Football Association Amateur Cup winner's medal awarded to a player for Bishop Auckland FC in season 1899-1900, 9ct. gold & enamel, inscribed ENGLISH AMATEUR CUP, WINNERS, BP. AUCKLAND F.C. Bishop Auckland beat Lowestoft Town 5-1 at Leicester.
9ct. gold & enamel medal for the 1899 Sheriff of London Charity Shield, The obverse inscribed SHERIFF OF LONDON CHARITY SHIELD, the reverse inscribed PRESENTED BY T.R. DEWAR ESQ., SHERIFF OF LONDON, 1897-8 Although the medal does not have any match detail engraving, the gold hallmark date letter is for 1898-99. In this year Aston Villa and Queen's Park of Glasgow played out a goalless draw at the Crystal Palace and honours were shared.
Winner's souvenir for the Stoke City v Wolverhampton Wanderers 1929 North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary Football Charity Cup match, in the form of a three-piece Wedgwood Bas-relief ware tea service, comprising a teapot & lid, a sugar bowl & lid and a creamer, classical decoration featuring Ulysses, Priam, Hector & Achiles as well as sacrifice figures, details of the football prize to each base, pristine, original condition, the teapot 12 by 21cm.
Silver cigarette box presented to Joseph Theophelus Mears, founder of Chelsea Football Club, and dated 27th March 1902, the lid engraved with initials JTM and dated, cedar wood interior, 9 by 18cm., a few indentations but generally good Joseph Theophilus ''JT'' Mears (1871-1935) purchased Stamford Bridge Athletics Ground and co-founded Chelsea Football Club in 1905 with his brother. Although he was never chairman, Joseph was the dominant influence at the club after the death of his brother in 1912, and his son Joe and grandson Brian both later serving as chairman of the football club. Further memorabilia relating to the Mears family is offered elsewhere in this auction as lots 870, 897 & 898.
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.