RR Auction: Olympics Auction

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Representing over a century of competition, RR Auction's January 2019 sale maps the modern Olympic pathway with a diverse, in-demand selection of the rare and remarkable. Highlighted by the extraordinary collection of Mason Dinehart, which features a wealth of high-end winner's medals, diplomas, torches, and pins, this auction represents the finest assortment of Olympic material we have ever brought to market. Top items include a one-of-a-kind 1968 Grenoble torch used by Daniel Robin used to light the cauldron at the closing ceremony of that Winter Games, multiple sought-after winner's medals issued for baseball, the first Rio 2016 gold medal we've ever seen offered, and a variety of other iconic medals and torches. Please contact our Olympic Auction Director, Tricia Eaton, at Tricia@RRAuction.com with any inquiries; condition statements are available upon request.
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
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Athens 1875 Zappas Olympics Silver 'B' Winner's Medal3001 - Athens 1875 Zappas Olympics Silver 'B' Winner's Medal
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Scarce winner’s medal issued for the 1875 Zappas Olympics. Silver (B Class), 37 mm, 22 gm, by Albert Désiré Barre; manufactured by the Par...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Paris 1900 Exposition Universelle Set of (5) Medals3003 - Paris 1900 Exposition Universelle Set of (5) Medals
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Rare complete set of the five variations of non-athletic award medals issued for the Paris 1900 Exposition Universelle Internationale, which played ho
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Paris 1900 Summer Olympics Official Program3004 - Paris 1900 Summer Olympics Official Program
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Extremely rare official custom-bound hardcover program in English for the Paris 1900 Summer Olympics, 6.5 x 9.75, 64 pages, with title page reading:...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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St. Louis 1904 Summer Olympics Judge's Badge3005 - St. Louis 1904 Summer Olympics Judge's Badge
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Scarce brass judge’s badge issued for the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, which played host to that year's Olympic Games, 1.25?...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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St. Louis 1904 Summer Olympics Official's Participation Medal/Badge3006 - St. Louis 1904 Summer Olympics Official's Participation Medal/Badge
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Extremely rare official's participation medal issued for the St. Louis 1904 Summer Olympics. Copper, 40 mm, 30 gm, by Dieges & Clust, New Yo...
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Estimates : 20,000.00 - 25,000.00
 
 
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Athens 1906 Summer Olympics Silver Winner’s Medal3007 - Athens 1906 Summer Olympics Silver Winner’s Medal
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Sought-after winner’s medal issued for the Athens 1906 Intercalated Summer Olympics. Silver, 50 mm, 58 gm, by Jules Clement Chaplain. The front depict
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Athens 1906 Intercalated Summer Olympics Gilt Bronze Participation Medal3008 - Athens 1906 Intercalated Summer Olympics Gilt Bronze Participation Medal
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Participation medal issued for the Athens 1906 Intercalated Summer Olympics. Gilt bronze, 50 mm, 58 gm, by Nikephoros Lytras. The front shows a seated
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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London 1908 Summer Olympics Silver Winner’s Medal Case3009 - London 1908 Summer Olympics Silver Winner’s Medal Case
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Unusual silver winner’s medal presentation case issued for the London 1908 Summer Olympics. The dark blue leather case, 2.75 x 2.75 x .75, manufacture
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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London 1908 Summer Olympics Bronze Winner’s Medal3010 - London 1908 Summer Olympics Bronze Winner’s Medal
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Rare winner's medal issued for water polo at the London 1908 Summer Olympics. Bronze, 33.5 mm, 19 gm, designed by Bertram Mackennel; manufacture...
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London 1908 Summer Olympics Silver Participation Medal3011 - London 1908 Summer Olympics Silver Participation Medal
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Participation medal issued for the London 1908 Summer Olympics. Silvered bronze, 51 mm, 60 gm, by Bertram Mackennal. The front depicts a quadriga with
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Stockholm 1912 Summer Olympics Pewter Winner's Medal3012 - Stockholm 1912 Summer Olympics Pewter Winner's Medal
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Brilliant winner's medal issued for the Stockholm 1912 Summer Olympics. Pewter, 16 gm, 33 mm, by Bertram Mackennal and Erik Lindberg. The front ...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Stockholm 1912 Summer Olympics Silver Winner’s Medal with Case3013 - Stockholm 1912 Summer Olympics Silver Winner’s Medal with Case
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Beautiful winner's medal issued for the Stockholm 1912 Summer Olympics. Silver, 18 gm, 33 mm, by Bertram Mackennal and Erik Lindberg; manufactur...
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Stockholm 1912 Summer Olympics Pair of Programs3014 - Stockholm 1912 Summer Olympics Pair of Programs
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Two official daily programs of the Stockholm Summer Olympics for July 12 and 13, 1912, both measure 5.75 x 8.75, sixty-four and fifty-six pages, with
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Pair of Antwerp 1920 Summer Olympics Programs3015 - Pair of Antwerp 1920 Summer Olympics Programs
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Pair of vintage programs for the Antwerp 1920 Summer Olympics: an official program in French, 5.75 x 8.25, which lists various events, athletes, and a
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Antwerp 1920 Summer Olympics Silver Winner’s Medal3016 - Antwerp 1920 Summer Olympics Silver Winner’s Medal
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Formidable winner's medal issued for the Antwerp 1920 Summer Olympics. Silver, 60 mm, 86.5 gm, by Josue Dupon; manufactured by Hoosemans of Brus...
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United States Olympic Committee Reports: 1920 and 19283018 - United States Olympic Committee Reports: 1920 and 1928
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Uncommon softcover pair of American Olympic Committee Reports for the 1920 and 1928 Summer Games, including: Report of the American Olympic Committee:
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Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Paris 1924 Summer Olympics Participation Badge3019 - Paris 1924 Summer Olympics Participation Badge
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Official participation badge issued for the Paris 1924 Summer Olympics, 35 mm x 42 mm, marked on the reverse, "7157." The handsome badge f...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Paris 1924 Summer Olympics Silver Winner's Medal3020 - Paris 1924 Summer Olympics Silver Winner's Medal
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Choice winner's medal issued for the Paris 1924 Summer Olympics. Silver, 55 mm, 76 gm, by Andre Rivaud, Paris. The front depicts a triumphant at...
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Estimates : 7,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Paris 1924 Summer Olympics Bronze Participation Medal3022 - Paris 1924 Summer Olympics Bronze Participation Medal
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Handsome participation medal issued for the Paris 1924 Summer Olympics. Bronze, 55 mm, 72 gm, by Raoul Benard. The front features a stunning raised de
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Paris 1924 Summer Olympics Ticket3023 - Paris 1924 Summer Olympics Ticket
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Official 'Marathon Stand' admittance ticket for the Paris 1924 Summer Olympics, 5.25 x 3, stamped "45" with Olympic rings, and hig...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Paris 1924 Summer Olympics Ashtray3024 - Paris 1924 Summer Olympics Ashtray
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Oval-shaped souvenir brass ashtray from the Paris 1924 Summer Olympics, measuring 5.25 x 3.25, designed by P. Lasserre and featuring a raised image of
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Johnny Weissmuller Group of (4) Signed Items3025 - Johnny Weissmuller Group of (4) Signed Items
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American competition swimmer and actor (1904–1984) best known for his role as Tarzan in the films of the 1930s and 1940s; he was also one of the faste
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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St. Moritz 1928 Winter Olympics Bronze Participation Medal3026 - St. Moritz 1928 Winter Olympics Bronze Participation Medal
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Participation medal issued for the St. Moritz 1928 Winter Olympics. Bronze, 37 mm, 22 gm, by Milo Martin. The front depicts the goddess Victory holdin
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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St. Moritz 1928 Winter Olympics Concurrent Badge3027 - St. Moritz 1928 Winter Olympics Concurrent Badge
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Official athlete's badge, diameter of 31 mm, featuring a blue border with silver text, "2es Jeux Olympiques d´hiver St.Moritz 1928 IXe...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Amsterdam 1928 Summer Olympics Official Diploma3028 - Amsterdam 1928 Summer Olympics Official Diploma
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Gorgeous official participation diploma issued to a gymnastics judge at the Amsterdam 1928 Summer Olympics, 18.25 x 25.25. Printed by Senefelder and d
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Amsterdam 1928 Summer Olympics Gold Winner's Medal3029 - Amsterdam 1928 Summer Olympics Gold Winner's Medal
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Attractively re-plated winner’s medal issued for the Amsterdam 1928 Summer Olympics. Gilt silver (re-plated), 55 mm, 66 gm, by Giuseppe Cassioli; manu
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Amsterdam 1928 Summer Olympics Silver Winner's Medal3030 - Amsterdam 1928 Summer Olympics Silver Winner's Medal
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Handsome winner's medal issued for the Amsterdam 1928 Summer Olympics. Silver (professionally cleaned), 55 mm, 69 gm, by Giuseppe Cassioli; manu...
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Amsterdam 1928 Summer Olympics Ticket3031 - Amsterdam 1928 Summer Olympics Ticket
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Official admittance ticket for the Amsterdam 1928 Summer Olympics, 3.75 x 2.5, marked "S, 12" and numbered "32," with center tex...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Los Angeles 1932 Summer Olympics Silver Winner’s Medal3032 - Los Angeles 1932 Summer Olympics Silver Winner’s Medal
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Winner's medal issued for the Los Angeles 1932 Summer Olympics. Silver, 55 mm, 66 gm, by Giuseppe Cassioli. The front, inscribed, "Xth Olym...
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Lake Placid 1932 Winter Olympics Bronze Participation Medal3033 - Lake Placid 1932 Winter Olympics Bronze Participation Medal
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Scarce participation medal issued for the 1932 Lake Placid Winter Olympics. Bronze, 60 mm x 48 mm, 83 gm. The front depicts the winged figure of Fame
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Estimates : 7,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Lake Placid 1932 Winter Olympics Poster3034 - Lake Placid 1932 Winter Olympics Poster
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Rare official poster of the 1932 Winter Olympics, 24.5 x 38.75, featuring a four-man bobsled team as the central artwork, with an additional four even
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Lake Placid 1932 Winter Olympics Celluloid Ticket Set3035 - Lake Placid 1932 Winter Olympics Celluloid Ticket Set
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Attractive set of three multicolored celluloid tickets from the Lake Placid 1932 Winter Olympics, each measuring 3.27 x 2.25, with front reading, &q...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Los Angeles 1932 Summer Olympics Participation Diploma3036 - Los Angeles 1932 Summer Olympics Participation Diploma
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Gorgeous participant’s diploma from the Los Angeles 1932 Summer Olympics featuring an ornate classical Greek design, 21.5 x 16.25, awarded to John H.
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Jesse Owens Signature3037 - Jesse Owens Signature
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Circa 1970s ballpoint signature, "Jesse Owens,” on an off-white 7.5 x 10.75 sheet bearing an ownership notation and much earlier 1940 date. In ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Buster Crabbe Group of (5) Signed Photographs3038 - Buster Crabbe Group of (5) Signed Photographs
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American swimmer and actor (1908–1983) best known for his roles in the Tarzan, Flash Gordon, and Buck Rogers film series; as a swimmer, he won a gold
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Garmisch 1936 Winter Olympics Participation Medal3039 - Garmisch 1936 Winter Olympics Participation Medal
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Participation medal issued for the Garmisch 1936 Winter Olympics. Bronze, 60 mm, 71 gm, by Kunststickerei M. Jorres. The front, inscribed, "Oly...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Garmisch 1936 Winter Olympics Athlete's Badge3040 - Garmisch 1936 Winter Olympics Athlete's Badge
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Athlete's badge issued for the Garmisch 1936 Winter Olympics. Bronze, 32 mm, 18 gm. The badge features an enamel design of the Winter Olympics l...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Garmisch 1936 Winter Olympics Bronze Winner’s Medal with Case and Diploma3041 - Garmisch 1936 Winter Olympics Bronze Winner’s Medal with Case and Diploma
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Impressive winner's medal issued for the Garmisch 1936 Winter Olympics. Bronze, 100 mm, 334 gm, struck by Deschler and Sohn of Munich, Germany, ...
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Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Torch3043 - Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Torch
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Official 1936 Berlin Olympics torch, comprised of steel, measuring 10.5? in length and 6? at its widest point, manufactured by Krupp. Engraved on the
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Gilt Bronze Marble Plaque3044 - Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Gilt Bronze Marble Plaque
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Uncommon Olympic presentation plaque featuring two gilt bronze medals issued for the Berlin 1936 Summer Games. Mounted to a 6.75 x 3.5 x .75 marble ba
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Bronze Winner's Medal3045 - Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Bronze Winner's Medal
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Rare winner's medal for the Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics. Bronze, 55 mm, 74 gm, by Giuseppi Cassioli. The front, inscribed, “XI. Olympiad, Berlin...
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Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Participation Medal with Case3046 - Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Participation Medal with Case
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Participation medal issued for the Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics. Green brown bronze, 70 mm, 114 gm, by Otto Placzek. The front depicts five athletes, r
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Winner's Diploma3047 - Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Winner's Diploma
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Extremely attractive official bronze medal winner’s diploma issued to the German eight-man rowing team at the Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics, 19.75 x 15,
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Poster3048 - Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Poster
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Rare color 24.75 x 39.5 English variant of the official poster designed by Franz Wurbel for the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics. The poster portrays a gol
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Bakelite Stadium Model3049 - Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Bakelite Stadium Model
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Original molded Bakelite topographical model of the Reichssportfeld, the Grunewald sporting complex constructed for the Berlin 1936 Olympic Summer Oly
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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St. Moritz 1948 Winter Olympics Participation Medal3050 - St. Moritz 1948 Winter Olympics Participation Medal
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Desirable participation medal issued for the St. Moritz 1948 Winter Olympics. Bronze, 40 mm, 25 gm, by Emil Wiederkehr. The front depicts a symbolic f
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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London 1948 Summer Olympics Bronze Participation Medal3051 - London 1948 Summer Olympics Bronze Participation Medal
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Participation medal issued for the London 1948 Summer Olympics. Bronze, 51 mm, 61 gm, by Bertram Mackennal/John Pinches. The front features a quadriga
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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London 1948 Summer Olympics Torch3052 - London 1948 Summer Olympics Torch
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Sought-after official 1948 London Olympics torch, comprised of aluminum alloy, measuring 16? in length and 5? at its widest point, designed by Ralph L
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Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics Bronze Winner's Medal with Case and Pin3053 - Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics Bronze Winner's Medal with Case and Pin
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Appealing winner's medal issued for the Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics. Bronze, 51 mm, 59 gm, by Giuseppe Cassioli. The front, inscribed, "X...
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Cortina 1956 Winter Olympics Bronze Participation Medal3054 - Cortina 1956 Winter Olympics Bronze Participation Medal
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Participation medal issued for the 1956 Cortina Winter Olympics. Bronze, 45 mm, 48 gm, by Constantino Affer. The front features the head of Victory cr
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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