Expo Oz Suit - Torso and Legs

Production date
1986
Country
USA
State/Province
California
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Description
Furry body and legs of platypus with tail tip and velcro closures.
Classification
CH classification COSTUME unisex
Production date
1986
Production place
Measurements
L1220 x W610
Media/Materials description
Steel (Metals - Ferrous)
Fiberglass (Synthetic Materials)
Plastics (Synthetic Materials)
Cotton (Textiles)
Nylon (Textiles)
Other Synthetic Fibre (Textiles) Acrylic fur
History and use
Mascot for Expo 88 World Fair in Brisbane 1988.
Expo Oz became an international celebrity as the official mascot of World Expo ‘88. Launched on 30 November 1986, he was the focus of publicity leading up to the event, both within and beyond Australia, and later made over 1500 appearances on the Expo site.
Registration number
H22331.16

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