An 18ct. gold pocket watch presented to the Bolton Wanderers player Jack Smith in commemoration of the club's historic win in the first Wembley F.A. Cup Final in 1923, by Thomas Russell & Son, Liverpool, hallmarked Chester, 1922, serial no.5689, the interior inscribed PRESENTED TO, J.R. SMITH, COMMEMORATING, ASSOC. CUP FINAL, 28/4/23, BOLTON 2 WEST HAM 0
Jack Smith was a Scottish centre-forward who made 147 League appearances for Bolton Wanderers between 1922 and 1928. He also helped Bolton win the Cup again in 1926. His son and grandson also played football for Bolton Wanderers, Jack Denver Smith and Barry Smith.
For further information on the 1923 F.A. Cup Final see lot 527.
Sold for £1900
18 & 19 May Sporting Memorabilia
Sotheby's New Bond Street Saleroom
18 May 2015