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Hi Guys,

I recently received ttms back from Clinton Peake (Victorian batsman), Keith Ziebell (Queensland batsman 1960's), Andrew Sincock (South Australian bowler 1970's and 1980's), Brent Palfreyman (Tasmanian batsman 1960's), Peter Capes (Western Australian Bowler 1980's) and John Drennan (South Australian bowler 1950's who was selected to tour with the Australian test side but never played).

Today, I just sent out the largest TTM lot I have ever sent out. It was 26 letters and full of Australian Test greats and legends as well as some old state cricketers. The players I sent out to were:

Test cricketers
  • Brian Taber - Received back 15/5/2017
  • Keith Slater - Received back 4/5/2017
  • David Sincock - Received back 28/4/2017
  • Paul Sheahan - Received back 8/5/2017
  • Gordon Rorke - Received back 11/5/2017
  • David Renneberg - Received back 1/5/2017
  • Graham McKenzie - Received back 9/5/2017
  • Laurie Mayne - Received back 3/5/2017
  • Bob Massie - Received back 2/5/2017
  • Colin Guest - Received back 9/5/2017
  • Alan Connolly - Received back 2/5/2017
  • Bruce Francis - Received back 19/5/2017
  • Gavin Stevens - Received back 8/5/2017
  • Dirk Wellham - Received back 4/5/2017
  • Bob Holland - Received back 2/5/2017
  • Grahame Corling - Received back 3/5/2017
  • Bill Lawry - Received back 1/5/2017
  • Ian Greig ( Tony Greig's brother) - Received back 1/5/2017
Non test first class players
  • John Ducker (South Australia 30 games 1950's 82 yrs old) R:3/5/17
  • John Wilkin (South Australia one game 1949 - 92 yrs old) R:19/5/17
  • Darren Webber (South Australia 1990's) RECIEVED
  • Neil Dansie (South Australian Legend 124 games 1950's 88 yrs old) R:2/5/17
  • Brett Henschell (Queensland all rounder 1980's 66 FC matches) RECIEVED
  • Len Balcam (QLD and Victorian bowler 70's-80's 12 FC games) R:15/5/17
  • Richard Bennett (Tasmania 1980's batsman 35 FC games) R:29/5/17
  • Steve Herzberg ( 1990's domestic cricketer 21 FC matches) R:15/5/17
Will post updates as I get them back.

Thanks for looking
Nathan
 
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Got David Sincock today. Very fast reply. Happy to add him to the test cricketers collection. Down to about 98 players left who played test cricket post WWII that I need.

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Got three returns today. Ian Greig, David Renneberg and Bill Lawry! Here are a couple of the items I did get, received many other photos but too many too show. Overall I ended up with 8 from Greig, 6 from Lawry and 12 from Renneberg. So 26 for the day. :)

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Hi Guys,

5 returns today! Received Ricky Ponting, Neil Dansie, Alan Connolly, Bob Massie and Bob Holland. Am very happy with today's returns overall got above 30 signatures today.

Thanks for looking
Nathan

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Got two back today. Dirk wellham signed 9 for me with a note and Keith slater signed 9 with a note as well. Very happy with these. Am hoping to get the photo which has already been signed by Keith slater signed by the batsman in the photo who is Grahame Thomas.

Thanks for looking

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Today's additions:
Ttm from Paul Sheahan
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Ttm from Gavin Stevens
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Purchases from Ebay: Gerhardus Liebenburg, Bob Cowper, Sam Loxton, Barry Shepherd, Neil Hawke, John Gleeson
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Found the following book at a vinnies store today. Signed by Ian Botham, Greg Matthews and Greg Dyer
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Got two more back today. Will also hopefully be sending out another lot of about 20 this weekend.


Lee Germon- New Zealand

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Gordon Rorke - Australian test cricketer

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Great collection/mailday as always Nath! The Brian Taber one reminded me of how sport can develop lifelong mateships. I heard Ian Chappell interviewed about a year or so ago and he said that he doesn't live that far from "Tabsy" and they had recently played billiards together!
 

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Got the 93 year old John Wilkin back today. He played one match for South Australia in 1949. Very happy to be able to add him to my collection.

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No Mail. just an update...

Sent the following on Tuesday (23/5/17)
  • Doug Ford (NSW wicketkeeper 1957-1963 - 65 FC matches, 88 yrs old)
  • Lew Cooper (QLD wicketkeeper 1958-1967 - 34 FC matches, 80 yrs old) Rcd
  • Alexander D*ck (WA all rounder 1948 - 1 FC match, 94 yrs old) R: 30/5/17
  • Alan Cripps (WA batsman 1952 - 1 FC match, 86 yrs old)
  • Phil Carlson (Australian Test cricketer - 2 Tests) R: 6/6/17
Sent these players today:
Test cricketers:
  • Ken Eastwood - Received 2/6/2017
  • Barry Knight (Eng) - Wrong Address
  • Ian Redpath - Received
  • Grahame Thomas - Received 31/5/2017
  • Doug Walters - Received 5/6/2017
  • Graham Yallop - Received 6/6/2017
  • Geoff Dymock - Received
  • Ashley Mallett - Received 5/6/2017
  • Eric Freeman (trying a different address) - Received 2/6/2017
  • Ross Duncan - Received 15/6/2017
  • Duncan Sharpe (Pak)
  • John Watkins - Received 31/5/2017
  • Mark Burgess (NZ) - Received
Domestic First Class cricketers:
  • Sam Trimble (Queensland cricket legend, over 10000 fc runs) - R: 7/6/17
  • Brian Davison (Tasmanian Cricketer, over 400 fc matches) - R: 9/6/17
  • Michael Fitchett (Victorian Cricketer 1950's) - R: 8/6/17
 
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Got two today and one from last week that I didn't post...

Last week:
John Wiltshire, NZ domestic player
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Today:
Richard Bennet from Tasmania during the 1980's
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Tim Vogel Wellington first class cricketer
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Got Alec D*ck back today in the mail. Even though he only played 1 first class game I am very happy to get him back as he is now 94 yrs old and played in the 1940's.

Thanks for looking
Nathan

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Got two returns today,

John Watkins (1 test)

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Grahame Thomas (8 tests) - very happy with the dual signed photo also signed by Slater

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Recent purchases from ebay...

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Alvin Kallicharran, Sonny Ramadhin and Michael Holding.

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Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes.

Pretty happy with these, they were cheap enough spent about $20 on the lot.
 
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