Autograph Sheets/Album Pages

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Test and County cricket mid-1800s-1960s. Five binders comprising a comprehensive collection of cuttings, engravings and prints from magazines, supplements etc. of players and teams, with a significant number of autographs from 1950s onwards and some earlier, on pieces, cards, cuttings, album pages, sheets etc. Individual signatures include A. Sandham, D. Bradman, R.T. Simpson, D. Compton, G. Headley, T.N. Pearce, F.G. Mann, N. Yardley, L. Hutton, C. Washbrook, R.W.V. Robins, W. Edrich, D. Brookes, L. Compton, E. Lester, G. Evans, A. & E. Bedser, R. Spooner, L. Fishlock, A. Revill, A. Lock, D. Insole, F. Brown, R. Christiani, D. Nourse, H.E. Dollery, K. Miller, J. Laker, W. Johnston, D. Tallon, D. Sheppard, T. Graveney, R. Benaud, N. Harvey, P. May, F. Tyson, F. Trueman, D. Padgett, E. Dexter etc. Includes a good selection of County team signatures on album pages and sheets, also Test tours of Australia to England from the 1950s and 1960s. Over five hundred signatures in total with some duplication. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £200
Lot 158:
Lot 158
'Bodyline'. M.C.C. tour to Australia 1932/33. An interesting selection of facsimiles of correspondence, articles, minutes of meetings etc. relating to the Bodyline series and its aftermath. Contents include copies of correspondence including a letter dated 17th June 1933 drafted to The Times from The Advertiser of Adelaide, sent to the Governor of South Australia, discussing the implications of the leg theory tactics, crowd barracking, and the potential impact on future diplomatic and trade relations between England and Australia; minutes of two Special Committee Meetings at Lord's, 23rd January and 2nd February 1933 at which the wording was agreed of cables from M.C.C. replying to the Australian Board of Control's complaints; a letter to Plum Warner dated 5th February 1934, who had been Manager on the infamous tour, and was chairman of the England selectors for the 1934 Australia tour to England, in which the issue of selecting Jardine as captain again would be considered controversial etc. A good selection of research material. Original source unknown. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 159
Middlesex c.1911. Album page nicely signed in ink by eleven members of the Middlesex team. Signatures include Warner, Mann, Baker, Kidd, Douglas, Hendren, J.W. Hearne, J.T. Hearne, Mignon, Tarrant and Murrell. Some rarer signatures. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £75
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Lot 160
Middlesex 1912. Large decorative album page nicely signed in black ink by eleven members of the Middlesex team for the match v Warwickshire at Edgbaston, 25th-27th July 1912. Signatures are Mann (Captain), Weston (19 matches), Haig, Baker, J.T. Hearne, J.W. Hearne, Lee, Tarrant, Murrell, Mignon and Hendren. Slight smudging to the signature of Lee, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £75
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Lot 161
Middlesex C.C.C. 1913. Album page very nicely signed in ink by eleven members of the team including Haig, G.G. Napier (21 matches), M.H.C. Doll (24 matches), W. Benton (2 matches), Tarrant, T. Cuming (only one match), P. Clarke (11 matches), J.W. Hearne, J.T. Hearne, Hendren and Murrell. Some rarer signatures. G
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
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Lot 162
'M.C.C. v Leicestershire at Hinckley July 20-21 1914'. Unevenly trimmed page nicely signed in black ink by eleven Leicestershire players. Signatures include C.E. de Trafford, A. Morton, G. Challenor, F. Burdett, W. Mead, H.W. Lee, G. Gibson, P.A. Meldon, W.E. Pratt etc. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £240
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Lot 163
Gentlemen v Players. Lord's 1923. Stiffened album page nicely signed in ink by all eleven members of the Gentlemen team. Signatures are Mann (Captain), Stevens, Fender, Chapman, Carr, Bryan, Lyon, Louden, White, Gilligan and Lowry. The match was drawn with Stevens (122) and Lyon (120) both scoring centuries in the Gentlemen's only innings. Also signed in bold black ink to the verso by the actress Ellen Terry and dated 'Manchester 1921'. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £85
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Gloucestershire C.C.C. 1928. Album page nicely signed in black ink by twelve Gloucestershire players. Signatures are Rowlands (Captain), Neale, Stephens, Bessant, Dipper, Smith, Sinfield, Mills, Parker, Hammond, C.J. Barnett and the rarer Alpass (seven matches). G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £90
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Somerset C.C.C. 1930. Small album page nicely signed in black ink by eleven Somerset players. Signatures are White (Captain), Ingle, Case, Longrigg, Young, Hunt, Andrews, J.W. Lee, F.S. Lee, Luckes and the rarer E.J.H. Hart (3 matches). G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £50
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Monmouthshire C.C.C. 1930. Album page nicely signed in black ink by ten Monmouthshire players. Signatures are Raikes (Captain), Jones, Harris, Poulson, Jenkins, Hodges, Wilcox, Dolman, Lawday and Capper. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £42
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Lot 167
Derbyshire C.C.C. 1932. Album page nicely signed in black ink by eleven members of the Derbyshire team. Signatures are Richardson (Captain), Lee, Storer, H. Elliott, C.S. Elliott, Alderman, Smith, L.F. Townsend, Worthington, Mitchell and Armstrong. Page laid down to sheet. Minor smudging, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £21
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Lot 168
Cambridge University C.C. 1932. Album page signed in ink by nine members of the Cambridge University team. Signatures are Hazlerigg (Captain), Ratcliffe, Farnes, Comber, Wilcox, Hadingham, Rought-Rought, Webster and Lawrence. Page laid down to sheet. Sold with an official M.C.C. admission ticket for the members' enclosures for the Oxford v Cambridge match of 1933. Minor smudging to the signature of Farnes, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £22
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Lot 169
Cambridge University C.C. 1934 and 1935. Album page signed in ink by eleven members of the 1934 Cambridge University team. Signatures are Human (Captain), Cox, Allen, Parker, Winslow, Pelham, King, Davies, Powell, Jahangir Khan and Grimshaw. Players name annotated in pencil to the page. Sold with an album page with ten signatures on pieces laid down in ink and pencil of the 1935 Cambridge University team. Signatures include Wooller, Parker, Yardley, Griffith, Gibb, Grimshaw, Hunt, Bartlett etc. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
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Lot 170
Lord Tennyson's tour to the West Indies 1926/27. Thirteen signatures in ink on South Camp Road Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica notepaper of members of Tennyson's touring party to West Indies. Signatures are L. Tennyson (Captain), Sullivan, Gillingham, Arnott, Parker, Hilder, Morris, O'Connor, Green, Lock, Fender and Tyldesley. Lacking the signature of E.R.T. Holmes, but includes the signature of Alfred Tennyson who played in two of the matches. Light folds and minor ageing, adhesives residues to verso, otherwise in good condition. A rare set of signatures
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £110
The four professional members of the touring party, Tyldesley, O'Connor, Sullivan and Lock were involved in a car accident after the third match of the seven match tour and Tyldesley was unable to play in the remaining matches
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Lot 171
'Prominent Cricketers' c.1930s. Large album page nicely signed in pencil. Eight signatures including K.S. James, C.S. Dempster. H. Badcock (New Zealand) G. Headley (West Indies), also two members of 'Warrington Police' etc. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £70
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Lot 172
Nottinghamshire C.C.C. 1946. Album page signed in ink by thirteen members of the Nottinghamshire team. Signatures are Heane (Captain), Simpson, Keeton, Harris, Knowles, Butler, Stocks, Winrow, Meads, Woodhead, Willatt, Jepson and Reddick. Players' names annotated in pencil. Slight smudging to the Reddick signature, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 173
Leicestershire C.C.C. 1947. Page nicely signed in ink to official Club headed notepaper by thirteen members of the Leicestershire team. Signatures are Berry (Captain), Prentice, Watson, Munden, Chapman, Riddington, Sperry, Walsh, Lester, Corrall, Tompkin, Howard and Jackson. Players' names annotated in pencil. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 174
Gentlemen v Players 1933. Album page nicely signed in black ink by nine players who played in the Gentlemen v Players match, Folkestone, 6th-8th September 1933. Gentlemen's signatures are Comber, Hudson, Jeacocke, Parker, Robertson-Glasgow and Johnstone. Players are Nicholls, Barnett and Dacre. Also signed by the two umpires, Street and Chester. Signatures annotated in pencil below each name. The page has been laid to a tightly trimmed album page. Minor ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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Lot 175
Middlesex C.C.C. 1934 and 1936. Two album pages, one nicely signed in black ink by twelve members of the 1934 Middlesex team. Signatures are Enthoven, Smith, Webster, Price, Hulme, Beveridge, Hart, Muncer, J.W. Hearne, Watkins, Wignall and Putner. The other signed by eleven members of the 1936 Middlesex team, Robins, Hendren, Hulme, Gray, Sims, Hart, Tindall, Smith, Muncer, D. Compton and one other. Players' names annotated in pencil to both pages. Some wear and creasing to the 1936 page, the 1934 in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Essex C.C.C. 1935. Album page nicely signed in black ink by eleven members of the 1935 Essex team. Signatures are Pearce (Captain), O'Connor, Read, Nichols, Eastman, Evans, Cutmore, Wade, Boswell, Sheffield and P. Smith. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 177
Umpires' autographs 1930-1939. Page nicely signed in ink by twenty first-class umpires including some former first class players. Test umpires include Walden, Reeves, Dolphin, Elliott, Woolley, Oates, Robinson etc. Other first-class umpires include Buswell, Dipper, Huish, Lee, Kilner, Staples etc. One signature inset. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
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Lot 178
Umpires autographs 1950. Page signed in ink by eleven umpires including some former first-class players. Signatures include Baldwin, Copson, Elliott, Fagg, Hammond, Crapp, Oldfield, Price etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
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Derbyshire C.C.C. 1936. Album page signed in ink and pencil by twelve Derbyshire players. Signatures are Richardson (Captain), Skinner, Blaxland, Smith, L.F. Townsend, A.V. Pope, Mitchell, Alderman, Carrington, A. Townsend, H. Elliott and Worthington. Also signed by H. Parker, scorer. The page laid down to tightly trimmed page. Tape to one corner affecting he signature of Richardson. Some ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
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Leicestershire C.C.C. 1936/37. Album page nicely signed in black ink by ten Leicestershire players. Signatures are Astill, Watson, H.A. Smith, Prentice, Marlow, Berry, Shipman, Corrall etc. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10
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Worcestershire C.C.C. 1937. Album page nicely signed in black ink by ten Worcestershire players. Signatures are Howorth, Gibbons, Martin, Perks, Cooper, Bull, Jenkins, Buller, Jackson and Quaife. Players' names annotated in pencil. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
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Lot 182
Australia tour to England 1938. Album page signed by five members of the Australia touring party. Signatures are Bradman (Captain, signed in pencil), the remainder signed in black ink are Chipperfield, Walker, Ward and Jeanes (Manager). The page is laid down to larger sheet. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
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Kent C.C.C. c.1938. Album page signed in ink by eleven Kent players. Signatures are Fagg, Ames, Levett, Todd, Longfield, Valentine, Lewis, Spencer, Chalk, Harding and Wright. Minor ageing to extremities not affecting the signatures, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 184
Kent and Sussex 1937. Album page signed in ink to one side by eleven Kent players and to the verso by eleven Sussex players. Sussex signatures are Holmes (Captain), W.L. Cornford, J. Cornford, H.W. Parks, Hammond, J.H. Parks, Cox, Tuppin, John Langridge and Oakes. For Kent, Bryan (Captain), Woolley, Ames, Todd, Valentine, Watt, Ashdown, Wright, Spencer, Lewis and Cole (signed in pencil). Players' names neatly annotated in pencil. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Somerset C.C.C. 1939. Large album page very nicely signed in ink by twelve Somerset players. Signatures are Ingle, McRae, Luckes, Gimblett, F.S. Lee, Meyer, Buse, Andrews, Wellard, Hazell, Watts and the rarer signature of T.R. Garnett (five matches). Horizontal folds, some foxing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
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Lot 186
Northumberland C.C.C. 1939. Eleven signatures in ink of the Northumberland team signed to The Queen's Hotel, Manchester headed notepaper. Signatures include White (Captain, signed in pencil), Robson, Lee, Davey, Ramsden, Newman, Allan, Vaulkhard etc. Top corners clipped, minor wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 187
'London Counties XI. Hayes 1940'. Wartime album page signed in blue ink by twelve members of the London County team. Signatures are Durston, O'Connor, Smith, Fagg, Todd, Brooks, Price, Hulmes, F.S. Lee, J.W. Lee, Watt etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £42
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Lot 188
'British Empire XI v Capt. J.W.A. Stephenson's XI' 1940. Large album page signed in pencil by nineteen cricketers, the majority of whom played in the match at Cheltenham, 14th September 1940, including some notable County players. Signatures include E. Tyldesley, A.G.S. Wilcox, D.L. Donnelly, L.F. Parslow, F.J. Sewell, J.R. Bridger, C.B. Clarke, J.R. Thompson, E.D.R. Eagar, W.M.F. Bebbington (signed in ink), H.T. Bartlett, W.M.E. White etc. Sold with a trimmed album page signed by two umpires of the period, Fading to the odd signature, light wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
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Lot 189
Wartime cricket at Lord's 1941. Sixteen signatures in black ink signed to Lord's Cricket Ground headed notepaper, which correspond with the match Buccaneers v London Counties, Lord's, 12th July 1941. London Counties signatures are O'Connor (Captain), Hulme, D. Compton, Watt, Fagg, Judge, L. Compton, J.W. Lee, F.S. Lee and Brooks. Buccaneers' signatures are Fishlock, Allen, Haines, Rogers, Ingram and B. Allen. The one day match was drawn. Nice signatures. Light horizontal fold, minor wear to page extremities, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £55
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Lot 190
New Zealand tour to England, 1937. Paper strip nicely signed in ink by all fifteen players in the touring party. Signatures are Page (Captain), Vivian, Moloney, Wallace, Cowie, Hadlee, Tindill, Lamason, Donnelly, Dunning, Gallichan, Roberts, Kerr, Carson and Weir. Light fold, adhesive mark to top edge to verso, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a mono real photograph postcard of the team. Some wear to the postcard
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
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Lot 191
Derbyshire 1954. Page with printed title and border, very nicely signed in ink by eleven members of the Derbyshire team. Signatures include Willatt (Captain), Gladwin, Carr, Jackson, Revill, Hamer, Morgan, Dawkes, Lee etc. The page was part of a series of sheets signed in 1954 and included in Arthur McIntyre's (Surrey) Benefit book of 1955. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £15
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Lot 192
Essex 1954. Page with printed title and border, very nicely signed in ink by thirteen members of the Essex team. Signatures include Insole (Captain), Vigar, Greensmith, Williams, Horsfall, Gibb, Taylor, J. Bailey, T. Bailey, Preston etc. The page was part of a series of sheets signed in 1954 and included in Arthur McIntyre's (Surrey) Benefit book of 1955. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
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Lot 193
Glamorgan 1954. Page with printed title and border, very nicely signed in ink by fourteen members of the Glamorgan team. Signatures include Wooller (Captain), D.E. Davies, Watkins, Parkhouse, W.E. Jones, H. Davies, McConnon, Shepherd, Edrich, Hedges etc. The page was part of a series of sheets signed in 1954 and included in Arthur McIntyre's (Surrey) Benefit book of 1955. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25
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Lot 194
Hampshire 1954. Page with printed title and border, very nicely signed in ink by fifteen members of the Hampshire team. Signatures include Eagar (Captain), Walker, Ingleby-Mackenzie, Harrison, Shackleton, Hill, Gray, Rayment, Dare, Horton etc. The page was part of a series of sheets signed in 1954 and included in Arthur McIntyre's (Surrey) Benefit book of 1955. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
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Middlesex 1954. Page with printed title and border, very nicely signed in ink by thirteen members of the Middlesex team. Signatures include Edrich (Captain), Brown, Thompson, Warr, D. Compton, Robertson, L. Compton, Bennett, Titmus, Routledge, Sharp etc. The page was part of a series of sheets signed in 1954 and included in Arthur McIntyre's (Surrey) Benefit book of 1955. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £15
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Lot 196
Somerset 1954. Page with printed title and border, very nicely signed in ink by eleven members of the Somerset team. Signatures include Brocklehurst (Captain), Lomax, Wight, Tremlett, Lawrence, Stephenson, McMahon, Smith, Angell etc. The page was part of a series of sheets signed in 1954 and included in Arthur McIntyre's (Surrey) Benefit book of 1955. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £22
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Surrey 1954. Page with printed title and border, very nicely signed in ink by fifteen members of the Surrey team. Signatures include Surridge (Captain), Subba Row, May, Laker, McIntyre, A. Bedser, E. Bedser, Loader, Stewart, Barrington etc. The page was part of a series of sheets signed in 1954 and included in Arthur McIntyre's (Surrey) Benefit book of 1955, of which the title page with the signed photograph of McIntyre, and the 'Foreword' page are included. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £38
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Lot 198
Australia 1953. Page with printed title and border, very nicely signed in ink by twelve Australian Test players. Signatures are Johnson, Johnston, Morris, Harvey, Miller, Langley, Lindwall, Davidson, Archer, Benaud, Hole and Favell. The page was part of a series of sheets signed in 1954 and included in Arthur McIntyre's (Surrey) Benefit book of 1955. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
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Lot 199
Australia 1934. Album page with handwritten title to top border 'Our Australian Visitors 1934'. Nicely signed in ink by twelve members of the touring party to England. Signatures include Woodfull (Captain), Bradman, Barnett, Oldfield, Brown, Darling, McCabe, Chipperfield, O'Reilly, Kippax, Fleetwood-Smith etc. Slight smudge to the Oldfield signature otherwise in good condition. Sold with a gold metal pin badge featuring a kangaroo to the pin top, a souvenir from the tour
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £81
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Leicestershire 1932. Album page nicely signed in ink by ten members of the team. Signatures include Hazelrigg, Geary, Astill, Snary, W.A. Smith, Armstrong, Wiggington etc. To verso are ten ink signatures of the Somerset team of 1932 including Ingle, Burrough, Andrews, Young, Wellard, Lee, Hazell etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 201:
Lot 201
Australia tour to England 1956. Card fully nicely signed in ink (two in pencil) by all twenty one members of the Australian touring party. Players' signatures include Johnson, Miller, Langley, Maddocks, Crawford, Burge, Craig, Lindwall, Harvey, Benaud, Archer etc. The signatures of Johnson and Miller on pieces laid down. The card unevenly trimmed with some staining, not affecting the signatures
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
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Lot 202
Glamorgan C.C.C. 1947. Album page signed in ink by fourteen members of the Glamorgan team. Signatures include Wooller (Captain), Matthews, Watkins, Dyson, Muncer, W.E. Jones, Clift, H.G. Davies, Griffiths, Robinson, D.E. Davies etc. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
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Lot 203
Lancashire C.C.C. 1954-1955. Page with printed title and border, very nicely signed by fifteen Lancashire players. Signatures are Duckworth (signed twice), Washbrook, Statham, Tattersall, Ikin, Berry, Place, Edrich, Wharton, C.S. Smith, Grieves, Parr, Hilton, S. Smith and Wilson. The page was part of a series of sheets signed in 1954 and included in Arthur McIntyre's (Surrey) Benefit book of 1955. Sold with an album page signed by eight Lancashire players c1955. Signatures are Whitely, Greenhough, Ikin, Grieves, Statham, Wilson, Tattersall and Hilton. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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Lot 204
England Test cricketers c.1975/76. Unofficial autograph sheet on plain page signed in ink by eleven England players. Signatures are Edrich, Greig, Close, Hendrick, Hayes, Lloyd, Pocock, Knott, Woolmer, Selvey and Underwood. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £28
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Lot 205
Joseph 'Joe' Hardstaff Jnr. Nottinghamshire & England 1930-1955. Album page signed in blue ink by ten players who took part in Hardstaff's benefit match played at Kelham Road, Newark, 22nd August 1948. Signatures are Reg Simpson, C.B. Harris, Hardstaff, Bill Voce, Walter Keeton and Guy Willatt (Nottinghamshire), Jack Walsh, Les Berry, Vic Jackson (Leicestershire) and D.P.B. Morkel (South Africa). VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
No record of the match can be found, which was scheduled on the rest day of the County Championship match between Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire

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