Lot #380
London 1908 Summer Olympics Swedish Swim Club Badge

London 1908 Summer Olympics Swedish Swim Club Badge

Estimate: $175+

Description

London 1908 Summer Olympics Swedish Swim Club Badge

Quality original 1908 Swedish swim club badge presented to a swimmer that participated in the 1908 Summer Olympics in London, England. Badge measures 3″ long with the ribbon, and approximately 1″ in diameter. Medallion portion bears a six-pointed color star with “SSC [Swedish Swim Club]” in the middle. Reverse is hand-engraved, “Presented by the Swedish Swimming Club to the Swedish swimmers taking part in the Olympic Games in London 1908.” In fine condition, with some light wear to medallion and some very light fading and soiling to ribbon. A seldom offered Olympiad related item.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Raleigh DeGeer Amyx Auction
  • Dates: #437 - Ended September 16, 2014