Bottle Opener - 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games souvenir

Object Type
Domestic items/Container/Bottle/Bottle opener
Civic mementoes/Souvenir
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Dull grey, heavy-weight metal cast bottle opener. Text on one side, which also features the 1956 Melbourne Olympics emblem of a flaming torch on a map of Australia: 'MELBOURNE/OLYMPIC GAMES/1956'. Across the flared head of the opener is the acronym 'Q.P.C.', which is most likely the manufacturer. On the reverse is the inscription: 'Where Fashion Rules/'Reynards'/284 Flinders Lane'.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 205 W: 75 D: 5mm (H: 8 1/16 W: 2 15/16 D: 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3902
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by David and Edith Pullen

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