491. A range of Official Programmes including the Opening Ceremony, Association Football, Athletics, Basketball and Football, several tickets in a Myer folder, an Olympic Games “Mini-Diary” with many original signatures including Ron Crawford of Australia; also, the 1956 Davis Cup programme, etc.�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������$100–200 492. An autograph book containing mainly 1956 Olympian’s signatures including John Landy, Neville Scott, Graham Gipson, Bill Butchart, Albie Thomas, Ronald Crawford, Leon Gregory, Mervyn Lincoln, John Goodman, Sven Coomer, Faith Leech, John Hayres, Dawn Fraser and many more. Also noted several foreign athletes and some later Australian cricketers including Lillee, Lawry, Maddocks, Loxton, Burge, Grout, Chappell and others.������������������������������������������������������� $200–300 493. A group of eight badges featuring members of the Australian team including John Landy, Merv Lincoln & Faith Leech. (8). Mixed condition.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $80–120 494. GERMAN Olympic Team flag, with Olympic rings and German colours, signed by 14 members of the German team. Superb condition.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $150–200 495. Autographs on pages removed from an autograph book; noted Faith Leech (Aust.), Steve Johnson (GB Hockey), Jose Giorgetti (Argentina, Boxing), Anita Hellstrom (Sweden, Swimming), Regine Veronnet (France, Frencing), John Goodman (Aust.), Charlie Morris (Aust.), Margaret Northrop (Kenya, Swimming), Eamonn Kinsella (Ireland, Hurdles), Ranganathan Francis (India, Hockey), Reginal Johansson (N.Z., Hockey), Paula Deubel (USA, Shot put), Roba Negousse (Ethiopia, Athletics), and many more.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ $200–300 496. 1984 Los Angeles: Bruce Howard (photographer) Australian Olympic Blazer with pocket embroidered “AUSTRALIA/ PRESS/ LOS ANGELES ‘84” , window mounted, framed and glazed, overall 86x105cm����������������������$100–150 497. 1984 Australian Olympic Boxing Team shirt, with 1986 signed letter to Alan Piper from John Famechon stating that it was given to him prior to the team’s departure for the Los Angeles Olympics.����������������������������������������������������������������$100–150 498. 2012 London: An attractive group of ticket stubs from the Athletics (7), Gymnastics (3), Judo, Taekwando and Wrestling (2). [Total: 14]. The original purchase price for the tickets was £3710. Quite an investment!������������������������������������������������������������$100–150 ROWING 499 499. George Rossi Ashton (British, 1857-c1910) The Champion Oarsmen Tinted lithograph, initialled in image lower left, text with date (1880) and title above and below image, 32 x 41cm. Text reads “Supplement to the Sketcher, Dec. 4th 1880. Drawn by G.R. Ashton. ” The image depicts the race for for the world rowing championship held on the Thames from Putney to Mortlake, on 15th November 1880, between Australian rower Edward Trickett and the Canadian Edward Hanlan. Hanlan, in the foreground, won the race becoming the first Canadian to become a world champion. George Rossi Ashton worked for several newspapers including the Graphic (London), Illustrated London News, Bulletin, Australasian Sketcher, Illustrated Sydney News and Picturesque Atlas of Australasia. He worked with his brother Julian on the Illustrated Australian News in Melbourne on a number of assignments including the capture of the Ned Kelly gang at Glenrowan. ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $500–750 74