Helms World Trophy, awarded to Frank Sedgman in 1951

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Trophies and awards/Trophy
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Brief Description
Helms World Trophy made of wood and silver coloured metal alloy, awarded to Frank Sedgman in 1951, an award given by the Helms Athletic foundation in Los Angeles to the foremost amateur athlete of each continent of the world. The trophy is enclosed within a wooden box and is in the form of a hinged plaque that may be tilted to rest on the lid for display purposes. The metal front has a silver trophy molded at the centre flanked by six plaques with winner's name and country. Inscription, at top, embossed, "HELMS WORLD TROPHY"; at the lower part, engraved, "VICTORY IS A WORTHY RESULT FOR WHICH TO STRIVE FAIRLY".
0 - Whole: H: 330 W: 280 D: 50mm (H: 13 W: 11 D: 1 15/16")
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Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Frank Sedgman



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