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Index of notation of condition of programmes: cr = crease, fld = fold, mk = mark, nof = note on front, rs = rusty staples, sl = slight, tc = team changes, tr = tear, v = very, UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED THE PROGRAMMES ARE IN GOOD/VERY GOOD CONDITION AND ALL ARE ABOVE AVERAGE

Arsenal Programmes and Handbooks

1921/2      EVERTON (1/10/21) scarce 4 page large format programme from this era in good condition 225

1926/7      BIRMINGHAM (30/4/27) rust marks from staples which have been removed otherwise good 150, BLACKBURN (6/11/26) good condition 150, BURNLEY (26/2/27) rust marks from staples which have been removed otherwise good 150, EVERTON (19/3/27) rust marks from staples which have been removed otherwise good 150

1927/8      WEST HAM (1/10/27) slight rust marks from staples which have been removed otherwise good 150

1928/9      HUDDERSFIELD (29/9/28) slight rust marks from staples which have been removed otherwise good 125

1929/30      EVERTON (8/2/30) slight rust marks from staples which have been removed otherwise good 95

1930/1 (First Ever Championship Winning Season - first time ever that a southern club won the first division title)      SUNDERLAND (17/1/31) some creasing to cover, overall condition is pretty good 80

1931/2      HUDDERSFIELD (12/12/31) very slight horizontal crease otherwise very good 75

1932/3 (Championship Winning Season)      CHELSEA Opening of the West Stand very rare white fold out sheet featuring the Prince Of Wales on the front with pictures of the building of the stand. This item has two punch holes in it 80 (see below), SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY (14/4/33) horizontal fold and front cover a little dirty but in reasonable condition 60

1933/4 (Championship Winning Season)      AUSTRIA VIENNA (friendly 4/12/33) slight rust marking from staples which have been removed 100

1934/5 (Championship Winning Season)      HANDBOOK cover has slight creasing and staples have been removed to prevent rust damage otherwise pretty good 75, LEEDS UNITED (19/1/35) rusty staples have been removed and there is some rust marking where the staples were otherwise pretty good 80, MIDDLESBROUGH (19/4/35) rust marks and slight damage from staples whch have been removed otherwise good 45, PRESTON (25/12/34) light creasing and slight rust marks from staples which have been removed 55, SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY (2/2/35) rust marks and slight damage from staples which have been removed otherwise good 45, WEST BROM (15/9/34) slight crease but good overall condition with no team changes 55, WOLVES (1/12/34) rust marks and very slight damage from staples which have been removed otherwise good 50


1935/6 Arsenal pre-season practice match programme 120

1935/6      HANDBOOK in very good condition 75, REDS v WHITES pre-season practice match (24/8/35) rare single page programme with some tears but no paper missing (see picture above) - there is one main tear from one side to the middle of the programme which could be easily restored if desired 120, BIRMINGHAM (4/1/36) rust marks from staples which have been removed otherwise pretty good 50, DERBY COUNTY (9/11/35) slight rust marks from staples otherwise pretty good 50, MAN CITY (21/9/35) pretty good condition with rust marks from staples which have been removed, horizontal fold and scorers noted on the team page 55, MIDDLESBROUGH (7/12/35) rust marks from staple which have been removed otherwise good 50, STOKE CITY (1/2/36) rust marks from staples which have been removed otherwise pretty good 50, SUNDERLAND (31/8/35) championship winning season in good condition 75

1935/6 RESERVE TEAM PROGRAMMES      BRENTFORD (30/11/35) slight rust markings from staples otherwise good condition 40

1936/7      BOLTON (1/5/37) good condition and includes season ticket application form 50, CHARLTON (24/2/37) horizontal crease and some wear to centre team page 35, CHELSEA (19/12/36) slight rust marks from staples otherwise pretty good 50, DERBY (26/9/36) 55, EVERTON (29/8/36) slight rust marks from staples otherwise good 55, HUDDERSFIELD (2/1/37) slight rust marking from staples otherwise pretty good 50, MIDDLESBROUGH (21/11/36) excellent 55, PRESTON (25/12/36) 55, SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY (10/10/36) slight rust marks from staples which have been removed 55, SUNDERLAND (12/9/36) rust marks from staples otherwise good 50, WEST BROM (3/4/37) slight rust marks from staples which have been removed, scorers and half times filled in on centre pages 55

1937/8 (Championship Winning Season)      HANDBOOK the cover is slightly creased otherwise this handbook is in good condition 70, REDS v WHITES Pre-Season Practice Match (21/8/37) rare single sheet programme with pencil team changes and horizontal fold in good overall condition 115, BOLTON (7/5/38) game that won the championship, includes season ticket application form, horizontal and vertical fold 70, CHARLTON (2/4/38) good condition 55, CHELSEA slight rust marks from staples which have been removed, good condition 60, LEEDS UTD (27/11/37) good condition 95, LIVERPOOL (30/4/38) slight rust marks from staples which have been removed, good condition 55, PRESTON (11/12/37) good condition 50, STOKE CITY (5/3/38) slight rust marks from staples which have been removed otherwise pretty good condition 55, SUNDERLAND (18/9/37) horizontal and vertical fold 55, WOLVES (4/9/37) slight rust marks from staples team changes and half time scores entered and league table points updated good overall 55

1938/9      HANDBOOK in fair condition with a little writing on the cover, which is also a little worn 45, CHARLTON (21/1/39) folded horizontally and vertically 50, CHELSEA (18/2/39) slight rust marks from staples otherwise pretty good 45, DERBY (14/9/38) 50, EVERTON (10/9/38) championship winning season for the Toffees good condition 60, MANCHESTER UTD (15/4/39) good condition 120, PRESTON (22/10/38) slight rust marks from staples otherwise pretty good 45, STOKE CITY (17/12/38) good condition 50, TOTTENHAM Jubilee Trust friendly match (20/8/38) cover of programme has split along the spine and there is a vertical crease otherwise in decent condition 110

1939/40 (War programmes are single A4 page programmes, originally sold for one penny, with team line ups on one side and news and fixtures on the back. Arsenal played war matches at Tottenham's ground.)     TOTTENHAM (18/11/39) rare programme in good condition 125

1940/1 (War programmes are single A4 page programmes, originally sold for one penny, with team line ups on one side and news and fixtures on the back. Arsenal played war matches at Tottenham's ground.)     LEICESTER War cup Semi-Final first leg (19/4/41) good condition with some creasing where the programme was presumably originally folded, very rare programme 175

1941/2 (War programmes are single A4 page programmes, originally sold for one penny, with team line ups on one side and news and fixtures on the back. Arsenal played war matches at Tottenham's ground.)     BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION (14/3/42) 75

1942/3 (War programmes are single A4 page programmes, originally sold for one penny, with team line ups on one side and news and fixtures on the back. Arsenal played war matches at Tottenham's ground.)     CLAPTON ORIENT (16/1/43) a few edge nicks otherwise in reasonable condition 45, PORTSMOUTH (2/1/43) team changes in pencil and one inch tear (no paper missing) in pretty good overall condition 50

1943/4 (War programmes are single A4 page programmes, originally sold for one penny, with team line ups on one side and news and fixtures on the back. Arsenal played war matches at Tottenham's ground.)    CHELSEA (6/11/43) good condition with a couple of minor creases 55, READING (4/3/44) very good condition 50, TOTTENHAM (22/4/44) good condition horizontal crease 55

1945/6 (War programmes are single A4 page programmes, originally sold for one penny, with team line ups on one side and news and fixtures on the back. Arsenal played war matches at Tottenham's ground.)     ASTON VILLA very slight wear to the paper and a slight tear 25

Matches At Arsenal

1933/4      ENGLAND SCHOOLBOYS v SCOTLAND SCHOOLBOYS (16 page programme at Highbury) good condition 55

1936/7      ENGLAND v HUNGARY (2/12/36) at Highbury 12 page programme with annotations on centre team pages (score and scorers) and slight rust marking from staples which have been removed, overall condition good 175

1938/9      ENGLAND v REST OF EUROPE (26/10/38) at Highbury 8 page programme with score and scorers noted on centre team pages and slight rust marking from staples which have been removed overall good condition 165

Aston Villa Programmes

1929/30 MIDDLESBROUGH (29/3/30) programme in very good condition 95

Birmingham City Programmes

1931/2 MANCHESTER CITY (29/3/32) programme in very good condition 175

Chelsea Programmes

1932/3 BLACKBURN ROVERS (27/8/32) first home game of season with horizontal fold otherwise good clean programme with picture of the Chelsea squad to the front cover 50, NEWCASTLE (24/9/32) horizontal crease and staple removed otherwise good clean programme 45, SHEFFIELD UNITED (10/9/32) horizontal and vertical crease and very slight rust marking from staple otherwise good 45, 1935/6 ARSENAL (12/10/35) THIS MATCH HOLDS THE RECORD ATTENDANCE FOR STAMFORD BRIDGE AT 82905 SPECTATORS light horizontal crease and slight rust marking from staple otherwise pretty good 60, 1938/9 SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY FA CUP 5th ROUND 2ND REPLAY AT ARSENAL (20/2/39) good condition 100

Luton Town Programmes

1937/8 SWINDON TOWN FA Cup 4th round (22/1/38) vertical crease otherwise good condition 180

Millwall Programmes

1945/6 ARSENAL (23/3/46) pretty good condition 30

New Zealand Programmes

1924 New Zealand v Chinese Universities 24 page programme covering the Chinese tour of New Zealand in good condition. This was the year that the Chinese Football Association was formed. 150

Portsmouth Programmes

1935/6 ARSENAL (19/10/35) slight creasing and slight rust marks from staples which have been removed, otherwise a good condition programme 180

South African Programmes

SOUTH AFRICA WESTERN PROVINCE LEAGUE 1936      April 13th 1936 4 page programme featuring two matches, Tramway v Hibs and Caledonian v Clyde. PLEASE NOTE these games do not feature Scottish teams, these are South African league teams using the same names as their Scottish counterparts. Programme in good condition with small rust hole to spine 75

Sheffield United Programmes

1915/16 Huddersfield (18/12/15) extremely rare first world war programme. The programme has a small section missing from the top right (see photo) affecting all pages although no text is missing. It is also splitting along the spine. Both faults could be easily repaired by a professional restorer. 300

West Bromwich Albion Programmes

1922/3 MIDDLESBROUGH (28/4/23) good condition with no writing - has had professional restoration to the spine. Nice item 155

1937/8 BOLTON (6/11/37) very good condition 100

West Ham United Programmes

1937/8 TOTTENHAM (2/4/38) very light crease otherwise excellent 130

WORTHING Programmes

1936/7 Legal & General (6/12/36) Amateur Cup 1st Round in good condition 30

Pre-War England Programmes

1933/4      ENGLAND SCHOOLBOYS v SCOTLAND SCHOOLBOYS (16 page programme at Highbury) good condition 55

1936/7      ENGLAND v HUNGARY (2/12/36) at Highbury 12 page programme with annotations on centre team pages (score and scorers) and slight rust marking from staples which have been removed, overall condition good 175

1938/9      ENGLAND v REST OF EUROPE (26/10/38) at Highbury 8 page programme with score and scorers noted on centre team pages and slight rust marking from staples which have been removed overall good condition 165

Pre-War and War-Time FA Cup Final/SemiFinal Programmes and Tickets

1934/5 Sheffield Wednesday v West Brom TICKET pretty good condition with faint discolouration to rear 175

1936/7     FA CUP SEMI-FINAL Preston v West Brom (at Highbury) this programme had one page missing which has been replaced by a photocopy of an original and is priced accordingly at 75 (recently seen sold at auction for 350)

1938/9 Portsmouth v Wolves TICKET very good condition with a couple of extremely faint rust spots 165

1940/1 Arsenal v Leicester War Cup Semi-Final first leg (19/4/41) at Tottenham, good condition with some creasing where the programme was presumably originally folded, rare programme 175

1941/2 Arsenal v Brentford War Cup Semi Final (at Chelsea) scarce single sheet programme with a couple of folds and a slight tear on one of the folds - pretty good condition 175

Postcards of Team Groups (all original postcards) - scans available upon request

ASTON VILLA      1910/11 team group with names printed at the bottom of the postcard - excellent condition 75

BRISTOL CITY      1906 team group - excellent condition 75

EVERTON      1906/7 team group with names printed at the bottom of the postcard - excellent condition 75

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN      circa 1910 team group (trainer was Carter, directors were JL Crowther and JH Crowther) with names printed at the bottom of the postcard - good condition with slight rounding of the corners of the postcard 60

LIVERPOOL      1913/14 team group - excellent condition 75

MANCHESTER UNITED      circa 1910 team group by R Scott and Co - each player shown in a separate circular picture of head and shoulders with names printed at the bottom of the postcard (team members include Holden, Edmunds, Stacey, Duckworth, Roberts, Bell, Wall, Turnbull, West, Halse, Meredith) - slight creasing of postcard, reasonable condition 80

SWINDON TOWN      1912/13 team group by Protheroe Simons - very good condition with minor crease to one corner 65