A pair of Sir Stanley Matthews football boots
Lot 316
A pair of Sir Stanley Matthews football boots
£600 - 800
US$ 1,000 - 1,300
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Lot Details
A pair of Sir Stanley Matthews football boots
A pair of brown leather football boots, presented to Lewis Jones an international rugby league player who played as a centre three quarter with Leeds R.L.F.C, during a visit to the CWS factory in Leeds in 1954, the same day as Stanley Matthews also visited the factory for marketing purposes, Lewis expressed his sadness at missing Sir Stanley Matthews, who had been earlier and left a pair of his boots for copying, Lewis was then presented with these boots and donated them recently to the Dickie Bird foundation. The lot includes a letter of authenticity from the Dickie Bird foundation and a copy of a magazine article from the time.
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