Vintage Rowing Trophy Blade 1955 Australian University Regatta

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Object Description

1955 Australian University Regatta Presentation Oar, Trophy Blade.
This oar blade tip is an original traditional Melbourne University presentation rowing oar tip with calligraphy and The Melbourne University insignia. The paint and writing on the trophy blade is in very good condition. The Melbourne University crest consists of The goddess of victory, Nike, and the motto Postera Crescam Laude (grow in the esteem of future generations).

The trophy blade reads:-

Australian Universities Boat Race 1955, The Melbourne University Crew, “Winners of the Oxford and Cambridge Cup”,
held on the Hamilton River, Brisbane, Old. Distance … 3 miles, Won by … 8 Lengths, Time … 17-54.

Bow. J.G. Gibb
2. I.E. Douglas
3. J.R. Colville
4. H.F. Smith
Cox. R.G. Hyett
5. A.M.H. Aikman
6. J.G. Howden
7. A.C. Monger
Stroke. C.J. Smith
Coach. Dr. L.S. Williams

We do have a matching oar tip from the 1954 race available, stock number 27875.

Object Condition

Very good

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