Lot 1824 (The Sporting Medals & Trophies Auction, 11th October 2019)
Sold for £1,900
SCOTTISH FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION SCOTTISH CUP WINNERS GOLD MEDAL 1981,
awarded to Derek Johnstone of Rangers F.C., the obverse inscribed 'Scottish Football Association' in blue enamel border around central oval depicting a lion rampant motif in relief, beneath a thistle motif, the reverse inscribed 'Winners Scottish Cup 1980-81 D. Johnstone', 39mm high, maker R.H., in nine carat gold, 15.3g
Note: The final of the 1981 Scottish Cup took place on 9 May 1981 between Rangers F.C. and Dundee United, ending 0-0. Derek Johnstone would play in the replay match days later, as the Gers won 4-1 to lift the Cup. Having signed with Rangers in 1970, Johnstone stayed with the club until 1983, making an impressive 546 appearances and scoring 210 goals with the Boys in Blue.
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