Trophy for Heavyweight Championship of Australian, won by Jack Johnson in 1946

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Trophy/Decorative/Cup
Date Used
06 Apr 1946
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Engraved boxing trophy on black stand presented to Jack Johnson for beating Herb Marvos with a knock out in the fifth round of the Heavy Weight Championship of Australia in 1946 at Sydney Stadium. Silver plate cup features short squat flared base and two large curved handles. Inscription engraved on one side of cup includes "KO 5th ROUND" and "Presented Stadiums Ltd, Sydney".
0 - Whole: H: 130 W: 250 D: 145mm (H: 5 1/8 W: 9 13/16 D: 5 11/16")
Date Used
06 Apr 1946
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by the Family of Jack Johnson.




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