Prestige Philately Auction 230 CatalogueCRICKET - AUSTRALIA - 1928-1948 - The Bradman Era
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Displaying 15 Lots in Category - CRICKET - AUSTRALIA - 1928-1948 - The Bradman Era
1930 Victor Richardson's Ashes Medal sterling silver with Australian Coat-of-Arms & 'AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN 1930' on front; on reverse 'Presented to the Members of the Australian Eleven in Commemoration of the Recovery of The Ashes 1930, by General Motors Australia Pty Limited', engraved below 'VY Richardson', in original presentation case. [Victor Richardson played 19 Tests between 1927-36, including five as Australian captain; he is the grandfather of Ian, Greg & Trevor Chappell]
1934 Australian Team mounted photograph signed by the entire squad (19) including Don Bradman, Bill Woodfull, Clarrie Grimmett & Bill Ponsford, framed & glazed, overall 52x42cm.
1934 'In Quest of the Ashes 1934 - The Don Bradman Souvenir Booklet and Scoring Records', published by Wrigleys, with the scarce scoring sheet, and also a letter from Wrigleys to the previous owner, explaining he needed to send 30 wrappers before they would despatch the Cricket Book.
1935-36 Australian Team photograph from South African Tour with 16 signatures including Victor Richardson, Stan McCabe, Bert Oldfield & Bill O'Reilly, overall 39x34cm, couple of spots on photo & some soiling, signatures quite legible. [Australia won the five-Test series 4-0]
1936 'The Ashes 1936-1937 - The Wrigley Souvenir Book and Scoring Records', published by Wrigley's, with the scarce scoring sheet completed by the previous owner, front cover shows the two opposing captains Don Bradman & Gubby Allen, some faults.
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'The First Post-war Test at the MCG, Australia v England, January 1947. South Melbourne's representatives: Lindsay Hassett (vice-captain), Fred Lockyer (manager), Keith Miller and Ian Johnson' photograph, window mounted, framed & glazed, overall 47x43cm.
'The Greats of '48' booklet with 16 signatures including Don Bradman, Lindsay Hassett, Keith Miller & Ray Lindwall, some soiling but signatures fine.
DON BRADMAN: 'Hear and See Him/Don Bradman/Fox Movietone News' badge. Fair condition with some rust. A very scarce Bradman advertising badge.
DON BRADMAN: 1932 Honeymoon Tour to North America display comprising cricket card signed by Don Bradman, window mounted with three pictures from the tour, framed & glazed, overall 51x40cm.
DON BRADMAN: signature on picture of the Don walking through crowd, framed, 24x30cm; also signature on newspaper clipping; plus book 'The Invincibles - The Legend of Bradman's 1948 Australians'.
DON BRADMAN: superb signed picture of Don Bradman walking out to bat, window mounted, framed & glazed, overall 44x68cm.
DON BRADMAN: 'The Bradman Book - The Story and Records of the World's Greatest Cricketer', compiled by 'Outfield', drawn by Will Mahony [Melbourne, 1948].
DON BRADMAN: 'The Don' by Roland Perry [Sydney,1995], signed on title page by Don Bradman.
DON BRADMAN: collection including 'Bradman - The Illustrated Biography' by Page [Melbourne, 1983] signed by Don Bradman on front page; $5 coins (6), ephemera.
(Qty 18 items)
DON BRADMAN & BABE RUTH: display comprising photo of Bradman meeting Babe Ruth, window mounted with photograph of Babe Ruth waiting to bat, and facsimile autographs of Don Bradman & Babe Ruth, framed & glazed, overall 61x64cm.