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In 1964 faced with a formidable and ever-improving opponent, the U.S. silenced the whispers of "upset", by hammering the Soviets 73-59, and bringing home the gold. Outstanding collection from the former Olympian and 76er highlighted by his Bronze(2.3") 1964 XVIII Olympiad participation medal with original wooden box decorated with 5 Olympic rings and "Tokyo 1964" . Sculpted Japanese art on front (artists name,"Taro" engraved). "XVIII Olympiad Tokyo 1964" with Olympic rings & Japanese translation on verso. And from his season with the Philadelphia 76ers, a vintage red & white warm-up top. "76 Phila 76ers" embroidered on left breast with circle of white stars". "JIF" on verso. Collar tagging is "Wilson (size) 46". A red/blue reversible sleeveless practice shirt, which reads, "Phila. 76ers" on both sides. "Russell Southern Co. (size) XL" tag inside tail. Each with LOA from George Wilson.
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