Day 1 Lot 203

A Rugby Miscellany (Qty): Something from everywhere: vintage...

Auction Date: 8/12/2021 at 10am

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A Rugby Miscellany (Qty): Something from everywhere: vintage letters, to ex-England's Hamilton Wickes inviting him to the famous farewell dinner for the Invincible 1924-5 All Blacks, and from Scots scrum half JB Nelson to a young autograph hunter, with good news; programmes, Scotland v France 1994 & Border Reivers v Glasgow, European Qualifying 1997; Brochures for the NZ Tour 1972-3, the Australians' stay in Cornwall 1947 & British Columbia to Eng/Wales 1976; Harlequins' glossy propaganda pamphlet looking for members & sponsors, early 1990s; full set of eight RMS memorabilia colour cards remembering the Springboks of 1951-2; an unused SA 'thank you' card with lovely team pic and logo from their Australian tour 1993, plus the full illustrated tour information brochure; photographs of the Boks in Queensland Country 1971, the Baabaas ahead of the Australia game 1967; the French squad to Argentina 1974, postcard with copied autographs; and Blackwood RFC, two different colour team shots 1980s/90s. Plus Welsh items - JBG Thomas' Triple Crown Souvenir booklet, 1952; J Reason & others' controversial 1960s & 1970s cuttings; colour shot of the Wales team 1969-70; of Teddy Morgan memorabilia, cartoon, pic & blue plaque; & b/w joint photo of Rees Stephens' XV v Neath, mid 1950s. Also Lion Bryn Meredith on Rugby World mag Aug 1962, Delme on Welsh Rugby mag after All Black defeat; W Mail mag on Gareth Davies by Carwyn James, & their hefty pamphlet on the WRU Centenary, 1980-81. Good

Hammer Price: £35.00