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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
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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