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Auction House:Charles Leski Auctions Pty. Ltd.Number of lots recorded:950
Sale Title:Sporting and General MemorabiliaLots with images:703
Auction Location:MelbournePrices available:592
Date:17/08/2010
LotDescription Price Image
*** Group with 1906 rare programme 'South African Lawn Tennis Championship Meeting, 1906'; medallion for 1st Fifa World Cup '1e Campeonato Mundial de Football Montevideo 1930' (worn); attractive badge 'Fifa 1904-1954'; football medallion with on reverse 'Malakoff 1956'; attractive 'Mecico 1970' badge; 'Fifa Fair Play' medal. Also Harry Kewell & Mark Viduka, signatures on full-page magazine pictures. (7 items) ***
*** Table Tennis: c1910-20s table tennis rackets (3), comprising paddles made of skin with wood handles - two in original box, each 40 cm long; another 37 cm long. Some faults, though scarce. (3 items) *** N/A
*** Circa 1920 French sports advertising poster, with caricature by has of a sportsman holding various items of sporting equipment including rugby ball, football, boxing gloves, running spikes, golf club, tennis racket, etc, and a space for advertising local sports events, published by 'Affiches Kossuth, Paris'. Linen backed, overall 49 x 58 cm ***
*** 1935 Pattreiouex 'Sporting Events and Stars' [37/96 + 2 spares]; plus range of other 1930s sports cards (14). 1947-48 NZ Kiwis autograph page with 16 signatures including Len Jordan, Maurie Robertson, Rex Cunningham & Charlie McBride; also 1973 Great Britain v Australia programme (first time R/L Test v Australia played at Wembley). 1969 'Souvenir Football Budget' Grand Final Sturt v Glenelg; plus scarce soccer programme Socceroos v Nigeria at Fulham (27 Nov.2007). (Total 57) ***
*** Circa 1940s advertising self-standing point-of-sale showcard 'Wisden - the Last Word in Hockey', overall 31 x 42 cm. attractive and scarce. ***
*** 'Champions' print by Bryan Membrey, signed by the artist & numbered 43/500, noted Don Bradman, Dawn Fraser, Lionel rose, Haydn Bunton & Evonne Goolagong, window mounted, framed and glazed, overall 111 x 90 cm (with CoA). Also Keith Miller signature & endorsement on magazine cover picture, window mounted, framed & glazed, overall 41 x 45 cm. (2 items) ***
*** Sport Displays: Poster 'Shane Warne - King of Spin'; plus framed photographs of Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath & Mark Skaife. All framed & glazed, various sizes. (4 items) *** N/A
*** Group, noted Tony Ronaldson's signed South East Melbourne Magic basketball singlet; Tony Ronaldson's Titans basketball singlets (2 - one signed by Ronaldson, other with 5 signatures); plus 'Slam Dunk' Basketball with 5 signatures from South East Melbourne Magic's 1996 Championship team. (4 items) ***
*** Horace Lindrum, Billiards Cue with engraved ivory plate 'Horace Lindrum (picture) Champion Cue'. Fine condition. ***
*** Muhammad Ali & Joe Frazier, signatures on action photograph from their 1975 'Thrilla in Manila', limited edition 75/500, window mounted, framed & glazed, overall 59 x 49 cm. ***
*** Muhammad Ali: Display 'I Am The Greatest', with nine action photographs, window mounted, framed & glazed, overall 118 x 69 cm. *** N/A
*** Azumah Nelson: Signed print 'Azumah Nelson - The Professor', limited edition 4/100, framed & glazed, overall 110 x 69 cm. ***
*** 'Boxing Outlook', Vol.1 Issue 1 - Vol.2 Issue 14. [Herts, UK, 1991]. Two volumes bound in red calf with gold stamping. New magazine, perhaps the only two runs. Rare and in Fine+ condition. (2 vol) ***
*** 'Hall of Fame', Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame print by Bryan Membrey, signed by the Inaugural Inductees - Lionel Rose, Johnny Famechon & Barry Michaels, also signed by the artist and numbered 254/300, framed & glazed, overall 74 x 67 cm. *** N/A
*** Boxing robe, embroidered 'Australian National Boxing / hall of Fame / 2009' with 6 signatures including Barry Mich'ls, Henry Nissen, Robbie 'Bomber' Pedar, Jeff Fenech & Troy Waters. ***
*** 1994 Commonwealth Games Australian Blazer, navy blue, double-breasted, with gold Australian Coat-of-Arms & '1994 Commonwealth Games Teams, Victoria Bc Canada' embroidered on pocket, made by Sportscraft. Ex Keith Connor, Australian athletics coach, winner of gold medals at the Commonwealth Games 1978 & 1982, European 1982; & bronze in triple jump at 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. (Also see Olympics lots). ***
*** 1998 Commonwealth Games Australian Blazer, deep green, with Australian Coat-of-Arms & 'XVI Commonwealth Games, Kuala Lumpur 1998' embroidered on pocket, made by Fletcher Jones. Ex Keith Connor, Australian athletics coach. ***
*** 'first Victorian eleven. First Intercolonial match. Played at Sydney, 1859. Won by Victoria by 2 Wickets.' lithograph, 1859, with illustration of the team with players names (nicely repaired tear at base, otherwise good condition), window mounted, framed and glazed, overall 43 x 35 cm. ***
*** The Mcc Portfolio of Cricketing Prints, limited edition of fine oleographs, from six of the most outstanding oil paintings in the collection at Lord's, set no.28/500, comprising:- 'Mr Hope of Amsterdam' by Jean Francois Sablet, framed & glazed, overall 62 x 73 cm; 'Cricket at Christchurch 1850', framed & glazed, overall 84 x 61 cm; 'W.G.… ***
*** Cricket Group, noted reprinted photograph of 1868 England team in Canada at Niagara Falls; 1968 200th Ashes Test Match folder containing silk scorecards of 1st & 200th Ashes Test matches; 'W.G.Grace 1848-1915' by Sugden [Surrey, 1965]; 'Jack Robertson's Benefit Book'; page signed by 1950s cricket commentators. (5 items) ***