Lot 127London Counties v South Africa Rugby Programmes 1951...

Auction Date: 7/11/2018 at 01:30 pm

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London Counties v South Africa Rugby Programmes 1951 and 1960 (2): The first issue is generally accepted as the first magazine-style programme for a Twickenham game, and it marked the Springboks’ only defeat of the tour. This copy is fairly distressed to the covers but very acceptable, with the inners entire, clean and well-illustrated, as the RFU caught up with and threatened to overtake the other unions’ programme efforts. The second, a decade on, is virtually identical but cleaner and in VG condition. (2)

Hammer Price: £10.00

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