Hickory wood javelin used at the Melbourne Olympic Games, 1956

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Javelin
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
An unpainted hickory wood javelin, featuring a stainless steel head. There is a white and blue twined cord grip. Immediately above is painted a red band, which partially conceals the manufacturer's brand mark. Just below grip are two stickers, reading 'No. 101-800gr', and 'MADE IN FINLAND'. Javelin used during warm ups at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 2700 W: 120mm (H: 106 5/16 W: 4 3/4")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
2001.3815

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