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The segmented leather ball, gilded, painted and inscribed The Great Victory, This Ball Was Used At The Oval, London, In The Final For The English Cup, March 24th
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The segmented leather ball, gilded, painted and inscribed The Great Victory, This Ball Was Used At The Oval, London, In The Final For The English Cup, March 24th 1888. When Albion Defeated Preston North End. Albion 2 Goals, Preston 1. Presented to Mr John Bowen, By J. Bayliss, Captain
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The segmented leather ball, gilded, painted and inscribed The Great Victory, This Ball Was Used At The Oval, London, In The Final For The English Cup, March 24th 1888. When Albion Defeated Preston North End. Albion 2 Goals, Preston 1. Presented to Mr John Bowen, By J. Bayliss, Captain

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THE 1888 F.A.CUP FINAL FOOTBALL

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The above football was used in the 1888 F.A.Cup final. In the final played on 24th March at the Kennington Oval, West Bromwich Albion defeated Preston North End 2-1

provenance

John Bowen and thence by family decent to the present owner


*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.

*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.


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