Wilson's Auctions have been honoured by the Executors of Dickie Best’s Estate to sell by Public Auction a Collection of George Best Memorabilia on their behalf.
Featuring 110 individual lots including match worn international jerseys, framed prints, programmes, many George Best signed items, personalised crystal and silverware.
Mementoes from the career of George Best, the legendary Manchester United and Northern Ireland player, were kept by his father Dickie and will go under the hammer on Thursday.
Items included in the auction range from 1960s shirts from international matches against England to a 1964 Manchester United Christmas card, all collected by Dickie, who died aged 88 last year.
Some Very Special Entries Include...
-Framed England Jersey
Number 3 Either Swapped with Bobby Thompson 03.10.64 or Ray Wilson 10.11.65 with Original George Best Signature
-Framed Scotland Match Worn International Jersey
Number 7 with Original George Best Autograph (Most likely worn by Willie Wallace or Willie Henderson)
-Swapped Jersey Framed Switzerland International Jersey
Number 3 Xavier Stierl 14.10.64 with Original George Best signature
-Swapped Jersey Holland International Jersey
-Number 11 17.03.65 Coen Moulijn with Original George Best Signature
Auctioneer Richard Bell called the auction a once in a lifetime opportunity for George Best fans.
"George had an incredibly strong relationship with his father and always remained proud of his Northern Irish roots," he stated.
Wilson's Auctions in Mallusk near Belfast is staging the event and people from all over the world are expected to fly in to the city to grab a piece of football history.
Auction Date: Thursday 19th March at 7.30pm
Location: Mallusk Auction Premises, Northern Ireland.
Viewing: Tuesday 17th March 10.00am - 9.30pm &
Wednesday 18th March 10.00am - 9.30pm