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ENGLAND 1948-49 signed menu card

ENGLAND 1948-49 signed menu card
ENGLAND 1948-49 signed menu card

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Menu card for a dinner held in honour of the MCC tour party to South Africa at the Grand Hotel, Bulawayo on 29 January 1949 - the night before playing Rhodesia. Signed internally by 18 members of the tour party - FG Mann, SC Griffith, C Washbrook, DCS Compton, JA Young, RO Jenkins, JF Crapp, C Gladwin, RT Simpson, MF Tremlett, AJ Watkins, DVP Wright, CH Palmer, TG Evans, L Hutton, AV Bedser, MA Green (Manager) and one other. A very attractive set of ink signatures.

20.5 x 12.5cm. Single folded card. Pencil jottings to reverse, ink spot inside on menu page, o/w very fresh and clean.




£300.00 (Code: 494)

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