Set of lawn bowls used by Mary Ormsby, c1960s

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Lawn bowl
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Bowling bag
Date Used
Circa 1959
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Lawn bowls, compound plastic, set of four, with suitcase. All bowls are black, "CHAMPIONSHIP" model made by Henselite from 1959; each end features three blue circles, and a white striped swan design, surrounded by small inscribed marks in the shape of Australia, with letters and numerals within. Suitcase is brown leather, with handle and two metal lockable clasps; "M.M.O." in gilt underneath handle. Four wide leather straps attached with studs, to hold bowls in place, made by Cameron Travelware of Adelaide.
Bowls: H: 105 W: 125 D: 125mm (H: 4 1/8 W: 4 15/16 D: 4 15/16")
Suitcase: H: 130 W: 370 D: 315mm (H: 5 1/8 W: 14 9/16 D: 12 3/8")
Date Used
Circa 1959
In storage
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