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Item 3058 - Stockholm 1956 Summer Olympics Order of Merit Badge Catalog 586 (Jul 2020)

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Estimate: $300.00 +
Sold Price: $453.75 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare official Order of Merit badge for the equestrian events held in Stockholm during the 1956 Summer Olympics. Gold-plated, 12 gm, 31 mm x 44 mm, depicting a classical horse and rider above Olympic rings. Suspended from the badge is a yellow and blue ribbon that measures 38 mm in length. Includes the original blue paper box with gilt titling to cover (translated): “Equestrian Olympics 1956 Merit Medal.” In fine condition. The main 1956 Summer Games were held in Melbourne, Australia, but the equestrian events could not be held there due to quarantine regulations; Stockholm was chosen as the alternative site. The equestrian events began in June, nearly six months earlier than the official opening ceremonies in Melbourne.

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