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Walter Lambert Cricket Bat, Wilfred Rhodes Autograph.

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Category
Subcategory
Reference
27336
Height
84 cm (33")
Width
11 cm (4 1/4")
Depth
5.5 cm (2 1/4")
Vintage Walter Lambert Cricket Bat Endorsed By Wilfred Rhodes.
A good cricket bat with nice colour and new cord strung grip. The bat is stamped with the makers name on the top of the blade 'Walter Lambert & Sons Ltd, Nelson England' and their trade mark stamp in the middle of the blade. Embossed on both sides of the blade is 'ALL ENGLAND XI' and a facsimile autograph of Wilfred Rhodes. Also embossed on the front of the bat 'Treble Spring, Extra Special & three stars'.

The bat fitted with a hook for wall hanging.

Rhodes was born in Yorkshire on October 29, 1877 and died in 1973 aged 95. His first-class cricket years were from 1898 to 1930. Rhodes was a Yorkshire cricketer and scored more than 30,000 runs averaging 30 an innings. He also played for England and amassed over 2,000 runs. and he was the partner of Hobbs in the record first-wicket stand of 323 against Australia.
Height
84 cm (33")
Width
11 cm (4 1/4")
Depth
5.5 cm (2 1/4")
Condition
The bat is in good condition for its age and has great colour and patina. The face of the blade with cracks, consistent with age and use. New cord grip, top of handle with repair.
Year
C. 1920
Period
1900-1949
Medium
Willow
Country
United Kingdom