Lot 10163 – Olympics » 1908 London

1908 The Bob Wilcock Collection of the London Games

The Bob Wilcock Collection The following description represents a lifetime of collecting this most difficult of Games from the fourth Olympiad. Exhibition collection neatly and knowledgeably written up on 128 album pages (Eight frame exhibition collection) showing strength in picture postcards with images of the stadium and it’s construction, the opening ceremony, various athletes or events from an array of the different sports: 110 Meters Hurdles, 400 Meters Hurdles, 100 Metres, 200 Metres, 400 Metres, 800 Metres, Boxing, Cycling, Discus, Diving, Figure Skating, Gymnastics, Javelin, Lacrosse, Pole Vault, Race Walking, Rowing, Rugby, Soccer, Shooting, Swimming, Tennis, Triple Jump, Water Polo, Westling, in addition an extensive group of cards with cancels used during the Games, plus many other itens of interest including: two New York Olympic Appeal postcards, Figure Skating invitation card possibly unique ex. Rosen, an amazing assembly an a wonderful opportunity to acquire a valuable are rare assembly of the most difficult of Games
Estimate 4’000 – 5’000 EUR
Auction date Tue 4 Jun 2019 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 3

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