Lot 1816 (The Sporting Medals & Trophies Auction, 11th October 2019)
Sold for £120
SILVER CIGARETTE CASE,
maker E J Trevitt & Sons, Birmingham 1938, with engine turned decoration overall, the interior inscribed 'A.L. Morton, Airdrie', 240g
Note: Alan Morton (1893-1971) enjoyed 13 years with Rangers F.C., in a period that witnessed the club win ten championships and two Scottish Cups. Scoring 115 goals in 495 matches for the club, Morton earned his nickname of 'The Wee Blue Devil’ and secured his status as Rangers legend.
Provenance: Formerly the property of Alan Morton, this cigarette case was last sold at McTear's in December 2009, on behalf of the family of the late player.
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