Cricket bat, autographed by Australian & English players c1929

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Bat
Date Used
1929
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Cricket bat with sealed, spliced blade and twine bound handle covered with maroon rubber grip. Handwritten inscription, in ink, on the rear of the blade reads, "AUTOGRAPHED BY PLAYERS / TAKING PART IN THE FIFTH / TEST AT MELBOURNE / 1929", followed by signatures of Australian and English teams. Maker's mark, "F.H. AYRES LTD" stamped on front.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 875 W: 105 D: 50mm (H: 34 7/16 W: 4 1/8 D: 1 15/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Event
Date Used
1929
Location
In storage
Registration No
M4919
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Mr Bruce Renshaw.

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