1952 Olympic Games press badge

Object Type
Civic mementoes/Souvenir/Badge
Date Used
1952
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Brief Description
An official 1952 Helsinki Olympics lapel badge, issued to Mr. David Kerville, a journalist working for the Australian 'Sporting Globe' newspaper covering the Games. It features the white tower of the main stadium, with the Olympic rings at the top. Inscr: '1952/XV OLYMPIA/HELSINKI/HELSINGFORS'.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 48 W: 32 D: 6mm (H: 1 7/8 W: 1 1/4 D: 1/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1952
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.1147
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ben Kerville

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