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Lot 1823 (The Sporting Medals & Trophies Auction, 11th October 2019)

A LATE VICTORIAN MARYHILL CHARITY FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION MEDAL

Sold for £130


 

MARYHILL CHARITY FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION MEDAL 1889,
won by Northern F.C., the obverse with central shield shaped plaque with engraved initials, surrounded by pierced and engraved decoration depicting two figures of footballers, leaves and thistles, with scrolling banners inscribed 'Maryhill Charity Football Association', the reverse inscribed 'Won by Northern F.C. 1889', 33mm high including bale, unmarked, 10g

Note: Northern Football Club was a football club based at Hyde Park in the Springburn area of Glasgow, founded circa 1874. Although a founding member of the Scottish Football League Division Two, the club left after a single season and dissolved in 1897.

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