A piece of history that belonged to famed cricketer Jack Russell is to go on sale at Stroud Auction Rooms.

The vintage butcher’s bike will go on sale at some point in January and is expected to be snapped up quickly.

Artist and cricketer Jack Russel said: "The bikes been in a number of photoshoots and painting over the years - it’s been quite a selling point really.


Ex-England cricketer Jack Russell with the vintage butchers bike

"I'm not bothered with what price it fetches, but I hope it finds a good home after its history.

"It has been in the Chipping Sodbury gallery since the early 90s."