Lot 210Collection of cricket correspondence between Herbert Sutcliffe, Gopala...

Auction Date: 5/11/2015 at 10:30 am



Collection of cricket correspondence between Herbert Sutcliffe, Gopala Ratman, Nilambar Mukherjee and George Raynor (Yorkshireman and English professional footballer) to include a typed letter from HS to Gopala with reference to Vizzy who invited both Jack Hobbs and Sutcliffe to join his team in India, their first meeting including two gold engraved cigarette cases from Vizzy’s wife - plus 3x letters to Sutcliffe from one of his admirers Nilambar Mukherjee in India which included tribute to Herbert Sutcliffe on the occasion of his 72nd birthday who no doubt Herbert Sutcliffe wrote to in return on other occasions – and an interesting hand written letter from George Raynor dated 2 October 1961 regarding the disappointment that England threw away the Ashes and Yorkshire threw away the championship - again all of which makes for great reading and how much people held Herbert Sutcliffe in such high esteem

Hammer Price: £10.00

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