Sotheby’s Auctions Trio of Vintage Olympic Medals
Posted July 31st, 2012 | by The Update
The sale of Olympic memorabilia was organised by Graham Budd Auctions at Sotheby’s on Tuesday. The top lot was a set of three medals – gold for water polo, silver for a shooting event and bronze for boxing.
Auctioneer Graham Budd said the sale attracted international collectors who were in London to watch the Olympics. Mr Budd said: “We had lots of international interest. There were people in the room from America, Australia, Japan and China.”There was strong interest on high-quality items such as medals. When you think of the Games, the gold medal is really what it’s all about and that filters through to collectors.”
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