Lot 6722x early 1880s Glasgow Academical Rugby Football Club...

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



2x early 1880s Glasgow Academical Rugby Football Club team photographs - to include The team photograph v Manchester Rugby Club played on 15 November 1880 on the original photographer mount by James Stewart Glasgow, complete with hand written legends above and below together with another Glasgow Academical Football Club photograph dated 1883 again mounted on the original photographer’s by Stuart of Glasgow-both mounts have major tears and rips, otherwise images are untouched hence overall (A/F) plus 1900/01 Bearsden Rugby 1st XV team photograph - on the original photographer’s mount by A&G Taylor, Glasgow complete with printed legend below - wear to edges tears, tears, rips and some creases, image good hence overall (A/F). Note The Glasgow Academical Football Club is one of the oldest rugby football clubs in Scotland formed in 1866. This history is notable its early foundation and the fact that the club produced many internationals. The club was also a founder member of the Scottish Football Union in 1873

Guide Price: £80.00 - £100.00

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