Magazine, "The art of timing sports events" c1956

Object Type
Documents and books/Book/Magazine
Date Used
Circa 1956
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Brief Description
A glossy 20-page (cover exclusive, unnumbered) magazine, advertising 'Omega' timekeeping technology used during major sporting events such as the Olympic Games. Issued in anticipation of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, which Omega will be official timekeepers, the publication also features a brief history of the Olympic Games. Cover features the a photo of the conclusion of a Men's sprint at the 1952 Helsinki Games. On a red field down the right side is the title: 'THE ART/OF/TIMING/SPORTS/EVENTS'.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 270 W: 205 D: 3mm (H: 10 5/8 W: 8 1/16 D: 1/8")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
Circa 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1992.2621.7
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by J Snell.

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