HMA11012 - 1971 Repro Guernsey with Peter Hudson photo


Number of Bids 15
Reference Number 26856
Starting Date 17-Aug-2011 12:00 AM
Ending Date 31-Aug-2011 9:00 PM
Highest Bid $295.00
User ID Jkiz99

Item Description

On offer a repro 1971 Guernsey with the famous number 26 with an original photo of Peter Hudson flying for a mark against North Melbourne.

 

The repro guernsey is the last of an issue of 10 made especially by the Hawks Museum.  The long sleeve guernseys made from pure wool comes with the button up collar of the period and white cotton patch for the number, which is in the traditional black.

 

The accompanying photo taken at Glenferrie against Geelong depicts Hudson flying high to mark above Don Scott.

 

Peter Hudson wore Guernsey number 26, 1967-74, then number 1 when he returned in 1977.  He played 129 games, kicked 727 goals averaging 5.63 goals per game, still the VFL/AFL record.  He was a member of the 1971 Premiership team, equaling Bob Pratt’s record of 150 goals in a season the same year winning two Best & Fairest awards, 1968 and 1970.  Hudson was selected in the Club’s Team of the Century as full forward in 2001.  He was inducted into Hawthorn’s Hall of Fame in 2003 and was made a Legend of the Club in 2010 alongside John Kennedy Snr, Leigh Matthews, Graham Arthur and Michael Tuck.