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Lot # 21: *Museum Piece* Cup Tie Competition Game - Match Used Finals Ball (Most Antique Preserved Ball in America - Superb Provenance with Museum Letter)

Category: Balls

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Item was in Auction "#GameTales",
which ran from 8/21/2020 9:00 PM to
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*Museum Piece* Cup Tie Competition Game - Match Used Finals Ball for the match bewteen Alumni (Argentina) against Rosario AC (Argentina) August 25, 1901.

-Most Antique Preserved Ball in America - Superb Provenance-

Provenance: Incredible provenance from relatives of Alexander Watson Hutton (Letter of Authenticity from 1930 World Cup Museum)

The Cup Tie Competition 1901 (also called the " Chevallier Boutell " 1901 Competition Cup ) was the second edition of this official and international competition, organized by the Argentine Football Association . The Cup that was at stake was donated by the president of the Argentine Football Association, Francis Chevallier Boutell , and that is why it bore his name. The final of the tournament was played in the Province of Buenos Aires , while the semifinals were held in Montevideo and Rosario . Nine were the participants of this edition, surpassing the seven of the first tournament. Montevideo Cricket and Nacional , both from Uruguay , were added to this Cup .

Tournament Details:

1901

Buenos Aires:
[Jun 9, Sun]
Belgrano AC                        2:1   Quilmes AC                        at Lomas AC, Lomas de Zamora
[Jun 29, Sat]
Alumni FT                          4:0   Lomas AC                          at Quilmes AC, Quilmes
Montevideo:
[Jun 30, Sun]
CURCC                              4:2   Albion FC                         at Deutscher FK, Parque Central
Final Phase
Semi-finals:
[Jul 18, Thu]
CURCC                              0:1   Alumni FT                         at Parque Central, Montevideo
[Aug 11, Sun]
Rosario AC                         6:2   Belgrano AC                       aet, at Plaza Jewell, Rosario
Final:
[Aug 25, Sun]
Alumni FT                          2:1   Rosario AC                        aet, at Lomas AC, Lomas de Zamora

Ball details: Original leather panels. See picture for details!!

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