Hockey ball, used in 1956 Olympic Games final match

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Ball
Date Used
Nov 1956
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Brief Description
Hockey ball made from white leather that has been signed. Ball contains signatures in blue ink of the four team captains of the Hockey teams that were involved in the finals of the hockey competition at the 1956 Olympic Games - India, Pakistan, Germany and Great Britain. The ball consists of four panels. Ball has been stitched across the centre with six rows of twine.
0 - Whole: H: 70 W: 70 D: 70mm (H: 2 3/4 W: 2 3/4 D: 2 3/4")
Date Used
Nov 1956
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Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Ken Clarke.


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