going to the various grounds, buying your program, enjoying the match and keeping your program as a memory of a good time. Today however, those programmes could now be the targets for many football memorabilia collectors all over the world.
If you are a football memorabilia collector or want to become one, then auction houses are a great way to obtain “job lots” in which you may just find a great bargain. Imagine stumbling across a 1925 FA Cup Final programme with a probable value today of about £1000; or one from 1921 which was sold for £1650! It is something we dream of and can happen anytime in the world of football memorabilia.
However, it is important not to become over optimistic and start visiting auction houses and buying bundles of programmes or any other pieces of memorabilia you can get your hands on as this could end up being a waste of your time and money. The football memorabilia industry can be a hard one to learn and become a part of, especially if you are looking to make a profit. For those who just love their football and want to keep memories of good times, or bad if your team lost, collecting football memorabilia really can be a fascinating, exciting hobby that can involve the whole family.
The football memorabilia industry has such a massive global following that you don’t have to confine yourself just to collecting football programmes, in fact you can collect whatever memorabilia you want! Nowadays, the internet and television have meant that we can catch all the great moments of the game wherever we are and the interest in football has grown massively. International competitions have stimulated the collection of football memorabilia all over the world and now there are many highly collectable items available ranging pieces worth thousands of pounds to smaller items that have more emotional than financial value.
Collectors of football memorabilia will find there is a small difference between collectable items o