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Cricket, Tennis and Boxing Memorabilia
22 June 2001
London, South Kensington
M.C.C. IN AUSTRALIA, 1936/37, M.C.C. TOURING BLAZER, embroidered with the M.C.C. red and yellow trim and embroidered badge 1936 - Australia -1937, inside label signed W.H. Copson, 1936.
THE PROPERTY OF "BILL" COPSON OF DERBYSHIRE AND ENGLAND, BY DIRECT DESCENT
William Henry Copson (1908-1971) was born in Derbyshire and played 261 games for his county between 1932 and 1950. He toured with the M.C.C. to Australia in 1936/37, and played in three Test matches for England between 1939-1947. Remembered as a skilled right-arm fast medium bowler, he took 100 wickets in a season 3 times. Whilst playing for Derbyshire he took four wickets off four balls (1937). He later became a first-class umpire.
Copson toured with the England team to Australia for the 5-Test series which Australia went on to eventually win 3-2.
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