Autographed Bat with Alex Gurney drawing - 2nd AIF XI v 3rd MD XI 14/2/1940

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Bat
Date Used
15 Feb 1940
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Presentation cricket bat, with spliced blade and twine bound handle covered with black rubber grip. Featured on the reverse is a hand-painted, coloured illustration of an Australian Digger, smoking. The inscription above reads 2ND AIF XI / 3RD M.D. XI, with the signatures of the players from both teams below. The maker's mark ROBERT M CROCKETT & SON / MELBOURNE is imprinted on the front of the blade.
0 - Whole: H: 860 W: 110 D: 45mm (H: 33 7/8 W: 4 5/16 D: 1 3/4")
Date Used
15 Feb 1940
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by The Hon. A. A. (Tony) Street


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