Relay torch, 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Accessory/Torch/Relay
Date Used
Aug 1968-Sep 1968
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Brief Description
1968 Mexico City Olympic Games relay torch. A black painted steel and wood torch. Used in the relay anticipating the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. The shape is fluted and the texture smooth. Two silvery steel bands run around the torch. The band around the top features a design of six doves. The band at the base features the inscription: 'MEXICO'.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 510 W: 100 D: 100mm (H: 20 1/16 W: 3 15/16 D: 3 15/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
Aug 1968-Sep 1968
Location
In storage
Registration No
1997.3327

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