Stick pin, 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Jewellery/Pin/Stick pin
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
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Brief Description
A golden disc attached to a pin. Disc features low relief designs with enamelling. Featured is the Olympic rings emblem, crowned with a ribbon featuring the text: 'MELBOURNE'. Below the emblem is the date: '1956'. Pin was worn by Malayan featherweight weightlifter, Koh Eng Tong, during the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 52 W: 16 D: 5mm (H: 2 1/16 W: 5/8 D: 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1992.2628.6
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Koh Eng Tong.

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