Collected by television researcher Lesley Holland from Cirencester, who worked for BBC Sport in Manchester throughout the 1980s, various autographs, signed photographs and books will be sold at Moore Allen & Innocent’ Sporting Sale on February 2.
Sporting stars who feature in the collection include footballer George Best, motor racing star Barry Sheen and athlete Daley Thompson
As the staff member who met and greeted guests on the BBC’s A Question of Sport, hosted by David Coleman, she encountered many well-known faces from the world of sport.
She also worked alongside snooker presenter David Vine, and bowls presenter David Icke.
The collection will be sold over five lots – football, snooker, cricket, miscellaneous sporting memorabilia, and autographs. Each lot has an estimate of £50 to £100.