A signed Wilf Mannion England Football Cap from 13th October 1946 is one of the sale’s highlights. Wilf Mannion was arguably Middlesbrough’s greatest ever forward and this cap is estimated to sell for £1,300-£1,700. The game, England v Wales, was played at Manchester City’s ground, Main Road and England won 3-0 with Mannion scoring two goals and setting up the third.
For collectors, there are also several hundred football programmes some dating back to the 1930’s and some from FA Cup finals.
Other sports represented in the sale are cricket, horseracing and hunting. Also there are a number of lots of taxidermy, trophy heads and fishing tackle including Hardy Brothers, Alnwick.