Olympic torch, Mexico 1968
Lot 13*
1968 Mexico
Sold for £2,375 (US$ 3,991) inc. premium
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1968 Mexico
The polished cast alloy torch with the Mexico 68 logo pierced around the rim, black leatherette covered grip, 45mm. high

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  • There were five versions, all slightly different for various sections of the relay, with a total of 3,000 made. The Olympic route retraced the voyage of Columbus and included swimmers, for the first time the flame was lit at the opening ceremony by a woman, Norma Enriqueta Basilo.
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