sport news West Ham co-owner David Gold sells oldest-surviving FA Cup for £760,000 at ...

West Ham co-owner David Gold makes huge profit after selling oldest-surviving FA Cup for £760,000 at auction in London after buying it in 2005 for £478,000 The prestigious FA Cup was sold at Bonhams in London on Tuesday for £759,062 The FA Cup buyer is not known after choosing to remain anonymous The trophy was presented to the winners of the competition between 1986 - 1910 Gold has made close to £300,000 profit after buying it in 2005 for £478,000

By Daniel Matthews For The Daily Mail

Published: 22:05 BST, 29 September 2020 | Updated: 22:05 BST, 29 September 2020

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West Ham co-owner David Gold has pocketed nearly £760,000 after selling the oldest-surviving FA Cup at auction on Tuesday.

Mystery surrounds the buyer, who chose to remain anonymous, amid fears the cup could now disappear abroad.

The trophy, presented to the winners of the competition between 1896 and 1910, was sold at Bonhams in London on Tuesday. It reportedly cost just £25 to make but was expected to fetch up to £900,000. After 'a lot of interest and some spirited

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