Sports Memorabilia

THE A.J.PITT ESTATE COLLECTION

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1194  Click Here 

South Sydney Harriers Heavy Weight Wrestling 9ct gold award medallion 14.9gms, reverse engraved "S.S.Harriers A.J.Pitt Runner Up 30.3.12" VF  
$300.00
1195  Click Here 

NSW Amateur Athletic Assn Middle Weight Wrestling Championship 9ct gold medallion by HAW 12gms, reverse engraved "Won by A.J.Pitt 25th April 1912"  
$200.00
1196  Click Here 

NSW Amateur Wrestling Championship, NSW Sports Club first prize medallion in 9ct gold by W.Kerr 10.1gms, 2nd Prize to A.J.Pitt for Middle Weight 1912, gVF  
$175.00
1197  Click Here 

NSW Amateur Wrestling Championship, NSW Sports Club first prize medallions in 15ct gold and enamel by W.Kerr won by A.J.Pitt for Middle Weight 5th May 1913, 1914; Heavy Weight 5th May 1913, total weight 45.6, VF (3 medallions)  
$1,250.00
1198  Click Here 

Berlin Olympics 1916; 15ct gold medallion set with brilliant cut diamond by W.Kerr 13.3gms engraved "Olympic Games Fund Tournament", reverse "Heavy Weight Wrestling Won by A.J.Pitt 29th July 1914" a possibly unique fundraiser awarded one day after the Austro-Hungarian invasion of Serbia, the precursor to the Great War that caused the abandonment of these Games. Alfred Joseph Pitt was later to join the AIF with the 17th Battalion  
$400.00
1199  Click Here 

NSW Amateur Wrestling Championship, NSW Sports Club first prize medallion in 9ct gold by W.Kerr 10.92gms, 2nd Prize to A.J.Pitt for Heavy Weight 1919, EF  
$175.00
1200  Click Here 

Sydney British Empire Games 1938; boxing official's badge in bronze by Stokes & Sons Melbourne, no ribbon though pin and ribbon holder intact, VF  
$75.00
1201  Click Here 

Boxing; NSW Amateur Boxing & Wrestling Assn officials' badges for 1939-40 and 1940-41 by Angus & Coote, VF (2 badges)t  
$75.00
1202  Click Here 

Melbourne Olympics 1956; boxing official's badge numbered 3975 by K.G.Luke Melbourne with correct yellow ribbon and reverse pin intact  
$350.00
1203  Click Here 

Boxing; NSW Amateur Boxing Assn life member badge in 9ct gold by Angus & Coote; plus similar NSW Amateur Wrestling Assn life member badge 1960 both engraved to A.Pitt, total weight 10.2gms, VF (2 items)  
$175.00
1204   

Royal Life Saving Society bronze medallion engraved to A.J.Pitt 8.2.17; St John Ambulance Assn bronze medallion awarded to 229704 Alfred J.Pitt with 1931 bar; plus Life member of the Frank Whiddon Masonic Homes of New South Wales medallion on red ribbon, gFine-gEF (3 items)  
$90.00

OLYMPICS

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1205  Click Here 

Melbourne 1956, two different Olympiad logo tin badges with pins intact, VF (2 badges) See also lot 1284 for a car badge related to these Games  
$75.00
1206  Click Here 

Melbourne 1956; two different competitor badges including Jim Bailey (Athletics) and Jon Henricks (Swimming); plus a modern Soviet or Russian badge commemorating the 1956 Melbourne Olympiad (3 badges)  
$40.00
1207  Click Here 

Melbourne 1956; Participation Medal 63mm in bronze by Meszaros edge engraved "Graham Donald" with 3mm screw thread at 6 o'clock for desk mounting, gVF and scarce  
$200.00
1208  Click Here 

Melbourne 1956; team badge for Hockey in 7-colour enamel by K.G.Luke with original ribbon, reverse impressed "2843", small nick in ribbon else in nice clean condition with no chips to enamel and pin intact  
$350.00
1209  Click Here 

Melbourne 1956, commemorative souvenir silk scarf and handkerchiefs (2) with colourful logos and Olympiad motifs, minor creases as expected but lovely fresh condition free from thread pulls, tears or toning marks, nice lot (3 different)  
$125.00
1210   

Melbourne 1956; programmes for Basketball 27th Nov-1st Dec, Athletics 28th Nov, Swimming 29th Nov, Canoeing 30th Nov and 1st Dec, and Gymnastics 3rd-7th Dec; together with Myer Emporium souvenir ticket envelope, and official(?) Olympiad photo album enclosing six tickets/ticket stubs (all incomplete to some degree) Mixed Condition (lot)  
$75.00
1211  Click Here 

Sydney 2000; Games torch as used in the torch relay, scarce  
$750.00

EMPIRE/COMMONWEALTH GAMES

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1212  Click Here 

Perth 1962; badge for official 31.5mm in gilt and enamel with ribbon for "Cinema" some very minor fraying at base of ribbon else nearly As New  
$75.00
1213  Click Here 

Perth 1962; tie pin in gilt and enamel by Sheridan & Sons Perth, no chips  
$30.00
1214   

Melbourne 2006; Opening Ceremony souvenir baton in cases of issue, the baton excellent but the case with a few dents  
$60.00

CRICKET

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1215  Click Here 

Don Bradman photo prints from the Herald & Weekly Times Photographic Collection, complete set of six prints including a young Don Bradman early in his career in the practice nets for NSW in 1927, at radio 3DB in 1930 after returning from his first England Tour, at the crease on the MCG in 1936 batting for South Australia against Victoria, Bradman at the MCG in the 1936-37 Ashes series (although his dated baggy-green suggests a later series), Bradman batting against Tasmania at Launceston in 1938, and Bradman coming onto the field in front of fans at the MCG in 1946 in the match against England when he scored his 94th first-class century, each print has a facsimile printed Bradman signature, each mounted into matching moulded timber frames (6 items)  
$300.00
1216  Click Here 

Grimmett, Clarrie; complete set of three 'flicker' booklets from one of Australia's bowling legends, with original covers and staples but the first with wear on spine Clarrie Grimmett (1891-1980) played 37 test matches for Australia from 1925-1936 taking 216 wickets at the remarkable average of 24.21  
$250.00
1217  Click Here 

Melbourne Cricket Club; portion of original carpet 370x700mm with two complete MCC crests, unframed but good condition and becoming more scarce  
$400.00
1218  Click Here 

Melbourne Cricket Club member's badges 1931-32 #4860, 1936-37 #367, 1947-48 #583 Fine-VF (3 badges)  
$125.00
1219   

Surrey County Cricket Champions 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, framed and glazed certificate with signatures of Peter May, Alex and Eric Bedser, Jim Laker, Tony Lock, Ken Barrington, John Edrich, Bernard Constable, Mick Stewart, Peter Loader, Tom Clark etc, a little foxed, on Surrey "Ich Dien" (I Serve) board  
$50.00
1220   

Sydney Cricket Ground member badge 1930-31, Melbourne Cricket Ground 1963-64 member badge; together with celluloid Victorian Country Lawn Tennis Assn 1932 Host badge and four other sporting badges, VF or better (7 badges)  
$50.00
1221   

World Cup 1992 miniature Duncan Fearnley cricket bat signed "Best Wishes Alan Border" As New  
$75.00

FOOTBALL

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1222  Click Here 

The following 12 lots are a stunning and near complete set of Argus Football Portrait Cards for the twelve competing VFL clubs in 1953. Cards are colour, plain-backed with photographic depiction of the player, each measures approx 193x113mm. A single card was given in exchange for four coupons from the Argus newspaper with each team set comprising six cards, thus 72 cards in total to make up a complete set. Carlton Football Club, card nos.1 Keith Warburton, 13 Ken Hands, 25 Laurie Kerr, 37 Jack Howell, 49 Vin English and 61 Bruce Combden, the complete set of Carlton players in excellent condition (6 cards)  
$250.00
1223  Click Here 

Collingwood Football Club, card nos.2 Lou Richards, 14 Bill Twomey, 26 John Hamilton, 38 Neil Mann, 50 Des Healey and 62 Bob Rose, the complete set in excellent condition (6 cards) The current reigning AFL Premiers were also the premiership-winning team in the season the cards were issued. Collingwood denied Geelong three in a row by defeating them 11.11 (77) to 8.17 (65) before a crowd in excess of 89,000. Four Grand Final best on ground are in the set: Healey, Mann, Richards (Capt) and Rose.  
$500.00
1224  Click Here 

Essendon Football Club, card nos.3 Bill Hutchison, 15 John Coleman, 27 Norm McDonald, 39 Roy McConnell and 51 Jack Jones, missing only card 63, excellent condition (5 cards)  
$400.00
1225  Click Here 

Fitzroy Football Club, card nos.5 Alan Ruthven, 17 Alan Gale, 29 Bill Stephen, 41 Norm Johnstone, 53 Jack Gaffney and 65 Ted Goodger, excellent condition (6 cards)  
$250.00
1226  Click Here 

Footscray Football Club, card nos.6 Charlie Sutton, 18 Jack Collins, 30 Wal Donald, 42 Dave Bryden, 54 Ted Whitten and 66 Herb Anderson, excellent condition (6 cards)  
$500.00
1227  Click Here 

Geelong Football Club, card nos.7 Fred Flanagan, 19 Bernie Smith, 31 Geoff Williams, 43 Bob Davis and 55 Neil Trezise, missing only card 67, excellent condition (5 cards) Geelong finished top of the ladder in 1953 and made it through to the Grand Final, going down to Collingwood by twelve points after failing to kick straight. The set features three Grand Final best on ground: Smith, Williams and Bobbie Davis  
$250.00
1228  Click Here 

Hawthorn Football Club, card nos.4 John Kennedy, 16 Neil Pearson, 28 Ted Fletcher, 40 Clive Philp and 52 Len Crane, missing only card 64, excellent condition (5 cards) Hawthorn took out the wooden spoon in 1953 with only three wins for the season, but the set features one of the most illustrious names in VFL history  
$250.00
1229  Click Here 

Melbourne Football Club, card nos.9 Denis Cordner, 21 Noel McMahon, 33 Lance Arnold, 45 Stuart Spencer and 57 Bob McKenzie, missing only card 69, excellent condition (5 cards)  
$250.00
1230  Click Here 

North Melbourne Football Club, card nos.10 Kevin Dynon, 22 John Brady, 34 Jack Spencer, 46 Eric Parkes, 58 Vic Lawrence and 70 Gerald Marchant, excellent condition (6 cards)  
$350.00
1231  Click Here 

Richmond Football Club, card nos.11 Roy Wright (Brownlow Medal winner 1952), 23 Bill Wilson, 35 Des Rowe, 47 Max Oppy, 59 Geoff Spring and 71 John Nix, excellent condition (6 cards)  
$300.00
1232  Click Here 

St Kilda Football Club, card nos.8 Keith Drinan, 20 Bruce Phillips, 32 Jack McDonald, 44 Jim Ross, 56 Geoff Hibbins, missing only card 68, excellent condition (5 cards)  
$250.00
1233  Click Here 

South Melbourne Football Club; Argus Football Portraits cards nos.12 Ron Clegg (Brownlow Medal winner 1949), 24 Bill Gunn, 36 Keith Schaefer, 48 Don Scott, 60 Ian Gillett, and 72 Jim Taylor, excellent condition (6 cards)  
$350.00
1234  Click Here 

The following four lots are another impressive collection of collector cards, this time South Australian Football Association postcards c.1877-1907 from the renowned Valentine series: South Adelaide Football Club unused card, a few marks and internal creasing else a very scarce and presentable card  
$90.00
1235  Click Here 

Norwood Football Club used card, no creases but minor corner bumps, very scarce esp this nice  
$125.00
1236  Click Here 

West Torrens Football Club used card, corner bumps, very minor creases and some marks but very scarce and a presentable example  
$100.00
1237  Click Here 

West Adelaide Football Club unused card, creases and minor marks else a presentable example of a very scarce card  
$90.00
1238   

Ballarat Imperial Football Club Premiers trophy in quadruple silver plate by Simpson, Hall, Miller & Company engraved "BIFC Premiers Presented to A.Jones Season 1891"; together with printed photograph of the premiership team depicting player Jones (2 items)  
$200.00
1239   

North Melbourne 1975; Ross Faulkner 'Native' brand football in blue and white signed by the premier team incl Peter Chisnall, Barry Cable, John Rantall, Mick Nolan, Barry Davis (C), John Burns, David Dench, Malcolm Blight, Terry Moors, Ross Henshaw, Keith Greig, Sam Kekovich and many others. A nice memento of North's first premiership North Melbourne 19.8 (122) defeated Hawthorn 9.13 (67) with Ron Barassi as the winning coach  
$200.00
1240  Click Here 

South Australia; Northern Areas Football Assn 9ct gold prize fob engraved "NAFA 1910 Crystal Brook Premiers" reverse engraved "O.Beck" VF and comes with research  
$100.00
1241  Click Here 

South Melbourne Football Club honorary life member fob in 9ct gold and enamel, reverse engraved "A.S.Hogg 19.12.1949" VF with no enamel loss and a unique handmade example A (Syd) Hogg played 54 games from 1925 to 1930 and later served on the football club committee  
$1,500.00
1242   

Western Bulldogs cap signed by Barry Hall; together with Essendon No.19 player's jersey (2 items)   
$30.00
1243  Click Here 

Small group of footy related compr early and later Geelong FC, country and interstate football leagues incl Rutherglen, Mid-Murray, Ulverstone 1957, Norwood 1956, Lake Boga 1957; plus LTAV 50 Year, MCC 1976-77 and 1982-83 full member badges, all housed in Benson & Hedges tin (10 items)  
$100.00

RACING

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1244   

V.R.C. Spring Meeting Centenary Melbourne Cup Carnival 1960, race book for Cup Day 1st November 1960, laminated card cover, some pen notations within but no creasing, a premium copy and a scarce souvenir of the Centenary carnival  
$40.00

OTHER SPORTS

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1245  Click Here 

Boxing; prize fob in 9ct gold by Willis of Melbourne dated 1929, reverse engraved "Won by J.Hawe Boxing Contest Warragul Hospital Carnival" missing top suspension loop else VF  
$100.00
1246  Click Here 

Cycling; NSW Cyclists Union Century (Run) 1899 participant's badge in silver, rare  
$175.00
1247  Click Here 

Cycling; Dunlop Relay Ride Adelaide to Sydney voided fob/badge in enamel and 9ct gold, reverse engraved "1169 Miles April 1912 69 H 32 M Cycle Section S.Barber" VF and rare Ex Noble Auction 60 April 1999 lot 1251 (part)  
$300.00
1248  Click Here 

Cycling; North Melbourne Amateur Cycling Club 9ct gold prize fob engraved "NMACC 1 Mile Championship Won by F.Armfield 1931"; plus unengraved cycling fob by Willis of Melbourne, VF-gVF (2 items)  
$300.00
1249  Click Here 

Cycling; Sydney Harbour Bridge Opening medallion 51mm in silver (C1932/5) edge impressed "Cycling 3 Miles Cycling 9M. 19 1/5S J.Clarke" gVF and rare Ex Noble Auction 46 November 1994 lot 906 when it sold for $600  
$500.00
1250   

Cycling; Warrnambool to Melbourne to Melbourne Road Race Time Medallion by K.G.Luke reverse impressed 1963; plus Brunswick Amateur Cycling Club member badge c.1940s, and City of Warrnambool Road Race Time Medallion by Stokes undated but c.1970s VF-Unc (3 items)  
$60.00
1251  Click Here 

Golf; Geelong Golf Club handmade 9ct gold prize fob 41x30mm, reverse engraved "Baden Powell Trophy 1901 Won by A.I.Ritchie Two Rounds 181.24.157" reverse bruise else Fine and possibly unique  
$200.00
1252   

Golf; Greg Norman signed display ex 1995 Heineken Australian Open; plus vintage Vat 69 vintage metal calendar, Peter Smith's Observer's Book of Cricket, and 1988 Captain Cook facsimile portfolio (lot)  
$75.00
1253   

Golf; perspex cased Top Flite golf ball signed by Gary Player, As New  
$75.00
1254  Click Here 

Sailing; Olympic Yacht Trials Melbourne 1973 medallion 45mm in bronze depicting the gold medal winning yacht of 1964 "Barrenjoey"; plus undated Barriekneal Housing Aboriginal Swimming Carnival medallion 50mm in bronze, neither medallion named, the first Unc, the second VF (2 medallions  
$75.00
1255  Click Here 

Shooting; Queensland, De Hayr Trophy prize fob in 9ct gold monogrammed initials within shield, reverse engraved "A.N.R.C de Hayr Trophy Won by H.C.Neilson 1929-30" gVF with photocopy of results page from Brisbane Courier 9th June 1930   
$100.00
1256  Click Here 

Shooting; Chiltern Rifle Club Victoria Harvey Medal prize medal in gilt silver won by James Morgan February 1892 with later fitted brooch mount, gFine and a scarce early colonial award  
$75.00
1257  Click Here 

Tennis; 1957 Challenge Round committee badge 33x26mm by K.G.Luke Melbourne, EF and rare The match, played at Kooyong 26th to 28th December 1957, was won by Australia who defeated the USA 3 rubbers to 2. The Australian players who competed were Mal Anderson, Ashley Cooper and Mervyn Rose  
$40.00
1258   

Small accumulation of Japanese shooting medals, badges, including a few skiing medals, Mixed Condition (41 items)   
$60.00
1259   

Nice group of mainly Australian badges incl a couple in 9ct gold, all lawn bowls types, very colourful with good resale potential, Mixed Condition (45 badges)  
$90.00
1260   

The Champion Portfolio of Sport containing eight folders incl Speedway Favourites, Speed Demons, Soccer's Wily Wizards, World Record Chasers (includes Malcolm Campbell), Sportsmen of the Screen, Test Match Record Breakers (incl Bradman), Fighting Furies, and Champions of the Empire, also includes bonus Great Gas Bags (incl zeppelins etc) nice condition and not frequently seen (lot)  
$75.00
1261  Click Here 

Accumulation of British sporting fobs for cricket (4), boxing (3), athletics (3), football; plus six others, most in silver and a few enamelled, Mixed Condition, nice lot (20 items)  
$150.00

COMMONWEALTH GAMES

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1262   

Accumulation of Games related medallions, coins, etc, includes several Olympic Venue postcards, Mixed Condition, many Unc (lot)  
$60.00


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