Olympic Memorabilia

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Official’s badge issued for the Stockholm 1912 Olympics. Bronze, 8 gm, 38 mm x 44 mm, depicting an ancient Greek athlete’s head with lower plaque, reading, “Olympiska Spellen, Stockholm, 1912.” The badge features a repair to stickpin back. Also included is a stickpin medal from the Stockholm Games, sterling silver, 4 gm, 19 mm x 25 mm, designed by Olle Hjortzberg and depic…

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Tug Wilson’s collection of 21 United States ‘shield’ pins, ranging in size from .5 x .5 to 1.25 x 1, with four identified to the Amsterdam 1928 Summer Olympics, the Los Angeles 1932 Summer Olympics, and the Cortina 1956 Winter Olympics (2); one other is issued for the 1948 U.S. Olympic Committee. All pins share the same shield design of red-and-white stripes with an upper blue s…

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Official badge issued for the Amsterdam 1928 Summer Olympics, 30 mm x 37 mm, featuring text in tri-color enamel, "IXe Olympiade Amsterdam," with the Olympic rings and "1928, Officiel" below. Stamped on the reverse with the maker's mark of Koninklijke Begeer, Voorschoten, Holland. Exhibits rubbing to the enamel on the Olympic rings and lacks its ribbon.

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Scarce badge from the 73rd International Olympic Committee session held in Munich in 1972, on the occasion of the Games of the XX Olympiad. Measuring 25 mm x 50 mm, the stickpin-style badge features the Olympic rings in white enamel with black-and-yellow stylized monk below, with a blue ribbon marked in black: "C.O.N." Complete with its hinged maroon case. At this session, Michael Morris, 3rd Bar…

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Tug Wilson’s collection of 15 pins from various Summer and Winter Olympiads, which include: Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics, Rome 1960 Summer Olympics, Squaw Valley 1960 Winter Olympics, Tokyo 1964 Summer Olympics (3), Innsbruck 1964 Winter Olympics (4), Mexico 1968 Summer Olympics (2), 1972 Olympics (Munich or Sapporo), Lake Placid 1980 Winter Olympics, and an Olympic rings pin. Also include…

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Scarce and attractive International Olympic Committee badge issued for the Cortina 1956 Winter Olympics, measuring 40 mm x 49 mm, featuring an enameled design of the Winter Olympics logo set on a maroon background with “C.I.O.” above. The reverse is marked, “C. O. N. I., Mod. Depositato, Stabilimenti Artistici Fiorentini.” Exhibits some tarnishing to the reverse. Only 78 o…

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Tug Wilson’s National Olympic Committee “President” badge issued for the Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics, 38 mm x 114 mm, with Olympic rings, torch and image of Australia, and enameled white border with gilt text: “Olympic Games, Melbourne 1956.” Reverse bears a "K. C. Luke, Melbourne” maker mark and is engraved “83.” Suspended from the bottom of the…

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Collection of five different badges issued for the Rome 1960 Summer Olympics, each measuring approximately 38 mm x 48 mm, featuring laurel bezels with inset medallions depicting Romulus and Remus with the Capitoline Wolf, and Olympic rings below. The multicolored panels below are marked for “Radio-TV,” “Servizio” [Service], "Stampa" [Press], "Ufficiale" [Official], and a b…

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Tug Wilson’s National Olympic Committee badge issued for the Rome 1960 Summer Olympics, 44 mm x 50 mm, 29 gm, featuring a gold-tone bezel with inset medallion depicting Romulus and Remus with the Capitoline Wolf, and Olympic rings below. The purple enameled panel at the bottom features gold lettering, "C.N.O." Reverse of panel stamped, "Stab. Artistici Fiorentini, Firenze." Medallion bears …

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Collection of 34 pins issued for the Lake Placid 1980 Winter Olympics, ranging in size from 6 mm x 12 mm to 38 mm x 25 mm, with the majority enameled and featuring images and names of nations and companies affiliated with the Lake Placid Games, including: ABC, Austria, Coca Cola, Great Britain, Italy, New York Telephone, Romania, Sports Illustrated, a set of five Roni the Racoon mascot pins, and …

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Badge from the 89th International Olympic Committee session held in Lausanne in 1984, measuring 37 mm x 62 mm, depicting Olympic rings over a stylized skyline, and featuring the text: "89e Session du CIO, Lausanne, 1984, Secretariat C.I.O." The gold-tone badge features an attached replacement white-and-blue ribbon. Reverse bears the maker's mark of Huguenin, Le Locle. Includes its or…

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Official Team USA pin set issued for the Lillehammer 1994 Winter Olympics, featuring 14 blue-on-silver pins displayed in a 13.5 x 10 frame. Includes pins for biathlon, bobsled, figure skating, ice hockey, luge, cross country skiing, ski jumping, alpine skiing, freestyle skiing, Nordic combined, speed skating, medical, staff, and one blank. Accompanied by the original cardboard box.

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Collection of 17 Team USA pins issued for the Nagano 1998 Winter Olympics, each 1.25 x 1.5, depicting the Nagano Games logo with “1998 Olympic Team Nagano” and the name of the team, sport, or team position, including: Alpine Skiing, Biathlon, Bobsled, Cross Country Skiing, Curling, Freestyle Skiing, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Luge, Short Track Speedskating, Ski Jumping, Ski Nordic Co…

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Astronaut Rick Mastracchio's flown Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics pin depicting a snowflake, carried on a Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station, where it remained for 188 days during Expedition 38/39. Reverse bears a Honav USA maker's mark and clutch-type backing. Includes an image of the pin on the ISS, with Earth seen through the window in the background. Accompanied by a sign…

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