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THE OLYMPICS OF 1900 -PARIS FRANCE-WINNERS MEDAL FROM AMYX COLLECTION

Posted by RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX on Wed, Jul 27, 2011 @ 07:55 AM

During the 2nd Olympiad in 1900, the First Winner's Medal was Offered in a Gorgeous Rectangular Fashion. This Stunning Silver Prize Medal (60mm x 42mm) was Awarded for "DE TIR" which Equates to an Olympic Shooting Event.


1900 OLYMPIC WINNERS MEDAL|PARILS OLYMPICS 1900|1900 OLYMPIC PRIZE MEDAL|THE RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX COLLECTION|THE AMERICAN HERITAGE COLLECTION|STRIKING RECTANUGULAR SHAPE - 1900 OLYMPIC SILVER MEDAL FOR "TIR" = SHOOTING EVENT


Weird Events took place at these Early Olympics. Example: Although Long Since Vanished from any Olympic Program, there was such thing as a 200 Meter Obstacle Swimming Race. The Olympic Athletes had to Climb Over a Bar and a Chain of Boats as well as Dive Under more Chains of Boats.

1900 OFFICIAL OLYMPIC POSTER|OLYMPIC POSTER|1900 OLYMPIC POSTER|THE RALEIGH DEGEERE AMYX COLLECTION|THE AMERICAN HERITAGE COLLECTION|A DRAMATIC OFFICAL POSTER FROM THE 1900 OLYMPIC GAMES  PARIS, FRANCE

And there were other such Strange Happenings--1900 Olympic Great and Gold Medalist-Alvin Kraenzlein-Hurdler-appears above left. At above right, is the First Woman to Ever Win a Gold Medal in Any Olympic Games. She is Charlotte Cooper of Great Britain; Winning the Prize Medal for Singles-Tennis. And there were other Stand Out Elite Athletes Offering Up Their Very Best.

1900 OLYMPIC ATHELETE|THE RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX COLLECTION|THE AMERICAN HERITAGE COLLECTION|OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST
ALVIN KRAENZLEIN-HURDLER

1900 OLYMPIC GAMES FEMALE ATHLETE|1900 OLYMPIAN|THE RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX COLLECTION|THE AMERICAN HERITAGE COLLECTION|OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST
CHARLOTTE COOPER-TENNIS

Currently, all featured items are in The Collection of Raleigh DeGeer Amyx (a.k.a.) The American Heritage Collection, where they have resided for many years.  Many Olympic pieces will be parted with in the near future. Some all ready have been. Interested parties shoud soon be in contact with Mr. Amyx.


THE RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX COLLECTION|THE AMERICAN HERITAGE COLLECTION|HISTORIAN & COLLECTOR - RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX 2010

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