45th Contemporary History Auction

Bidding on 1687 lots has ended on 21st November 2021. 79% of all lots sold

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Olympic Games Berlin 1936 official last-lap bell

Olympic Games Berlin 1936 official last-lap bell

LOT 56-0007
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Auction ended        20th November 2021  |  02:04 pm CET
RESULT
STARTING PRICE: EUR 2.500,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 22,50 %

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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
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LOT 56-0007
EAN 2000000580722
LOT 56-0007
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
EAN 2000000580722
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
MAKER
WEIGHT
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
LOT 56-0007
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS
EAN 2000000580722
MAKER
WEIGHT
Germany 1918 - 1945
Olympic Games Berlin 1936 official last-lap bell


Description

Made from cast iron. Bronzed. It shows the Brandenburg Gate and the Olympic eagle as well as the date of the Games "1.-16. August 1936". The rim on the bottom shows the lettering "Ich rufe die Jugend der Welt - 11. Olympischen Spiele Berlin" and the swastika. Suspension at the top. The original clapper with the leather strap is in place. 

Height: 20 cm.

Signs of use.

In track racing competitions, the final lap was heralded with it. An important Olympic item and hard to find!

(Ich rufe die Jugend der Welt - 11. Olympischen Spiele Berlin = I call the youth of the world - 11th Olympic Games Berlin).


Condition
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