Handwritten note, details of wicket cover model and later fully developed object

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Letter/Note paper/Note

Brief Description
Unsigned and undated handwritten note. It reads, "Original model of wicket covers introduced / 1926. / Invented and patented by / Mr SC Packer. Leicester / and throughout the / counties. / With photograph of the entire cover / (whole wicket) in action on the Leicester / County ground Sat May 1st 1926. First time / used in an Australian match when it rained / all day. No play. Shewing (sic.) hose pipes / carrying away rain water etc etc".
0 - Whole: H: 163 W: 200mm (H: 6 7/16 W: 7 7/8")
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Anthony Baer


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