Match programmes from the 1950 and 1951 All-Ireland Final went under the hammer last month at Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers Collector’s Sale.
The programmes contain information about the games that won Mayo their last two All-Ireland titles against Louth in 1950 and Meath in 1951 respectively. Both programmes were sold during their respective game for 4p. They contain information such as team photos and player names.
The programme from the 1950 final, a game which Mayo won by a scoreline of 2-5 to 1-6, sold for €380 euro. The programme from the 1951 final, which Mayo won by a scoreline of 2-8 to 0-9, sold for €900.
Other Mayo GAA memorabilia that was sold at the auction included programmes from the 1967 All-Ireland Semi-Final against Meath, National Football League Semi-Finals against Dublin, Derry, Offaly, Down in 1954, 1961, 1972 and 1978 as well as programmes from 1986 National Football League quarter and semi-finals against Armagh and Monaghan