Lot #6058
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics Souvenir Ceramic Plaque

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Scarce ceramic plaque issued for the German Olympic Team at the Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics. Made by Meissen, the plaque measures 3.75″ in diameter, with the front featuring a laurel wreath and raised text: “Melbourne 1956, Gesamtdeutsche Olympiamannschaft [All-German Olympic Team],” and the reverse hand-painted with the Olympic rings and encircled with the Olympic motto. In fine condition, with trivial scuffing to edge. Only 100 examples of this plaque were produced.

Auction Info

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