Box; purpose-built to house clock awarded to Ron Clarke. Designed to stand upright; covered in red corded fabric; hinged lid opens from centre and is held closed with two covered snap buttons on straps. Following inscription in gold lettering on front: "ACADEMIE DES SPORTS // PRIX DU PRESIDENT / 1966 // RON CLARKE". Interior covered in padded white fabric; maker's details in black lettering on left and right: "MELLERIO DITS MELLER / 9. RUE DE LA PAIX / PARIS".
0 - Whole: H: 380 W: 320 D: 175mm (H: 14 15/16 W: 12 5/8 D: 6 7/8")
Ron Clarke; 21 Feb 1937; 17 Jun 2015
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ron W Clarke.