BBC Feature – Sir Stanley Matthews’ silver tea set up for sale

By Zara Rowe 30th July 2021

A silver tea service presented to one of England’s most famous footballers has been put up for sale.

It was given to Stoke City hero Sir Stanley Matthews in 1946 to mark his then-record 44th England appearance.

He played almost 700 games for Stoke and Blackpool and gained 54 England caps before retiring in 1965 aged 50.

The service, with a price of £22,500, consists of a monogrammed teapot, hot water jug, sugar bowl and milk jug.\

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