Australian Historical Medals
CRICKET, Australian Eleven, 1930, in sterling silver (45mm) by Angus & Coote Ltd, presented by General Motors (Australia) Pty Ltd to members of the Australian Eleven in commemoration of the recovery of the Ashes, engraved on reverse 'V.Y.Richardson' 'Stg Sil/Angus & Coote Ltd'. In Angus & Coote Ltd/Sydney case, medal with small rim nicks, extremely fine.
Updated 19 March: Estimate changed from $250 to $2500
Victor York Richardson (1894-1969) sportsman and radio commentator, born Parkside, South Australia on 7 September 1894. He played league football 1915-1927 and cricket 1919-1941. Richardson was Test vice-captain against England in 1930 and 1932-33 and Australian captain in South Africa in 1935-36.
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CRICKET, Australian Eleven, 1930, in sterling silver (45mm) by Angus & Coote Ltd, presented by ...