Auction Date: 1/09/2016 at 10:30 am
Unusual George Best autographed item – HM Prison Ford (Arundel, Sussex) programme of events for 12 days over Xmas 1984 and hand signed on the back page “To Peter, All the Best for the Future, Best Wishes, GEORGE BEST”. The programme covers services, film shows and a football match (no team line-ups), very unique and scarce item. Note: George was sentenced on 17 December 1984 to three months imprisonment (for drink driving and assaulting a police officer) he was sent to Pentonville and then transferred to Ford Open Prison until his release on 8 February 1985. 12 page back and white issue in very good condition. Comes with the book “Blessed” by George Best, Chapter 15 “Behind Bars” covers the story, in detail, when George was in prison.