Melbourne Cricket Club, 1912-13 Member's Season Ticket, red leather printed in gold, No.4656, with hand-stamped signature of Hugh Trumble. (Ticket has a large 'C' on front - possibly an early country member's ticket). Superb condition.
Geoff Boycott's cricket bat, from 1970-71 England tour to Australia & NZ, endorsed on front 'With Best Wishes to Jack. I Used This Bat Throughout the MCC Tour of Australia, Geoff Boycott', and signed by England & Australian teams, with
1893 8th Australian Team to England: silver three-handled loving cup, decorated with enamel coat-of-arms, engraved 'To John Hart Esq, from the 8th Australian eleven, as a mark of Esteem', and also engraved with names of Australian cricketers - W.Bruce, A.C
Melbourne Cricket Club - Major B.J.Wardill (MCC Secretary 1879-1910), Volunteer Long Service Medal to Australia, engraved 'B.J.Wardill. Major. Retired List', in original presentation case. Rare medal only awarded to 13 Australian Retired List Officers 1895
Melbourne Cricket Club: 1898-99 Ladies Reserve Season Ticket, 'Melbourne Cricket Club, Ladies Reserve, Season 1898-99. No.3294', with hole punched for each day attended. Fair condition (missing piece top right)
Melbourne Cricket Club: 1898-99 Member's Season Ticket, maroon leather cover with gilt MCC logo & '1898=9' on front. No.3294 C.G.Boden. G/VG. Together with a photograph of C.G.Boden in his batting stance at the MCG
Melbourne Cricket Club: 1897-98 Ladies Reserve Season Ticket, 'Melbourne Cricket Club, Ladies Reserve, Season 1897-98. No.3101', with hole punched for each day attended. Fair condition (repaired tear at right)
Melbourne Cricket Club: Honorary Member's Season Ticket (Honorary crossed out & 'Interim' written above) issued 15 June 1894, signed by Ben Wardill (manager of the 1886, 1899 & 1902 Australian teams to England). G/VG
Cricket Library, noted books (184) with 'The Paddock That Grew - The story of the Melbourne Cricket Club' by Dunstan [Melbourne, 1974], 'The Story of Warwickshire Cricket' by Duckworth [London, 1974], plus tour guides (18) & magazines (24)
Balance of Collection, noted framed photographs of Don Bradman (3 - one signed), Don Bradman signature on Australia Post poster, England v Bradman XI cap, Rod Marsh signed cap, MCC menus (6 - some signed), Invitation to Bradman's Memorial Service
Cricket Ties, wonderful collection, nearly all identified, noted Graham Gooch 100 Hundreds signed; Melbourne Cricket Club 150th Anniv (striped & crested); various benefit ties; State ties, County ties, Club ties. Also reference book 'Cricket Ties - An Inte
Don Bradman, Wedgwood limited edition porcelain sculpture 'Sir Don Bradman A.C.', 23 cm high., limited edition 132/2000, in perspex display case, with wooden base of Mountain Ash from the MCC Long Room floor, when old room was refurbished in 2004. Superb c
Balance of Collection, noted signed items (22) with 77 signatures, noted Don Bradman on MCC Xmas Card, J.B.Hobbs on postcard, Sir Garfield Sobers on postcard, Brian Lara on cricket card; team sheets (4) including 1948 Australia (Fair cond); 'The Art of Cri
Trade Cards & Postcards, noted 1988 Scanlens (144); 1989 Scanlens (84); various County Print sets including 1994 'The Cricket Knights' (5); various Kleenex 'Victorian Cricketers' sets; two framed displays; postcards (70); Melbourne Cricket Club playing car
Football Literature: Huge collection of research re team lists, all VFL clubs 1896-1970s; photocopies of football reports from newspapers from 1897 on; football books (30+); 'Inside Football' & other magazines; AFL Annual Reports (14 issues 1965-2011); als
'A Complete History of Australia in the Cricket Field 1850-1966' by Norman Sowdon, typescript [Melbourne, c1980], incomplete - comprising 1850-1906 & 1948-66. A complete copy is in the MCC Library, another (incomplete) we sold in 2004, this is probably one
1938 Australian Tour to England: Illustrated menu showing Lindsay Hassett riding a kangaroo, 'Complimentary Smoke Night, tendered by the South Melbourne Cricket Club, to Mr A.L.Hassett, On the eve of his departure for England as a member of the Nineteenth
'The Book of the Two Maurices - MCC Team Australasia 1929-30' by Turnbull & Allom [London, 1930'; plus 'The Two Maurices Again - MCC Team South Africa 1930-1931' by Turnbull & Allom [London, 1931]. Fair/Good condition.
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