November 2015 Auction Ends Thursday, November 19th, 5pm Pacific
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Olympic relay torch used in the 1948 Summer Olympics. The Torch Relay tradition began in 1928, and transports a spark from the parent flame in Olympia, Greece to the host city in time for the opening ceremonies, in this case Wembley Stadium in London on 29 July 1948. There were 3 types of torches used during the 1948 relay: a land torch (of which this is an example), a torch with a gas recipient for crossing the sea, and a torch for the very last runner. Torch is made of stainless steel, features 3 sets of Olympic rings around the polished top, and reads, ''XIVth OLYMPIAD 1948: OLYMPIA WITH THANKS''. Measures 16'' and weighs 1 lb., 13 oz. Small mark on handle, some wear to top, overall in very good condition.
Olympic Torch Used in 1948 London Summer GamesOlympic Torch Used in 1948 London Summer GamesOlympic Torch Used in 1948 London Summer GamesOlympic Torch Used in 1948 London Summer Games
Olympic Torch Used in 1948 London Summer Games
Olympic Torch Used in 1948 London Summer Games
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Auction closed on Thursday, November 19, 2015.
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