Tuesday, 2 February 2016

George Shipway Surrey Cap and Badge

You have the opportunity to bid for a county cap and badge that once belonged to George Shipway. These items are presently up for grabs on the auction website Ebay, with a starting bid of £99.

George Shipway played on the right wing for Dulwich Hamlet either side of the First World War. Before the war he partnered the Egyptian wizard Hussein Hegazi and after the war the legendary Edgar Kail.

Shipway was part of the Hamlet's FA Amateur Cup winning side of 1919/20 season. He was also one of Dulwich Hamlet's earliest England Amateur internationals, gaining caps v Germany in Berlin and Holland in The Hague in 1913.

The team photo is from the Hamlet's 1921 tour to Paris and Bilbao. George Shipway is top left.