View lot

  PrevNext  

Lot 2730      

Estimate $6,000
SOLD $8,700

MELBOURNE 1956, Olympic Torch used in the Olympic torch relay run from Cairns to the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Lettering around base of flame protector reads, XVI Olympiad - 1956; Olympia - Melbourne, Olympic rings voided around wind protector (overall height 47.5cms), together with photographs (17) of runners during trial run. Good very fine and rare.

Estimate / sale price does not include buyer's premium (currently 19.25% including GST) which is added to hammer price. All bids are executed on the understanding that the Terms & Conditions of sale have been read and accepted. For information on grading and estimates please refer to the Buying at Auction advice.

Quick find

View a lot by number and sale.

Adjacent lots

  • Lot 2728  

    BERLIN, 1936 Games and Winter Games, vol. 1 and II, blue cloth books published by ...

    Estimate $200

  • Lot 2729  

    BERLIN, 1936, participant's badge (3729) by Ch. Lauer, Nuremberg 'Rad rennen' (bicycle racing) ribbon. Very ...

    Estimate $90

  • Lot 2730   This lot

    MELBOURNE 1956, Olympic Torch used in the Olympic torch relay run from Cairns to the ...

    Estimate $6,000

  • Lot 2731  

    MELBOURNE 1956 GAMES, participant, badge with ribbon (yachting) by K.G. Luke. Very fine.

    Estimate $300

  • Lot 2732  

    MELBOURNE 1956, commemorative medal in bronze (63mm) by A.Meszaros for K.G.Luke (C.1956/6). Nearly uncirculated. (2) ...

    Estimate $200