Name/TitleBat (Signed): New Zealand Cricket Team, Tour of England, 1927
About this objectA full-size, willow, Wisden's Exceller - De Luxe cricket bat, signed by members of the 1927 New Zealand cricket team that toured England. The following text is stamped on the back of the bat: Autographed by the New Zealand Cricket Team at Parson's Showrooms, Oxford Street, London. May 13th 1927.
The identifiable signatures, written side-by-side on the back of the bat, are:
Left-hand side: -, WHR Cunningham, -, -, EHL Bernau, -, RC Blunt, -;
Right-hand side: ML Page, HM McGirr, -, -, KC James, M Henderson, -, -.
The team was: Cyril Allcott, Ernest (Bill) Bernau, Roger Blunt, Bill Cunningham, Ces Dacre, Stewie Dempster, Matt Henderson, Ken James, Tom Lowry, Bill Merritt, Jack Mills, Herb McGirr, Charlie Oliver, and 'Curly' Page.
Place MadeLondon, England
Medium and MaterialsWillow
Measurements847mm (H) x 110mm (W)
CollectionBrian Dowling Collection
Credit LineNew Zealand Cricket Museum, nzcricketmuseum.co.nz
Object TypeCricket Bat