Rugby Memorabilia Society

Graham Budd Auction
13th-14th November 2017

Graham Budd Auction 'catalogue cover' - Rugby Memorabilia Society

'Highlights from the November 2017 Graham Budd Auction'

The most recent Graham Budd sale took place on the 13th-14th November 2017 at Sotheby’s lower Grosvenor Gallery 34-35 New Bond Street, London.

Included in the Rugby Union section of the sale were a large number of Honours Caps from various clubs and counties, three jerseys worn by former Scotland international of the 20’s Ludovic Mair Stuart. (Combined Scotland & Ireland 1923, Barbarians & Scotland). A team photo of the 1924-25 All Blacks fully signed by the squad sold for £1800, while both 1930 British Lions team photos went unsold. One delighed member treated themselves to the 1919-20 Yorkshire County Football Challenge Cup Medal for £380 (This was the first time Wakefield RFC won the Cup). Also included were two match worn jerseys from the collection of former England Scrumhalf Kyran Bracken (England 2003 World Cup & an All Black Jersey worn by Stu Forster).

Sale Highlights

LOT 714: Rare Scotland & Ireland representative Rugby Jersey worn by “Ludo” Stuart (Scotland) in the centenary match v England & Wales at Rugby School 1st November 1923
SOLD FOR £2000
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LOT 715: “Ludo” Stuart 1920’s match worn Scotland international Rugby Jersey Ludovic Mair Stuart (1902-1957) made his Scotland international debut v France at Inverleith on 20th January 1923. He went on to win 8 Caps.
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LOT 716: “Ludo” Stuart Barbarians Rugby Jersey dating 1928 and 1930 “Ludo” Stuart played six times for the Barbarians.
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LOT 737: Stu Forster “All Blacks” Rugby Jersey From the match with England at Twickenham 27th November 1993 Inscribed to the left sleeve NEW ZEALAND, TO ENGLAND-SCOTLAND, 1993 “Kyran Bracken collection”
SOLD FOR £1100
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LOT 738: Kyran Bracken England no:20 Jersey from the Rugby World Cup match v Uruguay played in Brisbane 2nd November 2003. Inscribed: KYRAN BRACKEN, ENGLAND V URUGUAY, 2nd NOVEMBER 2003, 49th CAP Signed in black marker by the England team. Kyran Bracken played in this match as a 2nd half replacement for England no:9 Andy Gomarsall.
SOLD FOR £1100
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The RMS would like to thank Graham Budd for providing the images.

Peter Douglas-Davies