Lot 563Rare collection of New Zealand Rugby League/Northern Union...

Auction Date: 10/12/2015 at 10:30 am



Rare collection of New Zealand Rugby League/Northern Union players signed postcards - 24x half portraits real photographs of each player in the NZ shirt with hand written names in pen on the obverse of each card c/w period hand written players name and details on the reverse – to incl the Tour organiser and player Baskiville, Bumper Wright (Capt) and George Smith (vice capt) et al – only 3 members missing to incl Macgregor, Tyler and Byrne. – all unused some slight creases to the corners otherwise overall generally (G) (24) Note The NZ team were the immediate predecessors of the New Zealand national rugby league team and the tour had a large role in establishing rugby league in both Australia and New Zealand, and also gave birth to international rugby league - and was commemorated by a centenary tour in 2007 — the 2007 All Golds Tour

Hammer Price: £1900.00

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