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  • MD010

    Medal, Wales' "Triple Triple Crown success: 1976, 1977, 1978.
  • OT003

    Tie, South Africa 1963-1964. Green with the South African Springbok image used multiple times on the tie.
  • CP039

    Cap, Glamorgan County 1893, Burgundy with Glamorganshire badge on front. Silver tassels. No date on brim. David Samuel, Swansea and Wales.
  • CP038

    Cap, Wales, 1890-91 season, red with P.O.W. feathers on front and '1891' on brim. Silver tassels.
  • CP037

    Cap, Swansea, 100 appearances. Blue with Swansea Osprey motif in white on front and "100" in white metal on brim. Silver tassels.
  • CP036

    Cap, Wales, 1974, red with P.O.W. motif on front. Silver tassels.
  • MP0002

    Match programme: Neath v Swansea at The Gnoll, 3 March 1909.
  • MP0001

    Match Programme: 16th February 1907, Leicester v Swansea, Welford Road, Leicester.
  • MP1500

    Match programme from the London Welsh v Swansea rugby match played at Queen's Club, West Kensington on Monday 13th November 1905. Digital copy only, courtesy of London Welsh RFC.
  • Background for St Helens

    Background for St Helens
  • OT125

    Autograph book bound with dark green canvas. Alternate blue and pink pages. Entries in pen, pencil and watercolours. Dimensions: 5" x 5 1/2" (w7.6cm x 11.4cm).
  • OT124

    a set of Sixteen CD-ROM discs containing digital photographs taken by the late John Harris, including Swansea RFC and Dunvant RFC matches 2006-2008. A PDF file lists all the contents
  • OT123

    A set of six binders containing film negatives (both B&W and colour) of rugby matches photographed at St Helen's and other grounds by the late John Harris. A PDF file lists all the contents
  • OT118

    Letter: Dated: 25th May 1979. Hand written in blue biro on blue writing paper with sender's address printed top right. 2 pages, written on all sides. Douglas Evans to Hon. Secretary David Price at Swansea RFC. In regard to the enclosed newspaper from 1st Oct. 1927 featuring Swansea versus the NSW Waratahs at St Helen's on that day. Also a photograph of H C Perry of Swansea RFC , who played in the match. letter Dimensions: 6" x 8" (15.2cm x 20.3cm)
  • OT117

    Postcard. B&W. The Hôtel Londres et New York in Paris. Pencilled note on reverse giving the telegraphic address of the hotel. Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 3 1/2" (13.8cm x 18.8cm).
  • OT116

    Canvass lined envelope. Stamped as originating from Thomas Cook & Son, Travel agents. This envelope contains multiple correspondence (OT107 - OT117) connected to the Swansea Football Club's tour to Paris in April 1899. Contemporary note in black pen "Paris Tour 1899". Also a later handwritten note in pencil: "Extract of expenses to France 1900, returnable (crossed out). Loaned to T C Prosser. Not returned." Dimensions: 6 1/2" x 4 1/2" (16.7cm x 11.7cm).
  • OT107

    Schedule Card, Swansea Football Club Paris Tour April 1899. Light yellow emossed edges and plain cream interior. Title reads "Swansea Football Club Paris Tour Aril 1899. Headquarters: Hotel de Dijon, Paris". Dimensions: 3" x 4 1/2" (w7.6cm x 11.4cm).
  • OT104

    Daily Mail Anglo Welsh Pennant 1977-1978
  • OT103

    Swalec Cup Final Pontridd v Swansea 1995, commemorative cup.
  • OT102

    Daily Mail Anglo Welsh Pennant 1979-1980
  • OT095

    Tobacco pouch, leather with zipper. signed be the Wales Grand Slam side of 1952
  • OT089

    Copy of "The Golden Penny" weekly magazine: Saturday 4th November 1899. Dimensions: w7 3/4" x h11 1/2" (w20cm x h29cm). Article feature on Swansea RFC, pp376-377
  • OT087

    Ceramic plate, black with white border. Abertillery RFC badge in centre with "1883-1983" text: "Abertillery RFC Centenary Year" and "Presented to Swansea RFC" around rim. Produced by Rhymney Pottery. Dimensions: 8 1/4" (21cm)
  • OT085

    Ceramic plate, white with gold rim. Badges of 11 founder member clubs of the WRU within. "Welsh Rugby Union 1881 Undeb Rygbi Cymru" and "Welsh Rugby Union" within a gold banner surround the WRU P.O.W. feathers motif, with "Founder Members" beneath. Produced by Swansea Porcelain Ltd. Dimensions: 10 3/4" x (27.5cm)
  • OT081

    Ceramic plate, black with gold, white and black rim. Cross Keys RFC badge in centre with "1885 Centenary 1985" in red banner beneath. "text around rim reads: "Cross Keys RFC Centenary Year" and "Presented to Swansea RFC - 9th April 1986". Produced by Rhymney Pottery. Dimensions: 8" (20.5cm)