An envelope, originally containing purchased tickets to events at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. The front of the envelope flap features the 1956 Melbourne Olympics emblem, flanked by the Myer Emporium emblem (left), and the City of Melbourne coat-of-arms (right). Inscription: 'THIS SOUVENIR ENVELOPE CONTAINS/YOUR RESERVATIONS FOR THE OLYMPIC GAMES/NOVEMBER 22 DECEMBER 8'. The back of the flap features a printed message from the Myer Emporium. The front of the envelope pocket features the inscription: XVI/OLYMPIAD/1956/MELBOURNE'. It is flanked by two koalas, and crowned by the Olympic rings. The back of the pocket features the inscription: 'WITH THE COMPLIMENTS OF THE MYER EMPORIUM LTD.'.
0 - Whole: H: 97 W: 160 D: 2mm (H: 3 13/16 W: 6 5/16 D: 1/16")
Organising Committee for the Games of the XVIth Olympiad, Melbourne 1956
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Bruce J. Stark