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Drinking Glass - Tour De France Souvenir, 29 Jun 1961 Object Reg. No: ST 032245

Large drinking glass souvenir of the Tour de France, 1961. It advertises the Champigneulles brewery. It was donated to Museum Victoria by Hubert Opperman, who had himself raced in the Tour de France in 1929 and 1931.

In 1961 the Tour de France cycling race was conducted 25 June to 16 July. The 29 June stage, from Metz to Strasbourg, was won by Louis Bergaud of France.
Clear glass, slightly tapered into the mouth, with gold, black and white printing on sides and gold mouth.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Sir Hubert Opperman, 1979
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 20 cm (Height), 9.5 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: sporting awards, drinking glasses
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Cycle Racing
Tertiary Classification: awards
Inscriptions: On one side: 'TOUR DE FRANCE / 29 Juin 1961'.
On the other side: 'Champigneulles / REINE DES BIERES'.
Date Inscribed: France, 29 Jun 1961

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