Cricket Postcards, Trade & Cigarette Cards

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M.C.C. tour of Australia 1950/51. Mono real photograph postcard of R.M.S. Stratheden P&O Line ship which took the M.C.C. team to Australia. Nicely signed to reverse by all nineteen members of the team including Brown (Captain), Bailey, Bedser, Berry, Compton, Hutton, Close, Wright, Warr etc. Light crease to corner, otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 243:
Lot 243
South Africa tour to England 1929. Mono postcard of the Union-Castle Line 'Royal Mail Steamer 'Balmoral Castle' on which the touring party returned to South Africa following the 1929 tour. The postcard, which has been laid down to an album page, is signed in ink by the sixteen original playing members selected for the tour, also the Manager, Frielinghaus, and Secretary, Frames. Players' signatures are Cameron, Siedle, Mitchell, Taylor, Deane, Vincent, Morkel, Quinn, Dalton, Owen-Smith, Christy, van der Merwe, Bell, McMillan, Ochse and Catterall. Lacking the signature of Duminy, not originally selected. Some creasing and wear, overall in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £260
Jacobus Duminy was originally omitted from the touring party and was on business in Switzerland when he received the call to join the team for the third Test
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Ernest Cooke. Nottinghamshire 2nd XI and first class umpire. Mono plainback postcard of Cooke wearing umpires coat wearing flat cap. Signed by Cooke. Postcard by Albert Wilkes & Son of West Bromwich. The card dated 1946. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Cooke umpired from 1931 to 1935 in Minor Counties cricket including Durham v Australians 1934 and in first class cricket from 1936 to 1956. He stood in the Ashes test at Trent Bridge in 1948 and retired in 1956. He died the following year
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Lot 245
Donald George Bradman. New South Wales, South Australia & Australia 1927-1949. Rare 'Albert Wilkes & Son' plain back postcard of Bradman, half length, taken at Worcester with St. Andrews Church spire to background. Very nicely signed by Bradman. Full Wilkes stamp to verso. Excellent image
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £100
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Lot 246
Don Bradman. 'Records Broken or Equalled by Don Bradman, Australia'. Mono real photograph postcard of Bradman, head and shoulders, wearing Test cap with details below. Nicely signed by Bradman in black ink. Barton Pictorial series. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
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Lot 247
William John Abel. Surrey 1909-1926. Mono real photograph postcard of Abel standing full length in batting attire. Signed in ink to the photograph 'Yours sincerely, W.J. Abel'. Ink smudge not affecting the signature. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
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Lot 248
Edward Ralph 'Ted' Dexter. Cambridge University, Sussex & England 1956-1968. Excellent mono real photograph plain back postcard of Dexter walking on to the field from the pavilion to bat at Scarborough in 1957. Dexter is depicted full length wearing a Cambridge University sweater, spectators milling in the background. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by Dexter. Stamp to verso for Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Slight crease to one edge, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Dexter played in two matches in the 1957 Scarborough Festival, for M.C.C. v Yorkshire, and for Gentlemen v Players
Lot 249:
Lot 249
George Hubert Graham Doggart. Cambridge University, Sussex & England 1948-1961. Mono real photograph postcard of Doggart, head and shoulders, with name and county printed to lower border. Signed to the photograph in ink by Doggart. Sporting Handbooks Ltd. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
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Andrew Ducat. Surrey & England 1906-1931. Mono postcard of Ducat in batting pose at the crease. Signed in ink to the image by Ducat. Publisher and date unknown. Signature slightly faded, crease to top left portion, otherwise good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
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Arthur Fielder. Kent & England 1900-1914. Sepia real photograph postcard of Fielder wearing Kent cap in bowling pose at the wicket. Nicely signed in ink to the photograph by Fielder. Foster of Brighton. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £200
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Charles Burgess Fry. Oxford University, Sussex, London County, Hampshire & England 1892-1922. Sepia real photograph postcard of Fry posing full length wearing batting attire on the steps of a pavilion. Nicely signed in ink to lower border by Fry. Postmarked 28th July 1902. Thiele, Berlin, series no. 7256. Silvering to image, creasing to two corners, small adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £120
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Lot 253
Frederick John Durston. Middlesex & England 1919-1933. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size real photograph trade card of Durston with ball at the wicket. Signed in ink to the photograph by Durston. No. 61c. Plain back. 4'x6'. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
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Lot 254
Arthur Edward Robert Gilligan. Cambridge University, Surrey, Sussex & England 1919-1932. Mono real photograph postcard of Gilligan standing full length wearing a striped blazer. Signed in ink to the photograph by Gilligan. Nias of Brighton. Slight fading to the signature, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
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Clifford Gladwin. Derbyshire & England 1939-1958. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Gladwin, head and shoulders wearing cricket attire. Nicely signed to the photograph in blue ink by Gladwin. A. Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
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Lot 256
David Ivan Gower. Leicestershire, Hampshire & England 1975-1993. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of a youthful Gower, head and shoulders. Signed in ink to the photograph by Gower. Bill Smith, Stanmore. Ex John Arlott collection. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
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Thomas William 'Tom' Graveney. Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Queensland & England 1948-1972. Mono real photograph postcard of a youthful Graveney, head and shoulders wearing a Gloucestershire sweater. Very nicely signed in blue ink to the photograph by Graveney. A. Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
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Lot 258
Conrad Cleophas Hunte. Barbados & West Indies 1950-1967. Mono plain back real photograph postcard of Hunte, three quarter length walking on to the field. Signed to the image by Hunte. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
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Lot 259
George Gibson Macaulay. Yorkshire & England, 1920-1935. Mono real photograph postcard of Macaulay, half length, in cricket shirt. Nicely signed by Macaulay in black ink. Photographer unknown. Small adhesive mount marks to verso, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
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Lot 260
West Indies. Rare mono printed postcard of Berkhampsted v West Indies 28th August 1906 published by J.T. Newman. Printed title to lower border with names of the Berkhampsted team to lower border. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £78
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'The Australian Cricket Team 1909'. Complete set of fourteen individual mono real photograph postcards of the Australian touring team to England 1909. Players are Armstrong, Bardsley, Carter, Cotter, Gregory, Hartigan, Hopkins, Laver, McAlister, Macartney, Noble, Ransford, Trumper and Whitty. The majority of the images show the player, full length in cricket attire with the exception of Bardsley and Ransford which are studio portraits, head and shoulders in Australian caps and blazers. Corner creases to the card of McAlister, small annotation to the lower border of the Gregory card 'N.S.W.' otherwise in good condition. Some cards postally used. Rarely seen as a full set of tour postcards
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £160
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England v Australia, 2nd Test. Lord's 1938. Nice selection of four plain back real photograph mono postcards of the England and Australian teams being presented to the King, George VI on the first day of the Test. Having met the teams the players gave 'three cheers for the King'. Two of the images feature the King meeting Wally Hammond, England Captain and the other shaking hands with Charles Barnett, the others show the England and the Australian teams in lines awaiting the King. Players featured include Ames, Paynter, Farnes, Wellard, Hutton, Bradman, Hassett, McCabe, Brown, O'Reilly, McCormick etc. The scoreboard reads England 134-3. Lord's was packed with over 30,000 people attended the first day with many sitting on the grass up to the boundary edge. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £130
The match was drawn. In the first innings Hammond made 240 for England and Brown 206no for Australia. Bradman was not out on 102 in Australia's second innings
Lot 263:
Lot 263
'Biggest Test Victory on Record'. 'Hutton's match'. England v Australia 1938. Original mono postcard showing 'The Selfridge score board at the end of the last Test match between England and Australia at the Oval. August 19th, 1938- showing the amazing result' [date printed incorrectly] in which Hutton made the then record individual score of 364no, in England's record score of 903-7 dec. England won by an innings and 579 runs. The scoreboard shows the full match details. The scoreboard was sponsored by Selfridge & Co Ltd, and the card issued with the 'Compliments of Selfridge & Co Ltd'. Odd very minor faults otherwise in good condition. A rarely seen postcard
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
England's victory by an innings and 579 runs remains a record victory by an innings to this day in Test matches. Hutton made 364, Leyland 187 and Hardstaff 169no. Bradman and Fingleton did not bat in either of the Australian innings due to injury. The Ashes series was drawn, Australia retained the Ashes.
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Lot 264
South Africa tours to England 1912-1947. Five mono postcards (four real photographs) of South African touring party teams for the 1912, 1924, 1935 (two copies) and 1947 tours. Series include L. Sales & Sons, Oval, J. Beagles & Co. etc. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £22
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Lot 265
Arthur William Carr. Nottinghamshire & England 1910-1934. Mono real cameo photograph postcard of Carr in batting pose at the wicket. J. Webb, Douglas Studio, Nottingham. VG
Estimate: £12/18
Hammer price: £8
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Surrey teams 1954 and 1958. Two original mono real photograph postcards of the 1954 and 1958 teams by F.C. Dick, Oval Bookstall. The players seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire in front of The Oval pavilion. Some creasing to the 1954 postcard, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £15
Surrey won the County Championship an unprecedented seven years in succession from 1952 to 1958
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Australia tours to England 1905-1964. Six original mono postcards of the Australian touring parties for the 1905, 1909, 1921, 1930, 1956 and 1964 tours. The 1905 with cameo images of the players, the others team photographs with players seated and standing in rows. The 1930, 1956 and 1964 postcards are real photographs. Odd minor faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
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Early Australian team postcards 1905 and 1907/08. Three original postcards of Australia Test teams, each depicting the players seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. One mono postcard of the 1905 touring party to England with printed tour fixtures to verso, and another sepia real photograph postcard of the 1905 team. Also a 1907/08 mono postcard of the Australian team postmarked 11th February 1908. Publishers unknown. Odd minor faults and ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £55
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West Indies tours to England 1928-1963. Seven official mono real photograph postcards of West Indies touring parties, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Teams are 1928 (2 copies), 1933, 1939 (2), 1950 and 1963. Sold with a mono official plain back card of the 1950 West Indies touring party to England with printed signatures, title and players' names to borders. 8'x5.5'. Various publishers. Creasing to the 1933 postcard and pin holes to the 1950, otherwise in good condition. Qty 8
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
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New Zealand tours to England 1931 and 1949. Two official mono real photograph postcards of New Zealand touring parties for 1931, A.T. Ltd. and 1949, F.C. Dick, Oval Bookstall. G/VG
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £15
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M.C.C. and England Test teams 1907-1936/37. Five mono real photograph postcards and one printed of England teams for the period. Teams are 1907, 1907/08 tour to Australia with cameo photographs of the touring party, 1928/29, 1926 and 1929. Also a sepia real photograph postcard of the R.M.S. Orion with facsimile signatures of the 1937/37 touring party to Australia. Various publishers including Rotary, Gunn & Moore, Central News etc. Sold with a mono 'Star' series postcard of 'Warner's XI' at Adelaide, 1904. Qty 7. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £65
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South Africa tours to England 1907-1951. Two official mono and two real photograph photographs of South African touring parties for 1907 (Topical, 2 copies), 1912 (Beagles) and a 1935 'Turog' advertising postcard with printed fixtures and player's facsimile signatures to verso. Sold with a mono official plain back card of the 1950 West Indies touring party to England with printed signatures, title and players' names to borders. 8'x5.5'. Odd faults, generally good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £32
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'The Johnnie Walker Test Match Scoreboard' 1934. Five sepia/ mono postcards (four real photographs) depicting the scoreboard at various locations during each of the five Ashes Test matches. Scoreboards are at Great Yarmouth for the first Test at Trent Bridge, Australia 374, England 52-1. Brighton, second Test, Lord's, Australia bowled out for 118 in their second innings, England won by an innings and 38 runs. Margate, third Test, Old Trafford, Australia 373-4 at tea on day three. Felixstowe, fourth Test, Headingley, Australia 439-4, Bradman 231no. Cliftonville, fifth Test, The Oval, Australia 626-5, Bradman 244, Ponsford 266. All postally unused. Sold with two mono candid photographs of the Johnnie Walker scoreboards, both laid to trimmed album cards, one at Cliftonville, first Test, Trent Bridge, England 128-4, Pataudi 6, Hendren 10, and for the fourth Test, Headingley, during Bradman and Ponsford's record second wicket stand, location unknown. Each approx 3.25'x2.25'. Handwritten match result and some damage to the image of the Lord's postcard, otherwise in good condition. Qty 7. Scarce cards
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £140
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'The Johnnie Walker Test Match Scoreboard' 1930. Four sepia real photograph postcards depicting the scoreboard at various locations during the 1930 Ashes series, all postally unused. Scoreboards are at Brighton (two different), second Test, Lord's, showing Australia's declaration at tea on the third day, 729-6, Bradman 254, Woodfull 155, and the close of England's second innings for 375, Chapman 121. Also for the fifth Test, The Oval, at Margate, Australia 299-3, Ponsford 110, Bradman 64no, and Portsmouth, Australia 371-3, Bradman 112 no. Sold with a sepia candid photograph of the scoreboard at Brighton, Lord's Test, Australia 28-0, Woodfull 9no, Ponsford 12no. Approx 3.5'x2.5'. G/VG. Scare cards
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
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Hedley Verity. Yorkshire & England 1930-1939. Mono real photograph postcard with deckle edges of Verity's war grave with wooden cross inscribed '113079. Capt. H. Verity. 1/Green Howards. 31.7.43'. 'Customer's original. Handle with care' label to verso. Sold with two mono postcards of David Denton, Dainty Series, and Lees Whitehead, Wrench Series no. 4687, both players in batting poses. Crease to the Whitehead postcard, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £68
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Yorkshire C.C.C. 1900s-1980s. Large green box file comprising an excellent selection of original, mainly early, postcards featuring Yorkshire teams and players. Approx. eighty postcards in total including the odd reproduction, with a number of additional items of signed ephemera. Includes fourteen postcards of teams ranging from c1902-1951. Individual player postcards include thirteen different postcards of George Hirst, also W. Rhodes (Qty 6, one with signature on detached piece), F.S. Jackson (2), J.T. Brown (2), D. Denton (2), M. Leyland, H. Sutcliffe, R. Kilner, D. Hunter, G. Macaulay, W. Barber (signed), Len Hutton (signed), J. Tunniclffe (2) etc., also a small cabinet style photograph of Geoffrey Wilson, signed and dated 1914 by Wilson. Other signatures include Leyland, Yardley, Boycott, Appleyard, Padgett etc. Postcard series include Queen, Dainty, Parkinson & Roy, Fielding, Charles, Wilkes, Wrench, Hawkins, Rotophot etc. Odd faults to some postcards, overall in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £240
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Lot 277
'Lockwood Cricket Team 1856'. Sepia postcard depicting a reproduction from an original image of Lockwood Cricket Team with the players to the centre and printed title and players' names to borders. An interesting account is handwritten in ink to verso. 'I bought this card many years ago from old Charlie Bradley (the player in front row of picture, with cricket ball in hand, wearing a top hat!). I can just remember seeing him bowl effective underhand lobs, & afterwards batting - a real 'swiper' he was - on Lockwood Cricket Ground'. A postscript reads, 'Mr. C.H. Bradley was father to C[harles] A. Bradley €š„ì champion sprinter of England at one time [1892] & also a fine cricketer'. Signed 'Lab[?]' and dated 21st June 1932. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Originally founded in 1856, Lockwood C.C. was one of the ten original sides in the Huddersfield Cricket League. The Club folded in 1985
Lot 278:
Lot 278
Sussex C.C.C. 1922. Mono real photograph postcard of the Sussex team and umpires seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, caps and assorted blazers. Players are A.E.R. Gilligan (Captain), Cook, Roberts, Bowley, Tate, Stannard, Street, Vine, Young, Cox and A.H.H. Gilligan. Printed signatures to lower edge. Stamp for 'Sports Service, County Ground, Hove' to verso. Slight silvering otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
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Cricket postcards. A selection of eight mono real photograph postcards. Individual players are Len Hutton, Eddie Watts (Surrey) both signed, also A.C. Maclaren (Lancashire), A.M. Crawley (Kent), and Keith Boyce (Essex). Two team postcards of the Hampshire XI 1905, (Wrench series no. 3274), Lancashire 1953 in original 'Coronation Souvenir' folder, and the Pakistan touring party 1954. Also a postcard of Tich Freeman, Frank Woolley and Nawab of Pataudi together wearing M.C.C. tour blazers, and a humorous postcard, Bamforth 'Comic' Series no. 3105. Other series include F.C. Dick Oval Bookstall and Rotary. Qty 10 G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £62
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Surrey C.C.C. Two mono real photograph postcards, one of Laurie Fishlock (Surrey & England 1931-1952), head and shoulders wearing a Surrey blazer, the other of the 1946 Surrey team seated and standing in row wearing cricket attire at The Oval. Both postcards by F.C. Dick, Oval Cricket Ground. Sold with six original tickets for matches at The Oval for Surrey v Australia, 1953, England v Australia, first day, 1985 (Qty 2), England v Pakistan, fourth day 1987, and England v West Indies, third day 1988 (2). Qty 7. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £22
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Cricket postcards early 1900s. Four mono real photograph postcards including P.F. 'Plum' Warner, full length standing in the wicket in cameo wearing batting attire, bat in one hand. Hartmann series no. 4405 3045. J.T. Hearne (Middlesex), full length standing at the crease, ball in hand. Hartmann series no. 1658. C.B. Fry full length taking guard at the wicket wearing batting attire and a sun hat. E. Hawkins & Co., Brighton. c1907. 'Lancashire Cricket Team (Gentlemen)' c1905, featuring W. Findlay, L.O.S. Poivedin, A.C. MacLaren, A.H. Hornby and R.H. Spooner standing together in one row wearing cricket attire. Hawkins & Co., Brighton. W.H.S. & S. Grosvenor Series M. Also a colour postcard of K.S. Ranjitsinhji of Sussex c1903 in batting post at the crease. Valentine's Series, photograph by E. Hawkins & Co. Sold with a nice ink signature of Jack Hobbs on small album page. Qty 6. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £22
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Test and County team postcards 1904-1953. A mono real photograph postcard of the Yorkshire team c1904, Queen Series, T.T. & S. Scarborough. Three official mono real photograph team postcards of the West Indies 1933, South Africans 1935 and Australians 1953. Also a mono Jaeger advertising postcard of the 1929 South African Test Team. Sold with a set of sixteen 'Karizzma Collectibles Series 1 (Cricket)' colour postcards each depicting a notable cricketer. Crease to the 1929 South Africa postcard, otherwise in very good condition. Qty 21
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
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Lot 283
County trade/ collectors' cards 1994-2002. A selection of modern collectors' cards of County players and teams including official Essex cards for seasons 2001 (Qty 24) and 2002 (22), and 'Yorkshire Phoenix' cards 2000 (12). Also sixteen Stamp Publicity collectors' cards of County teams for season 1994, Essex, Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Middlesex, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Somerset, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Yorkshire, and five 'Classic Cricket Cards' of Australian 'International Cricketers', nos. 571, 573-576 of Ferguson, Marsh, Burns, Worrall and Bancroft. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £10
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Lot 284
Lord's. A collection of over eighty modern postcards depicting scenes of the ground, pavilion, match action, the Long Room, museum, collections etc. The majority published by Lord's/ M.C.C., some as sets in original presentation folders. Sold with approx. forty further cricket greetings and postcards. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
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Cricket postcards 1929 onwards. Earlier postcards include 'South African International Cricketers 1929'. C.L. Vincent, D.P.B. Morkel and H.B. Cameron. 'Boy with Bat', Medici Collection, J.W. Hitch (Central News) etc. Odd minor faults, otherwise good. Sold with a good selection of modern postcards and some greetings cards, relating to M.C.C., Surrey and The Oval (Qty 12), Durham (10), Essex (11), Glamorgan (1), Gloucestershire (6), Hampshire (7), Kent (16), Lancashire (7), Leicestershire (2), Nottinghamshire (22), Somerset (7), Sussex (8), Warwickshire (11), Worcestershire (23) and Yorkshire (5). G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
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Lot 286
Percy George Henry Fender. Surrey & England 1910-1935. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Fender standing full length at the wicket leaning on his bat wearing cricket attire. No. 24.C. 4"x6". Small nick to right edge, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 287
Yorkshire v Australian Imperial Forces 1919. Original mono real photograph plain back postcard of a candid style image of the Yorkshire team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire for the match played at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, 16th-18th June 1919. Players' names, annotated in pencil to verso, comprise Burton (Captain), Sutcliffe, Smith, Rhodes, Holmes, Birtles, Dolphin, Kilner, Hirst, Blackburn and Robinson. Sold with a sepia real photograph postcard of Herbert Sutcliffe standing with two other gentlemen wearing suits. Location and photographer unknown. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £130
Australian Imperial Forces won by one wicket, Gregory for Australia taking thirteen wickets in the match
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Dudgeon & Arnell's 'Patrol Tobacco'. 'The 1934 Australian Test Team'. Full set of sixteen cards in good/very good condition. Sold with Ogden's 'Prominent Cricketers of 1938' cigarette cards. Set of fifty cigarette cards. Plus full set of forty eight cards from the A&BC Gum. 'Cricketers 1959' series. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
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Lot 289
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1932/33 'Bodyline'. Collection of fifteen small real photograph trade cards, fourteen of the fifteen feature members of the touring team to Australia. Includes Jardine, Voce, Larwood, Tate, Wyatt, Bowes, Pataudi etc. The cards measure 3cmx5cm each. Produced by De Beukelaer in 1932. Each card is numbered to front with name of player. 61-75, from the 'All Sports' series. The other card is of Jack Hobbs who went as a journalist. Rare G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
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W.D. & H.O. Wills. 'Cricketers' 1908. Scarce full set of fifty cigarette cards. Small 's' series. Some minor faults, odd cards to improve otherwise overall in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
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Wills's Cigarettes 'Cricketers'. W.D. & H.O. Wills, Bristol & London, 1896. An early and rarely seen full set of fifty unnumbered cigarette cards with colour portraits of cricketers of the period with printed name and county to lower portion to front, and decorative floral green backgrounds. The cricketers featured are Attewell, Bainbridge, Baldwin, Bean, Board, Briggs, Chatterton, Daft, Dixon, Druce, Ferris, Flowers, Fry, Grace, Lord Harris, Lord Hawke, A. Hearne, J.T. Hearne, Hewett, Jackson, Key, Lilley, Lockwood, Lohmann, Lucas, McGregor, MacLaren, Martin, Mason, Mold, Mordaunt, Murdoch, Newham, Nichols, O'Brien, Painter, Pougher, Quaife, Ranjitsinhji, M. Read, W.W. Read, Richardson, Shrewsbury, Stoddart, Sugg, Townsend, de Trafford, Tyler, Wainwright and Ward. Adhesive marks to the verso of the A. Hearne, Lilley, McGregor, Tyler and Ward cards, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £1000/1500
Hammer price: £950
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Smith's Albion Gold Flake Cigarettes 'Cricketers' (first series). F. &. J. Smith, Glasgow, 1912. Full set of fifty cigarette cards numbered 1-50 with mono photographs of players in various poses, printed name to lower border, blue title for various brands of cigarette and player description to verso. The cricketers featured are Foster, Iremonger, Hearne, Douglas, Kinneir, Hitch, Smith, Vine, Hobbs, Warner, Tancred, Nourse, Sherwell, Vogler, Snooke, Bardsley, Hartigan, Carter, Hill, Whitty, Smith, Jessop, Sharp, Mead, Blythe, Hayward, Tyldesley, Fry, Macartney, Trumper, Strudwick, Woolley, Gunn, Rhodes, Barnes, Faulkner, White, Kotze, Schwarz, Llewellyn, Gregory, Armstrong, Cotter, Ransford, Carkeek, Brearley, Mitchell, Spooner, Hutchings and Hirst. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £220
Issued in 1912, the year of the Triangular Test tournament, the set comprises players from England, Australia and South Africa, although a number of featured players were not selected for the series
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Lot 293
Smith's Albion Gold Flake Cigarettes 'Cricketers' (second series). F. &. J. Smith, Glasgow, 1912. Full set of twenty cigarette cards numbered 51-70 with mono photographs of players in various poses, printed name to lower border, blue title for various brands of cigarette and player description to verso. The cricketers featured are Smith, Hazlitt, Mayne, Webster, McLaren, Matthews, Emery, Minnett, Kelleway, Jennings, Stricker, Carter, Pegler, Hartigan, Taylor, Beaumont, Ward, Campbell, Cox and Humphreys. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £140/280
Hammer price: £160
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K.A. Auty Annual Christmas Card. This is the 1952 card sent by Auty from Chicago. This one features the first English cricket team match to South Africa in 1889 with scorecard of the 'Test match' played in Port Elizabeth to inside page. Rarely seen cards
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
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Edwardian Christmas Card. Early folding Christmas card by C.W. Faulkner of London. The card comprises eight humorous cartoon illustrations with accompanying captions of 'Cricket Terms', printed in red and black. Captions include 'Tompkins being stumped through going out to a fast ball', 'Yorkins was the first to be dismissed, being caught out with a beauty', 'Potts was very smart at the wicket', 'The new bowler proved very expensive' etc. All pages, presumably originally joined, are now detached with the exception of two. One page trimmed, some wear and minor loss, ageing and the odd tape repair, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £110
Lot 296:
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M.C.C. tour to India 1933. Official M.C.C. Christmas card from the M.C.C. tour of India 1933 with gold embossed cover emblem of St George & the Dragon, '1933-India-1934' below and 'India 1933' printed to lower right hand corner plus red and blue ribbon tie. To inside a mono photograph of the Taj Mahal and the wording 'With Best Wishes for Christmas and 1934'. Unsigned, sender unknown. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 297:
Lot 297
Cricket Memorabilia Society. Four signed cards of John Bracewell, card no.70, limited edition no. 73/100, Shahid Mahboob, card no.81, limited edition no. 61/100, Atiq-Uz-Zaman, card no.82, limited edition no. 65/100, and John Shepherd, card no. 87, limited edition no. 65/100. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: withdrawn
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'The Magnet Album of Test Match Cricketers. 1930 Tour'. Sixteen page collectors' album of pictures and text from the magazine, 'The Magnet', published 12th July 1930 for the Australia tour to England. Complete with glossy pictures laid down to album featuring the England and Australian players from the 1930 series. Includes pages for Hobbs, Sutcliffe, Richardson, Woodfull, Hammond, Grimmett, Hendren, Chapman, Bradman etc. Padwick 5052-1. Owner's name in pencil to rear cover. Small nick to top edge of front cover, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 299:
Lot 299
Somerset C.C.C. c1978/79. Nine mono collectors cards issued by Walkerprint of London of portraits of Somerset players, each signed by the featured player. Cards are Viv Richards, Ian Botham, Graham Burgess, Derek Taylor, Brian Rose (Captain), Hallam Moseley, Mervyn Kitchen, Dennis Breakwell and Peter Denning. Each measures 3'x4'. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 300:
Lot 300
'The Magnet' 1925. Eleven from a set of twelve numbered cards of cricketers issued by Amalgated Press in 1925. Lacking no. 2, Sutcliffe. Each card features a cut out mono figure of a cricketer in action on a green base with fold marks to create an upright figure approx. 4.5" tall. Player's printed biography to verso. Light creasing to the fold marks on some cards, card no. 1, Hobbs, lacking bat, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 301:
Lot 301
'The Magnet' 1926. Four from the set of eight unnumbered cards as issued of cricketers, Amalgated Press, 1926. Each card features a cut out mono figure of a cricketer in action on a green base with fold and cut marks to create an upright figure approx. 4.5" tall. Player's printed biography to verso. Cards are Oldfield (two copies), Carr, Hobbs and Macartney. Crease to the base of one Oldfield card, tear to the torso of the other Oldfield, small loss to the base of the Macartney, light creasing to the fold marks on some cards, otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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