Boxed car badge from the Olympic Games Melbourne 1956. Chrome and enamel badge featuring Coat of Arms above raised text: "MELBOURNE", the Olympic Rings and "1956" Two holes at bottom edge. Original cardboard box with separate lid with blue covering and text: "OLYMPIC/AUTO BADGE/Souvenir" Inside of lid is written: "COL. JAMES. A. CHAPMAN/OBE & OStJ/SERVED. WW1 & WW2"
H: 100 W: 100 D: 5mm (H: 3 15/16 W: 3 15/16 D: 3/16")
St John Ambulance Brigade; Circa 1883
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by James Leigh H. Chapman