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Certificate - Appointment of T. Gaunt & Co, Jeweller & Watchmakers to Governor of Victoria, 1905 Document Reg. No: SH 960995

Summary:
Certificate appointing T. Gaunt & Co as jeweller & watchmakers to Hon. Sir Reginald H.J. Talbot, Governor of Victroria, 15 April 1905.

Talbot was Governor of Victoria 1904-1908.
Description:
Cream certificate with black print in a heavy cream cardboard frame. Top, coat-of-arms in black (possibly Talbot family crest). Certificate awarded to Messrs T Gaunt & Co, for appointment as Jeweller & Watchmaker to His Excellency Hon. Sir Reginald Talbot, Governor or Victoria. Signed by Paxton, Private Secretary and dated April 15 1905.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 47.20 cm (Height), 31.10 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: awards, government houses
Themes this item is part of: Thomas Gaunt, Watchmaker & Jeweller (1829-1890), Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Jewellers
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Text: Messrs. T. Gaunt & Co/You are hereby appointed/Jeweller & Watchmakers/to His Excellency/Hon. Sir Reginald H.J. Talbot/Major General K.C.B./By Order/J.W. Paxton. Capt./Private Secretary/State Government House, Victoria, April 15. 1905.
Awarded By: Governor Reginald Talbot, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 15 Apr 1905
Awarded To: T. Gaunt and Co., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 15 Apr 1905

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Richard Haselip Posted on 03 Dec 2009 8:27 PM
I have a French Black Marble Matle clock
from T gaunt Watch Clock maker Melbourne Australia am trying to find out more about it suggest it may be late 19th century
Discovery Centre Posted on 10 Dec 2009 3:25 PM
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