Cricket bat, "V for Victory" stamp c.1945

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Bat
Date Used
Circa 1945
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Brief Description
Wooden cricket bat with black handle grip, taped at base of handle, used; features "V / for / Victory" stamp, and indistinguishable signature. Possibly associated with the Victory Test matches, played between the Australians and the English following the end of WW2.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 890 W: 105 D: 45mm (H: 35 1/16 W: 4 1/8 D: 1 3/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
Circa 1945
Location
In storage
Registration No
2007.54
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by George Leeves.

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