A circular, silver, boxing medal won by Les Harley. The medal features six State Shields, a central scroll with text 'HONOR/CUI/ DEBENDO', and text around the border 'AMATEUR BOXING AND WRESTLING UNION OF AUSTRALIA'. The reverse is stamped 'AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS' and a raised scroll is engraved 'HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING/ WON BY/ L. HARLEY/ HOBART/ 1937'. Medal is stored in a very dark blue presentation case, with a blue velveteen lined recess for placement of the medal.
medal: H: 55 W: 55 D: 4mm (H: 2 3/16 W: 2 3/16 D: 3/16")
case: H: 20 W: 75 D: 75mm (H: 13/16 W: 2 15/16 D: 2 15/16")
Les Harley; 06 Oct 1912; 18 Dec 1987
Amateur Boxing and Wrestling Union of Australia
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr Les Harley.