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Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pele's Jules Rimet trophy, $573,000, Julien's Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
World-famous soccer star Pele’s Jules Rimet trophy sold for $573,000 at a Pele: The Collection Auction held June 7-9 at Mall Galleries in London, England by Julien’s Auctions, based in Beverly Hills, Calif. Also, Pele’s game crown given in honor of his 1,000th professional soccer game played went for $235,760; Pele’s 1958 World Cup soccer medal knocked down for $290,000; Pele’s 1962 World Cup soccer medal fetched $199,500; and Pele’s 1970 World Cup soccer medal changed hands for $500,000. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Pele’s Jules Rimet trophy, $573,000, Julien’s Auctions