Monday, December 7, 2009

Stadium Souvenir Replicas: Part Two

More Souvenir replicas of stadiums include those from professional teams, college campuses and Olympics too.
The Rose bowl, Pasadena CA, 1950’s
Made of lead
6.5” x 5.5” x 1.25”
Made by Dodge
LA Coliseum, Olympic Stadium, 1932
Lead ashtray
6.25” x 4.25” x .75” tall
Made in Japan
Bottom inscribed “A token of Appreciation and Happy Driving SP Close, LAPD, 2214 Parnell Ave., August 1937, LA”
Seoul Olympic Main Stadium, aka Chamsil Stadium 1988
Olympic commemoratives with Velvet presentation boxes
Made of plated spelter in various colors.
Made in multiple sizes and configurations. I have a 4” in diameter, a 6” in diameter, an 7 “ an 8”. On some the logo is horizontal across the field, on others it is vertical.
The large 8” was made from brass or plated steel, has no logo, and is engraved on the bottom indicating it was a convention commemorative. It has a wooden stand it sits on and came in a velvet covered presentation box.
Das Reichssportfeld (the Sporting Grounds) Olympic Complex, Berlin, 1936
This is an aerial view of the entire site including the stadium, and more than 16 facilities plus parking lots, theaters, rail stations and topographical terrain.
Constructed of black Bakelite in the original box
11.5” x 8” x 1” tall
Made bySiemens-Schuckertwerk, designed by Oskar Reich
More info here about this old replica.
Les Arenes, Nimes, France, 1930’s?
This is an ash tray replica of the roman coliseum style arena in Nimes
It appears to be constructed out of lead by its weight
5” x 4.75” x 1.25” Tall
No makers Mark
Verona Coliseum, 1970’s?
Roman Ruin
Appears to by gypsum Painted to look like Bronze
3.5” x 2.75” x 1” tall
Bottom is inscribed E. R, K, and X-65
Plaza del Toros, Bull Fighting Ring, Madrid 1960’s
Ashtray made of stamped and painted tin on a Bakelite base
6.25” in diameter x 2” tall
No makers mark
Emirates Stadium, Dubai, 2009
Sterling silver
1.75” x 1.5” x .5” tall
Arsenal Logo on the bottom (the soccer team)
No makers mark
University of Notre Dame Stadium, 1930’s
6.5” x 4.5” x 4.5” tall (to the top of Knute Rockne’s head)
Knute's famous quote printed on the front
No makers mark

4 comments:

Gavin said...

These are really cool. Do you know where I could get a statue of Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa?

ChefGrizzle said...

I own the Plaza del Toro's, solid goodwill buy.

Anonymous said...

I have the chamsil. How do they go for?

Anonymous said...

How much does the chamsil go for?

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