11th Apr, 2024 14:30

The Sporting Auction | Part Two: The Celtic Story

Lot 1942


the obverse with central shield shaped plaque with red enamelled lion rampant motif, surrounded by enamelled thistle motifs and blue enamel border inscribed Scottish Football League Championship, the reverse inscribed PREMIER DIVISION OWEN ARCHDEACON WINNER 1987-88, in nine carat gold

Note: As part of the squad Owen Archdeacon picked up a medal for a season that remains historic to Celtic fans. Centenary year.

The occasion was marked by the team, when returning manager and Lisbon Lion Billy McNeill, helped secure a League and Cup double, the first such feat in 11 years.

(approx. 14g)

4.5cm high including suspension


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Sold for £2,600
Estimated at £1,500 - £2,500

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