Lot 8: RARE SET OF AUTOGRAPHS OF THE 1932 AUSTRALIAN TOURING CRICKET TEAM TO NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
November 4, 2012
Melbourne, AustraliaLive Auction
RARE SET OF AUTOGRAPHS OF THE 1932 AUSTRALIAN TOURING CRICKET TEAM TO NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
R.M.S. 'Monowai' dinner menu, dated 16 September, 1932, with passenger's name 'Miss T. Donald' printed to front cover, with twelve ink signatures inside front cover including Don Bradman, Victor Richardson, Stan McAbe, Alan Kippax and Leslie Fleetwood-Smith
The 1932 tour of North America was a goodwill tour organised by Arthur Mailey, comprising seven players with test experience and a number of other enthusiasts. The team played matches against Canadian and American teams. Newlyweds Don and Jessie were present on the trip, which also happened to be their honeymoon.