Lot #7052
Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics Torchbearer Plaque

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Estimate: $150+

Description

Scarce torchbearer plaque issued for the Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics. Bronze, 66 gm, 38 mm x 70 mm, by Veljekset Sundqvist of Helsinki. The front of the medal depicts a large flame emerging behind a mountaintop, with raised Olympic rings and text: “XV Olympia, 1952, Helsinki, Helsingfors.” The reverse is plain with the exception of the maker’s mark. These plaques were presented to the torchbearers for the Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics torch relay.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #601 - Ended January 21, 2021