Historical information

Zilles Printers was begun by Lewis Zilles in the early 1930s. It was in McKenzie Street Ballarat. His son Jeffrey also became a printer - letterpress, offset and screen printer. The business became Zilles Printers/Graphics and was in Armstrong Street and later Bell Street Ballarat.

Lewis Zilles was in Brass Bands and on the Ballarat Begonia Festival Committee. As part of their activities they held the Highland Gathering, another interest of his.
The Ballarat Municipal Band Certificate is the awarding of Life Membership. Adjudicator's Certificate is for the Victorian Highland Pipe Band Association. Presented to those who qualify the examination.Eureka Marching Girls Association certificate presented for valued assistance.

Physical description

Three certificates printed on card. Gold borders. Coloured print.

Inscriptions & markings

Section for officials' signatures. Badge for Pipe Band and Eureka Marching Girls.