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 […]
The Surrey County Cricket Club handbook was first published in 1884, then annually to 1953, then again from 1955 to date. The 1915-20 and 1940-45 editions issued as one volume. Until 1953 the handbook carried the scores of the current season; the 1955 edition contained the results of the 1954 season, and this practice has continued.