11th Apr, 2024 12:00

The Sporting Auction | Part One

  Lot 1660

9TH MAY 1931

the obverse with central crest and border inscribed GLASGOW CHARITY CUP 1931, the reverse inscribed WON BY GLASGOW RANGERS FOOTBALL CLUB G. BROWN, in nine carat gold, in gilt tooled morocco box of issue inscribed RANGERS F.C. 1930-31

Note: Scotland international George Brown joined Rangers in September 1929, remaining with the club until his retirement in 1942. During this time, he tallied 229 official appearances, helping the club to ample silverware, and was also capped 19 times by the national team, captaining them on two occasions.

After retiring, he became a director at Rangers, alongside work as a schoolteacher and then headmaster at Bellahouston Academy.

This medal was awarded for his part in Rangers 2-1 victory over Queen’s Park to lift the Glasgow Charity Cup.

(approx. 20g)

3.8cm high including suspension


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