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SOUTH AFRICAN RUGBY TOUR OF BRITISH ISLES 1931 SIGNED MENU

SOUTH AFRICAN RUGBY TOUR OF BRITISH ISLES 1931 SIGNED MENU
SOUTH AFRICAN RUGBY TOUR OF BRITISH ISLES 1931 SIGNED MENU

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Menu card for a dinner held in honour of the South Africans at the Grand Hotel, Birmingham on 21 October 1931, after a match against the Midland Counties. Embossed decoration and original ribbon still in tact. Signed on the back cover in pencil and ink by 14 players from both teams, including P de Villiers, SR de Toit, J White, JC Tindall, JH van der Westhuizen (ink) and SC Louw (ink) of South Africa. The other signatures include T Coulson, the captain of the Midland Counties team.

20 x 13cm. 4pp. Water stains and other blemishes on both covers. Internally very clean. Slight rubbing to signatures but generally clear and bright. A lovely item.

Date
1931

£260.00 (Code: 2975)

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