1956 Melbourne Olympic Bid document, C.1949, made in conjuction with 'The Melbourne invitation Committee in soliciting for Melbourne the honour of being the venue for the XVI Olympiad'., contains artist impressions of proposed- however unrealised- stadium
Melbourne 1956 Olympic car badge in chromed metal with enamelled Olympic rings, with the Melbourne coat of arms. Molded to verso ' Des. Pend. No34501, manufactured by H. R. Hobson Pty Ltd, Melb'. Condition: good, minor age related wear. Length 10.5
A leather-bound 'Address & Telephone Number Book' with mss dedication 'Presented to Major S. Barclay by Old Boys of Albert Park State School.....June 23rd, 1928'. Partly used as an autograph book, the first page is headed 'Pacific F
$10 Commonwealth Games coin, Brisbane 1982 Designers: Stuart Devlin, Arnold Machin, Commonwealth mint, Commemoration of Bi-Centenary of Captain Cook's voyage of Discovery 1770 - 1970, designed and struck by Stokes, Melbourne. Provenance: Ken Cavill col
Peter Norman's 1968 Mexico Olympics Australian Team Kitbag made for Melbourne Sports Depot for the Olympic team, held Norman's running shoes, shorts & singlet. The singlet was purchased in February 2016 by the National Museum of Australia. Peter Norman won
Collection of vintage Commemorative Olympic, Commonwealth Games & other medallions. 12 in total Property of the late David McKenzie (1936 – 81) an Australian fencer. Competing at the 1956, 1960 and 1964 Summer Olympics. International Olympic Comm
Collection of 20 Men's Fencing medallions circa 1950s-60s, Australian, State & Regional awards won by Mr David McKenzie (1936 – 81) an Australian fencer. Competing at the 1956, 1960 and 1964 Summer Olympics. International Olympic Committee me
1956 Olympic Games Melbourne, 'Great Moments' poster with signatures of 13 Australian Gold medallists from the 1956 Olympics including Shirley Strickland, Betty Cuthbert, Lorraine Crapp, John Devitt & Murray Rose. limited edition 030/550, windo
'The Games of the Sixteenth Olympiad, Melbourne MCMLVI', published by The Argus and Australasian Ltd [Melbourne, 1956], deluxe edition in green cloth with gilt title, signed by E.A.Doyle, Press & Publicity, Olympic Organising Committee.
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