Lot 2601

Olympic Games 1936 in Garmisch - Dr. Franz Martin, a torch, a document, a badge

German Historical Collectibles from 1919 onwards | A83r | Live auction | 608 Lots

Description

Torch holder manufactured by Krupp AG, Essen, made of Nirosta V2A steel with etched décor, height approx. 27 cm, weight approx. 450 g. The torch base with small dent on the 2 mm edge. Coloured document (tr.) "on the participation in the Olympics torch relay Berlin", issued to Dr. Franz Martin, with original signature of the President of the Austrian Olympic Committee Dr. Theodor SCHMIDT and other dignitaries. Dimensions of the document 35.5 x 23 cm. One small enamelled badge.
Dr. Franz Martin, born 1893, was a veterinary surgeon, member of the NSDAP since 1932 and chairman of the Styrian Ski Association.
Condition: II + Questions about the lot?

General Information

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