Olympic Torch From the 1968 Olympic Games Held in Mexico City

Olympic relay torch used in the 1968 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 Mexico City. Manufactured by Producios Victor S.A. and designed by M. Villazon, torch features a circular design of doves at top with an aluminum shaft and wood handle. ''Mexico'' label is wrapped around torch at bottom. Measures 20.75'' long and 4.25'' at its widest point at top. Light wear and missing end cap, overall very good condition.

Price: $2,500
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Olympic Torch From the 1968 Olympic Games Held in Mexico CityOlympic Torch From the 1968 Olympic Games Held in Mexico City
Olympic Torch From the 1968 Olympic Games Held in Mexico City
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