Item #CL181-79 Melbourne Cup [Sport Betting Ephemera]
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Melbourne Cup [Sport Betting Ephemera]

1887. Group of five letterpress leaflets, some with various annotations in ink, sizes range from 7.2 x 10.9cm to 28.8 x 21.7cm. Creases, tears and missing portions to edges.

Text includes “The Original Approximation Prize Consultation Company, Box 855, Sydney [Australia]; July 20th, 1887” and “12,000 numbers. Series B. £6,000” includes a ticket, annotated “149”, and a notice cautioning readers “against confounding The Original Approximation Prize Consultation Company with a swindling concern which has apparently borrowed a portion of our name and the name of our Secretary.” See item 78.
Item #CL181-79

Price (AUD): $1,650.00  other currencies

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