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Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture

 
Lot 1728
 

CELTIC F.C. INTEREST - A GOLD SCOTTISH FOOTBALL LEAGUE MEDAL 1918-19

Sold for £1,700


 

GOLD SCOTTISH FOOTBALL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP MEDAL AWARDED TO WILLIAM CRINGAN,
of shield form, with central overlaid rose gold shield inlaid with red lion rampant motif and with 'Scottish Football League' within a blue banner, the rose gold reverse inscribed with 'Championship 1918-19 Won by Celtic F.C. William Cringan', in nine carat gold, maker Vaughton & Sons, Birmingham 1919, 37mm long including bale, 19.4g

Note: William "Willie" Cringan (1890 – 1958) was a Scottish international footballer who played for Sunderland, Ayr United, Celtic, Third Lanark and Motherwell. The player's senior debut for the 'Bhoys' came in a 2-0 victory over their city rivals Rangers on the 12th of May 1917. He would later go on to captain the team until his departure in 1923.

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