Re: MCC Lords cricket bench - collector's item
For people who are interested in the different types, the Mound stand benches had one very significant feature (or lack of it).
They all had very short "legs" i.e. the wrought iron supports were much shallower because the mound, being on a slope was tiered in steps of about 8" high. Consequently, when these were disposed of by the MCC the lucky recipients had to make extensions so that they were at a suitable height for use on level ground. Some made the extensions out of wood but many decided to have a wrought iron piece attached. Some were positioned on top of concrete plinths.
An image search on Google for "MCC Lords mound bench" reveals more of them.
Pavilion benches such as mine had proper length legs.
Here is a "Mound" bench..
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit was september 17, 03:10pm by Effra.