1956 Olympic Games USA team badge

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Badge
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
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Object Detail

Brief Description
A metallic badge, with enamel paint, shaped as a shield.The shield features a coat of arms per fess, (cut horizontally across centre), with gules and argent paly at the base (alternating red and white stripes down lower half). The chief (upper half) comprises an argent field with an azure bordure (blue border). In chief, an Olympic Rings proper gold. Worn by a member of the U.S.A. 1956 Olympics Team. Manufacturer's details on back.
0 - Whole: H: 20 W: 16 D: 6mm (H: 13/16 W: 5/8 D: 1/4")
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by the Cribb Family


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