Badge, Chile 1956 Olympic Games team

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Jewellery/Pin/Stick pin
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
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Brief Description
A golden metallic shield-shaped badge attached to a pin. Shield is divided between the base and the chief. In the base is the image of a star. In the chief is the inscription 'CHILE', crowned above the Olympic rings emblem. Manufacturer's details on back. This pin was presented to Malayan weightlifter, Koh Eng Tong, during the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 46 W: 19 D: 7mm (H: 1 13/16 W: 3/4 D: 1/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
Nov 1956-Dec 1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1992.2628.11
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Koh Eng Tong.

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