Football Ephemera, Autographs & Books

Lot 1516:
Lot 1516
F.A. Cup Final tickets. Official tickets for 1948, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958 (2, one poor), 1959, 1960, 1961 (2), 1962, 1964, 1965 (2), 1966, 1967, 1968 (2), 1969, 1970, 1973, 1974, 1976 and 1981 (2). Sold with League Cup Final tickets for 1969 and 1973 plus two tickets each for the Charity Shield Matches of 1981 and 1982. Some teams and scores handwritten to certain tickets, some wear to odd tickets otherwise in good overall condition. Qty 31
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £220
Lot 1517:
Lot 1517
England home internationals 1949 to 1981. Good selection of fifty seven official tickets including England v Scotland 1949, v Austria 1951, v Argentina 1951, v Wales 1952, v Scotland 1953, v Rest of the World 1953 (2), v Germany 1954, v USSR 1958 (2) etc. Some duplication. Plus official ticket for Mexico v Uruguay on 19th July 1966 (World Cup 1966), laid down to card. Some teams and scores handwritten to certain tickets, some wear to odd tickets otherwise in good overall condition. Qty 58
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £240
Lot 1518:
Lot 1518
F.A. Amateur Cup Finals 1952 to 1964. Official tickets for 1952, 1956,(2), 1957 (2), 1958 (2), 1959, 1960 (2), 1961 (2), 1962, 1963 and 1964 (2). Some teams and scores handwritten to certain tickets, some minor wear to odd tickets otherwise in good overall condition. Qty 16
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1519:
Lot 1519 Lot 1519
Reg Williams. Chelsea F.C. One page handwritten letter from Williams, to Derek, regarding his retirement from the game due to injury. 'Many thanks for your letter of sympathy and kind remarks. Naturally enough, I am very disappointed in being forced to retire from active football so early, but I hope to carry on in the game in a different sphere...'. Signed by Williams. Together with signature on card dated 1951 sent with the letter. Some wear to lower border of letter otherwise good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1520:
Lot 1520
Italy v Argentina 1954. Official unused ticket for the International match played at the Olympic Stadium, Rome on the 5th December 1954. Excellent condition
Estimate: £18/25
Hammer price: £12
Lot 1521:
Lot 1521
Manchester United v Lazio 1999. Official pre match menu for the Super Cup Final held at the Monte Carlo Grand Hotel on the 27th August 1999. VG
Estimate: £18/25
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1522:
Lot 1522 Lot 1522
'Car-Soc. The New Game of Card Soccer'. Original 1950's football game. With original board, instructions and in original box. Includes printed rules, two racks, cards and two teams of eleven 'men'. Lacking board and ball. Good condition. Sold with 'Wembley' football game. Complete with rules and in original box. Plus a small child's plate with transfer printed image of a football scene centre. The plate dates from the late 1880's, early 1900's. Loss to lustre on rim, chip to rim at back of the plate. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1523:
Lot 1523
'Football Punch'. Twenty five unused beer bottle labels for 'Football Punch- a splendid Winter drink'. Produced by Duckworth & Co of Manchester. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10
Illustrated in the FIFA Museum collection book, page 252
Lot 1524:
Lot 1524
Aston Villa. Original brick reclaimed when the Trinity Road stand was demolished, 20th May 2000. Manufacturer's stamp of 'The Ketley Brick Co. (B.B. Brand), Brierley Hill'. The brick is displayed in a wooden box fashioned from the decking of the upper tier of the stand, with descriptive label describing the brick as originating from the archway separating the Trinity Road Stand from the Holte end, built c.1922. Overall 16" square. Sold with certificate of authenticity. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £260
Lot 1525:
Lot 1525 Lot 1525
Football ephemera, programmes etc. Ephemera includes 'World Cup 1966 England' football annual, compiled by Gordon Ross, Football Monthly's World Cup Souvenir 1966, World Cup 1966 tournament programme, Daily Express World Cup 1966 Guide and 'England's World Cup' post Final publication, ticket for the England v Argentine International match played at Wembley, May 1951, Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Handbook 1949-50, 'Leicester City F.C. Players Promotion Handbook Season 1956-57', Nottingham Forest v Tottenham Hotspur F.A. Cup semi-final programme 1967 etc. Sold with a good selection of over 110 issues of 'Sport' magazine, early 1950's in good condition and a good quantity of assorted football programmes 1970/1990's with good Leeds United interest etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1526:
Lot 1526
England World Cup Squad 1986. Unofficial autograph sheet on Post House Hotel, Heathrow letterhead with dedication 'To 18th Bath Scouts'. Signed by fourteen members of the squad including the Manager, Bobby Robson. Players' signatures include Hoddle, Hateley, Stevens, Hodge, Shilton, Anderson, Robson, Butcher, Wilkins, Martin, Sansom etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1526a:
Lot 1526a Lot 1526a
Football autographs 1970s-1990s. A selection of sixteen signatures on pages and pieces, the majority individually signed, covering football, with good Manchester United representation, and other sports. Footballers include George Best, Dennis Law, Wilf McGuinness, Terry Venables, Trevor Brooking and Eric Cantona. Other sports are Greg Rutherford, Liz McColgan, Hugh Jones, Steve Cram (athletics), Ramanathan Krishan , Fabrice Santoro, Greg Rusedski (tennis), Leslie Claudius (Indian hockey player), Brian Jacks (judo). Also Frankie Vaughan (singer, signed to Columbia Records promotional card). Sold with two football autobiographies for Bobby Charlton and Rio Ferdinand, both signed by the featured player. Some staining to the Ferdinand book, other odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1527:
Lot 1527
'Tottenham Hotspur Souvenir Brochure Cup Final 1962'. Published by J. Revuelta of London. Original blue covers. Sold with 'Spurs 1961'. Official publication of the Spurs players. Both in good condition. Sold with 'The Official Football Association Yearbook' for 1950-51, 1951-52, 1953-54, 1954-55, 1955-56, 1956-57, 1957-58 (2 copies), 1958-59, 1959-60, 1960-61, 1961-62, 1962-63, 1963-64, 1967-68 and 1984-85. Some faults to earlier issues. Plus various magazines and programmes including official tournament programmes 1966, 1978 and 1980 etc
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1528:
Lot 1528
Gerald Thomas Francis 'Gerry' Summers. West Bromwich Albion 1950s. Mono plain back real photograph postcard of Summers, head and shoulders. Stamp for A. Wilkes & Son, West Bromwich, to verso. Light crease to lower corner, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1529:
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Wartime and Post-war Football. Two original hardbacks, 'Football Is My Business', Tommy Lawton, and 'Football from the Goalmouth', Frank Swift, both published by Sporting Handbooks, London 1948 with original dustwrappers. Some wear to dustwrappers otherwise in good condition. Sold with 'Athletic News Football Annual 1945-46' edited by Ivan Sharpe. Repairs to original decorative wrappers which are detached, otherwise good condition. Also eight ruled pages with press cuttings laid down relating to results, league tables, attendances etc. for the 1944/45 football league season, covering the League Cup qualifying competition and second round, League North Cup and South Cup. G
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £8
Lot 1530:
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'The Official Manchester United History 1902-2002'. First edition published in 2001 to celebrate the Centenary of Manchester United. Limited edition no. 467 of 500 copies produced, with official limitation page laid to front endpaper, signed by Sir Bobby Charlton. Red faux leather with gilt titles to front and spine. Minor dulling to gilts. Sold with 'The Complete Encyclopedia of Manchester United Football Club'. Tony Matthews and John Russell. Soft covers. 'Special Edition Signed Certificate' to first page, signed by Bryan Robson who wrote the foreword. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1531:
Lot 1531
Arsenal Football Club Official Handbooks for 1949-50, 1950-51, 1951-52, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1956-57, 1971-72 and 1972-73. Qty 8. Some creasing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1532:
Lot 1532
'The Official Football Association Yearbook'. Good run of the yearbook for seasons 1949/50 (second year of issue), 1950/51, 1951/52, 1957/58, 1958/59, 1959/60, 1961/62-1982/83, 1984/85, 1987/88-1992/93 and 1994/95. Overall in good condition. Sold with two wartime issues of the 'Athletic News Football Annual' for seasons 1943/44 and 1944/45 in good condition. Also 'Playfair Football Annual' for seasons 1948/49-1956/57 etc. Some wear to earlier issues. Qty 52
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1533:
Lot 1533 Lot 1533
Charles Buchans Football Monthly. Four bound volumes for 1953 to 1956, each volume in red cloth with twelve complete issues for January to December. Good condition. Sold with a selection of football ephemera including official programmes for the World Cup 1966, 1970's F.A. Cup programmes with some Arsenal interest, Sunderland F.A. Cup Winners 1973 ceramic plate etc. Some faults, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £130
Lot 1534:
Lot 1534
'Charles Buchan's Football Monthly' 1963-1970. A good run of loose copies of the magazine from 1963 (3 issues), 1964 (7), 1965 (10), 1966 (8), 1967 (9), 1968 (14, including two duplicates), 1969 (10) and 1970 (3). Also a good run of 'Goal' magazine 1968-1970 comprising issues 3, 24th August 1968, to issue 84, 14th March 1970, lacking issue nos. 30, 47, 59, 70, 71, 75, 76. Sold with a further small selection of magazines, programmes, supplements etc. of the period. In two boxes. Some faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1535:
Lot 1535 Lot 1535 Lot 1535
'The Football Hall of Fame'. Robert Galvin. National Football Museum, London 2005. Boldly signed to the inside cover, front endpaper and half title page by twenty five footballers, managers, owners, television presenters etc., possibly attendees at the book launch. Signatures include Roger Hunt, Lawrie McMenemy, Fred Pickering, Dai Davies, Ray Wilson, Ernie Hunt, Gordon Milne, Howard Kendall, Brian Labone, Gerry Francis, Bobby Charlton, Denis Law, Gordon Banks, Doug Ellis, David Gold etc. Some show through of signatures, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32

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