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    1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics Torch & Gift Pen from the Sultan of Brunei. Perhaps the most memorable Olympic stadium lighting ceremonies in the history of the Games came during this Atlanta edition, as an ailing but determined Muhammad Ali stole the Opening Ceremonies spotlight with a torch just like this one in his hand. This specimen retains impressive aesthetics despite wear to the individual brass bands. The logos and text on the two large bands is worn, but still readable.

    Also includes a beautiful gift pen in presentation box from the Sultan of Brunei. The inside of the box, and the pen itself, reads: "With the Compliments of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam." Beautiful engravings and decorations make this a remarkable pen.


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    May, 2015
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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