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Auction House:Charles Leski Auctions Pty. Ltd.Number of lots recorded:657
Sale Title:Cricket MemorabiliaLots with images:346
Auction Location:MelbournePrices available:504
Date:26/06/2008
LotDescription Price Image
*** The Ashes of 2001 - the Ponting-Miller Ashes, the ashes collected by Ricky Ponting and Colin Miller after a ritual burning of three bails in a tray of kerosene in 2001, after the final test match at, the oval, with Australia winning the series 4-1. As noted in Steve Waugh's Ashes Diary 2001, the Australian cricket team for the 2001 tour of England continued the earlier tradition of creating their own trophy for the mythical ashes.… ***
*** Cricket Engravings: 'The English Cricketers - The Eleven of All-England', from 'Harper's Weekly' Oct.… *** N/A
*** Cricket Engravings: 'The English Cricketers - The Eleven of All-England', full-page engraving from 'Harper's Weekly' Oct.… *** N/A
*** Cricket Engravings: 'Cricket-Match at Melbourne Between The All-England Eleven and Twenty-two of Victoria' [1864]; 'The All-England Cricketers' [1876]; 'Cricket Notabilities of 1890'; A.E.Stoddart; George Lohmann; Briggs; T.… *** N/A
*** 1877 Gloucestershire Team: original photograph of the team (9 x 6 cm), including W.G.Grace & Australia's Billy Midwinter, with players' names printed on page, and with page affixed to mount, overall 29 x 29 cm. Scarce. Fine condition. ***
*** 1878 Australian Team to England: original photograph of the team (9 x 6 cm), with title, 'The Australian Twelve', and players' names printed on page, and with page affixed to mount, overall 29 x 29 cm. Scarce. Fine condition ***
*** 1878 Australian Team to England: Supplement 'Australian Eleven', published December 28, 1878, window mounted, framed & glazed, overall 39 x 54 cm. Scarce. Condition B+. ***
*** 1879 England Team: original photograph of the team (9 x 6 cm), with title, 'Richard Daft's English Cricketers, 1879', and players' names printed on page, and with page affixed to mount, overall 29 x 29 cm. Scarce. Fine condition ***
*** South Melbourne Cricket Club, Member's Season Ticket, with sepia leather cover gold embossed 'S.M.C.C./ 1879-80', and attractive vignette of cricketer and 'No.209' inside ***
*** 1879 silk Scorecard, 'The Great Cricket Match Between, the Universities of Sydney and Melbourne, Played on the M.C.C. Ground, Melbourne, on the 20, 22 & 23 December, 1879', framed & glazed, overall 19 x 27 cm. Extremely rare - possibly unique. ***
*** 1880 Australian Team to England: original photograph of the team (9 x 6 cm), with title, 'The Australian Eleven, 1880', and players' names printed on page, and with page affixed to mount, overall 29 x 29 cm. Scarce. Fine condition. ***
*** 'Wisden Cricketers' Almanack for 1880', Willows Reprint (1987), limited edition 217/500. Fine condition *** N/A
*** 1881 Lancashire Team: Original photograph of the team (9 x 6 cm), with title, 'The Lancashire County Eleven', and players' names printed on page, and with page affixed to mount, overall 29 x 29 cm. Scarce. Fine condition *** N/A
*** 'Wisden Cricketers' Almanack for 1881', Willows Reprint (1985), limited edition 387/500. Fine condition *** N/A
*** 1882 Australian Team, original carte-de-visite photograph (size 104 x 64mm), with title 'Australian Cricketers, 1882', and players names printed on mount, published by London Photographic Co. Rare ***
*** 1882 Australian Team to England: original photograph of the team (9 x 6 cm), with the title, 'The Australian Team, 1882', and players' names printed on page, and with page affixed to mount, overall 29 x 29 cm. Scarce. ***
*** 1882 Australian Tour to England: silk scorecard 'Australia v England, Played at Kennington Oval, August 28, 29, 1882. Won by Australia by 7 Runs', commemorating the first win against England by an Australian touring side, and the match that gave birth to the Ashes legend. A couple of minor creases, otherwise excellent condition, window mounted, framed and glazed, overall 29 x 36 cm. ***
*** 1882 Australian Team: 'The Australian Cricketers', double-page engraving from 'The Illustrated London News' Aug.20, 1882, overall 58 x 40 cm. Superb condition *** N/A
*** 'The Third Australian Team in England', originally published by the Cricket Press in 1882, limited edition reprint published by J.W.McKenzie [Cambridge, 1989] *** N/A
*** 'Wisden Cricketers' Almanack for 1883', Willows Reprint (1988), limited edition 372/500. Fine condition *** N/A