A souvenir envelope, originally containing purchased tickets to events at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. Front of envelope flap features the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games emblem, flanked by the Myer emblem (left), and the City of Melbourne coat-of-arms (right). Inscription: 'THIS SOUVENIR ENVELOPE CONTAINS/YOUR RESERVATIONS FOR THE OLYMPIC GAMES/NOVEMBER 22 DECEMBER 8'. The back of the flap features a message from the Myer Emporium. The front of the envelope pocket features the inscription: 'XVI/OLYMPIAD/1956/MELBOURNE'. It is flanked by two koalas, and crowned with the Olympic rings. The back features the inscription: 'WITH THE COMPLIMENTS OF THE MYER EMPORIUM LTD.'.
0 - Whole: H: 98 W: 161 D: 1mm (H: 3 7/8 W: 6 5/16 D: 1/16")
Organising Committee for the Games of the XVIth Olympiad, Melbourne 1956
The Myer Emporium Limited