Historical information

This fob watch was presented to Constable John Redding by his friends at Bacchus Marsh and Myrniong in 1874. It is a symbol of the high regard in which some police officers were held in small rural communities.

Physical description

Circular fob watch with silver surface.

Inscriptions & markings

MacFarlane & Sons, Melbourne; Presented to Mounted Constable John Redding as a token of esteem by a number of his friends at Myrniong & Bacchus Marsh 26th June 1874.