1936 Berlin Olympics participant's badge, 1952 Helsinki Olympics participant's medal, Official's badge and Angelo Bolanachi medal
Lot 30
Badges and Medals - Berlin 1936 and Helsinki 1952
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,365) inc. premium
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Badges and Medals - Berlin 1936 and Helsinki 1952
Including 1936 Berlin Olympics participant's badge, 1952 Helsinki Olympics participant's medal, Official's badge and Angelo Bolanachi medal. A pin badge with Olympic rings atop the Brandenburg gate, stamped number 298, attached to a purple ribbon imprinted "Fechten Mannsschafts Führer" (Fencing Team Leader); a 1952 enamel badge with Olympic rings and red, green, black, yellow and blue striped ribbon attached, awarded to officials; a circular 1952 Helsinki participation medal by K. Rasanen, to the obverse with stylised Olympic athletes heads superimposed over the Olympic stadium, the reverse with male and female athlete holding torches above rings, approximately 54mm. in diameter; also including a circular medal, to the obverse with raised figure of Angelo Bolanachi with dates 1910 to 1960 and "CINQUANTENAIRE AU COI", maker's name WAHBA underneath head, approximately 60mm. in diameter (small quantity)
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