An Austrian alpaca and enamel cigarette case 1920s, the hinged lid enamelled with a footballing scene, the underside engraved with a previous owner's monogrammed initials, gilt interior, in fine original condition.
An autographed Tottenham Hotspur 1953 Continental Tour itinerary, signed by 16 members of the touring party including Withers, Baily, Robb, Duquemin, Marchi, Nicholson, Harmer etc., this originally issued to Ron Reynolds and complete with his ID card; sold together with an itinerary for Spurs' Tour to Canada and United States in 1957.
Sold for £250
A pair of gold ceramic football boots cast from original George Best match-worn boots, No.2 from an individually hand crafted limited edition of 466 (number of Manchester United appearances) by artist Sean R. Thomas at Sportscasts, on a red baize covered wooden stand set with title plaque and with Perspex display casing.
Created shortly before George's death in 2005, the accompanying COA is signed by George Best; additionally sold with a letter of authenticity confirming that this lot came from the personal collection of Phil Hughes, George Best's agent, manager and close friend.
A Bolton Wanderers F.A. Cup final supporter's favour first worn in 1894 and worn at the 1904 F.A. Cup Final, a round pin badge with a pair of 'Bowton Trotters' and inscribed GIVE US ANOTHER GOAL, two suspended blue ribbons inscribed BOLTON WANDERERS.
Sold with a press cutting featuring this very favour that appeared in the Bolton Evening News 18th February 1959, explaining that it was first worn in a Cup Tie at Goodison Park when Bolton beat Wanderers 4-1; the lot also including a Bolton Wanderers supporter's metal fob.