Football Memorablia

Lot 1414:
Lot 1414
West Ham Speedway 1936. Seven official programmes for meetings held at The Stadium, Custom House on 23rd June, 7th July, 14th July, 11th August, 25th August, 8th September and 15th September 1936. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Some wear, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1415:
Lot 1415
West Ham Speedway 1937. Six official programmes for meetings held at The Stadium, Custom House on 6th April, 1st June, 8th June, 6th July, 20th July and 5th October 1937. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Wear and light folds to some programmes, rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1416:
Lot 1416
West Ham Speedway 1938. Ten official programmes for meetings held at The Stadium, Custom House on 15th April, 31st May, 14th June, 21st June, 5th July, 9th August, 23rd August, 30th August, 6th September and 18th October 1938. Handwritten annotations to the majority. File holes to the 30th August and 6th September programmes. Light wear, rusting to staples, odd ink spot, otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1417:
Lot 1417
West Ham Speedway 1939. Three official programmes for meetings held at The Stadium, Custom House on 30th March, 11th April and 15th August 1939. Handwritten annotations to all three. File holes and soiling to the cover of the 30th March programme, covers detached. Rusting to staples, otherwise the two others in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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Harringay Speedway 1934-1936. Ten official programmes for meetings held at Harringay Stadium on 14th April 1934, June 8th 1935, 2nd May, 23rd May, 20th June, 18th July, 8th August, 29th August, 19th September and 10th October 1936. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Odd pages detached, light vertical fold to some programmes. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1419:
Lot 1419
Harringay Speedway 1937. Four official programmes for meetings held at Harringay Stadium on 27th March, 17th April, 1st May and 2nd October 1937. Handwritten annotations to all four. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1420:
Lot 1420
Harringay Speedway 1938. Five official programmes for meetings held at Harringay Stadium on 16th April, 18th June, 25th June, 2nd July and 16th July 1938. Handwritten annotations to all five. Rusting to staples, light vertical folds to three, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1421:
Lot 1421
Harringay Speedway 1939. Five official programmes for meetings held at Harringay Stadium on 3rd June, 10th June, 17th June, 24th June and 8th July 1939. Handwritten annotations to all five. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
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New Cross Speedway 1935. Three official programmes for meetings held at Canterbury Road on 10th April, 17th April and 24th April 1935. Handwritten annotations to two programmes, the 17th April issue stamped 'Complimentary' to front cover and unannotated. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1423:
Lot 1423
New Cross Speedway 1936. Six official programmes for meetings held at Canterbury Road on 3rd June, 10th June, 24th June, 1st July, 22nd July and 30th September 1936. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Lot 1424:
Lot 1424
New Cross Speedway 1937-1939. Six official programmes for meetings held at Canterbury Road on 31st March, 16th June, 30th June 1937, 31st August 1938, 29th March and 5th July 1939. Handwritten annotations to all programmes. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1425:
Lot 1425
Belle Vue and Wembley Speedway 1937-1938. Three official programmes, one for the meeting held at Belle Vue (North Manchester) on 18th June 1938, and two at Wembley Stadium, 23rd September 1937 and 30th June 1938. Handwritten annotations to all three. Rusting to staples, light vertical fold to one programme, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1426:
Lot 1426
Signed sporting biographies. Eight titles each signed by the subject or author covering golf, boxing, snooker, athletics, tennis etc. Signed titles are 'Half-time Whistle', Frank Keating, London 1992. 'Frank Keating's Sporting Century', Frank Keating, London 1997. 'Henry Cooper. An Autobiography', London 1972. 'Double or Quits', Willie Thorne, Liverpool 2004. 'Seize the Day. My Autobiography', Tanni Grey-Thompson, London 2001. 'Cross Court. Wimbledon- The Future at Risk', Bob Jenkins, London 1986. 'In Black and White. The untold story of Joe Louis and Jesse Owens', Donald McRae, London 2002. 'The Sourcebook of Golf', Don Kennington, London 1981. Sold with a further five unsigned titles. Qty 13. Good condition
Estimate: £30/40
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Darts. 'The Power. My Autobiography'. Phil Taylor with Sid Waddell. Signed to the title page by the authors, also by Taylor to a loosely inserted title page, with further signatures of Phil Taylor, Eric Bristow, John Lowe and Jockey Wilson on white cards laid down to pages.
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1428:
Lot 1428
Miscellaneous Rothmans Yearbooks. A selection of yearbooks in soft covers covering a variety of sports. Titles are 'Rothmans Snooker Yearbook' for 1985/86 (1st year) to 1991/92 (7th year) in soft covers, plus one hardback for the 1985/86. 'Rothmans Australian Rugby Yearbook' for 1982 (2nd year) to 1984. 'Rothmans Football Non-League Yearbook' for 1981/82 (1st year) to 1983/84 (3rd year). 'Rothmans Grand Prix Motorcycle Yearbook' for 1987/88 (2nd year) and 1988/89 (3rd year). Also the 'Rothmans Club Cricket Yearbook' for 1982 (1st year) in hardback. Sold with four editions of 'Rothmans World Rallying' numbers 2-5 all in hardback etc. Qty 25. Good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1429:
Lot 1429
Athletics. 'Paula. My Story So Far'. Paula Ratcliffe. London 2004. Signed by Ratcliffe. VG
Estimate: £8/12
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Olympics press photographs 1928-2000. Over fifty official colour and mono press photographs featuring modern reprints relating to Olympic Games for the period. Harold Abrahams, Jesse Owens, Emil Zatopek, Bobby Morrow, Jim Hines, Armin Hary, Johnny Weissmuller, Harrison Dillard, Barney Ewell, Alan Wells as a boy and teenager. Also reproduction photographs of original posters for London 1908 and 1948, Amsterdam 1928, Rome 1960, Montreal 1976 and Moscow 1980 games. 12"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
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Athletics press photographs 1950s-1990s. Over sixty official mono press photographs featuring international track and field athletes. Photographs feature Ainsley Bennett, Diane Elliott, Linda Forsyth, Fatima Whitbread, Todd Bennett, Brian Hooper, Mike McLeod, Ade Mafe, Steve Cram, Steve Ovett, Mary Rand (Great Britain), Ivo Bilik (Czechoslovakia), Ron Clarke, Steve Austin, Daley Thompson (Australia), Mike Powell, Mary Decker, Bob Hayes (USA), Tiina Lillak (Finland) etc. The majority 10"x8". Some duplication. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
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Sporting press photographs 1960s-1990s. Thirty seven official colour and mono press photographs covering a range of sports. Individuals featured include Henry Cooper receiving his knighthood, Riddick Bowe (boxing), Tiger Woods, Tony Jacklin, Jack Nicklaus (golf), Graham Hill, Michael Schumacher, Damon Hill, Nigel Mansell (motor racing) etc. The majority 10"x8". Odd duplication. G/VG
Estimate: £15/25
Lot 1433:
Lot 1433
Sport in Argentina 1920-1970. A collection of twenty four original press photographs covering various sports, some named. Sports include swimming, golf, tennis, athletics, rugby, football, motor racing etc. Earlier photographs include one of Alberto Zorrilla, the first South American to win an Olympic gold medal in swimming. Good condition
Estimate: £20/30
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Sporting press photographs 1925. An unusual selection of sixteen original mono press photographs featuring figure skating at St Moritz, mountaineering on Mont Blanc, tennis at Wimbledon, athletics, ostrich racing in Prague etc. Each 6.5"x4.75". Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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Sporting clothing. Box comprising a mixed selection of clothing including tops, shirts, caps, scarves, ties etc. Sports include rugby, cricket, motor racing, rowing etc. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
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Athletics and Rowing. Vanity Fair. Three original colour chromolithographs. Subjects are the athlete Walter Goodall George 'The Champion of Champions' by Ape dated 25th October 1884. Rowing subjects are Harcourt Gilbey Gold 'Tarka' by Spy, dated 23rd March 1899, and Banner Carruthers Johnstone 'Bush' by Spy, from the Supplement dated 3rd July 1907. Each print uniformly mounted with the original 'Men of the Day' biography to reverse of the mount. Each overall 14"x20". Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1437:
Lot 1437
'Foursome Mixture. The Sportsman's Tobacco'. Golf tobacco tin with image of a golf foursome to lid. The players are named as Mitchell, Vardon, Duncan and Braid playing at Gleneagles. The Robert Sinclair Tobacco Cpo Ltd, London and Newcastle on Tyne. Some wear and marks to image and to tin otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1438:
Lanny Wadkins. Titleist golf club apparently used and signed by Wadkins. Together with a card signed by Wadkins and dated June 1992. G
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1439:
Signed cricket photographs. Four colour press photographs of England players, all signed by the player featured. Signatures are Hussain, Hick, Atherton and Randall (promotional photograph). All around 8"x10"
Estimate: £15/25
Lot 1440:
Lot 1440
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: £50/70
Lot 1441:
Lot 1441
Golf. Two vesta cases, one a decorative small silver metal square vesta case with raised image of golfer driving to both sides of the case. Ring suspension. Marked to inside edge '925G sterling'. Approximately 1.25" square. The other a silver rounded oblong vesta case advertising 'The British Salv Fire Insurance Company Limited' to one side and to the other an image of a golfer in plus fours driving from the tee. The advertising and image appear to be on a wrap around material. The vesta measures approximately 1.5"x2.25". Some foxing and staining to the advertising and golf image, some general wear otherwise in good condition. An unusual vesta. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1442:
Lot 1442
Golf. Electro-plated metal rounded oblong vesta case with raised metal and blue enamel emblem of the 'Chorlton Golf Club' to one side of the case. Ring suspension. 2.5"x2" Minor wear and small minor denting to back of case otherwise in good condition. Sold with a 'Brother Supermatic' 1950's cigarette lighter with green leather effect to lighter and a mounted brass coloured figure of a golfer to side. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Lot 1443:
Lot 1443
Tennis vesta case. Rare and attractive silver square vesta case, with simple tennis racket with raised tennis ball to centre of racket, with ring suspension. Hallmarked Birmingham 1919. Approximately 2" diameter. Sold with a further 925 sterling silver vesta case with image of a tennis player to sides. Approximately 1"x1.5". Qty 2. G
Estimate: £40/60
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Golf. Silver cigarette case presented to J. Sibson (a professional at Rushcliffe Golf Club 1931-1933) by the President. 'N.A. & P.G.A. to J. Sibson, in appreciation, J. Ward, President'. Details engraved to face of case. Also with engraved signatures of the President and Committee and golfers? to front and back. Sibson, then collected signatures of sporting and entertainment stars who scratched their signatures to the inside gilt lining, signatures include Don Bradman, Billy Cotton, Len Harvey, George Gunn, Tommy Lawton etc. The case hallmarked London 1930 and in good condition. Previously sold in Vennett-Smith's auction of November 1999 as lot 58
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1445:
Lot 1445
Harold Horsfall Hilton. Vanity Fair. 'Hoylake'. Original colour chromolithograph of Hilton by Spy, dated July 16th 1903. Mounted overall 14"x20". Very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hilton was an English amateur golfer. He won the Open Championship at Muirfield in 1892, becoming only the second amateur to do so, and won again in 1897 at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake
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Men's tennis press photographs 1980s/1990s. A good selection of approximately ninety official mono with some colour press photographs of players in match action at Wimbledon, Flushing Meadow, Roland Garros, Davis Cup etc. Players features include Andre Agassi, Tim Henman, Ivan Lendl, Jeremy Bates, John McEnroe, Henri Leconte, Goran Ivanisevic, Vitas Gerulaitis, Tom Gullickson, Brian Gottfried, Robert Seguso, Ilie Nastase, Yannick Noah, Emilio Sanchez etc. 12"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Ladies tennis press photographs 1970s/1990s. A good selection of over one hundred official mono with some colour press photographs of players, the majority in match action at Roland Garros, Wimbledon, Flushing Meadow, Wightman Cup, Eastbourne etc. Players features include Steffi Graf, Martina Navratilova, Billie Jean King, Pam Shriver, Natalie Zevereva, Virginia Wade, Andrea Jaeger, Kathy Rinaldi, Annabel Croft, Jo Durie, Arantxa Sanchez, Monica Seles, Tracey Austin, Sue Barker, Gabriela Sabatini etc. 12"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
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Wimbledon championships 1980s/1990s. A good selection of over fifty official mono press photographs featuring royalty and dignitaries attending the Wimbledon Championships, also scenes of the courts under cover, spectators taking cover from the rain etc. Photographs feature The Queen, Princess Anne, Princess Diana, Duke and Duchess of Kent, Sarah Ferguson, Margaret Thatcher etc. Sold with thirteen original mono press photographs of Real Tennis at Queens Club featuring the 1988 world champion, Lachlan Deuchar. The majority 10"x8". Odd duplication. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1449:
Lot 1449
Muhammad Ali v Henry Cooper 1966. Official programme for the World Heavyweight Championship fight held at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury on 21st May 1966. Also a colour insert for the fight featuring both Ali and Cooper 'Presented by Boxing Illustrated. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Lot 1450:
Lot 1450
'Boxing Memories' by Peter Wilson. 78rpm record. To one side is the commentary by Howard Marshall of the Eric Boon v Arthur Danaher fight, 23rd February 1939 and to the other commentary of the Len Harvey v Freddie Mills fight of the 20th Jun 1942 at White Hart Lane by Raymond Glendenning. In paper sleeve. G
Estimate: £30/50
The Eric Boon v Arthur Danaher fight was the first occasion that the B.B.C. had been permitted to televise a boxing match and also the first time a transmission had been shown live to a paying audience in cinemas
Lot 1451:
Lot 1451
'An Evening at the National Sporting Club' 1907. Original boxing photogravure after William Howard Robinson depicting 'Peerless Jim' Driscoll and Jim Bowker in the ring before the British Featherweight Championship in 1907, with a large crowd of gentlemen in attendance. The photogravure with modern overmount so it is not known if it is signed by the artist, framed and glazed in modern frame, overall 39"x25". Previously sold by Graham Budd auctions in 2012. Some surface marks otherwise In g ood condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1452:
Lot 1452
John Wisden's Rugby Football Almanack 1923-24. Edited by C. Stewart Caine. Scarce first edition of the Almanack with original paper wrappers. Some breaking to spine block, wear and some loss to spine paper, contents becoming slightly loose, minor age toning to wrappers otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
The Rugby Almanack ran for three editions, the 1925/26 edition was the last to be published due to a lack of subscribers
Lot 1453:
Lot 1453
John Wisden's Rugby Football Almanack 1924-25. Edited by C. Stewart Caine. Scarce second edition of the Almanack with original paper wrappers. Some minor wear with minor loss to spine paper, some age toning to spine paper and wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1454:
Lot 1454
John Wisden's Rugby Football Almanack 1925-26. Edited by C. Stewart Caine. Scarce third and final edition of the Almanack with original paper wrappers. Some minor wear with minor loss to spine paper, some age toning to spine paper and wrappers otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Lot 1455:
J.B.G. 'Bryn' Thomas. Rugby and cricket writer. Twenty eight titles by J.B.G. Thomas relating to British Lions tours, All Blacks, Australia, South Africa and British Lions tours and Welsh rugby, rugby history, clubs, players etc, all but three copies are signed by the author, and/ or with dedication. Titles include 'The Greatest Lions' London 1974, 'Wounded Lions and other 1980 rugby', London 1981, 'The Lions on Trek', London 1956. 'On Trek Again. The British Rugby Lions in South Africa 1968', London 1968, 'The Avenging All Blacks', London 1973, 'Lions at Bay', London 1966. 'Springbok Invasion', London 1970, 'Wallbies Walkabout', London 1976, 'Rugby in Black and Red', London 1968, 'The Men in Scarlet. The Story of Welsh Rugby Football', London 1972. 'Rugby: Men, Matches & Moments' 1970. 'Great Moments in Sport: Rugby Football' 1974, 'Great Contemporary Players' 1963, 'Great Rugger Clubs' 1962. 'Great Rugger Players' 1955 (2 copies). 'Fifty Two Famous Tries' 1966 etc. All titles in good condition with good dustwrappers
Estimate: £100/150
Born in Pontypridd in 1917, Bryn Thomas was chief rugby writer for the Western Mail from 1946, was appointed the Sports Editor in 1965, becoming as well known as many of the rugby players of the period, and highly influential with administrators
Lot 1456:
New Zealand rugby union programmes 1954-2008. A selection of over seventy official match programmes for international and tour matches played by New Zealand in England. Internationals include England v New Zealand at Twickenham 1954 (3 programmes), 1964 (5), 1967 (5), 1973 (8), 1978 (5), 1979 (5), 1983 (8), 1993 (5), 1997 (5), 2002, 2005 and 2006, also at Old Trafford 1997. New Zealand tour match programmes include v London Counties November 1963, v Midlands Counties December 1963 etc. Plus a programme for New Zealand v British Lions, Auckland, 18th June 1977. Sold with a collection of England v South Africa rugby union programmes 1952-2006. approximately fifty official match programmes for full internationals. Programmes are for matches played at Twickenham and include 1952 (3 programmes), 1961 (7), 1969 (6), 1992 (2), 1995 (6), 1997 (4), 1998 (7), 2000 (3), 2001 (3), 2004 (2) and 2006 (2). Also away programmes for South Africa v England, Port Elizabeth 2nd June 1984, and Newlands 4th July 1998 (2 copies)etc. Some duplication. Odd faults to some programmes, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
The following four rugby shirts worn by players in International matches were obtained by the late R. Paul Russell, former chairman of Glamorgan County Cricket Club, first class rugby union referee, an accomplished rugby referee, who officiating in national club and the odd international representative match in the 1970's and 1980's, he was also an excellent after dinner speaker and raconteur. He knew many of the players from that period and was often gifted shirts by them, sometimes even buying shirts at a charity dinner/auction at which he spoke
Lot 1457:
Lot 1457
Nick Farr-Jones. Australia 1984-1993 (63 caps). Barbarians rugby shirt worn by Farr-Jones in the Wales v Barbarians match at Cardiff Arms Park on the 6th October 1990 in the Barbarians Centenary season. The Barbarians beat Wales 31 points to 24. The black and white hooped shirt, by Nike, with embroidered Barbarian emblem and '1890-1990' beneath to chest and large number '9' in white to the back of shirt. The shirt attractively mounted, framed and glazed with plaque giving details of the shirt to lower border of the frame. Overall 22"x30". Very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Farr-Jones scored one of the Barbarian tries in the match
Lot 1458:
Lot 1458
Brian Christopher Moore. Nottingham, Harlequins, Richmond and England (1987-1995- sixty four caps). England rugby shirt worn by Moore in the Wales v England, Five Nations match played at Cardiff Arms Park on the 18th March 1989. Wales beat England 12 points to 9. The white shirt, by Nike, with embroidered England emblem of the white rose to chest and large number '2' in black to back of shirt. The shirt attractively mounted, framed and glazed with plaque giving details of the shirt to lower border of the frame. Overall 23"x31". Very good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Lot 1459:
Lot 1459
Arthur Smith. Scotland (1955-1962- thirty three caps). Scotland rugby shirt worn by Smith in the Wales v Scotland, Five Nations match played at Cardiff Arms Park on the 6th February 1960. Wales beat England 8-0. The navy blue shirt with embroidered Scottish emblem of the thistle to chest. The shirt attractively mounted, framed and glazed with plaque giving details of the shirt to lower border of the frame. Overall 22.5"x31". Good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Lot 1460:
Lot 1460
Ian Watkins. Wales (1988-1989, ten caps). Wales 'B' international rugby shirt worn by Watkins during the 1988 rugby season for Wales. The red shirt, by Umbro, with embroidered Welsh emblem to chest. The shirt attractively mounted, framed and glazed with plaque giving details of the shirt to lower border of the frame. Overall 22.5"x31". Good condition
Estimate: £140/180

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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