Football

Lot 1591:
Lot 1591
Manchester United. Seventeen colour and mono reprint photographs of Manchester United players, teams etc. Individual players featured include Denis Law (two different), Alex Stepney, George Best (4), Bobby Charlton, Paul Ince etc. Good images. Approx. 10"x8". VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1592:
Lot 1592
Kenneth Wolstenholme and Nat Lofthouse. Original single page typed letter dated 23rd December 1957 nicely signed in ink by Wolstenholme, and a single page handwritten letter from Lofthouse dated 29th May 1958. Both are writing to 'Mr Stollery' thanking him for the gifts of hand crafted and embroidered newspaper props. Some creasing and adhesive marks, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1593:
Lot 1593
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: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1594:
Lot 1594
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: £70/100
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1595:
Lot 1595
World Cup. France 1998. Collection of eleven large various official posters for the World Cup held in France contained in original tube as issued. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1596:
Lot 1596
Manchester City c1922. Album page nicely signed in ink by seventeen Manchester City players. Signatures include Billy Meredith, Horace Barnes, Frank Roberts, Jim Goodchild, Billy 'Spud' Murphy, Tommy Johnson, Micky Hamill, Charlie Pringle, Sammy Sharp, Eli Fletcher, Sam Cookson etc. Also signed to verso by the cricketer C.B. Llewellyn (Natal, Hampshire & South Africa 1894-1912). VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1597:
Lot 1597
The F.A. Cup. 'Arcadian' crested china F.A. Cup with coat of arms of 'Felixstowe'. Gilt lustre to edges of cup. Arcadian stamp to base. Approx 4" diameter. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £140
Lot 1598:
Lot 1598
Crested football. Two crested china football with panels and lace holes with colour emblem for 'Derby' and 'Addlestone'. Approximately 2" diameter. Slight wear to the 'Derby' emblem otherwise in good condition. Sold with a crested china rugby ball with colour emblem for 'Richmond'. Approx 3" long. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1599:
Lot 1599
'Sunderland v Preston North End. F.A. Cup Final 1937'. A Coronation Year 1937 F.A. Cup final commemorative earthenware plate with red, white and blue detailing, printed decoration of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, union flags and crowns inscribed with details of the Cup Final 'Coronation Year Cup Final, Sunderland v Preston North End'. 9" diameter. John Maddock & Sons Ltd, Royal Ivory' to base. Minor small chip to back of plate otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1600:
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'Queen Victoria 1837-1897'. Commemorative red/brown printed rack plate with Queen Victoria and titles to centre with vignettes of numerous sports including cricket and football. Decorative floral borders to plate edge with important dates incorporated. Reg no. 294252. 1897. Sold with a similar decorated cup and saucer in the same colours with the same registration numbers. Good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £42
Lot 1601:
Lot 1601 Lot 1601
'Queen Victoria 1837-1897'. Commemorative white moustache cup with Queen Victoria and titles to centre with colourful vignettes of numerous sports including cricket and football, with gilt lustre. Aynsley China. Reg no. 255280. 1897. Sold with a similar side plate, decorated cup and saucer and mug in similar colours with the registration number 294252. Decorative floral borders to edges. Good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1602:
Football bottle. Attractive green football glass lemonade bottle c1880/90's, with glass 'marble' ball stop. 'Spencers & Howorth of Accrington' with football image to centre. Approx 7.5" tall. Unusual in green. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 1603:
Lot 1603 Lot 1603
Scotland v Sweden 1953. Excellent set of four silver teaspoons, each with a 'football' to handle and below 'Sverige' (Sweden), contained in silk lined presentation box. Presented to Tommy Docherty for his appearance in the game. The spoons measure 4.5" long and were made by Gunnar Fahlstrom of Stockholm. Each spoon hallmarked. The presentation box has 'Skottland v Sverige, 6-5-1953' in gold lettering to box lid. G. Previously sold by Knights in October 2003
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Sweden beat Scotland 2-1 in the match played at Hampden Park in front of a crowd of 83,800.

A similar set of spoons is illustrated in the FIFA Museum collection book. page 249
Lot 1604:
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Football and cricket. Two early metal matchbox holders, one for Blyth Spartans A.F.C. 1951-52 with name to side and fixtures to outer sides, the other with celluloid scene of unknown cricket teams to side and flags to other. Printed name 'C. Westnutt of Roker Lane, Pudsey' to side. Approx 2.5"x1.5". G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1605:
Lot 1605
'Newcastle United v Liverpool. F.A. Cup Final 1974'. Two souvenir items, one a small ceramic plate with Newcastle emblem and titles 'Newcastle United. F.A. Cup Finalists 1974' and the other a glass dish/ashtray with titles 'F.A. Cup Final. Newcastle United v Liverpool. Wembley 1974' with printed facsimile signatures of the Newcastle players to centre. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1606:
Lot 1606 Lot 1606
Football medals. Selection of three ornate football medals, two with enamel decoration, two medals for competitions held in the Wirral area in 1887 and 1931/32. Sold with a further ice hockey medal 1954/55. Qty 4. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1607:
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Raymond Kopa. Stade de Reims, Real Madrid & France 1951-1963. Real Madrid 1959. Official Real Madrid commemorative keyring engraved R. Kopa attached to a silver metal football with Spanish and Real Madrid emblems attached, this is linked to a golden replica of the European Cup and engraved '1959'. Previously sold as lot 673 in the Raymond Kopa sale held at Mullock & Madeley's on 11th April 2001 and by Knights in 2005. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1608:
Lot 1608 Lot 1608
Southern California Soccer League 1932-33. A gilt base metal medal with and image of a player running with the ball and title 'Southern California Soccer League' to one side and to the other 'Pt. Loma PSE. Champions 1932-33. B. Bryant'. The medal made by 'T. Vallenco. L.A.'. Good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £30
It appears that the American Soccer League began in the spring of 1932. Whether this season as completed or abandoned during the season is unclear from the records. In October 1932, the league resumed play with a vastly different line-up of teams from its spring season.
Lot 1609:
Lot 1609
Manchester United v R.S.C. Anderlecht 1956. Green cased 'Europa' travel clock with gilt lettering to case lid. 'European Cup Competition. Manchester United v R.S.C. Anderlecht. Sept, 1956'. Good condition. It is not known if this was a players souvenir from the match, but was most probably given by one of the clubs to a player, or which leg of the match it was given and to whom
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £200
In this famous Preliminary round match, Manchester United played at Anderlecht in the first leg of the match winning 2-0 with goals from Taylor and Viollet. In the home second leg, United beat Anderlecht 10-0 with goals from Viollet (4), Taylor (3), Whelan (2) and Berry. The match was played at Maine Road. This is still United's highest winning margin
Lot 1610:
Lot 1610
Wales 1960-2009. A good selection of over eighty official match programmes for Welsh home and away internationals. Matches include World Cup and European Cup qualifiers, Home Internationals, friendlies etc. Includes six away programmes for matches v Finland 10th September 1986, v Germany 21st November 2007 and 15th October 2008, v Montenegro 4th August 2009, v Switzerland 12th October 2010, and v Bulgaria 11th October 2011. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1611:
Lot 1611 Lot 1611
World Cup Sweden 1958. Three official match programmes for the group match Argentina v Northern Ireland, Halmstad, 11th June (score: 3-1), the play-off match Hungary v Wales, 17th June (1-2), and the semi-final, Sweden v West Germany, 24th June (Sweden won 3-1). Good/very good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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