An 1896 English Cup Final medal awarded to Bob Petrie
Lot 411
An 1896 F.A. Cup final winners medal awarded to Sheffield Wednesday's Bob Petrie
Sold for £10,250 (US$ 17,218) inc. premium
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Lot Details
An 1896 F.A. Cup final winners medal awarded to Sheffield Wednesday's Bob Petrie
To the obverse with shield design, figures of two footballers and date '1896', the reverse engraved ENGLISH CUP FINAL Won by R.PETRIE', floral relief, hallmarked, 15ct gold, ring suspension. Approx. 31mm diam.

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  • Robert Petrie (1874 – 1947) played in the 1896 F.A. Cup Final for Sheffield Wednesday at Crystal Palace, in a 2-1 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers, he was also on the losing side in the 1900 F.A. Cup final with Southampton. Petrie started his career in his native Scotland, before moving south to join Sheffield Wednesday in April 1894.

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