Charity Auction of Magnum signed by 1966 England Players

We are excited to announce that – from 9th to 16th June – we are going to hold an online charity auction, to raise money for the Central London Samaritans, London’s leading emotional support charity.1966 England Magnum Jacquart

We will be auctioning a special Limited Edition Magnum of Jacquart Brut Mosaique – signed by 7 players on England’s famous 1966 World Cup winning team:  Alan Ball, Gordon Banks, Bobby Charlton, George Cohen, Geoff Hurst, Martin Peters and Nobby Stiles.

This very special magnum would make the perfect gift for any Champagne loving football fan who wants to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of England’s most famous victory.

Watch this space, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter, for further information as we approach the auction date.  You can also read the full T&Cs below.

#EnglandMagnum #WeListen #ThreeLions

About the Central London Samaritans

The Central London Samaritans is the only emotional support service in London open round the clock, every single day of the year. Every year they receive over 100,000 calls for help from people who are struggling to cope. Their volunteers provide a safe space for people to talk about whatever’s troubling them. They listen. And they help people to work through their problems and find the strength to find solutions that work for them.

Central London Samaritans Auction

Auction Terms & Conditions

Charitable Donation
While Clos & Cru is acting as seller, we will be donating all profits above the bottle cost to the Central London branch of the Samaritans, a charity registered in England and Wales (219432) and incorporated in England and Wales as a company limited by guarantee (757372).

Auction Period
Bidding will open on the @ClosCru twitter page at 10am BST on 9th June 2016 and will close at 1pm BST on 16th June 2016.  Bids received after that time will be deemed invalid. Bidders will not be able to cancel or rescind a bid once it has been posted or emailed.

How to Bid – On Twitter

Step 1 – Follow us on Twitter @ClosCru

Step 2 – Submit your bid by sending a tweet to us @ClosCru and using the hashtag #EnglandMagnum.  All bids are in Pounds Sterling.

For example:
Sample bid Twitter auction

Step 3 – The Bidder who tweets the highest bid before 1pm on Thursday 16th June will be deemed to have won the auction, and will be deemed to be the Buyer at the bid price. Clos & Cru will confirm the successful bid and close of auction on the @ClosCru Twitter feed.

How to Bid – Via Email

Step 1. Send your highest bid in an email to with “England Magnum” in the subject line before 12noon on Thursday 16th June.

Step 2. Clos & Cru will Tweet your bid onto our Twitter feed for you, keeping your identity confidential.

Step 3.  If your bid is successful, you will be contacted by email to arrange payment and delivery.

Opening Bid

Bidding will open at £200 for the magnum.

Age of Bidders

All bidders must be of legal age to drink alcohol in their country of residence. Clos & Cru reserve the right to ask for proof of age before completing the sale.

Condition and Inspection of Goods

The magnum was cellared in a private wine cellar in England, before passing on to one of the top dealers of rare wine in the UK many years ago, and it has been in stored in professional conditions since that time.

Prospective bidders are reminded that individual bottles of wine mature and evolve, improving and declining over the passage of time.  

Any prospective bidder who wishes to view the magnum before the auction can arrange to view it by appointment at the offices of Clos & Cru, by contacting us at or by phone on +44 (0)20 3735 5555. Our office hours are Monday to Friday 9am-6pm. Our address is Langdale House, 11 Marshalsea Road, London SE1 1EN.

Payment and Delivery

Clos & Cru will contact the successful bidder by private message on Twitter or via email after the close of the auction to get their contact details and delivery address.

The successful bidder will have 2 working days to arrange payment via bank transfer, credit or debit card. We regret we are unable to take payment via American Express.

Clos & Cru will arrange shipment of goods by a trusted courier service, or will deliver to the buyer by hand within Central London.  Clos & Cru will bear the costs of shipment within the UK.  If shipment outside the UK is required, the successful bidder will bear the costs of shipment.

In the Event of Nonpayment

If no payment is received from the buyer within 2 working days, Clos & Cru reserve the right to sell the bottle to the bidder who submitted the next highest bid.


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