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Tweed Heads and Coolangatta Life Saving Club pennant

Date: 1911-1933
Dimensions:
Overall: 117 mm
Display dimensions: 1160 x 2135 mm
Medium: Cotton
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Tweed Heads and Coolangatta Life Saving Club
Object Name: Pennant
Object No: 00016702
Place Manufactured:Queensland
Related Place:Tweed Heads, Coolangatta,

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    Description
    Tweed Heads and Coolangatta Life Saving Club Pennant.
    The Tweed Heads & Coolangatta Life Saving Club is officially recognised as the oldest surf lifesaving club in Queensland, established 1911.
    SignificanceThe original pennant is a rare, surviving, and intact piece of life saving club memorabilia. It was used between 1911 and 1933. It may have been the first club pennant to be used in Queensland. The pennant is in original club colours of brown and blue. The Tweed Heads and Coolangatta Surf Club colours were changed to maroon and gold in 1933.
    HistoryIn 1911, the Tweed Heads and Coolangatta Surf Life Saving Club was formed on the well known beach, Greenmount. This was the first lifesaving club to be formed in Queensland. The club exhibited a magnificent tradition over the years, of which this material is part of.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Tweed Heads and Coolangatta Life Saving Club pennant

    Primary title: TH&CLSC

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