Sir Donald Bradman’s first green Australian test cap was embroiled in a scandal after the man he gave it to was jailed for $ 1 fraud. 3 million investors.
Don Bradman in his Australian baggy green from 1928 in the first test at the MCG. Source: FOX SPORTS
Sir Donald Bradman’s first baggy green Australian test cap was embroiled in a scandal after the man he gave it to was jailed for $ 1 fraud. 3 million investors.
Bradman gave the baggy green to his family friend, Peter Dunham, who was recently jailed for $ 1. 3 million scams according to Wide World of Sports.
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The baggy green from Bradman’s debut test series 1928/29 will be auctioned on Thursday via Pickles. com. ouch.
Bradman is widely regarded as the greatest batsman and cricketer of all time with a notable Test batting average of 99. 94 after 6. 996 runs in 52 tests.
Bradman’s hat had been on display in the Bradman Collection at the State Library of South Australia for 17 years after it was loaned by Dunham, who received the Baggy Green in the 1950s.
Ex-accountant Dunham, 76, was jailed for eight years and two months in May for $ 1 fraud. 3 million from its investors.
Bradman’s Baggy Green was suggested by Dunham’s victims as a means of paying off some of his debts.
The cap is being sold on the direction of a trustee, Oracle Insolvency Services, after Dunham’s estate is declared bankrupt.
Bradman’s 1948 « Invincibles » Ashes Tour Baggy Green was sold for 425. $ 000 auctioned.
Sir Donald (Don) Bradman (l) with Jack Ryder. Cricket – First test match at MCG in 1928. Source: News Limited
Meanwhile, Shane Warnes Baggy Green sold for more than $ 1 million this year after donating it to raise funds for the Bushfire Relief appeal.
Bradman’s 1928 cap is listed in the Cultural Heritage Act, which means the winner will not be able to remove it from the Australian shores.
The cap was authenticated by Barry Gibbs, former manager of the Bradman Collection at the State Library of South Australia, according to Pickles. com. ouch.
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