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Postcard of the steamer RMS Orontes on which the Australian cricket team travelled to England in the summer of 1948 for the Ashes series, signed by the team, which is estimated at Aus$2000 at Abacus Auctions on July 22.

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The latter includes numerous examples of cricketing memorabilia from the collection of the late Don Wigan of Launceston, Tasmania. Among them is this postcard of the steamer RMS Orontes on which the Australian cricket team travelled to England in the summer of 1948 for the Ashes series.

The team became known as The Invincibles after their captain Don Bradman, who was on his fourth and final Test tour to England, succeeded in achieving his goal of not losing a single match (the team won 25 and drew nine).

The postcard, which is signed by all the members of the Australian team, is estimated at Aus$2000.

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