Fri, 10th Sep 2021 16:00

Music, Film & Sport Memorabilia

Lot 710

Sold for £3,400

Lot details

An England International football cap, awarded to Sir Alfred (Alf) Ramsey, in blue velvet with silver braid and tassle with embroidered England badge, the peak further embroidered YUG 1950-51, the brown silk interior with stitched label hand written in blue ink RAMSEY, size 7 1/8.

Awarded for the England vs Yugoslavia International friendly held at Highbury, Wednesday 22nd November 1950, a game in which Ramsey was Captain and ended in a 2-2 draw.

Sir Alfred Ernest Ramsey (1920-1999) who most famously managed England to win the 1966 World Cup played for his country 32 times, captaining them three times and scoring three goals. After his retirement from football in 1979-80 he retired to Ipswich with his wife Lady Victoria Ramsey. This cap was acquired directly from Lady Ramsey by the current vendor whilst working as a painter and decorator at her home in Ipswich, a letter to support this signed by Lady Ramsey and dated 30/09/2011 accompanies this lot.

Condition report

Faded to front and side of cap with several areas of discolouration to cap and peak.

Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.


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