Football ephemera


John Taylors, Louth
Collectables, Antiques, Furniture, Ceramics, Clocks, Pictures and Jewellery, Tue 7th Dec, 10am

Golding Young, Bourne
Collective Sale, Wed 1st & Thu 2nd Dec, 10am

Golding Young, Grantham
Collective Sale, Wed 8th & Thu 9th Dec, 10am

Golding Young, Lincoln
Collective Sale, Wed 15th & Thu 16th Dec, 10am

Batemans of Stamford
Fine Art, Antiques and Specialist Collectors with Vintage Wine, Champagne and Spirits, Sat 11th Dec, 10am

Stamford Auction Rooms, Stamford
Fine Art, Antiques & Collectables Fri 10th Dec, 11am

Unique Auctions, Lincoln
Antique and Collectors Evening Auction, Wed 1st Dec, 6pm

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Words by:
William Gregory MRICS
Featured in:
December 2021

By William Gregory MRICS, Golding Young and Mawer.

Auctions have always benefitted from the collector; those passionate individuals who keep and cherish often ephemeral items, which were originally intended for a single use.

One such collection recently came up for auction, consisting of football ephemera or memorabilia, dating from the 1940s up to the 1960s. It consisted of a vast collection of football programmes mainly relating to Grimsby Town football club.

The programmes detail one passionate supporter’s visits to matches, and whilst no one can truly know which matches took our collector to the edge of their seat, a highlight is surely the 1966 World Cup quarter final held at Hillsborough.
The collection was offered in 15 lots, which sold for just over £600.

Full illustrated results from the auction can be found at

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