Cricket bat, "Lindsay Hassett Autograph" model

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Bat
Date Used
1940-1950s
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Brief Description
Cricket bat, featuring sealed, spliced blade with grey twine bound handle which has remnants of a bitumen coating. The makers mark is undecipherable, model name printed, "LINDSAY HASSETT / AUTOGRAPH", with a facsimile autograph of Hassett below. The toe of the bat has broken off.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 790 W: 100 D: 40mm (H: 31 1/8 W: 3 15/16 D: 1 9/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1940-1950s
Location
In storage
Registration No
M9536
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Brian Bolger, in memory of Martin Bolger.

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I have one of these or similar bats, it is in surprising good condition for it's age. Produced by Crockett, with Lindsay Hassett's facsimile autograph on the face of the bat. I am very keen to find the age of the bat if possible

- Peter Lockhart

Posted on 29-06-2022 09:46:24

I have one of these bats and have been trying to find out any information

- Mitchell Kubes

Posted on 20-05-2022 08:43:40