Important Presentation Salver 1947
Lot 7
Important Presentation Salver 1947
Sold for £4,080 (US$ 6,857) inc. premium
Auction Details
Sporting Legends Chester
4 Jun 2007 11:00 BST

Auction 14894
Lot Details
Important Presentation Salver 1947
A silver salver of shaped circular form in the George III style, gadroon border, raised on four scroll feet, the centre engraved 'Denis C.S.Compton' above the legend 'To commemorate the achievements enumerated on the reverse – Hastings Festival 1947'
47cm in diameter
85 oz


  • The reverse of the salver engraved with the following details of the 18 centuries scored by Compton in that memorable season:

    112 Worcs Lords May 21st
    110 Sussex Lords May 24th
    154 South Africa Lords May 31st
    163 1st Test Notts June 7th
    208 2nd Test Lords June 21st
    115 3rd Test Manchester July 5th
    151 Leics. Leics. July 12th
    129 Essex Lords July 19th
    110 Northants Northampton July 23rd
    100 no Sussex Hove Aug 2nd
    106 Kent Canterbury Aug 6th
    137 no Surrey Oval Aug 9th
    168 Kent Lords Aug 13th
    113 5th Test Oval Aug 16th
    178 Surrey Lords Aug 23rd
    139 Lancs Lords Aug 30th
    101 South Africa Hastings Sept 3rd
    246 Rest Oval Sept 13th
    Aggregate for the 1947 Season - 3816