Handmade bat: 'Slogger' signed by members of the Shaw River & Marble Bar Cricket Clubs, c. 1900

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Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Bat
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Brief Description
Cricket bat, hand-fashioned from a single block of wood, unspliced and unsealed. Crude chisel work features over the surface. Inscription on the face, in black marker-pen, reads SLOGGER, with very faded signatures of members of the Shaw River and Marble Bar Cricket Clubs below. Underneath bat base are the numbers "M.65.8" and in red "145/[2?]".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 880 W: 75 D: 50mm (H: 34 5/8 W: 2 15/16 D: 1 15/16")
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Location
In storage
Registration No
M6913

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