19th century football programme sells for 21,850 pounds

icBirmingham
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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