11th Apr, 2024 14:30

The Sporting Auction | Part Two: The Celtic Story

  Lot 1909


the obverse with central shield shaped cartouche with lion rampant motif, and inscribed SCOTTISH FOOTBALL LEAGUE, the reverse inscribed CELTIC F.C. RU.UP JAMES McSTAY 1930-31, in nine carat gold

Note: Legendary Celtic player Jimmy McStay made 500 appearances for the team, going on to manage them for a time in the 1940s.

Part of the great McStay family, Jimmy himself actually took over the captaincy of the club from elder brother Willie McStay in 1929.

This interesting medal comes from an important season. Celtic lifted the Scottish Cup, but just missed out on the top spot in the league with 58 points to Rangers' 60.

(approx. 20g)

5cm high including suspension


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Sold for £750
Estimated at £1,000 - £2,000

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