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  1. Australia Tour of England 1926 led by Captain Herbie Collins

    Australia Tour of England 1926 led by Captain Herbie Collins
    Australian tour of England 1926. F. Gardner 1926. Excellent and original pen and Indian ink, watercolour, gouache and crayon drawing depicting the route of the Australian team via New Zealand, Fiji, Honolulu and Canada to England and depicting in the main the English lion greeting the Australian kangaroo with torrential rain falling. The centre of the drawing features the ink...
  2. West Indies 1939 Team Photograph Signed by all 16 members of touring party

    West Indies 1939 Team Photograph Signed by all 16 members of touring party
    West Indies C.C. 1939. Large original photograph of twelve members of the West Indian touring team, seated and standing in rows before a cricket pavilion. Three small cameo head and shoulders photographs of three more of the touring party are laid down to the image. The photograph, by Albert Wilkes & Son of West Bromwich, is laid down to official...
  3. Harold Larwood Notts, Eng 1924-1938 and Bill Voce Notts, Eng 1930-1947, Bold signed photograph

    Harold Larwood Notts, Eng 1924-1938 and Bill Voce Notts, Eng 1930-1947, Bold signed photograph
    Harold Larwood England Full name Harold Larwood Born November 14, 1904, Nuncargate, Nottinghamshire Died July 22, 1995, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (aged 90 years 250 days) Major teams England, Europeans (India), Nottinghamshire Batting style Right-hand bat Bowling style Right-arm fast Batting and fielding averages Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St Tests 21 28 3 485 98 19.40 0 2 2 15...
  4. WG Grace "at the wicket" excellent signed photograph

    WG Grace "at the wicket" excellent signed photograph
    William Gilbert "W. G." Grace, MRCS, LRCP (18 July 1848 – 23 October 1915) was an English amateur cricketer who was important in the development of the sport and is widely considered one of its greatest-ever players. Universally known as "W. G.", he played first-class cricket for a record-equalling 44 seasons, from 1865 to 1908, during which he captained England, Gloucestershire, the Gentlemen, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the United South of England Eleven (USEE) and several other teams...
  5. John Auger Dixon (Notts 1882 - 1905) cricket memorabilia

    John Auger Dixon (Notts 1882 - 1905)  cricket memorabilia
    John Auger Dixon. Nottinghamshire 1882-1905. Single page note handwritten in ink from Dixon, dated 3rd September 1889. Nicely signed 'J.A. Dixon'. Light horizontal fold, small adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good condition. Sold with a sepia photograph of Dixon, seated half length wearing cap and blazer. The photograph laid down to tightly trimmed album page with creasing.
  6. Rare Boating Blazer - Rowing in England Memorabilia

    Rare Boating Blazer - Rowing in England Memorabilia
    Rare boating blazer memorabilia with matching cap, probably Guard's Boating Club, late 19th century, labelled Farrell & Sons, Camberley The first gentlemen’s boat clubs were those formed by the schools of Eton and Westminster in the late eighteenth century…… The ad hoc arrangements at the schools became organised into school boat clubs in 1813 at Westminster and 1816 at Eton...
  7. MCC tour of Australia 1936 Rare Cricket Memorabilia

    MCC tour of Australia 1936 Rare Cricket Memorabilia
      M.C.C. tour of Australia 1936/37. Large mono photograph of the ship R.M.S. Orion at harbour in Venice on route to Australia in 1936. Signed to the skyline of the photograph by the M.C.C. touring party in black ink by all seventeen members of the touring team plus the Manager, Captain R. Howard. The eighteen signatures are Gubby Allen (Captain...
  8. Don Bradman Cricket Memorabilia

    Don Bradman Cricket Memorabilia
    Don Bradman cricket memorabilia is highly collectible, in fact, I have one particular hand signed sepia press photograph of my father and Bradman walking out to toss up when the “Invincibles” played Lancashire in May 1948 at the Old Trafford, 3-day match, this remains part of my family collection. I had the privilege of being introduced to Don Bradman at Lords in the...
  9. How to Collect Cricket Memorabilia

    How to Collect Cricket Memorabilia
    Cricket memorabilia is one of the fastest growing areas in the sports collectibles field. 1864 saw the first publication of the “Bible of cricket” the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack and this is certainly an area worth concentrating on. The founder John Wisden (1826-1854) created the longest running sports annual in history. The Wisden has been produced in both hardback form and...
  10. Body Line Series Cricket Memorabilia

    Body Line Series Cricket Memorabilia
      The Bloody Ashes The season of 1932-33 (significant as a vintage year for cricket memorabilia), saw one of the most significant events in cricketing history, an event which would strain the Anglo Australian relationship to the very limit. It all began with a conversation in the Piccadilly hotel London between England Captain Douglas Jardine (Notts), a player who was obsessive...

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