Australia v West Indies, MCG Boxing Day 1996 - Kookaburra commemorative ball

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Ball
Trophies and awards/Trophy/Box
Date Used
Dec 1996
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Brief Description
Kookaburra cricket ball and box. Commemorative red leather cricket ball with an inscription on the front. This ball has not been used. Inscription in gold-coloured ink on the front reads 'Australia v West Indies/M.C.G./Boxing Day 1996'. On the opposite side is the manufacturers stamp in gold-coloured ink. It reads 'KOOKABURRA/ REGULATION'. Ball is made from four panels. The ball has bee stitched across the centre with six rows of twine stitching. Koookaburra box.
Cube shaped cardboard box that holds a cricket ball. Box features a green, red and white printed graphic design. One side of the box features the manufacturers name. It reads 'KOOKABURRA'. This is repeated horizontally six times.
Measurements
ball: H: 75 W: 75 D: 75mm (H: 2 15/16 W: 2 15/16 D: 2 15/16")
box: H: 71 W: 71 D: 71mm (H: 2 13/16 W: 2 13/16 D: 2 13/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Event
Date Used
Dec 1996
Location
In storage
Registration No
M12011.1

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