Rugby

Lot 1178:
Lot 1178
Leicester [Rugby] Football Club. Centenary Season 1980-81. Winners of the John Player Cup 1979, 1980, 1981'. Large mono limited edition print featuring the Leicester rugby squad in caricature by artist Donald E. Green, the print signed by Green and dated 1981. Nicely signed in ink by twelve of the players featured Peter Wheeler (Capt), W.H. 'Dusty' Hare, Les Cusworth, Clive Woodward, Paul Dodge, Terry Burwell, Wayne Richardson, Nick Joyce, Ian Smith, Kevin Williams, Tim Barnwell and Nick Jackson. Limited edition 21/100. Framed and glazed in black, some wear to frame. 16"x21". VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1179:
Lot 1179
'Leicester City (Rugby) Football Club. Season 1919-1920'. Original mono photograph of the Leicester City team and officials seated and standing in football attire. The photograph measures approx. 14."x9.75", mounted, framed and glazed in modern mount with printed titles and player's names to mount borders, overall 21.75"x16.5". Photographer unknown. A nice image in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1180:
Lot 1180
Leicester Tigers 1999/2000. Two colour printed team photographs, one for the 1999/2000 season, the other slightly later. Both images laid to card mount, each signed to the centre by Martin Johnson (Captain), and to the mount borders by the majority of the two squad members. Signatures include Andy Goode, Neil Back, Austin Healey, Martin Corry, Richard Cockerill, Graham Rowntree, Dean Richards etc. Seventy five signatures in total. Framed and glazed overall 18.75"x24.5". G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1181:
Lot 1181
South African tour of Great Britain 1931-32. 'Illustrated Souvenir of the Springboks, South African Rugby Team Tour 1931-32 England, Ireland, Scotland & Wales'. Compiled and edited by edited by Francis G. Richings and published by C.Mitchell & Co of London 1931. A comprehensive 64 page brochure with team profiles, pen pictures and biographies, fixture list, reminiscences, records of previous tours, photographs, history of South African rugby etc. Good/very good condition. Formerly the property of Arthur William Carr (cricketer). Nottinghamshire & England 1910-1934
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1182:
Lot 1182
Rugby Union. South Africa tour to United Kingdom and France 1960/61. Official autograph sheet on 'S.A. Rugby Touring Team 1960' headed paper signed in ink (one in pencil) by thirty two members of the South Africa touring party. Signatures include Doug Hopwood, John Gainsford, Jannie Engelbrecht, Dave Stewart, Frik du Preez, Abie Malan, Charlie Nimb, Mof Myburgh, Fanie Kuhn, Hugo van Zyl etc. The sheet with horizontal and vertical folds is laid down to album page. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
South Africa played five international matches on the tour, beating Wales, Ireland, England and Scotland, and losing to France
Lot 1183:
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Rugby Union programmes. Midlands Counties 1951-1984. Selection of nine official match programmes for matches played by international touring sides against Midlands Counties. Programmes include v South Africa 1951, v New Zealand 1963, Australia 1966, New Zealand 1967, Fiji 1970, New Zealand 1973 and 1983, Australia 1984 etc. Sold with a collection of programmes for Leicester Tigers v Barbarians for 1983, 1985, 1986 (2 copies) and 1987-1993. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1184:
Rugby Union books 1950s onwards. Two boxes comprising a selection of books relating to tours, biographies, histories, British Lions, All Blacks etc. Biographies include Maurice Turnbull, Gareth Edwards, Mervyn Davies, Gerald Davies, J.P.R. Williams, Roger Uttley, Phil Bennett etc. Qty 55. Odd duplicates. The majority with good dustwrappers, in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1185:
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Rugby. 'A Touch Down'. Excellent brass metal rounded oblong vesta case with an impressive image of rugby touchdown involving four rugby players to side and to reverse the engraved name 'K.G. Shelitine', lacking ring suspension. Reg No. 159810 to case (c1890). Approximately 1.25"x2". Minor dents to verso otherwise in good condition. An attractive vesta
Estimate: £120/180
Hammer price: unsold

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