The Football Collection Of Two Arsenal Football Club Directors

The following thirteen lots were formerly the properties of Arsenal Football Club Directors, Commander Alfred Bone, Director 1946-1962, also Arsenal Vice-Chairman throughout the 1950's and his son the Reverend Noel Francis Bone, Director 1962-1983 are being sold by direct descent from the family

Lot 1502:
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Olympic Games. Berlin 1936. 'Die Olympischen Spiele & Winterspiele 1936'. Two post Olympic cigarette company postcard albums, one for the Winter Olympics ('Band I'), the other for the Summer Olympics ('Band II'), with reports and articles on all aspects and history of the games. With full sets of mounted paper photographic postcards of the Olympic stars issued by the German cigarette company. Excellent images of Adolf Hitler at the Games. Decorative cover with gold Olympic symbol of the games. Printed in Germany. Both complete. Some wear to the gilt of one volume, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
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Polo & Hockey. Silver metal pocket watch 'Ancre Ligne Droite. levees visibles' of France, the case with excellent images of a polo match and hockey match in progress to each cover. Floral edge and handle. The watch lacking hands. Approx 2" diameter. G
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1504:
'John Surtees. Formula One World Champion 1964'. Large colour limited edition print of Surtees in his Ferrari leading the race in the 1966 Monaco Grand Prix, by artist McConnell. Signed by both Surtees and the artist. Limited edition 272/850. The print measures 20"x17". VG. With letter from John Surtees office who donated the print to raise money for a Hospice. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1505:
Lot 1505
Motorsport. John McGuinness. Large colour photograph of McGuinness in race action, nicely signed by McGuinness. 16"x12". VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1506:
Lot 1506
'Black, White & Gold'. Kelly Holmes. London 2005. Autobiography signed to title page by double gold medal winner Kelly Holmes. VG
Estimate: £10/15
Lot 1507:
Lot 1507
Rowing. Matthew Pinsent and James Cracknell. Three hardback autobiographies with dustwrappers. Titles are 'A Lifetime in Race', Mattew Pinsent London 2004, signed by Pinsent. 'The Crossing' and 'Race to the Pole', James Cracknell and Ben Fogel, London 2006 and 2009. Both titles signed by Cracknell and Fogel. Odd minor faults to otherwise good dustwrappers, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1508:
Lot 1508
'Lester. The Autobiography of Lester Piggott'. London 1995. Signed to the front end paper by Piggott. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1509:
Lot 1509
Lacrosse. Miss Lockley "Flicker" No. 13. 'Body Checking, Dodging, Shooting and Passing'. Flicker book published by Lillywhites c1930s. Rusting to staple otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1510:
Lot 1510
Athletics. 'World Sports'. Twelve bound volumes of the Official Magazine of the British Olympic Association for the years 1948/1951, 1951/1952, 1953/1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958/59, and 1960 to 1964 G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1511:
Lot 1511
Hockey. 'Welsh Ladies' International Hockey Team v Scotland' 1906. Early official mono photograph of the Welsh ladies hockey team seated and standing in rows wearing matching attire with dragon emblem to chest, for the match against Scotland played at Cardiff, 10th March 1906. Players include M. Bevan (Captain), E. Knowling, M. Littlehailes, H. Tuck, B. Allen, F. Price, T. Morgan etc. The photograph by A.&G. Taylor of Cardiff measures 11"x9.25". Laid down to official photographer's mount, overall 16"x14.5". Modern detachable mount overlaid. Some foxing and staining to original mount. Small dent to the photograph, otherwise in good/ very good condition. An excellent and interesting image
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1512:
Lot 1512
Motor Racing signatures 1951-1953. Two album pages comprising seven nice signatures in ink. Four of the signatures are of Formula One racing drivers including the rarer Peter Collins and Mike Hawthorn, also Ian Stewart and Reg Parnell. To the verso of one page, the signatures in ink of the West Indian players, Manny Martindale and Learie Constantine. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Peter Collins was only 26 year old when he was killed during the 1958 German Grand Prix just weeks after winning the British Grand Prix. Mike Hawthorn became Britain's first Formula One World Champion in the same season and immediately announced his retirement having been badly affected by the death of his teammate and friend, Collins. Hawthorn was killed six months later in a road accident aged 29. Reg Parnell took part in seven Formula One races achieving one podium finish. Ian Stewart's only World Championship appearance was in the British Grand Prix in 1953
Lot 1513:
Lot 1513
Motor racing. John Surtees. Mono real photograph plain back postcard of Surtees in race action. Signed in ink to the photograph by Surtees. VG
Estimate: £15/25
Lot 1514:
Golf silver spoons, buttons, medals and badges. Framed display comprising twelve silver cricket spoons, each with golfing theme to head, a selection of fourteen various sized silver buttons some with emblem and names of Sale Golf Club, Bramhall Golf Club etc. Also three golfing medals and three golfing trinkets. One of the spoons has been detached from the framed and glazed display otherwise in good condition, nicely presented. The majority of the items appear to be silver but as they are framed and glazed it is difficult to check
Estimate: £70/100

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