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Sporting Memorabilia
Live
Venue address
Sotheby's
34-35 New Bond Street
, London
W1A 2AA
United Kingdom
Sporting Memorabilia

Auction dates
May 22, 2014 10:00 AM BST
May 23, 2014 10:00 AM BST
Auction currency
GBP
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There are 1249 lots within this auction
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A collection of table tennis programmes,
World Championships for London 1935, London 1938 (two),
200 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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One of the earliest known surviving photographs of badminton in India,
the back inscribed in
250 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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A rare original 1867 Carte de Visite photograph featuring Spencer Gore who would become the
550 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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A rare and unusual photograph of lawn tennis players seated on and around a velocipede circa
50 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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An original 'trolley sign' advertisement poster for Chesterfield Cigarettes with a tennis design
90 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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An original reel of 16mm. film "The Master's Touch, a Lesson in Tennis" (1955) of Pierre
850 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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A Jean-Michel Folon lithograph of his poster design for the French Open Tennis Championships at
90 GBP
150 - 250 GBP
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Charles M. Schulz (1922-2000)
"IT DOESN'T MATTER IF YOU WIN OR LOSE ... UNTIL YOU LOSE!"
150 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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An original watercolour of the lawn tennis courts at the Coronation Tea Gardens situated on the
150 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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"Wimbledon has a marked effect on our charlady's style!",
pen & ink on paper, probably an original
100 GBP
150 - 250 GBP
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An original artwork for a 'Zoke' cartoon portraying a John McEnroe temper tantrum at Wimbledon and
100 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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The tennis shoes worn by Andy Murray in the gold medal match v Roger Federer at the London 2012
3,500 GBP
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
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Tennis shoes signed by champions Sampras, Federer, Agassi & Courier,
comprising: a pair of white
260 GBP
250 - 350 GBP
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Tennis racquets signed on the head covers by champions Andre Agassi, Bjorn Borg & John McEnroe,
a
200 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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A pair of Parian Ware figures of "Young England" and Young England's Sister" the boy holding a
400 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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A Burleigh Ware Art Deco moulded pottery jug with the handle formed by a 'thoroughly modern' young
300 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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A Fine Tiffany & Co. lawn tennis prize tankard,
with highly decorative engraving showing a victory
380 GBP
250 - 350 GBP
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A cased pair of silver-gilt & blue enamel gentlemen's tennis cuff-links by Longmire,
hallmarked
160 GBP
120 - 180 GBP
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A silver pen by Tiffany of New York with the pocket clip designed as a tennis racquet,
stamped .
90 GBP
150 - 200 GBP
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Silver tennis spoons,
a cased set of six spoons hallmarked Sheffield, 1936; together with three
140 GBP
60 - 90 GBP
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A silver tea strainer designed as a tennis racquet,
hallmarked Birmingham, 1907, with tennis ball
150 GBP
120 - 150 GBP
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A group of electroplated tableware with tennis designs,
comprising: two cruet sets, the first by
240 GBP
150 - 200 GBP
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A Victorian brass paper clip,
heart-shaped openwork design with crossed lawn tennis racquets
25 GBP
50 - 70 GBP
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A brass dish originally from the dressing room on the No.1 Court at Wimbledon,
inscribed No.1
60 GBP
60 - 80 GBP
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A cased gentlemen's shaving razor,
titled FACHARBEIT, TENNIS SOLINGEN
0 GBP
40 - 60 GBP
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A ladies lawn tennis skirt lifter,
brass with peacock design
50 GBP
70 - 100 GBP
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A fine quality oak box set with a brass plaque engraved "All England Tennis Club 1922",
which is the
340 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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A plan of Centre Court at The All England Lawn Tennis Club Wimbledon by Knight Frank & Rutley
170 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Two unusual lawn tennis court line markers,
both cast by W.H.S. & S. Newbury

In his book, Bob
60 GBP
60 - 90 GBP
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A boxed "Rabone's Rigida" lawn tennis measuring tape,
the leather cased spool with linen label
90 GBP
60 - 80 GBP
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A floor standing multiple racquet press,
approx. 88 by 34 by 32cm., 34 by 13 by 12in., lacking its
200 GBP
300 - 400 GBP
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An Edwardian boxed table tennis set entitled 'The Cavendish Table Tennis' by F. H. Ayres of
180 GBP
180 - 220 GBP
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A fine box containing badminton equipment,
comprising: a pair of posts (modern), a tube of Indian
130 GBP
200 - 250 GBP
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The Wilson Famous Player Tennis Set circa late 1950s,
the damaged box with photographs of Jack
60 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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Five boxed table tennis sets,
i) "The New Table Game of Ping Pong or Gossima" by J.Jaques & Son
440 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Five boxed table tennis sets,
i) "The New Game of Whiff-Waff or Table Tennis" by Slazenger circa
440 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Three boxed table tennis sets all by John Jaques & Son of London and dating between circa 1900-1920,
750 GBP
350 - 450 GBP
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A pine lawn tennis equipment box circa 1885,
labelled LAWN TENNIS, a small paper label situated on
180 GBP
250 - 350 GBP
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A heavy studded oak bracciale (armguard) for the game of pallone,
described by Burckhardt as "the
800 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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A curved, leather-covered pelota 'basket' probably from the Basque region circa 1900,
together
200 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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A Henry Malings of Woolwich tilt head lawn tennis racquet 1870s,
the convex wedge stamped with
1,500 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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A flat-top tennis racquet circa 1885,
marked E. HICKS, convex wedge and collar to the small round
100 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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Five convex wedge tennis racquets,
including a Doherty, an Ajax and an Excelsior
130 GBP
180 - 220 GBP
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A pair of convex wedge junior tennis racquets,
by Crawford Barratt and Co., 55cm., 21 1/2in.; and
80 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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Two tennis racquets circa 1910,
a "Eugenia" by George Bussey of London; and a "EDB" by William Sykes
5 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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A Birmingham Aluminium Co. "Birmal" racquet 1920s,
Patent No.230523, piano wire stringing, a
120 GBP
150 - 200 GBP
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Three racquets formerly owned by F.H. Nimmo, Captain of the Royal Yacht "Osborne",
a Slazenger's "
50 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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A rare and fine miniature lawn tennis racquet mid 20th century,
a salesman's sample made by
140 GBP
150 - 200 GBP
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Two sealed tins of Dunlop tennis balls,
one for distribution to Germany, the other Dunlop Fort
15 GBP
50 - 80 GBP
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