Limited edition commemorative cricket bat, 'Captains of the Green and Gold, 1877 - 2002', 2002

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Bat
Date Used
2002
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Brief Description
Cricket bat with painted gold blade and green grip. With protective sleeve. Text printed at top of front of bat blade reads 'Captains/of the/GREEN & GOLD/1877-2002'. Left hand side of front of blade is etched with the names of all male Australian Test Cricket captains during this time period. Right hand section of front of blade is either signed or etched with the signature of each captain named. Etched text at bottom of front of bat blade reads 'LIMITED EDITION OF 100/SIGNATURES ARE SIGNED EXCEPT WHERE ETCHED'. Handwritten text on shoulder of bat on reverse reads '59/100', indicating that this is bat #59 of the limited edition of 100.
Measurements
1 - Cricket bat: H: 855 W: 108.55 D: 51.62mm (H: 33 11/16 W: 4 1/4 D: 2 1/16")
2 - Bat sleeve: H: 675 W: 162 D: 25.33mm (H: 26 9/16 W: 6 3/8 D: 1")
Media/Materials
Date Used
2002
Location
In storage
Registration No
M16810

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