A first day cover commemorating the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. At the upper right corner is a postmarked 4 pence stamp featuring the Olympic rings emblem crowning the City of Melbourne coat-of-arms. The postmark was processed at the Olympic Village, and dated to 22 November, 1956. A graphic design at the centre of the postmark is of two male tandem cyclists. Coincidentally, the left side of the cover features the autographs of Australia's representatives in the 2000-metre tandem cycling event, Ian Browne, and Tony Marchant.
0 - Whole: H: 88 W: 145 D: 1mm (H: 3 7/16 W: 5 11/16 D: 1/16")
Anthony Marchant; 28 Aug 1937
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr Ian Browne