Letter with attached pin - K. Cato to T. McCullough on 28/9/1990 re loss in final IOC vote

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Letter
Clothing or accessories/Jewellery/Pin/Lapel pin
Date Used
28 Sep 1990
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Brief Description
A typed letter composed on 28 September, 1990, by the Melbourne Bid for the 1996 Olympic Games committee member, Ken Cato, to fellow member, Tom McCullough, in the wake of Melbourne's loss in the final I.O.C. vote. Attached is an enamelled lapel pin, created by Coca-Cola Japan, pre-empting a Melbourne victory. The pin features the Olympic rings emblem, surrounded by the text: 100/1896-1996/MELBOURNE/COCA-COLA/TOKYO/SEPTEMBER, 1990.
Measurements
letter: H: 295 W: 210 D: 1mm (H: 11 5/8 W: 8 1/4 D: 1/16")
pin: H: 40 W: 22 D: 10mm (H: 1 9/16 W: 7/8 D: 3/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
28 Sep 1990
Location
In storage
Registration No
2006.4517

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