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Cake Tin - Phar Lap, 1930s 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.
|Dimensions:||80 mm (Height), 225 mm (Width)|
|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|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Racing|
|Inscriptions:||Printed on top of lid: Phar Lap|