Badge depicting 'Syd' the platypus, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games mascot
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A metallic badge with enamelled design. Features Syd the Platypus, one of the three Sydney 2000 mascots. Syd is shown looking through a video recorder, whilst wearing a yellow t-shirt with the acronym, "SOBO". The Sydney Olympic Broadcasting Organisation was developed to handle the audio/visual recording of all events held during the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, which would then be transmitted around the world by the respective official broadcasters. Syd, in this guise, was representative of them. The badge was manufactured by 'Trofe' and is numbered '93506'.
0 - Whole: H: 25 W: 15 D: 10mm (H: 1 W: 9/16 D: 3/8")
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by MCC Staff
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