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It has been consigned by the son of Gerry Cranham who rescued the poster from a lamp-post just after completing his run as an Olympic Torchbearer.

A member of Reading and District Athletics Club at the time, Mr Cranham went on to become a well-known horseracing photographer.

The 2ft 6in x 20in (76 x 51cm) poster is estimated at £1000-1500.

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