Gymnastics Symbols

Catalog No. 178

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 2.0L, pewter lid.

“Gut Heil!”
(Good health!)
“Stark und frei macht Turnerei.”
(Gymnastics produces strength and freedom.)
“Frisch, Fromm, Fröhlich, Frei”
(Fresh, Pious, Happy, Free)

The “4F” symbol (Frisch, Fromm, Fröhlich, Frei) above the central figure represents a movement begun by Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778-1852), or “Turnvater Jahn”, who is credited with responsibility for organizing the first gymnastics clubs (Turn Vereine) in Germany during the early 19th century.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $200-$300
Ltd-color: $175-$250

MG 178
MG 178

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