1980 Moscow Olympic torch



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***PLEASE E-MAIL US BEFORE ORDERING THIS TORCH! THEY ARE ONE OF A KIND AND SELL QUICKLY!*** United States joined more than sixty other nations, including Japan and West Germany, in boycotting the Moscow Games. This sleek aluminum alloy and gold plate torch fittingly recalls the Cold War competition with its classically Soviet utilitarian design. Despite the much diminished field of participants, the Moscow Games will be long remembered for its social and political implications, and this torch serves as its most recognizable artifact.This Moscow 1980 Olympic Torch: designed by Boris Tuchin and sculpted from aluminium alloy in grey and gold, boasting the Moscow logo and legend in scarlet, 56cm (22-1/2″) high. A beautiful artefact of imperial majesty.


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