Lot 642Very Rare Baines rugby card portrait of Bob...

Auction Date: 30/09/2015 at 10:30 am



Very Rare Baines rugby card portrait of Bob Seddon (England, British Lions Capt 1887/88) – card is ex album, worn, torn and creased approx. 80% complete hence A/F – nevertheless very rare. Note an English international rugby union forward who played club rugby for Broughton Rangers, Swinton and county rugby for Lancashire. Seddon was given the captaincy of the 1888 British team for the tour to New Zealand and Australia but died in a boating accident halfway through the tour. Seddon and the British team were honoured in 2013 with induction into the IRB Hall of Fame

Hammer Price: £45.00

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