Lot 114

AUSTRALIAN TOUR 1948, BRADMAN’S LAST BALL. “Australia 1948. ‘The Invincibles’. Australia Retain The Ashes. England 0 – Australia 4, 1 Draw” (title on plaque). 2 leaves, SIGNED by the Australian and England teams respectively, and 5 monochrome photographs,one, of Bradman's last ball, SIGNED BY DON BRADMAN, and others, with 4 other items framed and glazed in common mount, overall dimensions 970 x 730mm., 1948. "I bought this collage of photographs and scorecards from Nicholas Potter's long since closed, shop in New Burlington Street. This ball, Don Bradman's last in Test cricket, at the Oval in 1948, has to be the most important in the history of cricket. I was a great friend of Arthur Morris the left hander who was batting at the other end and went onto make 196 and died nearly two years ago as the oldest surviving Test cricketer" (H.B.).

Estimate: £2,000-£3,000