Lot #6011
London 1908 Olympics Committee Badge

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Estimate: $1200+

Description

Rare ‘Committee’ badge from the London 1908 Olympics. Silvered bronze, 42 gm, 57 mm in diameter, stamped on the reverse with a Vaughton of Birmingham maker's mark. The badge depicts the head of Athena facing a laurel branch and encircled by a dark blue enameled border with the text, "Olympic Games London 1908, Committee." A bright and beautiful badge from an Olympiad that extended for over six months—the longest in modern history.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #613 - Ended July 22, 2021