Colorful A Condition linen backed race fan poster with individual stage information hand written in by the fan that owned the poster in 1952.
1952 Race statistics
4807 km (2987 miles)
23 stages circling the entirety of France
Average speed 31.739 km/hr (19.5 mph)
Winner Fausto Coppi, Italy
2nd Stan Ockers, Belgium
3rd Bernardo Ruiz, Spain
King of the Mountains Fausto Coppi, Italy
Team Champion Italy
Fausto Coppi was so dominant in the race that the organizers had to double the prize money for 2nd place to keep the race ionteresting. Coppi won by almost a full half hour a record that has never been equaled and still stands today!