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Chalkie

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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #675 on: January 29, 2019, 11:52:27 AM »

Here you go - the BDM is top right, and the Slaz bottom right (still have both but planning to sell as focusing on GN now)


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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #676 on: January 30, 2019, 10:47:22 PM »

Here is my son's Harrow vintage Kippax Leviathon:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/eJmd2rorDzUQjRQL9

These are definitely some of the best stickers and presentation. I thought it was a devil picture but I now see that these are dragons. I particularly like the old style lettering. It's a shame so few of the bats nowadays have this kind of artwork.

The grains are really nice and it still pings well, although on close inspection I think it might be starting to delaminate. I may do some repair work before next season...
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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #677 on: February 01, 2019, 10:52:39 AM »

Now if we are talking really vintage kit, take a look at

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-Primitive-Wooden-Cricket-Bat-Sports-Bar-Pub-Man-Cave-Decorative/292920377307

Could it be genuine? Or maybe just a modern mock-up
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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #678 on: February 01, 2019, 01:19:21 PM »

No splice so either very old, or homemade, I would suggest the latter. My mate has something very similar in his garage, he made it out of a spare piece of oak he had lying around when his kids were young (20yrs ago)
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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #679 on: February 11, 2019, 12:41:19 AM »

A couple of nice vintage bats here :













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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #680 on: February 11, 2019, 11:05:37 PM »

I think the bat labelled as a Kippax is actually a HCB Reflex, it has the same distinctive shape as the Reflex

The SP is nice as well, pity it's missing some labels
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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #681 on: February 20, 2019, 09:04:13 PM »

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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #682 on: February 21, 2019, 08:35:50 AM »

marketed by David Gower late in his career - wonder where they were made/who made the bats for them as was probably too early for the small company bulk buying from RNS/SG etc?

i loved the gloves he wore!!!
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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #683 on: February 21, 2019, 08:40:40 AM »


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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #684 on: February 21, 2019, 11:22:49 AM »

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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #685 on: February 21, 2019, 11:33:10 AM »

This classic went quickly!

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Gunn-And-Moore-Diamond-Cricket-Bat-Short-Handle-Excellent/143140900471

I'm not buying any bats ta moment but would have def bought that! great condition!
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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #686 on: February 21, 2019, 11:33:35 AM »

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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #687 on: February 21, 2019, 11:40:42 AM »

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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #688 on: February 21, 2019, 11:57:20 AM »

I'm not buying any bats ta moment but would have def bought that! great condition!

Looks like it's maybe been used once, saw the same seller also sold one in mint condition earler, albiet a nasty non oil one. For 40 quid these are both lovely.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Gunn-And-Moore-GM-Cannon-Xtra-Cricket-Bat-Short-Handle-New-Non-Oil/143092837823
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Re: Vintage Bats
« Reply #689 on: February 21, 2019, 01:56:49 PM »

I've still got a GM Cannon original in the garage, one of the best bats I owned. Still original stickers but delaminated beyond repair I think. Most of the middle is stuck to the scuff sheet, otherwise repair I'd get it repaired as would love to try and use it in a net again just for old times sake.
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