A Group of Tickets and Passes Related to Horse Racing

Date of Auction: 26th May 2020

Sold for £500

Estimate: £300 - £400

YORKSHIRE, Doncaster, oval ivory (2), Ladies Stand, Erected 1858, backs named (No. 49, The Hon. R. Lawley; No. 50, The Hon. R. Lawley), both 51 x 38mm, 8.23g and 7.89g (W –; D & W –) [2]. Very fine and very rare; pierced for suspension, No. 49 with contemporary blue ribbon £300-£400


Beilby Richard Lawley, 2nd Baron Wenlock (1818-80); served in the Yorkshire Hussars, rising to the rank of Colonel; MP for Pontefract 1851-2; succeeded to the barony and the family estate at Escrick, 1852; Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire 1864-80. He married Lady Elizabeth Grosvenor (1824-99), daughter of Richard, the 2nd Marquess, on 28 November 1846 at St George’s, Hanover square, London.

Please note that ivory is covered by CITES legislation and may be subject to export and other trade restrictions