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Medal - Fire Brigade Demonstration, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 1888 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20215

Summary:
Australia Victoria Geelong
Geelong Fire Brigade Demonstration 1888 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Other Details: Geelong Fire Brigade demonstration medal, dated 1888. It includes a hand-drawn fire hose reel with large wheels.
Previous Collections: McArthur, George
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 22 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.02 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: 22mm

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Tagged with: fire brigade demonstrations, fire fighting equipment
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, McArthur Bequest
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: emergency services
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1888 AD
Obverse Description: Across the centre between two scrolls, GEELONG; around, FIRE BRIGADE DEMONSTRATION . 1888 .
Reverse Description: Hand drawn fire hose reel with large wheels.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: (edge)
(obverse)
(reverse)
Shape: round
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Geelong Fire Brigade, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 1888
Mint: Stokes & Martin, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1888
Organiser of Event: Geelong Fire Brigade, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 1888
Previous Collection: George McArthur
References: Car. 1888/15
Bibliography:
  1. [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.

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