Uncommon historic Rangers jersey set to headline public sale at estimated value of £15k

A HISTORIC Rangers jersey is ready to headline an public sale of uncommon sporting memorabilia subsequent month, with an estimated value of £15,000.

The match worn jersey is from Rangers‘ historic 1972 European Cup Winners Cup conquer Dynamo Moscow.

The shirt, which was worn by midfielder Alfie Conn, is the primary jersey from that match to return to public sale, making it one of the distinctive items of Rangers memorabilia to ever go beneath the hammer.  

The merchandise will seem within the Greater than a Recreation: Sporting Medals & Shirts Public sale at public sale home McTear’s in Glasgow on October 14th.

The uncommon jersey – worn within the Cup Winners’ Cup remaining – is estimated to fetch between £15k and £20k.

Curiosity within the lot is constructing amongst soccer and sporting followers throughout the globe, with consultants at McTear’s estimating the shirt might fetch between £15,000 and £20,000. 

Commenting on the public sale, McTear’s sporting specialist, James Bruce, mentioned: “The Barca Bears have cast legendary standing at Ibrox, with something related to their European run, and notably the ultimate itself, all the time attracting important curiosity. 

“A jersey from the Moscow recreation is a uncommon factor certainly, with this exceptional lot representing one of the necessary items of Rangers memorabilia to ever come to public sale.”  

The Rangers victory towards Moscow on 24th Might 1972, was a historic second within the membership’s historical past.

Following wins towards Rennes, Sporting Membership, Torino and Bayern Munich, Rangers secured the trophy with a 3-2 win over the Soviet facet in a packed Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona.  

Following slim defeats in the identical competitors in 1961 and 1967, it was third time fortunate for the Ibrox facet, with a objective from Colin Stein and two from Willie Johnstone, sealing victory.  

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Midfielder Alfie Conn, who was on the membership between 1968 and 1974, performed a pivotal position within the match. 

The jersey went from Conn to the Louden Tavern in Glasgow, the place it was on show behind the bar for a variety of years.

It’s now supplied from a non-public assortment of Rangers match worn shirts. 

Alfie Conn was the primary post-World Warfare II participant to play for each Previous Agency rivals Rangers and Celtic.

In 2007, Conn was inducted into the Rangers FC Corridor of Fame.