GOLD. 1813 George III, 7th head Half Guinea. This is the final year that the Half Guinea was issued, soon to be replacedby the Half Sovereign. This coin is in excellent, EF plus condition and retains some of its original mint bloom.
England beat West Germany 4-2 in the final of the World Cup on July 30, 1966. To date it is England's only World Cup triumph.
A Royal Variety Performance programme from November 14, 1966, signed by the England football team who were invited on stage at the London Palladium during the evening’s performance.
The team were gathered together as they were to play Wales in a home international game on November 16. The starting line up for the Wales match was the same as that for the 1966 World Cup Final between England and Germany earlier that year.
The 29 x 21 cm programme is signed by all 11 England players who played in the World Cup Final. It is also signed by England manager Alf Ramsey and his assistant Harold Shepherdson, as well as reserves Callaghan, Clarke, Hollins, Tambling and Labone.
John Cushley, who at that time played for Celtic, has also signed the menu. Additional signatures include actress Julia Foster and TV presenter Muriel Young.
A rare set of autographs that is impossible to recreate today as three of the 1966 team have passed away.
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Menu featuring the autographs of all 22 members of the 1966 World Cup-winning England football squad
Signed handsomely on a June 1966 Anglo-American Sporting Club dinner evening menu
Autographs obtained just 40 days before England won the World Cup
The 1966 FIFA World Cup is the only World Cup football tournament to have been won by England, who beat West Germany 4-2 in the final on July 30, 1966.
The 1966 World Cup final is remembered by football fans for a number of reasons besides being England's only World Cup victory. The game was the first (and only) time that a player had scored three goals in a World Cup final, with Geoff Hurst scoring three of England's four goals.
The game is also remembered for the controversy that surrounded England's third goal. Did Geoff Hurst's shot cross the line?
An Anglo-American Sporting Club boxing dinner evening menu signed handsomely by all 22 members of the 1966 England World Cup football team at the London Hilton on June 20, 1966. That's just three weeks before the tournament began and a mere 40 days before England lifted the trophy.
A rare set of football autographs and impossible to recreate today, as several members of the 22 have passed away.
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