Football Ephemera

Lot 1464:
Lot 1464 Lot 1464
James Chadwick Townley. Tottenham Hotspur 1927-1928. Mono real photograph postcard of Townley, half length, in Spurs shirt. Nicely signed in ink to the lower right hand side. W.J. Crawford of Edmonton. Good/very good condition Postally unused
Estimate: £100/150
Jimmy Townley an outside left signed for Tottenham Hotspur in 1927 where he participated in three matches and found the back of the net twice. Scoring on his Lilywhites debut in a 3-1 defeat to Everton at White Hart Lane in October 1927 in the old First Division
Lot 1465:
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John Richardson. Tottenham Hotspur 1927-1929. Mono real photograph postcard of Richardson, half length, in Spurs shirt. Nicely signed in ink to the lower right hand side 'Yours sincerely'. W.J. Crawford of Edmonton. Good/very good condition Postally unused
Estimate: £100/150
Jock Richardson joined Northfleet United (the nursery club of Tottenham Hotspur) in 1924 before signing officially for Tottenham in 1927. The full back made a total of 41 appearances in all competitions for the Spurs between 1927'29
Lot 1466:
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Charles Harold James Handley. Tottenham Hotspur 1921-1929. Sepia real photograph postcard of Handley, half length, in Spurs shirt. Signed in ink 'Yours truly, C. Handley'. W.J. Crawford of Edmonton. Good/very good condition Postally unused
Estimate: £100/150
From 1922 - 1928, Charlie "Tich" Handley scored a goal almost every time he played and if he wasn't scoring, he was setting them up. He and Jimmy Dimmock were Tottenham's best strikers in that decade
Lot 1467:
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Buchanan Sharp. Tottenham Hotspur 1923-1925. Mono real photograph postcard of Sharp, half length, in Spurs shirt. Signed in ink 'Yours truly'. W.J. Crawford of Edmonton. Very good condition Postally unused. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Sharp, an inside forward signed for Tottenham Hotspur in March 1923 and played in five matches for the Spurs scoring one goal
Lot 1468:
Lot 1468 Lot 1468
'Tottenham Hotspurs. Caught Bending. 1' 1909. Early mono real photograph postcard of some of the players in training with title printed to lower border. Shamrock & Co, London. Postally used and dated April 1913. Rare. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Spurs were now a Football League Team
Lot 1469:
Lot 1469 Lot 1469
'Tottenham Hotspurs. Caught Bending. 2' 1909. Early mono real photograph postcard of some of the players in training with title printed to lower border. Shamrock & Co, London. The card verso has a piece of paper laid down to the back. Rare. Good condition
Estimate: £60/90
This small series of two cards was the complete set
Lot 1470:
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Tottenham Hotspur F.C. 'Play Up! Spurs. The Result of the Match'. Comical colour caricature image of a player, bruised and battered, with tattered green and white hooped shirt, shorts and socks, leaning on a crutch walking away kicking a football with his leg in plaster. Postcard by 'The Cynicus Publishing Co. Ltd of Fife'. Postally used dated 1910. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1471:
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Tottenham Hotspur F.C. 'Tottenham Hotspur. Should this reach you'. Comical colour caricature image of a Spurs player kicking the ball in the air. Publisher unknown, image drawn by artist Frank Reynolds. Postally used dated 1904. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1472:
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Tottenham Hotspur F.C. 'Edward Jones Potts'. Mono printed advertising postcard depicting an image of Potts, head and shoulders, with his biography beneath. Published by Webb Bros, Football Series. No. 4. c1910 [?]. Postally unused. Good/very good condition. A rare card
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1473:
Lot 1473
'Pele'. Large colour limited photographic giclee print of Pele in action for Brazil by Washington Green Fine Art. . Signed to lower border by Pele in pencil. Limited edition of 225 prints, this being number 24, with certificate of authenticity, brochure and original receipt of the prints purchase from Harrods in 2008. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 28"x23". Very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Lot 1474:
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Football club photographs c1920s/1930s. Two early original mono photographs of football teams depicted seated and standing in rows wearing football attire. Teams unknown. One photograph by Geo. Toulmin & Sons, Preston measures 8"x6", laid to official photographer's mount, overall 12"x10". Good condition. The other by Benedetti & Co., Rye Lane, London, measures 10.25"x8.25", mounted overall 16"x14". Staining to and wear to mount, some surface damage, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Lot 1475:
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Newcastle United F.C. tour to New Zealand 1968. Newcastle United v Countrywide All Whites (New Zealand) 1986. Original white shirt with player no. 21 to back, black fern and 'New Zealand Football Assn' to chest, worn by John Leijh in the match v Newcastle United in May 1986. Sold with an official programme for the tournament. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1476:
Lot 1476
Football publications. Box comprising sixteen titles including 'Dansk Boldspil-Union 1889-1964', Copenhagen 1964. Minor soiling to wrappers, otherwise in good condition. 'Famous Association Footballers 1895'. Yore Publications 1997. Limited edition of 250 copies produced. Cambridgeshire Football Association Centenary 1884-1984 booklet, and handbook for season 2005/06. 'Soccer History' issues 4-7, 9 and 10, 2003-2004. 'Pioneers of the North' 2009, and five modern yearbooks published by FIFA, Sky etc. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1477:
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Victorian football brass sporting fire dogs/andiron figures c.1897. Original brass figures in the form of two footballers standing side by side, one with a ball at his feet. The figures stand on a fireplace decorated to centre with a smaller image of a footballer kicking a ball in front of a goal. Registration marks to verso, 'Rd. No. 295185. 393' and maker's mark, 'R.R. L.&.M'. 12" tall. VG
Estimate: £50/80
These figures were manufactured in Britain for a long period starting around 1880
Lot 1478:
Lot 1478
Football figure. Large and impressive bronze/spelter [?] figure of a footballer in the act of kicking the ball. Mounted to heavy marble plinth. Maker unknown, possibly French c.1930s. Approximately 11.5" tall. Good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Lot 1479:
Lot 1479
Football merchandise. Four items of football merchandise, each in original presentation box. Items are a Chelsea F.C. 'Double Season 2009/2010' corkscrew, Chelsea F.C. 'Barclays Premier League Champions 2014-15' medallion, a pair of Fulham F.C. 'FxPro' cufflinks, and a 'Club Wembley' leather strap key fob. Sold with a Mercedes Benz 'Taste' chrome travel corkscrew. Qty 5. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Lot 1480:
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'The Hamlyn International Book of Soccer'. M. Archer, P. Arnold, C. Davis, P. Gardner & M. Tyler. London 1977. Dustwrapper. Signed to the half title page by nineteen Liverpool players including the manager, Bob Paisley. Players' signatures include Terry McDermott, Emlyn Hughes, Steve Heighway, Terry Smith, Ian Gallagher, David Fairclough, Phil Neal, Ray Clemence, Joey Jones, Kenny Dalglish, Phil Thompson etc. Sold with an official folding Liverpool F.C. printed autograph sheet c.1977. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1481:
Lot 1481
Chelsea F.C. 1951/52-1953/54. A near complete run of official 'home' match programmes for League, F.A. Cup and representative matches played at Stamford Bridge. 1951/52 lacking v Manchester City, 25th December 1951, v Leeds United (F.A. Cup 5th round 2nd replay) 3rd March 1952. Includes F.A. XI v Royal Air Force, Stamford Bridge 24th October 1951. 1952/53 page torn to Derby County programme. Lacking v Manchester United 20th December 1952, v West Bromwich Albion (FA Cup 4th round second replay). Includes F.A. XI v Royal Air Force, 22nd October 1952. 1953/54 lacking v Middlesbrough 17th October 1953. Includes v Racing Club of Buenos Aires 13th March 1954, Football League v Scottish League 28th April 1954. Rusting to staples, odd programmes with minor ink or pencil annotations to field of play, wrappers etc. Some folds, wear and staining, overall in generally good condition Qty 69.
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1482:
Lot 1482
Chelsea F.C. 1953/54-1955/56 and 1957/58. A good run of official 'home' match programmes for League, F.A. Cup and representative matches played at Stamford Bridge. 1953/54 lacking v Preston North End 28th November 1953, v Manchester United 12th December 1953, v Blackpool 19th December 1953, v Cardiff City 26th December 1953. Includes Chelsea v Racing Club of Buenos Aires 13th March 1954 and Football League v Scottish League 28th April 1954. 1954/55 complete League and F.A. Cup programmes, also Chelsea v Red Banner (Hungary) 15th December 1954. 1955/56 lacking v Newcastle United (Charity Shield) 14th September 1955, v Burnley 13th February 1956, v Everton 14th April 1956. 1957/58 complete League and F.A. Cup programmes, includes programmes for matches v Fulham (Southern Floodlit Cup) 15th October 1957, v C.D.S.A. Moscow 7th November 1957, v Beogradski Belgrade 12th November 1957, v C.D.N.A. Bulgaria 25th March 1958, v Canto do Rio 22nd April 1958, v Northampton Town (Football Combination), v Gray's Athletic (F.A. Youth Cup) and v Crystal Palace (Football Combination) 28th September 1957, England v Bulgaria U-23s 25th September 1957, England v Yugoslavia (Youth International) 4th February 1958, England World Cup XI v England Under 23 XI 2nd May 1958, and London v Barcelona 5th March 1958. Rusting to staples, odd programmes with minor ink or pencil annotations to field of play, wrappers etc. Some folds, wear and staining, odd old tape repair, overall in generally good condition. Qty 95.
Estimate: £60/90
Lot 1483:
Lot 1483
Chelsea F.C. 1958/59, 1959/60 and 1960/61. A good run of official 'home' match programmes for League, F.A. Cup and representative matches played at Stamford Bridge. 1958/59 lacking v Frem Copenhagen (Fairs Cup) 30th September 1958. Includes v Ville de Belgrade (Fairs Cup 2nd round) 29th April 1959. Six programmes with rear wrapper clipped. 1959/60 lacking v Leeds United 23rd January 1960, v West Bromwich Albion 24th February 1960, v Manchester City 2nd April 1960, v Nottingham Forest 16th April 1960. Includes matches v Atletico Bilbao (Floodlight Friendly) 2nd December 1959, and v West Ham United (Southern Junior Floodlight Cup Final) 14th October 1959. Also 1960/61, nine programmes. Rusting to staples, odd programmes with minor ink or pencil annotations to field of play, wrappers etc. Some folds, wear and staining, overall in generally good condition Qty 53.
Estimate: £30/50
Lot 1484:
Lot 1484
Chelsea F.C. 1961/62-1978/79. Box comprising a good run of official Chelsea 'home' programmes for League, F.A. Cup, Fairs Cup, European Cup Winners' Cup etc. matches played at Stamford Bridge. 1961/62 (Qty 17), 1962/63 (20), 1963/64 (25 including England v Young England), 1964/65 (25 including Chelsea v Benfica 7th October 1964), 1965/66 (28), 1966/67 (28 including friendly v Real Madrid 22nd November 1966, and John Mortimor Testimonial Match 29th November 1966), 1967/68 (25 including Ken Shellito Testimonial 6th May 1968), 1968/69 (30 including England v Young England 25th April 1968), 1969/70 (24), 1970/71 (29), 1971/72 (27), 1972/73 (23), and 1973/74 (22). Also in official binders, 1976/77 (23 including 'Chelsea 1970 v Chelsea 1977' charity match 29th March 1977), 1977/78 (24), and 1978/79 (17). Annotations to some programmes, overall in good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Lot 1485:
Lot 1485
F.A. Cup Finals 1952 and 1954. Official programme for the 1952 Final, Arsenal v Newcastle United, and two for the 1954 Final, Preston North End v West Bromwich Albion. Some soiling and spotting to two programmes, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Newcastle United beat Arsenal 1-0 in the 1952 Final, and West Bromwich Albion beat Preston North End 3-2 in 1954
Lot 1486:
Lot 1486
England v Switzerland 1946. Unofficial 'Pirate' programme for the international match played at Stamford Bridge 11th May 1946. Printed by J. Buick, Holloway, London. Sold with five official programmes for England 'home' internationals played at various grounds. Matches are v Sweden, Highbury 19th November 1947, v France, Highbury 3rd October 1951 (Festival of Britain celebration match), v Wales, Wembley 12th November 1952, v Wales, Villa Park 26th November 1958, and v Denmark, Molineux 5th December 1956. Qty 6. G
Estimate: £30/40
Lot 1487:
Lot 1487 Lot 1487
England v Italy 1973. Official programme for the international match played at Wembley Stadium 14th November 1973. Signed in ink to the team lists by ten members of the England squad, the majority of whom played in the match, including Ray Clemence, Peter Shilton, Emlyn Hughes, Norman Hunter, Bobby Moore, Martin Peters, Kevin Keegan, Peter Osgood etc. Some annotations in ink to England player profile pages. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Italy won 1-0

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