Cricket, Wisden Cricketers' Almanacks, Football & Sporting Memorabilia

Knight's Sporting Auctions
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NR11 7PR Alby Norwich
United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 10.07.2021 - 11.07.2021

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'The Country Journal or the Craftsman. By Caleb D'Anvers, of Gray's-Inn, Esq.'. Original 4pp tabloid size newspaper dated Saturday, 28th August 1731. Page two includes a twenty line report. 'The Great Cricket Match, between the Duke of Richmond and Mr. Chambers, 11 Men on each Side, for 200 Guineas

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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'The Morning Post and Daily Advertiser'. Friday 22nd June 1787. Original 4pp broadsheet newspaper comprising a report of a 'Grand Cricket Match' and a cricket advertisement, both on page three. The match played at the 'New Cricket Ground, Mary-le-Bone... for One Thousand Guineas' was between White

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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'The Morning Post and Daily Advertiser'. Friday 14th September 1787. Original 4pp broadsheet newspaper comprising report of two matches on page three. The first is a 'Cricket Match', Hambledon v All England [Kent], played at Windmill Down, Hambledon, 3rd-5th September 1878. All England (109 and 123

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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Lancashire cricket. E.L. Fletcher ('ELF'). 'Cricket Controversies'. A collection of newspaper cuttings from 1901-1910 laid down to sixteen pages, contained in a modern blue case. Earlier notable subjects covered, and listed by hand on the first page, include the omission of Walter Brearley from the

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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John Masefield. Poet Laureate 1930-1967. 'Eighty Five To Win'. John Arlott's original typescript of Masefield's poem on the Oval Test of 1882, when England's last five wickets fell for eleven runs, watched by 20,000 spectators, 'The crowd sat stunned an instant at the blow,/ Then cheered (and none

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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The Cricketana Society. Eight page printed booklet dated 1929 comprising an introduction by G. Neville Weston titled a 'List of Suggestions for Working of Society' including a 'Want, Sale and Exchange List', and the proposed compilation by the Society of a bibliography of cricket. Also includes

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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The Society of Cricket Statisticians. A selection of over thirty typed and handwritten documents relating to the foundation of the Society in 1945 to 1948 when it continued as The Cricket Society. Contained in a red leather slipcase. Originally the property of G. Neville Weston, whose receipts for

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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George Neville Weston. W.G. Grace biographer. Three scrapbooks comprising cuttings, scorecards, original letters, typed transcriptions, statistics etc. compiled by Weston. One scrapbook relates to research carried out by Weston on matches played by W.G. Grace for Bedminster in 1880. The others

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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John Thomas Brown. Yorkshire & England 1889-1904. Large original poster announcing a cricket match to be played in honour of Brown, at his home town of Driffield, on 17th May 1895, at which 'a Solid Silver Tea and Coffee Service will be presented to Brown on behalf of his friends and fellow

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £60 - £90

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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Cotton table cloth with intricate lacework borders and inset panels and over two hundred embroidered signatures of county teams and the Australian touring parties of 1912 and 1938. The county signatures appear to date early 1910s. It is assumed the cloth has been signed and the signatures

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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Alfred Percy Freeman. Kent & England 1914-1936. Original menu for 'A Social Meeting of Freemasons gathered in harmony on board S.S. "Otranto" in the Indian Ocean', Saturday 13th October 1928. The four page menu with decorative cover and pale blue cord tie. VG. Sold with six original mono press

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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'England's Champion Batsman. J.B. Hobbs. Surrey & England XI' 1922. Large linen handkerchief with printed headings and five images of Hobbs in various batting poses plus total runs and average in first class cricket up to 1922. Listed to outer border are details of centuries scored by Hobbs

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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'Players Please'. Cricket Fixtures 1929-1939. Fixture booklets with colourful attractive wrappers issued by John Player & Son for seasons 1929, 1930, 1931, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938 and 1939. Qty 8. G

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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Advertising fixture booklets 1946-1956. Four advertising fixture booklets with colour decorative wrappers by Gillette for the India tour to England 1946, Pegasus & Mobiloil for M.C.C. to South Africa 1948/49, Remington for the Australians to England 1956, and Shell South Africa for the M.C.C. tour

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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The Oval. Early match tickets 1907 and 1908. Three official Surrey C.C.C. tickets for matches played at The Oval. Matches are Champion County (Nottinghamshire) v Rest of England for the second day's play, 13th September 1907, and two for Surrey v Lancashire, third day's play, 18th July 1908. The

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £25 - £35

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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Australia tour to England 1938. Large colour card advertising display for Emu port. The display in three parts, the central portion with title, 'You are on a good wicket with Emu 333 Rich Ruby, Emu 444 Rich White, Emu 999 Rich Tawny' and three bottle shaped cut-outs, and printed installation

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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'The Annual Scarborough Cricket Festival'. Four official large hanging cricket fixture cards for the 1959, 1966, 1967 and 1968 seasons. Each with cord hanging loop to top edge. 9"x11.5". Matches advertised include Gentlemen v Players 1959, T.N. Pearce's XI v India 1959, T.N. Pearce's XI v West

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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Cricket posters. Official posters for 'The International Cavaliers v Trent Bridge Taverners' sponsored by Rothmans of Pall Mall, played at Newark, 10th August 1969. Players names listed who took part in the match include Wes Hall, Seymour Nurse, Bobby Simpson, Fred Trueman, Ted Dexter and Graeme

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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M.C.C. tour of South Africa 1938/39. Official M.C.C. Christmas card with map to front and photograph of the team to inside. G

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £25 - £35

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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Attractive Victorian Christmas card featuring a cutout figure of a batsman in colour to the front, and printed cricket verse with cricket illustrations to inside, deckled edges. G/VG

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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'England's Test Team. Season 1946-47'. M.C.C. tour of Australia 1946/47. Original single page colour calendar for 1947 featuring title to centre with calendar months and to outer borders cameo pictures of all seventeen members of the touring party. Slightly trimmed to top edge, otherwise in very

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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Warwickshire County Cricket Champions 1951. Large official menu for the 'Dinner in honour of the President of the Warwickshire County Cricket Club and the Captain and members of the County Eleven, Winners of the County Championship 1951' held at The Grand Hotel, Birmingham on 23rd October 1951. Menu

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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Australia tour to England 1934. Original scrapbook comprising a good selection of press cuttings laid down to pages relating to the 1934 tour. Sold with a brown folder of loose press cuttings relating to the 1970/71 M.C.C. tour to Australia and New Zealand, and a further selection of loose cuttings

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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Denis Charles Scott Compton. Middlesex & England 1936-1958. Two scrapbooks comprising press cuttings relating to tours on which Compton played. The albums are numbered '2', covering the 1948/49 tour to South Africa, the other numbered '3' to Australia 1950/51. Subjects covered include Compton's

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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West Indies tour to England 1957. Original 8pp guest list and table plan for the luncheon given by the British Sportsman's Club for the West Indies Cricket Team, held at the Savoy Hotel, London 16th April 1957. Light vertical fold, otherwise in good/ very good condition

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £25 - £35

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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M.C.C. tour to India 1963/64. Official menu for the 'Dinner Dance to meet M.C.C. & Indian Cricket Teams' held on 23rd January 1964 in Bombay. The folding menu with photograph image of the Anthony de Mello Trophy, awarded to the winning team in the Test series since 1951. G

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £25 - £35

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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An eclectic selection of ephemera comprising photographs, certificate, autograph sheet, prints etc. Photographs include a large original sepia photograph of Sir Julien Cahn's team to Canada 1933 by Rice Studio, Montreal. Significant surface damage. Overall 22"x14". Photographs include two original

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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Cricket ephemera. Good selection of ephemera including prints, autographs, photographs, tour brochures, signed books including Boycott, Gower, S. Hughes etc, 'Famous Cricketers and Cricket Grounds', signed miniature bats, trade cards, ceramics, ties etc. In two boxes. G

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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Don Bradman 1908-2001. Five original Australian and three English newspapers featuring extensive coverage of Bradman's funeral and tributes. Publications are The Advertiser, The Sunday Mail, The Herald Sun, The Sunday Morning Herald, The Observer, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph. Sold with a

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £30 - £40

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

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Cricket and sporting ephemera. Box containing good selection of items, autographs, brochures, modern cricket card games and souvenirs, modern postcards and good run of modern 'Brindley' trade cards, sticker album, first day covers, prints, scorecards etc. Includes a run of Tom Webster's Annual 1921

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 10 Jul 2021 - 11 Jul 2021