Badge, Indian Hockey Federation 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Badge
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
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Brief Description
A circular metallic badge with enamelling. At the centre of the badge is an emblem, in low relief. It comprises of the monogram 'IHF' contained with in a band featuring the text: 'INDIAN HOCKEY FEDERATION'. Around the band is a flaming wheel. Around the edge of the badge is a raised text encased within a light blue upper, and dark blue lower band. Inscription reads: 'XVI OLYMPIAD MELBOURNE 1956/INDIA'. This badge was presented to Malayan weightlifter, Koh Eng Tong, during the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 28 W: 28 D: 6mm (H: 1 1/8 W: 1 1/8 D: 1/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1992.2628.3
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Koh Eng Tong.

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