Welsh auction a winner for sporting collectors

A John Hughes pottery Grogg of Gareth Owen Edwards Y Mewn WR, 56cm high. Sold for £1,150 at Anthemion Auctions
Sold for £1,150 at Anthemion Auctions

On October 17th, 2012 Anthemion Auctions in Cardiff will be holding a Sporting memorabilia and collectors sale.

The sale encompasses memorabilia across all sports; association football, rugby league and union, cricket, boxing,  golf, Olympics and many more. Items up for auction range from extensive collections of programmes and event ephemera, to vintage sporting equipment and items signed by famous players, with a particular emphasis on Welsh and local sporting teams and individuals.

In recent weeks members of the public have brought in items including a 1948 England V. Australia cricket autograph sheet signed by Don Bradman and others and a New Zealand V. Great Britain (Lions)  official souvenir programme dating from 1930, which will be placed into auction with estimates of £300-400.

As well as sporting memorabilia, the auction includes a wide range of collectors items, ranging from toys, cars and trains from Hornby, Corgi and many other classic makers, antique dolls and teddy bears and collections of stamps, postcards and coins through the ages.

Items for the auction are still being accepted; with a specialist sporting memorabilia and collectors valuation day taking place at Anthemion Auctions on the 27th September between 9a.m and 4p.m.

All sale items are available to view at the auction house between 9.00 a.m and 6.30p.m on Tuesday 16th October.

If you have any queries regarding the sale, or have items that you would like to put into auction, please contact Anthemion on 02920 472444.