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eBay watch: Original 1972 Munich Olympics poster by Allen Jones

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These things are getting more collectable by the year, original 1972 Munich Olympics posters we mean, not least this one by British pop artist Allen Jones.

28 posters were produced for the Munich Art Series by a variety of noted artists at the time, but the Allen Jones poster was the only one that featured the Olympic rings.

It's from as run of 2000, signed 'in the plate' and printed on good quality paper. As a future collectable, it's worth a look, as well as being an eye-catching piece of wall art in its own right. £5.19 is the current bid price.

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Adidas SL 72 trainers reissued in an orange and black colourway

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A classic from the Munich Olympics is back once more in a very '70s colourway – the Adidas SL 72 trainers.

Originally produced as a running shoe for that particular Olympics event, the SL 72 on offer here has a suede and nylon panelled upper, with orange mixing in with black detailing, finished off with a traction tread sole, textured thin tongue and Adidas branding on the heel.

£51.99 is the price.

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Adidas SL 72 trainers back in two new shades

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Another regular on the trainer reissue circuit returns in two new shades – the Adidas SL 72.

As you might well know, the shoes were originally developed for the track, specifically for the 1972 Munich Olympics as a lightweight piece of footwear.

The original had a nylon weave upper, but this reissue has a suede and nylon upper – everything else is pretty much 'as is', including the Traction tread sole. Choose from black and gold above or the blue and white pictured over the page. Both sell for £49.99.

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Adidas SL 72 trainers reissued in red and black finishes

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Another Adidas reissue, this the Adidas SL 72 trainers, which were originally running shoes designed the Munich Olympics in 1972.

This reissue still has the profile and the character, but the all-nylon upper now has some suede detailing, offering a dividing line between the nylon and the traction tread sole.

The red finish is above, but check out the black version over the page, with both finishes selling for £49.99.

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