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Displaying 1 - 20 of 100 Lots in Category - Ephemera & Documents
Balance of collection noted signed photographs (59), pictures (55), letter, pieces (73) & ephemera (7 items); also range of unsigned cricketers' photographs. Noted 1930 Australia team picture signed Don Bradman & Bill Ponsford on front & reverse. Ex Don Wigan collection.
'Nicolls' Cricket Bat full-size signed by members of the 1935 South Africa & 1936 India Tours to England including Herbert Wade, Jock Cameron & Ken Viljoen, also Vijay Merchant, Mushtak Ali & CK Nayudu, plus players from Derby, Notts, Glamorgan, Essex, Hants, Surrey, Somerset, Leicester, Northants, Yorkshire & Middlesex making a total of 160 signatures including Harold Larwood, Herbert Sutcliffe, Maurice Leyland & Stan Nichols, a few minor worm-holes. Superb group of signatures.
Cricket bats including c.1900 'Hambledon' bat; 70mm wide 'County' practice bat; 'County' bat with 16 signatures including Neil Harvey, Ian Craig & Brian Booth. Ex Ray Bright collection.
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Test Players signed photographs wide range in album with players from Australia, Bangladesh, NZ, South Africa, Zimbabwe, West Indies, England, India, Sri Lanka & Pakistan. Ex Don Wigan collection.
Cricket autographs on a range of photos, pictures & menus with 24 signatures, noted Don Bradman, Keith Miller, Geoff Boycott & Ricky Ponting.
Signed postcards comprising Gary Sobers, Dennis Amiss & Basil D'Oliveira. Fine condition.
Wisden 'Cricketers of the Century' group comprising 1) cricket ball signed Don Bradman & Shane Warne; 2) framed postcard signed Garfield Sobers; 3) cricket ball signed Viv Richards & Brian Lara; 4) framed picture with facsimile autograph of Jack Hobbs. [Brian Lara is the only one not included in Wisden's five 'Cricketers of the Century']
Board game 'The Game of Cricket' c.1950s; also c.1910 team photos (2) one from Camberwell area, the other showing a Victorian country team, both with players' names written on mounts; Luncheon menu for 1989 Australian Ashes team.
Album with First Day and other covers etc including 20 signed items, noted 1977 Centenary Test FDC with 17 signatures. Ex Don Wigan collection.
Cricket Badges noted Melbourne Cricket Club 1917 Patriotic Carnival & members badges for 1945-46 & 1981-82; 'Try Pick Me Up Products WJ O'Reilly'; badges from South Melbourne (9), Richmond (2), Adelaide Oval, Bentleigh, Brighton, Carlton, Country Cricket Carnival, East Brighton, Olympic Ladies, Salisbury West, Singapore (2), Sportsman Stags, Tibooburra, a few non-cricket also. Fair/Fine condition.
Cricket photographs 1930s-50s range noted Don Bradman (3), 1947 Australian team, 1947-48 Indian team entering oval, Denis Compton, Len Hutton & Walter Hammond, most captioned on reverse, ex Adelaide Oval curator. Mainly Fine/Very Fine.
Cricket books including 'Cricket' by WG Grace [Bristol, 1891]; 'Lord's 1787-1945' by Sir Pelham Warner (signed) [London, 1947]; 'Cricket Safari - A Pictorial View of the Australian Team in South Africa 1985-87' by Chris Harte (signed) [Adelaide, 1987]. Fair/Fine condition.
Cricket books including 'The Fight for the Ashes in 1926' & 'The Fight for the Ashes in 1930' by Warner; 'Kissing the Rod - The Story of the Tests of 1934' by Fender; 'South African Cricket 1927-1947' by Duffus.
Cricket-related newspapers range 1926-54 noted Bradman in 5th Test 1928-29, which was Bradman's first Test victory.
Framed displays including signed Don Bradman photographs (2); 1948 Australia team picture signed Bradman & Ian Johnson; 1932-33 England 'Bodyline' team picture signed Bowes, Voce, Wyatt & Allen; 1891 Victoria team photograph mounted on board.
Cricket prints including 1878 engraving 'The Australian Cricket Team'. All framed, various sizes.
Cricket prints Bill Ponsford & Charlie Macartney by J.K.Hawkins (in the style of Chevallier Tayler), framed & glazed, each overall 29x42cm.
Miniature Bats with four signed including Australia v Pakistan & Australia v NZ; plus one made from George Parr's tree at Trent Bridge! Ex Ray Bright collection.
Balance of Ray Bright Collection including J&B 1.75L whisky bottle (empty) etched for 1981 Australian team to Sri Lanka; cricketer toby jug; menu with 4 Invincibles signatures; Boonie & Beefy dolls; Centenary Test cuff-links; range cricket posters & photographs.
'Wisden Cricketers Almanack' for 1980-1989, all with limp yellow covers.