“Footballers & Racing Motors Medallions” (Adventure & Wizard)

Year of issue: 1923
Issued by: “Adventure” & “The Wizard” (D.C. Thomson)
Trade reference number(s): THO-330 / THO-45-1 & THO-45-2
Number of cards in set: 12
Size: 23mm diameter
Approximate value (per card): Murrays unlisted; FCCM £30.00

These twelve coins or medallions were issued concurrently across two publications and a planned medal was subsequent cancelled. All details can be found below, courtesy of Alan Jenkins. They are very rare and can fetch silly prices when you do see them.

THO-330/THO-45-1 Footballers & Racing Motors Medallions – Metal – Adventure

  • David B. Jack (Bolton Wanderers) – Bentley Racer – issue #105, dated 15th September
  • Robert Roxburgh (Newcastle United) – Enfield Allday Racer – issue #106, dated 22nd September
  • D. Steele (Huddersfield Town) – Wolsley Racer – issue #107, dated 29th September
  • A. Troup (Everton) – Morgan Racer – issue #108, dated 6th October
  • George Wilson (Sheffield Wednesday) – A.C. Racer – issue #109, dated 13th October
  • Owen Williams (Clapton Orient) – Fiat Racer – issue #110, dated 20th October

The following medal was CANCELLED

  • Duncan Walker (Nottingham Forest) / Armoured Motor Car – issue #114, dated 24th November

THO-330 THO-45-1 THO-45-2-Jack      THO-330 THO-45-1 & THO-45-2 Jack back     Roxburgh     THO-330 THO-45-1 & THO-45-2 Roxburgh back     Steele     Steele back     THO-330 THO-45-1 & THO-45-2 Troup     THO-330 THO-45-1 THO-45-2 Troup reverse     THO-330 THO-45-1 & THO-45-2 Wilson G     THO-330 THO-45-1 & THO-45-2 Wilson G back     Williams     Williams back

THO-330/THO-45-2 Footballers & Racing Motors Medallions – Metal – The Wizard

  • Harry Chambers (Liverpool) – Lanchester Racer – issue #52, dated 15th September
  • A. Lindsay (Tottenham Hotspur) – Sunbeam Racer – issue #53, dated 22nd September
  • Alan Morton (Rangers) – Vauxhall Trophy Racer – issue #54, dated 29th September
  • A.E. Quantrill (Preston North End) – Salmon Racer – issue #55, dated 6th October
  • Frank Roberts (Manchester City) – Peugeot Racer – issue #56, dated 13th October
  • H. Tunstall (Sheffield United) – The Alvis Racer – issue #57, dated 20th October

THO-330 THO-45-1 & THO-45-2 Chambers    THO-330 THO-45-1 & THO-45-2 Chambers backTHO-330 THO-45-1 & THO-45-2 Lindsay     THO-330 THO-45-1 & THO-45-2 Lindsay back     Morton coin     THO-330 THO-45-1 THO-45-2 Morton backQuantrill     Quantrill back     THO-330 THO-45-1 & THO-45-2 Roberts     THO-330 THO-45-1 & THO-45-2 Roberts backTunstall     Tunstall back

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