Lot 195Rare 1905 New Zealand’s Rugby ‘Originals’ All Blacks...

Auction Date: 26/03/2018 at 01:30 pm

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Rare 1905 New Zealand’s Rugby ‘Originals’ All Blacks Team Photograph – large press photograph taken before the match against Yorkshire: of Dave Gallaher’s men before their 44-0 win over Yorkshire at Headingley on Weds. 13th December - just three days before the tourists’ famous sole 3-0 defeat by Wales. – mf&g 17” x 16” in matt black, a scarcely-known clean and clear 11” x 9” official photograph Note: Tim Auty, a descendant and member of whose family played well and bravely for Yorkshire that day, says, ‘We softened up the All Blacks for Wales’! Marvellous match-customised touch-flags also to be seen in the picture. A special image

Hammer Price: £400.00

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