August Militaria, Autographs, Collectibles & Toys Auction

NILS VON KANTZOW SWEDISH OLYMPIAN GROUPING (234)

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Start price: $70

Estimated price: $140 - $220

Auction house commission: 25%

(1885-1967) Swedish gymnast who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics, first husband of Carin von Fock, better known as the first wife of German Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering, and Swedish Army captain. Von Kantzow was a member of the Swedish team that won the all-around gold medal. Group of over two hundred pieces, correspondence letters, program book for the play ‘Les Misanthrope’, telegrams, 1930 and 1940 almanacs in Swedish, a journal by von Kantzow, a 1926 calendar, business cards from Colonel von Giese, Lieutenant General Ludwig Munthe, and Carl-Gustaf Crafoord, postcards, 23 photographs, eight photo negatives, and four handmade drawings by von Kantzow. Documents are in Swedish, French, and English and date from 1907 to 1966.

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