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George Formby
Started by: rnicky74 (1295)   Report abuse
I have in my possession a large framed photograph of George Formby with Wigan rugby team and the challenge cup from sometime in the 30's i think. Was wondering if anyone knew of anybody who may want to buy it as it is too big for my house.

Posted by: teash (959)   Report abuse
I might have a do at it, what price you looking for it Nicky????

Posted by: wiganyankeeron (inactive) Report abuse
Any chance of putting a photo of it on the site?
How much are you asking for it?

Posted by: keno (2840)  Report abuse
That would be worth a lot of money,please show It on this site.

Posted by: xrh59 (inactive) Report abuse
Ask them at the new shopping centre in Wigan,They are going to have a statue of him in there i bet they would like a photo of him as well.You could be quids in.

Posted by: rnicky74 (1295)   Report abuse
hi thanks for your replies, i'm going to post a picture of it just as soon as i get chance. i was thinking of asking the jjb if they would be interseted in displaying it as my dad thinks that Lance Todd is in the picture, maybe someone can help me with who the rugby players are when i put it on here. Also pictured is Mrs Formby and i've been told it was very rare for her to be photographed.

Posted by: TerryW (2995) Report abuse
A very old thread I know.

Does anyone know if the photo was put on Wigan World or what happened to it? I don't think I have ever seen GF with a Wigan RL team. Thanks.

Posted by: basil brush (13001) Report abuse
Old, more like relic

Posted by: lectriclegs (3836) Report abuse
Seek and ye shall find Terry.

Posted by: TerryW (2995) Report abuse
Is this the photo mentioned in the opening post though? Looks a lot later than the thirties with players from the 50's and 60's as in Ernie Ashcroft. Thanks for this though Lectriclegs I haven't seen this before either.

Posted by: aussie94 (2313) Report abuse

Posted by: TerryW (2995) Report abuse
It's a great photo.


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