Lot 184Very Rare WW1 1917 Wartime Rugby Programme, Australian...

Auction Date: 20/11/2019 at 10:30 am

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Very Rare WW1 1917 Wartime Rugby Programme, Australian Imperial Force v Reserve Battalion, Welsh Guards at Norbury: Intriguing survival of this 8pp issue from a year before the end of the First World War. Large, worn and foxed semi-stiff decorative covers, very unusual for a war match, with ribbon, paper insert and bold cartoons. Match was in aid of the funds of the ANZAC Buffet, a typical WW1 charity game, and the rear cover has been signed by a number of, presumably, guests. F/G

Hammer Price: £85.00

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