b'36197194 201194THE AUSTRALIAN TOUR OF NEW ZEALAND - 1946An official team photograph by C.P.S. Boyer of Wellington, with printed title and names, signed by all 15 named players and officials including Bill Brown (Captain), Bill OReilly (VC), Lindsay Hassett, Keith Miller and Sid Barnes. Framed and glazed, overall 37.5 x 42cm.There was only one Test on this tour. This was the first Test level designated match between the two countries although there had already been 20 tours across the Tasman in the previous 75 years. New Zealand was dismissed for 42 before lunch on the first day. Australia declared at 8/199 the next morning and had New Zealand all out for 54 in their second innings before the end of the second day. $4005001951946 CRICKET RECORDS poster distributed by Tom Gorman, proprietor of the Prince Consort Hotel, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane. The poster provides Australia, England and Sheffield Shield statistics going back to 1862 and photographs of some significant players. Laid down on linen, overall 86 x 52cm. .$200300196The souvenir programme for the First Test Match between Australia and New Zealand at the Basin Reserve,March/April 1946. The scores for New Zealands two innings and Australias first are filled-in by hand$100150197AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND - FIRST TEST, BRISBANE 1946A junior size bat (73cm length) used to collect the signatures of the Australian and English teams, assembled in Brisbane for the first post-War Ashes Test Match. This was the first in a five match series, with Bradman as captain, which Australia won, 3-0 with 2 drawn.The bat is titled in blue FIRST TEST - AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND played at BRISBANE Nov.29th to Dec.4, 1946 and is signed by the 12 Australians, including Bradman, Hassett, Barnes, Lindwall, McCool and Miller; and the English squad of 16, including Hammond, Yardley, Wright, Bedser and Hutton. There is an illegible pencil signature in the ownership position followed by the location Southport. Led by Bradman, who made 187 and Hassett, who made 128, the Australians made 645 in their first and only innings. The English were dismissed for 141 in their first innings and 172 in their second, giving Australia a victory by an innings and 332 runs. Miller took 7 wickets in the first innings, Toshak taking 6 in the second.$1,0001,500198FITZROY CRICKET CLUB: 1948-49 to 1977-78 collection of membership medallions; all different. (15). $1001501991948 The Listener In TEST CRICKET Book, 52pp (including cover) signed twice to the front cover by Don Bradman; compiled and edited by Rohan Rivett. Profiles the Twentieth Australian Team for England and their likely opponents. Also, a souvenir programme for the February 23, 1992 The Bradman XI v South Africa game played on the Bradman Oval at Bowral; also signed to the front cover by Don Bradman. (2 items).Provenance: The Kevin ODowd Collection. .$200250200FIRST TEST, TRENT BRIDGE, JUNE 1948The English Team, signed picture with 11 signatures including Laker, who top-scored (63) in Englands 1st Innings and took 4 wickets in Australias 1st, Hutton, who made 74 in Englands 2nd Innings, Bedser, who dismissed Bradman for 0in the 2nd Innings, Evans, Edrich and Washbrook. Framed & glazed, overall 25 x 22.5cm.Australia won the Test Match by 8 wickets. Johnson took 9 wickets, Miller took 7, Bradman made 138 and Hassett 137in Australias 1st Innings. .$250350201AUSTRALIA in ENGLAND - 1948The Story of Test Cricket - ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 28pp with photographs, articles, etc. [1948; Published by Cedric Day, W.D.S., 20 Sheet Street, Windsor, Berks.) signed to the front cover by Australias Captain, Don Bradman and on internal pages by Bill Voce, Alec Bedser, Bill Edrich and Douglas Wright.$200250'