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    1912 Olympiska Spelens Jim Thorpe #238 BVG EX+ 5.5. Offered is a very rare Swedish real photo post card of sports legend Jim Thorpe from the Olympiska Spelens (Olympic Games) series from 1912. Thorpe is considered to be one of the greatest all-around athletes of the 20th century. Of Sac and Fox nation ancestry, Thorpe is the first Native American to win a gold medal for the United States. His full-figure image in his Olympic finest is of remarkable quality with fine detail and a full range of values. Graded BVG EX+ 5.5. Never used as mail correspondence. One of only a dozen examples graded by the top-three grading services and one of the highest graded examples as well. This is a fantastic item for the Jim Thorpe fan or one who collects rare post cards.

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