Football Ephemera, Autographs & Books

Lot 1516:
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Notts County F.C. 1952/53. Large album page signed in ink by sixteen members of the Notts County team. Signatures are Adamson, I. McPherson, Johnston, Baxter, Deans, Bradley, Leuty, K. McPherson, Evans, Edwards, Crookes, Robinson, Smith, Broome, Jackson and Southwell. Also signed to verso by twelve members of the 1952/53 Everton team. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Notts County finished in nineteenth position in League Division 2 in 1952/53
Lot 1517:
Lot 1517
Notts County F.C. 1956/57. Ruled page signed in different coloured inks by twenty three members of the Notts County team and coaches. Signatures are McGrath, Taylor, Carver, Birkenshaw, Jackson, Sheridan, Bulch, Asher, Loxley, Blenkinsop, Lane, Cruikshank, Groome, Robey, Wills, Noone, Russell, Gissing, Bradley, Johnson, Wylie, Broome (Coach) and Potts (Trainer). G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Notts County finished in twentieth position in League Division 2 in 1956/57
Lot 1518:
Lot 1518
Notts County F.C. c.1950. A selection of twelve earlier signatures in ink, the majority signed individually to small album pages. Signatures include Leon Leuty, Ian McPherson, Roger King, Jack Edwards, Ron Wylie, Eric Houghton, Jimmy Jackson, Tom Johnston, Hardcastle etc. also to large pages, Tommy Lawton and Jeff Astle. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1519:
Lot 1519
Notts County F.C. 1960s-2000s. A large collection over one hundred and seventy mainly modern signatures individually signed to white cards, including twenty five managers and officials, Sven Goran Eriksson, Billy Dearden, Steve Cotterill, Ron Fenton, Billy Gregory, Eddie Lowe, Gary Mills, Craig Short, Jimmy Sirrel, Larry Lloyd, Neil Warnock, Howard Wilkinson, Keith Curle etc. Earlier players' signatures include Bill Brindley, Ralph Brown, Roy Brown, Colin Calderwood, Frank Cruikshank etc.
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1520:
Lot 1520
Notts County F.C. 2006-2009. Four official signed menus for dinners given by the Notts County Former Players' Association. Includes one menu for the dinner to Don Masson held on 13th May 2006 (over forty signatures), two for the dinner to Gerry Carver, 12th May 2007, one with ten signatures, the other with eight, both signed by Carver. Also the dinner to Brian Stubbs held 9th May 2009, signed by Stubbs. Names annotated in pencil to the majority of signatures. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1521:
Lot 1521 Lot 1521
Tottenham Hotspur 1949/50. Mansford Boxing Club. 'Boxing Tournament' programme in aid of The London Chest Hospital Association at York Hall, Bethnal Green on 2nd February 1950. Signed to the back inside cover entitled 'Extra Contests' by ten Spurs players from the 1930's/1950's including Tickeridge, Ward, Brittan, Duquemin, Adams, McClellan, Gibbons, Scarth, W.R. Bellamy etc. Odd faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1522:
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Newcastle United A.F.C. Cup Finalists 1950-51. Mono real photograph postcard of the team at St James Park with large crowd in attendance. Postcard by George W. Logan of Consett. Title and players names to lower border. Minor wear to postcard otherwise in good condition. Sold with a mono 'Newcastle Breweries Ltd' advertising card with printed image of the team visiting the brewery in May 1955. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1523:
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Derby County Cup Team 1908-09. Mono real photograph postcard of the team, Manager and trainer, standing and seated in rows, in club attire. Publisher unknown. Title and players names to upper and lower border. Slight fading to image, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £30
Derby County reached the semi-finals of the F.A. Cup in the 1908-09 season. They drew the semi-final against Bristol City 1-1 and lost in the replay four days later 2-1
Lot 1524:
Lot 1524
World Cup 1966. 'VIII. Fussball-Weltmeisterschaft. England 1966'. Official German 1966 World Cup Report, with forward by Stanley Rouse. Green cloth with gilt emblem to front cover and title to spine. Sold with an official 1966 World Cup souvenir tournament programme. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1525:
Lot 1525
Preston North End F.C. 'Preston North End Second Division Champions and Promotion Winners 1950-51'. Official souvenir published by The Guardian Press, Preston 1952. Folds to original decorative paper wrappers. 'Preston North End 100 Years in the Football League', Lancashire Polytechnic c. 1989. 'The Deepdale Story', Dean Hayes, Chorley 1996. All three titles with protective film covers to original decorative card wrappers. Also 'Finney- a Football Legend', Paul Agnew, Preston 1989. Original hardback, good dustwrapper. Sold with 'Newcastle United. A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards', John Edminson, Market Drayton 1990. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1526:
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Football collectors' cards. 'Evening Post Football Legends 2003'. Set of sixty original trade cards issued by the Nottingham Evening Post, each card depicting players/ managers from Nottingham Forest (32 cards), Notts County (21) and Mansfield Town (7) with accompanying poster. Thirty seven cards are signed. Signatures are B. Clough, Anderson, Birtles, Bowyer, Burns, N. Clough, Collymore, Francis, Gemmill, Grummitt, Hennessey, McGovern, McKenzie, Needham, Newton, Pearce, Robertson, Shilton, Storey-Moore, Thomson, Walker, Sirrel, Bradd, Chiedozie, Draper, Hateley, Johnson, Kilcline, McCulloch, Masson, Sewell, Watson, Yates, Aston, Calderwood and Pate. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 1526a:
Lot 1526a
'England! England!'. Bobby Moore. London 1970. Original hardback with good dustwrapper, signed to the title page by Moore. Sold with '1966 World Champions', Geoff Hurst, London 2006, signed by Hurst. Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £200
Lot 1527:
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Signed football biographies. A good selection of thirty two signed biographies and autobiographies. Signatures include Trevor Francis, Stan Bowles, Johnny Hubbard, John Toshack, Jimmy Case, Ray Crawford, Peter Shilton, Charlie George, Dave Mackay, Alan Mullery, Bobby Robson, John Greig, Terry Dyson, Tom Finney, Alan Clarke, Alan Shearer, Peter Lorimer, Rodney Marsh etc. Sold with a further fourteen unsigned titles. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £320
Lot 1528:
Lot 1528
Manchester United autobiographies and biographies 2000s-2010s. Ten hardback titles, all with very good dustwrappers, each signed by the player/ author. Signatures are Bill Foulkes, Denis Law (two different), Wilf McGuinness, Harry Gregg, Tommy Docherty, Bryan Robson, George Best, Alex Stepney and Norman Whiteside. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £160
Lot 1529:
Lot 1529
Celtic F.C. 'The Lisbon Lions. The real inside story of Celtic's [1967] European Cup Triumph' 2007. Signed to the front endpaper by six players including Jim Craig, Billy McNeill, Tommy Gemmell, Bobby Lennox, Steve Chalmers etc. Sold with five signed autobiographies of McNeill, Gemmell, Lennox, Wallace, Chalmers, also Bobby Collins signed to loose card, and a signed softback by Jim Craig. Also 'Yogi Bare', John Hughes, unsigned. Qty 9. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £150
Lot 1530:
Lot 1530
'King John. The Autobiography'. John Charles (Leeds, Juventus & Wales). London 2003. Hardback with good dustwrapper. Signed by Charles. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1531:
Lot 1531
'Cloughie. Walking On Water. My Life'. Brian Clough. London 2002. Hardback with very good dustwrapper. Signed by Clough. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1532:
Lot 1532
Nottingham Forest F.C. handbooks and annuals 1952-1997. Twenty two official handbooks including annuals for seasons 1952/53 and 1972, handbooks for 1957/58 (promotion souvenir), 1958/59-1968/69 and 1991/92-1996/97, and a year book for 1982/83. Two duplicates. Odd minor faults, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 1533:
Lot 1533
'Bolton Wanderers A.F.C. 1904-5'. Early original sepia real photograph postcard of the Bolton Wanderers team seated and standing in rows wearing football attire. Printed title to lower margin. Players' names neatly annotated in ink to verso including D. Davies, Brown, Struthers, Clifford, Greenhalgh, Stokes, Marsh, Yenson etc. Some faults to edges and corners, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £45
Bolton Wanderers, then playing in the second division, were finalists in the 1904/05 F.A. Cup, losing 1-0 to Manchester City. They finished as runners up in Division 2 and were promoted
Lot 1534:
Lot 1534
Stoke City F.C. 1940s-1970s. Nine original team and player postcards including some real photographs. Player cards feature Freddie Steele, John McCue, John Malkin and Gordon Banks. Sold with seven real photograph postcards/ photographs of early 1910s/1920s school football and other sporting teams from the Staffordshire area 1920s onwards etc. Qty 18. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1535:
Lot 1535 Lot 1535
Football club histories and biographies. A good selection in two boxes of approx. fifty mainly football club histories and biographies with significant West Country interest. Club histories include Bristol City, Bristol Rovers, Exeter City, Charlton Athletic etc. Biographies include Ian Holloway, Matt Le Tissier, Geoff Bradford, Geoff Hurst, Harry Redknapp, Steve Claridge etc. Other subjects covered include equestrianism, golf, sport collecting etc. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48

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