Autograph Bat: New Zealand Governor-General's XI, 1961; Gradidge; 1961; 2017.15....

Name/Title

Autograph Bat: New Zealand Governor-General's XI, 1961

About this object

An Autograph miniature Bat donated by David Price. The bat is signed by 9 of the 11 players that played for the New Zealand Governor-general XI in 1961 against the Marylebone Cricket Club. those signatures are as follows: B Sutcliffe, GO Rabone, RR Lindwall, FCM Alexander, MP Donnelly, JC Alabaster, JA Hayes, WM Wallace, CW Smith.

The bat also has signatures from several players of the 1990's; A Parore, Heath Davis, S Fleming, C Cairns, D Patel, B Young.

Maker

Gradidge

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1961

Place Made

England

Place Notes

Bat was produced in England, Signatures came from games held in New Zealand.

Medium and Materials

Wooden Bat with Rubber Handle

Inscription and Marks

Signatures in Pen Ink

Measurements

43.5cm long
5.5 wide

Named Collection

David Price Collection

Credit Line

David Price Collection, nzcrcicketmuseum.co.nz

Object Type

Miniature Autograph Bat

Object number

2017.15.2

Rights

All rights reserved

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