Bat - Benson & Hedges, Test Series, Australia v England, Centenary of the Ashes 1982-83, autographed by Australian and English teams

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Bat
Date Used
1982-1983
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Presentation cricket bat with spliced blade and black rubber-grip handle. Adhered to the face is a transfer bearing a coloured photograph of The Ashes urn and the inscription THE BENSON & HEDGES / TEST SERIES / 1982-1983 / AUSTRALIA V ENGALND / CENTENARY OF THE ASHES. Below are the signatures, in pen, of the Australian and English Cricket Teams. The front of the blade has been varnished, with the GRAY-NICOLLS maker's mark featured on the reverse. Written on the back of the bat is "Swan" and "181".
Measurements
H: 835 W: 110 D: 45mm (H: 32 7/8 W: 4 5/16 D: 1 3/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1982-1983
Location
In storage
Registration No
M7285

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