Dec 3, 2009

Blades of Glory – Cricket Bat History

‘Blades of Glory’ celebrates the evolution of the cricket bat, detailing the eight significant changes to the ultimate ‘tool of the trade’ with actual bats reproduced to exact one seventh to scale size.

The first mentioned use of a cricket bat dates back to 1624. Often liked to a paddle because of its shape this beautifully presented framed print  highlights the evolution of the cricket bat from the hockey stick shape of the 1720’s through to modern ‘blade’.

Each replica bat is a an exact one seventh replica of the Bat’s on display in the history of cricket exhibition in the M.C.C. Collections at Lords Cricket Ground, London.

Your ‘Blades of Glory’ is;

  • Includes actual 1/7th scale replica bats
  • Eight (8) bats depict the significant changes to the bat over the last 300 years
  • Is beautifully framed to archival quality standards
  • Strictly limited to only 500 worldwide
  • Great Christmas gift (available in 7-10 days)
  • RRP $399

This is a truly unique collectable is a must for the cricket and sports enthusiast alike detailing the technical changes along with those governed by the laws of cricket over the history of the great game of cricket.


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