Collecting Olympic Torches

The iconic Olympic Torch was first used to kick off the Summer Olympic Games of Berlin in 1936, and has been a part of every Games since. Evolving from a simple metal handle and flare, today's Torches are sophisticated and elaborate devices that are popular collectibles. Generally, Summer Torches are more common than Winter Torches, although recent Torches have become more and more available to collectors.

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