A Brymay Redhead match box with matches, cover depicts Fencing - 1956 Melbourne Olympics

Object Type
Personal effects/Smoking accessory/Matchbox
Date Used
1956
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Object Detail


Brief Description
One of 14 boxes of Brymay Redheads matchsticks kept inside metal biscuit tin, each depicting an olympic event - Discus (2), Running, Hockey, Shooting, Long Jump, Javelin, Fencing, Sailing, Cycling, Diving, Hammer Throw, Walking, Torch Relay. This box represents fencing.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 52 W: 37 D: 18mm (H: 2 1/16 W: 1 7/16 D: 11/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
2007.567.13
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Hilmar Ronnedal

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