A shield shaped metallic badge with enamelled designs. Shield is divided between the chief and the base. The base features alternating red and white vertical stripes. The chief features a blue border, containing a white rectangle featuring the Olympic rings emblem. This badge was used by the U.S. Olympic Team at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. Manufacturer's details on the back.
0 - Whole: H: 20 W: 16 D: 6mm (H: 13/16 W: 5/8 D: 1/4")
United States of America Olympic Team
United States Olympic Association
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ivy Walsh.