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    FOUR NICE VINTAGE SPORTS BADGES FOR FAMED ATHLETIC PIONEER. (2) "Timer" badges; 1) "National Turnverein," dated 1911-1912, picturing athlete; 2) 1916-dated "Timer" badge.  Both in fine shape. Both belonged to Everett Jansen Wendell, an 1882 Harvard grad who pioneered in sprinting, winning national titles in the 100, 220, and 440 yard races.  Member of the American Olympic Committee 1908 and 1912 and a leading philanthropist in the development of educational sports.

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    July, 2004
    29th Thursday
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