BFC goblet makes £3,200 at auction

A silver goblet, presented to Burnley Football Club in 1883 to mark their victory over The Ramblers of Burnley, has sold at auction for £3,200.

Friday, 1st December 2017, 12:00 pm
The silver goblet, presented to Burnley Football Club in 1883

The piece of Clarets history went under the hammer at Tennants Auctioneers in Leyburn, Yorkshire.

The cup is engraved with the inscription: “This Cup was presented by Dr Dean to the players of Burnley for competition, The Match realised £70 which was devoted to the funds in aid of the New Hospital, The Final Tie Burnley v Ramblers played June 11th 1883.”

The goblet went into the auction with an estimate of between £500 to £700.