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Medal - Fire Brigade Demonstration, Sandhurst, Australia, 1880 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20214

Summary:
Australia
Fire Brigade, Sandhurst, Demonstration 1880 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
A hand-engraved silver prize medal won by W. Q. Mann of the B.C. Fire Brigade at a Fire Brigade demonstration in Sandhurst, Melbourne in 1880.
Description:
A Hand engraved silver prize medal (26 mm diameter with loop at top) won by W. Q. Mann of the B.C. Fire Brigade.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 26 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 8.52 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: fire brigade demonstrations, fire brigades
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: emergency services
Series: Australian Presentation Medals
DateEra: 1880 AD
Obverse Description: Engraved on shield in centre void, SANDHURST above a hose apparatus; around, FIRE BRIGADE DEMONSTRATION 1880
Reverse Description: Engraved on shield, WON BY / LIEUT / W.Q. Mann / B.C.F.B.; around on broad rim, engraved floral design
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: FIRE BRIGADE DEMONSTRATION 1880 SANDHURST
Reverse: WON BY LIEUT W.Q. Mann B.C.F.B.
Shape: Round with loop
Material: Silver
Issued By: Australia
Awarded To: Lieutenant W Mann - B.C. Fire Brigade, Sandhurst (Bendigo), Victoria, Australia, 1880

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