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Original Antique 1934 FRENCH Bronze SPORTS AWARD Medal NECKLACE-n-sprt

From our Bronze Medal Collection.....
I draped an Original French Sports medal from Brass link chain.
The reverse  shows "F.G.S.P.F"  and is dated 8 Juillet 1934 , Le Raincy.
The detail on the front is mesmerizing with the athletic figures performing sports.
It is Solid Bronze and aged to a wonderful old world patina.

Chain is a generous 33"L, the medal is 1.75" in diameter.  

 The French Gymnastics and Sports Federation of Patronages ( FGSPF ) is a French sports sports federation founded in Paris in 1898 by Dr. Paul Michaux under the provisional name of the Union of Gymnastics and Military Training Societies of Patronages and Works of France. Having had to adopt temporarily, in 1901, the title of Federation of Catholic Gymnastics Societies, it takes its final name in 1903. It welcomes the women's organization of the female Sports Ray during the Occupation and merges definitively with it in 1947 to become the Sports Federation of France then the Sports and Cultural Federation of France in 1968.


Lynn Konrad

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