1948 Olympic Games torch
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1948 Olympic Games torch
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20 Feb 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 21119
1948 Olympic Games torch
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1948 Olympic Games torch
1948 Olympic Games torch
Cast alloy crown, with pierced Olympic rings and embossed "XlVth Olympiad 1948 Olympia to London with thanks to the Bearer", set on a solid turned alloy shaft and complete with burner retaining shaft, with additional protective metal cover with a tissue flame to the top. This torch was presented to a Mexican athlete competing at the games.
Approx. 410mm high.
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