19th century football programme sells for 21,850 pounds

May 11 2006

“A single sheet of paper detailing the teams from the 1889 FA Cup final between Wolves and Preston fetched a world record price for a football programme at auction yesterday.

The programme, one of only a handful surviving from the 19th century, was sold for 21,850 pounds (about US $41,100) – more than double its pre-sale estimate price tag of 7,000 to 10,000 pounds.”

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