Joe Mercer old gold Arsenal No.6 1950 F.A. Cup Final shirt, by Hope Brothers/Solus Sports, long-sleeved, white collar & cuffs, the badge inscribed 1949-50. The F.A. Cup Rules of the time stipulated that if there was a colour clash, and Arsenal & Liverpool played in red, then both teams were to wear their change kits. However, both Arsenal and Liverpool's change shirt colours were white. In these circumstances, the rules said that a decision would be made by the toss of a coin. Arsenal lost the coin toss and therefore had to play in an alternative change strip. Manager Tom Whittaker chose an old gold coloured shirt. Thereafter, Arsenal continued to use the old gold as an alternative change kit throughout the 1950s. Exhibited: Arsenal FC Museum (on loan).

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Cliff Bastin's red Arsenal 1932 F.A. Cup Final jersey, by Bukta, neck label inscribed PRESENTED TO A GOOD SPORTSMAN BY TOM WEBSTER, white collar, the badge with AFC monogram, football motif and dated 1932 In the 1932 F.A. Cup Final Arsenal were defeated 2-1 by Newcastle United. It became known as the ''over the line'' final when later published press photographs evidently showed that the ball had gone out of play before United's winger Jimmy Richardson crossed the ball for Jack Allen to cancel out Bob John's 15th minute strike for Arsenal. In the second half Allen scored again to seal victory for the Magpies.

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Cliff Bastin's red Arsenal 1930 F.A. Cup Final jersey, by Bukta, white collar, the badge with canon crest and inscribed A.F.C., 1930 In 1930 Arsenal won the first major honour in their history with victory in the F.A. Cup Final. Herbert Chapman's team beat his old club Huddersfield Town 2-0 through goals by Alex James and Jack Lambert. Arsenal now have the most F.A. Cup wins with a total of 13 victories. The 1930 F.A. Cup Final is also remembered for the Graf Zeppelin, the world's largest airship, making a pass over the stadium.

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Blue Scotland international shirt gained as a swap by England's Cliff Bastin following the match at Hampden Park 6th April 1935, long-sleeved, the SFA badge inscribed S v E, 1934-1935 Scotland won this game 2-0. It is unknown with whom Cliff Bastin swapped shirts.

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Cliff Bastin white Football League v Scottish Football League representative jersey 1932-32, by Bukta, long-sleeved, badge inscribed FL, SCOTTISH MATCH, 1931-32 This match was played at Celtic Park 7th November 1931. Bastin scored two goals in the games but the Scottish team won 4-3 in front of a crowd of 51,000.

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George Best green Northern Ireland No.7 jersey worn in the World Cup qualifier v Switzerland at Windsor Park, Belfast, 14th October 1964, short-sleeved, white v-neck collar & cuffs, square I.F.A. cloth badge.

Sold with a letter of provenance. The letter of provenance supplied by the consignor states that this jersey came from the Noel Cantwell collection.

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