11th Apr, 2024 12:00

The Sporting Auction | Part One

 
Lot 1659
 

ARTHUR DIXON OF RANGERS F.C., SCOTTISH LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS GOLD MEDAL
1923/24

the obverse with central crest to quatrefoil, inscription to border, inscribed verso Won by RANGERS F.C. A. DIXON, in nine carat gold

Note: Arthur Dixon was an English footballer who played as a central defender for clubs including Rangers F.C., racking up over 300 appearances with team between 1917 and 1926. He later became a trainer with the club, as well as assistant to legendary manager Bill Struth. This medal comes from the inter-war period, Rangers romping the trophy with 59 points against nearest rivals Airdrieonians 50.

(approx. 19g)

3.3cm high including suspension

 

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Sold for £2,000
Estimated at £2,000 - £3,000


 
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