Lot 146The Anthony Baer Cricket Collection Photograph Albums...

Auction Date: 1/10/2014 at 10:30 am

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The Anthony Baer Cricket Collection Photograph Albums - comprising the personal photograph collection archives contained in 2x leather bound photograph albums containing approx. 100 colour and some black white images featuring ceramics never seen before. Note Anthony Baer b.1938 England – d.2005 Melbourne was a man of considerable means and his famous and priceless collection of books, paintings, ceramics, lithographs, silverware, et al is at the heart of the Melbourne Cricket Club's treasures. A collection he began in 1953 at 15 when he bought a1850s child's mug bearing a cricket motif for five shillings and was offered five pounds for it by another antique dealer the same day. In the end, he bequeathed the collection to Melbourne CC and so to the people of Australia – Ex Keith Crump Collection

Hammer Price: £1000.00

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