Auction Date: 7/11/2018 at 01:30 pm
Very rare 1894 England Prizewinning Rugby Football Song Sheet Music: Large format 4 pp paper folded sheet with 25 guinea prize-winning Football Song music and lyrics to centre spread, blank back and pictures of England players Dicky Lockwood (1887-94), Sam Morfitt & Harry Speed (both 1894-96) to cover. All three played in the 1894 games v Wales and Ireland and the latter two in the Scotland match. The Song Shop, Leeds, produced this for the 1894 Home Nations Championship: the year before the Great Split of the codes. Slight edge tears and minor shading, good overall especially for age.