Tag Archives: Winter Olympics

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Winter Olympics torch, $231,000, RR Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Winter Olympics torch, $231,000, RR Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1968 Grenoble Winter Olympics torch sold for $231,000 in an online auction that ran from Jan. 10-17 by RR Auction, based in Boston. Also, a Lake Placid 1980 Winter Olympics torch knocked down for $38,246; a Rio 2016 gold winner’s medal, possibly the […]

Ken's Korner: Olympic pins score points with collectors

Ken’s Korner: Olympic pins score points with collectors – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2006 India and Madagascar didn’t send many athletes to this year’s Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, mainly because they’re warm weather countries. But in the world of Olympic pin collecting, the fewer the athletes, the more coveted and […]