Day 1 Lot 454

2x early 1900s England Rugby Cap and another...

Auction Date: 8/12/2021 at 10am

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2x early 1900s England Rugby Cap and another unknown Cap - awarded to Manchester's player Leonard Haig - the first is very distressed 1910 England Cap, who was capped 7x times and played in the first Twickenham international, beating Wales in 1910. He also played for Lancashire and the Barbarians and was captain of Manchester in 1910. Unfortunately, Haig became a First World War casualty, dying in 1916 of pneumonia contracted during a training exercise; and another interesting honours cap dated 1908-09 with Three Lions Embroidered Badge c/w date to the peak, and players name inside - well preserved honours cap in red velvet with contrasting braid (2)

Hammer Price: £700.00