Cricket Bats, Balls & Equipment

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Post-war scorecards 1945-1977. Black file comprising over fifty official scorecards for Test, tour, county and representative matches for the period including v Australia, Pakistan, South Africa, West Indies etc. Includes an official scorecards and programmes for the 1968, 1969 and 1971 Gillette Cup Finals, and the odd friendly/ charity match. G
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 422:
Lot 422
Bicentenary Match. M.C.C. v Rest of the World 1987. Official scorecard for the match played at Lord's, 20th-25th August 1987. The scorecard with complete printed scores is nicely signed in ink by twelve players including Gatting, Gooch, Edmonds, Marshall, Gower, Rice, French, Broad, Gavaskar, M. Crowe etc. VG
Estimate: £30/50
The match ended in a draw. Gooch (117), Gatting (119) and Greenidge (122) scored centuries for M.C.C., with Gavaskar top scorer in the match with 188 for Rest of the World
Lot 423:
Lot 423
Australia tour to England 1961. Rarer official scorecard for the tour match, Ireland v The Australians, College Park, Dublin, 18th & 19th September 1961. Incomplete handwritten scores showing Australia's completed first innings. Light foxing, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
In the final match of the 1961 tour Australia won by 282 runs
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South of England v South Africa 1947. Official scorecard for the match played at Hastings, 3rd-5th September 1947 where Denis Compton scored 101 in the first innings to record his seventeenth century of the season breaking Jack Hobbs' 1925 record of the highest number of centuries scored in a season. Sold with an original mono press head and shoulders photograph of a youthful Compton in 1936. Central Press Photos, London. 4.5"x6". VG
Estimate: £20/30
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Lot 425
'Bicentenary Match M.C.C. v Rest of the World'. Official souvenir scorecard produced for the match played at Lord's, 20th-25th August 1987. The card with decorative colour front nicely signed in black ink by twenty two former Test cricketers. Signatures include T. Graveney, J. Warr, G. Evans, J. Cameron, B. Rose, D. Shackleton, A. Gover, R. Swetman, G. Pope, R. Simpson etc. Full scorecard printed to verso. VG
Estimate: £30/50
The match was drawn. Centurions in the match were Gower (117), Gatting (179), Greenidge (122) for M.C.C., and Gavaskar (188) for Rest of the World
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Lot 426
Yorkshire scorecards 1971-2015. Approx. one hundred and fifty official scorecards covering tour, County Championship, Gillette Cup matches etc. for the period. Scorecards include matches played at Scarborough, Headingley, Bradford Park Avenue, Harrogate, Sheffield etc. including the final first-class match to be played at Bramall Lane, Yorkshire v Lancashire August 1973. One programme signed by five Lancashire players including Shuttleworth, Lee, D. Lloyd etc.
Estimate: £30/40
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Lot 427
Centenary Test. England v Australia 1980. Official scorecard from the match played at Lord's signed by all twenty two members of the England and Australian teams including G. Chappell, Marsh, Border, Lillee, Mallett, Botham, Gower, Gatting, Gooch, Old etc. Full printed scores. Framed and glazed, overall 6"x10.5". VG
Estimate: £50/80
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Middlesex C.C.C. 1976-2014. Seventeen scorecards, the majority signed by players who achieved a notable performance either for or against Middlesex. Signatures of Middlesex players include John Carr (261) v Gloucestershire 1994. Richard Johnson, all ten wickets for Middlesex in Derbyshire's second innings 1994. Mike Gatting (241) and Justin Langer (166) v Essex 1998. Phillip Hughes 118 v Glamorgan 2009. Sam Robson, maiden first-class century, v Essex 2009. Chris Rogers (241no) v Yorkshire 2014. Players playing against Middlesex include Viv Richards (224no) and Adrian Dale (214no) for Glamorgan 1993. Craig Spearman (341) for Gloucestershire 2004 etc. Also Graeme Hick (104 and 132) for Worcestershire v Sussex 1998, and Middlesex v Australians, Lord's 2001, signed by all eleven members of the Middlesex team. Eight cards framed and glazed. Sold with 'Middlesex Captains 1965/1998'. Limited edition print no. 69/250 signed by five Captains, Titmus, Parfitt, Brearley, Gatting and Ramprakash, and the artist, J.W.H. Sims. G
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 429:
Lot 429
Middlesex C.C.C. 1970s-2000s. Box comprising a comprehensive selection of over two hundred scorecards, the majority Middlesex home and away matches for the period. Matches include County Championship, Sunday League, Benson & Hedges, NatWest and Gillette cups etc. Also official match programmes for Lord's finals, including Benson & Hedges 1983, 1986, 2002, NatWest Trophy 1984, 1988, 1989 etc. G
Estimate: £50/70
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Lot 430
Middlesex and Surrey 1932-1976. A mixed selection of over one hundred official scorecards for the period. The majority for Middlesex and Surrey home matches played at Lord's and The Oval, also Kent and Essex, some at 'out' grounds. Matches include County Championship, Benson & Hedges Cup, Gillette Cup, Test, tour and representative matches etc. Earlier Lord's scorecards include Middlesex v Lancashire, v Worcestershire 1932, M.C.C. v New Zealanders, England v New Zealand, Gentlemen v Players 1949, Gillette Cup Final 1966, at The Oval Surrey v Hampshire, v Champion County (Yorkshire) 1932 etc. Handwritten scores. Some faults
Estimate: £50/80
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Lot 431
England v West Indies 1995 and 2000. Three signed official scorecards for the second Test, Lord's 22nd- 26th June 1995 (thirteen signatures), second Test, Lord's, 29th June- 3rd July 2000 (13), and fourth Test, Headingley, 17th-21st August 2000 (11). Signatures include Atherton, Stewart, Thorpe, Hick, Cork, Smith, Gough, Fraser, Richardson, Hoggard, Adams, Vaughan etc. VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Lot 432
The Ashes. England v Australia 1985 and 1997. Three signed official scorecards for the first Test, Headingley 13th- 18th June 1985 (twelve signatures), first Test, Edgbaston, 5th- 9th June 1997 (11), and second Test, Lord's, 19th-23rd June 1997 (11). Signatures include Gower, Robinson, Willey, Gatting, Downton, Emburey, Lamb, Botham, Gooch, Allott, Cowans, Malcolm, Gough, Atherton, Hussain, Taylor, Elliott, Reiffel, Blewett, McGrath, Kasprowicz, Healey, Warne etc. VG
Estimate: £50/70
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England v South Africa 1994 and 2003. Five signed official scorecards for the first Test, Lord's, 21st- 25th July 1995 (twelve signatures), second Test, Lord's 18th- 22nd June 1998 (12), fourth Test, Trent Bridge, 23rd- 27th July 1998 (11), fifth Test, Headingley, 6th- 10th August 1998 (11), and second Test, Lord's, 31st July- 4th August 2003 (12). Signatures include Atherton, Stewart, Flintoff, Cork, Hick, Butcher, Salisbury, Gough, Fraser, Hussain, Cronje, Rhodes, Wessels, Cullinan, Pollock, Hall, Kallis, Gibbs, Kirsten, Adams, Rudolph etc. VG
Estimate: £50/70
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Lot 434
County and Test scorecards 1934-1993. A selection of thirty five official scorecards. Matches include a good number of Middlesex home County Championship matches at Lord's. Others include Trent Bridge, Taunton, Maidstone, Folkestone, Canterbury, also Essex v South Africans, Ilford 1960, Old England v Lord's Taverners 1971, England v Australia 1993 etc. Incomplete and handwritten scores. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
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Lot 435
Yorkshire notable performances 1978-2011. Ten official scorecards and two unofficial, each signed by a player including some notable performances in the match for Yorkshire first and second XIs. Signatures include Matt Wood (207), Andy Gray (104) and Stephen Kirby (13-154) v Somerset 2003, Tony Frost (103) and Mark Wagh (5-137) for Warwickshire v Yorkshire 2002, Matthew Wood (116) and Chris Silverwood (5-75) v Gloucestershire 2003, David Hussey (125) for Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire 2004, Craig White (147) v Nottinghamshire 2006 etc. Other signatures include Chris Old, Anthony McGrath etc. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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Lot 436
Notable County performances 2000-2013. Eight official scorecards, each signed by a player including some notable performances in the match. Signatures include Stuart Broad (5-94) for Leicestershire v Surrey 2006, Cameron White (260no) for Somerset v Derbyshire 2006, Andrew Strauss (120) for Middlesex v Nottinghamshire 2007, D. Pipe and G. Wagg (165, new record partnership for 8th wicket) for Derbyshire v Worcestershire 2008, Alex Lees (176no) and Phil Jacques 139) for Yorkshire v Derbyshire 2013 etc. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
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Lot 437
Lord's cup final scorecards 1963-1995. A good selection of official scorecards including Gillette Cup finals for 1963 (inaugural season), 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1978, 1979 and 1980. NatWest Bank Trophy finals for 1981, 1983, 1987-1989, 1991-1993 and 1994. Benson & Hedges Cup finals for 1976, 1977, 1980-1982, 1988, 1989, 1992 and 1995. The majority with complete printed scores. Odd duplicate. Sold with 'Souvenir of a Golden Day' reproduction of the scorebook issued by Gloucestershire C.C.C. to mark their winning of the 1977 Benson & Hedges Cup. Qty 32. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Centenary Test. England v Australia 1980. Official scorecard with complete printed scores from the match played at Lord's 28th August- 2nd September 1980, fully signed by twenty three members of the England and Australian teams including Botham, Gatting, Boycott, Emburey, Gower, Bairstow, Old, Gooch, Chappell, Wood, Marsh, Lillee, Bright, Hughes, Laird etc. Sold with an official mono press photograph of current and former Test players in rows on the Lord's outfield. 9.5"x7". VG
Estimate: £50/70
The match was drawn. Top scorers were Wood (112) and Hughes (117) in Australia's first innings, and Boycott (128) in England's second innings
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Lot 439
Essex C.C.C. 1948-1963. Five official scorecards for Essex home matches. Includes two scorecards for tour matches, one v Australians, Southend-on-Sea, 15th-18th May 1948, which the Australians won by an innings and 451 runs, scoring a record 721 in their only innings (Brown 153, Bradman 187, Loxton 120 and Saggers 104no). Also two matches v West Indians, Southend-on-Sea, 23td- 25th August 1950 and 29th June- 2nd July 1963. Others are for County matches v Leicestershire, Westcliffe-on-Sea 1950, and v Nottinghamshire, Southend-on-Sea 1953. The scorecards with incomplete printed and handwritten scores. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Essex v Surrey 1983. Official scorecard for the match played at Chelmsford, 28th- 31st May 1983. Norbert Phillip and Neil Foster bowled out Surrey for 14 in their first innings, which is still the sixth lowest ever total in a first class game, with Phillip taking 6 wickets for 4 runs and Foster 4 wickets for 10 runs. Fully completed printed details. Signed by twenty three players from both teams including the two bowlers. Other signatures include Fletcher, Gooch, McEwan, R. East, Hardie etc of Essex, Knight, Payne, Monkhouse, Butcher, Clarke etc of Surrey. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 17.5"x13". Fading to signatures, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a colour print of 'Badges Caps and Colours of our First Class County Cricket Clubs' produced for the Boys Own Paper c.1918, and a hand coloured engraving of 'The Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting- Messrs. E. and W, Renshaw Playing the Final Set' from The Graphic 1882. Both items mounted, framed and glazed, overall approx. 15.5"x13". Qty 3. G
Estimate: £40/60
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Lot 441
Arthur Shrewsbury. Nottinghamshire & England 1875-1902. 'Leading Batsman. First Class Averages, 1887'. Printed card/sheet detailing 'The eight leading batsmen' and below 'Notts Batting Averages 1887'. Shrewsbury tops both tables. His first class average being 78.15, from 23 matches played, 1653 runs scored and a highest score of 267, W.G. Grace is second with an average of 54.10. His Nottinghamshire average reads fourteen matches played, 1388 runs scored, highest score 267 and an average of 77.2. William Gunn is second with an average of 42.1. The 'Averages' page was bought in the Christie's auction of June 1995 and it came by direct descent form Arthur Shrewbury (labels to back of frame). Mounted with titles, framed and glazed. Overall 10"x13". Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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South Africa tour to England 1951. Official pre-tour souvenir guide published by A.W. Simpson. Fully signed in ink to the pen pictures by all fifteen members of the South African touring party. Signatures include Nourse (Captain), E. Rowan, Chubb, Melle, A. Rowan, Fullerton, Endean, vam Ryneveld, Cheetham, McGlew, McCarthy, McLean, Mann, Waite and Mansell. Very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
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'The Bull Under 19 International Series 1990. England v Pakistan'. Official programme/ tour brochure for the series signed by fifteen members of the Pakistan U-19 touring party and eleven England players, including a number of future Test cricketers. Notable signatures include Noon, Cork, Crawley, Gough, Grayson (England), Moin Khan, Shahid Afridi, Zahid Fazal, Athar Laeeq, Tariq Mehmood etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
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Australia tour to England 1938. Two souvenir pre-tour brochures. 'International Cricket. Follow The Tests With the Radio' published by the Mitcham Sub-Branch of the Returned Sailors', Soldiers' and Airmens' Imperial League of Australia', Adelaide. 36pp with pictorial wrappers. Ink annotations throughout, some ageing, otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'The Ashes. The Australians are here!' souvenir pre tour brochure for the 1938 tour. Pictorial covers. 40pp. Some wear to wrappers, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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Lot 445
M.C.C. tour to Australia 1946/47. Two souvenir guides for the tour. 'The Tests. Souvenir Programme 1946-47'. Pre-tour brochure printed at the "Mount Barker Courier" office, South Australia for Star Publishing Co., Adelaide. Original pictorial wrappers. Minor ageing otherwise in very good condition. 'The M.C.C. in Australia, 1946-47', post-tour booklet published by The Cricket Book Society, Hunstanton, Norfolk, May 1947, No. 2 (Second Series). G. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/50
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Lot 446
New Zealand. Three official programmes for matches played at Basin Reserve, Wellington, one for Wellington v M.C.C., 6th- 9th March 1959, Australia v New Zealand, first Test, 19th- 23rd February 1960, and M.C.C. v Wellington, 31st December 1960- 3rd January 1961. Sold with two copies of 'League News', the magazine for the Wellington Mercantile Cricket League, issues 2 and 3, December 1958 and February 1959. Also an official programme for the England football tour match v Canterbury, 3rd June 1961. Qty 6. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
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Lot 447
Official Benefit Souvenir folding card for Jack Crapp of Gloucestershire 1951, signed to the front by Crapp and to the inside front cover by nine Gloucestershire players including Tom Goddard, Derrick Bailey, Arthur Milton, George Lambert, Tom Graveney, Colin Scott etc. Slipped in is a printed four page biographical appreciation of Crapp and an official scorecard for Gloucestershire v India, 9th- 11th August 1952. Sold with 'Just My Story', Len Hutton, London 1956, signed by Hutton, with dustwrapper. Also a selection of cricket annuals, tour guides etc. Qty 10. Some faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
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'The Eventoscope Cricket Souvenir. South Africans v England'. Gale & Polden, London 1907. Pre-tour book with caricatures, photographs, articles, fixtures etc. for the 1907 South Africa tour to England. Original decorative wrappers. 38pp. Padwick 5346. Minor soiling to wrappers with nick to rear wrapper, rusting to staples, internally in very good condition. A rare and early souvenir
Estimate: £250/350
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Lot 449
Signed benefit and testimonial brochures. Four multi-signed brochures. Players featured are Bob Taylor (Derbyshire 1973), twenty signatures including Taylor (7 signatures), Brian Bolus (2), Ray Illingworth (2), Mike Hendrick (2), Geoff Miller, Mike Page (2), Venkatraghavan, Ken Shuttleworth, Basil D'Oliveira and John Snow. Jack Birkenshaw (Leicestershire 1974), four signatures of Birkenshaw, Chris Balderstone, Mick Norman and Barry Dudleston. Mick Norman (Leicestershire 1975), twenty seven signatures including Norman (3 signatures), Dudleston (2), Illingworth, Davison, M.J.K. Smith, etc. Dennis Amiss (Warwickshire 1975) signed by Amiss, David Brown, Steve Rouse and Eddie Hemmings. Odd minor faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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Lot 450
Leicestershire v Yorkshire. Benson and Hedges Cup Final 1972. Official programme for the final played at Lord's, 22nd July 1972. The programme profusely signed throughout by members of the two teams and umpires. Over sixty signatures in total. Some wear to wrappers, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
In a low scoring match Yorkshire batting first made only 136 in their full allocation of 55 overs. Leicestershire comfortably reached the target to win by five wickets
Lot 451:
Lot 451
Lord's County Cup Final programmes 1974 & 1975. Two official programmes for the Gillette Cup Final, Kent v Lancashire, 7th September 1974, and Benson and Hedges Cup Final, Leicestershire v Middlesex, 19th July 1975. The 1974 programme signed by eight members of the Lancashire team, the 1975 programme by seven members of the Leicestershire team. G
Estimate: £30/40
Kent beat Lancashire by four wickets in the 1974 Gillette Cup, and Leicestershire beat Middlesex by five wickets in the 1975 Benson and Hedges Cup
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M.C.C. tour to India and Sri Lanka 1976/77. Rare official players' folding tour itinerary issued by the Board of Control for Cricket in Sri Lanka. Signed in ink to the inside by Derek Underwood and Geoff Miller. Minor staining and light horizontal fold, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Following the success of the tour to India in which England won the five match Test series 3-1, they played four matches in Sri Lanka including one 'unofficial' Test, before flying to Melbourne for the Centenary Test
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Lot 453
Yorkshire C.C.C. 'The White Rose'. A good run of sixty eight issues of the Yorkshire cricket magazine from August 1984 to Spring 2003. G
Estimate: £20/30
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Lot 454
England Test and One Day International programmes and tour guides 1985-2019. A collection of over two hundred programmes, guides and brochures. Includes official programmes for England home Test matches 1982-2015 (quantity 55), one day internationals 1984-2018 (23), John Player League/ Refuge Assurance etc. 1976-2009 (83), County Championship 1985-2006 (9). Also a selection of modern tour guides, tour match programmes etc. Good Yorkshire and Lancashire interest. Some duplication. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
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'The Cricketer' Magazine 1978-1995. Complete run of the magazine loosely bound by year in official green binders. Sold with two unused and undated binders, and four further empty official binders for 'Playfair Cricket Monthly' magazine for 1961-1964. VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Australia v England. Centenary Test 1977. Official souvenir programme for the Centenary Test played at Melbourne, 12th-17th March 1977. Minor wear and creasing to wrappers, otherwise in good condition. Sold with an unofficial autograph sheet signed by eleven members of the England team for the match. G. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
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'The S.A.B.C. English Service Cricket Book. Sixth Australian Tour to South Africa 1966-1967'. Pre-tour guide published by the South African Broadcasting Corporation. Fully signed by the sixteen members of the Australian touring party to pen pictures. Signatures are McKenzie (signed twice), Simpson, Becker, Chappell, Cowper, Hawke, Hubble, Lawry, Stackpole, Martin, Redpath, Renneberg, Taber, Thomas, Veivers and Watson. Also signed by eight South Africans, Richards, Goddard, van der Merwe, Bromfield (all on pieces laid down), McKinnon, Pithey, Pollock and Procter. Test match scorecards neatly annotated in ink and other minor annotations. Rusting to staples, some wear, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60

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