1956 Melbourne Summer XVI Olympiad Good Condition Lapel Pin

AUD$35.00

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Description

Here is an great offer of a good quality lapel pin from the 1956 Melbourne Olympics.

It is in excellent condition at over half a century old and has only minor scratches and blemishes..

In general it is a valuable collectable pin from highly important sporting event.

We have 2 of these pins currently one which is like new and this one which is about 80 percent.

The high resolution digital image shows all the details clearly. The pin still looks great.

Your chance to add a great piece of sporting history to your collection is here.

Quite a large pin. The squares behind the pin are 1 cm each.

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Design

All metal pin with enamel coating.

Displays the Olympic rings and the logo of games sponsor Coca Cola.

Please see the pictures

History

Venues of the 1956 Summer Olympics

Ballarat
Lake Wendouree – Canoeing, Rowing

Melbourne
Broadmeadows – Cycling (road)
Hockey Field – Field hockey
Melbourne Cricket Ground – Athletics, Field hockey (final), Football (final)
Oaklands Hunt Club – Modern pentathlon (riding, running)
Olympic Park Stadium – Football
Port Phillip Bay – Sailing
Royal Australian Air Force, Laverton Air Base – Shooting (shotgun)
Royal Exhibition Building – Basketball (final), Modern pentathlon (fencing), Weightlifting, Wrestling
St Kilda Town Hall – Fencing
Swimming/Diving Stadium – Diving, Modern pentathlon (swimming), Swimming, Water polo
Velodrome – Cycling (track)
West Melbourne Stadium – Basketball, Boxing, Gymnastics
Williamstown – Modern pentathlon (shooting), Shooting (pistol, rifle)

Stockholm (due to livestock quarantine regulations in Australia)
Lill-Jansskogen – Equestrian (eventing)
Olympic Stadium – Equestrian (dressage, eventing, jumping)
Ulriksdal – Equestrian (eventing)

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