Lot 9030: Stockholm 1912 Summer Olympics Collection of (3) Badges and Pins

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-12-20 15:24:57

Lot 9030

Fantastic collection of pins and badge from the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games: a very rare blue and gold press badge, reading, “Stadion Pressen,” stamped on the reverse with a Sporrong & Co., Stockholm, maker’s mark; an official silvered competitor’s participation badge depicting an ancient Greek athlete’s head, reading, “Olympiska Spellen, Stockholm, 1912,” stamped on the reverse with a Sporrong & Co., Stockholm, maker’s mark; and a souvenir stick pin depicting classical athletes waving flags, also reading, “Olympiska Spellen, Stockholm, 1912.” In overall fine condition.

Estimate: $800-$1000

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