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Quicksilver European catalogue

Date: 1999
Overall: 300 x 230 mm, 4 mm, 0.32 kg
Medium: Ink on card
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Quicksilver International
Object Name: Catalogue
Object No: 00033081
Place Manufactured:Australia

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    This 1999 Quicksilver European catalogue was produced in Australia and features photographs of people surfing, snowboards, windsurfing and skating on the cover. As well as providing information on Quicksilver products, the catalogue also contains articles on the history of the company.
    SignificanceThis catalogue documents the products available to Quicksilver stores and retailers in Europe in 1999.
    HistoryQuiksilver, one of the world's largest manufacturers of surfwear, is based in Huntington Beach, California. The company's logo consists of a large wave with a mountain on a red background. It is possible that this represents the abbreviation for California, 'CA', though it is also believed to have been influenced by The Great Wave off Kanagawa, a woodblock print by the Japanese artist Hokusai.

    Quicksilver is an international brand, selling clothing and equipment used in surfing, snowboarding, skiing and skating. Quicksilver also operates the Roxy women's wear brand and Quicksilver Youth. In 2008 the company sponsored around 500 amateur and professional surfers, skateboarders, skiers and snowboarders, including the likes of surfer Kelly Slater and skateboarder Tony Hawk. There is also a Quicksilver Pro men's surfing tournament and a Roxy Pro women's tournament held each year on the Gold Coast in Australia and in France.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Quicksilver European catalogue


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