IAAF World Record plaque for 100m, Warsaw 4 August 1955

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Trophy/Decorative/Plaque
Date Used
1955
04 Aug 1955
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Brief Description
World Record Plaque, bronze, inscription on obverse reads " IAAF/ INTERNATIONAL/ AMATEUR ATHLETIC/ FEDERATION", below an image of a winged lady standing on a globe. The reverse reads "INTERNATIONAL/ AMATEUR ATHLETIC/ FEDERATION/ TO/[engraved & highlighted in white enamel] S.B. DE LA HUNTY/ AUSTRALIA/ WORLDS RECORD HOLDER/ 100 METRES 11.3 S./ WARSAW POLAND/ 4.8.1955".
Measurements
H: 101 W: 70 D: 5mm (H: 4 W: 2 3/4 D: 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1955
04 Aug 1955
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.1093
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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