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Posted on August 31, 2014 by Selby There have been 0 comments

 

 

Lot 598
Australia tour of England 1902. Original mono real photograph postcard of the touring party standing and seated in rows, wearing tour caps and blazers. The postcard with title 'Australian Team 1902' to top and players names to lower border. Nicely signed, in black ink, to face by all fifteen members of the team including the Manager Major B.J. Wardill. Signatures are Darling (Cpt), Hill, Jones, Trumper, Noble, Duff, Hopkins, Gregory, Kelly, Carter, Howell, Armstrong, Trumble and Saunders. The postcard by Thiele, printed in Berlin, loosely laid down to an album page to right hand edge. Above a typed notice 'The great Australian team of 1902 with original signatures. Wisden said it was the best to tour England since 1882, with opinion divided as to which was the better of those two teams'. Minor wear otherwise in good/very good condition. A very rare signed postcard of this early Australian touring party
Estimate: £1500/2500

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