Cricket Ceramics & Metalware

Lot 635:
Lot 635
Tour brochures, magazines, programmes, booklets 1930s onwards. Box comprising a mixed selection of tour related items. Earlier examples include 'The Indian Team in England, 1946', by 'Gully', Cricket Book Society, 'Cricket Prints Series 2' produced for the Commonwealth tour to India 1949, Published by S.K. Roy, Illustrated News, Calcutta. Official and unofficial guides for India tours to England 1932, 1946, 1952, West Indies to England 1939, 1950, 1957, 1963, 1966, and to Australia 1951/52. New Zealand tour guide 1931, Angus Thomas Ltd., London etc. Qty 37. Odd duplication. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £70
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South Africa 1950s-1960s. Three promotional tour guides and fixture cards. 'Springboks vs Australia 1952-53' folding 'Mobiloil' advertising fixture card for the tour, published by Vacuum Oil Company of South Africa. Owner's name to front cover. 'A Shell Guide to the M.C.C. Cricket Tour of Southern Africa 1956-1957' published by Shell. Small tour guide published in English and Afrikaans. '1963-64 South Africa versus Australia Cricket Tour Fixtures' folding advertising fixture card issued by BP etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 637:
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'Mostra Internazionale Del Francobollo Sportivo' 1952. Original postcard advertising an exhibition of sporting postage stamps held in Rome, 19th-30th March 1952. The postcard features an illustration to the front of a cricketer in batting pose. Postmarked 30th March 1952, the closing date of the exhibition. Sold with an original 'Kriegsgefangenenpost' (prisoner of war mail) letter from Sgt. Melville J. Jenkins, dated 24th April 1944. Writing to his mother in Bristol, the British soldier apologises for not having written 'for a month or so', but reports he is fit and well and 'playing plenty of football & cricket', also the difficulty of the situation, efforts to find his brother, difficulties receiving parcels etc. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 638:
Lot 638
Cricket tour brochures 1932-1966. A good selection of twenty official souvenir brochures of teams touring England. Tours are Australia to England 1934, 1938, 1948, 1956, 1961, 1964, West Indies 1933, 1939, 1957, 1963, 1966, India 1932, 1946, 1952, South Africa 1935, 1947, 1955, New Zealand 1949, 1958, and Pakistan 1962. Odd minor faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £110
Lot 639:
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'Test Tour India'. India tour to England 1971. Unofficial 'pirate' souvenir programme printed by 'Starkey Hammersmith'. The booklet signed in gold and blue ink to the inside back cover 'Autographs' page by eleven members of the Indian touring party. Signatures are Govindraj, Baig, Sardesai, Gavaskar, Solkar, Bedi, Chandrasekhar, Abid Ali, Mankad, Krishnamurthy and Jayantilal. Players' names annotated below each signature. Minor foxing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
Lot 640:
Lot 640
M.C.C. tour to India 1972/73. Original programme for the first match of the M.C.C. tour v Indian Board President's XI, Hyderabad, 5th-7th December 1972. Fully signed to the pen pictures by thirteen of the fourteen featured Indian players. Signatures are Nawab of Pataudi (Captain), Prasanna, Abid Ali, Chohan, Doshi, Gavaskar, Krishnamurthy, Kirmani, Mankad, Amarnath, Parkar, Solkar and Vishwanath. Lacking the signature of Sharma. Slight fading to the odd signature, some wear to the front wrapper, light crease, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £85
Lot 641:
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South Africa tour to England 1935. Official souvenir brochure for the South African tour of England in 1935. Compiled by A.W. Simpson. Decorative covers. Signed to pen pictures by fourteen playing members of the touring party. Signatures nicely signed in ink are Wade (captain), Cameron, Mitchell, Siedle, Dalton, Bell, Crisp, Nourse, Vincent, Viljoen, Rowan, Tomlinson, Williams and Langton. Lacking the signatures of Balaskas and the Manager, Snooke. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 642:
Lot 642
Tour brochures 1947-1973. A selection of seventeen official and 'pirate' tour brochures. Unofficial brochures include 'English Counties v The West Indies 1950', India 1952, South Africa 1953, Australia 1956, 1961, 1964, New Zealand 1965, all published by M. Walker, Sutton. Official brochures include South Africa to England 1947 (Daily Telegraph), England v South Africa 1951, England v Australia 1953 (Day & Mason. Australia to England 1948 'Fight for the Ashes' (Findon). New Zealand to England 1949. M.C.C. Tour of Australia 1970-71, New South Wales Cricket Association etc. The two Gilbert Jessop bookplates originally described in this lot are not included. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £25
Lot 643:
Lot 643
Cricket in North America 1960s-1970s. A selection of newsletters, programmes, tour brochures and booklets relating to cricket in North America. United States Cricket Association Eastern Zone fixture booklet 1971 (two copies). Hamilton and District Cricket League 1921-1971, official programme for 'Canada- United States International Cricket Championship', Ridley College, St. Catharines, Ontario, 4th-6th September 1971. 'U.S.A. v Canada 1972 Test Cricket' official programme for the match played at Louisville, Kentucky, 2nd-4th September 1972, (some faults to wrappers). 'North America in International Cricket', Rowland Bowen 1960. Limited to 100 copies in the U.K. 50 copies in U.S.A. United States Cricket Association official brochure for the tour to England 1968. Eight official newsletters and journals (one duplicate) of the United States Cricket Association for the period February 1965 to December 1970. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
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County cricket 1960s/1970s. Large brown album comprising official player and team photographs and first day covers, a good number signed by the featured player(s). Good Sussex interest including a fully signed autograph sheet c.1978, also Lancashire, Somerset, Kent, Gloucestershire, Yorkshire etc. Commemorative covers include Gloucestershire Centenary 1970, three '100 Years of County Cricket' for Hampshire, Somerset and Gloucestershire. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £66
Lot 645:
Lot 645
England v Australia 2019. Two official programmes and accompanying complete printed scorecards for the second Ashes Test match played at Lord's, 14th-18th August, and the historic third Test at Headingley, 22nd-26th August in which Ben Stokes scored 139no to lead England to their highest ever run chase in Tests. Sold with thirteen copies of the complete printed scorecard for the 2013 England v Australia Test at Lord's, a complete official scorecard for the inaugural England v Ireland Test match at Lord's 2019, and an official programme for the 2008 one day international series, England v South Africa, with original ticket and scorecard for the match played at The Oval, 29th August. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 645a:
Lot 645a
'Midlands Club Cricket Conference' 1948-1987. A good run of the annual for seasons 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953-1957, 1959-1978, 1980, 1981 and 1985-1987. Sold with the 'Sports Argus Cricket Annual' for seasons 1950-1953, 1960-1966 and 1968. Qty 45. Some faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 646:
Lot 646
Cricket World Cup England and Wales 2019. A good selection of official programmes, tickets, scorecards and booklets relating to the 2019 World Cup. Programmes are for the group stage (two copies), semi-final, Australia v England, Edgbaston 11th July (with scorecard), and England v New Zealand, World Cup Final, Lord's 14th July 2019. Also tickets with booklets as issued for England v South Africa, 30th May, v Australia, 25th June, v India, 30th June, Australia v South Africa, 6th July, an official ticket for the first semi-final, (New Zealand v India), Old Trafford, 9th July, three different official match tickets for the second semi-final (Australia v England), Edgbaston, 11th July, the Lord's final (two different), New Zealand v England, Lord's 14th July, some in original card wallet. Also a 'World Cup Cricketers Handbook' produced for tournament volunteers. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £110
With the Final against New Zealand tied, a 'super over' was played, which was also tied. England won on 'most boundaries scored' to secure the World Cup for the first time
Lot 647:
Lot 647
Kumar Sri Ranjitsinhji. A selection of thirteen revenue stamps for the Indian State of Nawanagar in three different styles, all featuring Prince Ranjitsinhji, covering the period 1919 to 1933 the year of Ranji's death. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 648:
Lot 648
Nottinghamshire C.C.C. '100 Years of English County Cricket'. Official T.C.C.B. first day cover issued on 16th May 1973 with the three commemorative stamps of W.G. Grace. The cover signed by the great Nottinghamshire and 'Bodyline' bowlers, Harold Larwood and Bill Voce, in 1973. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 649:
Lot 649
Yorkshire C.C.C. '100 Years of English County Cricket'. Official T.C.C.B. first day cover issued on 16th May 1973 with the three commemorative stamps of W.G. Grace. The cover signed by the Yorkshire batsmen, Herbert Sutcliffe and Len Hutton, in 1973. Sold with six 'Phil Art' first days covers, also issued in 1973, franked at various locations including House of Lords, Downend, Lord's, Hambledon etc. The House of Lords cover is signed by seven cricketers, Frank Tyson, Denis Compton, Derek Underwood, John Childs, Trevor Bailey, M.J.K. Smith and Godfrey Evans. Also three further covers issued in 1973 by Festiniog Railway, British Forces I.B.R.A. Exhibition Munich, and the W.G. Grace exhibition, Eltham. Qty 10. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 650:
Lot 650
Thomas William 'Tom' Graveney. Gloucestershire, Worcestershire & England 1940-1970. Six official T.C.C.B. first day covers issued on 16th May 1973 from the personal collection of Graveney, a keen philatelist. Each cover, featuring the three commemorative stamps of W.G. Grace, is loose mounted to stamp album page and has been signed by players representing the featured county with further signatures to the page below. Counties are Derbyshire (15 signatures in total), Gloucestershire (14), Leicestershire (12 mixed signatures), Somerset (8), Sussex (13) and Worcestershire (22). Signatures signed to the covers include Barlow, Carr (Derbyshire), Proctor, Richards, Pullar (Gloucestershire), Higgs, McKenzie, Roberts, Lock (Leicestershire), Parks, Close, Mitchell-Innes (Somerset), Imran Khan, Parks, Greig etc. (Sussex), Richardson, Wyatt, Graveney, Walters etc. (Worcestershire). G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 651:
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'The Cricket Collection. A Collection of Cricket'. Official green binder comprising a good selection of fifty eight commemorative covers, the majority covering the period 1980-1994. Issues include Australia v England Centenary Tour 1880-1980 (Qty 4), Centenary of South African Test and International Cricket 1989, Official T.C.C.B. covers for India and New Zealand tours to England 1990 (5), West Indies 1991 (5), Pakistan 1992 (11), Australia 1993 (9), New Zealand 1994 (2), South Africa 1994 (5), '13th Maccabiah Games', Israel 1989 etc. Includes a 'Sheffield Cricket Lovers Society' cover issues in 1968, signed by Dickie Bird. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 652:
Lot 652
'Stamp Publicity' commemorative covers. Three official folders issued by Stamp Publicity for '100th Test Match' at Lord's 2000. Blue folder published to commemorate the match for England v West Indies, Lord's, 29th June- 3rd July 2000. The album contains printed history, official M.C.C. first day cover, printed scorecard for the match, postage stamps, statistics, records etc. Signed to the title page by Nasser Hussain and Alex Stewart of England and Jimmy Adams of West Indies. Limited edition no. 112/250. 'The Glory of Lord's'. A Tribute to the headquarters of English cricket. Official black folder with various first day covers, postcards, stamps etc. issued as a limited edition of 1000 copies, this being number 243. Also a '1999 ICC Cricket World Cup' official blue album, limited edition no. 52/100. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 653:
Lot 653
England v West Indies, Cornhill Insurance 100th Test, Old Trafford 1995. Special limited edition display sheet produced for this historic test. The sheet comprises of titles in colour to top, two mounted colour postcards of the teams, mounted first day cover for the 4th Test and two mounted autograph cards signed by the two teams. Twenty two ink signatures including Hooper, Lara, Richardson, Ambrose, Adams, Arthurton, Atherton, Knight, Cork (who took a hat trick in the game), Thorpe, Fraser etc. Limited edition 34 of only 50 produced. Mounted, framed and glazed, 22"x17". VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 654:
Lot 654
'Good for Fifty' Royal Doulton Black Boy saucer, entitled 'Good for Fifty' printed with a boy in red shirt and a floppy hat in batting pose in front of the wicket to centre. Green floral decoration to edge. 5.5" diameter. Doulton backstamp and number 'E4336' to base. c1907. Minor marks to saucer otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £600
Lot 655:
Lot 655
'I wasn't Ready'. A Royal Doulton 'Black Boy' bone china plate, entitled 'I wasn't ready' printed with a boy in white spotted shirt, red waistcoat and a floppy hat looking glum with his wicket broken behind him. Green floral decoration to outer rim. 9" diameter. Doulton backstamp and number 'E4336' to base. Circa 1907. Good/very good condition. A rare 'Black Boy' plate
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £700
Lot 656:
Lot 656
Burleigh Ware art deco ceramic cricket jug circa 1930. The jug with cricket field and pavilion design to body with batsman handle in yellow, blue, red and brown, the batsman with blue cap. The jug is 7.5" tall with 'beehive' Burleigh stamp to base. Good/very good condition. A rare cricket jug
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £380
The design of the batsman was apparently based on Don Bradman in order to commemorate his innings of 334 v England at Headingley in 1930.
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Herbert Sutcliffe, Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. W. Ellis Moorcroft of Bramley commemorative transfer printed mug for 'Herbert Sutcliffe World Record Maker, 4 Centuries in 5 Test Matches' with vignette of Sutcliffe in batting pose. With Pudsey Corporation crest and his England v Australia Test records for 1924-1925 to side and to reverse side is a vignette of his father 'W. Sutcliffe... The Old Dacre Banks & Pudsey St Lawrence Cricketer'. Makers stamp to base. Approximately 4" high. Some minor chipping and minor discolouration to rim otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £85
Lot 658:
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William Clarke. China figure of Clarke in cricket attire. To base 'William Clarke. Founder of Trent Bridge 28th May 1838'. 6.5" tall. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £55
Lot 659:
Lot 659
Robertson golliwog cricketers. Eleven different figures including nine batsmen, one bowler and a wicket keeper. Each approx 2.5" tall. Date unknown. Minor wear, odd chip, one lacking the 'Robertson' label to base. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £170
Lot 660:
Lot 660
Alphabet 'Cricket' plate. Mid 19th Century earthenware circular 'Alphabet' child's plate with cricket scene to centre and the letters of the alphabet to rim. Approximately 7.5" diameter. Chip to rim otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 661:
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Cricket bat. Crested china cricket bat with colour emblem for 'Dover'. 'Arcadian China. Reg.no. 629150' and 'H. Underdown, 12 King Street, Dover' printed to back of the bat. Approximately 4.75" long. G/VG. Rare
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £130
Lot 662:
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New Zealand 1973. Royal Worcester bone china plate produced by the factory to commemorate the New Zealand tour of England in 1973. The plate bears the printed signatures in gold of the New Zealand touring team visiting Worcester for the opening match of the tour. Signatures include Congdon, G. Turner, Parker, Collinge, Hadlee, Pollard, Howarth etc. The plate measures approx 10.5" diameter with signatures in gold to centre with decorative gold edging to rim and inscription 'New Zealand Cricket Team 1973. Worcester, 30th April'. To reverse is the Royal Worcester mark. In original case and in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £45
Lot 663:
Lot 663
Jack Hobbs 1925. Plaster bust of Hobbs wearing cricket cap by E. Sheen. Produced to 'Aid the Middlesex Hospital Reconstruction Fund 1925'. Hobbs signature to plaster front, details and date to verso. Some minor wear and discolouration otherwise in good condition. Approximately 6" tall. Sold with 'The History of the Ashes Tankard'. Royal Doulton, limited edition 1059/2500. 5" tall. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 664:
Lot 664
The Ashes Urn. Replica ceramic Ashes urn produced for Lord's in original presentation box. 6" tall. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 665:
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M.C.C. Bicentenary 1787-1987. Spode china two handled loving tankard with decoration and titles to front and back, gold lustre to handles, rim, and base. 4.5" tall. Sold with five limited edition County Cricket Champions china plates for Warwickshire 1994 and 1995 (Royal Grafton), Leicestershire 1996 and 1998, Glamorgan 1997 (Nubern Products). Qty 6. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
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'Bunnykins'. Excellent Royal Doulton children's plate with rabbits playing beach cricket to centre and rabbits running around the rim, by Barbara Vernon. 8.5" diameter. Also a bowl by Jolly Jinks, Ridgway, England, of three rabbits playing cricket and other animals to the rim. 6.75" diameter. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £5
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Victorian cricket plate. An ornately decorated and colourful plate with a Victorian 'scrap' style decoration of two boys, one holding a cricket bat, the other riding a hobby horse, in a floral setting. Shannon Pottery, Republic of Ireland, maker's mark to base. 10" diameter. Very good condition. Sold with a Sheffield pewter hip flask with circular card inset of an illustration of a batsman and wicketkeeper by 'H.H.'. 4.5" tall. Small dents to rim, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 668:
Lot 668
Frank Garfield Stephens. Warwickshire C.C.C. 1907-1912. Gold cigarette case presented to Stephens having been a playing member of the Warwickshire team who won the County Championship in 1911. The case, measuring 3"x2.25", is nicely engraved and inscribed with the Warwickshire emblem of the 'Bear and ragged staff' to face and 'Warwickshire County Cricket Club. Champions 1911. F.G. Stephens'. Nine carat gold, hallmarked Birmingham 1911. Approximate weight, 57g. VG
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £750
Frank Stephens was the twin Brother of George William Stephens who also played for Warwickshire between 1907-1925. Frank Stephens played 32 matches for Warwickshire over a six year period, eleven matches in 1911 where he scored 528 runs with a top score of 96, including five half centuries, and an average of 33. Warwickshire won their first Championship in 1911, winning thirteen of the twenty matches played
Lot 669:
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'Middlesex Champion County 1920'. Excellent silver miniature cricket bat presented to a player for winning the County Championship in the 1920 season. The silver cricket bat was made by C.F. Hancock Ltd of Sackville Street, London, is hallmarked London 1920, weighs 190 grams and measures 7" long. In original silk lined box with makers name to underside of lid, title 'Middlesex Champion County 1920' in gilt to lid. Very good condition. A beautifully tactile item from this Championship winning season
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £570
Middlesex won the County Championship winning fifteen of their twenty matches with only two defeats. This was Middlesex's second title
Lot 670:
Lot 670
Kenneth Frank Barrington, Surrey & England 1953-1968. 'M.C.C. tour of India, Pakistan & Ceylon 1961/62'. 'Rajasthan v M.C.C. November 22nd-24th 1961'. Large highly decorated copper[?] figure of a peacock beautifully engraved and decorated in gilt, red and white on raised base. Title to base 'M.C.C. tour, Rajasthan- Nov 1961. Rajasthan State Sports Council'. The peacock stands 12.5" tall and is 9.5" wide. VG. Previously sold by Phillip's Auctioneers in June 2000 as lot 383 of the Ken Barrington collection. Previously sold by Knights as part of the Michael Smith collection
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
Lot 671:
Lot 671
Dennis Brian Close. Yorkshire, Somerset & England 1949-1977. A 9ct gold hallmarked medallion, presented to Close, having won the 'Man of the Match' award for Yorkshire. The medal with image of the Gillette Cup to one side and 'Man of the Match' title to verso in original 'Garrard & Co of Regent Street' presentation case. Very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £360
Previously sold by Vennett-Smith auctions IN November 2011 as lot 315. It is not known which match Close won this medal
Lot 672:
Lot 672
Cricket buttons, 1901. Four Cameo Cigarettes (American Tobacco Co) celluloid buttons with pin attachment featuring Colin Blythe, Tom Hayward, Syd Barnes and Tyldesley. Rare. Age toning otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 673:
Lot 673
Victorian cricket buttons. Excellent complete set of six Victorian brass cricket shirt buttons. Each button having a colour image of a cricketer. Three of fielders, one of a wicketkeeper, one of a bowler and one of a batsman, all different. Good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £80
Lot 674:
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Victorian pewter goblet, with tapering sides, a narrow stem and on a circular foot. Engraved with a semi-circular panel of a cricketer in bowling pose, with laurel leaves to the reverse. Circa 1890's. 9.5 " tall. Some minor wear otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £80
Previously sold in the Keith Crump collection 2006 as lot 246
Lot 675:
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Norman Kilner Yorkshire & England 1919-1923. 'Yorkshire C.C.C. County Champions 1922'. Large silver cup, with good scroll handles, with inscription 'Champion County 1922' presented to 'Norman Kilner. Yorkshire C.C.C.' by the club in 1922, Yorkshire being County Champions in that season. The cup measures approximately 6.5" tall and is approximately 9" wide including the handles. Hallmarked Birmingham 1922. Very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £200
Yorkshire played 30 matches in 1922, winning nineteen matches and losing only two with eight draws and one 'no result'
Lot 676:
Lot 676
Victorian Desk Standish. Mahogany desk standish with brass feet and handle, blue glass inkwells with silver plated lids. A brass figure of a batsman leaning on his bat (possibly a car mascot) appears to have been added at a later date. The blue glass inkwells may also have been replacements as one of them does not fit quite correctly. The standish measures 12"x7". G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £55
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W.G. Grace and Lord Harris. Large Victorian mustard tin with political and sporting interest. The tin with colour images to lid and sides depicting political figures and scenes. One panel depicts 'Political Cricketer- Mr W.G. Grace and Lord Harris' walking out to bat with striped tent behind. Other political figures featured although not in a sporting fashion are 'Mr & Mrs Gladstone at Home', 'Lady Randolph Churchill is called for', 'Mr Jesse Collins and Mr Chamberlain', 'Politicians on the Switchback'- 'Mr Tim Healy & Mr Parnel' and 'Mr Ashmead Bartlett & Lord Randolph Churchill' (on a roller-coaster ride) etc. Some wear and rusting to tin with very minor loss to odd image, the cricket image in good condition, otherwise in good+ condition. Approx 8.25" wide x 5.5" tall x 6.5" deep. Rare
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £220
Lot 678:
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Lord Harris. Kent & England 1870-1911. Complete set of painted tin cricketers which appeared on Lord Harris's 80th Birthday cake given to him by the New Zealand cricket team touring England in 1931. There are eleven fielders wearing black caps including the bowler and wicket keeper, two batsman wearing blue caps, two umpires and two set of stumps with bails. The figures each stand on a green base. Each figure just over 1.5" tall. Some wear and loss to paint work on the figures otherwise in good condition for there age. A typewritten card accompanies the cake decorations which reads 'Louisa Walters worked for Lord Harris. In 1931 Lord Harris had a birthday cake for 80th Birthday given to him by the New Zealand touring team. These cricketers decorated the cake. Lord Harris allowed Louisa Walters to take the set from the cake. She gave them to her son Harold Walters'. An unusual item of memorabilia
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £200
Lot 679:
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'The Great Hit'. Rare brass belt buckle embossed with inscription 'The Great Hit' with an image of a batsman wearing cap striding out to hit the ball. Circa 1860's. Overall 2"x2.25". Sadly the buckle is damaged, bent and has loss. Only about poor/fair condition. An early buckle not previously seen by the auctioneer
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
Lot 680:
Lot 680
Cricket medals. Selection of five commemorative medals. England v Australia 1880-1980. Solid nickel silver medallion commemorating the match by The Tower Mint, M.C.C. Bicentenary 1787-1987, First Test match at the Kennington Oval September 1880, Benson & Hedges 'Fifty Years of Test Cricket in Queensland 1928-1978' and 'Lancashire C.C.C. 125th Anniversary 1864-1989'. All five in original presentation cases. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 681:
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Early South Australia Cricket Association membership medal for 1912-13. Number 762 to back. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
Lot 682:
Lot 682
South African Cricket Union Centenary 1889-1989. Pair of gold base metal cuff links produced to commemorate the Centenary. In velvet like material presentation bag with Centenary emblem printed to bag. Minor wear, good
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 683:
Lot 683
Silver cricket medals. Three silver cricket medals with blue enamel decoration, each awarded to cricketer J.E. Church in 1933, 1934 and 1935. The first two years as runner up and the 1935 as 'Cricket Cup Winners'. All hallmarked. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £18
Lot 684:
Lot 684
Cricket medal. Attractive decorative circular silver metal cricket medal for 'The London Printers & Stationery Traders Cricket Association' with figure of a batsman to the centre. Engraved to verso, 'Presented by J. Albert Causton to P. Graves 1899'. 1.25" diam. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 685:
Lot 685
Australia tour to England 1938. A collection of sixteen pin badges by A. E. Patrick of Summer Hill, New South Wales, of members of the 1938 Australian touring party to England. Badges are Badcock, Barnes, Barnett, Bradman, Brown, Chipperfield, Hassett, Fingleton, Fleetwood-Smith, McCabe, McCormick, O'Reilly, Waite, Walker, Ward, and White. Each 1" diameter. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £110
The Patrick family founded a photo medallion and picture framing business in the 1800s in Sydney and continue to produce promotional products to this day
Lot 686:
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Cricket medals 1902-1948. Eleven metal cricket medals, of which nine are hallmarked silver. Hallmarked medals with engravings are issued by Presbyterian C.C. 1902, 'C.E.T.S. R.U-L.O.H.' 1902, Goring & Ferring C.C. 1928, Naval & Military Club 1931, 'W.E.C.C.L. Caley's Shield' 1931, 'L.T.T.C.S. & A.A. Cricket Section' 1936, and 'L. &. D.M.S.S.C.L. Presentation by W.J. Edrich' 1948. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 687:
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George Gibson Macaulay. Yorkshire & England 1920-1935. Original 'Elkington Plate' beaker awarded to Macaulay for achieving third place in the steeplechase in 1913 whilst a pupil at North Eastern County School (now Barnard Castle School). The beaker with engraved inscription to one side, and school emblem to the other, measures 4" tall. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
In later years Macaulay took teams of famous cricketers to play annual matches against the school eleven
Lot 688:
Lot 688
Cricket snuff box. A black lacquered papier mache oval snuff/pill box with hinged lid, believed to be circa 1870's. The lid painted with a cricketing scene of boys playing cricket with trees in background. The box measures approx 2.75"x2"x1.25" deep. Some wear to painted image on lid otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 689:
Lot 689
Cricket snuff box. A black lacquered papier mache oval snuff/pill box with hinged lid, believed to be circa 1870's. The lid painted with a cricketing scene of boys playing cricket with trees in background. The box measures approx 2.5"x1.75"x.6". Very minor wear to painted image on lid otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
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Vesta case. Unusual Victorian bakelite brown vesta case, modelled as a book, depicting a golfer to one side, and a cricketer on the reverse. Approximately 2"x1.5". G.
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 691:
Lot 691
National Grid paperweight. Attractive block acrylic resin paperweight with broken stumps, bails and ball suspended to inside. 'National Grid' emblem to face. 2.5" square. G
Estimate: £18/25
Hammer price: unsold
National Grid sponsored International Umpires during the 1990/2000's
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Cricket ceramics and metalware. 'Texaco Trophy. England v Australia 1985'. Silver plated dish/plate awarded to players following the matches. 8.5" diameter. Recipient unknown. Plus four modern cricket plates 'W.G. Grace, St. Anselm's Cricket Club, 'History of the Ashes' (2), Foleyware cricket dish, modern paste pot with image of 'Cricket' by William Nicholson to lid for Patum Pererum, four printers blocks for advertising cricket bats, paperweight, mug etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 693:
Lot 693
Cricket metalware and games. A selection of metalware, ceramics and cricket games including two 'Rowntree's Cachous' miniature metal advertising cricket bats. 4.5", and an ivory miniature cricket bat 3.25" long. Silver metal tie pin in the form of a cricket bat. Warwickshire C.C.C. 'Triple Champions 1994' commemorative medal in original case. 2.5" diameter. 'Sporting Life. The Cricketers' circular modern reproduction of a silhouette of two cricketers in conversation wearing top hats in brass frame. The original by Marcelle D. Shears, R.M.S. Produced by Peter Bates, Titchfield, Hampshire. 3" diameter. Small W.G. Grace Royal Doulton toby jug, 'The Champion', limited edition no. 5317/9500. Two original brass groundsman's measuring tapes. Two cricket games in original boxes, 'Dice Cricket', Pax Products (Plastic) Ltd, and 'Balyna Discbat' indoor cricket game, appears complete with original instructions/ scorebook. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 694:
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Cricket ceramics and miniature bats. Box comprising a selection comprising six ceramic commemorative plates including three Coalport plates for Leicestershire County Champions 1975, limited edition of 1500, Essex County Champions 1979, limited edition of 1500, and Ashes Centenary 1982, limited edition of 5000, 'Marylebone Cricket Club. 1787-1987' (Wedgwood), Warwickshire County Champions 1994, limited edition of 1000 (Royal Stafford), and 'Australia 1977 Touring Cricket Team' (Royal Grafton). Other contents include two earthenware figures of a batsman and umpire by Marie Whitby, signed and dated 1997. Two Staffordshire figures of a batsman and bowler. Essex C.C.C. County Champions 1983 ashtray by 'Edwardian', a toby jug of W.G. Grace by 'Manor'. Six miniature cricket bats include three 'Crusader' bats with printed signatures for England 1953 (with worm holes), 1956 and 1957, each 11.5", also Middlesex 1976 signed by eleven players including Brearley, Titmus, Radley, Love, Barlow, Gatting etc. Also a football autobiography, 'Darkness and Light', Joe Thompson 2018. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
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Gradidge 'Len Hutton' Autograph bat signed to verso by members of the cast and crew of the motion picture 'The Final Test' 1953 starring Jack Warner, in which Len Hutton appeared, together with Denis Compton, Cyril Washbrook, Alec Bedser and Jim Laker. Over forty signatures including Anthony Asquith, Director, Hutton, Jack Warner, Washbrook, Evans, Compton, Gover, Bedser, Brenda Bruce etc. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £260
Anthony Asquith was a leading English film director, the son of Herbert. H. Asquith, Prime Minister (1908-1916), who directed the motion picture 'The Final Test' starring Jack Warner.Previously sold by Knights as part of the Len Hutton collection in 2014
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England, New Zealand and Counties 1931. Gradidge 'Super' Harrow size cricket bat profusely signed in ink by approx. one hundred and twenty cricketers. Signatures to the face correspond in part with two matches played at Folkestone, England XI v New Zealanders, 5th-8th September, and M.C.C. South African Touring Team v The Rest, 9th-11th September 1931. Signatures of those who played in or were present for the matches include Tennyson, Chapman, Voce, Peebles, Hendren, Turnbull, Goddard, Calthorpe, Hone, Hearne, Perks, Kemp-Welch etc. Below are eleven signatures of the New Zealand touring party 1931, also the signatures of past and contemporary cricketers from Nottinghamshire, Middlesex etc. including F. Mann, A. Fielder, W. Fairservice, I. Peebles etc. To the verso are signatures of County teams for Kent, Derbyshire, Hampshire and Sussex. Fading to some signatures but overall in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £75
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'England v Australia, Lord's 1921'. Jack Hobbs 'Extra Special' Autograph bat signed to face by the England and Australian teams who played in the 2nd Test played at Lord's on the 11th-14th June 1921. Twenty five signatures in ink including Warwick Armstrong, Collins, McDonald, Gregory, Carter, Mailey, Bardsley, Hendry, Andrews, J.W.H.T. Douglas, Knight, Dipper, Woolley, Hendren, Tennyson, Haig, Strudwick, Hearne, Holmes, Parkin etc. The bat inscribed to foot 'Lord's 11 June 1921. England v Australia'. The back is signed and inscribed 'Royal Berkshire Hospital Sportsmans Fund. Presented by Jack Hobbs'. Minor fading to odd signature otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £300
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England v Rest of the World XI 1970. Slazenger 'Gradidge' full size bat signed to the lower portion of the face by eleven members of the Rest of the World XI. Signatures include Sobers (Captain), Barlow, McKenzie, Gibbs, Kanhai, G. Pollock, P. Pollock etc. Also signed to the upper portion of the face by Sobers (again), and England players, M.J.K. Smith, Trevor Bailey, Fred Titmus etc. Also signed to the verso by the 1971 Pakistan touring party (13 signatures), Essex (11), Middlesex (11), Warwickshire (12) and Worcestershire (13). The odd signature faded but legible. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £75
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Australia tour to England 1956. Gunn and Moore 'William Gunn Autograph' full size cricket bat fully signed in ink to the face by all eighteen members of the Australia touring party. Players' signatures include Johnson (Captain), McDonald, Benaud, Harvey, Burke, Archer, Rutherford, Craig, Maddocks, Lindwall, Miller etc. Slight bleeding to the signatures, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £65
Lot 700:
Lot 700
'The Australian Captains Bat. Full size cricket bat with heading to top and players names running down the bat from Don Bradman down to Mark Taylor. The bat was originally signed by all nineteen players, sadly many have faded and the only ones which are now legible are Bradman, Bill Brown, Lyndsay Hassett, Ray Lindwall, Barry Jarman and Allan Border. The bat has been signed to the base of the bat by an additional four captains who followed on from Mark Taylor, the signatures are Steve Waugh, Adam Gilchrist, Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke. The bat is presented in a wooden bat case with glass to front. Overall 42"x12"
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
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Allan Border. Australia. Full size Duncan Fearnley 'Magnum' cricket bat decorated to the face with two portraits of Border by the artist, Mike Tarr, Signed 'To Duncan. Best wishes Allan Border'. Includes a letter of authenticity signed by Fearnley stating, 'This bat was made by myself in 1980 for Allan Border. The bat was used by Allan during the 1981 [series], when he scored 85 against India in Sydney and 73 against England at Lord's'. One worm hole to face and small dent to toe end, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £360

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