Lot #7063
Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics Participation Badge

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Estimate: $500+

Description

Participation badge issued for the Melbourne 1956 Summer Olympics, 30 mm x 52 mm, with enameled Olympic rings, torch and image of Australia, and blue border with silver text: “Olympic Games, Melbourne 1956.” Reverse bears a "K. C. Luke, Melbourne” maker mark and is engraved “1061.” Suspended from the bottom of the badge is an unmarked cream-colored ribbon (likely faded yellow, which would indicate that the badge was issued to a rowing official), which exhibits some slight fraying.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #601 - Ended January 21, 2021