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An early example of a rose England amateur international football cap awarded for the match v Holland played at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea, 11th December 1909, inscribed E v H, 1909-10; sold together with a photostat from A reference with England line-up.

England won this match 9-1. The original recipient of the cap is unknown, but the England line-up was a s follows: Ronald Brebner (Darlington), Walter Corbett (Birmingham), Arthur Knight (Portsmouth), Kenneth Hunt (Leyton), Frederick Chapman (South Notts), Robert Hawkes (Luton), Arthur Berry (Everton), Vivian Woodward (capt., Tottenham Hotspur), Harry Stapley (Glossop North End), Alfred Owen (Leicester Fosse) & Ernest Williams (Portsmouth).

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The first official England amateur international was against France in Paris 1st November 1906, so the present cap is an early presentation.

Sold for £600

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