1956 Melbourne Olympics participant's medal, hand signed competitors booklet and cloth badge
Lot 182
Participant's Medal
£500 - 600
US$ 860 - 1,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
Participant's Medal
The circular medal to the obverse with "Olympic Games Melbourne 1956", Olympic rings and kangaroo with floral decoration, the reverse with figures of athletes to the surround and "Altius Fortius Citius"' to the centre, 63mm. in diameter; together with a British Olympic Association booklet including a list of GB competitors, instructions, dates and table of metric equivalents, signed by the GB assistant team manager, Leslie Truelove on upper cover, preliminary leaves signed by over 40 of the England team, and a silk badge for the Melbourne 1956 Games (3)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: the vendor is the nephew of the former British Athletic team manager Leslie Truelove.
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