Historic Tyneside Rugby Medal Set For Auction

SharkyMarky

SharkyMarky

2015-07-06 13:51:11

A historic Tyneside rugby medal dating from 1895 is set for auction in London next week carrying an estimate of £300-400.

The medal is one of South Tyneside’s oldest sports medals and was awarded to the South Shields Rugby Football Club for a 42 point win over Ryton, Rovers in Tudhoe, Hartlepool.

The medal is composed of 9 carat gold and enamel and is being sold by leading sports memorabilia auctioneer Graham Budd Auctions in London this coming Monday. 

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