215 219 215. JOHN GLEESON’S NEW SOUTH WALES STATETEAM CAP blue wool, embroidered ‘NSWCA’ shield logo on front. Attractively framed. [Gleeson played in 29 Tests for Australia between 1967 and 1972; he was first selected for the NSW Team in 1966. He was best known for his unique bowling style, which according to Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland “bamboozled batsmen” and could “regularly dumbfound the best batsmen in any team” .] Provenance: With letter from the present vendor advising that the cap was given to him at the age of 12 by John Gleeson who had been a friend of his father. The cap is also accompanied by a card signed by Gleeson and given at the same time, 1969.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $500–750 216 216. WEST INDIES TOUR OF AUSTRALIA 1968-69: The official souvenir programme signed to the front cover by the whole team of 12 Australians who defeated the West Indies by 10 wickets during the Third Test, Sydney Cricket Ground, January 1968. ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $200–300 217. AUSTRALIAN TEAM TO ENGLAND 1968: Official team photograph with names printed in margins, endorsed at top left “To the Geelong Football Club with many thanks, Paul Sheahan” . Framed & glazed, overall 33 x 40.5cm. Before becoming a Test cricketer, Sheahan was educated at The Geelong College. He made his Test debut in 1967 against the touring Indian side, scoring 81 and 35 in Adelaide batting at number three. His first Test century was a chanceless 114 against India in Kanpur in 1969 as a middle order batsmen. He toured England twice (1968 and 1972) and India and South Africa in 1969–70. He represented Australia in 31 Test matches. Provenance: The Kevin O’Dowd Collection.��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $200–300 37