A Relic of G.A.A. History G.A.A.: Memorabilia, Croke Park [...





A Relic of G.A.A. History G.A.A.: Memorabilia, Croke Park [1914] A cast iron Turnstile, by Ellison & Co., Manchester, painted green with maker's stamp, the main body with shaped and cylindrical uprights, and rotating centre, now converted, with demi-lune wooden top, as is, w.a.f. (1) Provenance: Removed in the 1950's from Croke Park during renovation work and preserved until recently sold. A true relic from the Holy Ground of G.A.A. and Irish Sport, Croke Park. This Turnstile would have been witness to many thousands of supporters arriving from all corners of the country, most with hopes and aspirations for their home county. It was there during the rudimentary stages of the G.A.A., and stood firm during that infamous event in Irish history, ''Bloody Sunday.'' A relic of the First Importance for G.A.A. and Irish History Collectors.

Auction Date: 9th Dec 2020 at 10:30am

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