Wooden box marked 'V.A.M.P.A.' used to contain 1956 Olympic Games Fencing items

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Box
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Wooden box with hinged lid with "V.A.M.P.A." handwritten on either side of handle. Box has two clasps on front to secure lid. Box has three compartments, which contain four fencing items used in 1956 Olympic games. "FRAGILE" handwritten on side.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 320 W: 590 D: 26.3mm (H: 12 5/8 W: 23 1/4 D: 1 1/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Event
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1993.2938.1
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Victorian Amateur Mondern Penthalon Association

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