Lot 557V Rare 1945 Wartime Rugby Programme at Newport...

Auction Date: 30/04/2020 at 10am



V Rare 1945 Wartime Rugby Programme at Newport: Very much of its time, a small 4pp fold over paper issue for the Naval Services v Sir Robert Webber’s XV at Rodney Parade on March 24th 1945, a few weeks before VE Day. In aid of the Memorial Fund for Maurice Turnbull, Cambridge, Cardiff & Wales Rugby player and Glamorgan cricketer, etc, who had been killed earlier in the war. Webber was a prominent S Wales businessman & philanthropist who raised several such sides full of talent. Good overall

Hammer Price: £55.00

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