Lawn bowl, used by Sir Henry Winneke to open 4th World Bowls Championship 1980

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Lawn bowl
Date Used
Jan 1980
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Lawn bowl, black, compound plastic; made by Henselite. One of set used by Sir Henry Winneke (the Governor of Victoria) during the official opening of the 4th World Bowls Championships held at the Frankston Bowling Club in January 1980. Ends feature yellow, white, red and blue engraved decoration, including Australian Coat of Arms; "Henselite / SIZE 5 / SUPER-GRIP".
0 - Whole: H: 115 W: 125 D: 125mm (H: 4 1/2 W: 4 15/16 D: 4 15/16")
Date Used
Jan 1980
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Royal Victorian Bowls Association Inc.




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