Football

Lot 1485:
Lot 1485
'Football Punch'. Twenty unused beer bottle labels for 'Football Punch- a splendid Winter drink' c1910. Produced by Duckworth & Co of Manchester and obtained when the factory closed in 2003. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £28
Illustrated in the FIFA Museum collection book, page 252
Lot 1486:
Lot 1486
F.A. Cup Final 1927. The Arsenal v Cardiff City. Official North Grandstand match ticket for the game played at Wembley on 23rd April 1927. Entrance 78. 15/-. Some age toning, light vertical crease, some minor wear to ticket extremities, odd minor foxing marks otherwise in good condition. A rare early match ticket
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £100
Cardiff beat Arsenal in the Final 1-0 with the only goal scored by Ferguson. This is the only time that the F.A. Cup has been won by a team outside England
Lot 1487:
Lot 1487
Charles Buchan's Football Monthly 1953-1960. Almost complete run of loose copies of the magazine from January 1953 to December 1960, lacking issues for June 1953, April, June and December 1958. Odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1488:
Lot 1488
Charles Buchan's Football Monthly 1960-1969. Almost complete run of loose copies of the magazine from January 1960 to August 1969, lacking issues for September- November 1961, January 1962, January 1966, June, September- December 1967. Odd faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1489:
Lot 1489
Football magazines 1952-1973. Box comprising a selection of football magazines, books etc. Magazines include 'Raich Carter's Soccer Star', almost complete run of fifty issues from 20th September 1952 to 19th September 1953. 'World Soccer'. Complete run of Vol.1 October 1960 to Vol. 3 September 1963, also Vol. 6 October 1965 to September 1966, plus other odd copies etc. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1490:
Lot 1490
Albert Craig. 'Cricket Rhymester' 1898. Portsmouth F.C. Original four page leaflet, three pages of which comprise a poem by Craig titled 'A Dream. In which the gallant "Pompeys" are specially interested. May we live to see the fulfilment thereof'. To verso an advertisement for F.H. Ayres cricket equipment featuring a testimonial by M.A. Noble for the Ayre's bat. Splitting and wear to folds, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1491:
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Denis Compton. 1936-1960s. Scrap album covering Compton's football playing career with Arsenal F.C. and cricket for Middlesex and England. The album is numbered 'Volume III' from a collection of eight scrap albums.. Cricket Society label to inside front cover. In addition to press cuttings the album comprises a good number of original football programmes and 'field of play' cuttings laid down for matches in which Compton played. Complete programmes include Arsenal v Swiss Wanderers, friendly match played at Highbury 21st September 1938. Fulham v Arsenal, Craven Cottage, 26th September 1938, single page programme for Arsenal v Crystal Palace, 'London F.A. Cup' 1st round replay, Highbury[?] 15th October 1938, also the 2nd round match v Queen's Park Rangers, 7th November 1938 (section clipped). London Football Combination v The Central League, Highbury, 14th November 1938. Single page programme for Arsenal v Clapton Orient, London Combination, 30th November 1938 (press cutting overlaid to programme). Watford v Arsenal, Vicarage Road, 9th December 1939. England XI v The Army, Selhurst Park, 20th January 1940, Fulham v Arsenal, Craven Cottage, 2nd March 1940. Brentford v Arsenal, Griffin Park, 6th April 1940. England v Wales, Wembley Stadium, 13th April 1940. Single page official team sheet for Watford v Arsenal, Vicarage Road, 1st March 1941. Single page trimmed programme for Allied Armies XI v The British Army, Stamford Bridge, 15th March 1941. Millwall v Arsenal, 22nd March 1941. Also an original stencil duplicated handwritten cricket team list for Metropolitan Police, St. Johns Wood Station 'War Reserves v Regulars', Lord's 28th September 1939, including Denis and Leslie Compton, Robertson and Price of Middlesex for the Police War Reserve. Other contents include an original wedding invitation to 'Miss I. Rand' for Compton's wedding at St. John's Wood Church, 1st March 1941 etc. Odd faults to some programmes, overall in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £440
The other seven volumes from which this collection originates is being sold as lot 126 in the autographed cricket ephemera section of this catalogue. The Cricket Society informs the auctioneer that the albums were passed to the Society by G.D. Martineau. There is no evidence to that effect but it is assumed he acquired them during his life.

Gerald Durani Martineau was a prolific cricket writer
Lot 1492:
Lot 1492
F.A. Cup Final 1925. Sheffield United v Cardiff City. Two original mono press photographs, one of the match in play, the other of the trophy being presented by the Duke of York to Gillespies, captain of the winners, Sheffield United. 6.5"x4.75". Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1493:
Northampton Town v Exeter City, 28th August 1939. Official match programme for the Football League Division 3 South fixture. Lacking centre 'field of play' page otherwise in good condition. Sold with a selection of official match programmes, tickets, press packs etc for European championship qualifying matches, European Champions Cup, friendly internationals, mainly for away matches. Good England and Liverpool interest. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1494:
Lot 1494
Nottingham Forest 'F.A. Cup Winners' 1959. Large attractive montage commemorating the Cup win. The montage has a photograph of the team with the cup to centre, window mounted with the signatures of the team on cards/press picture to the outside borders. Eleven signatures include Dwight, Burkitt, McKinlay, Whitefoot, Thomson, Whare, Gray, Imach, Quigley etc. Overall 28"x15". G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £66
Lot 1495:
Lot 1495
'My Life in Football' Denis Law. Ivan Ponting. London 2011. Signed by Law to front end paper. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1496:
Lot 1496
'Harry's Game'. The Autobiography'. Harry Gregg. London 2002. Signed by Gregg to title page. Very good dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £5
Lot 1497:
Lot 1497
'Scoring at Half-time. Adventures on and off the pitch'. George Best. London 2003. Signed to the title page by Best. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1498:
Lot 1498
Football League Review 1965/66-1974/75. Box comprising over two hundred issues of the official journal of the Football League for 1965/66 (2 issues), 1966/67 (5), 1967/68 (29), 1968/69 (32), 1969/70 (33), 1970/71 (26), 1971/72 (29), 1972/73 (26), 1973/74 (25) and 1974/75 (7). Very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1499:
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Football magazines 1940s-1970s. Three boxes of football magazines for the period. Titles are Charles Buchan's Football Monthly 1950s (20 issues), 1960s (53), Goal 1968-1973 (79), Soccer Star 1963-1970 (37), Shoot! 1977-1978 (51), and World Sports 1949-1970 (39). Odd faults, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1500:
Lot 1500
Football annuals and yearbooks 1970s/2000s. 'Rothmans Football Yearbook' for seasons 1998/99 (2 copies) and 2001/02. 'Sky Sports Yearbook' for 2004/05-2006/07, 2007/08 (2) and 2008/09. 'News of the World Football Annual' for seasons 1976/77, 1989/90, 1991/92 (2), 1993/94, 1994/95, 1996/97, 2001/02-2003/04, 2005/06, 2006/07, and 'Nationwide Football Annual' for 2008/09 and 2009/2010. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1501:
Lot 1501
Football boys' annuals 1950s/1990s. Titles include 'Every Boy's Book of Sport', Denis Compton 1951 and 1952, 'The Boy's Book of Soccer for 1959', 'Charles Buchan's Soccer Gift Book', 1967/68, 1968/69 and 1970/71, 'Football Champions' 1968/69, 'Kenneth Wolstenholme's Book of World Soccer' 1969, 'David Coleman's World of Football' 1969 and 1972, 'Jimmy Hill's Football Review' 1974, 'The Topical Times Football Book' 1972/73, 1976-1978, 1981, 1982, 1984 and 1990, 'Shoot Soccer Quiz Book' 1979, 1980 (2 copies) and 1982 etc. Qty 31. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1502:
Lot 1502
'Rothmans Football Yearbook'. Hardback editions for 1971/72 (second year of issue, lacking dustwrapper), 1978/79 (3 copies), 1980/81, 1982/83 (3), 1983/84, 1985/86 (2), 1986/87, 1987/88 (2), 1988/89 (2 copies, one lacking dustwrapper), 1990/91, 1992/93, 1995/96, 2000/01 (2), 2003/04, 2004/05 and 2005/06 (2). Also soft cover editions for 1970/71 (first year of issue), 1971/72-1977/78, 1982/83, 1989/90-1991/92, 1993/94, 1994/95, 1996/97 and 1997/98. A few with faults otherwise in good condition. Qty 41
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1503:
Lot 1503
Athletic News Football Annuals. The rare Wartime issued for seasons 1941/42, 1942/43, 1943/44, 1944/45 and 1945/46. Qty 5. Rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1504:
Lot 1504
Bobby Charlton. Manchester United & England. Colour reprint photograph of Charlton in United shirt, crouching with both hands on the football. Signed by Charlton in black ink. 10"x8". G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £12
Lot 1505:
Lot 1505
Bobby Moore. West Ham United & England. Mono bookplate printed photograph of Bobby Moore playing for West Ham United talking to Tommy Taylor and along side Gordon Hill, referee. Caption at base of image. Signed by Moore in blue ink. 8"x10.5". Good condition. Previously sold by Vennet-Smith auctions in March 2004
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1506:
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Manchester United. A white card with Manchester United emblem signed by Christiano Ronaldo, sold with a colour copy photograph of Ronaldo celebrating a goal, 8"x10". Also a colour photograph of the Manchester United team celebrating winning the Premiership c2008, signed by O'Shea, Ferdinand, Carrick, Rooney and Scholes. 10.5"x8". VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1507:
Lot 1507 Lot 1507
Manchester United. Colour photograph of the Manchester United team celebrating winning the Charity Shield c2009. Signed by six of the eight players featured. Players include Giggs, Ferdinand, Carrick, Rooney etc. 12"x8". VG Sold with a colour photograph of Rooney holding the Premiership trophy aloft c2008. Signed by Rooney. 12"x8". VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1508:
Lot 1508 Lot 1508
Liverpool. Colour photograph of Torres, Alonso and Reina standing in the dug out c2007/08. Signed by all three players. Also a colour photograph of Babel standing with Benayoun c2008/09, signed by both players. 10"x8". Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1509:
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Ray Wilkins. A.C. Milan. Colour photograph of Wilkins, head and shoulders wearing A.C. Milan shirt, signed by Wilkins. 8"x10". Plus a colour copy photograph of George Weah in match action, signed by Weah. 12"x8". VG
Estimate: £12/18
Hammer price: £5
Weah was voted World Player of the Year in 1995. He was elected president of Liberia in 2018
Lot 1510:
Lot 1510
England v Scotland 1922-23. A navy blue England international cap presented presumably for the match played at Villa Park, Birmingham on the 8th April 1922. The velvet cap with metallic silver bands to peak and rim of cap with 'EvS' to cap and '1922-23' to peak. Silver metal tassel to top of cap. Heavy wear to lining inside cap. Player unknown. G
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £190
England won the match 1-0
Lot 1511:
Lot 1511
Wales 1932-33. An emerald green Wales international cap presented for matches played against the home nations in the 1932-33 season. Scotland at Edinburgh (2-5), England at Wrexham (0-0) and Ireland at Wrexham (4-1). The velvet cap with gold braided metallic quarters and tassel to cap. 'F.A.W.' and the Welsh Dragon emblem to cap with and '1932-33' to peak. Minor wear to lining inside cap. Player unknown. G
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £280
Lot 1512:
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Football shirts and scarves. Box comprising a good quantity and selection of replica football shirts and scarves. Teams include Portsmouth, Manchester City, Newcastle United, Arsenal, Liverpool, West Ham, Barcelona, Manchester United, Hull City etc. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1513:
Lot 1513
Edwardian football vesta case c1900. Attractive silver metal vesta case in the shape of a football with ring suspension. Marked 'Association'. Approximately 1.75" diameter. Minor wear otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1514:
Lot 1514
Edwardian football vesta case c1900. Attractive brass metal vesta case in the shape of a football with ring suspension. Marked 'Association'. Approximately 1.75" diameter. Plus two other football vesta cases, a silver circular vesta case in the shape of a football with ring suspension. To one side is engraved a large letter 'N' with 'Thanks' in small letters. Hallmarked Birmingham 1910, worn makers marks. Approximately 1.75" diameter. The other a silver case with football image within shield. Birmingham 1908. Some minor wear to all three cases otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1515:
Lot 1515
Alf Ramsey. White card with name printed to lower border signed by World Cup 1966, England Manager, Alf Ramsey. The signature signed in March 1993. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1516:
Lot 1516
Geoff Hurst and Bobby Charlton. Two white cards with name printed to lower border signed by England World Cup 1966 players, Geoff Hurst and Bobby Charlton. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1517:
Lot 1517
Bobby Moore. West Ham United & England. Mono 'Walkerprint' photograph of Bobby Moore kissing the Jules Rimet Trophy at Wembley having won the World Cup in 1966, with Jack Charlton and Geoff Hurst to background. Signed by Hurst in black ink. 6"x8". Slight surface crease otherwise in good condition. Previously sold by Vennet-Smith auctions in March 2004
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £100
Lot 1518:
Lot 1518
England's Heroes. World Cup Victory 1966. large 'Autographed Editions' first day cover depicting the England team with the World Cup. Dated 1st June 1999. Signed by ten members of the England team Stiles, Hunt, Banks, Charlton (R), Charlton (J), Cohen, Wilson, Peters, Hurst and Ball. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £80
Lot 1519:
Lot 1519
Alf Ramsey. Typed letter with address 41 Valley Road, Ipswich and dated April 1997, thanking the correspondent for his letter and looking forward to receiving a package before 4th May as he is leaving for a trip to America. Signed in ink by Ramsey. Ramsey died in April 1999
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1520:
Lot 1520
'1996 World Cup Champions'. Large display comprising a central panel with printed title and players' names, signed in ink by the ten surviving members of the England team who beat West Germany 4-2 in the final. Signatures are Gordon Banks, George Cohen, Jack Charlton, Ray Wilson, Alan Ball, Nobby Stiles, Bobby Charlton, Martin Peter, Roger Hunt and Geoff Hurst. The signature panel is window mounted surrounded by a colour copy photograph of the team and eight mono copy photographs of match action and celebrations. Limited edition no. 754/1966. Framed and glazed, overall 30.5"x22.5". Certificate of authentication to verso. Fading to three signatures, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1521:
Lot 1521
World Cup Sweden 1958. 'Group 1'. Selection of four official programmes from the Group 1 matches played from the 8th to 17th June 1958 at Malmo, Halmstad and Halsingborg and featuring Northern Ireland from the home countries. Programmes are Argentina v Northern Ireland (3-1), Northern Ireland v West Germany (2-2), Czechoslovakia v Argentina (6-1), and Group 1 play off match, Northern Ireland v Czechoslovakia (2-1aet). Odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1522:
Lot 1522
World Cup Sweden 1958. 'Group 2. Selection of five official programmes from the Group 2 matches played from the 8th to 15th June 1958 at Vasteras, Norrkoping, Orebro and Eskilstuna and featuring Scotland from the home countries. Programmes are Yugoslavia v Scotland (score: 1-1), France v Paraquay (7-3), Yugoslavia v France (3-2), France v Scotland (2-1) and Paraquay v Yugoslavia (3-3). Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1523:
Lot 1523
World Cup Sweden 1958. 'Group 3. Selection of five official programmes from the Group 3 matches played from the 8th to 17th June 1958 at Sandviken and Solna and featuring Wales from the home countries. Programmes are Sweden v Mexico (score: 3-0), Mexico v Wales (1-1), Sweden v Wales (1-1), Hungary v Mexico (4-0), and the Group 3 play off match, Wales v Hungary (2-1). Odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 1524:
Lot 1524
World Cup Sweden 1958. 'Group 4. Selection of six official programmes from the Group 4 matches played from the 8th to 17th June 1958 Goteborg, Uddevalla and Boras and featuring England from the home countries. Programmes are Brazil v Austria (score: 3-0), England v Russia (2-2), Russia v Austria (2-0), Brazil v England (0-0), England v Austria (2-2), and Brazil v Russia (2-0). Odd faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1525:
Lot 1525
World Cup 1958. 'Quarter-finals'. Four official programmes for the Quarter-final matches played 19th June 1958 at Goteborg, Norkoping, Solna and Malmo and featuring only Wales and Northern Ireland from the home nations countries. Programmes are Brazil v Wales (score: 1-0), France v Northern Ireland (4-0), Sweden v Russia (2-0) and West Germany v Yugoslavia (1-0). Odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1526:
Lot 1526
World Cup 1958. 'Semi-finals'. Two official programmes for the Semi-final matches played 24th June 1958 at Solna and Goteborg. Programmes are Brazil v France (Brazil won 5-2 including a Pele hat trick), and Sweden v West Germany (Sweden won 3-1). Odd minor faults otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1527:
Lot 1527
World Cup 1958. Official programme for the third place play-off match between France and West Germany played in Goteborg on 28th June 1958. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £18
France beat West Germany won the match 6-3 with Just Fontaine scoring four of the goals for France
Lot 1528:
Lot 1528
Brazil v Sweden. World Cup Final 1958. Official programme for the Final played in Stockholm on the 29th June 1958. Good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Brazil won the Final 5-2 with goals from Pele (2), Vava (2) and Zagallo
Lot 1529:
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Geoff Hurst. World Cup England 1966. Two World Cup commemorative covers for the 1966 World Cup final, and a 40th Anniversary commemorative cover, all three signed by Geoff Hurst. Sold with two other 1966 covers, unsigned. Qty 5. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1530:
Lot 1530
Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday. F.A. Cup Final 1993. Official programme for the Final played at Wembley on 15th May 1993. Sold with ticket for the final and for the replay played on the 20th May 1993. G
Estimate: £10/20
Hammer price: £5
Lot 1531:
Lot 1531
England v Hungary 1936. Official programme for the International match played at Highbury on the 2nd December 1936. Light vertical and horizontal folds, rusting to staples, centre pages detached, other odd faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £35
England beat Hungary 6-2
Lot 1532:
Lot 1532
Liverpool in Europe seasons 1965/66-1981/82. Twenty eight official home and away programmes for matches played by Liverpool. Away programmes include Fairs Cup first round 1st leg v Malmo, 19th September 1967. European Cup semi-final 1st leg, v F.C. Zurich, 6th April 1977. European Cup semi-final 1st leg v Borussia Monchengladbach 29th March 1978. European Cup second round 1st leg v AZ 67 Alkmaar , 21st October 1981 etc. Early home programmes include v Budapest Honved 8th March 1966, v Petrolul Ploesti (Rumania) 28th September 1966, v Ajax 14th December 1966, v Malmo 4th October 1967, v Ferencvaros 9th January 1968 etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1533:
Lot 1533
Ipswich Town F.C. 1962/63. Official away programme for the European Champions' Cup preliminary round 1st leg v Floriana (Malta), 18th September 1962. File holes, small tear to one edge of front cover, slight rusting to staples, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £8
In their first appearance in European competition Ipswich won the away leg 4-1 and the return home leg by a resounding 10-0 to win 14-1 on aggregate
Lot 1534:
Lot 1534
F.A. Cup Final 1955. Manchester City v Newcastle United. Official programme and match ticket for the game played at Wembley on 7th May 1955. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1535:
Lot 1535
F.A. Cup Final 1931. Birmingham City v West Bromwich Albion. Official programme for the Final played at Wembley on 25th April 1931. Some wear with loss to covers, the front cover with small loss to bottom corner and small loss near to the spine of the programme, small loss to edge of rear cover and last internal page, some wear to cover extremities and further staining and marks to both covers, minor corner loss to first internal page otherwise in generally good condition. Rare
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £150
Lot 1536:
Lot 1536
F.A. Cup Final 1927. The Arsenal v Cardiff City. Official programme for the Final played at Wembley on 23rd April 1927. Vertical fold resulting in some wear to front and rear covers, light rusting to staples otherwise in generally good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £500
Cardiff beat Arsenal in the Final 1-0 with the only goal scored by Ferguson. This is the only time that the F.A. Cup has been won by a team outside England
Lot 1537:
Lot 1537
Football programmes and magazines 1960s onwards. Small box comprising a selection of football programmes including approx. fifty Chelsea home programmes, also youth and amateur internationals, European Cup, friendlies, lower league clubs including Mansfield Town, Plymouth Argyle, Oldham Athletic, Cardiff City, Romford, Grimsby Town etc. Mixed condition
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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