Lapel pin, 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Jewellery/Pin/Lapel pin
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
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Brief Description
A gold metallic oval disc and pin with enamelled designs, and a multi-ribbon tail. The disc features a black kangaroo with a flaming olympic torch at its feet. Below is a white boomerang. Inscription: 'OLYMPIC/GAMES/19 56/MELBOURNE'. This item was presented to Malayan featherweight weightlifter Koh Eng Tong during the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 70 W: 25 D: 5mm (H: 2 3/4 W: 1 D: 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1992.2628.4
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Koh Eng Tong.

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