Olympic Games in Helsinki, Finland

Sold Olympic Games in Helsinki, Finland  original poster designed by Sysimetsä, Ilmari (1912-1955)
This is a genuine vintage poster titled "Olympic Games in Helsinki, Finland " designed by Sysimetsä, Ilmari (1912-1955).
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Designer: Sysimetsä, Ilmari (1912-1955)
Country: Finland
Decade: 1950
Dimensions:38.5 x 25 cm | 15.16 x 9.84 inches
Condition: Very good | | B +
Printed by:AB, F. Tilgmann Oy, Finland
Category: Olympic
Ski / Sports

A wonderful and rare original Olympic poster promoting the 1952 Xvth Olympic Games held in Helsinki, Finland.

The poster depicts the Finnish middle-distance and long-distance runner Paavo Nurmi ("Flying Finn") in front of the globe with the map of Finland. Nurmi set 22 official world records at distances between 1500 meters and 20 kilometers, and won nine gold and three silver medals in his twelve events in the Olympic Games.

In good condition with some horizontal fold marks. This is the smallest size poster from the games.

This is an Authentic Original Vintage Poster from its time. It's not a new reproduction.

The poster is on hold by a customer.

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