Antique Collector - Sport & Games Antiques


The Ancient Olympic Games, originally referred to as simply the Olympic Games were a series of athletic competitions held between various city-states of Ancient Greece. They began in 776 BC in Olympia, Greece, and were celebrated until 393 AD. The prizes were olive wreaths, palm branches, woollen ribbons and the respect of the city.

You probably know the story of James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (pictured right)(19131980). He was an American track and field athlete, who participated in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, where he achieved international fame by winning four gold medals: one each in the 100 meters, the 200 meters, the long jump, and as part of the 4x100 meter relay team. His treatment at home was typical of the racial tension that existed in America at that time.
Thankfully, the world has come full circle and now we realize what an inspiration athletes like Jesse Owens, Roger Bannister, Mark Spitz and now Michael Phelps, are to the Olympic and sporting movements of all countries.


Jesse Owens - sports legend


Fishing Lure Collectibles: Identification and Value Guide Dudley Murphy
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Product details
Hardcover: 332 pages
Publisher: Collector Books (Mar 1995)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0891455418
ISBN-13: 978-0891455417
Dimensions: 29.2 x 22.9 x 1.9 cm


Antique Golf Collectibles: Price and Reference Guide Chuck Furjanic
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This guide to antique gold collectibles includes chapters on: autographs, antique clubs and balls, signature gold balls, collecting golf books, artwork, ceramics, medals and trophies, as wel as trading cards and other collectibles. A chapter is also devoted to Tiger Woods.



Product details
Hardcover: 176 pages
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd (1 Oct 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0764330187
ISBN-13: 978-0764330186


Antique Sports Uniforms & Equipment: 1840-1940 by Dan Hauser
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Hardcover: 303 pages
Publisher: Collector Bks.,U.S. (10 May 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 157432165X
ISBN-13: 978-1574321654
Dimensions: 28.7 x 22.2 x 2.1 cm


19th Century Fishing Lures: A Collector's Guide by Arlan Carter
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Old Fishing Lures and Tackle 7ed ID Price
by Carl Luckey
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Product details
Paperback: 768 pages
Publisher: KP Books; 7 edition (27 Oct 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0896892522
ISBN-13: 978-0896892521
Dimensions: 27.5 x 21 x 4.5 cm


Antique Golf Collectibles: Id & Value Guide
by Pete Georgiady
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Product details
Hardcover: 301 pages
Publisher: Collector Books (April 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1574324969
ISBN-13: 978-1574324969
Dimensions: 27.9 x 22.1 x 2.3 cm



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Hardcover: 367 pages
Publisher: Collector Books (Jun 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1574325337
ISBN-13: 978-1574325331
Dimensions: 27.9 x 22.4 x 2.5 cm


Modern Fishing Lure Collectibles: Id & Value Guide: v5
by Russell E. Lewis
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This book features in-depth coverage of traditional fishing gear from the 1860s to the 1920s, and affordable production tackle from the 1930s to the 1960s. The history, design, construction, fishing characteristics and identification of important gear, and offers tips on future collectables; adding specific instructions for the care and repair of antique and classic tackle.


Classic and Antique Fly-fishing Tackle: Guide for Collectors and Anglers
by A.J. Campbell
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Classic British Sports Cars
by Jon Pressnell
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Fifty-six open-top icon roadsters feature in this authoritiative, highly pictorial celebration of classic British sports cars, from the AC Ace to the Wolseley Hornet Special. Individual car in perspectives, describing appeal, significance and driving characteristics. Also detailed are models and variants, year-by-year evolution, spec, performance figures + lots of fun facts.


A-Z British Sports and Motor Cars 1919-1939
by Nick Walker
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The period between the two World Wars saw advances in car design going forward in leaps and bounds. This book provides encyclopaedic coverage of more than 300 models from some 100 makers, all of them either open sports or high-performance cars. There is a short history of each marque, then each model is given a full description and specification.



The triumphs and tragedies of 1960s Grand Prix - The Cruel Sport covers Grand Prix racing from 1959 through 1967. It was an era of daring, dashing drivers piloting incredibly powerful race cars around fast and legendary circuits with only primitive safety equipment to spare them disaster. The text is incredibly compelling, as you'd expected from a world-class writer.


The Cruel Sport: Grand Prix Racing 1959-1967
by Robert Daley
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Product details
Paperback: 840 pages
Publisher: Beckett Publications; 24 edition (Sep 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1930692579
ISBN-13: 978-1930692572
Dimensions: 26.9 x 20.3 x 3 cm


Beckett Football Card Price Guide: Number 24
Staff of Beckett Football
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