Prestige Philately Auction 230 CatalogueCRICKET - AUSTRALIA - 1901 to 1927
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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - CRICKET - AUSTRALIA - 1901 to 1927
1901 Melbourne Cricket Club metal membership badge for 1901-02 with number 2124 on reverse. [This is the first year in which the MCC issued a metal badge, the first in a series that continued through to 1990-91 and is very popular with collectors; this first badge is undated, all the later ones having the year incorporated into the design]
1902 'The Wilson Autograph Series' picture postcards No.4 JJ Kelly & No.6 RA Duff. Very Fine condition.
1916 Melbourne Cricket Club In Memoriam booklet for Francis Grey Smith (MCC President 1886-1900) and his widow Susanna [Melbourne, 1916], black leather covers with gilt title. [He was honoured with the Grey Smith grandstand at the MCG 1906-66, and now has the Frank Grey Smith Bar on Level 3 of the Members Reserve bear his name]
1919 Melbourne Cricket Club KGV 1d Postal Card with advice to AP Propsting that he has been chosen to play for the MCC against the Royal Australian Navy team printed on reverse, also printed signature of Hugh Trumble.
1926 'The Australian Team 1926' postcard with 17 signatures including Herbert Collins (captain), Jack Ryder, Bill Woodfull, Bill Ponsford & Bert Oldfield, window mounted, framed & glazed, overall 37x35cm.
BILL WHITTY: signature on piece, also postcard 'W.J.Whitty (The Australian Cricket Team 1909)'. [Bill Whitty played 14 Tests between 1909-12]