Vintage Greenwich Weightlifting Club

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Handson
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Vintage Greenwich Weightlifting Club

Post by Handson » Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:36 pm

Does anyone have any information about the Greenwich Weightlifting Club -its location; any prominent members; its dates of operation &c.?

Greenwich isn't very far from the old Camberwell Club and whilst there is quite a lot of information about the latter I haven't thus far found anything at all about the Greenwich outfit.

Were it not for the fact that I have a vintage badge for the Greenwich Club I wouldn't even be aware that it existed.

I attach a couple of pics showing and comparing the badges for the two clubs.

All the badges were made by the Fattorini Company which I have discussed elsewhere on HOPC.

Handson.
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peter yates
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Re: Vintage Greenwich Weightlifting Club

Post by peter yates » Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:56 pm

Thanks Handson, lovely badges.I wish i could help but while i have heard it mentioned i have no information regarding it.Hope someone else out there does though.
Regards,Peter.
Peter Yates

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