Lot #866
Pierre de Coubertin Autograph Letter Signed

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Estimate: $1000+

Description

French educator and historian (1863-1937) who is best remembered as being the founder of the International Olympic Committee, and its second President. He is known as the father of the modern Olympic Games. ALS signed “PC,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 7 x 8.5, Bureau International de Pedagogie Sportive letterhead, December 18, 1928. Untranslated handwritten letter discussing a ceremony for the inauguration of an Olympic monument at the stadium of Pericles in Athens. In fine condition, with partially repaired file holes to the left edge.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Sports
  • Dates: #614 - Ended August 11, 2021





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