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A-055 1936 Olympics street flag. This historic piece was removed from a lamp post on the Kaiserdam in Berlin in 1936, kept as a souvenir since that time and recently consigned to Mohawk Arms Auction 76 by the same person. The vertical suspended 62" x 31" flag has a white center panel with Olympics rings. The top has "XI OLYMPIADE" and at the bottom "1936 BERLIN". Then colorful flags of fifty participation nations are in four vertical lines. The flags shows two 1" worn areas. With a colored photo of the Kaiserdam taken some thirty years after the end of the war during one of the consigner's visits to her home town, Berlin. Also included is a 1936 "BERLIN OLYMPISCHES DORF" cancelled post card. Rare. II


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1936 German Berlin Olympics street flag

Estimate $500 - $1,000Dec 03, 2016
Starting Price $500
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6819 U.S. 20
PO Box 157
Bouckville, NY 13310