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Lot 1072/0207

Estimate: €800-1000

Unusual Galway Hurling & Football Medal Group
Medals:
G.A.A. Hurling & Football Co. Galway, Gort G.A.A., 1940-58, a very comprehensive collection of GAA Medals, to include:
(A) South Galway J.H. Championship 1940 – Gort,;
(B) South Galway M.H. C’Ship, 1942 – Gort;
(C.) S. Galway M.H. C’ship 1943 – Gort;
(D.) Sth. Galway Jnr Football C’ship, Gort ’51;
(E) Craobh Iomana Soisear 1948 – Gaillimh;
(F) Craobh Iom. Sois, “A” 1952, Gort Mac Guaire;
(G) South Galway Jun. F. C’Ship ’52, C. Piggott;
(H) Sth. Gal. ’53 Interm. H. C’Ship;
(I) South Galway G.A.A., Junior “A” Hurling C’Ship, Gort 1954;
(J.) G.A.A. 1956 South Gal. Junior Hurling C’Ship – Gort;
(K) G.A.A. South Galway Senior Hurling C’Ship, Gort, 1956,
(L) Sth. Galway S.H. C’Ship 1958 – Gort,
all by J. Millar, Dublin, together with eleven other G.A.A. Medals not inscribed, but from the same sources (possibly) awarded to C. Piggott), mostly shield and cross shaped, with central enamel overlay depicting various Celtic and sporting motifs. A truly wonderful collection of Galway G.A.A. Medals, as a collection, w.a.f. V. Scarce. (23)
Provenance:
The Piggott Family, hence by descent to the present Vendor.

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