Cake Tin - Phar Lap, 1930s Object Reg. No: HT 564

This metal cake tin was sold in the 1930s by an unknown Australian manufacture to take advantage of the popularity of the champion race horse Phar Lap.
Circular metal tin with a removable lid. Central motif of lid shows a standing race horse with his head slightly tucked into his neck. His jockey wears the colours of Harry Telford, consisting of a red cap, red body and black and white hooped sleeves. Under the horse words appear in cursive gold lettering. The background is green, whilst the circumference edging is a decorative swirling gold colour.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 80 mm (Height), 225 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: advertising, civic mementoes, horse racing, souvenirs, racing industry, horses, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Printed on top of lid: Phar Lap

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