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  Topic: Where there's one there is not two
cribsie

Replies: 66
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PostForum: Your Football Programme Collection   Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:31 pm   Subject: Where there's one there is not two
I recently picked up this lovely press photo (a 'Berkshire Chronicle' stamp is just visible on the back) after spotting it on a Facebook group and making a cheeky offer!

Had his Reading career not ...
  Topic: Do you still collect all your team's modern programmes?
cribsie

Replies: 15
Views: 3949

PostForum: Anything Goes Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:44 am   Subject: Do you still collect all your team's modern programmes?
I used to buy every Reading programme from the games I went to, and I never missed a home game for many years. In the late nineties I was moving house and realised I just didn't have room to keep them ...
  Topic: Bargain on Ebay
cribsie

Replies: 22
Views: 6910

PostForum: Anything Goes Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:52 pm   Subject: Bargain on Ebay
A tad optimistic? This is genuinely on ebay but I didn't want to click the actual listing. On the plus side, they do offer free postage!

http://footballprogrammecentre.co.uk/forum/userpix/1631_f_1 ...
  Topic: Huddersfield Town 'homes', pre-war
cribsie

Replies: 36
Views: 10744

PostForum: Football Programmes You Require   Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:56 pm   Subject: Huddersfield Town 'homes', pre-war
Nice work Roger, they look great!
  Topic: Southern Football League Portrait Album 1908-09
cribsie

Replies: 0
Views: 475

PostForum: Anything Goes Chit Chat   Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 3:35 pm   Subject: Southern Football League Portrait Album 1908-09
This is a real long shot I know, but has anyone got or even seen the above title which was sold many years ago by Graham Budd
https://www.grahambuddauctions.co.uk/GB06-lot-908-Football-League-Club-C ...
  Topic: Combined Postage on ebay
cribsie

Replies: 6
Views: 1957

PostForum: Anything Goes Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Dec 23, 2018 5:28 pm   Subject: Combined Postage on ebay
Thanks for the input fellas. I just don't understand why it would be set up like that in the first place.
  Topic: Combined Postage on ebay
cribsie

Replies: 6
Views: 1957

PostForum: Anything Goes Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Dec 23, 2018 2:15 pm   Subject: Combined Postage on ebay
Recently I was top bidder on two postcards from the same seller so was waiting for a single invoice combining the postage. That didn't happen so I went to click 'request total' and was met with someth ...
  Topic: Bring Your Own Pipe.
cribsie

Replies: 4
Views: 1647

PostForum: Shirt Collecting/Other Football Memorabilia   Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:06 am   Subject: Bring Your Own Pipe.
In 1896 the local paper in Reading reported: 'To inaugurate the season a grand smoking concert will be held at the Town Hall on Aug. 31, and all the best local talent will appear.' If I was a local si ...
  Topic: Favourite Football Books!
cribsie

Replies: 18
Views: 4924

PostForum: Anything Goes Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:19 pm   Subject: Favourite Football Books!
I was given 'Biscuits & Royals' by David Downs as a gift in 1984, and it really got me into the history of Reading. Never one of the big clubs, but luckily one of the oldest, so there's some fanta ...
  Topic: Miracles do happen...
cribsie

Replies: 17
Views: 8337

PostForum: Your Football Programme Collection   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:49 pm   Subject: Miracles do happen...
Fantastic story yachtsmun, that's what makes collecting so addictive - you just never know what's hidden away! Smile
  Topic: What would you regard as your best or luckiest bargain?
cribsie

Replies: 28
Views: 8352

PostForum: Anything Goes Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:24 pm   Subject: What would you regard as your best or luckiest bargain?
I was contacted by a chap from Devon a couple of years ago who'd seen my Reading FC site. He told me he was clearing out his late father's garage and had found a large framed photo of the Reading team ...
  Topic: Reading FC postcards
cribsie

Replies: 13
Views: 4434

PostForum: Shirt Collecting/Other Football Memorabilia   Posted: Thu May 24, 2018 3:48 pm   Subject: Reading FC postcards
I agree, really enjoyed the video slideshow of the 1913 Italian tour.

What did you use to produce it if you don't mind me asking?
Thanks Jamesy, much appreciated! The programme I used is called Li ...
  Topic: Reading FC postcards
cribsie

Replies: 13
Views: 4434

PostForum: Shirt Collecting/Other Football Memorabilia   Posted: Thu May 24, 2018 3:23 pm   Subject: Reading FC postcards
Nice find.

Don't shut down the website Chris!

It's a useful tool for many researchers, including myself.

I've used wordpress for my websites and they work quite well. Updating one, the memora ...
  Topic: Reading FC postcards
cribsie

Replies: 13
Views: 4434

PostForum: Shirt Collecting/Other Football Memorabilia   Posted: Thu May 24, 2018 11:54 am   Subject: Reading FC postcards
Very nice find Crisbie.

Which is your website please - I'll take a look.

If you have any Millwall postcards which need a new home please let me know.

Ian
Thanks Ian. I'll keep a look out for ...
  Topic: Reading FC postcards
cribsie

Replies: 13
Views: 4434

PostForum: Shirt Collecting/Other Football Memorabilia   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 4:47 pm   Subject: Reading FC postcards
Very nice postcards to find - and well done on your website which looks great.

Still think Reading is in the Bermuda triangle somewhere........ Confused
Thanks Pete. And you're spot on about the Barry ...
  Topic: Reading FC postcards
cribsie

Replies: 13
Views: 4434

PostForum: Shirt Collecting/Other Football Memorabilia   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 3:59 pm   Subject: Reading FC postcards
Superb - congratulations!
Thanks! I was on the verge of shutting down my website a few weeks ago because of problems I was having with the provider, but thought I'd leave it because I've had some de ...
  Topic: Reading FC postcards
cribsie

Replies: 13
Views: 4434

PostForum: Shirt Collecting/Other Football Memorabilia   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 9:22 am   Subject: Reading FC postcards
I was contacted by a bloke in a scenario you only dream of - he had inherited his grandmother's Edwardian postcard collection which included a few Reading FC cards. There were three individual player ...
  Topic: Aston Villa v Reading 1912
cribsie

Replies: 2
Views: 1309

PostForum: Queries About Football Programmes   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:40 pm   Subject: Aston Villa v Reading 1912
Yes a programme was issued.
Volume 6 Number 235.
I don't have a copy.
That's great, at least I know. Thanks very much for the reply Smile
  Topic: Aston Villa v Reading 1912
cribsie

Replies: 2
Views: 1309

PostForum: Queries About Football Programmes   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:20 am   Subject: Aston Villa v Reading 1912
Hi, just after some info if possible please. My team Reading played at Villa on 3rd Feb 1912 in the cup - was a programme issued and if so does anyone have it? I'm not after it myself but would be int ...
  Topic: Reading Football Cards
cribsie

Replies: 0
Views: 913

PostForum: Other Websites   Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2012 6:34 pm   Subject: Reading Football Cards
I have a small site dedicated to Reading F.C. at www.chrisdlee.com
 
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