02/10/2013 : Sporting, Militaria and Medals Sale
Friday 11th October from 10am Sporting, Militaria & Medals Viewing: Thursday 10th from 10am - 6pm and 9am-10am on the morning of the sale
The Cheshire Saleroom
Enquiries: 01625 431 788
Click here for our illustrated catalogue and here for live bidding.
Remaining photos will be uploaded by 4th October
Friday 11th October: Lots 1-449
Over 400 lots will include a rare collection of rugby league medals awarded to Harold Buck including a 15ct gold and enamel Challenge Cup winners medal for the 1922-23 season. Buck was the game's first £1,000 signing when he moved from Hunslet to Leeds. Continuing on from the rare sporting memorabilia theme, also up for auction is Sir Bobby Charlton's velvet cap for England vs Sweden 1959-60 in whcih he scored a late goal, a lighter presented to him and his tankard which was given to him in Germany and which survived the Munich air disaster unscathed but for a little damage to the lid. Also for sale are three superb leather pistol holders which belonged to Lietenant-Colonel Chandos-Pole, a collection of taxidermy including a leopard skin with head, a bear cub skin, and a fantastic set of four stags heads by Spicer & Sons, sporting guns, military guns and pistols, gun accessories and cases, bayonets, swords, a collection of wonderfully rare 17th and 18th century daggers, military helmets and to finish the sale around 50 lots of rare helmet plates, cap badges and fascinating medal groups, one awarded to a Lieutenant Colonel which includes a 19th century dagger gifted to him from the Sultan of Oman.
Condition reports and additional images are available on request but are to be requested no later than 5.30pm on Wednesday 9th October 2013. Send requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
Bids to be received no later than 6.00pm on Thursday 10th October 2013 or they will not be processed in time for the auction.
Catalogue: £5 inc p&p
If you require postage, please check prior to bidding to ensure your lots are suitable for sending. You can check our postage terms on our postage page here.
Don't forget we have an on site cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks with freshly made sandwiches to order.
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