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Medal - Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Melbourne, Long & Good Service, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35064

Summary:
Bronze medal issued around 1900 to honor 'long and good service' to the Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Melbourne. It features a fire engine bearing four firemen, being drawn by two fast horses.
Description:
A bronze Long Service medal of the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade, with maroon ribbon and silver bar-clasp
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 90 mm (Height), 38 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 46.02 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Weight includes ribbon and bar; height with ribbon extended

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Tagged with: fire brigades
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: emergency services
Series: Australian Fire Brigade Medals
DateEra: circa 1900 AD
Obverse Description: Fire engine being drawn by two fast horses towards front left. Four firemen wearing protective clothing on wagon; around, METROPOLITAN FIRE BRIGADE; in exergue, MELBOURNE
Reverse Description: Within a wreath with crossed hatchets and Fire helmet at base, FOR / LONG AND / GOOD SERVICE
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: METROPOLITAN FIRE BRIGADE MELBOURNE
Reverse: FOR / LONG AND / GOOD SERVICE
Shape: Round with loop and ribbon
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Commissioned By: Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade Board (MFB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900

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