Tennis

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Tennis. Wimbledon 1925. 'The Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting 1925'. Official programme for Tuesday, 23rd June 1925 (first Tuesday). Original decorative wrappers. Handwritten results annotated in pencil for the Gentlemen's Singles and Doubles, Ladies Singles, and Mixed Doubles draw pages. Vertical fold, last page partly detached, rusting to staples, hole to rear wrapper, some age toning, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £120
Rene Lacoste beat the reigning Champion, Jean Barotra (both France), by three sets to one in the final of the Gentlemen's Singles. In the Ladies' final, Suzanne Lenglen (France) beat Joan Fry (GB) in straight sets
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Tennis. Wimbledon 1926. 'The Jubilee Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting 1926'. Official programme for Tuesday, 29th June 1926 (second Tuesday). Original front wrapper detached with small loss to one corner, lacking rear wrapper. Handwritten results annotated in pencil for the Gentlemen's Singles and Doubles, Ladies Singles, and Mixed Doubles draw pages. Light vertical crease, small holes to last page, rusting to staples, generally in fair condition. Rare
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Jean Barotra (France) beat Howard Kinsey (USA) by three sets to one in the final of the Gentlemen's Singles. In the Ladies' final, Kitty Godfrey (GB) beat Lili Alvarez (Spain) two sets to one
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Tennis. Wimbledon 1929. 'The Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting 1929'. Official programme for Tuesday, 2nd July 1929 (second Tuesday). Original decorative wrappers. Handwritten results annotated in pencil for the Gentlemen's Singles and Doubles, Ladies Singles, and Mixed Doubles draw pages. Splitting to spine of wrappers, which are becoming detached. Odd minor nicks to wrapper edges, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Henri Cochet beat Jean Barotra (both France) in straight sets in the final of the Gentlemen's Singles. In the Ladies' final, Helen Wills Moody beat Helen Jacobs (both USA) in straight sets
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Tennis. Wimbledon 1930. 'The Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting 1930'. Official programme for Friday, 27th June 1930 (first Friday). Original decorative wrappers. Handwritten results annotated in pencil for the Gentlemen's Singles and Doubles, Ladies Singles, and Mixed Doubles draw pages. Rusting to staples and minor age toning to extremities, light vertical fold, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Bill Tilden beat Wilmer Allison (both USA) in straight sets in the final of the Gentlemen's Singles. In the Ladies' final, Helen Wills Moody beat Elizabeth Ryan (both USA) in straight sets
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Tennis. Wimbledon 1931. 'The Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting 1931'. Official programme for Thursday, 25th June 1931 (first Thursday). Original decorative wrappers. One handwritten result annotated in pencil for the Ladies Singles draw page. Front wrapper cleanly detached. Some age toning to page extremities, light vertical fold, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Sidney Woods beat Frank Shields (both USA) by a walkover in the final of the Gentlemen's Singles. In the Ladies' final, Cilly Aussem beat Hilde Krahwinkel (both Germany) in straight sets
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Tennis. Wimbledon 1932. 'The Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting 1932'. Official programme for Tuesday, 28th June 1932 (second Tuesday). Original decorative wrappers. One handwritten result annotated in ink for the Gentlemen's Singles draw page. Front wrapper cleanly detached. Some splitting to spine, small tear and odd nicks to edges of front wrapper, minor age toning to page extremities, light vertical fold, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Ellsworth Vines (USA) beat Bunny Austin (GB) in straight sets in the final of the Gentlemen's Singles. In the Ladies' final, Helen Wills Moody beat Helen Jacobs (both USA) in straight sets
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Tennis. Wimbledon 1933-1936. 'The Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting'. Four official programmes for 6th July 1933 (second Thursday), 5th July 1934 (second Thursday), 3rd July 1935 (second Wednesday), and 25th June 1936 (first Thursday). Original decorative wrappers. Crease to one corner of the 1933, wear and splitting to the spine of the 1934, front wrapper of the 1935 cleanly detached, pencil annotations to results pages of the 1934, 1935 and 1936 programmes. All with light vertical fold and rusting to staples, otherwise in fair/ good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
Ellsworth Vines (USA) beat Bunny Austin (GB) in straight sets in the final of the Gentlemen's Singles. In the Ladies' final, Helen Wills Moody beat Helen Jacobs (both USA) in straight sets
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Tennis. Wimbledon 1937. 'The Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting 1937'. Official programme for 2nd July (second Friday). Light vertical fold, annotations to the draw pages, rusting to staples, minor wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
In the Gentlemen's final Don Budge (US) defeated Gottfried von Cramm (Germany) in straight sets. Dorothy Round (GB) beat Jadwiga Jedrzejowska (Poland) two sets to one in the Ladies final
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Tennis. Wimbledon 1938. 'The Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting 1938'. Official programme for 29th June 1938 (second Wednesday). Front cover cleanly detached, light vertical fold, minor annotations in ink and pencil, light wear and odd nicks, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
In the Gentlemen's final Don Budge (US) defeated Bunny Austin (GB) in straight sets. Helen Moody (USA) defeated Helen Jacobs (USA) in straight sets in the Ladies final
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Tennis. Wimbledon 1939. 'The Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting 1939'. Official programme for 29th June (first Thursday). Splitting to spine of wrappers, light vertical fold, crease to lower corner of front wrapper, annotations in pencil with some internal wear, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
In the Gentlemen's final Bobby Riggs defeated Elwood Cooke (both US) by three sets to two. Alic Marble (USA) defeated Kay Stammers (USA) in straight sets in the Ladies final
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Tennis. Wimbledon 1946-1949. Four official programmes for Tuesday 2nd July 1946, Tuesday 1st July 1947, Tuesday 29th June 1948, and Wednesday 29th June 1949. Ink and/or pencil annotations to the draw pages, the 1949 with one page clipped, each with vertical fold, wear to the 1947 and 1948 issues, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
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Tennis. Wimbledon 1950-1959. Ten official programmes for Saturday 8th July 1950, Tuesday 3rd July 1951, Thursday 3rd July 1952, Wednesday 1st July 1953, Thursday 1st July 1954, Thursday 23rd June 1955, Thursday 5th July 1956, Thursday 4th July 1957, Thursday 3rd July 1958, and Thursday 2nd July 1959. Minor ink or pencil annotations to the 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1957 and 1958 issues. Rusting to staples, lights vertical folds, some wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £32
Lot 1143:
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Tennis. Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships 1960-2010. Large near complete run of sixty six official programmes. Lacking programmes for 2006 and 2007. Some years with multiple issues for different days of the tournament, odd duplicate. Some faults to earlier issues including detached or split wrappers, light wear etc. Later issues in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1144:
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'Wimbledon'. Original information sign for staircase 8 - seating at Wimbledon. Black lettering on a white background with seat numbers left and right. Green metal frame around the sign. Formerly from the All England Club, based at Church Road, Wimbledon, London. 18"x15.5". Some white paint and slight wear to frame otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £200
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Tennis. Three large mono posters of tennis players, each mounted, framed and glazed. Two feature a lady players and the other a man. Sizes of frames vary, largest 26"x30". Good images. Sold with a bag containing various items of Wimbledon merchandise including a tube of tennis balls, a seat cushion, key-rings etc. Plus an official programme for the Championships of 2016. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £10

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