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Rugby & Football Memorabilia
Venue address
The Clive Pavilion, Ludlow Racecourse
Brimfield, Ludlow, Church Stretton, Shropshire
United Kingdom
Rugby & Football Memorabilia

Auction dates
Nov 20, 2019 12:30 PM GMT
Lots: 1-350
Nov 21, 2019 10:15 AM GMT
Lots: 351-1371
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Nov 20, 2019 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM GMT
Nov 21, 2019 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM GMT
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1927 Wales v Scotland Rugby Programme & Notes: Scotland won 5-0, as mentioned in the detailed
Scarce 1930 British Lions Tour to NZ Rugby Programme: For the game v Taranaki at New Plymouth, the
Scarce Wartime and after Rugby Programmes (4): To include very clean copy of a famous match, The
1947 and 1949 England v France Rugby Programmes (2): first two official meeting of the sides in
1947-1949 Five Scotland Home Rugby Programmes (5): Quintet of the traditional slim orange
Scarce 1949 France v Wales Rugby Programme: Highly-prized, especially in this splendidly clean
1952 Barbarians v South Africa Rugby Programme: 12pp Cardiff issue for the second occasion on
1958 France v Ireland Rugby Programme: Extremely clean, fresh and bright copy of the typical ‘
1963 Southern Counties v NZ All Blacks Rugby Programme: Striking cover to this 18pp issue from
1964 Wales in South Africa scarce pair of Rugby Programmes (2): Their first overseas tour, Wales
1977 & 1979 Japanese Trio of Rugby Programmes (3): Bilingual issues for the Scottish tourists v
1987 Rugby World Cup Pool Stages Programme: Large colourful issue for the inaugural tourney in NZ
2018 and 2019 French Rugby Programmes, Short Print Run, v England 2018, v Wales and v Scotland
Three large framed action drawings of Welsh rugby players from the 1970s (1) and from 1994-5 (2):
Playfair Rugby Football Annuals (22): The 1st edition, 1948-9, and then the complete run from 1952-3
IRB World Rugby Yearbook (6): The large (and as it transpired, temporary) replacement for
Rugby History & Tours Book Selection (10): All-Black Power (McLean); Haka! (McCarthy); Unsmiling
Rugby Coaching Manuals etc. (10): Advice from experts on coaching at various levels and
Rugby Humour & Oddities Book Selection (8): Three of the marvellous Michael Green’s funny volumes;
General Rugby Book Selection (11): Mix of hard and softback issues, modern & vintage: 100 years of
British Lions Rugby Book Selection (12): Accounts, Reviews, Diaries from tours of 1938 (S Lewis);
Rugby Autobiographies/Biographies Book Selection (12): To include Bill Beaumont, Brian Moore, WJ
Scarce 1928 Wales v Ireland etc Rugby Ticket Selection (12): Light purple card stand ticket,
Rugby Photographs, Portrait & Action (Arg v Eng etc) (Qty): Mostly c.10” x 8”, sets of colour
South Hemisphere Nations in UK Rugby Programmes (5): Barbarians v Australia 1967 & South Africa
New Zealand Rugby Book/Programmes Selection (7): NZ Rugby Greats Vol. 2 (Howitt); and Wellington v
Less usual Irish & Scottish Rugby Programme Selection (6): England /Wales v Scotland/Ireland 1970;
Fields of Praise, WRU Rugby Centenary Book: The brilliant 1980 hardback account by Smith & Williams,
Scarce 1969 Rhodesia v Barbarians Rugby Programme: Attractive cover, good content, lightly marked to
Rugby Phonecards, Selection from Japan, NZ etc (32): Good collection of what seemed convenient
Rugby ‘Specials’ Programmes/Brochures Selection (7): Pleasing glossy colour-covered ‘All Blacks in
Hereford Connection Rugby Selection (4): Bath v Hereford 1989 & Hereford v Walsall (both RFU KO
Welsh Connection Rugby Book Selection (6): Springboks in Wales (Billot); Thinking Rugby (Dawes etc);
Varied Rugby Book Selection, two signed (6): How to Play Rugby (WJA Davies); Talking of Rugby (B
1948-88 NZ Rugby Almanack Collection (24): Varied conditions but all acceptable, many good across
1966 Disney NZ Lions British Lions Rugby Metal Tray: The popular green product from Down Under
Japanese National Emblem Rugby Corner Flag: Mint example, red and white striped with cherry
RWC 1999 IRB Officially Approved Men’s Wristwatch: Silver-coloured with battery operation and RWC
Early 20th Century Rugby Scene Metal Vesta Case: c.5cm x 3cm white metal (tarnished) with bright
1980 Stellenbosch Rugby Club Centenary Ceramic Decorative Plate: The place in South Africa where the
Bridgend etc Rugby Fixture Cards Collection (23): Varied conditions, many well-thumbed, 16
New Zealand Connection Rugby Book etc Collection (3): Wellington (NZ) Centenary 1969; Inglewood
Rugby Grogg, Gareth Davies, Wales: 10” early hollow version, doesn’t seem damaged but only half
Rugby Grogg, Gavin Hastings, Scotland: 10” early hollow version, has been skilfully repaired to legs
2005 British Lions Tour to NZ etc Rugby Badges (qty): The well-known collectors’ full individual
Huge Rugby Badge Selection (c.150): All sorts of lapel-style badges of all sorts, fixings, ages,
NZ Rugby Badge Selection (7): Silver fern butterfly clip or lapel pin stick type, one clearly
Modern England Schools Rugby Union Blazer: Looks to be XXL, a dark navy blue example with silver
30 - 40 GBP
1930s Rugby Autograph Book packed with ‘caps’ etc: Splendidly home-designed with pics and drawings
Huge Rugby Autographs Collection: Hundreds of rugby player autographs in a variety of formats,
NZ Big Match Rugby Tickets Display, mounted & framed but not glazed (10): All at Athletic Park,
1935-2009 Wales (H) v New Zealand Rugby Tickets (13): Pleasing Cardiff Arms Park card issue for
Rugby Club etc Decorative Shield-Shaped Plaques (16): A great collection of the standard brown
1924-1960s, NZ Large Tour Posters and Pic (7): Collection of New Zealand Rugby tour itinerary/
50 - 100 GBP
1935-1973 NZ Tour Itineraries/Fixture Cards (5): Some signs of pocket wear and age but lovely
Very Rare 1896 Canterbury (NZ) Rugby Union Annual: Astonishingly clean and in good order, a compact,
150 - 200 GBP
Hugely Rare 1901 NSW v Queensland 3-fold card Rugby Programme: Small, clean, near-120 year old issue
Hugely Rare 1906 NSW v Queensland 3-fold card Rugby Programme: Small, clean, decorative-covered
Rare 1899 Rugby Menu Card, NIFC v Edinburgh University: Clean neat single embossed card menu from
70 - 100 GBP
1968 British Lions Rugby Tour to South Africa, Western Province Match Programme: The 1968 SA Rugby