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    1932 Bill Chisholm Event Worn Los Angeles Summer Olympics Sweater. From the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Olympics comes this outstanding event-worn sweater with provenance to the athlete who wore it to all appearances including the opening ceremonies. Bill Chisholm was a walking champion and competed in the Games in the "Men's 50 Kilometres Walk," placing ninth overall. The sweater was made by McGregor and is marked on the tag as: "Officially Approved by the American Olympic Clothing Comm." Unsized, it looks to be a Small. Has several spots of wear with holes and staining, but it only serves to accentuate the age of the piece. A photocopy image of Chisholm is included for the winning bidder. Letter of Provenance from Michael Rosales.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $4,000 - up.

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    May, 2015
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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