A CELEBRATION OF CRICKET!
A celebration of Cricket! This auction will offer collectors the opportunity to purchase items that have been on display for many years at the Central Coast Cricket Museum (New South Wales), now sadly closed down. The auction also contains material from life-long collectors based in Melbourne, Sydney and beyond; many items having never been on the market before.
Everything from 19th Century ceramics to modern, match-used equipment, truly something for every cricket collector.
The Collection of a Melbourne Gentleman Lots 1 – 74
The Collection of a Sydney Gentleman Lots 75 – 122
The Property of Various Vendors Lots 123 – 166
Central Coast Leagues Club Cricket Museum Lots 167 – 294
BEN BARNETT'S SENSATIONAL AUTOGRAPH BOOK FEATURING THE WORK OF ARTHUR MAILEY
Est: $5,000 - $7,500
OLD SWAN HOTEL, HARROGATE, YORKSHIRE: The Distinguished Visitors Book (blue leather with gilt embossing) intermittently maintained during the 1953-84 period
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
1934 AUSTRALIAN TOUR TO THE UNITED KINGDOM attractive display, further entitled "The eighteenth Australian team and the first tour of England following the notorious "Bodyline" series" incorporating an official team photograph fully signed in ink in the lower margin
Est: $1,500 - $2,000
The "CRICKET CLUB BAR" hanging sign from the WINDSOR HOTEL, Melbourne
Est: $300 - $400
A DON BRADMAN CORRESPONDENCE: An unique correspondence between Don Bradman to Nigel Ward of Norfolk, England, who was conducting personal research into Don Bradman's ancestry during the early 1990's. The archive comprises of 49 hand and type written letters from Bradman dating from July 1990 to February 1999
Est: $40,000 - $60,000
Franz Anton Mehlem, Royal Bonn cricket-themed beer stein, late 19th Century; with superb hand-painted scene in vibrant colours and pewter lid. 22cm tall. Exceptional condition
Est: $2,000 - $2,500
Dr. W.G. Grace original painting on canvas, signed "Payne" at lower right; undated172 x 164cm
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
AN ARCHIE JACKSON MATCH-USED BAT
A full-sized Stuart Surridge "Archie Jackson" branded bat, actually signed on the reverse by Jackson with "AUSTN XI" beneath his signature
Est: $1,000 - $2,000