Cricket Prints, Original Artwork & Paintings

Lot 645:
Lot 645
C.B. Fry. Pair of 20th century spelter figures of C.B. Fry in batting and wicket keeping pose. Fry is portrayed wearing cricket cap and open neck shirt. The figures painted gold and mounted on black marble bases. c1890. Qty. 2. G
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £65
Lot 646:
Lot 646
'Evening Standard Cricketer of the Month'. Large 'float bronze' sculpture of a bowler about to deliver the ball. The figure mounted on a slate plinth. The figure stands 18" tall. Similar trophies were apparently presented by the Evening Standard to the Cricketer of the Month some years ago. This trophy was bought by the vendor by the producer of the trophies, Thomas & Peters. An excellent sculpture. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £85
Lot 647:
Lot 647
'Evening Standard Cricketer of the Month'. Large 'float bronze' sculpture of a of a batsman wearing cap in batting pose playing a forward defensive shot . The figure mounted on a slate plinth. The figure stands 11.5" tall. Similar trophies were apparently presented by the Evening Standard to the Cricketer of the Month some years ago. This trophy was bought by the vendor by the producer of the trophies, Thomas & Peters. Approx 10" tall. An excellent sculpture. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £85
Lot 648:
'The County Cricket Championship Trophy. Presented by The Lord's Taverners'. Set of four pewter goblets with inscription to goblet side. Similar silver plated goblets were presented to members of County Championship winning sides in the 1960/80's. Each 6" tall. Some wear, staining, good. Sold with a cricket ball shaped ashtray mounted on three crossed cricket bats on circular metal base. Approx 5.5" tall. Tarnished
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 649:
Lot 649
Cricketing desk ink stand. Small wooden based desk set comprising an inkwell to centre with lid and two sets of cricket stumps and bat to each of the back corners. Decorative borders to base. 6.5"x3.25". 3.5" tall. Date unknown. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £85
Lot 650:
Cricket metalware. Selection of mainly modern cricket figures, three of batsman, one of a wicket-keeper, one a group scene of batsman, wicket-keeper and slips etc. One, a spelter metal figure on base of Grace, full length standing with tree behind, lacking bat and with loss to tree branches. Qty. 12
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 651:
Lot 651
Cricket toast rack c1900. A Victorian silver plated, six division toast rack with five pairs of stumps and bails to centre, with pair of angled cricket bats at each end, the handle in the form of a cricketer's belt and buckle on a cricket ball. The rack mounted on a base with feet comprising of two cricket figures and two cricket balls. Monogrammed initials to each bat. 7" long x 3.5" wide, 6.75" high. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 652:
Lot 652
Sydney Cricket Ground membership medals. Three early gold metal with colour enamel medals for Sydney Cricket Ground 1902/03, 1903/04 and 1909/10. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £180
Lot 653:
Lot 653
Gold sporting medal. 9ct gold medal with blue enamel shield decoration to front. Medal by Thomas Fattorini Ltd of Birmingham. In presentation box. 4.03 grams. Hallmark worn, date unknown. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 654:
Lot 654
'Timeless Genius'. Victor Thomas Trumper. New South Wales & Australia 1894-1914. Original bronze coated resin sculpture of Trumper leaping out to drive based on the iconic photograph by George Beldam. The sculpture by Brian Elton was produced in 2005 as a limited edition of only one hundred copies, numbers 1-25 in silver plate, numbers 26-100 in bronze, this being number 31. Overall 12" high, 9" wide mounted on a mahogany base with rosewood finish, in original presentation box. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £100
Brian Elton is an artist and sculptor who has produced presentation pieces for the Royal Engineers and the Royal Family
Lot 655:
Lot 655
Cricket tapes. Two leatherbound 'Chesterman' of Sheffield groundsman's measuring tapes with brass fittings, one 66ft, the other 33ft. Wear to the tape of the smaller example, cases in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25
Lot 656:
Lot 656
Thomas Cuthbert Longfield. Cambridge University, Kent, Europeans & Bengal 1927-1939. Silver plate jug with hinged lid, and bakelite handle and finial. Presented by the Cricket Association of Bengal to Longfield on 20th March 1956, 'In appreciation of his service to cricket in Bengal and under whose captaincy Bengal won the Ranji Trophy in 1938'. 8.5" tall. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £75
Longfield's first-class cricket in England was restricted due his work in India where he led Bengal to their first Ranjiv Trophy victory in 1938/39. His daughter, Susan, married Ted Dexter
Lot 657:
Lot 657
Australia v England 1974/75. Australian boomerang signed by both the Australian and England teams who played for the Ashes in 1974/75. Thirty one signatures including I. Chappell, Redpath, Marsh, Walters, G. Chappell, Lillee, Thomson, Mallett, Denness, Edrich, Greig, Cowdrey, Knott, Amiss, Arnold, Old etc. Approx 15.5" wide. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 658:
Lot 658
Aubigny C.C. 1895/96. A silver plate goblet with ornate floral engraved decoration and inscription. 'Presented by G.F. Bennett Esq, Aubigny C.C. Best Bowling Average Season 1895-6. Won by E.J. Metcalfe 13.15'. Maker's mark to underside of 'Meriden Britannia Company. Quadruple Plate. 197 S U.S.A.'. 8" tall. Some tarnishing to plate, dents to rim, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Aubigny C.C. appears to have been active in the late 19th century in New South Wales, Australia. The Meriden Britannia Company was founded in Connecticut in 1852 and by the 1870s was considered the largest silverware company in the world. It was incorporated into the International Silver company in 1898
Lot 659:
Lot 659
'Sport in Miniature' cricket figures. Collection of thirteen miniature figurines, each on wooden plinth, of John Wisden, W.G. Grace, Jack Hobbs, Sydney Barnes, Harold Larwood, Len Hutton, Fred Trueman, Ian Botham, David Gower, Denis Compton, Jim Laker, Walter Hammond, and Godfrey Evans. Each approx. 4.5" tall. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £190
Lot 660:
Lot 660
'England v Australia 1926'. Very attractive gilt copper commemorative spoon for the Australian tour of England in 1926, The spoon handle with raised kangaroo and raised lettering 'Australia versus England' to end. The handle shaft decorated with cricket bat and stumps with bails. The bowl has the title 'Australian's Team 1926 and names of all the touring team in high relief. Players names include Collins, Bardsley, Gregory, Oldfield, Woodfull, Ponsford, Richardson, Ryder, Grimmett etc. Hallmarked. G/VG. Rare
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 661:
Lot 661
Cricket locket. Silver locket with two American coins, dated 1866 and 1898, encased in a circular locket with crossed bats and ball and ring suspension to top. Hallmarked. Approximately 1"x1.25". G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 662:
Lot 662
Julius Caesar and George Parr. A pair of original large Staffordshire cricketing figures, believed to be of Caesar and Parr. Both figures beautifully decorated, the figure of Caesar standing beside a set of brown cricket stumps holding a cricket bat, wearing a blue cap with orange peak and a spotted pink bow tie to neck, and white spotted shirt and orange sash with cricket blazer to right hand side. Parr standing beside a wicket holding a cricket ball in his right hand, wearing an orange cap and a blue bow tie to neck, and white spotted shirt with green sash to waist, a cricket blazer to left hand side. Some gold lustre to the blazer edges and to bases. The figures probably made by Sampson Smith c1860. The figures were purchased by the vendor from the well known Staffordshire dealers, Oliver Sutton Antiques of Kensington, London, in November 1983 and both figures have his small business stickers to base with date. The figure of Caesar measures approx 14" tall and the figure of Parr approx 13.75" tall. Minor wear to the painted surface of the blue cricket cap of Caesar otherwise both in good to very good condition. A rare pair of early cricket figures
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £1400
Two sizes of these figures are generally known, approx 10" and 14". These two figures were purchased from Oliver Sutton of Kensington, London in November 1983 and a photocopy of the invoice is sold with the figures.
Lot 663:
Lot 663
Batsman & Wicket-keeper. An original Victorian Staffordshire cricketing group of a batsman and a wicket-keeper on an oval base. Both figures within the group beautifully decorated, the batsman in polka dot orange, blue and white checked shirt with pink hat holding his bat in front of the wicket, the wicket-keeper wearing a white jacket with blue trim, pink trousers behind the wicket. Some gold lustre to base. The figures, probably made circa 1850, were purchased by the vendor from the well known Staffordshire dealers, Oliver Sutton Antiques of Kensington, London, in October 1984 and this cricketing group has his small business sticker to base with date. Approximately 6" tall. Minor wear otherwise both in good to very good condition. A rare group of early cricket figures
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £1400
This group of cricket figures were purchased from Oliver Sutton of Kensington, London in November 1983 and a photocopy of the invoice is sold with the group of figures.
Lot 664:
Lot 664
Staffordshire. Original Staffordshire 19th century pottery group depicting a boy holding a cricket bat, wearing a white smock coat, and a girl, in three quarter length dress, holding a ball. With tree and foliage background. Approx 6" tall. Good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £85
Lot 665:
Lot 665
Staffordshire. Pair of original Staffordshire 19th century pottery figures depicting a boy holding a cricket bat, wearing a white smock coat, and a girl, in three quarter length dress, holding a ball. Approx 5.5" tall. Good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 666:
'Young England' and 'Young England's Sister'. Excellent pair of Copeland parian figures, after C. Halse 1874. The figures leaning against a tree stump, the boy with cricket bat and reading a book, the girl with book and croquet mallet. Both, signed by Halse, on oval bases with titles to front 'Copyright reserved. Copeland' impressed to sides of base. Both approx 16" tall. The boy figure with small loss to the bat handle and corner of the open book, the girl in good condition. Qty. 2. Rare
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £260
These figures were produced in small numbers by the prestigious Copeland factory
Lot 667:
Lot 667
Childs plate. Victorian Staffordshire small plate with scene of boys, one holding a cricket bat, with a man holding a basket to centre with the wording 'The basket he open'd, the parcel was flown, George was silent, and scarcely could lift up his eyes, for the cake he had hid was his own'. Floral pattern around rim. 6" diameter. Minor loss to scene, minor firing mark to back, minor wear to plate edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 668:
Lot 668
'Lindfield'. Small 'Arcadian china' souvenir vase with cricket crest of Lindfield. 2.5" tall. Lustre to rim. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £95
Lot 669:
Lot 669
'Lindfield'. Small 'Arcadian china' souvenir ewer with cricket crest of Lindfield. 2.5" tall. Lustre to rim. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £80
Lot 670:
Lord's Cricket Ground- The Pavilion. Marylebone Cricket Club'. Three examples of the Sandland ware ceramic tankards with transfer printed images of the pavilion at Lord's, each with old father time to verso. Two are transfer printed in mono, one 5" tall, the other 4" tall plus a 5" tall tankard with colour transfer printed image. Gold lustre to rim and handle. G/VG. Sold with a 1950's style heavy cricket boot doorstop modelled in resin. Qty. 4
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 671:
Lot 671
Cricket figure. Large and realistic ceramic figure of a batsman wearing pads and gloves, holding bat to side in one hand and quartered cap in brown and cream in the other to hip stood on naturalistic plinth. Appears 1950's. The figure measures 18" tall. No makers mark. Minor wear otherwise in good condition. An impressive cricketing figure
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 672:
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Staffordshire 4" waisted cricket mug with strap handle and beaded rim, with cream background and three raised figures of a batsman, bowler and wicket keeper, believed to be Lillywhite, Pilch and Box. c1870. Silver lustre floral decoration between figures. Some loss to lustre otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 673:
Lot 673
Cricket figures. A pair of German porcelain figures, the boy holding a cricket bat, wearing pads with a cap, the girl in three quarter length dress wearing a cap, she is holding a racket and shuttlecock. Each figure is decorated in blue, red and gold lustre. 9" tall. C 1890/1900. Very good condition. Previously sold at the Crump Collection 2006 as lot 336
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 674:
Lot 674
Cricket figures. A pair of ceramic cricket figures, one a bisque batsman wearing pads and a cap holding a bat to side on naturalistic base, decorated in blue, yellow with gold lustre. 10" tall. The second, a batsman wearing pads and a cap holding a bat in the air wearing striped shirt and trousers on naturalistic base, decorated in blue with gold lustre. 8" tall. c1900. Replacement bat. Good condition. Previously sold at Vennett-Smith auctions of March 2011 and November 2013 respectively
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £60
Lot 675:
Lot 675 Lot 675
Australia 1968. Royal Worcester bone china plate produced by the factory to commemorate the Australian tour of England in 1968. The plate bears the reproduction printed signatures in gold of the Australia touring team visiting Worcester for the opening match of the tour. The plate measures approx 10.5" diameter with signatures in gold to centre with decorative gold edging to rim. To reverse is the Royal Worcester mark with title 'Australia Touring Side. England 1968'. Lacking original presentation box. Rare. Very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £95
These commemorative plates were first produced and issued in 1938 and continued until 1973. Each plate was limited in number by the factory to about 50-60, one given to each member of the team and a few made available to specialist collectors
Lot 676:
Lot 676
Geoff Boycott. Royal Doulton china figure of Geoff Boycott. Boycott is depicted in batting mode wearing England cap with bat raised playing a stroke. Approximately 9.5" tall. Limited edition 11/8114. Produced in 1996. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Lot 677:
Lot 677
Sri Lanka v England 'First Test Match. 100 Years'. Rare commemorative plate by Lanka Porcelain produced to mark the first Test match between Sri Lanka and England, played at Colombo 17th-22nd February 1982. 8" diameter. Sold with a slightly larger plate commemorating Zimbabwe Cricket with emblems of the various teams to outer edge. The plate made by ['Norbet' of Zimbabwe. 10" diameter. Qty. 2. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
England won the inaugural Test match in Sri Lanka by seven wickets
Lot 678:
Lot 678
Cricket glassware. Selection including an original souvenir ashtray for the England v Australia 1953, 'Ashes Test Series' with colour image to centre of the lion and kangaroo, bats stumps and the Ashes urn. Title below. 3.5" diameter. Sold with a glass jar top kangaroo shaped bottle. 5" high. Plus a glass beaker produced for Alan Wharton's (Lancashire) Benefit in 1958 with printed titles and players' signatures in blue and red with gilt lustre to rim, a Leicestershire Cricketer's Tankard etc. Qty. 6
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 679:
Lot 679
Staffordshire replica cricket figures. A good selection including 'Caesar & Parr', 'Military Batsmen', 'W.G. Grace' (two different sizes), batsman & wicket-keeper etc. Odd faults, good. Qty. 6
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £12
Lot 680:
Lot 680
Cricket figures. Two early cricketing figures, bisque figure of an early bowler wearing a white cap, blue spotted shirt, white trousers, colourful sash, standing with a green blazer to one side and wickets and bat to the other. 8" tall, circa 1880's and the other a continental bisque 10" figure of a batsman, in blue cap, neck tie and sash, yellow and white shirt. '1397' marked to lower base at back. Good condition. Qty. 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 681:
Lot 681 Lot 681
Cricket figures. Selection of modern cricket figures, one an extremely large figure of a batsman in hooped cap leaning on his bat, 19" tall. Others include 'William Clarke. Founder of Trent Bridge 28th May 1838', 7" tall, a glazed pottery figure of batsman modelled full length in batting pose. Incised to base with signature 'R. Underwood', 7.5" tall, an Endurance Ltd cold-cast porcelain figure of Weekes in batting pose, a Kinsella style match holder etc. One figure with broken bat. Qty. 11
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 682:
Lot 682
Cricket figures. Pair of continental cricketing and tennis figures. The boy figure holding a cricket bat and the girl a tennis racket and ball. Both colourfully dress, both wearing hats. Both approximately 7" tall
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 683:
'Frank Worrell, West Indies'. Large Sandland Ware circular ashtray with transfer printed image of Worrell in batting pose to centre. Approx 8.5" diameter. Sold with a Sandland salt pot with similar image of Worrell to side. Plus a Sandland trinket/sweet tray with transfer printed image of Jack Hobbs in batting pose to centre
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 684:
'Worcestershire County Cricket Club. Champions 1964'. Jasperware 5" green/grey ceramic tankard produced to commemorate the Championship win. With raised figures of a bowler, batsman, fielders, the Cathedral and the County emblem in white. Sold with a small Royal Worcester trinket tray with similar title 'Champions 1964' with image of play at the County ground. Good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 685:
'Kinsella style' cricket match holders. Two 'Kinsella style' ceramic caricature match holders of the young boy as a batsman. Approximately 5" and 5.5" tall. Minor wear, good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 686:
Cricket ceramics and metalware. Selection including Doulton toby jugs of 'The Hampshire Cricketer' and W.G. Grace. Limited edition. Sold with a small early cricket plate, copper cricket plaque depicting a batsman, spelter figure of C.B. Fry as a batsman (repair to bat), a small pair of continental boy and girl cricketers, a cricket tin etc. Qty. 11. Odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 687:
W.G. Grace. Large oblong Sandland ashtray with transfer printed image of Grace in batting pose to centre. 9"x6". Sold with a square trinket box with lid, image of a cricket match being played to lid. Amberglade Potteries of Derbyshire. 4"x4"x2.5". Minor mark to the Grace ashtray otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £10
Lot 688:
Cricket ceramics. Varied selection of ceramics including a pair of cricket dog spill vase book ends, coloured in green and yellow, 'The Ashes Centenary Tankard 1882-1982. Franklin Porcelain 1982. 6.5" tall, small Teachers Whisky jug, featuring boy cricketers, pair of cricketing salt and pepper pots, Manor potteries china caricature toby jug of Grace in M.C.C. cap. Approx 6.5" tall, 'The Wicketkeeper', H.J. Wood ceramic toby jug, 'The Hope of his Side'. Kinsella 5.5" caricature spill vase of a young boy in batting pose (old repair to neck), another cricketing figure with wooden stumps mounted on small trinket tray after Kinsella's 'Cockney' boy cricketer, one stump missing, five treacle coloured cricket tankards (Holkham, Lord Nelson Potteries), 'A Century of Test Cricket' Melbourne Cricket Ground 1877-1977', two glass paperweights including 'Texaco Trophy England v Pakistan 1992', Staffordshire replica cricket figures(5), cricket mugs including Iden Pottery, Rye etc. Sold with two modern golfing ceramics and a golf paperweight. Qty. 38 . Some faults, generally good
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70
Lot 689:
Lot 689 Lot 689
Staffordshire. Original Staffordshire 19th century pottery figure of a boy holding a cricket bat to side, wearing a white smock coat. Approx 6" tall. Good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
Lot 690:
Lot 690
Royal Doulton toby jugs. Five Royal Doulton ceramic caricature cricket toby jugs of W.G. Grace wearing M.C.C. cap, Denis Compton, Brian Johnston, Dickie Bird and 'The Hampshire Cricketer'. Each limited edition and standing approx 4" to 4.25" tall. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 691:
Lot 691
Royal Doulton toby jugs. Four Royal Doulton ceramic caricature cricket toby jugs of Jack Hobbs, Len Hutton, Freddie Trueman, and Ian Botham. Each limited edition and standing approx 4" to 4.25" tall. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £95
Lot 692:
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Cricket teapots. Three modern novelty cricket teapots. Various sizes, makers include Swinside (England), RFA (Chine) etc. Plus a ceramic model of a village cricket scene with pavilion, scoreboard and pub, 'The Cricketers' Arms' by Simon Wimblett, Danbury Mint. Qty. 4. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £30
Lot 693:
Lot 693
'Century of Centuries'. Collection of eleven limited edition china plates, each commemorating a player achieving a 'hundred hundreds' during his first class career. The plates by Royal Grafton and Coalport are Herbert Sutcliffe, Jack Hobbs, Denis Compton, Graham Gooch, Tom Graveney, John Edrich, Walter Hammond, Viv Richards, Les Ames, Len Hutton and Mike Denness. Three in original presentation boxes. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 694:
Lot 694
England v Australia 1977. Two Royal Stafford china plates. 'England 1977 Jubilee Test Series v Australia' with three lions emblem to centre and facsimile signatures of the England team to surround, and 'Australia 1977 Touring Cricket Team' with Australian emblem to centre and facsimile signatures of the Australian team to surround. Both in original presentation boxes. Sold with a selection of plates by Royal Worcester, Coalport, Wedgwood etc. for Centenary Test 1980, Centenary of Test Cricket at Old Trafford 1984, England v Australia, Headingley 1981 etc. Qty. 12. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 695:
Lot 695
Royal Doulton 'Bunnykins' tableware series. Excellent collection of eleven original pieces of tableware from the 1930's, four signed 'Barbara Vernon' including a plate, a cereal bowl, a dish, a child's dish with three partitions, an oval bowl, a circular bowl with raised sides, a cup, two mug (both different sizes), a two handled cup and a money box. Five pieces featuring the beach scene of rabbits playing cricket and the other six pieces showing various scenes including a rabbit carrying his cricket equipment, assisted by two mice. All of the pieces feature the running rabbit image to borders/rims and to base have the Bunnykins tableware backstamp, four of the pieces with printed date of 1936. Minor wear to the image on one of the plates, one minor chip to the circular bowl, hairline crack to the two handled cup otherwise no cracks, chips or faults noted. An interesting selection of the 'Bunnykins series'
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Introduced in 1934, Bunnykins tableware depicted Mr. and Mrs. Bunnykins and other rabbits dressed in human clothing, in colourful rural and small-town English scenes, transfer-printed on white china, many featuring the beach cricket scene. The chinaware line originated with artwork by Sister Mary Barbara Bailey (Barbara Vernon Bailey), the daughter of Cuthbert Bailey, general manager of Doulton during the 1930s. Unbeknownst to the public, Mary Barbara Bailey was not a professional illustrator, but a nun in the Augustinian Canonesses of the Lateran. Sister Mary Barbara provided illustrations to the designers of Doulton & Co. to be used on tableware. The earliest pieces, signed "Barbara Vernon" (Sister Mary Barbara Bailey), are quite rare and highly prized. Vernon died in March 2003
Lot 696:
Lot 696 Lot 696
Hedley Verity. Yorkshire & England, 1930-39. W. Ellis of Bramley commemorative mug for 'Hedley Verity, England's Famous Spin Bowler' with vignette of Verity in bowling pose. Verity's 'England and Australian Test Records' to verso, ten wickets v Warwickshire 1931 and ten wickets v Nottinghamshire 1932 'including the Hat Trick' and creating World Record figures of 19.4 overs, 16 maidens, 10 wickets for ten runs' . Stamps to base. Gilt lustre to rim and handle. Approx 4" high. Small chip rim otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 697:
Lot 697
Young England's sister'. Continental bisque figure of a young girl dressed in three-quarter dress holding a cricket bat on naturalistic base. Approx 9.5" tall. Minor hairline crack and some wear to base otherwise in good condition. Sold with a Victorian Staffordshire figure of a young child cricketer dressed in a green smock holding a cricket bat to side. Approximately 6" tall. '137' printed to base. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 698:
Brian Close Benefit Year 1961. Sandland one pint tankard produced to commemorate Close's Benefit Year, with vignette of the pavilion at Headingley and printed details. Gold lustre to rim and handle. 5". Very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 699:
'Century of Centuries'. Good selection of five limited edition china plates, each commemorating a player achieving a 'hundred hundreds' during his first class career. The plates by Coalport and Royal Grafton are Don Bradman, Jack Hobbs, Denis Compton, Les Ames and Geoff Boycott, in original presentation boxes. Sold with a Coalport china plate commemorating Geoff Boycott scoring a Century of Centuries for Yorkshire and a Wombwell 50th Anniversary plate (1991), both in original presentation boxes. Qty. 7. Sold with a small selection of cricket ties, three miniature bats with printed facsimile signatures, 'The Hampshire Cricketer' toby jug, wine glass, New Zealand first victory in England 1983 three framed cricket items, small quantity of cigarette cards etc. In two boxes
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 700:
Cricket ceramics and metalware. Good varied selection including two Staffordshire mugs (3"), both with odd chip and hairline cracks, commemorative plates including Championship winning plates (4), Spode china two handled loving tankard M.C.C. Bicentenary 1787-1987, four endurance figures of cricketers with some damage, loss of bat etc, signed balls, various souvenirs, modern Staffordshire figures etc. In three boxes. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 701:
Lot 701
Commemorative cricket glasses. Selection of four glasses, Ken Suttle Benefit Year 1966. Original Sussex C.C.C. half pint glass tankard produced to commemorate Suttle's Benefit year. With colour Sussex emblem in blue and yellow to centre of tankard and eleven signatures of the Sussex team beneath in black. 4.5". G. Sold with 'The Cricketers Tankard'. One pint and two half pint glass tankards with gold lustre to rim. With sixteen signatures of England players etched onto the glass. Signatures inc Bailey, Compton, Bedser, Statham etc. G. Qty. 4
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £12
Lot 702:
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Holcombe Douglas 'Hopper' Read. Surrey, Essex and England 1933-1948. M.C.C. tour to Australia and New Zealand 1935/36. Full size Stuart Surridge, 'Herbert Sutcliffe Autograph' bat nicely signed in ink to the face by thirteen members of the touring party. Signatures are Holmes (Captain), Mitchell-Innes, Griffith, Read, Baxter, Langridge, Hardstaff, Sims, Human, Smith, Barber, Parks and Lyttleton. Lacking the signature of Powell. Also signed to the rear shoulder at the ownership position by Read. Sold with a full size Slazenger 'Rohan Kanhai' bat signed to the verso by two unknown teams. Qty. 2. G/VG
Estimate: £120/180
Hammer price: unsold
The 1935/36 M.C.C. tour comprised up and coming England players with a view to gaining experience prior to the full tour in 1936/37. Hopper Read was regarded as the fastest bowler in England but played only three seasons of first class County cricket, and made just one Test appearance for England v South Africa at The Oval, 17th-20th August 1935
Lot 703:
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West Indies v England 1960. Miniature Gray Nicholls 'Crusader' bat signed to the face by thirteen members of the England team for the fourth Test at Bourda, Georgetown, 9th-15th March 1960. Signatures include May (Captain), Cowdrey, Statham, Trueman, Dexter, Illingworth, Subba Row, Barrington etc. Signed to the verso six West Indies players, Alexander, Worrell, Walcott, Sobers, Watson and Hunte. Sold with a Gunn & Moore 'William Gunn Autograph' miniature bat with printed signatures of the 1948 Australian touring party to England. Both bats 11.5". Some wear to the Australia bat, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 704:
Lot 704
Surrey C.C.C. 2004. Full size Kookaburra bat signed to the face by thirteen members of the Surrey team. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £18
Lot 705:
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England v New Zealand, Lord's 1969. Stuart Surridge 17.25" cricket bat nicely signed to face and verso by the two teams who played in the first Test at Lord's 1969. Twenty eight signatures including Dowling, Pollard, Turner, Collinge, Hadlee, Congdon, Boycott, Edrich, Knight, Knott, Underwood etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
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George Herbert Hirst. Yorkshire & England 1891-1929. Full size 'Extra Special Test Match' cricket bat by Tyldesley & Holbrook of Manchester. Signed to the rear shoulder by George Hirst and J.T. Tyldesley and dated 1905. Formerly on display at the Tyldesley & Holbrook premises in Deansgate, Manchester. Sold to the current vendor in 2012 by 'SignPost' with letter of authentication. Some wear and ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £170
In 1905 George Hirst made his highest score of 341 in the match against Leicestershire and another double century scoring 232no against Surrey. That season he ended with a total of 2226 runs at an average of 53.95 and took 100 wickets at 19.94 and Yorkshire were crowned County Champions
Lot 707:
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Richard Howorth. Worcestershire, Europeans & England 1933-1951. Stuart Surridge County Driver 'R. Howorth, Worcestershire' autograph bat used by Howorth during his playing career. Previously sold by Knights, with his tour blazer. Good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
Dick Howorth played in all four Tests on the tour of the West Indies in 1947/48 and returned his best bowling figures of 6-124 from 41 overs in the West Indies second innings of the first Test at Barbados. Howorth's only other Test match and his Test debut for England was the fifth Test of the series against South Africa at The Oval in 1947 where he took a wicket with his first ball in Test cricket. His victim was Dennis Dyer who was caught Gladwin, bowled Howorth for 18. In all first class cricket he took almost 1350 wickets at 21.87 and scored over 11,400 at 20.68
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Australia 1961. Gradidge 'Imperial Driver' cricket bat signed to face by the Australian touring team to England. Fourteen signatures including Benuad, Harvey, Kline, Burge, Lawry, Simpson, Davidson, Booth, Grout, O'Neill etc. Below are the signatures of Derbyshire 1961 and to verso, signatures of the Leicestershire, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Hampshire and Lancashire teams plus three Gloucestershire signatures, all 1961. Odd minor fading, some perishing to rubber handle. Good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £45
Lot 709:
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Joseph Guy: Nottingham. Stuart Surridge 'Peter May autograph' cricket bat with an oil painting to face of 'Joseph Guy: Nottingham', Guy is painted full length in cricket attire with top hat holding a cricket bat at the wicket, ball at his feet, with tent and landscape to background, a colourful and well executed cricket scene. The painting on the bat with artists initials 'S.StC.S. 1993' to edge. Some perishing to rubber handle. Good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £55
Lot 710:
Australia 1985. Hunts County cricket bat signed to face by fifteen members of the Australian touring party to England in 1985. Signatures, in two pens, include Border, Lawson, Wessells, Wood, McDermott, Boon, O'Donnell, Thomson etc. Some perishing to rubber handle. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £20
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England v New Zealand 1986. Duncan Fearnley cricket bat nicely signed by the two teams. Twenty eight signatures in ink including Gatting, Gooch, Gower, Lamb, Dilley, Coney, Hadlee, Crowe, Wright, Bracewell, Blair etc. To the verso are the signatures of Essex v Pakistan who played each other in a tour match in 1992. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 712:
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New Zealand tour of England 2004. Full size cricket bat signed to face by fourteen members of the New Zealand touring party. Signatures include Fleming (Cpt), Astle, Cairns, McCullum, Vettori, Oram, McMillan etc. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
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Alec Victor Bedser. Surrey & England 1939-1960. Original cricket stump used in the Test series in South Africa 1947/48. The stump has a label attached with the ink inscription in Bedser's hand. 'Stump used in first Test match at Durban, Dec[ember] 1948. England won by 1 wicket'. Signed by Bedser below the inscription. The stump has been split and hinged and the stump halves are signed by members of both teams. To one side sixteen signatures of the English team and to the other twelve signatures of the South African team. Signatures include Mann, Griffith, Compton, Bedser, Washbrook, Simpson, Hutton, Jenkins, Crapp, Evans, Wright, Nourse, Mitchell, Rowan, Viljeon, McCarthy, Cheetham, Begbie, Mann etc. Some wear and ageing to the label, the stump and signatures in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £50
In a low scoring Test match, England won by two wickets. Bedser took six wickets in the match. His match figures were 31.5 overs, 7 maidens, six wickets for 90 runs. England won the Test series 2-0
Lot 714:
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Tim Robinson. Nottinghamshire & England 1978-1999. England v Australia 1985. Official Duncan Fearnley cricket stump taken from the 1st Test match of the series played at Headingley on the 13th-18th June 1985, where Tim Robinson scored 175 opening the batting in England's first innings. Inscribed to label on stump '1st Test v Australia 1985, Headingley 175'. Signed below the inscription by Robinson. Good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £32
This was Robinson's first Test match in England and his highest Test score. England won the match by five wickets
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Neil Foster. Essex & England. England v Pakistan 1987. Official Duncan Fearnley Test match stump from the 3rd Test match at Headingley, Leeds 1987. The stump is signed by the England team. Twelve signatures including Foster, Botham, Broad, Dilley, Gatting, Gower, Edmunds, Robinson etc. Previously sold by Knights on Foster's behalf. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
In the Test, Neil Foster took 8-107 from 46.2 innings with 15 maidens in Pakistan's only innings. England lost the Test by an innings and 8 runs.
Lot 716:
India v Commonwealth XI 1953/54 tour. Nicoll's Crusader miniature cricket bat signed to face by the Indian cricket team and to verso by the Commonwealth XI. Signatures include the two captains, Ghulam Ahmed of India and Ben Barnett of Australia, Umrigar, Ramchand, Gupte, Kenny, Srinivasan, Roy, Kripal Singh, Loxton, Berry, Gibb, Iverson, Duckworth, Edrich, Barnett, Loader, Marshall, Meuleman etc. Twenty seven signatures in total . The bat appears to have been C.J. Barnett's as his initials are on the shoulder of the bat. Good/very good condition for its age
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
India won by an innings and 50 runs
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Miniature cricket bats 1949 and 1952. Two B. Warsop 'Extra Special' miniature bats, one signed to the face by members of the Gentlemen and Players teams for the match played at Lord's 13th-15th July 1949. Fading to a number of signatures, and bleeding to others. Legible signatures include Compton, Hutton, Perks, Langridge, Jenkins, Brown, Yardley etc. Also signed to verso by nine England players and fifteen members of the 1949 New Zealand touring party. Signatures include Mann, Edrich, Bailey, Gladwin, Hutton, Compton, Hadlee, Cave, Sutcliffe, Burtt, Rabone etc. The other signed by twenty three players for Gentlemen v Players, Lord's 1952 including Brown, Bailey, Palmer, Brennan. Simpson, Sheppard, Hutton, Shackleton, Watson, Robertson etc. Also signed to the verso by thirteen England and thirteen India players for the Lord's Test 1959. Signatures include Hutton, Simpson, Jenkins, Bedser, Graveney, Laker, Trueman, Hazare, Roy, Sen, D. Gaekwad etc. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £35
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England v Australia 1975. Miniature Saint Peter bat signed to the face by the eleven England players for the fourth (final) Test, The Oval, 28th August- 3rd September 1975, and to verso by all sixteen members of the Australian touring party. Signatures include Greig, Edrich, Knott, Steele, Roope, Underwood, I. Chappell, G. Chappell, Marsh, Walters, Lillee, Thomson etc. 17". Sold with three other signed miniature bats including England v India 1979 etc. Qty. 4. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 719:
Lot 719
Miniature cricket bats 1946-1980. A good selection of twenty miniature bats for Test series with printed players' names to the faces. Thirteen Gray Nicholls 'Crusader' bats for New Zealand 1949, West Indies 1950, England 1956, 1958,1960, 1962, 1965, India 1959, South Africa 1960, 1965, Australia 1972, M.C.C. to Australia 1958/59, 1965/66. Others include Gunn & Moore, Australia v England 1946/47, Gray Nicholls 'Keith Miller' Australians 1948, 'Richie Benaud' Australia 1962/63, 'Frank Worrell', West Indies 1963, etc. All bats 11.5". G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Lot 720:
Lot 720
Miniature cricket bats 1948-1990s. Eight miniature bats with printed players' names to the face and/ or verso. Bats include Gradidge 'Len Hutton' M.C.C. Team 1948/49, M.C.C. to Australia 1954/55, Australian Touring Team 1961 and 1964 (two different), Stuart Surridge New Zealand 1968 etc. The majority 17". Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 721:
Lot 721
Signed miniature bats 1984-2000. A selection of bats signed to the face by members of the teams featured. Bats are a miniature Gray Nicholls bat for the England tour to India & Australia 1984/85, and three Kookaburra bats of the Australians 1989. Each 12". Also a 'SS Turbo' Graham Gooch '333' 1990 signed by Gooch, 17", and three team bats for Middlesex 1989, India 1990, Pakistan to West Indies 2000, 17.5". Qty. 8. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
Lot 722:
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Martyn Moxon. Yorkshire & England . Pair of Gray Nicolls 'Test Opener' batting gloves worn by Moxon whilst batting for Yorkshire v Sussex at Hove on the 17th September 1994. Moxon made 66 in Yorkshire's only innings. Each glove dated and signed by Moxon. Sold with a single 'Open Championship' batting glove signed by Phil Carrick of Yorkshire. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £15
Lot 723:
Lot 723
Jack Russell. England. An original pair of bails used in the third Test, England v Australia, Edgbaston 1989. Signed in ink to one bail by Russell. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
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Tim Munton. Warwickshire C.C.C. 1990s. Tracksuit top and Sunday League sweater both worn by Munton. Warwickshire emblems and sponsors logo 'Brew XI' to chests. Player's name 'Munton' to back of the sweater, signed by Munton to the inside collar. The tracksuit top with additonal large sponsor's emblem to back. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
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Rashid Latif. Pakistan white Test shirt worn by Latif. Signed by Latif to inside collar. Gold Pakistan emblem to chest. Previously sold by Knights. Also a further 'Boys' shirt signed by an unknown representative team including Tendulkar, Cairns, Donald, Kumble, Moody, Hick, Mushtaq Ahmed etc. Qty. 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 726:
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Jack Russell. Gloucestershire & England. White long sleeve woollen sweater by Kent & Curwen with single pale blue England lion to chest. Russell's initials 'J.R'. to inside label. Appears unworn. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 727:
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England. White long sleeve England 'home' Test sweater made for Simpson of Piccadilly by Paine of Godalming. England emblem of crown and three lions to chest. Player unknown. Probably 1960s. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £38
Lot 728:
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Neil Foster. Essex & England. White woollen M.C.C. long sleeve touring sweater by Kent & Curwen with M.C.C. colours to neck, waist and wrists. Worn by Foster, his initials 'N.A.F.' to inside label. Previously sold by Knights. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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