Lot #6044
Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Wirephoto Poster of Jesse Owens and Jonny Woodruff

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Original 19 x 12.5 poster issued by the Illustrated Current News on August 10, 1936, featuring "radioed views of two Olympic events won for U.S." On the left, Johnny Woodruff is shown winning the 800 meter event; on the right, Jesse Owens is seen leaping to a new long jump record of over 26 feet, 5 inches. In fine condition, with small splits at edges of the central vertical and horizontal folds.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #628 - Ended January 20, 2022