Historical information

The spoon is a souvenir of the 1964 electoral success of Russell Stokes Liberal MLA for Evelyn.


The spoon is a memento of the 1964 election campaign. Russell Stokes was the member for Evelyn 1958-1973. His home was 'Lubra Bend' in Yarra Glen.
The item was manufactured by his family firm, Stokes Australasia. Founded in 1856, the firm made a variety of products including the gas lamps in Victoria's parliament and the original 'Rising Sun' badges worn by the Australian Army.
See also item 2004.

Physical description

Stainless steel spoon with red and dark blue enamel medallion with gold lettering on handle. In plastic sleeve, blue back, clear front.

Inscriptions & markings

Sleeve has 'STOKES'.