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    Icon11 Value of 1989 Australian cricket bat

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    This is my first time on Cricket Web. I have inherited a cricket bat signed by the 1989 Australian cricket team. It was bought by my father in law some years ago in aid of Children in Need. It's never been used or knocked in and is signed by 15 members of the team. I can decipher all the signatures bar one. Any advice welcome. Many thanks, Fran

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    Don't give up the day job - bats aren't widely collected - they take up too much space - 50 tops

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    should knock it in before you start using it.
    The sort of general malaise that only the genius possess and the insane lament.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fran View Post
    Hi

    This is my first time on Cricket Web. I have inherited a cricket bat signed by the 1989 Australian cricket team. It was bought by my father in law some years ago in aid of Children in Need. It's never been used or knocked in and is signed by 15 members of the team. I can decipher all the signatures bar one. Any advice welcome. Many thanks, Fran
    Hold on to it for another 20-30 years.


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    Unfortunately it's going to be in much worse condition than an England bat from the same series. Except possibly the edges.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaremba View Post
    Unfortunately it's going to be in much worse condition than an England bat from the same series. Except possibly the edges.
    Not necessarily Mr Z - don't forget that Steve Waugh batted so selfishly that no one from seven downwards got much of a go with the bat



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