1980 Olympic Torch

Information from the International Olympic Memorabilia Federation

The Lake Placid 1980 Olympic Torch
Designer: Don macFarland, Santa Barbara, CA
Manufacturer: Cleanweld-Turner Co., Sycamore, IL

Weight: 1 1/2 pounds
Material: Poly-aluminum, leather




The first Olympic Torch - Berlin 1936
Designer: Walter Lemcke
Manufacturer: Friedrich Krupp Co., Essen, Germany
Weight: 1 1/2 pounds
Material: Stainless Steel









New York Times Torch Article: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/08/01/sports/20080802_TORCH_GRAPHIC.html