485 485. 1900 Paris: Winner’s Plaque in solid silver, for the IXth Shooting Championship of High Schools & Colleges, with “IXME CHAMPIONNAT DE TIR DES LYCEES ET COLLEGES” engraved in the panel at lower right and the name of the recipient, “R. JUGE” at upper right. 55gms, 42 x 60mm. By F . Vernon. The obverse image depicts a winged goddess scattering laurel branches over the Paris Exposition grounds. Reverse: Victorious athlete standing on the podium, the Parthenon in the background. Awarded for the shooting competition conducted during the Games which were a part of the 7th National Shooting Competition, international competitors being allowed to participate; the Games were also a feature of the World Trade Fair.����������������������� $900–1,200 486 486. 1932 Los Angeles: The Australian Team in Los Angeles: A photographic postcard of the whole team in their Olympic Uniforms in front of the Olympic Stadium. The postcard has been signed by all 13 athletes and 3 officials, including Clare Dennis, Bobby Pearce and Duncan Gray, the three Gold Medallists. Andrew “Boy” Charlton was the flag bearer of the contingent, smaller than planned because of financial constraints resulting from the Great Depression. The card is endorsed to the recipient by Billy Barwick, also a member of the team, who competed in the 1500m but did not advance beyond the heats.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $200–300 487. 1936 Berlin: “Die XI Olympiade Berlin 1936” Heinrich Franck Söhne (coffee substitute “As healthy as your daily bread!”) collector card album [Series 6] containing the complete set of 30 coloured cards. Predominantly German sportsmen and women, this series also includes Henry Robert Pearce (Australian), “Bebe” Didrikson (USA) and Matti Jarvinen (Finnland). Although Pearce won consecutive gold medals in sculling at the 1928 and 1932 Olympics, he was not selected for the 1936 Games. His nephew, Cecil was, but he did not medal.�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������$100–150 488. 1 August 1936 registered envelope with the full set of 8 German Olympics stamps attractively tied by “BERLIN DEUTSCHLANDHALLE / XI Olympiade 1936” postmarks and with a special registration label “Berlin/Olympia-Postburo/ Berlin-Charlottenburg 9” which was a temporary post office only in use during the Olympics. Addressed to Leipzig and with an arrival backstamp.����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $150–200 489. 1956 Melbourne: Australian 2/- Pre-Games publicity stamps on illustrated First Day Covers (Dec.1954 & June 1955) together with two unused sheets of Victorian Olympic Council Olympic Funds Campaign letterhead paper. (4 items). All nicely mounted for exhibition, overall 52.5 x 57cm.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ $50–75 490. SILK HANDKERCHIEFS & A SCARF: A lovely collection of four different designs; all in very fine condition. A couple not previously seen by us. Various sizes. (4)����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $400–500 73