Lot 226Rare 1910 Wales (63) v France (14) rugby...

Auction Date: 31/08/2017 at 10:30 am

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Rare 1910 Wales (63) v France (14) rugby dinner menu – the opening game of the Five Nations held after the match on New Year’s Day at The Royal Hotel Swansea on Saturday 1st January-single folded card with colourful embossing to the cover, full menu and toast list – some marks and stains to the covers never the less (Rare) Note the 1st ever championship match between Wales and France produced a cluster of records-a total of 63 points was the biggest aggregate any international match which was equalled only in 1975, was Wales’s highest score against any opposition, Wales total of 10 tries was the highest in the championship: Jack Bancroft total of 19 points was an individual record until equalled by Keith Jarrett 1967 and Bancroft 8 versions never been bettered

Hammer Price: £400.00

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