Day 1 Lot 438

Hugely Rare 1886 Rugby Programme North West (England)...

Auction Date: 18/08/2021 at 10am

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Hugely Rare 1886 Rugby Programme North West (England) v North East (England) –small single card (6” x 4.5”) for the game played at Whalley Range, Manchester on Dec 13th, 1886 - published by local firm Wm. Whitham, both teams are listed and the North West include Manchester’s Charles Anderton while the great Dickie Lockwood is listed in the North East side - spaces left for the scores; and on the reverse, a club game between Broughton & Salford, neatly crossed out and bearing pin hole & small old glue marks and on the front only an old crease, now flattened, and a tiny nick to the left margin. The oldest rugby programme we have handled in many a long year.

Hammer Price: £1100.00