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From the Collection of Ballarat Fire Brigade Corner Barkly & East Streets Ballarat East Victoria

Description
Engraved gold medal pendant attached to gold neck chain. Pendant is sheild shaped with 2 points either side of chain attachment at top and one point at centre of base. Won in 1878
Size
medal - 20mm h x 20mm w x 1mm d , Chain - 430 mm l
Object Registration
005
Keywords
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Historical information
this gold chain and medal pendant was presented to W M sansom after he and three other members won the representative race at the demonstration held in Melbourne in 1878. it was stated in the Sansom estate that it be returned to the Ballarat Fire Brigade of which he was a member.
When Made
c.1878
Made By
Untitled (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
(engraved on front of medal) "PRESENTED / To / G. Sansom"
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM