Lot 111
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Olympic torch, marked : LONDON 1948. Note : It belonged to Leon Smeets. Founder of the Military Sports Olympic Committee. Copy of photo next to the King and in his office. TheSummer Olympic Games of 1948(Games of theXIVth Olympiad of the modern era) were celebrated inLondon,United Kingdom fromJuly 29 toAugust14, 1948. They were the first games organized after those ofBerlin in 1936. TheOlympic Games of 1940 had been programmed inTokyo then inHelsinki but theSecond World War had forced to their cancellation.Those of 1944 planned in London knew the same fate.
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