Wednesday, 19 February 2014

London Olympic Silver Medal Auctioning at McTear's

As Team GB grabs Gold in Russia, McTear’s have a rare Olympic medal on auction from the 1908 London Olympics.

McTear’s are auctioning this medal which was awarded to a member of the Scots crew of the 12 metre yacht race, Hera which took place on a unique race on the Clyde out of Hunters Quay, Dunoon.

It is extremely rare to find any Olympic winners medal coming to auction, let alone one from more than 100 years ago and as such we expect to see considerable interest from collectors and sporting fans from home and overseas.

1908 Silver Olympic Medal
1908 Silver Olympic Medal

The solid silver medal is estimated between £3,000 and £5,000 and is sure to be a popular bid in our auction on Tuesday 4th March, stay tuned! Read more here.

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