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The Hambledon Stone. Sold out
 

STOCK CODE
CMCSM029
Category:
 
Issue Date
13/09/2008 Limited Qty: 50
Price
£175.00
Details

This sheet commemorates the unveiling of the "Hambledon Stone" in 1908. From 1770 this was the centre of the cricketing world. It was where the laws developed that transformed a country pursuit into an international sport. The stone in memory of the cricket played there was unveiled in September 1908. A match was played to mark the occasion featuring some of the best known cricketing names of the period.

The issue date coincides with a match featuring Test and 1st Class players. The centenary of return of cricket to Broadhalfpenny Down after a gap of 116 years.

Have discovered one remaining copy, any reasonable offer considered.

 

 
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