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    1956 Gilbert Ford United States Basketball Olympics Participation Medal. Along with teammates Bill Russell, K.C. Jones and others, Gilbert Ford helped his United States basketball team captured the gold medal in Australia at the 1956 Summer Olympics. Offered here is Ford's participation medal that he was given for his part in the memorable games, and it marks one of very few participation medal's that have included player provenance from a gold medal-winning basketball squad. Measuring at 2.5" in diameter, this bronze showpiece exhibits light wear throughout and it carries a mintage of 12,250. Extremely nice piece representing a significant time in United States sports history. Letter of provenance from Gilbert Ford.

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    May, 2013
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
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