Sheffield Auction Gallery

Football Programmes & Sporting Memorabilia Auctions

Consignments always invited, including football programmes from local, national and international clubs; from single programmes and bound volumes of league and non-league clubs from all levels of the game. Other items such as tickets, old team photographs, caps, medals, autographs, team shirts, badges, other memorabilia.

Pre-war memorabilia is of particular interest and always highly sought after. Other sports of interest include cricket including early Wisdens, speedway, golf, fishing, Olympics, rugby, snooker, motorsports, horse racing, tennis, boxing or any other interesting items you may have.

Our Auctioneer and Specialist Sporting Valuer Robert Lea has been valuing, cataloguing and managing auctions in this field for many years and is happy to give advice at the Auction Gallery either personally or over the telephone and email for the Sale of individual items or large collections of memorabilia.

Robert's lifetime interest in football and passion as a Terrier (Huddersfield Town fan!) has given him a substantial knowledge of the 'beautiful game'. Having visited every League ground, Robert's passion and career are combined. From single items to large collections Robert can help you achieve the maximum price at Auction. He is available in the Auction Gallery for free pre-auction appraisals and advice on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 10am to 4pm, however it is recommended that an appointment is made to ensure he is available and has the appropriate amount of time to appraise your items.

Please contact Rob to discuss your items or requirements in more detail, by emailing or by telephone on 0114 281 6161.

Recent Department Highlights

Three consecutive football league Division 1 Champions gold medals, awarded to George Brown of Huddersfield Town, 1923-24, 1924-25 & 1925-26

Sold for £18,330

+ Buyer's Premium

Sheffield United circa 1960's home shirt, probably Len Badger's

Sold for £850

+ Buyer's Premium

Sheffield United Football Programmes, Season 1906-1907

Sold for £5,000

+ Buyer's Premium

A Scarce Skinner's Archimedian Reel, the first fly fishing reel, patented by Frederick Skinner of Sheffield in 1848

Sold for £9,200

+ Buyer's Premium

A 1958 European Cup Tie Programme

Sold for £2,300

+ Buyer's Premium

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Auctions are held live in real time on the internet with auction bidding platforms such as and easylive, enabling buyers to watch and bid at the sales without being present in the saleroom.

Specialist valuers are available in the Saleroom, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 10am to 4pm for free pre-auction appraisals and advice. We also hold regular Specialist 'Fine Arts & Antiques' Valuation Days in the Saleroom by appointment.

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