Commemorative teaspoon, 1956 Olympic Games

Object Type
Domestic items/Cutlery/Spoon
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
A spoon with an enamelled design on the handle. The design features, in gold on a red background, a flaming Olympic torch amidst the Olympic rings emblem. The year '1956' features above. Below, within a black field, is the text: 'MELBOURNE'. Along the underside of the stem of the spoon is impressed: 'PITCHER E.P.N.S. Al. MELB.'. Spoon is still wrapped in original plastic film, and stored in a two-piece cardboard box, with a grey lid.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 117 W: 25 D: 6mm (H: 4 5/8 W: 1 D: 1/4")
0 - Whole: H: 17 W: 130 D: 35mm (H: 11/16 W: 5 1/8 D: 1 3/8")
Date Used
1956
Location
In storage
Registration No
1987.1683
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Juliet Reynolds

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