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Early Leather Football


Category: Ball Games

Subcategory: Rugby / Football

Antique Football.
An original 19th Century leather football. The ball has an early 8-panel design with extra leather in the joints. A great ball in original condition. The soccer ball has a 5 lace-up slit to the top to enable bladder inflation but no makers name.

  • Year: C. 1880's
  • Period: 1850-1899

  • Dimensions:
    Dia. 21cm
    Dia. 8¼"

  • Medium: Leather
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Condition: Very good original condition with some staining.
  • Reference Number: 27376