Vintage Gradidge Jack McGlew Antique Cricket Bat 1952

GRADIDGE CRICKET

Place of Origin: Made in England
Date of Manufacture: 1952
Materials: Willow
Condition: OK. A little worn but solid. Consistent with age and use
Authentic Original Cricket Bat
Short Handle version

Antique markings:
‘GRADIDGE’
‘LONDON’
‘GRADIDGE’
‘JACK McGLEW’
‘AUTOGRAPH’

Jack McGlew played first class cricket for Natal and South Africa. He was the heart of South Africa’s cricket team in the 1950’s.

This is a short handle version which will make it easier to frame or to mount.

The Gradidge company was founded in 1870 by Harry Gradidge. Gradidges became part of the Slazengers Sykes Gradidge and Ayres group of companies in the early/mid part of the 20th century.

Vintage Sports.com is delighted to offer this rare willow cricket bat by Slazenger of England.

Well polished vintage finish on antique English willow, this mid-20th century antique cricket bat is in excellent condition with a lovely patina and would look wonderful framed or exhibited on a wall or shelf. Good condition given its age.   A tremendous conversation starter for any office, home or in your bar. Ships same day from our facility in the United States.