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Medal - Massey-Harris Reaper & Binder Trial, Massey-Harris Co Ltd, Victoria, Australia, 1893 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 42219

Summary:
Massey-Harris Reaper & Binder Trial medal, awarded to P.J. Dunn, under auspices of the Ballarat Agricultural and Pastoral Society, Mt. Blowhard, Dec 14 1893. Massey-Harris was a Canadian company formed in 1891 by the merger of A. Harris, Sons & Co. of Brantford, Ontario, and the Massey Manufacturing Co., of Toronto, Ontario. The Massey Manufacturing Co. was established by Daniel Massey, of Bond, Ontario, in 1840. The firm's first exports to Australia were made in 1886. In 1930, the firm's Australian interests merged with H.V. McKay's Sunshine Harvester Works to form H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd.
Description:
Star-shaped with ornate loop on top.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 1.0 mm (Height), 3.8 mm (Width), 4.3 mm (Length)
Weight: 16.91 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: agriculture
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
DateEra: 1893 AD
Obverse Description: Star-shaped with ornate loop on top. Inscription: "MASSEY-HARRIS / REAPER & BINDER TRIAL / Under Auspices / BALLARAT A & P SOCIETY / MT. BLOWHARD /Dec 14 1893 / L. CADRY / 15 CT."
Reverse Description: Star-shaped with ornate loop on top. In centre, wreath in relief. Within wreath: " WON / BY/ P. J. DUNN"
Inscriptions: "MASSEY-HARRIS / REAPER & BINDER TRIAL / Under Auspices / BALLARAT A & P SOCIETY / MT. BLOWHARD /Dec 14 1893 / L. CADRY / 15 CT." (obverse)
In centre , wreath in relief. Within wreath: " WON / BY/ P. J. DUNN" (reverse)
Shape: Star with loop
Material: Gold
Issued By: Massey-Harris Co. Ltd (M-H), Mount Blowhard, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Manufacturer: L Cadry, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Awarded By: Ballarat Agricultural & Pastoral Society, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Awarded To: P Dunn, Victoria, Australia, 1893

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