372. “PATRIOTIC MATCH - CARLTON Versus ESSENDON Saturday, April 24th, 1943, Proceeds in aid of Merchant Navy Service” rare programme for this football match. Thirty-six players are listed as the Carlton Team (including Jim Francis, Jack Wrout, George Gneil & Bob Atkinson) with thirty-five players listed for Essendon (including Dick Reynolds, Jack Cassin, Tom Reynolds & Allan Hird). The back cover advises other activities for the day: a Baseball Match between a U.S. Services Team and a V.B.A. Team, and a half-time ball throwing/kicking competition.������������������������������������������������������������������������$100–150 373. Melbourne Cricket Club, membership badges for 1945-46 (No.512), 1954-55 (No.1258) and 1958-59 (No.C757 - Country Membership). (3 items).���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $200–300 374. CARLTON: A collection comprising of a 1945 V.F .L. Premiers official photograph with printed players’ names to mount; 1953-2004 almost complete run of membership cards (with many duplicates), various cards on lanyards to 2012 and other oddments.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $500–750 375 375. A 1946 Richmond Football Club stick-pin with the RFC logo against a yellow and black background. [Possibly an “end-of-season” trip badge?].���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $200–300 376. VICTORIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE INTER-STATE TEAM, Adelaide, July 27 ,1946, official photograph (by Dimond Studio) on printed mount with all the names (and their teams) in the mount. The result was Victoria: 16 goals, 21 behinds to South Australia: 11 goals, 14 behinds and there were 47 ,816 in attendance. Framed & glazed, overall 50 x 50cm. The Victorian team included Bill Twomey (Collingwood), Alan Ruthven (Fitzroy), Bill Morris (Richmond), Dick Reynolds (Essendon) Captain, Jack Murphy (Collingwood) Vice Captain, Bill Hutchinson (Essendon) and Jack Graham (South Melbourne).���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $150–250 389 377 377. S.G. WELLS (Australian 1885-1972) [Victorian Football League & Racing Season 1949]. Pen and ink with colour pencil, four panel cartoon strip, signed in image lower left, publishing annotations in pencil in upper margin, stamped “Herald, 29 Jul. 1949” verso, 22.5 x 46cm. Captions include “1948-49 Racing Season ends tomorrow and resumes the following Saturday! 4th Card? It could also be the end of one or more VFL teams! Carlton v. Dons, big game tomorrow. Can Ollie Grieve keep Mr ‘Goalman’ quiet? (Last meeting he only allowed him 2 goals!) Howell will have to look on with a sore finger. He could make it useful by pointing the way out to Dons! ‘Peewee’ Condon, North’s reliable Goal bird. Laid 5 against Tigers last Saturday. (‘Scray will need plenty of salt with them tomorrow). Kev Curran, umpiring Racing Scribes v. 3XY on Sunday - asks ‘em to keep off his chin! As if they could miss it!” Although Carlton won the match against Essendon in the 4th round, Essendon went on to defeat Carlton in the Grand Final by a resounding 73 point margin!������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $500–750 61