Lot 2071948 Australia Cricket Tour to UK signed autograph...

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

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1948 Australia Cricket Tour to UK signed autograph album pages – signed by 11 players at Lords to incl Don Bradman, Sidney Barnes, Arthur Morris, A L Hassett, Keith Miller, W A Brown, Ian Johnson, Ray Lindwall, Colin McCool, Doug Ring and Ron Saggers together with an autograph album page from the same book signed by 8x England cricket players from the same Ashes series to incl Len Hutton, N.W.B. Yardley, W.J. Edrich, Denis Compton, T G Evans, A.V. Bedser, J.A. Young and J G Dewes – in all 19 signatures (G). Note The Australian cricket team to England in 1948 was captained by Don Bradman, who was making his fourth and final tour of England. The team is famous for being the first Test match side to play an entire tour of England without losing a match. This feat earned them the nickname of The Invincibles, and they are regarded as one of the greatest cricket teams of all time. More remarkably Don Bradman finished the tour with a career Test batting average of 99.94

Guide Price: £200.00 - £300.00

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