Gold gilt medallion - Hoover Award (Marketing) - presented to Brian Dixon

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal
Date Used
Circa 1970-Circa 1980
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Gold gilt medallion presented to Brian Dixon as the Hoover Award by The Department of Sport & Recreation, c.1970-80. Obverse features a map of Australia set against a rippled background. A small triplex opal framed by a star is set into the medal below the map. Text in legend reads "THE HOOVER AWARD / FOR MARKETING". Reverse features 2 world globes above inscription and shaking hands. Inscription reads "DEPARTMENT OF / YOUTH SPORT AND RECREATION -VICTORIA / in conjunction with TQ Consultants Pty./ Ltd. / MAIN DOMESTIC AWARD". Presentation box black stamped inside Stokes (A'Asia) Ltd Melbourne, Established 1856'.
0 - Whole: H: 62 W: 62 D: 3mm (H: 2 7/16 W: 2 7/16 D: 1/8")
Date Used
Circa 1970-Circa 1980
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Brian Dixon




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