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Lot 392/0195

SOLD Hammer price: €1000, Estimate: €700-1000

Irish Rugby Scrapbook 1946-47-48-49

Rugby: [Winters (Marie)]
Compiler. A very good Scrap Album of Newscuttings and illustrations, relating to Ireland’s Rugby Campaigns during the Seasons of 1946 – 47-48 & 1949, which covers Ireland’s First Grand Slam, 1948, and their back-to-back Triple Crown Success in 1949. Cuttings include a lot relating to the club, provincial and international career of the Irish and later Lion’s captain Dr. Karl Mullen. There are fine action shots, group photos, player profiles, etc., together with, an original Motor Car Ticket for final match, at Ravenhill, a supporters rosette, and an original Official Match Programme for the game at Ravenhill which brought Grand Slam Glory to Ireland for the first time, Signed by the entire Irish Winning Team. Also a programme for 1949 Ireland v. France at Landsdowne Rd. Over 100pp folio in all, hf. calf ledger, worn. As an Album, w.a.f.

* A very desirable item. (1)

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