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Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, 1983 Reg. No: NU 32975
- Australia Victoria Frankston
Medal - Armstrong Shoe Mart, Frankston 1987 (AD)
Issue number 308 Type 100
Other Details: 200 gilding metal Hall's of Toorak medals were engraved "ARMSTRONG $1" in April 1987 and given to Armstrongcustomers who purchased shoes, $1 offered off further shoe purchase when returned.
- A gilding metal medal (32 mm diameter) featuring a shoe-shine boy and the 1986 Success to Trade and Commerce reverse.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Ian Armstrong
|Dimensions:||32 mm (Diameter)|
|Weight:||13.82 g (Weight)|
|Tagged with:||customer rewards programs, shoe shops|
|Themes this item is part of:||Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Emil Hafner, Engraver (circa 1920s- )|
|Tertiary Classification:||commerce & retailing|
|Series:||Australian Historical Medals|
|Obverse Description:||Shoeshine boy kneeling facing left cleaning left shoe of Gentleman wearing top hat with cane under arm who stands facing right with left foot on box, in exergue, SHOES; around on broad rim defined by a line circle 23 mm diameter, .HALL'S OF TOORAK . 484 TOORAK ROAD TOORAK VILLAGE engraved in field AROSTRONG / $1|
|Reverse Description:||Emu and kangaroo standing facing each other on grassy base, the emu on the left; around above, SUCCESS TO TRADE AND COMMERCE; in exergue 1986 and the mint name HAFNER in small letters|
|Inscriptions:||Obverse: SHOES HALL'S OF TOORAK 484 TOORAK ROAD TOORAK VILLAGE ARMSTRONG $1
Reverse: SUCCESSTO TRADE AND COMMERCE 1986 HAFNER
|Issued By:||Armstrong Shoe Mart, Toorak, Victoria, Australia, 1987|
|Mint:||Hafner (Mint), Eltham, Victoria, Australia, 1983
200 struck & engraved in April 1986.
|Commissioned By:||Hall's of Toorak, Toorak, Victoria, Australia, 1983
Hall's issued their promotional pieces inb 1983 - Armstrong calls this a mule but it would seem that the 200 struck were simply made by sharing the dies.
|References:||Issue 308 Type 100|