1878 J.Pilkington Glass St. Helens recs

£90.00

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1878 Pilkington Glass St. Helens recreational rugby card
One of the earliest football cards in the world!
Made by Ormerod Brothers of Rochdale for Marsh Wines & Spirits
at the Sefton Arms pub, St. Helens.
- which still stands today, on Baldwin Street.
the subject of this card, J.Pilkington, was of the family - the famous glass firm - that founded the club!
Most of this team's support transferred to Wigan Warriors in the 1920s.