Miniature bat: 'Centenary Test Australia England' signed by English players 1977

Object Type
Civic mementoes/Souvenir/Bat/Miniature
Date Used
1977
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Brief Description
Wooden miniature cricket bat with unsealed, unspliced blade and black rubber grip over the handle. The front of the blade features the signatures, in ink, of the England Test Players, with the Test Cricket Centenary logo and ENGLAND cut from newspaper and adhered to the shoulder and centre. On the reverse the name of each player, also in newsprint, is adhered to the blade, with a typewritten list titled to the right. It reads "CENTENARY TEST/ PLAYERS -/ ENGLAND 12/3/77/ (IN BATTING/ ORDER...../ R. WOOLMER (KENT)/ M. BREARLEY (MDSEX)/ D. RANDALL (NOTTS)/ D. AMISS(WCKSHR)/ K. FLETCHER (ESSX)/ A.W. REIG (SUSSX)/ A. KNOTT (KENT)/ C. OLD (YORKSHIRE/ j. LEVER (ESSEX)/ D. UNDERWOOD (KENT/ R. WILLIS (WCKSHR)/ G. BARLOW (MDSEX)/ 12TH MAN/ MANAGER:/ KEN BARRINGTON."
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 440 W: 87 D: 35mm (H: 17 5/16 W: 3 7/16 D: 1 3/8")
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Date Used
1977
Location
In storage
Registration No
M6804

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