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92/1609 Boy's swimsuit, nylon / lycra, 1976 Montreal Olympic Games, Speedo, Australia / United Kingdom, 1976
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Object statement
Boy's swimsuit, nylon / lycra, 1976 Montreal Olympic Games, Speedo, Australia / United Kingdom, 1976
This is a United Kingdom stock garment.

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Description
Boy's swimsuit, nylon / lycra, 1976 Montreal Olympic Games, Speedo, Australia / United Kingdom, 1976.
Racing briefs with drawstring waist threaded with a flat white [nylon] cord. Yellow nylon / lycra ground is printed with stylised green maps of Australia and overprinted with the word 'AUSTRALIA' in white. This is a United Kingdom stock garment.

Made: Speedo Australia Pty Ltd; ; 1976


Used: United Kingdom
Marks
Cardboard swing tag attached, printed with SPEEDO boomerang logo and 'EVERY BODY LOVES SPEEDO'. Also inscribed, in black ink, '1976 / MONTREAL / OLYMPIC GAMES / 'MAPS' / U.K. STOCK GARMENT / WOVEN NYLON / LYCRA / BOY 28'. Printed fabric label with boomerang logo and 'SPEEDO / 71 CM / 28" / 1 / CONTINENTAL MALE' and on reverse 'MADE UNDER LICENCE / IN / BRITAIN / 74% NYLON / POLYMIDE / POLYMID / 26% ELASTANE / ELASTHANNE / ELASTHAN'.
92/1609
Production date
1976
Width
320 mm
Depth
200 mm
Diameter
660 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Gift of Speedo Australia Pty Ltd, 1992
This object belongs to:
Speedo Swimwear Collection

This object record is currently incomplete. The information available may date back as far as 125 years. Other information may exist in a non-digital form. The Museum continues to update and add new research to collection records.
Subjects
+ Montreal Olympic Games, 1976
+ Swimming
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