We love discovering sports memorabilia with great stories. Recently we acquired one of Just Fontaine’s commemorative watches, which fills exactly that brief. The wristwatch is inscribed to dial “Just Fontaine. World Record 13 goals 1958-1998”. Fontaine, French football legend, presented one of these watches to each of the twenty two members of the French 1958 […]
When we sent out our first New Stock Catalogue of the year, we realised it had been a while – too long! – since our last one in September. We reflected on the sporting legends we had lost just since September – way too many. We thought we’d like to make at least brief mention […]
All the first 15 Wisdens are scarce with the first edition of 1864 and the 1875 edition considered the rarest. Most original copies have been rebound, the majority without their original salmon pink wrappers.
Various facsimile editions have been produced in the last half century making a full set obtainable for collectors with smaller pockets.