1948 London Olympic games opening ceremony plaque
Lot 178
Opening Ceremony Plaque
£800 - 1,200
US$ 1,300 - 2,000
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Lot Details
Opening Ceremony Plaque
The circular plaster plaque with wooden frame to the reverse, to the front with "XIVth Olympiad 1948" and Olympic torch, rings and laurel leaf, 610mm. in diameter

Footnotes

  • The vendor's grandfather, R.S. Attwater, was a Naval Officer on the organising committee for the 1948 Olympics and a referee for the boxing, and was presented with the plaque at the end of the games. This plaque was displayed on the podium at the opening ceremony of the 1948 games.
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