Oval metal badge with No. 9386 on back, green enamel border on front. Inside border is coloured enamel olympic rings, torch in map of Australia. Text within border reads: 'OLYMPIC GAMES/MELBOURNE 1956'. A light green ribbon is attached to bottom at back. Ribbon has double vertical white lines and the word 'PRESS' on front. Badge has vertical pin and clasp at back.
0 - Whole: H: 125 W: 31 D: 7mm (H: 4 15/16 W: 1 1/4 D: 1/4")
Organising Committee for the Games of the XVIth Olympiad, Melbourne 1956
Ben Kerville; 01 Nov 1920; 31 Jul 2002
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr Ben Kerville.