theyflysohigh : Steve Marsh

Welcome to the Private memorabilia collection of 'theyflysohigh'

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Ex-Hammers such as ERNIE GREGORY (1946 - 1959), ALAN DICKIE (1962 - 1965), MARK SMITH (1979), along with youth player STEPHEN GILL (1968 - 1971) were the first to entrust to be photographed their most prized possessions, their Medals and Trophies received while wearing the claret and blue for West Ham United.


To be able to get a close-up view of these awards and mementoes in games such as the 'Andrews Cup', 'Winchester Cup' and also the 'Forest Division' League, and in more recent times the 'South East Counties League' are priceless as these Competitions and Leagues have long since gone.


Over the years more-and-more players medals and mementoes have found there way onto the auction catalogues and have subsequently been bought by collectors, never to be seen again. Goalkeeper Jim Standen's 1965 European Cup Winners' Cup medal was sold at Christie's auction back in 1994. Fortunately for 'theyflysohigh' an image was secured.


More recently Frank Piercy's Nine carat gold medal from 1923, given by the club to their assistant trainer to commemorate reaching the F.A. Cup Final and winning promotion to the First Division in the same year went under the Hammer (pardon the pun).


Are you a Youth, First team or family member and would like to contribute an image from your collection. Please, please get in touch, all that's required is to send a reasonable image of your medal, trophy or memento for inclusion.




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Virtual Trophy Cabinet ...

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Choose a Time period, Photo Frame, trophy or  medal to begin

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Contrary to popular belief, West Ham United Football Club and its players have either won or received over ONE THOUSAND items of memorabilia, including trophies and medals. This is an ongoing project to bring together as many images as possible to this website.


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Click a Picture Link below to start the tour

Edward Hufton

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War Cup Final

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Steve Milton

AC Davis (Director)

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West Ham Juniors

Pelly Cup Final

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Stephen Gill

Are you an Ex-Hammer or family member of a former Hammer?

Please note, this is an ongoing project. I'm endeavouring to display items in date order.

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