Learn about Ephemera

Ephemera is written or printed matter not meant to be retained or preserved, such as Christmas cards, cigarette and other trade cards, postcards, posters and Valentines. Ephemera collecting has been gaining popularity in recent years and the range of items collected has grown to include railway, bus, shipping, concert and exhibition tickets, decorative notepaper and envelopes, commercial bills and letter-heads, insurance policies, bank cheques, government bonds, stock and share certificates, and all types of advertising material.

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England: Team sheets (4) for 1994-95 tour to Australia, 1996 2nd Test v Pakistan, 1996 England A tour to Australia, 1997 Texaco Trophy v Australia, plus signed colour brochure for 1994-95 tour to Australia & 14 signed photographs.

India: 1992 Friendship tour to South Africa menu signed by both teams, Team sheets (3) for 1993 tour to Sri Lanka, 1994-95 tour to Sri Lanka, 1996 tour to England/ Holland, plus 23 signed photographs.

1977-78 Australia v India, 1st Test at Brisbane, Qca team sheet signed by both teams, with 22 signatures including Bob Simpson, Jeff Thomson, Kim Hughes && Sunil Gavaskar, plus Menu 'Australian Cricket Board, Dinner, In Honour of The 1977-78 In

West Indies: 1968-69 tour to Australia/NZ, official team sheet with 20 signatures, 1969 tour to England, dinner menu with 22 signatures, plus 14 signed photographs.

1967 Indian Team to England, menu 'The Northern Cricket Society, Honours, The Indian Cricketers, at the Guildford Hotel Leeds', with 17 signatures including Nawab of Pataudi, Farokh Engineer & B.S.Bedi. Scarce.

1959 Indian Team to England, menu 'Indian Gymkhana Club, Dinner, in honour of The Touring Indian Cricket Team... Osterley, Middx', with 17 signatures including D.K.Gaekwad (captain), A.L.Apte & C.G.Borde. Folded, otherwise fine condition. Toget

Steve Waugh, display with signed photograph, window mounted with farewell handkerchief, framed & glazed, overall 89 x 64cm.

Ephemera, ex Jack Potter collection, noted Player's Contract for 1960 Australian tour to NZ, 1964 Dinner Menu in honour of South African team, c1986 'A tribute to Sir Donald Bradman' signed on front by Don Bradman. (8 items)

Menu signed by the Invincibles, Luncheon menu card titled 'Going Home on the S.S. Montlaurier', Canadian Pacific, dated January 29, 1925. The menu features a border with a caricature of the team, some light browning otherwise VG, to the margins ar

Official Programmes and Invitation from the English leg, of the 2nd N.Z.E.F. 'Kiwis' tour, 1945-46. [1] Leicestershire & East Midlands XV vs. New Zealand Touring XV. 'Kiwis' at Leicester January 31st 1946. Single folded sheet with teams

Official Programmes and Invitation from the English leg of the 2nd N.Z.E.F. 'Kiwis' tour, 1945-46. [1] Lancashire Cheshire Yorkshire vs. New Zealand Army Touring Team, Manchester, Broughton Park 9th February 1946. C.K. Saxton, Captain. Single leaf,

1932-33 Bodyline Tour: 'The Sporting Globe Cricket Book 1932-3' by Baillie [Melbourne, 1932]. Fair/Good condition. Scarce 'Body-Line' tour guide.

1932-33 Bodyline Tour: 'Special Test Souvenir, with Careers of Players to Beginning of 1932-33 Season', issued by 'The Australian Cricketer' [Melbourne, 1932]. the most difficult of the supplements to find. Plus 'The Tests 1932-3',

Abc Cricket Books (38) from 1947-92, plus other cricket books/tour guides (16) including 'Souvenir of Australian Cricket Tour 1930', golf book.

Neil Hawke Testimonial dinner', 1990 menu with 12 signatures inside including Don Bradman, Lindsay Hassett, Ian Chappell & Alec Bedser.

1975-2006 tour guides & ephemera in 5 folders, noted 1976 international Wanderers Tour South Africa, 1982 souvenir brochure the Sab English team tour of South Africa, 1983-84 ' Greet the Windies, official Sacu Tour Guide'.

1958-59 England tour to Australia: menu 'Dinner in Honour of the M.C.C. Cricket Team. Hotel Canberra, Canberra. Tuesday, 10th February 1959' with 27 signatures inside including Prime Minister Robert Menzies, Jim Laker, Ian Craig, Ian Johnson, Fredd

ABC cricket books, 67 issues from 1947-48 to 2013-14, plus other tour guides (11). Fair/VG condition

1932-33 'Body-line' Tour: full page supplements to 'The News' - Don Bradman, bill Woodfull, Bert Oldfield, Tim wall, Stan McCabe, bill O'Reilly, Len Darling, Clarrie Grimmett, Leo O'Brien, Ern Bromley, '1932-3 Victorious English

Victor Trumper/ Don Bradman: Original letter dated 24th June 1985 from Don Bradman to Ashley Mallett on 'Sir Donald Bradman Ac' letterhead, with Bradman declining Mallett's invitation to launch his book on Victor Trumper, as he had declined to

1980 Centenary Test: Menu with signatures of 36 former Test players including Neil Harvey, Lindsay Hassett, Harold Larwood, Norman O'Neil & Bob Simpson, window mounted with signed photo of Greg Chappell. Framed & glazed, overall 40 x 60 cm.

Don Bradman, folder that includes 10 signed items - 'In Quest of the Ashes 1934'. State Library of SA booklets 'The Bradman Collection' (2). book 'Our Don Bradman - The Don at the SCG'. Bradman Museum brochure. 1998 South Africa v B

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)

1935-36 England Tour to Australia: Rare menu 'Luncheon Given by The Broken Hill Associated Smelters Pty Ltd, in honour of the visit of Marylebone Cricket Club team, on Tuesday 5th November 1935 at 1.30pm, at the Royal Exchange Hotel - Port Pirie', with 54

1934 Australian Tour: Collection of menus, noted 4th April Australian Test Team in Colombo (2), 30th April British Sportsman's Club luncheon to Australian Team, 2nd May dinner at Worcester, 31st May menu & table plan Surrey dinner to Australian Team, Fourt

1934 Australian Tour: Postcard 'Australian Cricket Team, England, 1934' with 5 signatures on reverse - Don Bradman, Bert Oldfield, Bill Ponsford, A.G.Chipperfield && W.C.Bull;plus tour guide 'Australia's 18th Cricket Tour of England 1934'

1932-33 Bodyline Tour: 'Who's Who in Australian Cricket, 1932-33' by H.Drysdale Bett [Melbourne, 1932], rare supplement to 'The Australian Cricketer'. Good condition. (Padwick 3331 & 7174-1. Also listed by Ramsbottom, who notes 'It Was Intended to Be a Reg

Don Bradman: 6-page song sheet for 'You're The One, featured by Gloria Swanson', with on back page 'Hear this Happy, Snappy, Fox Trot song by Don Bradman - Every Day is a Rainbow Day for Me'. Good condition

Don Bradman, 8-page song sheet for 'Our Don Bradman'. Fair/Good condition

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

Tour Guides: Abc Cricket Books (22) from 1962-63 to 1985, other tour guides (7). Fair/G

1930 Australian Tour to England, display with menu 'The Surrey County Cricket Club, Dinner to the Australian Cricket Team', with 9 signatures on reverse including Don Bradman, Archie Jackson & Bill Woodfull, window mounted with picture 'The Australian Team

c1951-56 Autograph Book, with c165 signatures, mainly cricket including 1951 England, 1951 South Africa, 1952 England, 1952 India, 1956 Australia; also tour guide 'Australian Cricket Tour 1938'

Western Australia Cricket Caps: WA Colts cricket cap signed by Simon Katich; WA Under 17 cap signed by Simon Katich; Wais Colts cap signed by Simon Katich; plus W.A. Invitation XI/Northam 1992' cap signed by Jo Angel. G/VG condition. (4 items)

Cricket Cards & Tour Guide: 1948 tour guide 'The Listener In Test Cricket Book' [Melbourne, 1948]; plus c1926-2000s range of cricket cards (100s). Inspection will reward.

Cricket Literature, noted 'Athletic News Cricket Annual' for 1937 & 1938; c1989-2012 programmes (15); c1960-2013 tour guides (14); 1948-2009 scorecards (19); 'Wisden Cricketer Almanack' for 1999 & Australian Wisdens (4); Annual reports for Saca, Tca & Melb

1934 Australian Tour to England: Menu by Worcestershire C.C. 'Dinner at the Masonic Hall, Worcester, on Wednesday 2nd May, 1934. To Greet the Australian Touring Side', with 8 pencil signatures on reverse including Don Bradman, Bill O'Reilly, Bill Brown, Cl

Cricket Group, noted cover signed on reverse by 1930 Australian team; signed covers, etc including Don Bradman (7), Shane Warne & Richard Hadlee; team sheets with West Indies 1968-69 & 1975-76; tour guides from 1938 & 1948 (2)

Cricket Group, noted 1992 World Cup shirts for England & Pakistan; books (13) including 'The Archie Jackson Story' by Frith (signed); tour guides (18) including Abc Cricket Books (9); 'Sports World Australia' magazines Vol.1 Nos 1-6; cricket magazines (24)

Adelaide Oval: photograph 'Adelaide Oval, Taken from Steeple of St.Peters Cathedral, 1902'; pair of photographs in mount 'England v Australia, 4th Test Match - Adelaide Oval - 2nd Feb.1929. Attendance 37,000. Total Attendance (Feb.1-8) 138,000'; plus colou

Autographs: 1960 Sportsman of the Year lunch menu with 21 signatures; 1964 Lancashire Centenary team photo with 22 signatures; 1966 Ron Kissell dinner menu with 12 signatures; 1987 'Bradman Albums' Launch menu with 18 signatures; 1980 Northants v Essex sig

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