Melbourne Cricket Club envelope, with 1956 Olympic Games postmark

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Envelope
Date Used
26 Sep 1955
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Object Detail


Brief Description
A Melbourne Cricket Club external postal envelope, featuring Club name and address on face, and logo on reverse flap. Addressed to "Masters G.W. + I.M. Loutit", the envelope was postmarked on 26 September 1955. A postmark promoting the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games features over a green, 3 Pence Australian stamp with a profile of Queen Elizabeth II.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 92 W: 147 D: 1mm (H: 3 5/8 W: 5 13/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
26 Sep 1955
Location
In storage
Registration No
1999.3506.2
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr Graham Loutit.

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