The blue Bristol City shirt worn by Bob Hardy in the F.A. Cup Final v Manchester United played at The Crystal Palace 24th April 1909.
Made by Harris's Sports Depot, Bristol, long-sleeved, the cloth badge with silkwork City Arms of Bristol; sold together with a Bristol published supplement (poor condition) that featured the 1909 Cup Final and includes a team-group portrait of the Bristol City Team.
1909 is the only occasion that Bristol City has played in a F.A. Cup Final. Their opponents at the Crystal Palace on 24th April were Manchester United, appearing in their first F.A. Cup Final. United won the match 1-0 through a Sandy Turnbull goal in the 22nd minute. The shirt worn by the Manchester United captain Charlie Roberts was sold at Graham Budd Auctions in October 2015.
Estimate £7,000 - £10,000
Sold For: £13,000
Sporting Memorabilia, Sotheby's New Bond Street Saleroom, London.
Tuesday 16th May 2017