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Sporting Memorabilia
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Sotheby's
34-35 New Bond Street
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W1A 2AA
United Kingdom
Sporting Memorabilia

Auction dates
Nov 04, 2013 02:00 PM GMT
Nov 05, 2013 10:00 AM GMT
Viewing dates
Nov 04, 2013 12:00 AM - 05:00 PM GMT
Nov 04, 2013 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM GMT
Nov 05, 2013 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM GMT
Auction currency
GBP
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There are 907 lots within this auction
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Six convex throat tennis racquets, i) "Grosvenor" circa 1910 by an unknown maker with a prancing
0 GBP
180 - 220 GBP
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Four tennis racquets by unknown makers, i) "Acme" circa 1906, concave, full gut, double twin
0 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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Four early 20th century tennis racquets, i) "EDB Special" by Sykes of Horsbury Yorkshire, circa
50 GBP
120 - 160 GBP
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Two junior/child`s-size tennis racquets, the first by an unknown maker, full gut, overall good;
15 GBP
40 - 60 GBP
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Three tennis racquets by Slazenger, i) "La Belle" circa 1912, concave, two coloured gut, overall
0 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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A scarce George Bussey of London "Demon Driver" wavy wedge tennis racquet with a cork inlaid
132 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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A group of six concave tennis racquets, i) "Uandi Superb", retailer Underwood Ingrey, circa 1920,
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150 - 200 GBP
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A group of six continental tennis racquets, i) "Meteor" by Gebruder Hammer, Germany, circa 1924,
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180 - 220 GBP
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Nine tennis racquets, i & ii) a pair of "Perfection" racquets circa 1925 by C M Beresford & Co.,
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200 - 300 GBP
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The earliest metal framed racquet: a Birmingham Aluminium Co. "Birmal" circa 1922-24, Patent No.
180 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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A Birmingham Aluminium Co. "Birmal" racquet 1920s, Patent No.230523, piano wire stringing
150 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Two steel frame tennis racquets, a "New Dayton Racquet", American, piano wire strung, double. twin
150 GBP
150 - 250 GBP
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A Slazengers `Steel` lawn tennis racquet with wire strings 1924, cream painted steel head frame
80 GBP
80 - 100 GBP
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An unusual Samuel Fox & Co. Ltd. "Silver Fox" patent racquet with stainless steel head and
10 GBP
30 - 50 GBP
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A very unusual "Fifty-Fifty" triple-stem shaft tennis racquet by Cedric Veber of Paris circa 1930-
170 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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A Hazels Ltd. Streamline "Blue Star" racquet circa 1935, re-strung with nylon, with coloured Hazells
160 GBP
250 - 350 GBP
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A Hazels Ltd. Streamline "Green Star" tennis racquet circa 1935, original gut stringing intact, fine
340 GBP
250 - 350 GBP
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A Lew Hoad "Supreme" portrait photograph racquet 1960s, bearing an Egyptian Ankh Cross symbolic of
0 GBP
40 - 60 GBP
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A signed copy of Steve Donoghue`s autobiography `Just My Story`, from the limited deluxe edition,
150 GBP
120 - 150 GBP
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Signed b&w photographs of the jockeys Gordon Richards and Michael Beary, the Richards example signed
0 GBP
200 - 250 GBP
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An Anglo-American Sporting Club menu for a dinner held at the London Hilton 9th May 1966 in honour
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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A pair of Anglo-American Sporting Club menus for a dinner held at the London Hilton 14th March
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120 - 160 GBP
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An autographed racing saddle dating to 1968, the white leather lightweight saddle originally sold at
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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A Lester Piggott signed Nijinsky 1970 Triple Crown photographic montage, with imagery from the 2,000
100 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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A signed pair of Frankie Dettori breeches,by Ornella Prosperi, signed to the left leg in black
100 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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A signed pair of A.P. McCoy jockey breeches, signed in black marker pen and inscribed BEST WISHES,
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Two bookmaker`s badges, the enamelled metal badges inscribed Tophams Ltd., Aintree Racecourse,
0 GBP
120 - 160 GBP
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Two vintage bookmaker`s satchels. for G. Strachan of Twickenham; together with a qty. of on-course
80 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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A bookmakers blackboard circa 1940s, painted red & white for DAY BROS., arched top, 87 by 52.5cm.,
100 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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A paddock finger-post sign from Ascot Racecourse, blue painted metal with white lettering, gold &
0 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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The Ascot Racecourse Annual Members Restaurant menu board, an arched acrylic wall mounting menu
60 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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Four tins with horse racing decoration, three by Huntley & Palmer, 1961 Derby Day, 1953 Grand
100 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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A rare tin with the lid featuring the 1911 Coronation Derby, the sides with further sporting
100 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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A Britain`s lead racehorse & jockey from the `Racing Colours of Famous Owners` Series for Mr Winston
120 GBP
75 - 100 GBP
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Horse racing games and amusements, i) boxed `Minoru The New Racing Game` by John Jaques of London, 8
120 GBP
120 - 180 GBP
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A jeu de Course roulette table, 4 lanes wit two painted lead racehorses and jockeys per lane, silver
1,200 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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A fine quality riding crop by Thorn of Piccadilly, London, circa 1875, with silver and gold
400 GBP
400 - 500 GBP
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Vintage jockey`s equipment, a brown leather lightweight racing saddle; a cork skull cap; and a
80 GBP
120 - 180 GBP
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Racing memorabilia, jockey`s silks and two caps; a light grey silk top hat by Herbert Johnson of New
180 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Jockey silks dating circa late 19th century, by Beale & Inman, New Bond Street, London, a scarlet
180 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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A group of vintage racing colours, 2 woollen National Hunt examples. i) white, maroon diamond, black
180 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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An original jockey`s jacket in the green & light green check colours of the famous American
550 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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A silver vesta case by Sampson Mordan commissioned as a token of good luck for the racehorse `
340 GBP
250 - 350 GBP
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A pair of royally presented racing plates worn by The Prince of Wales`s racehorse Persimmon and
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2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Two telegrams sent to the royal racehorse trainer Richard Marsh from King George V in 1922 and
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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A racing plate worn by a winner at the now defunct Scottish racecourse Bogside, mounted and
65 GBP
50 - 70 GBP
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A silver vesta case commemorating the victory of Grakle in the 1931 Grand National, hallmarked
420 GBP
140 - 180 GBP
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A racing plate worn by "Twenty Grand" when winning the Belmont Stakes 13th June 1931, mounted over a
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Memorabilia relating to the jockey John Crouch, comprising a silver trophy, hallmarked Birmingham
500 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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A medal presented by P.V.F. Cazalet the 1964-65 Champion N.H. Trainer to Sam Manktelow a stalwart of
0 GBP
150 - 250 GBP
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A cased set of three silver ingots commemorating the winning of the Triple Crown in 1973 by
220 GBP
100 - 150 GBP
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A racing plate worn by "Troy" when winning the 200th Derby in 1979, later silvered and set on an
500 GBP
500 - 800 GBP
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Desert Orchid`s 1989 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner`s sheet, white with red borders, inscribed TOTE,
2,800 GBP
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
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Excercise plates for the Grand National winners Red Rum and Aldaniti, identified now only by slips
280 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Racing plates for the Luca Cumani trained 1980s racehorses "Then Again" and "Half A Year",
100 GBP
100 - 200 GBP
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A racing plate worn by Dancing Brave when winning The King George VI & The Queen Elizabeth Stakes at
0 GBP
1,500 - 2,500 GBP
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"Reference Point" winner`s blanket for the 1987 King George VI and The Queen Elizabeth Stakes,
450 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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A "Commander In Chief" 1993 Derby trophy racing plate, mounted to the back of a French electroplated
0 GBP
500 - 800 GBP
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The royal blue Godolphin colours worn by Frankie Dettori aboard Dubai Millennium when winning the
0 GBP
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
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