Cricket Postcards, Trade & Cigarette Cards

Lot 276:
Lot 276
Don Bradman. Australia tour to England 1938. Original mono real photograph postcard of members of the Australian touring party looking out from the deck as they departed Australian on the S.S. Orontes in March 1938. Signed in ink to the photograph in later years by three featured players, Bradman, Ernie McCormick and Arthur Chipperfield. This appears to be from McCormick's personal collection, an inscription to the verso reads, 'Ernie off to England with Test team'. Some age toning, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £95
Lot 277:
Lot 277
Don Bradman early 1930s. Original mono real candid photograph postcard of a smiling Bradman standing full length wearing a suit and trilby hat. Beautifully signed in black ink to the photograph by Bradman. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £120
Lot 278:
Lot 278
Don Bradman 1956. Mono postcard depicting a pensive Bradman, head and shoulders wearing a suit and trilby hat with a pen in his hand. To verso a printed message from the Sports Editor-in Chief of the Daily Mail announcing Bradman's arrival to write exclusively for the newspaper on the 1956 Ashes tour. The postcard, postmarked 21st May 1956, presumably was circulated to all newsagents, this copy being addressed to a newsagent in Norfolk. Some show-through of the typed addressee, light creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 279:
Lot 279
Don Bradman. Australia tour to England 1930. Two mono real candid-style photograph plain back postcards, one featuring Bradman, both taken during the tour match, Hampshire v Australians, County Ground, Southampton, 31st May- 1st June 1930. Both postcards depict players walking off the field, one of Bradman wearing cricket attire and tour blazer accompanied by a gentleman in a suit, the other of Bill Woodfull and Bert Oldfield of Australia and Lionel Tennyson of Hampshire. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £35
Bradman opened the innings for Australia and scored 191 in their only innings, Australia winning by an innings and eight runs. Clarrie Grimmett took seven wickets in each Hampshire innings, fourteen wickets in all in the match
Lot 280:
Lot 280
Alan Geoffrey Fairfax. New South Wales & Australia 1928-1932. Excellent plain back sepia real photograph postcard of Fairfax, head and shoulders, wearing Australian touring cap and sweater. The postcard very nicely signed by Fairfax in ink. This is card number 4 from a series of fifteen cards produced for the Australian 1930 tour of England by B.D.V. cigarettes (Godfrey Phillips of London), number printed to lower right hand corner of card. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £130
Fairfax took 41 wickets on the 1930 tour at an average of 29.70
Lot 281:
Lot 281
Alan Falconer Kippax. New South Wales & Australia 1918-1936. Excellent plain back sepia real photograph postcard of Kippax, head and shoulders, wearing Australian touring cap and sweater. The postcard very nicely signed by Kippax in ink. This is card number 7 from a series of fifteen cards produced for the Australian 1930 tour of England by B.D.V. cigarettes (Godfrey Phillips of London), number printed to lower right hand corner of card. Browning to signature and adhesive marks to verso., otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £80
Kippax made 1451 runs on the 1930 tour, including four centuries, at an average of 58.04
Lot 282:
Lot 282
Stanley Joseph McCabe, New South Wales & Australia 1928-1942. Excellent plain back sepia real photograph postcard of McCabe, head and shoulders, wearing Australian touring cap and sweater. The postcard very nicely signed by McCabe in ink. This is card number 8 from a series of fifteen cards produced for the Australian 1930 tour of England by B.D.V. cigarettes (Godfrey Phillips of London), number printed to lower right hand corner of card. Very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £110
McCabe made 1012 runs on the 1930 tour with an average of 32.64
Lot 283:
Lot 283
Alexander Hurwood. Queensland & Australia 1925-1932. Excellent plain back sepia real photograph postcard of Hurwood, head and shoulders, wearing Australian touring cap and sweater. The postcard very nicely signed by Hurwood in ink. This is card number 10 from a series of fifteen cards produced for the Australian 1930 tour of England by B.D.V. cigarettes (Godfrey Phillips of London), number printed to lower right hand corner of card. Very small adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £88
Hurwood took 28 wickets on the 1930 tour at an average of 26.85
Lot 284:
Lot 284
Thomas Welbourn Wall. South Australia & Australia 1924-1936. Excellent plain back sepia real photograph postcard of Wall, head and shoulders, wearing Australian touring sweater. The postcard nicely signed by Wall in ink. This is card number 11 from a series of fifteen cards produced for the Australian 1930 tour of England by B.D.V. cigarettes (Godfrey Phillips of London), number printed to lower right hand corner of card. Minor adhesive mark to verso otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Wall took 56 wickets on the 1930 tour at an average of 29.25
Lot 285:
Lot 285
William Albert Stanley Oldfield. New South Wales & Australia 1919-1938. Excellent plain back sepia real photograph postcard of Oldfield, head and shoulders, wearing Australian touring sweater. The postcard nicely signed by Oldfield in ink. This is card number 13 from a series of fifteen cards produced for the Australian 1930 tour of England by B.D.V. cigarettes (Godfrey Phillips of London), number printed to lower right hand corner of card. Minor adhesive mark to verso otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Oldfield took 23 catches and 11 stumpings as wicketkeeper on the 1930 tour
Lot 286:
Lot 286
Frank Edward Woolley. Kent & England 1906-1938. Sepia real photograph postcard of Woolley, full quarter length wearing cricket attire and M.C.C. touring blazer. Very nicely signed in black ink by Woolley. B.C. Flemons, Tonbridge. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 287:
Lot 287
Charles Phillip Mead. Hampshire & England 1905-1936. Mono real photograph postcard of Mead in batting pose with Hampshire wicket keeper behind the stumps. The postcard with 'Mead to lower border and the number 68 to right hand corner. Signed by Mead, signature a little weak. Bailey of Bournemouth. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 288:
Lot 288
William Albert Oldfield, New South Wales & Australia 1919-1938. Mono printed plain back postcard of Oldfield standing at the wicket in wicketkeeping attire. Signed and inscribed in ink 'Best wishes from Bert Oldfield' with printed facsimile signature below. The postcard appears to have been trimmed and measures 3.5"x5". Some age toning and slight adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 289:
Lot 289
Elias Henry 'Patsy' Hendren. Middlesex & England 1907-1937. Original mono postcard size head and shoulders portrait of Hendren in cameo. Nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by Hendren. Possibly by Wilkes. Approx. 3"x4.25" in modern mount, overall 7"x9.5". VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 290:
Lot 290
Herbert Strudwick. Surrey & England. Boys' Realm 'Famous Cricketers' real photograph trade card no.8, dated 24th June 1922, nicely signed in black ink by Strudwick. Slight adhesive mark to verso otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £38
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Lot 291
Wilfred Rhodes. Yorkshire & England. Boy's Realm 'Famous Cricketers' real photograph trade card no. 2, dated 13th May 1922 of Rhodes in bowling pose. Nicely signed to face in ink by Rhodes. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £28
Lot 292:
Lot 292
Aubrey Temple Sharp. Leicestershire 1908-1935. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Sharp, full length, wearing Leicestershire cap walking out to bat. No. 114.C. 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
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Lot 293
Alan Wilfred Shipman. Leicestershire 1920-1936. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Shipman, full length, wearing Leicestershire cap standing on the out field. No. 115.C. 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 294:
Lot 294
Thomas Edgar Sidwell. Leicestershire 1913-1933. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Sidwell, full length, wearing Leicestershire cap in wicket keeping pose next to the stumps. No. 116.C. 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 295
Nigel Haig. Middlesex & England 1912-1934. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Haig, head and shoulders, wearing Middlesex cap and striped blazer. No. 148.C. 4"x6". Sold with a similar cabinet size card of Elias Henry Hendren. Middlesex C.C.C., Brentford F.C. & England 1907-1937. Hendren, half length, wearing Middlesex cap and blazer. Title 'E. Hendren. Brentford'. Fold, wear and slight damage otherwise in good condition. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
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Lot 296
Claud Neville Woolley. Northamptonshire 1911-1931. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Woolley, half length, wearing Northamptonshire cap. No. 108.C. 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
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Lot 297
Thomas Leonard Richmond. Nottinghamshire & England 1912-1928. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Richmond, full length, holding the ball and wearing Nottinghamshire cap. No. 105.C. 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
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Lot 298
Thomas William Oates. Nottinghamshire 1897-1925. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Oates, half length, wearing Nottinghamshire cap. No. 191.C. 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
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Lot 299
Fred Barratt. Nottinghamshire & England 1914-1931. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Barratt, half length, in cricket attire. No. 192.C. 4"x6". G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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Lot 300
Arthur William Carr. Nottinghamshire & England 1910-1934. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Carr, full length, in batting pose in front of the wicket. No. 154.C. 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
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Lot 301
Samuel James Staples. Nottinghamshire & England 1920-1934. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Staples, head and shoulders, wearing cricket attire and Nottinghamshire cap. No. 193.C. 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
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Lot 302
Charles Anderson Fiddian Fiddian-Green. Warwickshire, Cambridge University & Worcestershire 1920-1934. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Fiddian-Green, full length, standing in batting pose at the wicket wearing cap. No. 143.C. 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £80
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Lot 303
George William Stephens. Warwickshire 1907-1925. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Stephens, full length, standing with bat under his arm, wearing cap. No. 144.C. 4"x6". The card incorrectly labelled 'G.W. Stevens'. Warwickshire'. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
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Lot 304
Humphrey Adam Gilbert. Worcestershire 1921-1930. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Gilbert, half length, wearing striped blazer. No. 171.C. 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
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Lot 305
Charles Victor Tarbox. Worcestershire 1921-1929. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Tarbox, half length, wearing Worcestershire cap. No. 172.C. 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
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Lot 306
Charles Richard Preece. Worcestershire 1920-1927. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Preece, half length, wearing Worcestershire cap. No. 173.C. 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
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Lot 307
Andrew Sandham. Surrey & England 1911-1937. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Sandham, half length, in batting pose in front of the wicket, wearing cap. No. 19.C. Signed in ink by Sandham. 4"x6". G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 308
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: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
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Lot 309
Herbert Sutcliffe. Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of a youthful Sutcliffe, full length, in batting pose. Nicely signed in ink by Sutcliffe. No.51c. 4"x6". Odd minor faults to one corner otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
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Pelham Francis Warner. Oxford University, Middlesex & England 1894-1920. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Warner in batting pose. Pinnace series no. 46.C. 4"x6". Very nicely signed in black in to the photograph by Warner. The card slightly trimmed to lower edge. 3.75"x5.5", mounted in modern mount, overall 7"x9". Adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
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Lot 311
A.P.F. Chapman, Kent & England 1924-1938. Sepia real photograph postcard of Chapman, full length in batting pose. Very nicely signed in ink by Chapman and dated 1928. Series unknown. Adhesive marks to verso otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £60
Lot 312:
Lot 312
Don Bradman. Mono postcard of the Australia team to England 1930 by E.T.W. Dennis of Scarborough. Signed by Bradman in blue ink. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
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Lot 313
Jack Hobbs. Two mono real photograph postcards of Hobbs, both nicely signed in ink to the photograph. One is a plain back postcard of Hobbs on the field in batting pose, the other standing in front of a stand, cap in hand. Publishers unknown. Some wear and nicks to the second postcard otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
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Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji. Sussex & England. 1895-1920. Mono 'real photograph' postcard of Ranjitsinhji, half length, wearing blazer. Signed in black ink to lower border 'Ranjitsinhji. of Nawanagar'. Rotary Photographic Series no. 3807. Some silvering to card and light corner adhesive marks to reverse otherwise good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £220
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Lot 315
Brian Joseph Booth. Lancashire & Leicestershire 1956-1973. Original mono real photograph plain back postcard of Booth walking out to bat. Signed to the photograph and to verso by Booth and dated 1959. Photograph by C. Goodman of Newmarket. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
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Ernest Tyldesley. Lancashire & England 1909-1936. Mono real photograph postcard of Tyldesley in batting pose at the crease. Signed in black ink to the photograph 'Yours sincerely, Ernest Tyldesley'. Photographer unknown. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
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Lot 317
Australia tour to England 1926. Mono postcard of the Australian touring party to England, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Printed title and players' names to lower edge. Nicely signed in ink to verso by nine members of the touring party. Signatures are Collins (Captain), Grimmett, Andrews, Bardsley, Ryder, Ponsford, Richardson, Taylor, and the manager, Sydney Smith. T. Bolland, St. Leonards-on-Sea. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
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William Albert Stanley 'Bert' Oldfield, New South Wales & Australia 1919-1938. Sepia plain back postcard/ trade card of Oldfield, head and shoulders, in Australian sweater and cap on the 1930 tour of England. Very nicely signed in ink by Oldfield. Published by B.D.V. cigarettes of Godfrey Phillips of London, as part of their advertising campaign for the 1930 Australian tourists, this being card no. 13 in the series. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 319:
Lot 319
New Zealand 1931. Mono real postcard of the New Zealand touring team to England. Angus Thomas Ltd. Signed to verso by eight members of the team in black ink. Signatures include Dempster, Talbot, Blunt, James, Cromb etc. Old tape mark to left edge of the photograph, otherwise in good condition. Sold with three books 'Playfair Book of Test Cricket, Volumes 1& 2 (1877-1939 and 1946-1953) and 'Test Cricket. England v Australia 1877-1921. W.P.H. Sparks 1930. Qty 4
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
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Lot 320
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: £25/35
Hammer price: £18
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Lot 321
'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: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
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.
Lot 322:
Lot 322
M.C.C. tour to Australia & New Zealand 1954/55. Original colour postcard of the P&O 'Orsova' nicely signed to the verso by twelve members of the M.C.C. touring party. Signatures are May, Tyson, Evans, Appleyard, Wilson, Bedser, Statham, Graveney, Bailey, McConnon, Simpson and Cowdrey. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
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M.C.C. Tour to Australia, 1932/33. 'Bodyline'. Mono postcard of R.M.S. Orontes with cameos pictures and printed signatures of all eighteen members of the touring party. Printed title 'Bringing Home "The Ashes"' to bottom left corner, faded but legible. Published by The Canterbury Printers, Canterbury. Adhesive damage to verso, small nick to left edge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
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M.C.C. tour of Australia 1954/55. Sepia postcard of 'R.M.S Orsova' Orient Line ship which took the M.C.C. team to Australia. Nicely signed in ink to face by all twenty players and officials including Hutton, May, Simpson, Cowdrey, Tyson, Edrich, Wardle, Graveney, Statham, Wilson, Loader, Evans etc. Small tape repairs to verso, light creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £60
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M.C.C. tour to Australia 1924/25. Sepia real photograph postcard of the M.C.C. touring party having disembarked at Fremantle on the 1924/25 tour. The photograph depicts the touring party standing on the quayside wearing formal attire. Players featured include Gilligan, Sandham, Freeman, Tate, Woolley, Hendren etc. Photograph by La Posia Studio, North Fremantle. Inscription in ink to verso in Tich Freeman's own hand, 'This was taken just after we landed off the boat'. Originally from the Freeman collection sold by Phillips in 1996. Sold with a sepia real photograph postcard of the scoreboard at Melbourne at the close of the second Test which Australia had won by 81 runs. Also a sepia plain back postcard taken on the tour of Maurice Tate standing full length wearing M.C.C. touring blazer, pipe in mouth. Small damage to top edge of the Tate postcard, otherwise in very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
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Amalgamated Press 'Australian & English Cricket Stars' 1932. 'Bodyline'. Full set of thirty two trade cards each featuring a mono head and shoulders portrait of members of Australian and English Test cricketers. Sold with the original accompanying 'Australia versus England 1932-33. "Triumph" and "Champion" Test Match Souvenir Album'. The cards in very good condition, wear and annotations to the album. Rare to see the set with the original album
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £100
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Lot 327
'The Johnnie Walker Test Match Scoreboard' 1930 and 1934. Five mono real photograph postcards showing the scoreboard at different locations during the two Ashes series. There are two postcards showing the score at various stages of the fifth Test at The Oval 1930, the first shows the scoreboard at Margate with Australia 299-3 (Bradman 64no), and the second with the scoreboard at Portsmouth, Australia at 371-3 (Bradman 112no), England having scored 405. Three postcards from the 1934 series, all at unknown locations, one with the scoreboard displaying the score from the fourth Test at Headingley, England 179-6 in the first innings (Hopwood 3no, Ames 4no). The two others from the fifth Test at The Oval, one showing the score at the fall of the sixth wicket in the first innings with Australia at 631-6 (Bradman 244, Ponsford 266 and Chipperfield 2no), the other at the close of the match, England having been dismissed for 145 following on, Australia winning by an innings and 562 runs. The 1930 postcards published by Sunbeam Photo, Margate and Thomos[sic] Humphries, Portsmouth, others unknown. All postcards postally unused and in very good condition. Scarce cards. Sold with two facsimile copies of full page advertisements for the Johnnie Walker scoreboard, originally from the Illustrated London News and The Graphic, 1930. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
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Nottinghamshire C.C.C. 1953. Official mono real photograph plain back postcard of the 1953 Nottinghamshire team, seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire at Trent Bridge. Players featured include Simpson (Captain), Jepson, Butler, Hardstaff, Poole, Smailes, Dooland, Goonesena etc. Photographer unknown. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £12
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Touring team postcards 1933-1956. Four official mono real photograph postcards of Test touring teams to England. Teams are West Indies 1933, Australia 1938, Pakistan 1954, and Australia 1956, the latter with printed players' signatures to verso. Various publishers. Sold with four 'Star Series' postcards. Qty 8. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1954 and 1957. Six original mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams, each depicted in one row wearing cricket attire in front of the pavilion at Scarborough. Teams are Pakistan 1954, T.N. Pearce's XI, Yorkshire, Surrey, West Indies and Gentlemen, all 1957. Each postcard with official stamp for Walkers Studios, Scarborough to verso. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £120
Lot 331:
Lot 331
Scarborough Cricket Festival 1957. Five original mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams, each depicted in one row wearing cricket attire in front of the pavilion at Scarborough in 1957. Teams are West Indies, Gentlemen, T.N. Pearce's XI, M.C.C. and Rest of England. Each postcard with official stamp for Walkers Studios, Scarborough to verso. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £100
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Scarborough Cricket Festival 1954 and 1957. Three original mono real photograph plain back postcards of teams, each depicted in one row wearing cricket attire in front of the pavilion at Scarborough. One postcard features both teams for Yorkshire v M.C.C. 1954, the players all standing in one row apparently paying their respects with heads bowed, the M.C.C. team in blazers. The other postcards feature the Canadians in 1954, and Players 1957. Each postcard with official stamp for Walkers Studios, Scarborough to verso. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 333:
Lot 333
West Indies tour to England, Scarborough 1933. Original mono real photograph postcard of the West Indies opening batsmen, Teddy Hoad and Clifford Roach, walking out to bat in the final match of the 1933 tour, v H.D.G. Leveson Gower's XI at Scarborough, 9th-12th September 1933. The postcard nicely signed in ink to verso by ten members of the West Indies team. Signatures are Grant (Captain), Barrow, Hoad, Griffith, Christiani, Headley, Sealey, Roach, Da Costa and Martindale. Lacking the signature of Valentine who also played in the match. Photograph by Walkers Studios of Scarborough. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £130
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Mono candid-style real photograph plain back postcard of the Australian team standing informally in a group in the outfield for the tour match v An England XI at Hastings, 1st-4th September 1956. Players featured include Johnson, Langley, McDonald, Rutherford, Mackay, Craig, Crawford, Archer etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
The match was drawn with no play possible on the final day. Cricket was played on the Central Recreation Ground at Hastings from 1864, and Sussex played their last first-class match there in 1989 before the land was developed for a shopping centre
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'Historic Test Match at Lord's. England v West Indies' 1928. Original mono real photograph postcard of the two teams and umpires seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and blazers. Printed title and players' names to lower border. Published by Lord's and Oval Bookstalls, printed by B.P. & Co., London. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
In the West Indies' inaugural Test match, England won by an innings and 58 runs
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Denis Compton and Bill Edrich. Surrey & England. Original mono real photograph plain back postcard of the waxwork models of Compton and Edrich at Madame Tussaud's, London. The two models depicted full length wearing cricket attire and England blazers. The postcard probably published in 1947/48. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
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England and M.C.C. team postcards 1903-1947. Nine original postcards of England and M.C.C. touring teams, including five real photograph postcards and one in colour. Teams are Warner's XI to Australia 1903/04, J. Beagles & Co., M.C.C. to Australia 1907/08, Rotary Photo no. 3827A, advertising postcard for 'Officers Mess Cigarettes' of the 1913/14 team to South Africa with fixture list to verso, an M.C.C. Christmas postcard for the tour to South Africa 1927/28, 'Jaeger' advertising postcard c.1928, England v West Indies 1928 (two different), and the 1946/47 touring party to Australia with printed signatures to verso. Odd faults to some postcards, overall in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £120
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Australia Test team postcards 1902-1964. Eleven mono postcards (five real photographs) of Australia teams who toured England. Teams are for seasons 1902, 1905, 1909, 1912, 1921, 1926, 1930 ('Viyella' advertising postcard), 1934 ('Gripu Trousers'), 1938 and 1964. Other publishers include R.Th. Berlin, Ralph Dunn, Bolland, Beagles, F.C. Dick, Oval Bookstall etc. Sold with a mono real photograph postcard of 'Carpet Bedding, Australia v England, The Leas, Folkestone' 1938. Publisher unknown. Odd minor faults including pin holes to the 1948 postcard, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty 12
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £200
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Australia Test team and player postcards 1905-1948. Six mono postcards (four real photographs) of Australian teams for seasons 1905, one Rotary Series no. 3824B, another Philco Series 6003F, 1921, 1930 (Jaeger advertising postcard), and 1948, one by F.C. Dick, Oval Bookstall, the other R.A. Series. Sold with three mono real photograph postcards of individual Australian cricketers, Victor Trumper, Thiele no. 1001, Don Bradman and Alan Kippax. Also a mono postcard of 'Carpet Bedding, Australia v England, The Leas, Folkestone' 1938, and an early colour postcard of an aerial view of England v Australia at The Oval, Adelaide, publisher and date unknown. Good condition. Qty 11
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
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New Zealand tours to England 1927-1937. Three mono real photograph postcards of New Zealand touring teams for seasons 1927 published by Topical, 1931, Angus Thomas Ltd., and 1937, publisher unknown. Small loss to one corner of the 1927 postcard, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 341:
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South Africa tours to England 1924-1955. Five mono (three real photograph) postcards of South Africa touring teams for seasons 1924, two different, one by C. Smith, Oval, the other a Jaeger advertising postcard, 1929 Jaeger, 1947 W.E. Green, London, and 1955, publisher unknown. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £32
Lot 342:
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West Indies touring parties 1906-1951/52. A mono postcard of the 1902 West Indies touring party to England, photograph by R. Scott, Manchester. Also two mono real photograph postcards of the West Indies teams to England 1933 (publisher unknown), and to Australia 1951/52, photograph by Melba Studios, Sydney. Qty 3. Minor wear to the 1902 postcard, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 343:
Lot 343
Maurice William Tate. Sussex & England 1912-1937. M.C.C. tour to Australia 1928/29. A rare original sepia real photograph postcard of the scoreboard at the end of the first Test at Brisbane, 20th November- 5th December 1928. The scoreboard shows Australia having been bowled out for only 66 in their second innings to give England victory by 675 runs. The photograph was taken by Tate with an inscription in ink to verso in Tate's own hand, 'The scoring board at Brisbane taken 5 mins after we beat them well'. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 344:
Lot 344
Signed postcards. Four postcards, one published by M.C.C. signed by Don Bradman and Len Hutton. Also three individually signed by the featured player of Trevor Bailey (Valentine 'Real Photo Cricket Personalities Series'), Len Hutton (Stamp Publicity), and David Sheppard (M.R.R.' Cricket Hall of Fame Series'). G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £55
Lot 345:
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Cricket postcards 1900s-1950s. Three mono real candid style photograph plain back postcards and one smaller similar photograph of Essex playing at Ilford c.1959 including two views of the ground, and players walking on to the pitch. Players featured include Insole, Bailey, Dodds, Greensmith, Phelan, Bear etc. Also player portrait postcards of C.B. Fry, A.P. Freeman (Kent), G. Smith (Essex) etc. Team postcards of South African tourists 1907, Kent 1928 etc. Series include Rotary Photographic, A. Wilkes & Son, Flemons, Philco etc. Qty 12. Odd faults to a couple of postcards, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
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Kent C.C.C. player postcards. Selection of six mono (two real photograph) postcards of Kent players. Includes a nice sepia real photograph postcard of Frank Woolley, half length wearing cricket attire, bat and gloves in hand, nicely signed in black ink to the photograph by Woolley and dated 28th June 1927. Also a sepia real photograph postcard of 'Tich' Freeman, Les Ames and Percy Chapman standing together in cricket attire and blazers. Both postcards by B.C. Flemons of Tonbridge. Other subject include F. Woolley and Arthur Fielder, 'Punter' Humphreys, and modern postcards of Tich Freeman and Derek Underwood (signed by Underwood). G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £130
Lot 347:
Lot 347
County, Test and player postcards 1930s-1960s. A nice selection of mono postcards, a good number real photographs including official Test and County team photographs, individuals etc. Test teams include New Zealand 1931, England Test 1957, Australia 1957 and 1961 etc. Counties include Surrey c.1930, 1949 etc. Yorkshire 1935, Middlesex 1947 etc. Individuals' postcards include Jack Hobbs, Wilfred Rhodes, Ranjitsinhji (two different), A.C. Maclaren, Duleepsinhji, H.D.G. Leveson Gower, Ted Dexter (signed) etc. Publishers include F.C. Dick Oval Bookstall, Rotophot, Wrench, Dean Wills & Millar, Rival, Star etc. Qty 29. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £110
Lot 348:
Lot 348
Garry Sobers. Barbados Independence postcard 1966, first day of issue, signed to face by Garry Sobers. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 8.5"x10.5". VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £40
Lot 349:
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England tour to Australia 1936/37. 'Test Match Favourites'. Original paper wallet with printed dates and venues for the Test series. Presented with 'The Triumph' comic published by Amalgamated Press in Australia, containing ten original sepia 'Real Photogravure' postcards of players. Cards are Bradman, Brown, Chipperfield, Darling and Fleetwood-Smith of Australia, Duckworth, Fishlock, Leyland, Robins and Worthington of England. The postcards in good condition, the wallet with minor wear, overall in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £110
A companion set of ten cards in the 'Stars of the Test Matches' series was issued with 'The Champion' comic
Lot 350:
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England tour to Australia 1936/37. 'Stars of the Test Matches'. Original paper wallet with printed dates and venues for the Test series. Presented with 'The Champion' comic published by Amalgamated Press in Australia, containing ten original sepia 'Real Photogravure' postcards of players. Cards are Grimmett, Oldfield, Fingleton, O'Reilly and McCabe of Australia, Allen, Fagg, Hammond, Verity and Hardstaff of England. The postcards in good condition, the wallet with minor wear, overall in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £120
A companion set of ten cards in the 'Test Match Favourites' series was issued with 'The Triumph' comic
Lot 351:
Lot 351
Cigarette and trade cards 1930-1956. Four complete sets of unmounted cards. Sets are 'Giant' Brand Licorice 'Australian Players 1930' inscribed to backs, '24 photos in a complete set'. Published by Australian Licorice, Victoria. W.D. & H.O. Wills 'Cricketers' 1928 Second series, Qty 50. Carreras 'Turf Cigarettes 50 Famous Cricketers' 1950, plain backs, Qty 50. 'C.B.T. 1956 Cricketers First Series', Kane Products, Qty 25. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £70
Lot 352:
Lot 352
Cigarette and trade cards 1926-1990s. Seven complete sets of unmounted cards. D.C. Thompson 'The World's Best Cricketers' presented with 'The Rover' 1926. Green backs (Qty 36). John Player & Son 'Cricketers, 1938' cigarette cards mounted in original album (50). Light foxing and wear to the album. D.C. Thompson 'County Cricketers' series 1957, 'Adventure' (16), 'The Hotspur' (16), 'The Rover (16), and 'The Wizard' (16). County Print Services '1960's Test Cricketers by Mike Tarr' published in the 1990s (50). VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 353:
Lot 353
'Cricketers' 1905. W.D. & H.O. Wills. Twenty five cigarette cards being a mixture of the small and large 's' series. The cards laid down to mount, framed and glazed, overall 13.5"x18". G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £10
Lot 354:
Lot 354
'Warwickshire Test Cricketers'. Eight cards from the set of twenty five colour trade cards of Warwickshire Test cricketers produced by County Print Services featuring player portraits by Mike Tarr, each signed by the player featured. Signatures are Amiss, Brown, Kallicharran, Jameson, Small, M.J.K. Smith, Willis, and R.E.S. Wyatt. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 355:
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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: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold

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