Golf

Lot 1123:
Lot 1123
Royal Doulton 'Golfing series' 1911-1932. A large dinner plate, decorated to face in colour with cavalier figures (Charles Crombie) playing golf with inscription 'Every dog has his day, and every man his hour'. Colour golf course border to top border of plate. 10.5" diameter. With Royal Doulton stamp and ref no D3395 to base. Minor chip to left hand edge of plate, Small firing mark to top edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Royal Doulton 'Golfing series' 1911-1932. A large dinner plate, decorated to face in colour with cavalier figures (Charles Crombie) playing golf with inscription 'Give losers leave to speak and winners to laugh'. Colour golf course border to top border of plate. 10.5" diameter. With Royal Doulton stamp and ref no 56856 to base. Very light hairline cracking to inner rim of plate to the right hand side otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1125:
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Royal Doulton 'Golfing series' 1911-1932. A large dinner plate, decorated to face in colour with cavalier figures (Charles Crombie) playing golf with inscription 'He hath a good judgement who relieth not wholly on his own'. Colour golf course border to top border of plate. 10.5" diameter. With Royal Doulton stamp and ref no D3395 to base. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1126:
Lot 1126
Royal Doulton 'Golfing series' 1911-1932. A large bowl with scalloped edge, decorated in colour with cavalier figures (Charles Crombie) playing golf with inscription 'Give losers leave to speak and winners to laugh'. Colour golf course border to top border of bowl. 9.25" diameter. With Royal Doulton stamp to base. Minor marks to inner bowl otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1127:
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Royal Doulton 'Golfing series' 1911-1932. A square bowl with scalloped edge, decorated in colour with cavalier figures (Charles Crombie) playing golf with inscription 'Give losers leave to speak and winners to laugh'. Colour golf course border to top border of bowl. 8.5" square. With Royal Doulton stamp and ref no D3395 to base to base. Chip to top right hand edge of bowl, firing mark/crack to verso otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1128:
Lot 1128
Royal Doulton 'Golfing series' 1911-1932. A squat jug, decorated in colour with cavalier figures (Charles Crombie) playing golf with inscription 'Give losers leave to speak and winners to laugh'. Colour golf course border to top border of jug. 5" tall. With Royal Doulton stamp and ref no D3395 to base to base. Some slight discolouration to sides of jug otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
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'Golf Language'. A plate, decorated to face in colour with a humorous golfing scene with inscription below. Grimwade's of Stoke on Trent. 10" diameter. Grimwade's to base. Good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1130:
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Royal Doulton Golfing Series Ware proverbs plate c1915. Decorated with a 17th century golfer with the proverb 'Nothing venture, nothing win and Count not your chicken before they are hatched'. 10.5" diameter. Royal Doulton mark to base and makers backstamp to rear D3481. Good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1131:
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Withdrawn
Hammer price: withdrawn
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Alfred B. Pearce of London. Golf Series. Collection of five golfing side plates, each with three figures of golfers in action with light green rims. Each plate different. Makers stamps and reg 480949 to base. 6.75" diameter. Hairline crack to edge of one plate otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1133:
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Henry Williamson & Son of Longton. Golf Series. Collection of five golfing side plates, each with three figures of golfers in action with light green rims. Each plate different. Makers stamps and reg 480949 to base. 7" diameter. Good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
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Alfred B. Pearce and Henry Williamson & Son of London. Golf Series. Collection of seven golfing saucers, each with three figures of a golfer/caddies in action with light green rims. Sic saucers by Pearce. Makers stamps and reg 480949 to base. 5" diameter. Sold with a bone china cup featuring a lady golfer and two male golfers by H. Williamson. Qty 8. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1135:
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Charles Crombie. A Royal Doulton Kingsware golfing tankard of baluster form, moulded in relief with a scene of Crombie golfers, dark treacle finish. Royal Doulton mark to base. 5.25" tall. Good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £38
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Royal Winton Grimwades Mug with Whimsical Golfers Golf Scene tankard and two similar sized but different ashtrays all with humorous golf scenes to sides. c1940's. The tankard measure 4" tall and the ashtrays around 4.5" diameter. Royal Winton Grimwades stamps to base. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1137:
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Golfing ceramics. Selection of eight various pieces including two plates, small cup, small tray, beaker and two small bowls. Includes two pieces of 'Far & Sure' golf series by Foley. Makers include Foley, Staffordshire, Wedgewood etc. Various sizes
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1138:
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Carltonware, Stoke stoneware circular match holder c.1906 printed with a colour illustration of two men playing golf and caddy. Maker's stamp to base with registration no. 333948. 2.5" tall. VG. Rare
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
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Golf tobacco jar. Carlton Ware jar with removable cover c.1910s/1920s. To one side a colour transfer image of two gentlemen playing golf with a caddy, to the reverse, a crossed clubs emblem with golf ball and scroll inscribed 'Far and Sure'. 5" tall. Carlton Ware registration no. 333948 to base. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1140:
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Golf Open Championship, Hoylake, Liverpool, 23rd & 24th June 1913. Rare original sepia real photograph postcard of J.H. Taylor driving with spectators looking on in the background. No. 3 in a series. Series unknown. Handwritten message in ink to verso. Blemish to one edge from the original negative, slight wear to corners. Image a little faded, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £150
Taylor won the 1913 Open Championship by eight strokes
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Golf Open Championship, Hoylake, Liverpool, 23rd & 24th June 1913. Rare original sepia real photograph postcard of a group of players on the green at Hoylake. The player in the foreground is annotated in ink with 'X' and the inscription to verso states 'This is Tom Ball'. No. 12 in a series. Series unknown. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £95
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Golf Open Championship, Hoylake, Liverpool, 23rd & 24th June 1913. Rare original sepia real photograph postcard of an unknown player lining up a putt. No. 14 in a series. Series unknown. Short handwritten message in ink to verso. Slight wear to corners, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £75
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Golf Open Championship, Hoylake, Liverpool, 23rd & 24th June 1913. Rare original sepia real photograph postcard of the 'Presentation of the Prizes'. The image depicts a large crowd and officials in attendance in front of the Royal Liverpool Golf Club House, the claret jug standing on a table in front. No. 25 in a series. Series unknown. Short handwritten message in ink to verso. Some wear to corners, 'light flare' from original negative to one corner, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1144:
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Ryder Cup. Europe v United States 1989-2002. Four official programmes for tournaments held at The Belfry 1989 (two copies), 1993 and 2001 (postponed to 2002). Sold with an official programme for the U.S. Open held at Brookline, Massachusetts 1988, and two 'Ladies Professional Golf Association' player guides for 1974 and 1975. Qty 6. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
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'Rules of Golf'. Seven original booklets detailing the rules of golf. Issuers are Royal and Ancient Golf Club, St. Andrews, dated 1891, 1920 (2 copies) and 1925, The Golf Agency, Edinburgh c.1902, and 'Rules of Golf Material Differences between the Rules of 1912 and 1920' and 'Principal Differences between the Rules of 1920 and 1933', both issued by the Royal Insurance Company. Sold with a mono photogravure postcard of The Golf Club House, Merton Park, by Raphael Tuck (damaged), and an official fixture and membership list booklet for The Stage Golfing Society 1997. Some wear and rusting to staples of the rules booklets, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £300
Lot 1146:
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'Foursome Mixture. The Sportsman's Tobacco'. Golf tobacco tin with image of a golf foursome to hinged lid. The players are named as Mitchell, Vardon, Duncan and Braid playing at Gleneagles. The Robert Sinclair Tobacco Co. Ltd., London and Newcastle on Tyne. Some wear and slight loss to image otherwise in good condition. Sold with a small milk jug with decorative title 'Riddells Bay Golf Club [Bermuda]' by Stella Vitrified Hotel Ware, Wood & Sons Ltd, Burslem. 2.5" tall. Also a brass desk bell in the form of a figure of a golfer standing on a golf ball. Maker unknown. 3.5" tall. G/VG. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £22
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Fred Saunders Straight-Line patent putter. c.1920. Aluminium head with extended sole to rear, hickory shaft and leather grip. The crown with alignment aid, stamped 'Fred Saunders Highgate N', the sole stamped 'Regd. No. 672159 Straight Line Putter. Medium Lie 9[?] ozs 2 drs'. Good condition to display or use
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £100
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Walter Travis G6 Block Putter c.1905. The wooden head with indistinct stamp, fine groove decorations, inset with eleven lead weights. Square shaped handle and shaft with leather grip. A nice example. Good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £160
Walter Travis won the U.S. Amateur Championship three times in 1900, 1901 and 1903, and in 1904 became the first U.S. golfer to win the British Amateur Championship. He was considered one of the greatest golf putters
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Donald J. Ross. Pinehurst U.S.A. 'Spoon driver' c.1920. Maker's stamp for 'Donald J. Ross' to crown. Brass plate to sole. Hickory shaft with leather grip. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Donald Ross was born in Scotland and served as an apprentice at St. Andrews under Old Tom Morris. He used his life savings to move to America where he became the golf professional at Pinewood Resort in North Caroline and began his career in course design
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'Sunday/ Sabbath Club' attractive walking stick in the form of a golf club. c.1915. Maker's mark to the crown of the club head for A.H. Scott. Metal tip with horn inset to base of handle. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £90
The ban on playing golf on the Sabbath led to club makers producing walking sticks, known as 'Sunday Clubs' or 'Sabbath Sticks', to enable canny golfers to enjoy a crafty putt or swing on a Sunday!
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Early Andersons of Edinburgh smooth face lofting iron c.1890. Hickory shaft, leather grip. Maker's mark to rear of head. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1152:
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Hand forged Cleek (driving iron) c.1885. Dished face, hickory shaft, leather grip. Maker's unknown. Good original condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1153:
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Donald J. Ross of Pinehurst Driver c.1915. Maker's stamp 'D.J. Ross' to crown of club head. Hickory shaft, leather grip. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
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Aluminium mallet head putter in the Schenectady style c.1925. 'Par-XL' and maker's name of H. & B. Co. Louisville, KY U.S.A. stamp with alignment groove to crown. Hickory shaft, towelling grip. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
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Hickory driver c.1920. Maker's mark to crown of head for J.H. Taylor, 'Cann & Taylor'. Hickory shaft and leather grip. Good original condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Long nose wooden headed putter c.1880. Maker unknown. Hickory shaft and suede grip. Appears to be restored, in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
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Hand forged Lofting Cleek c.1885. Faint mark for 'A.&N.C.S.L. [Army and Navy Cooperative Stores Ltd?]' to rear of club head. Hickory shaft with suede leather grip. Good original condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Hand forged Lofting Cleek c.1885. Maker unknown. Hickory shaft with suede leather grip. Good original condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Donald J. Ross of Pinehurst 'Brassie' c.1915. Maker's mark 'D.J. Ross' stamped to crown of club head. Hickory shaft, leather grip. Good original condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1160:
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Hand forged Cleek (driving iron) c.1895. Hickory shaft. Lacking grip. Some rusting to head, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
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Robert Forgan & Son, St. Andrews brass headed putter c.1895. Hickory shaft with leather grip. Maker's stamp to rear of head. Good original condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1162:
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Blade putters c.1895. Three hand forged putters with maker's marks for T.S.M. Allan, Lethamhill, W.S. Collins, Northwich, and C.M. Millar, Glasgow. Hickory shafts and leather grips. Good original condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
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Three blade putters with brass heads c.1915-1925. Maker's marks for G.H. Taylor (Cann & Taylor)/ Robinson & Co. Singapore, 'MCF', and Glasgow Golf Club 'Thistle Brand'. Hickory shafts, two with suede grips, the other leather. Good original condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1164:
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Two blade putters with steel heads c.1920. Maker's marks for R. Forgan & Son St. Andrews, and Glasgow Golf Co. Hickory shafts with leather grips. Good original condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
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Leather golf bag with zip hood and side pockets c.1920s. Vacca Sports Goods. Surface wear and some staining, otherwise appears intact. A well-used golf bag!
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1166:
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Golf bag in olive coloured leather with carrying strap and umbrella strap c.1915. Maker unknown. Lacking original carrying handle. The leather in generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1167:
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Leather golf bag c.1915 with carrying strap and handle, hood and side pocket. Owner's initials 'J.F.B.' to side pocket. Maker unknown. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
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Brass 'Rustless P.A.R.' putter by Klin McGill of Valparaiso Indiana c.1925 with golf ball decorated face. Hickory shaft with leather grip. Good original condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £18
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Early long nosed putter by Robert Forgan of St. Andrews c.1880. The putter with wooden head and metal inserts, hickory shaft, leather grip. Some damage and loss to the club head, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1170:
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Early brass reversible left or right handed putter c.1890. Maker unknown. Wooden shaft, leather grip. Good original condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £18
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Early 'Scared Head Brassie' (fairway driver) golf club c.1895. Maker unknown. Wooden head with brass plate and metal insert to rear, hickory shaft and suede leather grip. Good original condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1172:
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Boxed set of poker chips c.1920s, contained in circular bakelite container with central brass handle and lid, set on a rotating stand. The chips with impressed figures of golfers. Maker unknown. 9.5" diameter, 4.25" tall. G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £150
Lot 1173:
Lot 1173
Cast iron 'Birdie' replica money bank with spring mechanism featuring figures of a golfer putting and caddy standing at the hole. The mechanism causes the golfer to swing his putter and the caddy to raise the flag. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
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Golf cigarette box c.1920s. Original cigarette box with hinged lid featuring a silver[?] figure of a golfer set on a green surface about to putt into a hole set on the front corner of the lid. The lid with silver edging hallmarked 'S&M [Sanders & Mackenzie]' of Birmingham, lacking date mark. Overall approx. 6.5"x4.5"x3.5". Slight staining and surface marks to the lid surface, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £280
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Nike Golf Tiger Woods Collectors Series 2. '2000 129th Open Champion 19 Under'. Decorative tin comprising four sets each of three golf balls boxed to mark Wood's scores in each of the four rounds in the 2000 Open Championship at St. Andrews. Woods' scores were 67, 66, 67 and 69 giving him victory by nine strokes. The lid of the tin features an embossed scene of Woods in action with the iconic club house in the background. Mint condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
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John 'Jack' Hargreaves. Silver 'Regent' plate tankard by the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company, Regent Street, London. Engraved 'Dunlop Masters Golf Tournament, The Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake 1950. J. Hargreaves'. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
The Dunlop [British] Masters tournament was first held in 1946 and ran until 2008
Lot 1177:
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'Kargo' Card Golf c.1930s. Two different sets of playing cards, one set complete with 53 cards and instruction booklet, the other with 52 cards and 'Introduction' and 'Rules' booklets. Both sets in original boxes. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1178:
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Golf balls. Selection of eighteen golf balls including five sets of three balls in original packaging. Makers include 'MacGregor', 'Spalding', 'U.S. True Blue', 'Jack Nicklaus MacGregor Golf Company' etc. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1179:
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Open Championship entrance badges 1976-2003. A selection of official competitors' and entrance card badges with cord ties. Includes competitors' badges for Royal Troon 1997, Royal Birkdale 1998, Carnoustie 1999, St. Andrews 2000, also member's and two other badges for St. Andrews 1995, reserved stand badges for Muirfield 1992 (duplicates). Badges for other tournaments include Scottish Amateur Cup St. Andrews 1976 (member and guest), Alfred Dunhill Cup, St. Andrews 1996, Volvo PGA Championship Wentworth 2001, and Dubai Classic 2003. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
Lot 1180:
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Ryder Cup 1985. Official 'PGA Ryder Cup Team 1985' embroidered blazer badge, unused. Formerly the property of Tony Jacklin, Captain of the victorious European team, with letter of authenticity signed by Jacklin. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1181:
Lot 1181
The Open Championship. St. Andrews 2010. Folder comprising a selection of ephemera from the 2010 Championship including official admission badges to the Practice Ground, Guest admission to Club Marquee, two guest weekly admission tickets, player's course guide, course guide booklet, official programme, magazine etc. 'Open 2010 R. Rock's Programmes etc.' annotated to the folder. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
Robert Rock finished in tied seventh place in the 2010 Open Championship
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'Arnold Palmer 50th Appearance at the Masters' 2016. Callaway tin comprising four golf balls and commemorative medal in original presentation box. Each ball stamped with the year in which Palmer won the U.S. Masters, 1958, 1960, 1962 and 1964. Some wear to the box, the contents in very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
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'Golf Player "Driving" the Ball'. Metropolitan Series no. 827, 'Golfer playing out of the bunker' and 'The sleep-walker at home- why Mrs. Golfington wants a divorce'. Copyright 1906. Bay State Publishing Company. Three pairs of original sepia and mono stereoscopic photographs of a golfers. The photographs are laid down to original photographer's card mount to enable two dimensional images to become three dimensional images by looking through a special stereoscope viewer. The photographs each measure approximately 3"x3" and overall on card mount 7"x3.5". Some wear and creasing to the first card affecting one of the images otherwise all three in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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'Smakbak Captive Golf' 1920s. Original golf practice aid comprising golf ball attached to cord with rubber section and two metal staples, lacking tees. In original box with printed illustrated instructions to top and inside of the hinged lid. Splitting to lid hinge, minor wear to box, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10
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Golf cigarette cards. '3 Jovial Golfers' 1934. W.A. & A.C. Churchman. Full set of thirty six cards of British golf holes. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
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Ogden's 'Guinea Gold' 1901 Golf Base I cigarette card. Series no. 480, J. Graham Jun. 'Semi-Finalist Amateur Golf Championship 1901'. Smaller type to lower border. Very slight rounding to corners, minor soiling to verso, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
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Ogden's Tabs Cigarettes 'General Interest' Series F (1902) cigarette card no. 351, J. Ball. Printed to verso 'This Series contains 420 subjects'. Very slight rounding to corners, light creasing and some wear to edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
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Ogden's Tabs Cigarettes 'General Interest' 1902. Unnumbered cigarette card of H.Vardon driving off the tee. Plain back. One corner detached with small tape repair to verso. Wear to edges. Only fair condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
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Ogden's 'Guinea Gold' 1901 Golf Base I cigarette card. Series no. 480, J. Graham Jun. 'Semi-Finalist Amateur Golf Championship 1901'. Larger type to lower border. Very slight wear to one corner, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £30
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Ogden's 'Guinea Gold' 1901 Golf Base I cigarette card. Series no. 477, J. Ball Jun. 'Amateur Golf Champion 1888, 1890, 1892, 1894, and 1899. "Open" Golf Champion 1890'. Smaller type to lower border. Very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £30
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Ogden's 'Guinea Gold' 1901 Golf Base I cigarette card. Unnumbered card of the Right Hon. A.J. Balfour. Small scratch to surface, light creasing, very minor wear to two corners, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £30
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Ogden's 'Guinea Gold' 1901 Golf Base I cigarette card. Series no. 477, J. Ball Jun. 'Amateur Golf Champion 1888, 1890, 1892, 1894, and 1899. "Open" Golf Champion 1890'. Larger type to lower border. Minor soiling to verso, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £35
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Ogden's 'Guinea Gold' 1901 Golf Base I cigarette card. Series no. 479, J. Braid 'Open Golf Champion in 1901'. Very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £48
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'Golfers on Ice'. Patrick Wong. Large modern original oil painting on canvas after the original 'Golfers on the Ice near Haarlem' by Adriaen van der Velde. The canvas measures 36"x30", framed in ornate gilt frame, overall 49"x42". A good reproduction in very good condition
Estimate: £180/220
Hammer price: unsold
The original version of this painting by van der Velde (1636-1672) hangs at the National Gallery in London
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'Golfing Cat'. Louis Wain. c.1920. Original watercolour of a large-eyed cat wearing a red cap, playing a left-handed shot on the fairway, a bag of clubs to the side. Signed by the artist. The artwork measures 16"x21", framed in contemporary decorative oak frame, overall 22"x27". Some loss to frame, glass cracked, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Louis Wain (1860-1939) was an English artist, best known for his anthropomorphic cats and kittens
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'17th Cypress Point'. Ned Field. c.1980. Original watercolour of golfers on the green at the seventeenth hole at Cypress Point golf course, California. Signed by the artist. 13.5"x9.5". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 17.5"x13.5". G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
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'9th Turnberry'. Ned Field. 1990. Original watercolour of a golfer playing over the water towards the lighthouse at Turnberry in Scotland. Signed and dated by the artist. 11.5"x16". Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 17.5"x21.5". G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
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Golf portraits c.1920. A very attractive pair of original portraits painted on silk, each of a lady, three quarter length. One lady is depicted with a golf bag hanging from her shoulder. Artist unknown. Both set in oval mounts, framed in black oval frames. The golf girl frame lacking glass. Each measures 16"x20" overall. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
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'Mr. John D. Dunn bunkered- Golf Links, Hardelot, pres Boulogne-sur-Mer' c.1910. Original colour postcard of Dunn playing a bunker shot with a boy caddy and one other looking on. Printed details of the Hardelot course to verso. Valentine series. VG. Sold with a signed printed image of Edward R. Tipple, the Langley Park professional, signed and dated 1931. Plus five humourous golfing postcards, one handcoloured, 'The Life Saving Crew at 10th Hole- No. 3 Course, Pinehurst N.C.' published by Jos. I. O'Brien, Pinehurst Pharmacy, The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y. Postmarked New York, 1927. Also 'A Full Mashie Swing', Taylor Art Co., and a "Pictorial Comedy" postcard by James Henderson & Sons, London and a football advertising postcard for A.W. Gamage, Holborn, London
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
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Tony Jacklin c.1970. Two original mono press photographs, one of Jacklin playing an iron shot off the fairway (Associated Sports Photography), the other looking on as Max Faulkner narrowly misses a putt (Evening Mail, Slough). Both photographs boldly signed in black ink by Jacklin. Both photographs 10"x8". Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £12
Lot 1201:
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Ryder Cup, Royal Birkdale 1969. Two original signed mono press photographs of members of the British team in action, one of Peter Butler driving, the other of Tony Jacklin putting. Both signed by the featured player. 5.5"x8". Sold with two colour advertising cards of Chi-Chi Rodriguez, both signed by Rodriguez. 8"x8". Qty 4. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
For the first time the Ryder Cup ended in a tie 16-16 when Jack Nicklaus conceded a missable three foot putt to Tony Jacklin on the 18th green. The U.S. retained the Cup
Lot 1202:
Lot 1202
Ryder Cup 1937. Original mono real photograph candid style postcard of four members of the 1937 British Ryder Cup team, apparently on board a ship with six other gentlemen. Players are Arthur Lacey, Alf Padgham, Sam King and Dai Rees. The postcard loose mounted to album page with all names annotated below. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
The 1937 Ryder Cup played at the Southport and Ainsdale Golf Club was won by the United States 8-4, the first time the host team had lost
Lot 1203:
Lot 1203
Peter Thomson. Mono copy press photograph of Thomson driving on the practice ground, a young boy in the background looking on. Signed in bold black ink to the photograph by Thomson. 10"x8". VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £12
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The Badminton Magazine. Two original magazine articles on golf, each taken from the magazine and bound in cream boards. Titles are 'Golf in 1899', H.S.C. Everard, and 'Masters of their Arts. II- Secondary Education in Golf', Horace G. Hutchinson. Slight ageing and staining to boards, internally in very good condition. Sold with four first edition instructional and biographical hardback titles. 'Golf for Beginners', Guy Campbell, London 1922. 'The Foundations of Golf', J.S.K. Smith & B.S. Weastell, London 1925. 'Golf Made Easy', J. Forrest, London 1933. Original dustwrapper with some loss. Includes original printed order form slipped in. 'The World that Fred Made', Bernard Darwin, London 1955. Dustwrapper with odd faults. Odd faults, overall in good condition. Qty 6
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1205:
Lot 1205
Golf instructional titles. 'Hints to Golfers', Niblick, Boston, Massachusetts, thirteenth edition 1902. Original decorative cloth covers. 'Advanced Golf', James Braid, London, fifth edition 1909. Original cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. Some wear to boards, bumping to corners, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1206:
Lot 1206
'Golf in Theory and Practice'. H.S.C. Everard. First reprint, London 1897. Red publisher's cloth with golfer illustration to front and gilt title to spine. Age toning to spine and light wear to extremities. Internally in very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1207:
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'The Frank Reynolds Golf Book. Drawings from "Punch"'. Introduction by Bernard Darwin. New York 1933. Advance review copy with publisher's printed label slipped in, date stamped 15th June 1933. Original dustwrapper with some loss. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
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'Pictures of People'. C.D. [Charles Dana] Gibson. First edition, New York and London 1896. Large format book in original decorative boards, comprising reproductions of Gibson's pen and ink sketches of American Society. Six illustrations feature golf, 'Fore! The American Girl to all the World', 'School Days', 'One Difficulty of the Game. Keeping your eye on the ball', 'A Little Incident. Showing that even inanimate objects can enter into the spirit of the game', 'Advice to Caddies. You will save time by keeping your eye on the ball, not on the player', and 'Golf is not the only game on Earth'. An anomaly exists whereby the copyright dates of the majority of the prints included range from 1898 to 1900, whereas a publication date of 1896 is stated on the title and acknowledgement pages. Some faults, including age toning and some staining to boards, the title page partly pasted down to the front endpaper, splitting to page block with some pages partly detached, old tape repairs to internal hinges. The pages in good/ very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £20
Charles Gibson was an American illustrator whose worked featured beautiful and independent women of the turn of the century who became known as 'Gibson Girls'
Lot 1209:
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Golf advertising 1920-1937. Large leather bound album comprising over seventy mainly American original magazine advertisements, and a further seven loose slipped in, all featuring an image or subject relating to golf. The larger advertisements laid down one to a page, each page with printed title label of publication of origin. Advertisers include Franklin Automobile Co. N.Y., Beech-Nut Ginger Ale, Bromo Quinine Laxative Tablets, Chesterfield Cigarettes, Nettleton Sports Shoes, Templar Motors, Hawaii Tourist Bureau, Lincoln Motor Company, Moon Motor Car Company, Depollier Watches, Malt-Nutrine, Forhan's toothpaste, Absorbine, Cunard, Useppa Inn, Lillywhites, Kensitas cigarettes, Burberry etc. Original publications include Harpers, Atlantic Monthly, Century, Scribners, International Studio, The Tatler, Golf Round etc. An excellent archive of pre-war advertising. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1210:
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Golf valentine cards 1910s/1920s. Four cut out valentine cards, a bookmark, and two tally cards/ place cards, each depicting Victorian style illustrations of youthful or humorous golfers. The bookmark by Libby's Food Products, tally card by Lucky Strike cigarettes, others unknown. Qty 7. Odd faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1211:
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'Silver King Golfing Hints. Two of a series of four talks directed by Archie Compston'. Nos 1 and 2, 'The Secret of Long Driving' and 'The Secret of Good Iron Play'. Late 1930s. 78rpm record in original decorative sleeve. Produced by The British Homophone Co. Ltd. for The Silvertown Co. London. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1212:
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Henry Shapland 'Harry' Colt. Original typed letter on 'Colt, Alison & Morrison Ltd. Golf Course Architects, Basingstoke', letterhead, dated 23rd April 1928. Colt is writing to thank the correspondent for the gift, 'If... this is the earliest "golfing" postcard you have came across, then I shall take it on merit. I am aware of the most impressive collection of philatic [sic] material you currently possess. Yours most respectfully, H.S. Colt [unsigned]'. Horizontal and vertical folds, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
Harry Colt was involved in the design or redesign of over 300 golf courses worldwide, notably Sunningdale, Wentworth, Muirfield, Royal Portrush and Royal Liverpool
Lot 1213:
Lot 1213
Golf yardage books and scorecards. Yellow box file comprising nineteen modern golf course yardage booklets for courses worldwide including St. Andrews Old Course, and others in France, Tenerife, Germany, Canada, U.S.A. etc. Also over one hundred scorecards from clubs in the U.K., France, Spain, United States, Caribbean etc. Sold with nine signatures on white card or small pages of golfers 1970s-1990s including Roger Chapman, Bernard Hunt, Ignacio Garrido, Michael King, Paul Way, John Bickerton, Norio Suzuki, Andries Oosthuizen etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1214:
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Ryder Cup and golf yardage books. Grey box file comprising a good selection of Ryder Cup course guides, players' guides, travel planner, spectator guides, site maps, daily draw sheets etc. for tournaments held 1991-2006. Some duplication. Also over thirty modern course yardage booklets including Turnberry, Royal Portrush, Prestwick, St. Andrews, Royal Birkdale, Sunningdale, Royal Lytham & St. Annes etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1215:
Lot 1215
'James Gourlay. Golf Cleek and Iron Maker'. Rare original receipt dated 27th March 1925, issued by Gourlay to Messrs. R. Simpson & Son, Carnoustie, for the sale of a niblick golf club. Light folds, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1216:
Lot 1216
Cyril Tolley. British Amateur Golf Champion 1920 & 1929. A selection of ephemera relating to Tolley including two cancelled bank cheques signed by Tolley dated 1924 and 1934, a collection of thirteen letters and postcards written to Tolley 1920-1939, a telegram sent by Tolley dated 1925, a receipt for sports equipment issued to Tolley by Elmer Cotton, Tobacconist, Cigar Merchant & Athletic Outfitter of Oxford, 1919 etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1217:
Lot 1217
Golf 147th Open Championship, Carnoustie 2018. Official fold out pocket guide and course map boldly signed by Phil Mickelson. Some wear, generally good condition. Sold with six Alfred Dunhill golf brochures, including three official programmes for the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship 2007 and 2010 (2 copies), 'The Dunhill Cup 1985-1991', and two copies of 'Results & Statistics 1985-1997'. VG. Qty 7
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1218:
Lot 1218
A.G.W. [Association of Golf Writers] Open Championship Dinner 1996. Official folding menu for the dinner held at the R&A Club Tent, Royal Lytham, 16th July 1996. The front with colour cartoon by Roy Ullyett depicting Bernard Gallacher, Captain of the victorious European Ryder Cup team in 1995. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1219:
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A.G.W. [Association of Golf Writers] Open Championship Dinner 1997. Official folding menu for the dinner held at the R&A Club Tent, Royal Troon, 15th July 1997. The front with colour cartoon by Roy Ullyett depicting Colin Montgomerie, winner of the European Order of Merit in four successive seasons, 1993-1996. Signed to the centre pages by Montgomerie and one other. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1220:
Lot 1220
A.G.W. [Association of Golf Writers] 50th Anniversary Dinner 1938-1988. Official folding menu for the dinner held at the R&A Club Tent, Royal Lytham, 12th July 1988. The front with colour cartoon by Roy Ullyett depicting Nick Faldo, winner of the Open, Sandy Lyle wearing the U.S. Masters Green Jacket, Tony Jacklin holding the Ryder Cup, Guest of Honour, Jack Nicklaus, etc. VG. Rare
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1221:
Lot 1221
'1998 Masters Journal'. Official souvenir brochure for the tournament held at Augusta National Golf Club, 6th- 12th April 1998. Includes 'Pairings and Starting Times' draw sheets for all four days, plus the 'Par 3 Contest' held on 8th April. Folds and wear to the draw sheets, one with annotations. The brochure in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £12
Lot 1222:
Lot 1222
The Open Championship 1963. Royal Lytham and St. Annes Golf Club. Official programme for the tournament held 10th- 12th July 1963. Some wear, rusting to staples, insect damage to rear wrapper and pages, otherwise in fair/ good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1223:
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The Open Championship 1964. Old Course, St. Andrews. Official programme for the tournament held 8th- 10th July 1964 with original draw sheet for Friday 8th July. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1224:
Lot 1224
The Open Championship 1969. Royal Lytham & St. Annes. Official programme for the tournament held 9th- 12th July 1969. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1225:
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The Open Championship 1974. Royal Lytham & St. Annes. Official programme for the tournament held 10th- 13th July 1974 with official draw sheet for Saturday 13th July (final day). Coupons clipped from first page. G/VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1226:
Lot 1226
The Open Championship 1967, 1975 and 1977. Three official programmes for tournaments held at Hoylake (12th- 15th July 1967), Carnoustie (9th - 12th July 1975) with draw sheet for 10th July, and Turnberry (6th- 9th July 1977) with draw sheet for 8th July. The 1967 programme in poor condition, adhesive label to front wrapper of the 1975, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1227:
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The Open Championship 1975 and 1978. Two official programmes for tournaments held at Carnoustie (9th - 12th July 1975), and St. Andrews (12th- 15th July 1978) with official order of play sheet for 12th July and leaflet. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1228:
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The Open Championship 1937. Rare original British Golf Pools Ltd. folding entry form sheet for the tournament held at Carnoustie, 5th- 9th July 1937. Some staining, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1229:
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The Open Championship 1973, 1976 and 1979. Three official programmes for tournaments held at Old Troon 11th- 14th 1973 with draw sheet for 13th July, Royal Birkdale 7th- 10th July 1976, and Royal Lytham & St. Annes 18th- 21st July 1979. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1230:
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Ryder Cup 1965. Royal Birkdale. Official programme for the tournament held 7th- 9th October 1965. Originally from the collection of Peter Alliss with letter of authentication signed by Allis. Some wear and soiling to wrappers, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Alliss was a member of the Great Britain team that was beaten by the United States 19.5-12.5. Alliss had a successful tournament, playing in all six rounds, winning five and losing one
Lot 1231:
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Ryder Cup 1965. Royal Birkdale. Official programme for the tournament held 7th- 9th October 1965 with daily draw sheets for Friday 8th and Saturday 9th. Originally from the collection of Dave Thomas with letter of authentication signed by Thomas. The draw sheets with annotations in ink and wear. Some wear and soiling to wrappers, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Thomas was a member of the Great Britain team that was beaten by the United States 19.5-12.5. Thomas played in five of the six matches, winning one and losing four
Lot 1232:
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Ryder Cup 1969. Royal Birkdale. Official programme for the tournament held 18th- 20th September 1969 with official daily draw sheet for Friday 19th. Originally from the collection of Peter Alliss with letter of authentication signed by Allis. Annotations and wear to the draw sheet. Some wear and soiling to programme wrappers, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Alliss was a member of the Great Britain team that, for the first time, ended in a tie, 16 points all, after Jack Nicklaus conceded a missable putt to Tony Jacklin on the final hole. The United States retained the Cup. Alliss played in three of the six matches, losing two and halving one
Lot 1233:
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Ryder Cup 1977. Royal Lytham & St. Annes. Official programme for the tournament held 15th- 17th September 1977. Originally from the collection of Tony Jacklin with letter of authentication signed by Jacklin. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Alliss was a member of the Great Britain & Ireland team that lost 12.5-7.5 to the United States. Jacklin played in two matches, losing one and halving one. This was the last time that a Great Britain and Ireland team would compete in the event. In 1979 players from Europe were also allowed to take part
Lot 1234:
Lot 1234
Ryder Cup 1985 and 1987. Two official programmes for the tournaments held 13th- 15th September 1985 at The Belfry, and 25th- 27th September 1987 at Muirfield Village, Ohio. Light wear and creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Europe won for the first time, by 16.5-11.5, the first time the Americans had lost since 1957. The Europeans repeated their victory in 1989, winning 15-13, the United States losing for the first time on home soil
Lot 1235:
Lot 1235
Amateur Golf Championships 1962, 1969 and 1971. Three official drawsheets for the tournaments played 11th- 16th June 1962 at Hoylake, 9th- 14th June 1969 at Hoylake, and 31st May- 5th June 1971 at Carnoustie. The 1962 and 1971 sheets with handwritten annotations. The 1962 sheet with some soiling. All three with horizontal and vertical folds, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1236:
Lot 1236
U.S. Masters. Augusta National Golf Club, 2nd- 8th April 2001. Official Spectator's Guide booklet and three draw sheets for Thursday & Friday, 5th & 6th, Saturday 7th, and Sunday 8th April. G/VG
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1237:
Lot 1237
Ryder Cup 1969. Official programme for the tournament held at Royal Birkdale Golf Club, 18th- 20th September 1969. Wear to wrappers. Fair/ good condition
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1238:
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Ryder Cup 2001. The Belfry. Official programme for the rescheduled tournament held 27th- 29th September 2002. Previously the property of Jimmy Hitchcock, with letter dated 29th July 2002 to Hitchcock enclosing details of arrangements and the itinerary for the attendance of former players to the tournament. G/VG
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: unsold
The Ryder Cup was originally scheduled to be played in September 2001, but was postponed following the September 11 attacks. Jimmy Hitchcock was a member of the 1965 Great Britain and Ireland team, losing all three matches in which he played
Lot 1239:
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'Match Play and The Spin of the Ball'. William T. Tilden 2nd. U.S.A. American Lawn Tennis, New York, first edition 1925. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt to front and spine. Minor wear to head and foot of spine, slight breaking to front internal hinge, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £70
William 'Big Bill' Tilden won fourteen major tennis titles including ten Grand Slams in the 1920s

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