Lot 466: Cricket. Three signed Australian cricket balls on stands, 1960's, Stan McCabe, William Albert 'Bert' Oldfield and Alan Kippax, ink signature of each on a cricket ball and mounted on a metal stand in the form of three stumps, each base engraved with player's dates and test match achievements, stands 12 x 8cm (without balls), together with two other loose balls signed by Oldfield and McCabe (McCabe signature partially rubbed away), another cricket ball similarly mounted on three stumps, with a silver band engraved 'Nottinghamshire v. Somerset, Trent Bridge, June 2. 3. 4. 1937. In this match J. Hardstaff Junr obtained the first of his double centuries in England viz: 214 (not out) thus beating his father's record of 213. The 200th run was made off this ball', plus a Staffordshire-style pottery figure of William Clarke, Founder of Trent Bridge, 28 May 1838, a stoneware commemorative mug for the Melbourne Cricket Ground, 1977, a glass mug commemorating Leicestershire as County Champions, 1975, a minitature wooden desktop set of stumps and bails and a miniature desktop golf display titled 'The Development of the Wood' with models of five clubheads through the ages (11)
Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction October 2015
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
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