Press badge, 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Badge
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
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.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 125 W: 31 D: 7mm (H: 4 15/16 W: 1 1/4 D: 1/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1999.3497
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr Ben Kerville.

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