Auction of Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks, Cricket, Football and Sporting Memorabilia

Held on Saturday & Sunday, 12th & 13th August 2017
at The Premier Inn (Fosse Park), Leicester LE3 2FW

Highlights:-

Lot Array_lot0810

Lot 810. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1897. 34th edition. Original hardback. The rare second issue of the original hardback, which was first introduced in 1896
Estimate £6000/9000
Hammer price: £10000


Lot Array_lot0975

Lot 975. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1917. 54th edition. Original hardback.
Estimate £2000/3000
Hammer price: £2400


Lot Array_lot0798

Lot 798. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1884. 21st edition. Original paper wrappers.
Estimate £700/1000
Hammer price: £700


Lot Array_lot0974

Lot 974. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1918. 55th edition. Original hardback.
Estimate £2000/3000
Hammer price: £2000


Lot Array_lot0921

Lot 921. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1889. 26th edition. Original paper wrappers.
Estimate £400/600
Hammer price: £550


Lot Array_lot0973

Lot 973. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1919. 56th edition. Original hardback.
Estimate £1800/2500
Hammer price: £2650


"Except for highlight pieces, the dominance of Christies, Sothebys and Bonhams is being eroded by the large, visually appealing and meticulously compiled catalogues from Tim Knight…"

Gordon Phillips, Wisden Cricketers Almanack 2003

Knights are internationally recognised as one of the leading specialist auctioneers of sporting memorabilia and have achieved excellent prices on their sales of Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks over the years.

Following highly successful sales of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack we conduct two annual major sales of the Almanack every year, in April and September. Knights travel the country conducting valuations and collecting items for inclusion in our specialist Wisden and general Sporting sales.

We are based in North Norfolk but hold our auctions at the Premier Inn, Leicester Fosse Park, Braunstone Lane East, Leicester, LE3 2FW, a more central location, with easy motorway access. We have also had two auctions in Melbourne, Australia (1996 and 1998).

For free valuations and advice please contact Tim Knight on 01263 768488 or email him at tim@knightswisden.co.uk.

 

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