GMC Auction No. 9 is now closed.
There were 594 lots in this auction, included are the following items of Olympic memorabilia: Participant Medals for 1908 London, 1912 Stockholm, 1924 Paris, 1932 Los Angeles, 1936 Berlin, 1948 London, 1952 Helsinki, 1964 Innsbruck, 1964 Tokyo, 1968 Grenoble, 1976 Montreal, 1980 Lake Placid, 1980 Moscow, 1984 Los Angeles, 1988 Seoul, 1992 Barcelona, 1994 Lillehammer, 1996 Atlanta, 2000 Sydney, 2002 Salt Lake City, 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing. Official Olympic torches for 1996 Atlanta and 2006 Torino.
Also in the auction were Offical Reports for 1932 Lake Placid, 1976 Montreal, 1984 Los Angeles and 1998 Nagano, a collection of 17 autographs of the 1948 London Canadian Men’s Basketball Team (including coaches), 1924 Paris Competitor’s Badge, 1932 Los Angeles Badge for Head Gateman, IOC Session badges, 1928 Amsterdam cloisonne tile (highlighted on the front cover of this catalog), plates, programs, tickets, patches, vases and much more.
The back cover of the catalog was dedicated to the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Olympic Games. This was the first time, the Olympic Flame was lit during the Olympic Games. The flame burned in the Olympic Cauldron (Marathon) during the Games at the Olympic Stadium. The torch relay, however, would not occur until the 1936 Summer Olympics