Unused red Kookaburra cricket ball in box - from 1977 Centenary Test

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Ball
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Brief Description
Unused cricket ball made from red leather. The ball features two gold coloured stamp marks on either side. The first stamp mark reads 'KOOKABURRA/TURF'. The second stamp mark reads 'MADE BY A.G.THOMPSON PTY.LTD./SOLID HIDE/IN VICTORIA/5 1/2 OZ/AUSTRALIA/SOLID HIDE'. Ball contains four panels. The ball has been stitched across the centre with six rows of twine. This ball comes with an accompanying box. Small cubed shape card box, the sides of the box contain various images and designs in green, black and white. The top of the box has an inscription that reads 'THOMPSON'S/KOOKABURRA'. Two sides of the box feature the word 'KOOKABURRA'. The other two sides read 'CRICKET BALL'. Underneath the bottom there are further printed inspirations relating to the ball and it's manufacture.
0 - Whole: H: 75 W: 75 D: 75mm (H: 2 15/16 W: 2 15/16 D: 2 15/16")
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In storage
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Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by the Australian Cricket Board


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