Lot #6019
Antwerp 1920 Olympics Travel Pass

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Estimate: $400+

Description

Scarce original French-language ID travel pass issued to Joseph Pearman at the Antwerp 1920 Olympics, one page, 4.5 x 3.25, headed (translated) “The Belgian Olympic Committee, Identification Card,” and reading: “This card certifies that, Mr. J. B. Pearman is an official competitor at the Olympic Games in Antwerp in 1920 and that, therefore, he has, in accordance with the decision of January 31, 1920, withdrawn from 50%. vs. on the price of the normal fare on Belgian State railways, for his return trip from Antwerp to United States.” Signed above by Pearman. In fine condition. Joseph Bernard Pearman (1892-1961) was an American athlete from New York who won a silver medal in the 10 kilometre walk at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium.

Auction Info

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