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Lot #4266
Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics Torchbearer Plaque

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Scarce torchbearer plaque issued for the Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics. Bronze, 66 gm, 38 mm x 70 mm, by Veljekset Sundqvist of Helsinki. The front of the medal depicts a large flame emerging behind a mountaintop, with raised Olympic rings and text: “XV Olympia, 1952, Helsinki, Helsingfors.” The reverse is plain (maker’s mark no longer visible). These plaques were presented to the torchbearers for the Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics torch relay.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #640 - Ended July 21, 2022