Prestige Philately Auction 228 CatalogueCRICKET - 19th CENTURY
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Displaying 8 Lots in Category - CRICKET - 19th CENTURY
AUSTRALIA:1893 Australian Tour to England silk 'scorecard' for Australia v Oxford & Cambridge, endorsed at base "AC Bannerman" (unsure if this is his signature). A rare souvenir. [Alexander Charles ('Alec') Bannerman scored 133 of Australia's total of 843. He played 28 Tests 1879-93].
AUSTRALIA:HARRY GRAHAM: signature on photographic cabinet card. [Harry Graham played 6 Tests for Australia 1893-96, and also played Australian Rules Football for Melbourne FC]
AUSTRALIA:CLEM HILL: c.1900 cabinet photograph on board signed in ink "Clem Hill". Lovely item. [Clement Hill played 49 Tests for Australia 1896-1912, including 10 as captain].
AUSTRALIA:SAMMY JONES: Steel-nib signature "Samuel P Jones" on c.1950 photo. [Samuel Percy Jones played 12 Tests for Australia 1882-88].
AUSTRALIA:GEORGE ROBERTSON: Gold cricket fob with bats, bails & letters spelling out 'MCC', engraved on reverse "25.9.93" & "GM Robertson". [George Robertson was a long serving President of the Carlton Cricket Club, and also captain of the Carlton Football Club in 1880 & 1881. He became a Life Member of the Melbourne Cricket Club in 1893-94, one of three elected that season]
AUSTRALIA:SAMMY WOODS: lovely signature on picture from book. On reverse are 10 signatures of 1926 Scotland team that played Australia in Edinburgh. [SMJ Woods played 3 Tests for Australia & 3 Tests for England 1888-96. He also played 13 rugby tests for England]
ENGLAND:WG GRACE: 1907 real photo postcard 'DR WG GRACE' with his facsimile signature "WG Grace" below, postally used, minor blemishes. [William Gilbert Grace, the greatest player and self-promoter of his era, played 22 Tests 1880-1899, including 13 as captain].
ENGLAND:LORD HAWKE: 1907 Wrench postcard 'LORD HAWKE' (soiled) signed in ink "Hawke". [Martin Bladen Hawke, 7th Baron Hawke played 5 Tests for England 1896-1899, including 4 as captain].