Time has been tight lately, as a couple of books on the go, along with having to work on the next Collectors Club newsletter. Should have made a new year resolution to add items on a regular basis. Is it too late to do so?
So, a couple of items to kick-off the 2013 blogs (yes I know I’ve almost missed a month, but….)
First off is the much sought after order of service sheet from George Best’s funeral.
Items on ‘Bestie’ are always very collectable and this is no different as most of the people who attended on the day have kept theirs. Hoping perhaps to have a nice little investment.
Nostalgia is what we love and here we have a copy of the publication every schoolboy would patiently sit and wait to plop through their letter-box – Charles Buchan’s Football Monthly.
This particular issue is from February 1958, which by a strange quirk of fate had Duncan Edwards on its cover.
Sadly, by the time this issued went on sale, Duncan was fighting for his life in a Munich hospital. One battle that he ws not to win.
Also shown here are a couple of other Munich related items, with the first showing the two stained glass windows of Duncan which are in St Francis Church in Dudley. The two photographs are included in the order of service for the unveiling of the windows.
Also illustrated is one of the many order of service sheets from memorial services held around the country following the disaster.