Lot 1028I Stole The FA Cup’ Framed Display...

Auction Date: 18/09/2020 at 09:30 am



I Stole The FA Cup’ Framed Display - Collection of items relating to the theft of the first English Cup in 1895 includes a hand written letter on Aston Villa letter heading dated 13 Sep 1895 is signed by Shillcock and gives his consent to the Club offering a reward, not to exceed £50, for the recovery of the English Cup. Also included is a photograph of the Cup, the shop and photocard of the Villa team in 1894/95 with the cup, together with the Sunday Pictorial Newspaper with the headline ‘I Stole The FA Cup’ with a confession by Harry Burge whom claimed he had stolen the cup and melted it down, both items framed and measure 50x40cm approx. (2)

Hammer Price: £320.00

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