Sporting Memorabilia

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Tim Collings Sporting Memorabilia Collection

Tim is a journalist, and author, who has worked for a wide range of publications in a 40-year career in the media. He is best known as a sports journalist with The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph and for many years Reuters, the global news agency. He has held senior positions as Motor Racing Correspondent and Football Correspondent with those mentioned, but has also worked as general sports and sports news writer with a special interest in international sport. In his long career, Tim also launched and ran a successful independent media and sports agency, Collings Media, and is the author of more than 20 books including the official history of Luton Town Football Club, his first local club. He has also written the acclaimed Formula One study The Piranha Club and performed ghost-writing duties for several world champions including Lewis Hamilton. His travels have taken him all over the world, as is richly reflected in his collection of his private memorabilia.

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See pics No signature Frame 110x110cm Looks to have been cut out

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