Cricket bat, autographed by 1948 Australian & English cricket teams

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Bat
Date Used
1948
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Brief Description
Cricket bat, varnished, spliced blade with black rubber handle grip. Front features maker's stamped impression in shield, reads, "COUNTY / SPORTSWORKS / ST. NEOTS, HUNTS"; followed by, "THE / CAERULEX / REGD / SELECTED / Alfred Jameson / & Co. Ltd. / London.". Players' signatures on front and reverse although some now faded to be impressions only. Patent stamped on reverse beside bat instructions on affixed paper label.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 870 W: 110 D: 55mm (H: 34 1/4 W: 4 5/16 D: 2 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1948
Location
In storage
Registration No
1987.1831

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