1987 America's Cup Souvenir Gift Pack - Book, Poster, Chart, Bookmark, Pamphlets

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/General information/Kit
Date Used
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Object Detail

Brief Description
An 'America's Cup Gift Pack' issued by 'Australia Post' on behalf of 'America's Cup Defence 1987 Limited'. The contents are kept inside a white cardboard mailing box, featuring some colour images of the 'Australia III' yacht, and the 'Boxing Kangaroo' emblem. Contents include: a book regarding the America's Cup defence, entitled 'Winning & Defending The Cup'; a map of the 1987 America's Cup course, off Fremantle; a bookmark made out of the 'Kevlar' sails of the 'Australia II' which won the Cup in 1983; a race chart and calendar of events featuring a detailed biography of, prominent, past America's Cup challenger, Sir Thomas Lipton; and, a pamphlet, also featuring a biography of Lipton.
packaging box: H: 267 W: 330 D: 32mm (H: 10 1/2 W: 13 D: 1 1/4")
book: H: 283 W: 215 D: 11mm (H: 11 1/8 W: 8 7/16 D: 7/16")
bookmark: H: 146 W: 43 D: 1mm (H: 5 3/4 W: 1 11/16 D: 1/16")
race chart/calender: H: 298 W: 210 D: 1mm (H: 11 3/4 W: 8 1/4 D: 1/16")
poster: H: 595 W: 835 D: 1mm (H: 23 7/16 W: 32 7/8 D: 1/16")
pamphlet: H: 210 W: 105 D: 1mm (H: 8 1/4 W: 4 1/8 D: 1/16")
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Date Used
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Tom and Roma McCullough




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