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Medal - Australian Grand Prix 1st D Class 1929

From the Collection of Churchill Island Heritage Farm 1 Samuel Amess Drive Newhaven Victoria

Description
Silver shield shape medal with scroll detail, circular shape at bottom with blue border. Pin on back. Attached to blue ribbon.
Size
Ribbon 12 cm length, 6.2 width; Medal 5.7cm width, 5.4 height
Object Registration
0102
Keywords
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Historical information
Won by Harry Jenkins, owner of Churchill Island (1936-1963), at Australian Grand Prix, Phillip Island, 1929, 1st Place, D. Class. Dr Jenkins was a Collins St dentist, but also an adventurer and road car racing enthusiast.
When Made
1929
Inscriptions & Markings
Engraving on front of medal. "AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX / 1929 / 1st D. Class / Won by / H. JENKINS" Makers Mark "STGSU" Engraving on circular blue border "VICTORIAN LIGHT CAR CLUB"
Last updated
7 Sep 2017 at 6:24PM