Cricket Postcards, Trade & Cigarette Cards

Lot 248:
Lot 248
Arthur Staples. Nottinghamshire 1924-1938. Sepia real photograph postcard of Staples, seated three quarter length, wearing Nottinghamshire cap and blazer. Nicely signed in black ink by Staples. C.H. Richards, Nottingham. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
Lot 249:
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John Berry 'Jack' Hobbs. Surrey & England 1905-1934. Four mono real photograph postcards of Hobbs including two standing full length at the wicket wearing batting attire, one nicely signed in ink by Hobbs, Hobbs at his typewriter with his name annotated in green ink to the photograph (publishers unknown), and 'Jack Hobbs in Butter, in the Australian Pavilion. The British Empire Exhibition, Wembley' 1924. The card shows the 'Australian Butter' promotional stand at the Exhibition with a Test match scene with stands and pavilion and free standing players, stumps, bats etc (Hobbs batting). The display made from refrigerated butter. Postcard by Wildt & Kray of London. Sold with a mono 'Force' bat advertising postcard of Hobbs in batting pose, and two further mono postcards featuring Hobbs. Qty 7. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
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John Berry 'Jack' Hobbs. Surrey & England 1905-1934. Mono advertising postcard for Waterman's pens depicting Hobbs signing autographs, signed in ink by Hobbs. Sold with three mono real photograph postcards of Hobbs, one a studio portrait of Hobbs in England cap and blazer (publisher unknown), Hobbs walking out to bat (Beagles series no. 357.D.), and a 'Force' Bat Series advertising postcard (photo by C. Debenham). Also three mono postcards including two head and shoulders portraits, one of Hobbs announcing writing for 'The Star' newspaper, and another of 'An Oval Record' depicting Hobbs and Andrew Sandham standing in front of the scoreboard, Hobbs having scored 232 and Sandham 183 in a record opening partnership of 428 for Surrey v Oxford University at The Oval in 1926, with printed signatures. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty 7
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
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John Berry 'Jack' Hobbs. Surrey & England 1905-1934. Three mono real photograph postcards of Hobbs, one plain back. Two depict Hobbs in batting pose, the other full length in cricket attire. Each postcard is nicely signed in ink to the photograph by Hobbs, and, unusually, with dedication/ message in Hobbs' own hand to verso, dated 1929, 1930 and 1935. Publishers unknown. Adhesive mark to verso of one postcard, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £95
Lot 252:
Lot 252
Learie Nicholas Constantine. Trinidad, Barbados & West Indies 1921-1939. Mono real photograph postcard of Constantine, head and shoulders in cameo, wearing West Indies blazer. Nicely signed in ink by Constantine to the photograph. Stamp for A. Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich to verso with annotation stating the autograph was obtained 26th July 1939. Minor wear, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £160
Lot 253:
Lot 253
M.C.C. tour of South Africa 1956/57. Rarer sepia postcard of the Union-Castle Line R.M.S. Edinburgh Castle which took the team to South Africa. Very nicely signed in ink to card face by nineteen members of the touring party including May, Compton, Laker, Wardle, Statham, Brown, Evans, Cowdrey etc. Minor age toning, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 254:
Lot 254
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1958/59. Mono postcard of the P&O ship Iberia which took the team to Australia. Signed to card face by eighteen members of the touring party including May, Trueman, Watson, Laker, Tyson, Cowdrey, Brown, Statham etc. Some fading to odd signature otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £60
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Sussex C.C.C. Five mono real photograph portrait postcards of Sussex players. Subjects are Tich Cornford, Maurice Tate (two different), K.S. Duleepsinhji and A.E.R. Gilligan. One Tate postcard and the Cornford signed in ink to the photograph. Publishers are Deane, Wiles & Millar and Nias, both of Brighton, one other unknown. Pinholes to the signed Tate postcard, Adhesive marks to the verso of the Cornford, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
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Herbert Sutcliffe. Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. Five mono and sepia real photograph postcards including two different plain back postcards of Sutcliffe, one in batting pose at the crease, the other three quarter length wearing M.C.C. touring blazer, the latter trimmed. Both nicely signed in ink to the photographs by Sutcliffe. Publishers unknown. Sold with two postcards of Maurice Leyland, one full length wearing Yorkshire blazer, the other walking out to bat at Sheffield in 1933, and a postcard of the 1923 Yorkshire team. Adhesive mark to the verso of one Sutcliffe postcard, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 257:
Lot 257
Australian tour of England 1921. Mono postcard of the Australian team 1921 with caption and players names printed to lower border. T. Bolland photographer. Signed by all sixteen members of the touring party including the Manager, Smith. Signatures nicely signed in ink include Armstrong, Collins, Taylor, McDonald, Pellew, Mailey, Gregory, Mayne, Ryder, Andrews, Bardsley, Oldfield etc. The postcard was sent to a Mr Bailey by E.R. Mayne in 1954. Handwritten note to reverse in ink, 'Am enclosing autograph, also the autographed picture of the 1921 Australian XI which I thought you would like to have. Yours truly E.R. Mayne'. G
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £490
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Lot 258
'Team that Won The Ashes 1927 [sic]'. Mono postcard of the Union-Castle Line R.M.X. 'Edinburgh Castle', nicely signed to the verso in ink by the eleven members of the England team for the fifth and final Test played at The Oval, 14th-18th August 1926 to win the Ashes. Signatures are Rhodes, Larwood, Woolley, Hobbs, Strudwick, Hendren, Tate, Stevens, Chapman, Sutcliffe and Geary. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £170
England won the final Test by 289 runs to clinch the series 1-0, the first four matches having been drawn
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Yorkshire C.C.C. Three mono real photograph postcards including Len Hutton in batting pose at the crease, signed by Hutton. Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Herbert Sutcliffe wearing M.C.C. touring blazer, signed by Sutcliffe, publisher unknown. An unsigned postcard of Hutton walking out to bat, with printed details of his record score of 364 to the photograph. Walter Scott, Bradford. Sold with two mono real photograph postcards of Yorkshire teams for 1933 and 1934. Qty 5. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 260:
Lot 260
Australian tour of England 1930. Excellent complete set of fifteen sepia real photograph plain back postcards of each member of the Australian touring party. Each player featured on the postcards has been taken head and shoulders, wearing Australian sweater, nine wearing Australian caps. Each card has been very nicely signed by the player featured in ink. The players are Bill Woodfull (Captain), Vic Richardson, Don Bradman, Alan Fairfax, Archie Jackson, Bill Ponsford, Alan Kippax, Stan McCabe, Clarrie Grimmett, Alexander Hurwood, Thomas Wall, Percy Hornibrook, Bert Oldfield, Ted a'Beckett and Charles Walker. Each postcard has a printed number 1-15 to the lower right hand corner of the postcard, Bradman to the left. The postcards produced by B.D.V. cigarettes of Godfrey Phillips of London, as part of their advertising campaign for the 1930 Australian tourists. A rare opportunity to purchase a full set of these signed postcards which includes the rarer signed postcard of Archie Jackson who died of tuberculosis in 1933 at the age of 23, this was to be Archie Jackson's only tour to England. The Archie Jackson postcard postally used, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £1500/2500
Hammer price: unsold
This was Bradman's first tour of England and a record breaking one. He scored 974 runs at an average of 139.14 during the Test series, with four centuries, including two double hundreds and a triple century. Bradman's first-class tour total was 2,960 runs, at an average of 98.66 with 10 centuries, was another enduring record, the most by any overseas batsman on a tour of England
Lot 261:
Lot 261
Middlesex C.C.C. 1952. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Jack Robertson and Alex Thompson walking out to bat for Middlesex in the match v Sussex at Hove, 2nd-5th August 1952. Nicely signed in blue ink to the photograph by both players. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Sussex won a low scoring match by fifteen runs. Robertson was top scorer, making 61 in Middlesex's second innings
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Lot 262
South Africa tour to England 1955. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Jackie McGlew and Hayfield walking out to bat for the South Africans in the tour match v Sussex at Hove, 18th-21st June 1955. Signed in blue ink to the photograph by both players. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
South Africans won by nine wickets
Lot 263:
Lot 263
William John Abel. Surrey 1909-1926. Sepia real photograph postcard of Abel taking guard at the wicket. Signed in black ink, 'Yours sincerely W.J. Abel'. Foster Series. The postcard laid down to card. Some wear and loss to top corner of image, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
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Lot 264
Godfrey Evans. 'Brylcreem'. Mono real photograph postcard of Evans in wicket keeping pose, wearing England sweater. Signed and inscribed 'To Peter' by Evans. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £15
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Lot 265
Patsy Hendren. Middlesex & England. Sepia 'Waterman's Pens' advertising postcard of Hendren signing a cricket bat. Nicely signed by Hendren. Mounted, framed and glazed. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 266:
Lot 266
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: £20
Lot 267:
Lot 267
William A. 'Bill' Brown, New South Wales & Australia 1932-1950. Mono real photograph postcard of Brown full length on the field. Very nicely signed in ink by Brown. Series unknown. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
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Lot 268
W.H.V. 'Hopper' Levett. Kent & England 1930-1947. Signed mono plainback postcard of Levett, full length, wearing Kent cap and in wicket keeping pose. Flemons of Tonbridge. Signature appears to have been signed in later years. Good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
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Lot 269
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: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Oldfield took 23 catches and 11 stumpings as wicketkeeper on the 1930 tour
Lot 270:
Lot 270
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: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
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Lot 271
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: £40/60
Withdrawn
Hammer price: withdrawn
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Lot 272
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: £60/90
Hammer price: £48
Lot 273:
Lot 273
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: £50/70
Hammer price: £110
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Lot 274
Bishan Singh Bedi. India. Colour postcard of Bedi depicted head and shoulders wearing cricket attire. Signed in ink to the front by Bedi with dedication, plus facsimile signature. Published by 'Elar', L.R. Reading Company of Bombay. Light spotting to verso, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £18
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Lot 275
Keith Andrew. Northamptonshire & England 1953-1966. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Andrew, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Photograph by A. Wilkes & Son of West Bromwich. Dated 3rd June 1954. Press masking to photograph, otherwise good condition
Estimate: £10/20
Hammer price: £5
Lot 276:
Lot 276
Leicestershire C.C.C. 1950. Excellent mono real photograph plain back postcard of the team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. Stamp to back. A. Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
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Scarborough Cricket Festival. Gentlemen v Players 1952 and 1953. Original mono plain back photographs of the two teams for each year. Gentlemen include Insole, Brennan, Robins, Palmer, Cowdrey, May, Simpson, Sutcliffe, etc. Players include Evans, Tompkin, Hutton, Shepherd, Fletcher, Tattersall, Graveney etc. Walkers Studio stamp to reverse of both. Each approx 5"x3". Unevenly trimmed, otherwise G/VG. Qty 4
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £50
Lot 278:
Lot 278
Australia v England 1990/91. Thirteen copies of a colour postcard by Ray Perkins, published by J/V Postcards for the tour. Each card signed in ink by a former Australian Test player. Signatures are Arthur Morris, Ian Johnson, Ron Archer, Bill O'Reilly, Neil Harvey, Keith Miller, Ian Craig, Lindsay Hassett, Gil Langley, Doug Ring, Alan Davidson, Ian Davis and Rodney Marsh. The majority signed to the front. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
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Lot 279
Nottinghamshire C.C.C. 1932 and 1934. Two sepia real photograph postcards of the Nottinghamshire team seated and standing in rows, wearing cricket attire, caps and blazers. Both are C.H. Richards series. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
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Lot 280
West Indies 1928. Mono advertising postcard for Jaeger shirts and sweaters featuring the West Indies team in England. Small loss to two corners. Sold with mono plain back postcard of the West Indies team of 1957 with title and players listed below. Larger than normal postcard size. 6"x4". Sold with a homemade? flicker book of Alf Valentine bowling in the nets and a ticket for England v West Indies, Lords 1988. VG
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £30
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Surrey C.C.C. 1950s. Seven original sepia real photograph player portrait postcards published by F.C. Dick, Oval Bookstall. Players are Tony Lock (signed in ink by Lock to the photograph), Jim Laker, Peter Loader, Roy Swetman, Ken Barrington, E.R.T. Holmes and Alec Bedser. Sold with eight original mono candid photographs of scenes of a match in progress at The Oval, probably 1950s. Match unknown. Each 3.5" square. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 282:
Lot 282
Don Bradman. Five modern colour postcards of the Adelaide Oval (including three duplicates), each boldly signed by Bradman. Also a 'Weet-Bix Sir Donald Bradman Greatest Hits' trade card signed by Bradman. Qty 6. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £90
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Australia v England, 1904. Rare original colour printed postcard of the Melbourne Cricket Ground with a match in play. Printed title to lower border 'Melbourne Cricket Ground - An English Eleven at Play 1904'. E.P. Series. Minor ageing, otherwise in good condition. Also a mono plain back postcard depicting a huge crowd for the first Test, Australia v England, Sydney, 13th-16th December 1901. The scoreboard in the background showing Lilley and Braund batting for England who won by an innings and 124 runs. Sold with two further mono postcards, Australia v England at Sydney, 1903/04 depicting 'A Record Crowd', Graphic Series No. 2, and 'Warner's XI. Photo taken on Adelaide Ground 1904'. Qty 4. Some wear, overall in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £85
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Advertising postcards 1928-1935. Mono real photograph postcard of the South African touring party to England 1929 for Index Shirts. Also two mono advertising postcards of the 1935 South African tourists (Jaeger) and the 1928 West Indies touring party to England (Jaeger). Qty 3. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
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Australia tours to England 1921-1938. Five mono advertising postcards of Australian touring parties to England in 1921 (Jaeger), 1926 (Jaeger), 1926 (Viyella) and 1934 (Gripu Trousers), 1938 (Aquatite Raincoats). Some wear, creasing and odd nick, overall in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £90
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Lot 286
Warwick Windridge Armstrong. Victoria & Australia 1898-1922. Rarely seen mono advertising postcard for Jaeger, of Armstrong standing full length wearing cricket attire and blazer. Photograph by Bolland. Light creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £120
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England Test teams 1926-1930. Three mono real photograph postcards of England Test teams. 'England's Test Team' for the second Test v Australia, Lord's 1926, C.E. Smith, Bookstall, Oval. 1928/29 touring party to Australia, published by Hartleys Sports Stores, Melbourne. 'First Test Team' for the 1930 Ashes series, publisher unknown. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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The Ashes 1926-1934. 'The Test Match. England v Australia. June 8th, 9th, 11th & 12th 1934. Trent Bridge, Nottingham'. Rarer mono real photograph postcard of a cricket bat signed by the England and Australia teams for the Trent Bridge Test match. Published by Barnes & Humby, Nottingham. Sold with a mono real photograph postcard of 'England's Test Team' for the second Test v Australia, Lord's 1926, C.E. Smith, Bookstall, Oval, and a postcard with colour printed signatures of the 1928/29 touring party to Australia published by Dominion Broadcasting Pty. Ltd. Some wear and creasing to the 1928/29 postcard, the others in good/ very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 289:
Lot 289
Patiala's team of Australian Cricketers 1935/36. Mono postcard of the team with title to lower border 'H.H. The Maharajadhiraj of Patiala's team of Australian Cricketers 1935/36'. Publisher unknown. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £88
The 1935/36 Australian tour of India was privately organised and funded by the Maharaja of Patiala, on which four unofficial 'Test' matches were played
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Scenes of The Oval c1950s. Two mono real photograph postcards of The Oval cricket ground, one of the Hobbs' Gates, signed by Hobbs, publisher unknown, the other of a match in progress with the pavilion in the background, published by Frith's. Sold with two earlier mono postcards of match action at The Oval (one 'Star' series). Qty 4. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £75
Lot 291:
Lot 291
Old Trafford 1934. England v Australia. Rarer mono real photograph postcard of the Old Trafford pavilion with large crowds in attendance. Publisher unknown. Typed caption to verso reads, 'Old Trafford Manchester. Third Test Match. 1934'. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 292:
Lot 292
Frank Edward Woolley. Kent & England 1906-1938. Rarer mono real photograph postcard of a very youthful Woolley depicted half length wearing Kent blazer. B. & W. Fisk-Moore of Canterbury. Light creasing and minor wear to extremities, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
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Kent C.C.C. 1930s. Seven player portrait real photograph postcards of Kent players. Subjects are Les Ames (three different, one plain back with dedication in ink 'from Les to Ivy'), Arthur Fagg, Wally Hardinge, Frank Woolley (all B.C. Flemons of Tonbridge) and Percy Chapman (Fisk-Moore of Canterbury). Sold with a mono real photograph postcard of the scoreboard for the Essex v Kent match at Brentwood, 31st May 1934, the scoreboard showing Kent's record total of 803-4 declared. Standing in front are Kent batsmen Ashdown (332), Ames (202no) and Woolley (172). Publisher unknown. Qty 8. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £35
In the 1934 match against Essex, Kent won by an innings and 192 runs. In addition to Kent's batting achievements, Pope scored 100 and O'Connor 105 in Essex's first innings. Freeman took eleven wickets for Kent in the match
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Alfred Percy 'Tich' Freeman. Kent & England 1914-1936. Five mono real photograph portrait postcards of Freeman in various poses, all published by B.C. Flemons of Tonbridge, one by Fisk-Moore of Canterbury. Sold with a mono real photograph postcard of Percy Chapman, Freeman and Frank Woolley in standing together wearing England blazers and cricket attire, white box to lower border with facsimile signatures of the three. Publisher unknown. Also a Flemons mono real photograph postcard of the Kent team standing in the outfield, postmarked Canterbury 1933. Qty 7. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
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Kent C.C.C. 1930s. Three mono real photograph postcards of Frank Woolley (two different) and Doug Wright depicted in different poses. Also a mono real photograph postcard of the Kent team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire, date annotated to verso for 1931. All B.C. Flemons of Tonbridge. Sold with three different modern mono postcards featuring Les Ames, two 'Kent Cricket Series', the other published by The Canterbury Printers. Qty 7. Pin holes to one Woolley postcard, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
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Surrey C.C.C. 1946-1957. Four mono real photograph postcards of Surrey teams seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire at The Oval. Teams are 1946, 1947, 1950 and 1957. All F.C. Dick, Oval Bookstall. Sold with two mono real photograph advertising postcards featuring studio portraits of J.W. Hitch ('Force Waterproof Ball') and H. Strudwick ('Force Gauntlet'), both with printed signatures to lower border. Also a mono head and shoulders real photograph postcard of E.R.T. Holmes, publisher unknown. Qty 7. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
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Lot 297
'Northamptonshire v Australians at Northampton, August 17-19th 1905'. Mono postcard featuring both teams who played in the tour match, with printed title and players names to lower border. Postally unused and dated 'August 1905'. Publisher unknown. Stamp for 'Northampton Public Library. Local Collection' to verso. Rare. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £190
The Australians beat Northamptonshire by an innings and 329 runs
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Lot 298
'Australian Eleven 1905'. Rare sepia postcard of the Australian team who toured England in 1905, each in cameo portrait, head and shoulders, with title and players names printed below each cameo. Gordon & Gotch (Australia). Postally used, with New South Wales postmark to verso. Wear to one corner, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £85
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'The Victorious 1921 Australian team'. Sepia printed postcard of the Australian team who toured England in 1921, seated and standing in rows, wearing suits and ties and all wearing trilby hats, in the courtyard of the Hotel Cecil, London on 30th September 1921. Printed facsimile signatures of the players to borders. Postcard produced by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd, London. Postally unused. A rarer postcard. Some ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
The original larger photograph with ink signatures of the team, was presented to the Royal Free Hospital by the Hotel Cecil Ltd, it was produced on postcards produced by Raphael Tuck and sold, the proceeds of the postcard sales going to the funds of the hospital
Lot 300:
Lot 300
George Geary. Leicestershire & England 1912-1938. "Christmas Greetings". M.C.C. Tour South Africa 1927-28'. Sepia real photograph postcard of the M.C.C. touring party seated and standing in rows wearing tour blazers. Hand written message to verso in the hand of George Geary, 'Wishing you a Merry Xmas and a happy new year. Very hot here, too hot for cricket 102 in shade. Send some snow. Yours sincerely, G. Geary'. Publisher unknown. Some age toning to verso, the photograph in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
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Lot 301
George Ernest Tyldesley. Lancashire & England 1909-1936. "Christmas Greetings". M.C.C. Tour South Africa 1927-28'. Sepia real photograph postcard of the M.C.C. touring party seated and standing in rows wearing tour blazers. Hand written message to verso in the hand of Ernest Tyldesley, 'All best wishes for Xmas & New Year to all. Just arrived Pietermaritzburg'. Publisher unknown. Some creasing and wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
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Walter Reginald Hammond. Gloucestershire & England 1920-1951. Sepia advertising postcard depicting Hammond in batting action. Printed caption to verso, 'Walter Hammond says- "I use and recommend Wakefield Oilit cricket bat oil"'. Light creasing to corners, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £32
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John Berry 'Jack' Hobbs. Surrey & England 1905-1934. Sepia real photograph postcard of Hobbs in the nets, full length, demonstrating the 'Leg Glance'. One of a set of five postcards published by Brighton Camera Exchange probably c1930. Scarce. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £28
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Lot 304
Brabourne Stadium, Bombay 1951. Mono postcard of the Brabourne Stadium with the India v M.C.C. Test match in progress, December 1951. Handwritten message to verso with cricket content, send from India to an address in Michigan, U.S.A. 'A.P' Picture Post Card No. 11, Bombay. Light creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
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Australian Test teams and players 1905-1950s. Two real photograph sepia postcards of Australian Test teams for 1905 (Rotary 3824 B) and 1921 (Philip G. Hunt), and a mono Jaeger advertising postcard of the 1921 team. Also three mono real photograph postcards of Australian Test players including head and shoulders images of Don Bradman with printed individual records (Barton Pictorial, London), Charlie Macartney (Empire Publishing Co.), and a candid style plain back postcard of Keith Miller, publisher unknown. Qty 6. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
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Lancashire C.C.C. Two rarer mono real photograph postcards of George Duckworth, one standing full length in wicketkeeping attire at Scarborough by Walkers Studios, Scarborough, the other a head and shoulders portrait by A. Wilkes & Sons, West Bromwich. Sold with a mono postcard of Ernest Tyldesley in batting pose, Liverpool Courier, and a small press photograph of a head and shoulders photograph of Eddie Paynter wearing a Lancashire cap, Daily Herald, Manchester. Adhesive mark to verso of the Wilkes photograph, otherwise in good/ very good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
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Elias Henry 'Patsy' Hendren. Middlesex & England 1907-1937.Three postcards of Hendren including a 'Force Bat' advertising real photograph portrait postcard, a mono real photograph postcard of Hendren in attacking batting pose, and a mono postcard of Hendren in batting pose, publishers unknown. All three with printed signature of Hendren. Sold with a sepia real photograph of J.W. Hearne of Middlesex wearing cricket attire leaning on his bat (faded, publisher unknown), and J.W.H.T. Douglas of Essex in the nets, C. Agar, Leyton. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
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Nottinghamshire C.C.C. Five mono and sepia real photograph postcards including three player portraits. Subjects are Harold Larwood, Bill Voce (both by C.H. Richards of Nottingham) and Joe Hardstaff (B&H Ltd). Also a postcard of 'Notts County Cricket XI. The Champion County 1929' featuring cameos of the players superimposed on an aerial view of the Trent Bridge ground, and a plain back postcard of the 1953 team. Publishers unknown. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £95
Lot 309:
Lot 309
Australian tour to England 1926. Rarer mono real photograph postcard of the Australian team seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire. The photograph taken at Folkestone, by Hawksworth Wheeler, for the tour match v an England XI, 1st-3rd September 1926. Players' names and match details annotated to verso. Adhesive mark to verso, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
The match was drawn with Larwood taking 7-95 in the Australians' only innings
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M.C.C. tour to India 1926/27. Rare mono real photograph postcard of thirteen members of the M.C.C. touring party seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and blazers in front of a pavilion during the tour. Publisher and location unknown. Sold with a colour photograph of John Henry 'Jack' Parsons (Warwickshire 1910-1934) in later years as a priest. Parsons was a member of the tour and is featured in the team photograph. 3.5"x4.75". Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
On the 1926/27 tour to India, the first under the auspices of the M.C.C. and only the second time an English team had toured India since 1902/03, the M.C.C. were undefeated in 34 matches. The tour was gruelling and to fit in the matches and the travelling, many of the games were reduced to two days and thus had little prospect of definite finishes
Lot 311:
Lot 311
Old Trafford, Manchester c.1938. Sepia real photograph plain back postcard depicting a match in progress with the Old Trafford pavilion in the background and the then newly constructed Kellogg's factory behind. A large crowd is in attendance. Incorrectly captioned in pencil to verso as Lord's. Some fading to the image, minor creasing to corners, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 312:
Lot 312
Australia tour to England 1938. Mono real photograph postcard of the Australian team standing in one row wearing cricket attire at Scarborough in 1938. Walkers Studios, Scarborough. Adhesive marks to verso otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £150
Lot 313:
Lot 313
Australia tour to England 1948. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of the Australian team standing informally in one row wearing cricket attire at Scarborough in 1948. Walkers Studios, Scarborough. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £220
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Lot 314
New Zealand tour to England 1949. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of the New Zealand team standing in one row wearing cricket attire at Scarborough for the match v H.D.G. Leveson-Gower's XI, 7th-9th September 1949. Sold with a similar plain back postcard of the England XI for the match v Rest of the World, Scarborough, 8th-10th September 1965. Stamp for Walkers Studios to verso. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £85
Lot 315:
Lot 315
'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'. A rarely seen postcard. Sold with 'A Souvenir from Selfridge's' mono postcard of a bat signed by the 1938 Australian touring party for 'Mr. Selfridge', the postcard with a printed description of the tourists' visit, in which they are described as 'Clean limbed, clear eyed young men'. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
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 series was drawn, Australia retained The Ashes.
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England v Australia, 1926. Two sepia real photograph postcards each featuring cameos of thirteen England players. One for the first Test at Trent Bridge 12th-15th June 1926, the other for the third Test at Leeds, 10th-13th July 1926. Players featured include Carr (Captain), Root, Hobbs, Parker, Sutcliffe, Hendren, Macauley, Strudwick, Larwood etc. Both postcards by J. Webb, Douglas Studio, Nottingham. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
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England 1926-1928/29. Three rarer postcards including a mono real photograph postcard featuring vignettes of thirteen England players for the first Test at Leeds, 12th-15th June 1926. Players featured include Carr (Captain), Root, Hobbs, Sutcliffe, Hendren, Kilner, Woolley, Holmes, Chapman etc. Postcard by J. Webb, Douglas Studio, Nottingham. Sold with a mono real photograph postcard of the England team for the Oval Test v West Indies 1928, Lord's and Oval Bookstall, and a sepia real photograph postcard of the M.C.C. touring party to Australia 1928/29, Gunn & Moore, Nottingham. Horizontal crease to the 1926 postcard, ink stains and foxing to the 1928/29 postcard, otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
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Lot 318
Walter Hammond. Gloucestershire & England, 1920-1935. Rare mono real photograph postcard of Hammond being presented with a silver tea and coffee service by '3LO Melbourne', Broadcasting Company of Australia on 15th March 1929, to mark his double centuries in successive innings and as a wedding present. Printed signature of Hammond to face of card. Postally unused. Small adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 319:
Lot 319
'Who Said Ashes? Test Match England v Australia' 1926. Colour postcard featuring a cartoon by F.G. Lewin of a kangaroo attempting to run out a lion. Published by J. Salmon, Sevenoaks. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £48
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South Africa tour to Australia 1952/53. Rarer mono advertising postcard of the South African touring party with 'W. Schulz "Penrose", 2 Penrose St., Kimberley, South Africa' printed to top right hand corner. Printed fixtures in Afrikaans to verso. Published by Springbok Cigarettes, South Africa. Sold with a mono real photograph postcard of the 1929 South African touring party to England. J. Smith Bookstall, London. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
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Australia tours to England 1912-1961. Five team postcards of Australian touring parties including three mono real photograph postcards of the 1930, 1948 and 1961 (larger format) teams, also two mono postcards of the 1912 and 1948 teams. Publishers unknown. Also two mono real photograph postcards of Australia players in batting poses, one of Arthur Chipperfield by Raphael Tuck, the other a plain back postcard of Ted a'Beckett, signed by a'Beckett in later years, publisher unknown. Qty 7. Some faults to the 1912 postcard, the others in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
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'Australian Test Team' 1930. Full set of fifteen real photograph postcards of members of the Australian team to England, some head and shoulders, some posed or action images. Players are Woodfull, Ponsford, Grimmett, Kippax, Hornibrook, Jackson, McCabe, Oldfield, Walker, Wall, Hurwood, Richardson, a'Beckett, Bradman and Fairfax. All the postcards have title 'Australian Test Team' followed by printed players name to lower border. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £160
Lot 323:
Lot 323
Raphael Tuck 'Australian Cricketer' series no. 3839 postcards, 1938. Full set of eight mono real photograph postcards of members of the 1938 Australian touring party in various cricketing poses. Players featured are Fleetwood-Smith (series no. 3839A), Barnett (3839B), O'Reilly (3839C), McCabe (3839D), Badcock (3839E), Chipperfield (3839F), Fingleton (3839G) and Bradman (3839H). All postally unused in very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 324:
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Lord's cricket ground early 1900s-1968. A selection of postcards of Lord's including colour views of the Mound Stand, a freak hailstorm during the 200th England v Australia Test in 1968, mono real photographs of the pavilion, aerial view of the ground, two different views of match action from the second Test, England v West Indies 1957, a view of the external wall in St. John's Wood Road etc. Publishers include A.E. Walsham, London, J. Arthur Dixon, Aerofilms Ltd, H. Reid etc. Qty 8. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £80
Lot 325:
Lot 325
Lord's Cricket Ground early 1900s onwards. A good selection of twenty one mono and colour postcards featuring Lord's. Subjects include match action, the pavilion, Old Father Time, aerial views, large crowds in attendance, Long Room etc. One postcard signed by Allan Border. Publishers include M.C.C., Bridge House, Star, Kingsway, Lansdowne, Aerofilms, etc. Odd duplication. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 326:
Lot 326
William Eric 'Bill' Bowes. Yorkshire & England 1927-1947. Sepia real photograph plain back postcard of a youthful Bowes in cameo, c1930. Albert Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich stamp to verso. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £20
Lot 327:
Lot 327
Hampshire C.C.C. 1904. Rare sepia real photograph postcard of the Hampshire team for the match v Sussex at Hove, 4th-6th August 1904. The players seated and standing in rows wearing cricket attire and assorted headgear. Players featured are Steele (Captain), Stone, Bacon, Poore, Evans, Llewellyn, Webb, Langford, Baldwin, Bowell and Hayter. Foster of Brighton and Hove. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £75
Sussex won by an innings and 81 runs, C.B. Fry scoring 211 and Vine 111 in an opening stand of 287 for Sussex in their only innings
Lot 328:
Lot 328
Henry Ridgen Butt. Sussex & England 1890-1912. Mono real photograph postcard of Butt crouching in wicketkeeping pose wearing a Sussex cap. The postcard by E. Hawkins & Co', Brighton, c1905. 'H. Thompson' annotated in ink to lower border. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
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Gloucestershire C.C.C. 1903. Sepia real photograph postcard of the Gloucestershire team seated and standing in rows. Players' names printed to lower border include Jessop, Fowler, Roberts, Kitcat, Board etc. Rotary Photo series no. 3819. 'Herbert Thompson' annotated in ink to right margin. Sold with two mono real photograph postcards of the Leicestershire and Surrey teams, both Dainty Series c.1902, the photographs by Foster of Brighton. Both postally used, one postmarked 6th January 1903. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
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Individual cricketer postcards early 1900s. Eighteen mono real photograph postcards of individual cricketers. Players featured are E.H. Killick, J. Vine, K.S. Ranjitsinhji, A.E. Relf, F.W. Tate (Sussex), R. Abel (Surrey), Lord Hawke, G.H. Hirst (Yorkshire), A.E. Trott (Middlesex), C. Blythe (Kent) (all Wrench Series), A.E. Trott (Middlesex), H.K. Foster (Worcestershire), P.F. Warner (Middlesex) (Rotophot), G.H. Hirst (Yorkshire), B.J.T. Bosanquet (Middlesex), H. Strudwick (Surrey), (John Walker & Co.), G.L. Jessop (Gloucestershire), and W.H. Lockwood (Surrey) (Hartmann). Sold with a sepia real photograph postcard of the boxer, Jack Johnson, 'Health & Strength Series' no. 104. Some postcards annotated, overall in good/ very good condition. Qty 19
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £150
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Cricket postcards 1900s-1960s. Four real photograph postcards including a team postcard of Bacup C.C. 1930 featuring A.J. Richardson (Australia) who played as the professional for the Club in the Lancashire League, 1928-1931. Publisher unknown. Also A. Liddell (Northamptonshire) by A. Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich, date stamped 3rd June 1954, Sussex team c.1965 and Jim Cornford (Sussex). Publishers unknown. Sold with three mono postcards of A.H. Hornby (Lancashire), W.H.S. & S. 'Grosvenor' Series M., Kent team c.1905 and Nottinghamshire team c.1903. Also three small mono candid photographs of players at the 1957 Scarborough Festival featuring Dick Richardson, Peter Richardson and Trevor Bailey. Qty 10. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 332:
Lot 332
Yorkshire County Cricket Team 1903. Exceptionally large original mono plain back postcard of the team by Delittle, Fenwick & Co., York (The 'D.F. & Co.' Series). Titled in white within shield to lower right corner 'Yorkshire County Cricket Team' with names of players printed in white to lower border. Players featured are Whitehead, Rhodes, Tunnicliffe, Wilkinson, Hirst, Jackson, Hawke (Captain), Smith, Hunter, Denton, Haigh and Brown. The postcard measures 9.75"x7". Wear and loss to corners and edges, otherwise in good condition A rarely seen large postcard of the Yorkshire team of 1903
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Yorkshire played Middlesex at Headingley on the 10th-12th August 1903 winning the match by 220 runs and this was the team with the exception of Whitehead who was presumably 12th man. Hirst and Rhodes took eight wickets each in the match
Lot 333:
Lot 333
Alfred Herbert Harold Gilligan. Sussex & England 1919-1931. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Gilligan, head and shoulders wearing Sussex cap. Pinnace series no. 203.C. 4"x6". Minor ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 334:
Lot 334
Arthur Edward Robert Gilligan. Cambridge University, Surrey, Sussex & England 1919-1932. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Gilligan, full length wearing cricket attire at the wicket, holding a ball. Pinnace series no. 130.C. 4"x6". Minor ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 335:
Lot 335
Maurice William Tate. Sussex & England 1912-1937. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Tate in batting pose at the wicket. Pinnace series no. 82.C. 4"x6". Minor ageing and slight wear to lower edge, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 336:
Lot 336
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1928/29. Nine Nelson Lee souvenir badges of members of the M.C.C. team with original colour souvenir booklet issued to keep the badges. The badges are of Chapman, Leyland, Sutcliffe, Freeman, Tate, Hobbs, Tyldesley, Hendren and Larwood. Badges in fair to good condition. The booklet in only fair condition with tape repairs, marks etc
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 337:
Lot 337
M.C.C. Christmas and greetings cards 1930s-1950s. Eight original greetings cards and flyers, some in proof form. Items include a two sided M.C.C. Christmas greetings card featuring Alfred Mynn to face, with biography by E.V.L. (Lucas) to verso, a single sided card titled 'Greetings 1935-1936 above printed eight line poem, surrounded by illustrations of cricketers, stumps, bats, W.G. Grace and a cricket scene, with another similar card dated 1936-1937. All three cards with M.C.C. emblem and trimming to borders in M.C.C. colours, 6"x9.5". Sold with an official flyer for the England v Australia match, Lord's 24th-28th June 1938 listing the two team squads and notices relating to the publication of official scorecards for the match below. To verso a printed reproduction of David Harris from the sketch by George Shepherd below M.C.C. emblem, printed in blue. 5.5"x9", with a proof of a Christmas card based on the same subject of David Harris. Also a single page flyer for Gentlemen v Players, Lord's 1951 featuring engravings of ancient cricket matches etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 338:
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M.C.C. tour to India 1933. Official M.C.C. Christmas card from the M.C.C. tour of India 1933 with gold embossed cover emblem of St George & the Dragon, '1933-India-1934' below and 'India 1933' printed to lower right hand corner plus red and blue ribbon tie. To inside a mono photograph of the Taj Mahal and the wording 'With Best Wishes for Christmas and 1934'. Unsigned, sender unknown. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 339:
Lot 339
'Carrs Sports'. Cricket card series 1967. Full set of twenty colour cards with biography below each image. Each 3"x7.5". G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 340:
Lot 340
J. Baines. 'A Stonewaller'. Rare early colour shield shaped trade card with cameo of 'J.B.' to left hand side and batsman at the wicket to right. 'A Stonewaller' in scroll below. J. Baines Litho, Gillingham, Kent, c.1920. Advertising for 'Baines' Gold Medal Football Cards' to reverse. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £42
Lot 341:
Lot 341
Barratt & Co. 'Australian Cricketers. Action Series' 1926. Eight cigarette cards from the series of sixteen featuring J. Ellis, J.M. Taylor, W.A. Oldfield, H.L. Hendry, S. Everett, T.J.E. Andrews, A.J. Richardson and J.M. Gregory. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £38
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'Marvels of the Middle' 1992. Rumney Division of the South Wales Constabulary. Full set of twenty five colour cards. Rare set of cards as almost all were destroyed because of a court case.
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £42
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'Marvels of the Middle' 1992. Ritchie & Co. Full set of twenty five colour cards. Ritchie & Co were a firm of chartered accountants who issued cards to clients. Print runs were small, making sets difficult to obtain. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
The images are the same as the previous lot (Rumney) but have different text to backs
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'Cricket Caricatures' 1994. South Wales Constabulary. Full set of twenty colour cards. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
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'Deadly Duos' 1994. South Wales Constabulary. Full set of ten colour cards. This set was issued both as 10 single cards and as 5 uncut double cards
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 346:
Lot 346
Cigarette trade cards. Four complete sets of cards. Sets are Player's 'Cricketers. Caricatures by RIP' 1926, Players 'Cricketers 1934', Wills's 'Cricketers 1928' First series, and Wills's 'Cricketers' 1928 Second series. Sold with nine cards from the Player's 'Cricketers 1938' series mounted on a 'Players Cigarettes' mount, framed and glazed, overall 14.75"x14.5". Some wear, otherwise generally G
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £22
Lot 347:
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'Cricketers'. Australian Licorice Ltd trade cards 1928/29. Full set of twenty four cards. Dark grey backgrounds to fronts. Good condition. Scarce
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £110
Lot 348:
Lot 348
Cricket cigarette trade cards 1926-1958. Seven complete sets of cigarette cards. W.D. & H.O. Wills 'English Cricketers' 1926 New Zealand issue (full set of 25). Major Drapkin & Co 'Australian and English Cricketers 1928 (40). John Player & Sons 'Cricketers, 1930 (50). John Player & Sons 'Cricketers, 1938', fully set of fifty loose mounted in a Wills's album. Ogden's 'Prominent Cricketers of 1938' (50). Morning Foods 'Mornflakes Test Cricketers 1953' (25). Master Vending Machine Co 'Cricketer Series. New Zealand 1958' (16). G/VG. Sold with 'Googly' card game in original box, Smith & Hallam, c1932. Some wear to box, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £38
Lot 349:
Lot 349
Ogden's cigarette cards. Twenty seven early Ogden's cigarette cards, various series. Ogden's 'Guinea Gold' 1900 of Ranjitsinhji (483), 'Small Machette Series' 1901 of Lord Hawke (unnumbered), 'Guinea Gold New Series 1' 1903 of Hirst (192), 'Guinea Gold New Series 1' 1904 of Findlay (B3), Douglas (B4), Warner (B14), J. Gunn (B25), Cuttell (B33). Ogden's Tabs 'A Series' 1901, Shrewsbury (144). 'B Series' 1902, Woods (135), Murdock (140). 'C Series' 1902, Rhodes (259), Denton (274), Hayward (281), Blythe (285). 'D Series' 1902, Hirst (168), Ranjitsinhji (171), Grace (175). 'E Series' 1902, Richardson (42), Fry (44), Maclaren (45, 2 cards), Noble (48), Lilley (51), Board (520, Quaife (55). 'F Series' 1902, Tunnicliffe (274). Sold with F&J Smith 'Cricketers' series 1912, nos 5, 7, 8, 10, 14, 16, 20, 28, 30, 35, 36, 37, 45, 46, 48 and 50. Some faults to the odd card, overall in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
Lot 350:
Lot 350
Australian issues. Scanlen's 'W.S.C. Super Series' 1981. Full set of 84 cards plus six 'Checklist' cards. 'Butter 'em up. It's only natural' 1983/84, full set of fifty Australia, West Indies and Pakistan cricketers. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 351:
Lot 351
Cricket and sporting cigarettes cards. Small box comprising a good selection of cricket and sporting cigarette and trade cards. Full sets include Gallaher 'Champions' 2nd Series 1935 full series of 48, two sets. John Player & Sons 'Cricketers 1930', 'Cricketers 1938' (two full sets of 50 in original albums). Master Vending 'New Zealand 1958' (16). Other issues include Wills's 'Cricketers 1928' first and second series. Godfrey Phillips 'Sportsmen - Spot the Winner' 1937 (49), also Sunripe, Ardath, De Reszke, Park Drive, Kane etc. Some duplication. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
Lot 352:
Lot 352
Cigarette and trade cards 1927 onwards. Five albums comprising a good selection of original and reproduction trade cards. Earlier complete sets include Carreras Black Cat 'School Emblems' 1927 (50). Churchman 'Famous Cricket Colours' 1928 (25), 'Cricketers' 1936 (50). W.D. & H.O. Wills 'Cricketers' (first series) 1928 (50), 'Cricketers 2nd Series' 1928 (50). Major Drapkin 'Australian and English Test Cricketers' 1928 (40). John Player & Sons 'Cricketers. Caricatures by "RIP"' 1926 (50), 'Cricketers 1930' (50), 'Cricketers 1934' (50), 'Cricketers 1938' (50). Morning Foods 'Test Cricketers' 1953 (25). Kane Products '1956 Cricketers' (50), 'Cricket Clubs and Badges' 1957 (25). Hobbypress 'The World's Greatest Cricketers' 1984 (20) etc. Other issues include Ardath, Wills's, R&J Hill Sunripe, John M. Brindley, County Print Services, Kent C.C.C., Nostalgia Reprints etc. Also a set of Players' 'Cricketers 1934' in five frames. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 353:
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Nottinghamshire trade cards. Twenty three cards from the Sport In Print 'Nottinghamshire' Series, each signed by the featured players. Signed cards of 'Nottinghamshire Batsmen' are B.C. Broad, J. Hardstaff Jnr., C.J. Poole, D.W. Randall, T. Robinson, R. Simpson, 'Nottinghamshire All-Rounders', R.A. White, N.M.S. Taylor, F.W. Stocks, F.D. Stephenson, G. St. A. Sobers, C.E.B. Rice, R.J. Hadlee, 'Nottinghamshire In The Field', C.W. Scott, D. A. Pullan, D.L. Murray, G. Millman, E.A. Meads, B.N. French, H.J. Butler, J.D. Clay, 'Nottinghamshire Bowlers', K.E. Cooper, E.E. Hemmings, A. Jepson, H. Larwood. Sold with a further fifteen unsigned cards from the series with the odd duplicate. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £120
Lot 354:
Lot 354
'County Cricketers 1990'. Forty six cards from the set of fifty by County Print Services, each card signed to the front by the featured player (Kim Barnett, no. 21 signed to verso). Card numbers are 1, 2, 4-9, 11-16, 18-39, 41-50. Also an unsigned duplicate of no. 27, Jack Russell. Small adhesive marks to the reverse of nos. 5 and 27, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £90
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Cigarette and trade cards. Selection of mainly modern with some earlier trade and cigarette cards, mainly cricket, some other sports. Includes three signed cards, Carreras Turf Cigarettes 'Sports Series' 1949 no. 5, Alec Bedser, and 'Famous Cricketers' 1950 nos. 23 Laurie Fishlock and 41 Eric Bedser. The three laid down to page with two additional Surrey signatures of A.J. McIntyre and P.B.A. May. Earlier complete sets include 'The Champion Portfolio of Sport' Amalgamated Press 1935 official wallet complete with eight pullout out folders. John Players & Sons 'Cricketers 1938' complete set in original album. B. Morris & Sons 'Australian Cricketers' 1925 full set of 25. Carreras Black Cat 'School Emblems' 1927, full set of forty medium side cards. D.C. Thompson 'World's Best Cricketers' 1957, various sets in pairs inscribed 'The Hotspur', 'Adventure' and 'The Wizard'. Master Vending Machine Co., 'Cricketer Series New Zealand 1958', full set of sixteen. Modern sets include a full set of 100 '1997-1998 Official ACB Premium Series 1' trade cards. Other modern issues include John Brindley, Cricket Memorabilia Society, Futera, 'Butter 'em up. It's only natural', Sport in Print, Panini, Stamp Publicity, County Print Services etc. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £150
Lot 356:
Lot 356
F&J Smith's 'Champions of Sport' (adopted title) 1902. 'Studio Cigarettes' unnumbered blue back card of the Australian cricketer, Ernest Jones. Minor staining to verso, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £15

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