Lot 1 Motor Racing - Stirling Moss Autograph - a Signed Letter a typed and dated 1993, signed to the bottom by Moss together with a signed postcard, inscribed 'To Kristian', appears in good condition (2)
Lot 2 British Touring Car Championship Signed Colour Prints includes 1995 Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship Champion Driver John Cleland - Champion Team Vauxhall signed by Cleland and the artist, limited edition 549/600 and British Touring Car Championship 2003 Vauxhall Astra Coupe of Yvan Muller title at Oulton Park signed by Muller and the artist Barry Bowyer limited edition 211/500 both ...
Lot 3 Speedway - New Cross Speedway Programmes includes 1937 London Cup Final v West Ham, 1946 British Riders' Championship, 1959 Tommy Farndon Memorial Trophy, 1963 Hackney v New Cross, Rangers v Middlesbrough, Provincial Select v Southampton, Rangers v Poole, Rangers v St. Austell and Royals v London Select, mixed condition, with minor faults, pen and pencil internally to some, A/G condition overall (9) ...
Lot 4 Speedway - 1949 Coventry Speedway Programme 'The 1949 Brandonapolis' date 27 Aug together with 1957 and 1960 World Championship at Coventry, 1948 Coventry v Wombwell, Coventry v Southampton, 1957 Coventry v Birmingham, plus 1952 Stoke v Liverpool, 1952 The Midland Riders Championship, 1960 Stoke v Liverpool and 1961 Stoke v Poole, most with writing internally, faults present throughout, mixed condition ...
Lot 5 Speedway - Wolverhampton Speedway Signed Racing Jacket signed to the reverse in ink extensively together with another No.5 Jacket plus a selection of early Wolverhampton Speedway Real Photo Postcards (7) appear unused, plus photos (4), a Wolverhampton T-Shirt, a Michael Max Testimonial Sunday 23rd May 2004 Plaque and a selection of Media and guess passes (20)
Lot 6 Greyhound Racing Programmes - various programmes include 1940 Crayford & Bexleyheath Stadium, 1976 Willenhall, 1974 and 1975 Willenhall Race Cards plus 1965 and 1966 Wolverhampton Race Cards, condition mixed A/G (7)
Lot 7 Olympics - The Olympics 1896-1972 Publication in support of the British Olympic Appeal containing illustrations and information, plus Sports Personality of the Year 2005, 1952 Red Cross Grand Prix Road Race (Cycling), 1949 England v France (Table Tennis), and 1973 Severn Valley Grand Prix (Cycling), condition appears G overall (5)
Lot 8 Athletics - 1998 European Indoor Championship - Women's World Record Triple Jumper Ashia Hansen Signed Registration Number the record jump at 15.16metres, signed to the front by Hansen, number 314 Valencia '98 to the front. Note: Ashia Hansen MBE; Fourth in the 1996 Olympic final, she broke the world indoor record when winning in the 1998 European indoor title. Her British records of 15.15metres (1997 ...
Lot 9 Boxing - 2009 Ricky Hatton - 'The Hitman Live & Unleashed Signed Boxing Programme signed to the front by Hatton, together with 2x duplicate copies plus 2x Richard Dunn signed Newspaper Cuttings (5)
Lot 10A Boxing - Joe Frazier v Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) Souvenir Programme 'The fight of a Lifetime' date March 8, 1971 at Madison Square Garden, New York City, with staple rust, minor staple bleed, intact, and overall is in good condition
Lot 11 Olympics - 1960 Olympics Plaque with Gymnastics (Rings) illustration a dark tile with embossed details, measures 20x20cm approx. From the personal collection of Bernard Thomas, Olympic Gymnast and physiotherapist for the England Cricket team between 1970 and 1985.
Lot 12 Olympics - 1988 Olympics Great Britain Enamel Badge with the British Flag and Olympic Logo on a white background, shield shape with pin to reverse, in good condition. From the personal collection of Bernard Thomas, Olympic Gymnast and physiotherapist for the England Cricket team between 1970 and 1985.
Lot 13 Archery - 1980s Nishizawa Archery Bow a 'Nishizawa TD-11 2880' Carbon National Team bow, made in Japan, the bow comes with many other accessories and equipment, to include both limbs, stabilizer, sight, quiver, chest guard, bow strings, there are a selection of arrows (20) that require re-fletching, the lot also includes an Arten fletching machine, all contained within a large leather carry case measures ...
Lot 14 Motor Racing - 1949 Brighton Speed Trials Souvenir Programme date 3rd September, Brighton and Hove Motor Club, rust to staples, staple bleed to centre, intact and otherwise appears in good condition overall
Lot 15 Motor Racing - 1950 Grand Prix d'Europe Official Programme of the 11th Grand Prix incorporating the 2nd British Grand Prix, organised by RAC at Silverstone date 13th May 1950, staples rusted through and missing, pencil notes internally, minor creasing otherwise in A/G condition overall
Lot 16 Motor Racing - 1948 International Grand Prix Official Programme marking the opening of the Silverstone Circuit, the winner Luigi Villoresi won the £500 1st place prize and setting the fastest lap of the race, at Silverstone date 2nd October, minor foxing, slight staple rust and bleed, pencil notes internally, otherwise a A/G example together with 1971 Woolmark British Grand Prix Programme date 17 ...
Lot 17 Rowing - 1875 Durham Regatta Medal marked to the reverse 'Davis Birm', depicts spectators overlooking rowers from Prebends bridge with the city in the background, engraved to the obverse 'Durham School 1875 DK Gregson, F Bowlby, JH Nicholson, L Ward and A Grey' dia' 5cm
Lot 18 Athletics - 1925 Durham County Constabulary Club Sports Programme dated 19th August at Durham City Cricket Field, contains order of events and advertisements, writing internally, bound in boards with gilt detail, appears in good condition
Lot 19 Greyhound Racing - 1919 Brough Park Official Race Card date Wednesday night, 9th April at Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, single sheet card, heavy folds, marks as expected, otherwise in A/G condition for age
Lot 20 Horse Racing - Great Yarmouth Races - Racing Card Selection to include 1935 First Day 18th Sept, 1937 First Day 15th Sept, Second Day 16th Sept and Third Day 17th Sept, plus 1938 First Day 8th June - foxing in places throughout, minor marks with some pencil notes internally, otherwise in good condition (5)
Lot 22 Speedway - Mixed Speedway Programmes to include 1949 Harringay v Wimbledon, 1953 Belle Vue v Harringay, 1954 Belle Vue v Bradford, 1950 Birmingham v Wimbledon, 1952 Belle Vue v Wembley, v New Cross and v West Ham, plus 1951 Belle Vue Match Race Championship, condition varies, scores internally to most, marks throughout, overall F/G condition (9)
Lot 23 Horse Racing - 3x c.1750 Horse Racing Etchings depicts 'Little Driver the property of Mr Iofiah Marshall Won 29 fifty pounds 2 Tonn plates 2 premiums & 2 forfeits', Trajain the property of Mr Bowles' and Aron the property of Mr Benjamin Rogers' all framed measuring 22x25cm approx. appear in good condition (3)
Lot 24 Boxing - 1951 Ray Robinson v Randolph Turpin Match Ticket dated 10th July at Earls Court, Warwick Road, entrance 16 block c row AA seat 58, small tear to corners, pin hole and light folds, together with a Randolph Turpin Real Photo Postcard unused (2)
Lot 25 Boxing - Sir Henry Cooper Signed 1957 Official Programme dated 17th September at Harringay Arena, signed by Cooper to the front cover in black ink, three main events on one programme, pen internally, light wear to spine and covers, otherwise in good condition
Lot 26 Boxing - 1971 Muhammad Ali Royal Albert Hall Souvenir Programme who boxed eight exhibition rounds with Alonzo Johnson, Johnny Frankham, Graham Sines and Cliff Field, appears with minor marks to the front cover, light creasing otherwise in good clean condition
Lot 27 Boxing - Rare Dr Franz Metzner (1895-1970) Member of Adolph Hitler's SS Silver Boxing Medal - president of the German Boxing Union from 1937, the obverse depicts a fighter surrounded by the text 'Congresso Mondiale Di Pugilato - Roma-Aprile 1938 XVI' the reverse engraved 'Al Dottore Franze Metzner' surrounding the Olympic colours and map, hallmarked 800, diameter 6cm
Lot 28 Boxing - Scarce 1829 Edwin Baldwin Pugilism Etching - Ludlow, Shropshire - known as 'White-headed Bob' - born in 1800 at Ludlow in Shropshire. Stands 5ft 10in weighs 13 Stone, published April 1829 by S.W. Fores 41 Piccadilly, with Tom Jones to bottom left corner, depicts a fighting stance, with minor water marks apparent in places otherwise, maintained in original framed, uncoloured and for its age ...
Lot 29 Boxing - Billy Walker 'Golden Boy' (b.1939) Heavyweight Boxer Original Photograph - taken in 1963 featuring Walker and Sonny Liston World Heavyweight Boxer and George Walker, brother of Billy Walker and his manager. Framed measures 33x28cm approx.
Lot 31 Boxing - 1963 Cassius Clay v Henry Cooper Heavyweight Championship of the World Official Programme, Ticket and Song sheet at Wembley dated 18 June 1963 together with Sir Henry Cooper Signed Boxing Print depicting an action scene, signed in silver ink, measures 30x20cm approx. (4)
Lot 33 Boxing - Jack Johnson Mecca Cigarette Card Champion Athlete and Prize Fighter Series plus Hassan Cork Tip Card Holder, with AW Sports Trade Card and Jack Johnson Print depicting an action scene (4)
Lot 34 Boxing - 1912 Jim Flynn v Jack Johnson Las Vegas Fight Rail Ticket a Carter & Stanley Special to the Flynn-Johnson Championship Battle At Las Vegas, New Mexico, a blank ticket with only the date filled in by ink, printed, measures 16x8.5cm approx. appears in very good condition together with a Jack Johnson Print and AW Sports Trade Card (3)
Lot 35 Boxing - Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis 'Brown Bomber' Memorabilia including Joe c.1940s Louis Men's Hair Pomade in original tin, inside appears unused and full with hair pomade, Joe Louis 1914-1981 U.S. Congressional gold plate Medal, a Joe Louis plaque with embossed figure measuring 10x20cm approx. and a 'Brown Bomber' cigar band, mixed condition overall A/G (4)
Lot 36 Boxing - 1923 Jack Dempsey v Louis Angel Firpo Souvenir Programme entitled 'History and Record' The World's Heavyweight Championship Title, date Sep 14 at Polo Grounds, New York, a single sheet programme with heavy centre fold, light speckled foxing and tears to folds in places otherwise an A/G condition overall
Lot 37 Boxing - c.1900 Boxing Advertisement for Adam Forepaugh's Elephant Show a travelling circus that featured 30 trained elephants with his 'Boxing Elephant, John L. Sullivan', depicting 3x elephants in a boxing ring with 'Sullivan' using a boxing glove to floor a clown, with further advertisement text to the reverse, in colour on card with a minor nick to one corner otherwise in good condition
Lot 39 Boxing - 1969 International Boxing Magazine date March 1969 with wear to covers, plus a selection of Boxing Cigarette Cards such as Ogden's Cigarettes Tom Sharkey, Churchman Cigarettes Gene Tunney and Primo Carnera, Knockout Razor Blades James J. Corbett, AW Sports Cards of James Jeffries (2) and Carmen Basilio, Adam & Long Hats - Sam Taub's Ring Personalities Match box cover and a Carmen Basilio's ...
Lot 40 Boxing - Scarce c.1930s Eligio Sardiñas 'Kid Chocolate' Tribute Ticket - also known as 'Cuban Bon Bon', World Junior Lightweight Champion in 1931, the ticket dated Saturday 6th June, with '10 Music Sets', National Homage to Kid Chocolate, Ex Double World Champion, entitled 'El Knock-Out', stamped 'Radio Emisora' to the reverse, number 0510, measures 16.5x12cm approx. tear to centre, folds and creases ...
Lot 41 Boxing - Rare 1910 Boxing Poster 'The Incomparable Prize Fight' Jack Johnson v Jim Jeffries - Heavyweight Battle of Champions at Reno dated July 4, with Jeffries 'The White Hope' persuaded out of retirement to restore pride to the white race. He was however, outclassed and defeated by the superior opponent. The poster is framed and overall measures 34x42cm approx., the reverse displays 'The Green ...
Lot 42 Boxing - 1910 Jack Johnson v Jim Jeffries French Boxing Advertisement promoting screenings of the Johnson-Jeffries fight film in Rue Taitbout, Paris. Translation 'It's neither Johnson nor Jeffries, why? ...Because it's an American Biography' When unfolded measures 9x13cm approx., minor creases present and light signs of wear otherwise a good example for age
Lot 43 Boxing - World Championship Jack Johnson and Jim Jeffries Boxing Prints - 'Billy Jordan Introducing Jeffries and Johnson at the famous Championship Battle' individual prints, with James E Pepper Whisky advertisement in the background, laid to card, measures 52x41cm approx. staining to one side of mount, edges frayed, condition A/G overall (2)
Lot 44 Boxing - World Championship Battle Boxing Prints - 'Johnson Collecting his share of the $121,000 Purse The evening of Jul 4 1910' with James E Pepper Whisky, and 'World's Famous Gladiators and Promoters, July 4 1910', laid to card, measures 52x41cm approx. frayed edges, minor marks, otherwise in A/G condition overall (2)
Lot 45 Boxing - Scarce 'Dat Johnson Rag' Music Sheet - An Ethiopian Intermezzo, tribute to Jack Johnson, 'A Knock-Out' by C.E. Matchett & N. Clark Smith arranged for Band and Orchestra, measures 27x35cm approx.
Lot 46 Boxing - c.1900 Jeffries & Kipper Billiard Parlour Bar Token Los Angeles - in partnership with Jack Kipper during Jim's ownership of the Gentleman's Café. A 5-cent token Good for at the bar, 326 ½ Spring St, in good condition
Lot 47 Boxing - c.1935 James Braddock Boxing Board Game 'Knockout' - depicting Braddock to the centre with facsimile signature, produced by Braddock-Scarnie Game Corporation New York, item is Board ONLY with no further pieces or box, framed measures 56x56cm approx.
Lot 48 Boxing - Scarce c.1917 Jess Willard & Buffalo Bill Show Boxing Pennant with Postcard depicting Willard standing over Johnson, all mounted measures 88x43cm approx. Heralded as 'The Great White Hope' with a short-lived acting career was bringing in good money for his appearances until he was losing his World Championship title to Jack Dempsey in 1919.
Lot 49 Boxing - Scarce Jess Willard 'World's Champion' Badge engraved to the reverse 'Redeemer of the White Race Havana Cuba, April 5 1915' also with 'Patent Pending' to the reverse with Guinti marked to the reverse, a reflection of social history during that period and something rarely seen on the market, with some wear to the obverse paint otherwise in G condition