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Trophy - Coca Cola Trophy

From the Collection of Australian National Surfing Museum 77 Beach Road Surf City Plaza Surfcoast Highway Torquay Victoria

Description
Brass bell mounted on wooden frame with wood stand and engraved brass plaque.
Size
270cm w x 215h x 160 l
Object Registration
2004.451
Keywords
trophy, surf, bells beach, bell, pawson, easter contest
Historical information
This Bell was won by John Pawson as second junior place getter in the Bells Easter Open Contest in 1969. The bell was one of the earliest versions of the bell made by Joe Sweeney. John Pawson was a local surfer who tragically drowned at Winki Pop in January 1984
Made By
Joe Sweeney (Creative woodworker and bell hanger)
Significance
Rarity
Inscriptions & Markings
Engraved on brass plaque "Coca Cola Trophy / Bells Easter Open Contest / 2nd JUNIOR 1969"
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM