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Cricket ball inscribed with 'Australia v America & Canada, 1st Test Match, July 4th 1913, Ball used in America & Canada 1st Innings'

1986.0001.0012

Cricket ball inscribed with 'Australia v America & Canada, 1st Test Match, July 4th 1913, Ball used in America & Canada 1st Innings'

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Physical description

A cricket ball made out of four pieces of red leather that have been stitched together. The bal is stamped with the manufacturer's brand in gold. Handwritten in black across the cricket ball is text that reads "AUSTRALIA V. AMERICA & CANADA 1ST TEST MATCH JULY 4TH 1913 BALL USED IN AMERICA & CANADA 1ST INNINGS."

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