"World Cup Stolen!"
Four months before the World Cup Final in 1966 the 'cup' itself, the Jules Rimet Trophy was stolen from a rare stamp exhibition, where it was on public display.
One week later, when on a walk with his owner David Corbett, Pickles the black and white collie dog found the trophy, wrapped in newspaper, lying by the wheel of a car.
This photo shows Pickles and his owner watching the World Cup Final. When England won, Pickles was invited to the celebration banquet.
Corbett collected nearly �5,000 as a reward and used the money to buy a house. Pickles was awarded the silver medal of the National Canine Defence League.
High quality glossy print. Frame not included. � Colourised by Tom Marshall (PhotograFix). All Rights Reserved.
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