Various sizes, 8"x6" and smaller. Some photographs from Australian photo agencies. Odd faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
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England v South Africa 1947. Nine original mono press photographs from the 1947 South Africa tour to England including Test and tour matches. South Africans featured include Ian Smith in bowling action in the first Test at Trent Bridge, Dudley Nourse and Ken Viljoen in action v Surrey at The Oval, Bruce Mitchell and Dennis Dyer walking out to bat v Worcestershire in the opening match of the tour etc. England players featured include a nice image of Len Hutton and Cyril Washbrook walking out to bat in the third Test at Old Trafford, and Denis Compton playing darts. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
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England v South Africa 1951. Seven original mono press photographs from the 1951 South Africa tour to England including Test and tour matches. Photographs include Dudley Nourse in the nets and in batting action v Surrey at The Oval, Eric Rowan batting in the fifth Test at The Oval, also Clive van Ryneveld, Johnny Waite, Jackie McGlew, Denis Compton etc. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
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Robert Neil Harvey. Victoria, New South Wales & Australia 1946-1963. Two excellent large mono press photographs featuring Harvey. One depicts Harvey issuing flight folders on the 1957/58 tour to South Africa, to teammates Ian Meckiff, Lindsay Kline and Colin McDonald. The other depicts Harvey and Alan Davidson with the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Eric Woodward, after Harvey had received his M.B.E. Both photographs from Australian photo agencies. Approx. 12"x8.5". Light press masking and creasing, otherwise nice images in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Australia and England Test cricketers 1960s/1970s. Two large original press photographs, one featuring Don Bradman, Neil Harvey and Richie Benaud in discussion on their return to Sydney from Canberra, early 1960s. The other features Frank Woolley and Bert Oldfield at a dinner, in conversation with Sir Robert Menzies, dated 12th February [1971?]. Both photographs appear to be from Australian photo agencies. Approx. 12"x8.5". Crease to one photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
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Stanley Joseph 'Stan' McCabe. New South Wales & Australia 1928-1942. Two large original press photographs of McCabe, one of him showing a 'Stan McCabe' autograph Slazenger bat to a customer, presumably in his own sport's shop in Sydney. The other depicts a smiling McCabe wearing a suit and tie. Both photographs with date stamps to verso, the earliest being January 1957. Both photographs approx. 10"x12", from the photographic library of the John Fairfax media company in Sydney. Wear and loss to one image, the other with horizontal crease, otherwise good images in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
McCabe played in 38 Tests for Australia from 1930 to 1938. He operated a sports shop in Gerge Street, Sydney until his death in 1968. Fairfax Media was founded by John Fairfax who purchased the Sydney Morning Herald in 1841. The company later owned a number of Australian national and regional newspapers
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George Aphonso Headley. Jamaica & West Indies 1927-1954. Three original mono press photographs of a youthful Headley, one a head and shoulders portrait, another of Headley in batting pose, the third a close-up showing Headley's batting grip. All three images from photo libraries of Australian publications, Sunday Sun, Sporting Life and Daily Pictorial, with various date stamps indicating these photographs were taken on the 1930/31 tour to Australia. Various sizes, 8.5"x6.5" and smaller. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Headley scored two centuries in the 1930/31 Test series against Australia which Australia won 4-1
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Lot 444
William James 'Bill' Watson. New South Wales & Australia 1953-1961. Excellent large original mono press photograph of Watson standing on the outfield with batting equipment under his arm, surrounded by admiring local youths, large crowds in the background. The photograph taken during the 1954/55 Australian tour to West Indies, and appears to have originated from an Australian photo agency. 10"x8". A nice image in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Watson played in four Test matches for Australia, including three on the 1954/55 tour to the West Indies
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Lot 445
Australia. Original large mono press photograph of Richie Benaud and Bill Watson warming up for net practice. The two players are depicted full length, smiling to the camera while jogging. The photograph dated 8th November 1955. 8"x10". A good image. Light creasing, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Garfield St. Aubrun 'Garry' Sobers. Barbados, South Australia, Nottinghamshire & West Indies 1952-74. Four good original mono press photographs of Sobers full length in his bowling action c1972. The sequence of images depict him approaching the wicket, at the start of his bowling action, at the point of release, and his follow through. Each measures 6.5"x8.5". Small ink stains to two, light creasing, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £110
Lot 447:
Lot 447
England v Australia 1961. Excellent large original mono press photograph of Bobby Simpson being bowled out by Fred Trueman in Australia's second innings, on the third day of the third Ashes Test at Headingley, 6th-8th July 1961. The image shows Simpson looking back at his stumps, the bails in mid-air, a look of jubilation on the face of Trueman, with Alan Davidson at the non-striker's end. Photograph by Sport & General, London. 8"x10". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
England dismissed Australia for 120 runs in the second innings with Trueman taking 6 wickets for thirty runs (eleven wickets in the match) and England winning by eight wickets
Lot 448:
Lot 448
England v West Indies 1969. Nice large original mono press photograph of Roy Fredericks hitting out for West Indies in their second innings off Underwood's bowling with England wicketkeeper, Alan Knott, behind the stumps in the first Test at Old Trafford, 12th-17th June 1969. Photograph by Central Press Photos, London. 8"x10". Small crease to top left corner, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
England one the first Test by ten wickets. Top scorer in the match was Boycott (128) in England's first innings
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John Berry 'Jack' Hobbs. Surrey & England 1905-1934. Two large original mono press photographs of Hobbs, one of him bowling in the nets at The Oval wearing his cap, dated 28th April 1921. The other of Hobbs at The Oval standing at the wicket leaning on his bat, wearing his M.C.C. touring blazer, dated 18th April 1923. Both photographs 8"x10". Nice images in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Australia tour to England 1938. Excellent original mono press photograph of Don Bradman and Stan McCabe walking off the pitch wearing batting attire, Worcester Cathedral in the background, in the traditional opening match of the tour v Worcestershire, 30th April- 3rd May 1938. 5.5"x7.75". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Australia won by an innings and 77 runs, with Bradman scoring 258 in Australia's only innings. Fleetwood-Smith had figures of 8-98 in Worcestershire's first innings and took eleven wickets in the match
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Don Bradman. England v Australia 1930. Nicely signed mono copy photograph of the iconic scene of Bradman, on his first tour, walking through the large crowd with policemen in attendance, having completed his record score of 334 in the drawn third Ashes Test at Headingley, 11th-15th July 1930. The scene is viewed from above looking down from the pavilion. Signed by Bradman to the photograph with dedication 'To Victor'. 8"x10". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
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Learie Nicholas Constantine. Trinidad, Barbados & West Indies 1921-1939. Two excellent original mono press photographs of Constantine in later years. One photograph is a very nice head and shoulders portrait taken at Lord's, 3rd June 1961, the other of him in jovial mood while attending a press reception at the Mayfair Hotel, London on 22nd August 1962. Both photographs 6"x8". Very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
After retiring from cricket, Constantine returned to Trinidad in 1954 where he qualified as a barrister while also pursuing a career in journalism and broadcasting and, in the same year, entered politics. From 1961-1964 Constantine served as High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. He was knighted in 1962 and made a life peer in 1969
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West Indies tour to Australia 1960/61. 'Tied Test' series. Seven good original mono press photographs of West Indian players on the celebrated 1960/61 tour. Photographs include head and shoulders portraits of Conrad Hunte and Alf Valentine, Hunte about to board a train, Seymour Nurse (two different) and Rohan Kanhai batting in the nets, and Sonny Ramadhin bowling in the nets. Press masking to three images. All photographs date stamped and from Australian photo agencies. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Nice images
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £45
The 1960/61 tour was notable for the celebrated tied Test at Brisbane, the first of only two such results in over 2000 Test matches played to date, the second occurring in 1986
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West Indies tour to Australia 1960/61. 'Tied Test' series. Five original iconic mono press photographs of action from the memorable tour. Images include Conrad Hunte playing a pull shot, Wes Hall celebrating as wicketkeeper, Alexander, takes a catch to dismiss Shaw in the tour match v Australian XI at Perth, 4th-8th November 1960, and Garry Sobers batting in the nets at Perth. Also Ramadhin bowling in his cap to McDonald in the second Test, Melbourne, 30th December 1960- 3rd January 1961 etc. Press masking to the Sobers image. All images date stamped and from Australian photo agencies. 8.5"x6.5". Odd minor faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
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Frank Worrell. West Indies tour to Australia 1960/61. 'Tied Test' series. Nice large original mono press photograph of a thoughtful Worrell walking out to bat with the pavilion in the background, probably in the tour match, New South Wales v West Indians, Sydney, 23rd- 26th December 1960. Various date stamps to verso, the earliest being 27th December 1960. Originally from the Sydney Sun-Herald photo library. 10.5"x8.25". Minor wear to extremities and light creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
New South Wales won by an innings and 97 runs. Worrell scored 28 and 0 in the match
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West Indies tours to Australia 1951/52 and 1960/61 ('Tied Test' series). Two good original mono press photographs of West Indies players on tour in Australia. One is an excellent depiction of Sonny Ramadhin's bowling action in the nets at Sydney, wearing his cap. Dated to verso 15th November 1951. 6.5"x8.5". The other is a very a nice large study of a bespectacled Alf Valentine, full length, walking out to bat through the picket gate with an empty Sydney pavilion in the background. Dated 13th January 1961. Daily Sun (Sydney). 8"x11.75". G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
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West Indies tour to Australia 1960/61. 'Tied Test' series. Excellent large original mono press photograph of Seymour Nurse in the nets at Sydney playing a spectacular lofted drive to leg on the eve of the tour match v New South Wales. Light press masking. Date stamped 23rd December 1960. 8"x11.75". Very good condition. Also an original mono press photograph of the moment in the second Test at Melbourne when the bowler Richie Benaud appeals and wicketkeeper Wally Grout points to the stumps as Joe Solomon's cap lies beside the broken wicket, one bail having been dislodged. Solomon was given out hit wicket. 6.5"x8.5". Both photographs Sydney Herald. G. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
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Australia 1960-1963. Three good large original mono press action photographs. One photograph intriguingly captures the Australian players huddled around their captain, Richie Benaud, showing no concern while an apparently injured England batsman is being attended to in the background during the third Ashes Test v England at Sydney, 11th-15th January 1963. Others images include Neil Harvey playing a sweep shot for New South Wales v West Indies, Sydney, November 1960 etc. The photographs appear to be from Australian photo agencies, each 11.5"x8". Light creasing, otherwise nice images in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Rohan Kanhai. West Indies tours to Australia 1960s. Two good large original mono press photographs of Kanhai in action during the 1960/61 tour. One image is an excellent action shot of Kanhai playing an expansive pull shot to the leg in the nets. The other depicts Kanhai having tumbled to the ground having played a similar shot during a tour match. Also an original mono press photograph of Kanhai playing a defensive shot off the bowling of Freeman on the 1968/69 tour to Australia. The photographs from Australian photo agencies, date stamped, each approx. 11.25"x8.5". Qty 3. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
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Australia v West Indies 1960/61. 'Tied Test' series. Two iconic original mono press photographs of West Indies batsmen leaving the field during the third Test, Sydney, 13th-18th January 1961. One depicts Joe Solomon about to step off the field of play through the picket gate, and being passed by the incoming batsman, Gerry Alexander. Solomon had been dismissed for one run in West Indies second innings. Alexander went on to score 108 and West Indies won by 222 runs. The other photograph shows Alf Valentine and Wes Hall leaving the field at the close of West Indies' second innings, Valentine smartly turned out with shirt sleeves buttoned down and short sleeve sweater. By contrast, Hall has his shirt open and sleeves rolled up. Both photographs 11.25"x8.25" and date stamped 16th January 1961 to verso. Some surface damage to the Valentine/ Hall photograph, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £45
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Lance Gibbs. Australia v West Indies 1960/61. 'Tied Test' series. An unconventional original mono press photograph of Lance Gibbs on the eve of the third Test at Sydney, 13th-18th January 1961. Gibbs is depicted with his eyes almost closed, sitting on his hotel bed wearing pyjamas, holding a glass of milk in one hand, the other resting on his bedside clock showing the time of 9.25pm. The caption cutting to verso describes his wish to get a good night's sleep before his first Test match in Australia. The other photograph shows Gibbs leaving the field having been dismissed. Gibbs scored 0 and 18, but took five wickets in Australia's second innings (eight in the match) to help West Indies to victory by 222 runs. Both photographs approx. 11"x8" and date stamped to verso. Sydney Herald. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
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Lance Gibbs. Australia v West Indies 1960/61. 'Tied Test' series. Two excellent large original mono press photographs featuring Gibbs on the 1960/61 tour to Australia. One depicts Gibbs sitting on a bench in the team dressing room surrounded by kit, relaxing with a bottle and glass in his hands. The other demonstrates Gibbs' efforts bowling in the nets at Sydney. A third photograph is of Gibbs in bowling action, probably on the 1968/69 tour to Australia. All three images appear to be from Australian photo agencies. Approx. 11"x9". Minor wear to photograph extremities, otherwise in good. Very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
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Wes Hall. West Indies tour to Australia 1960/61. 'Tied Test' series. Two large original mono press photographs, one an excellent portrayal of Hall bowling in the nets at Sydney on the eve of the third Test, the other of Hall playing an attacking shot to leg off Benaud, his hat at a jaunty angle, in the Sydney Test. Both photographs from Australian news agencies. Approx. 11"x9". Fold and small surface blemish to one photograph, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Nice images
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
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Wesley Winfield 'Wes' Hall. Barbados, Trinidad, Queensland & Australia 1955-1971. West Indies tour to Australia 1960/61. 'Tied Test' series. Three large original mono press photographs, one an excellent study of Hall's bowling action. The press cutting caption to verso suggests this was taken in the famous tied first Test at Brisbane, 9th-14th December 1960, in which Hall took five second innings wickets, nine in the match. Another depicts Hall in conversation with Gordan Rorke at a reception on the eve of the tour match v New South Wales, 25th-28th November 1960. The third is a good action shot of Neil Harvey evading a 'bumper' of the bowling of Hall in the second Test at Melbourne, 30th December - 3rd January 1961. Hall was warned by the umpire for over use of short pitch bowling. Australia won by seven wickets. All three photographs from Australian news agencies with date stamps to verso. Approx. 11"x9". Some wear and creasing, otherwise in good condition. Nice images
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
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Wesley Winfield 'Wes' Hall. Barbados, Trinidad, Queensland & Australia 1955-1971. Two excellent large original mono press photographs in which Hall is depicted coaching juniors in bowling and batting during the famous 1960/61 West Indies tour to Australia. Sold with two similar photographs taken when Hall was the professional for Randwick C.C., Sydney, in 1965/66. All four photographs from Australian news agencies with date stamps to verso. Approx. 11"x9". Odd faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Nice images. Qty 4
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £90
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Wesley Winfield 'Wes' Hall. Barbados, Trinidad, Queensland & Australia 1955-1971. Four excellent large original mono press photographs featuring Hall in the 1965/66 season when he was the professional for Randwick C.C. in Sydney. One is a good full length image of Hall entering the field at Randwick accompanied by teammates. Others depict Hall in bowling action, attempting an extravagant cover drive, and coaching juniors at the Club. All four photographs from Australian news agencies with date stamps to verso. Approx. 11"x9". Some wear and/ or folds, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Nice images
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
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Garfield St. Aubrun 'Garry' Sobers. Barbados, South Australia, Nottinghamshire & West Indies 1952-74. Five original mono press photographs all featuring Sobers. Images include a nice posed shot of Sobers playing a cover drive in 1963. Sobers and Ray Illingworth holding the Guinness Trophy for the five match England v Rest of the World Test series, 1970. Sobers batting in the nets before playing for South Australia in the Sheffield Shield v New South Wales at Sydney, January 1962. Sobers with his seventeen year old Indian fiancee in Calcutta, January 1967, and driving Gleeson for four to reach his century in West Indies' second innings in the fifth Test v Australia, Sydney, February 1969. Various sizes, approx. 8"x11" and smaller. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition. Good images
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £45
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England v Pakistan, Kennington Oval 1954. Original mono press photograph of the England team taken prior to the Test match against Pakistan. The photograph nicely signed by all twelve members of the team. Signatures include Hutton (Cpt), Cowdrey, Tyson, May, Loader, Statham, Wardle, Compton, Simpson etc. Photograph by Central Press Photos Ltd. 10"x8". G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Pakistan, on their first tour of England, won the Test by 24 runs. Fazal Mahmood took twelve wickets in the match. The series was drawn one Test each
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Australia v West Indies Test series 1968/69. Official mono press photograph of Garry Sobers wearing his touring blazer, presenting the Frank Worrell Trophy to Australian captain, Bill Lawry, after Australia had beaten West Indies in the fifth Test by 382 runs to clinch the series 3-1 with one match drawn. The players are standing in front of a microphone with players, officials and spectators in the background. 11"x7.5". Light crease to one corner, otherwise in good/ very good condition. A good image
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
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England v Australia 1930 series. Large black file containing an excellent collection of twenty seven original press photographs from the series covering the five Test matches played at Nottingham, Lord's, Headingley, Old Trafford and the Oval. Ten photographs from the Trent Bridge first Test at Nottingham include iconic images of Larwood bowling, Bradman and Ponsford walking out to open the innings on the fourth morning, Chapman and Hobbs walking out to bat, Hobbs and Sutcliffe walking out to bat, Hobbs, Kippax, Sutcliffe and Ponsford batting. Two photographs from the Lord's second Test match including a large photograph of the England team taken at Lords and Hendren batting. Eight photographs from the Headingley Test at Leeds including iconic images of the general view of the Test match taken from high in the stands, Chapman and Woodfull inspecting the pitch, Hammond and Duckworth going out to resume play, two loverly photographs of members of the crowd during the lunch interval, Bradman batting during his partnership with Woodfull, Chapman and Tate walking out to bat etc. One photograph from the 4th Test played at Old Trafford, Bradman being caught by Duleepsinhji off Peebles for 14. Seven photographs from the 5th Test played at the Oval, Don Bradman acknowledging the crowd on reaching his double century, Wyatt scoring off Grimmett, Whysall, Kippax and Ponsford batting, Sutcliffe being hit on the hand by Hornibrook with Oldfield and Jackson looking on and the closing scene of the match showing crowds of spectators rushing onto the pitch, Australia having won by an innings. Various sized photographs. The majority around 6.5"x8.5", some larger, some smaller. An excellent group of images from this 1930 Ashes series. Odd faults, good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £440
Australia won the series by two tests to one with two matches drawn. The English public had their first look at Bradman and he did not disappoint. He scored one triple century, two double hundreds and one single hundred in the Test matches to ensure Australia won the series
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Don Bradman 1930. Excellent original sepia press photograph of Bradman leaving the field at the end of the first day of the 3rd Leeds Test match having scored a world record score of 309no. Bradman is pictured walking off with a police escort at the front and rear. The large crowd making a narrow channel for the batsman. The photograph measures approx 4"x6". Some minor damage to the top border of the image otherwise in good condition. Sold with a further original press photograph of Bradman from this historic innings, Bradman doffing his cap and acknowledging the crowd having scored a century before lunch at Headingley equalling Charlie MacCartney's record of scoring a century before lunch, also 4"x6". Qty 2
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £130
The Australians scored 458-3 on the first day of the Test and Bradman went on the following day to increase his record score to 334 before being caught by Duckworth off Tate. He was the 6th wicket to fall and Australia recorded a first innings score of 566 all out. The Test match was drawn and Australia went on to win the series by two Tests to one. This was Bradman's first tour of England. 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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England v Australia, Old Trafford 1938. Excellent and interesting selection of six original press photographs taken, on various days, at the Test match where the match was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to heavy rain throughout the five days. One shows the two captains, Don Bradman and Wally Hammond and the head groundsman, Harry Williams, inspecting the wicket, signed by the two players and the groundsman, another shows the Australians Badcock, Barnes and Barnett who went out to film the flooded pitch, two others show groundsman trying in vain to clear the water from the wicket and the final two show Harry Williams standing on a flooded Old Trafford wicket. All 9.5"x7.5". Good images showing the frustration, rain at a cricket match can cause. Sold with an original 10/6 ticket for the match and a further ticket for the Previous Test at Lord's in June. Qty 8
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £300
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England v West Indies, Lord's 1950. Excellent official mono team photograph of the England team, seated and standing in rows at Lord's, wearing cricket attire. The photograph laid down to mount which has the elaborately handpainted title and dates to top of the mount, and players names to lower mount. Players include Yardley (Cpt), Berry, Kenyon, Jenkins, Doggart, Wardle, Hutton, Bedser, Edrich etc. The photograph measures 12"x9" and with mount 14"x15.5". This was Hubert Doggart's copy
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
The West Indies won the Test by 326 runs, Walcott made 168, Rae made 106, Ramadhin took eleven wickets in the match, Jenkins took nine wickets in the match
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England v West Indies, 3rd Test match. Trent Bridge 1950. White file containing an excellent collection of twenty nine original press photographs from the Test match played at Nottingham on the 21st-25th July 1950. The album starts with an aerial view of the game in progress with a full house in attendance, queuing spectators being served tea, Yardley and Goddard tossing for innings, Washbrook and Simpson walking out to bat, a West Indian 'war dance' as Simpson is soon out to Johnson for 14, Insole batting and being clean bowled for 21 by Ramadhin, Godfrey Evans diving full length in an attempt to run out Worrell, Weekes making his century, Worrell and Weekes walking off the ground at the end of the second day having made 239no and 108no respectively, Simpson and Washbrook batting during their opening partnership of 212 in the second innings, Washbrook acknowledging the crowd having made his century, Parkhouse hitting out at Ramadhin, Evans reaching his fifty, Rae batting in the West Indies second innings etc. West Indies won the Test match by ten wickets. Each photograph is loosely mounted to a page with printed title and annotation below. Photographs by Central Press Photos Ltd of Fleet Street. An excellent group of images from this 1950 Test match. Good/very good condition throughout
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £750
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England v Australia 1956. Two official mono photographs of the England teams who played Australia for the first Test at Trent Bridge and the fifth Test at The Oval. The photographs show the players seated and standing in rows in cricket attire in front of the respective pavilions with spectators in the background. Both photographs measure 10"x8", laid to mounts, overall 15"x13". Minor creasing to The Oval photograph, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
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Duke of Norfolk's XI v Australia 1956. Excellent selection of five original press photographs taken at the ground during the first tour match at Arundel. Photographs show the Australian team taking the field, led by Captain Ian Johnson, general view of the ground with the Australian's fielding, a view of the spectators in deck chairs and sitting on the banks, two Australian players taking photographs around the ground and the last one showing another delightful view of the match in progress through the trees with spectators to fore and background. All 10"x8". Excellent images. Sold with two press photographs from the 1956 tour of Keith Miller and Ian Johnson (6"x8"), a postcard of the 1956 Australian touring team signed to verso by Neil Harvey and a photograph of Roy Marshall who played for the Duke of Norfolk's XI (10"x8"). Plus press cuttings regarding the game. Good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
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Duke of Norfolk's XI v Australia 1964. Excellent selection of eight original press photographs taken at the ground during the first tour match at Arundel. Photographs show the Australian team, wearing tour blazers being introduced to the Queen Mother prior to the game shaking hands with Graham McKenzie and another with Norman O'Neill (2) the Australians taking the field, led by Captain Bob Simpson, Bill Lawry, Ted Dexter, Bobby Simpson, Roy Marshall and Norman O'Neill batting during the game (5). Sold with further press photographs of Lawry caught by Booth and O'Neill being bowled by Caldwell in the following tour match at Worcester, Plus various other press photographs including the Australians attending a reception at Australia House featuring Keith Miller, Bobby Simpson, Wally Grout, Peter Parfitt, Phil Sharpe and two press photographs of Norman O'Neill, Wally Grout and Brian Booth choosing bats at the Stuart Surridge Outfitters. All 10"x8". Excellent images. Sold With a real photograph postcard of the Australian 1956 and an album page signed by fourteen of the Australian team, back to back, including McKenzie, Simpson, Grout, Booth, Burge, Jarman etc. Good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
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Geoffrey Boycott. Yorkshire & England 1962-1985. Large mono press photograph of Boycott celebrating with bat raised, having completed his one hundredth first-class century in the Headingley Test against Australia in 1977. The scoreboard to background showing his personal score of a 100 and the England score of 234-4. Signed by Boycott to the photograph. The photograph measures 8"x10". G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £90
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Sir Leonard Hutton, Yorkshire & England 1934-1955. Blue photograph album containing and excellent selection of thirty six original press photographs covering Hutton's career as England player and Captain, both in England and abroad on tours. Photographs include walking onto the pitch v South Africa 1951, Hutton tossing for innings with Lindsay Hassett 1953 (both at Lord's, The Oval and at Leeds- 3), full touring team with Hutton Captain 1954/55, Hutton onboard ship with the team 1954/55, Hutton tossing for innings with Johnson in Australia 1954/55 (3), Hutton tossing for innings with Hazare at Old Trafford, Hutton walking out to bat with Compton at Trent Bridge 1948, walking out to bat with Washbrook (1946 at the Oval and 1947 at Leeds (great image), walking out to bat with Edrich 1938, at the Oval 1948 and in Australia 1954/55, walking out to bat with Barnett v New Zealand 1947 (Old Trafford), walking out to bat with Ikin at Trent Bridge 1951 v South Africa (2), walking out to bat with Hardstaff 1938, The England team walking onto the Sydney Cricket Ground 1954/55, walking out to bat with Washbrook 1950/51 at Perth (great image). On the whole, the photographs are either 6"x4.5" or 6"x8" with odd exceptions. A nicely present album
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
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George Beldam. Pioneer of action photography, the first action photographer of sport in Britain, specialising in cricket and golf. A nice selection of seven sepia action photographs, of George Hirst, Yorkshire & England, taken between 1901 and 1904 by Beldam, which were reproduced in the books 'Great Batsman, Their Methods at a Glance' and Great Bowlers and Fielders, Their Methods at a Glance by Beldam and C.B. Fry 1905 & 1906. One or two of the photographs appear to have been published in the book. Five of the photographs show Hirst in batting pose and two show him bowling. The photographs measure 4"x5" and some have pencil annotation to verso. One states 'Page 374 of G.B. (Great Batsman) with title 'A pull drive of a ball pitching onto the off-stump'. Another states 'close to page 369 but not identical', others 'not in G.B. & F. (Great Bowlers and Fielders)' and 'similar'. The photographs are in good clear condition with the exception of one which is faded. It is not certain if these are original or contemporary copies
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £300
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Yorkshire C.C.C. 1920s-1950s. A good run of mono postcards of Yorkshire teams for the period, the majority real photographs. Series include Rotary, Parkinson and Roy Studios, Hawkins, Scott, Durhams, Rosemont, Charles etc. Three cards signed, signatures include Vic Wilson, Ted Lester, Ray Illingworth, Fred Trueman, Brian Close, Bob Appleyard etc. Odd postcard trimmed, otherwise in good condition. Qty 25
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
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Yorkshire C.C.C. 1930s-1960s. A nice selection of fifteen small mainly candid photographs with some official player portraits of Yorkshire players for the period. Ten photographs signed. Signatures are Bryan Stott, Maurice Leyland, Frank Lowson, Bob Platt, John Waring, Percy Holmes, Roy Booth, Ted Lester, Eddie Leadbeater and Sir F.S. Jackson. Other players features include Hutton, H. Sutcliffe, W. Sutcliffe etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £120
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Herbert Sutcliffe. Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. Five original mono press photographs featuring Sutcliffe. Two photographs depict Sutcliffe walking out to bat, both nicely signed in ink. The others depict Herbert seated with his son, Billy, walking out to bat with Percy Holmes, and attending a civic reception in Pudsey, 1925. Sold with an original typed letter from the Chairman of Directors of the Sheffield Daily Telegraph relating to fundraising for Sutcliffe's testimonial in 1925. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
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Yorkshire C.C.C. 1950s-1960s. A good selection of twenty four candid mono photographs and plain back postcards featuring Yorkshire players, the majority signed by the featured player(s). Signatures include Nicholson, Lee, R. Hutton, Gould, Padgett (three signatures), E. Smith, Sharpe, Taylor, Whitehead, Hampshire. W. Sutcliffe, Bolus, Firth, Cowan, Bird, Hallam etc. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £180
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Len Hutton. Original mono press photograph of Len Hutton walking out to bat with Frank Lowson for Yorkshire v M.C.C., Scarborough, 31st August 1949. 6"x4.5". Very good condition. Sold with an original mono press photograph of players entering the field at Scarborough in 1944. Handwritten annotation to verso reads, 'John Browne leading his XI (Chief Constable of Scarborough)'. Following Browne is Herbert Sutcliffe. No record of the match can be found. 8"x5". Also a mono reproduction photograph of Hutton and Lowson walking out to bat at Scarborough in 1950. Qty 3. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
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William Eric 'Bill' Bowes. Yorkshire & England 1929-1947. Mono press photograph of Bowes, head and shoulders wearing cricket attire and blazer. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by Bowes. 6"x4". VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
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Yorkshire C.C.C. signed press photographs. Excellent original sepia photograph of action from the North v South Test Trial, Edgbaston, 1st-3rd June 1949. The photograph depicts Norman Hever of Glamorgan struggling to make his ground batting for the South, wicketkeeper Don Brennan on the ground with Brian Close looking on. The photograph nicely signed in ink by the three featured players. 8"x9". Sold with a mono press photograph of Jimmy Binks, bat in hand, signed by Binks. 4"x6". Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
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Len Hutton. Yorkshire & England 1934-1955. Original mono press photograph of Hutton sitting for a portrait being painted by Henry Carr. Hutton is shown seated wearing batting attire and M.C.C. touring blazer with the artist at work in the foreground, dated 1st May 1951. Signed to the photograph by Hutton. 6.5"x8.75". An excellent image. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
The painting was originally commissioned by the Yorkshire Evening News in tribute to Hutton's performance in the Ashes series in Australia of 1950/51
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Yorkshire C.C.C. late 1920s. Three mono postcard size candid photographs of Yorkshire players entering or leading the field. Players featured are Holmes, Leyland, Lupton, Macaulay, Rhodes and Kilner. Sold with a mono postcard of Haigh, Hirst and Rhodes at Blake Lee Guest House, Marsden, by J.E. Shaw. Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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'Yorkshire 1900. Record Season- Unbeaten in County Championship'. Official mono photograph of the Yorkshire team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and Yorkshire caps. The photograph measures 11.5"x9" and is mounted in modern mount and frame with the original printed title with the season's match statistics below. Photographer unknown. Overall 19"x17.5". Ex Bob Appleyard collection with his bookplate to verso signed by Appleyard. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £180
Yorkshire played twenty eight matches in their Championship winning season of 1900, winning sixteen, drawing twelve and losing none
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'Yorkshire 1887'. Official sepia photograph of the Yorkshire team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. The photograph measures 11.5"x9.25" and is mounted in modern mount and frame with the original printed title with players' names below. Players featured include Hawke, Dyson, Pride, Ulyett, Hall, Emmett, Bates, Peel etc. Photographer unknown, probably Fosters or Hawkins. Overall 19"x17.5". Ex Bob Appleyard collection with his bookplate to verso signed by Appleyard. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
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Herbert Sutcliffe. Yorkshire. A nice original mono photograph of Sutcliffe wearing cricket attire and M.C.C. touring blazer, signing autographs for a group of giggling young schoolgirls. Mounted, framed and glazed, 15.5"x13". Also an official mono photograph of the 1946/47 M.C.C. touring party to Australia 1946/47, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire at Perth, framed and glazed 15"x12". Sold with a W.G. Grace 'Colmans Mustard' poster, 'Glenn Turner 100 Centuries in First-Class Cricket' poster, and a page cutting of a montage of Essex cricketers to face the Australians in 1905, all framed and glazed. Qty 5. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
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Yorkshire C.C.C. 1930s-1960s. Eighteen original mono candid photographs of Yorkshire players, the majority at matches, in numerous locations, all but one signed by the features player(s). Signatures include Dennis, Robertson, Greenwood, Halliday, Wilson, Stott, Lowson, Hutton, Lester, Birkenshaw, Taylor, Illingworth, Hampshire, Cope, Bolus, Padgett etc. Odd duplication of signature, twenty four signatures in total. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £140
Lot 493:
Lot 493
Leonard Hutton. Yorkshire & England 1934-1955. Excellent original sepia press photograph of Hutton walking off the field having achieved, the then, record individual Test score of 364, being applauded by Australian players in the background. The photograph by Central Press Photos date stamped to verso 27th August 1938. 8"x10". G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £95
In the record breaking fifth Test Match at The Oval England scored 903-7, Len Hutton scoring 364, Maurice Tate in his last Test match 187, and Joe Hardstaff 169no. Bradman's injury prevented him from batting in either of Australia's innings. England won the match by an innings and 579 runs to tie the series 1-1
Lot 494:
Lot 494
Herbert Sutcliffe. Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. Excellent large and impressive original mono photograph of Sutcliffe standing full length in batting pose. Photographer unknown. The photograph measures approx. 12"x15", mounted, framed and glazed in modern frame, overall 16"x19". Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
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Lot 495
Arthur Brian Sellers. Yorkshire 1932-1948. Large and impressive original mono photograph of Sellers in batting pose at the crease in the nets. Signed in blue ink to lower right corner 'Yours very sincerely, A. Brain Sellers'. Photographer unknown. The photograph measures 10"x12", laid to original photographer's mount, framed and glazed overall 13"x15.5" in modern frame. Small damage to centre of photograph and some staining, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Sellers was captain of Yorkshire from 1933 to 1948, a period in which Yorkshire were county champions on six occasions
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Candid cricket photographs, 1951-1958. A selection of forty one good candid photographs, various sizes, all loose mounted to large photo album pages with neat handwritten captions. Twenty eight photographs nicely signed in ink by the featured player. Signed photographs include members of the M.C.C. touring party to Australia and New Zealand 1954/55 and South Africa 1956/57, photographed in England, a good number at Leicester. Signatures include Bill Edrich, Alec Bedser, Peter May (three different), Frank Tyson (2), Reg Simpson, Doug Insole (2), Trevor Bailey, Brian Taylor, Peter Richardson, Johnny Wardle, Peter Loader, Tony Lock (2), Jim Laker etc. Other county player signatures include Roy Marshall (Hampshire), Derek Richardson (Worcestershire), Fred Trueman, Willie Watson, Brian Close (Yorkshire), Arthur McIntyre (Surrey), M.J.K. Smith (Warwickshire), Mick Allen, John Manning (Northamptonshire) etc. Other unsigned photographs include four of the South Africans taking the field at Leicester in 1951. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £300
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Australia tour to England 1953. Eleven good candid photographs of members of the Australian team, all loose mounted to large photo album pages with neat handwritten captions. Seven photographs are signed by the featured player. Signatures include Lindsay Hassett, Keith Miller, Richie Benaud, Alan Davidson, Colin McDonald and Graeme Hole. Other players featured include Don Tallon, Doug Ring, Ian Craig and Neil Harvey. Each photograph measures 2.5"x3.5". VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
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Australia tour to England 1956. Twenty three good various sized candid photographs of members of the Australian team, all loose mounted to large photo album pages with neat handwritten captions. The photographs taken at matches v Nottinghamshire, v Leicestershire and Cambridge University, with twelve signatures of featured players. Signatures include Ian Johnson, Jack Rutherford, Colin McDonald, Jim Burke, Ken Mackay, Neil Harvey and Keith Miller. Also the signatures of members of the Cambridge University team including O'Brien, Wilenkin, Pieris, James and Goonesena. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
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Lot 499
Colin Cowdrey and Geoff Pullar 1962. Original mono press photograph of Cowdrey and Pullar walking out to bat in the first Test, England v Pakistan, Edgbaston 31st May- 4th June 1962. Signed to the photograph by both players. 8"x10". VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
England best Pakistan by an innings and 24 runs, Cowdrey scoring 159 in England's only innings
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Lot 500
Kenneth Charles Preston. Essex (1948-1964). Original mono action photograph of Preston bowling in the nets with teammates looking on. An excellent image signed with dedication in ink, 'To Harold, Thanks for all your efforts! Ken Preston, Ilford 1951'. 5.75"x7". Small crease to lower left corner, adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
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Lot 501
Australia tour to England 1948. Bradman's last tour. Official mono press photograph showing the popularity of Bradman. The photograph was taken at Worcester at the start of the traditional opening tour match, dated 28th April 1948, and depicts Bradman standing in cricket attire on the edge of the outfield posing for a large crowd of photographers, with spectators and film cameramen in the background. 8"x6". Light creasing otherwise in good condition. An excellent image
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £260
Lot 502:
Lot 502
Australia tour to England 1953. Excellent mono press photograph of R.J. McNeill, captain of East Moseley C.C., tossing for innings with Lindsay Hassett, captain of the Australians, for the opening charity match of the tour played at East Moseley, Surrey, 26th April 1953. 8"x10" VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Australia tour to England 1956. Original mono press photographs of Richie Benaud, Ian Craig and Ian Johnson in slip catching practice on the 1956 tour. Sold with a mono press photograph of Peter Burge playing a pull shot in the third Test at Headingley. He went on to score 160 and Australia won by seven wickets. Both photographs 8"x10". Qty 2. Excellent images. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 504:
Lot 504
Royal tour to the Commonwealth 1953/54. Original mono press photograph of Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh being introduced to the combined South Australia Cricket Association team and a Combined Country Carnival Cricket Eleven at the Adelaide Oval, 19th March 1954. The two teams are lined up in facing rows with a large crowd in attendance, part of the scoreboard and the cathedral in the background. The Queen is seen shaking hands with the umpire. No details of the match itself can be found. The photograph measures 14.75"x11.75", and is laid down to a plain card mount, overall 18"x14". Wear and tear to the mount, the photograph in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
On their inaugural tour of the Commonwealth, the Queen and Prince Philip arrived in Adelaide on 18th March 1954. On Friday 19th March they attended the races at Morpettville followed by a visit to the Adelaide Oval for the cricket match
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Australia tour to England 1930. A collection of twelve original glass negatives of portraits of members of the Australian touring party, and one team photograph. Individual player photographs, mainly head and shoulders, include Oldfield, Hornibrook (three different), Hurwood (three different), Fairfax, Kippax, Oldfield (standing on a balcony at Worcester), a'Beckett, and Richardson. Each photograph has an original trimmed mono print of the image laid down to the containing protective envelope and measures 4.25"x3.25". Sold with a selection of six glass negatives from the 1930 Oval Test showing the match in progress, large crowds inside and outside the ground, two of 'pirate' grandstands erected outside the ground, and two aerial views. Also two plates of the former Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, attending the Lord's Test, and three from the 1934 tour including Bradman walking near his hotel in London. Each plate measures 4.75"x3.5". Qty 28. Odd faults to some plates, generally in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £460
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New Zealand tour to England 1931. A collection of fifteen original glass negatives of portraits of members of the New Zealand touring party. Individual players featured, mainly head and shoulders, include Lowry (Captain), Kerr, Merritt, James, Matheson (two different), Cromb, Vivian, Dempster (two), Weir, Mills, Allott and Talbot. Each photograph has an original trimmed mono print of the image laid down to the containing protective envelope and measures 4.25"x3.25". G/VG
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £260
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India tour to England 1932. A collection of seventeen original glass negatives of portraits of members of the Australian touring party. Individual players featured, mainly head and shoulders, include Nayudu, Jahangir Khan, Mohammad Nisar, Kapadia, Marshall, Amar Singh etc. Each photograph has an original trimmed mono print of the image laid down to the containing protective envelope and measures 4.75"x3.5". Sold with a negative of Joginder Singh signing an autograph at Victoria Station on departure from the 1932 tour, and the Maharaja of Patiala at the official opening of the Brabourne stadium in Bombay (Mumbai), dated 14th December 1937, both 5"x4". G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £220
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County cricketers 1929-1939. A mixed selection of thirty four original glass negative plates including thirteen portraits of county cricketers, the majority head and shoulders. Photographs include R. Smith, Wade, Farnes, O'Connor (Essex), Ingram (Middlesex), Wellings (Surrey), Gibbons, Fox, Wright (Worcestershire) etc. Each plate measures in an envelope with a monoprint laid down to the front. Also images of cricketers in various (mainly non-cricket) situations. Images include one of four Yorkshire players, Sutcliffe, Leyland, Verity and Bowes arriving in London prior to departure for the 1932/33 'Bodyline' tour to Australia, Jack Hobbs representing a Dutch cricket team against an England XI at Ealing, 1937, and a further five of Hobbs in informal situations, Jardine in India on the 1933/34 tour, Maurice Tate arriving at Lord's, Duleepsinhji departing Croydon Aerodrome for India to attend his brother's wedding, Nawab of Pataudi attending a polo match at Roehampton, weddings of G.A.K. Collins (Sussex), W.T. Nevell (Middlesex & Surrey), E.T. Killick (Middlesex) joining Harrow School as a master etc. Various sizes, approx 4.75"x3.5". Some faults including the odd crack, damage to emulsion etc, overall in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
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Oxford and Cambridge Universities 1932-1933. Twenty seven original glass negative plates of players representing their university, the majority head and shoulders portraits. Each plate is stored in an envelope with a mono print from the negative laid to the front with player's name, some also with location. Notable Cambridge players include D.R. Wilcox (Essex), A. Ratcliffe, R.W.K. Winlaw (Surrey), B.O. Allen (Gloucestershire), J.H. Human (Middlesex & England), W.H. Webster (Middlesex), R.S. Grant (West Indies), etc. Oxford players include H.M. Garland-Wells (Surrey), I.A.R. Peebles (Middlesex & England) etc. Five of the images taken at a match played by Oxford University at Eastbourne in 1933 depict bowling grips and techniques. Good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
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Women's Cricket Association 1929-early 1930s. Eleven original glass negative plates of women's cricket. Some plates with accompanying press captions describing Rest of England v South of England at Beckenham, practice at the Battersea Polytechnic Ground etc. Some plates in very fragile condition with two fused together, and two with peeling emulsion. Others in fair/ good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
Lot 511:
Lot 511
Commonwealth tour to India 1953/54. 'Autographed Photo Album. Fourth Test at Madras. Silver Jubilee Overseas Cricket Team vs India. January 13th to 17th 1954'. Small photograph album with printed title to front cover and blue silk tie, presumably presented to players in the match. Comprises twenty six mono candid style photographs, each signed by the featured player. Some photographs detached, appears to be missing two photographs. Signed photographs include all twenty two players who played in the five day match including Roy, Manjrekar, Gopinath, Umrigar, Ramchand, Ghulam Ahmed, Gupte etc. for India, Barnett, Marshall, Edrich, Watkins, Barrick, Loxton, Loader, Subba Row etc for the Commonwealth. Also signed by V. Pattabhiraman (Manager) who has written a dedication ink to the front cover to Geoffrey Whitelock, whose name and address are written to the rear cover. G/VG
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
India won the match by an innings and 50 runs. Ghulam Ahmed, Captain of the Indian side took twelve wickets in the match
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International cricket teams in England 1953-1966. Two large black photograph albums including a good selection of over one hundred and sixty cricket related candid photographs. The personal albums appear to have compiled by an unidentified club cricketer as captions to many photographs are initials. Many photographs depict international Test cricketers on tours to England. Players featured include Hill, Craig, Benaud (Australia 1953), Kadar (Pakistan 1954), McCarthy, Maclean, Heine (South Africa 1955), Miller, Craig, Johnson, Davidson, Burge, (Australia 1956), Petrie, Cave, Reid, Sutcliffe (New Zealand 1958), Sobers, Kanhai, Carew, Gibbs, Murray (West Indies 1963), Simpson, Burge, Veivers, O'Neill (Australia 1964), Kanhai, Nurse, Hall (West Indies 1966). England players featured include Cowdrey, Graveney. Bailey, Oakham, Trueman, Bedser, Barrington, Boycott, Milburn, Parks, Jones etc. The majority of photographs have been taken at matches played and Old Trafford and Northampton. The photographs measure approx. 4"x3". VG
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £160
Lot 513:
Lot 513
The Ashes. Australia v England, Melbourne 1937. Excellent original mono press photograph of an aerial view of the huge crowd in the stands at Melbourne on the opening day of the fifth and final Test, 26th February- 3rd March 1937, in the 1936/37 Ashes series. The photograph by the General Photographic Agency, London, measures 8"x10". VG
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: unsold
England had won the first two Tests, but Australia recovered to win the remaining three to retain the Ashes, winning the final Test emphatically by an innings and 200 runs. Bradman (169), Badcock (118) and McCabe (112) for Australia top scored in the match
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England v Australia, Trent Bridge 1948. Two original mono press photographs of large crowds in the stands, taken on the second day of the first Test match at Trent Bridge, 10th- 15th June 1948. 10"x8". Good images. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Australia won the first Test of the 1948 series by eight wickets and went on to retain the Ashes winning the series 4-0 with one match drawn
Lot 515:
Lot 515
'Indian Test Team v Australia at Brisbane, November 1947'. Official mono photograph of the Indian team who played Australia in the first Test in Brisbane in November 1947. The photograph laid down to photographers mount with title to top and players names to lower border. Signed to photograph by V.S. Hazare and V. Mankad. Also signed to verso by H. R. Adhikari. Photograph by S. Riley of Brisbane. Overall 13"x9". G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
Lot 516:
Lot 516
Herbert Sutcliffe and Jack Hobbs. 'The All India Moin-Ud-Dowla Challenge Gold Cup. Finals. 19th January 1931. Winners, Vizianagram XI'. Rare and excellent original mono photograph of the Vizianagram XI seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire in front of a marquee for the final played at Secunderabad, 11th-13th January 1931. The photograph has been very nicely signed in ink by all twelve members of the team. Signatures include Sutcliffe, Hobbs, Vizianagram, Nayudu, Jaoomal, Godambe etc. This was Sutcliffe's personal copy with his initials 'H.S.' in ink to the top left corner of the mount. The photograph by Raja Deen Daya & Son, 'Nizam's State Photographer', measures 11.5"x8", laid to photographer's mount presented in original folder, overall 18"x14". Minor wear to the folder, the photograph in very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £160
Hobbs and Sutcliffe were invited to join a private tour to India and Ceylon organised by the Maharajkumar of Vizianagram ('Vizzy'). In the final of the Moin-ud-Dowlah Gold Cup Tournament Vizianagram's XI beat Hyderabad by nine wickets, Nayudu top scoring with 100 in the first innings. On the tour Hobbs and Sutcliffe both made over five hundred runs and scored two centuries apiece
Lot 517:
Lot 517
'Mr. Julien Cahn's Cricket Team. Jamaica 1929'. Original mono photograph of the touring party seated and standing in rows wearing tour blazers. Fully signed in ink by all sixteen playing members of the touring party. Signatures are Cahn, Sandham, Tennyson, Dawson, Nicholas, Lilley, O'Connor, Shaw, Whysall, Iddon, Hilder, Durston, Nicholls, Mercer, Astill and Peach. The photograph with printed title to top border by Elliott Photo measures 9.5"x7.5", laid to photographer's mount, overall 15"x12". Excellent image. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
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England v South Africa 1960. First Test, Edgbaston 9th-14th June 1960. A good selection of fifty three original mono press photographs relating to the Edgbaston Test. The majority of photographs are good action shots of batsmen playing scoring shots, bowlers taking wickets featuring the majority of players from both sides. Other on-field images depict the captains, Cowdrey and McGlew tossing for innings, Waite and O'Linn walking out to bat etc. Off-field photographs feature anti-apartheid demonstrations outside the ground, Geoff Pullar with his wrist in plaster, and a member of the Egbaston office staff stitching on padding to Pullar's batting glove for protection, general view of the grandstand with a sparse crowd etc. Approx. 7.5"x6.25" with press captions to front. Good images. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
England won the first Test by 100 runs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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