A collection of Henry Cotton ephemera
Lot 120
A collection of Henry Cotton ephemera
Sold for £187 (US$ 311) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A collection of Henry Cotton ephemera
To include 2 Bob Hope Christmas cards; two 1938 London Coliseum programmes featuring as item 10 'Henry Cotton the World Famous Golfer'; a 1937 calendar with colour Cooton image signed in pen 'Henry 1937'; a signed Langley Park Golf Club dinner menu dated 4 December 1937; a mono photograph of Cotton in RAF uniform signed 'Love from Henry 1940'; 5 further unsigned photographs of Cotton; a mono photograph of the Duke of Windsor with Toots wearing the Open medals bracelet; a signed letter on a Penina letterhead with brochure and an Order of Service for Sir Henry Cotton's Memorial Requiem Mass 16 March 1988 with news paper cuttings.


This is Your Life programme 5 February 1986, 'Cotton took golf beyond the fairways and greens to the variety theatre. Along with your trusty caddy you toured the Moss Empire circuit for 16 weeks, finishing in triumph with a top of the bill appearance at the London Coliseum back in 1938. In fact your golf demonstration (included a dramatic white light sequence) act was so popular that you were brought back for an extra week. It meant that the star who had been booked to top that week's Coliseum show (Florence Desmond) suddenly had to share the top billing...'
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