London, South Kensington
14 September 2016
1948 OLYMPIC GAMES, LONDON
AN ALUMINIUM RELAY TORCH
The head with Olympic pierced ring motif and cast inscription 'XIV th OLYMPIAD, 1948: OLYMPIA TO LONDON \ WITH THANKS TO THE BEARER'
16 in. (41 cm.) high
By tradition, private collection, Switzerland.
Acquired from the above and thence gifted to the present owner.
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