Manly swimmer Ernest Henry’s 1924 Paris Olympics medal haul for sale


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He was one of the fabulous four boys from Manly who won all three of Australia’s gold medals at the 1924 Paris Olympics, and most of the minor ones as well.

But now the family of swimmer Ernest Henry are selling his medals, largely because they can’t afford the cost of insuring such valuable pieces of Australian sporting history.

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