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Displaying 1 - 20 of 37 Lots in Category - Sport - Olympic Games
HUBERT OPPERMAN: Framed display comprising portrait photo of 'Oppy' signed "Hubert Opperman/Oppy"; plus 'Australia's Olympic History 1896-2000' plate.
(Qty 2 items)
AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIANS: Autographs collection in album, noted Andrew 'Boy' Charlton, Ron Clarke, Betty Cuthbert, Dawn Fraser, Marjorie Jackson, Herb Elliott, Shirley Strickland, Michael Wenden, Murray Rose, John Devitt, John Konrads, Cathy Freeman, Kieren Perkins, Liesel Jones, Anna Meares, Shane Gould, Peter Norman, Susie O'Neill, Mina Wylie, Michael Klim.
- Display with Frederick Lane (first Australian to represent his country in swimming at 1900 Paris Olympics) signature on piece mounted with picture and facsimile autograph of Fanny Durack, framed & glazed, overall 63x54cm.
1906 POSTCARDS: Lovely postcard of 1906 gold medallist in Gymnastics Georgios Aliprantis of Greece; real photo postcard of Australian Team at 1932 Los Angeles Olympics (diagonal corner crease); also c.1934 Malvern Star trade card of Hubert Opperman.
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1920 'AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIAN' badge, engraved on reverse to FA Easton; together with Tamar Rowing Club silver fob engraved 'Dash Eights' & 'FA Easton TRC'; plus St John Ambulance Association WWI badge engraved 'A107972 Frederick A Easton'.
1932 LOS ANGELES OLYMPICS: Team photograph, 'The Australian Olympic Team, Los Angeles, 1932/Wearing "Challenge" Club Blazers', and with names of team members including Andrew 'Boy' Charlton, Dunc Gray, Bobby Pearce & Clare Dennis, size 32x37cm. [Because of the Great Depression, Australia could afford to send only 13 athletes to the Games]
1936 BERLIN OLYMPICS: 'Die Olympischen Spiele 1936' Band 1 & Band 2' (= Olympic Games 1936 Volumes 1 & 2) with hundreds of photos fixed in place, published by Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, Altona-Bahrenfeld. Shows Hitler and other prominent Nazis, and major athletes of the Games including Jesse Owens. Fair/Fine condition.
1948 LONDON OLYMPICS: Movie poster, 'J.Arthur Rank presents, XIVth OLYMPIAD, The Glory of Sport. Filmed entitrely in Magnificent Technicolour, Produced by Castleton Knight. Specially Flown to Australia by QEA and BOAC', printed by WE Smith Ltd Sydney, size 38x50cm. (Three small holes at top).
1955-86 COLLECTION OF ALAN CALLOWAY (ROWING COACH), affectionately known as 'the Commander', noted Australian Blazers from 1968 Mexico & 1972 Munich Olympics; race results printouts from 1964, 1968, 1972 & 1976 Olympics; files regarding Australian rowing with correspondence, reports, speeches, telegrams & cuttings; Australian Olympic Rowing Team Reports for 1964 & 1976; photos of 1966 Men's Coxed Four & 1968 Men's Eight (silver medallists); 1955-86 programmes (18); 1968 maps, cushion & tourist brochures; 1972 First Aid kit, shoe shine kit, travel bag, gear bags (2), plate, maps, booklets, ephemera, newspapers. Inspection will reward.
1956 MELBOURNE OLYMPICS: Official's Blazer, navy blue wool embroidered on pocket '[Olympic Rings]/Olympic Games/1956/ Official'; plus Official's tie. Ex Fencing official JN Simpson.
(Qty 2 items)
1956 MELBOURNE OLYMPICS: Official poster, small size, 33x50cm, 'OLYMPIC GAMES, MELBOURNE, 22 Nov-8Dec, 1956', designed by Richard Beck, printed in Australia by Containers Limited, Melbourne. Fair condition (some horizontal creases, and small edge fault at right).
1956 'Broadbent's Official Map No.293 Australia - Route of Olympic Torch Relay', Fair condition with some peripheral repairs, size 101x76cm.
1956 MELBOURNE OLYMPICS: Group with silk scarves (7); towels (2); commemorative plates (2) & ashtrays (3).
1956 MELBOURNE OLYMPICS: Group with square portable cushion with handle (haven't seen this type before); rectangular cushion with rounded corners; carry bag with torch, rings & 'Olympic Games Melbourne 1956'.
(Qty 3 items)
1956 Melbourne Olympics: Tickets for Freestyle Wrestling (4) & Greco-Roman Wrestling (4) at Exhibition Building. Four with minor edge-staining, other four fine to very fine condition.
(Qty Total 8)
1956 Melbourne Olympics: Tickets for Basketball (7) at Exhibition Building. Three tickets complete, and four with stub removed.
1956 Melbourne Olympics: Ticket for Swimming on Saturday December 1, signed in gold ink by Dawn Fraser.
1956 Melbourne Olympics: Ticket for Swimming on Thursday December 6, signed in gold ink by Australia's gold medal 4x100m relay team - Dawn Fraser, Faith Leech, Sandra Morgan & Lorraine Crapp.
1956 Melbourne Olympics: Brass plaque decorated with scene of dancer & musicians, engraved "Korean Olympic Comm, 1956", 29cm diameter. Provenance: ex Hugh Weir, Australia's IOC member 1946-75.
1956 UNION JACK flag flown during 1956 Melbourne Olympics, made by Evan Evans, official suppliers of all flags for the XVIth Olympiad. With printed note 'With the Compliments of the Organising Committee for the XVIth Olympiad Melbourne, 1956'.