Our first auction of 2022 includes items of great interest across a wide variety of sports including football, golf, horse racing and tennis.
We are proud to be offering a poignant collection of memorabilia relating to the Manchester United legend Duncan Edwards who tragically died at the Munich Air Disaster. The items were owned by his fiancée Molly Leech. In the golf section we are selling a putter used by the Scottish golfer Willie Dunn when winning the US Open in 1894. Stan Mellor who was the first jump jockey to ride 1,000 winners. We are honoured to have been asked to sell his trophy and memorabilia collection. With Emma Raducanu flying the flag for British women’s tennis in 2021, it is timely that we are selling a very early women’s trophy for the All England women’s doubles championship. Prior to 1913 the ladies were made to play the championship away from Wimbledon in the Derbyshire spa town of Buxton. With over 1,300 lots on offer over the two days there is plenty for prospective bidders to browse.
Duncan Edwards' overnight bag taken to Belgrade for the 1958 European Cup tie
Part of a collection of 41 items relating to Duncan Edwards of Manchester United and England being sold by the family of his then fiancée, Molly Leech.
Hand coloured etching of the first women's county cricket match
This circa 1811 print of the historic event by the Georgian artist Thomas Rowlandson represents one of the earliest depictions of women's cricket.
Rare trio of Welsh RFU gold badges
Awarded to J. Jarrett of the Match Committee for the Wales internationals v New Zealand, France and South Africa between 1905 and 1912.
Sydney 2000 Olympic Games silver second prize medal for baseball
Awarded to Cuba after their 4-0 loss to the United States in the Olympic final at the Sydney 2000 Games.
Multi-signed poster for 1961 boxing match between Cassius Clay and Jim Robinson
Silver cigarette box awarded to Stan Mellor for becoming the first National Hunt jockey to ride 1,000 winners