Auction Date: 30/09/2018 at 10am
Cricket – Aquila Clapshaw & Salmon, London ‘Superior’ Cricket Bat – marked with the registered ‘W.G. Grace’ Trademark, maker’s mark, ‘Superior’ Model and ‘Resilient Spring Handle’ to the blade, with some repairs to blade, whipping to blade, grip to handle appears in good condition. In 1870 Samuel Clapshaw moved the business to New Southgate and took into partnership Louis Salmon. Sam died in 1876 but the company continued for another 100 years. In Feb 1900 the company registered the trade mark of W.G. Grace and used this on the face of the bat.