Lot 864Rare 1905 Wales v England silver and enamel...

Auction Date: 10/12/2014 at 10:30 am

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Rare 1905 Wales v England silver and enamel rugby medal- mounted with a Welsh dragon and inscribed “Wales v England -Cardiff-January 14, 1905” this was Wales first match of the campaign beating England 25– 0 (England’s biggest losing points margin in any championship match up until that time) - one tiny chip to the enamel otherwise overall (G) It was not the norm to produce badges/medals for matches in those days. Note 9 months after winning the championship and the Triple Crown the same Welsh side beat the touring All Blacks in their legendary encounter at Cardiff Arms Park

Hammer Price: £600.00

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