A rare silver & enamel 1934 World Cup commemorative medal, by Veronesi of Bologna, the obverse with an enamel map of the continents, two footballers in raised relief and inscribed COPPA DEL MONDO, FOOTBALL, ITALY, 1934 XII, named to K.J.J. LOTSY, the reverse enamelled with the flags of the participating nations and engraved with details of all the tournament's matches culminating with the Italy v Czechoslovakia final in Rome, diameter 6.5cm., 2 1/2in.

Karel Lotsy (1893-1959) was a Dutch football administrator who took Dutch teams to compete at Olympic Games as well as the World Cup. He later rose to the position of Chairman of the Dutch Football Association (KNVB) between 1942 and 1953.

A 9ct. gold Football Association England v Wales 1919 Victory International medal, inscribed THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION, ENGLAND v WALES, 1919, VICTORY INTERNATIONAL.

There were two England Victory Internationals v Wales. The first was at Ninian Park on 11th October 1919 with Wales winning 2-1. However, Arsenal's Ernest Williamson was in goal for England that day. This medal was awarded for the second match on 19th October at the Victoria Ground, Stoke. Villa's Sam Hardy kept goal during England's 2-0 win.

A 9ct. gold Football League Midland Section 1918-19 wartime Championship medal awarded to Sam Hardy of Nottingham Forest, inscribed THE FOOTBALL LEAGUE, MIDLAND SECTION, WINNERS, 1918-19, NOTTINGHAM FOREST F.C.

During the 1st World War competition football was suspended and in its place regional league competitions were set up. This medal was awarded to Hardy at Nottingham Forest who were crowned Champions of the Midland Section.

A silver & enamel 1991 Football League Cup runners-up medal awarded to Mal Donaghy, inscribed THE FOOTBALL LEAGUE CUP, FINALISTS, 1990-91, in original case inscribed THE FOOTBALL LEAGUE, FOUNDED 1888.

In the 1991 Football League Cup Final Sheffield Wednesday beat Manchester United 1-0 through a goal by John Sheridan in the 37th minute.

A 1983 UEFA Cup winner's medal awarded to the RSCA Anderlecht reserve goalkeeper Dirk Vekeman, in Continental gilt, inscribed UEFA, COUPE UEFA, 1983, in original case. In the 1983 UEFA Cup final Anderlecht beat Benfica 3-2 on aggregate.

Dirk Vekeman was the second choice goalkeeper at Anderlecht between 1979 and 1987 and made 35 senior appearances. He later played for Racing Jet, RWDM and FC Boom. Estimate: £1500-2000

A Birmingham City Football League Division Two Championship medal 1947-48 awarded to Frank Mitchell, in silver-gilt, inscribed THE FOOTBALL LEAGUE, CHAMPIONS, DIVISION TWO.

Birmingham City won Football League Division Two in season 1947-48 with a total of 59 points, three clear of promoted club Newcastle United. Birmingham topped the table on 6th December and were never displaced thereafter. Frank Mitchell only missed one game in the entire season. Estimate: £1000-1500

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