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Batting for the Community - item #1 B&S signed cricket bat

Unread postby Porridge » Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:16 pm

This is an initiative to raise funds for The Welkom School. Read more here. Please note that this is an online auction.

B&S cricket bat

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The bat is signed by the following people:

• G. Smith
• V. Philander
• J. Kallis
• R. Peterson
• H. Amla
• A. Peterson
• D. Elgar
• M. Morkel
• D. Steyn
• F. Du Plessis
• A.B. de Villiers
EXTRA
• G. Kirsten
• A. Donald

This bat was signed by all the players at the match when Graeme Smith played his 100th test match as captain of the Proteas team. This bat would be any collectors dream to have in his/her house or at the bar, it is indeed a collectors dream.

Reserve price - R 5000.00

Cut off date: 19 April 2013
Postage to be paid by the winner.
Items only sent after money received in VHR bank account.

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Re: Batting for the Community - item #1 B&S signed cricket b

Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:37 pm

A bid from someone who wishes to remain anonymous has been received:

R5200.00
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Re: Batting for the Community - item #1 B&S signed cricket b

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:37 am

Who ever gets this is getting a gem. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: a piece of history.
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Re: Batting for the Community - item #1 B&S signed cricket b

Unread postby SHAKYJAKES » Tue Mar 19, 2013 11:09 am

I asked Dean Elgar (Protea Test player) :dance: to take the bat with him to the Newlands test. He did see to it that all the players, Gary Kirsten and Allin Donald, sign the bat. The bat is Dillon du Preez's bat. After facing Dale Steyn in a domestic game, he noticed that the bat had a big dent at the bottom. So he donated it for the signatures. As you can see the bat even have a bit of history to it. :D :D

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Re: Batting for the Community - item #1 B&S signed cricket b

Unread postby DinkyBird » Tue Mar 19, 2013 11:25 am

SJ :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: to YOU for arranging this collector's item!!!
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Re: Batting for the Community - item #1 B&S signed cricket b

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Tue Mar 19, 2013 11:32 am

Jaco,

Again I would like to thank you for all the effort you have put in to make this available. As you said the history regarding the bat makes it a huge collectors item.

Thanks so much :clap: :clap:
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Re: Batting for the Community - item #1 B&S signed cricket b

Unread postby Sheenaugh-Lee » Tue Mar 19, 2013 5:02 pm

Wow if I had the money for this it wouldve been in my SO's cupboard by now he wouldve lovvvved this ai
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Re: Batting for the Community - item #1 B&S signed cricket b

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:03 am

SJ, thank you soooo much for your trouble and initiative. :gflower:

My son was at school with Dean Elgar for his first two years. I remember watching these little cricketers getting their first lessons from the head master on how to hold a cricket bat.

I kept getting feedback on Dean's determination and talent. I watched him score his first international 100 with tears of joy.
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Re: Batting for the Community - item #1 B&S signed cricket b

Unread postby SHAKYJAKES » Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:33 pm

It's a BEEG pleasure MM, now if the bidding can get going. Come on guys we need some money! :pray: :pray:

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Re: Batting for the Community - item #1 B&S signed cricket b

Unread postby MATTHYS » Mon Mar 25, 2013 6:03 pm

Another bid from someone who wishes to remain anonymous :

R5500.00
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Re: Batting for the Community - item #1 B&S signed cricket b

Unread postby JenB » Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:09 pm

Another bid has just come in:

R 6000.00 from L & B Transport.
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