Lot #7071
Tug Wilson's Rome 1960 Summer Olympics National Olympic Committee Badge

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Estimate: $500+

Description

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 a coat of verdigris. A magnificently rare officer badge worn by the head of the United States Olympic Committee.

From the Tug Wilson Estate.

Auction Info

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