Lot 1970 (The Sporting Medals & Trophies Auction, 26th April 2019)
Sold for £8,500
- Signs of wear consistent with age
- Scratches to obverse and reverse of medal
- Scratches to rim of medal and dings visible
- Additional photographs added
ENGLISH LEAGUE CHAMPIONS MEDAL 1908,
awarded to J Nuttall, the obverse with football and wreath motif decoration, inscribed 'Manchester United F.C.' and 'J. Nuttall' in banner below, the reverse inscribed 'League Champions Season 1907 - 1908', 35mm high, marked Elkington Manc'ter, in fifteen carat gold, 26.6g
Note: The 1907-08 Football League title was the first league title ever awarded to Manchester United F.C. This period proved prosperous for the club, who went on to win the Charity Shield in 1908 and subsequently the FA Cup in 1909. This gold medal was awarded to Jack Nuttall for his role as assistant trainer for the side.
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