Victorian competition uniform, worn by Stan Davies during the Australian Gymnastic Championships, 1951

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/Sporting uniform/Two piece suit
Date Used
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Victorian competition uniform; singlet and trousers, worn by San Davies during the Australian Gymnastic Championships in Sydney, 1951. The singlet is of navy blue cotton, overlocked hems of black thread with an applique white "V" in the centre. A label is sewn on the inside of the neck with; "AKM / AY.KAY.EM / 34". The pair of cream trousers feature front pleats, front and back pockets, a zip fly and waist band secured with buttons and extra buttons inside for adjustments. A large label on the inside right pocket reads, "FLETCHER JONES / TRADE MARK / QUALITY GARMENT" with an attached care instructions label, and "R6 DAVIES" handwritten in pen adjacent. A label on the inside left pocket reads, "SUPERDURABLE POCKETS" with Fletcher Jones trademark and "DAVIES" handwritten in pen adjacent.
1 - Singlet: H: 680 W: 31 D: 1mm (H: 26 3/4 W: 1 1/4 D: 1/16")
2 - Trousers: H: 970 W: 345 D: 1mm (H: 38 3/16 W: 13 9/16 D: 1/16")
Date Used
In storage
Registration No
Credit Line
Kindly donated by the Davies family - Bruce, Val and Graham Davies



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