"World Championship Jules Rimet Cup. England 1966. Superintendent“. Bronze, silver plated. m/c enameled, 3.5x3.5 cm.
A group of six Alf Sherwood international shirt badges. Four Wales badges in three separate styles, inscribed badges v Ireland 1949-50 & 1953-54 and v England 1950-51 & badges gained after shirt swaps v Ireland and v Scotland in 1949-50.
Bert Sproston's Bolton Wanderers blazer badge from the 1958 F.A. Cup final v Manchester United.
Silk & wirework Bolton club crest inscribed beneath F.A. CUP FINAL, 1958; sold with Sproston's place setting card from the post-match banquet. Sproston was the Bolton Wanderers trainer.
A collection of lapel badges, pin badges and key rings, mostly associated with overseas clubs and Football Associations, some Spurs examples (a qty. in excess of 50)
A West Bromwich Albion badge commemorating the double achievement of the F.A. Cup Final victory and the Promotion to Division One in season 1930-31.
A large enamel pin badge with club throstle crest, F.A. Cup trophy, throstle and inscribed F.A. CUP WINNERS, W.B. ALBION, WEMBLEY 1931, PROMOTION 2nd TO 1st DIV, soldered replacement over long pin to reverse, probably had a buttonhole fitting originally.
A collection of schools & senior medals and badges awarded to George Theodos, contained in a leather bag and including a silver & enamel Welsh Schools Shield winner's medal, a 9ct. gold Wales v England 1920 schools' international medal, FAW amateur trial blazer badge and a miscellany of other medals and badges, mostly in silver.
Estimate £300 – £500
A silver Sheffield & Hallamshire County Football Association Minor Cup runners-up medal season 1892-93, the reverse named to H. MANKS; sold together with a S & H.C.F.A. shirt badge season 1927-28.
Estimate: £70 – £90
A Players Union badge circa 1908, the circular silkwork badge designed with a hand-shake in front of a button-end football, pale blue border inscribed PLAYERS UNION.
A collection of football badges, including three Football Association silk & wirework blazer badges, and a framed cloth badge with what is believed to be a related pin badge for the F.A. Tour of West Indies in 1955.
The remainder with good World Cup coverage from 1962a card pinned with badges of a good vintage including a German issue for the 1966 World Cup; the remainder mostly modern with various World Cup examples, also a Wembley Lions speedway badge.
Eight continental football club badges relating to Arsenal FC end of season continental tours in the 1930s, including a silver backed Goteborgs Alliansen lapel badge inscribed to the back HARRY HOMER, ARSENAL F.C., 25.5.37, a Staevnet Copenhagen issue dated 1936, Akademisk Boldclub and others; sold together with a gold-mounted silver medal for an unknown presentation dated 1897; and a badge for Sharp's Toffee.
Harry Homer is better known by his pen name "Marksman" and was the Arsenal programme editor of the day.