A collection of sporting medals and cigarette case awarded to P.Rae
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A collection of sporting medals and cigarette case awarded to P.Rae
Sold for £187 (US$ 315) inc. premium
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Sports Memorabilia Chester
20 Feb 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 21119
Lot Details
A collection of sporting medals and cigarette case awarded to P.Rae
A collection of sporting medals and cigarette case awarded to P.Rae
A shield shaped medal (length approx. 43mm), to the obverse with central shield design with floral relief, the reverse engraved 'BURTON SWIFTS F.C. 1892-93 P.Rae', hallmarked, silver, Vaughton and Sons, ring suspension. a square shaped 9ct gold medal (diam. approx. 27mm), to the obverse with 'DURBAN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION 1923' and central shield design, the reverse engraved 'SEN.A.LGE POINT F.C. J.RAE', hallmarked, ring suspension. A shield shaped medal (Length approx. 42mm), to the obverse with 'ROSSENDALE DISTRICT F.BALL ASS.' and central shield design, date engraved 1895-96, the reverse engraved 'P.Rae', hallmarked, 9ct gold, Vaughton and Sons, ring suspension. A large circular medal (Diam. approx. 7.5cm), to obverse with robed figure holding out laurel crown with American shield, the reverse with 'INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION PHILADELPHIA MDCCCLXXVI AWARDED BY UNITED STATES CENTENNIAL COMMISION', with original box. A circular medal (diam. approx. 47mm), to the obverse with 2 figures holding rifle/bow, with dates 1300 1500 and 1860 and motto 'SIT PERPETUUM', the reverse with 'THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION 1860', with original box. A silver cigarette case, engraved to the lid 'For Auld Lang Syne Presented to James Rae by his companions of the All Saints F.C. October 1913', (dimensions approx. 9 x 7cm). (6)

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  • Burton Swifts F.C. were formed in 1871. In 1890, the club became a founder member of The Combination. However, after only a year they switched to the Football Alliance. When the Alliance merged with The Football League in 1892, the club joined the Second Division of the League. Burton Swifts played their home games at Peel Croft.
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